Nissan Maxima Owners Manual: Push-Button Ignition Switch

Nissan Maxima Owners Manual / Starting and driving / Push-Button Ignition Switch

WARNING

Do not operate the push-button ignition switch while driving the vehicle except in an emergency. (The engine will stop when the ignition switch is pushed three consecutive times in less than 1.5 seconds or the ignition switch is pushed and held for more than 2 seconds.) If the engine stops while the vehicle is being driven, this could lead to a crash and serious injury.

Nissan Maxima. Push-Button Ignition Switch

When the ignition switch is pushed without depressing the brake pedal, the ignition switch will illuminate.

If the ignition switch is in the LOCK or OFF position, push the ignition switch center:

  • once to change to ACC.
  • two times to change to ON.
  • three times to change to OFF.

The shift lever can be moved from the P (Park) position if the ignition switch is in the ON position and the brake pedal is depressed.

If the battery of the vehicle is discharged, the push-button ignition switch cannot be moved from the LOCK position.

Some indicators and warnings for operation are displayed on the vehicle information display. For additional information, refer to "Vehicle information display" in the "Instruments and controls" section of this manual.

Drinking alcohol/drugs and driving

Operating range