Infiniti QX: Hill Start Assist system - Starting and driving - Infiniti QX Owner's ManualInfiniti QX: Hill Start Assist system

► Never rely solely on the hill start assist 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 the vehicle is stopped on a steep hill. Be especially careful when stopped on a hill on frozen or muddy roads. Failure to prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards may result in a loss of control of the vehicle and possible serious injury or death.
► The hill start assist system is not designed to hold the vehicle at a standstill on a hill. Depress the brake pedal when the vehicle is stopped on a steep hill. Failure to do so may cause the vehicle to roll backwards and may result in a collision or serious personal injury.
► The hill start assist system may not prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards on a hill under all load or road conditions. Always be prepared to depress the brake pedal to prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards. Failure to do so may result in a collision or serious personal injury.

The hill start assist system automatically keeps the brakes applied to help prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards in the time it takes the driver to release the brake pedal and apply the accelerator when the vehicle is stopped on a hill. The hill start assist system will operate automatically under the following conditions:
► The transmission is shifted to a forward or reverse gear.
► The vehicle is stopped completely on a hill by applying the brake. The maximum holding time is 2 seconds. After 2 seconds the vehicle will begin to roll back and the hill start assist system will stop operating completely. The hill start assist system will not operate when the transmission is shifted to the N (Neutral) or P (Park) position or on a flat and level road. When the Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) warning light illuminates in the meter, the hill start assist system will not operate. (See “Warning/indicator lights and audible reminders” in the “2. Instruments and controls” section.)

    4WD warning light
    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 ...

    Parking/parking on hills
    WARNING ► Do not stop or park the vehicle over flammable materials such as dry grass, waste paper or rags. They may ignite and cause a fire. ► Never leave the engine running w ...

    See also:

    How to select menus on the screen
    Vehicle functions are viewed on the display screen in menus. To select each key item, highlight the preferred item using the INFINITI controller and push the ENTER button. Whenever a menu ...

    Automatic car wash
    WARNING   Braking efficiency is reduced after washing the vehicle. This could cause an accident. For this reason, you must drive particularly carefully after washing the vehicle until th ...

    Object Detection System Messages
    PARKING ASSIST BLOCKED SEE OWNERS MANUAL This message displays if there is something interfering with the park assist system. See Ultrasonic Parking Assist   for more information. PARKING ...