Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Towing recommended by NISSAN

NISSAN recommends that your vehicle be towed


NISSAN recommends that your vehicle be towed with the driving (front) wheels off the ground or place the vehicle on a flat bed truck as illustrated.

CAUTION


CAUTION

● Never tow Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) models with the front wheels on the ground or four wheels on the ground (forward or backward), as this may cause serious and expensive damage to the transmission. If it is necessary to tow the vehicle with the rear wheels raised always use towing dollies under the front wheels.

● When towing Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) models with the front wheels on towing dollies: Ц Place the ignition switch in the OFF position, and secure the steering wheel in a straight-ahead position with a rope or similar device.

Ц Move the shift lever to the N (Neutral) position.

● When towing Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) models with the rear wheels on the ground (if you do not use towing dollies): Always release the parking brake.

    Towing your vehicle
    When towing your vehicle, all State (Provincial in Canada) and local regulations for towing must be followed. Incorrect towing equipment could damage your vehicle. Towing instructions are available ...

    Vehicle recovery (freeing a stuck vehicle)
    Pulling a stuck vehicle WARNING To avoid vehicle damage, serious personal injury or death when recovering a stuck vehicle: ● Contact a professional towing service to recover the vehicle if ...

    Other materials:

    P1574 ASCD Vehicle speed sensor
    Description The ECM receives two vehicle speed signals via the CAN communication line. One is sent from combination meter, and the other is from TCM (Transmission control module). The ECM uses these signals for ASCD control. Refer to EC-1090, "System Diagram" for ASCD functions. ...

    STRG branch line circuit
    Diagnosis Procedure INSPECTION PROCEDURE 1.CHECK CONNECTOR 1. Turn the ignition switch OFF. 2. Disconnect the battery cable from the negative terminal. 3. Check the terminals and connectors of the steering angle sensor for damage, bend and loose connection (unit side and connector side). ...

    Sound signal circuit (sedan)
    SATELLITE RADIO TUNER  Description Left and right channel audio signals are supplied from the satellite radio tuner to the audio unit through the sound signal circuits. Diagnosis Procedure LEFT CHANNEL 1.CHECK HARNESS 1. Turn ignition switch OFF. 2. Disconnect satellite radio tune ...