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The flashers will operate with the ignition switch
placed in any position.
Some state laws may prohibit the use of
the hazard warning flasher switch while
driving.To sound the horn, push the center pad area of
the steering wheel.
Do not disassemble the horn. Doing so
could affect proper operation of the
supplemental front air bag system. Tam-
pering with the supplemental front air bag
system may result in serious personal
injury.The vehicle should be driven with the Vehicle
Dynamic Control (VDC) system on for most driv-
If the vehicle is stuck in mud or snow, the VDC
system reduces the engine output to reduce
wheel spin. The engine speed will be reduced
even if the accelerator is depressed to the floor. If
maximum engine power is needed to free a stuck
vehicle, turn the VDC system off.
To turn off the VDC system, push the VDC OFF
indicator will come on.
Push the VDC OFF switch again or restart the
engine to turn on the system. See “Vehicle Dy-
namic Control (VDC) system” in the “Starting and
HORN VEHICLE DYNAMIC CONTROL (VDC)
OFF SWITCH (if so equipped)
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The power outlet is for powering electrical acces-
sories such as cellular telephones. The outlet is
rated at 12 volt, 120 W (10A) maximum.
●The outlet and plug may be hot during
or immediately after use.
● Only certain power outlets are designed
for use with a cigarette lighter unit. Do
not use any other power outlet for an
accessory lighter. See your NISSAN
dealer for additional information. ●
Do not use with accessories that ex-
ceed a 12 volt, 120W (10A) power draw.
Do not use double adapters or more
than one electrical accessory.
● Use power outlets with the engine run-
ning to avoid discharging the vehicle
● Avoid using power outlets when the air
conditioner, headlights or rear window
defroster is on.
● Before inserting or disconnecting a
plug, be sure the electrical accessory
being used is turned OFF.
● Push the plug in as far as it will go. If
good contact is not made, the plug may
overheat or the internal temperature
fuse may open.
● When not in use, be sure to close the
cap. Do not allow water or any other
liquids to contact the outlet.
POWER OUTLET STORAGE
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Do not place sharp objects in the trays to
help prevent injury in an accident or sud-
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SUNGLASSES HOLDER (if so
To open the sunglasses holder, push and release
the rear center portion
Aof the holder.
Keep the sunglasses holder closed while
driving to prevent an accident.
●Do not use for anything other than
● Do not leave sunglasses in the sun-
glasses holder while parking in direct
sunlight. The heat may damage the
●Avoid abrupt starting and braking when
the cup holder is being used to prevent
spilling the drink. If the liquid is hot, it
can scald you or your passenger.
● Use only soft cups in the cup holder.
Hard objects can injure you in an
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Lower the rear center armrest to access the cup
Open the glove box by pulling the handle.
Keep glove box lid closed while driving to
help prevent injury in an accident or a
Rear — Type A
Rear — Type B (if so equipped)
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CONSOLE BOX (if so equipped)
Fold down1the console box.
To open the console box, pull up on the lever
and raise the lid3.
To close, push the lid down until the lock latches.
Do not fold the console box up when it is
used for storage.
COVERED STORAGE BIN
Raise the lid to access the storage bin.
CARGO COVER (if so equipped)
(Hatchback models only)
● Never put anything on the cargo cover,
no matter how small. Any object on it
could cause an injury in an accident or
sudden stop. ●
Do not leave the cargo cover in the
vehicle with it disengaged from the
● Properly secure all cargo with ropes or
straps to help prevent it from sliding or
shifting. Do not place cargo higher than
the seatbacks. In a sudden stop or col-
lision, unsecured cargo could cause
● Your child could be seriously injured or
killed in a collision if the child restraint
top tether strap is damaged.
– If the cargo cover contacts the top tether strap when it is attached to the
top tether anchor, remove the cargo
cover from the vehicle or secure it on
the cargo floor below its attachment
location. If the cargo cover is not
removed, it may damage the top
tether strap during a collision.
– Do not allow cargo to contact the top tether strap when it is attached to the
top tether anchor. Properly secure
the cargo so it does not contact the
top tether strap. Cargo that is not
properly secured or that contacts the
top tether strap may damage the top
tether strap during a collision.
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The cargo cover keeps the luggage compartment
contents hidden from the outside.
Only attach the hook and loop fastener on the
cargo cover privacy cloth to the area on the rear
seatback where it is supposed to be attached.
Otherwise, the seat surface could be damaged.To remove the cargo cover:
1Remove the straps from the rear hatch.
2Remove the edge of the cargo cover privacy
cloth from the rear seatback.
3Remove the cargo cover holders from the
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POWER WINDOWS (if so equipped)
●Make sure that all passengers have
their hands, etc. inside the vehicle while
it is in motion and before closing the
windows. Use the window lock switch
to prevent unexpected use of the power
● Do not leave children unattended inside
the vehicle. They could unknowingly ac-
tivate switches or controls and become
trapped in a window. Unattended chil-
dren could become involved in serious
The power windows operate when the ignition
switch is placed in the ON position, or for about
45 seconds after the ignition switch is placed in
the OFF position. If the driver’s or passenger’s
door is opened during this period of about 45
seconds, power to the windows is canceled.
1. Window lock button
2. Power door lock switch
3. Front passenger’s side window switch
4. Right rear passenger’s window switch
5. Left rear passenger’s window switch
6. Driver’s side automatic switch
Driver’s side power window switch
The driver’s side control panel is equipped with
switches to open or close the front and rear
To open a window, push the switch and hold it
down. To close a window, pull the switch and
hold it up. To stop the opening or closing function
at any time, simply release the switch.
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Front passenger’s power window
The passenger’s window switch operates only
the corresponding passenger’s window. To open
the window, push the switch and hold it down
To close the window, pull the switch up
Rear power window switch
The rear power window switches open or close
only the corresponding windows. To open the
window, push the switch and hold it down
close the window, pull the switch up
Locking passengers’ windows
When the window lock button is depressed, only
the driver’s side window can be opened or
closed. Push it again to cancel the window lock
To fully open a window equipped with automatic
operation, press the window switch down to the
second detent and release it; it need not be held.
The window automatically opens all the way. To
stop the window, lift the switch up while the
window is opening.
To fully close a window equipped with automatic
operation, pull the switch up to the second detent
and release it; it need not be held. The window
automatically closes all the way. To stop the win-
dow, press the switch down while the window is
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The auto-reverse function can be activated when
a window is closed by automatic operation.
Depending on the environment or driving
conditions, the auto-reverse function may
be activated if an impact or load similar to
something being caught in the window oc-
There are some small distances immedi-
ately before the closed position which
cannot be detected. Make sure that all
passengers have their hands, etc., inside
the vehicle before closing the window.
If the vehicle’s battery is disconnected, replaced,
or jump started, the power window auto-reverse
function may not operate properly. If this occurs,
please contact a NISSAN dealer to re-initialize
the power window auto-reverse system.
If the control unit detects something caught in a
window equipped with automatic operation as it
is closing, the window will be immediately low-
When power window switch does not
If the power window automatic function (closing
only) does not operate properly, perform the fol-
lowing procedure to initialize the power window
system. 1. Place the ignition switch in the ON position.
2. Open the window more than halfway by operating the power window switch.
3. Pull up and hold the window switch and hold it to close the window, and then hold the
switch for more than 3 seconds after the
window is closed completely.
4. Release the power window switch. Operate the window by automatic function to confirm
the initialization is complete.
5. Perform steps 2 through 4 above for other windows.
If the power window automatic function does not
operate properly after performing the above pro-
cedure, see a NISSAN dealer for assistance.
MANUAL WINDOWS (if so equipped)
The side windows can be opened or closed by
turning the hand crank on each door.
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