Trip computer

Trip computer  - Dot matrix liquid crystal display - Instruments and controls - Infiniti QX Owners Manual - Infiniti QX

Switches for the trip computer are located

Switches for the trip computer are located on the right side of the combination meter panel. To operate the trip computer, push the switches as shown above.

When the ignition switch is pushed to the

When the ignition switch is pushed to the ON position, modes of the trip computer can be selected by pushing the switch A .

Each time the switchA is pushed, the display will change as follows:

Current fuel consumption - Average fuel consumption and speed - Elapsed time and trip odometer - Distance to empty (dte) - Outside air temperature (ICY) - Setting - Warning check

1. Current and average fuel consumption

The current and average fuel consumption mode shows the current and average fuel consumption.

2. Average fuel consumption (MPG or l (liter)/100 km) and speed (MPH or km/h)

Fuel consumption:

The average fuel consumption mode shows the average fuel consumption since the last reset. Resetting is done by pushing the switch B for longer than 1 second. (The average speed is also reset at the same time.). The display is updated every 30 seconds. At about the first 1/3 mile (500 m) after a reset, the display shows .

Speed:

The average speed mode shows the average vehicle speed since the last reset. Resetting is done by pushing the switch B for longer than 1 second. (The average fuel consumption is also reset at the same time.). The display is updated every 30 seconds. The first 30 seconds after a reset, the display shows .

3. Elapsed time and trip odometer (MILES or km)

Elapsed time:

The elapsed time mode shows the time since the last reset. The displayed time can be reset by pushing the switchB for longer than 1 second. (The trip odometer is also reset at the same time.)

Trip odometer:

The trip odometer mode shows the total distance the vehicle has been driven since the last reset. Resetting is done by pushing the switch B for longer than 1 second. (The elapsed time is also reset at the same time.)

4. Distance to empty (dte MILES or km)

The distance to empty (dte) mode provides you with an estimation of the distance that can be driven before refueling. The dte is constantly being calculated, based on the amount of fuel in the fuel tank and the actual fuel consumption. The display is updated every 30 seconds. The dte mode includes a low range warning feature. If the fuel level is low, the warning is displayed on the screen. When the fuel level drops even lower, the dte display will change to .
► If the amount of fuel added is small, the display just before the ignition switch is pushed to the OFF position may continue to be displayed.
► When driving uphill or rounding curves, the fuel in the tank shifts, which may momentarily change the display.

5. Outside air temperature (ICY 8F or 8C)

The outside air temperature is displayed in 8F or 8C in the range of −22 to 1318F (−30 to 558C). The outside air temperature mode includes a low temperature warning feature. If the outside air temperature is below 378F (38C), the warning is displayed on the screen. The outside temperature sensor is located in front of the radiator. The sensor may be affected by road or engine heat, wind directions and other driving conditions. The display may differ from the actual outside temperature or the temperature displayed on various signs or billboards.

6. Setting

Setting cannot be made while driving. A message Setting can only be operated when stopped is also displayed on the dot matrix liquid crystal display. The switch A and switch B are used in the setting mode to select and decide a menu.

SKIP:

Push the switch A to move to the warning check mode. Push the switch B to select other menus. ALERT:

There are 3 submenus under the alert menu.

► BACK

Select this submenu to return to the top page of the setting mode.

► TIMER

Select this submenu to specify when the TIMER indicator activates.

► ICY

Select this submenu to display the low outside temperature warning.

MAINTENANCE:

There are 5 submenus under the maintenance menu.

► BACK

Select this submenu to return to the top page of the setting mode.

► OIL

Select this submenu to set or reset the distance for changing the engine oil.

► FILTER

Select this submenu to set or reset the distance for replacing the oil filter.

► TIRE

Select this submenu to set or reset the distance for replacing tires.

► OTHER

Select this submenu and set or reset the distance for replacing items other than the engine oil, oil filter and tires.

OPTIONS:

There are 4 submenus under the display menu.

► BACK

Select this submenu to return to the top page of the setting mode.

► LANGUAGE

Select this submenu to choose English, French or Spanish for display.

► UNIT

Select this submenu to choose the unit.

► EFFECTS

Select this submenu to turn on and off the needle sweep function when starting the engine.

7. Warning check

SKIP:

Push the switch A to move to the warning check mode. Push the switch B to select other menus.

DETAIL:

This item is available only when a warning is displayed. Select this menu to see the details of warnings.

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