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 ...

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    Shift lock system
    System Diagram System Description The selector lever cannot be shifted from “P” position to any other position unless the ignition switch is in the ON position and the brake pedal is depressed. Component Parts Location 1. BCM (view with instrument panel removed 2. Steering column 3. ...

    Power generation voltage variable control system
    System Diagram System Description Power generation variable voltage control system has been adopted. By varying the voltage to the generator, engine load due to power generation of the generator is reduced and fuel consumption is decreased. NOTE: When any malfunction is detected in th ...

    P0011 IVT Control
    DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC NOTE: If DTC P0011 is displayed with DTC P0075, first perform the trouble diagnosis for EC-867, "DTC Logic". DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE 1.PRECONDITIONING If DTC Confirmation Procedure has been previously conducted, always turn ignition switch OFF ...