2012 NISSAN Altima - Warning and Indicator Lights

Warning and Indicator Lights The warning and indicator lights on your vehicle will help you stay aware of many systems and their operation. Use your Owner's Manual to familiarize yourself with all warning and indicator lights. You'll then be prepared to act swiftly when the need arises.

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2012 NISSAN Altima - NISSAN Intelligent Key
NISSAN Intelligent Key™ and Locking Functions With the NISSAN Intelligent Key™ in your pocket or purse, you can lock or unlock doors, open the trunk and start the engine. If so equipped, push this Request Switch on the door handle, to unlock a door. That door will now unlock. Press the button again within five seconds and all doors will unlock. To lock your vehicle, push any door handle's Request Switch once after all the doors have been closed. The trunk unlocks when you unlock all doors. To open the trunk, push this Opener Switch just above the license plate for more than one second, if so equipped. Lift the lid to open. These lock and unlock functions will work when you are within 2 ½ feet of the vehicle. The Intelligent Key is also equipped with a remote system for operating door locks. It is possible to lock and unlock all doors and open the trunk, as well as turn on the interior lights, using your Intelligent Key from outside the vehicle, at a distance of up to 33 feet. To lock doors, press the LOCK button. Your hazard warning lights will flash twice, your horn will beep once, and you'll know that all doors are locked. To unlock the doors, press the UNLOCK button. The hazard warning lights will flash and the driver's door will unlock. Press again within five seconds to unlock all doors. When the UNLOCK button on the Intelligent Key is pressed, all doors will automatically relock within one minute unless you push the ignition switch or any door is opened. If so equipped, holding the UNLOCK button for more than three seconds after all doors are unlocked will lower the Automatic windows. Open the trunk remotely with your Intelligent Key, by pressing the TRUNK button for more than half a second. When closing, push the trunk down securely. The remote operation will not work when the ignition is in the ON position. If you are near your vehicle and feel threatened, press this PANIC ALARM button for more than half a second. The panic alarm will sound and the headlights will stay on for 25 seconds. To turn OFF the panic alarm, press any button on the Intelligent Key. Your Intelligent Key can also be used to adjust the horn beep feature. Please refer to your Owner's Manual for complete information on adjusting this feature. You may also use your Mechanical key, concealed inside your Intelligent Key, to lock or unlock the driver's door, or all doors, from outside the vehicle. Remove the Mechanical key by releasing the LOCK knob on the back of the Intelligent Key and pulling the key out. To lock all doors, turn the key toward the front of the vehicle. To unlock a door, turn the key toward the rear of the vehicle one time. That door will unlock. To unlock all doors, turn the key to the NEUTRAL position, then turn toward the rear again within 5 seconds. All doors will automatically unlock. If so equipped, turning the driver's door key towards the rear of the vehicle for more than one second, after the door has been unlocked, will lower the Automatic windows. To close the windows turn the key towards the front of the vehicle, for more than one second after the door is locked. You can lock and unlock all doors by pushing one of the POWER DOOR LOCK switches, located on the driver's and front passenger's doors. When locking doors this way, be certain not to leave the key inside the vehicle. You can also lock and unlock a door using the INSIDE LOCK KNOB, found on the inside of each door. Please Note- To prevent accidentally locking your key inside the vehicle, the Intelligent Key has lockout protection. If you lock the vehicle with the Intelligent Key still inside, it will unlock all doors immediately and sound a warning chime, after you close the doors. Also, if you attempt to lock your vehicle with a POWER DOOR LOCK switch while the Intelligent Key is in the port and any door is open, all doors will lock, then automatically unlock. The Intelligent Key contains sensitive electrical components. Please avoid these circumstances that could affect its operation. -Avoid dropping or striking it against another object. -Keep away from water. -Keep away from computers, cell phones, TVs and audio equipment with magnetic fields. -Avoid using a key chain that contains a magnet. This easy-to-use Electronic Quick Reference Guide is intended to help you more fully appreciate some of the unique features and functions of your new vehicle. However, it is not intended to replace your Owner's Manual. You should read your Owner's Manual because it contains more detailed information to help you better understand the important safety warnings, features, operation and maintenance of your vehicle. All information, specifications, photographs and illustrations in this publication are those in effect at the time of replication. NISSAN reserves the right to change specifications or design without notice and without obligation.





2012 NISSAN Altima - Vehicle Information Display
Vehicle Information Display Your new vehicle is equipped with a vehicle information system that monitors a host of vehicle functions. Vehicle information is displayed in a monitor located in the lower half of the speedometer. These are the modes that the Vehicle Information Display will monitor: • Miles per Gallon, or Instant Fuel Economy. • Miles per gallon and Miles per hour, or Average Fuel Economy and Average Speed. • Time and Miles elapsed since the time of the last reset. • Range, estimating average Distance to Empty. • Outside Temperature. • Settings -- with Alerts for driving conditions and Maintenance reminders. • And Warnings -- with Alerts such as for open doors or low fuel conditions. The two buttons used to control your Vehicle Information Display are located on the instrument panel just behind the steering wheel. All monitored modes can be displayed by repeatedly pressing this button. When viewing a monitored mode, use the "Circle" button to highlight a selection. Then use the other button to select your choice and change key data. The engine start indicator appears when the ignition is in the LOCK, ACC, ON or OFF position and the shift lever is in PARK, or NEUTRAL on Manual Transmissions. This indicator reminds you to press the brake or clutch pedal, while using the push button ignition. Your Fuel Economy mode can be selected by pressing this button. It will display average fuel consumption since the last system reset. Press the button again to display the Average Speed mode. The Average Speed mode will display the average miles per gallon and miles per hour since the last reset. The Time and Miles mode will display the Time Elapsed and Distance Driven since the last reset. Range mode will give you an estimated Distance to Empty before refueling. This estimate is constantly calculated based on the amount of fuel in the tank and your actual fuel consumption. Press this button again to display the Outside Temperature. Once you have reached the Setting mode, press the "Circle" button to move between: • Alert, • Maintenance, • And Options. Then press this button to select the menu you wish to set. On the Alert screen, you can set "time to rest," on a long trip for example. Once set, highlight and select BACK, to save and exit. On the Maintenance menu, you can set alerts to remind you of your next oil change or tire rotation, for example. Highlight a desired interval by pressing the "Circle" button, then press this button to select. The mode will open and allow you to enter the desired distance. The Options menu allows you to change the language and measurement unit used in the system. The Vehicle Information Display will also display any warnings about vehicle conditions that may exist. Warnings can be present for issues such as an open door or low fuel. For the entire list of VID indicators and warnings; consult your Owner's Manual.





2012 NISSAN Altima - Trunk Functions
Trunk Functions The TRUNK RELEASE switch is located on the left side of the instrument panel. To open the trunk, push the switch down. The trunk can also be opened by pressing this button on the Intelligent Key. When closing the trunk lid, be sure to push it down securely. As a security feature, your vehicle is equipped with a TRUNK RELEASE CANCEL Switch. You'll find it here, inside the glove box. When you have to leave a key with a parking valet, you can remove the Mechanical key, which is concealed inside your Intelligent Key and keep it with you to protect your belongings. To remove the Mechanical key, release the LOCK knob on the back of your Intelligent Key and pull the key out. Now, push the TRUNK RELEASE CANCEL switch inside the glove box to OFF. Next, using your Mechanical key, lock the glove box and the interior trunk access. Its lock can be found under this cover just above the passenger side rear seat. Then give the Intelligent Key to the valet and keep the Mechanical key with you. Your belongings in the trunk and glove box will now be secure while you are away from the vehicle. When the TRUNK RELEASE CANCEL switch is in the OFF position, the trunk cannot be opened with the Intelligent Key or the TRUNK RELEASE switch.





2014 Nissan Altima - Intelligent Key® and Locking Functions
Without removing the Intelligent Key from your pocket or purse, you can lock or unlock doors and the trunk, as well as start the engine. To unlock the vehicle, have the Intelligent Key with you and then push this Request Switch on the door handle. That door will unlock. Push the switch again within one minute to unlock all doors. To lock your vehicle, push any door handle's Request Switch once, after all doors have been closed. The Intelligent Key has lockout protection. If the power door lock switch is moved to the lock position with the driver's door open and the Intelligent Key in the vehicle, all doors unlock immediately and a warning chime sounds as soon as the door is closed. These lock and unlock functions are operational when the Intelligent Key is within about 2 ½ feet of the corresponding request switch. To activate the panic alarm, press this button for more than one second. The panic alarm will sound and the headlights will stay on for a period of time. The Intelligent Key can also be used to operate door locks and windows from outside the vehicle, at a distance of up to 33 feet. To lock doors, press the LOCK button. Your hazard warning lights will flash twice, your horn will beep once, and you'll know that all doors are locked. This is the default setting from the factory, but it can be changed if the horn beep is not desired. To change the setting so the horn does not beep: • Push the LOCK and UNLOCK buttons simultaneously for more than 2 seconds and the hazard indicator flashes 3 times. • To return to the horn mode, push the LOCK and UNLOCK buttons simultaneously for more than 2 seconds. The hazard indicator flashes once and the horn beeps once. To unlock the doors, press the UNLOCK button. The hazard warning lights will flash and the driver's door will unlock. Press again within one minute to unlock all doors. All doors will automatically relock within one minute unless you push the ignition switch or open any door. Hold the UNLOCK button for more than 3 seconds after the doors are unlocked to lower the automatic windows. In a rare instance when your Intelligent Key battery is discharged, you can still use the Mechanical Key to lock or unlock the vehicle. You'll find the Mechanical Key concealed on the back of the Intelligent Key. To remove it, release the lock knob on the back of the Intelligent Key and slide the Mechanical Key out. Then insert the Mechanical Key into the key cylinder on the driver's door and turn to lock or unlock the vehicle. As many as four keys can be used with one vehicle, provided the Intelligent Keys are registered with a Nissan dealer prior to use with the Intelligent Key system. The Intelligent Key contains sensitive electrical components. Please avoid these circumstances that could affect its operation. • Avoid dropping or striking it against another object. • Keep away from water. • Keep away from equipment with magnetic fields, including computers, cell phones, TVs and audio accessories, and • Avoid using a key chain that contains a magnet.




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