2002 Infiniti Q45 Owners Manual

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FOREWORD
Your INFINITI represents a new way of thinking
Additionally, a separate Customer Care and
about vehicle design. It integrates advanced engi-
Lemon Law Information Booklet will explain
neering and superior craftsmanship with a simple,
how to resolve any concerns you may have
WARNING
refined aesthetic sensitivity associated with tradi-
with your vehicle, as well as clarify your
tional Japanese culture.
rights under your state’s lemon law.
IMPORTANT SAFETY
INFORMATION

The result is a different notion of luxury and beauty.
INFINITI is dedicated to providing a satisfying
The car itself is important, but also is the sense of
ownership experience for as long as you own your
REMINDERS FOR SAFETY!
harmony that the vehicle evokes in its driver, and
car. Should you have any questions regarding your
INFINITI or your INFINITI retailer, please contact
Follow these important driving rules
the sense of satisfaction you feel with the INFINITI
our Consumer Affairs department at 1-800-662-
to help ensure a safe and comfort-
— from the way it looks and drives to the high level
6200. In Hawaii 1-808-836-0848 (Oahu number).
of dealer service.
able trip for you and your passen-
In Canada 1-800-361-4792. Thank you.
gers!
To ensure that you enjoy your INFINITI to the
NEVER drive under the influence
fullest, we encourage you to read this Owner’s
READ FIRST — THEN DRIVE
Manual immediately. It explains all of the features,
of alcohol or drugs.
controls and performance characteristics of your
SAFELY
ALWAYS observe posted speed
INFINITI; it also provides important instructions and
Before driving your vehicle please read your
limits and never drive too fast for
safety information.
Owner’s Manual carefully. This will ensure
conditions.
familiarity with controls and maintenance re-
A separate Warranty Information Booklet is
quirements, assisting you in the safe opera-
ALWAYS use your seat belts and
included in your Owner’s literature portfolio.
tion of your vehicle.
Always carry it with you when you take your
appropriate child restraint sys-
INFINITI to an authorized retailer. The War-
tems. Pre-teen children should be
ranty Information Booklet contents provide
seated in the rear seat.
complete information about all warranties
ALWAYS
provide
information
covering this vehicle, the requirements to
keep the warranties in effect as well as the

about the proper use of vehicle
INFINITI Roadside Assistance program.
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WHEN READING THE
safety features to all occupants of
MANUAL
the vehicle.
WARNING
This manual includes information for all
ALWAYS review this Owner’s
options available on this model. There-
This is used to indicate the presence
Manual for important safety infor-
fore, you may find some information
of a hazard that could cause death or
mation.
that does not apply to your vehicle.
serious personal injury. To avoid or
reduce the risk, the procedures must

All information, specifications and illustra-
be followed precisely.
tions in this manual are those in effect at the
MODIFICATION OF YOUR
time of printing. INFINITI reserves the right to
VEHICLE
change specifications or design at any time
This vehicle should not be modified.
without notice.
CAUTION
Modification could affect its perfor-
IMPORTANT INFORMATION
mance, safety or durability, and may
This is used to indicate the presence
ABOUT THIS MANUAL
even violate governmental regula-
of a hazard that could cause minor or
tions. In addition, damage or perfor-
You will see various symbols in this manual.
moderate personal injury or damage
mance
problems
resulting
from
They are used in the following ways:
to your vehicle. To avoid or reduce
modification will not be covered un-
the risk, the procedures must be fol-
der the INFINITI warranties.
lowed carefully.
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CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65
WARNING

WARNING
Engine Exhaust, some of its constitu-
ents, and certain vehicle components
contain or emit chemicals known to

SII0151
the State of California to cause can-
cer and birth defects or other repro-

If you see this symbol, it means Do not do
ductive harm.
this or Do not let this happen.
© 2001 NISSAN MOTOR CO., LTD.
TOKYO, JAPAN
All rights reserved. No part of this Owner’s Manual may be
reproduced or stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted
in any form, or by any means, electronic, mechanical,
photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior
written permission of Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
SEATS, RESTRAINTS AND SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAG SYSTEMS ................... 1-1
INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS .......................................................... 2-1
PRE-DRIVING CHECKS AND ADJUSTMENTS............................................ 3-1
MONITOR, CLIMATE, AUDIO AND VOICE-ACTIVATED CONTROL SYSTEMS ...... 4-1
STARTING AND DRIVING................................................................... 5-1
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY .................................................................. 6-1
APPEARANCE AND CARE................................................................... 7-1
DO-IT-YOURSELF ............................................................................ 8-1
MAINTENANCE ............................................................................... 9-1
TECHNICAL AND CONSUMER INFORMATION ......................................... 10-1
INDEX ........................................................................................ 11-1
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SEATS, RESTRAINTS AND SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAG SYSTEMS
Seats............................................................ 1-2
Pregnant women .................................. 1-27
Front power seat adjustment ................. 1-2
Injured persons .................................... 1-27
Rear power seat adjustment (if so
Three-point type seat belt.................... 1-27
equipped)................................................ 1-4
Seat belt extenders .............................. 1-31
Head restraint adjustment ...................... 1-5
Seat belt maintenance ......................... 1-31
Active head restraint (Front seats) ........ 1-6
Child restraints .......................................... 1-31
Supplemental restraint system.................... 1-7
Precautions on child restraints ............ 1-31
Precautions on supplemental restraint
Installation on rear seat center or outboard
system .................................................... 1-7
positions............................................... 1-34
Supplemental air bag warning labels... 1-20
LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tether for Chil-
Supplemental air bag warning light..... 1-20
dren) system ........................................ 1-39
Seat belts .................................................. 1-22
Top tether strap child restraint ............ 1-40
Precautions on seat belt usage ........... 1-22
Installation on front passenger seat.... 1-41
Child safety........................................... 1-25
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SEATS, RESTRAINTS AND SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAG SYSTEMS
SEATS
ries. You could also slide under
the lap belt and receive serious
internal injuries.

For most effective protection
when the vehicle is in motion, the
seat should be upright. Always sit
well back in the seat and adjust
the seat belt properly. See “Pre-
cautions on seat belt usage” later
in this section.

FRONT POWER SEAT ADJUST-
MENT

SIR0091
WARNING
WARNING
shoulder belt will not be against
Do not adjust the driver’s seat
your body. In an accident you
while driving so full attention may
Do not ride in a moving vehicle
could be thrown into it and receive
be given to vehicle operation.
when the seatback is reclined.
neck
or
other
serious
inju-
This can be dangerous. The
1-2
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SEATS, RESTRAINTS AND SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAG SYSTEMS
Forward and backward
Reclining
Do not leave children unattended
inside the vehicle. They could
unknowingly activate switches or
controls.

Unattended
children
could become involved in serious
accidents.

Operating tips
The seat motor has an auto-reset overload
SIR0153
SIR0154
protection circuit. If the motor stops during
operation, wait 30 seconds, then reactivate
Moving the switch forward or backward will
Move the recline switch backward until the
the switch.
slide the seat forward or backward to the
desired angle is obtained. To bring the seat-
Do not operate the power seat for a long
desired position.
back forward again, move the switch forward
period of time when the engine is off. This
and move your body forward. The seatback
will discharge the battery.
will move forward.
1-3
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SEATS, RESTRAINTS AND SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAG SYSTEMS
Seat lifter (Driver’s seat)
Lumbar support (Driver’s seat)
REAR POWER SEAT ADJUST-
MENT (if so equipped)

Forward and backward
Press the switch to move the seat forward or
back. The seats move continuously while the
switch is being pressed.
SIR0155
SIP0275
Push the front or rear end of the switch up or
The lumbar support feature provides lower
down to adjust the angle and height of the seat
back support to the driver. Move the switch
cushion.
forward or backward to adjust the seat lumbar
area.
SIR0151
1-4
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SEATS, RESTRAINTS AND SUPPLEMENTAL AIR BAG SYSTEMS
Automatic return
Automatic reverse operation
When the driver’s seat is moved backward by
the automatic drive positioner system, the rear
left side seat will automatically move back-
ward even if the rear seat automatic return
switch is in the CANCEL position.
This operation maintains rear passenger foot
and knee space.
HEAD RESTRAINT ADJUST-
SIR0152
MENT
When the ON portion of the automatic return
switch on the rear armrest is pressed, the
WARNING
automatic return function is activated.
When a rear door is opened, the rear seat on
Head restraints should be adjusted
that side automatically slides all the way back,
properly as they may provide signifi-
facilitating entry and exit.
cant protection against injury in an
accident. Do not remove them. Check

SIR0099
Pressing the CANCEL side of the switch will
the adjustment after someone else
deactivate the automatic return function.
uses the seat.
To raise the head restraint, simply pull it up.
To lower, push the lock knob and push the
head restraint down.
1-5
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Document Outline

  • 2002 Infiniti Q45
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