NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual

NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual https://www.carmanualsonline.info/img/5/229/w960_229-0.png NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual

Page 351 of 373

NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual 5. Determine the combined weight of
luggage and cargo being loaded on
the vehicle. That weight may not
safely exceed the available cargo and
luggage load capacity calculated in
Step 4.
6. If your vehi

Page 352 of 373

NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual WARNING
Overloading or improper loading of a
trailer and its cargo can adversely affect
vehicle handling, braking and perfor-
mance and may lead to accidents.
CAUTION
cDo not tow a trailer or haul a h

Page 353 of 373

NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual Temperature conditions can also affect towing.
For example, towing a heavy trailer in high outside
temperatures on graded roads can affect engine
performance and cause overheating. The engine
protecti

Page 354 of 373

NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual Towing capacities are calculated assuming a
base vehicle with driver and any options required
to achieve the rating. Additional passengers,
cargo and/or optional equipment, such as the
trailer hitch,

Page 355 of 373

NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual Always verify that available capacities are within
the required ratings.
TOWING LOAD/SPECIFICATION
TOWING LOAD / SPECIFICATION
UNIT: lb (kg)
MAXIMUM TOWING
LOAD1,000 (454)
MAXIMUM TONGUE
LOAD100 (45)

Page 356 of 373

NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual You may add Class I trailer hitch equipment that
has a 2,000 lb (909 kg) maximum weight rating to
the vehicle, but your vehicle is only capable of
towing the maximum trailer weights shown in the
Towin

Page 357 of 373

NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual WARNING
Never connect a trailer brake system di-
rectly to the vehicle brake system.
When towing a trailer load of 3,500 lbs.
(1587 kg) or more, trailers with a brake
system MUST be used. However, mos

Page 358 of 373

NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual cAlways drive your vehicle at a moderate
speed.
cWhen backing up, hold the bottom of the
steering wheel with one hand. Move your
hand in the direction in which you want the
trailer to go. Make small c

Page 359 of 373

NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual 2. When the trailer sway stops, gently apply the
brakes and pull to the side of the road in a
safe area.
3. Try to rearrange the trailer load so it is bal-
anced as described earlier in this section.

Page 360 of 373

NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Owners Manual Manual Transmission
cAlways tow with the manual transmission in
Neutral.
cAfter towing 500 miles (805 km) , start and
idle the engine with the transmission in Neu-
tral for two minutes. Failure to idl