Nissan Altima: Starting the vehicle - Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
(if so equipped) - Driving the vehicle - Starting and driving - Nissan Altima Owners ManualNissan Altima: Starting the vehicle

1. After starting the engine, fully depress the foot brake pedal before moving the shift selector out of the P (Park) position.

2. Keep the foot brake pedal depressed and move the shift selector into a driving gear.

3. Release the foot brake, then gradually start the vehicle in motion.

4. Stop the vehicle completely before shifting the shift selector to the P (Park) position. The CVT is designed so the foot brake pedal MUST be depressed before shifting from P (Park) to any drive position while the ignition switch is in the ON position. The shift selector cannot be moved out of P (Park) and into any of the other gear positions if the ignition switch is pushed to the LOCK position.

To move the shift selector:

To move the shift selector:

the Press the button while depressing the brake pedal

Shift without pressing button Press the button to shift

Shifting Shift without pressing button

    Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) (if so equipped)
    WARNING ● Do not depress the accelerator pedal while shifting from P (Park) or N (Neutral) to R (Reverse), D (Drive), Ds (Drive Sport) or (M) Manual shift mode. Always depress the brake ped ...

    Shifting
    After starting the engine, fully depress the brake pedal and move the shift selector from P (Park) to any of the desired shift positions. WARNING Apply the parking brake if the shift selector is ...

    See also:

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    Cancel Command
    At any prompt, after the beep, you can say “Cancel” and you will be returned to the main menu. However, in a few instances the system will take you back to the previous menu. ...