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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    Precautions on cruise control
    1. CANCEL switch 2. RES+ switch 3. SET- switch 4. ON/OFF  cruise switch If the cruise control system malfunctions, it cancels automatically. WARNING Do not use the cruise control when driving under the following conditions: When it is not possible to keep the vehicle at ...

    System malfunction
    If the FEB system malfunctions, it will be turned off automatically, a chime will sound, the FEB warning light (orange) will illuminate and the warning message [Malfunction] will appear in the vehicle information display. Action to take If the warning light (orange) comes on, stop the vehicle ...

    Heating (A/C OFF)
    The air conditioner does not activate. When you need to heat only, use this mode. 1. Press the AUTO button. 2. Turn the temperature control dial to set the desired temperature. The temperature of the passenger compartment will be maintained automatically. Air flow distribution and fa ...

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