Login  |  Register
Nissanhelp.com - All About Nissan
All Models, All Years 2015 Armada 2015 Frontier 2015 GT-R 2015 JUKE 2015 Maxima 2015 Sentra 2015 Rogue 2015 Titan 2015 Xterra 2015 370Z
2014 370Z Coupe Nismo 2014 370Z Roadster 2014 Altima Sedan 2014 Cube 2014 JUKE NISMO 2014 Murano 2014 Pathfinder 2014 Pathfinder Hybrid 2014 Quest 2014 Versa Note 2014 Versa Sedan Concept Models
MyNissan Do-It-Yourself Maintenance Owners Manuals Recalls/Campaigns Service Bulletins Service Manuals Tech Challenge Game Nissan OBDII Codes Glossary & Acronyms Cost Estimator More...
Member's Ride Photos Stock Photo Gallery
Classifieds - For Sale Classifieds - Wanted To Buy Classifieds - Mechanic Wanted Classifieds - Auto Services Search Auto Parts Ultimate Reflector Auto Sun Shades Custom Fit Car Covers Auto Snow Shades Berber Auto Mats Designer Auto Mats Diamond Plate Auto Mats Fashion Auto Mats Hexomats Auto Mats
Register FAQ Social Groups Mark Forums Read
Forums > > > Dash warning light "O/D OFF"
Forgot Password? Join Us!


User Tag List

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 01-06-2007, 11:05 AM
dmch's Avatar
dmch
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Question Dash warning light "O/D OFF"

Hi there,

I bought a second-hand Terrano II just yesterday - 2002 model. Unfortunately, an owners manual didn't come with it. I took it for a valet today, and since collecting it, there is an orange light on continuously on the dash board, lighting up the message "O/D OFF"

Can anyone tell me what this means & what action I need to take?

Regards,
David
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 07-22-2007, 08:18 AM
geo's Avatar
geo
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Default Geo

Hi,
For normal driving you need to have the O/D (overdrive) on all the time.
If you have an automatic, there ia a button on the side of the gear stick. Push it in and the light will go off.
Don't ever do normal driving with the O/D off as this can damage the car and will eat fuel.
The overdrive is to increase the revs for heavy inclines etc.
You can download the Pathfinder owners manual on this site which is very similar to the Terrano and will give you all the info on the important stuff like your 4x4 control etc.
Hope this helps.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 07-22-2007, 04:40 PM
NissanTech's Avatar
NissanTech NissanTech is offline
Super Moderator
2004 Xterra
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: California
Age: 44
Posts: 11,653
Thanks: 441
Thanked 498 Times in 449 Posts
Mentioned: 2 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Default

You should have a switch in the shift to turn ON/OFF the over drive system. You should keep it ON.
__________________
CarZone Auto Repair - Nissan Service Center - Van Nuys CA

Nissan OBD-II Trouble Codes

Show your support to our forums and get unlimited access to the knowledge base files: Subscribe
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 05-18-2010, 09:01 AM
locteau's Avatar
locteau
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Mentioned: Post(s)
Tagged: Thread(s)
Default

Hi Guys,

I am a bit confused with this comments. I have a 1996 automatic.

Can you confirm that you advices to have the light on all the time when the button is pushed in ?

I thought the fuel will be worst has the rev are higher when the light is on ?

Seb
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Tags
dash, light, o or d off, warning

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -8. The time now is 11:42 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimisation provided by DragonByte SEO v2.0.0 Beta 2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2015 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.