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Nissan Sentra Owners Manual: Exhaust gas (carbon monoxide)


Do not breathe exhaust gases; they contain colorless and odorless carbon monoxide. Carbon monoxide is dangerous.

It can cause unconsciousness or death.

  • If you suspect that exhaust fumes are entering the vehicle, drive with all windows fully open, and have the vehicle inspected immediately.

  • Do not run the engine in closed spaces such as a garage.

  • Do not park the vehicle with the engine running for any extended length of time.

  • Keep the rear vent windows, lift gates, doors and trunk lids (if so equipped) closed while driving, otherwise exhaust gases could be drawn into the passenger compartment. If you must drive with one of these open, follow these precautions:

  1. Open all the windows.

  2. Set the recirculation button air
    recirculation button to off and the fan control dial to high to circulate the air.

  • If electrical wiring or other cable connections must pass to a trailer through the seal on the trunk lid or the body, follow the manufacturer’s recommendation to prevent carbon monoxide entry into the vehicle.

  • The exhaust system and body should be inspected by a qualified mechanic whenever:

  1. The vehicle is raised for service.

  2. You suspect that exhaust fumes are entering into the passenger compartment.

  3. You notice a change in the sound of the exhaust system.

  4. You have had an accident involving damage to the exhaust system, underbody, or rear of the vehicle.

Precautions when starting and driving
WARNING Do not leave children or adults who would normally require the assistance of others alone in your vehicle. Pets should also not be left alone. They could accidentall ...

Three-way catalyst
The three-way catalyst is an emission control device installed in the exhaust system. Exhaust gases in the three-way catalyst are burned at high temperatures to help reduce pollutants. WARN ...

Other materials:

AV branch line circuit
Diagnosis procedure 1.Check connector Turn the ignition switch off Disconnect the battery cable from the negative terminal. Check the terminals and connectors of the av control unit for damage, bend and loose connection (unit side and connector side). Is the inspection result normal ...

Starting the engine
Apply the parking brake. CVT model: Move the shift lever to P (Park) or N (Neutral). P (Park) is recommended. The shift lever cannot be moved out of P (Park) and into any of the other gear positions if the ignition switch is turned to the OFF position or if the key is removed from th ...

Loading tips
The GVW must not exceed GVWR or GAWR as specified on the F.M.V.S.S./C.M.V.S.S. certification label. Do not load the front and rear axle to the GAWR. Doing so will exceed the GVWR. WARNING Properly secure all cargo with ropes or straps to help prevent it from slid ...

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