Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system
. Every person who drives or rides in
this vehicle should use a seat belt at
all times. Children should be prop-
erly restrained in the rear seat and,
if appropriate, in a child restraint.
. The seat belt should be properly
adjusted to a snug fit. Failure to do
so may reduce the effectiveness of
the entire restraint system and in-
crease the chance or severity of
injury in an accident. Serious injury
or death can occur if the seat belt is
not worn properly.
. Always route the shoulder belt over
your shoulder and across your
chest. Never put the belt behind
your back, under your arm or across
your neck. The belt should be away
from your face and neck, but not
falling off your shoulder.
. Position the lap belt as low and
snug as possible AROUND THE
HIPS, NOT THE WAIST. A lap belt
worn too high could increase the
risk of internal injuries in an acci-
. Be sure the seat belt tongue is
securely fastened to the proper
. Do not wear the seat belt inside out
or twisted. Doing so may reduce its
. Do not allow more than one person
to use the same seat belt.
. Never carry more people in the
vehicle than there are seat belts.
. If the seat belt warning light glows
continuously while the ignition is
turned ON with all doors closed and
all seat belts fastened, it may in-
dicate a malfunction in the system.
Have the system checked. It is
recommended you visit a NISSAN
dealer for this service.
. No changes should be made to the
seat belt system. For example, do
not modify the seat belt, add mate-
rial or install devices that may
change the seat belt routing or
tension. Doing so may affect the
operation of the seat belt system.
Modifying or tampering with the
seat belt system may result in
serious personal injury.
. Once a seat belt pretensioner has
activated, it cannot be reused and
must be replaced together with the
retractor. It is recommended you
visit a NISSAN dealer for this ser-
. All seat belt assemblies, including
retractors and attaching hardware,
should be inspected after any colli-
sion. It is recommended you visit a
NISSAN dealer for this service.
NISSAN recommends that all seat
belt assemblies in use during a
collision be replaced unless the
collision was minor and the belts
show no damage and continue to
Seat belt assemblies not in use
during a collision should also be
inspected and replaced if either
damage or improper operation is
. All child restraints and attaching
hardware should be inspected after
any collision. Always follow the
restraint manufacturer’s inspection
instructions and replacement re-
commendations. The child restraints
should be replaced if they are