Nissan Sentra manuals

Nissan Sentra Owners Manual: Parking brake


  • Be sure the parking brake is fully released before driving. Failure to do so can cause brake failure and lead to an accident.

  • Do not release the parking brake from outside the vehicle.

  • Do not use the shift lever in place of the parking brake. When parking, be sure the parking brake is fully engaged.

  • Do not leave children unattended in a vehicle. They could release the parking brake and cause an accident.

To engage: Pull the lever up A .

To engage: Pull the lever up A .

To release:

  1. Firmly apply the foot brake.
  2. Manual transmission models:

Place the shift lever in the N (Neutral) position.

CVT models: Move the shift lever to the P (Park) position.

  1. While pulling up on the parking brake lever slightly, push the button and lower completely B .
  2. Before driving, be sure the brake warning light goes out.
Manual transmission (if so equipped)
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SPORT mode switch
Adjusts the throttle sensitivity and transmission points (CVT only) to enhance performance. Press the SPORT button on the instrument panel to activate. The SPORT mode indicator light (on the s ...

Other materials:

Sun visors
To block glare from the front, swing down the sun visor. To block glare from the side, remove the sun visor from the center mount and swing the visor to the side. Slide the extension sun visor in or out as needed. CAUTION Do not store the sun visor before returning the exte ...

General Precaution
WARNING: When replacing fuel line parts, be sure to observe the following. Put a “CAUTION: FLAMMABLE” sign in the work area. Be sure to work in a well ventilated area and have a CO2 fire extinguisher. Do not smoke while working on the fuel system. Keep open flames and sparks ...

Readiness for inspection/maintenance (I/M) test
Due to legal requirements in some states and Canadian Provinces, your vehicle may be required to be in what is called the “ready condition” for an Inspection/Maintenance (I/M) test of the emission control system. The vehicle is set to the “ready condition” when it is driven through c ...

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