Nissan Maxima Owners Manual: Protect your vehicle from corrosion

Nissan Maxima Owners Manual / Appearance and care / Corrosion protection / 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, it is recommended that you visit a NISSAN dealer.

    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 ...

    Do-it-yourself
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    Other materials:

    SRS air bag system
    "AIR BAG" Warning Lamp Does Not Turn Off DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE 1.CHECK CONDITION OF AIR BAG MODULE Inspect for any deployed air bag modules or seat belt pre-tensioners. 2.CHECK THE AIR BAG FUSE Check 10A fuse [No. 2, located in the fuse block (J/B)]. 3.CHECK AIR BAG FUSE AGAIN Replace 10A fuse ...

    Front door finisher
    Exploded View Mirror cover Front door finisher Step lamp Arm rest finisher Main power window and door lock/ unlock switch finisher Front door grip cover Seat memory switch (if equipped) Inside release handle escutcheon Inside release handle  Flat head screws &nbs ...

    How to read the displayed lines
    Guiding lines which indicate the vehicle width and distances to objects with reference to the vehicle body line A are displayed on the monitor. Distance guide lines Indicate distances from the vehicle body. Red line 1 : approx. 1.5 ft (0.5 m) Yellow line 2 : approx. 3 ft (1 m) Green ...

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