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 ...

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    Other materials:

    Unlock sensor
    Description Detects door lock condition of driver door. Component Function Check 1. CHECK FUNCTION With CONSULT Check unlock sensor UNLK SEN−DR in "Data Monitor" mode. Diagnosis Procedure 1. CHECK UNLOCK SENSOR POWER SUPPLY Check signal between BCM connector and ground with o ...

    Subwoofer
    Removal and Installation Subwoofer LH Subwoofer RH  Subwoofer screws  Subwoofer connectors REMOVAL Remove the rear parcel shelf finisher. Refer to INT-36, "Removal and Installation". Remove the subwoofer screws. Pull out the subwoofer, disconnect the harness c ...

    C1154 PNP switch
    Description The transmission range switch signal is transmitted to the ABS actuator and electric unit (control unit) using the CAN communication lines. DTC Logic DTC DETECTION LOGIC DTC CONFIRMATION PROCEDURE 1.CHECK SELF-DIAGNOSIS RESULTS Check the self-diagnosis results. Diagnos ...

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