Nissan Altima: Manual transmission (if so equipped) - Driving the vehicle - Starting and driving - Nissan Altima Owners ManualNissan Altima: Manual transmission (if so equipped)

WARNING

● Do not downshift abruptly on slippery roads. This may cause a loss of control.
● Do not over-rev the engine when shifting to a lower gear. This may cause a loss of control or engine damage.

CAUTION

● Do not rest your foot on the clutch pedal while driving. This may cause clutch damage.

● Fully depress the clutch pedal before shifting to help prevent transmission damage.

● Stop your vehicle completely before shifting into R (Reverse).

● When the vehicle is stopped with the engine running (for example, at a stop light), shift to N (Neutral) and release the clutch pedal with the foot brake applied.

Fail-safe
If the vehicle is driven under extreme conditions, such as excessive wheel spinning and subsequent hard braking, the fail-safe system may be activated. The MIL may come on to indicate the fail-saf ...

Shifting
To change gears or when upshifting or downshifting, depress the clutch pedal fully, shift into the appropriate gear, then release the clutch slowly and smoothly. To ensure smooth gear changes, f ...

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Limitations
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Wipe Parking
If the ignition is turned to LOCK/OFF while the wipers are on 1, 2, or , they will immediately stop. If the windshield wiper lever is then moved to before the driver door is opened, or within ...