Nissan Maxima Owners Manual: Corrosion protection

Most common factors contributing to vehicle corrosion

Most vehicle corrosion is caused by:

  • the accumulation of moisture-retaining dirt and debris in body panel sections, cavities, and other areas
  • damage to paint and other protective coatings caused by gravel and stone chips or minor traffic collisions
Seat belts

Environmental factors influence the rate of corrosion