Nissan Maxima Owners Manual: Brakes
If the brakes do not operate properly, have the brakes checked. it is recommended that you visit a NISSAN dealer for this service.
Your vehicle is equipped with self-adjusting brakes.
The front and rear disc-type brakes self-adjust every time the brake pedal is applied.
Have your brake system checked if the brake pedal height does not return to normal.
It is recommended that you visit a NISSAN dealer for this service.
Brake pad wear indicators
The disc brake pads on your vehicle have audible wear indicators. When a brake pad requires replacement, a high pitched scraping or screeching sound will be heard when the vehicle is in motion. The noise will be heard whether or not the brake pedal is depressed. Have the brakes checked as soon as possible if the wear indicator sound is heard.
Under some driving or climate conditions, occasional brake squeak, squeal or other noise may be heard. Occasional brake noise during light to moderate stops is normal and does not affect the function or performance of the brake system.
Proper brake inspection intervals should be followed. For additional information regarding brake inspections, refer to the appropriate maintenance schedule information in the "Maintenance and schedules" section of this manual."