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Nissan Sentra Owners Manual: Vehicle recovery (freeing a stuck vehicle)

Nissan Sentra Owners Manual / In case of emergency / Towing your vehicle / Vehicle recovery (freeing a stuck vehicle)

Front (if so equipped)
Front (if so equipped)

Do not use the hook to tow the vehicle.

Front (if so equipped)
Front (if so equipped)

Rear (if so equipped)
Rear (if so equipped)

Do not use the hook to tow the vehicle.

Pulling a stuck vehicle

WARNING

To avoid vehicle damage, serious personal injury or death when recovering a stuck vehicle:

  • Contact a professional towing service to recover the vehicle if you have any questions regarding the recovery procedure.

  • Do not use the vehicle tie-downs to tow or free a stuck vehicle.

  • Only use devices specifically designed for vehicle recovery and follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

  • Always pull the recovery device straight out from the front of the vehicle. Never pull at an angle.

  • Route recovery devices so they do not touch any part of the vehicle except the attachment point.

If your vehicle is stuck in sand, snow, mud, etc., use a tow strap or other device designed specifically for vehicle recovery. Always follow the manufacturer’s instructions for the recovery device.

Do not use the tie-down hooks for towing or vehicle recovery.

Rocking a stuck vehicle

WARNING

  • Stand clear of a stuck vehicle.

  • Do not spin your tires at high speed.

    This could cause them to explode and result in serious injury. Parts of your vehicle could also overheat and be damaged.

If your vehicle is stuck in sand, snow, mud, etc., use the following procedure:

  1. Turn off the Vehicle Dynamic Control System.
  2. Make sure the area in front and behind the vehicle is clear of obstructions.
  3. Turn the steering wheel right and left to clear an area around the front tires.
  4. Slowly rock the vehicle forward and backward.
  1. If the vehicle cannot be freed after a few tries, contact a professional towing service to remove the vehicle.
Towing recommended by NISSAN
(CVT) Continuously Variable Transmission (M/T) Manual transmission NISSAN recommends that your vehicle be towed with the driving (front) wheels off the ground or place the vehicle on a f ...

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Diagnosis system (bcm) (with intelligent key system)
Common item Common item : consult function (bcm - common item) APPLICATION ITEM CONSULT performs the following functions via CAN communication with BCM. SYSTEM APPLICATION BCM can perform the following functions. Wiper Wiper : consult function (bcm - wiper) DATA MONITOR ACTIVE TES ...

Seat belt extenders
If, because of body size or driving position, it is not possible to properly fit the lap/shoulder belt and fasten it, an extender that is compatible with the installed seat belts is available that can be purchased. The extender adds approximately 8 in (200 mm) of length and may be used for eith ...

Controls
Fan control dial The fan control dial turns the fan on and off, and controls fan speed. Air flow control buttons The air flow control buttons allow you to select the air flow outlets. MAX — Air flows from center and side A/Cvents with maximum cooling. — Air flows from center and side v ...

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