Infiniti QX: 4WD warning light - INFINITI all-mode 4WD® (if so equipped) - Starting and driving - Infiniti QX Owner's ManualInfiniti QX: 4WD warning light

The 4WD warning light is located in the

The 4WD warning light is located in the meter. The 4WD warning light comes on when the ignition switch is placed in the ON position. It turns off soon after the engine is started.

If any malfunction occurs in the 4WD system when the ignition switch is placed in the ON position, the 4WD warning light will either remain illuminated or blink. If the 4WD warning light comes on, the 4WD shift indicator turns off. High-temperature transfer case oil makes the 4WD warning light blink rapidly (about twice per second). If the warning light blinks rapidly during operation, stop the vehicle in a safe place immediately. Then if the light turns off after a while, you can continue driving. A large difference between the diameters of front and rear wheels will make the 4WD warning light blink slowly (about once per two seconds). Change the 4WD shift switch to AUTO and do not drive fast.

CAUTION
► If the 4WD warning light comes on or blinks slowly during operation or rapidly after stopping the vehicle for a while, have your vehicle checked by an INFINITI retailer as soon as possible.
► Shifting between 4HI and 4LO is not recommended when the 4WD warning light turns on.
► When the 4WD warning light comes on, the 2WD mode may be engaged even if the 4WD shift switch is in AUTO or 4H. Be especially careful when driving. If corresponding parts are malfunctioning, the 4WD mode will not be engaged even if the 4WD shift switch is shifted.
► Do not drive the vehicle in the 4HI or 4LO position on dry hard surface roads. Driving on dry, hard surfaces in 4HI or 4LO may cause unnecessary noise, tire wear and increased fuel consumption. If the 4WD warning light turns on when driving on dry hard surface roads: — in the AUTO or 4HI position, shift the 4WD shift switch to AUTO. — in the 4LO position, stop the vehicle and shift the transmission selector lever to the N (Neutral) position and shift the 4WD shift switch to AUTO.
► If the 4WD warning light is still on after the above operation, have your vehicle checked by an INFINITI retailer as soon as possible.
► The transfer case may be damaged if you continue driving with the warning light blinking.

    4WD shift indicator
    The 4WD shift indicator is displayed in the vehicle information display. The indicator should turn off within 1 second after placing the ignition switch in the ON position. While the engin ...

    Hill Start Assist system
    WARNING ► Never rely solely on the hill start assist system to prevent the vehicle from moving backward on a hill. Always drive carefully and attentively. Depress the brake pedal when ...

    See also:

    LED Lighting
    The vehicle may have LED headlamps. For replacement of the LED lighting assembly contact your dealer. ...

    Memory Features
    The controls on the driver door are used to program and recall memory settings for the driver seat, outside mirrors, power steering column, and the adjustable throttle and brake pedals. ...

    Advanced emergency brake assist
    NOTICE The system may not react to slow moving vehicles and will not react to stationary vehicles or vehicles traveling in the opposite direction. NOTICE WARNINGs may not appear if ...