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2. Touch “Climate Ctrl. Timer”.
3. Touch “Set Timer 1” or “Set Timer 2”. Thefollowing procedure explains the Timer 1
4. Enter the departure time.
5. To set the Climate Ctrl. Timer for differentdays of the week, touch “Assign Days”. Select
the preferred timer setting for each day of the
week. After setting, touch “OK”. The previous
screen is displayed. 6. When the settings are completed, touch
“Save Timer”. The settings confirmation
screen will be displayed.
7. If the settings shown on the screen are cor- rect, touch “Yes”.
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8. The indicator of “Timer 1” illuminates after theClimate Ctrl. Timer is set. Use the same pro-
cedure to set the Timer 2 setting.
9. Place the power switch to the OFF position, and then connect the charge connector to the
• The Climate Ctrl. Timer will only start when the power switch is in the “OFF” position. Always
turn the power switch to the “OFF” position after
the Climate Ctrl. Timer is set.
• Touch “Timer 1” or “Timer 2” to turn off the Climate Ctrl. Timer function. After this operation
has been performed, the indicator turns off and
the Climate Ctrl. Timer function will be turned
off. The start and stop time settings are not
deleted even if the Climate Ctrl. Timer function
is turned off. • If OFF is selected for a day of the week, the
Climate Ctrl. timer will not operate on that day.
The system will wait until the next charging timer
set to perform charging.
• While the Climate Ctrl. Timer operates, the Cli- mate Ctrl. Timer indicator and the charging sta-
tus indicator lights flash. If the Climate Ctrl.
Timer is set to activate, the Climate Ctrl. Timer
• If the timer charge function and the Climate Ctrl. Timer are in operation at the same time due to
an overlap of the timer settings, either function
can be set to be preferentially provided with
electric power. For the details of “Timer Priority”
settings, refer to separate LEAF Navigation
System Owner’s Manual.
• The temperature in the passenger compartment may not be comfortable if entering the vehicle
too soon before or too long after the scheduled
time of departure.
• Air conditioning is limited to the capacity of the electric power when the charge connector is
connected. Therefore, the temperature may not
reach the factory default setting due to limita-
tions in air conditioning performance, if ambient
temperature is excessively high or low, or if the charge connector is connected to a 120V
• While the battery is being charged, the Climate Ctrl. Timer cannot be operated until the Li-ion
battery available charge gauge reached the full
mark. When the battery is not being charged,
the Climate Ctrl. Timer can be operated, even if
the Li-ion battery available charge gauge has
not reached the full mark.
• When the climate control is set on first priority, the Climate Ctrl. Timer works regardless of the
remaining battery energy.
• If the Climate Ctrl. Timer starts its operation while the vehicle is being charged, the charging
time will be prolonged.
• Operating the Climate Ctrl. Timer or remote climate control in an environment with low tem-
perature may decrease the rate of battery
• The Climate Ctrl. Timer settings cannot be modified while it is operating. If timer settings
are modified while the Climate Ctrl. Timer is
operating, these changes will be reflected the
next time the Climate Ctrl. Timer operates.
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• When charging is set as the first priority, theClimate Ctrl. Timer does not start until 10 seg-
ments of the Li-ion battery available charge
gauge are illuminated.
• When the climate control is set as the first priority, the climate control system will be turned
on as scheduled by the Climate Ctrl. Timer
regardless of the remaining battery energy.
• Even when the climate control is set as the first priority, the climate control system will be turned
off when the climate control spends more elec-
tric than the charging Li-ion battery.
• The Li-ion battery may not charge or may even become discharged if the Climate Ctrl. Timer or
remote climate control is used in low ambient
Remote climate control
This vehicle incorporates a communication de-
vice that is called a TCU (Telematics Communi-
cation Unit) . The communication connection be-
tween this unit and NISSAN CARWINGS Data
Center allows for various remote function ser-
Even when away from the vehicle, climate control
can be started by accessing the NISSAN CAR- WINGS Data Center website using a cellular
phone or a personal computer.
When operation is started, or at the set start time,
the NISSAN CARWINGS Data Center accesses
the vehicle. When the vehicle receives a com-
mand for remote operation, the climate control
immediately turns ON and operates for the speci-
fied period of time. Confirmation of the ON/OFF
of the climate control operation can be checked
by accessing the website or by e-mail.
Establishing the CARWINGS™ service is neces-
sary before using the service. See LEAF Naviga-
tion System Owner’s Manual.
• Radio waves could adversely affect electric medical equipment. For more
information, contact your electric
medical equipment manufacturer for
the possible effect on pacemakers be-
fore using the remote climate control. • Even if the remote climate control is
set, the temperature in the passenger
room may become high if the system
automatically stops. Do not leave chil-
dren or adults who would normally re-
quire the support of others alone in
your vehicle. Pets should not be left
alone either. On hot, sunny days, tem-
peratures in a closed vehicle could
quickly become high enough to cause
severe or possibly fatal injuries to
people or animals.
•To check the Li-ion battery charging status
using an internet enabled smart phone or
– The vehicle must be located in a cellu- lar phone coverage area.
– The cellular phone must be located in an area with cellular phone coverage.
– The computer must be connected to the internet.
• Some cellular phones are not compatible
with this system and cannot be used to
check the Li-ion battery charging status.
Confirm this beforehand.
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• When the charge connector is connected, theclimate control operates using electric power.
When the charge connector is disconnected
from the vehicle, the climate control operates
using vehicle battery electric power.
• The climate control can be operated for a maxi- mum of 2 hours when the charge connector is
connected to the vehicle, or a maximum of 15
minutes when the charge connector is
• The remote climate control will only start to operate when the power switch is in the OFF
position. Be sure to check that the power switch
is in the OFF position.
• Remote climate control operation is not avail- able when the vehicle is in an area of cellular
• Communication becomes unavailable when the vehicle is not used for two weeks or more.
When the power switch is placed in the ON
position, communication with the NISSAN
CARWINGS Data Center can be restored.
• Air conditioning is limited to the capacity of the electric power when the charge connector is
connected to the vehicle. Therefore, the tem-
perature may not reach a comfortable level due to performance of the air conditioning being
limited, if the outside temperature is excessively
high or low, or if the charge connector is con-
nected to a 120V outlet.
• If the power switch is in the ON position or the charge connector is disconnected, while the
remote climate control is being operated, re-
mote climate control operation is automatically
stopped and an e-mail is sent.
• If remote climate control operation is started while the vehicle is in normal charge mode, the
climate control operates in climate control pri-
ority mode and charging is continued.
• If remote climate control operation is started and charging is stopped while the vehicle is in
quick charge mode, climate control operation is
• If the quick charge connector is connected and charging is not performed, remote climate con-
trol operation starts using the battery electric
power of the vehicle.
This procedure sets the temperature of Climate
Ctrl. timer and remote climate control.
1. Push the Zero Emission menu button. Touch “SETTING”. 2. Touch “Timer/Remote – Set Climate Temp”.
3. Set the temperature and the touch “OK”.
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•The temperature in the passenger com-
partment may not be comfortable if enter-
ing the vehicle too soon before or too long
after the scheduled time of departure.
• Air conditioning is limited to the capacity
of the electric power when the charge
connector is connected. Therefore, the
temperature may not reach the set tem-
perature due to limitations in air condi-
tioning performance, if ambient tempera-
ture is excessively high or low, or if the
charge connector is connected to a 120 V
• The Climate Ctrl. Timer operates the cli-
mate control function so that a comfort-
able temperature is provided in the pas-
senger compartment at the scheduled
time of departure. The climate control is
set to stop at the scheduled time of
Push the power switch to the ACC or ON posi-
tion and press the radio band select button to
turn on the radio. If you listen to the radio while
the READY to drive indicator light is off, the
power switch should be pushed to the ACC
Radio reception is affected by station signal
strength, distance from radio transmitter, build-
ings, bridges, mountains and other external influ-
ences. Intermittent changes in reception quality
normally are caused by these external influences.
Using a cellular phone in or near the vehicle
may influence radio reception quality.
Your NISSAN radio system is equipped with
state-of-the-art electronic circuits to enhance ra-
dio reception. These circuits are designed to
extend reception range, and to enhance the qual-
ity of that reception. However, there are some general characteristics
of both FM and AM radio signals that can affect
radio reception quality in a moving vehicle, even
when the finest equipment is used. These char-
acteristics are completely normal in a given re-
ception area and do not indicate any malfunction
in your NISSAN radio system.
Reception conditions will constantly change be-
cause of vehicle movement. Buildings, terrain,
signal distance and interference from other ve-
hicles can work against ideal reception. De-
scribed below are some of the factors that can
affect your radio reception.
Some cellular phones or other devices may
cause interference or a buzzing noise to come
from the audio system speakers. Storing the de-
vice in a different location may reduce or elimi-
nate the noise.
AUDIO SYSTEM (MODELS WITHOUT
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FM RADIO RECEPTION
Range: FM range is normally limited to 25 – 30 mi
(40 – 48 km) , with monaural (single channel) FM
having slightly more range than stereo FM. External
influences may sometimes interfere with FM station
reception even if the FM station is within 25 mi
(40 km) . The strength of the FM signal is directly
related to the distance between the transmitter and
receiver. FM signals follow a line-of-sight path, ex-
hibiting many of the same characteristics as light.
For example, they will reflect off objects.
Fade and drift: As your vehicle moves away from
a station transmitter, the signals will tend to fade
and/or drift.Static and flutter: During signal interference from
buildings, large hills or due to antenna position
(usually in conjunction with increased distance
from the station transmitter) , static or flutter can
be heard. This can be reduced by adjusting the
treble control to reduce treble response.
Multipath reception: Because of the reflective
characteristics of FM signals, direct and reflected
signals reach the receiver at the same time. The
signals may cancel each other, resulting in mo-
mentary flutter or loss of sound.
AM RADIO RECEPTION
AM signals, because of their low frequency, can
bend around objects and skip along the ground.
In addition, the signals can be bounced off the
ionosphere and bent back to earth. Because of
these characteristics, AM signals are also sub-
ject to interference as they travel from transmitter
Fading: Occurs while the vehicle is passing
through freeway underpasses or in areas with
many tall buildings. It can also occur for several
seconds during ionospheric turbulence even in
areas where no obstacles exist.
Static: Caused by thunderstorms, electrical
power lines, electric signs and even traffic lights.
SATELLITE RADIO RECEPTION
When the satellite radio is used for the first time
or the battery has been replaced, the satellite
radio may not work properly. This is not a mal-
function. Wait more than 10 minutes with satellite
radio ON and the vehicle outside of any metal or
large building for satellite radio to receive all of
the necessary data.
No satellite radio reception is available and “NO
SAT” is displayed when the SAT band option is
selected unless optional satellite receiver and
antenna are installed and a SiriusXM® Satellite
Radio service subscription is active. Satellite ra-
dio is not available in Alaska, Hawaii and Guam.
Satellite radio performance may be affected if
cargo carried on the roof blocks the satellite radio
If possible, do not put cargo over the satellite
A build up of ice on the satellite radio antenna can
affect satellite radio performance. Remove the
ice to restore satellite radio reception.
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AUDIO OPERATION PRECAUTIONS
Compact disc (CD) player
• Do not force a compact disc into the CD insert slot. This could damage the
CD and/or CD player.
• Trying to load a CD with the CD door closed could damage the CD and/or
• Only one CD can be loaded into the CD player at a time.
• Only use high quality 4.7 in (12 cm) round
discs that have the “COMPACT disc DIGI-
TAL AUDIO” logo on the disc or packaging.
• During cold weather or rainy days, the
player may malfunction due to the humid-
ity. If this occurs, remove the CD and de-
humidify or ventilate the player
• The player may skip while driving on
• The CD player sometimes cannot function
when the compartment temperature is ex-
tremely high or low. Decrease/increase
the temperature before use.
• Do not expose the CD to direct sunlight. •
CDs that are in poor condition or are dirty,
scratched or covered with fingerprints
may not work properly.
• The following CDs may not work properly.
– Copy control compact discs (CCCD)
– Recordable compact discs (CD-R)
– Rewritable compact discs (CD-RW)
• Do not use the following CDs as they may
cause the CD player to malfunction:
– 3.1 in (8 cm) discs with an adapter
– CDs that are not round
– CDs with a paper label
– CDs that are warped, scratched, or
have abnormal edges
• This audio system can only play prere-
corded CDs. It has no capability to record
or burn CDs.
• If the CD cannot be played, one of the
following messages will be displayed.
• Confirm that the CD is inserted correctly
(the label side is facing up, etc.) .
• Confirm that the CD is not bent or warped
and it is free of scratches.
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This is an error due to excessive tempera-
ture inside the player. Remove the CD by
pressing the EJECT button. After a short
time, reinsert the CD. The CD can be played
when the temperature of the player returns
The file is unplayable in this audio system
(only MP3 orWMA(if so equipped) CD) .
Compressed audio files (MP3/WMA)
• MP3 — MP3 is short for Moving Pictures Ex-perts Group Audio Layer 3. MP3 is the most
well-known compressed digital audio file for-
mat. This format allows for near “CD quality”
sound, but at a fraction of the size of normal
audio files. MP3 conversion of an audio track
from CD-ROM can reduce the file size by ap-
proximately a 10:1 ratio with virtually no percep-
tible loss in quality. MP3 compression removes
the redundant and irrelevant parts of a sound
signal that the human ear doesn’t hear.
• WMA — Windows Media Audio (WMA)* is a compressed audio format created by Microsoft
as an alternative to MP3. The WMA codec offers greater file compression than the MP3
codec, enabling storage of more digital audio
tracks in the same amount of space when com-
pared to MP3s at the same level of quality.
• Bit rate — Bit rate denotes the number of bits per second used by a digital music file. The size
and quality of a compressed digital audio file is
determined by the bit rate used when encoding
• Sampling frequency — Sampling frequency is the rate at which the samples of a signal are
converted from analog to digital (A/D conver-
sion) per second.
• Multisession — Multisession is one of the meth- ods for writing data to media. Writing data once
to the media is called a single session, and
writing more than once is called a multisession.
• ID3/WMA Tag — The ID3/WMA tag is the part of the encoded MP3 or WMA file that contains
information about the digital music file such as
song title, artist, encoding bit rate, track time
duration, etc. ID3 tag information is displayed
on the Artist/song title line on the display.
* Windows® and Windows Media® are regis-
tered trademarks and trademarks in the United
States of America and other countries of Micro-
soft Corporation of the USA. Playback order chart
Musical playback order of a CD with MP3 or
WMA files is as illustrated.
• The names of folders not containing MP3 or WMA files are not shown in the display.
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• If there is a file in the top level of the disc, “RootFolder” is displayed.
• The playback order is the order in which the files were written by the writing software. Therefore,
the files might not play in the desired order.
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Supported mediaCD, CD-R, CD-RW, USB 2.0
Supported file systems ISO9660 LEVEL1, ISO9660 LEVEL2, Apple ISO, Romeo, Joliet * ISO9660 Level 3
(packet writing) is not supported.
USB memory: FAT16, FAT32
Supported media CD, CD-R, CD-RW
Supported versions*1 MP3
Version MPEG1, Audio Layer 3
Sampling frequency 8 kHz - 48 kHz
Bit rate 8 kbps - 320 kbps, VBR*4
WMA*2 Version WMA7, WMA8, WMA9
Sampling frequency 32 kHz - 48 kHz
Bit rate 32 kbps - 192 kbps, VBR*4
Tag information (Song title and artist name) ID3 tag VER1.0, VER1.1, VER2.2, VER2.3, VER2.4 (MP3 only); WMA
tag (WMA only)
Folder levels CD, CD-R, CD-RW: Folder levels: 8, folders and files: 999 (Max. 244
files for one folder)
USB: Folder levels: 8, folders: 255, files: 2500 (Max. 255 files for one
folder) , memory size: 4GB
Displayable character codes*3 01: ASCII, 02: ISO-8859-1, 03: UNICODE (UTF-16 BOM Big Endian) ,
04: UNICODE (UTF-16 Non-BOM Big Endian) , 05:UNICODE (UTF-8) ,
06: UNICODE (Non-UTF-16 BOM Little Endian) , 07: SHIFT-JIS
*1 Files created with a combination of 48 kHz
sampling frequency and 64 kbps bit rate cannot
*2 Protected WMA files (DRM) cannot be played.*3 Available codes depend on what kind of me-
dia, versions and information are going to be
*4 When VBR files are played, the playback time
may not be displayed correctly.
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