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Nissan Sentra Owners Manual: Driving on snow or ice

WARNING

  • Wet ice (32°F, 0°C and freezing rain), very cold snow or ice can be slick and very hard to drive on. The vehicle will have much less traction or “grip” under these conditions. Try to avoid driving on wet ice until the road is salted or sanded.

  • Whatever the condition, drive with caution.

    Accelerate and slow down with care. If accelerating or downshifting too fast, the drive wheels will lose even more traction.

  • Allow more stopping distance under these conditions. Braking should be started sooner than on dry pavement.

  • Allow greater following distances on slippery roads.

  • Watch for slippery spots (glare ice).

    These may appear on an otherwise clear road in shaded areas. If a patch of ice is seen ahead, brake before reaching it. Try not to brake while on the ice, and avoid any sudden steering maneuvers.

  • Do not use the cruise control (if so equipped) on slippery roads.

  • Snow can trap dangerous exhaust gases under your vehicle. Keep snow clear of the exhaust pipe and from around your vehicle.

Special winter equipment
It is recommended that the following items be carried in the vehicle during winter: A scraper and stiff-bristled brush to remove ice and snow from the windows and wiper blades. A sturdy, fl ...

Engine block heater (if so equipped)
Engine block heaters are used to assist with cold temperature starting. The engine block heater should be used when the outside temperature is 20°F (-7°C) or lower. WARNING Do not u ...

Other materials:

Headlamp (lo) circuit
Description The ipdm e/r (intelligent power distribution module engine room) controls the headlamp low relay based on inputs from the bcm over the can communication lines. When the headlamp low relay is energized, power flows through fuses 43 and 44, located in the ipdm e/r. Power then flows ...

OIL PAN
Exploded View Transaxle assembly Oil pan gasket Magnet Oil pan Overflow tube Drain plug gasket Drain plug Oil pan fitting bolt : Always replace after every disassembly. : NВ·m (kg-m, ft-lb) : NВ·m (kg-m, it-lb) Removal and Installation REMOVAL Remove the en ...

Cylinder block
Exploded View Cylinder block Block heater (for Canada) Top ring Second ring Oil ring Piston Piston pin Snap ring Connecting rod Connecting rod bearing (upper) Connecting rod bearing (lower) Crankshaft key Connecting rod cap Connecting rod cap bolt Main bearing ca ...

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