Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Tire equipment

1. SUMMER tires have a tread designed to provide superior performance on dry pavement.

However, the performance of these tires will be substantially reduced in snowy and icy conditions. If you operate your vehicle on snowy or icy roads, NISSAN recommends the use of MUD & SNOW or ALL SEASON TIRES on all four wheels. Please consult a NISSAN dealer for the tire type, size, speed rating and availability information.

2. For additional traction on icy roads, studded tires may be used. However, some U.S.

states and Canadian provinces prohibit their use. Check local, state and provincial laws before installing studded tires.

Skid and traction capabilities of studded snow tires on wet or dry surfaces may be poorer than that of non-studded snow tires.

3. Tire chains may be used. For details see Tire chains in the Maintenance and do-ityourself section of this manual.

    Draining of coolant water
    If the vehicle is to be left outside without antifreeze, drain the cooling system, including the engine block. Refill before operating the vehicle. For details, see Changing engine coolant in t ...

    Special winter equipment
    It is recommended that the following items be carried in the vehicle during winter: ● A scraper and stiff-bristled brush to remove ice and snow from the windows and wiper blades. ● A ...

    Other materials:

    Antenna AMP
    Removal and Installation - Coupe REMOVAL 1. Remove the rear pillar finisher RH. Refer to INT-20, "Exploded View". 2. Detach the antenna amp harness clip (B), disconnect the antenna amp connectors (A), remove the antenna amp screw (C) and remove the antenna amp (1). INSTALLATION ...

    Diagnosis system (IPDM E/R)
    Diagnosis Description AUTO ACTIVE TEST Description In auto active test mode, the IPDM E/R sends a drive signal to the following systems to check their operation. • Oil pressure warning lamp • Front wiper (LO, HI) • Parking lamps • License plate lamps • Tail lamps • Front fog ...

    Stall test
    Inspection and Judgment INSPECTION 1. Inspect the amount of engine oil. Replenish the engine oil if necessary. 2. Drive for about 10 minutes to warm up the vehicle so that the CVT fluid temperature is 50 to 80°C (122 to 176°F). Inspect the amount of CVT fluid. Replenish if necessary. 3. ...