Zone variation change procedure

Zone map
Zone map

The difference between magnetic north and geographical north is known as variance. In some areas, this difference can sometimes be great enough to cause false compass readings.

Follow these instructions to set the variance for your particular location if this happens:
1. Push the switch for more than 3 switch for more than 3 seconds. The current zone number will appear in the display.

2. Find your current location and variance number on the zone map.

NOTE:
Use zone number 5 for Hawaii.

3. Push the new zone number appears in the display, switch repeatedly until the new zone number appears in the display, then release the switch. After you release the switch, the display will show a compass direction within a few seconds.

- If the compass deviates from the correct indication soon after repeated adjustment, have the compass checked at a NISSAN dealer.

- The compass may not indicate the correct compass point in tunnels or while driving up or down a steep hill. (The compass returns to the correct compass point when the vehicle moves to an area where the geomagnetism is stabilized.)

- Do not install a ski rack, antenna,

- Do not install a ski rack, antenna, etc., which are attached to the vehicle by means of a magnet. They affect the operation of the compass.

- When cleaning the mirror, use a paper towel or similar material dampened with glass cleaner. Do not spray glass cleaner directly on the mirror as it may cause the liquid cleaner to enter the mirror housing.

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