Nissan Murano: Moving Object Detection (MOD) (if so equipped) / MOD system limitations

Nissan Murano 2015-2022 Owners Manual / Monitor, climate, audio, phone and voice recognition systems / Moving Object Detection (MOD) (if so equipped) / MOD system limitations


Listed below are the system limitations for MOD. Failure to operate the vehicle in accordance with these system limitations could result in serious injury or death.

  • Do not use the MOD system when towing a trailer. The system may not function properly.
  • Excessive noise (for example, audio system volume or open vehicle window) will interfere with the chime sound, and it may not be heard.
  • The MOD system performance will be limited according to environmental conditions and surrounding objects such as:
    • When there is low contrast between backgroundandthemoving objects.
    • When there is a blinking source of light.
    • When strong light such as another vehicle’s headlight or sunlight is present.
    • When camera orientation is not in its usual position, such as when a mirror is folded.
    • When there is dirt, water drops or snow on the camera lens.
    • When the position of the moving objects in the display is not changed.
  • TheMODsystem might detect flowing water droplets on the camera lens, white smoke from the muffler, moving shadows, etc.
  • The MOD system may not function properly depending on the speed, direction, distance or shape of the moving objects.
  • If your vehicle sustains damage to the parts where the camera is installed, leaving it misaligned or bent, the sensing zone may be altered and the MOD system may not detect objects properly.
  • When the temperature is extremely high or low, the screen may not display objects clearly. This is not a malfunction.


The blue MOD icon will change to orange if one of the following has occurred:

  • When the system is malfunctioning.
  • When the component temperature reaches a high level (icon will blink).
  • When the RearView camera has detected a blockage (icon will blink).

If the icon light continues to illuminate orange,have theMODsystem checked. It is recommended that you visit a NISSAN dealer for this service.

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