Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Vehicle information display warnings and indicators

1. No Key Detected


1. No Key Detected
2. Key ID Incorrect
3. Shift to Park
4. Push ignition to OFF
5. Key Battery Low
6. Engine start operation for Intelligent Key system
7. Release parking brake 8. Low Fuel
9. Low Washer Fluid
10. Door Open
11. Trunk Open
12. Timer Alert – Time for a driver break?

13. Low Outside Temperature 14. Power will turn off to save the battery 15. CVT Error
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 in the ON or ACC position. Make sure the Intelligent 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 cannot 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 “Predriving checks and adjustments” section.

Push ignition to OFF

After the Push ignition to OFF warning illuminates, 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 position.

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 system

This indicator appears when the battery of the Intelligent Key is low and when the Intelligent Key system and the vehicle are not communicating normally.

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.

Low Fuel

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 reserve of fuel in the tank when the fuel gauge needle reaches 0 (Empty).

Low Washer Fluid

This warning illuminates when the windshieldwasher fluid is at a low level. Add windshieldwasher fluid as necessary. See “Windshieldwasher fluid” in the “Maintenance and do-ityourself” section of this manual.

Door Open

This warning illuminates when a door has been opened when the engine is running.

Trunk Open

This warning illuminates when the trunk has been opened when the engine is running.

Timer Alert – Time for a driver break?

This indicator appears when the set time is reached. The time can be set up to 6 hours. For setting the timer, see “Timer alert” in this section.

Low Outside Temperature

This warning appears if the outside temperature is below 37°F (3°C). The temperature can be changed to display in Celsius or Fahrenheit. See “Temperature” earlier in this section.

Power will turn off to save the battery

This warning appears in message area of the vehicle information display after a period of time if the shift lever has not moved from the P (Park) position.

CVT Error: See Owner’s Manual

This warning illuminates when the there is a problem with the CVT system. If this warning comes on, have the system checked by a NISSAN dealer.

Reminder: Turn OFF headlights

This warning appears when the headlights are left in the ON position when exiting the vehicle.

Place the headlight switch in the OFF or AUTO position. For additional information, see “Headlight and turn signal switch” in this section.

Low Oil Pressure

This warning appears in message area of the vehicle information display if low oil pressure is detected. This gauge is not designed to indicate low oil level. The low oil pressure warning is not designed to indicate a low oil level. Use the dipstick to check the oil level. See “Engine oil” in the “Maintenance and do-it-yourself” section.

Key registration complete

This appears when a new Intelligent Key is registered to the vehicle.

Tire Pressure Low - Add Air warning (if so equipped)

This warning appears when the low tire pressure warning light in the meter illuminates and low tire pressure is detected. The warning appears each time the ignition switch is placed in the ON position as long as the low tire pressure warning light remains illuminated. If this warning appears, stop the vehicle and adjust the tire pressures of all 4 tires to the recommended COLD tire pressure shown on the Tire and Loading Information label. See “Low tire pressure warning light” earlier in this section and “Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)” in the “Starting and driving” section.

TPMS Error

This warning appears when there is a error with your TPMS. If this warning comes on, have the system checked by a NISSAN dealer.

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.

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