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.

Self-adjusting brakes

Your vehicle is equipped with self-adjusting brakes.

The front and rear disc-type brakes self-adjust every time the brake pedal is applied.

WARNING

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."

    Replacing
    Replace the wiper blades if they are worn. To replace the windshield wiper blades, follow the procedure below: 1. Lift the wiper arm away from the windshield. 2. Push the release tab B . ...

    Fuses
    If any electrical equipment does not operate, check for an open fuse. Fuses are used in the passenger and engine compartment. Spare fuses are provided and can be found in the passenger compart ...

    Other materials:

    Engine compartment check locations
    VQ35DE engine Engine coolant reservoir Drive belt location Engine oil filler cap Brake fluid reservoir Air cleaner Fuse block Fuse block/Fusible links Fusible links Battery Engine oil dipstick Radiator cap Power steering fluid reservoir Windshield-washer fluid reservo ...

    Checking engine oil level
    1. Park the vehicle on a level surface and apply the parking brake. 2. Start the engine and let it idle until it reaches operating temperature. 3. Turn off the engine. Wait more than 10 minutes for the oil to drain back into the oil pan. 4. Remove the dipstick and wipe it clean. Rei ...

    Preparation
    Special Service Tool The actual shapes of the tools may differ from those illustrated here. Commercial Service Tool Sealant and/or Lubricant ...

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