Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Before starting the engine

● Make sure the area around the vehicle is clear.

● Check fluid levels such as engine oil, coolant, brake fluid, and windshield-washer fluid as frequently as possible, or at least whenever you refuel.

● Check that all windows and lights are clean.

● Visually inspect tires for their appearance and condition. Also check tires for proper inflation.

● Lock all doors.

● Position seat and adjust head restraints.

● Adjust inside and outside mirrors.

● Fasten seat belts and ask all passengers to do likewise.

● Check the operation of warning lights when the ignition switch is pushed to the ON position. See “Warning/indicator lights and audible reminders” in the “Instruments and controls” section of this manual.

    NISSAN vehicle immobilizer system
    The NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer system will not allow the engine to start without the use of the registered key. If the engine fails to start using a registered key (for example, when interferenc ...

    Starting the engine
    1. Apply the parking brake. 2. Move the shift lever to P (Park) or N (Neutral). P (Park) is recommended. The starter is designed not to operate if the shift lever is in any of the driving pos ...

    Other materials:

    Can communication circuit
    Diagnosis Procedure INSPECTION PROCEDURE 1.CONNECTOR INSPECTION 1. Turn the ignition switch OFF. 2. Disconnect the battery cable from the negative terminal. 3. Disconnect all the unit connectors on CAN communication system. 4. Check terminals and connectors for damage, bend and loose con ...

    Radiator
    Removal and Installation 1. Radiator 2. CVT oil cooler hose (if equipped) 3. Radiator hose (upper) 4. Radiator hose (lower) 5. Cooling fan 6. Reservoir tank 7. Reservoir hose 8. Radiator filler cap 9. Clamps A. To CVT (if equipped) B. To water outlet C. To water inlet WARNING: Never ...

    B260C steering lock unit
    Description The electronic steering column lock performs the check by itself according to the steering status. DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE 1.PERFORM DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE 1. Turn ignition switch ON. 2. Turn ignition switch OFF. 3. Press door switch ...