NISSAN ALTIMA 2013 L33 / 5.G Owners Manual
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HOW TO READ THE DISPLAYED
Guiding lines which indicate the vehicle width
and distances to objects with reference to the
vehicle body line
Aare displayed on the monitor.
Distance guide lines:
Indicate distances from the vehicle body. ● Red line
1: approx. 1.5 ft (0.5 m)
● Yellow line
2: approx. 3 ft (1 m)
● Green line
3: approx. 7 ft (2 m)
● Green line
4: approx. 10 ft (3 m) Vehicle width guide lines
Indicate the vehicle width when backing up.
Predicted course lines
Indicate the predicted course when backing up.
The predicted course lines will be displayed on
the monitor when the shift selector is in the R
(Reverse) position and the steering wheel is
turned. The predicted course lines will move de-
pending on how much the steering wheel is
turned and will not be displayed while the steer-
ing wheel is in the neutral position.
The vehicle width guide lines and the width of the
predicted course lines are wider than the actual
width and course. The predicted course lines feature can be set to
on or off.
1. Press the CAMERA button.
2. Select the “Show Guidelines” key to toggle the feature on or off.
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HOW TO PARK WITH PREDICTED
COURSE LINES (Navigation System
●Always turn and check that it is safe to
do so before backing up. Always back
● Use the displayed lines as a reference.
The lines are highly affected by the
number of occupants, fuel level, vehicle
position, road conditions and road
● If the tires are replaced with different
sized tires, the predicted course lines
may be displayed incorrectly.
● On a snow-covered or slippery road,
there may be a difference between the
predicted course line and the actual
● If the battery is disconnected or be-
comes discharged, the predicted
course lines may be displayed incor-
rectly. If this occurs, please perform the
– Turn the steering wheel from lock to lock while the engine is running. – Drive the vehicle on a straight road
for more than 5 minutes.
● When the steering wheel is turned with
the ignition switch in the ACC position,
the predicted course lines may be dis-
● The distance guide line and the vehicle
width line should be used as a refer-
ence 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 dis-
tance between the vehicle and dis-
● When backing up the vehicle up a hill,
objects viewed in the monitor are fur-
ther than they appear. When backing up
the vehicle down a hill, objects viewed
in the monitor are closer than they ap-
pear. Use the inside mirror or glance
over your shoulder to properly judge
distances to other objects.
The vehicle width and predicted course
lines are wider than the actual width and
course. 1. Visually check that the parking space is safe
before parking your vehicle.
2. The rear view of the vehicle is displayed on the screen
Awhen the shift selector is
moved to the R (Reverse) position.
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3. Slowly back up the vehicle, adjusting thesteering wheel so that the predicted course
Benter the parking spaceC. 4. Maneuver the steering wheel to make the
vehicle width guide lines
Dparallel to the
Cwhile referring to the pre-
dicted course lines.
5. When the vehicle is parked in the space completely, move the shift selector to the P
(Park) position and apply the parking brake.
PREDICTED AND ACTUAL
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 displayed objects.
Backing up on a steep uphill
When backing up the vehicle up a hill, the dis-
tance guide lines and the vehicle width guide
lines are shown closer than the actual distance.
For example, the display shows 3 ft (1.0 m) to the
A, but the actual 3 ft (1.0 m) distance on
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the hill is the placeB. Note that any object on
the hill is further than it appears on the monitor.
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 farther than the actual distance.
For example, the display shows 3 ft (1.0 m) to the
A, but the actual 3 ft (1.0 m) distance on the hill is the place
B. Note that any object on
the hill is closer than it appears on the monitor.
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Backing up near a projecting object
The predicted course linesAdo not touch the
object in the display. However, the vehicle may hit
the object if it projects over the actual backing up
Backing up behind a projecting object
The positionCis shown farther than the position
Bin the display. However, the positionCis
actually at the same distance as the position
The vehicle may hit the object when backing up to the position
Aif the object projects over the
actual backing up course.
MOVING OBJECT DETECTION
(MOD) (if so equipped)
The Moving Object Detection (MOD) system can
inform the driver of moving objects when driving
out of garages, maneuvering into parking lots and
in other such instances.
The MOD system detects moving objects by
using image processing technology on the image
shown in the display.
When the shift selector is in the R (Reverse)
position and the vehicle speed is approximately
5 MPH (8 km/h) or less, the MOD system detects
moving objects in the rearview or rear-wide view.
The MOD system will not operate if the trunk is
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●The MOD system is not a substitute for
proper vehicle operation and does not
prevent contact with the objects sur-
rounding the vehicle. When maneuver-
ing, always use the outside mirror and
rear view mirror and turn and look to
check the surroundings to make sure it
is safe to maneuver.
● The MOD system is not designed to
detect surrounding stationary objects.
If the MOD system detects moving objects sur-
rounding the vehicle, a yellow frame will be dis-
played on the camera image and a chime sounds.
When the MOD system detects a moving object
surrounding the vehicle, the yellow frame will be
displayed on the view where the objects are
detected and a chime will sound once. While the
MOD system continues to detect moving ob-
jects, the yellow frame continues to be displayed. Turning the MOD system on or off
The MOD system is turned on or off using the
settings menu in the vehicle information display.
A blue MOD icon is displayed in the view where
the MOD system is operative.
A gray MOD icon is displayed in the view where
the MOD system is not operative.
1. Press the
button until “Settings” dis-
plays in the vehicle information display. Use
to select “Driver Assistance”.
Then press the ENTER button. 2. Select “Parking Aids”, and press the ENTER
3. To set the MOD system to on or off, use the
buttons to navigate in the menu
and use the ENTER button to select or
change an item:
● To turn off the warning, use the ENTER
button to check box for “Moving Object”
If the MOD system is turned off, the MOD icon is
● Do not use the MOD system when tow-
ing a trailer. The system may not func-
● Excessive noise (for example, audio
system volume or open vehicle window)
will interfere with the chime sound, and
it may not be heard.
● The MOD system performance will be
limited according to environmental
conditions and surrounding objects
– When there is low contrast between background and the moving objects.
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– When there is blinking source oflight.
– When strong light such as another vehicle’s headlight or sunlight is
– When camera orientation is not in its usual position, such as when mirror
– When there is dirt, water drops or snow on the camera lens.
– When the position of the moving ob- jects in the display is not changed.
● The MOD system might detect some-
thing like flowing water droplets on the
camera lens, white smoke from the
muffler, moving shadows, etc.
● The MOD system may not function
properly depending on the speed, direc-
tion, distance or shape of the moving
● If your vehicle sustains damage to the
parts where the camera is installed,
leaving it misaligned or bent, the sens-
ing zone may be altered and the MOD
system may not detect objects properly. When the yellow MOD icon is displayed in the
view, the system is not functioning properly. This
will not hinder normal driving operation but the
system should be inspected by a NISSAN dealer.
If dirt, rain or snow accumulates on the camera,
the MOD system may not operate properly. Clean
ADJUSTING THE SCREEN
The procedure for adjusting the quality of the
screen differs depending on the type of screen
present on the vehicle.
For vehicles without Navigation System:
1. Press the ENTER/SETTING button.
2. Turn the TUNE-SCROLL knob to highlight the “Brightness” or “Contrast” key.
3. Press the ENTER/SETTING button.
Without Navigation System
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4. Adjust the level using the TUNE-SCROLLknob and then press the ENTER/SETTING
button to apply the adjustment.
● Do not adjust the Brightness or Contrast of
the RearView Monitor while the vehicle is
For vehicles with Navigation System:1. Press the MENU button.
2. Select the “Settings” key.
3. Select the “System” key.
4. Select the “Display” key.
5. Touch the “Brightness key and adjust the level to the desired setting.
● Do not adjust the display of the RearView
Monitor while the vehicle is moving.OPERATING TIPS
●Do not use alcohol, benzine or thinner
to clean the camera. This will cause
discoloration. To clean the camera,
wipe with a cloth dampened with a di-
luted mild cleaning agent and then wipe
with a dry cloth.
● Do not damage the camera as the moni-
tor screen may be adversely affected.
● When the shift selector is shifted to R (Re-
verse) , the monitor screen automatically
changes to the RearView Monitor mode.
However, the radio can be heard.
● It may take some time until the RearView
Monitor is displayed after the shift selector
has been shifted to R (Reverse) . Objects
may be distorted momentarily until the Rear-
View Monitor screen is displayed com-
pletely. When the shift selector is returned to
a position other than R (Reverse) , it may take
some time until the screen changes. Objects
on the screen may be distorted until they are
● When the temperature is extremely high or
low, the screen may not clearly display ob-
jects. This is not a malfunction.
With Navigation System
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●When strong light directly enters the cam-
era, objects may not be displayed clearly.
● 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 Moni-
tor may differ somewhat from those of the
● When the contrast of objects is low at night,
pressing the SETTING button or MENU but-
ton may not change the brightness.
● Objects on the monitor may not be clear in a
dark place or at night.
● If dirt, rain or snow attaches to the camera,
the RearView Monitor may not display ob-
jects. Clean the camera.
● Do not use body wax on the camera window.
If body wax does get on the camera window,
wipe off the wax with a clean cloth damp-
ened with mild detergent diluted with water. Adjust air flow direction by moving the vent
Open or close the vents by using the dial. Move
the dial toward the
to open the vents or
to close them.
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●The air conditioner cooling function op-
erates only when the engine is running.
● Do not leave children or adults who
would normally require the assistance
of others alone in your vehicle. Pets
should also not be left alone. They
could accidentally injure themselves or
others through inadvertent operation of
the vehicle. Also, on hot, sunny days,
temperatures in a closed vehicle could
quickly become high enough to cause
severe or possibly fatal injuries to
people or animals.
● Do not use the recirculation mode for
long periods as it may cause the interior
air to become stale and the windows to
HEATER AND AIR CONDITIONER
(manual) (if so equipped)
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