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2010 Nissan Sentra Owner's Manual

2010 Nissan Sentra Manual

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  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 1
    ® 2010 S E NTRA OWNER'S MANUAL For your safety, read carefully and keep in this vehicle.
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 2
    ...explains details about the warranties covering your vehicle. The "NISSAN Service and Maintenance Guide" explains .... Your NISSAN dealership knows your vehicle best. When you require any service ..., damage or performance problems resulting from modifications may not be covered under NISSAN warranties...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 3
    ... not apply to your vehicle. All information, specifications and illustrations in this manual are those in effect at the time of printing. NISSAN reserves the right to change specifications or design without notice and without obligation. CALIFORNIA ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 4
    ...after first 90 days. Not available in Alaska, Hawaii or Guam. For more information, visit www.xmradio.com. © Nissan Mexicana, S. A. de C. V. All rights reserved. No part of this Owner's Manual may be reproduced or stored in a retrieval system, ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 5
    ... all your automotive needs. Your satisfaction with your vehicle and your NISSAN dealer are our primary concerns. Your NISSAN dealer is always ... with all your automobile sales and service needs. However, if there is something that your NISSAN dealer cannot assist you with or you would like to provide ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 6
    ...€”Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Instruments and controls Pre-driving checks and adjustments Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems Starting and driving In case of emergency Appearance...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 7
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 8
    0 Illustrated table of contents Air bags, seat belts and child restraints ...0-2 Exterior front ...0-3 Exterior rear...0-4 Passenger compartment ...0-5 Instrument panel...0-6 Engine compartment check locations ...0-8 Warning/indicator lights ...0-10
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 9
    ...13) Roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bag (P. 1-43) Front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bag (P. 1-43) Front-seat Active Head Restraint (P. 1-...Front seat belts (P. 1-13) Supplemental front-impact air bags (P. 1-43) Seats (P. 1-2) Occupant classification sensor ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 10
    ...2-37) Power windows (if so equipped) (P. 2-34) Door locks, keyfob (if so equipped), NISSAN Intelligent Key ™ (if so equipped), keys (P. 3-4, 3-7, 3-11, ... switch (P. 2-22) Replacing bulbs (P. 8-28) Fog light switch (if so equipped) (P. 2-22) Tie down hook (if so equipped) ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 11
    ... (P. 9-12) Interior trunk lid release (P. 3-24) Rear window defroster switch (P. 2-21) Child safety locks (P. 3-7) Fuel-filler door (P. 3-25) Fuel-filler cap, fuel recommendation (P. 3-25, P. 9-3) 8. Replacing bulbs (P. 8-28) 9. Rear tie down hook (...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 12
    ...1-3) Moonroof (if so equipped) (P. 2-37) Interior lights, illuminated entry, moonroof switch (if so ... 2-22, P. 2-37) 4. Sun visors (P. 3-27) 5. Rearview mirror (P. 3-28) 6. Glove box (P. 2-31) 7. Cup holders ...Front seat (P. 1-2) 10. Front console (P. 2-31) 11. Rear armrest, cup holders (if so equipped...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 13
    ... 4-38) Center ventilator (P. 4-14) Passenger's supplemental air bag (P. 1-43) Side ventilator (P. 4-14) ... Glove box (P. 2-31) Front passenger air bag status light (P. 1-43) Climate control (P.... so equipped) (P. 4-60, 4-62) 3. 4. 5. 6. Driver's supplemental air bag/Horn (P. 1-43, 2-25) Meters and...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 14
    25. 26. 27. 28 Tilt steering (P.3-27) Storage bin (P. 2-28) Hood release lever (P. 3-23) Vehicle Dynamic Control ...) off switch (if so equipped) (P.2-16) * Refer to the separate Navigation System Owner's Manual (if so equipped). See the page number indicated in parentheses for operating details. ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 15
    ENGINE COMPARTMENT CHECK LOCATIONS MR20DE engine 1. 2. 3. Engine coolant reservoir (P. 8-8) Engine oil filler cap (P. 8-9) Brake fluid reservoir/Clutch fluid reservoir (M/T model) (P. 8-13) 4. Battery (P. 8-15) 5. Air cleaner (P. 8-18) 6. Fuse/fusible link box (P. 8-22) 7. Radiator cap ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 16
    ... 1. 2. 3. Engine coolant reservoir (P. 8-8) Engine oil filler cap (P. 8-9) Brake fluid reservoir/Clutch fluid reservoir (M/T model) (P. 8-13) 4. Battery (P. 8-15) 5. Air cleaner (P. 8-18) 6. Fuse/fusible link box (P. 8-22) 7. Radiator cap (P. 8-8) 8. Engine oil dipstick (P. 8-9) 9. Drive belt ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 17
    ...light (if so equipped) Front passenger air bag status light Page 2-14 or 2-12 Brake warning...2-14 Low windshieldwasher fluid warning light (if so equipped) NISSAN Intelligent Key™ warning light (...Indicator Light (MIL) 2-14 2-11 Supplemental air bag warning light 2-14 2-15 0-10 Illustrated ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 18
    ... indicator light (green) Slip indicator light (if so equipped) Turn signal/hazard indicator lights Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) OFF indicator light (if so equipped) Page 2-15 2-15 2-16 2-16 2-16 2-16 Illustrated table of contents 0-11
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 19
    MEMO 0-12 Illustrated table of contents
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 20
    ... Installing top tether strap ...1-39 Booster seats ...1-39 Supplemental restraint system ...1-43 Precautions on supplemental restraint system ...1-43 Supplemental air bag warning labels ...1-58 Supplemental air bag warning light ...1-58
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 21
    .... ● After adjustment, gently rock in the seat to make sure it is securely locked. ● Do not leave children unattended inside the vehicle. They ... controls. Unattended children could become involved in serious accidents. FRONT MANUAL SEAT ADJUSTMENT 1-2 Safety-Seats, seat belts and supplemental ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 22
    ... your body forward. Release the lever to lock the seatback in position. The reclining feature allows... and the shift selector (CVT) is in P (Park) or the manual transmission is in N (Neutral) with the parking brake applied... height until the desired position is achieved. REAR FOLDING SEAT SYSTEM (if so...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 23
    ...(if so equipped) The trunk can be accessed from the rear seat for loading and unloading, as shown. ... Never allow anyone to ride in the cargo area or on the rear seat when it is in the fold-down position. Use of...they could be seriously injured. Keep the car locked, with the rear seatback and trunk lid ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 24
    WRS0827 LRS0730 LRS0733 Folding the rear cushions and seatbacks (if so equipped) 1. Lift up on the ... of the seat cushion and fold it toward the front of the vehicle. 2. Fold down the rear headrest. Pull the headrest forward and rotate until it clicks into the locked position 1 . Safety-Seats, ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 25
    ... WARNING ● Never allow anyone to ride in the cargo area or on the rear seat when it is in the fold-down position. Use of these ... trunk where they could be seriously injured. Keep the car locked, with the rear seatback and trunk lid securely latched when not in use, and prevent children's access ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 26
    ... protection against injury in certain rear end collisions. Adjust the head restraints properly, as specified in this section. Check the adjustment after ... before an occupant uses the seating position. Failure to follow these instructions can reduce the effectiveness of the head restraints. This may ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 27
    LRS0887 WRS0134 LRS0888 Components 1. Head restraint 2. Adjustment notches 3. Lock knob 4. Stalks Adjustment Adjust the head restraint so the center is level with the center of the seat occupant's ears. To raise the head restraint, pull it up. 1-8 Safety-Seats, seat belts and supplemental ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 28
    ...LRS0890 LRS0891 To lower, push and hold the lock knob and push the head restraint ... up to the highest position. 2. Push and hold the lock knob. 3. Remove the head restraint from the seat..... The stalk with the adjustment notches 1 must be installed in the hole with the lock knob 2 . 2. Push and hold ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 29
    ... protection against injury in certain rear end collisions. Adjust the headrests properly, as specified in this section. Check the adjustment after someone ... that the seatback receives from the occupant in a rear-end collision. The movement of the head restraint helps support the occupant's head by ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 30
    LRS0887 WRS0134 LRS0888 Components 1. Adjustable headrest 2. Adjustment notches 3. Lock knob 4. Stalks Adjustment Adjust the headrest so the center is level with the center of the seat occupant's ears. To raise the headrest, pull it up. Safety-Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 31
    ...LRS0890 LRS0891 To lower, push and hold the lock knob and push the headrest down....up to the highest position. 2. Push and hold the lock knob. 3. Remove the headrest from the seat. 4. Store.... The stalk with the adjustment notches 1 must be installed in the hole with the lock knob 2 . 2. Push and hold...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 32
    ... in an accident and/or the severity of injury may be greatly reduced. NISSAN strongly encourages you and all of your passengers ... drive, even if your seating position includes a supplemental air bag. Most U.S. states and Canadian provinces or territories specify that seat belts be worn at all times ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 33
    ... SSS0016 WARNING ● Every person who drives or rides in this vehicle should use a seat belt at all times. Children should be properly restrained in the rear seat and, if appropriate, in a child restraint. WARNING ● The seat belt should be properly adjusted to a snug fit. Failure to do so may ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 34
    ..., it may indicate a malfunction in the system. Have the system checked by a NISSAN dealer. ● No changes should be made to the seat ...it cannot be reused and must be replaced together with the retractor. See your NISSAN dealer. ● Removal and installation of pretensioner system components should be ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 35
    PREGNANT WOMEN NISSAN recommends that pregnant women use seat belts. The seat belt should be worn snug and always... feet on the floor and adjust the seat belt properly. INJURED PERSONS NISSAN recommends that injured persons use seat belts. Check with your doctor for specific recommendations. WRS0719...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 36
    ...it may cause uncomfortable seat belt tension. It can also change the operation of the front passenger air bag. See "Front passenger air bag and status light" later in this section. WRS0137 2 WRS0138 3 Slowly pull the seat belt out of the retractor and ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 37
    ...belt movement. If the retractor does not lock during this check or if you have any questions about seat belt operation, see a NISSAN dealer. LRS0767 Unfastening the seat belts 1 ...belt automatically retracts. Checking seat belt operation Seat belt retractors are designed to lock seat belt ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 38
    SSS0240 SSS0241 Center of the rear seat (except SE-R model) The rear seat center seat belt has a connector tongue 1 and a seat belt tongue 2 . Both the connector tongue and the seat belt tongue must be securely latched for proper seat belt operation. ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 39
    ... stowed position as follows: 1 ● If the rear center seat belt connector and the seatbacks are not ... WARNING ● Do not unfasten the rear center seat belt connector except when folding down the...secured in the latched position and the rear center seat belt connector is completely secured. WRS0736 ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 40
    ... 1 WARNING ● Do not unfasten the rear center seat belt connector except when folding down the ... secured in the latched position and the rear center seat belt connector is completely secured. ● If the ... can be attached only into the rear center seat belt connector buckle. To fasten the seat belt, ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 41
    .... The extender adds approximately 8 in (200 mm) of length and may be used for either the driver or front passenger seating position. See a NISSAN dealer for assistance with purchasing an extender if an extender is required. SEAT BELT MAINTENANCE ● To ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 42
    ...no longer use a forward-facing child restraint. tem (Air bag system) for the front passenger. See "Supplemental ... restraint. Refer to the manufacturer's instructions for minimum and maximum weight and height recommendations. NISSAN recommends that small children be placed in child restraints that...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 43
    ... cm) tall and weighs between 40 lbs (18 kg) and 80 lbs (36 kg). A booster seat should be used to obtain proper seat belt fit. NISSAN recommends that a child be placed in a commercially available booster seat if the shoulder belt fits close to the face or neck or if the lap portion of the seat belt ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 44
    ...see "Forward-facing child restraint installation using the seat belts" later in this section. - Even with the NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System, never install a rearfacing child restraint in the front seat. An inflating air bag could seriously injure or kill a child. A...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 45
    ... Safety Standard 213 or Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 213. ● Check the child restraint in your vehicle to be sure it is compatible with the ... with your vehicle, place your child in the child restraint and check the various adjustments to be sure the child restraint is compatible with your ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 46
    LATCH lower anchor WARNING Failure to follow the warnings and instructions for proper use and installation of child restraints could ... a label stating that it is compatible with LATCH. This information may also be in the instructions provided by the child restraint manufacturer. Safety-Seats, seat...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 47
    .... When installing a child restraint, carefully read and follow the instructions in this manual and those supplied with the child restraint. Top tether anchor point locations Anchor points 1 are located on the rear parcel shelf. 1-28 Safety-Seats, seat belts and ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 48
    ... the seat. Always follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions. WRS0801 WRS0802 Rear-facing web-mounted - step 2 ... the child restraint anchor attachments to the LATCH lower anchors. Check to make sure the LATCH attachment is properly attached to the lower anchors. Rear-facing rigid-...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 49
    5. Check to make sure the child restraint is properly secured prior to each use. If the ...is loose, repeat steps 1 through 4. LRS0673 LRS0674 Rear-facing - step 3 3. For child restraints that are equipped with ... side to side. Try to tug it forward and check to see if the LATCH attachment holds the...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 50
    ...a child in a sudden stop or collision. Also, it can change the operation of the front passenger air bag. See "Front passenger air bag and status light" later in this section. WRS0256 REAR-FACING CHILD RESTRAINT INSTALLATION USING THE SEAT BELTS ● When...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 51
    ...engage. Be sure to follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions for belt routing. Rear-facing - step 3 3. Pull the shoulder belt...). It reverts to the Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) mode when the seat belt is fully retracted. Rear-facing - step 4 4. Allow the seat belt to retract....
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 52
    ... prior to each use. If the seat belt is not locked, repeat steps 1 through 6. After the child restraint is ... using the LATCH system: 1. Position the child restraint on the seat. Always follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions. Rear-facing - step 5 5. Remove any additional slack ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 53
    ... Secure the child restraint anchor attachments to the LATCH lower anchors. Check to make sure the LATCH attachment is properly attached to the ... of the anchor attachments. 5. Tighten the tether strap according to the manufacturer's instructions to remove any slack. 1-34 Safety-Seats, seat belts ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 54
    ... child in a sudden stop or collision. Also, it can change the operation of the front passenger air bag. See "Front passenger air bag and status light" later in this section. When installing a child restraint system in the rear center position, both the center seat...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 55
    ... on the seat. Always follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions. The back of the child restraint should be secured against the vehicle ... feel the latch engage. Be sure to follow the child restraint manufacturer's instructions for belt routing. If the child restraint is equipped with a...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 56
    ...while pulling up on the seat belt. 7. Tighten the tether strap according to the manufacturer's instructions to remove any slack. Forward-facing - step 8 8. After ...1 inch (25 mm), from side to side. Try to tug it forward and check to see if the belt holds the restraint in place. If the restraint ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 57
    ... ignition switch in the ON position. The front passenger air bag or should illumistatus light nate. If ...illuminated see, Front passenger air bag and status light in this section. Move the child ...another seating position. Have the system checked by a NISSAN dealer. After the child restraint is removed ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 58
    ... anchor point which is located directly behind the child seat. If you have any questions when installing a top tether strap, consult your NISSAN dealer for details. Safety-Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-39
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 59
    ... small children be restrained in an approved child restraint at all times while the vehicle is being operated. The instructions in this section apply to booster seat installation in the rear seats or the front passenger seat. 1-40 Safety-Seats, seat ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 60
    ...not use the lap/shoulder belt in the Automatic Locking Retractor mode when using a booster seat ... these steps to install a booster seat in the rear seat or in the front passenger seat: WRS0699.... Always follow the booster seat manufacturer's instructions. Front passenger position 3. The booster seat...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 61
    ... front passenger seat, place the ignition switch in the ON position. The front passenger air bag or may or may not status light illuminate, depending on the size of ...and the type of booster seat being used. See "Front passenger air bag and status light" later in this section. ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 62
    ... and passenger supplemental frontimpact air bag (NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System) ● Front seat-... Supplemental front-impact air bag system: The NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System can help ... earlier in this section for instructions and precautions on seat belt usage.) The supplemental air bags operate only...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 63
    ...WRS0031 WARNING ● The front air bags ordinarily will not inflate in the event of a side impact, rear impact, rollover... bag will not inflate if the passenger air bag status light is lit or if the front passenger... bags inflate with great force. Even with the NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System, if you are...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 64
    ARS1133 ARS1041 WARNING ● Never let children ride unrestrained or extend their hands or face out of the window. Do not attempt to hold them in your lap or arms. Some examples of dangerous riding positions are shown in the illustrations. Safety-Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 65
    ARS1042 ARS1043 ARS1044 1-46 Safety-Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 66
    ...inflate if they are not properly restrained. Pre-teens and children should be properly restrained in the rear seat, if possible. ● Even with the NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System, never install a rear-facing child restraint in the front seat....
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 67
    ... place their hand, leg or face near the side air bag on the side of the seatback of the front seat or ... hold onto the seatback of the front seat. If the side air bag inflates, you may be seriously injured. ...the front seatbacks. They may interfere with side air bag inflation. 1-48 Safety-Seats, seat...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 68
    SSS0159 SSS0162 Safety-Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-49
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 69
    ... Unit (ACU) Occupant classification sensor (pressure sensor) Pretensioner Side satellite sensor NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System (front seats) This vehicle is equipped with the NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System for the driver and front passenger seats. This system ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 70
    ... questions about your air bag system, please contact NISSAN or your NISSAN dealer. If you ... also contact NISSAN. Contact information is contained in the front of this Owner's Manual. When a front air bag ... provide restraint to the lower body. Even with NISSAN advanced air bags, seat belts should be ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 71
    ... outlined in this secor is OFF to intion: The light dicate that the front passenger air bag is operational. Front passenger ...will not inflate in a crash. The driver air bag and other air bags in your vehicle are ...- LRS0351 LRS0316 Type A Front passenger air bag and status light Type B Status light...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 72
    ... for the most effective protection by the seat belt and supplemental air bag. NISSAN recommends that pre-teens and children be properly restrained in...are properly positioned, the system may be sensing an unoccupied seat (in which case the air bag is OFF). Your NISSAN dealer can check that the system ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 73
    ... , located in the meter and gauges area light in the center of the instrument panel, will blink. Have the system checked by a NISSAN dealer. Other supplemental front-impact air bag precautions ● Immediately after inflation, several front air bag ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 74
    ● Work on and around the front air bag system should be done by a NISSAN dealer. Installation of electrical equipment should also be done by a NISSAN dealer. The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) wiring should not be modified or disconnected. Unauthorized ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 75
    ... seat covers, around the side air bag. ● Work around and on the side air bag and curtain air bag systems should be done by a NISSAN dealer. Installation of electrical equipment should also be done by a NISSAN dealer. The SRS wiring harnesses* ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 76
    ...checked and, if necessary, replaced by your NISSAN dealer. ● No unauthorized changes should... to dispose of a pretensioner or scrap the vehicle, contact a NISSAN dealer. Incorrect disposal procedures could.... It must be checked and repaired. Take your vehicle to the nearest NISSAN dealer. When selling...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 77
    ... curtain air bag or pretensioner systems may not operate properly. They must be checked and repaired. Take your vehicle to the nearest NISSAN dealer. WARNING If the supplemental air bag warning light is on, it could mean that the front air ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 78
    ... and replacement of these supplemental air bag systems should be done only by a NISSAN dealer. ... of the supplemental air bag or pretensioner systems or scrap the vehicle, contact a NISSAN dealer. Incorrect ... and pretensioner should be replaced by a NISSAN dealer. The air bag module and pretensioner ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 79
    ...if so equipped) ...2-8 Warning/indicator lights and audible reminders ...2-9 Checking bulbs ...2-10 Warning lights ... security system (if so equipped) ...2-17 NISSAN vehicle immobilizer system ...2-19 Windshield wiper... Heated seat (if so equipped)...2-26 Power outlet ...2-26 Storage ...2-27 Map pockets...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 80
    Windows ...2-34 Power windows (if so equipped) ...2-34 Manual windows (if so equipped)...2-37 Moonroof (if so equipped) ...2-37 Electric moonroof...2-37 Interior light ...2-39 Map lights (if so equipped) ...2-40 Trunk light ...2-41
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 81
    ... 4-38) Center ventilator (P. 4-14) Passenger's supplemental air bag (P. 1-43) Side ventilator (P. 4-14) ... Glove box (P. 2-31) Front passenger air bag status light (P. 1-43) Climate control (P.... so equipped) (P. 4-60, 4-62) 3. 4. 5. 6. Driver's supplemental air bag/Horn (P. 1-43, 2-25) Meters and...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 82
    METERS AND GAUGES 25. 26. 27. 28 Tilt steering (P.3-27) Storage bin (P. 2-28) Hood release lever (P. 3-23) Vehicle Dynamic ...) off switch (if so equipped) (P.2-16) * Refer to the separate Navigation System Owner's Manual (if so equipped). See the page number indicated in parentheses for operating ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 83
    ... → Average Fuel Economy → Average Speed → Journey time → Odometer Resetting the trip odometer Push the instrument brightness control/change button ...be selected by pushing the trip computer change button on the instrument panel located near the speedometer. The following modes can be selected ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 84
    ...30 seconds. The first 30 seconds after a reset, the display shows (----). Journey time The journey ... 3 seconds will reset all modes except Trip A and distance to empty (dte). LIC1021 ... seconds. At about the first 1/3 miles (500 m) after a reset, the display shows (----). CAUTION When engine speed ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 85
    ... should turn off. If the the light remains on after a few driving trips, have the vehicle inspected by a NISSAN dealer. LIC1113 LIC1529 g (gravity)-FORCE GAUGE (if ... or down hills. The low fuel warning light comes on when the amount of fuel in the tank is getting low. Refill the fuel ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 86
    ... is within the normal range when the reading is within the zone A shown in the illustration. The engine coolant temperature varies with the outside air temperature and driving conditions. ENGINE OIL PRESSURE GAUGE (if so equipped) The gauge indicates the engine lubrication system oil pressure while...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 87
    ... to indicate low engine oil level. Use the dipstick to check the oil level. (See "Engine oil" in the "... the proper amount of engine oil, have the vehicle checked by a NISSAN dealer. Continued vehicle operation in such a condition could cause serious damage to the engine. OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 88
    ... LIGHTS AND AUDIBLE REMINDERS or Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) warning light (if so equipped) NISSAN Intelligent Key™ warning light (if so ...Seat belt warning light and chime Supplemental air bag warning light Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) position indicator light...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 89
    ...the ABS is not functioning properly. Have the system checked by a NISSAN dealer. If an ABS malfunction occurs, the anti-lock function is turned off.... brake fluid level is correct, have the warning system checked by a NISSAN dealer. WARNING ● Your brake system may not be ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 90
    ...steering will be harder to operate. Have the power steering system checked by a NISSAN dealer. When the ignition switch ...functioning properly and may need servicing. Have the power steering system checked by a NISSAN... immediately and call a NISSAN dealer or other authorized repair shop. The engine oil...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 91
    ... located in the driver's door opening. The low tire pressure warning light does not ... on after the 1 minute. Have the system checked by a NISSAN dealer. For additional information, see "Tire ... switch placed in the ON position, have the vehicle checked by a NISSAN dealer as soon as possible. ● If...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 92
    ... will flash for approximately 1 minute. The light will remain on after 1 minute. Contact your NISSAN dealer as soon as possible for tire replacement and/or system resetting....almost discharged. See "NISSAN Intelligent Key™ (if so equipped)" in the "Pre-driving checks and adjustments"...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 93
    ... side air bag, curtain air bag, and pretensioner systems need servicing and your vehicle must be taken to a NISSAN dealer: ● The supplemental air bag warning light remains on after approximately 7 seconds. ● The supplemental air bag warning...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 94
    ...not a few driving trips. If the turn off after a few driving trips, have the vehicle inspected by a NISSAN dealer. You do not need to have your vehicle ...Light may stop blinking and come on steady. Have the vehicle inspected by a NISSAN dealer. You do not need to have your vehicle ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 95
    ... does not come on have the system checked by a NISSAN dealer. Turn signal/hazard indicator ..., have the Vehicle Dynamic Control system checked by a NISSAN dealer. While the Vehicle Dynamic Control ... driving" section of this manual. Key reminder chime A chime sounds if the driver's door is opened ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 96
    ... brake is released or the vehicle speed returns to zero. NISSAN Intelligent Key™ door buzzer (if so equipped) The ...doors. When the buzzer sounds, be sure to check both the vehicle and the Intelligent Key. See "NISSAN Intelligent Key™" in the "Pre-driving checks and adjustments" section. ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 97
    ...identification markers, and tracking systems, are available at auto supply stores and specialty shops. Your NISSAN dealer may also offer such equipment. Check ... doors are locked. button is pushed with ● When the all doors locked, the hazard lights flash twice and the horn beeps once ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 98
    .... If the no start condition re-occurs, NISSAN recommends placing the registered key on a separate key .... Statement related to Section 15 of FCC Rules for NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System (CONT ASSY - ... Key, or by unlocking all doors with any request switch (Intelligent Key models). NISSAN VEHICLE ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 99
    ... light still remains on and/or the engine will not start, see a NISSAN dealer for NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System service as soon as possible. Please bring...all registered keys that you have when visiting your NISSAN dealer for service. LIC0474 WIC0854 Security indicator light For ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 100
    ... concentrates may permanently stain the grille if spilled while filling the windshieldwasher fluid reservoir tank. LIC0720 To defrost the rear window glass and outside mirrors (if so equipped), start the engine and push the rear window...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 101
    ... beam select 1 HEADLIGHT CONTROL SWITCH Lighting 1 CAUTION Use the headlights with the engine running to..., tail, license plate and instrument panel lights come on. When turning the switch to the position, the headlights come on and all the other lights remain on. To select the high beam function, ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 102
    ... engine is started with the parking brake released. The daytime running lights operate with the headlight switch in the position. Turn the OFF ... control is operated. Turn the control to adjust the brightness of instrument panel lights when driving at night. When the maximum or minimum intensity is ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 103
    ... under emergency conditions. All turn signal lights flash. Move the lever up or down to ... do not work when the hazard warning flasher lights are on. Lane change signal 2 To signal a lane change... move the lever up or down to the point where the indicator light begins to flash, but the lever does not...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 104
    ... the horn. Doing so could affect proper operation of the supplemental front air bag system. Tampering with the supplemental front air bag system may result in serious personal injury. The vehicle should be driven with the Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) system ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 105
    ... off and have the system checked by your NISSAN dealer. ● The battery could run ... outlet located on the bottom center portion of the instrument panel is powered directly by the vehicle's battery.... located in the console (if so equipped) is powered only when the ignition switch is placed in the ACC...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 106
    STORAGE ● Avoid using power outlets when the air conditioner, headlights or rear window defroster is on. ● Before inserting or disconnecting a plug, be sure the ...Do not use with accessories that exceed a 12 volt, 120W (10A) power draw. Do not use double adapters or more than...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 107
    ...the trays to help prevent injury in an accident or sudden stop. LIC1024 WARNING Keep the storage bin closed while driving to prevent an accident. INSTRUMENT PANEL STORAGE (if so equipped) To open the storage tray, push and release. The storage tray will automatically move to the open position. 2-...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 108
    ● The inside of the storage tray can get hot. Do not place objects inside which can melt or be easily deformed. WARNING Keep the tray lid closed while driving to help prevent contents from becoming projectiles causing injury in an accident or during a sudden stop. LIC1116 LIC1328 Type A Type...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 109
    ... can injure you in an accident. WIC1531 WIC1097 Front CUP HOLDERS Adjust the cup holder size by turning the adjustment knob and sliding the cup holder divider to the desired position. Rear (if so equipped) Lower the rear center armrest to access the cup holders. 2-30 Instruments and controls
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 110
    ...The trunk divider can be accessed through the lowering of the rear seats or through the trunk. WIC1487 WIC1504 GLOVE ...the lid 2 . To close, push the lid down until the lock latches. WARNING Keep glove box lid ...trunk divider does not contain any secure locking mechanisms so it should not be used as...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 111
    ... LIC1031 WIC1032 Accessing through rear seats Once the rear seats have been ... on the securing latch and pushing the divider toward the rear of the vehicle. For more information on the lowering ... and supplemental restraint system" section of this manual. Accessing through trunk Access the trunk ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 112
    The cargo net helps keep packages in the cargo area from moving around while the vehicle is in motion. LIC0802 LIC0748 To install the cargo ... hooks are located in the trunk and can be used to hang a standard size plastic grocery bag. CAUTION Do not apply a total load of more than 20 lbs (9 kg) to...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 113
    ... continue to hold up until the desired window position is reached. WIC1100 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Window lock button Power door lock switch Front passenger’s side window switch Right rear passenger’s window switch Left rear passenger’s window switch Driverମ.
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 114
    WIC1129 LIC0718 LIC0410 Front passenger's power window switch The passenger's window switch ... and continue to hold it up until the desired window position is reached 2 . Rear power window switch The rear power window switches open or close only the corresponding windows. To open the window, ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 115
    ...If the automatic operation does not operate properly after performing the above procedure, see a NISSAN dealer for assistance. No initialization is required for all... operate properly. If this occurs, please contact the dealer to re-initialize the power window auto-reverse system. ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 116
    ... fully closed. Tilting the moonroof WIC0263 WIC1482 MANUAL WINDOWS (if so equipped) The side ...opened or closed by turning the hand crank on each door. ELECTRIC MOONROOF This moonroof only operates ... operate correctly, and must be reset. See "Resetting the moonroof switch" later in this section....
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 117
    ... be started over. If the moonroof still does not operate properly, have the moonroof system checked, and if necessary repaired, by a NISSAN dealer. CAUTION ● Remove water drops, snow, ice or sand from the moonroof before opening. ● Do not place heavy ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 118
    ... position and all doors are closed. Sunshade Open and close the sunshade by sliding it forward or backward. If the moonroof does not close Have your NISSAN dealer check and repair the moonroof. Instruments and controls 2-39
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 119
    MAP LIGHTS (if so equipped) ● The driver's door is opened and then closed while the ignition ... closed. The interior light will turn off while the 30 second timer is activated when: ● The driver's door is locked by the keyfob, a key or the lock-unlock switch. ● The ignition switch is placed ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 120
    TRUNK LIGHT The light illuminates when the trunk lid is opened. When the trunk lid is closed, the light goes off. For bulb replacement procedures, refer to "Exterior and interior lights" in the "Maintenance and do-it-yourself" section of this manual. Instruments and controls 2-41
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 121
    MEMO 2-42 Instruments and controls
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 122
    ... Immobilizer System keys ...3-2 NISSAN Intelligent Key™ (if so equipped) ...3-3 Doors ...3-4 Locking with key...3-5 ... Child safety rear door lock ...3-7 Remote keyless entry system (models without NISSAN ......3-11 Operating range...3-13 Door locks/unlocks precaution ...3-13 NISSAN Intelligent Key™ ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 123
    .... If you still have a key, your NISSAN dealer can duplicate it. Any key that ...Vehicle Immobilizer System keys that you have to your NISSAN dealer for registration. This is because the registration process will .... If you lose your keys, see a NISSAN dealer for duplicates by using the key number. NISSAN...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 124
    ... and used with one vehicle. The new keys must be registered by a NISSAN dealer prior to use with the Intelligent Key and NISSAN Vehicle ... to operate the vehicle. For information regarding the erasing procedure, contact a NISSAN dealer. CAUTION WPD0363 1. 2. 3. Two Intelligent Keys Mechanical keys ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 125
    DOORS When the doors are locked using one of the following methods, the doors can not be opened using the inside or ...€ in the “Instruments and Controls” section of this manual. WARNING ● Always have the doors locked while driving. Along with the use of seat belts, this provides greater safety...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 126
    ...key toward the front of the vehicle 1 . To unlock, turn the key toward the rear 2 . Power (if so equipped) The power door lock system allows you to lock or unlock all doors at the same time. Turning the key toward the front 1 of the vehicle locks ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 127
    ... without Intelligent Key system). To unlock the door manually, use the inside lock knob or the power door lock switch (driver's or ... 20 seconds of performing Step 2, push and hold the power door lock switch to position (UNLOCK) for more than the 5 seconds. 3-6 Pre-driving checks and adjustments
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 128
    REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM (models without NISSAN Intelligent Key™) (if so equipped) WARNING ● Radio... can be used with one vehicle. For information concerning the purchase and use of additional keyfobs, contact a NISSAN dealer. The keyfob will not function when: ● the battery is discharged ●...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 129
    ... vehicle. For information regarding the erasing procedure, please contact a NISSAN dealer. button is pressed with all ● When the doors locked, the hazard lights flash twice...lock. The hazard lights flash twice and the horn beeps once to indicate all doors are locked. 3-8 Pre-...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 130
    ... the ignition and turning it to the ON or START position, locking the doors with the keyfob or pushing the interior light switch to the OFF position. Auto ...any position except the ON position. When the button on the keyfob is pressed, all doors will lock automatically within 1 minute unless one of ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 131
    ...on the keyfob once to turn on the interior lights. For additional information, refer to "Interior light" in the "Instruments and controls" section in this manual. LPD0211 LPD0262 Using the panic alarm (if so equipped) If you are near...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 132
    NISSAN INTELLIGENT KEY™ (if so equipped) The hazard warning lights will flash once and the horn will ... the buttons are not operated unintentionally when the unit is stored for a flight. The Intelligent Key can operate all the door locks using the remote controller function or pushing the request ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 133
    ...) will blink ligent Key system warning light ( green for about 30 seconds after the ignition... use of additional Intelligent Keys, contact a NISSAN dealer. ● Do not attach the Intelligent.... For information regarding the erasing procedure, contact a NISSAN dealer. CAUTION Listed below are conditions...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 134
    ...the Intelligent Key is too close to the door glass, handle or rear bumper, the request switches may not ... Key, to push the request switch to lock/unlock the doors. DOOR LOCKS/UNLOCKS PRECAUTION ● Do not ... request switch, verify the doors are securely locked by testing them. Pre-driving checks and ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 135
    ... not open. Release the door handle once and pull it again to open the door. WPD0376 WPD0377 NISSAN INTELLIGENT KEY™ OPERATION You can lock or unlock the doors without taking the Intelligent Key out of your pocket or bag. When you carry the Intelligent Key ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 136
    ...inside or near metallic materials. NOTE: ● Doors lock with the door handle request switch while ...ignition switch or the ignition switch is pushed in. ● Doors lock with the door handle request switch while ...door is open, the doors are locked, and then the Intelligent Key is put Pre-driving checks...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 137
    ... switch in the ON position. ● Locking the doors with the remote controller. ● Switching the room light switch to the OFF ... warning lights flash once and the outside buzzer sounds once. 4. Push the door ... handle request switch to unlock the door. All doors will be locked automatically unless one ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 138
    ... KEYLESS ENTRY FUNCTION The remote keyless entry function can operate all door locks using the remote keyless function of the Intelligent Key. The ... in the vehicle. 4. The hazard warning lights flash twice and the horn beeps once. 5. All doors will be locked. Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-17
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 139
    ... switch in the ON position. ● Locking the doors with the remote controller. WPD0360 ● Switching the room light switch .... Press the onds to unlock all doors. All doors will be locked automatically unless one ... the ● Opening any doors. ● Pushing the ignition switch. 3-18 Pre-driving checks and...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 140
    ● Any button is pressed on the Intelligent Key. ● Pushing the request switch on the driver or passenger door with the Intelligent Key in range of the door handle. WPD0364 WPD0361 Releasing the trunk lid Press the button for longer than 0.5 seconds...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 141
    ... buttons for at least 2 seconds. The hazard warning lights will flash 3 times to confirm that the horn beep ... once more. 1 2 P (Park) position selecting warning light NISSAN Intelligent Key™ warning ... the warning light illuminates when improper operations are detected. 3-20 Pre-driving checks and...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 142
    ...€ section. NISSAN recommends replacing the battery at a NISSAN dealer. Audible reminder and warning when locking the doors When the chime or buzzer sounds from inside ... in the vehicle If you lock all doors using the power door lock switch with the Intelligent Key in the...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 143
    TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE Symptom The front door beep sounds for approximately 2 seconds. The front door beep sounds for approximately 10 ...chime sounds continuously. The Intelligent Key warning light in the instrument panel illuminates red. Possible Cause The doors cannot be locked. The ignition knob is ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 144
    ...Exhaust gas" in the "Starting and driving" section of this manual. ● Closely supervise children when they are around... could be seriously injured. Keep the car locked, with the rear seatback and trunk lid... 1. Pull the hood lock release handle 1 located below the instrument panel until the hood...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 145
    ... equipped). Refer to "Remote keyless entry system" or "NISSAN Intelligent Key™" in this section. KEY OPERATION (... they could be seriously injured. Keep the car locked, with the rear seatback and trunk lid ... event they become locked inside the trunk. 3-24 Pre-driving checks and adjustments
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 146
    FUEL-FILLER DOOR To open the trunk from the inside, pull the illuminated release handle until the lock releases and push up...floor to the left of the driver's seat. To open the fuelfiller door, push the release. To lock, close the fuel-filler door securely. FUEL-FILLER CAP The fuel-filler cap is a ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 147
    .... If the light does not turn off after a few driving trips, have the vehicle inspected by a NISSAN dealer ● For additional information, see the "Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)" in the "Instruments and Controls" section in this manual. 3-26 Pre-driving checks and adjustments
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 148
    STEERING WHEEL SUN VISORS LPD0388 LPD0389 TILT OPERATION Push the lock lever 1 down and adjust the steering wheel up or down 2 to the desired position. Pull the lock lever up to lock the steering wheel in place. VANITY MIRRORS (if so equipped) To access the vanity mirror...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 149
    ... behind you at night. Use the day position 2 when driving in daylight hours. Manual control type (if so equipped) The outside mirror can be moved in any ... night position only when necessary, because it reduces rear view clarity. 3-28 Pre-driving checks and adjustments
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 150
    ...only) (if so equipped) Some outside mirrors can be heated to defrost, defog, or de-ice for improved visibility. Push the rear window defroster switch to activate ... the right or left mirror. Adjust the mirror to the desired position by moving the control lever. Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-29
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 151
    4 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems Control panel buttons - color ... tips...4-13 Vents ...4-14 Heater and air conditioner (manual)...4-14 Controls ...4-16 Heater operation ...4-17...18 Air flow charts...4-19 Servicing air conditioner (if so equipped) ...4-22 Audio system ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 152
    ...Information ...4-64 Using the system ...4-64 Control buttons ...4-66 Getting started ...4-67 List of voice commands ...4-69 Speaker adaptation (SA) mode...4-73 Manual Control...4-75 Troubleshooting guide ...4-76
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 153
    ...on it, or notice smoke or smell coming from it, stop using the system immediately and contact your nearest NISSAN dealer. Ignoring such conditions may lead to accidents, fire... NAV button* 8. TUNE/SCROLL knob 4-2 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 154
    ...For Navigation system control buttons, refer to the separate Navigation System Owner's Manual. When you use this system, make sure the engine is running...If distracted, you could lose control of your vehicle and cause an accident. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-3
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 155
    ...Inserts a space. ● Delete: Deletes the last inputted character with one touch. Touch and hold the "Delete" key to delete all of the characters. 4-4 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 156
    ... to "Audio System" in this section. Navigation setup Refer to the separate Navigation System Owner's Manual for information regarding this item. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-5
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 157
    Display Mode The display can be adjusted to fit the level of lighting in the vehicle. Touch the "Display Mode" key to cycle through the ..., Default, Dark or Very Dark. Touch the "Brightness" key to cycle through the options. 4-6 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 158
    ... updated via the GPS used by the Navigation System. Set Clock Manually When this setting is activated, the clock can be set manually. Touch the ... activated, a click sound will be heard every time a key on the screen is touched. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-7
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 159
    ... limitation. Traffic setup Refer to the separate Navigation System Owner's Manual for information regarding this item. CAUTION There is a plastic ... seconds to turn the display off. Press the button again to turn the display on. 4-8 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 160
    DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PREDICTED AND ACTUAL DISTANCES The distance guide line and the vehicle width guide line should be used as... (models without Navigation System only) The vehicle clearance lines are wider than the actual clearance. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-9
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 161
    ...up on a steep downhill When backing up the vehicle down a hill, the distance guide lines and the vehicle width guide lines are shown ...example, the display shows 3 ft (1.0 m) to the place A , but the actual 3 ft (1.0 m) distance on 4-10 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 162
    ...the position B in the display. However, the position C is actually at the same distance as the position A . The vehicle may hit the object when backing up to Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-11
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 163
    ...€ to cycle between day, night and automatic display modes. Do not adjust the screen settings of the RearView Monitor while the vehicle is moving. 4-12 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 164
    ... lines may be seen in objects on the screen. This is due to strong reflected light from the bumper. This is not a malfunction. ● The screen may flicker under fluorescent light. ... dampened with mild detergent diluted with water. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-13
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 165
    VENTS HEATER AND AIR CONDITIONER (manual) WARNING ● The air conditioner cooling function operates only when the engine is running. ● Do not leave children or adults who...or toward the to close them. 4-14 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 166
    WHA0470 Type A 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Fan control dial Air recirculation button Temperature control dial Air flow control dial Rear window defroster Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-15
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 167
    ...Fan control dial Air recirculation button Temperature control dial Air conditioner button Air flow control dial Rear window defroster Air flow control... vehicles equipped with air conditioning. 4-16 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 168
    .... Press the button to the on position when: turn on the air conditioner. The indicator light comes on when the air conditioner is operating. To turn off the air ... selected outlet. Use the off position for normal heater or air conditioner operation. Rear window defroster switch For more information ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 169
    ... HOT position. or position is se● When the lected, the air conditioner automatically turns on (however, the indicator light will not illuminate). In this .... or position is se● When the lected, the air conditioner automatically turns on (however, the indicator light will not illuminate). In this ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 170
    ...is used to heat and dehumidify the air. 1. Push the button to the off position. or position is selected, When the the air conditioner automatically turns on (however, the indicator light will not illuminate). In this position, the A/C cannot be turned ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 171
    WHA1116 WHA1117 4-20 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 172
    WHA1118 WHA1119 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-21
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 173
    ... charging equipment and lubricant is required when servicing your NISSAN air conditioner. Using improper refrigerants or lubricants will cause severe damage to ...of this manual. A NISSAN dealer is able to service your "environmentally friendly" air conditioning system. WARNING The ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 174
    ..., electrical power lines, electric signs and even traffic lights. Radio reception Your NISSAN radio system is equipped with state-of-the-art ...a given reception area and do not indicate any malfunction in your NISSAN radio system. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-23
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 175
    ... damage the CD and/or CD player. ● Trying to load a CD with the CD door closed could damage the CD and/or CD player. ● Only ... the compartment temperature is extremely high or low. Decrease/increase the temperature before use. 4-24 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 176
    ... used by a digital music file. The size and quality of a compressed digital audio file is determined by the bit rate used when encoding the file. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-25
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 177
    ... in which the files were written by the writing software. Therefore, the files might not play in the desired order. Playback order chart 4-26 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 178
    ..., Apple ISO, Romeo, Joliet * ISO9660 Level 3 (packet writing) is not supported. MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG2.5 8 kHz - 48 kHz 8 kbps - .... *2 Available codes depend on what kind of media, versions and information are going to be displayed. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-27
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 179
    Troubleshooting guide: Symptom Cause and Countermeasure Check if the disc was inserted correctly. Check if the disc is scratched or ... were written by the writing software. Therefore, the files might not play in the desired order. 4-28 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 180
    ... memory in a place prone to static electricity or where the air conditioner blows directly. The data in the USB... displayed properly on the vehicle center screen. NISSAN recommends using English language characters... it will soon recover. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 181
    ... cut, connectors cracked, contamination such as liquids, dust, dirt, etc. in the connectors), do not use the cable and contact a NISSAN dealer to replace the cable with a new one. ● When not in use for extended periods of time, store ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 182
    ...all operation precautions, see Audio operation precautions in this section. Audio main operation POWER/VOLUME control: Place the ignition switch in the ACC or ON ... 9. 10. AUX button TUNE button MENU button RPT button AUX IN jack Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-31
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 183
    ... automatically changes from stereo to monaural reception. TUNE button (Tuning): Press the TUNE button manual tuning. or for 3. Press the MENU button again. The minutes will begin flashing. 4-32 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 184
    ... or if the fuse opens, the radio memory will be canceled. In that case, reset the desired stations. reversing or fast forwarding. When the button is ... on the disc will be played randomly. 1 CD RPT: play pattern returns to normal. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-33
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 185
    ..., see Audio operation precautions in this section. Audio main operation POWER/VOLUME control: LHA1225 Type B 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. MUTE button DISP/TEXT button FM... turns the system off. Turn the VOL control knob to adjust the volume. 4-34 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 186
    ... to the desired level. Fade adjusts the sound level between the front and rear speakers and Balance adjusts the sound between the right and left ... to monaural reception. 4. Press the CLOCK button again to exit the clock set mode. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-35
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 187
    ...or FM2 using the AM·FM select button. 2. Tune to the desired station using manual, SEEK or SCAN tuning. Press and hold any of the desired ... the compact disc loaded, the system will turn on and the compact disc will start to play. 4-36 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 188
    ... loaded, the compact disc will be ejected further for easier CD removal. If the disc is not removed within 15 seconds, the disc will reload. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-37
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 189
    .... 11. 12. 13. 14. CD button FM-AM button RPT button POWER/VOLUME control knob RDM button *No satellite radio reception is available when the ... 9. TUNE/FOLDER knob/Setting control button SEEK/TRACK buttons AUX IN jack AUX button* 4-38 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 190
    ... and right speakers. Fade adjusts the sound between the front and rear speakers. Speed Sensitive Volume (if so equipped): To change ... Volume (SSV) adjusts the volume of the audio system as the vehicle's driving speed changes. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-39
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 191
    ... ENTER button. 3. The minutes will begin blinking. Adjust the minutes by turning the TUNE/SCROLL knob left or right and press the ENTER button. 4-40 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 192
    ... TUNE/SCROLL knob (Tuning): Turn the TUNE/SCROLL knob to the left or right for manual tuning. SEEK tuning: or to tune Press the SEEK buttons from low ... the band as follows: AUX → XM1* → XM2* → AUX (satellite, if so equipped) Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-41
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 193
    ...disconnected or if the fuse opens, the radio memory will be canceled. In that case, reset the desired stations. SEEK/CAT (Reverse or Fast Forward) buttons...of an MP3/WMA CD is skipped, the first track of the next folder is played. 4-42 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 194
    .... For more information about the USB interface available with this system, see "USB interface (models without Navigation System)" in this section. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-43
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 195
    ... optional satellite receiver and antenna are installed and an XM satellite radio service subscription is active. Satellite radio is not available in Alaska, Hawaii and .... To turn the system off, press the VOL/ON·OFF control knob. 4-44 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 196
    ... and right speakers. Fade adjusts the sound between the front and rear speakers. Speed Volume: Controls the level to which the volume ... an auxiliary device is connected to the system. Available options are Quiet, Medium and Loud. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-45
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 197
    ... satellite receiver and antenna are installed and an XM satellite radio service subscription is active. Satellite radio is not available in Alaska, .... Touch a category displayed on the list to display options within that category. 4-46 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 198
    ...: When in FM or AM mode, press the 2. Tune to the desired station using manual or seek tuning. Press and hold any of the desired station ... to that frequency. To return to the regular radio display screen, touch the "OK" key. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-47
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 199
    ... The title or folder name to denote which pattern is applied. To cancel Repeat mode, touch the "Reicon is displayed. peat" key until no 4-48 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 200
    ... plugged into the AUX IN jack while another device is plugged into the USB input jack, the AUX button is used to toggle between the two functions. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-49
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 201
    ... storage device is plugged into the jack, compatible audio files on the storage device can be played through the vehicle's audio system. 4-50 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 202
    ... number of total tracks in the folder are displayed on the screen as well. For example, the fourth track out of twelve total is currently playing. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-51
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 203
    ... storage device is plugged into the jack, compatible audio files on the storage device can be played through the vehicle's audio system. 4-52 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 204
    ... device is playing to return to the beginning of the current track. Press several the SEEK/CATEGORY button times to skip backward several tracks. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-53
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 205
    ... Audiobooks For more information about each item, see the iPod owner's manual. Compatibility WHA1355 iPod * PLAYER OPERATION WITHOUT NAVIGATION SYSTEM (... sure that your iPod firmware is updated to the version indicated above. 4-54 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 206
    ... Normal Mode For more information about Podcasts, see the iPod owner's manual. TUNE/FF-REW/FOLDER button: When the TUNE/... end of the cable to the USB jack 2 on the vehicle. When the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON position, Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-55
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 207
    ... screen. For further information about each item, see the iPod Owner's Manual. ● Playlists ● Artists ● Albums ● Songs ● Podcasts ● Genres ● Composers ...list are repeated. RPT OFF: no repeat play pattern is applied. 4-56 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 208
    ... cable to the USB jack on the vehicle 1 . If your iPod supports charging via a USB connection, its batThe following models are compatible... 2nd generation Make sure that your iPod firmware is updated to the version indicated above. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-57
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 209
    ... following items may be available on the menu list screen. For further information about each item, see the iPod Owner's Manual. ● Playlists 4-58 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 210
    ... cloth. Do not wipe the disc using a circular motion. ● Do not use a conventional record cleaner or alcohol intended for industrial use. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-59
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 211
    ... control switch STEERING WHEEL SWITCH FOR AUDIO CONTROL (if so equipped) The audio system can be operated using the controls on the steering wheel. 4-60 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 212
    ... or decrease the volume. CAUTION Always properly tighten the antenna rod during installation or the antenna rod may break during vehicle operation. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-61
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 213
    ... a CB, ham radio or car phone in your NISSAN, be sure to observe the following precautions; otherwise, ... CB radio chassis to the body. ● For details, consult a NISSAN dealer. WARNING ● Use a phone after ... starting the engine. 4-62 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 214
    ... use a hands-free phone under the following conditions: WHA1356 Your NISSAN is equipped with the Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone System. If you ... tunnel, in an underground parking garage, near a tall building or in a mountainous area. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-63
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 215
    ... Bluetooth SIG, Inc., U.S.A. and licensed to Visteon. USING THE SYSTEM The NISSAN Voice Recognition system allows hands-free operation of... to vehicle operation. Initialization When the ignition switch is placed in the ON position, NISSAN Voice Recognition is initialized, button is which takes a few...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 216
    Operating tips To get the best performance out of the NISSAN Voice Recognition system, observe the following:...and (a Name) cannot be used. How to say numbers NISSAN Voice Recognition requires a certain way... To operate NISSAN Voice Recognition, press and release the button located on the steering wheel...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 217
    ... CONTROL BUTTONS The control buttons for the Bluetooth HandsFree Phone System are located on the steering wheel. PHONE/SEND Press the button to initiate a VR session or answer an incoming call. 4-66 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 218
    ... you get started using the Bluetooth Hands-Free Phone System with NISSAN Voice Recognition. For additional command options, refer to "List ... . The system acknowledges the command and announces the next set of available commands. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-67
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 219
    ... cellular phone model. See the cellular phone Owner's Manual for details. You can also visit www.nissanusa.com/bluetooth for instructions on connecting NISSAN recommended cellular phones. When prompted for a Passkey code, enter "1234" from ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 220
    ... the number and begins dialing. When you press and release the button on the steering wheel, you can choose from the commands on the Main Menu.... location. Once you have confirmed the name and location, the system begins the call. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-69
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 221
    ... phones that do not support automatic download of the phonebook (PBAP Bluetooth profile), the "Phonebook" command is used to manually add entries to ... access Phone A's phonebook if you are currently connected with Phone B. 4-70 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 222
    ... system, say the name you would like to give the new entry. Manual for details. You can also visit www.nissanusa.com/bluetooth for instructions on transferring phone numbers from NISSAN recommended cellular phones. The system repeats the number and prompts you for the next...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 223
    ... Owner's Manual for details. You can also visit www.nissanusa.com/bluetooth for instructions on transferring phone numbers from NISSAN recommended cellular phones. The system repeats the number and prompts you for the next command. When ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 224
    ... for the PHONE/SEND ( hands-free phone system to enter the speaker adaptation mode or press the ) button to select a difPHONE/END ( ferent language." Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-73
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 225
    ... than 5 ● The seconds in SA mode. ● The vehicle begins moving during SA mode. ● The ignition switch is placed in the OFF or LOCK position. 4-74 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 226
    ... is possible to select menu options by using the steering wheel controls instead of speaking voice commands. The manual control mode does not allow ... the manual control mode, press and ) button for 5 hold the PHONE/END ( seconds. Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems 4-75
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 227
    TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE The system should respond correctly to all voice commands without difficulty. If problems are encountered, try the... the command correctly. The system consistently selects the wrong entry from the phone book. 4-76 Display screen, heater, air conditioner, audio and phone systems
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 228
    ... recovery...5-5 Rapid air pressure loss ...5-6 Drinking alcohol/drugs and driving...5-6 Ignition switch...5-7 NISSAN Intelligent Key™... (if so equipped) ...5-8 Manual transmission (if so equipped) ...5-9 Ignition switch positions ...5-10 NISSAN vehicle immobilizer system ...5-10 Before starting the ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 229
    ... they could be seriously injured. Keep the car locked, with the rear seatback and trunk lid securely ... follow these precautions: 1. Open all the windows. air recirculation but2. Set the ton to off and the fan control dial to HI to circulate the air. ● If electrical wiring or other cable connections...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 230
    ... if the engine misfires, or if noticeable loss of performance or other unusual operating conditions are detected. Have the vehicle inspected promptly by a NISSAN dealer. ● Avoid driving with an extremely low fuel level. Running out of fuel ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 231
    ... warning light will flash for approximately 1 minute. The light will remain on after 1 minute. Contact your NISSAN dealer as soon as possible for tire replacement and/or system resetting. ● Replacing tires with those not originally specified by NISSAN could affect the proper ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 232
    ... wear your seat belt as outlined in the "Safety - Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system" section of this manual, and also instruct your passengers to do so. Seat belts help reduce the risk of injury in collisions and rollovers. ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 233
    ... accident, alcohol can increase the severity of the injury. NISSAN is committed to safe driving. However, you must...caused by driving on under-inflated tires. Rapid air pressure loss can affect the handling ...and do-it-yourself" section of this manual. If a tire rapidly loses air pressure or "blows-...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 234
    ... cannot be moved from the "LOCK" position and if the steering lock is engaged, the steering wheel may not be able ...(See "JUMP STARTING" in the "In case of emergency" section of this manual.) LSD0175 NISSAN INTELLIGENT KEY™ (if so equipped) The Intelligent Key can operate the ignition ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 235
    ... Intelligent Key is placed on the instrument panel, rear parcel shelf, inside the glove box, storage bin or door pocket, the Intelligent Key may not function. ● If the Intelligent Key is placed near the door or window outside the vehicle, the Intelligent Key may function. ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 236
    ... the ignition switch slightly in the ON direction. 3. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position. MANUAL TRANSMISSION (if so equipped) The ignition .... The key can only be removed when the ignition switch is in the LOCK position. On manual transmission models, to turn the ignition switch to the ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 237
    ... the no start condition re-occurs, NISSAN recommends placing the registered key on a separate ...). OFF: (1) The engine can be turned off without locking the steering wheel (for vehicles equipped... electrical accessories such as the radio when the engine is not running. NISSAN VEHICLE IMMOBILIZER SYSTEM...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 238
    ...their appearance and condition. Also check tires for proper inflation. ● Lock all doors. ● Position seat and adjust head restraints and ...Return the ignition switch to the LOCK position. ● Remove the mechanical key from the ignition switch. ● Close the doors. Starting and driving ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 239
    DRIVING THE VEHICLE 3. Crank the engine with your foot off the accelerator pedal by turning the ignition switch to START. Release the switch when the engine starts. If the engine starts, but fails to run, repeat the above procedure. ● If the engine is very hard to start in extremely cold weather ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 240
    ...your vehicle is electronically controlled to produce maximum power and smooth operation. The recommended operating... and driving enjoyment. NOTE: Engine power may be automatically reduced to protect the CVT... positions if the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK or OFF position or if the key is removed...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 241
    ... is in N (Neutral), or any drive position, the key cannot be turned to the LOCK position and be removed from the ignition switch. If this occurs, perform the ... to P (Park) to park the vehicle and turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position to remove the key. P (Park): Use the P (Park) selector ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 242
    ...down: B paddle on the steering wheel Pull the towards you. (Shifts to lower range.) Manual shift ... mode. Shift ranges can be selected manually using the paddles on the steering wheel B and... A to return the transmission to the normal driving mode. ● In the manual shift mode, the transmission may not...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 243
    ...release. 6. Now the vehicle may be moved to the desired location. If the shift selector cannot be moved out of P (Park), have a NISSAN dealer check the transmission as soon as possible. LSD0178 Shift lock release If the battery is discharged, the shift...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 244
    ... should return to its normal operating condition. If it does not return to its normal operating condition, have a NISSAN dealer check the transmission and repair if necessary. MANUAL TRANSMISSION (if so equipped) WARNING ● Do not downshift ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 245
    ... 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. To back up, lift up on the shift selector ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 246
    PARKING BRAKE Suggested maximum speed in each gear Downshift to a lower gear if the engine is not running smoothly, or if you need to accelerate. Do not exceed the maximum suggested speed (shown below) in any gear. For level road driving, use the highest gear suggested for that speed. Always ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 247
    ... engage: Pull the lever up A . To release: 1. Firmly apply the foot brake. 2. Manual transmission models: Place the shift selector in the N (Neutral) .... ● If the SET indicator light blinks, turn the cruise control switch off and have the system checked by a NISSAN dealer. 5-20 Starting and driving
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 248
    ...Push the CANCEL button; the SET indicator light in the instrument panel goes out. ● Tap the brake ... speed. ● you depress the clutch pedal (manual transmission), or move the shift selector to N (Neutral)...·OFF switch. The CRUISE indicator light in the instrument panel comes on. To set cruising speed...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 249
    ...wheels in correct alignment. Improper alignment increases tire wear and lowers fuel economy. ● Air conditioner operation lowers fuel economy. Use the...● When cruising at highway speeds, it is more economical to use the air conditioner and leave the windows closed to reduce ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 250
    PARKING/PARKING ON HILLS 2. Manual transmission models: Place the shift selector in the R (Reverse) position... P (Park) for CVT models or in an appropriate gear for manual transmission models. Failure to do so... if it moves. 4. Place the ignition switch in the LOCK position and remove the key. Starting...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 251
    ...functioning properly and may need servicing. Have the power steering system checked by a NISSAN dealer. When the electric power steering warning light illuminates ... be harder to operate. Have the power steering system checked by a NISSAN dealer. The power steering system is designed...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 252
    ... for the brakes will not work. Braking will be harder. This procedure is described in the vehicle service manual and can be performed by a NISSAN dealer. ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) (if so equipped) WARNING ● The Anti-lock Braking...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 253
    ...it switches the ABS off and illuminates the ABS warning light on the instrument panel. The brake system then operates normally, but without ... assistance. If the ABS warning light illuminates during the self-test or while driving, have the vehicle checked by a NISSAN dealer. 5-26 Starting and driving
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 254
    ... bars, bushings and wheels are not NISSAN approved for your vehicle or are extremely deteriorated ... the Vehicle Dynamic Control OFF indicator light may come on. ● When driving on extremely inclined ..., the Vehicle Dynamic Control OFF indicator light may illuminate. This is not a malfunction. Restart ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 255
    ... remote keyless entry keyfob (if so equipped) or the NISSAN Intelligent Key™ (if so equipped). DRAINING... operate your vehicle on snowy or icy roads, NISSAN recommends the use of MUD & SNOW or ALL SEASON TIRES on all four wheels. Please consult a NISSAN dealer for the tire type, size, speed rating ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 256
    ...can result in a fire or electrical shock and cause serious personal injury. Engine block heaters are available through NISSAN dealers to assist in cold temperature starting. The engine block heater should be used when the outside temperature is 20° F (-7° C)...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 257
    MEMO 5-30 Starting and driving
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 258
    6 In case of emergency Flat tire ...6-2 Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (if so equipped) ...6-2 Changing a flat tire ...6-2 Jump starting ...6-8 ...your vehicle overheats ...6-11 Towing your vehicle ...6-12 Towing recommended by NISSAN ...6-13 Vehicle recovery (freeing a stuck vehicle) ...6-14
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 259
    ..."Starting and driving" section. ● Replacing tires with those not originally specified by NISSAN could affect the proper... will flash for approximately 1 minute. The light will remain on after 1 minute. Contact your NISSAN dealer as soon as possible for tire replacement and/or system resetting. ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 260
    WARNING ● Make sure the parking brake is securely applied and the manual transmission is shifted into R (Reverse), or the CVT is shifted into P (Park). ● Never change tires when the vehicle is on a slope, ice or slippery areas. This is hazardous. ● Never change tires if oncoming traffic is ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 261
    WCE0203 WCE0055 2. To remove the jack, turn the jack screw counterclockwise and lift out. Removing bolt-on wheel cover (if so equipped) CAUTION Do not use your hands to pry off wheel caps or wheel covers. Doing so could result in personal injury. Wheel cover attachment to the wheel is made by ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 262
    ... use any other part of the vehicle for jack support. ● Never jack up the vehicle more than ... WARNING ● 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 ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 263
    ...label attached to the jack body and the following instructions. 1. Loosen each wheel nut one... is designed for emergency use. See specific instructions under the heading "Wheels and tires" in the "Maintenance and do-it-yourself" section of this manual. 1. Clean any mud or dirt from the surface...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 264
    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 illustrated ( A , B , C , D ). Lower the vehicle completely. Wheel nut tightening torque: 83 ft-lb (113 N·m) The wheel nuts must be kept tightened to ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 265
    ... your engine with a booster battery, the instructions and precautions below must be followed. If the battery of a vehicle equipped with the NISSAN Intelligent Key ™ is discharged, the ignition switch cannot be moved from the LOCK position, even using the mechanical key ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 266
    ... the shift selector to N (Neutral) (manual transmission) or to P (Park) (CVT). Switch off all unnecessary electrical systems (lights, heater, air conditioner, etc.). 3. Remove vent caps on the battery (if so equipped). Cover the battery with an old cloth to reduce ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 267
    PUSH STARTING 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 push-started or tow-started. Attempting to do so may cause transmission damage. ● For manual transmission models, never try to start the vehicle by towing it. When the ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 268
    ...reservoir tank with the engine running. Add coolant to the engine coolant reservoir tank if necessary. Have your vehicle repaired at a NISSAN dealer. WARNING ● Do not continue to drive if your vehicle overheats. Doing so could cause engine damage or...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 269
    .... Incorrect towing equipment could damage your vehicle. Towing instructions are available from a NISSAN dealer. Local service operators are generally familiar with ...and to prevent accidental damage to your vehicle, NISSAN recommends having a service operator tow your vehicle. It...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 270
    TOWING RECOMMENDED BY NISSAN NISSAN recommends that your vehicle be towed with the driving (front) wheels off the ground or ...Variable Transmission (CVT) models with the front wheels on towing dollies, or when towing manual transmission models with the front wheels on the ground: - Turn the ignition...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 271
    ● When towing Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) or manual transmission (M/T) models with the rear wheels on the ground (if you do not use towing dollies): Always ... the following restricted towing speeds and distances for manual transmissions (M/T) only: - Speed: Below 50 MPH (80...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 272
    ... other device designed specifically for vehicle recovery. Always follow the manufacturer's instructions for the recovery device. Do not use the tie-down hooks... cannot be freed after a few tries, contact a professional towing service to remove the vehicle. Rocking a stuck vehicle WARNING ● Stand ...
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    MEMO 6-16 In case of emergency
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 274
    ... Removing spots ...7-3 Underbody ...7-3 Glass ...7-3 Aluminum alloy wheels ...7-3 Chrome parts ...7-4 Tire dressings ...7-4 Cleaning interior...7-4 Air fresheners ...7-5 Floor mats ...7-5 Seat belts ...7-6 Corrosion protection ...7-6 Most common factors contributing to vehicle corrosion ...7-6 ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 275
    ...must be cleaned regularly. Take care that the drain holes in the lower edge of the door are open. Spray water under the body and in the wheel ... to remove built-up wax residue and to avoid a weathered appearance before re-applying wax. A NISSAN dealer can assist you in choosing the proper product. ●...
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    ... quickly as possible from the surface of the paint to avoid lasting damage or staining. Special cleaning products are available at a NISSAN dealer or any automotive accessory store. The high-... to clean if the inside high-mounted stop light (if so equipped) is removed first. Be ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 277
    ... water won't clean the center console and door pull finishers, use NISSAN Vinyl and Leather Cleaner (or equivalent). Occasionally remove loose dust from ... a nonabrasive chrome polish to maintain the finish. TIRE DRESSINGS NISSAN does not recommend the use of tire dressings. Tire ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 278
    ...or surface damage may occur. Such damage is not covered under the NISSAN warranty. ● Small dirt particles can be abrasive and ... in the footwell. Periodically check to make certain the mats are properly positioned. FLOOR MATS The use of genuine NISSAN floor mats can extend the life of your vehicle ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 279
    ... accumulation of moisture-retaining dirt and debris in body panel sections, cavities, and other areas. ● ... minor damage to the paint and repair it as soon as possible. ● Keep drain holes at the bottom of the doors open to avoid water accumulation. ● Check the underbody for accumulation of sand,...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 280
    ...fenders. In winter, the underbody must be cleaned periodically. For additional protection against rust and corrosion, which may be required in some areas, consult a NISSAN dealer. Appearance and care 7-7
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 281
    MEMO 7-8 Appearance and care
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 282
    ...16 Drive belt ...8-16 Spark plugs...8-17 Replacing spark plugs ...8-17 Air cleaner ...8-18 In-cabin microfilter ...8-19 Windshield ...compartment ...8-22 Passenger compartment ...8-24 Battery replacement ...8-25 Keyfob (if so equipped) ...8-25 NISSAN Intelligent Key™ (if so equipped) ...8-27 Lights ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 283
    ... listed in your "NISSAN Service and Maintenance Guide". You must refer to that guide to ensure that... you, a qualified technician, or, if you prefer, a NISSAN dealer. Where to go for service If maintenance ..., you should notify a NISSAN dealer if you think that repairs are required. When performing ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 284
    ... goes down further than normal, the pedal feels spongy or the vehicle seems to take longer to stop, see a NISSAN dealer immediately. Keep the floor mat away from the .... If the parking brake needs adjustment, see a NISSAN dealer. Seats Check seat position controls such as seat ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 285
    ... exhaust fumes, immediately have the exhaust system inspected by a NISSAN dealer. See the carbon monoxide warning in the "Starting and driving" section of this manual. Fluid ...vehicle has been parked for a while. Water dripping from the air conditioner after use is normal. If you ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 286
    ...fuel filter or fuel lines should be serviced by a NISSAN dealer because the fuel lines are under ...relatively easy for an owner to perform. A genuine NISSAN service manual is also available. See “Ownerମ.. If in doubt about any servicing, have it done by a NISSAN dealer. WARNING ● Park the vehicle ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 287
    ENGINE COMPARTMENT CHECK LOCATIONS MR20DE engine 1. 2. 3. Engine coolant reservoir Engine oil filler cap Brake fluid reservoir/Clutch fluid reservoir (M/T model) 4. Battery 5. Air cleaner 6. Fuse/Fusible link box 7. Radiator cap 8. Engine oil dipstick 9. ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 288
    QR25DE engine 1. 2. 3. Engine coolant reservoir Engine oil filler cap Brake fluid reservoir/Clutch fluid reservoir (M/T model) 4. Battery 5. Air cleaner 6. Fuse/Fusible link box 7. Radiator cap 8. Engine oil dipstick 9. Drive belt location 10. Windshield-washer fluid reservoir * Engine cover ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 289
    ...not necessary. CAUTION When adding or replacing coolant, be sure to use only a Genuine NISSAN Long Life ... use only a genuine NISSAN radiator cap. LDI0537 MR20DE 50% CHECKING ENGINE COOLANT ... system frequently requires coolant, have it checked by a NISSAN dealer. 8-8 Maintenance and do-it-yourself
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 290
    .... Check your local regulations. WDI0591 MR20DE CHANGING ENGINE COOLANT A NISSAN dealer can change the engine coolant. The service procedure can be found in the NISSAN Service Manual. Improper servicing can result in reduced heater performance and engine ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 291
    LDI0590 LDI0371 WDI0521 QR25DE 5. Remove the dipstick again and check the oil level. It should be between the H (High) and L (Low) marks... on the severity of operating conditions. CAUTION Oil level should be checked regularly. Operating the engine with an insufficient amount of oil can damage the ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 292
    ...section. ● Waste oil must be disposed of properly. ● Check your local regulations. WDI0597 6. Clean ...€ in the “Technical and consumer information” section of this manual for drain and refill capacity. The drain ...and wait more than 10 minutes. Check the oil level with the dipstick. Add engine...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 293
    ... a slight resistance is felt, then tighten an additional 2/3 turn. 8. Start the engine and check for leakage around the oil filter. Correct as required. 9. Turn the engine off and wait more than 10 minutes. Check the oil level. Add engine oil if necessary. Oil filler cap Oil drain...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 294
    ...is not covered by the NISSAN new vehicle limited warranty. When checking or replacement of CVT fluid is required, we recommend your NISSAN dealer for servicing. BRAKE AND CLUTCH FLUID For further brake and clutch fluid specification information,...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 295
    ...LDI0539 LDI0540 CLUTCH FLUID Check the clutch fluid level in the reservoir (manual transmissions only). Add Genuine NISSAN Brake Fluid or equivalent DOT... If fluid must be added frequently, the system should be checked by a NISSAN dealer. WINDSHIELD-WASHER FLUID RESERVOIR Fill the ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 296
    BATTERY ● Keep the battery surface clean and dry. Clean the battery with a solution of baking soda and water. ● Make certain the terminal connections are clean and securely tightened. ● If the vehicle is not to be used for 30 days or longer, disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal cable ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 297
    ... section of this manual. If the engine does not start by jump starting, the battery may have to be replaced. Contact a NISSAN dealer. WDI0638 MR20DE model 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. WDI0529 Automatic tensioner Generator Water pump Air conditioner compressor (with A/C) or...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 298
    ..., or fraying. If the belt is in poor condition, have it replaced or adjusted by a NISSAN dealer. 2. Have the belt checked regularly for condition. WDI0696 SDI1895 QR25DE model 1.... tensioner Water pump Generator Air conditioner compressor WARNING REPLACING SPARK PLUGS Platinum-tipped ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 299
    ... socket can damage the spark plugs. If replacement is required, see your NISSAN dealer for assistance. CAUTION Be sure to ... not be cleaned and reused. Replace it according to the maintenance log shown in the "NISSAN Service and Maintenance Guide." To remove the air cleaner filter: 3. Unlatch the...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 300
    ... pedal. Refer to the "NISSAN Service and Maintenance Guide" for change intervals. If replacement is required, see your NISSAN dealer. WDI0596 QR25DE 5. Wipe the inside of the air cleaner filter housing and the cover with a damp cloth. ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 301
    ... wiper blades. CAUTION ● After wiper blade replacement, return the wiper arm to its original position; ...the arms may be damaged from wind pressure. WDI0408 REPLACING Replace the wiper blades if they are ... blades can damage the windshield and impair driver vision. Push the release tab, then move ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 302
    ... not operate properly, have the brakes checked by a NISSAN dealer. Proper brake inspection intervals ..., see the appropriate maintenance schedule information in the "NISSAN Service and Maintenance Guide". Self-... is applied. WARNING See a NISSAN dealer for a brake system check if the brake pedal ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 303
    ...passenger compartment fuse box. Type A fuses can be installed in the engine compartment and passenger compartment fuse boxes. If a type A fuse is used to replace a type B fuse, the type A fuse will not be level with the fuse pocket as shown in the illustration. This will not affect the performance ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 304
    ... checking and replacing fuses on QR25DE engine models, see a NISSAN dealer. If any electrical... opens, have the electrical system checked and repaired by a NISSAN dealer. MR20DE Fusible links If... checking and replacing the fusible links in holders A and B and C , see a NISSAN dealer. Maintenance and...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 305
    ... a fire. If any electrical equipment does not operate, check for an open fuse. 1. Be sure the ignition switch and the headlight switch ... with an equivalent good fuse. 6. If a new fuse also opens, have the electrical system checked and repaired by a NISSAN dealer. 7. Install the storage bin. . 8-24 ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 306
    BATTERY REPLACEMENT CAUTION Be careful not to allow children to swallow the battery or removed parts. LDI0484 KEYFOB (if so equipped) Replace the battery in the keyfob as follows: 1 2 3 Install a new battery C with the "+" facing down. Open the lid using a coin A . Remove the battery B . ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 307
    .... Close the lid securely. button, then the 5. Press the button two or three times to check the keyfob operation. If the battery is removed for any reason other than replacement, perform step 5. ● An improperly disposed battery can hurt the environment. Always ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 308
    NISSAN INTELLIGENT KEY™ (if so equipped) Replace the battery in the Intelligent Key as follows: 1. Remove the ... Close the lid securely as illustrated C D . 5. Operate the buttons to check the operation. See a NISSAN dealer if you need assistance for replacement. FCC Notice: Changes or modifications...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 309
    ... assembly must be removed from the vehicle for bulb replacement, see your NISSAN dealer. ● Use the same number and ... inside the lens, contact a NISSAN dealer. CAUTION ● Aiming is not necessary after replacing the bulb. When aiming adjustment is necessary, contact a NISSAN dealer. ● Do not ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 310
    ...assembly Low/High (Halogen) Turn/Park Side marker Front fog light* (if so equipped) Front map lights* (if so equipped)...3457AK 194 H11LL 168 AL57 158 921LF LED 3057K 3057K 921 194 W5W * Always check with the Parts Department at a NISSAN dealer for the latest parts information. Maintenance and do-it-...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 311
    ...light (if so equipped) High-mounted stop light (if so equipped) Spoiler mounted stop light... light Rear combination light WDI0257 Indicates bulb removal Indicates bulb replacement Replacement procedures WDI0599 All other lights are either type A, B, C or D. When replacing a bulb, first remove the ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 312
    ...flat tire, see "Flat tire" in the "In case of emergency" section of this manual. TIRE PRESSURE Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (if so equipped) ... all tires except the spare. When the low tire pressure warning light is lit, one or more of your tires is significantly under...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 313
    ... driver side center pillar. Tire pressures should be checked regularly because: ● Most tires naturally lose air over time. ● Tires can lose air suddenly when driven over potholes or other objects or if the vehicle strikes a curb while parking. The tire ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 314
    5 6 Tire size - refer to "Tire labeling" later in this section. Spare tire size. LDI0545 Tire and loading information label 1 4 Seating capacity: The maximum number of occupants that can be seated in the vehicle. Vehicle load limit: See "Vehicle loading information" in the "...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 315
    ...the Tire and Loading Information label. 5. Add air to the tire as needed. If too much air ... pressure. Recheck the pressure and add or release air as needed. 6. Install the valve stem cap. ... escape. If the hissing sound of air escaping from the tire is heard while checking the pressure, reposition the ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 316
    ... in inches. 6. Two- or three-digit number (95): This number is the tire's load index. It is a measurement of how much weight each tire can support. You may not find this information on all tires because it is not required by law. 7. H: Tire speed rating. You should not drive the vehicle faster ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 317
    ... 2 TIN (Tire Identification Number) for a This number is the greatest amount of air pressure that should be put in the tire. Do not exceed the ...: DOT XX XX XXX XXXX) 1. DOT: Abbreviation for the "Department Of Transportation". The symbol can be placed above, below or to the left or right of the ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 318
    ... Summer, All Season or Snow) and construction. A NISSAN dealer may be able to help you with ... (Canada) in the Warranty Information Booklet. Summer tires NISSAN specifies summer tires on some models to ...to operate your vehicle in snowy or icy conditions, NISSAN recommends the use of SNOW tires or ALL ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 319
    ... chains may be prohibited according to location. Check the local laws before installing tire ... WHEELS AND TIRES Tire rotation NISSAN recommends rotating the tires every 7,500 ... tire" in the "In case of emergency" section of this manual for tire replacing procedures. As soon as possible, tighten ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 320
    ... of the spare tire may result in serious personal injury. If it is necessary to repair the spare tire, contact a NISSAN dealer. ● For additional information regarding tires, refer to "Important Tire Safety Information" (US) or "Tire Safety...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 321
    ... warning light will flash for approximately 1 minute. The light will remain on after 1 minute. Contact your NISSAN dealer as soon as possible for tire replacement and/or system resetting. ● Replacing tires with those not originally specified by NISSAN could affect the proper ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 322
    ... loss of pressure or poor seal at the tire bead. ● NISSAN recommends waxing the road wheels to protect against ... and abrupt braking while driving. ● Periodically check spare tire inflation pressure. Always keep ... USE ONLY spare tire should be used on the rear wheels and the original tire used on ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 323
    MEMO 8-42 Maintenance and do-it-yourself
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 324
    ... Engine oil and oil filter recommendations ...9-5 Air conditioner system refrigerant and oil ...11 Tire and loading information label...9-11 Air conditioner specification label...9-11 Installing front... Data Recorders (EDR)...9-26 Owner's Manual/Service Manual order information ...9-27 In the event of...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 325
    ... Available in mainland USA through your NISSAN dealer. *6: For further details, see "Air conditioner system refrigerant and oil ..., see "Engine Oil" in the "Maintenance and do-it-yourself" section of this manual. *8: See your NISSAN dealer for service. 9-2 Technical and consumer information
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 326
    ...not covered by the NISSAN new vehicle limited warranty. supports efforts towards cleaner air ...compatibility for your NISSAN cannot be readily determined. If in doubt, ask your service station ...however, be added up to 15%.) Gasoline specifications NISSAN recommends using gasoline that meets the World...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 327
    ... methanol blends are suitable for use in NISSAN vehicles. If any driveability problems such as engine ... symptoms are encountered, have your vehicle checked at a NISSAN dealer. However, now and then ... holding a steady speed on level roads, have a NISSAN dealer correct the condition. Failure to correct ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 328
    ... vehicle is equipped with a high-quality genuine NISSAN oil filter. When replacing, use a genuine ...and recommended fuel/lubricants" earlier in this section. NISSAN recommends the use of an energy conserving oil... quality and/or viscosity is not covered by the NISSAN new vehicle limited warranty. Oil...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 329
    ... and recycling of any refrigerant during automotive air conditioner system service. A NISSAN dealer has the trained technicians and equipment needed to recover and recycle your air conditioner system refrigerant. Contact a NISSAN dealer when servicing your air conditioner system. ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 330
    SPECIFICATIONS ENGINE Model Type Cylinder arrangement Bore x Stroke Displacement Firing order Idle speed M/T CVT (in "N" position) Ignition timing (degree B.T.D.C. at idle speed) CO % at idle Spark plug Spark plug gap (Nominal) in (mm) MR20DE Gasoline, 4-cycle, DOHC 4-cylinder, inline 3.307 x ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 331
    ...X 6.5 and 16 X 6.5 inch wheel 17 X 7.0 inch wheel Rear Track 15 X 6.5 and 16 X 6.5 inch wheel 17 X ... vehicle weight rating Gross axle weight rating Front Rear lb (kg) 60.8 (1,544) N/A 105.7 (2,685) N/A... the center pillar between the driver's side front and rear doors. lb (kg) lb (kg) 9-8 Technical ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 332
    ...OR REGISTERING YOUR VEHICLE IN ANOTHER COUNTRY When planning to drive your NISSAN vehicle in another country, you should first find out ..., its modifications, transportation, and registration are the responsibility of the user. NISSAN is not responsible for any inconvenience that may result. VEHICLE ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 333
    ... label is affixed as shown. This label contains valuable vehicle information, such as: Gross Vehicle Weight Ratings (GVWR), Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR), month and year of manufacture, Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), etc. Review it carefully. 9-10 Technical and consumer information
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 334
    ... is shown on the Tire and Loading Information label. The label is located as shown. AIR CONDITIONER SPECIFICATION LABEL The air conditioner specification label is affixed to the underside of the hood as shown. Technical and consumer information 9-11
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 335
    ... license plate holder as indicated. Make holes on the plastic finisher at the location mark (small dimple) using a 0.31 in (8 mm) drill. Apply light pressure to the drill. Install the license plate holder using the two screws provided with the holder. Mount the license plate using two M614mm bolts. ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 336
    ...- maximum total combined weight of the unloaded vehicle, passengers, luggage, hitch, trailer tongue load and any other optional equipment.... Rating) maximum weight (load) limit specified for the front or rear axle. This information is located on the F.M.V.S.S./C.M.V.S.S. certification label. ● GCWR ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 337
    ... or XXX lbs" on your vehicle's placard. 2. Determine the combined weight of the driver and passengers that will be riding in your vehicle. 3. Subtract the combined weight of the driver and passengers from XXX kg or XXX lbs. 4. The resulting figure equals the available ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 338
    ... trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and ... "Measurement of Weights" later in this section. Also check tires for proper inflation pressures. See.... ● Do not load the front and rear axle to the GAWR. Doing so will exceed...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 339
    ... towing a trailer places additional loads on your vehicle's engine, drive train, steering, braking and other systems. A NISSAN Towing Guide (U.S. only) is available on the website at www.nissanusa.com. This guide includes information on trailer ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 340
    .... See "If your vehicle overheats" in the "In case of emergency" section of this manual. WTI0160 TI1012M Tongue load Keep the tongue load between ... CAUTION Vehicle damage resulting from improper towing procedures is not covered by NISSAN warranties. Technical and consumer information 9-17
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 341
    ... cargo and/or optional equipment, such as the trailer hitch, will add weight to the vehicle and reduce ...than Front Gross Axle Weight and Rear Gross Axle Weight on the F.M.V.S.S./C.M.V.S.S. certification label....weighed on a scale - including passengers, cargo and hitch - 3,820 lb. (1732 kg). ● Gross ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 342
    ...sway control device will work with the vehicle, hitch, trailer and the trailer's brake system. Follow the instructions provided by the manufacturer for installing and using the sway ...least 2 threads showing beyond the lock washer and nut. TOWING SAFETY Trailer hitch Choose a proper ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 343
    ... that exceeds these power requirements may damage the vehicle's electrical system. See a reputable trailer dealer to obtain the ... lights should comply with federal and/or local regulations. For assistance in hooking up trailer lights, contact a NISSAN dealer or reputable trailer dealer. Safety ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 344
    ... half and 40% is in the back half. Also make sure the load is balanced side to side. ● Check your hitch, trailer tire pressure, vehicle tire pressure, trailer light operation, and trailer wheel lug nuts every time you attach a trailer to ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 345
    ... serviced more often than at intervals specified in the recommended Maintenance Schedule in the "NISSAN Service and Maintenance Guide". ● When making a turn, your ...while towing a trailer. Anticipate stops and brake gradually. ● NISSAN recommends that the cruise control (if so equipped) not be...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 346
    ... trailers. Obey the local speed limits. ● Check your hitch, trailer wiring harness connections, ... level to go over the exhaust tail pipe or rear bumper. ● Make sure you disconnect the...Maintenance and do-it-yourself" section earlier in this manual. CAUTION ● Failure to follow these guidelines ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 347
    ... performance of tires depends upon the actual conditions of their use, however, and may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics and climate. Traction AA, A, B and C The traction grades, from highest to lowest, ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 348
    .... However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or NISSAN. To contact NHTSA, you may call the Vehicle Safety Hotline ... cannot or do not want to perform the driving pattern, a NISSAN dealer can conduct it for you. Technical and consumer ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 349
    ... in certain crash or near crash-like situations, such as an air bag deployment or hitting a road obstacle, data that will assist in understanding how a vehicle's systems performed. The ... in your vehicle were operating; ● Whether or not the driver and passenger safety belts were buckled/...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 350
    ...or permitted by law. A genuine NISSAN Service Manual is the best source of service and repair information for ...of genuine NISSAN Service Manuals for the 1999 model year and prior, see a NISSAN dealer, or...a genuine NISSAN Service Manual or Owner's Manual please contact your nearest NISSAN dealer. For...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 351
    ...insurance agent and your repair shop to only use Genuine NISSAN Collision Parts.... tear expenses at the end of your lease. NISSAN designs its hoods with crumple zones to minimize ... information visit us at: www.nissanusa.com (for U.S. customers) or www.nissan.ca (for Canadian customers). 9-28 Technical...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 352
    10 Index A ABS (Anti-lock Braking System)...5-25 Air bag (See supplemental restraint system) ...1-43 Air bag system Front (See supplemental front... Side and curtain (See supplemental side air bag and curtain side-impact ...warning labels ...1-58 Air bag warning light...1-58, 2-14 Air cleaner housing ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 353
    ... ...4-5 Controls Audio controls (steering wheel)...4-60 Heater and air conditioner controls...4-14 Coolant Capacities ...20 Cup holders ...2-30 Curtain side-impact air bag system (See supplemental side air bag and curtain side-impact air bag system)...1-55 D Daytime running light system (Canada only) ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 354
    Front air bag system (See supplemental restraint system) . Front seats ...Fuel ... ...Headlights ...Heated seats ...Heater Heater and air conditioner controls. Heater operation ...Hood ...17 Keys, Except Intelligent Key...3-2 L Labels Air conditioner specification label ...9-11 C.M.V.S.S. certification ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 355
    Light Air bag warning light ...1-58, 2-14 Brake light (See stop light) ...8-... ...2-12 Low windshield-washer fluid warning light ...2-13 Passenger air bag and status light ...1-52 ... ...N NISSAN Intelligent Key™...3-3, 3-11 NISSAN vehicle immobilizer system ...2-19, 3-2, 5-10 O Octane rating (See fuel...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 356
    ... Rear seat ...1-3, 1-4, 1-5 Security indicator light...2-15 Security system (NISSAN vehicle immobilizer system), ... ...5-13 Manual transmission ...5-18 Shoulder belt height adjustment ...1-21 Side air bag system... bag warning labels ...1-58 Supplemental air bag warning light ...1-58, 2-14 Supplemental ...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 357
    ... gauge Engine coolant temperature gauge ...2-7 Theft (NISSAN vehicle immobilizer system), engine start ...2-19... security system ...2-17 Vehicle security system (NISSAN vehicle immobilizer system), engine start. ... Ventilators ...4-14 W Warning Air bag warning light ...1-58, 2-14 Anti-lock brake warning...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 358
    ... ...Wheel/tire size...When traveling or registering your vehicle in another country ...Windows Locking passengers' windows ...Manual windows ...Power rear windows ...Power windows ...Rear power windows ...Windshield wiper and washer switch ......
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 359
    ...: MR20DE and QR25DE engine except Spec-V Use unleaded regular gasoline with an octane... system components and is not covered by the NISSAN new vehicle limited warranty. For additional.... The label is typically located on the driver side center pillar or on the driver's door. For additional information...
  • 2010 Nissan Sentra | Owner's Manual - Page 360
    Printing : February 2010 Publication No.: OM0E 0B16U2 Printed in U.S.A. B16-D



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