NISSAN ALTIMA COUPE 2009 D32 / 4.G Quick Reference Guide
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QUICK REFERENCE GUIDE
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NISSAN INTELLIGENT KEY™
The NISSAN Intelligent Key™ system allows you to lock or unlock
your vehicle, open your trunk and start the engine.
NOTE: It is important to make sure the Intelligent Key is with you
(that is, in your pocket or purse) . The operating range of the door and trunk lock/unlock func-
tion is approximately 31 in (0.8 m) .
Locking the vehicle - Push any door handle Request Switch
(if so equipped)
Unlocking thevehicle -Push anydoor handle Request
Switch (ifso equipped)
door willunlock. Pushthedoor handle Request
again within 1minute; allother doors will
OPENING THE TRUNK
To open the trunk using the Request Switch (if so equipped) ,
your Intelligent Key must be with you.
Push the Request/Release Switch (if so equipped)
der the trunk handle.
Lift up on the trunk lid to fully open the trunk.
STARTING THE ENGINE
Depress the brake pedal (CVT) or clutch pedal (MT) .
Push the ignition switch to start the engine.
TURNING THE ENGINE OFF
Shift the shift selector to the P (Park) position (CVT) or to
the N (Neutral) position (manual transmission) and apply the
Push the ignition switch to turn the engine off.
NISSAN INTELLIGENT KEY™ BATTERY DISCHARGE
If the battery of the Intelligent Key is almost discharged, the
guide lightofthe Intelligent Keyport blinks andtheIntelli-
gent Keyinsertion indicator isdisplayed inthe vehicle
Tostart theengine underthesecircumstances, insertthe
Intelligent Keyinto thekey port inthe direction indicated
until it latches into place.
To remove the Intelligent Key from the port, push the ignition
switch to turn the engine off and pull the Intelligent Key out of the port.
The Intelligent Key port does not charge the Intelligent Key battery. If you see the low
battery indicator, replace the battery in the Intelligent Key.
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AUTOMATIC DOOR LOCKS
All doors lock automatically when the vehicle speed reaches 15 MPH (24 km/h) .
All doors unlock automatically when the ignition is placed in the OFF position.
The automatic lockandunlock functions canbedeactivated oractivated inde-
pendently ofeach other. Todeactivate oractivate theautomatic doorlockorunlock
system, perform the following procedure:
1. Close all doors.
2. Place the ignition switch in the ON position.
3. Do one of the following within 20 seconds of performing Step #2:
● To change AUTO UNLOCK settings: push and hold the power door lock switch to
position (UNLOCK) for more than 5 seconds.
● To change AUTOLOCK settings: pushandhold thepower doorlockswitch to
position (LOCK) for more than 5 seconds.
4. When activated, thehazard indicator willflash twice. When deactivated, thehazard
indicator will flash once.
5. The ignition switch must be placed in the OFF and ON position again between each
WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER SWITCH
The ignition switch must be in the ON position to
activate the windshield wipers.
Move the lever to the following positions to oper-
ate the windshield wipers:
Intermittent (INT)–Front wipers operate
intermittently and can be further adjusted by
twisting the time control ring
Low Speed (LO)–Continuous low-speed
operation of front wipers.
High Speed (HI)– Continuous high-speed
operation of front wipers.
Mist (MIST) – Lift the lever up for one sweep of the front wipers.
Pull the lever toward you to activate front washer fluid and several sweeps of the wipers.
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HEADLIGHT AND TURN SIGNAL CONTROL
TO ACTIVATE THE AUTOLIGHT SYSTEM (if so
Turn the headlight control switchto theAUTO position
to activate the autolight system. The autolight system can:
Turn the headlights on automatically when it is dark.
Turn the headlights off automatically when it is light.
Keep the headlights on for 45 seconds after you turn the ignition switch to OFF and all
doors are closed.
TO DEACTIVATE THE AUTOLIGHT SYSTEM:
Turn the headlight control switchto the OFF,orposition.
HEADLIGHT CONTROL SWITCH
Turn the headlight control switchto theposition to turn on the front parking,
tail, license plate and instrument panel lights.
Turn the headlight control switch
to theposition to turn on the headlights. All
other lights remain on.
FOG LIGHT OPERATION (if so equipped)
NOTE: Theheadlights mustbeonand thelow beamsselected forthe fog lights to
Turn the switch (inside collar)
to theposition to turn on the fog lights.
Turn the switch (inside collar)
to the OFFposition to turn off the fog lights.
Push theheadlight controlswitchforwardto
select the high beam function. The blue
tor light illuminates. Pull the headlight switch back to
the original position toselect thelow beam. The
indicator light goes off.
Pull and release the headlight control switch
to flash the headlight high beams on
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STEERING WHEEL SWITCHES FOR AUDIO CONTROL/
BLUETOOTH(if so equipped)
Press the SOURCE button to turn the radio sys-
To choose PresetA,B, C, CD orAUX, press
The tune upordown
switch canbeused to
perform the following:
● Push the
switch for less than 1.5 seconds to
change to a preset station.
● Push and hold the
switch for more than 1.5 seconds to seek to the next or previous
broadcasting radio station.
● Push the
switch while playing a CD (if so equipped) for less than 1.5 seconds to
change tracks on the CD.
● If the vehicle is equipped with a CD changer, push and hold the
switch for more
than 1.5 seconds to change between CDs.
Push the +or –control switch to increase or decrease the volume.
To activate the cruise control, push the ON/OFF
switch. The indicator light in the Vehicle Informa-
tion Display will illuminate.
Toset cruising speed,accelerate thevehicle to
the desired speed, push the COAST/SETswitch
and release it.The SET indicator lightinthe
Vehicle Information Display will illuminate.
To reset at a faster cruising speed, push and hold
the ACCEL/RES switch. When the vehicle attains the speed you desire, release the
To reset at a slower cruising speed, push and hold the COAST/SETswitch. Release
the switch when the vehicle slows to the desired speed.
Tocancel cruisecontrol, pushtheCANCEL switchortap thebrake pedal. TheSET
indicator light in the Vehicle Information Display will go out.
To resume apreset speed, pushandrelease theACCEL/RES switch.Thevehicle
returns to the last set cruising speed when the vehicle speed is over 25 MPH (40 km/h) .
To turn off cruise control, push the ON/OFFswitch. Both the CRUISE indicator light
and the SET indicator light in the Vehicle Information Display will go out.
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To tighten, turn the fuel-filler cap clockwise until ratcheting
clicks are heard. If the cap is not fully tightened, the service
engine soon light may illuminate.
light illuminates because the fuel cap is loose or
missing, tightenorre-install thecap. The
turn off after a few driving trips.
AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL (if so equipped)
Press the AUTObutton
. Turn the driver’s side temperature control dialto
the desired temperature. Thiswillallow thefanspeed, airflow distribution and
temperature to be automatically maintained.
When AUTO is pressed, AUTOwill illuminate. When DUAL
To disable auto mode, press one of the air flow mode control buttons
, turn the
fan speed control dial
or press the front defroster control button.
DRIVER’S SIDE TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL
Turn the driver’s temperature control dial left for cold air or right for hot air.
Press the DUALbutton to turn the passenger’s side temperature controls on or off. This
will allow the passenger’s side temperature to be adjusted independently from driver’s
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PASSENGER’S SIDE TEMPERATURE CONTROL DIAL
Turn the passenger’s temperature control dial left for cold air or right for hot air; doing so
will activate dual mode.
AIR FLOW MODE CONTROL BUTTONS
Press the buttons to select the following air flow outlets:
Air flows from the center and side vents.
Air flows from the center, side, and foot vents.
Air flows mainly from the foot vents.
Air flows from the defroster and foot vents.
FAN SPEED CONTROL DIAL/OFF BUTTON
Turn the fan speed control dial to the left (slower) or right (faster) to manually control fan
speed. Press OFFto cancel fan speed operation and turn off climate control operation.
DEFROSTING/DEFOGGING FRONT AND SIDE WINDOWS
Press the defroster control button
to turn the system on. The A/C automatically
turns on when the defroster mode is selected.
Turn thedriver’s sidetemperature controldialleftorright toset the desired
To set the defroster on high, turn the fan speed control dial all the way to the right.
DEFROSTING/DEFOGGING REAR WINDOW AND (if so equipped) OUTSIDE
Push the rear window defroster switch
on. Push the switch again to manually turn
the defroster off. This function automatically turns off in approximately 15 minutes.
A/C ON/OFF BUTTON
Press the A/Cbutton to manually turn the A/C on or off.
AIR RECIRCULATION BUTTON
Press the air recirculation button
to recirculate air inside the vehicle.
Press the air recirculation button
again to turn air recirculation off.
The air recirculation mode can only be selected if the air flow control mode is in the
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FM/AM/XM* RADIO WITH CD CHANGER (if so equipped)
Pressing theRADIO buttonwillchange theband toeither FM,AM, orXM radio
To scan quickly through each broadcasting station, press the SEEK/TRACK/CAT
To skip from one track to another on a CD, press the SEEK/TRACK/CATbutton.
TUNING AND AUDIO CONTROL KNOB (Bass, Treble, etc.)
To manually tune the radio, turn the TUNE·FOLDERknob. To adjust the Bass, Treble,
Balance andFade, presstheAUDIO knobuntilthedesired modeappears inthe
display. Then turn the TUNE·FOLDERknob to adjust to the desired level.
While playing an MP3 CD, turn the TUNE·FOLDERknob right or left to skip forward
or backward through the available folders. This function will only operate on an MP3
CD with multiple folders.
STATION AND CD SELECT BUTTONS
To store a station in a preset you must first select A, B, or C memory bank by pressing
the PRESET A·B·Cbutton andtune tothe desired FM,AMorXM station. Then
press andhold thedesired stationselectbutton foratleast 2seconds. Whenthe
preset indicator illuminates, a beep will sound, indicating memorization is complete.
To retrieve a previously set station, select the memory bank where the preset was set,
then press the corresponding station select button.
While playing a CD, press one of the CD select buttons (1 -6 ) to select a different
CD loaded into the CD changer.
PRESET A·B·C BUTTON
Press thePRESET A·B·Cbutton untilyoureach thedesired setting.Theradio is
equipped with three separate banks, each with six station presets. You may store any
combination of FM, AM or XM radio presets on each bank.