Nissan Maxima Owners Manual: Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) fluid

Nissan Maxima Owners Manual / Do-it-yourself / Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) fluid

CAUTION

  • NISSAN recommends using Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-3 (or equivalent) ONLY in NISSAN CVTs. Do not mix with other fluids.
  • Do not use Automatic Transmission Fluid (ATF) or Manual transmission fluid in a NISSAN CVT, as it may damage the CVT. Damage caused by the use of fluids other than as recommended is not covered under NISSAN's New Vehicle Limited Warranty.
  • Using fluids that are not equivalent to Genuine NISSAN CVT Fluid NS-3 may also damage the CVT. Damage caused by the use of fluids other than as recommended is not covered under NISSAN's New Vehicle Limited Warranty.

When checking or replacement of CVT fluid is required, we recommend a NISSAN dealer for servicing.

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