All-Wheel Drive (AWD) (if so equipped)

All-Wheel Drive (AWD) (if so equipped)  - Starting and driving - Infiniti G Owners Manual - Infiniti G

All-Wheel Drive (AWD) (if so equipped)
All-Wheel Drive (AWD) (if so equipped)

The AWD warning light is located in the meter.

The AWD warning light comes on when the ignition switch is pushed to the ON position. It turns off soon after the engine is started.

If any malfunction occurs in the AWD system while the engine is running, the warning light will come on.

The warning light may blink rapidly (about twice per second) while trying to free a stuck vehicle due to high power train oil temperature. The driving mode may change to two-wheel drive. If the warning light blinks rapidly during operation, stop the vehicle with the engine idling in a safe place immediately. Then if the light goes off after a while, you can continue driving.

A large difference between the diameters of front and rear wheels will make the warning light blink slowly (about once per two seconds). Pull off the road in a safe area, and idle the engine. Check that all tire sizes are the same, tire pressure is correct and tires are not worn.

If the warning light is blinking after the above operation, have your vehicle checked by an INFINITI retailer as soon as possible.

WARNING
Х For AWD equipped vehicles, do not attempt to raise two wheels off the ground and shift the transmission to any drive or reverse position with the engine running. Doing so may result in drivetrain damage or unexpected vehicle movement which could result in serious vehicle damage or personal injury.
Х Do not attempt to test an AWD equipped vehicle on a 2-wheel dynamometer (such as the dynamometers used by some states for emissions testing) or similar equipment even if the other two wheels are raised off the ground. Make sure that you inform the test facility personnel that your vehicle is equipped with AWD before it is placed on a dynamometer.
Using the wrong test equipment may result in drivetrain damage or unexpected vehicle movement which could result in serious vehicle damage or personal injury.

CAUTION
Х Do not operate the engine on a free roller when any of the wheels are raised.

Х If the warning light comes on while driving there may be a malfunction in the AWD system. Reduce the vehicle speed and have your vehicle checked by an INFINITI retailer as soon as possible.
Х If the warning light remains on after the above operation, have your vehicle checked by an INFINITI retailer as soon as possible.
Х The power train may be damaged if you continue driving with the warning light blinking.

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