Nissan Maxima Owners Manual: Headlight and turn signal switch

Nissan Maxima Owners Manual / Instruments and controls / Headlight and turn signal switch

  • Headlight control switch
  • Lighting Rotate the switch to the position, and the front parking, tail, license plate, and instrument panel lights will come on. Rotate the switch to the position, and the headlights will come on and all the other lights remain on. CAUTION Use the headlights with the engine running to avoid discharging the vehicle battery. Autolight system The autolight system allows the headlights to be set so they turn on and off automatically. The autolight system can: Turn on the headlights, front parking, tail, license plate and instrument panel lights automatically when it is dark. Turn off all the lights when it is light.

  • Daytime running light system
  • The LED portion of the headlights automatically illuminate at 100% intensity when the engine is started and the parking brake released. The daytime running lights operate with the headlight switch in the OFF position. When you turn the headlight switch to the position for full illumination the LED lights switch from daytime running lights to the park function. If the parking brake is applied before the engine is started, the daytime running lights do not illuminate. The daytime running lights illuminate when the parking brake is released. The daytime running lights remain on while the engine is running.

  • Turn signal switch
  • Turn signal Move the lever up or down until it latches to signal the turning direction. When the turn is completed, the turn signal cancels automatically. Lane change signal Move the lever up or down until the turn signal begins to flash, but the lever does not latch, to signal a lane change. Hold the lever until the lane change is completed. Move the lever up or down until the turn signal begins to flash, but the lever does not latch, and release the lever. The turn signal will automatically flash three times. Choose the appropriate method to signal a lane change based on road and traffic conditions. NOTE: The 3 flash pass feature can be disabled.

  • Fog light switch
  • To turn the fog lights on, turn the headlight switch to the position, then turn the fog light switch to the position. To turn the fog lights on with the headlight switch in the AUTO position, the headlights must be on, then turn the fog light switch to the position. To turn the fog lights off, turn the fog light switch to the OFF position. The headlights must be on and the low beams selected for the fog lights to operate. The fog lights automatically turn off when the high beam headlights are selected.

Rear window and outside mirror (if so equipped) defroster switch

Headlight control switch