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ForewordWelcome to the growing family of new NISSAN         tenance requirements, assisting you in the   MODIFICATION OF Y...
IMPORTANT INFORMATION                                                                                 CALIFORNIA PROPOSITI...
Welcome To The World Of NISSAN                                                                                            ...
NISSAN CUSTOMER CARE PROGRAMNISSAN CARES ...Both NISSAN and your NISSAN dealer are dedicated to serving all your automotiv...
Table of   Illustrated table of contentsContents   Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air           bags         ...
0               Illustrated table of contentsExterior front .................................................................
EXTERIOR FRONT                                               1. Hood (P.3-9)                                              ...
EXTERIOR REAR                           Coupe models                           1. Antenna (P.4-20)                        ...
Roadster models                                               1. Antenna (P.4-20)                                         ...
INSTRUMENT PANEL                                                                                              11. Side ven...
ENGINE COMPARTMENT CHECKLOCATIONS                                               1. Fuse/fusible link holder (P.8-22)      ...
1               Safety — Seats, seat belts and supple-                mental air bagsSeats ..................................
SEATS                                                                                 SSS0133                WARNING      ...
FRONT MANUAL SEATADJUSTMENT (for Coupe models)               WARNING ¼ Do not adjust the driver’s seat while   driving so ...
FRONT POWER SEATADJUSTMENT (for Coupe models —if so equipped)                 WARNING ¼ Do not adjust the driver’s seat wh...
seatback can be reclined to allow occupants tosleep when the vehicle is stopped.FRONT POWER SEATADJUSTMENT (for Roadster m...
information about operation conditions, see“Soft top operation” in the “3. Pre-driving checks                             ...
SSS0202                                                SSS0203                                              SSS0273       ...
switch” later in this section.)                                                     ¼ when the passenger seat belt is fast...
CAUTIONWhen a child restraint is installed in thepassenger seat, be sure to turn the seattilt cancel switch to the CANCEL ...
SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINTSYSTEMPRECAUTIONS ON                                      provided by the driver and passenger seat ...
steering wheel or instrument panel.                                                                                       ...
SSS0132                  SSS00161-12 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags                                 ...
SSS0006      SSS0008                                        SSS0099SSS0007      SSS0009                                   ...
WARNING ¼ Never let children 12 or under ride in   this vehicle. Do not attempt to hold   them in your lap or arms. Some e...
SSS0162                                                                                           SSS0276                 ...
may inflate if the forces in another type of            the face and chest of the front occupants. Theycollision are simil...
includes changes to the steering              identification.  wheel and the instrument panel as-  sembly by placing mater...
occupants. However, all of the information,            impact air bags do not provide restraint to thecautions and warning...
buyer to the appropriate sections in this Owner’s    system may result in serious per-              Manual.               ...
When the pre-tensioner seat belt activates,smoke is released and a loud noise may beheard. The smoke is not harmful, but c...
the supplemental air bag warning light illumi-                                                     nates. The supplemental...
WARNING                          Correct disposal procedures are set                                                 forth...
SEAT BELTSPRECAUTIONS ON SEAT BELTUSAGEIf you are wearing your seat belt properly ad-justed and you are sitting upright an...
¼ Position the lap belt as low and snug   as possible around the hips, not the   waist. A lap belt worn too high could   i...
AFTER AN AIR BAG ON/OFF                                                 moving. The child could be seriously              ...
should choose a child restraint that fits your        your abdominal area. Contact your doctor forvehicle and always follo...
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2004 350-z OWNER'S MANUAL

  1. 1. ForewordWelcome to the growing family of new NISSAN tenance requirements, assisting you in the MODIFICATION OF YOUR VEHICLEowners. This vehicle is delivered to you with safe operation of your vehicle.confidence. It was produced using the latest This vehicle should not be modified. Modi-techniques and strict quality control. fication could affect its performance, WARNING safety or durability, and may even violateThis manual was prepared to help you under- governmental regulations. In addition,stand the operation and maintenance of your IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMA- damage or performance problems result-vehicle so that you may enjoy many miles of TION ing from modification may not be covereddriving pleasure. Please read through this under NISSAN warranties. REMINDERS FOR SAFETY!manual before operating your vehicle. Follow these important driving rules to WHEN READING THE MANUALA separate Warranty Information Booklet help ensure a safe and comfortable trip This manual includes information for allexplains details about the warranties cov- for you and your passengers! options available on this model. There-ering your vehicle. The NISSAN Service fore, you may find some information thatand Maintenance Guide explains details ¼ Never drive under the influence of does not apply to your vehicle.about maintaining and servicing your ve- alcohol or drugs.hicle. Additionally, a separate Customer All information, specifications and illustrations in ¼ Always observe posted speed limits this manual are those in effect at the time ofCare/Lemon Law Booklet (U.S. only) willexplain how to resolve any concerns you and never drive too fast for condi- printing. NISSAN reserves the right to changemay have with your vehicle, as well as tions. specifications or design at any time withoutclarify your rights under your state’s lemon ¼ Always use your seat belts. Refer to notice.law. “Child safety” and “Child restraints”Your NISSAN dealer knows your vehicle best. in the “Safety — Seats, seat belts andWhen you require any service or have any supplemental air bags” section forquestions, he will be glad to assist you with the precautions regarding children.extensive resources available to him. ¼ Always provide information about theREAD FIRST — THEN DRIVE proper use of vehicle safety featuresSAFELY to all occupants of the vehicle.Before driving your vehicle please read ¼ Always review this Owner’s Manualyour Owner’s Manual carefully. This will for important safety information.ensure familiarity with controls and main- ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  2. 2. IMPORTANT INFORMATION CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65ABOUT THIS MANUAL WARNINGYou will see various symbols in this manual.They are used in the following ways: WARNING WARNING Engine Exhaust, some of its constituents, and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals known to the State ofThis is used to indicate the presence of a California to cause cancer and birth de-hazard that could cause death or serious fects or other reproductive harm. In ad-personal injury. To avoid or reduce the dition, certain fluids contained in ve-risk, the procedures must be followed hicles and certain products ofprecisely. component wear contain or emit chemi- cals known to the State of California to SIC0697 cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. CAUTION If you see this symbol, it means “Do not do this” or “Do not let this happen”.This is used to indicate the presence of ahazard that could cause minor or moder-ate personal injury or damage to your If you see a symbol similar to these in anvehicle. To avoid or reduce the risk, the illustration, it means the arrow points to the frontprocedures must be followed carefully. of the vehicle. Arrows in an illustration that are similar to these indicate movement or action. © 2003 NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. TOKYO, JAPAN Arrows in an illustration that are similar to these All rights reserved. No part of this Owner’s Manual may be call attention to an item in the illustration. reproduced or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  3. 3. Welcome To The World Of NISSAN to the supply of lubricants, parts and accessories. NISSAN pioneered the use of electronics and computers in automobiles, and has led the industry in improving both performance and fuel efficiency through new engine designs and the use of syn- thetic 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 central element in quality control. From the time the parts arrived from our suppliers until you took delivery of your new NISSAN, dozens of checks were made to ensure that only the best WFW0002 job was being done in producing and delivering your vehicle. NISSAN also takes great care toYour new NISSAN is the result of our dedication to the facilities include the Nissan Manufacturing ensure that when you take your NISSAN to yourproduce the finest in safe, reliable and economical facility in Smyrna, Tennessee, vehicle styling de- dealer for maintenance, the service technician willtransportation. Your vehicle is the product of a sign at Nissan Design America, Inc. in San Diego, perform his work according to the quality stan-successful worldwide company that manufactures California, and engineering at Nissan Technical dards that have been established by NISSAN.cars and trucks in over 17 countries and distributes Center North America in Farmington Hills, Michi- gan. Additionally, NISSAN employs nearly 18,000 Safety has also been built into your NISSAN. Asthem in 170 nations. you know, seat belts are an integral part of the people throughout the United States, Canada, andNISSAN vehicles are designed and manufactured Mexico. An additional 71,000 people work for the safety systems that will help protect you and yourby Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. which was founded in 1,500 NISSAN and INFINITI dealers across North passengers in the event of a sudden stop or anTokyo, Japan in 1933, and NISSAN affiliates world America. accident. We urge you to use the seat belts everywide, collectively growing to become the fifth time you drive the vehicle.largest automaker in the world. In addition to cars NISSAN is also a substantial contributor to theand trucks, NISSAN also makes forklift trucks, Canadian economy. Nissan Canada Inc., its sup- The NISSAN story of growth and achievementmarine engines, boats and other diversified prod- pliers and over 140 dealers employ approximately reflects our major goal: to provide you, our cus-ucts. 4,500 people. These include company employees tomer, with a vehicle that is built with quality and and the staffs of NISSAN dealers all across craftsmanship — a product that we can be proudNISSAN has made a substantial and growing Canada. In addition, many Canadians work for to build and you can be proud to own.investment in North America. NISSAN’s commit- companies that supply NISSAN and NISSAN deal-ment is nearly $4 billion dollars in capital invest- ers with materials and services ranging from op-ments in facilities across the continent. Some of eration of port facilities and transportation services ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  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 your NISSAN dealerare our 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 The Consumer Affairs Department will ask for You can write to NISSAN with the informationNISSAN dealer cannot assist you with or you the following information: on the left at:would like to provide NISSAN directly with — Your name, address, and telephone For U.S. mainland and Alaska customerscomments or questions, please contact our number Nissan North America, Inc.(NISSAN’s) Consumer Affairs Department us- — Vehicle identification number (on dash panel) Consumer Affairs Departmenting our toll-free number: — Date of purchase P.O. Box 191For U.S. mainland customers — Current odometer reading Gardena, California 90248-0191 1-800-NISSAN-1 — Your NISSAN dealer’s name For Hawaii customers (1-800-647-7261) — Your comments or questions Nissan Motor Corporation in Hawaii 2880 Kilihau St.For Hawaii customers OR Honolulu, Hawaii 96819 (808) 836-0888 (Oahu Number) For Canada customersFor Canadian customers Nissan Canada Inc. 1-800-387-0122 5290 Orbitor Drive Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4Z5 We appreciate your interest in NISSAN and thank you for buying a quality NISSAN vehicle. ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  5. 5. Table of Illustrated table of contentsContents Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags Instruments and controls Pre-driving checks and adjustments Heater, air conditioner and audio systems Starting and driving In case of emergency Appearance and care Maintenance and do-it-yourself Technical and consumer information Index ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  6. 6. 0 Illustrated table of contentsExterior front ............................................................................ 0-2Exterior rear ............................................................................. 0-3Instrument panel..................................................................... 0-5Engine compartment check locations .............................. 0-6 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  7. 7. EXTERIOR FRONT 1. Hood (P.3-9) 2. Windshield wiper and washer switch (P.2-20)/Wiper replacement (P.8-20) 3. Interior light (P.2-37) 4. Power windows (P.2-35) 5. Towing hook (P.6-10) 6. Headlight and turn signal switch (P.2-22)/ Bulb replacement (P.8-25) 7. Tires — Wheel and tires (P.8-30, P.9-9) — Flat tire (P.6-2) 8. Mirrors (P.3-16) 9. Doors — Keys (P.3-2) — Door locks (P.3-3) — Keyfob (P.3-4) SSI00010-2 Illustrated table of contents ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  8. 8. EXTERIOR REAR Coupe models 1. Antenna (P.4-20) 2. Rear hatch release switch (P.3-10) 3. Rear window defroster switch (P.2-21) 4. High-mounted stop light (Bulb) (P.8-27) 5. Rear window wiper and washer switch (P.2-20) 6. License plate lights (P.8-27) 7. Rear hatch release (secondary) (P.3-10) 8. Luggage compartment light (P.2-38, P.8-27) 9. Back-up, Turn signal light (Bulb replacement) (P.8-27) 10. Side marker, Stop/Tail light (Bulb replace- ment) (P.8-27) 11. Fuel filler lid (P.3-13)/Fuel recommendation (P.9-3) SSI0002 Illustrated table of contents 0-3 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  9. 9. Roadster models 1. Antenna (P.4-20) 2. Trunk lid release switch (P.3-11) 3. Trunk light (P.2-39, P.8-27) 4. High-mounted stop light (Bulb) (P.8-27) 5. Rear window defroster switch (P.2-21) 6. Soft top operation (P.3-18) 7. Interior trunk lid release (P.3-12) 8. License plate lights (P.8-27) 9. Back-up, Turn signal light (Bulb replacement) (P.8-27) 10. Side marker, Stop/Tail light (Bulb replace- ment) (P.8-27) 11. Fuel filler lid (P.3-13)/Fuel recommendation (P.9-3) SSI00030-4 Illustrated table of contents ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  10. 10. INSTRUMENT PANEL 11. Side ventilator (P.4-2) 12. VDC (Vehicle dynamic control) OFF switch (P.2-26) or TCS (Traction control system) OFF switch (P.2-27) 13. Soft top operating switch (Roadster mod- els) (P.3-18) 14. Fuel filler lid opener switch (P.3-13) 15. Hood lock release handle (P.3-9) 16. Fuse box (P.8-23) 17. Tilting steering wheel lock lever (P.3-15) 18. Ignition switch/steering lock (P.5-5) 19. Navigation system* or Instrument pocket (P.2-29) 20. Rear window (and outside mirror) defroster switch (P.2-21) 21. Heater/air conditioner control (P.4-3) 22. Audio system (P.4-6)/Clock (P.2-27) 23. Heated seat switch (P.2-25) 24. Hazard warning flasher switch (P.2-24) 25. Ashtray (P.2-29) or Tray (P.2-31) See the page indicated in parentheses for operating details. SIC2232 *: Refer to the separate Navigation System Owner’s Manual.1. Headlight/turn signal switch (P.2-22) 5. Cruise control main/set switch (P.5-15)2. Instrument brightness control switch 6. Trip computer mode/setting switch (P.2-8) (P.2-24) 7. Windshield wiper/washer switch (P.2-20)3. Driver supplemental air bag (P.1-10)/Horn 8. Center ventilator (P.4-2) (P.2-25) 9. Cup holder (P.2-31)4. Meters/gauges (P.2-3) 10. Passenger supplemental air bag (P.1-10) Illustrated table of contents 0-5 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  11. 11. ENGINE COMPARTMENT CHECKLOCATIONS 1. Fuse/fusible link holder (P.8-22) 2. Battery (P.8-15) 3. Engine oil filler cap (P.8-10) 4. Brake fluid reservoir (P.8-13) 5. Clutch fluid reservoir (M/T models) (P.8-14) 6. Windshield washer fluid reservoir (P.8-14) 7. Power steering fluid reservoir (P.8-13) 8. Engine coolant reservoir (P.8-8) 9. Radiator filler cap (P.8-9) 10. Engine oil dipstick (P.8-10) 11. Air cleaner (P.8-18) Do not tamper with the strut tower bar adjustment k . The strut tower bar has A been adjusted to the most suitable posi- tion at the factory. CAUTION Tampering with the strut tower bar ad- justment may cause a noise while driv- ing or damage to the hood or engine. SDI15190-6 Illustrated table of contents ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  12. 12. 1 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supple- mental air bagsSeats ......................................................................................... 1-2 Supplemental air bag warning light .......................... 1-21 Front manual seat adjustment Seat belts .............................................................................. 1-23 (for Coupe models) ......................................................... 1-3 Precautions on seat belt usage ................................. 1-23 Front power seat adjustment Child safety ..................................................................... 1-25 (for Coupe models — if so equipped)........................ 1-4 Obtaining an air bag ON/OFF switch...................... 1-25 Front power seat adjustment After an air bag ON/OFF switch is installed.......... 1-25 (for Roadster models) ..................................................... 1-5 Pregnant women............................................................ 1-26 Seat lifter (for driver’s seat)........................................... 1-7 Injured persons............................................................... 1-26 Tilting and reclining passenger’s seat from driver’s Three-point type seat belt ........................................... 1-26 seat ...................................................................................... 1-7 Seat belt extenders ....................................................... 1-29 Head restraint adjustment.............................................. 1-9 Seat belt maintenance ................................................. 1-29Supplemental restraint system......................................... 1-10 Child restraints..................................................................... 1-29 Precautions on supplemental restraint system ...... 1-10 Precautions on child restraints................................... 1-29 Components of the supplemental restraint systems ............................................................................ 1-15 Top tether strap child restraint (Coupe models)... 1-31 Supplemental air bag warning labels ....................... 1-20 Installation on front passenger seat.......................... 1-33 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  13. 13. SEATS SSS0133 WARNING ¼ For most effective protection when the vehicle is in motion, the seat ¼ Do not ride in a moving vehicle when should be upright. Always sit well the seatback is reclined. This can be back in the seat and adjust the seat dangerous. The shoulder belt will not belt properly. See “Precautions on be against your body. In an accident seat belt usage” later in this section. you could be thrown into it and re- ceive neck or other serious injuries. You could also slide under the lap belt and receive serious internal injuries.1-2 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  14. 14. FRONT MANUAL SEATADJUSTMENT (for Coupe models) WARNING ¼ 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. ¼ After adjustment, gently rock in the seat to make sure it is securely locked. SSS0200 k Forward and backward 1 k Reclining 2 Pull the lever up while you slide the seat forward To recline the seatback, pull the lever up and or backward to the desired position. Release the lean back. To bring the seatback forward again, lever to lock the seat in position. pull the lever and move your body forward. The When sliding the passenger’s seat backward, seatback will move forward. be careful not to crush items in the seatback The reclining feature allows adjustment of the pocket against the rear floor box. seatback for occupants of different sizes 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 sleep when the vehicle is stopped. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags 1-3 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  15. 15. FRONT POWER SEATADJUSTMENT (for Coupe models —if so equipped) WARNING ¼ Do not adjust the driver’s seat while driving so full attention may be given to vehicle operation. ¼ Do not leave children unattended in- side the vehicle. They could unknow- ingly activate switches or controls. SSS0201 Unattended children could become involved in serious accidents. k Forward and backward 1 k Reclining (for driver’s seat) 2 Moving the sliding switch forward or backward Move the reclining switch backward until theOperating tips will slide the seat forward or backward to the desired angle is obtained. To bring the seatback desired position. forward, move the switch forward and move your¼ The seat motor has an auto-reset overload When sliding the passenger’s seat backward, body forward. The seatback will move forward. protection circuit. If the motor stops during operation, wait 30 seconds, then reactivate be careful not to crush items in the seatback k Reclining (for passenger’s seat) 2 the switch. pocket against the rear floor box. The passenger’s seat is equipped with a manual¼ Do not operate the power support seat lever for reclining. See “Front manual seat ad- for a long period of time when the engine is justment” earlier in this section. off. This will discharge the battery. The reclining feature allows adjustment of the seatback for occupants of different sizes to help obtain proper seat belt fit. (See “Precautions on seat belt usage” later in this section.) Also, the1-4 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  16. 16. seatback can be reclined to allow occupants tosleep when the vehicle is stopped.FRONT POWER SEATADJUSTMENT (for Roadster models) WARNING ¼ Do not adjust the driver’s seat while driving so full attention may be given to vehicle operation. ¼ Do not leave children unattended in- side the vehicle. They could unknow- SSS0271 ingly activate switches or controls. Unattended children could become k Forward and backward 1 The reclining feature allows adjustment of the involved in serious accidents. seatback for occupants of different sizes to help Moving the sliding switch forward or backward obtain proper seat belt fit. (See “Precautions on will slide the seat forward or backward to the seat belt usage” later in this section.) Also, theOperating tips desired position. seatback can be reclined to allow occupants to When sliding the passenger’s seat backward, sleep when the vehicle is stopped.¼ The seat motor has an auto-reset overload protection circuit. If the motor stops during be careful not to crush items in the seatback Automatic passenger seatback tilt operation, wait 30 seconds, then reactivate pocket against the rear floor box. function the switch. k Reclining 2 The passenger seatback will automatically tilt¼ Do not operate the power support seat Move the reclining switch backward until the forward and backward during the soft top for a long period of time when the engine is desired angle is obtained. To bring the seatback open/close operation. If you need to cancel this off. This will discharge the battery. forward, move the switch forward and move your function or when a child restraint is installed in the passenger’s seat, push the seatback tilt body forward. The seatback will move forward. cancel switch to the CANCEL position. For more Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags 1-5 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  17. 17. information about operation conditions, see“Soft top operation” in the “3. Pre-driving checks ¼ When using these seats, avoid wear-and adjustments” section. For the cancel switch, ing clothing with soft fabrics (wool,see “Tilting and reclining passenger’s seat from etc.). Clothing may be damaged as itdriver’s seat” later in this section. rubs against the netted material. SSS0272 Ventilated net seats (if so equipped) The ventilated net seats are designed for good ventilation while driving. Net cloth is used on the surface of the seatback and the cushion as shown. CAUTION ¼ The seat is made of netted materials. Be careful not to snag your jewelry, such as a ring, bracelet or watch, on the seat.1-6 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  18. 18. SSS0202 SSS0203 SSS0273 Coupe models Roadster models — Type ASEAT LIFTER (for driver’s seat) TILTING AND RECLINING Roadster models (power type)Turn the dial and adjust the angle of the seat PASSENGER’S SEAT FROM The power seatback tilt switch k and the Bcushion to the desired position. DRIVER’S SEAT seatback tilt cancel switch k are located on the C The passenger seatback can be adjusted from back side of the passenger seatback as shown. the driver’s seat to make it easier for the driver to Tilting/reclining operation: use the rear parcel box or rear floor box, or to help the passenger get in the vehicle. To tilt forward the passenger seatback, push the top ( side) of the power seatback tilt Coupe models (manual type) switch k for more than 0.5 seconds. The B To tilt or recline the passenger seatback, pull up seatback will automatically tilt forward. To stop the lever k located on the back side of it, and A the movement, push the top or bottom of the move the seatback forward or backward. switch. To tilt or recline backward the seatback, push and hold the bottom ( side) of the power Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags 1-7 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  19. 19. switch” later in this section.) ¼ when the passenger seat belt is fastened. ¼ when the vehicle speed reaches 4 MPH (7 km/h) and more. Also, the automatic tilting/reclining movement will be stopped: ¼ when any of the above 4 conditions occur. ¼ when the power seatback tilt switch (top or bottom) is pushed again. ¼ when the seatback is moved with the soft top open/close operation. SSS0274 SSS0275 Roadster models — Type B When this interruption occurs, you cannot moveseatback tilt switch. While the switch is held the seatback backward from the stopped posi- Seatback tilt cancel switch:down, the seatback will move backward to the tion with the power seatback tilt switch. Use the reclining switch (on the seat cushion) to select When the seatback tilt cancel switch k is Coriginal position that was last selected using the pushed to the CANCEL position, thereclining switch (located on the seat cushion). the seatback position. tilting/reclining operation using the power seat-Release the switch to stop the movement. back tilt switch k will be cancelled. Only the BOperation conditions: sliding/reclining switches (located on the seat cushion) are operational. Push the seatback tiltThe power seatback tilt switch does not activate cancel switch to the AUTO position to reactivateunder the following conditions. the power seatback tilt switch.¼ when the passenger seat sliding/reclining This cancel switch is linked with the automatic switches on the seat cushion are being op- passenger seatback tilt function of the soft top erated. operation. See “Soft top operation” in the “3. Pre-driving checks and adjustments” section.¼ when the seat tilt cancel switch is in the CANCEL position. (See “Seatback tilt cancel1-8 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  20. 20. CAUTIONWhen a child restraint is installed in thepassenger seat, be sure to turn the seattilt cancel switch to the CANCEL posi-tion. Otherwise, the child restraint maybe damaged. SSS0204 SSS0178 HEAD RESTRAINT ADJUSTMENT Adjust the head restraints so the center is level with the center of your ears. To raise the head restraint, just pull it up. To lower, push the lock knob k and push the head A restraint down. WARNING The ventilated net seats (if so equipped for Head restraints should be adjusted Roadster models) have non-adjustable head restraints. properly as they may provide significant protection against injury in an accident. Do not remove them. Check the adjust- ment after someone else uses the seat. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags 1-9 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  21. 21. SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINTSYSTEMPRECAUTIONS ON provided by the driver and passenger seat beltsSUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT and are not a substitute for them. Seat belts should always be correctly worn and the occu-SYSTEM pant seated a suitable distance away from theThis Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) sec- steering wheel, instrument panel, door finisherstion contains important information concerning and side roof rails. (See “Seat belts” later in thisthe driver and passenger front impact supple- section for instructions and precautions on seat belt usage.)mental air bags, front seat side-impact supple-mental air bags, curtain side-impact air bags and After turning the ignition key to the ONfront seat pre-tensioner seat belts. position, the supplemental air bag warningSupplemental front impact air bag system: light illuminates. The supplemental air bagThis system can help cushion the impact force to warning light will turn off after about 7the face and chest of the driver and front seconds if the systems are operational.passenger in certain frontal collisions.Supplemental side-impact air bag system(if so equipped): This system can help cushionthe impact force to the chest area of the driverand front passenger in certain side impact colli-sions. The front seat side-impact supplementalair bags are designed to inflate on the sidewhere the vehicle is impacted.Supplemental curtain side-impact air bagsystem (if so equipped for Coupe models):This system can help cushion the impact force tothe head of occupants in certain side impactcollisions. The curtain side-impact air bags aredesigned to inflate on the side where the vehicleis impacted.These supplemental restraint systems are de-signed to supplement the crash protection1-10 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  22. 22. steering wheel or instrument panel. Always use the seat belts. ¼ The driver and front passenger seat belt buckles are equipped with sen- sors that detect if the seat belts are fastened. The air bag system moni- tors the severity of a collision and then inflates the air bags based on belt usage. Failure to properly wear seat belts can increase the risk or severity of injury in an accident. SSS0131 ¼ Keep hands on the outside of the steering wheel. Placing them inside the steering wheel rim could increase WARNING when you are sitting well back and the risk that they are injured when upright in the seat. Front air bags inflate with great force. If you are the supplemental front air bag in-¼ The supplemental front air bags ordi- flates. narily will not inflate in the event of a unrestrained, leaning forward, sitting side impact, rear impact, roll over, or sideways or out of position in any lower severity frontal collision. Al- way, you are at greater risk of injury ways wear your seat belts to help or death in a crash. You may also reduce the risk or severity of injury in receive serious or fatal injuries from various kinds of accidents. the supplemental front air bag if you are up against it when it inflates.¼ The seat belts and the supplemental Always sit back against the seatback front air bags are most effective and as far away as practical from the Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags 1-11 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  23. 23. SSS0132 SSS00161-12 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  24. 24. SSS0006 SSS0008 SSS0099SSS0007 SSS0009 SSS0100 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags 1-13 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  25. 25. WARNING ¼ Never let children 12 or under ride in this vehicle. Do not attempt to hold them in your lap or arms. Some ex- amples of dangerous riding positions are shown in the previous illustra- tions. ¼ Children may be severely injured or killed when the supplemental front air bags or supplemental side and curtain side-impact air bags (if so SSS0101 SSS0159 equipped) inflate. ¼ Also never install a child restraint in ¼ The seat belts, the supplemental side the front seat. An inflating supple- WARNING air bag and curtain side-impact air mental front air bag could seriously bag are most effective when you are Supplemental side air bag and curtain sitting well back and upright in the injure or kill your child. side-impact air bag (if so equipped): seat. The side air bag and curtain ¼ For information about installing an ¼ The supplemental side air bag and side-impact air bag inflate with great air bag ON/OFF switch in your ve- curtain side-impact air bag ordinarily force. Do not allow anyone to place hicle so children can be transported, will not inflate in the event of a fron- their hand, leg or face near the side see “Obtaining an air bag ON/OFF tal impact, rear impact, rollover or air bag on the side of the seatback of switch” later in this section. lower severity side collision. Always the front seat or near the side roof wear your seat belts to help reduce rails. Do not allow anyone sitting in the risk or severity of injury in various the front seat to extend their hand kinds of accidents.1-14 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  26. 26. SSS0162 SSS0276 COMPONENTS OF THE Supplemental front air bag system out of the window or lean against the door. Some examples of dangerous SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT The driver supplemental air bag is located in the riding positions are shown in the pre- SYSTEMS center of the steering wheel; the front passenger vious illustrations. 1. Crash zone sensor supplemental air bag is mounted in the instru-¼ Do not use seat covers on the front ment panel. These systems are designed to 2. Supplemental front air bag modules seatbacks. They may interfere with meet optional certification requirements under 3. Supplemental curtain side-impact air bag U.S. regulations. They are also permitted in supplemental side air bag inflation. modules (if so equipped for Coupe models) Canada. The optional certification allows front air 4. Diagnosis sensor unit bags to be designed to inflate somewhat less 5. Satellite sensors forcefully than previously. However, all of the 6. Seat belt pre-tensioner retractor information, cautions and warnings in this manual still apply and must be followed. 7. Supplemental side air bag modules (if so The front air bags are designed to inflate in equipped) higher severity frontal collisions, although they Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags 1-15 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  27. 27. may inflate if the forces in another type of the face and chest of the front occupants. Theycollision are similar to those of a higher severity can help save lives and reduce serious injuries. the steering wheel or instrumentfrontal impact. They may not inflate in certain However, an inflating front air bag may cause panel. Such objects may becomefrontal collisions. Vehicle damage (or lack of it) is facial abrasions or other injuries. Front air bags dangerous projectiles and cause in-not always an indication of proper supplemental do not provide restraint to the lower body. jury if the supplemental front air bagair bag operation. inflates. The seat belts should be correctly worn and theThe supplemental air bag system has dual stage driver and passenger seated upright as far as ¼ Right after inflation, several air baginflators for both the driver and passenger air practical away from the steering wheel or instru- system components will be hot. Dobags. The system monitors information from the ment panel. The supplemental front air bags not touch them; you may severelycrash zone sensor, the diagnosis sensor unit and inflate quickly in order to help protect the front burn yourself.seat belt buckle sensors that detect if the seat occupants. Because of this, the force of the frontbelts are fastened, inflator operation is based on air bag inflating can increase the risk of injury if ¼ No unauthorized changes should bethe severity of a collision and whether the seat the occupant is too close to, or is against the air made to any components or wiring ofbelts are being used. Only one front air bag may bag module during inflation. The air bag will the supplemental front air bag sys-inflate in a crash, depending on the crash sever- deflate quickly after the collision is over. tem. This is to prevent accidental in-ity and whether the front occupants are belted or flation of the air bag or damage tounbelted. This does not indicate improper per- After turning the ignition key to the ON the air bag system.formance of the system. If you have any ques- position, the supplemental air bag warningtions about the performance of your air bag light illuminates. The supplemental air bag ¼ Do not make unauthorized changessystem, please contact your NISSAN dealer. warning light will turn off after about 7 to your vehicle’s electrical system, seconds if the system is operational. suspension system or front endWhen the supplemental front air bag inflates, a structure. This could affect properfairly loud noise may be heard, followed byrelease of smoke. This smoke is not harmful and WARNING operation of the supplemental airdoes not indicate a fire. Care should be taken bag system.not to inhale it, as it may cause irritation and ¼ Do not place any objects on the ¼ Tampering with the supplementalchoking. Those with a history of a breathing steering wheel pad or on the instru- front air bag system may result incondition should get fresh air promptly. ment panel. Also, do not place any serious personal injury. TamperingSupplemental front air bags, along with the use objects between any occupant andof seat belts, help to cushion the impact force on1-16 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  28. 28. includes changes to the steering identification. wheel and the instrument panel as- sembly by placing material over the When selling your vehicle, we request that you steering wheel pad, above the dash- inform the buyer about the supplemental front air board, or by installing additional trim bag system and guide the buyer to the appro- material around the air bag system. priate sections in this Owner’s Manual.¼ Work around and on the supplemen- tal front air bag system should be done by a NISSAN dealer. Installa- tion of electrical equipment should also be done by a NISSAN dealer. The yellow and orange Supplemental SSS0209A Restrain System (SRS) wiring and connectors should not be modified or Supplemental side air bag and curtain disconnected. Unauthorized electri- side-impact air bag systems (if so cal test equipment and probing de- equipped) vices should not be used on the air bag system. This section includes the information about both the supplemental side air bag system k and the A¼ A cracked windshield should be re- supplemental curtain side-impact air bag system placed immediately by a qualified re- k . Curtain side-impact air bags are not avail- B pair facility. A cracked windshield able on Roadster models. could affect inflation of the supple- The supplemental side air bags are located in mental air bag system. the outside of the seatback of the front seats.¼ The SRS wiring harness connectors The supplemental curtain side-impact air bags are located in the side roof rails. These systems are yellow and orange for easy are designed to meet voluntary guidelines to help reduce the risk of injury to out-of-position Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags 1-17 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  29. 29. occupants. However, all of the information, impact air bags do not provide restraint to thecautions and warnings in this manual still lower body. may become dangerous projectilesapply and must be followed. The supplemen- and cause injury if the side air bagtal side air bags and curtain side-impact air bags The seat belts should be correctly worn and the inflates.are designed to inflate in higher severity side driver and passenger seated upright as far ascollisions, although they may inflate if the forces practical away from the side air bag, and seated ¼ Right after inflation, several side airin another type of collision are similar to those of as far away as practical from the door finishers bag and curtain air bag system com-a higher severity side impact. They are designed and side roof rails. The side air bags and curtain ponents will be hot. Do not touchto inflate on the side where the vehicle is side-impact air bag inflate quickly in order to them; you may severely burn your-impacted. They may not inflate in certain side help protect the front occupants. Because of self.collisions. Vehicle damage (or lack of it) is not this, the force of the side air bag and curtainalways an indication of proper supplemental side side-impact air bag inflating can increase the risk ¼ No unauthorized changes should beair bag and curtain side-impact air bag opera- of injury if the occupant is too close to, or is made to any components or wiring oftion. against these air bag modules during inflation. this side air bag and curtain side- The side air bag and curtain side-impact air bag impact air bag system. This is to pre-When the supplemental side air bag and curtain will deflate quickly after the collision is over.side-impact air bag inflate, a fairly loud noise vent accidental inflation of the sidemay be heard, followed by release of smoke. After turning the ignition key to the ON air bag and curtain side-impact airThis smoke is not harmful and does not indicate position, the supplemental air bag warning bag or damage to the side air baga fire. Care should be taken not to inhale it, as it light illuminates. The air bag warning light and curtain side-impact air bag sys-may cause irritation and choking. Those with a will turn off after about 7 seconds if the tem.history of a breathing condition should get fresh systems are operational.air promptly. ¼ Do not make unauthorized changesSupplemental side air bags, along with the use WARNING to your vehicle’s electrical system,of seat belts, help to cushion the impact force on suspension system or side panel.the chest of the front occupants. Curtain side- ¼ Do not place any objects near the This could affect proper operation ofimpact air bags help to cushion the impact force seatback of the front seats. Also, do the supplemental side air bag andto the head of occupants. They can help save curtain side-impact air bag system. not place any objects (an umbrella,lives and reduce serious injuries. However, aninflating side air bag and curtain side-impact air bag, etc.) between the front door fin- ¼ Tampering with the supplementalbag may cause abrasions or other injuries. isher and the front seat. Such objectsSupplemental side air bags and curtain side-1-18 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  30. 30. buyer to the appropriate sections in this Owner’s system may result in serious per- Manual. ¼ Work around and on the pre- sonal injury. For example, do not tensioner seat belt system should be change the front seat by placing ma- Pre-tensioner seat belt system done by a NISSAN dealer. Installa- terial near the seatback or by install- tion of electrical equipment should ing additional trim material, such as WARNING also be done by a NISSAN dealer. seat covers, around the side air bag. Unauthorized electrical test equip- ¼ The pre-tensioner seat belt cannot be ment and probing devices should not ¼ Work around and on the side air bag reused after activation. It must be be used on the pre-tensioner seat and curtain side-impact air bag sys- replaced together with the retractor belt system. tem should be done by a NISSAN dealer. Installation of electrical as a unit. ¼ If you need to dispose of the pre- equipment should also be done by a ¼ If the vehicle becomes involved in a tensioner or scrap the vehicle, con- NISSAN dealer. The SRS wiring har- frontal collision but the pre-tensioner tact a NISSAN dealer. Correct pre- nesses* should not be modified or is not activated, be sure to have the tensioner disposal procedures are disconnected. Unauthorized electri- pre-tensioner system checked and, if set forth in the appropriate NISSAN cal test equipment and probing de- necessary, replaced by your NISSAN Service Manual. Incorrect disposal vices should not be used on the side dealer. procedures could cause personal air bag system. injury. ¼ No unauthorized changes should be * The SRS wiring harnesses are cov- made to any components or wiring of ered with yellow insulation either just the pre-tensioner seat belt system. The front seat pre-tensioner seat belt system before the harness connectors or This is to prevent accidental activa- activates in conjunction with the supplemental over the complete harness for easy tion of the pre-tensioner seat belt or front air bag. Working with the seat belt retrac- identification. tor, it helps tighten the seat belt the instant the damage to the pre-tensioner seat vehicle becomes involved in certain types of belt operation. Tampering with theWhen selling your vehicle, we request that you collisions, thereby restraining seat occupants. pre-tensioner seat belt system mayinform the buyer about the side air bag and The pre-tensioner is encased with the seat belt’s result in serious personal injury.curtain side-impact air bag system and guide the retractor. These seat belts are used the same as conventional seat belts. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags 1-19 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  31. 31. When the pre-tensioner seat belt activates,smoke is released and a loud noise may beheard. The smoke is not harmful, but care shouldbe taken not to inhale it as it may cause irritationand choking. Those with a history of a breathingcondition should get fresh air promptly.If any abnormality occurs in the pre-tensionerseat belt system, the supplemental air bag warn-ing light will not come on, will flash inter-mittently or will turn on for 7 seconds and remainon after the ignition key has been turned to theON or START position. In this case, the pre-tensioner seat belt may not function properly.They must be checked and repaired. Take your SSS0206vehicle to the nearest NISSAN dealer.When selling your vehicle, we request that you SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAGinform the buyer about the pre-tensioner seat WARNING LABELSbelt system and guide the buyer to the appro-priate sections in this Owner’s Manual. Warning labels about the supplemental air bag system are placed in the vehicle as shown in the illustration.1-20 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  32. 32. the supplemental air bag warning light illumi- nates. The supplemental air bag warning light supplemental front air bag, supplemen- will turn off after about 7 seconds if the system is tal side air bag, curtain side-impact air operational. bag systems and/or pre-tensioner seat belt will not operate in an accident. If any of the following conditions occur, the supplemental front air bag, supplemental side air bag and curtain side-impact air bag systems, Repair and replacement procedure and pre-tensioner seat belt need servicing: The supplemental front air bags, supplemental ¼ The supplemental air bag warning light re- side air bags (if so equipped), curtain side- mains on after approximately 7 seconds. impact air bags (if so equipped for Coupe models) and pre-tensioner seat belt are de- ¼ The supplemental air bag warning light signed to inflate on a one-time-only basis. As a flashes intermittently. reminder, unless it is damaged, the supplemen- SPA1097 tal air bag warning light will remain illuminated ¼ The supplemental air bag warning light does after inflation has occurred. Repair and replace-SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAG not come on at all. ment of these systems should be done only by aWARNING LIGHT Under these conditions, the supplemental front NISSAN dealer. air bags, supplemental side air bags, curtain When maintenance work is required on theThe supplemental air bag warning light, display- side-impact air bags and/or pre-tensioner seat vehicle, the supplemental front air bags, side airing in the instrument panel, monitors thecircuits of the supplemental front air bag, belt may not operate properly. They must be bags, curtain side-impact air bags, related partssupplemental side air bag (if so equipped) and checked and repaired. Take your vehicle to the and pre-tensioner seat belt should be pointedcurtain side-impact air bag (if so equipped for nearest NISSAN dealer. out to the person conducting the maintenance.Coupe models) systems, and pre-tensioner seat The ignition key should always be in the LOCKbelt. The circuits monitored by the air bag warn- WARNING position when working under the hood or insideing light are the diagnosis sensor unit, satellite the vehicle.sensors, front air bag modules, side air bagmodules, curtain side-impact air bag modules, If the supplemental air bag warningpre-tensioner seat belt and all related wiring. light is on, it could mean that theAfter turning the ignition key to the ON position, Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags 1-21 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  33. 33. WARNING Correct disposal procedures are set forth in the appropriate NISSAN Ser- ¼ Once the supplemental front air bag, vice Manual. Incorrect disposal pro- side air bag or curtain side-impact air cedures could cause personal injury. bag has inflated, the air bag module will not function again and must be replaced. Additionally, if any of the supplemental front air bags inflate, the activated pre-tensioner seat belt must also be replaced. The air bag module and pre-tensioner seat belt system should be replaced by a NISSAN dealer. The air bag modules and pre-tensioner seat belt system cannot be repaired. ¼ The supplemental front air bag and side air bag, curtain side-impact air bag systems and pre-tensioner seat belt system should be inspected by a NISSAN dealer if there is any damage to the front end or side portion of the vehicle. ¼ If you need to dispose of these supplemental systems or scrap the vehicle, contact a NISSAN dealer.1-22 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  34. 34. SEAT BELTSPRECAUTIONS ON SEAT BELTUSAGEIf you are wearing your seat belt properly ad-justed and you are sitting upright and well backin your seat, your chances of being injured orkilled in an accident and/or the severity of injurymay be greatly reduced. NISSAN strongly en-courages you and all of your passengers tobuckle up every time you drive, even if yourseating position includes a supplemental air bag.Most states, provinces or territories re-quire that seat belts be worn at all timeswhen a vehicle is being driven. SSS0136 WARNING chance or severity of injury in an accident. Serious injury or death can ¼ Every person who drives or rides in occur if the seat belt is not worn this vehicle should use a seat belt at properly. all times. ¼ Always route the shoulder belt over ¼ The belt should be properly adjusted your shoulder and across your chest. to a snug fit. Failure to do so may Never run the belt behind your back reduce the effectiveness of the entire under your arm or across your neck. restraint system and increase the The belt should be away from your face and neck, but not falling off your shoulder. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags 1-23 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  35. 35. ¼ Position the lap belt as low and snug as possible around the hips, not the waist. A lap belt worn too high could increase the risk of internal injuries in an accident. ¼ Be sure the seat belt tongue is se- curely fastened to the proper buckle. ¼ Do not wear the belt inside out or twisted. Doing so may reduce its ef- fectiveness. ¼ Do not allow more than one person SSS0134 to use the same belt. ¼ Never carry more people in the ve- ¼ Once the pre-tensioner seat belt has semblies in use during a collision be hicle than there are seat belts. This activated, it cannot be reused and replaced unless the collision was mi- vehicle has only two seating posi- must be replaced together with the nor and the belts show no damage tions. Do not allow anyone to ride in retractor. See your NISSAN dealer. and continue to operate properly. the cargo area. ¼ Removal and installation of the pre- Seat belt assemblies not in use dur- tensioner seat belt system compo- ing a collision should also be in- ¼ If the seat belt warning light glows spected and replaced if either dam- nents should be done by a NISSAN continuously while the ignition is age or improper operation is noted. dealer. turned ON with all doors closed and all seat belts fastened, it may indi- ¼ All seat belt assemblies including re- cate a malfunction in the system. tractors and attaching hardware Have the system checked by a should be inspected after any colli- sion by your NISSAN dealer. NISSAN NISSAN dealer. recommends that all seat belt as-1-24 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  36. 36. AFTER AN AIR BAG ON/OFF moving. The child could be seriously SWITCH IS INSTALLED injured or killed in an accident or sudden stop. WARNING Your vehicle is equipped with a supplemental Infants and children need special pro- front impact air bag system for the front passen- ger. See “Supplemental restraint system” earlier tection. The vehicle’s seat belts may not in this section. Therefore, children 12 or under fit them properly. The shoulder belt may should not ride in this vehicle without installing come too close to the face or neck. The an air bag ON/OFF switch. lap belt may not fit over their small hip bones. In an accident, an improperly OBTAINING AN AIR BAG ON/OFF fitting seat belt could cause serious or SSS0016 SWITCH fatal injury. Always use appropriate If you must transport a child in this vehicle, you child restraints.CHILD SAFETY may be eligible to have an air bag ON/OFFChildren need adults to help protect them. switch installed. US and Canadian governments All US states and provinces of Canada requireThey need to be properly restrained. have procedures that allow you to apply for the use of approved child restraints for infants permission to have your vehicle fitted with an air and small children. (See “Child restraints” later in bag ON/OFF switch. Such a switch is available this section.) WARNING for purchase from NISSAN. If you have ques- tions about the government application proce- In addition, there are many types of child re- ¼ Never let children 12 or under ride in dures, contact the NISSAN Consumer Affairs straints available for larger children which should this vehicle. Do not attempt to hold Department listed earlier in this manual. be used for maximum protection. them in your lap or arms. Infants and small children ¼ Never let children stand or kneel on NISSAN recommends that infants and small any seat and do not allow a child in children be placed in child restraints that comply the cargo areas while the vehicle is with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards or Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. You Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags 1-25 ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭
  37. 37. should choose a child restraint that fits your your abdominal area. Contact your doctor forvehicle and always follow the manufacturer’s specific recommendations. back in the seat and adjust the seatinstructions for installation and use. belt properly. INJURED PERSONSLarger children NISSAN recommends that injured persons useChildren who are too large for child restraint seat belts, depending on the injury. Check withsystems should be seated and restrained by the your doctor for specific recommendations.seat belts which are provided. THREE-POINT TYPE SEAT BELTIf the child’s seating position has a shoulder beltthat fits close to the face or neck, the use of a WARNINGbooster seat (commercially available) may helpovercome this. The booster seat should raise thechild so that the shoulder belt is properly posi- ¼ Every person who drives or rides intioned across the top, middle portion of the this vehicle should use a seat belt atshoulder and the lap belt is low on the hips. The all times.booster seat should fit the vehicle seat and have ¼ Do not ride in a moving vehicle whena label certifying that it complies with FederalMotor Vehicle Safety Standards or Canadian the seatback is reclined. This can beMotor Vehicle Safety Standards. Once the child dangerous. The shoulder belt will nothas grown so the shoulder belt is no longer on or be against your body. In an accidentnear the face and neck, use the shoulder belt you could be thrown into it and re-without the booster seat. ceive neck or other serious injuries. You could also slide under the lapPREGNANT WOMEN belt and receive serious internal inju-NISSAN recommends that pregnant women use ries.seat belts. The seat belt should be worn snug,and always position the lap belt as low as ¼ For most effective protection whenpossible around the hips, not the waist. Place the vehicle is in motion, the seatthe shoulder belt over your shoulder and across should be upright. Always sit wellyour chest. Never run the lap/shoulder belt over1-26 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental air bags ੬ 03.4.30/Z33-X/V5.0 ੭

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