®2012 NV1500/NV2500 HD/NV3500 HD                                    OWNER’S MANUAL  For your safety, read carefully and ke...
FOREWORD                                                                                                       READ FIRST—...
DRIVING                                               Modifications made to this vehicle by         Your vehicle’s warrant...
WHEN READING THE MANUALThis manual includes information for all options                                                   ...
XM Radio௡ requires                     subscription, sold                     separately. Not avail-                     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 sup...
0 Illustrated table of contentsAir bags, seat belts and child restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2                  ...
AIR BAGS, SEAT BELTS AND CHILDRESTRAINTS                                              1.   Front seat belts (P. 1-11)     ...
EXTERIOR FRONT                           1.  Engine hood (P. 3-12)                           2.  Windshield wiper and wash...
EXTERIOR REAR                                              1.   Rear window and outside mirror                            ...
PASSENGER COMPARTMENT                                  1.   Map lights (P. 2-44)                                  2.   Sun...
INSTRUMENT PANEL                                              1.    Headlight switch (P. 2-25)                            ...
16.   Rear sonar system off switch      (if so equipped) (P.2-29)      Tow mode ON switch (if so equipped)      (P.2-29)  ...
ENGINE COMPARTMENT CHECKLOCATIONS                                              VQ40DE engine                              ...
VK56DE engine          1.  Fuse/fusible link box (P. 8-22)          2.  Power steering fluid reservoir (P. 8-14)          ...
WARNING/INDICATOR LIGHTS  Warning           Name            Page   Warning          Name              Page   Indicator    ...
Indicator          Name          Page  light            Tow mode ON indi-    2-15            cator light (if so           ...
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1 Safety—Seats, seat belts andsupplemental restraint systemSeats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
SEATS                                                                                          ● The seatback should not b...
LRS2038                                                LRS2039Forward and backward                                Reclinin...
The reclining feature allows adjustment of the                                                                            ...
LRS2030                                              LRS2040                                            LRS2041Seat lifter...
HEAD RESTRAINTS                  WARNINGHead restraints supplement the other ve-hicle safety systems. They may provideaddi...
WRS0134                                                 LRS0888                                         LRS0889Adjustment ...
5. Reinstall and properly adjust the head re-                                                        straint before an occ...
FLEXIBLE SEATING                              ● Properly secure all cargo to help pre-                                    ...
WARNING                                                      ● If you fold the front passenger’s seat-                    ...
SEAT BELTS                                                                      SSS0136PRECAUTIONS ON SEAT BELTUSAGEIf you...
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...
movement in the seat. The ELR locks the seat belt                                                                         ...
To increase your confidence in the seat belts,                                                      check the operation as...
WARNING                                            WARNING                       SEAT BELT MAINTENANCE● After adjustment, ...
CHILD SAFETYChildren need adults to help protect them.            ● Infants and children need special pro-               T...
CHILD RESTRAINTSLARGER CHILDRENChildren who are too large for child restraintsshould be seated and restrained by the seat ...
– Infants and children should never be                                                             All U.S. states and Can...
FORWARD-FACING CHILD                                                                                                RESTRA...
2. Position the child restraint on the seat. Al-                                                        ways follow the ch...
LRS2046                                             LRS0668                                          WRS0681          Forw...
9. Check to make sure the child restraint is                                                            properly secured p...
INSTALLING TOP TETHER STRAP                          BOOSTER SEATS(Front passenger seat)                               Pre...
● Make sure the child’s head will be properly                                                                             ...
Booster seat installation on frontpassenger seat                     CAUTIONDo not use the lap/shoulder belt in theAutomat...
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2012 NV OWNER'S MANUAL

  1. 1. ®2012 NV1500/NV2500 HD/NV3500 HD OWNER’S MANUAL For your safety, read carefully and keep in this vehicle.
  2. 2. FOREWORD READ FIRST—THEN DRIVE SAFELYWelcome to the growing family of new NISSAN dealer for details concerning the particular ac- Before driving your vehicle, please read thisowners. This vehicle is delivered to you with cessories with which your vehicle is equipped. Owner’s Manual carefully. This will ensure famil-confidence. It was produced using the latest iarity with controls and maintenance require- Your NISSAN dealership knows your vehicletechniques and strict quality control. ments, assisting you in the safe operation of your best. When you require any service or have any vehicle.This manual was prepared to help you under- questions, they will be glad to assist you with thestand the operation and maintenance of your extensive resources available to them. WARNINGvehicle so that you may enjoy many miles (kilome-ters) of driving pleasure. Please read through this IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION RE- MINDERS FOR SAFETY!manual before operating your vehicle. Follow these important driving rules toA separate Warranty Information Booklet help ensure a safe and comfortable tripexplains details about the warranties cov- for you and your passengers!ering your vehicle. The “NISSAN Serviceand Maintenance Guide” explains details ● NEVER drive under the influence of al-about maintaining and servicing your ve- cohol or drugs.hicle. Additionally, a separate Customer ● ALWAYS observe posted speed limitsCare/Lemon Law Booklet (U.S. only) will and never drive too fast for conditions.explain how to resolve any concerns you ● ALWAYS give your full attention to driv-may have with your vehicle, as well as ing and avoid using vehicle features orclarify your rights under your state’s lemon taking other actions that could distractlaw. you.In addition to factory installed options, your ve- ● ALWAYS use your seat belts and appro-hicle may also be equipped with additional ac- priate child restraint systems.cessories installed by Nissan or by your autho- ● ALWAYS provide information about therized Nissan dealer prior to delivery. It is important proper use of vehicle safety features tothat you familiarize yourself with all disclosures, all occupants of the vehicle.warnings, cautions and instructions concerningproper use of such accessories prior to operating ● ALWAYS review this Owner’s Manualthe vehicle and/or accessory. Please see your for important safety information.
  3. 3. DRIVING Modifications made to this vehicle by Your vehicle’s warranty may not coverThis vehicle will handle and maneuver differ- conversion companies or dealers may af- damage resulting from alterations,ently from an ordinary passenger car because it fect the final certification of the engine, modifications, installation of non-has a higher center of gravity. As with other ve- vehicle or equipment. The conversion approved accessories, or improper instal-hicles with features of this type, failure to oper- company or dealer has the responsibility lation of accessories. See your 2011 NVate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of to certify that the altered vehicle and 1500/2500/3500 Warranty Informationcontrol or an accident. equipment complies or continues to com- Booklet for complete details. ply with all applicable motor vehicleBe sure to read “Driving precautions”, and safety standards and emissions“Avoiding collision and rollover”, and “Driving regulations. The conversion company orsafety precautions”, in the “Starting and driving” dealer is responsible for making sure thesection of this manual. modifications or installed equipmentMODIFICATION OF YOUR VEHICLE does not affect the safety of the vehicle. Nissan does not assume the responsibil- WARNING ity as the final stage manufacturer forAny modifications or alterations of this modified or altered vehicles. Nissan is notvehicle that do not comply with the Nissan responsible for the final certification,NV2500/3500 Body Builders Guide may product liability claims, or warrantyaffect the safety of the vehicle which may claims, resulting from any component,result in a collision, serious personal in- assembly, or system being altered.jury or death. A electronic copy of the Nissan is not responsible for modifica-Nissan body builders guide is available at tions which cause the vehicle to becomewww.nissancommercialvehicles.com. non-compliant with any of the motor ve- hicle safety standards, emissions regulations, or modifications that cause the vehicle to be or become defective or unsafe.
  4. 4. WHEN READING THE MANUALThis manual includes information for all options CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65available on this model. Therefore, you may find WARNINGsome information that does not apply to yourvehicle. WARNINGAll information, specifications and illustrations in Engine exhaust, some of its constituents,this manual are those in effect at the time of and certain vehicle components containprinting. NISSAN reserves the right to change or emit chemicals known to the State ofspecifications or design without notice and with- California to cause cancer and birth de-out obligation. fects or other reproductive harm. In addi-IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT tion, certain fluids contained in vehiclesTHIS MANUAL and certain products of component wear contain or emit chemicals known to theYou will see various symbols in this manual. They State of California to cause cancer andare used in the following ways: APD1005 birth defects or other reproductive harm. If you see this symbol, it means “Do not do this” CALIFORNIA PERCHLORATE WARNING or “Do not let this happen.”This is used to indicate the presence of a ADVISORYhazard that could cause death or serious Some vehicle parts, such as lithium batter-personal injury. To avoid or reduce the If you see a symbol similar to these in an illustra- ies, may contain perchlorate material. Therisk, the procedures must be followed tion, it means the arrow points to the front of the following advisory is provided: “Perchlorateprecisely. vehicle. Material – special handling may apply, See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate/”. CAUTION Arrows in an illustration that are similar to these BLUETOOTH௡ is aThis is used to indicate the presence of ahazard that could cause minor or moder- indicate movement or action. trademark owned byate personal injury or damage to your ve- Bluetooth SIG, Inc.,hicle. To avoid or reduce the risk, the pro- U.S.A. and licensedcedures must be followed carefully. Arrows in an illustration that are similar to these to Visteon. call attention to an item in the illustration.
  5. 5. XM Radio௡ requires subscription, sold separately. Not avail- able in Alaska, Ha- waii or Guam. For more information, visit www.xmradio- .com.© 2010 NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC.All rights reserved. No part of this Owner’sManual may be reproduced or stored in a retrievalsystem, or transmitted in any form, or by anymeans, electronic, mechanical, photocopying,recording or otherwise, without the prior writtenpermission of Nissan North America, Inc.
  6. 6. 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 877–NIS-NCV1 – Date of purchase Nissan Canada Inc. (877-647-6281) 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.
  7. 7. 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 Display screen, 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
  8. 8. 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
  9. 9. AIR BAGS, SEAT BELTS AND CHILDRESTRAINTS 1. Front seat belts (P. 1-11) 2. Roof-mounted curtain side-impact supplemental air bag (if so equipped) (P. 1-28) 3. Head Restraints (P. 1-6) 4. Supplemental front-impact air bags (P. 1-28) 5. Seats (P. 1-2) 6. Seat belt with pretensioner (P. 1-37) 7. Top tether strap anchor point (P. 1-21) 8. Front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bag (if so equipped) (P. 1-28) See the page number indicated in paren- theses for operating details. LII20100-2 Illustrated table of contents
  10. 10. EXTERIOR FRONT 1. Engine hood (P. 3-12) 2. Windshield wiper and washer switch (P. 2-23) 3. Windshield (P. 8-20) 4. Power windows (if so equipped) (P. 2-41) 5. Door locks, keyfob, keys (P. 3-3, 3-8, 3-2) 6. Mirrors (P. 3-16) 7. Tire pressure (P. 9-11) 8. Flat tire (P. 6-2) 9. Tire chains (P. 8-38) 10. Replacing bulbs (P. 8-27) 11. Headlight and turn signal switch (P. 2-25) 12. Tow hooks (if so equipped) (P. 6-13) See the page number indicated in paren- theses for operating details. LII2003 Illustrated table of contents 0-3
  11. 11. EXTERIOR REAR 1. Rear window and outside mirror (if so equipped) defroster switch (P. 2-24) 2. Trailer hitch/towing (if so equipped) (P. 9-16) 3 Replacing bulbs (P. 8-27) 4. Fuel-filler cap, fuel recommendation (P. 3-12, P. 9-3) 5. Fuel-filler door (P. 3-12) 6. Vehicle loading (P. 9-12) See the page number indicated in paren- theses for operating details. LII20040-4 Illustrated table of contents
  12. 12. PASSENGER COMPARTMENT 1. Map lights (P. 2-44) 2. Sun visors (P. 3-15) 3. Inside mirror (P.3-16) 4. Steering wheel (P. 3-15) 5. Glove box (P. 2-35) 6. Console box (if so equipped) (P. 2-37) 7. Front seats (P. 1-2) 8. Storage (P. 2-33) See the page number indicated in paren- theses for operating details. LII2011 Illustrated table of contents 0-5
  13. 13. INSTRUMENT PANEL 1. Headlight switch (P. 2-25) 2. Vents (P. 4-13) 3. Windshield wiper/washer/turn signal switch (P. 2-23, 2-26 ) 4. Steering wheel switch for audio control/Bluetoothா Hands-Free Phone System (if so equipped) (P. 4-49, P. 4-50) 5. Driver supplemental air bag/horn (P. 1-28, P. 2-27) 6. Meters, gauges and warning/indicator lights (P. 2-3, 2-9) 7. Cruise control main/set switches (if so equipped) (P. 5-16) 8. Shift selector (P. 5-12) 9. Storage tray (P.2-33) 10. Audio system controls (P. 4-22/Navigation system* (if so equipped) (P. 4-38) 11. Storage tray (P.2-33) 12. Glove box (P. 2-35) 13. Hazard warning flasher switch (P. 2-27) 14. iPodா player/USB input jack (if so equipped) (P.4-46) 15. Climate controls (P. 4-13) LIC20360-6 Illustrated table of contents
  14. 14. 16. Rear sonar system off switch (if so equipped) (P.2-29) Tow mode ON switch (if so equipped) (P.2-29) Power inverter switch (if so equipped) (P. 2-28)17. 12v power outlet (P. 2-30)18. Ignition switch (P. 5-7)19. Tilt steering wheel control (P. 3-15)20. Hood release switch (P. 3-12)21. Fuse box (P. 8-22)22. Outside power mirror switch (if so equipped) (P. 3-17) Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) OFF switch (P.2-28)*: Refer to the separate Navigation System Own-er’s Manual (if so equipped).See the page number indicated in paren-theses for operating details. Illustrated table of contents 0-7
  15. 15. ENGINE COMPARTMENT CHECKLOCATIONS VQ40DE engine 1. Fuse/fusible link box (P. 8-22) 2. Engine oil filler cap (P. 8-10) 3. Engine oil dipstick (P. 8-10) 4. Brake fluid reservoir (P. 8-14) 5. Air cleaner (P. 8-19) 6. Windshield-washer fluid reservoir (P. 8-15) 7. Engine coolant reservoir (P. 8-8) 8. Drive belt location (P.8-17) 9. Power steering fluid reservoir (P. 8-14) 10. Radiator cap (P. 8-8) 11. Battery (P. 8-16) See the page number indicated in paren- theses for operating details. LDI20160-8 Illustrated table of contents
  16. 16. VK56DE engine 1. Fuse/fusible link box (P. 8-22) 2. Power steering fluid reservoir (P. 8-14) 3. Engine coolant reservoir (P. 8-8) 4. Brake fluid reservoir (P. 8-14) 5. Air cleaner (P. 8-19) 6. Windshield-washer fluid reservoir (P. 8-15) 7. Drive belt location (P. 8-17) 8. Engine oil filler cap (P. 8-10) 9. Engine oil dipstick (P. 8-10) 10. Radiator cap (P. 8-8) 11. Battery (P. 8-16) See the page number indicated in paren- theses for operating details.LDI2017 Illustrated table of contents 0-9
  17. 17. WARNING/INDICATOR LIGHTS Warning Name Page Warning Name Page Indicator Name Page light light light Anti-lock Braking 2-10 Driver’s seat belt 2-11 Automatic transmis- 2-13 System (ABS) warn- warning light and sion position indica- or ing light chime tor light Engine oil pressure 2-11 Cruise main switch 2-14 warning light indicator light (if so Automatic transmis- 2-10 equipped) sion check warning Low fuel warning 2-11 light Cruise set switch 2-14 light indicator light (if so Automatic transmis- 2-10 Low tire pressure 2-11 equipped) sion oil temperature warning light High beam indicator 2-14 warning light Low windshield- 2-13 light (blue) Brake warning light 2-10 washer fluid warning light (if so equipped) Malfunction Indica- 2-14 tor Light (MIL) or Master warning light 2-13 Security indicator 2-15 light (if so equipped) Charge warning 2-11 Passenger’s seat 2-13 light belt warning light Slip indicator light 2-15 Door open warning 2-11 Supplemental air 2-13 light bag warning light0-10 Illustrated table of contents
  18. 18. Indicator Name Page light Tow mode ON indi- 2-15 cator light (if so equipped) Turn signal/hazard 2-15 indicator lights Vehicle Dynamic 2-15 Control (VDC) off indicator light Illustrated table of contents 0-11
  19. 19. MEMO0-12 Illustrated table of contents
  20. 20. 1 Safety—Seats, seat belts andsupplemental restraint systemSeats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Small children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-18 Front manual seat adjustment Larger children . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-19 (for passenger’s seat and if so equipped for Child restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-19 driver’s seat) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Precautions on child restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-19 Front power seat adjustment Top tether anchor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-20 (if so equipped for driver’s seat) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-4 Rear-facing child restraint installation using Armrests (if so equipped). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-5 the seat belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-21 Head restraints. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6 Forward-facing child restraint installation Flexible seating. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9 using the seat belts — front passenger seat . . . . . . 1-21Seat belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11 Installing top tether strap Precautions on seat belt usage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11 (Front passenger seat) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-25 Pregnant women . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-14 Booster seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-25 Injured persons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-14 Supplemental restraint system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-28 Three-point type seat belt with retractor . . . . . . . . . . 1-14 Seat belt extenders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-17 Precautions on supplemental restraint system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-28 Seat belt maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-17Child safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-18 Supplemental air bag warning labels . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-38 Infants. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-18 Supplemental air bag warning light . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-38
  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 (for passenger’s seat WARNING ● For the most effective protection when and if so equipped for driver’s seat) 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.1-2 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  22. 22. LRS2038 LRS2039Forward and backward RecliningPull the lever up and hold it while you slide the To recline the seatback, pull the lever up and leanseat forward or backward to the desired position. back. To bring the seatback forward, pull the leverRelease the lever to lock the seat in position. up and lean your body forward. Release the lever 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 the P (Park) position. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-3
  23. 23. 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 shift selector is in P (Park). LRS2029FRONT POWER SEAT ADJUSTMENT Forward and backward(if so equipped for driver’s seat) Moving the switch forward or backward will slide the seat forward or backward to the desiredOperating tips position. ● 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.See “Automatic drive positioner” in “Pre-drivingchecks and adjustments” for automatic drive po-sitioner operation.1-4 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  24. 24. LRS2030 LRS2040 LRS2041Seat lifter (if so equipped for driver’s Lumbar support (driver’s seat) ARMRESTS (if so equipped)seat) The lumbar support feature provides lower back To use the armrests, pull them down to the rest-Push the front or rear end of the switch up or support to the driver. Turn the dial to adjust the ing position. seat lumbar area.down to adjust the angle and height of the seatcushion. ᭺ A Stowed position ᭺ B Resting position Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-5
  25. 25. HEAD RESTRAINTS WARNINGHead restraints supplement the other ve-hicle safety systems. They may provideadditional protection against injury in cer-tain rear end collisions. Adjust the headrestraints properly, as specified in thissection. Check the adjustment aftersomeone else uses the seat. Do not attachanything to the head restraint stalks orremove the head restraint. Do not use theseat if the head restraint has been re-moved. If the head restraint was removed, LRS2032 WRS0921reinstall and properly adjust the head re-straint before an occupant uses the seat- The illustration shows the seating positions Componentsing position. Failure to follow these in- equipped with head restraints. All of the head restraints are adjustable. 1. Head restraintstructions can reduce the effectiveness ofthe head restraints. This may increase the ᭡ Indicates the seating position is equipped with 2. Adjustment notchesrisk of serious injury or death in a a head restraint. 3. Lock knobcollision. 4. Stalks 5. Release knob1-6 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  26. 26. WRS0134 LRS0888 LRS0889Adjustment To raise the head restraint, pull it up. To lower, push and hold the lock knob and push the head restraint down.Adjust the head restraint so the center is levelwith the center of the seat occupant’s ears. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-7
  27. 27. 5. Reinstall and properly adjust the head re- straint before an occupant uses the seating position. WRS0922 LRS2026Removal InstallUse the following procedure to remove the ad- 1. Align the head restraint stalks with the holesjustable head restraints. in the seat. Make sure the head restraint is facing the correct direction. 1. Pull the head restraint up to the highest position. 2. Push and hold the lock knob and push the head restraint down. 2. Push and hold the lock knob and release knob. 3. Properly adjust the head restraint before an occupant uses the seating position. 3. Remove the head restraint from the seat. 4. Store the head restraint properly so it is not loose in the vehicle.1-8 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  28. 28. FLEXIBLE SEATING ● Properly secure all cargo to help pre- vent it from sliding or shifting. Do not WARNING place cargo higher than the seatbacks.● Do not allow people to ride in any area In a sudden stop or collision, unsecured of your vehicle that is not equipped with cargo could cause personal injury. seats and seat belts. Be sure everyone in your vehicle is in a seat and using a seat belt properly.● Head restraints should be adjusted properly as they may provide significant protection against injury in an accident. Always replace and adjust them prop- erly if they have been removed for any reason. LRS2042● If the head restraints are removed for Folding the front passenger’s seatback any reason, they should be securely To fold the front passenger’s seatback flat for stored to prevent them from causing extra storage length when transporting long injury to passengers or damage to the items: vehicle in case of sudden braking or an accident. 1. Slide the seat to the rearmost position. Lift up on the recline lever, located on the out-● When returning the seatbacks to the side edge of the seat, and allow the seat- upright position, be certain they are back to fold forward as far as it will go. completely secured in the latched posi- tion. If they are not completely secured, passengers may be injured in an acci- dent or sudden stop. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-9
  29. 29. 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 LRS2034 area or on the front passenger’s seat 2. Once the seatback is released, it will enable when it is in the fold-down position. Use 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 or sudden stop. 3. To return the front passenger’s seat to a seating position, lift up on the seatback and push it up to an upright position. Then pull up on the recline lever and lean the seatback to a proper seating position. Release the lever to lock the seatback in position.1-10 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  30. 30. 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. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-11
  31. 31. 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. reduce the effectiveness of the entire restraint system and increase the chance or severity of injury in an acci- dent. Serious injury or death can occur if the seat belt is not worn properly.1-12 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  32. 32. ● 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. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-13
  33. 33. 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 specific LRS2038recommendations. Manual front seat shownTHREE-POINT TYPE SEAT BELT Fastening the seat beltsWITH RETRACTOR 1. Adjust the seat. See “Seats” earlier in this section. WARNING● Every person who drives or rides in this vehicle should use a seat belt at all times.1-14 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  34. 34. 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 LRS2043 LRS2044 child restraint installation. During normal2. Slowly pull the seat belt out of the retractor 3. Position the lap belt portion low and snug seat belt use by a passenger, the ALR mode and insert the tongue into the buckle until on the hips as shown. should not be activated. If it is activated it you hear and feel the latch engage. may cause uncomfortable seat belt ten- 4. Pull the shoulder belt portion toward the sion. It can also change the operation of ● The retractor is designed to lock dur- retractor to take up extra slack. Be sure the ing a sudden stop or on impact. A the front passenger air bag. See “Front shoulder belt is routed over your shoulder passenger air bag and status light” later in slow pulling motion permits the seat and across your chest. belt to move, and allows you some this section. freedom of movement in the seat. The front passenger seat three-point seat belt has two modes of operation: WARNING ● If the seat belt cannot be pulled from its fully retracted position, firmly pull ● Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) When fastening the seat belts, be certain the belt and release it. Then that the seatbacks are completely se- ● Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) cured in the latched position. If they are smoothly pull the belt out of the re- tractor. The Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) mode not completely secured, passengers may allows the seat belt to extend and retract to allow be injured in an accident or sudden stop. the driver and passengers some freedom of Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-15
  35. 35. To increase your confidence in the seat belts, check the operation as follows: ● Grasp the shoulder belt and pull forward quickly. The retractor should lock and re- strict further belt movement. If the retractor does not lock during this check or if you have any questions about seat belt opera- tion, see a NISSAN dealer. WRS0139 LRS0242Unfastening the seat belts Front seats Shoulder belt height adjustment (front᭺1 To unfasten the seat belt, press the button on outboard seats) the buckle. The seat belt automatically re- tracts. The shoulder belt anchor height should be ad-Checking seat belt operation justed to the position best for you. (See “Precau- tions on seat belt usage” earlier in this section.)Seat belt retractors are designed to lock seat belt To adjust, pull out ᭺ the adjustment button and 1movement by two separate methods: move the shoulder belt anchor ᭺ to the desired 2 ● When the seat belt is pulled quickly from the position, so the belt passes over the center of the retractor. shoulder. The belt should be away from your face and neck, but not falling off your shoulder. Re- ● When the vehicle slows down rapidly. lease the adjustment button to lock the shoulder belt anchor into position.1-16 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  36. 36. WARNING WARNING SEAT BELT MAINTENANCE● After adjustment, release the adjust- ● Only NISSAN seat belt extenders, made ● To clean the seat belt webbing, apply a ment button and try to move the shoul- by the same company which made the mild soap solution or any solution recom- der belt anchor up and down to make original equipment seat belts, should mended for cleaning upholstery or carpet. sure it is securely fixed in position. be used with NISSAN seat belts. Then wipe with a cloth and allow the seat belts to dry in the shade. Do not allow the● The shoulder belt anchor height should ● Adults and children who can use the seat belts to retract until they are completely be adjusted to the position best for you. standard seat belt should not use an dry. Failure to do so may reduce the effec- extender. Such unnecessary use could tiveness of the entire restraint system result in serious personal injury in the ● If dirt builds up in the shoulder belt and increase the chance or severity of event of an accident. guide of the seat belt anchors, the seat injury in an accident. belts may retract slowly. Wipe the shoulder ● Never use seat belt extenders to install belt guide with a clean, dry cloth.SEAT BELT EXTENDERS child restraints. If the child restraint is not secured properly, the child could be ● Periodically check to see that the seatIf, because of body size or driving position, it is seriously injured in a collision or a sud- belt and the metal components, such asnot possible to properly fit the lap/shoulder belt den stop. buckles, tongues, retractors, flexible wiresand fasten it, an extender that is compatible with and anchors, work properly. If loose parts,the installed seat belts is available that can be deterioration, cuts or other damage on thepurchased. The extender adds approximately 8 in webbing is found, the entire seat belt as-(200 mm) of length and may be used for either sembly should be replaced.the driver or front passenger seating position.See a NISSAN dealer for assistance with pur-chasing an extender if an extender is required. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-17
  37. 37. CHILD SAFETYChildren need adults to help protect them. ● Infants and children need special pro- This is especially important because yourThey need to be properly restrained. tection. The vehicle’s seat belts may not vehicle has a supplemental restraint sys- fit them properly. The shoulder belt may tem (air bag system) for the front passen-In addition to the general information in this ger. See “Supplemental restraint system”manual, child safety information is available from come too close to the face or neck. The lap belt may not fit over their small hip later in this section.many other sources, including doctors, teachers,government traffic safety offices, and community bones. In an accident, an improperly INFANTS fitting seat belt could cause serious ororganizations. Every child is different, so be sure Infants up to at least 1 year old should be placed fatal injury. Always use appropriateto learn the best way to transport your child. in a rear-facing child restraint. Because a rear- child restraints.There are three basic types of child restraint facing child restraint is not suitable for use in this ● Never let a child stand or kneel on any vehicle, infants should not be transported in it.systems: seat and do not allow a child in the ● Rear-facing child restraint cargo area. The child could be seriously SMALL CHILDREN injured or killed in a sudden stop or ● Forward-facing child restraint collision. Children that are over 1 year old and weigh at least 20 lbs (9 kg) should remain in a rear-facing ● Booster seat Your vehicle is equipped with a supplemental child restraint as long as possible up to the height front-impact air bag system for the front passen- or weight limit of the child restraint. Forward- WARNING ger. See “Supplemental restraint system” later in facing child restraints are available for children● Never put a rear-facing child seat in the this section. The passenger seat is not suitable who outgrow rear-facing child restraints and are front seat. for use with a rear-facing child restraint needed at least 1 year old. Refer to the manufacturer’s for infants. Therefore, infants should not be trans- instructions for minimum and maximum weight● Never let an infant who requires the use and height recommendations. NISSAN recom- of a rear-facing child restraint ride in ported in this vehicle. mends that small children be placed in child this vehicle. Do not attempt to hold a All U.S. states and Canadian provinces or terri- restraints that comply with Federal Motor Vehicle child in your lap or arms. tories require the use of approved child restraints Safety Standards or Canadian Motor Vehicle for infants and small children. See “Child re- Safety Standards. You should choose a child straints” later in this section. restraint that fits your vehicle and always follow the manufacturer’s instructions for installation A child restraint may be secured in the vehicle by and use. using the vehicle seat belt. See the “Child re- straints” section for more information.1-18 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  38. 38. CHILD RESTRAINTSLARGER CHILDRENChildren who are too large for child restraintsshould be seated and restrained by the seat beltswhich are provided. The seat belt may not fitproperly if the child is less than 4 ft 9 in (142.5cm) tall and weighs between 40 lbs (18 kg) and80 lbs (36 kg). A booster seat should be used toobtain proper seat belt fit.NISSAN recommends that a child be placed in acommercially available booster seat if the shoul-der belt fits close to the face or neck or if the lapportion of the seat belt goes across the abdo-men. The booster seat should raise the child sothat the shoulder belt is properly positioned ARS1098 WRS0256across the top, middle portion of the shoulder PRECAUTIONS ON CHILDand the lap belt is low on the hips. A booster seat WARNING RESTRAINTScan only be used in seating positions that have a ● Failure to follow the warnings and in-three-point type seat belt. The booster seat structions for proper use and installa-should fit the vehicle seat and have a label certi- tion of child restraints could result infying that it complies with Federal Motor Vehicle serious injury or death of a child orSafety Standards or Canadian Motor Vehicle other passengers in a sudden stop orSafety Standards. Once the child has grown so collision:the shoulder belt is no longer on or near the faceand neck, use the shoulder belt without the – The child restraint must be used andbooster seat. installed properly. Always follow all of the child restraint manufacturer’s instructions for installation and use. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-19
  39. 39. – Infants and children should never be All U.S. states and Canadian provinces or CAUTION held on anyone’s lap. Even the stron- territories require that infants and small gest adult cannot resist the forces of A child restraint in a closed vehicle can children be restrained in an approved child a collision. become very hot. Check the seating sur- restraint at all times while the vehicle is face and buckles before placing a child in being operated. Canadian law requires the – Do not put a seat belt around both a the child restraint. top tether strap on forward-facing child child and another passenger. restraints be secured to the designated an- Several manufacturers offer child restraints for – Never install a rear-facing child re- chor point on the vehicle. infants and children of various sizes. When se- straint in the front seat. An inflating lecting any child restraint, keep the following TOP TETHER ANCHOR supplemental air bag could seriously points in mind: injure or kill your child. ● Choose only a restraint with a label certifying WARNING – Never let an infant who requires the that it complies with Federal Motor Vehicle Do not allow cargo to contact the top use of a rear-facing child restraint Safety Standard 213 or Canadian Motor tether strap when it is attached to the top ride in this vehicle. Vehicle Safety Standard 213. tether anchor. Properly secure the cargo – Be sure to purchase a child restraint ● Check the child restraint in your vehicle to be so it does not contact the top tether strap. that will fit the child and vehicle. sure it is compatible with the vehicle’s seat Cargo that is not properly secured or Some child restraints may not fit and seat belt system. cargo that contacts the top tether strap properly in your vehicle. may damage it during a collision. A child ● If the child restraint is compatible with your could be seriously injured or killed in a – Keep seatbacks as upright as pos- vehicle, place your child in the child restraint collision if the top tether strap is sible after fitting the child restraint. and check the various adjustments to be damaged. – Infants and children should always sure the child restraint is compatible with be placed in an appropriate child re- your child. Choose a child restraint that is straint while in the vehicle. designed for your child’s height and weight. Always follow all recommended procedures.● When the child restraint is not in use, keep it secured with a seat belt. In a sudden stop or collision, loose objects can injure occupants or damage the vehicle.1-20 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  40. 40. FORWARD-FACING CHILD RESTRAINT INSTALLATION USING THE SEAT BELTS — FRONT PASSENGER SEAT WARNING The three-point seat belt with Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) must be used when installing a child restraint. Failure to use the ALR mode will result in the child restraint not being properly secured. The restraint could tip over or be loose and cause injury to a child in a sudden stop or LRS2050 WRS0256 collision. 1. Top tether strap REAR-FACING CHILD RESTRAINT 2. Anchor point INSTALLATION USING THE SEAT BELTSTop tether anchor point locationThe anchor point is located on the front passen- WARNINGger seatback as shown. ● Never install a rear-facing child re- straint in the front seat. An inflating supplemental air bag could seriously injure or kill your child. ● Never let an infant who requires the use of a rear-facing child restraint ride in this vehicle. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-21
  41. 41. 2. Position the child restraint on the seat. Al- ways follow the child restraint manufactur- er’s instructions. The back of the child restraint should be secured against the vehicle seatback. If necessary, adjust or remove the head re- straint to obtain the correct child restraint fit. If the head restraint is removed, store it in a secure place. Be sure to reinstall the head restraint when the child restraint is removed. See “Head restraints” in this section for head restraint adjustment, re- moval and installation information. WRS0699 WRS0680 If the seating position does not have anForward-facing (front passenger seat) – adjustable head restraint and it is interfering Forward-facing – step 3 step 1 with the proper child restraint fit, try another 3. Route the seat belt tongue through the childRefer to all Warnings and Cautions in the “Child seating position or a different child restraint. restraint and insert it into the buckle until youSafety” and “Child Restraints” sections before hear and feel the latch engage. Be sure toinstalling a child restraint. follow the child restraint manufacturer’s in-Follow these steps to install a forward-facing structions for belt routing.child restraint using the vehicle seat belt in the If the child restraint is equipped with a topfront passenger seat: tether strap, route the top tether strap and 1. If you must install a child restraint in secure the tether strap to the tether anchor the front seat, it should be placed in a point. See “Installing top tether strap” in this forward-facing direction only. Move section. the seat to the rearmost position. Child restraints for infants must be used in the rear-facing direction and therefore must not be used in the front seat.1-22 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  42. 42. LRS2046 LRS0668 WRS0681 Forward-facing – step 4 Forward-facing – step 5 Forward-facing – step 64. Pull the shoulder belt until the belt is fully 5. Allow the seat belt to retract. Pull up on the 6. Remove any additional slack from the seat extended. At this time, the seat belt retractor shoulder belt to remove any slack in the belt. belt; press downward and rearward firmly in is in the Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) the center of the child restraint with your mode (child restraint mode). It reverts to knee to compress the vehicle seat cushion Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) mode and seatback while pulling up on the seat when the seat belt is fully retracted. belt. 7. Tighten the tether strap according to the manufacturer’s instructions to remove any slack. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-23
  43. 43. 9. Check to make sure the child restraint is properly secured prior to each use. If the seat belt is not locked, repeat steps 3 through 8. After the child restraint is removed and the seat belt is fully retracted, the ALR mode (child re- straint mode) is canceled. WRS0698 LRS2050 Forward-facing – step 8 Front passenger seat 8. After attaching the child restraint, test it be- 1. Top tether strap fore you place the child in it. Push it from side 2. Anchor point to side while holding the child restraint near the seat belt path. The child restraint should not move more than 1 inch (25 mm), from side to side. Try to tug it forward and check to see if the seat belt holds the restraint in place. If the restraint is not secure, tighten the seat belt as necessary and test it again. You may need to try a different child restraint. Not all child restraints fit in all types of ve- hicles.1-24 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  44. 44. INSTALLING TOP TETHER STRAP BOOSTER SEATS(Front passenger seat) Precautions on booster seatsBefore securing the child restraint with the seatbelt, WARNING If a booster seat and seat belt are not used 1. If necessary, raise or remove the head re- properly, the risk of a child being injured straint to position the top tether strap ᭺ 1 in a sudden stop or collision greatly over the top of the seatback. If the head increases: restraint is removed, store it in a secure place. Be sure to reinstall the head restraint – Make sure the shoulder portion of when the child restraint is removed. See the belt is away from the child’s face “Head restraints” in this section for and neck and the lap portion of the head restraint adjustment, removal belt does not cross the stomach. and installation information. – Make sure the shoulder belt is not LRS0455 2. Route the top tether strap ᭺ between the 1 behind the child or under the child’s head restraint and the top of the seatback. arm. 3. Secure the tether strap to the tether anchor – A booster seat must only be installed point ᭺ on the seatback. 2 in a seating position that has a lap/shoulder belt. 4. Refer to the appropriate child restraint in- stallation procedure steps in this section before tightening the tether strap.If you have any questions when installing atop tether strap, consult your NISSANdealer for details. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-25
  45. 45. ● Make sure the child’s head will be properly supported by the booster seat or vehicle seat. The seatback must be at or above the center of the child’s ears. For example, if a low back booster seat ᭺ is chosen, the 1 vehicle seatback must be at or above the center of the child’s ears. If the seatback is lower than the center of the child’s ears, a high back booster seat ᭺ should be used. 2 ● If the booster seat is compatible with your vehicle, place the child in the booster seat and check the various adjustments to be sure the booster seat is compatible with the LRS2047 LRS0454 child. Always follow all recommended pro- Booster seats of various sizes are offered by cedures. several manufacturers. When selecting any All U.S. states and Canadian provinces or booster seat, keep the following points in mind: territories require that infants and small ● Choose only a booster seat with a label children be restrained in an approved child certifying that it complies with Federal Motor restraint at all times while the vehicle is Vehicle Safety Standard 213 or Canadian being operated. Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 213. The instructions in this section apply to booster ● Check the booster seat in your vehicle to be seat installation in the front passenger seat. sure it is compatible with the vehicle’s seat and seat belt system.1-26 Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
  46. 46. Booster seat installation on frontpassenger seat CAUTIONDo not use the lap/shoulder belt in theAutomatic Locking Retractor mode whenusing a booster seat with the seat belts.Refer to all Warnings and Cautions in the “ChildSafety”, “Child Restraints” and “Booster Seats”sections before installing a child restraint.Follow these steps to install a booster seat in thefront passenger seat: WRS0699 LRS0454 1. If you must install a booster seat in the Front passenger position front seat, move the seat to the rear- 3. The booster seat should be positioned on most position. the vehicle seat so that it is stable. 2. Position the booster seat on the seat. Only If necessary, adjust or remove the head re- place it in a front-facing direction. Always straint to obtain the correct booster seat fit. If follow the booster seat manufacturer’s in- the head restraint is removed, store it in a structions. secure place. Be sure to reinstall the head restraint when the booster seat is removed. See “Head restraints” in this sec- tion for head restraint adjustment, removal and installation information. Safety—Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-27

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