Nissan Maxima Owners Manual: RCTA system operation

Nissan Maxima. RCTA system operation

1. Side BSW/RCTA Indicator Light

2. BSW/RCTA Indicator

The RCTA system can help alert the driver of an approaching vehicle when the driver is backing out of a parking space.

When the shift position is in R (Reverse) and the vehicle speed is less than approximately 5 mph (8 km/h), the RCTA system is operational.

If the radar detects an approaching vehicle from either side, the system chimes (once) and the side BSW/RCTA indicator light flashes on the side the vehicle is approaching from.

Nissan Maxima. RCTA system operation

The RCTA system uses radar sensors 1 installed on both sides near the rear bumper to detect an approaching vehicle.

The radar sensors 1 can detect an approaching vehicle from up to approximately 66 ft. (20 m) away.

Nissan Maxima. RCTA system operation

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