Conventional (fixed speed) cruise control mode

Conventional (fixed speed) cruise control mode  - Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) system (if so equipped) - Starting and driving - Infiniti QX Owners Manual - Infiniti QX

This mode allows driving at a speed between 25 to 90 MPH (40 to 144 km/h) without keeping your foot on the accelerator pedal.

► In the conventional (fixed speed) cruise WARNING

► In the conventional (fixed speed) cruise control mode, a warning chime does not sound to warn you if you are too close to the vehicle ahead, as neither the presence of the vehicle ahead nor the vehicle-to-vehicle distance is detected.
► Pay special attention to the distance between your vehicle and the vehicle ahead of you or a collision could occur.
► Always confirm the setting in the Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) system display.
► Do not use the conventional (fixed speed) cruise control mode when driving under the following conditions. when it is not possible to keep the vehicle at a set speed
in heavy traffic or in traffic that varies in speed
on winding or hilly roads
on slippery roads (rain, snow, ice, etc.).
in very windy areas

Doing so could cause a loss of vehicle control and result in an accident.

Conventional (fixed speed) cruise control switch

1. RESUME/ACCELERATE switch:

1. RESUME/ACCELERATE switch: Resumes set speed or increases speed incrementally. 2. SET/COAST switch: Sets the desired cruise speed, reduces speed incrementally. 3. CANCEL switch: Deactivates the system without erasing the set speed. 4. MAIN switch: Master switch to activate the system.

Conventional (fixed speed) cruise control mode display and indicators

The display is on the dot matrix liquid

The display is on the dot matrix liquid crystal display (in the vehicle information display) located between the speedometer and tachometer. 1. MAIN switch indicator: Indicates that the MAIN switch is ON. 2. Cruise set switch indicator: Displays while the vehicle speed is controlled by the conventional (fixed speed) cruise control mode of the Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) system. 3. Cruise system warning light: Comes on if there is a malfunction in the cruise control system.

Operating conventional (fixed speed) cruise control mode

To turn on the conventional (fixed speed)

To turn on the conventional (fixed speed) cruise control mode, push and hold the MAIN switch A for longer than about 1.5 seconds. When pushing the MAIN switch on, the Intelligent Cruise Control (ICC) system display and the main switch indicator are displayed on the dot matrix liquid crystal display. After you hold the MAIN switch on for longer than about 1.5 seconds, the ICC system display turns off. The main switch indicator stays lit. You can now set your desired cruising speed. Pushing the MAIN switch again will turn the system completely off. When the Distance Control Assist (DCA) system is on, the conventional (fixed speed) cruise control mode cannot be turned on even though the MAIN switch is pushed and held. To turn on the conventional (fixed speed) cruise control mode, turn off the DCA system. See Distance Control Assist (DCA) system later in this section. When the ignition switch is pushed to the OFF position, the system is also automatically turned off. To use the ICC system again, quickly push and release the MAIN switch (vehicle-to-vehicle distance control mode) or push and hold it (conventional cruise control mode) again to turn it on.

CAUTION
To avoid accidentally engaging cruise control, make sure to turn the MAIN switch off when not using the ICC system.

To set cruising speed, accelerate your

To set cruising speed, accelerate your vehicle to the desired speed, push the SET/COAST switch and release it. (The SET indicator will come on in the display.) Take your foot off the accelerator pedal. Your vehicle will maintain the set speed.
► To pass another vehicle, depress the accelerator pedal. When you release the pedal, the vehicle will return to the previously set speed.
► The vehicle may not maintain the set speed when going up or down steep hills. If this happens, manually maintain vehicle speed. To cancel the preset speed, use one of the following methods: 1. Push the CANCEL button. The SET indicator will turn off. 2. Tap the brake pedal. The SET indicator will turn off. 3. Turn the MAIN switch off. Both the MAIN switch and SET indicator will turn off. To reset at a faster cruising speed, use one of the following three methods: 1. Depress the accelerator pedal. When the vehicle attains the desired speed, push and release the SET/COAST switch. 2. Push and hold the RESUME/ACCELERATE set switch. When the vehicle attains the desired speed, release the switch. 3. Push, then quickly release the RESUME/ ACCELERATE switch. Each time you do this, the set speed will increase by about 1 MPH (1.6 km/h). To reset at a slower cruising speed, use one of the following three methods: 1. Lightly tap the brake pedal. When the vehicle attains the desired speed, push the SET/COAST switch and release it. 2. Push and hold the SET/COAST switch. Release the switch when the vehicle slows down to the desired speed. 3. Push, then quickly release the SET/ COAST switch. Each time you do this, the set speed will decrease by about 1 MPH (1.6 km/h). To resume the preset speed, push and release the RESUME/ACCELERATE switch. The vehicle will resume the last set cruising speed when the vehicle speed is over 25 MPH (40 km/h).

Automatic cancellation

A chime sounds under the following conditions and the control is automatically canceled.
► When the vehicle slows down more than 8 MPH (13 km/h) below the set speed
► When the selector lever is shifted to the N (Neutral) position
► When the parking brake is applied
► When the VDC (including the traction control system) operates.
► When a wheel slips

Warning light

When the system is not operating properly,

When the system is not operating properly, the chime sounds and the system warning light (orange) will come on.

Action to take:

If the warning light comes on, park the vehicle in a safe place. Turn the engine off, restart the engine, resume driving and then perform the setting again.

If it is not possible to set or the indicator stays on, it may indicate that the system is malfunctioning. Although the vehicle is still driveable under normal conditions, have the vehicle checked at an INFINITI retailer.

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