2009 MURANO OWNER'S MANUAL
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Classic Cars Nissan offers you excellent sales and service on new or used Nissan vehicles. Stop in and test drive a Nissan 2009 MURANO or any car or truck today! We're located Hainesport New Jersey......

Classic Cars Nissan offers you excellent sales and service on new or used Nissan vehicles. Stop in and test drive a Nissan 2009 MURANO or any car or truck today! We're located Hainesport New Jersey between Cherry Hill and Mount Holly. Only 20 minutes from Philadelphia. Classic Cars Nissan 1513 Route 38 Hainesport, NJ 08036 866-CLASSIC or 866-252-7742

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  • 1. Black plate (2,1)ForewordWelcome to the growing family of new NISSAN ON-PAVEMENT AND OFF-ROADowners. This vehicle is delivered to you with WARNINGconfidence. It was produced using the latest DRIVINGtechniques and strict quality control. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMA- This vehicle will handle and maneuver TION REMINDERS FOR SAFETY! differently from an ordinary passengerThis manual was prepared to help you under- car because it has a higher center ofstand the operation and maintenance of your Follow these important driving rules to gravity for off-road use. As with othervehicle so that you may enjoy many miles of help ensure a safe and comfortable trip vehicles with features of this type, failuredriving pleasure. Please read through this for you and your passengers! to operate this vehicle correctly maymanual before operating your vehicle. . NEVER drive under the influence of result in loss of control or an accident.A separate Warranty Information Booklet Be sure to read “On-pavement and off- alcohol or drugs.explains details about the warranties cov- road driving precautions”, “Avoiding colli-ering your vehicle. The NISSAN Service . ALWAYS observe posted speed lim- sion and rollover” and “Driving safetyand Maintenance Guide explains details its and never drive too fast for precautions” in the “5. Starting and driv-about maintaining and servicing your ve- conditions. ing” section of this manual.hicle. Additionally, a separate Customer . ALWAYS give your full attention toCare/Lemon Law Booklet (U.S. only) willexplain how to resolve any concerns you driving and avoid using vehicle MODIFICATION OF YOUR VEHICLE features or taking other actions thatmay have with your vehicle, as well as This vehicle should not be modified.clarify your rights under your state’s lemon could distract you. Modification could affect its performance,law. . ALWAYS use your seat belts and safety or durability, and may even violate appropriate child restraint systems. governmental regulations. In addition,Your NISSAN dealer knows your vehicle best. Pre-teen children should be seated damage or performance problems result-When you require any service or have any in the rear seat. ing from modification may not be coveredquestions, we will be glad to assist you with the under NISSAN warranties.extensive resources available to us. . ALWAYS provide information about the proper use of vehicle safetyREAD FIRST — THEN DRIVE SAFELY features to all occupants of the WHEN READING THE MANUALBefore driving your vehicle, read your Owner’s vehicle. This manual includes information for allManual carefully. This will ensure familiarity with . ALWAYS review this Owner’s Man- options available on this model. Therefore,controls and maintenance requirements, assist- you may find some information that does ual for important safety information.ing you in the safe operation of your vehicle. not apply to your vehicle. Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 2. Black plate (3,1)All information, specifications and illustrations in Arrows in an illustration that are similar to thosethis manual are those in effect at the time of above call attention to an item in the illustration.printing. NISSAN reserves the right to changespecifications or design at any time without CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65notice. WARNINGIMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT WARNINGTHIS MANUALYou will see various symbols in this manual. They Engine exhaust, some of its constitu-are used in the following ways: ents, and certain vehicle components contain or emit chemicals known to the WARNING State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive This is used to indicate the presence of harm. In addition, certain fluids con- a hazard that could cause death or SIC0697 tained in vehicles and certain products serious personal injury. To avoid or If you see the symbol above, it means “Do not of component wear contain or emit reduce the risk, the procedures must do this” or “Do not let this happen”. chemicals known to the State of Cali- be followed precisely. fornia to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. CAUTION If you see a symbol similar to those above in an CALIFORNIA PERCHLORATE ADVI- illustration, it means the arrow points to the front SORY This is used to indicate the presence of of the vehicle. a hazard that could cause minor or Some vehicle parts, such as lithium bat- moderate personal injury or damage to teries, may contain perchlorate material. your vehicle. To avoid or reduce the risk, The following advisory is provided: “Per- chlorate Material - special handling may the procedures must be followed care- Arrows in an illustration that are similar to those apply, See www.dtsc.ca.gov/ fully. above indicate movement or action. hazardouswaste/perchlorate.” Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 3. Black plate (4,1)BLUETOOTH® is a trademarkowned by Bluetooth SIG, Inc.,U.S.A.Gracenote® is a registered tra-demark of Gracenote, Inc. TheGracenote logo and logo type,and the “Powered by Gracenote”logo are trademarks of Grace-note.XM Radio® requires a subscrip-tion, sold separately after the first90 days. It is not available inAlaska, Hawaii or Guam. Formore information, visitwww.xmradio.com. * 2009 NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD. C All rights reserved. No part of this Owner’s Manual may be reproduced or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form, or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photo- copying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 4. Black plate (5,1)NISSAN CUSTOMER CAREPROGRAMNISSAN CARES ...Both NISSAN and your NISSAN dealer are dedicated to serving all your automotive needs. Your satisfaction with your vehicle and your NISSAN dealer areour primary concerns. Your NISSAN dealer is always available to assist you with all your automobile sales and service needs.However, if there is something that your The Consumer Affairs Department will ask for You can write to NISSAN with the information at:NISSAN dealer cannot assist you with or you the following information: For U.S. customerswould like to provide NISSAN directly with Nissan North America, Inc.comments or questions, please contact the — Your name, address, and telephone number Consumer Affairs DepartmentNISSAN Consumer Affairs Department using — Vehicle identification number (attached to P.O. Box 685003our toll-free number: the top of the instrument panel on the Franklin, TN 37068-5003 driver’s side) For Canadian customers For U.S. customers Nissan Canada Inc. 1-800-NISSAN-1 — Date of purchase 5290 Orbitor Drive (1-800-647-7261) — Current odometer reading Mississauga, Ontario L4W 4Z5 For Canadian customers 1-800-387-0122 — Your NISSAN dealer’s name — Your comments or questions OR We appreciate your interest in NISSAN and thank you for buying a quality NISSAN vehicle. Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 5. Black plate (1,1)Table of Illustrated table of contents 0Contents Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1 Instruments and controls 2 Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4 Starting and driving 5 In case of emergency 6 Appearance and care 7 Maintenance and do-it-yourself 8 Technical and consumer information 9 Index 10 Model "Z51-D" Edited: 2008/ 9/ 25
  • 6. Black plate (1,1)0 Illustrated table of contentsSeats, seat belts and Supplemental Restraint Instrument panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-7System (SRS) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-2 Meters and gauges. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-9Exterior front . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-3 Engine compartment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-10Exterior rear . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-5 VQ35DE engine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-10Passenger compartment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0-6 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 7. Black plate (4,1)SEATS, SEAT BELTS ANDSUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINTSYSTEM (SRS) 1. Rear center seat belt (Page 1-18) 2. Head restraints (P.1-9) — Front-seat Active Head Restraints (P.1-10) 3. Seat belts (P.1-11) 4. Armrest 5. Roof-mounted curtain side-impact and rollover supplemental air bags (P.1-41) 6. Supplemental front-impact air bags (P.1-41) 7. Child restraint anchor points (for top tether strap child restraint) (P.1-25) 8. LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren) system (P.1-24) 9. Rear seats (P.1-6) — Child restraints (P.1-22) 10. Front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bags (P.1-41) 11. Seat belt pretensioner (P.1-53) 12. Front seats (P.1-3) 13. Occupant classification sensor (pattern sensor) — Advanced Air Bag System (P.1-47) SSI03720-2 Illustrated table of contents Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 8. Black plate (5,1)EXTERIOR FRONT 1. Hood (P.3-18) 2. Headlight and turn signal lights — Switch operation (P.2-32) — Bulb replacement (P.8-25) 3. Windshield wiper and washer — Switch operation (P.2-28) — Rain-sensing auto wiper system (P.2-30) — Blade replacement (P.8-17) — Window washer fluid (P.8-12) 4. Roof rack (rail)* (P.2-48) 5. Moonroof* (P.2-52) 6. Power windows (P.2-50) 7. Recovery hook (P.6-15) 8. License plate installation (P.9-11) 9. Fog lights* — Switch operation (P.2-37) — Bulb replacement (P.8-27) 10. Tires — Wheel and tires (P.8-30, P.9-7) — Flat tire (6-2) — Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) (P.2-12, P.5-3) 11. Outside mirrors (P.3-29) 12. Doors — Keys (P.3-2) — Door locks (P.3-4) — Intelligent Key system* (P.3-7) — Remote keyless entry system (P.3-15) — Security system (P.2-25) 13. Child safety rear door lock (P.3-7) SSI0373 Illustrated table of contents 0-3 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 9. Black plate (6,1)14. Fuel-filler door — Operation (P.3-23) — Fuel recommendation (P.9-3)*: if so equipped0-4 Illustrated table of contents Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 10. Black plate (7,1)EXTERIOR REAR 1. Lift gate (P.3-19) — Remote keyless entry system (P.3-15) — Intelligent Key system* (P.3-7) 2. Rear window wiper and washer — Switch operation (P.2-30) — Window washer fluid (P.8-12) 3. Rear window defroster (P.2-32) 4. High-mounted stop light — Bulb replacement (P.8-27) 5. Antenna (P.4-62) — Satellite radio antenna* (P.4-32) 6. Back-up light — Bulb replacement (P.8-27) 7. Rear combination light — Bulb replacement (P.8-27) *: if so equipped SSI0374 Illustrated table of contents 0-5 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 11. Black plate (8,1)PASSENGER COMPARTMENT 8. Moonroof* (P.2-52) 9. Front map lights (P.2-54) 10. Sunglasses holder (P.2-43) 11. Inside rearview mirror (P.3-27) — Anti-glare adjustment* (P.3-28) — HomeLink® universal transceiver* (P.2-57) — Compass* (P.2-7) 12. Cargo area — Storages (P.2-46) — Luggage hooks (P.2-47) — Cargo light* (P.2-57) — Spare tire (P.6-3) 13. Rear cup holders (P.2-42) 14. Heated seat switch (rear)* (P.2-38) 15. Console box - rear (P.2-44) 16. Auxiliary input jack* (P.4-48) 17. Console box (P.2-44) — Power outlet* (P.2-40) 18. Front cup holders (P.2-42) 19. Storage box (P.2-45) or Cigarette lighter/Ashtray (P.2-42) *: if so equipped SSI03751. Cargo cover* (P.2-46) — DVD remote controller (P.4-67)2. Rear personal light (P.2-54) — Headphones (P.4-66)3. Mood light (P.2-56) 6. Door armrest4. Coat hooks (P.2-49) — Power window switch (P.2-50) — Power door lock switch (P.3-6)5. Mobile Entertainment System (MES)* — Outside mirror remote control switch (P.3-29) — Flip-down screen (P.4-64) — Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) player (P.4-63) 7. Sun visors (P.3-26)0-6 Illustrated table of contents Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 12. Black plate (9,1)INSTRUMENT PANEL 8. Steering wheel — Horn (P.2-38) — Driver supplemental air bag (P.1-41) — Power steering system (P.5-26) 9. Steering-wheel-mounted controls (right side) — Cruise control switches (P.5-19) 10. Wiper and washer switch (P.2-28) 11. Push-button ignition switch (P.5-9) 12. Center ventilator (P.4-25) 13. Center display (P.4-26, P.4-31)/Center color dis- play* (P.4-2)/Navigation system** 14. Heater/air conditioner or Center multi-function control panel* — Navigation system** — Vehicle information and setting buttons (P.4-8) — Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System (P.4-75) — Audio system (P.4-31) 15. Hazard warning flasher switch (P.2-37) 16. Front passenger supplemental air bag (P.1-41) 17. Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) OFF switch (P.2-40, 5-28) 18. Hood release handle (P.3-18) 19. Power lift gate main switch (P.3-19) 20. Power seatback switch* (P.1-6) SSI0376 21. Fuse box cover (P.8-21)1. Headlight aiming control* (P.2-35) 6. Steering-wheel-mounted controls (left side)* 22. Parking brake (P.5-18)2. Side ventilator (P.4-25) — Audio control* (P.4-61) 23. Tilting telescopic steering wheel lever or switch — Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System control* (P.3-25)3. Power lift gate switch* (P.3-19) (P.4-75) 24. Key port (P.5-12)4. Headlight, fog light* and turn signal switch 7. Meters and gauges (P.2-4) 25. Audio system (P.4-31) (P.2-32) — Clock (P.2-39)5. Fuel-filler door opener switch (P.3-23) 26. Heated seat switch* (P.2-38) Illustrated table of contents 0-7 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 13. Black plate (10,1)27. Selector lever (P.5-14)28. Front passenger air bag status light (P.1-48)29. Power outlet (P.2-40)30. All-Wheel Drive (AWD) LOCK switch* (P.5-22)31. Rear window and outside mirror* defroster switch (P.2-32)32. Heater/air conditioner control (P.4-26) or Audio system (P.4-39)33. Glove box (P.2-44)*: if so equipped**: Refer to the separate Navigation System Owner’s Manual (if so equipped).0-8 Illustrated table of contents Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 14. Black plate (11,1)METERS AND GAUGES 1. Instrument brightness control switch (P.2-36) 2. Tachometer (P.2-6) 3. Speedometer (P.2-5) 4. Fuel gauge (P.2-7) 5. Warning/indicator lights (P.2-10) 6. Trip computer switch (P.2-21) 7. Dot matrix liquid crystal display (P.2-17) 8. Engine coolant temperature gauge (P.2-6) 9. Vehicle information display — Odometer/twin trip odometer (P.2-5) — Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) position indicator (P.2-15) 10. RESET switch for trip odometer (P.2-5) SSI0377 Illustrated table of contents 0-9 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 15. Black plate (12,1)ENGINE COMPARTMENT SDI2172VQ35DE ENGINE 6. Fuse/fusible link holder (P.8-20) 7. Window washer fluid reservoir (P.8-12)1. Power steering fluid reservoir (P.8-11) 8. Engine coolant reservoir (P.8-7)2. Drive belt location (P.8-15) 9. Radiator filler cap (P.8-7)3. Engine oil filler cap (P.8-8) 10. Engine oil dipstick (P.8-8)4. Brake fluid reservoir (P.8-12) 11. Battery (P.8-13)5. Air cleaner (P.8-16)0-10 Illustrated table of contents Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 16. Black plate (4,1)1 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supple- mental restraint systemSeats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-2 Top tether strap child restraint. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-25 Front seats . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-3 Child restraint installation using LATCH . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-27 Rear seats. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-6 Child restraint installation using the seat belts . . . . . 1-31 Head restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-9 Booster seats. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-37 Front-seat Active Head Restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10 Precautions on booster seats. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-37 Armrest. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-10 Booster seat installation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-39Seat belts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11 Supplemental restraint system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-41 Precautions on seat belt usage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-11 Precautions on supplemental restraint system . . . . . 1-41 Child safety . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-13 NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System Pregnant women. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-14 (front seats) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-47 Injured persons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-14 Front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental Three-point type seat belt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-14 air bag and roof-mounted curtain side-impact Seat belt extenders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-21 and rollover supplemental air bag systems . . . . . . . . . 1-51 Seat belts with pretensioners (front seats) . . . . . . . . . 1-53 Seat belt maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-21 Supplemental air bag warning labels. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-54Child restraints . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-22 Supplemental air bag warning light. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-54 Precautions on child restraints. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-22 Repair and replacement procedure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-55 Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren system (LATCH) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1-24 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 17. Black plate (16,1)SEATS inside the vehicle. They could un- knowingly activate switches or con- trols. Unattended children could become involved in serious acci- dents. . The seatback should not be reclined any more than needed for comfort. Seat belts are most effective when the passenger sits well back and straight up in the seat. If the seat- back is reclined, the risk of sliding under the lap belt and being injured is increased. SSS0133 well back in the seat with both feet CAUTION WARNING on the floor and adjust the seat properly. See “PRECAUTIONS ON When adjusting the seat positions, be . Do not ride in a moving vehicle sure not to contact any moving parts to when the seatback is reclined. This SEAT BELT USAGE” later in this section. avoid possible injuries and/or da- can be dangerous. The shoulder belt mages. will not be against your body. In an . Do not adjust the driver’s seat while accident, you could be thrown into it driving so full attention may be and receive neck or other serious given to vehicle operation. The seat injuries. You could also slide under may move suddenly and could the lap belt and receive serious cause loss of control of the vehicle. internal injuries. . After adjustment, gently rock in the . For the most effective protection seat to make sure it is securely when the vehicle is in motion, the locked. seat should be upright. Always sit . Do not leave children unattended1-2 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 18. Black plate (17,1) SSS0792 SSS0793FRONT SEATS The reclining feature allows adjustment of the Seat lifter (if so equipped): seatback for occupants of different sizes forFront manual seat adjustment added comfort and to help obtain proper seat Pull up or push down the adjusting lever to belt fit. (See “PRECAUTIONS ON SEAT BELT adjust the seat height until the desired positionForward and backward: is achieved. USAGE” later in this section.) Also, the seatbackPull the lever * up and hold it while you slide 1 can be reclined to allow occupants to rest whenthe seat forward or backward to the desired the vehicle is stopped and the transmission inposition. Release the lever to lock the seat in the P (Park) position.position.Reclining:To recline the seatback, pull the lever * up and 2lean back. To bring the seatback forward, pullthe lever up and lean your body forward. Releasethe lever to lock the seatback in position. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-3 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 19. Black plate (18,1) Front power seat adjustment Operating tips: . The power seat motor has an auto-reset overload protection circuit. If the motor stops during operation, wait 30 seconds, then reactivate the switch. . Do not operate the power seat switch for a long period of time when the engine is off. This will discharge the battery. SSS0684Lumbar support (if so equipped):The lumbar support feature provides lower backsupport to the driver.Move the lever * up or down to adjust the 1seatback lumbar area.1-4 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 20. Black plate (19,1) SSS0819 SSS0820Forward and backward: the vehicle is stopped and the transmission is in Seat lifter (if so equipped): the P (Park) position.Moving the switch * forward or backward will 1 Push the front or rear end of the switch up orslide the seat forward or backward to the down to adjust the angle of the front portion ordesired position. height of the seat.Reclining:Move the recline switch * backward until the 2desired angle is obtained. To bring the seatbackforward again, move the switch * forward. 2The reclining feature allows adjustment of theseatback for occupants of different sizes foradded comfort and to help obtain proper seatbelt fit. (See “PRECAUTIONS ON SEAT BELTUSAGE” later in this section.) Also, the seatbackcan be reclined to allow occupants to rest when Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-5 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 21. Black plate (20,1) To fold down the seatbacks: Pull the strap on the rear seat * . Pull the lever A * beside the cargo area and fold the seat- B back. SSS0795 SSS0569Lumbar support (if so equipped): REAR SEATSThe lumbar support feature provides lower back Foldingsupport to the driver. Before folding the rear seats:Push the front * or back * end of the switch 1 2to adjust the seatback lumbar area. . Secure the seat belts on the seat belt hooks on the side wall. (See “Seat belt hooks” later in this section.) . Disconnect and stow the center seat belt and tongue into the retractor base. (See “Rear center seat belt” later in this section.) . Always reconnect the center seat belt when the seat is returned to the upright position. . Remove drink containers from the rear cup holder.1-6 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 22. Black plate (21,1) If the control unit detects any obstacle or . Do not fold down the rear seats malfunctions while in the power operation, a when occupants are in the rear seat beep sounds for 4 seconds and the seatback area or any luggage is on the rear will return to the folded position automatically. seats. Check if there are any obstacles caught that prevents seats from retuning to the folded . When folding or returning the seat- position. See a NISSAN dealer if the beep still backs to the upright position, to sounds. avoid injury to yourself and others: — Make sure that the seat path is CAUTION clear before moving the seat. — Be careful not to allow hands or When operating the rear power seat- feet to get caught or pinched in back return, make sure that the vehicle the seat. is stopped and the transmission is in SSS0821 the P (Park) position. . Properly secure all cargo to help prevent it from sliding or shifting.To return the seatbacks: Do not place cargo higher than theManual operation: WARNING seatbacks. In a sudden stop or collision, unsecured cargo couldLift up each seatback and push it to the upright . Never allow anyone to ride in the cause personal injury.position until it is latched. cargo area or on the rear seats . When returning the seatbacks, bePower operation (if so equipped): when they are in the fold-down sure to attach the rear center seat position. In a collision, people ridingPush and hold the corresponding switch located belt connector. in these areas are more likely to beon the lower side of the instrument panel * or B seriously injured or killed. . Do not unfasten the rear center seatthe right or left side in the cargo area * . A belt connector except when folding . Do not allow people to ride in anyA beep sounds once and the seatback will be down the rear seat. area of your vehicle that is notreturned automatically. equipped with seats and seat belts. . When attaching the rear center seat Be sure everyone in your vehicle is belt connector, be certain that theA beep sounds twice when the seatback is fullyreturned to the seating position. in a seat and using a seat belt seatbacks are completely secured in properly. the latched position and the rear Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-7 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 23. Black plate (22,1) center seat belt connector is com- pletely secured. WARNING . If the rear center seat belt connector . Do not ride in a moving vehicle and the seatbacks are not secured when the seatback is reclined. This in the correct position, serious per- can be dangerous. The shoulder belt sonal injury may result in an acci- will not be against your body. In an dent or sudden stop. accident, you could be thrown into it and receive neck or other serious injuries. You could also slide under the lap belt and receive serious internal injuries. . For the most effective protection SSS0227A when the vehicle is in motion, the seat should be upright. Always sit Reclining well back in the seat with both feet Pull the reclining strap * and position the A on the floor and adjust the seat belt seatback at the desired angle. Release the properly. See “PRECAUTIONS ON reclining strap after positioning the seat at the SEAT BELT USAGE” later in this desired angle. section. The reclining feature allows adjustment of the . After adjustment, check to be sure seatback for occupants of different sizes to help the seat is securely locked. obtain proper seat belt fit. (See “PRECAU- TIONS ON SEAT BELT USAGE” later in this section.) The seatback may also be reclined to allow occupants to rest when the vehicle is parked.1-8 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 24. Black plate (23,1)HEAD RESTRAINTS WARNING Head restraints should be adjusted properly as they may provide significant protection against injury in an accident. Do not remove them. Check the adjust- ment after someone else uses the seat. SSS0288 SSS0287 Adjustment Adjust the head restraint so the center is level To raise the head restraint, pull it up. with the center of your ears. To lower, push and hold the lock knob * 1 and push the head restraint down. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-9 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 25. Black plate (24,1) . Do not attach anything to the head restraint stalks. Doing so could impair Active Head Restraint func- tion. The Active Head Restraint moves forward utilizing the force that the seatback receives from the occupant in a rear-end collision. The movement of the head restraint helps support the occupant’s head by reducing its backward movement and helping absorb some of the forces that may lead to whiplash type injuries. Active Head Restraints are effective for colli- SSS0508 sions at low to medium speeds in which it is said SSS0229A that whiplash type injury occurs most.FRONT-SEAT ACTIVE HEAD RE- ARMRESTSTRAINTS Active Head Restraints operate only in certain rear-end collisions. After the collision, the head Rear armrest restraints return to their original positions. Pull the armrest forward until it is horizontal. WARNING Properly adjust the Active Head Restraints as . Always adjust the head restraints described in the previous section. properly as specified in the previous section. Failure to do so can reduce the effectiveness of the Active Head Restraint. . Active Head Restraints are designed to supplement other safety systems. Always wear seat belts. No system can prevent all injuries in any acci- dent.1-10 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 26. Black plate (25,1)SEAT BELTSPRECAUTIONS ON SEAT BELTUSAGEIf you are wearing your seat belt properlyadjusted, and you are sitting upright and wellback in your seat with both feet on the floor, yourchances of being injured or killed in an accidentand/or the severity of injury may be greatlyreduced. NISSAN strongly encourages you andall of your passengers to buckle up every timeyou drive, even if your seating position includes asupplemental air bag.Most U.S. states and Canadian provincesor territories specify that seat belts beworn at all times when a vehicle is being SSS0136driven. SSS0134 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-11 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 27. Black plate (26,1) . Be sure the seat belt tongue is WARNING securely fastened to the proper . Every person who drives or rides in buckle. this vehicle should use a seat belt at . Do not wear the seat belt inside out all times. Children should be prop- or twisted. Doing so may reduce its erly restrained in the rear seat and, effectiveness. if appropriate, in a child restraint. . Do not allow more than one person . The seat belt should be properly to use the same seat belt. adjusted to a snug fit. Failure to do . Never carry more people in the so may reduce the effectiveness of vehicle than there are seat belts. the entire restraint system and in- . If the seat belt warning light glows crease the chance or severity of continuously while the ignition is SSS0016 injury in an accident. Serious injury turned ON with all doors closed and or death can occur if the seat belt is all seat belts fastened, it may in- not worn properly. dicate a malfunction in the system. . Always route the shoulder belt over Have the system checked by a your shoulder and across your NISSAN dealer. chest. Never put the belt behind . No changes should be made to the your back, under your arm or across seat belt system. For example, do your neck. The belt should be away not modify the seat belt, add mate- from your face and neck, but not rial, or install devices that may falling off your shoulder. change the seat belt routing or . Position the lap belt as low and tension. Doing so may affect the snug as possible AROUND THE operation of the seat belt system. HIPS, NOT THE WAIST. A lap belt Modifying or tampering with the worn too high could increase the seat belt system may result in risk of internal injuries in an acci- serious personal injury. SSS0014 dent. . Once a seat belt pretensioner has1-12 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 28. Black plate (27,1) activated, it cannot be reused and CHILD SAFETY fit them properly. The shoulder belt may must be replaced together with the Children need adults to help protect them. come too close to the face or neck. The retractor. See a NISSAN dealer. They need to be properly restrained. lap belt may not fit over their small hip. Removal and installation of the bones. In an accident, an improperly In addition to the general information in this fitting seat belt could cause serious or pretensioner system components manual, child safety information is available from should be done by a NISSAN dealer. fatal injury. Always use appropriate many other sources, including doctors, teachers, government traffic safety offices, and community child restraints.. All seat belt assemblies, including retractors and attaching hardware, organizations. Every child is different, so be sure All U.S. states and Canadian provinces or should be inspected after any colli- to learn the best way to transport your child. territories require the use of approved child sion by a NISSAN dealer. NISSAN There are three basic types of child restraint restraints for infants and small children. (See recommends that all seat belt as- systems: “CHILD RESTRAINTS” later in this section.) semblies in use during a collision be . Rear-facing child restraint Also, there are other types of child restraints replaced unless the collision was available for larger children for additional pro- minor and the belts show no da- . Front-facing child restraint tection. mage and continue to operate prop- . Booster seat NISSAN recommends that all pre-teens erly. Seat belt assemblies not in use during a collision should also be The proper restraint depends on the child’s size. and children be restrained in the rear seat. Generally, infants (up to about 1 year and less According to accident statistics, children inspected and replaced if either than 20 lb (9 kg)) should be placed in rear- are safer when properly restrained in the damage or improper operation is rear seat than in the front seat. noted. facing child restraints. Front-facing child re- straints are available for children who outgrow This is especially important because your. All child restraints and attaching rear-facing child restraints and are at least 1 vehicle has a supplemental restraint sys- hardware should be inspected after year old. Booster seats are used to help position tem (air bag system) for the front passen- any collision. Always follow the a vehicle lap/shoulder belt on a child who can no ger. (See “SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT restraint manufacturer’s inspection longer use a front-facing child restraint. SYSTEM” later in this section.) instructions and replacement re- commendations. The child restraints WARNING Infants should be replaced if they are Infants up to at least 1 year old should be placed damaged. Infants and children need special pro- in a rear-facing child restraint. NISSAN recom- tection. The vehicle’s seat belts may not mends that infants be placed in child restraints Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-13 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 29. Black plate (28,1)that comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety close to the face or neck or if the lap portion of your abdominal area. Contact your doctor forStandards or Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety the seat belt goes across the abdomen. The specific recommendations.Standards. You should choose a child restraint booster seat should raise the child so that thethat fits your vehicle and always follow the shoulder belt is properly positioned across the INJURED PERSONSmanufacturer’s instructions for installation and top, middle portion of the shoulder and the lap NISSAN recommends that injured persons useuse. belt is low on the hips. A booster seat can only seat belts, depending on the injury. Check with be used in seating positions that have a three- your doctor for specific recommendations.Small children point type seat belt. The booster seat should fitChildren that are over 1 year old and weigh at the vehicle seat and have a label certifying that it THREE-POINT TYPE SEAT BELTleast 20 lb (9 kg) can be placed in a front-facing complies with Federal Motor Vehicle Safetychild restraint. Refer to the manufacturer’s Standards or Canadian Motor Vehicle Safetyinstructions for minimum and maximum weight Standards. Once the child has grown so the WARNINGand height recommendations. NISSAN recom- shoulder belt is no longer on or near the facemends that small children be placed in child and neck, use the shoulder belt without the . Every person who drives or rides inrestraints that comply with Federal Motor booster seat. this vehicle should use a seat belt atVehicle Safety Standards or Canadian Motor all times.Vehicle Safety Standards. You should choose a WARNING . Do not ride in a moving vehiclechild restraint that fits your vehicle and always when the seatback is reclined. Thisfollow the manufacturer’s instructions for instal- Never let a child stand or kneel on any can be dangerous. The shoulder beltlation and use. seat and do not allow a child in the will not be against your body. In anLarger children cargo areas while the vehicle is moving. accident, you could be thrown into it The child could be seriously injured or and receive neck or other seriousChildren who are too large for child restraintsshould be seated and restrained by the seat killed in an accident or sudden stop. injuries. You could also slide underbelts which are provided. The seat belt may not the lap belt and receive seriousfit properly if the child is less than 4 ft 9 in (142.5 PREGNANT WOMEN internal injuries.cm) tall and weighs between 40 lb (18 kg) and NISSAN recommends that pregnant women use . For the most effective protection80 lb (36 kg). A booster seat should be used to seat belts. The seat belt should be worn snug, when the vehicle is in motion, theobtain proper seat belt fit. and always position the lap belt as low as seat should be upright. Always sitNISSAN recommends that a child be placed in a possible around the hips, not the waist. Place well back in the seat with both feetcommercially available booster seat if the the shoulder belt over your shoulder and across on the floor and adjust the seat beltshoulder belt in the child’s seating position fits your chest. Never run the lap/shoulder belt over1-14 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 30. Black plate (29,1)properly. Then smoothly pull the belt out of the retractor. SSS0292 Fastening the seat belts 1. Adjust the seat. (See “SEATS” earlier in this section.) 2. Slowly pull the seat belt out of the retractor and insert the tongue into the buckle until you hear and feel the latch engage. . The retractor is designed to lock during a sudden stop or on impact. A slow pulling motion permits the belt to move and allows you some freedom of movement in the seat. . If the seat belt cannot be pulled from its fully retracted position, firmly pull the belt and release it. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-15 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 31. Black plate (30,1) allow the driver and passengers some freedom of movement in the seat. The ELR locks the seat belt when the vehicle slows down rapidly or during certain impacts. The Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) mode (child restraint mode) locks the seat belt for child restraint installation. When ALR mode is activated the seat belt cannot be extended again until the seat belt tongue is detached from the buckle and fully retracted. The seat belt returns to the ELR mode after the seat belt fully retracts. For additional information, see “CHILD RESTRAINTS” later in SSS0290 this section. SSS03263. Position the lap belt portion low and snug The ALR mode should be used only for Unfastening the seat belts on the hips as shown. child restraint installation. During normal To unfasten the seat belt, push the button on the seat belt use by an occupant, the ALR buckle. The seat belt automatically retracts.4. Pull the shoulder belt portion toward the mode should not be activated. If it is retractor to take up extra slack. Be sure the activated, it may cause uncomfortable seat shoulder belt is routed over your shoulder Checking seat belt operation belt tension. Seat belt retractors are designed to lock seat and across your chest. belt movement by two separate methods:The front passenger seat and the rear seating WARNING . When the belt is pulled quickly from thepositions three-point seat belts have two modesof operation: When fastening the seat belts, be retractor.. Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) certain that seatbacks are completely . When the vehicle slows down rapidly. secured in the latched position. If they. Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) are not completely secured, passengers To increase your confidence in the seat belts, may be injured in an accident or sudden check the operation as follows:The Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) modeallows the seat belt to extend and retract to stop. . Grasp the shoulder belt and pull forward quickly. The retractor should lock and1-16 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 32. Black plate (31,1) restrict further belt movement. WARNINGIf the retractor does not lock during this check orif you have any question about seat belt . After adjustment, release the ad-operation, see a NISSAN dealer. justment button and try to move the shoulder belt anchor up and down to make sure it is securely fixed in position. . The shoulder belt anchor height should be adjusted to the position best for you. Failure to do so may reduce the effectiveness of the entire restraint system and increase SSS0351A the chance or severity of injury in an accident. Shoulder belt height adjustment The shoulder belt anchor height should be adjusted to the position best for you. (See “PRECAUTIONS ON SEAT BELT USAGE” earlier in this section.) To adjust, pull the adjustment button * , and 1 then move the shoulder belt anchor to the desired position * , so that the belt passes 2 over the center of the shoulder. The belt should be away from your face and neck, but not falling off of your shoulder. Release the adjustment button to lock the shoulder belt anchor into position. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-17 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 33. Black plate (32,1) SSS0845 SSS0846 SSS0241Seat belt hooks Rear center seat beltWhen the rear seat belts are not in use and The rear center seat belt has a connector tongue WARNINGwhen folding down the rear seats, hook the rear * and a seat belt tongue * . Both the 1 2 . Always fasten the connector tongueouter seat belts on the seat belt hooks. connector tongue and the seat belt tongue must be securely latched for proper seat belt opera- and the seat belt in the order shown. tion. . Always make sure both the connec- tor tongue and the seat belt tongue are secured when using the seat belt or installing a child restraint. Do not use the seat belt or child restraint with only the seat belt tongue attached. This could result in serious personal injury in case of an accident or a sudden stop.1-18 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 34. Black plate (33,1) Stowing rear center seat belt: When folding down the rear seat, the rear center seat belt can be retracted into a stowed position as follows: 1. Hold the connector tongue * so that the 1 seat belt does not retract suddenly when the tongue is released from the connector buckle. Release the connector tongue by inserting a suitable tool such as key * into A the connector buckle. 2. Insert the seat belt tongue into the retractor base first * . 2 SSS0703 3. Then secure the connector tongue into theThe center seat belt buckle and the tongue are retractor base * . 3identified by the CENTER mark. The center seatbelt tongue can be fastened only into the center WARNINGseat belt buckle. . Do not unfasten the rear center seat belt connector except when folding down the rear seat. . When attaching the rear center seat belt connector, be certain that the seatbacks are completely secured in the latched position and the rear center seat belt connector is com- pletely secured. . If the rear center seat belt connector SSS0225 and the seatbacks are not secured Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-19 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 35. Black plate (34,1) in the correct position, serious per- Attaching rear center seat belt: sonal injury may result in an acci- Always be sure the rear center seat belt dent or sudden stop. connector tongue and connector buckle are attached. Disconnect only when folding down the rear seat. To connect the buckle: 1. Pull out the connector tongue from the retractor base * . 1 2. Pull out the seat belt tongue from the retractor base * . 2 3. Pull the seat belt and secure the connector buckle until it clicks * . 3 The center seat belt connector tongue and buckle are indicated by the ! and ~ mark. The center seat belt connector tongue can be attached only into the rear center seat belt connector buckle. To fasten the seat belt, see “Fastening the seat belts” earlier in this section. WARNING . Do not unfasten the rear center seat belt connector except when folding down the rear seat. SSS0232 . When attaching the rear center seat1-20 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 36. Black plate (35,1) belt connector, be certain that the seatbacks are completely secured in WARNING the latched position and the rear . Only NISSAN seat belt extenders, center seat belt connector is com- made by the same company which pletely secured. made the original equipment seat. If the rear center seat belt connector belts, should be used with NISSAN and the seatbacks are not secured seat belts. in the correct position, serious per- . Adults and children who can use the sonal injury may result in an acci- standard seat belt should not use an dent or sudden stop. extender. Such unnecessary use could result in serious personal injury in the event of an accident. SSS0235 . Never use seat belt extenders to install child restraints. If the child Storing rear seat belt buckles restraint is not secured properly, the Before folding down the seat, put the buckles in child could be seriously injured in a the storage of the seat cushion to avoid collision or a sudden stop. dropping it under the seat cushion. SEAT BELT EXTENDERS SEAT BELT MAINTENANCE If, because of body size or driving position, it is . To clean the seat belt webbings, apply a not possible to properly fit the lap-shoulder belt mild soap solution or any solution recom- and fasten it, an extender is available that is mended for cleaning upholstery or carpets. compatible with the installed seat belts. The Then wipe with a cloth and allow the seat extender adds approximately 8 in (200 mm) of belts to dry in the shade. Do not allow the length and may be used for either the driver or seat belts to retract until they are completely front passenger seating position. See a NISSAN dry. dealer for assistance if an extender is required. . If dirt builds up in the shoulder belt guide of the seat belt anchors, the seat Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-21 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 37. Black plate (36,1) CHILD RESTRAINTS belts may retract slowly. Wipe the shoulder PRECAUTIONS ON CHILD belt guide with a clean, dry cloth. RESTRAINTS. Periodically check to see that the seat belt and the metal components, such as WARNING buckles, tongues, retractors, flexible wires and anchors, work properly. If loose parts, . Infants and small children should deterioration, cuts or other damage on the always be placed in an appropriate webbing is found, the entire seat belt child restraint while riding in the assembly should be replaced. vehicle. Failure to use a child re- straint can result in serious injury or death. . Infants and small children should never be carried on your lap. It is not SSS0099 possible for even the strongest adult to resist the forces of a severe accident. The child could be crushed between the adult and parts of the vehicle. Also, do not put the same seat belt around both your child and yourself. . Even with the NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System, never install a rear- facing child restraint in the front seat. An inflating front air bag could seriously injure or kill your child. A rear-facing child restraint must only be used in the rear seat. . NISSAN recommends that the child SSS0100 restraint be installed in the rear1-22 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 38. Black plate (37,1) seat. According to accident statis- loads imposed by correctly fitted tics, children are safer when prop- child restraints. Under no circum- CAUTION erly restrained in the rear seat than stances are they to be used for adult Remember that a child restraint left in a in the front seat. If you must install a seat belts or harnesses. closed vehicle can become very hot. front-facing child restraint in the . Adjustable seatbacks should be Check the seating surface and buckles front seat, see “CHILD RESTRAINT positioned to fit the child restraint, before placing your child in the child INSTALLATION USING THE SEAT but as upright as possible. restraint. BELTS” later in this section. . After attaching the child restraint,. Improper use or improper installa- test it before you place the child in This vehicle is equipped with a universal child tion of a child restraint can increase restraint lower anchor system, referred to as the it. Push it from side to side while Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren System the risk or severity of injury for both holding the seat near the LATCH or LATCH. Some child restraints include two the child and other occupants of the attachment or by the seat belt path. rigid or webbing-mounted attachments that can vehicle and can lead to serious The child restraint should not move be connected to these lower anchors. For injury or death in an accident. more than 1 in (25 mm) from side to details, see “Lower Anchors and Tethers for. Follow all of the child restraint side. Try to tug it forward and check CHildren SYSTEM (LATCH)” later in this sec- manufacturer’s instructions for in- to see if the belt holds the restraint tion. stallation and use. When purchasing in place. If the restraint is not If you do not have a LATCH compatible child a child restraint, be sure to select secure, tighten the belt as neces- restraint, the vehicle seat belts can be used. one which will fit your child and sary, or put the restraint in another (See “CHILD RESTRAINT INSTALLATION vehicle. It may not be possible to seat and test it again. You may need USING THE SEAT BELTS” later in this section.) properly install some types of child to try a different child restraint. Not In general, child restraints are also designed to restraints in your vehicle. all child restraints fit in all types of be installed with the lap portion of a lap/shoulder vehicles. seat belt.. If the child restraint is not anchored properly, the risk of a child being . When your child restraint is not in Several manufacturers offer child restraints for injured in a collision or a sudden use, keep it secured with the LATCH infants and small children of various sizes. When stop greatly increases. System or a seat belt to prevent it selecting any child restraint, keep the following from being thrown around in case of points in mind:. Child restraint anchor points are designed to withstand only those a sudden stop or accident. . Choose only a restraint with a label certifying that it complies with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-23 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 39. Black plate (38,1) Safety Standard 213 or Canadian Motor The LATCH anchor points are provided to install Vehicle Safety Standard 213. child restraints in the rear outboard seating positions only. Do not attempt to install a child. Check the child restraint in your vehicle to restraint in the center position using the LATCH be sure it is compatible with the vehicle’s anchors. seat and seat belt system.. If the child restraint is compatible with your vehicle, place your child in the child restraint and check the various adjustments to be sure the child restraint is compatible with your child. Choose a child restraint that is designed for your child’s height and weight. Always follow all recommended procedures.All U.S. states and Canadian provinces or SSS0419Bterritories require that infants and small LATCH system anchor locationchildren be restrained in an approved childrestraint at all times while the vehicle isbeing operated. Canadian law requires thetop tether strap on front-facing childrestraints to be secured to the designatedanchor point on the vehicle.Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildrenSYSTEM (LATCH)Your vehicle is equipped with special anchorpoints that are used with Lower Anchors andTethers for CHildren System (LATCH) compa-tible child restraints. This system may also bereferred to as the ISOFIX or ISOFIX compatiblesystem. With this system, you do not have to use SSS0637a vehicle seat belt to secure the child restraint. LATCH system lower anchor1-24 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 40. Black plate (39,1)LATCH lower anchor point locationsThe LATCH anchors are located at the rear ofthe seat cushion near the seatback. A label isattached to the seatback to help you locate theLATCH anchors. WARNING . Attach LATCH system compatible child restraints only at the locations shown in the illustration. If a child restraint is not secured properly, your child could be seriously injured or killed in an accident. SSS0643 SSS0644 LATCH webbing-mounted attachment LATCH rigid-mounted attachment . Do not secure a child restraint in the LATCH child restraints generally require the use Installing child restraint LATCH anchor center rear seating position using of a top tether strap. (See “TOP TETHER the LATCH anchors. The child re- attachments STRAP CHILD RESTRAINT” later in this section straint will not be secured properly. LATCH compatible child restraints include two for installation instructions.) rigid or webbing-mounted attachments that can . Child restraint anchor points are be connected to two anchors located at certain When installing a child restraint, carefully read designed to withstand only those seating positions in your vehicle. With this and follow the instructions in this manual and loads imposed by correctly fitted system, you do not have to use a vehicle seat those supplied with the child restraint. (See child restraints. Under no circum- belt to secure the child restraint. Check your “CHILD RESTRAINT INSTALLATION USING stances are they to be used for adult child restraint for a label stating that it is LATCH” later in this section.) seat belts or harnesses. compatible with LATCH system. This information may also be in the instructions provided by the TOP TETHER STRAP CHILD RE- child restraint manufacturer. STRAINT If the manufacturer of your child restraint requires the use of a top tether strap, it must be secured to an anchor point. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-25 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 41. Black plate (40,1) tacts the top tether strap may WARNING damage the top tether strap . Child restraint anchor points are during a collision. designed to withstand only those loads imposed by correctly fitted child restraints. Under no circum- stances are they to be used for adult seat belts or harnesses. . Your child could be seriously injured or killed in a collision if the child restraint top tether strap is da- maged. — If the cargo cover contacts the SSS0822 top tether strap when it is at- tached to the top tether anchor, Top tether anchor point locations remove the cargo cover from the Anchor points are located on the seatbacks. vehicle or secure it on the cargo Installing top tether strap floor below its attachment loca- First secure the child restraint with the LATCH tion. If the cargo cover is not system (rear outboard seating positions only) or removed, it may damage the top the seat belt as applicable. tether strap during a collision. — Do not allow cargo to contact 1. Remove the head restraint from the seat- the top tether strap when it is back. Store it in a secure place. attached to the top tether an- 2. Position the top tether strap over the top of chor. Properly secure the cargo the seatback. so it does not contact the top 3. Secure the tether strap to the tether anchor tether strap. Cargo that is not bracket that provides the straightest instal- properly secured or that con- lation.1-26 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 42. Black plate (41,1)4. Tighten the tether strap according to the ing your fingers into the lower manufacturer’s instructions to remove any anchor area and feeling to make slack. sure there are no obstructions overIf you have any questions when installing a the LATCH anchors, such as seattop tether strap child restraint on the rear belt webbing or seat cushion mate-seat, consult your NISSAN dealer for de- rial. The child restraint will not betails. secured properly if the LATCH an- chors are obstructed.CHILD RESTRAINT INSTALLATIONUSING LATCH Front-facing Follow these steps to install a front-facing child WARNING restraint using LATCH system: . Attach LATCH system compatible 1. Adjust the rear seatback to the upright SSS0645 child restraints only at the locations position. Front-facing (webbing-mounted) — step 3 shown. For the LATCH lower anchor 2. Position the child restraint on the seat. 3. Secure the child restraint anchor attach- locations, see “Lower Anchors and Always follow the child restraint manufac- ments to the LATCH lower anchors. Check Tethers for CHildren SYSTEM turer’s instructions. to make sure the LATCH attachment is properly attached to the lower anchors. (LATCH)” earlier in this section. If a child restraint is not secured prop- erly, your child could be seriously injured or killed in an accident. . The LATCH anchors are designed to withstand only those loads imposed by correctly fitted child restraints. Under no circumstance are they to be used for adult seat belts or harnesses. . Inspect the lower anchors by insert- Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-27 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 43. Black plate (42,1) SSS0646 SSS0647 SSS0638 Front-facing (rigid-mounted) — step 3 Front-facing — step 5 Front-facing — step 74. The back of the child restraint should be 5. For child restraints that are equipped with 7. After attaching the child restraint, test it secured against the vehicle seatback. If webbing-mounted attachments, remove any before you place the child in it. Push it from necessary, adjust or remove the head additional slack from the anchor attach- side to side while holding the seat near the restraint to obtain the correct child restraint ments. Press downward and rearward firmly LATCH attachment path. The child restraint fit. (See “HEAD RESTRAINTS” earlier in this in the center of the child restraint with your should not move more than 1 in (25 mm) section.) knee to compress the vehicle seat cushion from side to side. Try to tug it forward and and seatback while tightening the webbing check to see if the LATCH attachment holds If the head restraint is removed, store it in a of the anchor attachments. the restraint in place. If the restraint is not secure place. Be sure to reinstall the head secure, tighten the LATCH attachment as restraint when the child restraint is removed. 6. If the child restraint is equipped with a top necessary, or put the restraint in another tether strap, route the top tether strap and seat and test it again. You may need to try a If the seating position does not have an secure the tether strap to the tether anchor adjustable head restraint and it is interfering different child restraint. Not all child re- point. (See “TOP TETHER STRAP CHILD straints fit in all types of vehicles. with the proper child restraint fit, try another RESTRAINT” earlier in this section.) seating position or a different child restraint.1-28 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 44. Black plate (43,1)8. Check to make sure the child restraint is properly secured prior to each use. If the child restraint is loose, repeat steps 4 through 7.Rear-facingFollow these steps to install a rear-facing childrestraint using LATCH:1. Position the child restraint on the seat. Always follow the child restraint manufac- turer’s instructions. SSS0648 SSS0649 Rear-facing (webbing-mounted) — step 2 Rear-facing (rigid-mounted) — step 2 2. Secure the child restraint anchor attach- ments to the LATCH lower anchors. Check to make sure the LATCH attachment is properly attached to the lower anchors. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-29 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 45. Black plate (44,1) 5. Check to make sure the child restraint is properly secured prior to each use. If the child restraint is loose, repeat steps 3 through 4. SSS0639 SSS0650 Rear-facing — step 3 Rear-facing — step 43. For child restraints that are equipped with 4. After attaching the child restraint, test it webbing-mounted attachments, remove any before you place the child in it. Push it from additional slack from the anchor attach- side to side while holding the seat near the ments. Press downward and rearward firmly LATCH attachment path. The child restraint in the center of the child restraint with your should not move more than 1 in (25 mm) hand to compress the vehicle seat cushion from side to side. Try to tug it forward and and seatback while tightening the webbing check to see if the LATCH attachment holds of the anchor attachments. the restraint in place. If the restraint is not secure, tighten the LATCH attachment as necessary, or put the restraint in another seat and test it again. You may need to try a different child restraint. Not all child re- straints fit in all types of vehicles.1-30 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 46. Black plate (45,1) However, if you must install a front- . A child restraint with a top tether facing child restraint in the front strap should not be used in the front passenger seat, move the passen- passenger seat. ger seat to the rearmost position. Also, be sure the front passenger air The instructions in this section apply to child bag status light is illuminated to restraint installation using the vehicle seat belts indicate the passenger air bag is in the rear seat or the front passenger seat. OFF. See “Front passenger air bag and status light” later in this section for details. . The three-point seat belt in your vehicle is equipped with an Auto- matic Locking Retractor (ALR) mode SSS0100 which must be used when installingCHILD RESTRAINT INSTALLATION a child restraint.USING THE SEAT BELTS . Failure to use the ALR mode will result in the child restraint not being WARNING properly secured. The restraint could tip over or otherwise be un- . Even with the NISSAN Advanced Air secured and cause injury to the child Bag System, never install a rear- in a sudden stop or collision. facing child restraint in the front . When using the rear center seat belt passenger seat. Front air bags in- to install a child restraint, make sure flate with great force. A rear-facing the connector tongue and the seat child restraint could be struck by the belt tongue are secured. Do not use front air bag in a crash and could the seat belt with only the seat belt seriously injure or kill your child. tongue attached. This could result in . NISSAN recommends that child re- serious personal injury in case of an straints be installed in the rear seat. accident or sudden stop. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-31 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 47. Black plate (46,1) 2. Position the child restraint on the seat. Always follow the child restraint manufac- turer’s instructions. The back of the child restraint should be secured against the seatback. If necessary, adjust or remove the head restraint (front passenger seat only) to obtain the correct child restraint fit. (See “HEAD RE- STRAINTS” earlier in this section.) If the head restraint is removed, store it in a secure place. Be sure to reinstall the head restraint when the child restraint is removed. SSS0640 If the seating position does not have an SSS0360B Front-facing (front passenger seat) — step 1 adjustable head restraint and it is interfering Front-facing — step 3Front-facing with the proper child restraint fit, try another 3. Route the seat belt tongue through the child seating position or a different child restraint. restraint and insert it into the buckle until youFollow these steps to install a front-facing childrestraint using the vehicle seat belt in the rear hear and feel the latch engage. Be sure toseat or in the front passenger seat: follow the child restraint manufacturer’s instructions for belt routing.1. Adjust the rear seatback to the upright position. If you must install a child restraint in the front seat, it should be placed in a front-facing direction only. Move the seat to the rearmost position. Child restraints for infants must be used in the rear-facing direction and therefore must not be used in the front seat.1-32 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 48. Black plate (47,1) SSS0651 SSS0652 SSS0653 Front-facing — step 4 Front-facing — step 5 Front-facing — step 64. Pull the shoulder belt until the belt is fully 5. Allow the seat belt to retract. Pull up on the 6. Remove any additional slack from the seat extended. At this time, the seat belt retractor shoulder belt to remove any slack in the belt. belt; press downward and rearward firmly in is in the Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) the center of the child restraint with your mode (child restraint mode). It reverts to knee to compress the vehicle seat cushion Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) mode and seatback while pulling up on the seat when the seat belt is fully retracted. belt. 7. If the child restraint is equipped with a top tether strap, route the top tether strap and secure the tether strap to the tether anchor point (rear seat installation only). (See “TOP TETHER STRAP CHILD RESTRAINT” ear- lier in this section.) Do not install child restraints that require the use of a top tether strap to seating positions that do not have a top tether anchor. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-33 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 49. Black plate (48,1) 9. Check that the retractor is in the ALR mode by trying to pull more seat belt out of the retractor. If you cannot pull any more belt webbing out of the retractor, the retractor is in the ALR mode. 10. Check to make sure the child restraint is properly secured prior to each use. If the seat belt is not locked, repeat steps 3 through 9. SSS0641 SSS0823 Front-facing — step 8 Front-facing — step 118. After attaching the child restraint, test it 11. If the child restraint is installed in the front before you place the child in it. Push it from passenger seat, turn the ignition switch to side to side while holding the seat near the the ON position. The front passenger air bag seat belt path. The child restraint should not status light should illuminate. If this move more than 1 in (25 mm) from side to light is not illuminated, see “Front passenger side. Try to tug it forward and check to see if air bag and status light” later in this section. the belt holds the restraint in place. If the Move the child restraint to another restraint is not secure, tighten the belt as seating position. Have the system necessary, or put the restraint in another checked by a NISSAN dealer. seat and test it again. You may need to try a different child restraint. Not all child re- After the child restraint is removed and the seat straints fit in all types of vehicles. belt is fully retracted, the ALR mode (child restraint mode) is canceled.1-34 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 50. Black plate (49,1) SSS0100 SSS0654 SSS0655 Rear-facing — step 2 Rear-facing — step 3Rear-facing 2. Route the seat belt tongue through the child 3. Pull the shoulder belt until the belt is fullyFollow these steps to install a rear-facing child restraint and insert it into the buckle until you extended. At this time, the seat belt retractorrestraint using the vehicle seat belt in the rear hear and feel the latch engage. Be sure to is in the Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR)seat: follow the child restraint manufacturer’s mode (child restraint mode). It reverts to instructions for belt routing. Emergency Locking Retractor (ELR) mode1. Child restraints for infants must be when the seat belt is fully retracted. used in the rear-facing direction and therefore must not be used in the front seat. Position the child restraint on the seat. Always follow the restraint manufacturer’s instructions. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-35 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 51. Black plate (50,1) SSS0656 SSS0657 SSS0658 Rear-facing — step 4 Rear-facing — step 5 Rear-facing — step 64. Allow the seat belt to retract. Pull up on the 5. Remove any additional slack from the child 6. After attaching the child restraint, test it shoulder belt to remove any slack in the belt. restraint; press downward and rearward before you place the child in it. Push it from firmly in the center of the child restraint with side to side while holding the seat near the your hand to compress the vehicle seat seat belt path. The child restraint should not cushion and seatback while pulling up on move more than 1 in (25 mm) from side to the seat belt. side. Try to tug it forward and check to see if the belt holds the restraint in place. If the restraint is not secure, tighten the belt as necessary, or put the restraint in another seat and test it again. You may need to try a different child restraint. Not all child re- straints fit in all types of vehicles.1-36 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 52. Black plate (51,1) BOOSTER SEATS7. Check that the retractor is in the ALR mode between the adult and parts of the by trying to pull more seat belt out of the vehicle. Also, do not put the same retractor. If you cannot pull any more seat seat belt around both your child and belt webbing out of the retractor, the yourself. retractor is in the ALR mode. . NISSAN recommends that the boos-8. Check to make sure that the child restraint is ter seat be installed in the rear seat. properly secured prior to each use. If the According to accident statistics, seat belt is not locked, repeat steps 3 children are safer when properly through 7. restrained in the rear seat than inAfter the child restraint is removed and the seat the front seat. If you must install abelt fully retracted, the ALR mode (child restraint booster seat in the front seat, seemode) is canceled. “BOOSTER SEAT INSTALLATION” later in this section. SSS0099 . A booster seat must only be in- PRECAUTIONS ON BOOSTER SEATS stalled in a seating position that has a lap/shoulder belt. Failure to use a three-point type seat belt with a WARNING booster seat can result in a serious . Infants and small children should injury in sudden stop or collision. always be placed in an appropriate . Improper use or improper installa- child restraint while riding in the tion of a booster seat can increase vehicle. Failure to use a child re- the risk or severity of injury for both straint or booster seat can result in the child and other occupants of the serious injury or death. vehicle and can lead to serious . Infants and small children should injury or death in an accident. never be carried on your lap. It is not . Do not use towels, books, pillows or possible for even the strongest other items in place of a booster adult to resist the forces of a severe seat. Items such as these may move accident. The child could be crushed Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-37 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 53. Black plate (52,1) during normal driving or a collision the belt is away from the child’s face and result in serious injury or death. and neck and the lap portion of the Booster seats are designed to be belt does not cross the abdomen. used with a lap/shoulder belt. Boos- . Do not put the shoulder belt behind ter seats are designed to properly the child or under the child’s arm. If route the lap and shoulder portions you must install a booster seat in of the seat belt over the strongest the front seat, see “BOOSTER SEAT portions of a child’s body to provide INSTALLATION” later in this section. the maximum protection during a . When your booster seat is not in collision. use, keep it secured with a seat belt . Follow all of the booster seat man- to prevent it from being thrown ufacturer’s instructions for installa- around in case of a sudden stop or tion and use. When purchasing a accident. LRS0455 booster seat, be sure to select one which will fit your child and vehicle. Booster seats of various sizes are offered by It may not be possible to properly CAUTION several manufacturers. When selecting any install some types of booster seats booster seat, keep the following points in mind: in your vehicle. Remember that a booster seat left in a . Choose only a booster seat with a label closed vehicle can become very hot. . If the booster seat and seat belt is certifying that it complies with Federal Motor Check the seating surface and buckles Vehicle Safety Standard 213 or Canadian not used properly, the risk of a child before placing your child in the booster Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 213. being injured in a collision or a seat. sudden stop greatly increases. . Check the booster seat in your vehicle to be . Adjustable seatbacks should be sure it is compatible with the vehicle’s seat positioned to fit the booster seat, and seat belt system. but as upright as possible. . After placing the child in the booster seat and fastening the seat belt, make sure the shoulder portion of1-38 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 54. Black plate (53,1) BOOSTER SEAT INSTALLATION WARNING NISSAN recommends that booster seats be installed in the rear seat. However, if you must install a booster seat in the front passenger seat, move the passenger’s seat to the rearmost position. CAUTION LRS0453 LRS0464 Do not use the lap/shoulder belt Auto-. Make sure the child’s head will be properly . If the booster seat is compatible with your matic Locking Retractor (ALR) mode supported by the booster seat or vehicle vehicle, place your child in the booster seat when using a booster seat with the seat. The seatback must be at or above the and check the various adjustments to be seat belts. center of the child’s ears. For example, if a sure the booster seat is compatible with low back booster seat * is chosen, the 1 your child. Always follow all recommended Follow these steps to install a booster seat in the vehicle seatback must be at or above the procedures. rear seat or in the front passenger seat: center of the child’s ears. If the seatback is lower than the center of the child’s ears, a All U.S. states and Canadian provinces or high back booster seat * should be used. 2 territories require that infants and small children be restrained in an approved child restraint at all times while the vehicle is being operated. The instructions in this section apply to booster seat installation in the rear seats or the front passenger seat. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-39 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 55. Black plate (54,1) SSS0640 LRS0451 LRS0452 Front passenger seat Rear center position Rear outboard position1. Adjust the rear seatback to the upright 3. The booster seat should be positioned on 4. Position the lap portion of the seat belt low position. the vehicle seat so that it is stable. If and snug on the child’s hips. Be sure to necessary, adjust or remove the head follow the booster seat manufacturer’s If you must install a booster seat in the restraint to obtain the correct booster seat instructions for adjusting the seat belt front seat, move the seat to the rear- fit. (See “HEAD RESTRAINTS” earlier in this routing. most position. section.) 5. Pull the shoulder belt portion of the seat belt2. Position the booster seat on the seat. Only If the head restraint is removed, store it in a toward the retractor to take up extra slack. place it in a front-facing direction. Always secure place. Be sure to reinstall the head Be sure the shoulder belt is positioned follow the booster seat manufacturer’s restraint when the booster seat is removed. across the top, middle portion of the child’s instructions. shoulder. Be sure to follow the booster seat If the seating position does not have an manufacturer’s instructions for adjusting the adjustable head restraint and it is interfering seat belt routing. with the proper booster seat fit, try another seating position or a different booster seat.1-40 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 56. Black plate (55,1) SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM PRECAUTIONS ON SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM This Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) section contains important information concern- ing the following systems: . Driver and passenger supplemental front- impact air bag (NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System) . Front seat-mounted side-impact supple- mental air bag . Roof-mounted curtain side-impact and roll- over supplemental air bag LRS0454 SSS0823 Front passenger seat . Seat belt pretensioner6. Follow the warnings, cautions and instruc- 7. If the booster seat is installed in the front tions for properly fastening a seat belt passenger seat, turn the ignition switch to Supplemental front-impact air bag system: shown in the “THREE-POINT TYPE SEAT the ON position. The front passenger air bag The NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System can BELT” earlier in this section. status light may or may not be help cushion the impact force to the head and illuminated depending on the size of the chest of the driver and front passenger in certain child and the type of booster seat used. frontal collisions. (See “Front passenger air bag and status Front seat-mounted side-impact supple- light” later in this section.) mental air bag system: This system can help cushion the impact force to the chest area of the driver and front passenger in certain side impact collisions. The side air bags are designed to inflate on the side where the vehicle is impacted. Roof-mounted curtain side-impact and rollover supplemental air bag system: This system can help cushion the impact force to the Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-41 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 57. Black plate (56,1)head of occupants in front and rear outboardseating positions in certain side impact orrollover collisions. In a side impact, the curtainand rollover air bags are designed to inflate onthe side where the vehicle is impacted. In arollover both curtain and rollover air bags aredesigned to inflate and remain inflated for ashort period of time.These supplemental restraint systems are de-signed to supplement the crash protectionprovided by the driver and passenger seat beltsand are not a substitute for them. Seat beltsshould always be correctly worn and theoccupant seated a suitable distance away fromthe steering wheel, instrument panel and door SSS0131finishers. (See “SEAT BELTS” earlier in thissection for instructions and precautions on seatbelt usage.)The supplemental air bags operate onlywhen the ignition switch is in the ONposition.After turning the ignition switch to the ONposition, the supplemental air bag warninglight illuminates. The supplemental air bagwarning light will turn off after about 7seconds if the systems are operational. SSS01321-42 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 58. Black plate (57,1) back against the seatback and as crease the risk that they are injured WARNING far-away as practical from the steer- if the front air bag inflates.. The front air bags ordinarily will not ing wheel or instrument panel. Al- inflate in the event of a side impact, ways use the seat belts. rear impact, rollover, or lower se- . The driver and front passenger seat verity frontal collision. Always wear belt buckles are equipped with your seat belts to help reduce the sensors that detect if the seat belts risk or severity of injury in various are fastened. The Advanced Air Bag kinds of accidents. System monitors the severity of a. The front passenger air bag will not collision and seat belt usage then inflate if the passenger air bag inflates the air bags. Failure to status light is lit or if the front properly wear seat belts can in- passenger seat is unoccupied. See crease the risk or severity of injury “Front passenger air bag and status in an accident. light” later in this section. . T he f r o n t pa s s e ng e r s e at i s. The seat belts and the front air bags equipped with an occupant classifi- are most effective when you are cation sensor (pattern sensor) that sitting well back and upright in the turns the front passenger air bag seat with both feet on the floor. The OFF under some conditions. This front air bags inflate with great sensor is only used in this seat. force. Even with the NISSAN Ad- Failure to be properly seated and vanced Air Bag System, if you are wearing the seat belt can increase unrestrained, leaning forward, sit- the risk or severity of injury in an ting sideways or out of position in accident. See “Front passenger air any way, you are at greater risk of bag and status light” later in this injury or death in a crash. You may section. also receive serious or fatal injuries . Keep hands on the outside of the from the front air bag if you are up steering wheel. Placing them inside against it when it inflates. Always sit the steering wheel rim could in- Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-43 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 59. Black plate (58,1) SSS0007 SSS0008 SSS0099 SSS0006 SSS0009 SSS01001-44 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 60. Black plate (59,1) WARNING. Never let children ride unrestrained or extend their hands or face out of the window. Do not attempt to hold them in your lap or arms. Some examples of dangerous riding posi- tions are shown in the illustrations.. Children may be severely injured or killed when the front air bags, side air bags or curtain and rollover air bags inflate if they are not properly restrained. Pre-teens and children SSS0059A SSS0140 should be properly restrained in the Do not lean against doors or windows. rear seat, if possible.. Even with the NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System, never install a rear- facing child restraint in the front seat. An inflating front air bag could seriously injure or kill your child. See “CHILD RESTRAINTS” earlier in this section for details. SSS0188A SSS0162 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-45 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 61. Black plate (60,1) . The seat belts, the side air bags and side air bag inflation. curtain and rollover air bags are most effective when you are sitting well back and upright in the seat with both feet on the floor. The side air bag and curtain and rollover air bag inflate with great force. Do not allow anyone to place their hand, leg or face near the side air bag on the side of the seatback of the front seat or near the side roof rails. Do not allow anyone sitting in the front seats or rear outboard seats to SSS0159 extend their hand out of the window or lean against the door. Some examples of dangerous riding posi- WARNING tions are shown in the previous illustrations. Front seat-mounted side-impact sup- plemental air bags and roof-mounted . When sitting in the rear seat, do not curtain side-impact and rollover supple- hold onto the seatback of the front mental air bags: seat. If the side air bag inflates, you . The side air bags and curtain and may be seriously injured. Be espe- rollover air bags ordinarily will not cially careful with children, who inflate in the event of a frontal should always be properly re- impact, rear impact or lower severity strained. Some examples of danger- side collision. Always wear your ous riding positions are shown in seat belts to help reduce the risk the illustrations. or severity of injury in various kinds . Do not use seat covers on the front of accidents. seatbacks. They may interfere with1-46 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 62. Black plate (61,1) NISSAN ADVANCED AIR BAG SYS- TEM (front seats) This vehicle is equipped with the NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System for the driver and front passenger seats. This system is designed to meet certification requirements under U.S. regulations. It is also permitted in Canada. However, all of the information, cautions and warnings in this manual still apply and must be followed. The driver supplemental front-impact air bag is located in the center of the steering wheel; the passenger supplemental front-impact air bag is mounted in the instrument panel above the glove box. The front air bags are designed to inflate in higher severity frontal collisions, although they may inflate if the forces in another type of collision are similar to those of a higher severity frontal impact. They may not inflate in certain frontal collisions. Vehicle damage (or lack of it) is not always an indication of proper front air bag operation. SSS0847 The NISSAN Advanced Air Bag System has dual stage air bag inflators. The system monitors1. Crash zone sensor 6. Roof-mounted curtain side-impact and rollover supplemental air bags information from the crash zone sensor, satellite2. Supplemental front-impact air bag modules sensor, Air bag Control Unit (ACU), seat belt3. Front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air 7. Roof-mounted curtain side-impact and rollover supplemental air bag inflators buckle sensors and occupant classification bag modules sensor (pattern sensor). Inflator operation is4. Occupant classification sensor (pattern sensor) 8. Seat belt pretensioners based on the severity of a collision and seat belt5. Occupant classification system control unit 9. Satellite sensors usage for the driver. For the front passenger, the 10. Air bag Control Unit (ACU) occupant classification sensor is also monitored. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-47 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 63. Black plate (62,1)Based on information from the sensors, only one save lives and reduce serious injuries. However,front air bag may inflate in a crash, depending on an inflating front air bag may cause facialthe crash severity and whether the front abrasions or other injuries. Front air bags dooccupants are belted or unbelted. Additionally, not provide restraint to the lower body.the front passenger air bag may be automaticallyturned OFF under some conditions, depending Even with NISSAN Advanced Air Bags, seaton the information provided by the occupant belts should be correctly worn and the driverclassification sensor. If the front passenger air and passenger seated upright as far as practicalbag is OFF, the passenger air bag status light away from the steering wheel or instrumentwill be illuminated (if the seat is unoccupied, the panel. The front air bags inflate quickly in orderlight will not be illuminated, but the air bag will to help protect the front occupants. Because ofbe off). (See “Front passenger air bag and this, the force of the front air bag inflating canstatus light” later in this section for further increase the risk of injury if the occupant is toodetails.) One front air bag inflating does not close to, or is against, the air bag module duringindicate improper performance of the system. inflation. SSS0823If you have any questions about your air bag The front air bags will deflate quickly after a Front passenger air bag status lightsystem, contact NISSAN or a NISSAN dealer. If collision. Front passenger air bag and status lightyou are considering modification of your vehicle The front air bags operate only when thedue to a disability, you may also contact ignition switch is in the ON position. WARNINGNISSAN. Contact information is contained inthe front of this Owner’s Manual. After pushing the ignition switch to the ON The front passenger air bag is designed position, the supplemental air bag warning to automatically turn OFF under someWhen a front air bag inflates, a fairly loud noise light illuminates. The supplemental air bag conditions. Read this section carefullymay be heard, followed by release of smoke. warning light will turn off after about 7 to learn how it operates. Proper use ofThis smoke is not harmful and does not indicate seconds if the system is operational. the seat, seat belt and child restraints isa fire. Care should be taken not to inhale it, as itmay cause irritation and choking. Those with a necessary for most effective protection.history of a breathing condition should get fresh Failure to follow all instructions in thisair promptly. manual concerning the use of seats, seat belts and child restraints canFront air bags, along with the use of seat belts, increase the risk or severity of injury inhelp to cushion the impact force on the head an accident.and chest of the front occupants. They can help1-48 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 64. Black plate (63,1)Status light: to certain front passenger seat occupants, such installed in a rear seat. If this is not possible, the as children, by requiring the air bag to be occupant classification sensor is designed toThe front passenger air bag status light automatically turned OFF. operate as described above to turn the frontis located on the instrument panel below the air passenger air bag OFF for specified childconditioner controls. The light operates as The occupant classification sensor (pattern restraints. Failing to properly secure childfollows: sensor) is in the front passenger seat cushion restrains and to use the Automatic Locking and is designed to detect an occupant and Retractor (ALR) mode (child restraint mode). Unoccupied passenger seat: The objects on the seat. For example, if a child is in light is OFF and the front passenger air bag may allow the restraint to tip or move in an the front passenger seat, the Advanced Air Bag accident or sudden stop. This can also result in is OFF and will not inflate in a crash. System is designed to turn the passenger air the passenger air bag inflating in a crash instead. Passenger’s seat occupied by a small adult, bag OFF in accordance with the regulations. of being OFF. (See “CHILD RESTRAINTS” child or child restraint as outlined in this Also, if a child restraint of the type specified in earlier in this section for proper use and section: The light illuminates to the regulations is on the seat, the occupant installation.) indicate that the front passenger air bag is classification sensor can detect it and cause the OFF and will not inflate in a crash. air bag to turn OFF. If the front passenger seat is not occupied, the passenger air bag is designed not to inflate in a. Occupied passenger seat and the passen- Front passenger seat adult occupants who are crash. However, heavy objects placed on the ger meets the conditions outlined in this properly seated and using the seat belt as seat could result in air bag inflation, because of section: The light is OFF to indicate outlined in this manual should not cause the the object being detected by the occupant that the front passenger air bag is opera- passenger air bag to be automatically turned classification sensor. Other conditions could tional. OFF. For small adults it may be turned OFF, also result in air bag inflation, such as if a child is however, if the occupant does not sit in the seat standing on the seat, or if two children are on theFront passenger air bag: properly (for example, by not sitting upright, by seat, contrary to the instructions in this manual. sitting on an edge of the seat, or by otherwise Always be sure that you and all vehicleThe front passenger air bag is designed to being out of position), this could cause the occupants are seated and restrained properly.automatically turn OFF when the vehicle is sensor to turn the air bag OFF. Always be sureoperated under some conditions as described to be seated and wearing the seat belt properly Using the passenger air bag status light, you canbelow as permitted by U.S. regulations. If the for the most effective protection by the seat belt monitor when the front passenger air bag isfront passenger air bag is OFF, it will not inflate and supplemental air bag. automatically turned OFF with the seat occu-in a crash. The driver air bag and other air bags pied. The light will not illuminate when the frontin your vehicle are not part of this system. NISSAN recommends that pre-teens and chil- passenger seat is unoccupied. dren be properly restrained in a rear seat.The purpose of the regulation is to help reduce NISSAN also recommends that appropriate If an adult occupant is in the seat but thethe risk of injury or death from an inflating air bag child restraints and booster seats be properly passenger air bag status light is illuminated Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-49 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 65. Black plate (64,1)(indicating that the air bag is OFF), it could be If a malfunction occurs in the front passenger air (hot steam cleaners) on the seat.that the person is a small adult, or is not sitting bag system, the supplemental air bag warning This can damage the seat or occu-on the seat properly. light , located in the meter and gauges area, pant classification sensor. This can will blink. Have the system checked by aIf a child restraint must be used in the front seat, also affect the operation of the air NISSAN dealer.the passenger air bag status light may or may bag system and result in seriousnot be illuminated, depending on the size of the Other supplemental front-impact air bag personal injury.child and the type of child restraint being used. If precautions . Immediately after inflation, severalthe air bag status light is not illuminated front air bag system components(indicating that the air bag might inflate in acrash), it could be that the child restraint or seat WARNING will be hot. Do not touch them; youbelt is not being used properly. Make sure that may severely burn yourself. . Do not place any objects on thethe child restraint is installed properly, the seat . No unauthorized changes should bebelt is used properly and the occupant is steering wheel pad or on the instru- made to any components or wiringpositioned properly. If the air bag status light is ment panel. Also, do not place any of the supplemental air bag system.not illuminated, reposition the occupant or child objects between any occupant and This is to prevent accidental infla-restraint in a rear seat. the steering wheel or instrument tion of the supplemental air bag or panel. Such objects may becomeIf the passenger air bag status light will not damage to the supplemental air bag dangerous projectiles and causeilluminate even though you believe that the child system.restraint, the seat belts and the occupant are injury if the front air bag inflates. . Do not make unauthorized changesproperly positioned, the system may be sensing . Do not place objects with sharp to your vehicle’s electrical system,an unoccupied seat (in which case the air bag is edges on the seat. Also, do notOFF). Your NISSAN dealer can check that the suspension system or front end place heavy objects on the seat thatsystem is OFF by using a special tool. However, structure. This could affect proper will leave permanent impressions inuntil you have confirmed with your dealer that operation of the front air bag sys- the seat. Such objects can damageyour air bag is working properly, reposition the tem. the seat or occupant classificationoccupant or child restraint in a rear seat. . Tampering with the supplemental sensor (pattern sensor). This canThe air bag system and passenger air bag status affect the operation of the air bag air bag system may result in seriouslight will take a few seconds to register a change system and result in serious perso- personal injury. Tampering includesin the passenger seat status. However, if the nal injury. changes to the steering wheel andseat becomes unoccupied, the air bag status the instrument panel assembly bylight will remain off. . Do not use water or acidic cleaners1-50 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 66. Black plate (65,1) placing material over the steering trical equipment should also be wheel pad and above the instrument done by a NISSAN dealer. The panel or by installing additional trim Supplemental Restraint System material around the air bag system. (SRS) wiring should not be modified. Modifying or tampering with the or disconnected. Unauthorized elec- front passenger seat may result in trical test equipment and probing serious personal injury. For exam- devices should not be used on the ple, do not change the front seats by air bag system. placing material on the seat cushion . A cracked windshield should be or by installing additional trim ma- replaced immediately by a qualified terial, such as seat covers, on the repair facility. A cracked windshield seat that is not specifically designed could affect the function of the to assure proper air bag operation. supplemental air bag system. SSS0848 Additionally, do not stow any ob- . The SRS wiring harness connectors jects under the front passenger seat are yellow and orange for easy FRONT SEAT-MOUNTED SIDE-IM- or the seat cushion and seatback. identification. PACT SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAG AND Such objects may interfere with the ROOF-MOUNTED CURTAIN SIDE-IM- proper operation of the occupant When selling your vehicle, we request that you PACT AND ROLLOVER SUPPLEMEN- classification sensor. inform the buyer about the front air bag system TAL AIR BAG SYSTEMS. No unauthorized changes should be and guide the buyer to the appropriate sections in this Owner’s Manual. The side air bags are located in the outside of made to any components or wiring the seatback of the front seats. The curtain and of the seat belt system. This may rollover air bags are located in the side roof rails. affect the front air bag system. These systems are designed to meet voluntary Tampering with the seat belt system guidelines to help reduce the risk of injury to out- may result in serious personal in- of-position occupants. However, all of the jury. information, cautions and warnings in this manual still apply and must be followed.. Work on and around the front air The side air bags and curtain and rollover air bag system should be done by a bags are designed to inflate in higher severity NISSAN dealer. Installation of elec- Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-51 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 67. Black plate (66,1)side collisions, although they may inflate if the driver and passenger seated upright as far as objects may become dangerousforces in another type of collision are similar to practical away from the side air bags. Rear seat projectiles and cause injury if a sidethose of a higher severity side impact. They are passengers should be seated as far away as air bag inflates.designed to inflate on the side where the vehicle practical from the door finishers and side roofis impacted. They may not inflate in certain side rails. The side air bags and curtain and rollover . Right after inflation, several side aircollisions. Curtain and rollover air bags are also air bags inflate quickly in order to help protect bag and curtain and rollover air bagdesigned to inflate in certain types of rollover the occupants in the outboard seating positions. system components will be hot. Docollisions or near rollovers. Because of this, the force of the side air bags not touch them; you may severely and curtain and rollover air bags inflating can burn yourself.Vehicle damage (or lack of it) is not always an increase the risk of injury if the occupant is tooindication of proper side air bag and curtain and . No unauthorized changes should be close to, or is against, these air bag modulesrollover air bag operation. during inflation. The side air bags and curtain made to any components or wiring and rollover air bags will deflate quickly after the of this side air bag and curtain andWhen the side air bags and curtain and rolloverair bags inflate, a fairly loud noise may be heard, collision is over. rollover air bag systems. This is tofollowed by release of smoke. This smoke is not prevent accidental inflation of the The side air bags and curtain and rollover side air bags and curtain and roll-harmful and does not indicate a fire. Care should air bags operate only when the ignitionbe taken not to inhale it, as it may cause irritation over air bags or damage to the side- switch is in the ON position.and choking. Those with a history of a breathing impact air bag and curtain side-condition should get fresh air promptly. After pushing the ignition switch to the ON impact and rollover air bag systems. position, the supplemental air bag warning . Do not make unauthorized changesSide air bags, along with the use of seat belts, light illuminates. The supplemental air baghelp to cushion the impact force on the chest to your vehicle’s electrical system, warning light will turn off after about 7and pelvic area of the front occupants. Curtain seconds if the systems are operational. suspension system or side panel.and rollover air bags help to cushion the impact This could affect proper operationforce to the head of occupants in the front and of the side air bag and curtain andrear outboard seating positions. They can help WARNING rollover air bag systems.save lives and reduce serious injuries. However,side air bags and curtain and rollover air bags . Do not place any objects near the . Tampering with the supplementalmay cause abrasions or other injuries. Side air seatback of the front seats. Also, do air bag system may result in seriousbags and curtain and rollover air bags do not not place any objects (an umbrella, personal injury. For example, do notprovide restraint to the lower body. bag, etc.) between the front door change the front seats by placing finisher and the front seat. Such material near the seatbacks or byThe seat belts should be correctly worn and the1-52 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 68. Black plate (67,1) installing additional trim material, SEAT BELTS WITH PRETENSIONERS and probing devices should not be such as seat covers, around the side (front seats) used on the pretensioner system. air bag. . If you need to dispose of a preten- . Work around and on the side air bag WARNING sioner or scrap the vehicle, contact a and curtain and rollover air bag NISSAN dealer. Correct preten- systems should be done by a . The pretensioners cannot be reused sioner disposal procedures are set NISSAN dealer. Installation of elec- after activation. They must be re- forth in the appropriate NISSAN trical equipment should also be placed together with the retractor Service Manual. Incorrect disposal done by a NISSAN dealer. The SRS and buckle as a unit. procedures could cause personal wiring harnesses* should not be . If the vehicle becomes involved in a injury. modified or disconnected. Un- frontal collision but a pretensioner authorized electrical test equipment is not activated, be sure to have the The pretensioner system activates in conjunc- and probing devices should not be pretensioner system checked and, if tion with the front air bag system. The preten- used on the side air bag and curtain necessary, replaced by a NISSAN sioner system also activates with the curtain and dealer. rollover air bags in certain types of rollover and rollover air bag systems. collisions or near rollovers. Working with the * The SRS wiring harnesses connec- . No unauthorized changes should be seat belt retractor, it helps tighten the seat belt tors are yellow and orange for easy made to any components or wiring when the vehicle becomes involved in certain identification. of the pretensioner system. This is types of collisions, helping to restrain front seat to prevent damage to or accidental occupants.When selling your vehicle, we request that you activation of the pretensioners.inform the buyer about the side air bag and The pretensioner is encased with the seat belt Tampering with the pretensioner retractor. These seat belts are used the samecurtain and rollover air bag systems and guide system may result in serious perso-the buyer to the appropriate sections in this way as conventional seat belts. nal injury.Owner’s Manual. When a pretensioner activates, smoke is re- . Work around and on the preten- leased and a loud noise may be heard. The sioner system should be done by a smoke is not harmful and does not indicate a NISSAN dealer. Installation of elec- fire. Care should be taken not to inhale it, as it trical equipment should also be may cause irritation and choking. Those with a done by a NISSAN dealer. Un- history of a breathing condition should get fresh authorized electrical test equipment air promptly. Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-53 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 69. Black plate (68,1)After pretensioner activation, load limiters allowthe seat belt to release webbing (if necessary) toreduce forces against the chest.If any abnormality occurs in the pretensionersystem, the supplemental air bag warning light will not come on, will flash intermittently orwill turn on for 7 seconds and remain on afterthe ignition switch has been pushed to the ONposition. In this case, the pretensioner may notfunction properly. They must be checked andrepaired. Take your vehicle to the nearestNISSAN dealer.When selling your vehicle, we request that youinform the buyer about the pretensioner system SSS0362 SPA1097and guide the buyer to the appropriate sectionsin this Owner’s Manual. SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAG WARNING SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAG WARNING LABELS LIGHT Warning labels about the supplemental front- The supplemental air bag warning light, display- impact air bag and front seat-mounted side- ing in the instrument panel, monitors the impact supplemental air bag systems are placed circuits of the supplemental front-impact air bag, in the vehicle as shown in the illustration. front seat-mounted side-impact supplemental air bag, roof-mounted curtain side-impact and * SRS air bag 1 rollover supplemental air bag and seat belt The warning labels are located on the surface of pretensioner systems. The monitored circuits the sun visors. include Air bag Control Unit (ACU), crash zone sensor, satellite sensors, occupant classification * SRS side air bags 2 system, front air bag modules, side air bag The warning label is located on the side of the modules, curtain and rollover air bag modules, passenger’s side center pillar. pretensioners and all related wiring. When the ignition switch is in the ON position,1-54 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 70. Black plate (69,1)the supplemental air bag warning light illumi- REPAIR AND REPLACEMENT PRO- placed by a NISSAN dealer. The airnates for about 7 seconds and then turns off. CEDURE bag modules and pretensioner sys-This means the system is operational. tem cannot be repaired. The front air bags, side air bags, curtain andIf any of the following conditions occur, the front rollover air bags and pretensioners are designed . The front air bag, side air bag andair bag, side air bag, curtain and rollover air bag to activate on a one-time-only basis. As a curtain and rollover air bag systems,and pretensioner systems need servicing: reminder, unless it is damaged, the supplemen- and pretensioner system should be tal air bag warning light will remain illuminated. The supplemental air bag warning light after inflation has occurred. Repair and replace- inspected by a NISSAN dealer if remains on after approximately 7 seconds. ment of these systems should be done only by a there is any damage to the front NISSAN dealer. end or side portion of the vehicle.. The supplemental air bag warning light flashes intermittently. . If you need to dispose of a supple- When maintenance work is required on the mental air bag or pretensioner sys-. The supplemental air bag warning light does vehicle, the front air bags, side air bags, curtain and rollover air bags and pretensioners and tems, or scrap the vehicle, contact a not come on at all. NISSAN dealer. Correct supplemen- related parts should be pointed out to theUnder these conditions, the front air bag, side air person performing the maintenance. The ignition tal air bag and pretensioner systembag, curtain and rollover air bag and preten- switch should always be in the LOCK position disposal procedures are set forth insioner systems may not operate properly. It must when working under the hood or inside the the appropriate NISSAN Servicebe checked and repaired. Take your vehicle to vehicle. Manual. Incorrect disposal proce-the nearest NISSAN dealer. dures could cause personal injury. WARNING WARNING . Once a front air bag, side air bag or If the supplemental air bag warning curtain and rollover air bag has light is on, it could mean that the front inflated, the air bag module will air bag, side air bag, curtain and roll- not function again and must be over air bag and/or pretensioner sys- replaced. Additionally, if any of the tems will not operate in an accident. To front air bags inflate, the activated help avoid injury to yourself or others, pretensioners must also be re- have your vehicle checked by a NISSAN placed. The air bag module and dealer as soon as possible. pretensioner system should be re- Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system 1-55 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 71. Black plate (70,1)MEMO1-56 Safety — Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint system Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 72. Black plate (7,1)2 Instruments and controlsInstrument panel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-2 Xenon headlights (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-32Meters and gauges. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-4 Headlight switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-33 Speedometer and odometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-5 Turn signal switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-36 Tachometer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6 Fog light switch (if so equipped). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-37 Engine coolant temperature gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-6 Hazard warning flasher switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-37 Fuel gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7 Horn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-38Compass (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-7 Heated seats (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-38 Zone variation change procedure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-9 Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-39Warning/indicator lights and audible reminders . . . . . . . 2-10 Models without color display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-39 Checking bulbs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-10 Models with color display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-39 Warning lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-10 Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) OFF switch . . . . . . . . . . . 2-40 Indicator lights. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-14 Power outlet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-40 Audible reminders . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-16 Cigarette lighter and ashtray (if so equipped). . . . . . . . . . 2-41Dot matrix liquid crystal display. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-17 Storage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-42 Indicators for operation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-18 Cup holders. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-42 Indicators for maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-20 Sunglasses holder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-43 Trip computer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-21 Glove box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-44Security systems. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-25 Console box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-44 Vehicle security system (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-25 Storage box (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-45 NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-27 Cargo floor box . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-46Windshield wiper and washer switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-28 Luggage side box. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-46 Rain-sensing auto wiper system Cargo cover (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-46 (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-30 Luggage hooks (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-47Rear window wiper and washer switch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-30 Roof rack (if so equipped). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-48Rear window and outside mirror defroster switch. . . . . 2-32 Coat hooks. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-49Headlight and turn signal switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-32 Cargo net (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-49 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 73. Black plate (8,1)Windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-50 HomeLink® Universal Transceiver (if so equipped) . . . . 2-57 Power windows . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-50 Programming HomeLink® . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-57Moonroof (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-52 Programming HomeLink® for Canadian Automatic moonroof and sunshades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-52 customers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-59Interior lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-54 Operating the HomeLink® Universal Map lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-54 Transceiver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-59 Personal lights. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-54 Programming trouble-diagnosis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-59 Interior light control switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-55 Clearing the programmed information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-60Mood lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-56 Reprogramming a single HomeLink® button . . . . . . . . 2-60Vanity mirror lights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-56 If your vehicle is stolen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-60Cargo lights. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2-57 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 74. Black plate (72,1)INSTRUMENT PANEL 8. Steering wheel — Horn — Driver supplemental air bag — Power steering system 9. Steering-wheel-mounted controls (right side) — Cruise control switches 10. Wiper and washer switch 11. Push-button ignition switch 12. Center ventilator 13. Center display/Center color display*/Navigation system** 14. Heater/air conditioner or Center multi-function control panel* — Navigation system** — Vehicle information and setting buttons — Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System — Audio system 15. Hazard warning flasher switch 16. Front passenger supplemental air bag 17. Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) OFF switch 18. Hood release handle 19. Power lift gate main switch 20. Power seatback switch* SSI0376 21. Fuse box cover 22. Parking brake1. Headlight aiming control* 6. Steering-wheel-mounted controls (left side)* 23. Tilting telescopic steering wheel lever or switch2. Side ventilator — Audio control* 24. Key port — Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System control*3. Power lift gate switch* 25. Audio system 7. Meters and gauges — Clock4. Headlight, fog light* and turn signal switch5. Fuel-filler door opener switch 26. Heated seat switch* 27. Selector lever 28. Front passenger air bag status light2-2 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 75. Black plate (73,1)29. Power outlet30. All-Wheel Drive (AWD) LOCK switch*31. Rear window and outside mirror* defroster switch32. Heater/air conditioner control or Audio system33. Glove box*: if so equipped**: Refer to the separate Navigation System Owner’s Manual (if so equipped). Instruments and controls 2-3 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 76. Black plate (74,1)METERS AND GAUGES 1. Instrument brightness control switch 2. Tachometer 3. Speedometer 4. Fuel gauge 5. Warning/indicator lights 6. Trip computer switch 7. Dot matrix liquid crystal display 8. Engine coolant temperature gauge 9. Vehicle information display — Odometer/twin trip odometer — Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) position indicator 10. RESET switch for trip odometer The needle indicators may move slightly after the ignition switch is pushed to the LOCK position. This is not a malfunction. SSI03772-4 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 77. Black plate (75,1) Resetting the trip odometer: Pushing the TRIP A/B RESET switch * for3 more than 1 second resets the trip odometer to zero. SIC3571 SIC3572 Speedometer Odometer/twin trip odometerSPEEDOMETER AND ODOMETER Odometer/twin trip odometer The odometer * and twin trip odometer * 1 2Speedometer are displayed when the ignition switch is in theThe speedometer indicates vehicle speed in ON position.miles per hour (MPH) and kilometers per hour(km/h). The odometer records the total distance the vehicle has been driven. The twin trip odometer records the distance of individual trips. Changing the display: Pushing the TRIP A/B RESET switch * on the 3 right side of the combination meter panel changes the display as follows: TRIP A ? TRIP B ? TRIP A Instruments and controls 2-5 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 78. Black plate (76,1) CAUTION If the gauge indicates engine coolant temperature near the hot (H) end of the normal range, reduce vehicle speed to decrease temperature. If gauge is over the normal range, stop the vehicle as soon as safely possible. If the engine is overheated, continued operation of the vehicle may seriously damage the en- gine. See “IF YOUR VEHICLE OVER- HEATS” in the “6. In case of emergency” section for immediate action required. SIC3573 SIC3574TACHOMETER ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATUREThe tachometer indicates engine speed in GAUGErevolutions per minute (RPM). Do not rev the The gauge indicates the engine coolant tem-engine into the red zone * .1 perature. The engine coolant temperature is within the CAUTION normal range when the gauge needle points within the zone * shown in the illustration. 1 When engine speed approaches the red zone, shift to a higher gear or reduce The engine coolant temperature varies with the engine speed. Operating the engine in outside air temperature and driving conditions. the red zone may cause serious engine damage.2-6 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 79. Black plate (77,1) COMPASS (if so equipped) will be a small reserve of fuel in the tank when the fuel gauge needle reaches “E”. The indicates that the fuel-filler door is located on the driver’s side of the vehicle. CAUTION . If the vehicle runs out of fuel, the malfunction indicator light (MIL) may come on. Refuel as soon as possible. After a few driving trips, the light should turn off. If the light remains on after a few driving SIC3575 trips, have the vehicle inspected by SIC3181 a NISSAN dealer. When the ignition switch is pushed to the ONFUEL GAUGE . For additional information, see position, the compass display * will indicate BThe gauge indicates the approximate fuel level “Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL)” the direction of the vehicle’s heading.in the tank. later in this section.The gauge may move slightly during braking,turning, acceleration, or going up or down hills.The gauge needle returns to E (Empty) after theignition switch is pushed to the OFF position.Refill the fuel tank before the gaugeregisters “E” (Empty).The low fuel warning appears on the dotmatrix liquid crystal display when the fuel tank isgetting low. Refuel as soon as it is convenient,preferably before the gauge reaches “E”. There Instruments and controls 2-7 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 80. Black plate (78,1)If the display reads “C”, calibrate the compassby driving the vehicle in 3 complete circles atless than 5 MPH (8 km/h). You can alsocalibrate the compass by driving your vehicleon your everyday route. The compass will becalibrated once it has tracked 3 completecircles.To turn on and off the compass manually, pushthe switch * while the ignition switch is in Athe ON position. SIC0611B Zone map2-8 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 81. Black plate (79,1)ZONE VARIATION CHANGE PROCE- pass point when the vehicle moves to anDURE area where the geomagnetism is stabilized.)The difference between magnetic north andgeographical north is known as variance. In CAUTIONsome areas, this difference can sometimes begreat enough to cause false compass readings. . Do not install a ski rack, antenna,Follow these instructions to set the variance for etc., which are attached to theyour particular location if this happens: vehicle by means of a magnet. They affect the operation of the compass.1. Push the switch for more than 3 seconds. The current zone number will . When cleaning the mirror, use a appear in the display. paper towel or similar material dampened with glass cleaner. Do2. Find your current location and variance not spray glass cleaner directly on number on the zone map. the mirror as it may cause the liquidNOTE: cleaner to enter the mirror housing.Use zone number 5 for Hawaii.3. Push the switch repeatedly until the new zone number appears in the display, then release the switch. After you release the switch, the display will show a compass direction within a few seconds. . If the compass deviates from the correct indication soon after repeated adjust- ment, have the compass checked at a NISSAN dealer. . The compass may not indicate the correct compass point in tunnels or while driving up or down a steep hill. (The compass returns to the correct com- Instruments and controls 2-9 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 82. Black plate (80,1)WARNING/INDICATOR LIGHTS ANDAUDIBLE REMINDERS All-Wheel Drive (AWD) warning light (AWD Low tire pressure warning light High beam indicator light (Blue) models)* Master warning light Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) warning light Seat belt warning light Overdrive off indicator light Supplemental air bag warning light Slip indicator light Brake warning light All-Wheel Drive (AWD) LOCK indicator light Small light indicator light (AWD models)* Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) Charge warning light Turn signal/hazard indicator lights position indicator light Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) off indicator Engine oil pressure warning light Cruise indicator light light Intelligent Key warning light* Front passenger air bag status light *: if so equippedCHECKING BULBS WARNING LIGHTSWith all doors closed, apply the parking brake If any light does not come on, it may indicate a All-Wheel Drive (AWD) warningand push the ignition switch to the ON position burned-out bulb or an open circuit in the light (AWD models)without starting the engine. The following lights electrical system. Have the system checked bywill come on (if so equipped): a NISSAN dealer. The light comes on when the ignition switch is , or , , , , , Some indicators and warnings are also dis- pushed to ON. It turns off soon after the engine played on the dot matrix crystal display on the is started.The following lights come on briefly and then go speedometer. (See “DOT MATRIX LIQUIDoff (if so equipped): If the AWD system malfunctions, or the diameter CRYSTAL DISPLAY” later in this section.) of the front and the rear wheels are different, the , or , , , , , , warning light will either remain illuminated or2-10 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 83. Black plate (81,1)blink. (See “ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD)” in the not worn. Parking brake indicator:“5. Starting and driving” section.) . If the warning light is still on after When the ignition switch is in the ON position, the above operations, have your the light comes on when the parking brake is CAUTION vehicle checked by a NISSAN dealer applied. as soon as possible. . If the warning light comes on while Low brake fluid warning light: driving there may be a malfunction When the ignition switch is in the ON position, in the AWD system. Reduce the or Anti-lock Braking System the light warns of a low brake fluid level. If the vehicle speed and have your vehicle (ABS) warning light light comes on while the engine is running with checked by a NISSAN dealer as the parking brake not applied, stop the vehicle soon as possible. When the ignition switch is in the ON position, and perform the following: . If the AWD warning light blinks the Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) warning light illuminates and then turns off. This indicates 1. Check the brake fluid level. Add brake fluid when you are driving: as necessary. (See “BRAKE FLUID” in the the ABS is operational. — blinks rapidly (about twice a “8. Maintenance and do-it-yourself” sec- second): If the ABS warning light illuminates while the tion.) engine is running, or while driving, it may Pull off the road in a safe area, indicate the ABS is not functioning properly. 2. If the brake fluid level is correct, have the and idle the engine. The driving Have the system checked by a NISSAN dealer. warning system checked by a NISSAN mode will change to 2WD to dealer. If an ABS malfunction occurs, the anti-lock prevent the AWD system from Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) warning function is turned off. The brake system then malfunctioning. If the warning indicator: operates normally, but without anti-lock assis- light turns off, you can drive tance. (See “BRAKE SYSTEM” in the “5. again. When the parking brake is released and the Starting and driving” section.) brake fluid level is sufficient, if both the brake — blinks slowly (about once every warning light and the Anti-lock Braking System 2 seconds): or Brake warning light (ABS) warning light illuminate, it may indicate Pull off the road in a safe area, the ABS is not functioning properly. Have the This light functions for both the parking brake brake system checked, and if necessary re- and idle the engine. Check that and the foot brake systems. paired, by a NISSAN dealer promptly. (See all tire sizes are the same, tire “Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) warning light” pressure is correct and tires are earlier in this section.) Instruments and controls 2-11 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 84. Black plate (82,1) NISSAN dealer immediately. WARNING Intelligent Key warning light (if so CAUTION equipped) . Your brake system may not be working properly if the warning light After the ignition switch is pushed to the ON Do not continue driving if the alternator is on. Driving could be dangerous. If position, this light comes on for about 2 seconds belt is loose, broken or missing. you judge it to be safe, drive care- and then turns off. fully to the nearest service station This light warns of a malfunction with the for repairs. Otherwise, have your Engine oil pressure warning light electrical steering lock system or the Intelligent vehicle towed because driving it Key system. could be dangerous. This light warns of low engine oil pressure. If the light flickers or comes on during normal driving, If the light comes on while the engine is . Pressing the brake pedal with the stopped, it may be impossible to free the pull off the road in a safe area, stop the engine engine stopped and/or low brake immediately and call a NISSAN dealer or other steering lock or to start the engine. If the light fluid level may increase your stop- authorized repair shop. comes on while the engine is running, you can ping distance and braking will re- drive the vehicle. However in these cases, quire greater pedal effort as well as The engine oil pressure warning light is contact a NISSAN dealer for repair as soon as pedal travel. not designed to indicate a low oil level. possible. Use the dipstick to check the oil level. (See . If the brake fluid level is below the “ENGINE OIL” in the “8. Maintenance and do-it- minimum or MIN mark on the brake yourself” section.) Low tire pressure warning light fluid reservoir, do not drive until the Your vehicle is equipped with a Tire Pressure brake system has been checked at a CAUTION Monitoring System (TPMS) that monitors the tire NISSAN dealer. pressure of all tires except the spare. Running the engine with the engine oil pressure warning light on could cause The low tire pressure warning light warns of low Charge warning light serious damage to the engine almost tire pressure or indicates that the TPMS is notIf the light comes on while the engine is running, functioning properly. immediately. Such damage is not cov-it may indicate the charging system is not ered by warranty. Turn off the engine as After the ignition switch is pushed ON, this lightfunctioning properly. Turn the engine off and soon as it is safe to do so. illuminates for about 1 second and turns off.check the alternator belt. If the belt is loose,broken, missing or if the light remains on, see a2-12 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 85. Black plate (83,1)Low tire pressure warning: “5. Starting and driving” section. checked by a NISSAN dealer. If youIf the vehicle is being driven with low tire have a flat tire, replace it with apressure, the warning light will illuminate. WARNING spare tire as soon as possible. . When a spare tire is mounted or aWhen the low tire pressure warning light . If the light does not illuminate withilluminates, you should stop and adjust the tire wheel is replaced, the TPMS will not the ignition switch pushed ON, havepressure to the recommended COLD tire function and the low tire pressure the vehicle checked by a NISSANpressure shown on the Tire and Loading warning light will flash for approxi- dealer as soon as possible.Information label. The low tire pressure warning mately 1 minute. The light willlight does not automatically turn off when the tire . If the light illuminates while driving, remain on after 1 minute. Contactpressure is adjusted. After the tire is inflated to avoid sudden steering maneuvers or your NISSAN dealer as soon asthe recommended pressure, the vehicle must be abrupt braking, reduce vehicle possible for tire replacement and/driven at speeds above 16 MPH (25 km/h) to speed, pull off the road to a safe or system resetting.activate the TPMS and turn off the low tire location and stop the vehicle aspressure warning light. Use a tire pressure . Replacing tires with those not ori- soon as possible. Driving with un-gauge to check the tire pressure. ginally specified by NISSAN could der-inflated tires may permanently affect the proper operation of theFor additional information, see “TIRE PRES- damage the tires and increase the TPMS.SURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)” in the likelihood of tire failure. Serious“5. Starting and driving” section and “TIRE vehicle damage could occur andPRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)” may lead to an accident and could CAUTIONin the “6. In case of emergency” section. result in serious personal injury.TPMS malfunction: Check the tire pressure for all four . The TPMS is not a substitute for the tires. Adjust the tire pressure to the regular tire pressure check. Be sureIf the TPMS is not functioning properly, the low recommended COLD tire pressure to check the tire pressure regularly.tire pressure warning light will flash for approxi- shown on the Tire and Loadingmately 1 minute when the ignition switch is . If the vehicle is being driven at Information label to turn the low speeds of less than 16 MPH (25pushed ON. The light will remain on after the 1 tire pressure warning light OFF. Ifminute. Have the system checked by a NISSAN km/h), the TPMS may not operate the light stays on after adjusting the correctly.dealer. tire pressure and driving over 16For additional information, see “TIRE PRES- MPH (25 km/h), have the system . Be sure to correctly install theSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS)” in the specified size of tires to the four Instruments and controls 2-13 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 86. Black plate (84,1) wheels. switch is in the ON position, the system does Restraint Systems (air bag systems) and/or the not activate the warning light for the front pretensioners may not function properly. passenger. For additional information, see “SUPPLEMEN- Master warning light See “SEAT BELTS” in the “1. Safety — Seats, TAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM” in the “1. Safety —When the ignition switch is in the ON position, seat belts and supplemental restraint system” Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraintthe master warning light illuminates if any of the section for precautions on seat belt usage. system” section.following are displayed on the dot matrix liquidcrystal display: Supplemental air bag warning light WARNING. No key warning After pushing the ignition switch to the ON If the supplemental air bag warning. Low fuel warning position, the supplemental air bag warning light light is on, it could mean that the front will illuminate. The supplemental air bag warning air bag, side air bag, curtain and roll-. Low washer fluid warning light will turn off after about 7 seconds if the over air bag and/or pretensioner sys-. Parking brake release warning supplemental front air bag and supplemental tems will not operate in an accident. To side air bag, curtain side-impact air bag systems. Door/lift gate open warning help avoid injury to yourself or others, and/or pretensioner seat belt are operational. have your vehicle checked by a NISSANSee “DOT MATRIX LIQUID CRYSTAL DIS- If any of the following conditions occur, the front dealer as soon as possible.PLAY” later in this section. air bag, side air bag, curtain and rollover air bag and pretensioner systems needs servicing and INDICATOR LIGHTS Seat belt warning light your vehicle must be taken to your nearest NISSAN dealer.The light and chime remind you to fasten seat All-Wheel Drive (AWD) LOCKbelts. The light illuminates whenever the ignition . The supplemental air bag warning light indicator light (AWD models)switch is pushed to the ON position, and will remains on after approximately 7 seconds.remain illuminated until the driver’s seat belt is . The supplemental air bag warning light This light illuminates when the ignition switch isfastened. flashes intermittently. turned to the ON position, and turns off within 1 second.The seat belt warning light for the front . The supplemental air bag warning light doespassenger will illuminate if the seat belt is not not come on at all. When selecting the LOCK mode while thefastened when the front passenger’s seat is engine is running, this light will illuminate. (Seeoccupied. For 6 seconds after the ignition Unless checked and repaired, the Supplemental “ALL-WHEEL DRIVE (AWD)” in the “5. Starting and driving” section.)2-14 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 87. Black plate (85,1) tightly, and that the vehicle has at least 3 US Continuously Variable Transmis- Front passenger air bag status gallons (11.4 liters) of fuel in the fuel tank. sion (CVT) position indicator light light After a few driving trips, the light shouldWhen the ignition switch is pushed to the ON The front passenger air bag status light turn off if no other potential emission controlposition, the indicator shows the automatic will be lit and the passenger front air bag will be system malfunction exists.selector shift position. (See “CONTINUOUSLY OFF depending on how the front passenger If this indicator light remains on for 20 secondsVARIABLE TRANSMISSION (CVT)” in the “5. seat is being used. and then blinks for 10 seconds when the engineStarting and driving” section.) is not running, it indicates that the vehicle is not For front passenger air bag status light opera- tion, see “NISSAN ADVANCED AIR BAG ready for an emission control system inspection/ Cruise indicator light SYSTEM (front seats)” in the “1. Safety — maintenance test. (See “READINESS FOR Seats, seat belts and supplemental restraint INSPECTION/MAINTENANCE (I/M) TEST” inCruise main switch indicator: system” section of this manual. the “9. Technical and consumer information” section.)This light illuminates when the cruise controlmain switch is pushed. The light turns off when High beam indicator light (Blue) Operation:the main switch is pushed again. When the The malfunction indicator light will come on incruise main switch indicator light illuminates, the This light comes on when the headlight high beam is on and goes out when the low beam is one of two ways:cruise control system is operational. (See“CRUISE CONTROL” in the “5. Starting and selected. . Malfunction indicator light on steady — Andriving” section.) emission control system and/or CVT mal- Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) function has been detected. Check the fuel-Cruise malfunction: filler cap. If the fuel-filler cap is loose orIf the cruise indicator light blinks while the If the malfunction indicator light comes on missing, tighten or install the cap andengine is running, it may indicate the cruise steady or blinks while the engine is running, it continue to drive the vehicle. The lightcontrol system is not functioning properly. Have may indicate a potential emission control and/or should turn off after a few driving trips. If thethe system checked by a NISSAN dealer. (See Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT) mal- light does not turn off after a few“CRUISE CONTROL” in the “5. Starting and function. driving trips, have the vehicle inspected by adriving” section.) NISSAN dealer. You do not need to have The malfunction indicator light may also come on your vehicle towed to the dealer. steady if the fuel-filler cap is loose or missing, or if the vehicle runs out of fuel. Check to make . Malfunction indicator light blinking — An sure the fuel-filler cap is installed and closed engine misfire has been detected which may Instruments and controls 2-15 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 88. Black plate (86,1) damage the emission control system. Overdrive off indicator light Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) off To reduce or avoid emission control system indicator light damage: The overdrive off indicator light illuminates when the overdrive off mode is selected. The light comes on when the Vehicle Dynamic a) Do not drive at speeds above 45 MPH (72 km/h). For additional information, see ““CONTINU- Control (VDC) off switch is pushed to OFF. This OUSLY VARIABLE TRANSMISSION (CVT)” in indicates that the VDC system is not operating. b) Avoid hard acceleration or deceleration. the “5. Starting and driving” section of this When the VDC off indicator light and slip manual. indicator light come on with the VDC system c) Avoid steep uphill grades. turned on, this light alerts the driver to the fact d) If possible, reduce the amount of cargo that the VDC system’s fail-safe mode is operat- being hauled or towed. Slip indicator light ing, for example the VDC system may not be functioning properly. Have the system checked The malfunction indicator light may stop This light will blink when the Vehicle Dynamic by a NISSAN dealer. If a malfunction occurs in blinking and remain on. Control (VDC) system is operating, thus alerting the system, the VDC system function will be the driver to the fact that the road surface is canceled but the vehicle is still driveable. For Have the vehicle inspected by a NISSAN slippery and the vehicle is nearing its traction dealer. You do not need to have your vehicle additional information, see “VEHICLE DYNAMIC limits. CONTROL (VDC) SYSTEM” in the “5. Starting towed to the dealer. and driving” section of this manual. Small light indicator light CAUTION AUDIBLE REMINDERS The light comes on when the front park, side Continued vehicle operation without marker, tail and license plate lights are on. Key reminder chime having the emission control system A chime will sound if the driver side door is and/or CVT system checked and re- opened while the ignition switch is pushed to Turn signal/hazard indicator lights the ACC position or pushed to the OFF or paired as necessary could lead to poor driveability, reduced fuel economy, and The light flashes when the turn signal switch LOCK position with the key left in the key port. possible damage to the emission con- lever or hazard switch is turned on. Make sure the ignition switch is pushed to the OFF position, and take the Intelligent Key with trol system. you when leaving the vehicle. Light reminder chime A chime will sound when the driver side door is2-16 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 89. Black plate (87,1) DOT MATRIX LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAYopened with the light switch in the or position and the ignition switch in the ACCor OFF position.Turn the light switch off when you leave thevehicle.Parking brake reminder chimeThe chime will sound if the vehicle is driven withthe parking brake applied. Stop the vehicle andrelease the parking brake.Seat belt warning chimeThe chime will sound for about 6 secondsunless the driver’s seat belt is securely fastened. SIC3576Brake pad wear warning The dot matrix liquid crystal display * is 1The disc brake pads have audible wear warn- located in the speedometer, and it displays,ings. When a brake pad requires replacement, it the key operation information and other warn-will make a high pitched scraping sound when ings and information.the vehicle is in motion. This scraping sound willfirst occur only when the brake pedal is For the detail about the Intelligent Key System,depressed. After more wear of the brake pad, see “INTELLIGENT KEY SYSTEM” in the “3.the sound will always be heard even if the brake Pre-driving checks and adjustments” section.pedal is not depressed. Have the brakeschecked as soon as possible if the warningsound is heard. Instruments and controls 2-17 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 90. Black plate (88,1) SIC3577INDICATORS FOR OPERATION pushing the ignition switch with the brake pedal If this indicator appears, push the push-button depressed. ignition switch while lightly turning the steering1. Engine start operation indicator wheel right and left.This indicator appears when the selector lever is 2. Steering lock release malfunctionin the P (Park) position. indicator 3. Key insertion indicator This indicator appears when the steering wheel This indicator appears when the key needs to beThis indicator means that the engine will start by cannot be released from the LOCK position. inserted into the key port.2-18 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 91. Black plate (89,1)If this indicator appears, insert the key into the Unregistered key: SHIFT “P” warning ? (Move the selectorkey port in the correct direction. (See “PUSH- lever to “P”) ? PUSH warning ? (PushBUTTON IGNITION SWITCH” in the “5. Start- The warning appears when the ignition switch is the ignition switch ? ignition switch positioning and driving” section.) pushed from the LOCK position and the key is turned to ON) ? PUSH warning ? cannot be recognized by the system. You cannot (Push the ignition switch ? ignition switch4. Key removal indicator start the engine with an unregistered key. Use position is turned to OFF)This indicator appears when the driver’s door is the registered key.opened with the ignition switch in the OFF or See “INTELLIGENT KEY SYSTEM” in the “3. 8. Key battery discharge indicatorLOCK position and the key placed in the key Pre-driving checks and adjustments” section for This indicator appears when the key battery isport. A key reminder chime also sounds. more details. running out of power.If this indicator appears, remove the key from the 6. SHIFT “P” warning If this indicator appears, replace the battery withkey port and take it with you when leaving the a new one. (See “BATTERY REPLACEMENT” invehicle. This warning appears when the ignition switch is the “8. Maintenance and do-it-yourself” section.) pushed to stop the engine with the selector lever5. NO KEY warning in any position except the P (Park) position. 9. Parking brake release warningThis warning appears in either of the following If this warning appears, move the selector lever This warning appears when the vehicle speed isconditions. to the P (Park) position or push the ignition above 4 MPH (7 km/h) and the parking brake is switch to the ON position. applied.No key inside the vehicle:With Intelligent Key system: An inside warning chime will also sound. (See 10. Low fuel warning “INTELLIGENT KEY SYSTEM” in the “3. Pre- This warning appears when the fuel level in theThe warning appears when the door is closed driving checks and adjustments” section.) tank is getting low. Refuel as soon as it iswith the key left outside the vehicle and the convenient, preferably before the fuel gaugeignition switch in the ACC or ON position. Make 7. “PUSH” warning reaches the empty (E) position.sure that the key is inside the vehicle. This warning appears when the selector lever is moved to the P (Park) position with the ignition There is a small reserve of fuel remainingWithout Intelligent Key system: switch in the ACC position after the SHIFT “P” in the tank when the fuel gauge reachesThe warning appears when the key is removed warning appears. the empty (E) position.from the key port and the ignition switch is in the To push the ignition switch to the OFF position,ACC or ON position. Make sure that the key is perform the following procedure:inserted into the key port. Instruments and controls 2-19 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 92. Black plate (90,1)11. Low washer fluid warning INDICATORS FOR MAINTENANCEThis warning appears when the washer tank fluid 1. Engine oil replacement indicatoris at a low level. Add washer fluid as necessary. This indicator appears when the set time comes(See “WINDOW WASHER FLUID” in the “8. for changing the engine oil. You can set or resetMaintenance and do-it-yourself” section.) the distance for changing the engine oil. (See12. Door/lift gate open warning (ignition “TRIP COMPUTER” later in this section.)switch is in the ON position) 2. Oil filter replacement indicatorThis warning appears if any of the doors and/or This indicator appears when the set time comesthe lift gate are open or not closed securely. The for replacing the oil filter. You can set or resetvehicle icon indicates which door is open on the the distance for replacing the oil filter. (Seedisplay. “TRIP COMPUTER” later in this section.)13. “Time to rest” indicator 3. Tire replacement indicatorThis indicator appears when the set “time to This indicator appears when the set time comesrest” indicator activates. You can set the time for for replacing tires. You can set or reset theup to 6 hours. (See “TRIP COMPUTER” later in distance for replacing tires. (See “TRIP COM-this section.) PUTER” later in this section.)14. Low outside temperature warning 4. “OTHER” indicatorThis warning appears if the outside temperature This indicator appears when the set time comesis below 378F (38C). The warning can be set not for replacing items other than the engine oil, oilto be displayed. (See “TRIP COMPUTER” later filter and tires. You can set or reset the distancein this section.) for replacing the items. (See “TRIP COMPU- TER” later in this section.) More maintenance reminders are also available on the center display. (See “HOW TO USE INFO BUTTON” in the “4. Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition SIC3578 systems” section.)2-20 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 93. Black plate (91,1) Current fuel consumption ? Average fuel consumption and speed ? Elapsed time and trip odometer ? Distance to empty (dte) ? Outside air temperature (ICY) ? Setting ? Warning check SIC3580 SIC3673TRIP COMPUTER Current fuel consumptionSwitches for the trip computer are located on The current fuel consumption mode shows thethe right side of the combination meter panel. To current fuel consumption.operate the trip computer, push the side or frontof the switches as shown above.*A switch*B switchWhen the ignition switch is pushed to the ONposition, modes of the trip computer can beselected by pushing the switch * . AEach time the switch * is pushed, the Adisplay will change as follows: Instruments and controls 2-21 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 94. Black plate (92,1) vehicle speed since the last reset. Resetting is done by pushing the switch * for longer B than 1 second. (The average fuel consumption is also reset at the same time.) The display is updated every 30 seconds. The first 30 seconds after a reset, the display shows “——”. SIC3674 SIC3675Average fuel consumption (MPG or l Elapsed time and trip odometer (mls or(liter)/100 km) and speed (MPH or km/h) km)Fuel consumption: Elapsed time:The average fuel consumption mode shows the The elapsed time mode shows the time sinceaverage fuel consumption since the last reset. the last reset. The displayed time can be resetResetting is done by pushing the switch * B by pushing the switch * for longer than Bfor longer than 1 second. (The average speed is 1 second. (The trip odometer is also reset at thealso reset at the same time.) same time.)The display is updated every 30 seconds. At Trip odometer:about the first 1/3 mile (500 m) after a reset, thedisplay shows “——”. The trip odometer mode shows the total distance the vehicle has been driven since theSpeed: last reset. Resetting is done by pushing the switch * for longer than 1 second. (The BThe average speed mode shows the average elapsed time is also reset at the same time.)2-22 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 95. Black plate (93,1) pushed to the OFF position may continue to be displayed. . When driving uphill or rounding curves, the fuel in the tank shifts, which may momenta- rily change the display. SIC3676 SIC3677Distance to empty (dte — mls or km) Outside air temperature (ICY — 8F or 8C)The distance to empty (dte) mode provides you The outside air temperature is displayed in 8F orwith an estimation of the distance that can be 8C in the range of −22 to 1408F (−30 to 608C).driven before refueling. The dte is constantlybeing calculated, based on the amount of fuel in The outside air temperature mode includes a lowthe fuel tank and the actual fuel consumption. temperature warning feature. If the outside air temperature is below 378F (38C), the warning isThe display is updated every 30 seconds. displayed on the screen.The dte mode includes a low range warning The outside temperature sensor is located infeature. If the fuel level is low, the warning is front of the radiator. The sensor may be affecteddisplayed on the screen. by road or engine heat, wind directions and other driving conditions. The display may differWhen the fuel level drops even lower, the dte from the actual outside temperature or thedisplay will change to “——”. temperature displayed on various signs or bill-. If the amount of fuel added is small, the boards. display just before the ignition switch is Instruments and controls 2-23 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 96. Black plate (94,1) ALERT: . OTHER Alert menu can be set to notify the following Select this submenu and set or reset the items. distance for replacing items other than the engine oil, oil filter and tires. . TIME TO REST To return to the top page of the setting mode, Select this submenu to specify when the select “BACK”. “TIME TO REST” indicator activates. OPTIONS: . ICY The 3 option menus can be set to your Select this submenu to display the low preference. outside temperature warning. . LANGUAGE To return to the top page of the setting mode, select “BACK”. Select this submenu to choose English or SIC3678 French for display. MAINTENANCE:Setting . UNITSetting cannot be made while driving. A The maintenance intervals of the following itemsmessage “Setting can only be operated can be set or reset for the reminders. Select this submenu to choose the unit fromwhen stopped” is also displayed on the dot MPG or l/100 km. . ENGINE OILmatrix crystal display. . DIAL EFFECTS Select this submenu to set or reset theThe switch * and A switch * are B distance for changing the engine oil. Select this menu to set the dial effectsused in the setting mode to select and decide a described below to on or off.menu. . OIL FILTER — The indicator needles sweep in theSKIP: Select this submenu to set or reset the meters and the ring illumination will be distance for replacing the oil filter.Push the switch * A to move to the brightened gradually when the engine is started.warning check mode. . TIREPush the switch * to select other menus. B Select this submenu to set or reset the To return to the top page of the setting mode, distance for replacing tires. select “BACK”.2-24 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 97. Black plate (95,1) SECURITY SYSTEMS SKIP: Push the switch * A to move to the warning check mode. Push the switch * to select other menus. B DETAIL: This item is available only when a warning is displayed. Select this menu to see the details of warnings. SIC3679 SIC2133Warning check Your vehicle has two types of security systems,To see if there are any of the following warnings as follows:and corresponding details, select this menu. . Vehicle security system (if so equipped). No key warning . NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System. Low fuel warning The security condition will be shown by the. Low washer fluid warning security indicator light.. Parking brake release warning VEHICLE SECURITY SYSTEM (if so equipped). Door/lift gate open warning The vehicle security system provides visual and audio alarm signals if someone opens the doors or lift gate when the system is armed. It is not, however, a motion detection type system that activates when a vehicle is moved or when a Instruments and controls 2-25 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 98. Black plate (96,1)vibration occurs. . the key — master or mechanicalThe system helps deter vehicle theft but cannot 5. Confirm that the security indicator light * Aprevent it, nor can it prevent the theft of interior comes on. The security indicator light staysor exterior vehicle components in all situations. on for about 30 seconds. The vehicleAlways secure your vehicle even if parking for a security system is now pre-armed. Afterbrief period. Never leave your keys in the vehicle, about 30 seconds the vehicle securityand always lock it when unattended. Be aware system automatically shifts into the armedof your surroundings, and park in secure, well-lit phase. The security light begins to flashareas whenever possible. once every approximately 3 seconds. If, during this 30-second pre-arm time period,Many devices offering additional protection, the door is unlocked, or the ignition switch issuch as component locks, identification markers, pushed to ACC or ON, the system will notand tracking systems, are available at auto arm.supply stores and specialty shops. YourNISSAN dealer may also offer such equipment. SIC1699A Even when the driver and/or passengersCheck with your insurance company to see if are in the vehicle, the system will activateyou may be eligible for discounts for various How to arm the vehicle security system with all doors, hood and lift gate lockedtheft protection features. 1. Close all windows. with the ignition switch in the LOCK position. When pushing the ignition switch The system can be armed even if the to the ACC or ON position, the system will windows are open. be released. 2. Push the ignition switch to the OFF position. Vehicle security system activation 3. Carry the key. The vehicle security system will give the follow- 4. Close all doors, hood and lift gate. Lock all ing alarm: doors. The doors can be locked with: . The headlights blink and the horn sounds . the lock button on the key intermittently. . any request switch (Intelligent Key . The alarm automatically turns off after equipped model) approximately 1 minute. However, the alarm reactivates if the vehicle is tampered with . the power door lock switch again.2-26 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 99. Black plate (97,1)The alarm is activated by: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must. Unlocking the door without using the button accept any interference received, including on the key, the request switch (if so interference that may cause undesired equipped) or the key. (Even if the door is operation of the device. opened by releasing the door inside lock knob, the alarm will activate.) CHANGES OR MODIFICATIONS NOT EX- PRESSLY APPROVED BY THE PARTY. Opening the hood. RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLIANCE COULDHow to stop an activated alarm VOID THE USER’S AUTHORITY TO OPER- ATE THE EQUIPMENT.The alarm will stop by unlocking a door bypushing the unlock button on the key,pushing the request switch or using the key.If the system does not operate as de- SIC1699Ascribed above, have it checked by aNISSAN dealer. Security indicator lightNISSAN VEHICLE IMMOBILIZER SYS- The security indicator light * indicates the A status of the NISSAN Vehicle ImmobilizerTEM System.The NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System will notallow the engine to start without the use of the The light blinks after the ignition switch was inregistered key. Never leave these keys in the the ACC, OFF and LOCK position. This functionvehicle. indicates the security systems equipped on the vehicle are operational.Statement related to section 15 of FCCrules for NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer If the NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System isSystem (CONT ASSY - CARD SLOT) malfunctioning, this light will remain on while the ignition switch is in the ON position.This device complies with part 15 of theFCC Rules and RSS-210 of Industry Cana- If the light still remains on and/or theda. Operation is subject to the following engine will not start, see a NISSAN dealertwo conditions; for NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System Instruments and controls 2-27 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 100. Black plate (98,1) WINDSHIELD WIPER AND WASHER SWITCHservice as soon as possible. Please bring mix the washer fluid concentrateall registered keys that you have when WARNING and water.visiting a NISSAN dealer for service. In freezing temperatures the washer solution may freeze on the windshield and obscure your vision which may lead to an accident. Warm windshield with the defroster before you wash the windshield. CAUTION . Do not operate the washer continu- ously for more than 30 seconds. . Do not operate the washer if the reservoir tank is empty. . Do not fill the window washer reservoir tank with washer fluid concentrates at full strength. Some methyl alcohol based washer fluid concentrates may permanently stain the grille if spilled while filling the window washer reservoir tank. . Pre-mix washer fluid concentrates with water to the manufacturer’s recommended levels before pouring the fluid into the window washer reservoir tank. Do not use the window washer reservoir tank to2-28 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 101. Black plate (99,1) The windshield wiper and washer operates when the ignition switch is in the ON position. Push the lever down to operate the wiper at the following speed: * 1 Intermittent — intermittent operation can be adjusted by turning the knob toward * A (Slower) or * (Faster). B For models with the rain-sensing auto wiper system, see “RAIN-SENSING AUTO WI- PER SYSTEM” later in this section. * 2 Low — continuous low speed operation * 3 High — continuous high speed operation Push the lever up * to have one sweep SIC4015 SIC4017 4Type A Type A operation of the wiper. Pull the lever toward you * to operate the 5 washer. Then the wiper will also operate several times. SIC3664 SIC3665Type B Type B Instruments and controls 2-29 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 102. Black plate (100,1) REAR WINDOW WIPER AND WASHER SWITCHRAIN-SENSING AUTO WIPER SYS- injury or a wiper damage.TEM (if so equipped) WARNING . The rain-sensing auto wipers are in-The rain-sensing auto wiper system can auto- In freezing temperatures the washer tended for use during rain. If the switchmatically turn on the wipers and adjust the wiper solution may freeze on the rear window is left in the INT position, the wipersspeed depending on the rainfall and the vehicle may operate unexpectedly when dirt, glass and obscure your vision. Warmspeed by using the rain sensor located on the fingerprints, oil film or insects are stuck the rear window with the defrosterupper part of the windshield. on or around the sensor. The wipers before you wash the rear window.To set the rain-sensing auto wiper system, push may also operate when exhaust gas orthe lever down to the AUTO (Type A) or INT moisture affect the rain sensor.(intermittent) (Type B) position * . The wiper 1 CAUTION . The rain-sensing auto wipers may notwill sweep once while the ignition switch is in operate if rain does not hit the rain . Do not operate the washer continu-the ON position. sensor even if it is raining. ously for more than 30 seconds.The rain sensor sensitivity level can be adjustedby turning the knob toward the front * (High) 2 . Do not operate the washer if theor toward the rear * (Low). 3 reservoir tank is empty.. High — High sensitive operation . Do not fill the window washer reservoir tank with washer fluid. Low — Low sensitive operation concentrates at full strength. SomeTo turn the rain-sensing auto wiper system off, methyl alcohol based washer fluidpush up the lever to the OFF position, or pull concentrates may permanently staindown the lever to the LO or HI position. the grille if spilled while filling the window washer reservoir tank. CAUTION . Pre-mix washer fluid concentrates with water to the manufacturer’s Do not touch the rain sensor and recommended levels before pouring around it when the wiper switch is in the fluid into the window washer the INT position and the ignition switch reservoir tank. Do not use the is in the ON position. The wipers may window washer reservoir tank to operate unexpectedly and cause to an mix the washer fluid concentrate2-30 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 103. Black plate (101,1) and water. The rear window wiper and washer operate when the ignition switch is in the ON position.If the rear window wiper operation is Turn the switch clockwise from the OFF positioninterrupted by snow or ice, the wiper may to operate the wiper.stop moving to protect its motor. If thisoccurs, turn the wiper switch to the OFF * 1 Intermittent (INT) — intermittent operationposition and remove the snow or ice that is (not adjustable)on and around the wiper arms. In approxi-mately 1 minute, turn the switch on again * 2 Low (ON) — continuous low speed opera-to operate the wiper. tion Push the switch forward * to operate the 3 washer. Then the wiper will also operate several times. SIC4019 Type A SIC3666 Type B Instruments and controls 2-31 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 104. Black plate (102,1)REAR WINDOW AND OUTSIDE HEADLIGHT AND TURN SIGNALMIRROR DEFROSTER SWITCH SWITCH To defog/defrost the rear window glass and XENON HEADLIGHTS (if so equipped) outside mirrors (if so equipped), start the engine and push the switch * on. The indicator light 1 * will come on. Push the switch again to turn 2 WARNING the defroster off. HIGH VOLTAGE It will automatically turn off in approximately 15 minutes. . When xenon headlights are on, they produce a high voltage. To prevent CAUTION an electric shock, never attempt to modify or disassemble. Always have When cleaning the inner side of the rear your xenon headlights replaced at a window, be careful not to scratch or NISSAN dealer. damage the rear window defroster. . Xenon headlights provide consider- SIC3584 Type A ably more light than conventional headlights. If they are not correctly aimed, they might temporarily blind an oncoming driver or the driver ahead of you and cause a serious accident. If headlights are not aimed correctly, immediately take your ve- hicle to a NISSAN dealer and have the headlights adjusted correctly. When the xenon headlight is initially turned on, its brightness or color varies slightly. However, the color and brightness will soon stabilize. . The life of xenon headlights will be shortened by frequent on-off opera- SIC3667 tion. It is generally desirable not to turn Type B2-32 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 105. Black plate (103,1) off the headlights for short intervals (for example, when the vehicle stops at a traffic signal). Even when the daytime running lights are active (Canada only), the xenon headlights do not turn on. This way the life of the xenon head- lights is not reduced.. If the xenon headlight bulb is close to burning out, the brightness will drasti- cally decrease, the light will start blinking, or the color of the light will become reddish. If one or more of the above signs appear, contact a NISSAN dealer. SIC3668 SIC3669See “Headlight aiming control” later in thissection for information about adjusting the light HEADLIGHT SWITCH Autolight system (if so equipped)axis. The autolight system allows the headlights to be Lighting set so they turn on and off automatically. * 1 Turn the switch to the position: To set the autolight system: The front park, side marker, tail, license plate and instrument lights will come on. 1. Make sure the headlight switch is in the AUTO position * . * 2 Turn the switch to the position: 1 Headlights will come on and all the other 2. Push the ignition switch to the ON position. lights remain on. 3. The autolight system automatically turns the headlights on and off. To turn the autolight system off, turn the switch to the OFF, , or position. The autolight system can turn on the headlights Instruments and controls 2-33 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 106. Black plate (104,1)automatically when it is dark and turn off theheadlights when it is light.If the ignition switch is pushed to the OFFposition and one of the doors is opened and thiscondition is continued, the headlights remain onfor 5 minutes.Automatic headlights off delay:You can keep the headlights on for up to 180seconds after you push the ignition switch toOFF and open any door then close all the doors.You can adjust the period of the automaticheadlights off delay from 0 seconds (OFF) to180 seconds. The factory default setting is 45 SAA0642A SIC3670seconds. Be sure not to put anything on top of the Headlight beam selectFor automatic headlights off delay setting, see photo sensor * located on the top of the A“Auto Headlights Off Delay” in the “4. Monitor, instrument panel. The photo sensor con- * 1 To select the low beam, put the lever in the trols the autolight; if it is covered, the neutral position as shown.heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voicerecognition systems” section. photo sensor reacts as if it is dark and the headlights will illuminate. * 2 To select the high beam, push the lever forward while the switch is in the position. Pull it back to select the low beam. * 3 Pulling the lever toward you will flash the headlight high beam even when the head- light switch is in the OFF position. Battery saver system A chime will sound when the driver side door is opened with the light switch in the or position and the ignition switch in the ACC, OFF or LOCK position.2-34 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 107. Black plate (105,1)When the headlight switch is in the orposition while the ignition switch is in the ON WARNINGposition, the lights will automatically turn off 5minutes after the ignition switch has been Xenon headlights are extremely brightpushed to the OFF position. compared to conventional headlights. If the xenon headlights hit the rearviewWhen the headlight switch remains in the mirror of the vehicle ahead or theor position after the lights automatically windshield of oncoming vehicle, theturn off, the lights will turn on when the ignitionswitch is pushed to the ON position. driver of these vehicles may have difficulty driving because of the bright- ness. Use the headlight aiming control CAUTION switch to lower the light axis. See . When you turn on the headlight “XENON HEADLIGHTS” earlier in this switch again after the lights auto- section for additional information. SIC2275 matically turn off, the lights will not Headlight aiming control (if so equipped) Daytime running light system (Canada turn off automatically. Be sure to turn the light switch to the OFF Depending on the number of occupants in the only) position when you leave the vehicle vehicle and the load it is carrying, the headlight The daytime running lights automatically illumi- for extended periods of time, other- axis may be higher than desired. If the vehicle is nate when the engine is started with the parking traveling on a hilly road, the headlights may brake released. The daytime running lights wise the battery will be discharged. directly hit the rearview mirror of the vehicle operate with the headlight switch in the OFF . Never leave the light switch on ahead or the windshield of the oncoming position or in the position. Turn the when the engine is not running for vehicle. The light axis can be lowered with the headlight switch to the position for full extended periods of time even if the operation of the switch. illumination when driving at night. headlights turn off automatically. The larger the number designated on the switch, If the parking brake is applied before the engine the lower the axis. is started, the daytime running lights do not illuminate. The daytime running lights illuminate When traveling with no heavy load or on a flat once the parking brake is released. The daytime road, select position 0. running lights will remain on until the ignition switch is pushed to the OFF position. Instruments and controls 2-35 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 108. Black plate (106,1) WARNING When the daytime running light system is active, tail lights on your vehicle are not on. It is necessary at dusk to turn on your headlights. Failure to do so could cause an accident injuring yourself and others. SIC3585 SIC3671 Instrument brightness control TURN SIGNAL SWITCH The instrument brightness control operates when the ignition switch is in the ON position. * Turn signal 1 Move the lever up or down to signal the turning Pushing the control switch * once will change A direction. When the turn is completed, the turn the brightness to the night mode. signals cancel automatically. Pushing the control switch * once will change B * Lane change signal 2 the brightness to the day mode. To indicate a lane change, move the lever up or To adjust the brightness of instrument panel down to the point where lights begin flashing. lights, push the control switches. Pushing the upper switch * will brighten the lights. When A the brightness reaches the maximum level, a beep will sound. The lower switch * dims the B lights. Repeatedly pushing the lower switch will turn the lights off and a beep will sound.2-36 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 109. Black plate (107,1) HAZARD WARNING FLASHER SWITCH . Turn signals do not work when the hazard warning flasher lights are on. The flasher can be actuated with the ignition switch in any position. Some state laws may prohibit the use of the hazard warning flasher switch while driving. SIC3672 SIC2574FOG LIGHT SWITCH (if so equipped) Push the switch on to warn other drivers when you must stop or park under emergency condi-To turn the fog lights on, turn the headlight tions. All turn signal lights will flash.switch to the position, then turn the switchto the position. To turn them off, turn theswitch to the OFF position. WARNINGThe headlights must be on for the fog lights to . If stopping for an emergency, beoperate. sure to move the vehicle well off the road. . Do not use the hazard warning flashers while moving on the high- way unless unusual circumstances force you to drive so slowly that your vehicle might become a hazard to other traffic. Instruments and controls 2-37 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 110. Black plate (108,1)HORN HEATED SEATS (if so equipped) CAUTION . The battery could run down if the seat heater is operated while the engine is not running. . Do not use the seat heater for extended periods or when no one is using the seat. . Do not put anything on the seat which insulates heat, such as a blanket, cushion, seat cover, etc. Otherwise, the seat may become SIC3586 overheated. SIC3650To sound the horn, push the pad area * of the A . Do not place anything hard or heavy The seats are warmed by built-in heaters. Thesteering wheel. on the seat or pierce it with a pin or switches located on the center console and rear similar object. This may result in doors (if so equipped for rear seats) can be WARNING damage to the heater. operated independently of each other. . Any liquid spilled on the heated seat 1. Start the engine. Do not disassemble the horn. Doing so should be removed immediately could affect proper operation of the 2. Select heat range. with a dry cloth. supplemental front air bag system. . When cleaning the seat, never use * For high heat, push the HI (High) side of 1 Tampering with the supplemental front the switch. air bag system may result in serious gasoline, thinner, or any similar personal injury. materials. * For low heat, push the LO (Low) side of 2 . If any malfunctions are found or the the switch. heated seat does not operate, turn The indicator light in the switch * 3 will the switch off and have the system illuminate when low is selected. checked by a NISSAN dealer.2-38 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 111. Black plate (109,1) CLOCK3. To turn off the heater, return the switch to 5. Push the CLOCK button * 1 or AUDIO the level position. Make sure the indicator knob * to enter. 2 light goes off. The display will return to the regular clock The heater is controlled by a thermostat, display after 10 seconds. automatically turning the heater on and off. The indicator light will remain on as long as If the power supply is disconnected, the clock the switch is on. will not indicate the correct time. When the vehicle’s interior is warmed, or Readjust the time. before you leave the vehicle, be sure to turn MODELS WITH COLOR DISPLAY off the switch. For adjusting the time, see “Clock settings” in the “4. Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems” section. SIC3649 MODELS WITHOUT COLOR DISPLAY The digital clock (in the audio unit) displays the time when the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON position. Adjusting the time 1. Push and hold the CLOCK button * for 1 more than 2 seconds until the display shows “Hour Adjust”. 2. Turn the AUDIO knob * 2 to adjust hours. 3. Push the CLOCK button * or AUDIO 1 knob * to enter. The display will show 2 “Minute Adjust”. 4. Turn the AUDIO knob * to adjust minutes. 2 Instruments and controls 2-39 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 112. Black plate (110,1)VEHICLE DYNAMIC CONTROL (VDC) POWER OUTLETOFF SWITCH SIC1881 SIC3587 SIC3652 Center console Console box — Type AThe vehicle should be driven with the VehicleDynamic Control (VDC) system on for mostdriving conditions.If the vehicle is stuck in mud or snow, the VDCsystem reduces the engine output to reducewheel spin. The engine speed will be reducedeven if the accelerator is depressed to the floor.If maximum engine power is needed to free astuck vehicle, turn the VDC system off.To turn off the VDC system, push the VDC OFFswitch. The indicator will illuminate.Push the VDC OFF switch again or restart theengine to turn on the system. (See “VEHICLEDYNAMIC CONTROL (VDC) SYSTEM” in the SIC3651 SIC3653“5. Starting and driving” section.) Cargo area Console box — Type B2-40 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 113. Black plate (111,1) CIGARETTE LIGHTER AND ASHTRAY (if so equipped)To use the power outlet, pull the cover as contact the outlet.illustrated. 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 outlet with the engine running to avoid discharging the SIC3588 vehicle battery. . Avoid using power outlet when the To open the ashtray lid, push the lid down and air conditioner, headlights or rear release it * . 1 window defroster is on. To empty the ashtray, pull out *. 2 . This power outlet is not designed The cigarette lighter operates when the ignition for use with a cigarette lighter unit. switch is in the ON position. . Push the plug in as far as it will go. Push the lighter in all the way * , then release 3 If good contact is not made, the plug it. When the lighter is heated, it will spring out. may overheat or the internal tem- Return the lighter to its original position after perature fuse may open. use. . Before inserting or disconnecting a plug, be sure the electrical acces- sory being used is turned OFF. . When not in use, be sure to close the cap. Do not allow water to Instruments and controls 2-41 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 114. Black plate (112,1) STORAGE CUP HOLDERS CAUTION . The cigarette lighter socket is a CAUTION power source for the cigarette light- er element only. The use of the . Avoid abrupt starting and braking cigarette lighter socket as a power when the cup holder is being used source for any other accessory is to prevent spilling the drink. If the not recommended. liquid is hot, it can scald you or your passenger. . Do not use any other power outlet for an accessory lighter. . Use only soft cups in the cup holder. Hard objects can injure you in an accident. SIC3118 Front To open the cup holder, push the lid *. 1 To remove the inner tray for cleaning, pull it up as illustrated * . 22-42 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 115. Black plate (113,1) direct sunlight. The heat may da- mage the glasses. SIC3042 SIC3589 RearPull the armrest forward until it is horizontal. SUNGLASSES HOLDER WARNING Keep the sunglasses holder closed while driving to prevent an accident. To open the sunglasses holder, push *. 1 CAUTION . Do not use for anything other than glasses. . Do not leave glasses in the sun- glasses holder while parking in Instruments and controls 2-43 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 116. Black plate (114,1) SIC3590 SIC3654 FrontGLOVE BOX CONSOLE BOX When the lever * (driver’s seat side) is pulled, A WARNING the upper case is available for storing some small items. When the lever * (front passen- B Keep glove box lid closed while driving ger’s seat side) is pulled, the bottom case is to help prevent injury in an accident or a available for storing some larger ones. sudden stop.To open the glove box, pull the handle *. 1To close, push the lid in until the lock latches.To lock * /unlock * the glove box, use the 2 3mechanical key. For the mechanical key usage,see “KEYS” in the “3. Pre-driving checks andadjustments” section.2-44 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 117. Black plate (115,1) SIC3591 SIC3593 SIC3655 Rear Type ATo open, push the * knob 1 and pull out *. 2 STORAGE BOX (if so equipped) To open, push the storage box lid * 1 as illustrated. The inner tray can be removed * as illustrated. 2 Do not place valuable items in the storage box. Do not use the storage box as an ashtray. SIC3656 Type B Instruments and controls 2-45 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 118. Black plate (116,1)CARGO FLOOR BOXType A1. To open the cargo floor box, pull the strap *. A2. Remove the strap * from the back side of B the board and hang it on the opening of the lift gate.Type BTo open the cargo floor box, push * . To close, Apush the lid until the lock latches.The net partitions can be removed * B to makea larger storage space. SIC3594The cargo floor box needs to be removed when LUGGAGE SIDE BOXyou need a spare tire. (See “FLAT TIRE” in the“6. In case of emergency” section.) To open the luggage side box, pull up the strap. CAUTION To avoid damage, do not load more than 22 lbs (10 kg) of cargo into the SIC3595 cargo floor box. CARGO COVER (if so equipped) The cargo cover keeps the contents in the cargo area hidden from the outside. To use the cargo cover, pull it out and hang both sides on the hooks * . 12-46 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 119. Black plate (117,1)To use the sub cover, hang the straps on the restraint top tether strap is da-back of the head restraint * . 2 maged.To stow the cargo cover, remove it from the — If the cargo cover contacts thehooks and hold until it is retracted. top tether strap when it is at-To remove the cargo cover, stow the cover and tached to the top tether anchor,pull the left side of the holder to the opposite remove the cargo cover from theside * . 3 vehicle or secure it on the cargo floor below its attachment loca- WARNING tion. If the cargo cover is not removed, it may damage the top . Never put anything on the cargo tether strap during a collision. cover, no matter how small. Any — Do not allow cargo to contact object on it could cause an injury the top tether strap when it is in an accident or sudden stop. attached to the top tether an- . Close the cargo cover when folding chor. Properly secure the cargo the rear seat. so it does not contact the top tether strap. Cargo that is not . Do not leave the cargo cover in the properly secured or that con- vehicle with it disengaged from the tacts the top tether strap may holder. damage the top tether strap . Properly secure all cargo with ropes during a collision. or straps to help prevent it from SIC3596 sliding or shifting. Do not place cargo higher than the seatbacks. In LUGGAGE HOOKS (if so equipped) a sudden stop or collision, unse- cured cargo could cause personal WARNING injury. . Your child could be seriously injured . Always make sure that the cargo is or killed in a collision if the child properly secured. Use the suitable Instruments and controls 2-47 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 120. Black plate (118,1) ropes and hooks. Technical and consumer information” section. . Unsecured cargo can become dan- gerous in an accident or sudden WARNING stop. . Drive extra carefully when the vehi- cle is loaded at or near the cargo CAUTION carrying capacity, especially if the significant portion of that load is Do not apply a total load of more than carried on the roof rack. 22 lb (10 kg) * or 7 lb (3 kg) * to a A B . Heavy loading of the roof rack has single hook. the potential to affect the vehicle stability and handling during sud- den or unusual handling maneuvers. SIC3597 . Roof rack load should be evenly ROOF RACK (if so equipped) distributed. Always distribute the luggage evenly on the roof . Do not exceed maximum roof rack rack. Do not load more than 165 lb (75 kg) load weight capacity. (black) or 220 lb (100 kg) (silver) on the roof . Properly secure all cargo with ropes rails. Observe the maximum load limit shown on or straps to help prevent it from the crossbars or roof carriers when you attach sliding or shifting. In a sudden stop them on the roof rails. Contact a NISSAN dealer or collision, unsecured cargo could for crossbar or other equipment information. Be cause personal injury. careful that your vehicle does not exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) or its Gross Axle Weight Rating (GAWR front and rear). The GVWR and GAWR are located on the CAUTION F.M.V.S.S. or C.V.M.S.S. certification label (lo- Use care when placing or removing cated on the driver’s door pillar). For more information regarding GVWR and GAWR, see items from the roof rack. If you cannot “VEHICLE LOADING INFORMATION” in the “9. comfortably lift the items onto the roof2-48 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 121. Black plate (119,1)rack from the ground, use a ladder orstool. SIC3505 SIC3657 COAT HOOKS CARGO NET (if so equipped) The coat hooks are equipped beside the rear The cargo net helps keep packages in the cargo personal lights. area from moving around while your vehicle is driven. CAUTION To install the cargo net, attach the hooks to the retainers * . A Do not place items which are more than 2 lb (1 kg) on the hook. CAUTION Avoid keeping heavy objects in the net. Instruments and controls 2-49 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 122. Black plate (120,1)WINDOWSPOWER WINDOWS Locking passengers’ windows When the lock button * is pushed in, only the C WARNING driver side window can be opened or closed. Push it in again to cancel. . Make sure that all passengers have their hands, etc. inside the vehicle while it is in motion and before closing the windows. Use the win- dow lock switch to prevent unex- pected use of the power windows. . Do not leave children unattended inside the vehicle. They could un- knowingly activate switches or con- SIC3283A trols and become trapped in the window. Unattended children could Main power window switch (driver’s become involved in serious acci- side) dents. 1. Driver side window 2. Front passenger side windowThe power windows operate when the ignition 3. Rear left passenger side windowswitch is in the ON position or for about 45 4. Rear right passenger side windowseconds after the ignition switch is pushed tothe OFF position. If the driver’s or front 5. Window lock buttonpassenger’s door is opened during this period To open or close the window, push down * orAof about 45 seconds, power to the windows is pull up * the switch and hold it. The main Bcanceled. switch (driver side switches) will open or close all the windows.2-50 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 123. Black plate (121,1) Auto reverse function WARNING There are some small distances imme- diately before the closed position which cannot be detected. Make sure that all passengers have their hands, etc., in- side the vehicle before closing the window. If the control unit detects something caught in the window as it is closing, the window will be immediately lowered. SIC3241 SIC3285 The auto reverse function can be activated whenPassenger side power window switch Automatic operation (for front door win- the window is closed by automatic operationThe passenger side switch will open or close dows) when the ignition switch is in the ON position oronly the corresponding window. To open or To fully open or close the window, completely for 45 seconds after the ignition switch isclose the window, push down or pull up the push down or pull up the switch and release it; it pushed to the OFF position.switch and hold it. need not be held. The window will automatically Depending on the environment or driving open or close all the way. To stop the window, conditions, the auto reverse function may just push or lift the switch in the opposite be activated if an impact or load similar to direction. something being caught in the window A light push or pull on the switch will cause the occurs. window to open or close until the switch is released. If the windows do not close automatically If the power window automatic function (closing only) does not operate properly, perform the following procedure to initialize the power window system. Instruments and controls 2-51 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 124. Black plate (122,1) MOONROOF (if so equipped)1. Push the ignition switch to the ON position. AUTOMATIC MOONROOF AND SUN-2. Close the door. WARNING SHADES . In an accident you could be thrown The moonroof and sunshades only operates3. Open the window completely by operating when the ignition switch is in the ON position. the power window switch. from the vehicle through an open moonroof. Always use seat belts The automatic moonroof and sunshades are4. Pull the power window switch and hold it to and child restraints. operational for about 45 seconds, even if the close the window, and then hold the switch ignition switch is pushed to the OFF position. If more than 3 seconds after the window is . Do not allow anyone to stand up or the driver’s door or the passenger’s door is closed completely. extend any portion of their body out opened during this period of about 45 seconds, of the moonroof opening while the power to the moonroof and sunshades is5. Release the power window switch. Operate vehicle is in motion or while the the window by the automatic function to canceled. moonroof is closing. confirm the initialization is complete.6. Perform steps 2 through 5 above for other windows. CAUTIONIf the power window automatic function does . Remove water drops, snow, ice ornot operate properly after performing the pro- sand from the moonroof beforecedure above, have your vehicle checked by a opening.NISSAN dealer. . Do not place any heavy object on the moonroof or surrounding area. . Do not push or pull on the sun- shade. Doing so can damage the sunshade.2-52 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 125. Black plate (123,1) operation, push either of the OPEN * , CLOSE 1 the moonroof and sunshades are closed by * or UP * of the switch. 2 5 automatic operation when the ignition switch is in the ON position or for about 45 seconds after Tilting moonroof the ignition switch is pushed to the OFF To tilt up the moonroof, push the moonroof position. switch to the up position * . 5 If the moonroof and sunshades cannot be To tilt down the moonroof, push the switch to the closed automatically when the auto reverse up position * or push the CLOSE side * of 5 2 function activates due to a malfunction, push the switch. and hold the CLOSE side * of the moonroof 2 switch. When the moonroof is tilted up, push the CLOSE side of the moonroof switch to the Depending on the environment or driving second detent * . The moonroof will tilt down 4 conditions, the auto reverse function may and the sunshades will close. be activated if an impact or load similar to SIC3598 something being caught in the moonroof Auto reverse function occurs.Sliding sunshade and moonroofWhen the OPEN side * of the moonroof 1 WARNING If the moonroof does not operateswitch is pushed, the front and rear sunshades If the moonroof does not operate properly,will fully open. When the switch is pushed again, There are some small distances imme- perform the following procedure to initialize thethe moonroof will fully open. diately before the closed position which moonroof operation system.When the CLOSE side * of the moonroof 2 cannot be detected. Make sure that all 1. If the moonroof is open, close it fully byswitch is pushed, the moonroof will automati- passengers have their hands, etc., in- pushing the CLOSE side * of the moon- 2cally close. Push the switch again, and the front side the vehicle before closing the roof switch.and rear sunshades will close. moonroof. 2. Push and hold the CLOSE side * 2 of theWhen the OPEN or CLOSE side of the moon- If the control unit detects something caught in moonroof switch.roof switch is pushed to the second detent (* 3 the moonroof and sunshades when they areor * ), both the sunshade and moonroof will 4 closing, the moonroof will be immediately 3. Release the moonroof switch after theopen or close. moonroof or sunshade moves slightly to opened. the closed position.To stop the sunshades or moonroof during the The auto reverse function can be activated when 4. Push and hold the CLOSE side * 2 of the Instruments and controls 2-53 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 126. Black plate (124,1) INTERIOR LIGHTS moonroof switch for 10 seconds.5. The moonroof and sunshades will fully open and then close.6. Check if the moonroof switch operates normally.If the moonroof does not operate properly afterperforming the procedure above, have yourvehicle checked by a NISSAN dealer. SIC3249 SIC3250 MAP LIGHTS PERSONAL LIGHTS Push the button as illustrated to turn the light on Rear or off. Push the button as illustrated to turn the light on or off.2-54 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 127. Black plate (125,1) — remain on for about 15 seconds. — remain on while the door is opened. When the door is closed, the lights go off. . doors are unlocked by pushing the UN- LOCK button on the Intelligent Key or door OFF position handle request switch with the ignition When the switch is in the OFF position * , the 3 switch in the LOCK position lights will not illuminate, regardless of the — remain on for about 15 seconds. condition. . any door is opened and then closed with the ignition switch in the LOCK position CAUTION — remain on for about 15 seconds. Do not use for extended periods of time with the engine stopped. This could . any door is opened with the ignition switch result in a discharged battery. in the ACC or ON position SIC3251 — remain on while the door is opened.INTERIOR LIGHT CONTROL SWITCH When the door is closed, the lights go off.The interior light control switch has three The lights will also turn off after 30positions: ON, DOOR and OFF. minutes when the lights remain illumi- nated after the ignition switch has beenON position pushed to the OFF or LOCK position toWhen the switch is in the ON position * the 1 prevent the battery from becoming dis-map lights and rear personal lights will illumi- charged.nate. When the auto interior illumination is set to the OFF position (see “VEHICLE INFORMATIONDOOR position AND SETTINGS” in the “4. Monitor, heater, airWhen the switch is in the DOOR position * ,2 conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognitionthe map lights and rear personal lights will systems” section), the lights will illuminate underilluminate under the following conditions: the following condition:. ignition switch is switched to the LOCK . any door is opened with the ignition switch position in any position Instruments and controls 2-55 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 128. Black plate (126,1)MOOD LIGHTS VANITY MIRROR LIGHTS The mood lights * located in the following A positions will illuminate whenever the headlight switch is in the or position. . next to the map lights . on the rear ceiling . under the instrument panel . under the driver’s power window switch The mood lights can be adjusted with the illumination control buttons. See “Instrument brightness control” earlier in this section. SIC3599 SIC2064 Map lights The light on the vanity mirror will turn on when the cover on the vanity mirror is opened. When the cover is closed, the light will turn off. The lights will turn off after 30 minutes when the lights remain illuminated to prevent the battery from becoming dis- charged. SIC3600 Ceiling2-56 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 129. Black plate (127,1) HomeLink® UNIVERSALCARGO LIGHTS TRANSCEIVER (if so equipped) HomeLink® Universal Transceiver provides a reverse features as required by convenient way to consolidate the functions of federal safety standards. (These up to three individual hand-held transmitters into standards became effective for one built-in device. opener models manufactured after HomeLink® Universal Transceiver: April 1, 1982.) A garage door opener which cannot detect an object in the . Will operate most Radio Frequency (RF) devices such as garage doors, gates, home path of a closing garage door and and office lighting, entry door locks and then automatically stop and reverse, security systems. does not meet current federal safety standards. Using a garage door . Is powered by your vehicle’s battery. No opener without these features in- separate batteries are required. If the creases the risk of serious injury or vehicle’s battery is discharged or is dis- death. connected, HomeLink® will retain all pro- SIC2131A gramming. . During programming procedure,When the switch is in the ON position * , the 1 ® your garage door or security gate Once HomeLink Universal Transceiver islight illuminates while the lift gate is opened. may open or close. Make sure that programmed, retain the original transmit-When the lift gate is closed, the light will turn off. people and objects are clear of the ter for future programming proceduresWhen the switch is in the OFF position * , the 2 (Example: new vehicle purchases). Upon garage door, gate, etc. that you arelight will turn off. sale of the vehicle, the programmed programming. HomeLink® Universal Transceiver buttons . Your vehicle’s engine should beThe lights will turn off after 30 minutes should be erased for security purposes. turned off while programmingwhen the light remain illuminated to pre- For additional information, see “PRO-vent the battery from becoming dis- HomeLink® Universal Transceiver. GRAMMING HomeLink®” later in this sec-charged. tion. PROGRAMMING HomeLink® WARNING To program your HomeLink® Transceiver to operate a garage door, gate, or entry door . Do not use HomeLink® Universal opener, home or office lighting, you need to be Transceiver with any garage door at the same location as the device. Note: opener that lacks safety stop and Garage door openers (manufactured after Instruments and controls 2-57 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 130. Black plate (128,1)1996) have “rolling code protection”. To pro-gram a garage door opener equipped with“rolling code protection”; you will need to usea ladder to get up to the garage door openermotor to be able to access the “smart or learn”program button. SIC3612 SIC3613 1. To begin, push and hold the 2 outer Home- 3. Using both hands, simultaneously push and Link® buttons (to clear the memory) until the hold both the HomeLink® button you want to indicator light * blinks (after 20 seconds). A program and the hand-held transmitter Release both buttons. button. 2. Position the end of the hand-held transmitter DO NOT release the buttons until step 4 has 1 to 3 in (20 to 70 mm) away from the been completed. HomeLink® surface. 4. Hold down both buttons until the indicator light on HomeLink® flashes, changing from a “slow blink” to a “rapid blink”. This could take up to 90 seconds. When the indicator light blinks rapidly, both buttons may be released. The rapidly flashing light indicates successful programming. To activate the garage door or other programmed device, push and hold the programmed HomeLink®2-58 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 131. Black plate (129,1) button - releasing when the device begins to Push and release the HomeLink® button up NOTE: activate. to three times to complete the training. If programming a garage door opener, etc.,5. If the indicator light on HomeLink® blinks 8. Your HomeLink® button should now be it is advised to unplug the device during rapidly for two seconds and then turns solid, programmed. To program the remaining the “cycling” process to prevent possible HomeLink® has picked up a “rolling code” HomeLink® buttons for additional door or damage to the garage door opener com- garage door opener signal. You will need to gate openers, follow steps 2 through 8 only. ponents. proceed with the next steps to train Home- Link®, completing the programming may NOTE: OPERATING THE HomeLink® UNIVER- require a ladder and another person for Do not repeat step 1 unless you want to SAL TRANSCEIVER convenience. “clear” all previously programmed Home- HomeLink® Universal Transceiver (once pro- Link® buttons. grammed) may now be used to activate the6. Push and release the program button If you have any questions or are having difficulty garage door, etc. To operate, simply push the located on the garage door opener’s motor programming your HomeLink® buttons, please appropriate programmed HomeLink® Universal to activate the “training mode”. This button is refer to the HomeLink® web site at: www. Transceiver button. The red indicator light will usually located near the antenna wire that homelink.com or call 1-800-355-3515. illuminate while the signal is being transmitted. hangs down from the motor. If the wire originates from under a light lens, you will PROGRAMMING TROUBLE-DIAGNO- need to remove the lens to access the PROGRAMMING HomeLink® FOR CA- NADIAN CUSTOMERS SIS training button. Prior to 1992, D.O.C. regulations required If HomeLink® does not quickly learn the hand-NOTE: held transmitter information:Once you have pushed and released the hand-held transmitters to stop transmitting aftertraining button on the garage door open- 2 seconds. To program your hand-held trans- . replace the hand-held transmitter batterieser’s motor and the “training light” is lit, you mitter to HomeLink®, continue to push and hold with new batteries.have 30 seconds in which to perform step the HomeLink® button (note steps 2 through 47. For convenience, use the help of a under “Programming HomeLink®”) while you . position the hand-held transmitter with itssecond person to assist when performing push and re-push (“cycle”) your hand-held battery area facing away from the Home-this step. transmitter every 2 seconds until the indicator Link® surface. light flashes rapidly (indicating successful pro- . push and hold both the HomeLink® and7. Quickly (within 30 seconds of pushing and gramming). releasing the garage door opener training hand-held transmitter buttons without inter- button) and firmly push and release the ruption. HomeLink® button you’ve just programmed. . position the hand-held transmitter 2 to 5 in Instruments and controls 2-59 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 132. Black plate (130,1) (50 to 127 mm) away from the HomeLink® 3. Push and hold the hand-held transmitter device must accept any interference that surface. Hold the transmitter in that position button. may be received, including interference for up to 15 seconds. If HomeLink® is not that may cause undesired operation. programmed within that time, try holding the 4. The HomeLink® indicator light will flash, first transmitter in another position - keeping the slowly and then rapidly. When the indicator The transmitter has been tested and indicator light in view at all times. light begins to flash rapidly, release both complies with FCC and DOC/MDC rules. buttons. Changes or modifications not expresslyIf you continue to have programming difficulties, approved by the party responsible forplease contact the NISSAN Consumer Affairs The HomeLink® Universal Transceiver button has compliance could void the user’s authorityDepartment. The phone numbers are located in now been reprogrammed. The new device can to operate the device.the Foreword of this Owner’s Manual. be activated by pushing the HomeLink® button that was just programmed. This procedure will DOC: ISTC 1763K1313CLEARING THE PROGRAMMED IN- not affect any other programmed HomeLink® buttons. FCC I.D.: CB2V67690FORMATIONIndividual buttons cannot be cleared, however to IF YOUR VEHICLE IS STOLENclear all programming, push and hold the two If your vehicle is stolen, you should change theoutside buttons and release when the indicator codes of any non-rolling code device that haslight begins to flash (in approximately 20 been programmed into HomeLink®. Consult theseconds). Owner’s Manual of each device or call theREPROGRAMMING A SINGLE Home- manufacturer or dealer of those devices forLink® BUTTON additional information.To reprogram a HomeLink® Universal Transcei- When your vehicle is recovered, you willver button, complete the following. need to reprogram the HomeLink® Univer- sal Transceiver with your new transmitter1. Push and hold the desired HomeLink ® information. button. Do not release the button until step 4 has been completed. FCC Notice:2. When the indicator light begins to flash This device complies with FCC rules part slowly (after 20 seconds), position the 15. Operation is subject to the following hand-held transmitter 2 to 5 in (50 to 127 two conditions: (1) This device may not mm) away from the HomeLink® surface. cause harmful interference and (2) This2-60 Instruments and controls Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 133. Black plate (10,1)3 Pre-driving checks and adjustmentsKeys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2 Hood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-18 NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System keys . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-2 Lift gate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-19 Intelligent Key system (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-3 Operating manual lift gate . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-19 Mechanical key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-4 Operating power lift gate (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . 3-19 Valet hand-off. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-4 Auto closure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-22Doors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-4 Lift gate release . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-23 Locking with mechanical key. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5 Fuel-filler door . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-23 Opening and closing windows with the Opening fuel-filler door. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-23 mechanical key . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5 Fuel-filler cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-24 Locking with inside lock knob . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-5 Tilt/telescopic steering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-25 Locking with power door lock switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6 Manual operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-25 Automatic door locks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-6 Electric operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-26 Child safety rear door lock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7 Sun visors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-26Intelligent Key system (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-7 Mirrors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-27 Intelligent Key operating range . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-9 Inside mirror. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-27 Door locks/unlocks precaution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-9 Outside mirrors. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-29 Intelligent Key operation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-10 Vanity mirror. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-30 Battery saver system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-13 Automatic drive positioner (if so equipped). . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-30 Warning signals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-13 Entry/exit function. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-30 Troubleshooting guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-14 Memory storage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-31Remote keyless entry system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-15 System operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3-32 How to use remote keyless entry system . . . . . . . . . . . 3-16 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 134. Black plate (134,1)KEYSA key number plate is supplied with your keys. 1. Master key (2)Record the key number and keep it in a safe 2. Mechanical key (inside the key) (2)place (such as your wallet), not in the vehicle. If 3. Key number plate (1)you lose your keys, see a NISSAN dealer forduplicates by using the key number. NISSAN NISSAN VEHICLE IMMOBILIZER SYS-does not record any key numbers so it is very TEM KEYSimportant to keep track of your key number plate. Your vehicle can only be driven with the masterA key number is only necessary when you have keys which are registered to the NISSANlost all keys and do not have one to duplicate Vehicle Immobilizer System components in yourfrom. If you still have a key, this key can be vehicle. These keys have a transponder chip induplicated by a NISSAN dealer. the key head. Never leave these keys in the vehicle. Additional or replacement keys: SPA2406 Type A If you still have a key, the key number is not necessary when you need extra NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System keys. Your dealer can duplicate your existing key. As many as 4 keys can be used with one vehicle. You should bring all the registered keys that you have to a NISSAN dealer for registration. This is because the registration process will erase the memory of all key codes previously registered into the NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System. After the registration process, these components will only recognize keys coded into the NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System during registration. Any key that is not given to your dealer at the time of registration will no longer be able to start your vehicle. SPA2431 Type B3-2 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 135. Black plate (135,1) built-in transmitter. To avoid dama- code of that Intelligent Key. This will CAUTION ging it, please note the following. prevent the Intelligent Key from Do not allow the NISSAN Vehicle Im- — The Intelligent Key is water unauthorized use to unlock the mobilizer System key, which contains resistant; however, wetting may vehicle. For information regarding an electrical transponder, to come in damage the Intelligent Key. If the erasing procedure, please con- contact with salt water. This could the Intelligent Key gets wet, tact a NISSAN dealer. cause the system to malfunction. immediately wipe until it is com- pletely dry.INTELLIGENT KEY SYSTEM (if so — Do not bend, drop or strike itequipped) against another object.Your vehicle can only be driven with the — Do not place the Intelligent KeyIntelligent Keys which are registered to your for an extended period in avehicle’s Intelligent Key system components and place where temperatures ex-NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System compo- ceed 1408F (608C).nents. As many as 4 Intelligent Keys can be — Do not change or modify theregistered and used with one vehicle. The new Intelligent Key.keys must be registered by a NISSAN dealerprior to use with the Intelligent Key system and — Do not use a magnet key holder.NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System of your — Do not place the Intelligent Keyvehicle. Since the registration process requires near an electric appliance sucherasing all memory in the Intelligent Key compo- as a television set or personalnents when registering new keys, be sure to take computer.all Intelligent Keys that you have to the NISSAN — Do not allow the Intelligent Keydealer. to come into contact with water or salt water, and do not wash it CAUTION in a washing machine. This could affect the system function. . Be sure to carry the Intelligent Key with you when driving. The Intelli- . If an Intelligent Key is lost or stolen, gent Key is a precision device with a NISSAN recommends erasing the ID Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-3 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 136. Black plate (136,1) DOORS CAUTION WARNING Always carry the mechanical key in- . Always have the doors locked while stalled in the key. driving. Along with the use of seat belts, this provides greater safety in VALET HAND-OFF the event of an accident by helping When you have to leave a key with a valet, give to prevent persons from being them the key itself after removing the mechanical thrown from the vehicle. This also key to protect your belongings. helps keep children and others from unintentionally opening the doors, To prevent the glove box from being opened and will help keep out intruders. during valet hand-off, follow the procedures below. . Before opening any door, always SPA2033 look for and avoid oncoming traffic. 1. Remove the mechanical key from the key. . Do not leave children unattendedMECHANICAL KEY 2. Lock the glove box with the mechanical key. inside the vehicle. They could un-To remove the mechanical key, release the lock 3. Hand the key to the valet, keeping the knowingly activate switches or con-knob at the back of the key. mechanical key in your pocket or bag. Insert trols. Unattended children couldTo install the mechanical key, firmly insert it into the mechanical key into the key when you become involved in serious acci-the key until the lock knob returns to the lock retrieve your vehicle. dents.position. For glove box lock, see “STORAGE” in the “2.Use the mechanical key to lock or unlock the Instruments and controls” section.doors and glove box, if they are equipped with akey cylinder.See “DOORS” later in this section and “STO-RAGE” in the “2. Instruments and controls”section.3-4 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 137. Black plate (137,1) SETTING BUTTON” in the “4. Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems” section.) OPENING AND CLOSING WINDOWS WITH THE MECHANICAL KEY The driver’s door key operation also allows you to open and close all door windows. To open the windows, turn the driver’s door key cylinder to the rear of the vehicle for longer than 1 second. The door is unlocked and the window keeps opening while turning the key. This function can also be performed by pushing SPA2432 SPA2465 and holding the door UNLOCK button of theLOCKING WITH MECHANICAL KEY key. (See “REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY SYS- LOCKING WITH INSIDE LOCK KNOB TEM” later in this section.)The power door lock system allows you to lock To lock the door individually, move the insideor unlock all doors simultaneously using the To close the windows, turn the driver’s door key lock knob to the lock position * then close the 1mechanical key. cylinder to the front of the vehicle for longer door. than 1 second. The door is locked and the. Turning the driver’s door key cylinder to the window keeps closing while turning the key. To unlock, move the inside lock knob to the front of the vehicle * will lock all doors. 1 unlock position * . 2. Turning the driver’s door key cylinder once When locking the door without a key, be to the rear of the vehicle * will unlock the 2 sure not to leave the key inside the vehicle. driver’s door. After returning the key to the neutral position * , turning it to the rear 3 again within 1 minute will unlock all doors.. You can switch the lock system to the mode that allows you to open all the doors when the key is turned once. (See “HOW TO USE Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-5 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 138. Black plate (138,1) Lockout protection 3. Do one of the following within 20 seconds of When the power door lock switch (driver or front performing step 2: passenger) is moved to the lock position with . To change AUTO UNLOCK settings: the key in the port and any door open, all doors push and hold the power door lock will lock and unlock automatically. With the switch to the position (UNLOCK) Intelligent Key left in the vehicle (not in the key for more than 5 seconds. port) and any door open, all doors will unlock automatically and a chime will sound after the . To change AUTO LOCK settings: push door is closed. and hold the power door lock switch to the position (LOCK) for more than These functions help to prevent the key from 5 seconds. being accidentally locked inside the vehicle. 4. When activated, the hazard indicator will AUTOMATIC DOOR LOCKS flash twice. When deactivated, the hazard indicator will flash once. SPA2300 . All doors will be locked automatically when the vehicle speed reaches 15 MPH (24 5. The ignition must be placed in the OFF andLOCKING WITH POWER DOOR LOCK km/h). ON position again between each settingSWITCH change. . All doors will be unlocked automaticallyOperating the power door lock switch will lock when the ignition switch is pushed to theor unlock all the doors. The switches are located OFF position.on the driver’s and front passenger’s doorarmrests. The automatic lock and unlock functions can be deactivated or activated indepen-To lock the doors, push the power door lock dently of each other.switch to the lock position * with the driver’s 1or front passenger’s door open, then close the To deactivate or activate the automatic lock ordoor. unlock system, perform the following procedure:When locking the door this way, be certain 1. Close all doors.not to leave the key inside the vehicle. 2. Push the ignition switch to the “ON”To unlock the doors, push the power door lock position.switch to the unlock position * . 23-6 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 139. Black plate (139,1) INTELLIGENT KEY SYSTEM (if so equipped) WARNING CAUTION . Radio waves could adversely affect . Be sure to carry the Intelligent Key electric medical equipment. Those with you when operating the vehi- who use a pacemaker should con- cle. tact the electric medical equipment . Never leave the Intelligent Key in manufacturer for the possible influ- the vehicle when you leave the ences before use. vehicle. . The Intelligent Key transmits radio waves when the buttons are The Intelligent Key is always communicating with pushed. The FAA advises that radio the vehicle as it receives radio waves. The waves may affect aircraft navigation Intelligent Key system transmits weak radio waves. Environmental conditions may interfere SPA2433 and communication systems. Do not with the operation of the Intelligent Key system operate the Intelligent Key while on under the following operating conditions.CHILD SAFETY REAR DOOR LOCK an airplane. Make sure the buttonsThe child safety rear door lock helps prevent are not operated unintentionally . When operating near a location wheredoors from being opened accidentally, espe- when the unit is stored for a flight. strong radio waves are transmitted, suchcially when small children are in the vehicle. as a TV tower, power station and broad- The Intelligent Key system can operate all the casting station.When the levers are in the lock position door locks using the remote controller function .* , the rear doors can be opened only 1 or pushing the request switch on the vehicle When in possession of wireless equipment, such as a cellular telephone, transceiver,from the outside. without taking the key out from a pocket or and CB radio.To disengage, move the levers to the unlock purse. The operating environment and/or condi-position * . 2 tions may affect the Intelligent Key system . When the Intelligent Key is in contact with or operation. covered by metallic materials. Be sure to read the following before using the . When any type of radio wave remote control Intelligent Key system. is used nearby. . When the Intelligent Key is placed near an electric appliance such as a personal Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-7 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 140. Black plate (140,1) computer. If an Intelligent Key is lost or stolen, NISSAN CAUTION recommends erasing the ID code of that. When the vehicle is parked near a parking Intelligent Key from the vehicle. This may prevent meter. . Do not allow the Intelligent Key, the unauthorized use of the Intelligent Key toIn such cases, correct the operating conditions which contains electrical compo- operate the vehicle. For information regardingbefore using the Intelligent Key function or use nents, to come into contact with the erasing procedure, contact a NISSAN deal-the mechanical key. water or salt water. This could affect er. the system function.Although the life of the battery varies dependingon the operating conditions, the battery’s life is . Do not drop the Intelligent Key.approximately 2 years. If the battery is dis- . Do not strike the Intelligent Keycharged, replace it with a new one. sharply against another object.Since the Intelligent Key is continuously receiv- . Do not change or modify the Intel-ing radio waves, if the key is left near equipment ligent Key.which transmits strong radio waves, such as . Wetting may damage the Intelligentsignals from a TV and personal computer, the Key. If the Intelligent Key gets wet,battery life may become shorter. immediately wipe until it is comple-For information regarding replacement of a tely dry.battery, see “BATTERY REPLACEMENT” in . Do not place the Intelligent Key forthe “8. Maintenance and do-it-yourself” section. an extended period in an area whereBecause the steering wheel is locked electri- temperatures exceed 1408F (608C).cally, unlocking the steering wheel with the . Do not attach the Intelligent Keyignition switch in the LOCK position is impos-sible when the vehicle battery is completely with a key holder that contains adischarged. Pay special attention that the magnet.vehicle battery is not completely discharged. . Do not place the Intelligent Key near equipment that produces a mag-As many as 4 Intelligent Keys can be registeredand used with one vehicle. For information about netic field, such as a TV, audiothe purchase and use of additional Intelligent equipment and personal computers.Keys, contact a NISSAN dealer.3-8 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 141. Black plate (141,1) strong radio waves are present near the operat- ing location, the Intelligent Key system’s operat- ing range becomes narrower, and the Intelligent Key may not function properly. The operating range * is within 31.50 in (80 1 cm) from each request switch. If the Intelligent Key is too close to the door glass, handle or rear bumper the request switches may not function. When the Intelligent Key is within the operating range, it is possible for anyone who does not carry the Intelligent Key to push the request switch to lock/unlock the doors. SPA2407 DOOR LOCKS/UNLOCKS PRECAU- TION . Do not push the door handle request switch with the Intelligent Key held in your hand as illustrated. The close distance to the door handle will cause the Intelligent Key system to have difficulty recognizing that the In- SPA1948A telligent Key is outside the vehicle.INTELLIGENT KEY OPERATING . After locking with the door handle requestRANGE switch, verify the doors are securely locked by testing them.The Intelligent Key functions can only be usedwhen the Intelligent Key is within the specified . To prevent the Intelligent Key from being leftoperating range * from the request switch. 1 inside the vehicle, make sure you carry the key with you and then lock the doors.When the Intelligent Key battery is discharged or Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-9 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 142. Black plate (142,1). Do not pull the door handle before pushing the door handle request switch. The door will be unlocked but will not open. Release the door handle once and pull it again to open the door.. The Intelligent Key system (opening/closing doors with the door handle request switch) can be set to remain inactive. (See “VEHI- CLE INFORMATION AND SETTINGS” in the “4. Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition sys- tems” section.) SPA2408 SPA2434 INTELLIGENT KEY OPERATION You can lock or unlock the doors without taking the key out from your pocket or bag. SPA24353-10 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 143. Black plate (143,1)When you carry the Intelligent Key with you, you *3: Doors will not lock by pushing the door Power lift gate open (if so equipped)can lock or unlock all doors by pushing the door handle request switch with the Intelligent 1. Carry the Intelligent Key.handle request switch * or the lift gate A Key inside the vehicle.request switch * within the range of opera- B However, when an Intelligent Key is inside 2. Push the power lift gate opener switch *. Ction. the vehicle, doors can be locked with another registered Intelligent Key. 3. The lift gate will unlock and automaticallyWhen you lock or unlock the doors or the lift open.gate, the hazard indicator will flash and the horn Unlocking doors 4. The hazard indicator flashes 5 times and the(or the outside chime) will sound as a confirma- 1. Push the door handle request switch * or A outside chime sounds.tion. For details, see “Setting hazard indicator the lift gate request switch * once while Band horn mode” later in this section. carrying the Intelligent Key with you. To close the lift gate, push the power lift gate button on the key, or power lift gate switch onLocking doors 2. The hazard indicator flashes once and the the instrument panel or lower part of the lift gate.1. Move the selector lever to the P (Park) outside chime sounds once. The corre- (See “LIFT GATE” in the “3. Pre-driving checks position, push the ignition switch to the OFF sponding door or the lift gate will unlock. and adjustments” section.) position and make sure you carry the Intelligent Key with you.*1 3. Push the request switch again within 1 Setting hazard indicator and horn mode minute.2. Close all the doors.*2 This vehicle is set in hazard indicator and horn 4. The hazard indicator flashes once and the mode when you first receive the vehicle.3. Push the door handle request switch * or A outside chime sounds once again. All the lift gate request switch * while carrying B doors and the lift gate will unlock. In hazard indicator and horn mode, when the the Intelligent Key with you.*3 LOCK button * is pushed, the hazard 1 All doors will be locked automatically unless one indicator flashes twice and the horn chirps once.4. All the doors and the lift gate will lock. of the following operations is performed within 1 When the UNLOCK button * is pushed, 2 minute after pushing the request switch while the hazard indicator flashes once.5. The hazard indicator flashes twice and the the doors are locked. If during this 1-minute time outside chime sounds twice. period, the request switch is pushed, all doors If horns are not necessary, the system can be will be locked automatically after another 1 switched to the hazard indicator mode.*1: Doors will lock with the Intelligent Key while the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON minute. In hazard indicator mode, when the LOCK position. . Opening any door button is pushed, the hazard indicator flashes twice. When the UNLOCK button is*2: Doors will not lock with the Intelligent Key . Pushing the ignition switch pushed, neither the hazard indicator nor the while any door is open. horn operates. Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-11 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 144. Black plate (144,1)Hazard indicator and horn mode: Switching procedure: DOOR LOCK DOOR UNLOCK Push the LOCK * and UNLOCK 1 *2 buttons simultaneously for more than 2 seconds Intelligent Key system HAZARD - twice HAZARD - once to switch the mode from one to the other. (Using door handle or lift gate request switch) OUTSIDE CHIME - twice OUTSIDE CHIME - once Remote keyless entry system When pushing the buttons to set the hazard HAZARD - twice HAZARD - once (Using or button) HORN - once HORN - none indicator mode, the hazard indicator flashes 3 times.Hazard indicator mode: When pushing the buttons to set the hazard indicator and horn mode, the hazard indicator DOOR LOCK DOOR UNLOCK flashes once and the horn chirps once. Intelligent Key system HAZARD - twice HAZARD - none (Using door handle or lift gate request switch) Remote keyless entry system (Using or button) HAZARD - twice HAZARD - none3-12 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 145. Black plate (145,1)BATTERY SAVER SYSTEMWhen all the following conditions are met for 60minutes, the battery saver system will cut off thepower supply to prevent battery discharge.. The ignition switch is in the ACC position, and. All doors are closed, and. The selector lever is in the P (Park) position.WARNING SIGNALSTo help prevent the vehicle from movingunexpectedly by erroneous operation of theIntelligent Key listed on the following chart orto help prevent the vehicle from being stolen,chime or beep sounds inside and outside thevehicle and a warning displays in the dot matrixliquid crystal display.When a chime or beep sounds or the warningdisplays, be sure to check the vehicle andIntelligent Key.See “TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE” later inthis section and “DOT MATRIX LIQUID CRYS-TAL DISPLAY” in the “2. Instruments andcontrols” section. Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-13 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 146. Black plate (146,1)TROUBLESHOOTING GUIDE Symptom Possible cause Action to take The SHIFT P warning appears on the displayWhen pushing the ignition switch The selector lever is not in the P (Park) Shift the selector lever to the P (Park) and the inside warning chime sounds con-to stop the engine position. position. tinuously. The ignition switch is in the ACC Push the ignition switch to the OFF posi-When opening the driver’s door position. tion. The inside warning chime sounds continuously.to get out of the vehicle Remove the Intelligent Key from the key The Intelligent Key is in the key port. port. The NO KEY warning appears on the display, the outside chime sounds 3 times and the The ignition switch is in the ACC or ON Push the ignition switch to the OFF posi- inside warning chime sounds for approximately position. tion.When closing the door after get- 3 seconds.ting out of the vehicle The ignition switch is in the ACC or OFF Move the selector lever to the P (Park) The SHIFT P warning appears on the display position and the selector lever is not in position and push the ignition switch to the and the outside chime sounds continuously. the P (Park) position. OFF position.When closing the door with the The outside chime sounds for approximately 3 The Intelligent Key is inside the vehicle. Carry the Intelligent Key with you.inside lock knob turned to LOCK seconds and all the doors unlock. The Intelligent Key is inside the vehicle. Carry the Intelligent Key with you.When pushing the door handle The outside chime sounds for approximately 2 A door is not closed securely. Close the door securely.request switch to lock the door seconds. The door handle request switch is Push the door handle request switch after pushed before the door is closed. the door is closed.3-14 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 147. Black plate (147,1)REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEM After locking with the remote keyless entry WARNING function, pull the door handle to make sure the doors are securely locked. The Intelligent Key transmits radio waves when the buttons are pushed. The LOCK/UNLOCK operating range varies depending on the environment. To securely The FAA advises that radio waves may operate the lock and unlock buttons, approach affect aircraft navigation and commu- the vehicle to about 3 ft (1 m) from the door. nication systems. Do not operate the Intelligent Key while on an airplane. Make sure the buttons are not operated unintentionally when the unit is stored for a flight.It is possible to lock/unlock all doors, activatethe panic alarm and open the windows and lift SPA2252A Type Agate (if so equipped) by pushing the buttons onthe key from outside the vehicle.Before locking the doors, make sure thekey is not left in the vehicle.The LOCK/UNLOCK button on the key canoperate at a distance of approximately 33 ft (10m) from the vehicle. (The effective distancedepends upon the conditions around the vehi-cle.)The lock and unlock buttons will not operatewhen:. the distance between the key and the vehicle is over 33 ft (10 m). SPA2436. the key battery is completely discharged. Type B Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-15 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 148. Black plate (148,1)* LOCK button1 Unlocking doors The door windows can be opened or closed by* UNLOCK button2 1. Push the UNLOCK button * once. turning the mechanical key in a door lock. (See* Power lift gate button 23 (if so equipped) “DOORS” earlier in this section.)* PANIC button4 2. The hazard indicator flashes once. The Opening/closing lift gate (if so equipped) driver’s door will unlock.HOW TO USE REMOTE KEYLESS 1. Push the power lift gate button * 3ENTRY SYSTEM 3. Push the UNLOCK button again within for more than 1 second. 1 minute.When you lock or unlock the doors or the lift 2. The lift gate will automatically open.gate, the hazard indicator will flash and the horn 4. The hazard indicator flashes once again. All(or the outside chime) will sound as a confirma- the doors and the lift gate will unlock. The hazard indicator flashes 5 times and thetion. For details, see “Setting hazard indicator outside chime sounds for approximately 3and horn mode” later in this section. All doors will be locked automatically unless one seconds. of the following operations is performed within 1Locking doors minute after pushing the UNLOCK button while To close the lift gate, push the power lift gate1. Move the selector lever to the P (Park) the doors are locked. If during this 1-minute time button *.3 position and push the ignition switch to the period, the UNLOCK button is pushed, all doors will be locked automatically after another 1 The lift gate will automatically close. OFF position. Make sure you carry the key with you.*1 minute. If the button * is pushed while the lift 3 . Opening any door gate is being opened or closed, the lift gate will2. Close all the doors and lift gate.*2 reverse. *. . Pushing the ignition switch3. Push the LOCK button 1 The power lift gate button * cannot be 34. All the doors and the lift gate will lock. Opening windows operated when the ignition switch is in the ON To open the windows, push the door UNLOCK position. button * for about 3 seconds after the5. The hazard indicator flashes twice and the 2 horn chirps once. Using panic alarm door is unlocked. If you are near your vehicle and feel threatened,*1: Doors will lock while the ignition switch is in you can activate the alarm according to the To stop opening, release the UNLOCK the ACC or ON position. following procedure to call attention. button.*2: Doors will not lock while any door is open. Windows cannot be closed using the button on 1. Push the PANIC button * 4 for more the key. than 1 second.3-16 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 149. Black plate (149,1)2. The theft warning alarm will sound and the Hazard indicator and horn mode: headlights will flash for 25 seconds. DOOR LOCK DOOR UNLOCK3. The panic alarm stops under either of the Intelligent Key system following conditions. HAZARD - twice HAZARD - once (Using door handle or lift gate request switch) OUTSIDE CHIME - twice OUTSIDE CHIME - once . It has run for 25 seconds, or Remote keyless entry system HAZARD - twice HAZARD - once (Using or button) . Any of the buttons is pushed. (Note: the HORN - once HORN - none panic button should be pushed for more than 1 second.) Hazard indicator mode:Setting hazard indicator and horn mode DOOR LOCK DOOR UNLOCKThis vehicle is set in hazard indicator and horn Intelligent Key systemmode when you first receive the vehicle. HAZARD - twice HAZARD - none (Using door handle or lift gate request switch)In hazard indicator and horn mode, when the Remote keyless entry systemLOCK button * is pushed, the hazard 1 (Using or button) HAZARD - twice HAZARD - noneindicator flashes twice and the horn chirps once.When the UNLOCK button * is pushed, 2the hazard indicator flashes once.If horns are not necessary, the system can beswitched to the hazard indicator mode.In hazard indicator mode, when the LOCKbutton is pushed, the hazard indicator flashestwice. When the UNLOCK button ispushed, neither the hazard indicator nor thehorn operates. Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-17 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 150. Black plate (150,1) HOODSwitching procedure:Push the LOCK * and UNLOCK 1 *2buttons simultaneously for more than 2 secondsto switch the mode from one to the other.When pushing the buttons to set the hazardindicator mode, the hazard indicator flashes 3times.When pushing the buttons to set the hazardindicator and horn mode, the hazard indicatorflashes once and the horn chirps once. SPA2437 1. Pull the hood lock release handle * 1 located below the instrument panel; the WARNING hood will then spring up slightly. . Make sure the hood is completely 2. Pull the lever * up at the front of the hood 2 closed and latched before driving. with your fingertips and raise the hood. Failure to do so could cause the 3. When closing the hood, slowly close the hood to fly open and result in an hood down and make sure it locks into accident. place. . If you see steam or smoke coming from the engine compartment, to avoid injury do not open the hood.3-18 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 151. Black plate (151,1)LIFT GATE . inserting the mechanical key into the driver’s WARNING door key cylinder and turning it to the rear of the vehicle twice. . Always be sure the lift gate has been closed securely to prevent it To close the lift gate, pull down until it securely locks. from opening while driving. . Do not drive with the lift gate open. OPERATING POWER LIFT GATE (if so This could allow dangerous exhaust equipped) gases to be drawn into the vehicle. To operate the power lift gate, the selector lever See “EXHAUST GAS (carbon mon- must be in the P (Park) position. oxide)” in the “5. Starting and driv- ing” section of this manual. The power lift gate will not operate if the battery voltage is low. . Do not leave children unattended inside the vehicle. They could un- SPA2438 knowingly activate switches or con- OPERATING MANUAL LIFT GATE trols. Unattended children could become involved in serious acci- To open the lift gate, unlock it and push the dents. opener switch * . Pull up the lift gate to open. A . Always be sure that hands and feet The lift gate can be unlocked by: are clear of the door frame to avoid . pushing the unlock button on the key injury while closing the lift gate. twice. . pushing the lift gate request switch (if so equipped). . pushing the door handle request switch twice (if so equipped). . pushing the power door lock switch to the unlock position. Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-19 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 152. Black plate (152,1) SPA2461 SPA2439 SPA2463Power lift gate main switchThe power lift gate operation can be turned onor off by the power lift gate main switch on theinstrument panel.When the power lift gate main switch is pushedto the “OFF” position, the power operation is notavailable by the power lift gate switch on the liftgate and lift gate opener switch. SPA2462 SPA24403-20 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 153. Black plate (153,1)Power open the key for more than 1 second motion will stop and the drive motor willWhen the lift gate is fully closed, the lift gate will disengage. The lift gate will enter the manual The hazard flashes 4 times and the outside mode.fully open automatically by: chime sounds when the lift gate starts closing.. pushing the power lift gate switch * A on Reverse function A pinch sensor is mounted on each side of the lift gate. If an obstacle is detected by the pinch the instrument panel The power lift gate will reverse immediately if sensor during power close, the lift gate will. pushing the lift gate opener switch *B one of the following actions is performed during reverse and return to the full open position power open or power close. immediately.. pushing the power lift gate button *C on the key for more than 1 second . pushing the power lift gate switch * A on NOTE: the instrument panel If the pinch sensor is damaged or removed,The hazard flashes 4 times and the outsidechime sounds when the lift gate starts opening. . pushing the lift gate switch * on the lower D the power close function will not operate. part of the lift gateNOTE: . pushing the lift gate button * C on WARNINGThe lift gate can be opened by the powerlift gate switch * or the lift gate button A the key. There is a small distance immediately * even if the lift gate is locked. C The outside chime sounds when the lift gate before the closed position that cannotThe lift gate will individually unlock and starts to reverse. be detected. Make sure that all passen-open. Once the lift gate is closed, its lock gers keep their hands, etc., clear fromwill align to the vehicle’s lock or unlock The power lift gate button * on the key C the lift gate opening before closing thestatus. cannot be operated when the ignition switch is in the ON position. lift gate.Power close Auto reverse function Manual modeWhen the lift gate is fully opened, the lift gatewill fully close automatically by: The auto-reverse function enables the lift gate to If power operation is not available, the lift gate automatically reverse when something is caught can be operated manually. Power operation may. pushing the power lift gate switch * A on in the lift gate as it is opening or closing. When not be available if multiple obstacles have been the instrument panel the control unit detects an obstacle, the lift gate detected in a single power cycle or if the battery voltage is low. When the power lift gate main. pushing the power lift gate switch * D on will reverse and return to the full open or full close position. switch is in the OFF position, the lift gate can be the lower part of the lift gate opened manually by pushing the lift gate opener. pushing the lift gate release button * C on If a second obstacle is detected, the lift gate switch. If the power lift gate opener switch is Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-21 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 154. Black plate (154,1)pushed during power open or close, the poweroperation will be canceled and the lift gate can CAUTIONbe operated manually. . If the power lift gate does not stay open or if the lift gate unexpectedly closes at any time, do not operate the lift gate. There may be a pres- sure loss in one or both of the lift gate gas stays. Have the lift gate inspected by a NISSAN dealer. . Do not activate the power lift gate if one or both of the lift gate gas stays are removed. Damage to the lift SPA2464 gate or power lift gate mechanisms may occur. Safe Mode If the gas stays of the lift gate * lose pressure, 1 AUTO CLOSURE the power lift gate safe mode is activated. When the safe mode is activated, the lift gate If the lift gate is pulled down to a partly open intermittently closes. Then the lift gate will be position, the lift gate will pull itself to the closed pulled to the closed and latched position by a position. motor. Do not apply excessive force when the The power lift gate cannot be opened using the auto closure is operating. Excessive force switches at any time in the safe mode. applied may cause the mechanism to malfunction. Do not operate the lift gate again until it is checked by a NISSAN dealer. CAUTION . The lift gate will automatically close from a partly open position. To avoid3-22 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 155. Black plate (155,1) FUEL-FILLER DOOR pinching, keep hands and fingers away from lift gate opening.. Do not let children operate the lift gate. SPA1915 SPA2441 LIFT GATE RELEASE OPENING FUEL-FILLER DOOR If the lift gate cannot be opened due to a discharged battery, follow these steps. To open the fuel-filler door, push the opener switch located below the instrument panel. To 1. Remove the cover inside of the lift gate with lock, close the fuel-filler door securely. a suitable tool. 2. Move the lever toward the direction * A as illustrated to open the lift gate. Have the vehicle checked by a NISSAN dealer. Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-23 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 156. Black plate (156,1)FUEL-FILLER CAP cle. light (MIL) to illuminate. If the . Do not fill a portable fuel container light illuminates because the fuel- WARNING in the vehicle or trailer. Static elec- filler cap is loose or missing, tighten tricity can cause an explosion of or install the cap and continue to . Gasoline is extremely flammable flammable liquid, vapor or gas in drive the vehicle. The light and highly explosive under certain any vehicle or trailer. To reduce the should turn off after a few driving conditions. You could be burned or risk of serious injury or death when trips. If the light does not turn seriously injured if it is misused or filling portable fuel containers: off after a few driving trips, have the mishandled. Always stop engine vehicle inspected by a NISSAN deal- and do not smoke or allow open — Always place the container on er. flames or sparks near the vehicle the ground when filling. when refueling. — Do not use electronic devices when filling. . Do not attempt to top off the fuel tank after the fuel pump nozzle — Keep the pump nozzle in contact shuts off automatically. Continued with the container while you are refueling may cause fuel overflow, filling it. resulting in fuel spray and possibly — Use only approved portable fuel a fire. containers for flammable liquid. . Use only an original equipment type fuel-filler cap as a replacement. It CAUTION has a built-in safety valve needed for proper operation of the fuel . If fuel is spilled on the vehicle body, system and emission control sys- flush it away with water to avoid tem. An incorrect cap can result in a paint damage. serious malfunction and possible . Insert the cap straight into the fuel- injury. It could also cause the mal- filler tube, then tighten until the function indicator light to come on. fuel-filler cap clicks. Failure to tight- . Never pour fuel into the throttle en the fuel-filler cap properly may body to attempt to start your vehi- cause the malfunction indicator3-24 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 157. Black plate (157,1) TILT/TELESCOPIC STEERING WARNING . Do not adjust the steering wheel while driving. You could lose control of your vehicle and cause an acci- dent. . Do not adjust the steering wheel any closer to you than is necessary for proper steering operation and comfort. The driver’s air bag inflates with great force. If you are unrest- rained, leaning forward, sitting side- SPA2442 ways or out of position in any way, SPA2443 you are at greater risk of injury orThe fuel-filler cap is a ratcheting type. Turn the MANUAL OPERATION death in a crash. You may alsocap counterclockwise to remove. To tighten, turn receive serious or fatal injuries from Tilt or telescopic operationthe cap clockwise until ratcheting clicks are the air bag if you are up against itheard. Pull the lock lever * down and adjust the 1 when it inflates. Always sit backPut the fuel-filler cap on the cap holder * A against the seatback and as far steering wheel forward or rearward to the desired position.while refueling. away as practical from the steering wheel. Always use the seat belts. Push the lock lever up securely to lock the steering wheel in place. Pull the lock lever * and adjust the steering 2 wheel up or down to the desired position. Release the lock lever to lock the steering wheel in place. Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-25 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 158. Black plate (158,1) SUN VISORS POSITIONER” later in this section. SPA2444AELECTRIC OPERATIONTilt or telescopic operationMove the lever to adjust the steering wheel up ordown, forward or rearward to the desiredposition.Entry/Exit function operation (if soequipped):The automatic drive positioner system will makethe steering wheel move up automatically whenthe driver’s door is opened with the ignitionswitch in the LOCK position. This lets the driverget into and out of the seat more easily.For more information, see “AUTOMATIC DRIVE SIC34513-26 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 159. Black plate (159,1) MIRRORS CAUTION . Do not store the main sun visor before storing the extension sun visor. . Do not pull the extension sun visor forcedly downward.1. To block out glare from the front, swing down the main sun visor * . 12. To block glare from the side, remove the main sun visor from the center mount and swing it to the side * . 2 SPA2447 SPA21433. Draw out the extension sun visor * from 3 INSIDE MIRROR Manual anti-glare type the main sun visor to block from further glare. Adjust the height and the angle of the inside The night position * will reduce glare from the 1 mirror to the desired position. headlights of vehicles behind you at night. Use the day position * when driving in daylight 2 hours. WARNING Use the night position only when ne- cessary, because it reduces rear view clarity. Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-27 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 160. Black plate (160,1) Automatic anti-glare type For the HomeLink® Universal Transceiver opera- The inside mirror is designed so that it tion, see “HomeLink® UNIVERSAL TRANSCEI- automatically changes reflection according to VER” in the “2. Instruments and controls” the intensity of the headlights of the following section. vehicle. The anti-glare system will be automatically turned on when the ignition switch is pushed to the ON position. When the anti-glare system is turned on, the indicator light * will illuminate and excessive A glare from the headlights of the vehicle behind you will be reduced. SPA2422A Type A: Push the switch * to make the B Type A inside rearview mirror operate normally and the indicator light will turn off. Push the switch again to turn the system on. Type B: Push the “*” switch * to make the C inside rearview mirror operate normally. The indicator light will turn off. Push the “I” switch * to turn the system on. D Do not allow any object to cover the sensors * or apply glass cleaner on E them. Doing so will reduce the sensitivity of the sensor, resulting in improper opera- tion. For the compass (if so equipped) operation, see “COMPASS” in the “2. Instruments and con- SPA2450 trols” section. Type B3-28 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 161. Black plate (161,1) The outside mirror will operate only when the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON position. Turn the switch right or left to select the right or left side mirror * , then adjust using the control 1 switch * .2 Defrosting outside mirrors (if so equipped) The outside mirrors will be heated when the rear window defroster switch is operated. SPA2319 SPA1829OUTSIDE MIRRORS Foldable outside mirrors Fold the outside mirror by pushing it toward the rear of the vehicle. WARNING Objects viewed in the outside mirror on the passenger side are closer than they appear. Be careful when moving to the right. Using only this mirror could cause an accident. Use the inside mirror or glance over your shoulder to properly judge distances to other objects.Adjusting outside mirrorsThe outside mirror control switch is located onthe armrest. Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-29 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 162. Black plate (162,1) AUTOMATIC DRIVE POSITIONER (if so equipped) The automatic drive positioner system has two canceled by pressing and holding the SET features: switch for more than 10 seconds. . Entry/exit function The indicator lights on the memory switches (1 and 2) will blink once when the function is . Memory storage canceled, and the indicator lights will blink twice ENTRY/EXIT FUNCTION when the function is activated. Note that the indicator lights may illuminate after 5 seconds This system is designed so that the driver’s seat while holding the SET switch. This indicates and steering column will automatically move readiness for linking the Intelligent Key to a when the selector lever is in the P (Park) stored memory position. Keep the SET switch position. This allows the driver to get into and pressed for more than 10 seconds to turn on or out of the driver’s seat more easily. off the entry/exit function. The driver’s seat will slide backward and the The entry/exit function can also be activated or SIC2064 steering wheel will move up when the driver’s canceled if the “Lift Steering Wheel on Exit” key door is opened with the ignition switch in the or “Slide Driver Seat Back on Exit” key is turnedVANITY MIRROR LOCK position and the key not inserted in the to ON or OFF in the “Comfort & Conv.” settings. key port. (See “VEHICLE INFORMATION AND SET-To use the front vanity mirror, pull down the sunvisor and pull up the cover. TINGS” in the “4. Monitor, heater, air condi- The driver’s seat and steering wheel will return tioner, audio, phone and voice recognition to the previous positions when the ignition systems” section.) switch is pushed to the ACC position. The driver’s seat will not return to the previous Initialize entry/exit function positions if the seat or steering adjusting switch If the battery cable is disconnected, or if the fuse is operated when the seat is at the exit position. opens, the entry/exit function will not work though this function was set on before. In such Cancel or activate entry/exit function a case, after connecting the battery or replacing The selector lever must be in the P (Park) with a new fuse, open and close the driver’s position with the ignition switch in the OFF door more than two times after the ignition position. switch is turned from the ON position to the LOCK position. The entry/exit function will be The entry/exit function can be activated or activated.3-30 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 163. Black plate (163,1) “TILT/TELESCOPIC STEERING” earlier in then push the button on the key. The this section and “OUTSIDE MIRRORS” driver’s seat, steering wheel and outside mirrors earlier in this section. will move to the memorized position. 4. Push the SET switch and, within 5 seconds, Confirming memory storage push the memory switch (1 or 2). . Push the ignition switch to the ON position The indicator light for the pushed memory and push the SET switch. If the main switch will stay on for approximately 5 memory has not been stored, the indicator seconds after pushing the switch. light will come on for approximately 0.5 second. When the memory has stored in If memory is stored in the same memory position, the indicator light will stay on for switch, the previous memory will be deleted. approximately 5 seconds. Linking key to a stored memory position . If the battery cable is disconnected, or if the The key can be linked to a stored memory fuse opens, the memory will be canceled. In SPA2445 position with the following procedure. this case, reset the desired position usingMEMORY STORAGE the previous procedure. 1. Follow one of the steps for storing a memoryTwo positions for the driver’s seat, steering position. . If optional keys are added to your vehicle,column and outside mirrors can be stored in the the memory storage procedure to switch 1 . While the indicator light for the memory or 2 and linking key procedure to a storedautomatic drive positioner memory. Follow these switch being set is illuminated for 5 sec- memory position should be performed againprocedures to use the memory system. onds, push the button on the key. for each key. For additional Intelligent Key1. Move the selector lever to the P (Park) information, see “KEYS” earlier in this . Push the ignition switch to the OFF position, position. section. and then push the SET switch. Push the2. Push the ignition switch to the ON position. button while pushing the memory Selecting the memorized position button while the indicator light stays on for3. Adjust the driver’s seat, steering column and approximately 5 seconds. 1. Move the selector lever to the P (Park) outside mirrors to the desired positions by position. manually operating each adjusting switch. If the indicator light blinks, the key is linked to that memory setting. 2. Use one of the following methods to move For additional information, see “SEATS” in the driver’s seat, the outside mirrors and the the “1. Safety — Seats, seat belts and steering wheel. Push the ignition switch to the OFF position, and supplemental restraint system” section and Pre-driving checks and adjustments 3-31 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 164. Black plate (164,1) . Push the ignition switch to the ON . When the engine is started while moving the position and push the memory switch automatic drive positioner. (1 or 2). . When the selector lever is moved from the P . Within 45 seconds of opening the (Park) position to any other position. (How- driver’s door, push the memory switch ever, it will not be canceled while the seat (1 or 2). and steering column are returning to the previous positions (entry/exit function).) The driver’s seat, steering column and outside mirrors will move to the memorized . When the driver’s door remains open for position with the indicator light flashing, and more than 45 seconds and the ignition then the light will stay on for approximately 5 switch is not in the ON position. seconds.SYSTEM OPERATIONThe automatic drive positioner system will notwork or will stop operating under the followingconditions:. When the vehicle speed is above 4 MPH (7 km/h) (entry/exit function).. When the vehicle is driven (memory sto- rage).. When the adjusting switch for the driver’s seat and steering column is turned on while the automatic drive positioner is operating.. When the seat, steering column and outside mirrors have already been moved to the memorized position.. When no position is stored in the memory switch.3-32 Pre-driving checks and adjustments Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 165. Black plate (13,1)4 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systemsSafety note . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2 Operating tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-30Center multi-function control panel In-cabin microfilter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-30(models with color display screen) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-2 Servicing air conditioner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-30 How to use multi-function controller . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4 Audio system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-31 How to use touch screen Audio operation precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-31 (models with navigation system) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-4 FM-AM radio with Compact Disc (CD) Start-up screen (models with navigation system) . . . 4-6 changer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-39 Start menu . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-6 FM-AM-SAT radio with Compact Disc (CD) How to select menus on the screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-7 changer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-44Vehicle information and settings. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8 CompactFlash (CF) player operation How to use STATUS button. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8 (models with navigation system) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-49 How to use brightness control and display ON/ iPod® player operation (if so equipped). . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-51 OFF button. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8 “MUSIC BOX” hard-disk drive How to use INFO button. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-8 (models with navigation system) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-52 How to use SETTING button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-12 CD/CF (CompactFlash) care and cleaning . . . . . . . . . 4-59Rearview monitor (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-19 Steering-wheel-mounted controls for audio . . . . . . . . 4-61 How to read the displayed lines. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-20 Antenna . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-62 How to park with predicted course lines. . . . . . . . . . . . 4-20 NISSAN Mobile Entertainment System (MES) Difference between predicted and actual (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-63 distances . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-22 DVD player operation precautions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-63 How to adjust the screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-24 Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) system Operating tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-24 components. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-64Ventilators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-25 Remote controller and headphones battery replacement . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-68Heater and air conditioner . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-26 Before operating the DVD entertainment Automatic operation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-28 system. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-68 Manual operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-29 Playing a Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-69 To turn the system off . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-30 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 166. Black plate (14,1) Care and maintenance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-73 Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System withoutCar phone or CB radio. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-74 navigation system (if so equipped) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-95Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System with Regulatory information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-96navigation system (type A). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-75 Initialization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-96 Regulatory information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-76 Operating tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-96 Voice commands. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-77 Giving voice commands. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-96 Control buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-77 Control buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-98 Pairing procedure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-77 Getting started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-98 Phonebook registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-78 Choosing a language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-98 Making a call. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-80 Pairing procedure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-98 Receiving a call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-81 Making a call by entering a phone number . . . . . . . . . 4-99 During a call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-81 Receiving a call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-99 Phone setting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-82 List of voice commands . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-100 Troubleshooting guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-84 Call. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-100Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System with Phone book . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-102navigation system (type B) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-85 Memo pad. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-104 Regulatory information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-86 Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-104 Voice commands. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-86 Speaker Adaptation (SA) mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-106 Control buttons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-87 Troubleshooting guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-108 Pairing procedure. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-87 NISSAN Voice Recognition System Phonebook registration . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-88 (models with navigation system) (type A) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-109 Making a call. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-90 NISSAN voice recognition standard mode. . . . . . . . 4-109 Receiving a call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-91 Using the system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-112 During a call . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-91 NISSAN voice recognition alternate command Phone setting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-92 mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-120 Troubleshooting guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-94 Using the system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-126 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 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  • 167. Black plate (15,1) Troubleshooting guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-132 Using the system . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-142NISSAN Voice Recognition System Voice command learning function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-145(models with navigation system) (type B) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-133 Troubleshooting guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-149 Command list. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4-133 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 168. Black plate (166,1) CENTER MULTI-FUNCTIONSAFETY NOTE CONTROL PANEL (models with color display screen) WARNING . Do not disassemble or modify this system. If you do, it may result in accidents, fire, or electric shock. . Do not use this system if you notice any abnormality, such as a frozen screen or lack of sound. Continued use of the system may result in accident, fire or electric shock. . In case you notice any foreign object in the system hardware, spill liquid on it, or notice smoke or smell SAA1845 coming from it, stop using the With navigation system 1. “STATUS” status display button (P.4-8) system immediately and contact 2, 6, 7, 8, 9. your nearest NISSAN dealer. Ignor- For navigation system control buttons (Refer to the ing such conditions may lead to separate Navigation System Owner’s Manual.) accidents, fire, or electric shock. 3. Multi-function controller (P.4-4) . Park the vehicle in a safe location 4. “PHONE” Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone Sys- and apply the parking brake to view tem button (P.4-75) the images on the front center dis- 5. “ OFF” brightness control and display ON/ OFF button (P.4-8) play screen using devices connected 10. “INFO” vehicle and navigation information button to the auxiliary input jacks. (P.4-8) 11. “SETTING” button (P.4-12)Do not attempt to operate the system inextreme temperature conditions [below−48F (−208C) and above 1588F (708C)].Operating this system under these condi-tions may result in system malfunctions.4-2 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 169. Black plate (167,1) SAA1846 SAA1847 Without navigation system With navigation system1. “INFO” vehicle information button (P.4-8) When you use this system, make sure the2. “STATUS” status display button (P.4-8) engine is running.3. Multi-function controller (P.4-4) If you use the system with the engine not4. “ OFF” brightness control and display ON/ running (ignition ON or ACC) for a long OFF button (P.4-8) time, it will use up all the battery power,5. “SETTING” button (P.4-12) and the engine will not start. SAA1848 Without navigation system Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-3 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 170. Black plate (168,1)HOW TO USE MULTI-FUNCTION ately with soap and water.CONTROLLER . To clean the display, use a soft, dryChoose an item on the display using the main cloth. If additional cleaning is ne-directional buttons * (or additional directional 2 cessary, use a small amount ofbuttons * with navigation system) or center 6 neutral detergent with a soft cloth.dial * , and push the ENTER button * for 3 1 Never use a rough cloth, alcohol,operation. benzine, thinner or any kind ofIf you push the BACK button * before the 4 solvent or paper towel with a che-setup is completed, the setup will be canceled mical cleaning agent. They willand/or the display will return to the previous scratch or deteriorate the panel.screen. This button can also be used to delete . Do not splash any liquid such ascharacters that have been input. water or car fragrance on the dis-After the setup is completed, push the BACK play. Contact with liquid will causebutton * and return to the previous screen. SAA1542 4 the system to malfunction.For the VOICE button * functions, refer to the 5 Touch screen operationseparate Navigation System Owner’s Manual. To ensure safe driving, some functions cannot With this system, the same operations as those be operated while driving. for the multi-function controller are possibleHOW TO USE TOUCH SCREEN The on-screen functions that are not available using the touch screen operation.(models with navigation system) while driving will be “grayed out” or muted. Selecting the item: Park the vehicle in a safe location and then Touch an item to select. When you select the CAUTION operate the navigation system. “Audio” settings, touch the “Audio” area * on 1 . The glass screen on the liquid the screen. crystal display may break if it is hit Touch the BACK * 2 button to return the with a hard or sharp object. If the previous screen. glass breaks, do not touch the liquid crystalline material, which contains a small amount of mercury. In case of contact with skin, wash immedi-4-4 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 171. Black plate (169,1) . Space: Inserts a space. . Delete: Deletes the last character that has been input with one touch. Push and hold the button to delete all of the characters. . OK: Completes character inputs. Touch screen maintenance If you clean the display screen, use a dry, soft SAA1543 SAA1617 cloth. If additional cleaning is necessary, use a small amount of neutral detergent with a softAdjusting the item: Inputting characters: cloth. Never spray the screen with water or detergent. Dampen the cloth first, and then wipeTouch the + * 1 or − * 2 button to adjust the Touch the letter or number *. 1 the screen.settings. There are some options available when inputtingTouch the UP * or DOWN * button to 3 4 characters.move to the previous or next page. . Uppercase: Shows uppercase characters. . Lowercase: Shows lowercase characters. . Symbols: Shows symbols such as the question mark (?). Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-5 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 172. Black plate (170,1) SAA1454 SAA1860 SAA1591START-UP SCREEN (models with navi- START MENU Available itemsgation system) The start menu can be displayed using the Destination/Route:When you push the ignition switch to the ACC ENTER switch on the steering-wheel-mounted controls. These items are for the navigation system. If youror ON position, the SYSTEM START-UP warn- vehicle is equipped with the navigation system,ing is displayed on the screen. When you read 1. While the map (if so equipped) or status see the separate Navigation System Owner’sand agree with the warning, push the ENTER screen is displayed, push and hold the Manual for details.button. ENTER switch until the “Menu Options”If you do not push the ENTER button, you will screen appears. Information:not be able to use the NAVI system. Displays the information screen. It is the same 2. Highlight the preferred item tilting the ENTER switch up or down, and then push screen that appears when you push the INFOTo proceed to the NAVI system, refer to the the ENTER switch. button.separate Navigation System Owner’s Manual. Settings: Displays the settings screen. It is the same screen that appears when you push the SET-4-6 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 173. Black plate (171,1)TING button. 2. Menu Selections: Shows the options to choose within that menu screen. (i.e. Auto Interior Illumination, etc.) 3. UP/DOWN Movement indicator: Shows that the multi-function controller may be used to move UP/DOWN on the screen and select more options. 4. Screen Count: Shows the number of menu selections available for that screen (i.e. 1/9). SAA1510 5. Footer/Information Line: HOW TO SELECT MENUS ON THE Provides more information (if available) SCREEN about the menu selection currently high- Vehicle functions are viewed on the display lighted. (i.e. Cabin lighting when unlock- screen in menus. Whenever a menu selection is ing doors.) made or menu item is highlighted, different areas on the screen provide you with important information. See the following for details. 1. Header: Shows the path used to get to the current screen. (i.e. push SETTING button > choose “Comfort & Conv.” menu item.) Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-7 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 174. Black plate (172,1)VEHICLE INFORMATION ANDSETTINGSHOW TO USE STATUS BUTTON The information shown on the screen should be a guide to determine the condition of the vehicle.To display the status of the audio, climate control See the following for details.system, fuel consumption and navigation system(if so equipped), push the STATUS button. Thefollowing information will appear when theSTATUS button is pushed.Audio ? Audio and Climate control system ?Audio and fuel consumption ? Audio andNavigation system (if so equipped) ? AudioHOW TO USE BRIGHTNESS CON-TROL AND DISPLAY ON/OFF BUTTONPush the “ OFF” button to switch the SAA1545display brightness to the daytime mode or the With navigation systemnighttime mode, and to adjust the displaybrightness using the multi-function controllerwhile the indicator is displayed at the bottom ofthe screen.The display brightness can also be adjustedusing the brightness UP button (+) or bright-ness DOWN button (−).Push and hold the “ OFF” button for morethan 2 seconds to turn the display off. Push thebutton again to turn the display on.HOW TO USE INFO BUTTONThe display screen shows vehicle and navigation(if so equipped) information for your conveni- SAA1511ence. Without navigation system4-8 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 175. Black plate (173,1)Vehicle information display Fuel Economy information1. Push the INFO button on the control panel. The distance to empty, average fuel economy The screens as illustrated will appear. and current fuel economy (shown on the right side bar) will be displayed for reference.2. Choose an item using the multi-function controller and push the ENTER button. To reset the Average Fuel Economy, use the multi-function controller to highlight the “Reset”3. After viewing or adjusting the information on key and push the ENTER button. the following screens, push the BACK button to return to the INFORMATION If the “View” key is highlighted with the multi- menu. function controller and the ENTER button is pushed, the average fuel consumption historyFor the items “Traffic Info.”, “Where am I?”, will be displayed in graph form along with the“GPS Satellite Info.” and “Navigation Version”, average for the previous Reset-to-Reset period.refer to the separate Navigation System Own-er’s Manual. SAA1546 The unit can be converted between “US” and “Metric”. (See “HOW TO USE SETTING BUTTON” later in this section.) The fuel economy information may differ from the information displayed on the dot matrix liquid crystal display. This is due to the timing difference in updating the information and does not indicate a malfunction. SAA1547 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-9 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 176. Black plate (174,1) Maintenance information display cannot be operated when the vehicle is moving. Stop the vehicle in a safe place to see the information. The unit can be converted between “US” and “Metric”. (See “HOW TO USE SETTING BUTTON” later in this section.) SAA1554 SAA1555Maintenance information 1. Reset the driving distance to the newTo set the maintenance interval for Reminders 1 maintenance schedule.to 4, choose an item using the multi-function 2. Set the interval (mileage) of the maintenancecontroller and push the ENTER button. schedule. To determine the recommendedYou can also set to display a message to remind maintenance interval, refer to your “NISSANyou that the maintenance needs to be per- Service and Maintenance Guide”.formed. 3. To display the reminder automatically whenThe following example shows how to set the set trip distance is reached, highlight theReminder 1. Use the same steps to set the “Interval Reminder” key with the multi-other maintenance information. function controller and push the ENTER button. 4. To return the display to MAINTENANCE INFO., push the BACK button.4-10 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 177. Black plate (175,1) the ON position until one of the following conditions is met: . “Reset Distance” is selected. . “Interval Reminder” is set to OFF. . the maintenance interval is set again. SAA1611 SAA1592The Reminder will be automatically displayed as Voice Recognition information (modelsshown when both of the following conditions are with navigation system)met: When you use the NISSAN Voice Recognition. the vehicle is driven the set distance and the system for the first time or if you do not know ignition switch is pushed to the LOCK how to operate it, you can display the voice position. command list or user guide for confirmation. (See “NISSAN VOICE RECOGNITION SYS-. the ignition switch is pushed to the ACC or TEM (models with navigation system) (type A)” ON position the next time you drive the later in this section for the details.) vehicle after the set value has been reached. Command List:To return to the previous display after the“MAINTENANCE NOTICE” screen is displayed, Displays a list of voice commands that thepush the BACK button. system can recognize.The “MAINTENANCE NOTICE” screen is dis-played each time the ignition switch is pushed to Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-11 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 178. Black plate (176,1)User Guide: HOW TO USE SETTING BUTTONDisplays a simplified operation manual of the The display as illustrated will appear when thevoice recognition system and how to use the SETTING button is pushed.voice commands. For navigation settings, refer to the separate Navigation System Owner’s Manual. To show the “Comfort & Conv.” item, push the ignition switch to the ON position. SAA1556 With navigation system SAA1514 Without navigation system4-12 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 179. Black plate (177,1) Speed Sensitive Vol.: Sound volume is increased according to the vehicle speed. Choose the effect level from OFF (0) to 5. SAA1557 SAA1813 With navigation systemAudio settings Display settingsThe above display will appear when pushing the The above display will appear when pushing theSETTING button, selecting the “Audio” key SETTING button, selecting “Display” key withwith the multi-function controller and pushing the multi-function controller and pushing thethe ENTER button. ENTER button.Bass/Treble/Balance/Fade: Display:To adjust the speaker tone quality and sound To turn off the screen, push the ENTER buttonbalance, select the “Bass”, “Treble”, “Bal- and turn the “Display” indicator off. The otherance” or “Fade” key and adjust it with the method is to push and hold the “ OFF”multi-function controller. button for more than 2 seconds.These items can also be adjusted by pushing When any mode button is pushed with theand turning the AUDIO knob. screen off, the screen turns on for further operation. The screen will turn off automatically 5 seconds after the operation is finished. Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-13 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 180. Black plate (178,1)To turn on the screen, set this item to the ON using the remote controller. (See “NISSANposition, or push the “ OFF” button. MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (MES)” later in this section.)Brightness/Contrast/Background Color:To adjust the brightness and contrast of thescreen, select the “Brightness” or “Contrast”key and push the ENTER button.Then, you can adjust the brightness to “Darker”or “Brighter”, and the contrast to “Lower” or“Higher” using the multi-function controller.For information on the “Background Color”key, refer to the separate Navigation SystemOwner’s Manual. SAA1814Navigation settings (models with navi-gation system) Rear Display settings (if so equipped)For the details of “Navigation” settings, refer to The above display will appear when pushing thethe separate Navigation System Owner’s Man- SETTING button, selecting the “Rear Display”ual. key with the multi-function controller and push- ing the ENTER button. Rear Display : To open the rear display, push the ENTER button. The rear display is flipped down auto- matically. To close the rear display, push the ENTER button and turn the “OK” indicator off. The rear display will be closed automatically when the ignition switch is pushed to the OFF position. The rear display can be also opened or closed4-14 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 181. Black plate (179,1) Volume and Beeps settings (models with navigation system) The Volume and Beeps settings display will appear when pushing the SETTING button, selecting the “Volume and Beeps” key with the multi-function controller and pushing the ENTER button. Guidance Vol.: To adjust the guidance voice volume louder or softer, select the “Guidance Volume” and adjust it with the multi-function controller. You can also adjust the guidance voice volumeSAA1561 by turning the VOLUME control knob while voice SAA1612 guidance is being announced. Beeps settings (models without naviga- Guidance Voice: tion system) When this item is turned to ON, you will hear The Beeps settings display will appear when voice guidance in the navigation (if so equipped) pushing the SETTING button, selecting the operation or in other operations. “Beeps” key with the multi-function controller and pushing the ENTER button. Ringer Vol./Incoming Call/Outgoing Call: Button Beeps: For the details of these items, see “BLUE- TOOTH ® HANDS-FREE PHONE SYSTEM When this item is turned to ON, you will hear a WITH NAVIGATION SYSTEM (type A)” later in beep sound when you use a button. this section. Phone settings (if so equipped) Button Beeps: For the details of “Phone” settings, see “BLUE- TOOTH ® HANDS-FREE PHONE SYSTEM When this item is turned to ON, you will hear aSAA1562 WITH NAVIGATION SYSTEM (type A)” later in beep sound when you use a button. this section. Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-15 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 182. Black plate (180,1) Clock Format: Clock Adjust (if so equipped): Choose either the 12-hour clock display or the Adjust the hour and the minute by entering the 24-hour clock display. number. Offset Adjust (if so equipped): Adjust the time by increasing or decreasing per minute. Daylight Saving Time: Turn this item to ON for daylight saving time application. Time Zone: SAA2001 Choose the time zone from the followingClock settings . PacificThe Clock settings display will appear when . Mountainpushing the SETTING button, selecting the“Clock” key with the multi-function controller . Centraland pushing the ENTER button. . EasternOn-screen Clock: . AtlanticWhen this item is turned to ON, a clock is . Newfoundlandalways displayed in the upper right corner of thescreen. . HawaiiThis clock will indicate the time almost exactly . Alaskabecause it is always adjusted by the GPSsystem for models with navigation system.4-16 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 183. Black plate (181,1) Comfort & Conv. settings formed again within 60 seconds. The Comfort & Conv. settings display will appear When this item is turned to OFF, all the doors when pushing the SETTING button, selecting will be unlocked after the door unlock operation the “Comfort & Conv.” key with the multi- is performed once. function controller and pushing the ENTER button. This key does not appear on the display Intelligent Key Lock/Unlock: until the ignition switch is pushed to the ON When this item is turned to ON, door lock/ position. unlock function by pushing the door handle Auto Interior Illumination: request switch will be activated. When this item is turned to ON, the interior Lift Steering Wheel on Exit (if so lights will illuminate if any door is unlocked. equipped): Auto Headlights Sensitivity (if so When this item is turned to ON, the steeringSAA1564 equipped): wheel moves upward for easy exit if the ignition switch is in the OFF position and the driver’s Adjust the sensitivity of the automatic headlights door is opened. After getting into the vehicle and higher (right) or lower (left). pushing the ignition switch to the ACC position, the steering wheel moves to the previous Auto Headlights Off Delay (if so equipped): position. Choose the duration of the automatic headlight off timer from 0, 30, 45, 60, 90, 120, 150 and Slide Driver Seat Back on Exit (if so 180 second periods. equipped): Selective Door Unlock: When this item is turned to ON, the driver’s seat moves backward for easy exit if the ignition When this item is turned to ON, only the driver’s switch is in the OFF position and the driver’s door is unlocked first after the door unlock door is opened. After getting into the vehicle and operation. When the door handle request switch pushing the ignition switch to the ACC position, on the driver’s or front passenger’s side door is the driver’s seat moves to the previous position. pushed to be unlocked, only the correspondingSAA1565 door is unlocked first. All the doors can be unlocked if the door unlock operation is per- Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-17 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 184. Black plate (182,1)Return All Settings to Default: Language/Units:Select this item, push the ENTER button and . Select Languagechoose “YES” if you want to return all settings tothe default. Choose the “Select Language” key and push the ENTER button. Select “English” or “Francais” for your favorite display appear- ¸ ance. . Select Units Choose the “Select Units” key and push the ENTER button. Select “US” (Mile, 8F, MPG) or “Metric” (km, 8C, L/100 km) for your favorite display appearance. SAA1566 Others settings (models with navigation system) The Others settings display will appear when pushing the SETTING button, selecting the “Others” key with the multi-function controller and pushing the ENTER button. Voice Recognition: For the details of this item, see “NISSAN VOICE RECOGNITION SYSTEM (models with naviga- tion system) (type A)” later in this section.4-18 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 185. Black plate (183,1) REARVIEW MONITOR (if so equipped) Select Units: When the selector lever is shifted into the R (Reverse) position, the monitor display shows Choose the “Select Units” key and push the the view to the rear of the vehicle. ENTER button. From the following display, select “US” (Mile, 8F, MPG) or “Metric” (km, The system is designed as an aid to the driver in 8C, L/100 km) for your favorite display appear- detecting large stationary objects to help avoid ance. damaging the vehicle. The system will not detect small objects below the bumper and may not detect objects close to the bumper or on the ground. WARNING . The rear view camera is a conve- SAA1092 nience but it is not a substitute for proper backing up. Always turn andLanguage/Units settings (models without check that it is safe to do so beforenavigation system) backing up. Always back up slowly.The Language/Units settings display will appear . Objects viewed in the RearViewwhen pushing the SETTING button, selecting Monitor differ from actual distancethe “Language/Units” key with the multi- because a wide-angle lens is used.function controller and pushing the ENTER Objects in the RearView Monitorbutton. will appear visually opposite thanSelect Language: when viewed in the rear view and outside mirrors.Choose the “Select Language” key and pushthe ENTER button. From the following display, . Make sure that the lift gate is ˜select “English”, “Francais” or “Espanol” for your ¸ securely closed when backing up.favorite display appearance. . Underneath the bumper and the corner areas of the bumper cannot be viewed on the RearView Monitor Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-19 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 186. Black plate (184,1) because of its monitoring range Vehicle width guide lines *: 5 limitation. Indicate the vehicle width when backing up. . Do not put anything on the rear view camera. The rear view camera is Predicted course lines *: 6 installed above the license plate. Indicate the predicted course when backing up. . When washing the vehicle with The predicted course lines will be displayed on the monitor when the selector lever is in the R high-pressure water, be sure not to (Reverse) position and the steering wheel is spray it around the camera. Other- turned. The predicted course lines will move wise, water may enter the camera depending on how much the steering wheel is unit causing water condensation on turned and will not be displayed while the the lens, a malfunction, fire or an steering wheel is in the neutral position. electric shock. HOW TO PARK WITH PREDICTED . Do not strike the camera. It is a SAA1896 COURSE LINES precision instrument. Otherwise, it may malfunction or cause damage HOW TO READ THE DISPLAYED resulting in a fire or an electric LINES WARNING shock. Guiding lines which indicate the vehicle width and distances to objects with reference to the . Always turn and check that it is safe vehicle body line * are displayed on the A to do so before backing up. Always CAUTION monitor. back up slowly. Distance guide lines: . Use the displayed lines as a refer- Do not scratch the camera lens when ence. The lines are highly affected cleaning dirt or snow from the lens. Indicate distances from the vehicle body. by the number of occupants, fuel . Red line * : approx. 1.5 ft (0.5 m) 1 level, vehicle position, road condi- tion and road grade. . Yellow line * : approx. 3 ft (1 m) 2 . If the tires are replaced with differ- . Green line * : approx. 7 ft (2 m) 3 ent sized tires, the predicted course line may be displayed incorrectly. . Green line * : approx. 10 ft (3 m) 44-20 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 187. Black plate (185,1). On a snow-covered or slippery road, different than the actual distance there may be a difference between between the vehicle and displayed the predicted course line and the objects. actual course line. . When backing-up the vehicle up a. If the battery is disconnected or hill objects viewed in the monitor becomes discharged, the predicted are further than they appear. When course lines may be displayed in- backing-up the vehicle down a hill, correctly. If this occurs, please per- objects viewed in the monitor are form the following procedures: closer than they appear. Use the — Turn the steering wheel from inside mirror or glance over your lock to lock while the engine is shoulder to properly judge dis- running. tances to other objects. — Drive the vehicle on a straight The vehicle width and predicted course road for more than 5 minutes. lines are wider than the actual width and. When the steering wheel is turned course. with the ignition switch in the ACC position, the predicted course lines may be displayed incorrectly.. The displayed lines will appear slightly off to the right because the rear view camera is not installed in SAA1897 the rear center of the vehicle. 1. Visually check that the parking space is safe. The distance guide line and the before parking your vehicle. vehicle width line should be used as a reference only when the vehicle 2. The rear view of the vehicle is displayed on is on a level paved surface. The the screen * when the selector lever is A moved to the R (Reverse) position. distance viewed on the monitor is for reference only and may be Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-21 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 188. Black plate (186,1) 5. When the vehicle is parked in the space completely, move the selector lever to the P (Park) position and apply the parking brake. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN PREDICTED AND ACTUAL DISTANCES The distance guide line and the vehicle width guide line should be used as a reference only when the vehicle is on a level, paved surface. The distance viewed on the monitor is for reference only and may be different than the actual distance between the vehicle and dis- played objects. SAA1898 SAA19783. Slowly back up the vehicle adjusting the Backing up on a steep uphill steering wheel so that the predicted course When backing up the vehicle up a hill, the lines * enter the parking space * . B C distance guide lines and the vehicle width guide4. Maneuver the steering wheel to make the lines are shown closer than the actual distance. vehicle width guide lines * parallel to the D For example, the display shows 3 ft (1.0 m) to parking space * while referring to the C the place * , but the actual 3 ft (1.0 m) A predicted course lines. distance on the hill is the place * . Note that B4-22 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 189. Black plate (187,1)any object on the hill is viewed in the monitor any object on the hill is viewed in the monitorfurther than it appears. closer than it appears. SAA1979 Backing up on a steep downhill When backing up the vehicle down a hill, the distance guide lines and the vehicle width guide lines are shown further than the actual distance. For example, the display shows 3 ft (1.0 m) to the place * , but the actual 3 ft (1.0 m) A distance on the hill is the place * . Note that B Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-23 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 190. Black plate (188,1) course. HOW TO ADJUST THE SCREEN To adjust the Display ON/OFF, Brightness, Tint, Color, Contrast and Black Level of the RearView Monitor, push the SETTING button with the RearView Monitor on, select the item key and adjust the level using the multi-function con- troller. Do not adjust the Brightness, Tint, Color, Contrast and Black Level of the RearView Monitor while the vehicle is moving. Make sure the parking brake is firmly applied and the engine is not running. OPERATING TIPS . When the selector lever is shifted to the R (Reverse) position, the monitor screen auto- matically changes to the RearView Monitor mode. However, the radio can be heard. . It may take some time until the RearView SAA1923 SAA1980 Monitor or the normal screen is displayed after the selector lever has been shifted to RBacking up near a projecting object Backing up behind a projecting object from another position or to another positionThe predicted course lines * do not touch the The position * is shown further than the A C from R. Objects may be distorted momenta- position * in the display. However, the rily until the RearView Monitor screen isobject in the display. However, the vehicle may B position * is actually at the same distance displayed completely.hit the object if it projects over the actual Cbacking up course. as the position * . The vehicle may hit the A . When the temperature is extremely high or object when backing up to the position * if A low, the screen may not clearly display the object projects over the actual backing up objects. This is not a malfunction.4-24 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 191. Black plate (189,1) VENTILATORS. When strong light directly enters the cam- water. era, objects may not be displayed clearly. This is not a malfunction.. Vertical lines may be seen in objects on the screen. This is due to strong reflected light from the bumper. This is not a malfunction.. The screen may flicker under fluorescent light. This is not a malfunction.. The colors of objects on the RearView Monitor may differ somewhat from those of the actual object.. Objects on the monitor may not be clear in a dark place or at night. This is not a SAA1991 malfunction. Center ventilators. If dirt, rain or snow attaches to the camera, the RearView Monitor may not clearly dis- play objects. Clean the camera.. Do not use alcohol, benzine or thinner to clean the camera. This will cause discolora- tion. To clean the camera, wipe with a cloth dampened with diluted mild cleaning agent and then wipe with a dry cloth.. Do not damage the camera as the monitor screen may be adversely affected.. Do not use wax on the camera window. Wipe off any wax with a clean cloth dampened with mild detergent diluted with SAA1990 Side ventilators Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-25 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 192. Black plate (190,1) HEATER AND AIR CONDITIONER WARNING . The air conditioner cooling function operates only when the engine is running. . Do not leave children or adults who would normally require the support of others alone in your vehicle. Pets should not be left alone either. On hot, sunny days, temperatures in a closed vehicle could quickly become high enough to cause severe or SAA1066 possibly fatal injuries to people or SAA1520 Rear (if so equipped) animals. For the models with the color display screen,Open or close, and adjust the air flow direction . Do not use the recirculation mode push the “STATUS” button to display the heaterof ventilators. for long periods as it may cause the and air conditioner status screen. (See “HOW : This symbol indicates that the vents are interior air to become stale and the TO USE STATUS BUTTON” earlier in this closed. windows to fog up. section.) : This symbol indicates that the vents are Start the engine and operate the heater and air open. conditioner system. You can individually set the driver and front passenger side temperature using each tem- perature control button.4-26 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 193. Black plate (191,1) SAA2040 Type A1. Temperature control button (driver side)2. “AUTO” automatic climate control ON button3. “ ” front defroster button4. “ ” fan speed control dial/OFF button5. “ ” intake air control button6. “MODE” manual air flow control button7. Temperature control button (passenger side)8. “A/C” air conditioner ON/OFF button9. “ ” rear window defroster button (See “REAR WINDOW AND OUTSIDE MIRROR DEFROS- TER SWITCH” in the “2. Instruments and con- trols” section.)10. “ ” upper vent system button11. “DUAL” zone control ON/OFF button Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-27 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 194. Black plate (192,1) Adjust the temperature to about 758F (248C) for normal operation. . The temperature of the passenger com- partment will be maintained automati- cally. Air flow distribution and fan speed will also be controlled automatically. 3. You can individually set driver and front passenger side temperature using each temperature control button (type A) or dial (type B). When the “DUAL” button is pushed or the passenger side temperature control buttons (type A) or dial (type B) is/are operated, the DUAL indicator will come on. SAA1849 To turn off the passenger side temperature Type B control, push the “DUAL” button.1. “AUTO” automatic climate control ON button/ AUTOMATIC OPERATION Temperature control dial (driver side) A visible mist may be seen coming from the2. “A/C” air conditioner ON/OFF button Cooling and/or dehumidified heating ventilators in hot, humid conditions as the air is3. “ ” intake air control button (AUTO) cooled rapidly. This does not indicate a mal-4. “ ” fan speed control dial/OFF button function. This mode may be used all year round. The5. “ ” upper vent system button system works automatically to control the inside Heating (A/C OFF)6. “DUAL” zone control ON/OFF button/Temperature temperature, air flow distribution and fan speed The air conditioner does not activate in this control dial (passenger side) after the preferred temperature is set manually. mode. When you need to heat only, use this7. “ ” front defroster button 1. Push the “AUTO” button on. (The indicator mode.8. “ ” rear window defroster button (See “REAR WINDOW AND OUTSIDE MIRROR DEFROS- on the button will illuminate and AUTO will 1. Push the “A/C” button. (The A/C indicator TER SWITCH” in the “2. Instruments and con- be displayed.) will turn off.) trols” section.) 2. Operate the driver side temperature control 2. Operate the temperature control buttons9. “MODE” manual air flow control button buttons (type A) or dial (type B) to set the (type A) or dial (type B) to set the desired desired temperature. temperature.4-28 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 195. Black plate (193,1). The temperature of the passenger compart- compartment to improve the defogging about 2 seconds. The indicator lights will flash ment will be maintained automatically. Air performance. twice, and then the intake air will be controlled flow distribution and fan speed are also automatically. controlled automatically. MANUAL OPERATION Air flow control. Do not set the temperature lower than the Fan speed control Pushing the “MODE” manual air flow control outside air temperature. Otherwise the Turn the “ ” fan speed control dial to button selects the air outlet to: system may not work properly. manually control the fan speed. : Air flows from center and side ventila-. Not recommended if windows fog up. Push the “AUTO” button to return to automatic tors. control of the fan speed.Dehumidified defrosting or defogging : Air flows from center and side ventila-1. Push the “ ” front defroster button. (The Air recirculation tors and foot outlets. indicator light on the button will come on.) Push the intake air control button “ ” to : Air flows mainly from foot outlets.2. Operate the temperature control buttons recirculate interior air inside the vehicle. The (type A) dial (type B) to set the desired indicator light “ ” will come on. : Air flows from defroster and foot out- temperature. lets. The air recirculation mode cannot be activated when the air conditioner is in the front defrosting Upper vent system. To quickly remove ice from the outside of the windows, turn the “ ” fan speed control mode “ ”. When the “ ” upper vent button is pushed, dial and set it to the maximum position. the air flow against the driver’s or passenger’s Outside air circulation upper body becomes gentle. The indicator light. As soon as possible after the windshield is Push the intake air control button “ ” to on the button will come on. clean, push the “AUTO” button to return to change the air circulation from the intake air to the auto mode. the outside air. The indicator light “ ” will turn In this mode, air from the center ventilators flows off. both straight and upward in order to control the. When the “ ” front defroster button is cabin temperature without blowing air directly pushed, the air conditioner will automatically Automatic air intake control on the occupants. be turned on at outside temperatures above In the AUTO mode, the intake air will be 238F (−58C) to defog the windshield, and If you want strong air flow against your upper controlled automatically. To manually control body, push the “ ” button to turn the the air recirculate mode will automatically be the intake air, push the intake air control button turned off. indicator light off. “ ”. To return to the automatic control mode, Outside air is drawn into the passenger push the intake air control button “ ” for Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-29 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 196. Black plate (194,1)TO TURN THE SYSTEM OFF The filter should be replaced if air flow is extremely decreased or when windows fogPush the OFF button. up easily when operating heater or air conditioning system. SERVICING AIR CONDITIONER The air conditioning system in your NISSAN is charged with a refrigerant designed with the environment in mind. This refrigerant will not harm the earth’s ozone layer. However, special charging equipment and lubricant are required when servicing your NISSAN air con- ditioner. Using improper refrigerants or lubri- cants will cause severe damage to your air SAA1989 conditioning system. (See “CAPACITIES AND RECOMMENDED FUEL/LUBRICANTS” in the OPERATING TIPS “9. Technical and consumer information” section The sunload sensor * on the instrument panel A for air conditioning system refrigerant and helps maintain a constant temperature. Do not lubricant recommendations.) put anything on or around this sensor. Your NISSAN dealer will be able to service your IN-CABIN MICROFILTER environmentally friendly air conditioning system. The air conditioning system is equipped with an WARNING in-cabin microfilter which collects dirt, pollen, dust, etc. To make sure the air conditioner heats, The system contains refrigerant under defogs, and ventilates efficiently, replace the high pressure. To avoid personal injury, filter in accordance with the maintenance any air conditioner service should be schedule in the NISSAN Service and Mainte- nance Guide. To replace the filter, contact a done only by an experienced technician NISSAN dealer. with the proper equipment.4-30 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 197. Black plate (195,1)AUDIO SYSTEMAUDIO OPERATION PRECAUTIONS function in your NISSAN radio system.Radio Reception conditions will constantly change because of vehicle movement. Buildings, terrain,Push the ignition switch to the ACC or ON signal distance and interference from otherposition and push the “RADIO” button to turn vehicles can work against ideal reception.on the radio. If you listen to the radio with the Described below are some of the factors thatengine not running, the ignition switch should be can affect your radio reception.pushed to the ACC position. Some cellular phones or other devices mayRadio reception is affected by station signal cause interference or a buzzing noise to comestrength, distance from radio transmitter, build- from the audio system speakers. Storing theings, bridges, mountains and other external device in a different location may reduce orinfluences. Intermittent changes in reception eliminate the noise.quality normally are caused by these externalinfluences. SAA0306Using a cellular phone in or near thevehicle may influence radio reception FM radio reception:quality. Range: FM range is normally limited to 25 to 30Radio reception: miles (40 to 48 km), with monaural (single channel) FM having slightly more range thanYour NISSAN radio system is equipped with stereo FM. External influences may sometimesstate-of-the-art electronic circuits to enhance interfere with FM station reception even if theradio reception. These circuits are designed to FM station is within 25 miles (40 km). Theextend reception range, and to enhance the strength of the FM signal is directly related to thequality of that reception. distance between the transmitter and receiver.However there are some general characteristics FM signals follow a line-of-sight path, exhibitingof both FM and AM radio signals that can affect many of the same characteristics as light. Forradio reception quality in a moving vehicle, even example they will reflect off objects.when the finest equipment is used. These Fade and drift: As your vehicle moves away fromcharacteristics are completely normal in a given a station transmitter, the signals will tend to fadereception area, and do not indicate any mal- and/or drift. Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-31 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 198. Black plate (196,1)Static and flutter: During signal interference from Satellite radio reception:buildings, large hills or due to antenna position,usually in conjunction with increased distance When the satellite radio is first installed or thefrom the station transmitter, static or flutter can battery has been replaced, the satellite radiobe heard. This can be reduced by lowering the may not work properly. This is not a malfunction.treble setting to reduce the treble response. Wait more than 10 minutes with satellite radio ON for satellite radio to receive all of theMultipath reception: Because of the reflective necessary data.characteristics of FM signals, direct and re-flected signals reach the receiver at the same The satellite radio mode requires an active XM®time. The signals may cancel each other, satellite radio service subscription. Satelliteresulting in momentary flutter or loss of sound. radio is not available in Alaska, Hawaii and Guam.AM radio reception: Satellite radio performance may be affected ifAM signals, because of their low frequency, can cargo carried on the roof blocks the satellitebend around objects and skip along the ground. radio signal.In addition, the signals can be bounced off theionosphere and bent back to earth. Because of If possible, do not put cargo near the satellitethese characteristics. AM signals are also antenna.subject to interference as they travel from A build up of ice on the satellite radio antennatransmitter to receiver. can affect satellite radio performance. RemoveFading: Occurs while the vehicle is passing the ice to restore satellite radio reception.through freeway underpasses or in areas withmany tall buildings. It can also occur for several SAA0480seconds during ionospheric turbulence even inareas where no obstacles exist. Compact Disc (CD) player . Do not force a compact disc into the CDStatic: Caused by thunderstorms, electrical insert slot. This could damage the CDpower lines, electric signs and even traffic lights. and/or CD changer/player. . Trying to load a CD with the CD door closed could damage the CD and/or CD4-32 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 199. Black plate (197,1) changer. — Rewritable compact discs (CD-RW) The CD can be played when the tem- perature of the player returns to nor-. During cold weather or rainy days, the . Do not use the following CDs as they mal. player may malfunction due to the may cause the CD player to malfunc- humidity. If this occurs, remove the CD tion. UNPLAYABLE: and dehumidify or ventilate the player completely. — 3.1 in (8 cm) discs The file is unplayable in this audio system (only MP3 or WMA CD).. The player may skip while driving on — CDs that are not round rough roads. — CDs with a paper label CompactFlash (CF) player (if so equipped). The CD player sometimes cannot func- — CDs that are warped, scratched, or tion when the passenger compartment . Do not force a CF card into the slot. have abnormal edges This could damage the CF card and/or temperature is extremely high. De- crease the temperature before use. . This audio system can only play pre- player. recorded CDs. It has no capabilities to . During cold weather or rainy days, the. Only use high quality 4.7 in (12 cm) record or burn CDs. round discs that have the “COMPACT player may malfunction due to the disc DIGITAL AUDIO” logo on the disc . If the CD cannot be played, one of the humidity. If this occurs, remove the CF or packaging. following messages will be displayed. card and dehumidify or ventilate the player completely.. Do not expose the CD to direct sun- CHECK DISC: light. . The CF player sometimes cannot func- — Confirm that the CD is inserted tion when the passenger compartment. CDs that are of poor quality, dirty, correctly (the label side is facing up, temperature is extremely high. De- scratched, covered with fingerprints, etc.). crease the temperature before use. or that have pin holes may not work properly. — Confirm that the CD is not bent or . Do not expose a CF card to direct warped and it is free of scratches. sunlight.. The following CDs may not work prop- erly: PUSH EJECT: . Confirm that a CF card is inserted correctly. This is an error due to the temperature — Copy control compact discs (CCCD) inside the player is too high. Remove — Recordable compact discs (CD-R) the CD by pushing the EJECT button, and after a short time reinsert the CD. Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-33 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 200. Black plate (198,1)iPod® player (if so equipped) order as they appear on the iPod®. the cable and/or connectors are wet. It. may damage the iPod®. Some characters used in other lan- . ® The iPod nano (1st Generation) may guages (Chinese, Japanese, etc.) are remain in fast forward or rewind mode . If the cable and connectors are ex- not displayed properly on the vehicle if it is connected during a seek opera- posed to water, allow the cable and/or center screen. We recommend using tion. In this case, please manually reset connectors to dry completely before English language characters with an the iPod®. connecting the cable to the iPod® (wait iPod®. 24 hours for it to dry). . If you are using an iPod® (3rd Genera-. Large video podcast files cause slow tion with Dock connector), do not use . If the connector is exposed to fluids responses in the iPod®. The vehicle very long names for the song title, other than water, evaporative residue center display may momentarily black album name or artist name to avoid may cause a short between the con- out, but it will soon recover. the iPod® from resetting itself. nector pins. In this case, replace the. If the iPod® automatically selects large cable, otherwise damage to the iPod® . Be careful not to do the following, or and a loss of function may occur. video podcast files while in the shuffle the cable could be damaged and a loss mode, the vehicle center display may of function may occur. . If the cable is damaged (insulation cut, momentarily black out, but it will soon connectors cracked, contamination recover. — Bend the cable excessively (1.6 in (40 such as liquids, dust, dirt, etc. in the mm) radius minimum). connectors), do not use the cable and. Improperly plugging in the iPod® may — Twist the cable excessively (more contact a NISSAN dealer to replace the cause a checkmark to be displayed on and off (flickering). Always make sure than 180 degrees). cable with a new one. that the iPod® is connected properly. — Pull or drop the cable. . When not in use for extended periods of time, store the cable in a clean, dust. The iPod® nano (2nd Generation) will — Close the center console lid on the continue to fast forward or rewind if it free environment at room temperature cable or connectors. and without direct sun exposure. is disconnected during a seek opera- tion. — Store objects with sharp edges in the . Do not use the cable for any other storage where the cable is stored. purposes other than its intended use in. An incorrect song title may appear when the Play Mode is changed while — Spill liquids on the cable and con- the vehicle. using the iPod® nano (2nd Generation). nectors. . iPod® charging is only possible for. Audiobooks may not play in the same . Do not connect the cable to the iPod® if devices that support charging via a FireWire® connection. Devices that can4-34 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 201. Black plate (199,1) be charged by the iPod player include: size by approximately 10:1 ratio (Sampling: . ID3/WMA Tag — The ID3/WMA tag is the ® 44.1 kHz, Bit rate: 128 kbps) with virtually part of the encoded MP3 or WMA file that — iPod Classic - 1st through 6th gen- no perceptible loss in quality. MP3 com- contains information about the digital music eration pression removes the redundant and irrele- file such as song title, artist, album title, — iPod® Mini - 1st and 2nd generation vant parts of a sound signal that the human encoding bit rate, track time duration, etc. ear doesn’t hear. ID3 tag information is displayed on the — iPod® Nano - 1st through 3rd genera- Album/Artist/Track title line on the display. tion only . WMA — Windows Media Audio (WMA) is a compressed audio format created by Micro- * Windows® and Windows Media® are regis- — iPod® Touch - first generation only soft as an alternative to MP3. The WMA tered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft — iPhone® - first generation only codec offers greater file compression than Corporation in the United States of America the MP3 codec, enabling storage of more and/or other countries.* The iPod® Classic and iPod® Touch may digital audio tracks in the same amount of not charge properly in some cases. space when compared to MP3s at the same CompactFlash is a trademark of SanDisk level of quality. Corporation in the United States of America* 12V charging is not possible on the and/or other countries. iPhone 3G and later models. . Bit rate — Bit rate denotes the number of bits per second used by a digital music files.* iPod® and FireWire® are trademarks of The size and quality of a compressed digital Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and audio file is determined by the bit rate used other countries. when encoding the file.Compact Disc (CD)/CompactFlash (CF) . Sampling frequency — Sampling frequencywith MP3 or WMA is the rate at which the samples of a signal are converted from analog to digital (A/DExplanation of terms: conversion) per second.. MP3 — MP3 is short for Moving Pictures . Multisession — Multisession is one of the Experts Group Audio Layer 3. MP3 is the methods for writing data to media. Writing most well known compressed digital audio data once to the media is called a single file format. This format allows for near “CD session, and writing more than once is quality” sound, but at a fraction of the size of called a multisession. normal audio files. MP3 conversion of an audio track from CD/CF can reduce the file Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-35 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 202. Black plate (200,1) . If there is a file in the top level of the disc, “Root Folder” is displayed. . The playback order is the order in which the files were written by the writing software, so the files might not play in the desired order. SAA1025Playback order:Music playback order of the CD/CF with MP3 orWMA is as illustrated above.. The folder names of folders not containing MP3/WMA files are not shown in the display.4-36 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 203. Black plate (201,1)Specification chart: Supported media CD, CD-R, CD-RW, CF CD, CD-R, CD-RW: ISO9660 LEVEL1, ISO9660 LEVEL2, Romeo, Joliet * ISO9660 Level 3 (packet writing) is not supported. Supported file systems * Files saved using the Live File System component (on a Windows Vista-based computer) are not supported. CompactFlash card: FAT12, FAT16, FAT32 Version MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG2.5 MP3 Sampling frequency 8 kHz - 48 kHz Supported Bit rate 8 kbps - 320 kbps, VBR*4 versions*1 Version WMA7, WMA8, WMA9 WMA*2 Sampling frequency 32 kHz - 48 kHz Bit rate 32 kbps - 192 kbps, VBR*4 ID3 tag VER1.0, VER1.1, VER2.2, VER2.3, VER2.4 (MP3 only) Tag information (Song title and Artist name) WMA tag (WMA only) With navigation system: Folder levels: 8, Folders: 255 (including root folder), Files: 512 (Max. 255 files for one folder) Folder levels Without navigation system: Folder levels: 8, Folders and files: 999 (Max. 255 files for one folder) With navigation system: 128 characters Text character number limitation Without navigation system: 64 characters 01: ASCII, 02: ISO-8859-1, 03: UNICODE (UTF-16 BOM Big Endian), 04: UNICODE (UTF-16 Non-BOM Displayable character codes*3 Big Endian), 05: UNICODE (UTF-8), 06: UNICODE (Non-UTF-16 BOM Little Endian)*1 Files created with a combination of 48 kHz sampling frequency and 64 kbps bit rate cannot be played.*2 Protected WMA files (DRM) cannot be played.*3 Available codes depend on what kind of media, versions and information are going to be displayed.*4 When VBR files are played, the playback time may not be displayed correctly. Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-37 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 204. Black plate (202,1)Troubleshooting guide: Symptom Cause and Countermeasure Check if the CD/CF was inserted correctly. Check if the CD/CF is scratched or dirty. Check if there is condensation inside the player, and if there is, wait until the condensation is gone (about 1 hour) before using the player. If there is a temperature increase error, the player will play correctly after it returns to the normal temperature. If there is a mixture of music CD files (CD-DA data) and MP3/WMA files on a CD, only the music CD files (CD-DA data)Cannot play will be played. Files with extensions other than “.MP3”, “.WMA”, “.mp3” or “.wma” cannot be played. In addition, the character codes and number of characters for folder names and file names should be in compliance with the specifications. Check if the disc or the file is generated in an irregular format. This may occur depending on the variation or the setting of MP3/WMA writing applications or other text editing applications. Check if the finalization process, such as session close and disc close, is done for the disc. Check if the CD/CF is protected by copyright.Poor sound quality Check if the CD/CF is scratched or dirty.It takes a relatively long time before the music If there are many folder or file levels on the MP3/WMA CD/CF, or if it is a multisession disc, some time may be requiredstarts playing. before the music starts playing. The writing software and hardware combination might not match, or the writing speed, writing depth, writing width, etc.,Music cuts off or skips might not match the specifications. Try using the slowest writing speed.Skipping with high bit rate files Skipping may occur with large quantities of data, such as for high bit rate data. When a non-MP3/WMA file has been given an extension of “.MP3”, “.WMA”, “.mp3” or “.wma”, or when play isMove immediately to the next song when playing. prohibited by copyright protection, the player will skip to the next song. The playback order is the order in which the files were written by the writing software, so the files might not play in theThe songs do not play back in the desired order. desired order.4-38 Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 205. Black plate (203,1) 13. FF (fast forward) button for SEEK/TRACK 14. AUX jack FM-AM RADIO WITH COMPACT DISC (CD) CHANGER For all operation precautions, see “AUDIO OPERATION PRECAUTIONS” earlier in this section. Audio main operation Head unit: The radio has an FM diversity reception system, which employs two antennas printed on the rear window. This system automatically switches to the antenna which is receiving less interference. The auto loudness circuit enhances the low and high frequency ranges automatically in both radio reception and CD playback. ON·OFF/Volume control: Push the ignition switch to the ACC or ON position, and then push the ON·OFF/VOLUME SAA2010 control knob while the system is off to call up the mode (radio, CD or AUX) which was playing1. CD EJECT button 7. DISC button immediately before the system was turned off.2. ON·OFF/VOLUME control knob 8. AUX button While the system is on, pushing the ON·OFF/3. Radio station and CD selector buttons 9. DISP (display) change/CLOCK button VOLUME control knob turns the system off.4. CD LOAD button 10. Radio/CD SCAN (tuning) button5. Radio tuning / MP3/WMA folder selector / AUDIO 11. CD RPT (repeat)/RDM (random) play button Turn the ON·OFF/VOLUME control knob to control knob adjust the volume. 12. REW (rewind) button for SEEK/TRACK6. AM·FM band select button Monitor, heater, air conditioner, audio, phone and voice recognition systems 4-39 Model "Z51-D" EDITED: 2009/ 2/ 5
  • 206. Black plate (204,1)Adjusting sound quality: FM-AM radio operation SEEK tuning:Push the Audio control knob to change theselecting mode as follows. radio (FM/AM) band select: Push the SEEK·CAT or TRACK button or to tune from low to high or high to lowBass ? Treble ? Fade ? Balance ? Beep Pushing the radio band select button will frequencies and to stop at the next broadcasting change the band as follows: station.Rotate the Audio control knob to adjust Bass,Treble, Fade and Balance to the desired level. AM ? FM1 ? FM2 ? AMFade adjusts the sound level between the front SCAN tuning:and rear speakers and Balance adjusts the When the radio band select button is pushed while the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON Push the SCAN tuning button to tune from lowsound between the right and left speakers. position, the radio will come on at the station last to high frequencies and stops at each broad-To turn the beep sound off or on, rotate the played. casting station for 5 seconds. Pushing theAudio control knob until the desired mode is button again during this 5 seconds period willdisplayed. This turns on or off the beep sound The last station/channel played will also come stop SCAN tuning and the radio will remainwhen audio buttons are pushed. on when the ON·OFF/VOL control knob is tuned to that station. pushed to ON.Once you have adjusted th