Nissan Altima Owners Manual: To protect your vehicle from corrosion

● Wash and wax your vehicle often to keep the vehicle clean.

● Always check for minor damage to the paint and repair it as soon as possible.

● Keep drain holes at the bottom of the doors open to avoid water accumulation.

● Check the underbody for accumulation of sand, dirt or salt. If present, wash with water as soon as possible.

CAUTION

● NEVER remove dirt, sand or other debris from the passenger compartment by washing it out with a hose. Remove dirt with a vacuum cleaner or broom.

● Never allow water or other liquids to come in contact with electronic components inside the vehicle as this may damage them.

Chemicals used for road surface de-icing are extremely corrosive. They accelerate corrosion and deterioration of underbody components such as the exhaust system, fuel and brake lines, brake cables, floor pan and fenders.

In winter, the underbody must be cleaned periodically.

For additional protection against rust and corrosion, which may be required in some areas, consult a NISSAN dealer.

License plate bracket padding


License plate bracket padding

1. License plate
2. Trunk
3. License plate frame
4. Padding

CAUTION

A license plate frame could vibrate and cause noise or paint damage. To avoid damage or noise, add a soft adhesive pad with a maximum thickness of 1/8 in (4 mm) to the back lower edge of the license plate frame.

    Environmental factors influence the rate of corrosion
    Moisture Accumulation of sand, dirt and water on the vehicle body underside can accelerate corrosion. Wet floor coverings will not dry completely inside the vehicle and should be removed for dry ...

    Other materials:

    Normal operating condition
    Description FUEL CUT CONTROL (AT NO LOAD AND HIGH ENGINE SPEED) If the engine speed is above 1,400 rpm under no load (for example, the selector lever position is P or N and engine speed is over 1,400 rpm) fuel will be cut off after some time. The exact time when the fuel is cut off varies ba ...

    Additional service when replacing control unit
    Description Initial setting is necessary when replacing power window main switch. CAUTION: The following specified operations are not performed under the non-initialized condition. • Auto-up operation • Anti-pinch function • Retained power operation Special Repair Requirement INITI ...

    Intelligent key system/engine start function
    System Diagram System Description INPUT/OUTPUT SIGNAL CHART SYSTEM DESCRIPTION • The engine start function of Intelligent Key system is a system that makes it possible to start and stop the engine without removing the key. It verifies the electronic ID using two-way communications w ...