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6-4In case of emergency
Place suitable blocks*1at both the front and
back of the wheel diagonally opposite the flat
tire to prevent the vehicle from moving when it is
Be sure to block the wheel as the
vehicle may move and result in personal
Getting the spare tire and tools
1. Open the lift gate.
2. Remove the cargo cover (if so equipped) . (See “Cargo cover” (P.2-36) .)
3. Lift up the luggage floor board
or separate type) .
4. Remove the lids of the luggage side boxes.
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5. Remove the luggage floor box (Type A or B)by turning the clips counterclockwise.
6. Remove the jacking tools and the spare tire.
Jacking tools: Remove the jack by turning it,
then remove the other tools.
Type A (if so equipped):
Rotate the clamp until it can be removed then
remove the spare tire.
Type B (if so equipped):
Rotate the clamp until it can be removed then
relocate the subwoofer to a side of the cargo
area and remove the spare tire.
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6-6In case of emergency
Removing wheel cover (if so equipped)
Never use your hands to remove the
wheel cover. This may cause personal
To remove the wheel cover, use the jack rod
*2between the wheel and jack rod
to prevent damaging the wheel and wheel cover.
Jacking up the vehicle and removing the
. Never get under the vehicle while it
is supported only by the jack. If it is
necessary to work under the vehicle,
support it with safety stands.
. Use only the jack provided with your
vehicle to lift the vehicle. Do not use
the jack provided with your vehicle
on other vehicles. The jack is de-
signed for lifting only your vehicle
during a tire change.
. Use the correct jack-up points.
Never use any other part of the
vehicle for jack support.
. Never jack up the vehicle more than
. Never use blocks on or under the
. Do not start or run the engine while
vehicle is on the jack, as it may
cause the vehicle to move.
. Do not allow passengers to stay in
the vehicle while it is on the jack. Carefully read the caution label attached
to the jack body and the following instruc-
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1. Place the jack directly under the jack-uppoint as illustrated so the top of the jack
contacts the vehicle at the jack-up point.
Align the jack head between the two
notches in the front or the rear as shown.
Also fit the groove of the jack head between
the notches as shown.
The jack should be used on level firm
2. Loosen each wheel nut one or two turns byturning counterclockwise with the wheel nut
wrench. Do not remove the wheel nuts
until the tire is off the ground.
3. To lift the vehicle, securely hold the jack lever and rod with both hands as shown above.
Carefully raise the vehicle until the tire clears
the ground. Remove the wheel nuts, and
then remove the tire.
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6-8In case of emergency
Installing the spare tire
The spare tire is designed for emergency
use. (See specific instructions under the
heading “Wheels and tires” (P.8-29) .)
1. Clean any mud or dirt from the surfacebetween the wheel and hub.
2. Carefully put the spare tire on and tighten the wheel nuts finger tight. Check that all the
wheel nuts contact the wheel surface
3. With the wheel nut wrench, tighten wheel nuts alternately and evenly in the sequence
as illustrated (
*1,*2,*3,*4,*5) , more
than 2 times, until they are tight. 4. Lower the vehicle slowly until the tire
touches the ground. Then, with the wheel
nut wrench, tighten the wheel nuts securely
in the sequence as illustrated. Lower the
.Incorrect wheel nuts or improperly
tightened wheel nuts can cause the
wheel to become loose or come off.
This could cause an accident.
. Do not use oil or grease on the
wheel studs or nuts. This could
cause the nuts to become loose.
. Retighten the wheel nuts when the
vehicle has been driven for 600
miles (1,000 km) (also in cases of a
flat tire, etc.) .
.As soon as possible, tighten the
wheel nuts to the specified torque
with a torque wrench.
Wheel nut tightening torque: 80 ft-lb (108 N·m)
The wheel nuts must be kept tightened
to specification at all times. It is
recommended that wheel nuts be tigh- tened to specifications at each lubrica-
.Adjust tire pressure to the COLD
After the vehicle has been parked for
three hours or more or driven less than
1 mile (1.6 km) .
COLD tire pressures are shown on the
Tire and Loading Information label
affixed to the driver side center pillar.
Stowing the damaged tire and the tools
1. Securely store the damaged tire, jack and tools in the storage area.
2. Replace the luggage floor box.
3. Replace the lids on the luggage side boxes.
4. Close the luggage floor board.
5. Replace the cargo cover (if so equipped) .
6. Close the lift gate.
. Always make sure that the spare tire
and jacking equipment are properly
secured after use. Such items can
become dangerous projectiles in an
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accident or sudden stop.
. The T-type spare tire and small size
spare tire are designed for emer-
gency use. See specific instructions
under the heading “Wheels and
tires” (P.8-29) . To start your engine with a booster battery, the
instructions and precautions below must be
If done incorrectly, jump starting
can lead to a battery explosion,
resulting in severe injury or death.
It could also damage your vehicle.
. Explosive hydrogen gas is always
present in the vicinity of the battery.
Keep all sparks and flames away
from the battery.
. Do not allow battery fluid to come
into contact with eyes, skin, clothing
or painted surfaces. Battery fluid is
a corrosive sulfuric acid solution
which can cause severe burns. If
the fluid should come into contact
with anything, immediately flush the
contacted area with water.
. Keep the battery out of the reach of
. The booster battery must be rated at
12 volts. Use of an improperly rated
battery can damage your vehicle. .
Whenever working on or near a
battery, always wear suitable eye
protectors (for example, goggles or
industrial safety spectacles) and
remove rings, metal bands, or any
other jewelry. Do not lean over the
battery when jump starting.
. Do not attempt to jump start a
frozen battery. It could explode
and cause serious injury.
. Your vehicle has an automatic en-
gine cooling fan. It could come on at
any time. Keep hands and other
objects away from it.
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6-10In case of emergency
Always follow the instructions below.
Failure to do so could result in damage
to the charging system and cause
1. If the booster battery is in another vehicle
*B, position the two vehicles (*Aand*B)
to bring their batteries into close proximity to
Do not allow the two vehicles to touch. 2. Apply the parking brake. Move the shift lever
to the P (Park) position. Switch off all
unnecessary electrical systems (lights, hea-
ter, air conditioner, etc.) .
3. Remove vent caps on the battery (if so equipped) . Cover the battery with a firmly
wrung out moist cloth to reduce explosion
4. Connect jumper cables in the sequence as illustrated (
.Always connect positive (+) to posi-
tive (+) and negative ( í) to body
ground (for example, as illustrated) ,
not to the battery.
. Make sure the jumper cables do not
touch moving parts in the engine
compartment and that the cable
clamps do not contact any other
5. Start the engine of the booster vehicle
*Band let it run for a few minutes.
6. Keep the engine speed of the booster vehicle
*Bat about 2,000 rpm, and start
the engine of the vehicle
*Abeing jump started.
Do not keep the starter motor engaged
for more than 10 seconds. If the engine
does not start right away, turn the
ignition switch to the OFF position
and wait 10 seconds before trying
7. After starting your engine, carefully discon- nect the negative cable and then the positive
8. Replace the vent caps (if so equipped) . Be sure to dispose of the cloth used to cover
the vent holes as it may be contaminated
with corrosive acid.
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Do not attempt to start the engine by pushing.
Continuously Variable Transmission
(CVT) models cannot be push-started
or tow-started. Attempting to do so may
cause transmission damage.
.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
cap while the engine is still hot.
When the radiator cap is removed,
pressurized hot water will spurt out,
possibly 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 abnormal
noise, etc., take the following steps:
1. Move the vehicle safely off the road, apply the parking brake and move the shift lever to
the P (Park) position.
Do not stop the engine.
2. Turn off the air conditioner. Open all the windows, move the heater or air conditioner
temperature control to maximum hot and fan
control to high speed. 3. Get out of the vehicle. Look and listen for
steam or coolant escaping from the radiator
before opening the hood. (If steam or
coolant is escaping, turn off the engine.)
Do not open the hood further until no steam
or coolant can be seen.
4. Open the engine hood.
If steam or water is coming from the
engine, stand clear to prevent getting
5. Visually check drive belts for damage or looseness. Also check if the cooling fan is
running. The radiator hoses and radiator
should not leak water. If coolant is leaking,
the water pump belt is missing or loose, or
the cooling fan does not run, stop the
Be careful not to allow your hands, hair,
jewelry or clothing to come into contact
with, or get caught in, engine belts or
the engine cooling fan. The engine
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PUSH STARTING IF YOUR VEHICLE OVERHEATS
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cooling fan can start at any time.
6. After the engine cools down, check the coolant level in the reservoir tank with the
engine running. Add coolant to the reservoir
tank if necessary. Have your vehicle repaired
at a NISSAN dealer. When towing your vehicle, all State and local
regulations for towing must be followed. Incor-
rect towing equipment could damage your
vehicle. Towing instructions are available from
a NISSAN dealer. Local service operators are
familiar with the applicable laws and procedures
for towing. To assure proper towing and to
prevent accidental damage to your vehicle,
NISSAN recommends that you have a service
operator tow your vehicle. It is advisable to have
the service operator carefully read the following
Never ride in a vehicle that is being
. Never get under your vehicle after it
has been lifted by a tow truck.
.When towing, make sure that the
transmission, axles, steering system
and powertrain are in working con-
dition. If any unit is damaged, dol-
lies must be used. .
Always attach safety chains before
For information about towing your vehicle behind
a recreational vehicle (RV) , see “Flat towing”
(P.9-24) of this manual.
TOWING YOUR VEHICLE
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SCE0439All-Wheel Drive (AWD) models
TOWING RECOMMENDED BY NISSAN
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) models
NISSAN recommends that towing dollies be
used when towing your vehicle or place the
vehicle on a flatbed truck as illustrated.
Never tow AWD models with any of the
wheels on the ground as this may cause
serious and expensive damage to the
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