Nissan Murano: Driving the vehicle / Shift lock release

Nissan Murano 2015-2023 Owners Manual / Starting and driving / Driving the vehicle / Shift lock release

Nissan Murano. Shift lock release

If the battery charge is low or discharged, the shift lever may not be moved from the P (Park) position even with the brake pedal depressed and the shift lever button pressed. To move the shift lever, perform the following procedure:

  1. Place the ignition switch in the OFF or LOCK position.
  2. Apply the parking brake.
  3. Remove the shift lock release cover using a suitable tool.
  4. Push down the shift lock release using a suitable tool.
  5. Press the shift lever button and move the shift lever to theN(Neutral) position while holding down the shift lock release. The vehicle may be moved to the desired location. Replace the removed shift lock release cover after the operation. If the shift lever cannot be moved out of the P (Park) position, have the Continuously Variable Transmission system checked as soon as possible. It is recommended that you visit a NISSAN dealer for this service.


If the shift lever cannot be moved from the P (Park) position while the engine is running and the brake pedal is depressed, the stop lights may not work. Malfunctioning stop lights could cause an accident injuring yourself and others.

    Manual shift mode

    When the shift lever is in the manual shift gate, the transmission is ready for the manual shift mode. Shift ranges can be selected manually by moving the shift lever up or down...

    Accelerator downshift — in D (Drive) position —

    For passing or hill climbing, depress the accelerator pedal to the floor. This shifts the transmission down into a lower gear, depending on the vehicle speed...

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    Vehicle security system

    Nissan Murano. Vehicle security system

    Your vehicle has two types of security systems:

    Vehicle security system NISSAN Vehicle Immobilizer System

    The vehicle security system provides visual and audible alarm signals if someone opens the doors, liftgate or the hood when the system is armed. It is not, however, a motion detection type system that activates when a vehicle is moved or when a vibration occurs.

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