Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Checking engine coolant level

Check the coolant level in the reservoir when


Check the coolant level in the reservoir when the engine is cold. If the coolant level is below the MIN level B , add coolant to the MAX level A . If the reservoir is empty, check the coolant level in the radiator when the engine is cold. If there is insufficient coolant in the radiator, fill the radiator with coolant up to the filler opening and also add it to the reservoir up to the MAX level A .

This vehicle contains Genuine NISSAN Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant (blue). The life expectancy of the factory-fill coolant is 105,000 miles (168,000 km) or 7 years. Mixing any other type of coolant or the use of non-distilled water will reduce the life expectancy of the factory-fill coolant.

Refer to the NISSAN Service and Maintenance Guide for more details.

If the cooling system frequently requires coolant, have it checked by a NISSAN dealer.

    Engine cooling system
    The engine cooling system is filled at the factory with a pre-diluted mixture of 50% Genuine NISSAN Engine Coolant (blue) and 50% water to provide year-round anti-freeze and coolant protection. Th ...

    Changing engine coolant
    A NISSAN dealer can change the engine coolant. The service procedure can be found in the NISSAN Service Manual. Improper servicing can result in reduced heater performance and engine overheati ...

    Other materials:

    Driver air bag module
    Exploded View 1. Steering switch connector 2. Steering switch ground connector 3. Steering switches 4. Driver air bag module 5. Driver air bag module connectors 6. Side lid (RH/LH) A. Steering switch screw B. Driver air bag module bolt (RH/LH) Removal and Installation REMOVAL CAUTION: ...

    P0075 IVT control solenoid valve
    Description Intake valve timing control solenoid valve is activated by ON/OFF pulse duty (ratio) signals from the ECM. The intake valve timing control solenoid valve changes the oil amount and direction of flow through intake valve timing control unit or stops oil flow. The longer pulse wi ...

    B260F engine status
    Description BCM receives the engine status signal from ECM via CAN communication. DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC NOTE: • If DTC B260F is displayed with DTC U1000, first perform the trouble diagnosis for DTC U1000. Refer to SEC-433, "DTC Logic". • If DTC B260F is displayed wi ...