2002 QUEST OWNER'S MANUAL

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2002 QUEST OWNER'S MANUAL

  1. 1. The inside pages of this manual containForeword a minimum of 50% recycled fibers, including 10% post-consumer fibers.Welcome to the growing family of new READ FIRST — THEN DRIVE SAFELYNISSAN owners. This vehicle is delivered Before driving your vehicle read this own- MODIFICATION OF YOUR VEHICLEto you with confidence. It was produced er’s manual carefully. This will ensure famil- This vehicle should not be modified.using the latest techniques and strict quality iarity with controls and maintenance re- Modification could affect its perfor-control. quirements, assisting you in the safe mance, safety or durability, and mayThis manual was prepared to help you operation of your vehicle. even violate governmental regulations.understand the operation and maintenance In addition, damage or performance WARNING problems resulting from modificationsof your vehicle so that you may enjoy manymiles of driving pleasure. Please read IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION may not be covered under NISSANthrough this manual before operating your REMINDERS FOR SAFETY! warranties.vehicle. Follow these important driving rules to help ensure a safe and comfortable tripA separate Warranty Information Booklet for you and your passengers! WHEN READING THE MANUALexplains details about the warranties ● NEVER drive under the influence of This manual includes information for allcovering your vehicle. The “NISSAN Ser- alcohol or drugs. options available on this model. Therefore,vice and Maintenance Guide” explains ● ALWAYS observe posted speed lim- you may find some information that doesdetails about maintaining and servicing its and never drive too fast for con-your vehicle. Additionally, a separate not apply to your vehicle. ditions.Customer Care/Lemon Law Booklet (U.S. ● ALWAYS use your seat belts and All information, specifications and illustra-only) will explain how to resolve any appropriate child restraint systems. tions in this manual are those in effect at theconcerns you may have with your ve- Pre-teen children should be seated time of printing. NISSAN reserves the righthicle, as well as clarify your rights under in the rear seat. to change specifications or design withoutyour state’s lemon law. ● ALWAYS provide information about notice and without obligation. the proper use of vehicle safety fea-Your NISSAN dealership knows your ve- tures to all occupants of the vehicle.hicle best. When you require any service or ● ALWAYS review this owner’s manualhave any questions, they will be glad to for important safety information.assist you with the extensive resourcesavailable to them. ੬੭
  2. 2. IMPORTANT INFORMATION The inside pages of this manual contain a minimum of 50% recycled fibers,ABOUT THIS MANUAL including 10% post-consumer fibers.You will see various symbols in this manual. CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65They are used in the following ways: WARNING WARNING WARNING Engine Exhaust, some of its constitu-This is used to indicate the presence of ents, and certain vehicle componentsa hazard that could cause death or contain or emit chemicals known toserious personal injury. To avoid or State of California to cause cancer andreduce the risk, the procedures must birth defects or other reproductivebe followed precisely. harm. CAUTION APD1005This is used to indicate the presence ofa hazard that could cause minor or If you see this symbol, it means ‘‘Do not domoderate personal injury or damage to this’’ or ‘‘Do not let this happen.’’your vehicle. To avoid or reduce therisk, the procedures must be followedcarefully. © 2001 NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. GARDENA, CALIFORNIA All rights reserved. No part of this Owner’s Manual may be reproduced or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photo- copying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Nissan North America, Inc., Gardena, California ੬੭
  3. 3. Welcome To The World Of NISSAN NISSAN pioneered the use of electronics and computers in automobiles, and has led the indus- try in improving both performance and fuel effi- ciency through new engine designs and the use of synthetic materials to reduce vehicle weight. The company has also developed ways to build quality into its vehicles at each stage of the production process, both through extensive use of automation and — most importantly — through an awareness that people are the cen- tral element in quality control. From the time the parts arrived from our suppli- ers until you took delivery of your new NISSAN, dozens of checks were made to ensure that only WFW0002 the best job was being done in producing and delivering your vehicle. NISSAN also takes greatYour new NISSAN is the result of our dedication design at Nissan Design America, Inc. in San Diego, California, and engineering at Nissan care to ensure that when you take your NISSANto produce the finest in safe, reliable and eco- to your dealer for maintenance, the service techni-nomical transportation. Your vehicle is the prod- Technical Center North America in Farmington Hills, Michigan. Additionally, NISSAN employs cian will perform his work according to the qualityuct of a successful worldwide company that standards that have been established by the nearly 18,000 people throughout the Unitedmanufactures cars and trucks in over 17 coun- States, Canada, and Mexico. An additional factory.tries and distributes them in 170 nations. 71,000 people work for the 1,500 NISSAN and INFINITI dealers across North America. Safety has also been built into your NISSAN. AsNISSAN vehicles are designed and manufacturedby Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. which was founded in NISSAN is also a substantial contributor to the you know, seat belts are an integral part of theTokyo, Japan in 1933, and NISSAN affiliates world- Canadian economy. Nissan Canada Inc., its sup- safety systems that will help protect you and yourwide, collectively growing to become the fifth largest pliers and over 140 dealers employ approxi- passengers in the event of a sudden stop or anautomaker in the world. In addition to cars and mately 4,500 people. These include company accident. We urge you to use the seat belts everytrucks, NISSAN also makes forklift trucks, marine employees and the staffs of NISSAN dealers all time you drive the vehicle.engines, boats and other diversified products. across Canada. In addition, many Canadians The NISSAN story of growth and achievementNISSAN has made a substantial and growing work for companies that supply NISSAN and reflects our major goal: to provide you, ourinvestment in North America. NISSAN’s commit- NISSAN dealers with materials and services customer, with a vehicle that is built with qualityment is nearly $4 billion dollars in capital invest- ranging from the operation of port facilities and and craftsmanship — a product that we can bements in facilities across the continent. Some of transportation services, to the supply of lubri-the facilities include the Nissan Manufacturing proud to build and you can be proud to own.facility in Smyrna, Tennessee, vehicle styling cants, parts and accessories. ੬੭
  4. 4. NISSAN CUSTOMER CARE PROGRAMNISSAN CARES ...Both NISSAN and your NISSAN dealer are dedicated to serving all your automotive needs. Your satisfaction with your vehicle and yourNISSAN dealer are our primary concerns. Your NISSAN dealer is always available to assist you with all your automobile sales and serviceneeds.However, if there is something that your The Consumer Affairs Department will ask on the left at:NISSAN dealer cannot assist you with or for the following information: For U.S. mainland and Alaska custom-you would like to provide NISSAN directly — Your name, address, and telephone erswith comments or questions, please con- number Nissan North America Inc.tact our (NISSAN’s) Consumer Affairs De- — Vehicle identification number (Attached Consumer Affairs Departmentpartment using our toll-free number: to the top of the instrument panel on the P.O. Box 191 driver’s side.)For U.S. mainland and Alaska Gardena, California 90248-0191 — Date of purchasecustomers For Hawaii customers — Current odometer reading Nissan Motor Corporation in Hawaii 1-800-NISSAN-1 — Your NISSAN dealer’s name 2880 Kilihau St. (1-800-647-7261) — Your comments or questions Honolulu, Hawaii 96819For Hawaii customers OR For Canadian customers (808) 836-0888 (Oahu Number) Nissan Canada Inc.For CANADIAN customers you may write to NISSAN with the information 5290 Orbitor Drive 1-800-387-0122 Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4Z5 We appreciate your interest in NISSAN and thank you for buying a quality NISSAN vehicle. ੬੭
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  6. 6. Table of Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1Contents Instruments and controls 2 Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3 Heater, air conditioner and audio systems 4 Starting and driving 5 In case of emergency 6 Appearance and care 7 Maintenance and do-it-yourself 8 Technical and consumer information 9 Index 10
  7. 7. 1 Seats, restraints and supplemental airbag systemsSeats ......................................................................1-2 Pregnant women .............................................1-42 Front manual seat adjustment...........................1-3 Injured persons................................................1-42 Front power seat adjustment Three-point type seat belt with retractor .........1-42 (if so equipped)..................................................1-4 Three-point type seat belt with retractor Three-passenger seat adjustment ....................1-7 for second row bucket seats ...........................1-45 Head restraint adjustment ...............................1-10 Three-passenger bench seat in the Armrests ..........................................................1-11 second row position.........................................1-49 Underseat storage tray....................................1-11 Three-passenger bench seat ..........................1-50 Flexible seating................................................1-12 Two-point type seat belt without Tabletop seats .................................................1-18 retractor (center of rear seat) ..........................1-51Seats/floor mats ...................................................1-19 Seat belt extenders .........................................1-53 Seating arrangements .....................................1-19 Seat belt maintenance ....................................1-54 Seat positions ..................................................1-20 Child restraints .....................................................1-54 Floor mat positions ..........................................1-27 Precautions on child restraints ........................1-54Supplemental restraint system.............................1-31 Installation on three-passenger bench Precautions on supplemental restraint seat center position .........................................1-56 system .............................................................1-31 Installation on second and third row Supplemental air bag warning labels ..............1-37 outboard positions ...........................................1-59 Supplemental air bag warning light.................1-37 Installation on front passenger seat ................1-64Seat belts .............................................................1-39 LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tether for Precautions on seat belt usage ......................1-39 Children) system ..................................................1-67 Child safety......................................................1-41 Child restraint with top tether strap......................1-68 ੬੭
  8. 8. Installation on second row bench or Installation on three-passenger benchbucket seat ......................................................1-69 seat in third row...............................................1-72Installation on three-passenger bench Integrated child safety seatsseat in second row ..........................................1-72 (if so equipped)................................................1-73 ੬੭
  9. 9. SEATS ARS1131 WARNING ● For most effective protection when● Do not ride in a moving vehicle when the vehicle is in motion, the seat the seatback is reclined. This can be should be upright. Always sit well dangerous. The shoulder belt will back in the seat and adjust the seat not be against your body. In an acci- properly. See ‘‘Precautions on Seat dent you could be thrown into it and Belt Usage’’ later in this section. receive neck or other serious inju- ries. You could also slide under the lap belt and receive serious internal injuries.1-2 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  10. 10. FRONT MANUAL SEATADJUSTMENT WARNING● Do not adjust the driver’s seat while driving so full attention may be given to vehicle operation. The seat may move suddenly and could cause loss of control of the vehicle.● After adjustment, gently rock in the seat to make sure it is securely locked. ARS1211 Forward and backward Reclining Rotate the lever up while you slide the seat To recline the seatback, pull the lever up and forward or backward to the desired position. lean back. To bring the seatback forward Release the lever to lock the seat in position. again, pull the lever up and move your body forward. The seatback moves forward. Re- lease the lever to lock the seatback in position. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-3 ੬੭
  11. 11. FRONT POWER SEAT ● Do not operate the power support seatADJUSTMENT (if so equipped) for a long period of time when the engine is off. This discharges the battery. WARNING● Do not adjust the driver’s seat while driving so full attention may be given to vehicle operation.● Do not leave children unattended in- side the vehicle. They could unknow- ingly activate switches or controls. Unattended children could become involved in serious accidents.For memory seat and mirror informationsee ‘‘Memory driver seat and mirrors’’ in the‘‘Pre-driving checks and adjustments’’ sec-tion.Operating tips● The motor has an auto-reset overload protection circuit. If the motor stops dur- ing operation, wait 30 seconds, then re- activate the switch.1-4 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  12. 12. ARS1120 ARS1212Forward and backward RecliningTo move the seat forward, push the power To recline the seat back, push the powerslide switch forward. To move the seat recliner switch backward. To return to abackward, push the power slide switch more upright position, push the power re-backward. Release the switch to stop the cliner switch forward. Release the switch tomovement of the seat. stop the movement of the seatback. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-5 ੬੭
  13. 13. ARS1158 ARS1121Seat lifter (driver’s seat only) Lumbar support (if so equipped forTo raise the height of the seat, lift the power driver’s seat)seat height switch and release it when the The lumbar support provides lower backdesired position is reached. To lower the support to the driver. Move the lever up orheight of the seat, push the power seat down to adjust the seat lumbar area.height switch down and release it when thedesired position is reached.1-6 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  14. 14. THREE-PASSENGER SEAT ● For most effective protection when ADJUSTMENT the vehicle is in motion, the seat should be upright. Always sit well Reclining back in the seat and adjust the seat To recline the three-passenger seat, lift up belt properly. See ‘‘Precautions on on the lever and lean back until the desired seat belt usage’’ later in this section. position is reached. To bring the seatback ● After adjustment, gently rock in the forward, pull the lever up and lean your seat to make sure it is securely body forward. locked. WARNING ● Do not recline the seatback while the vehicle is moving. ● Do not ride in a moving vehicle when the seatback is reclined. This can be dangerous. The shoulder belt will not be against your body. In an acci- dent you could be thrown into it and receive neck or other serious inju- ries. You could also slide under theAPD0852 lap belt and receive serious internal injuries. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-7 ੬੭
  15. 15. 1. Lift the seat cushion release lever. 2. Lift the seat cushion up into the locked position. 3. Lift the slide release lever and grasp the bar under the seat in the center. 4. Slide the seat until locked at a passenger seating position or a storage position. After the seat starts moving, release the slide lever. The seat latches at the next latching position. Continue to lift and release the slide lever until the desired position is obtained. To lower the cushion, the seat must be locked at a passenger seating position. Lift the seat cushion release lever and lower the cushion until locked. The seat cushion cannot be lowered in a storage position. This prevents a pas- senger from using a seat or seat belt that APD0853 is out of a seating position.SlidingBefore sliding the seat, fasten the centerbelt tongue to the center buckle and removethe appropriate floor mats.1-8 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  16. 16. put into motion in order to prevent do not stack anything in the cargo unintended movement of the seat and area higher than the seatbacks. passenger injuries. ● It is extremely dangerous to ride in a ● Do not allow passengers to use cargo area inside of a vehicle. In a seats placed in storage positions for collision, people riding in these ar- the seat belts will not protect the eas are more likely to be seriously occupants. Be sure to use the proper injured or killed. seat belts for each seat location. ● Do not allow people to ride in any Improper seat belt usage will in- area of your vehicle that is not crease the risk of severe injury in an equipped with seats and seat belts. accident. ● Be sure everyone in your vehicle is ● When the vehicle is being used to in a seat and using a seat belt prop- ARS1196 carry cargo, properly secure all cargo erly. to help prevent it from sliding or shift-The seating system allows great flexibility. ● Be sure to replace and reposition ing. Do not place cargo higher thanProper usage is important to your safety. floor mats as discussed in ‘‘Floor the seatbacks. In a sudden stop or mat positioning’’ in this section. collision, unsecured cargo could WARNING ● The three-passenger sliding bench cause personal injury.● Do not slide the seat while the ve- ● Be careful not to damage the seat seat is not intended to be removed hicle is moving. from the vehicle by consumers. belt. Never allow anyone to ride in the However, if it must be removed, have● After adjustment, gently rock in the cargo area or on a seat that is in a a qualified person remove it. That seat to make sure it is securely storage position. It is not designed person should refer to the instruc- locked. for passengers. They could be in- tions in the service manual. When● After sliding the seat, check that both jured in sudden braking or a collision. seat is reinstalled, the attaching sides of the seat are locked securely ● To prevent luggage or packages bolts must be tightened to the appro- by attempting to move each side of from sliding forward during braking, priate torque specifications. Failure the seat forward and backward. This must be done before the vehicle is Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-9 ੬੭
  17. 17. to follow these instructions could increase the chance and/or severity of injury in an accident.Cleaning the seat tracksThe seat tracks for the three-passengersliding bench seat should be cleaned peri-odically with a high-powered vacuumcleaner. Dirty seat tracks may reduce thesliding ability of the seat. A wet cleansingagent may be used if necessary, but theseat tracks must be thoroughly dried. PD1176M WRS0096Use a cloth wrapped around a screwdriver HEAD RESTRAINT ADJUST- Adjust the head restraints so the center is(or similar object) to clean the seat tracks.Do not use your fingers to clean debris from MENT level with the center of your ears.the tracks. To raise the head restraint, pull it up. To WARNINGDo not apply any type of lubricant to the lower, push and hold the release button and Head restraints should be adjustedseat tracks. push the head restraint down. properly as they may provide signifi- The head restraints on the two-passenger cant protection against injury in an ac- CAUTION cident. Do not remove them. Check the bench seat equipped with the integratedNever insert fingers into the seat track child safety seats are not adjustable or adjustment after someone else usesrails. The rails may be sharp and could removable. the seat.cause injury. Some seat arrangements may require re- moval of the head restraints when the seat is in a storage position and not to be used by passengers.1-10 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  18. 18. ARS1137 WRS0049ARMRESTS UNDERSEAT STORAGE TRAYTo use the armrests on any seat, pull them Some front passenger seats have an under-down to the resting position. seat storage tray. Pull the tray out to ac- cess. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-11 ੬੭
  19. 19. ARS1139FLEXIBLE SEATING dangerous. The shoulder belt will ● When adjusting or moving any of theRemoving the second row bench not be against your body. In an acci- seats in your vehicle, do not use any dent you could be thrown into it and of the seat belt buckles, tongues, orseat receive neck or other serious inju- webbing to carry or move the seats. ries. You could also slide under the Lifting the seats by any of the seat WARNING lap belt and receive serious internal belts could damage them. Damaged● Do not remove or install seats while injuries. seat belts should be replaced at an the vehicle is moving. ● For most effective protection when authorized NISSAN dealer. Failure to● After adjustment, gently rock in the the vehicle is in motion, the seat follow these instructions could in- seat to make sure it is securely locked. should be upright. Always sit well crease the chance and/or severity of back in the seat and adjust the seat injury in an accident.● Do not ride in a moving vehicle when the seatback is reclined. This can be belt properly. See ‘‘Precautions on seat belt usage’’ later in this section.1-12 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  20. 20. CAUTION● The seats are heavy. Two people should remove or install them.● Do not sit in seats that have been removed from the vehicle. They may tip over and you could be injured.1. Detach the single window seat belt tongue from the auxiliary buckle mounted to the side of the seat and store the tongue out of the way. For detailed infor- mation, see ‘‘Two buckle seat belt sys- ARS1140 tem for the second row bench seat’’ later in this section. Installing the second row bench all four seat legs are securely latched.2. Lift up the recliner lever. seat 5. Insert the single window seat belt tongue3. Fold the seatback fully forward. into the auxiliary buckle mounted to the Clean the area around the seat leg floor side of the seat.4. Unlock the seat legs at the two rear floor anchors before installing the seat. latch levers by pulling up on the two 1. With the seatback fully folded, place the straps. seat behind the floor anchors and catch5. Lift the back of the seat. the seat leg hooks into each floor anchor.6. Slide the seat rearward off the front an- 2. Push down on the back of the seat to chor positions. secure the two rear floor latches. 3. Lift up the recliner lever and raise the seatback. 4. Rock the seat back and forth to be sure Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-13 ੬੭
  21. 21. Removing second row bucket seats ● When adjusting or moving any of the seats in your vehicle, do not use any WARNING of the seat belt buckles, tongues, or● Do not remove or install seats while webbing to carry or move the seats. the vehicle is moving. Lifting the seats by any of the seat● After adjustment, gently rock in the belts could damage them. Damaged seat to make sure it is securely seat belts should be replaced at your locked. NISSAN dealer. Failure to follow these instructions could increase the● Do not ride in a moving vehicle when chance and/or severity of injury in an the seatback is reclined. This can be accident. dangerous. The shoulder belt will not be against your body. In an acci- dent you could be thrown into it and receive neck or other serious inju- CAUTION ries. You could also slide under the ● The seats are heavy. Two people lap belt and receive serious internal should remove or install them. injuries. ● Do not sit in seats that have been● For most effective protection when removed from the vehicle. They may the vehicle is in motion, the seat tip over and you could be injured. should be upright. Always sit well back in the seat and adjust the seat belt properly. See ‘‘Precautions on seat belt usage’’ later in this section.1-14 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  22. 22. ARS11411. Lift the recliner lever.2. Fold the seatback fully forward. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-15 ੬੭
  23. 23. ARS11433. Unlock the seat legs at the two rear floor latch levers by pulling up on the two straps.4. Lift the back of the seat and slide it rearward off the front anchor positions.1-16 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  24. 24. ARS1142 ARS1144Installing the second row bucket 4. Rock the seat back and forth to be sure it Second row passenger side bucketseats is securely latched. seat The second row bucket seats are not The bucket seat near the passenger sideClean the area around the seat leg floor interchangeable. If you are having diffi- sliding door can be moved forward to allowanchors before installing the seat. culty installing the seats, you may have easier entry and exit for third seat passen-1. With the seatback fully folded, place the them in the wrong location. gers. seat behind the floor anchors and slide seat leg hooks so they catch into each floor anchor.2. Push down on the rear of the seat to secure the two rear floor latches.3. Lift the recliner lever and raise the seat- back. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-17 ੬੭
  25. 25. WARNING ● Never place hard items such as cof- fee mugs or drinking glasses on the tabletop seats when the vehicle is moving. Any item can become a pro- jectile inside a vehicle involved in a collision. To help prevent personal injury, never leave loose items on the folded-down tabletop seats when the vehicle is moving. ● Do not use the tabletop and cup holder feature while the vehicle is in motion unless you are properly seated with your seat belt on. ARS1138TABLETOP SEATSThe second and third row seats convert intotabletops with built-in cupholders. To usethe tabletop seats, lift up on the seatbackrelease lever and fold the seatback forward.1-18 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  26. 26. SEATS/FLOOR MATS SEATING ARRANGEMENTS Many different arrangements for passenger seating or cargo hauling are available, as you will see in the following illustrations. The second row seats may be removed and the third row seat may be moved forward to the second row seating position. The second and third row seats have a fold-down table- top feature. This offers a variety of uses for the vehicle when moving or stopped. The illustrations shown reflect the different seating positions available. LRS0050 Before you begin to arrange the seats inThere is also a lever behind the passenger your vehicle, read all of the cautions andbucket seat that allows third seat passen- warnings in this section, including thegers to move the bucket seat forward with- information on the removable floor mats.out help from another passenger. Also observe any labels that are in the vehicle. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-19 ੬੭
  27. 27. WARNING ● It is extremely dangerous to ride in a● While the vehicle is in motion, pas- cargo area inside of a vehicle. In a sengers should always be seated in collision, people riding in these ar- a forward facing direction in a seat eas are more likely to be seriously which is properly secured and ad- injured or killed. justed. Seat belts should always be ● Do not allow people to ride in any used. Sitting without a seat belt in a area of your vehicle that is not seat that is not properly secured in equipped with seats and seat belts. one of the locations shown in this ● Be sure everyone in your vehicle is chapter, or in a place without a seat in a seat and using a seat belt prop- and seat belt can result in personal erly. injury in a sudden stop or collision. ● Do not place hard items such as● Do not ride in a moving vehicle when coffee mugs or drinking glasses on APD0096 the seatback is reclined. This can be the tabletop seats when the vehicle dangerous. The shoulder belt will is moving. Any item can become a SEAT POSITIONS not be against your body. In an acci- projectile inside a vehicle involved in dent, you could be thrown into it and a collision. To help prevent personal With second row bench seat receive neck or other serious inju- injury, never leave loose items on The most common seating arrangement for ries. You could also slide under the the fold-down tabletop seats when seven passengers is with the three- lap belt and receive serious internal the vehicle is moving. passenger bench seat in seating position injuries. #1. This provides more leg room for the● For the most effective protection passengers sitting in the third row. when the vehicle is in motion, the seat should be upright. Always sit well back in the seat and adjust the seat belt properly.1-20 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  28. 28. ARS1204 APD0042When more cargo area room is necessary, The fold-down tabletop seats in the secondthe three-passenger sliding bench seat can and third rows provide a surface for eatingbe moved to seating position #2 or #3. or playing games on long trips.These seating arrangements provide lessleg room for third row passengers, but morecargo room. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-21 ੬੭
  29. 29. APD0043 APD0049 APD0044If a considerable amount of cargo area is When maximum cargo area is needed and The second row bench seat can be foldedneeded, the seat cushion of the three- there are no rear seat passengers, the down to serve as a tabletop for passengerspassenger sliding bench seat can be flipped second row seat can be removed and the sitting in the three-passenger bench seat.up and the seat can be moved up to storage three-passenger sliding bench seat can beposition #2, just behind the second row moved up to storage position #1, just behindseat. the front seats.1-22 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  30. 30. APD0045 APD0046 APD0047The second and third row bench seats can To increase cargo area space, the second The third seat can be folded down into abe folded down to tabletops. row bench seat can be removed and the tabletop. three-passenger sliding seat can be moved up to the second row position. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-23 ੬੭
  31. 31. APD0048 APD0050 APD0128With the third seat folded down and the The second row seat can be folded down With second row bucket seatssecond seat removed, cargo can be placed and the third row seat can be moved justin between the front seats and the third row behind it in a storage position. The normal seating arrangement for sevenseat. Passengers should not be allowed passengers is with the three-passengerto ride in areas meant for cargo. Passen- bench seat in seating position #1. Thisgers should always be properly re- provides more leg room for the passengersstrained in seat belts. sitting in the third row.1-24 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  32. 32. ARS1195When one passenger in the three-passenger bench seat would like more legroom, one of the second row bucket seatscan be removed. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-25 ੬੭
  33. 33. ARS1205 APD0053When more cargo area room is necessary, If passengers in the three-passenger benchthe three-passenger sliding bench seat can seat would like more leg room, both secondbe moved to seating position #2 or #3. This row bucket seats can be removed. Passen-seating arrangement provides less leg room gers should not be allowed to ride infor third row passengers, but more cargo areas meant for cargo. Passengersroom. should always be properly restrained by seat belts.1-26 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  34. 34. ARS1216 ARS1217FLOOR MAT POSITIONS Three-passenger bench seat in storage positionSeven passenger seating CAUTION It is important to replace the floor mats whenever they areRemovable floor mats removed for any reason. The floor mats are intended to helpWhenever you remove the mats for any reason, the mats must be prevent the possibility that high heeled shoes or similarreinstalled before passengers ride in your vehicle. The floor mats objects might become stuck in the seat tracks. Failure toare specifically designed to keep objects out of the seat tracks. The replace the floor mats might result in personal injury.cargo mat is reversible. Be sure to keep the seat tracks clear of debris by cleaning them periodically. Review the following illustrations so you will know the proper way to place the floor mats with the various seating arrangements available in your vehicle. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-27 ੬੭
  35. 35. ARS1218 ARS1219Five Passenger Seating1-28 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  36. 36. ARS1220 ARS1221Five Passenger Seating with cargo room Three-passenger bench seat in fully forward positionThe step mats are not used in this seating configuration. The step mats are not used in this seating configuration. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-29 ੬੭
  37. 37. over the floor mat positioning bracket lo- ● Properly secure all cargo to help cated at the base of the driver’s seat. prevent it from sliding or shifting. Do Push the positioning pins into the seat not place cargo higher than the seat- tracks to ensure correct installation, then backs. In a sudden stop or collision, straighten the mats as necessary. unsecured cargo could cause per- sonal injury. The step mats have holes in addition to pins. When the mats are arranged properly, ● Do not allow people to ride in any the positioning pins of the two mats on area of the vehicle that is not either side of each step mat should fit equipped with seats and seat belts. through the holes in the step mats and into ● Be sure everyone in your vehicle is the seat track. in a seat and is using a seat belt properly. WARNING ● Failure to follow proper seating in- ● Do not allow passengers to use structions in this section could re- seats placed in storage positions sult in serious personal injury in an because the seat belts will not pro- accident or during a sudden stop. tect the occupants. Be sure to use the proper seat belts for each seat location. Improper seat belt usage will increase the risk of severe injury in an accident. APD0083 ● It is extremely dangerous to ride in aFloor mat positioning aid cargo area inside of a vehicle. In a collision, people riding in these ar-Positioning pins are attached to three of the eas are more likely to be seriouslyfloor mats. The cargo mat and front mats do injured or killed.not have pins. However, the driver’s frontfloor mat has a grommet which is placed1-30 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  38. 38. SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINTSYSTEMPRECAUTIONS ON SUPPLE-MENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEMThis supplemental restraint system descrip-tion contains important information concern-ing the driver and passenger supplementalfront air bags. The supplemental restraintsystem air bags can help reduce impactforce to the driver and front passenger incertain frontal collisions. The supplementalair bags are designed to supplement thecrash protection provided by the seat beltsand are not a substitute for the seat belts. ARS1132The seat belts should always be correctlyworn and the driver and front passenger greater risk of injury or death in a WARNINGseated a suitable distance from the steering crash. You may also receive serious orwheel and instrument panel. See ‘‘Seat ● The supplemental front air bag ordi- fatal injuries from the supplemental narily will not inflate in the event of abelts’’ and “Precautions on seat belt usage” front air bag if you are up against it side impact, rear impact, roll over, or when it inflates. Always sit backlater in this section for details. lower severity frontal collision. Always against the seatback and as far away asThe supplemental air bags operate only wear your seat belts to help reduce the practical from the steering wheel orwhen the ignition switch is in the ON or risk or severity of injury in various instrument panel. Always use the seatSTART position. kinds of accidents. belts. ● The seat belts and the supplemental ● Keep hands on the outside of the steer-After turning the ignition key to the ON front air bag are most effective when ing wheel. Placing them inside theposition, the supplemental air bag warn- you are sitting back and upright in the steering wheel rim could increase theing light illuminates. The supplemental seat. Front air bags inflate with great risk that they are injured when theair bag warning light will turn off after force. If you are unrestrained, leaning- forward, sitting sideways, you are at supplemental front air bag inflates.about 7 seconds if the system is opera-tional. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-31 ੬੭
  39. 39. ARS1133 ARS1041 ARS10421-32 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  40. 40. WARNING ● Never let children ride unrestrained. Do not attempt to hold them in your lap or arms. Some examples of dan- gerous riding positions are shown in the illustrations. ● Children may be severly injured or killed when the supplemental front air bag inflates if they are not prop- erly restrained. ● Never install a rear-facing child re- straint in the front seat. An inflatingARS1043 ARS1045 supplemental front air bag could se- riously injure or kill your child. See ‘‘Child restraints’’ later in this sec- tion for details.ARS1044 ARS1046 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-33 ੬੭
  41. 41. ally inhale it, as it may cause irritation and choking. Those with a history of a breathing condition should get fresh air promptly. The supplemental front air bags, along with the use of seat belts, help to cushion the impact force on the face and chest of the occupant. They can help save lives and reduce serious injuries. However, an inflat- ing front air bag may cause facial abrasions or other injuries. Front air bags do not provide restraint to the lower body. WRS0075 Seat belts should be correctly worn and the driver and passenger seated upright as farSupplemental front air bag system The supplemental front air bag system is away as practical from the steering wheel or designed to inflate in higher severity frontal instrument panel. The supplemental front airThe driver supplemental air bag is located in collisions, although it may inflate if the forces bag inflates quickly in order to help protectthe center of the steering wheel. The front in another type of collision are similar to those the front occupants. Because of this, thepassenger supplemental air bag is mounted in of a higher severity frontal impact. It may not force of the front air bag inflating can in-the dashboard above the glove box. inflate in certain frontal collisions. Vehicle crease the risk of injury if the occupant is tooThese systems are designed to meet optional damage (or lack of it) is not always an indica- close to, or is against, the air bag modulecertification requirements under U.S. regula- tion of proper supplemental air bag system during inflation.The air bag deflates quicklytions. They are also permitted in Canada. The operation. after a collision.optional certification allows front air bags to When the supplemental front air bag in- The supplemental air bags operate onlybe designed to inflate somewhat less force- flates, a fairly loud noise may be heard, when the ignition switch is in the ON orfully than previously. However, all of the followed by the release of smoke. This START position.information, cautions and warnings in this smoke is not harmful and does not indicate After turning the ignition key to the ONmanual still apply and must be followed. a fire. Care should be taken to not intention- position, the supplemental air bag warn-1-34 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  42. 42. ing light illuminates. The supplemental WARNING ● Tampering with the supplementalair bag warning light will turn off after front air bag system may result inabout 7 seconds if the system is opera- ● Do not place any objects on the steering wheel pad or on the instru- serious personal injury. Tamperingtional. includes changes to the steering ment panel. Also, do not place any objects between any occupant and wheel and the instrument panel as- the steering wheel or instrument sembly by placing material over the panel. Such objects may become steering wheel pad and above the dangerous projectiles and cause in- instrument panel or by installing ad- jury if the supplemental front air bag ditional trim material around the air inflates. bag system. ● Right after inflation, several air bag ● Work around and on the supplemen- system components will be hot. Do tal front air bag system should be not touch them; you may severely done by an authorized NISSAN burn yourself. dealer. Installation of electrical equipment should also be done by ● No unauthorized changes should be an authorized NISSAN dealer. The made to any components or wiring Supplemental Restraint System of the supplemental front air bag (SRS) wiring should not be modified system. This is to prevent accidental or disconnected. Unauthorized elec- inflation of the air bag or damage to trical test equipment and probing the air bag system. devices should not be used on the ● Do not make unauthorized changes air bag system. to your vehicle’s electrical system, ● A cracked windshield should be re- suspension system or front end placed immediately by a qualified structure. This could affect proper repair facility. A cracked windshield operation of the supplemental front could affect inflation of the supple- air bag system. mental air bag system. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-35 ੬੭
  43. 43. ● The SRS wiring harness connectors activation of the pre-tensioner seat the instant the vehicle becomes involved in are yellow for easy identification. belt or damage to the pre-tensioner certain types of collisions, thereby restrain- seat belt operation. Tampering with ing seat occupants. the pre-tensioner seat belt system The pre-tensioner is encased with the seatWhen selling your vehicle, we request that may result in serious personal in-you inform the buyer about the supplemen- belt’s retractor. These seat belts are used jury. the same as conventional seat belts.tal air bag system and guide the buyer to theappropriate sections in this owner’s manual. ● Work around and on the pre- When the pre-tensioner seat belt activates, tensioner system should be done byPre-tensioner seat belt system (For an authorized NISSAN dealer. Instal- smoke is released and a loud noise may befront seats) lation of electrical equipment should heard. The smoke is not harmful and does also be done by an authorized not indicate a fire. Care should be taken to WARNING NISSAN dealer. Unauthorized electri- not intentionally inhale it, as it may cause cal test equipment and probing de- irritation and choking. Those with a history● The pre-tensioner seat belt cannot vices should not be used on the of a breathing condition should get fresh air be reused after activation. It must be replaced together with the retractor pre-tensioner seat belt system. promptly. as a unit. ● If you need to dispose of the pre- If any abnormality occurs in the pre-● If the vehicle becomes involved in a tensioner or scrap the vehicle, con- tensioner system, the air bag warning light frontal collision but the pre- tact an authorized NISSAN dealer. will flash intermittently after the igni- tensioner is not activated, be sure to Correct pre-tensioner disposal pro- tion key is turned to the ON or START have the pre-tensioner system cedures are set forth in the appropri- position. In this case, the pre-tensioner seat checked and, if necessary, replaced ate NISSAN Service Manual. Incor- belt will not function properly. by your NISSAN dealer. rect disposal procedures could cause personal injury. When selling your vehicle, we request that● No unauthorized changes should be you inform the buyer about the pre- made to any components or wiring tensioner seat belt system and guide the of the pre-tensioner seat belt sys- The front seat pre-tensioner seat belt sys- buyer to the appropriate sections in this tem. This is to prevent accidental tem activates in conjunction with the supple- owner’s manual. mental front air bag. Working with the seat belt retractor, it helps tighten the seat belt1-36 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  44. 44. ARS1123 WRS0090SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAG SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAGWARNING LABELS WARNING LIGHTWarning labels about the supplemental air The supplemental air bag warning light,bag system are placed in the vehicle as displaying in the instrument panel,shown in the illustration. monitors the circuits of the supplemental air bag and pretensioner systems. The circuits monitored by the air bag warning light in- clude the diagnosis sensor unit, supplemen- tal air bag modules, pre-tensioner seat belt system and all related wiring. When the ignition key is in the ON or START position, the supplemental air bag warning light illuminates for about 7 seconds and Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-37 ੬੭
  45. 45. then turns off. This means the system is Repair and replacement procedure WARNINGoperational. The supplemental front air bag modules are ● Once the supplemental front air bagIf any of the following conditions occur, the designed to inflate on a one-time-only basis. inflates, the air bag module will notsupplemental air bag and pre-tensioner As a reminder, unless it is damaged, the function again and should be re-seat belt systems need servicing and supplemental air bag light remains illumi- placed by an authorized NISSANshould be taken to your nearest authorized nated after inflation has occurred. Repair dealer. The air bag module cannot beNISSAN dealer. and replacement of the air bag system repaired. should be done only by an authorized NIS- ● The supplemental front air bag sys-● The supplemental air bag warning light SAN dealer. tem should be inspected by an au- remains on after approximately 7 sec- When maintenance work is required on the thorized NISSAN dealer if there is onds. any damage to the front end portion vehicle, the supplemental front air bag sys-● The supplemental air bag warning light tem and related parts should be pointed out of the vehicle or replaced if the flashes intermittently. to the person conducting the maintenance. supplemental air bag has inflated.● The supplemental air bag warning light The ignition key should always be in the ● If you need to dispose of a supple- LOCK position when working under the mental air bag or scrap the vehicle, does not come on at all. hood or inside the vehicle. contact an authorized NISSAN dealer.Under these conditions, the supplemental Correct supplemental air bag dis-air bag and/or pre-tensioner seat belts may posal procedures are set forth in thenot operate properly. It must be checked appropriate NISSAN Service Manual.and repaired. Take your vehicle to the near- Incorrect disposal procedures couldest authorized NISSAN dealer. cause personal injury. WARNINGIf the supplemental air bag warninglight is on, it could mean that thesupplemental front air bag system willnot operate in an accident.1-38 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  46. 46. SEAT BELTSPRECAUTIONS ON SEAT BELTUSAGEYour chances of being injured or killed in anaccident and/or the severity of injury may begreatly reduced if you are wearing your seatbelt and it is properly adjusted. NISSANstrongly encourages you and all of yourpassengers to buckle up every time youdrive, even if your seating position includesa supplemental air bag.Most U.S. States and Canadian prov-inces or territories require that seat belts ARS1134be worn at all times when a vehicle isbeing driven. WARNING ● Always route the shoulder belt over ● Every person who drives or rides in your shoulder and across your chest. this vehicle should use a seat belt at Never run the belt behind your back, all times. Children should be prop- under your arm or across your neck. erly restrained and, if appropriate, in The belt should be away from your a child restraint. face and neck, but not falling off your shoulder. ● The belt should be adjusted to a snug fit. Failure to do so may reduce the ● Position the lap belt as low and snug effectiveness of the entire restraint as possible AROUND THE HIPS, system and increase the chance or NOT THE WAIST. A lap belt worn too severity of injury in an accident. Seri- high could increase the risk of inter- ous injury or death can occur if the nal injuries in an accident. seat belt is not worn properly. Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-39 ੬੭
  47. 47. ARS1047 ARS1050 ARS1049● Be sure the seat belt tongue is se- ● If the seat belt warning light glows belt assemblies in use during a colli- curely fastened to the proper buckle. continuously while the ignition is sion be replaced unless the collision● Do not wear the belt inside out or turned ON with all doors closed and was minor and the belts show no twisted. Doing so may reduce its all seat belts fastened, it may indi- damage and continue to operate effectiveness. cate a malfunction in the system. properly. Seat belt assemblies not in Have the system checked by an au- use during a collision should also be● Do not allow more than one person thorized NISSAN dealer. inspected and replaced if either dam- to use the same seat belt. age or improper operation is noted. ● All seat belt assemblies, including● Never carry more people in the ve- retractors and attaching hardware, hicle than there are seat belts. should be inspected after any colli- sion by an authorized NISSAN dealer. NISSAN recommends that all seat1-40 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  48. 48. WARNING ger (For precautions, see ‘‘Supplemental● All child restraints and attaching restraint system’’ earlier in this section). hardware should be inspected after Infants and children need special pro- any collision. Always follow the re- tection. The vehicle’s seat belts may Infants and small children straint manufacturer’s inspection in- not fit them properly. The shoulder belt NISSAN recommends that infants and small structions and replacement recom- may come too close to the face or neck. The lap belt may not fit over their small children be placed in a child restraint that mendations. The child restraints should be replaced if they are dam- hip bones. In an accident, an improp- complies with the Federal Motor Vehicle aged. erly fitting seat belt could cause seri- Safety Standards or Canadian Motor Ve- ous or fatal injury. Always use appro- hicle Safety Standards. You should chooseCHILD SAFETY priate child restraints. a child restraint that fits your vehicle and always follow the manufacturer’s instruc-Children need adults to help protect them. tions for installation and use.They need to be properly restrained. All US States and Canadian provinces re- quire the use of approved child restraints for Larger childrenThe proper restraint depends on thechild’s size. Generally, infants up to infants and small children. See ‘‘Child re- Children who are too large for child re-about 1 year and less than 20 pounds (9 straints’’ later in this section. straints should be seated and restrained bykg) should be placed in rear facing child the seat belts which are provided. In addition, there are many types of childrestraints. Forward facing child re- restraints available for larger children which If the child’s seating position has a shoulderstraints are available for children who should be used for maximum protection. belt that fits close to the face or neck, the useoutgrow rear facing child restraints. of a booster seat (commercially available) NISSAN recommends that all pre-teens may help overcome this. The booster seat and children be restrained in the rear should raise the child so the shoulder belt is seat if possible. According to accident properly positioned across the top, middle statistics, children are safer when prop- portion of the shoulder and the lap belt is low erly restrained in the rear seat than in the on the hips. The booster seat should fit the front seat. vehicle seat and have a label certifying that This is especially important because your it complies with Federal Motor Vehicle vehicle has a supplemental restraint sys- Safety Standards or Canadian Motor Ve- tem (Air bag system) for the front passen- hicle Safety Standards. Once the child has Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-41 ੬੭
  49. 49. grown enough so the shoulder belt is nolonger on or near the face and neck, use theshoulder belt without the booster seat. WARNINGNever let a child stand or kneel on anyseat and do not allow a child in thecargo areas while the vehicle is mov-ing. The child could be seriously in-jured or killed in an accident or suddenstop.PREGNANT WOMEN ARS1159 WRS0029NISSAN recommends that pregnant womenuse seat belts. The seat belt should be worn THREE-POINT TYPE SEAT BELT you could be thrown into it and re-snug, and always position the lap belt as WITH RETRACTOR ceive neck or other serious injuries.low as possible around the hips, not the You could also slide under the lap belt WARNING and receive serious internal injuries.waist. Place the shoulder belt over yourshoulder and across your chest. Never run ● Every person who drives or rides in ● For most effective protection whenthe lap/shoulder belt over your abdominal this vehicle should use a seat belt at the vehicle is in motion, the seatarea. Contact your doctor for specific rec- all times. should be upright. Always sit wellommendations. ● Do not ride in a moving vehicle when back in the seat and adjust the seat the seatback is reclined. This can be properly. See “Precautions on seatINJURED PERSONS dangerous. The shoulder belt will not belt usage” earlier in this section.NISSAN recommends injured persons use be against your body. In an accidentseat belts, depending on the injury. Checkwith your doctor for specific recommenda-tions.1-42 Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems ੬੭
  50. 50. ‘‘Child restraints’’ later in this section for more information. The automatic locking mode should be used only for child restraint installation. During normal seat belt use by a passen- ger, the locking mode should not be activated. If it is activated, it may cause uncomfortable seat belt tension. ARS1161 ARS1162Fastening the seat belts 3. Position the lap belt portion low and snug on the hips as shown.1. Adjust the seat. 4. Pull the shoulder belt portion toward the2. Slowly pull the seat belt out of the retrac- retractor to take up extra slack. tor and insert the tongue into the buckle until you hear and feel the latch engage. The front seat passenger seat belt and rear three-point seat belts have a cinchingThe retractor is designed to lock during mechanism for child restraint installation. It isa sudden stop or on impact. A slow referred to as the automatic locking mode.pulling motion permits the seat belt tomove, and allows you some freedom of When the automatic locking mode is acti-movement in the seat. vated, the seat belt cannot be withdrawn again until the seat belt tongue is detached from the buckle and fully retracted. Refer to Seats, restraints and supplemental air bag systems 1-43 ੬੭

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