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Nissan Sentra Owners Manual: Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) (if so equipped)

Nissan Sentra Owners Manual / Starting and driving / Ignition switch (if so equipped) / Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) (if so equipped)

The ignition lock is designed so that the ignition


The ignition lock is designed so that the ignition switch cannot be turned to the LOCK position until the shift lever is moved to the P (Park) position.

When the ignition switch cannot be turned to the LOCK position:

  1. Shift the shift lever to the P (Park) position.
  2. Turn the ignition switch slightly in the ON direction.
  3. Turn the ignition switch to the LOCK position.
  4. Remove the key if it is inserted in the ignition switch.

If the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK position, the shift lever cannot be moved from the P (Park) position.

The shift lever can be moved if the ignition switch is placed in the ON position and the foot brake pedal is depressed.

There is an OFF position between the LOCK and ACC positions. The OFF position is indicated by a “1” on the key cylinder.

Ignition switch (if so equipped)
WARNING Never remove or turn the key to the LOCK position while driving. The steering wheel will lock (for models with a steering lock mechanism). This may cause the driver ...

Manual transmission (if so equipped)
The ignition switch includes a device that helps prevent accidental removal of the key while driving. The key can only be removed when the ignition switch is in the LOCK position. On manua ...

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General Precautions
Always use a 12 volt battery as power source. Do not attempt to disconnect battery cables while engine is running. Before connecting or disconnecting the ECM harness connector, turn ignition switch OFF and disconnect negative battery cable. Failure to do so may damage the ECM because ...

Removal and installation
Combination meter Exploded view Combination meter Front cover Removal and installation Removal Remove cluster lid a. Refer to ip-19, "removal and installation". Remove the screws from the combination meter. Remove the combination meter. Disconnect the comb ...

Break-in schedule
CAUTION During the first 1,200 miles (2,000 km), follow these recommendations to obtain maximum engine performance and ensure the future reliability and economy of your new vehicle. Failure to follow these recommendations may result in shortened engine life and reduced engine performance. A ...

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