®           2012       F R O NTI E R                                  OWNER’S MANUALFor your safety, read carefully and ke...
FOREWORD                                                                                                    READ FIRST—THE...
WHEN READING THE MANUALFor descriptions specified for four-wheel drive    MODIFICATION OF YOUR VEHICLE               This ...
CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65                                            BLUETOOTH௡ is a                                      ...
NISSAN CUSTOMER CARE PROGRAMNISSAN CARES . . .Both NISSAN and your NISSAN dealer are dedicated to serving all your automot...
Table of   Illustrated table of contents                                0Contents   Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemen...
0 Illustrated table of contentsAir bags, seat belts and child restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2                  ...
AIR BAGS, SEAT BELTS AND CHILDRESTRAINTS                                              1.  2nd row seat belts (P. 1-16)    ...
EXTERIOR FRONT                           1.  Engine hood (P. 8-6)                           2.  Windshield wiper and washe...
EXTERIOR REAR                                              1.   Rear sliding window (if so equipped)                      ...
PASSENGER COMPARTMENT                                  1.  Map lights (if so equipped) (P. 2-53)                          ...
INSTRUMENT PANEL                                              1.    Vents (P. 4-2)                                        ...
15.   Electronic locking rear differential      (E-Lock) system switch (if so      equipped) (P.2-36)      Heated seat swi...
ENGINE COMPARTMENT CHECKLOCATIONS                                              QR25DE engine                              ...
VQ40DE engine          1.  Windshield-washer fluid reservoir              (P. 8-15)          2. Fuse/fusible link box (P. ...
WARNING/INDICATOR LIGHTS  Warning           Name            Page   Warning          Name              Page   Warning      ...
Indicator           Name             Page   Indicator           Name             Page  light                              ...
MEMO0-12 Illustrated table of contents
1 Safety—Seats, seat belts andsupplemental restraint systemSeats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
Installing top tether strap                                                            Supplemental restraint system . . ....
SEATS                                                                                          ● The seatback should not b...
WRS0175                                                WRS0176                                              WRS0131Forward...
WRS0389                                                                                             WRS0163Lumbar support ...
The reclining feature allows adjustment of theseatback for occupants of different sizes foradded comfort and to help obtai...
HEAD RESTRAINTS (1st row only)                                                                                            ...
LRS2020                             LRS0887                                         WRS0134The illustration shows the seat...
LRS0888                                         LRS0889                                             LRS0890To raise the he...
Adjust the Active Head Restraints properly as                                                                             ...
LRS2020                                        LRS2073                                            LRS2074The illustration ...
FLEXIBLE SEATING                               ● If the head restraints are removed for                                   ...
WARNING                                                                                                             ● If y...
LRS0398                                                LRS0566                                              LRS0567Folding...
WARNING                                                                                           WARNING● When the vehicl...
SEAT BELTS                                                                  SSS0136PRECAUTIONS ON SEAT BELTUSAGEIf you are...
SSS0134                                       SSS0016                 WARNING                                             ...
● Be sure the seat belt tongue is securely    ● Once a seat belt pretensioner has acti-                                   ...
PREGNANT WOMEN                                       ● Do not ride in a moving vehicle whenNISSAN recommends that pregnant...
The Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) mode                                                                                ...
WARNINGWhen fastening the seat belts, be certainthat the seatbacks are completely se-cured in the latched position. If the...
movement in the seat. The ELR locks the seat belt                                                      when the vehicle sl...
To increase your confidence in the seat belts,                                                                            ...
CHILD SAFETY                                                     ● If dirt builds up in the shoulder belt         Children...
tem (Air bag system) for the front passen-             restraint that fits your vehicle and always follow                 ...
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2012 FRONTIER OWNER'S MANUAL

  1. 1. ® 2012 F R O NTI E R OWNER’S MANUALFor your safety, read carefully and keep in this vehicle.
  2. 2. FOREWORD READ FIRST—THEN DRIVE SAFELYWelcome to the growing family of new NISSAN In addition to factory installed options, your ve- Before driving your vehicle, please read thisowners. This vehicle is delivered to you with hicle may also be equipped with additional ac- Owner’s Manual carefully. This will ensure famil-confidence. It was produced using the latest cessories installed by NISSAN or by your iarity with controls and maintenance require-techniques and strict quality control. NISSAN dealer prior to delivery. It is important ments, assisting you in the safe operation of your that you familiarize yourself with all disclosures, vehicle.This manual was prepared to help you under- warnings, cautions and instructions concerningstand the operation and maintenance of your proper use of such accessories prior to operating WARNINGvehicle so that you may enjoy many miles (kilome- the vehicle and/or accessory. See a NISSANters) of driving pleasure. Please read through this dealer for details concerning the particular ac- IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION RE-manual before operating your vehicle. cessories with which your vehicle is equipped. MINDERS FOR SAFETY!A separate Warranty Information Booklet Follow these important driving rules toexplains details about the warranties cov- help ensure a safe and comfortable tripering your vehicle. The “NISSAN Service for you and your passengers!and Maintenance Guide” explains details ● NEVER drive under the influence of al-about maintaining and servicing your ve- cohol or drugs.hicle. Additionally, a separate CustomerCare/Lemon Law Booklet (U.S. only) will ● ALWAYS observe posted speed limitsexplain how to resolve any concerns you and never drive too fast for conditions.may have with your vehicle, as well as ● ALWAYS give your full attention to drivingclarify your rights under your state’s lemon and avoid using vehicle features or takinglaw. other actions that could distract you.Your NISSAN dealership knows your vehicle ● ALWAYS use your seat belts and appro-best. When you require any service or have any priate child restraint systems. Pre-teenquestions, they will be glad to assist you with the children should be seated in the rear seat.extensive resources available to them. ● ALWAYS provide information about the proper use of vehicle safety features to all occupants of the vehicle. ● ALWAYS review this Owner’s Manual for important safety information.
  3. 3. WHEN READING THE MANUALFor descriptions specified for four-wheel drive MODIFICATION OF YOUR VEHICLE This manual includes information for all optionsmodels, a mark is placed at the begin- available on this model. Therefore, you may findning of the applicable sections/items. This vehicle should not be modified. some information that does not apply to your Modification could affect its vehicle.As with other vehicles with features for performance, safety or durability, andoff-road use, failure to operate four-wheel All information, specifications and illustrations in may even violate governmental this manual are those in effect at the time ofdrive models correctly may result in loss of regulations. In addition, damage or per- printing. NISSAN reserves the right to changecontrol or an accident. Be sure to read formance problems resulting from modi- specifications or design without notice and with-“Driving safety precautions” in the “Start- fications may not be covered under out obligation.ing and driving” section of this manual. NISSAN warranties. ON-PAVEMENT AND OFF-ROAD DRIV- IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT ING THIS MANUAL This vehicle will handle and maneuver You will see various symbols in this manual. They differently from an ordinary passenger are used in the following ways: car because it has a higher center of gravity for off-road use. As with other WARNING vehicles with features of this type, fail- This is used to indicate the presence of a ure to operate this vehicle correctly may hazard that could cause death or serious result in loss of control or an accident. personal injury. To avoid or reduce the risk, the procedures must be followed Be sure to read “On-pavement and off- precisely. road driving precautions”, and “Avoid- ing collision and rollover”, and “Driving CAUTION safety precautions”, in the “Starting and driving” section of this manual. This is used to indicate the presence of a hazard that could cause minor or moder- ate personal injury or damage to your ve- hicle. To avoid or reduce the risk, the pro- cedures must be followed carefully.
  4. 4. CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 BLUETOOTH௡ is a WARNING trademark owned by WARNING Bluetooth SIG, Inc. Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and licensed to and certain vehicle components contain Visteon and Clarion. or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth de- XM Radio௡ requires fects or other reproductive harm. In addi- subscription, sold tion, certain fluids contained in vehicles and certain products of component wear separately. Not avail- contain or emit chemicals known to the able in Alaska, Hawaii State of California to cause cancer and or Guam. For more APD1005 birth defects or other reproductive harm. information, visitIf you see this symbol, it means “Do not do this” CALIFORNIA PERCHLORATE www.xmradio.com.or “Do not let this happen.” ADVISORY Some vehicle parts, such as lithium batter-If you see a symbol similar to these in an illustra- ies, may contain perchlorate material. Thetion, it means the arrow points to the front of the following advisory is provided: “Perchloratevehicle. Material – special handling may apply, See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate/”. © 2012 NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.Arrows in an illustration that are similar to these All rights reserved. No part of this Owner’sindicate movement or action. Manual may be reproduced or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying,Arrows in an illustration that are similar to these recording or otherwise, without the prior writtencall attention to an item in the illustration. permission of Nissan North America, Inc.
  5. 5. 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 your NISSAN dealer areour primary concerns. Your NISSAN dealer is always available to assist you with all your automobile sales and service needs.However, if there is something that your NISSAN The Consumer Affairs Department will ask for the You can write to NISSAN with the information at:dealer cannot assist you with or you would like to following information: For U.S. customersprovide NISSAN directly with comments or Nissan North America, Inc. – Your name, address, and telephone numberquestions, please contact the NISSAN Con- Consumer Affairs Departmentsumer Affairs Department using our toll-free – Vehicle identification number (attached to the P.O. Box 685003number: top of the instrument panel on the driver’s Franklin, TN 37068-5003 side)For U.S. customers For Canadian customers 1-800-NISSAN-1 – Date of purchase Nissan Canada Inc. (1-800-647-7261) 5290 Orbitor Drive – Current odometer reading Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4Z5For Canadian customers – Your NISSAN dealer’s name 1-800-387-0122 or via e-mail at: – Your comments or questions For U.S. customers OR nnaconsumeraffairs@nissan-usa.com For Canadian customers information.centre@nissancanada.com We appreciate your interest in NISSAN and thank you for buying a quality NISSAN vehicle.
  6. 6. Table of Illustrated table of contents 0Contents Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1 Instruments and controls 2 Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3 Heater, air conditioner, audio and phone 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. 0 Illustrated table of contentsAir bags, seat belts and child restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Instrument panel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-6Exterior front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-3 Engine compartment check locations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-8Exterior rear. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-4 Warning/indicator lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-10Passenger compartment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-5
  8. 8. AIR BAGS, SEAT BELTS AND CHILDRESTRAINTS 1. 2nd row seat belts (P. 1-16) 2. Roof-mounted curtain side-impact and rollover supplemental air bag (P. 1-64) 3. Front seat belts (P. 1-16) 4. Head restraints (P.1-7 ) 5. Supplemental front-impact air bags (P.1-71) 6. Seats (P. 1-3) 7. Occupant classification sensor (pressure sensor) (P. 1-71) 8. Seat belt with pretensioners (P. 1-77) 9. Front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bag (P. 1-64) 10. LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) system (P. 1-28) 11. Top tether strap anchor (P. 1-30) See the page number indicated in paren- theses for operating details. WII01350-2 Illustrated table of contents
  9. 9. EXTERIOR FRONT 1. Engine hood (P. 8-6) 2. Windshield wiper and washer switch (P. 2-26) 3. Windshield (P. 8-22) 4. Windows (P. 2-47) 5. Door locks, keyfob (if so equipped), keys (P. 3-3, 3-6, 3-2) 6. Mirrors (P. 3-15) 7. Tire pressure (P. 8-33) 8. Flat tire (P. 6-3) 9. Tire chains (P. 8-40) 10. Headlight and turn signal switch (P. 2-28); Replacing bulbs (P. 8-29) 11. Fog light switch (if so equipped) (P. 2-32) See the page number indicated in paren- theses for operating details. LII0052 Illustrated table of contents 0-3
  10. 10. EXTERIOR REAR 1. Rear sliding window (if so equipped) (P.2-50) 2. Vehicle loading (P. 9-13) 3. Truck box, tailgate (P. 3-17) 4. Replacing bulbs (P. 8-29) 5. Fuel-filler cap, fuel recommendation (P. 3-11, P. 9-4) See the page number indicated in paren- theses for operating details. LII00530-4 Illustrated table of contents
  11. 11. PASSENGER COMPARTMENT 1. Map lights (if so equipped) (P. 2-53) 2. Sun visors (P. 3-14) 3. Rearview mirror (if so equipped) (P. 3-15) 4. Vents (P. 4-2) 5. Glove box (P. 2-42) 6. Shift selector (automatic transmission, if so equipped) (P. 5-13) 7. Cup holders (P. 2-44) 8. Front seats (P. 1-3) 9. Console box (P. 2-41) 10. Rear seats (P. 1-14) 11. Flat tire/Jacking equipment storage (P. 6-3) See the page number indicated in paren- theses for operating details. WII0054 Illustrated table of contents 0-5
  12. 12. INSTRUMENT PANEL 1. Vents (P. 4-2) 2. Headlight/fog light (if so equipped)/turn signal switch (P. 2-28) 3. Steering wheel switch for audio control (if so equipped)/Bluetoothா Hands- Free Phone System (if so equipped) (P. 4-35, P. 4-37) 4. Driver supplemental air bag/horn (P. 1-64, P. 2-33) 5. Meters, gauges and warning/indicator lights (P. 2-3, 2-14) 6. Cruise control main/set switches (if so equipped) (P. 5-20) 7. Windshield wiper/washer switch (P. 2-26) 8. Storage (P. 2-38) 9. Audio system controls (if so equipped) (P. 4-17) 10. Front passenger supplemental air bag (P. 1-64) 11. Upper and lower glove box (P. 2-42) 12. Passenger air bag status light (P. 1-73) 13. Auxiliary audio input jac k(if so equipped) (P. 4-34) 14. Power outlet (P. 2-37) LIC14220-6 Illustrated table of contents
  13. 13. 15. Electronic locking rear differential (E-Lock) system switch (if so equipped) (P.2-36) Heated seat switch (if so equipped) (P. 2-33) Hill descent control switch (if so equipped) (P. 2-35) Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) OFF switch (P. 2-34)16. Shift selector (P. 5-13, 5-17)17. 4WD shift switch (if so equipped) (P. 5-24)18. Climate controls (P. 4-2, P.4-10)19. Hazard warning flasher switch (P. 2-32)20. Ignition switch (P. 5-10)21. Tilt steering wheel control (if so equipped) (P. 3-13)22. Cargo lamp switch (P. 2-33)23. Clutch interlock (clutch start) switch (if so equipped) (P. 2-37)24. Outside mirror controls (if so equipped) (P. 3-16) Illustrated table of contents 0-7
  14. 14. ENGINE COMPARTMENT CHECKLOCATIONS QR25DE engine 1. Windshield-washer fluid reservoir (P. 8-15) 2. Fuse/fusible link box (P. 8-24) 3. Fuse and relay box (P. 8-24) 4. Air cleaner (P. 8-20) 5. Engine oil filler cap (P. 8-10) 6. Engine oil dipstick (P. 8-10) 7. Brake fluid reservoir/Clutch fluid reservoir (M/T model) (P. 8-14) 8. Drive belt location (P.8-18) 9. Radiator cap (P. 8-8) 10. Power steering fluid reservoir (P. 8-14) 11. Battery (P. 8-16) 12. Engine coolant reservoir (P. 8-8) See the page number indicated in paren- theses for operating details. WDI06430-8 Illustrated table of contents
  15. 15. VQ40DE engine 1. Windshield-washer fluid reservoir (P. 8-15) 2. Fuse/fusible link box (P. 8-24) 3. Fuse and relay box (P. 8-24) 4. Engine oil filler cap (P. 8-10) 5. Engine oil dipstick (P. 8-10) 6. Brake fluid reservoir/Clutch fluid reservoir (M/T model) (P. 8-14) 7. Air cleaner (P. 8-20) 8. Drive belt location (P.8-18) 9. Radiator cap (P. 8-8) 10. Power steering fluid reservoir (P. 8-14) 11. Battery (P. 8-16) 12. Engine coolant reservoir (P. 8-8) *Engine cover removed for clarity. See the page number indicated in paren- theses for operating details.LII0167 Illustrated table of contents 0-9
  16. 16. WARNING/INDICATOR LIGHTS Warning Name Page Warning Name Page Warning Name Page light light light Anti-lock Braking 2-15 Charge warning 2-16 Supplemental air 2-20 System (ABS) warn- light bag warning light or ing light Door open warning 2-17 Indicator Name Page light light Automatic transmis- 2-15 Engine oil pressure 2-17 Automatic transmis- 2-20 sion check warning warning light sion position indica- light tor light (if so 4WD warning light 2-17 equipped) Automatic transmis- 2-15 ( model) sion oil temperature Cruise main switch 2-20 warning light (if so Low fuel warning 2-18 indicator light (if so equipped) light equipped) Automatic transmis- 2-15 Cruise set switch 2-20 Low tire pressure 2-18 sion park warning indicator light (if so warning light light equipped) ( model) Low windshield- 2-19 washer fluid warning Brake warning light 2-16 light (if so equipped) or Seat belt warning 2-19 light and chime0-10 Illustrated table of contents
  17. 17. Indicator Name Page Indicator Name Page light light Electronic locking 2-20 Overdrive off indica- 2-22 rear differential (E- tor light (A/T models Lock) system on only) indicator light (if so equipped) Security indicator 2-22 light (if so equipped) 4WD shift indicator 2-21 light ( Slip indicator light 2-22 model) for models with ABLS Front passenger air 2-21 bag status light Slip indicator light 2-22 for models with High beam indicator 2-21 VDC light (blue) Transfer 4LO posi- 2-22 Hill descent control 2-35 tion indicator light system on indicator ( model) light (if so equipped) Turn signal/hazard 2-23 Malfunction Indica- 2-21 indicator lights tor Light (MIL) Vehicle Dynamic 2-23 Control (VDC) OFF indicator light Illustrated table of contents 0-11
  18. 18. MEMO0-12 Illustrated table of contents
  19. 19. 1 Safety—Seats, seat belts andsupplemental restraint systemSeats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3 LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Front manual seat adjustment CHildren) System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-28 (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3 Rear-facing child restraint installation using Front power seat adjustment LATCH (Crew cab models only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-32 (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5 Rear-facing child restraint installation using Jump seat (King cab) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7 LATCH — Jump seat (King cab models only). . . . . . 1-34 Armrest (if so equipped). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7 Rear-facing child restraint installation using Head restraints (1st row only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-7 the seat belts (Crew cab models only) . . . . . . . . . . . 1-37 Head restraints (2nd row – outboard Rear-facing child restraint installation using positions only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10 the seat belts — jump seat Flexible seating. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-12 (King cab models only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-40Seat belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-16 Forward-facing child restraint installation Precautions on seat belt usage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-16 using LATCH (Crew cab model only) . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-44 Pregnant women . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-19 Forward-facing child restraint installation Injured persons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-19 using LATCH — jump seat Three-point type seat belt with retractor . . . . . . . . . . 1-19 (King cab models only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-46 Seat belt extenders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-23 Forward-facing child restraint installation Seat belt maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-24 using the seat belts — front passenger andChild safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-24 rear bench seat (Crew cab models only) . . . . . . . . . 1-49 Infants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-25 Foward-facing child restraint installation Small children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-25 using the seat belts — front passenger and Larger children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-25 jump seats (King cab models only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-53Child restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-26 Installing top tether strap (Front passenger Precautions on child restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-26 seat – King cab models only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-57
  20. 20. Installing top tether strap Supplemental restraint system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-64(Jump seat – King cab models only) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-58 Precautions on supplemental restraintInstalling top tether strap system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-64(Rear bench seat – Crew cab models only). . . . . . . 1-58 Supplemental air bag warning labels . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-78Booster seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-59 Supplemental air bag warning light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-79
  21. 21. SEATS ● The seatback should not be reclined any more than needed for comfort. Seat belts are most effective when the pas- senger sits well back and straight up in the seat. If the seatback is reclined, the risk of sliding under the lap belt and being injured is increased. CAUTION When adjusting the seat positions, be sure not to contact any moving parts to avoid possible injuries and/or damage. ARS1152 FRONT MANUAL SEAT ADJUSTMENT (if so equipped) WARNING ● For the most effective protection when the vehicle is in motion, the seat should● Do not ride in a moving vehicle when be upright. Always sit well back in the the seatback is reclined. This can be seat with both feet on the floor and dangerous. The shoulder belt will not adjust the seat properly. See “Precau- be against your body. In an accident, tions on seat belt usage” later in this you could be thrown into it and receive section. neck or other serious injuries. You could also slide under the lap belt and ● After adjustment, gently rock in the seat receive serious internal injuries. to make sure it is securely locked. ● Do not leave children unattended inside the vehicle. They could unknowingly ac- tivate switches or controls. Unattended children could become involved in seri- ous accidents. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-3
  22. 22. WRS0175 WRS0176 WRS0131Forward and backward Reclining Seat lifter (if so equipped for driver’sPull the lever up and hold it while you slide the To recline the seatback, pull the lever up and lean seat)seat forward or backward to the desired position. back. To bring the seatback forward, pull the lever Turn either dial to adjust the angle and height ofRelease the lever to lock the seat in position. up and lean your body forward. Release the lever the seat cushion to the desired position. to lock the seatback in position. The reclining feature allows adjustment of the seatback for occupants of different sizes for added comfort and to help obtain proper seat belt fit. See “Precautions on seat belt usage” later in this section. Also, the seatback can be reclined to allow occupants to rest when the vehicle is stopped and the transmission is in P (Park) or N (Neutral) position with the parking brake fully applied.1-4 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  23. 23. WRS0389 WRS0163Lumbar support (if so equipped for FRONT POWER SEAT ADJUSTMENT Forward and backwarddriver’s seat) (if so equipped) Moving the switch forward or backward will slideThe lumbar support feature provides lower back Operating tips the seat forward or backward to the desiredsupport to the driver. Move the lever forward or position.backward to adjust the seat lumbar area. ● The power seat motor has an auto-reset overload protection circuit. If the motor Reclining stops during operation, wait 30 seconds, Move the recline switch backward until the de- then reactivate the switch. sired angle is obtained. To bring the seatback ● Do not operate the power seat switch for a forward again, move the switch forward and long period of time when the engine is off. move your body forward. The seatback will move This will discharge the battery. forward. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-5
  24. 24. The reclining feature allows adjustment of theseatback for occupants of different sizes foradded comfort and to help obtain proper seatbelt fit (see “Precautions on seat belt usage” laterin this section). Also, the seatback can be re-clined to allow occupants to rest when the ve-hicle is stopped and the transmission is in P(Park) or N (Neutral) position with the parkingbrake fully applied. WRS0164 WRS0389 Seat lifter (if so equipped for driver’s Lumbar support (if so equipped for seat) driver’s seat) Push the front or rear end of the switch up or The lumbar support feature provides lower back down to adjust the angle and height of the seat support to the driver. Move the lever forward or cushion. backward to adjust the seat lumbar area.1-6 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  25. 25. HEAD RESTRAINTS (1st row only) WARNING Head restraints supplement the other ve- hicle safety systems. They may provide additional protection against injury in cer- tain rear end collisions. Adjust the head restraints properly, as specified in this section. Check the adjustment after someone else uses the seat. Do not attach anything to the head restraint stalks or remove the head restraint. Do not use the seat if the head restraint has been re- LRS0556 LRS2089 moved. If the head restraint was removed, reinstall and properly adjust the head re-JUMP SEAT (King cab) ARMREST (if so equipped) straint before an occupant uses the seat- ing position. Failure to follow these in- To use the center armrest on the 2nd row bench WARNING structions can reduce the effectiveness of seat, pull on the tab in the center of the seat and the head restraints. This may increase the● Do not use a child restraint in the driv- fold it down to the resting position. risk of serious injury or death in a er’s side jump seat. This seating posi- collision. tion is not suitable for child restraint installation. A child restraint can be in- stalled in the passenger’s side jump seat when the seat extension is un- folded from the seat base.● When folding the jump seat, be careful not to squeeze your finger between the seat cushion and the body side. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-7
  26. 26. LRS2020 LRS0887 WRS0134The illustration shows the seating positions Components Adjustmentequipped with head restraints. The first row headrestraints are adjustable. 1. Head restraint Adjust the head restraint so the center is level with the center of the seat occupant’s ears.᭡ Indicates the seating position is equipped with 2. Adjustment notchesa head restraint. 3. Lock knob 4. Stalks1-8 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  27. 27. LRS0888 LRS0889 LRS0890To raise the head restraint, pull it up. To lower, push and hold the lock knob and push Removal the head restraint down. Use the following procedure to remove the ad- justable head restraints. 1. Pull the head restraint up to the highest position. 2. Push and hold the lock knob. 3. Remove the head restraint from the seat. 4. Store the head restraint properly so it is not loose in the vehicle. 5. Reinstall and properly adjust the head re- straint before an occupant uses the seating position. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-9
  28. 28. Adjust the Active Head Restraints properly as described in this section. HEAD RESTRAINTS (2nd row – outboard positions only) WARNING Head restraints supplement the other ve- hicle safety systems. They may provide additional protection against injury in cer- tain rear end collisions. Adjust the head restraints properly, as specified in this section. Check the adjustment after someone else uses the seat. Do not attach LRS0891 SPA1025 anything to the head restraint stalks orInstall Front-seat Active Head Restraints remove the head restraint. Do not use the seat if the head restraint has been re- 1. Align the head restraint stalks with the holes The Active Head Restraint moves forward utiliz- moved. If the head restraint was removed, in the seat. Make sure the head restraint is ing the force that the seatback receives from the reinstall and properly adjust the head re- facing the correct direction. The stalk with occupant in a rear-end collision. The movement straint before an occupant uses the seat- the adjustment notches ᭺ must be installed 1 of the head restraint helps support the occu- ing position. Failure to follow these in- in the hole with the lock knob ᭺.2 pant’s head by reducing its backward movement structions can reduce the effectiveness of 2. Push and hold the lock knob and push the and helping absorb some of the forces that may the head restraints. This may increase the head restraint down. lead to whiplash-type injuries. risk of serious injury or death in a Active Head Restraints are effective for collisions collision. 3. Properly adjust the head restraint before an occupant uses the seating position. at low to medium speeds in which it is said that whiplash injury occurs most. Active Head Restraints operate only in certain rear-end collisions. After the collision, the head restraints return to their original position.1-10 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  29. 29. LRS2020 LRS2073 LRS2074The illustration shows the seating positions Components Removalequipped with head restraints. The second rowhead restraints are removable but not adjustable. 1. Head restraint Use the following procedure to remove the ad- justable head restraints.᭡ Indicates the seating position is equipped with 2. Lock knobsa head restraint. 1. Adjust the seat or seatback as necessary. 3. Stalks+ Indicates the seating position is not equipped 2. Push and hold the lock knobs.with a head restraint or adjustable headrest. 3. Pull the head restraint up until it is removed from the seat. 4. Store the head restraint properly so it is not loose in the vehicle. 5. Reinstall the head restraint and properly ad- just the seat or seatback before an occupant uses the seating position. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-11
  30. 30. FLEXIBLE SEATING ● If the head restraints are removed for any reason, they should be securely WARNING stored to prevent them from causing ● Never allow anyone to ride in the cargo injury to passengers or damage to the area or on the rear seats when they are vehicle in case of sudden braking or an in the fold-down position. In a collision, accident. people riding in these areas without ● When returning the seatbacks to the proper restraints are more likely to be upright position, be certain they are seriously injured or killed. completely secured in the latched posi- ● Do not allow people to ride in any area tion. If they are not completely secured, of your vehicle that is not equipped with passengers may be injured in an acci- seats and seat belts. Be sure everyone dent or sudden stop. in your vehicle is in a seat and using a ● Properly secure all cargo to help pre- LRS2075 seat belt properly. vent it from sliding or shifting. Do notInstall ● Do not fold down the rear seats when place cargo higher than the seatbacks. occupants are in the rear seat area or In a sudden stop or collision, unsecured 1. Align the head restraint stalks with the holes any luggage is on the rear seats. cargo could cause personal injury. in the seat. Make sure the head restraint is facing the correct direction. ● Head restraints should be adjusted properly as they may provide significant 2. Push the head restraint down until it locks in protection against injury in an accident. place. Always replace and adjust them prop- erly if they have been removed for any reason.1-12 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  31. 31. WARNING ● If you fold the front passenger’s seat- back flat forward to carry longer ob- jects, be sure this cargo is properly se- cured and not near an air bag. In a crash, an inflating air bag might force that object toward a person. This could cause severe injury or even death. Se- cure objects away from the area in which an air bag would inflate. See “Precautions on supplemental restraint system” later in this section. ● Never allow anyone to ride in the cargo LRS0608 LRS0609 area or on the front passenger’s seatFolding the front passenger’s seatback ᭺ 2 Once the seatback is released, it will enable when it is in the fold-down position. Useflat (if so equipped) you to fold the front passenger seatback flat of these areas by passengers could re- over the seat cushion. sult in serious injury in an accident orTo fold the front passenger’s seatback flat for sudden stop.extra storage length when transporting long 3. To return the front passenger’s seat to aitems: seating position, lift up on the seatback and push it up to an upright position. Then pull up᭺1 Slide the seat to the rearmost position. Lift on the recline lever and lean the seatback to up on the recline lever, located on the out- a proper seating position. Release the lever side edge of the seat, and fold the seatback to lock the seatback in position. forward as far as it will go. Then lift up on the latch located on the upper corner of the seatback to release the back of the seat. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-13
  32. 32. LRS0398 LRS0566 LRS0567Folding the rear bench seat ᭺ 2 Fold the bottom of the seat cushion toward ᭺ 3 Repeat this process to raise and secure the the back of the vehicle until it locks in place. seat cushion on the other side of the vehicleTo fold the rear bench seat up: for maximum storage capacity.᭺1 Lift up on the lever, located on the side of the To return the rear bench seat to a seating posi- seat, while lifting the front of the seat cushion tion, reverse the process. Make sure to prop- up. erly push the seat cushion down into place.1-14 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  33. 33. WARNING WARNING● When the vehicle is being used to carry Never allow anyone to ride in the cargo cargo, properly secure all cargo to help area or on the rear seat when it is in the prevent it from sliding or shifting. Do fold-down position. Use of these areas by not place cargo higher than the seat- passengers without proper restraints backs. In a sudden stop or collision, could result in serious injury in an acci- unsecured cargo could cause personal dent or sudden stop. injury.● Do not allow people to ride in any area of your vehicle that is not equipped with seats and seat belts. Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a seat belt properly. Never ride in the rear seat unless the seat bottom cushions WRS0840 are in place and latched. Folding the rear bench seat down● When returning the seatbacks to the The rear bench seatback can be tilted forward to upright position, be certain they are access the child restraint anchor point locations completely secured in the latched posi- or the jacking equipment. tion. If they are not completely secured, passengers may be injured in an acci- To tilt the seatback forward, pull the strap up ᭺ 1 dent or sudden stop. and tilt the seatback. The child restraint anchor points ᭺ can be accessed behind the rear 2 bench seatback. The jacking equipment can be accessed from behind the passenger’s side seatback. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-15
  34. 34. SEAT BELTS SSS0136PRECAUTIONS ON SEAT BELTUSAGEIf you are wearing your seat belt properly ad-justed and you are sitting upright and well back inyour seat with both feet on the floor, your chancesof being injured or killed in an accident and/or theseverity of injury may be greatly reduced.NISSAN strongly encourages you and all of yourpassengers to buckle up every time you drive,even if your seating position includes a supple-mental air bag.Most U.S. states and Canadian provincesor territories specify that seat belts be wornat all times when a vehicle is being driven.1-16 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  35. 35. SSS0134 SSS0016 WARNING WARNING● Every person who drives or rides in this ● The seat belt should be properly ad- vehicle should use a seat belt at all justed to a snug fit. Failure to do so may times. Children should be properly re- reduce the effectiveness of the entire strained in the rear seat and, if appro- restraint system and increase the priate, in a child restraint. chance or severity of injury in an acci- dent. Serious injury or death can occur if the seat belt is not worn properly. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-17
  36. 36. ● Be sure the seat belt tongue is securely ● Once a seat belt pretensioner has acti- fastened to the proper buckle. vated, it cannot be reused and must be replaced together with the retractor. ● Do not wear the seat belt inside out or See your NISSAN dealer. twisted. Doing so may reduce its effectiveness. ● Removal and installation of preten- sioner system components should be ● Do not allow more than one person to done by a NISSAN dealer. use the same seat belt. ● All seat belt assemblies, including re- ● Never carry more people in the vehicle tractors and attaching hardware, than there are seat belts. should be inspected after any collision ● If the seat belt warning light glows con- by a NISSAN dealer. NISSAN recom- tinuously while the ignition is turned mends that all seat belt assemblies in ON with all doors closed and all seat use during a collision be replaced un- SSS0014 belts fastened, it may indicate a mal- less the collision was minor and the function in the system. Have the system belts show no damage and continue to WARNING checked by a NISSAN dealer. operate properly. Seat belt assemblies● Always route the shoulder belt over ● No changes should be made to the seat not in use during a collision should also your shoulder and across your chest. belt system. For example, do not modify be inspected and replaced if either Never put the belt behind your back, the seat belt, add material, or install damage or improper operation is noted. under your arm or across your neck. The devices that may change the seat belt ● All child restraints and attaching hard- belt should be away from your face and routing or tension. Doing so may affect ware should be inspected after any col- neck, but not falling off your shoulder. the operation of the seat belt system. lision. Always follow the restraint● Position the lap belt as low and snug as Modifying or tampering with the seat manufacturer’s inspection instructions possible AROUND THE HIPS, NOT THE belt system may result in serious per- and replacement recommendations. WAIST. A lap belt worn too high could sonal injury. The child restraints should be replaced increase the risk of internal injuries in if they are damaged. an accident.1-18 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  37. 37. PREGNANT WOMEN ● Do not ride in a moving vehicle whenNISSAN recommends that pregnant women use the seatback is reclined. This can be dangerous. The shoulder belt will notseat belts. The seat belt should be worn snug and be against your body. In an accident,always position the lap belt as low as possible you could be thrown into it and receivearound the hips, not the waist. Place the shoulder neck or other serious injuries. Youbelt over your shoulder and across your chest. could also slide under the lap belt andNever run the lap/shoulder belt over your ab- receive serious internal injuries.dominal area. Contact your doctor for specificrecommendations. ● For the most effective protection when the vehicle is in motion, the seat shouldINJURED PERSONS be upright. Always sit well back in the seat with both feet on the floor andNISSAN recommends that injured persons use adjust the seat belt properly.seat belts. Check with your doctor for specificrecommendations. ● Do not allow children to play with the WRS0175 seat belts. Most seating positions are Manual front seat shownTHREE-POINT TYPE SEAT BELT equipped with Automatic Locking Re- Fastening the seat belts (Front seatsWITH RETRACTOR tractor (ALR) mode seat belts. If the seat belt becomes wrapped around a all models and rear seats Crew cab child’s neck with the ALR mode acti- models) WARNING vated, the child can be seriously injured 1. Adjust the seat. See “Seats” earlier in this● Every person who drives or rides in this or killed if the seat belt retracts and section. vehicle should use a seat belt at all becomes tight. This can occur even if times. the vehicle is parked. Unbuckle the seat belt to release the child. If the seat belt cannot be unbuckled or is already un- buckled, release the child by cutting the seat belt with a suitable tool (such as a knife or scissors) to release the seat belt. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-19
  38. 38. The Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) mode allows the seat belt to extend and retract to allow the driver and passengers some freedom of movement in the seat. The ELR locks the seat belt when the vehicle slows down rapidly or during certain impacts. The Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) mode (child restraint mode) locks the seat belt for child restraint installation. When the ALR mode is activated, the seat belt cannot be extended again until the seat belt tongue is detached from the buckle and fully retracted. The seat belt returns to the ELR mode LRS0594 LRS0595 after the seat belt fully retracts. See “Child re-᭺2 Slowly pull the seat belt out of the retractor ᭺ 3 Position the lap belt portion low and snug straints” later in this section for more information. and insert the tongue into the buckle until on the hips as shown. you hear and feel the latch engage. The ALR mode should be used only for ᭺ 4 Pull the shoulder belt portion toward the child restraint installation. During normal ● The retractor is designed to lock dur- retractor to take up extra slack. Be sure the seat belt use by an occupant, the ALR mode ing a sudden stop or on impact. A shoulder belt is routed over your shoulder should not be activated. If it is activated it slow pulling motion permits the seat and across your chest. belt to move, and allows you some may cause uncomfortable seat belt ten- The front passenger seat and the rear seating sion. It can also change the operation of freedom of movement in the seat. positions three-point seat belts have two modes the front passenger air bag. See “Front ● If the seat belt cannot be pulled from of operation: passenger air bag and status light” later in its fully retracted position, firmly pull this section. ● Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) the belt and release it. Then smoothly pull the belt out of the re- ● Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) tractor.1-20 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  39. 39. WARNINGWhen fastening the seat belts, be certainthat the seatbacks are completely se-cured in the latched position. If they arenot completely secured, passengers maybe injured in an accident or sudden stop.Fastening the seat belts (Jump seatsKing cab models) LRS0556 LRS0569 1. Open the jump seat. See “Seats” earlier in ᭺ 2 Slowly pull the seat belt out of the retractor this section. and insert the tongue into the buckle until you hear and feel the latch engage. ● The retractor is designed to lock during a sudden stop or on impact. A slow pulling motion permits the seat belt to move, and allows you some freedom of movement in the seat. ● If the seat belt cannot be pulled from its fully retracted position, firmly pull the belt and release it. Then smoothly pull the belt out of the retractor. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-21
  40. 40. movement in the seat. The ELR locks the seat belt when the vehicle slows down rapidly or during certain impacts. The Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) mode (child restraint mode) locks the seat belt for child restraint installation. When the ALR mode is activated, the seat belt cannot be extended again until the seat belt tongue is detached from the buckle and fully retracted. The seat belt returns to the ELR mode after the seat belt fully retracts. See “Child re- straints” later in this section for more information. The ALR mode should be used only for LRS0570 WRS0139 child restraint installation. During normal᭺3 Position the lap belt portion low and snug seat belt use by an occupant, the ALR mode Unfastening the seat belts on the hips as shown. should not be activated. If it is activated it may cause uncomfortable seat belt ten- ᭺ 1 To unfasten the seat belt, press the button on᭺4 Pull the shoulder belt portion toward the sion. It can also change the operation of the buckle. The seat belt automatically re- retractor to take up extra slack. Be sure the the front passenger air bag. See “Front tracts. shoulder belt is routed over your shoulder passenger air bag and status light” later in and across your chest. Checking seat belt operation this section.The jump seat position’s three-point seat belts Seat belt retractors are designed to lock seat belthave two modes of operation: WARNING movement by two separate methods: ● Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) When fastening the seat belts, be certain ● When the seat belt is pulled quickly from the that the seatbacks are completely se- retractor. ● Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) cured in the latched position. If they are ● When the vehicle slows down rapidly.The Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) mode not completely secured, passengers mayallows the seat belt to extend and retract to allow be injured in an accident or sudden stop.the driver and passengers some freedom of1-22 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  41. 41. To increase your confidence in the seat belts, WARNINGcheck the operation as follows: ● After adjustment, release the adjust- ● Grasp the shoulder belt and pull forward ment button and try to move the shoul- quickly. The retractor should lock and re- der belt anchor up and down to make strict further belt movement. sure it is securely fixed in position.If the retractor does not lock during this check or ● The shoulder belt anchor height shouldif you have any questions about seat belt opera- be adjusted to the position best for you.tion, see a NISSAN dealer. Failure to do so may reduce the effec- tiveness of the entire restraint system and increase the chance or severity of injury in an accident. SEAT BELT EXTENDERS LRS0242 If, because of body size or driving position, it is Shoulder belt height adjustment (front not possible to properly fit the lap/shoulder belt seats) and fasten it, an extender that is compatible with the installed seat belts is available that can be The shoulder belt anchor height should be ad- purchased. The extender adds approximately 8 in justed to the position best for you. See “Precau- (200 mm) of length and may be used for either tions on seat belt usage” earlier in this section. To the driver or front passenger seating position. adjust, pull out the adjustment button ᭺ and 1 See a NISSAN dealer for assistance with pur- move the shoulder belt anchor to the desired chasing an extender if an extender is required. position ᭺, so the belt passes over the center of 2 the shoulder. The belt should be away from your face and neck, but not falling off your shoulder. Release the adjustment button to lock the shoul- der belt anchor into position. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-23
  42. 42. CHILD SAFETY ● If dirt builds up in the shoulder belt Children need adults to help protect them. WARNING guide of the seat belt anchors, the seat They need to be properly restrained.● Only NISSAN seat belt extenders, made belts may retract slowly. Wipe the shoulder by the same company which made the belt guide with a clean, dry cloth. In addition to the general information in this original equipment seat belts, should manual, child safety information is available from be used with NISSAN seat belts. ● Periodically check to see that the seat many other sources, including doctors, teachers, belt and the metal components, such as government traffic safety offices, and community● Adults and children who can use the buckles, tongues, retractors, flexible wires organizations. Every child is different, so be sure standard seat belt should not use an and anchors, work properly. If loose parts, to learn the best way to transport your child. extender. Such unnecessary use could deterioration, cuts or other damage on the result in serious personal injury in the webbing is found, the entire seat belt as- There are three basic types of child restraint event of an accident. sembly should be replaced. systems:● Never use seat belt extenders to install ● Rear-facing child restraint child restraints. If the child restraint is not secured properly, the child could be ● Forward-facing child restraint seriously injured in a collision or a sud- ● Booster seat den stop. The proper restraint depends on the child’s size.SEAT BELT MAINTENANCE Generally, infants up to about 1 year and less ● To clean the seat belt webbing, apply a than 20 lbs (9 kg) should be placed in rear-facing mild soap solution or any solution recom- child restraints. Forward-facing child restraints mended for cleaning upholstery or carpet. are available for children who outgrow rear- Then wipe with a cloth and allow the seat facing child restraints and are at least 1 year old. belts to dry in the shade. Do not allow the Booster seats are used to help position a vehicle seat belts to retract until they are completely lap/shoulder belt on a child who can no longer dry. use a forward-facing child restraint.1-24 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  43. 43. tem (Air bag system) for the front passen- restraint that fits your vehicle and always follow WARNING ger. See “Supplemental restraint system” the manufacturer’s instructions for installationInfants and children need special protec- later in this section. and use.tion. The vehicle’s seat belts may not fitthem properly. The shoulder belt may INFANTS LARGER CHILDRENcome too close to the face or neck. The Infants up to at least 1 year old should be placed Children who are too large for child restraintslap belt may not fit over their small hipbones. In an accident, an improperly fit- in a rear-facing child restraint. NISSAN recom- should be seated and restrained by the seat beltsting seat belt could cause serious or fatal mends that infants be placed in child restraints which are provided. The seat belt may not fitinjury. Always use appropriate child that comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety properly if the child is less than 4 ft 9 in (142.5restraints. Standards or Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety cm) tall and weighs between 40 lbs (18 kg) and Standards. You should choose a child restraint 80 lbs (36 kg). A booster seat should be used toAll U.S. states and Canadian provinces or terri- that fits your vehicle and always follow the manu- obtain proper seat belt fit.tories require the use of approved child restraints facturer’s instructions for installation and use.for infants and small children. See “Child re- NISSAN recommends that a child be placed in astraints” later in this section. SMALL CHILDREN commercially available booster seat if the shoul- der belt fits close to the face or neck or if the lapA child restraint may be secured in the vehicle by Children that are over 1 year old and weigh at portion of the seat belt goes across the abdo-using either the LATCH (Lower Anchor and Teth- least 20 lbs (9 kg) should remain in a rear-facing men. The booster seat should raise the child soers for CHildren) system or with the vehicle seat child restraint as long as possible up to the height that the shoulder belt is properly positionedbelt. See “Child restraints” section for more infor- or weight limit of the child restraint. Forward- across the top, middle portion of the shouldermation. facing child restraints are available for children and the lap belt is low on the hips. A booster seat who outgrow rear-facing child restraints and are can only be used in seating positions that have aNISSAN recommends that all pre-teens at least 1 year old. Refer to the manufacturer’sand children be restrained in the rear seat if three-point type seat belt. The booster seat instructions for minimum and maximum weight should fit the vehicle seat and have a label certi-available (Crew Cab models). Studies show and height recommendations. NISSAN recom-that children are safer when properly re- fying that it complies with Federal Motor Vehicle mends that small children be placed in child Safety Standards or Canadian Motor Vehiclestrained in the rear seat than in the front restraints that comply with Federal Motor Vehicleseat. Safety Standards. Once the child has grown so Safety Standards or Canadian Motor Vehicle the shoulder belt is no longer on or near the faceThis is especially important because your Safety Standards. You should choose a child and neck, use the shoulder belt without thevehicle has a supplemental restraint sys- booster seat. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-25

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