Welcome to the growing family of new NISSAN owners. This vehicle has been delivered to you with confidence. Your vehicle has been produced using the latest techniques and strict quality control. This manual has been prepared to help you understand the operation and maintenance of your vehicle so that you may enjoy many miles of driving pleasure. Please read through this manual beforeoperating your vehicle. A separate Warranty Information and Maintenance Log Booklet explains details about the warranties covering your vehicle and vehicle maintenance schedules. Your NISSAN dealer knows your vehicle best. When you require any service or have any questions, he will be glad to assist you with the extensive resources available to him.
NOTES ON THE INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THISOWNER’S MANUAL
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION REMINDERS FOR SAFETY!
Follow these five important driving rules to help ensure a safe and complete trip for you and your passengers! ¼ NEVER drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs. ¼ ALWAYS observe posted speed limits and never drive too fast for conditions. ¼ ALWAYS use your seat belts and appropriate child restraint systems. ¼ ALWAYS provideinformation about the proper use of vehicle safety features to all occupants of the vehicle. ¼ ALWAYS review this Owner’s Manual for important safety information.
This owner’s manual contains descriptions and operating instructions for all systems, features and optional equipment that might appear in any model of this vehicle built for any destination in North America, including the continentalUnited States, Canada and Hawaii. Therefore, you may very well find information in this manual that does not apply to your vehicle. For descriptions specified for 4-wheel drive models, a placed at the beginning of the applicable sections/items. mark is
ON-PAVEMENT AND OFF-ROAD DRIVING
This vehicle will handle and maneuver differently from an ordinary passenger car, because it has a higher centerof gravity for off-road use. As with other vehicles with features of this type, failure to operate this vehicle correctly may result in loss of control or an accident. Be sure to read “On-Pavement and Off-Road driving precautions” and “Avoiding collision and rollover” in the “Starting and driving” section of this manual.
MODIFICATION OF YOUR VEHICLE
This vehicle should not be modified.Modification could affect its performance, safety or durability, and may even violate governmental regulations. In addition, damage or performance problems resulting from modification may not be covered under NISSAN warranties. All information, specifications and illustrations in this manual are those in effect at the time of printing. NISSAN reserves the right to change specifications or designwithout notice and without obligation.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THIS MANUAL
You will see various symbols in this manual. They are used in the following ways:
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 a hazard that could cause death or serious personal injury. To avoid or reduce the risk, the proceduresmust be followed precisely.
This is used to indicate the presence of a hazard that could cause minor or moderate personal injury or damage to your vehicle. To avoid or reduce the risk, the procedures must be followed carefully.
© 1996 NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. TOKYO, JAPAN
All rights reserved. No part of this Owner’s Manual may be reproduced or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in anyform, or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
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