Operating power lift gate (if so equipped)

To operate the power lift gate, the shift lever must be in the P (Park) position.

The power lift gate will not operate if the battery voltage is low.

Power lift gate main switch

Power lift gate main switch

The power lift gate operation can be turned on or off by the power lift gate main switch on the instrument panel.

When the power lift gate main switch is pushed to the “OFF” position, the power operation is not available by the power lift gate switch on the lift gate and lift gate opener switch.

Power open

Power open

When the lift gate is fully closed, the lift gate will fully open automatically by:

pushing the power lift gate switch  A on the instrument panel
pushing the lift gate opener switch B
pushing the power lift gate button  C on the Intelligent Key for more than 1 second The hazard flashes 4 times and the outside chime sounds when the lift gate starts opening.

NOTE:

The lift gate can be opened by the power lift gate switch  A or the lift gate button   C even if the lift gate is locked.

The lift gate will individually unlock and open. Once the lift gate is closed, its lock will align to the vehicle’s lock or unlock status.

Power close

When the lift gate is fully opened, the lift gate will fully close automatically by:

pushing the power lift gate switch  A on the instrument panel
pushing the power lift gate switch  D on the lower part of the lift gate
pushing the lift gate release button  C on the Intelligent Key for more than 1 second

The hazard flashes 4 times and the outside chime sounds when the lift gate starts closing.

Reverse function The power lift gate will reverse immediately if one of the following actions is performed during power open or power close.

pushing the power lift gate switch  A on the instrument panel
pushing the lift gate switch D on the lower part of the lift gate
pushing the lift gate button the Intelligent Key.  C on the Intelligent Key.

The outside chime sounds when the lift gate starts to reverse.

The power lift gate button the  C on the Intelligent Key cannot be operated when the ignition switch is in the ON position.

Auto reverse function

The auto-reverse function enables the lift gate to automatically reverse when something is caught in the lift gate as it is opening or closing. When the control unit detects an obstacle, the lift gate will reverse and return to the full open or full close position.

If a second obstacle is detected, the lift gate motion will stop and the drive motor will disengage. The lift gate will enter the manual mode.

A pinch sensor is mounted on each side of the lift gate. If an obstacle is detected by the pinch sensor during power close, the lift gate will reverse and return to the full open position immediately.

NOTE:

If the pinch sensor is damaged or removed, the power close function will not operate.

WARNING

There is a small distance immediately before the closed position that cannot be detected. Make sure that all passengers keep their hands, etc., clear from the lift gate opening before closing the lift gate.

Manual mode

If power operation is not available, the lift gate can be operated manually. Power operation may not be available if multiple obstacles have been detected in a single power cycle or if the battery voltage is low. When the power lift gate main switch is in the OFF position, the lift gate can be opened manually by pushing the lift gate opener switch. If the power lift gate opener switch is pushed during power open or close, the power operation will be canceled and the lift gate can be operated manually.

Safe Mode

Safe Mode

If the gas stays of the lift gate1 lose pressure, the power lift gate safe mode is activated. When the safe mode is activated, the lift gate intermittently closes. Then the lift gate will be pulled to the closed and latched position by a motor.

The power lift gate cannot be opened using the switches at any time in the safe mode.

Do not operate the lift gate again until it is checked by a NISSAN dealer.

CAUTION

If the power lift gate does not stay open or if the lift gate unexpectedly closes at any time, do not operate the lift gate. There may be a pressure loss in one or both of the lift gate gas stays. Have the lift gate inspected by a NISSAN dealer.
Do not activate the power lift gate if one or both of the lift gate gas stays are removed. Damage to the lift gate or power lift gate mechanisms may occur.

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