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Fluid leaksCheck under the vehicle for fuel, oil,
water or other fluid leaks after the vehicle has
been parked for a while. Water dripping from the
air conditioner after use is normal. If you should
notice any leaks or if gasoline fumes are evident,
check for the cause and have it corrected imme-
Power steering fluid level* and lines Check
the level when the fluid is cold, with the engine
off. Check the lines for proper attachment, leaks,
Radiator and hoses Check the front of the
radiator and clean off any dirt, insects, leaves,
etc., that may have accumulated. Make sure the
hoses have no cracks, deformation, rot or loose
Underbody The underbody is frequently ex-
posed to corrosive substances such as those
used on icy roads or to control dust. It is very
important to remove these substances from the
underbody, otherwise rust may form on the floor
pan, frame, fuel lines and exhaust system. At the
end of winter, the underbody should be thor-
oughly flushed with plain water, in those areas
where mud and dirt may have accumulated. See
the “Appearance and care” section of this
Windshield-washer fluid* Check that there is
adequate fluid in the reservoir.
1. Power steering fluid reservoir
2. Engine coolant reservoir
3. Drive belt location
4. Fuse box 5. Engine oil filler cap
6. Inverter coolant reservoir
7. Brake fluid reservoir
8. Air cleaner
9. Fusible link box and remote positive
ENGINE COMPARTMENT CHECK
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operation is performed once. From the Vehicle
Settings menu, select “Selective Unlock”. Use
the ENTER button to activate this function.
Auto Door Unlock
The auto door unlock function automatically un-
locks all the doors when the shift lever is placed in
the P (Park) position. From the Vehicle Settings
menu, select “Auto Door Unlock”. Use the EN-
TER button to enable/disable this function.
Answer back horn
When the answer back horn is on the horn will
chirp and the hazard indicators will flash once
when locking the vehicle with the Intelligent Key.
Remote Start (if so equipped)
The remote start function can be turned on or off.
If the setting is OFF the vehicle cannot be started
using the intelligent key. From the Vehicle Set-
tings menu, select “Remote Start”. Use the EN-
TER button to enable/disable.
The battery saver automatically turns off the igni-
tion after a period of time when the ignition switch
is left in the ACC or ON position.Exit Seat Slide (if so equipped)
When the Exit seat slide is ON the driver’s seat
will move backward for easy exit when the ignition
switch is placed in the OFF position and the
driver’s door is opened.
After getting into the vehicle and placing the
ignition switch in the ACC position, the driver’s
seat will move to the previous set position. For
more information for setting the seat position see
“Automatic drive positioner” in the “Pre-driving
checks and adjustments” section. Use the EN-
TER button to enable/disable this function.
Exit steering up (if so equipped)
When the exit steering up is turned ON, the
steering wheel moving upward for easy exit when
the ignition switch is in the OFF position and the
driver’s door is opened.
After getting into the vehicle and placing the
ignition switch in the ACC position, the steering
wheel moves to the previous position. For more
information for setting the steering wheel posi-
tion, see “Tilt and telescopic operation” in the
“Pre-driving checks and adjustments” section.
Use the ENTER button to enable/disable this
function.Main Menu Selection
The items that display can be enabled/disabled
when the ignition switch is placed in the ON
position. To change the items that display.
button to select and the ENTER
button to change a menu item:
● Trip Computer
● Fuel Economy
● Tire Pressures (if so equipped)
● 4WD (if so equipped)
The trip computer can be enabled/disabled to
display in the vehicle information display when
the ignition switch is placed in the ON position.
From the “Main Menu Selection” select “Trip
Computer” to display in the vehicle information
display when the ignition is placed in the ON
The fuel economy can be enabled/disabled to
display in the vehicle information display when
the ignition switch is placed in the ON position.
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12. Timer Alert – Time for a driver break?
13. Low Outside Temperature
14. Power will turn off to save the battery
15. CVT Error: See Owner’s Manual
16. Reminder: Turn OFF headlights
17. Low Oil Pressure
18. Key Registration Complete
19. Tire Pressure Low - Add Air (if so equipped)
20. TPMS Error
21. Remote Start (if so equipped)
22. Loose Fuel Cap
23. I-Key System Error: See Owner’s Manual
No Key Detected
This warning appears when the intelligent key is
left outside the vehicle with the ignition switch is
the ON or ACC position. Make sure the Intelli-
gent Key is inside the vehicle.
Key ID Incorrect
This warning appears when the ignition switch is
placed from the OFF position and the intelligent
key is not recognized by the system. You can not
start the engine with an unregistered key.See “NISSAN Intelligent Key®” in “Pre-driving
checks and adjustments” for more information.
Shift to Park
This warning illuminates when the ignition switch
is in the ACC or OFF position and the shift lever
is in any position other than P (Park) position.
Also, a chime sounds when the ignition switch is
in the OFF position.
If this warning illuminates, move the shift lever to
the P (Park) position or start the engine.
For additional information about Intelligent Key,
see “NISSAN Intelligent Key®” in the “Pre-
driving checks and adjustments” section.
Push ignition to OFF
After the Push ignition to OFF warning illumi-
nates, the warning will illuminate if the ignition
switch is placed in the ACC position when the
shift lever is moved to the P (Park) position.
To turn off the Push warning, place the ignition
switch in the ON position and then in the LOCK
Key Battery Low
This indicator illuminates when the Intelligent Key
battery is running out of power.
If this indicator illuminates, replace the battery
with a new one. See “Battery replacement” in the
“Maintenance and do-it-yourself” section.
Engine start operation for Intelligent Key
This indicator appears when the battery of the
Intelligent Key is low and when the Intelligent Key
system and the vehicle are not communicating
If this appears, touch the ignition switch with the
Intelligent Key while depressing the brake pedal.
For more information see, “Intelligent Key battery
discharge” in the “Starting and driving” section.
Release Parking brake
This warning illuminates in the message area of
the vehicle information display when the parking
brake is set and the vehicle is driven.
This warning illuminates when the fuel level in the
fuel tank is getting low. Refuel as soon as it is
convenient, preferably before the fuel gauge
reaches 0 (Empty) .
There will be a small re-
serve of fuel in the tank when the fuel
gauge needle reaches 0 (Empty) .
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Push to start (if so equipped)
This warning appears in the vehicle information
display when the vehicle has been started using
the remote start function. To start the vehicle,
apply the brake and place the ignition switch in
the ON position.
Loose Fuel Cap
This warning appears when the fuel-filler cap is
not tightened correctly after the vehicle has been
refueled. See “Fuel-filler cap” in the “Pre-driving
checks and adjustments” section of this manual.
Intelligent Key error
After the ignition switch is pushed to the ON
position, this light comes on for about 2 seconds
and then turns off.
The I-Key System Error message warns of a
malfunction with the Intelligent Key system. If the
light comes on while the engine is stopped, it may
be impossible to start the engine.
If the light comes on while the engine is running,
you can drive the vehicle. However in these
cases, contact a NISSAN dealer for repair as
soon as possible.Your vehicle may has two types of security sys-
● Vehicle security system
● NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System
VEHICLE SECURITY SYSTEM
The vehicle security system provides visual and
audible alarm signals if someone opens the
doors, trunk lid or the hood when the system is
armed. It is not, however, a motion detection type
system that activates when a vehicle is moved or
when a vibration occurs. The system helps deter vehicle theft but cannot
prevent it, nor can it prevent the theft of interior or
exterior vehicle components in all situations. Al-
ways secure your vehicle even if parking for a
brief period. Never leave your Intelligent Key in
the vehicle, and always lock the vehicle when
unattended. Be aware of your surroundings, and
park in secure, well-lit areas whenever possible.
Many devices offering additional protection, such
as component locks, identification markers, and
tracking systems, are available at auto supply
stores and specialty shops. Your NISSAN dealer
may also offer such equipment. Check with your
insurance company to see if you may be eligible
for discounts for various theft protection features.
How to arm the vehicle security
1. Close all windows.
(The system can be
armed even if the windows are open.)
2. Remove the Intelligent Key from the vehicle.
3. Close all doors, hood and trunk/liftgate. Lock all doors. The doors can be locked with
the Intelligent Key, door handle request
switch (if so equipped) , power door lock
switch or mechanical key.
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4. When activated, the hazard indicator willflash twice. When deactivated, the hazard
indicator will flash once.
5. The ignition switch must be placed in the OFF and ON position again between each
When the automatic door unlock system is deac-
tivated, the doors do not unlock when the ignition
switch is placed in the OFF position. To unlock
the door manually, use the inside lock knob or the
power door lock switch (driver’s or front passen-
ger’s side) .
The automatic door unlock function can be
changed using the Vehicle Settings in the
vehicle information display. The “Auto
Door Unlock” choices are: ● Off
● IGN OFF
● Shift into P
CHILD SAFETY REAR DOOR LOCK
Child safety locks help prevent the rear doors
from being opened accidentally, especially when
small children are in the vehicle.
The child safety lock levers are located on the
edge of the rear doors.
When the lever is in the LOCK position, the
door can be opened only from the outside.
●Radio waves could adversely affect
electric medical equipment. Those who
use a pacemaker should contact the
electric medical equipment manufac-
turer for the possible influences before
● The Intelligent Key transmits radio
waves when the buttons are pressed.
The FAA advises the radio waves may
affect aircraft navigation and communi-
cation systems. Do not operate the In-
telligent Key while on an airplane. Make
sure the buttons are not operated unin-
tentionally when the unit is stored for a
The Intelligent Key system can operate all the
door locks using the remote controller function or
pushing the request switch on the vehicle without
taking the key out from a pocket or purse. The
operating environment and/or conditions may af-
fect the Intelligent Key system operation.
Be sure to read the following before using the
Intelligent Key system.
NISSAN INTELLIGENT KEY®
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●Be sure to carry the Intelligent Key with
you when operating the vehicle.
● Never leave the Intelligent Key in the
vehicle when you leave the vehicle.
The Intelligent Key is always communicating with
the vehicle as it receives radio waves. The Intel-
ligent Key system transmits weak radio waves.
Environmental conditions may interfere with the
operation of the Intelligent Key system under the
following operating conditions: ● When operating near a location where
strong radio waves are transmitted, such as
a TV tower, power station and broadcasting
● When in possession of wireless equipment,
such as a cellular telephone, transceiver,
and CB radio.
● When the Intelligent Key is in contact with or
covered by metallic materials.
● When any type of radio wave remote control
is used nearby.
● When the Intelligent Key is placed near an
electric appliance such as a personal com-
When the vehicle is parked near a parking
In such cases, correct the operating conditions
before using the Intelligent Key function or use
the mechanical key.
Although the life of the battery varies depending
on the operating conditions, the battery’s life is
approximately 2 years. If the battery is dis-
charged, replace it with a new one.
When the Intelligent Key battery is low, an indi-
cator illuminates in the Vehicle Information Dis-
play. See “Vehicle Information Display” in the
“Instruments and controls” section.
Since the Intelligent Key is continuously receiving
radio waves, if the key is left near equipment
which transmits strong radio waves, such as sig-
nals from a TV and personal computer, the bat-
tery life may become shorter.
For information regarding replacement of a bat-
tery, see “Battery replacement” in the “Mainte-
nance and do-it-yourself” section.
As many as 4 Intelligent Keys can be registered
and used with one vehicle. For information about
the purchase and use of additional Intelligent
Keys, contact a NISSAN dealer.
Listed below are conditions or occur-
rences which will damage the Intelligent
● Do not allow the Intelligent Key, which
contains electrical components, to
come into contact with water or salt
water. This could affect the system
● Do not drop the Intelligent Key.
● Do not strike the Intelligent Key sharply
against another object.
● Do not change or modify the Intelligent
● Wetting may damage the Intelligent
Key. If the Intelligent Key gets wet, im-
mediately wipe until it is completely dry.
● Do not place the Intelligent Key for an
extended period in an area where tem-
peratures exceed 140°F (60°C) .
● Do not attach the Intelligent Key with a
key holder that contains a magnet.
● Do not place the Intelligent Key near
equipment that produces a magnetic
field, such as a TV, audio equipment and
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Request switches for all doors and liftgate
can be deactivated when the I-Key Door
Lock setting is switched to OFF in the Ve-
hicle Settings of the vehicle information
display. For additional information, see
“Vehicle information display” in the “In-
struments and controls” section of this
If a door handle is pulled while unlocking the
doors, that door may not be unlocked. Returning
the door handle to its original position will unlock
the door. If the door does not unlock after return-ing the door handle, push the door handle re-
quest switch to unlock the door.
All doors will be locked automatically unless one
of the following operations is performed within
1 minute after pushing the request switch.
● Opening any door.
● Pushing the ignition switch.
The interior light timer illuminates for a period of
time when a door is unlocked and the room light
switch is in the DOOR position.
The interior light can be turned off without waiting
by performing one of the following operations. ● Placing the ignition switch in the ON posi-
● Locking the doors with the remote controller.
● Switching the room light switch to the OFF
● Switching the Auto Room Lamp to the OFF
position in Vehicle Settings of the vehicle
information display. See “Vehicle information
display” in the “Instruments and controls”
HOW TO USE THE REMOTE
KEYLESS ENTRY FUNCTION
The remote keyless entry function can operate all
door locks using the remote keyless function of
the Intelligent Key. The remote keyless function
can operate at a distance of 33 ft (10 m) away
from the vehicle. The operating distance de-
pends upon the conditions around the vehicle.
The remote keyless entry function will not func-
tion under the following conditions:
● When the Intelligent Key is not within the
● When the doors or the rear liftgate are open
or not closed securely.
● When the Intelligent Key battery is dis-
When locking the doors using the Intelli-
gent Key, be sure not to leave the key in
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Thebutton will be on the NISSAN Intelli-
gent Key® if the vehicle has remote engine start.
This feature allows the engine to start from out-
side the vehicle.
The following features may be affected when the
remote start feature is used:
● Vehicles with manual or automatic climate
control systems will default to the last used
heating or cooling mode.
● Vehicles equipped with heated seats may
have this feature come on during a remote
start. See “Heated seats” in the “Instruments
and controls” section for more information. Laws in some local communities may restrict the
use of remote starters. For example, some laws
require a person using remote start to have the
vehicle in view. Check local regulations for any
Other conditions may affect the function of the
Remote Engine Start feature. See “Conditions
the remote start will not work” in this section for
Other conditions can affect the performance of
the Intelligent Key transmitter. See “NISSAN In-
telligent Key®” in this section for additional infor-
mation.REMOTE ENGINE START
The remote engine start function can only be
used when the Intelligent Key is within the speci-
fied operating range from the vehicle.
When the Intelligent Key battery is discharged or
strong radio waves are present near the operat-
ing location, the Intelligent Key operating range
becomes narrower, and the Intelligent Key may
not function properly.
The remote engine start operating range is ap-
proximately 197 ft (60 m) from the vehicle.
REMOTE STARTING THE VEHICLE
To use the remote start feature to start the engine
perform the following:
1. Aim the Intelligent Key at the vehicle.
2. Press the
LOCK button to lock all
3. Within 5 seconds press and hold the
remote start button until the turn signal lights
illuminate. If the vehicle is not within view
press and hold the
remote start but-
ton for about 2 seconds.
The following events will occur when the engine
starts: ● The parking lights will turn on and remain on
as long as the engine is running.
● The doors will be locked and the climate
control system may come on.
● The engine will continue to run for 10 min-
utes. Repeat the steps to extend the time for
an additional 10 minutes. See “Extending
engine run time” in this section.
Depress the brake and place the ignition switch
in the ON position before driving. For further
instructions see “Driving the vehicle” in the
“Starting and driving” section.
REMOTE ENGINE START (if so
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EXTENDING ENGINE RUN TIME
The remote start feature can be extended one
time by performing the steps listed in “Remote
starting the vehicle” in this section. Run time will
be calculated as follows:● The first 10 minute run time will start when
the remote start function is performed.
● The second 10 minutes will start immedi-
ately when the remote start function is per-
formed. For example, if the engine has been
running for 5 minutes, and 10 minutes are
added, the engine will run for a total of
A maximum of two remote starts, or a single start
with an extension, are allowed between ignition
The ignition switch must be cycled to the ON
position and then back to the OFF position be-
fore the remote start procedure can be used
CANCELING A REMOTE START
To cancel a remote start, perform one of the
following: ● Aim the Intelligent Key at the vehicle and
press and hold
until the parking lights
● Turn on the hazard warning flashers.
● Cycle the ignition switch ON and then OFF.
CONDITIONS THE REMOTE START
WILL NOT WORK
The remote start will not operate if any of the
following conditions are present:
● The ignition switch is placed in the ON po-
● The hood is not securely closed.
● The hazard warning lights are on.
● The I–Key Indicator Light
solid in the vehicle information display. ●
The alarm sounds due to illegal entry into the
● The ignition switch is pushed without an
Intelligent Key in the vehicle.
● The ignition switch is pushed with an Intelli-
gent Key in the vehicle but the brake pedal is
● Two remote vehicle starts, or a single remote
start with an extension, have already been
● The vehicle is not in P (Park) .
● The Remote Start function has been
switched to the OFF position in Vehicle Set-
tings of the vehicle information display. For
additional information, see “Vehicle informa-
tion display” in the “Instruments and con-
trols” section of this manual.
The remote engine start may display a warning or
indicator in the vehicle information display. For an
explanation of the warning or indicator please see
“Vehicle information display warning and indica-
tors” in the “Instruments and controls” section.
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The outside mirror remote control will operate
only when the ignition switch is in the ACC or ON
Move the small switch
1to select the right or left
mirror. Adjust each mirror to the desired position
using the large switch
● 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.
● Do not adjust the mirrors while driving.
You could lose control of your vehicle
and cause an accident.
Manual folding outside mirrors
Pull the outside mirror toward the door to fold it.
Reverse tilt-down feature (if so
The reverse tilt-down feature will turn the se-
lected outside mirror surface downward to pro-
vide better rear visibility close to the vehicle.
When the ignition switch is in the ON position,
turn the outside mirror control switch to the left or
right position. Only one mirror can be selected at
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