Nissan Juke Owners Manual : Driving on snow or ice

WARNING

Wet ice (328F, 08C 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 cruise control 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, ...

    Engine block heater (if so equipped)
    Engine block heaters are used to assist in cold temperature starting. The engine block heater should be used when the outside temperature is 208F (−78C) or lower. To use the engine block hea ...

    Other materials:

    Periodic maintenance
    REAR WHEEL HUB Inspection COMPONENT PART Check the mounting conditions (looseness, back lash) of each component and component conditions (wear, damage) are normal. WHEEL HUB ASSEMBLY (BEARING-INTEGRATED TYPE) Check the following items, and replace the part it necessary. Move wheel hub ...

    Power outlet
    The power outlet is located in the instrument panel. CAUTION The outlet and plug may be hot during or immediately after use. Do not use with accessories that exceed a 12 volt, 120W (10A) power draw. Do not use double adapters or more than one electrical accessory.   Use power outle ...

    Normal operating condition
    Description FUEL CUT CONTROL (AT NO LOAD AND HIGH ENGINE SPEED) If the engine speed is above 2,400 rpm under no load (for example, the shift lever position is neutral and engine speed is over 2,400 rpm) fuel will be cut off after some time. The exact time when the fuel is cut off varies base ...