Infiniti QX: BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM driving situations - Blind Spot Warning (BSW) system/Blind Spot InterventionTM system (if so 
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Another vehicle approaching from

Another vehicle approaching from behind

The BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator light illuminates if a vehicle enters the detection zone from behind in an adjacent lane. However, if the overtaking vehicle is traveling much faster than your vehicle, the indicator light may not illuminate before the detected vehicle is beside your vehicle. Always use the side and rear mirrors and turn and look in the direction your vehicle will move to ensure it is safe to change lanes. Starting

If the driver activates the turn signal, then

If the driver activates the turn signal, then the BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator light flashes and a chime will sound twice.

NOTE:

If the driver activates the turn signal before a vehicle enters the detection zone, the BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator light will flash but no chime will sound when the other vehicle is detected.

If the Blind Spot InterventionTM system is

If the Blind Spot InterventionTM system is on and your vehicle is approaching a lane marker, the BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator light flashes and a chime will sound three times. Then the Blind Spot InterventionTM system slightly applies the brakes on one side to help return the vehicle back to the center of the driving lane.

NOTE:

NOTE:

If you accelerate from a stop with a vehicle in the detection zone, the other vehicle may not be detected.

Overtaking other vehicles

The BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator

The BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator light illuminates if you overtake a vehicle and that vehicle stays in the detection zone for approximately 3 seconds. The radar sensors may not detect slower moving vehicles if they are passed quickly.

If the driver activates the turn signal while

If the driver activates the turn signal while another vehicle is in the detection zone, then the BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator light flashes and a chime will sound twice.

If the Blind Spot InterventionTM system is

If the Blind Spot InterventionTM system is on and your vehicle approaches a lane marker while another vehicle is in the detection zone, the BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator light flashes and a chime will sound three times. Then, the Blind Spot InterventionTM system slightly applies the brakes on one side to help return the vehicle back to the center of the driving lane.

NOTE:

When overtaking several vehicles in a row, the vehicles after the first vehicle may not be detected if they are traveling close together.

Entering from the side

The BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator

The BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator light illuminates if a vehicle enters the detection zone from either side.

NOTE:

The radar sensors may not detect a vehicle which is traveling at about the same speed as your vehicle when it enters the detection zone.

If the driver activates the turn signal, then

If the driver activates the turn signal, then the BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator light flashes and a chime will sound twice.

NOTE:

If the driver activates the turn signal before a vehicle enters the detection zone, the BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator light will flash but no chime will sound when another vehicle is detected.

If the Blind Spot InterventionTM system is

If the Blind Spot InterventionTM system is on and your vehicle approaches the lane marker while another vehicle is in the detection zone, the BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM indicator light flashes and a chime will sound three times. Then, the Blind Spot InterventionTM system slightly applies the brakes on one side to help return the vehicle back to the center of the driving lane.

NOTE:

NOTE:

The Blind Spot InterventionTM system will not operate if your vehicle is on a lane marker when another vehicle enters the detection zone. In this case only the BSW system operates.
► Blind Spot InterventionTM braking will not operate or will stop operating and only a warning chime will sound under the following conditions. — When the brake pedal is depressed.

— When the accelerator pedal is depressed while brake control assist is provided.
— When steering quickly
— When the ICC, DCA, FCW or IBA warnings sound.
— When the hazard warning flashers are operated.
— When driving on a curve at a high speed.

BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM temporarily not available

► Under the following conditions, the Blind Spot InterventionTM system will be turned off automatically, a beep will sound and the Blind Spot InterventionTM ON indicator light (green) will blink. The BSW system is still available, but the Blind Spot InterventionTM system will not be available until the conditions no longer exist. — When the VDC system (except TCS function) or ABS operates. — When the VDC system is turned off. — When the drive mode select switch is turned to the SNOW mode. Action to take: Turn off the Blind Spot InterventionTM system and turn it on again when the above conditions no longer exist.
► Under the following conditions, the BSW and Blind Spot InterventionTM systems will be turned off automatically, a beep will sound and the BSW/ Blind Spot InterventionTM system warning light (orange) will blink. The BSW and Blind Spot InterventionTM systems are not available until the conditions no longer exist. — When the camera detects that the interior temperature is high (over approximately 1048F (408C)). — When radar blockage is detected. The radar sensors may be blocked by temporary ambient conditions such as splashing water, mist or fog. The blocked condition may also be caused by objects such as ice, frost or dirt obstructing the radar sensors. Action to take: When the above conditions no longer exist, the BSW system will resume automatically. For the Blind Spot InterventionTM system, turn it off and turn it on again. If the BSW/ Blind Spot InterventionTM warning light (orange) continues to blink even after the Blind Spot InterventionTM system is turned on again, stop the vehicle in a safe location and turn the engine off. Check for and remove objects obscuring the radar sensors on the rear bumper, and restart the engine. If the warning light (orange) continues to blink, have the BSW/Blind Spot InterventionTM systems checked by an INFINITI retailer.

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