Q: How do you activate the Blind Spot Information system (BLIS)?

asked by on December 15, 2015

How do you activate the Blind Spot Information system (BLIS)?

If your car is equipped with the Blind Spot Information system (BLIS), you have an important safety tool at your disposal. This system is designed to help you monitor your car’s blind spots for safer driving at all times. It is on by default, but you can turn it off (or back on again if it’s been disabled). Here’s how to do that:

  1. Press the Info button until you see “Blind Spot.”

  2. Press the Reset button to turn the BLIS off.

  3. Press the Reset button again to turn the system back on.

Tip

While you can turn the system off, it’s highly recommended that you leave it on unless there’s a compelling reason to deactivate it.

The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing


Experienced Mechanic?

Earn up to $70/hr

What others are asking

How does the Battery Saver system work?

Your car’s lights pull power from the battery. If left on too long, they could drain the battery completely, leaving you stuck and in need of a jump start. Thankfully, your Fusion is equipped with a Battery Saver system designed...

Car shuts off while driving

This sounds like potentially a mass air flow sensor (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/mass-airflow-sensor-replacement) problem. The mass air flow sensor monitors the air flow into the engine and when this is faulty can cause reactions much like what you are describing. I would suggest...

Car is leaking massive amounts of antifreeze, and then proceeds to overheat.

Hi, thanks for writing in. It would be highly recommended that you not drive the vehicle until the leak is located and fixed. One and a half gallons is basically the amount to fill the entire cooling system, so the...

Why is my EPS warning light on in my 2001 VW Beetle

Your EPC light stands for electronic power control. This is for the powertrain control system. When the computer detects a failure in the system then this light will come on because the powertrain control system can no longer properly control...

RE: 1985 Toyota Camry LE Engine swap to 200 HP.

Although the engine computer used in 1985 engines is rudimentary, the fact that it exists means that you will have to completely change out the vehicle's wiring harness. Those harnesses are no longer available, of course, which means that you...

I brought a 2006 Infiniti g35 coupe. When I start it up it sounds like a race car, when I press the gas it gets louder until I let

The previous owner might have modified the air intake (a box like component holds the intake filter) but the noise you are referring to is probably caused by a defective exhaust and/or aftermarket exhaust parts which result in excessive noise....

Engine codes p0326. P0420.. 2013 Kia Rio

The knock sensor is the most likely cause of the P0326 trouble code. It is also possible that the wiring that goes to the knock sensor could have an issue but this is unlikely. The P0420 code is likely due...

Driver door won't unlock or lock from the inside and out. We are currently on the outside locked out

The problem sounds like the door latch or door lock is seized and will not let you open the door. You will need to get in through the passenger door and the inside door panel will need to be removed...

My car won't shift up right away when accelerating hard

To determine the exact cause of this issue, I would recommend having your trouble codes scanned by a qualified professional. If the check engine light is on, a code will be stored in your vehicle that can give an indication...

Related articles

A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI
It It might look just like the regular Passat, but the 2012 Volkswagen Passat TDI is the kind of practical sedan that even the most hardcore car enthusiasts can get excited about. Why? While it looks like a mid-size family...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Volkswagen Golf R
The The Volkswagen Golf R has all-wheel drive, two or four door options, and a turbocharged engine for those who want a little extra power. The Golf R is upgraded from the GTI, giving it better handling and more aggressive...
2012 Ford Edge vs. 2012 Honda Accord: Which One Should I Buy?
Comparing a small SUV or a crossover to a sedan or coupe doesn’t quite seem fair: while the crossover is likely to cost more, it will also have a different skill set than the car as well as a completely...