Nissan Altima: Underbody - Cleaning exterior - Appearance and care - Nissan Altima Owners ManualNissan Altima: Underbody

In areas where road salt is used in winter, it is necessary to clean the underbody regularly in order to prevent dirt and salt from building up and causing the acceleration of corrosion on the underbody and suspension. Before the winter period and again in the spring, the underseal must be checked and, if necessary, retreated.

    Removing spots
    Remove tar and oil spots, industrial dust, insects, and tree sap as quickly as possible from the surface of the paint to avoid lasting damage or staining. Special cleaning products are available a ...

    Glass
    When cleaning the rear window, it may be easier to clean if the high-mounted stop light (if so equipped) is removed first. Be careful when removing the high-mounted stop light to reduce the risk ...

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    Brakes
    If the brakes do not operate properly, have the brakes checked by a NISSAN dealer. ...

    Hill start assist
    Hill start assist helps you when pulling away forwards or in reverse on an uphill gradient. It holds the vehicle for a short time after you have removed your foot from the brake pedal. This give ...

    Wheels and tires
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