6-6In case of emergency
Always follow the instructions below.
Failure to do so could result in damage
to the charging system and cause
personal injury.1. If the booster battery is in another vehicle
*A, position the two vehicles (*Aand*B)
to bring their batteries into close proximity to
each other. Do not allow the two vehi-
cles to touch.
2. Apply parking brake. Move the shift lever to the
&Pposition. Switch off all unnecessary electrical systems (light, heater, air condi-
3. Remove the battery cover. Cover the battery with a firmly wrung out moist cloth to reduce
4. Connect jumper cables in the sequence as illustrated (
If the battery is disconnected or dis-
charged, the steering wheel will lock
and cannot be turned. Supply power
using jumper cables before pushing
the ignition switch and disengaging
the steering lock.
. Always connect positive (+) to posi-
tive (+) and negative (−) to body
ground (as illustrated) , not to the
. Make sure that the jumper cables
do not touch moving parts in the
engine compartment and that
clamps do not contact any other
5. Start the engine of the booster vehicle
*Aand let it run for a few minutes.
6. Keep the engine speed of the boostervehicle
*Aat about 2,000 rpm, and start
the engine of the vehicle being jump started
Do not keep the starter motor engaged
for more than 10 seconds. If the engine
does not start right away, push the
ignition switch to the OFF position and
wait 10 seconds before trying again.
7. After starting your engine, carefully discon- nect the negative cable and then the positive
8. Be sure to dispose of the cloth used to cover the vent holes as it may be contami-
nated with corrosive acid.
9. Put the battery cover on.
If the clamp clip is difficult to connect to
the battery terminal, remove the cowl top
cover to make it easier. (
the cowl top cover” page 8-9)
Do not attempt to start the engine by pushing.
Your NISSAN cannot be push-started or
tow-started. Attempting to do so may
cause transmission damage.
If needed, Roadside Assistance is available.
Please see your Warranty Information Booklet
for the toll-free number to call (U.S.) or Warranty
& Roadside Assistance Information Booklet
. Do not continue to drive if your
vehicle overheats. Doing so could
cause engine damage or a vehicle
. To avoid the danger of being
scalded, never remove the radiator
filler cap and the coolant reservoir
cap while the engine is still hot.
When the cap is removed, pressur-
ized hot water will spurt out, possi-
bly causing serious injury.
. Do not open the hood if steam is
If your vehicle is overheating (indicated by an
extremely high temperature gauge reading) , or if
you feel a lack of engine power, detect unusual
noise, etc., take the following steps:
1. Move the vehicle safely off the road, apply the parking brake and move the shift lever to
Do not stop the engine.
2. Turn off the air conditioner. Open all the windows, move the temperature control to
maximum hot and fan control to high speed.
In case of emergency6-7
PUSH STARTING IF YOUR VEHICLE OVERHEATS