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Selecting the item Touch an item to select . To select the “Audio” key, touch the “Audio” key on the screen. Touch the “BACK” key to return to the
Adjusting the item Touch the “+” key or the “” key to adjust the settings of an item. Touch the up arrow to scroll up the page. Touch the down
arrow to scroll down the page.
Inputting characters Touch the letter or number key. There are some options available when inputting characters.
123/ABC Changes the available character set to numbers.
Space Inserts a space.
Delete Deletes the last inputted character with one touch. Touch and hold the “Delete” key to delete all of the characters.
OK Completes the character input.
If you clean the display screen, use a dry, soft
cloth. If additional cleaning is necessary, use a
small amount of neutral detergent with a soft
cloth. Never spray the screen with water or de-
tergent. Dampen the cloth first and then wipe the
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HOW TO USE THE BACK BUTTON
Press the BACK button to return to the previous
HOW TO USE THE  BUTTON
For additional information about the “SiriusXM
Travel Link”, and “SiriusXM Traffic” features, refer
to the separate Navigation System Owner’s
For additional information about the “My Apps”
key, refer to “NissanConnect
SMMobile Apps” in
For additional information about the “Voice Com-
mands” key, refer to “NISSAN Voice Recognition
System” in this section. To select and/or adjust several functions, fea-
tures and modes that are available for your ve-
1. Press the [
2. Touch the “Settings” key.
3. Touch the desired item.
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Audio For additional information, refer to “Audio system” in this section.
Navigation For additional information, refer to the separate Navigation System Owner’s Manual.
Traffic Touch this key to display traffic settings. For additional information, refer to the separate Navigation System Owner’s Manual.
System Touch this key to select and/or adjust various functions of this system. A screen with additional options will appear.
Display Touch this key to adjust the appearance of the display.
Brightness Adjusts the brightness of the display.
Display Mode Adjusts to fit the level of lighting in the vehicle. Touch key to cycle through options. “Day” and “Night” modes are suited for the
respective times of day while “Auto” controls the display automatically.
Scroll Direction Adjusts the direction of the menu scroll. Choose to either move up or down.
Phone & Bluetooth For additional information, refer to “Bluetooth® Hands-Free Phone System with Navigation System” in this section.
Clock/Date Touch this key to adjust the time.
Time Format The clock can be set to 12 hours or 24 hours.
Date Format Select from five possible formats of displaying the day, month, and year.
Clock Mode Adjust the mode for the clock. “Auto” uses the system’s GPS to automatically maintain the time. “Manual” allows you to set the
clock using the “Set Clock Manually” key. “Time Zone” will set the clock to match the time zone selected from the option below.
Set Clock Manually Adjust the clock manually, Touch the “+” or “-” keys to adjust the hours, minutes, day, month and year up or down. “Clock Mode” must be set to manual for this option to be available.
Daylight Savings Time Adjusts the daylight savings time on or off. “Clock Mode” must be set to Time Zone for this option to be available.
Time Zone Choose the applicable time zone from the list. “Clock Mode” must be set to Time Zone for this option to be available.
Language Touch this key to change the language on the display.
NissanConnect Services Settings Touch this key to change the NissanConnect
SMservices setting options.
Sync All Information Feeds Touch the yes or no key to sync all feeds.
Share Direct Information For additional information, refer to the separate Navigation System Owner’s Manual.
Delete History Select Yes or No to delete NissanConnect
Unit ID Information Touch this key to show Unit ID information
Vehicle Data Transmission
Setting For additional information, refer to the separate Navigation System Owner’s Manual.
Camera Settings Touch this key to change the camera settings.
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Display Mode Touch this key to select the touch-screen display mode (day, night, or automatic) .
Brightness Adjust touch-screen brightness of the RearView Monitor screen.
Contrast Adjust touch-screen contrast of the RearView Monitor screen.
Color Adjust touch-screen color of the RearView Monitor screen.
Temperature Unit Touch this key to change the temperature unit being displayed (Fahrenheit or Celsius) .
Touchscreen click Toggles the touch-screen click feature on or off. When activated a click sound will be heard every time a key on the screen is
System Beeps Toggle the system beep tones feature on or off. When activated, a beep sound will be heard when a pop-up message appears
on the screen or a button on the unit (such as the
button) is pressed and held for 2 seconds.
Return to Factory Settings/Clear
Memory Touch this key to return all settings to default and to clear the memory.
Software Licenses Touch this key to display software licensing information.
SXM Touch this key to display SXM status information. For additional information regarding SXM setup, refer to “Audio System” in
To change the display brightness, press
button. Pressing the button again will
change the display to the day or the night display.
If no operation is performed within 5 seconds, the
display will return to the previous display.
Press and hold the
button for more than
2 seconds to turn the display off and show the
clock, press the button again to turn the display
HOW TO USE THE ON-OFF
BUTTON/VOL (volume) CONTROL
Press the ON-OFF button to turn audio function
on and off. Turn the volume control knob to adjust
HOW TO USE THE CAMERA
For additional information, refer to “RearView
Monitor” in this section.
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1. CAMERA button (if so equipped)WARNING
●Failure to follow the warnings and in-
structions for proper use of the Rear-
View Monitor system could result in se-
rious injury or death. ●
RearView Monitor is a convenience fea-
ture and is not a substitute for proper
backing. Always turn and look out the
windows and check mirrors to be sure
that it is safe to move before operating
the vehicle. Always back up slowly.
REARVIEW MONITOR (if so
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●The system is designed as an aid to the
driver in showing large stationary ob-
jects directly behind the vehicle, to help
avoid damaging the vehicle.
● The distance guide line and the vehicle
width 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 dis-
tance between the vehicle and dis-
Do not scratch the camera lens when
cleaning dirt or snow from the front of the
The RearView Monitor system automatically
shows a rear view of the vehicle when the shift
lever is shifted into the R (Reverse) position. The
radio can still be heard while the RearView Moni-
tor is active. To display the rear view, the RearView Monitor
system uses a camera located just above the
vehicle’s license plate
REARVIEW MONITOR SYSTEM
With the ignition switch in the ON position, move
the shift lever to the R (Reverse) position to
operate the RearView Monitor.
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)
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Vehicle width guide lines5
Indicate the vehicle width when backing up.
PREDICTED AND ACTUAL
The displayed guidelines and their locations on
the ground are for approximate reference only.
Objects on uphill or downhill surfaces or project-
ing objects will be actually located at distances
different from those displayed in the monitor rela-
tive to the guidelines (refer to illustrations) . When
in doubt, turn around and view the objects as you
are backing up, or park and exit the vehicle to
view the positioning of objects behind the ve-
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.
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.
Note that any object on the hill is closer than it
appears on the monitor.
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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.
ADJUSTING THE SCREEN
The procedure for adjusting the display settings
of the screen differs depending on the type of
screen present on the vehicle.
For vehicles without navigation:
1. Firmly apply the brake and place the shift lever in R (Reverse) .
2. Press the ENTER/SETTING button.
3. The screen will display the Brightness set- tings.
Models without navigation
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4. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL knob to adjust thesetting up or down.
5. Press the ENTER/SETTING button again to display the Contrast settings.
6. Turn the TUNE/SCROLL knob to adjust the setting up or down.
7. Press the ENTER/SETTING button to com- plete the adjustment.
Models with navigation:
1. Firmly apply the brake and place the shift lever in R (Reverse) .
2. Press the
button on the control panel. 3. The screen will display the Night settings.
4. Turn the TUNE knob to adjust the setting up
5. Press the
button again to access the
6. Turn the TUNE knob to adjust the setting up or down.
Do not adjust any of the display settings of
the RearView Monitor while the vehicle is
moving. Make sure the parking brake is
REARVIEW MONITOR SYSTEM
Listed below are the system limitations for
RearView Monitor. Failure to operate the
vehicle in accordance with these system
limitations could result in serious injury or
● The system cannot completely elimi-
nate blind spots and may not show ev-
ery object. ●
Underneath the bumper and the corner
areas of the bumper cannot be viewed
on the RearView Monitor because of its
monitoring range limitation. The system
will not show small objects below the
bumper, and may not show objects
close to the bumper or on the ground.
● Objects viewed in the RearView Moni-
tor differ from actual distance because
a wide-angle lens is used.
● Objects in the RearView Monitor will
appear visually opposite compared to
when viewed in the rearview and out-
● 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
● Make sure that the trunk is securely
closed when backing up.
● Do not put anything on the rearview
camera. The rearview camera is in-
stalled above the license plate.
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●When washing the vehicle with high
pressure water, be sure not to spray it
around the camera. Otherwise, water
may enter the camera unit causing wa-
ter condensation on the lens, a mal-
function, fire or an electric shock.
● Do not strike the camera. It is a preci-
sion instrument. Otherwise, it may mal-
function or cause damage resulting in a
fire or an electric shock.
The following are operating limitations and do not
represent a system malfunction: ● When the temperature is extremely high or
low, the screen may not clearly display ob-
● When strong light directly shines on the
camera, objects may not be displayed
● Vertical lines may be seen in objects on the
screen. This is due to strong reflected light
from the bumper.
● The screen may flicker under fluorescent
● The colors of objects on the RearView Moni-
tor may differ somewhat from the actual
color of objects. ●
Objects on the monitor may not be clear in a
● There may be a delay when switching be-
● If dirt, rain or snow accumulate on the cam-
era, the RearView Monitor may not display
objects clearly. Clean the camera.
● Do not use wax on the camera lens. Wipe off
any wax with a clean cloth dampened with a
diluted mild cleaning agent, then wipe with a
● Do not use alcohol, benzine or thinner
to clean the camera. This will cause
● Do not damage the camera as the moni-
tor screen may be adversely affected.
If dirt, rain or snow accumulates on the camera
1, the RearView Monitor may not display ob-
jects clearly. Clean the camera by wiping it with a
cloth dampened with a diluted mild cleaning
agent and then wiping it with a dry cloth.
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