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  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 1
    Contents The Quick Guide is not intended as a substitute for Owner's your Manual. We strongly encourage you to review theOwner's Manual and supplementary manuals so you will have a bette understanding of your vehicle's capabilities and limitations. Overview Topic 1 Entering and Exiting P....
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 2
    ... 3 lHood P.4 3 lMoon Roof P.4 4 Responding to warning/indicator lights What to do if ...and other problems that may arise. lPower lDoor Customizing Yo u r L e x u s Customizing Your Lexus A list of features that can be customized. Depending on specifications, the vehi...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 3
    ...ˆ’information display P.21 Headlight switchP.25 P.20 Turn signal lever Fog light switchP.26 Driving and seat position memory switches P.12 Inside door ...42 Hood lock release lever P.43 Parking brake pedalP.19 Audio remote control switches P.31 Tilt and telescopic steering control switch P.15 AFS OFF...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 4
    ... rear P.27 view mirror defoggers Audio system P.29 Glove box P.35 Trunk opener main switch P.42 Ashtrays P.35 Automatic transmission shift lever P.18 Distance switch P.23 Cruise control switch P.22, 23 : If equipped 4
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 5
    ... P.14 Outside rear view mirror switches Instrument panel light control dial P.27 Intuitive parking assist switch P.20 Rear sunshade P.38 switch Auxiliary box ... P.14 Outside rear view mirror switches Instrument panel light control dial P.27 Rear sunshade P.38 switch ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 6
    ... n Wireless remote control 1 2 3 4 Locks the doors Unlocks the doors Opens the trunk Sounds the alarm Use the alarm to attract attention to the vehi− cle in order ... any button on the wireless remote control.) The wireless remote control can also be used to open the windows and moon...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 7
    ... on starting the engine, see page 17. Before Driving n Entering the vehicle To unlock the vehicle, simply grasp any of the door handles. When Driving Rain and Night Driving n Exiting the vehicle To lock the vehicle, press the lock button on any the door handles. To close ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 8
    ... ng features to help protect your vehicle from theft. n Engine immobilizer system The engine... is made to start the vehicle using an unregistered key. The security indicator light flashes to indicate... or trunk using the electronic key or the wireless remote control. n Steering lock The steering wheel...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 9
    ... angle 1 Tilts the seatback forward 2 Reclines the seatback n Adjusting the seat cushion 1 Raises and lowers the front of the cushion 2 Raises and lowers the entire seat n Adjusting the lumbar support 1 Firmer 2 Softer n Adjusting the seat cushion length (if equipped) 1 Longer 2 Shorter 11
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 10
    ... recalled automatically when the driver's do or is opened. (The linked function does not operate if the driver's door is unlocked using the mechanical key or manually from the vehicle.) Driving Comfort Opening and ClosingWhat to do if ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 11
    ... button. Seatbelts n Adjusting shoulder belt height (front seats only) To r a :i pull s e the anchor upward. :e depress the button and push the ancho To l o w r down. n Seatbelt comfort guides (outside rear seats only) If the shoulder belt sits close to the neck, slide t comfort guide forward. 13
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 12
    ...or R) use the master switch. To adjust mirror angle, use the control switch. On some models, the mirrors will automatically angle downwards when the vehicle is reversing... View Mirror The anti−glare mirror uses a sensor to detect light from vehicles behind and automatica reduces glare...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 13
    ... Wheel 1 2 3 4 Up Down Away from the driver Toward the driver The steering wheel retracts automaticall y when the "ENGINE START STOP" switch is turned OFF to allow for easy exit and entry. The steering wheel return s automat previously set position when the "ENGINE START STOP" ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 14
    ... depressing the brake pedal. (The mechanical key cannot be used to start the engine.) n Starting the engine Make sure..."ENGINE START STOP" switch indi− cator light turns green. Press the "ENGINE START ... changed in the following order: OFF mode (Indicator light: off) ACCESSORY mode IGNITION ON mode ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 15
    ... Entering and ExitingBefore Driving Automatic Transmission n Shift positions P R N D S Park Reverse Neutral (drive not engaged) Drive S mode The vehicle can only be shifted out of P when the "ENGINE ...mode allows the driver to select the shift range manually based on driving conditio Shift the shift...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 16
    ...brake : depress the park ing brake pedal again. Emergency Flasher Switch Without navigation system Engaging the emergency flasher switch causes the turn signal lights to flash. The emergency flashers can be operated even when the "ENGINE START STOP" ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 17
    ... Driving Intuitive Parking Assist (If Equipped) The system uses a screen display and buzzer to inform the driver of obstacles nea vehicle when parking...opera− tional. n Screen display Sensors are used to detect obstacles near the vehicle. The distance to a detected obstacle is shown...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 18
    ...Display information l Trip information Average vehicle speed l Dynamic radar cruise control settings (if equipped) l Intuitive parking assist infomation... radar cruise control appropriate display is shown on the screen. n In the event that a problem is detected in any of the vehicle's ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 19
    ... (If Equipped) Cruise control allows the driver to maintain a constant speed without having to operate the accelerator pedal. Use for highway driving or when traveling at speed for long periods of time....then push the lever down. This sets the speed in the cruise control memory. When Driving Rain and...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 20
    ... 2 Vehicle−to−vehicle distance 3 Preset speed n Vehicle−to−vehicle distance control mode Press the ON−OFF button. Accelerate or...the lever down. Following distance can be adjusted using the vehicle−to−vehicle distance control switch. n Conventional (constant speed) cruise control mode ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 21
    ... headlights and parking lights turn on/off automatically in accordance with ambient ligh levels. To engage ... and hold. n AFS (Adaptive Front−lighting System) (if equipped) AFS improves ... adjusting the horizontal orientat headlights in accordance with vehicle speed d thean degree of the tire angle ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 22
    Topic 4 Rain and Night Driving Entering and ExitingBefore Driving Fog Lights The fog lights can be used only when the head− lights (low beam) are on. When Driving Windshield Wipers and Washers n Intermittent wiper with interval adjuster (if equipped) ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 23
    ...off automatically after to 60 15 minutes. The operation time changes according to the ambient temperature and vehicle speed. Instrument Panel Light Control turn the ten : knob upward. 1 To b r i g h m : the knob downward. 2 To d i turn When the ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 24
    ...navigation system should refer to the "Navigation System Owner's Manual". Without navigation system n Basic ...CD player/Auxiliary audio device *: The optional Lexus genuine satellite tuner and antenna ... station presets Select the desired station by using the tune, the seek or the scan function. Press ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 25
    Topic 5 Driving Comfort Entering and ExitingBefore Driving n CD player n Playing an audio CD 1 2 3 4 5 Eject CD load Text information CD select Repeat Current track: press Current CD: press and hold 6 Track select/reverse/fast−forward 7 Random playback Current CD: press All CDs: press and hold...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 26
    ...the remaining CDs. To stop the operation, press the DISC AUX button. n Remote control (steering wheel audio switches) The audio system can be operated using the remote control located on the steerin 1 Power on/change mode: press Power off: press and hold...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 27
    ...". Without navigation system When Driving Rain and Night Driving 1 2 3 4 5 Driver side temperature control 6 ... mode switch Switch to automatic mode 8 Fan speed controls OFF button 9 Air flow controls ... Comfort Opening and ClosingWhat to do if ... n Using the automatic mode Press the AUTO button. ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 28
    ...gates, entry doors, door locks, home lighting systems, security systems, and other ...license from HomeLink. The HomeLink compatible transceiver in your vehicle has 3 buttons which can be programme ... on the han held transmitter until the indicator light changes from a slow to a rapid flash. For Canadian...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 29
    ... U.S.A. owners: To program an entry gate, see the Owner's Manual. To program other devices, contact your Lexus dealer. For Canadian owners: To program all other ... Operating HomeLink Press the appropriate HomeLink button. The indicator light should come on. When Driving Rain and Night ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 30
    Topic 5 Driving Comfort Ashtrays To remove the ashtray, push the back part of th lid and pull the ashtray upwards. Glove Box 1 Open: press the button. 2 Lock 3 Unlock The glove box can be locked and unlocked usin the mechanical key. Auxiliary Box To open, press down the knob. 35
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 31
    ..., pull up the lever. When Driving Overhead console box To open, press the lid. Rain and Night Driving Driving Comfort Opening and ClosingWhat to do if ... There is a power outlet located in the front console box. Interior Lights 1 Door position ON/OFF 2 ON/OFF Customizing Yo u r L e x u s 36
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 32
    Topic 5 Driving Comfort Cup Holders Front To open, press down on the front of the lid. Rear To open, pull up the knob. Compass To display the compass, press and hold the AU button for 3 or more seconds. To cancel the display, press and hold the AUTO button again for 3 or more seconds. 37
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 33
    Topic 5 Driving Comfort Entering and ExitingBefore Driving Seat Heaters and Ventilators (If Equipped) Seat heaters: turn the dial toward 1 Ventilators: turn the dial toward . 2 . When Driving Rear Sunshade (If Equipped) Ty p e A To raise the rear sunshade, press the switch. Press the switch ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 34
    Topic 5 Driving Comfort Trunk Storage Extension Longer items can be loaded in the vehicle by utilizing the trunk space and rear se Pull down the rear armrest. Unlock the armrest door using the mechanica key. Luggage Mat Pull the lever upwards when lifting the luggage ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 35
    ... 1 Locks 2 Unlocks Door lock switch Operates all door locks. 1 Locks 2 Unlocks n Locking the vehicle from outside Using the entry function or wireless remote control P. 7 (, 8 ) n Rear door child−protector lock Setting the switch to the ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 36
    ... the trunk opener, turn OFF the main switch in the glove box. 1 ON 2 OFF When the trunk opener is disabled, the trunk can not be opened using the wireless remote control or the entry function. Customizing Yo u r L e x u s n Entry function and...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 37
    Topic 6 Opening and Closing Fuel Tank Cap Press the fuel filler door opener. Slowly remove the cap by turning it counter− clockwise. After the cap is removed, it can be hung on t inside of the fuel filler door. Hood Pull the hood release lever. Insert your fingers under the hood, pull the ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 38
    Topic 6 Opening and Closing Entering and ExitingBefore Driving Moon Roof n Standard type Opening and closing 1 Opens The moon roof stops slightly before the fully opened position. To fully open, press the switch again. 2 Closes When Driving Tilt up and down 1 Tilts up 2 Tilts down Rain and ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 39
    ... Lights The units used on the speedomet er, the tachometer gaugelay, disp indicators and warning lights may ... dangero (USA) (Canada) Brake system warning light Stop the vehicle immediately. Charging system ... indicator lamp Have the vehicle inspected immediately. SRS warning light (USA) (Canada) ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 40
    ... ExitingBefore Driving Follow the correction procedure. Open door warning light Low fuel level warning light Front passenger's seat belt *2 reminder light ...light Rear light failure warning light Low tire pressure warning light Master warning light When Driving See the Owner's Manual Tu r n s i g ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 41
    ...n Jack, tools, and spare tire Ground spare tire 1 2 3 4 Jack handle Spare tire Wrench Jack Compact spare tire 1 2 3 4 Jack handle Spare tire Wrench Jack n Taking out the spare tire Lift up the luggage mat, and remove the spar wheel cover. Loosen the center fastener and remove the spare tire. 47
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 42
    ...n Unlocking and locking the doors To unlock or lock the vehicle, use the mechanica key to remove the lock cover ...n Starting the engine Depress the brake pedal. Touch the Lexus emblem side of the electronic key to the "ENGINE START ... Ow ner's Manual. If you need further ass contact your Lexus dealer.
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 43
    ... that the brake pedal is firmly depressed when attempting to start the engine. ( P.1 7 ) Steering wheel lock Make sure that the steering wheel lock is releas... "ENGINE START STOP" switch. art,st see the Owner's Manual fo r more information or conta If the engine still does not your Lexus dealer. 49
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 44
    ...Alarm The electronic key alarm uses an alarm ing andmessages warn to indicate that the electronic key ...Tried to lock the doors Retrieve the electronic key using the entry function from the passenger com− while ...switch OFF Tried to lock the vehicle Close all of the doors and using the entry function...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 45
    Customizing Your Lexus Your vehicle includes a variety of electronic features that can be personalized ... specialized equipment and be performed by an authorized Lexus dealership. Some function settings are ged... Operation signal (Buzzer) Wireless remote control Unlocking operation Automatic door lock...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 46
    ...type) operation (Open only) Linked operation of components when wireless remote control Slide only used Linked entry function ON Light sensor sensitivity Level 3 Automatic light Time elapsed before headlights control system automatically ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 47
    Customizing Your Lexus Default setting Customized setting Item Lights Function Daytime running lights system ON OFF (... turned ON OFF OFF Front foot well lighting ON OFF Outer foot light ON OFF Seat belt Vehicle speed linked seat belt ON OFF reminder reminder buzzer n Multi−information display ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 48
    ... you may require. If there is not a Lexus dealer near you, please call the following number: n U.S. OWNERS l In the U.S. mainland or Canada: Lexus Roadside Assistance 1−800−25−...255−3987 (Toll−Free) n CANADIAN OWNERS l In Canada or the U.S. mainland: Lexus Roadside Assistance/Customer ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 49
    ... and care Cleaning and protecting your vehicle, performing do-it-yourself maintenance, and maintenance information. 5 When trouble arises What to do if the vehicle needs to be towed, gets a ... vehicle information. 7 For owners Reporting safety defects for U.S. owners and seat belt instructions ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 50
    Pictorial index Exterior Windshield wipers P. 138 Moon roof P. 63 Outside rear view mirrors P. 58 Hood P. 300 Parking lights P. 134 Side marker lights P. 134 Turn signal lights P. 122 Headlights (low beam) P. 134 Fog lights P. 137 Headlights (high beam) P. 134 6
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 51
    Rear window defogger P. 191 Side marker lights P. 134 Doors P. 37 Trunk P. 41 Tires P. 318 ●Rotation P. 386 ●Replacement ●Inflation pressure P. 417 Tail lights P. 134 Turn signal lights P. 122 Fuel filler door P. 67 7
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 52
    Pictorial index Interior SRS front passenger airbag SRS knee airbags P. 77 P. 77 Floor mat P. 271 Power window switches P. 60 SRS driver airbag P. 77 Console box P. 253 Seat belts P. 50 A Armrest P. 267 Cup holders P. 256 Front seats P. 43 SRS side airbags P. 77 Power outlet P. 264 AUX adapter...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 53
    A Compass P. 279 Moon roof switches P. 63 Garage door opener switches P. 274 Interior lights P. 251 Personal lights P. 251 Personal lights P. 251 SRS curtain shield airbag P. 77 Vanity mirrors P. 260 Sun visors P. 259 Overhead console P. 255 Anti-glare inside rear view mirror P. 57 9
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 54
    Pictorial index B Interior Inside door lock button P. 37 Driving position memory switches∗ P. 44 Seat position memory switches∗ P. 47 Door lock switch P. 37 Window lock switch P. 60 Power window switches P. 60 10
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    C Automatic transmission shift lever P. 119 Seat heater/ventilator switches∗ P. 265 Shift lock override button P. 398 Cigarette lighter P. 263 Ashtray P. 262 Cup holders P. 256 ∗: If equipped 11
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 56
    ...switch P. 41 Glove box P. 252 Tire pressure warning system select switch P. 321 Adaptive front lighting system cancel switch∗ P. 135 Tire pressure warning system reset switch P. 320 Tilt and telescopic steering control switch P. 56 Audio remote control ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 57
    ...P. 191 Emergency flashers Audio system P. 192 With navigation system Security indicator P. 70, 72 Emergency flashers Clock P. 261 Navigation system* Rear window and outside rear view ...Air conditioning system* Audio system* ∗: If equipped *: Refer to "Navigation System Owner's Manual". 13
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 58
    Pictorial index B Instrument panel Talk switch∗ * P. 225 Telephone switch∗ * P. 225 DISP switch P. 131 Distance switch ∗ P. 146 Cruise control switch P. 141, 144 14
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 59
    ...A Outside rear view mirror switch P. 58 Instrument panel light control P. 125 Intuitive parking assist switch∗ * P. 153 Rear sunshade switch∗ P. 268 Auxiliary box ...Outside rear view mirror switch P. 58 Instrument panel light control P. 125 Rear sunshade switch∗ P. 268...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 60
    ...manual are current at the time of printing. However, because of the Lexus policy of continual product improvement, we... of non-genuine spare parts and accessories for Lexus vehicles are currently available in the market... they may have on, your Lexus vehicle. This vehicle should not be modified with non...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 61
    ...Lexus The SRS airbag and seat belt pretensioner devices in your Lexus contain explosive chemicals. If the vehicle is scrapped with the airbags and seat belt ... a qualified service shop or by your Lexus dealer before you scrap your vehicle. Perchlorate Material Special handling may...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 62
    Symbols used throughout this manual Cautions & Notices CAUTION This is a warning against anything which may cause injury to people if ... you must or must not do in order to avoid or reduce the risk of damage to your Lexus and its equipment. Symbols used in illustrations Safety symbol The symbol of a ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 63
    ...22) • Operating the wireless remote control function (→P. 34) Mechanical keys Key number plate Using the mechanical key Take out the mechanical key. After using the mechanical key, store it in the electronic key. Carry the mechanical key together with the electronic ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 64
    1-1. Key information NOTICE
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk Smart access system with push-button start The following operations can be performed simply by carrying the electronic key on your person, for example in your pocket. (The driver should always carry the electronic key.) Locks and unlocks the ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 66
    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk Locking and unlocking the doors Press the lock button to lock the door. Pressing and holding the button closes the windows and standard moon roof. 1 Before driving Grip the handle to unlock the door. Make sure to touch the sensor on the back...
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk Antenna location and effective range
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk ● When carrying or using the electronic key together with the following devices that emit radio waves • Another vehicle's electronic key or a wireless key that emits radio waves ...
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk Alarm Situation Correction procedure Turned the "ENGINE START STOP" switch to ACCESSORY mode while the driver's door is open (Opened the driver's door Interior alarm pings when the "ENGINE START continuously STOP" switch is in ACCESSORY mode...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 75
    ... with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits ... interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency..., if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference...
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk CAUTION
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk Wireless remote control The wireless remote control can be used to lock and unlock the vehicle and the trunk from outside the vehicle. Locks all doors Unlocks all doors Opens the windows ...
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk For vehicles sold in Canada NOTE: Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 80
    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk Doors The vehicle can be locked and unlocked using the entry function, wireless remote control or door lock switch.
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    ... ON mode, or the electronic key is left inside the vehicle. Depending on the position of the electronic key, the key may... lock The door cannot be opened from inside the vehicle when the locks are set. These locks can ... all doors. All doors are locked when the vehicle speed is approximately 12 mph (20 ...
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk Trunk The trunk can be opened using the trunk opener, entry function or wireless remote control.
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    1-2. Opening, closing and locking the doors and trunk
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel) Front seats 1 Before driving Seat position switch Seatback angle switch Seat cushion (front) angle switch Vertical height adjustment switch Lumbar support switch Seat leg support adjusting switch (driver's seat) (if equipped) CAUTION
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel) Driving position memory (if equipped) Your preferred driving position (the position of the driver's seat, steering wheel and outside rear view mirrors) can be memorized and recalled with the touch...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 88
    ... (1 or 2), press on the wireless remote control until the signal beeps. The driving position is recalled when the driver's door is unlocked using the entry function or wireless remote control and the driver's door is opened. 1 Before driving STEP...
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel)
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel) Seat position memory (if equipped) Your preferred front passenger seat position can be memorized and recalled with the touch of a button. Two different seat positions can be entered into memory.
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel)
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel) Head restraints Vertical adjustment Push and hold the lock release button when lowering the head restraint. Lock release button 1 Removal Before driving Pull the head restraint up while pushing the lock release button.
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel) Seat belts Make sure that all occupants are wearing their seat belts before driving the vehicle.
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel)
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel) Pre-collision seat belts (front seats of vehicles with pre-collision system) When the pre-collision sensor detects an obstacle and determines that a collision is unavoidable, the seat belts lessen collision...
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel)
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel) CAUTION Observe the following precautions to reduce the risk of injury in the event of sudden braking or an accident. Failing to do so may cause death or severe injury.
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel) CAUTION
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    ...tilt away When the "ENGINE START STOP" switch is turned OFF, the steering wheel returns to its stowed position by moving up and away to enable easier driver... exit. Turning the "ENGINE START STOP" switch to ACCESSORY or IGNITION ON mode will return the steering wheel to the original position. CAUTION
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel) Anti-glare inside rear view mirror In AUTO mode, sensors are used to detect the headlights of vehicles behind and automatically reduces the reflected light. Turns AUTO mode ON/OFF The indicator...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 101
    ... (seats, mirrors, steering wheel) Outside rear view mirrors Mirror angle can be adjusted using the switch when the "ENGINE START STOP" switch is in ACCESSORY ... ON mode. Select a mirror to adjust (L: left or R: right) Adjust the mirror up, down, in, or out using the switch
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    1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel)
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    ...moon roof Power windows The power windows can be opened and closed using the following switches. Closing One-touch closing* Opening One-touch ... Lock switch Press the switch down to lock passenger window switches. Use this switch to prevent children from accidentally opening or closing a passenger ...
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    1-4. Opening and closing the windows and moon roof
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    1-4. Opening and closing the windows and moon roof CAUTION
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    1-4. Opening and closing the windows and moon roof Moon roof Use the overhead switches to open, close, and tilt the moon roof up and down.
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    1-4. Opening and closing the windows and moon roof
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    1-4. Opening and closing the windows and moon roof
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    1-4. Opening and closing the windows and moon roof CAUTION
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    1-5. Refueling Opening the fuel tank cap Perform the following steps to open the fuel tank cap.
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    1-5. Refueling Closing the fuel tank cap When replacing the fuel tank cap, turn it until a clicking sound is heard. After releasing your hand, the cap will turn slightly to the opposite direction.
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    1-5. Refueling CAUTION
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    1-6. Theft deterrent system Engine immobilizer system The vehicle's keys have built-in transponder chips that ... the key has not been previously registered in the vehicle's on-board computer. Never leave the keys inside the vehicle when you leave the vehicle. The indicator light flashes after the "...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 114
    1-6. Theft deterrent system CAUTION Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. 1 NOTICE
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    ... engine immobilizer system causes the indicator light to flash. After all people exit out of the vehicle, close the doors, trunk and hood, and lock ... the alarm Do one of the following: ● Unlock the doors or trunk using the entry function or the wireless remote door lock function. ...
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    1-6. Theft deterrent system
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    1-6. Theft deterrent system Theft prevention labels (for USA) These labels are attached to the vehicle to reduce vehicle theft by facilitating the tracing and recovery of parts from stolen vehicles. Do not remove under penalty of law. 74
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    ...pedals can be reached and easily depressed to the extent required. (→P. 43) Adjust the seatback so that the controls are easily operable. Adjust the tilt and telescopic positions of the steering wheel downward so the airbag is facing your chest. ...
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    1-7. Safety information CAUTION
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    1-7. Safety information SRS airbags The SRS airbags inflate when the vehicle is subjected to certain types of severe impacts that may cause significant injury to the occupants. They work together with the seat belts to help reduce the risk of death or serious injury. 1 Before driving Front ...
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    ...Side airbags for the rear outside passengers (if equipped) SRS warning light Driver airbag Driver's seat position sensor Knee ... ADVANCED AIRBAGS designed based on US motor vehicle safety standards (FMVSS208). The airbag system controls airbag deployment power for the driver and front passenger. The ...
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    1-7. Safety information The main SRS airbag system components are shown above. The SRS airbag system is controlled by the airbag sensor assembly. The airbag sensor assembly consists of a safing sensor and an airbag sensor. In certain types of severe frontal or side impacts, the SRS airbag system ...
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    1-7. Safety information CAUTION
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    ... Safety information Front passenger occupant classification system Your vehicle is equipped with a front passenger occupant classification system. This ... passenger. With navigation system Without navigation system SRS warning light Front passenger's seat belt reminder light AIR BAG OFF indicator ...
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    1-7. Safety information Condition and operation in the front passenger occupant classification system
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    1-7. Safety information
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    ... on the front passenger seat. A forward-facing child restraint system should only be installed on the front passenger seat when it is unavoidable. (→P. 93) *5: In case the indicator is not illuminated, consult this manual as for installing the child restraint system properly. (→P. 97) CAUTION
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    1-7. Safety information CAUTION
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    ... the Canada and all 50 states of the USA now require the use of child restraint systems. 1 Before driving Points to remember Studies...provided with the child restraint system. General installation instructions are provided in this manual. (→P. 97) Types of child restraints Child restraint systems ...
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    1-7. Safety information Convertible seat Booster seat
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    1-7. Safety information CAUTION
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    1-7. Safety information CAUTION
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    ... child restraints Follow the child restraint system manufacturer's instructions. Firmly secure child restraints to the rear seats using a seat belt or child restraint lower anchorage. Attach the top strap when installing a child restraint. ...
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    1-7. Safety information Installing child restraints using a seat belt (child restraint lock function belt)
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    1-7. Safety information STEP 4 While pushing the child seat down into the rear seat, allow the shoulder belt to retract until the child seat is securely in place. After the shoulder belt has retracted to a point where there is no slack in the belt, pull the belt to check that it cannot be ...
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    1-7. Safety information STEP 4 While pushing the child seat into the rear seat, allow the shoulder belt to retract until the child seat is securely in place. After the shoulder belt has retracted to a point where there is no slack in the belt, pull the belt to check that it cannot be extended.
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    1-7. Safety information Removing a child restraint installed with a seat belt Push the buckle release button and fully retract the seat belt. 1 Before driving Installation with child restraint lower anchorages STEP 1 STEP 2 Widen the gap between the seat cushion and seatback slightly. Type A ...
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    ...a child restraint system indicates the presence of a lower connector system. Child restraint systems with a top strap STEP 1 Secure the child restraint using a seat belt or a lower anchors, and lock the head restraint in place at the lowest ...
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    1-7. Safety information STEP 2 Open the anchor bracket cover, latch the hook onto the anchor bracket and tighten the top strap. Make sure the top strap is securely latched. 1 Before driving
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    1-7. Safety information CAUTION
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    1-7. Safety information 106
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    2-1. Driving procedures Driving the vehicle The following procedures should be observed to ensure safe driving.
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    2-1. Driving procedures CAUTION
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    ... engine is not running. ● Use engine braking (downshift) to maintain a safe speed when driving down a... stopped on an inclined surface, use the brake pedal and parking brake to 2 prevent the vehicle from rolling .... Doing so may result in a loss of vehicle control that can cause accidents that may ...
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    2-1. Driving procedures CAUTION
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    2-1. Driving procedures NOTICE
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    2-1. Driving procedures NOTICE
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    2-1. Driving procedures Engine (ignition) switch Modes can be switched by pressing the "ENGINE START STOP" switch when carrying the electronic key on your person. (The engine can be started in any mode by operating the switch at the same time as depressing the brake pedal.)
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    2-1. Driving procedures Automatic Transmission Select a shift position appropriate for the driving conditions.
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    2-1. Driving procedures Changing shift ranges in S mode Shift the shift lever to the S position and operate the shift lever. Upshifting Downshifting The initial shift range in S mode is automatically set to 5 or 4 according to vehicle speed.
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    2-1. Driving procedures
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    2-1. Driving procedures Turn signal lever Left turn Right turn Move and hold the lever partway to signal a lane change The left hand signal will flash until you release the lever. Move and hold the lever partway to signal a lane change The right hand signal will flash until you release the lever....
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    2-1. Driving procedures Parking brake Sets the parking brake* (Depressing the pedal again releases the parking brake.) Canada USA *: Fully depress the parking brake pedal with your left foot while depressing the brake pedal with your right foot. 2 When driving NOTICE
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    ... Instrument cluster Gauges and meters The units used on the speedometer and the tachometer gauge display ... is in IGNITION ON mode. Tachometer Displays the engine speed in revolutions per minute. Multi-information display →P. 130 Speedometer Displays the vehicle speed. Odometer/trip meter and ...
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    ...trip meter ● Odometer Displays the total distance the vehicle has been driven. ● Trip meter ... reset. Trip meters A and B can be used to record and display different distances ... the engine coolant temperature. 2 When driving Instrument panel light control The brightness of the instrument panel ...
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    ... and warning lights The indicator and warning lights on the instrument cluster and center panel inform the driver of the status of the vehicle's various systems. Instrument cluster The units used on the speedometer and the tachometer gauge display may ...
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    2-2. Instrument cluster Center panel (without navigation system) 2 Center panel (with navigation system) When driving 127
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    2-2. Instrument cluster
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    2-2. Instrument cluster
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    ...if equipped) (→P. 153) Automatically displayed when using intuitive parking assist. ● Dynamic radar cruise control display (if equipped) (→P. 144) Automatically displayed when using dynamic radar cruise control. ● Warning messages (→P. 375) Automatically displayed when...
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    2-2. Instrument cluster Trip information Type A Display items can be switched by pushing the DISP switch. 2 When driving Type B
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    2-2. Instrument cluster
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    2-2. Instrument cluster
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    2-3. Operating the lights and windshield wipers Headlight switch The headlights can be operated manually ...parking, tail, license plate and instrument panel lights turn on. The headlights and all ...listed above turn on. The headlights and parking lights turn on and off automatically. (When the "ENGINE ...
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    ... at intersections and on curves by automatically adjusting the direction of light axis of the headlights according to vehicle speed and the degree of the tire angle that are controlled by steering input. Operates at speeds of 6 mph (10 km...
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    2-3. Operating the lights and windshield wipers
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    2-3. Operating the lights and windshield wipers Fog light switch The fog lights improve visibility in difficult driving conditions, such as in rain or fog. They can be turned on only when the headlights are on low beam. OFF Fog lights ON 2 When driving 137
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    2-3. Operating the lights and windshield wipers Windshield wipers and washer
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    2-3. Operating the lights and windshield wipers
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    2-4. Using other driving systems Cruise control (if equipped) Use the cruise control to maintain a set speed without using the accelerator.
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    ... Using other driving systems Dynamic radar cruise control (if equipped) Dynamic radar cruise control supplements conventional cruise control with a vehicle-to-vehicle distance ... distance control mode, the vehicle automatically accelerates or decelerates in order to maintain a set following ...
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    2-4. Using other driving systems Driving in vehicle-to-vehicle distance control mode This mode employs a radar sensor to detect ... your vehicle. When a greater reduction in vehicle speed is necessary, the system applies the brakes. A warning tone warns you when the system cannot decelerate ...
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    ... Using other driving systems Example of follow-up cruising (when following a vehicle driving ...continues follow-up cruising while adjusting for changes in the speed of the vehicle ahead in order to maintain..., the system slowly accelerates until the set vehicle speed is reached. The system then returns...
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    2-4. Using other driving systems CAUTION
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    2-4. Using other driving systems CAUTION
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    ...-information display and a buzzer when parallel parking or maneuvering into a garage. Always check the surrounding area when using this system. For vehicles equipped with a navigation system, refer to the separate "Navigation System Owner's Manual" for ...
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    2-4. Using other driving systems
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    2-4. Using other driving systems Detection range of the sensors Approximately 1.6 ft. (50 cm) Approximately 4.9 ft. (150 cm) ... the sensors. Note that the sensors cannot detect obstacles that are extremely close to the vehicle. The range of the sensors may change depending on the shape of the object ...
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    2-4. Using other driving systems Driving assist systems To help enhance driving safety and performance, the following systems operate automatically in ... driving situations. Be aware, however, that these systems are supplementary and should not be relied upon too heavily when operating the vehicle.
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    2-4. Using other driving systems CAUTION
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    2-4. Using other driving systems PCS (Pre-Collision System) (if equipped) Safety systems such as the brakes and seat belts are automatically engaged to lessen impact and injuries to occupants as well as vehicle damage when the radar sensor detects an unavoidable frontal collision.
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    2-4. Using other driving systems
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    2-4. Using other driving systems CAUTION
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    ...all items are secured in place. ● Be careful to keep the vehicle level. Placing the weight as far forward ...exceed XXX kg or XXX lbs." on your vehicle's placard. (2) Determine the combined weight of the driver... weight of luggage and cargo being loaded on the vehicle. That weight may not safely exceed...
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    ...your vehicle will be towing a trailer, load from your trailer will be transferred to your vehicle. Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity of your vehicle. (→P. 175) Example on your vehicle ...
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    2-5. Driving information CAUTION
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    2-5. Driving information Vehicle load limits Vehicle load limits include total load capacity, seating capacity, towing capacity and cargo capacity.
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    2-5. Driving information Winter driving tips Carry out the necessary preparations and inspections before driving the vehicle in winter. Always drive the vehicle in a manner appropriate to the prevailing weather conditions.
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    2-5. Driving information
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    2-5. Driving information Selecting snow chains Use the correct snow chain size when mounting the snow .... [25 mm] in length 0.55 in. [14 mm] in width Regulations on the use of snow chains ● Regulations regarding the use of tire chains vary according to location and type of road. Always check local ...
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    ... information Shifting the windshield wiper position You can shift the wipers to the rest position manually. (In heavy snow or icy condition etc.) Grip the hook section of the .... *: More than 3.9 in. (10 cm) To retract position Lower the wipers by pressing on the upper part of the hook section. 172
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    2-5. Driving information
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    2-5. Driving information NOTICE
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    ...towing Your vehicle is designed primarily as a passenger-carrying vehicle, thus towing a trailer will have an adverse effect on handling,...and the safety of others, do not overload the vehicle or trailer. Lexus warranties do not apply to damage or malfunction caused by towing a trailer for commercial ...
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    2-5. Driving information
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    2-5. Driving information
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    2-5. Driving information CAUTION
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    2-5. Driving information NOTICE
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    ... Never increase speed. If you make no extreme correction with the steering or brakes, your vehicle and ... and electrical charging performance, do not use overdrive. Transmission shift range position must be ...immediately turn off the air conditioning (if in use), pull your vehicle off the road and stop ...
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    ...Always place wheel blocks under both the vehicle and the trailer wheels when parking. Apply the parking brake firmly, and put the transmission in "P". Avoid parking on ... place wheel blocks under both the vehicle and trailer wheels. When the wheel blocks are in place, release the brakes...
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    2-5. Driving information Dinghy towing Your vehicle is not designed to be dinghy towed (with 4 wheels on the ground) behind a motor home. NOTICE
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    ... Driver's side temperature control Off Outside air or recirculated air mode Fan speed display Passenger's side temperature control Driver's side temperature setting ... side temperature setting display Dual operation switch Fan speed Using the automatic mode STEP 1 Press . The ...
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    3-1. Using the air conditioning system and defogger STEP 3 Press ∧ to increase the temperature and ∨ to decrease the temperature on the switch. The temperature for the driver and passenger seats can be set separately. Adjusting the settings
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    3-1. Using the air conditioning system and defogger
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    3-1. Using the air conditioning system and defogger Defogging the front windshield Defogging The air conditioning system control operates ...to return to recirculated air mode when the switch is on. Adjusting the sensitivity of the air intake control in automatic mode 3 STEP 1 Press onds. for 2 or ...
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    3-1. Using the air conditioning system and defogger Adjusting the position of and opening and closing the air outlets Center outlets Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down Front outlets (right and left side) Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down Turn the knob right to open the...
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    3-1. Using the air conditioning system and defogger
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    3-1. Using the air conditioning system and defogger NOTICE
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    .... The operation time changes according to the ambient temperature and vehicle speed. With navigation system ON/OFF The defoggers will automatically turn off after 15 to 60 minutes. The operation time changes according to the ambient temperature and vehicle speed. 3 Interior features CAUTION
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    3-2. Using the audio system Audio system type With navigation system Owners of models equipped with a...Manual". Without navigation system CD player with changer and AM/FM radio Title Using the ... Optimal use of the audio system Using the AUX adapter Using the steering wheel audio switches Page P. 194...
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    3-2. Using the audio system CAUTION
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    3-2. Using the audio system Using the radio Scans for receivable stations Station selector Displays radio text messages AM⋅SAT/FM mode buttons Seeking any traffic program station Adjusting the frequency (AM, FM mode) or channel (SAT mode) Changing the program types Power Volume Seeking the ...
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    3-2. Using the audio system ● Scanning preset channels Press and hold until you hear a beep. STEP 2 When the desired channel is reached, press the switch again.
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    3-2. Using the audio system --- The channel you selected is no longer available. Wait for about 2 seconds until the radio returns to the previous channel or "CH001". If it does not change automatically, select another channel. Contact the XM® Listener Care Center at 1-877-515-3987 (U.S.A.) or 1-...
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    3-2. Using the audio system Using the CD player Playback CD eject CD insert Search playback Random playback Displays text message Power Volume Selecting a track Repeat play Selecting a CD 3 Interior features Loading CDs
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    3-2. Using the audio system STEP 3 Insert the next CD when the indicator on the slot turns from amber to green again. Repeat the procedure for the remaining CDs. To stop the operation, press . Ejecting CDs
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    3-2. Using the audio system Selecting a CD
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    3-2. Using the audio system NOTICE
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    3-2. Using the audio system NOTICE
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    3-2. Using the audio system Playing back MP3 and WMA discs Playback CD eject CD insert Search playback Random playback Displays text ...a CD 3 Interior features Loading and ejecting MP3 and WMA discs Refer to the section entitled "Using the CD player" for details. (→P. 201) Selecting a folder
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    3-2. Using the audio system Selecting and scanning files
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    3-2. Using the audio system
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    ... disc formats The following disc formats can be used. • Disc formats: CD-ROM Mode 1 ...2, Form 1 and Form 2 • File formats: ISO9660 Level 1, Level 2, (Romeo, Joliet) MP3 and WMA... and limitations are as follows. • Maximum directory hierarchy: 8 levels • Maximum length of folder names/file names...
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    3-2. Using the audio system ● MP3 and WMA playback When a disc containing MP3 or WMA files is inserted, all files on the disc... format data cannot be played. ● Extensions If the file extensions .mp3 and .wma are used for files other than MP3 and WMA files, they will be mistakenly recognized and...
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    3-2. Using the audio system NOTICE
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    3-2. Using the audio system NOTICE
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    ...and volume balance (→P. 216) The sound quality and balance setting can be changed to produce the best sound. 3 Interior features • Automatic Sound Levelizer ON/OFF (→P. 217) Using the AUDIO CONTROL function
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    3-2. Using the audio system Using the AUX adapter This adapter can be used to connect a portable audio device and listen to it through the vehicle's speakers. STEP 1 Connect the portable audio device. STEP 2 Press .
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    3-2. Using the audio system Using the steering wheel audio switches Some audio features can be controlled using the switches on the steering wheel. Power on, select audio source Volume Radio: Select radio stations CD: Select tracks, files (...
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    3-2. Using the audio system Selecting a radio station STEP 1 STEP 2 Press to select the radio mode. switch to select a radio station. Press ∧ or ∨ on the To seek for receivable stations, press and hold the switch until you hear a beep. Selecting a track/file STEP 1 STEP 2 Press to select...
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    ... phone) (if equipped) This system supports Bluetooth®, which allows you to make or receive calls without using cables to connect a cellular phone and the system, and without operating the cellular phone. Title Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) Making a...
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    3-3. Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone)
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    3-3. Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) FCC WARNING: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party... Guidelines in Supplement C to OET65. This equipment has very low levels of RF energy that it deemed to comply without maximum permissive exposure...
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    3-3. Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone)
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    3-3. Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) Operating the system by using a voice command By following voice guidance instructions output from the speaker, voice commands can be given to allow for operation of the hands-free phone system without checking the display or operating
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    ...the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) Using the hands-free phone system for the first time ... registered. Voice guidance instruction to confirm the input is heard. STEP 3 Select "Confirm" by using a voice command or . A passkey is displayed and heard, and voice guidance instruction for ...
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    3-3. Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) Menu list of the hands-free phone system
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    ... Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) First menu Second menu ... Unlocking the phone book Registering a cellular phone to be used Changing a registered name of a cellular phone ... cellular phones Selecting a cellular phone to be used Changing the passkey 3 Security Phonebook Lock ...
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    3-3. Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) Making a phone call
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    ...: a. Press b. Press . and say "Dial". . c. Select "Dial" by using Dialing by inputting a name STEP 1 STEP 2 Press and say "... being read aloud. Dial by one of the following methods: a. Press b. Press . and say "Dial". . c. Select "Dial" by using Speed dialing STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 Press Press . ....
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    3-3. Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) When receiving a phone call
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    ... "Go back" until the desired number is displayed. b. Select the desired number by using . The following operations can be performed: Dialing: Press . Storing the number in the phone book: Select "Store" by using a voice command or . Interior features 3 or select "Dial" by using a ...
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    3-3. Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) Setting a cellular phone Registering a cellular phone in the hands-free phone system allows the system to function. The following function can be used for registered cellular phones:
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    ... command or . Pattern A STEP 2 Select a cellular phone to be used by either of the following methods, and select "... name STEP 1 STEP 2 Select "Change Name" by using a voice command or . Select a name of cellular ... phone name, and select . "Confirm" by using a voice command or b. Press and say "...
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    ...registered cellular phones Selecting "List Phones" by using a voice command or begins read- ing ...Deleting a cellular phone STEP 1 Select "Delete" by using a voice command or . Pattern A STEP 2 Select... of the following methods and select "Confirm" by using a voice command or : a. Press b. Press and...
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    ...cellular phone) Pattern B STEP 2 Select a desired cellular phone to be deleted by using . Changing the passkey STEP 1 Select "Set Passkey" by using a ...STEP 2 Press , say a 4 to 8-digit number, and select "Confirm" by . 3 using a voice command or Pattern B Interior features STEP 2 Select a ...
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    3-3. Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) Security and system setup To enter the menu of each setting, follow the steps below:
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    ... lock (Phbk Lock)" or "Phonebook unlock (Phbk Unlock)" by using a voice command or . 3 STEP 2 Input the PIN by ... methods and select "ConInterior features firm" by using a voice command or a. Press : and say the registered PIN. . b. Input a new PIN by using Setting voice guidance volume STEP 1 ...
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    3-3. Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) Initialization STEP 1 Select "Initialize" and then "Confirm" by using Select "Confirm" by using again. . STEP 2
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    ...hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) Using the phone book To enter the menu of each ... phone number The following methods can be used to add a new phone number: ● Inputting ... from the cellular phone ● Inputting a phone number by using ● Selecting a phone number from outgoing or incoming ...
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    ...free phone system (for cellular phone) STEP 2 Use one of the following methods to input a telephone... "Confirm" by using a voice command or . STEP2-2 Transfer the data from the cellular phone. Refer to the manual... Inputting a phone number by using STEP2-1 Select "Manual Input" by using STEP2-2 Input...
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    ... incoming history STEP2-1 Select "Call History" by using a voice command or . STEP2-2 Select "Outgoing"...desired data is displayed, and select "Confirm" by using a voice command. b. Select the desired data ... 4 Select "Confirm" by using a voice command or again. In STEP 3 , selecting "Set Speed Dial ...
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    3-3. Using the hands-free phone system (for cellular phone) Setting speed dial STEP 1 Select "Set Speed Dial (Speed Dial)" by using a voice command or . STEP 2 Select ...the desired data by using STEP 3 Select the desired preset button, and register the data into speed dial by ...
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    ... name STEP 1 STEP 2 Select "Change Name" by using a voice command or . Select a name to be changed ...During the desired name is , and select "Confirm" by using a voice . . 3 read aloud, press command ... of the following methods, and select "Confirm" by using a voice command or : a. Press , and say ...
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    ..., press Pattern B STEP 2 Select data to be deleted by using . Deleting speed dial STEP 1 Select "Delete Speed Dial (Del Spd Dial)" by using a voice command or . ...the preset button in which the desired speed dial is registered, and select "Confirm" by using a voice command or ....
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    3-4. Using the interior lights Interior lights list Your Lexus is equipped with the illuminated entry system to assist in entering the vehicle. Owing to the function of the system, the lights shown in the following illustration automatically turn on/off according to the presence of the ...
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    3-4. Using the interior lights
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    3-4. Using the interior lights Front interior lights and personal lights Front interior lights Door position OFF/ON The illuminated ... is activated even if the switch is in the off position when the DOOR switch of the interior light is on. Interior features Rear 251
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    3-5. Using the storage features List of storage features Glove box Glove box Overhead console Cup holders Console box Auxiliary box Glove box Open (push button) Lock with the mechanical key Unlock with the mechanical key 252
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    3-5. Using the storage features Glove box and console box
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    3-5. Using the storage features Console box
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    3-5. Using the storage features Overhead console Overhead console The overhead console is useful for temporarily storing sunglasses and similar small items. CAUTION 3
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    3-5. Using the storage features Cup holders Cup holders Front To open, press down and release the front of the cup holder lid. Rear 256
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    3-5. Using the storage features Cup holders
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    3-5. Using the storage features Auxiliary box Auxiliary box To open, press down the knob. CAUTION
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    3-6. Other interior features Sun visors Forward position: Flip down. Side position: Flip down, unhook, and swing to the side. Side extender: Place in side position, then slide backwards. 3 Interior features 259
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    3-6. Other interior features Vanity mirror The light turns on when the cover is opened. 260
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    3-6. Other interior features Clock Without navigation system Adjusts the hour. Adjusts the minutes. Rounds to the nearest hour.* *: e.g. 1:00 to 1:29 → 1:00 1:30 to 1:59 → 2:00 With navigation system 3 Interior features
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    3-6. Other interior features Ashtray Push the back part of the lid to open. To remove, pull the ashtray upwards. CAUTION
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    3-6. Other interior features Cigarette lighter Push the back part of the lid to open, and push the cigarette lighter down. The cigarette lighter will pop up when it is ready for use.
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    3-6. Other interior features Power outlet The power outlet can be used for 12 V accessories that run on less than 10 A.
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    .... Heats the seats Left front seat Right front seat The indicator light (orange) comes on. The higher the number, the warmer the seats become. Blows air from the seats The indicator light (green) comes on. The higher the number, the stronger the airflow becomes. 3 Interior...
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    3-6. Other interior features NOTICE
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    3-6. Other interior features Armrest Pull the armrest down for use. NOTICE
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    3-6. Other interior features Rear sunshade (if equipped) The rear sunshade can be raised and lowered by operating the switch shown below. Type A Raise/lower Type B
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    3-6. Other interior features CAUTION
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    3-6. Other interior features Extended trunk Long objects can be loaded in the vehicle by utilizing the trunk space and rear seat area. STEP 1 Pull down the armrest. STEP 2 Open the armrest door. The armrest door can be locked and unlocked using the mechanical key. Lock Unlock CAUTION
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    3-6. Other interior features Floor mat Securely place a mat that matches the size of the space on the carpet. Secure the driver's floor mat using the hooks provided. CAUTION
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    3-6. Other interior features Trunk features
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    3-6. Other interior features The lever can be hooked on the edge of the trunk. CAUTION
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    ... to operate garage doors, gates, entry doors, door locks, home lighting systems, and security systems, and other devices. The garage door ... the HomeLink® (for USA owners) The HomeLink® compatible transceiver in your vehicle has 3 buttons which can be programmed to operate 3 different devices. Refer...
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    ... of the buttons on the HomeLink® and the button on the transmitter. When the indicator light on the HomeLink® changes from a slow to a rapid flash after 20 seconds... garage door has the rolling code feature if the indicator light (on the HomeLink®) flashes rapidly for 2 seconds and then remains lit...
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    3-6. Other interior features
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    3-6. Other interior features Test the operation of the HomeLink® by pressing the newly programmed button. Check to see if the gate/device operates correctly. STEP 6 Repeat the steps above to program another device for each of the remaining HomeLink® buttons.
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    3-6. Other interior features
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    3-6. Other interior features Compass The compass on the inside rear view mirror indicates the direction in which the vehicle is heading.
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    ... direction display deviates from the true direction determined by the earth's magnetic field. The amount of deviation varies according to the geographic position of the vehicle. If you cross over a map boundary shown in illustration, the compass will deviate. To obtain higher precision or perfect ...
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    3-6. Other interior features STEP 3 Press AUTO, and referring to the map above, select the number of the zone where you are. If the direction is displayed several seconds after adjustment, the calibration is complete.
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    3-6. Other interior features
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    ... it in prime condition. ● Working from top to bottom, liberally apply water to the vehicle body, wheel wells and underside ...to remove any dirt and dust. Wash the vehicle body using a sponge or soft cloth, such as a chamois. ● For hard-to-remove marks, use car wash soap and rinse thoroughly with ...
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    4-1. Maintenance and care
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    4-1. Maintenance and care NOTICE
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    4-1. Maintenance and care Cleaning and protecting the vehicle interior The following procedures will help protect your vehicle's interior and keep it in top condition:
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    4-1. Maintenance and care
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    4-1. Maintenance and care NOTICE
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    4-2. Maintenance Maintenance requirements To ensure safe and economical driving, day-to-day care and regular maintenance is essential. It is the owner's responsibility to perform regular checks. Lexus recommends the following maintenance.
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    4-2. Maintenance
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    ... intervals specified in the "Warranty and Service Guide" or "Owners Manual Supplement". It is recommended that any problem ... should be brought to the attention of your Lexus dealer or qualified service shop for advice. Engine compartment Items Battery Brake fluid Engine coolant Engine oil Exhaust ...
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    4-2. Maintenance Vehicle interior Items Accelerator pedal Automatic transmission "Park" mechanism Check points • Moves smoothly (... Function properly? • Do all the lights come on? • Headlights aimed correctly? (→P. 344) • Moves smoothly? • Can hold the vehicle securely on an incline? • ...
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    ...Moves smoothly? • Has correct free play? • No strange noises? Vehicle exterior Items Door/trunk Engine hood Fluid leaks Check points • Operate ...surfaces not worn or damaged? • Tires rotated according to the maintenance schedule? • Wheel nuts are not loose? Tire CAUTION
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    4-2. Maintenance Emission inspection and maintenance (I/M) programs Some states have vehicle emission inspection programs which include OBD (On Board Diagnostics) checks. The OBD system monitors the operation of the emission control system.
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    ... J1703 brake fluid • Rag or paper towel • Funnel (used only for adding brake fluid) • "Toyota Super Long Life Coolant" or similar ...% coolant and 45% deionized water. • Funnel (used only for adding engine coolant) Battery condition (→P. 314) Brake fluid level (→P. 311) Engine coolant ...
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    ... pressure gauge • Compressed air source • Phillips-head screwdriver • Automatic transmission fluid DEXRON® II or III • Rag or paper towel • Funnel (used only for adding power steering fluid) Engine oil level Fuses Tire inflation pressure Headlight ...
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance CAUTION The engine compartment contains many mechanisms and fluids that may move suddenly, become hot, or become electrically energized. To avoid death or serious injury.
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance NOTICE
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Hood Release the lock from the inside of the vehicle to open the hood. STEP 1 Pull the hood release lever. The hood will pop up slightly. STEP 2 Lift the hood catch and lift the hood. CAUTION
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Positioning a floor jack When raising your vehicle with a floor jack, position the jack correctly. Improper placement may damage your vehicle or cause injury.
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance CAUTION
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    ...Do-it-yourself maintenance Engine compartment Power steering fluid reservoir (→P. 312) Engine oil filler cap (→P. 306) Engine oil level dipstick (→P. 305) Brake fluid reservoir (→P. 311) Battery (→P. 314) Fuse box (→P. 336) ...
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Engine compartment cover
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance STEP 6 Wipe the dipstick and reinsert it fully. Low Full
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance NOTICE
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Radiator and condenser Check the radiator and condenser and clear any foreign objects. If either of the above parts are extremely dirty or you are not sure of their condition, have your vehicle checked by your Lexus dealer. CAUTION
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance CAUTION
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Battery Check the battery as follows.
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance CAUTION
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance NOTICE
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Tires Replace or rotate tires in accordance with maintenance schedules and treadwear.
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance If equipped with compact spare tire Rotate the tires in the order shown. Front To equalize tire wear and extend tire life, Lexus recommends that tire rotation is carried out at the same interval as tire inspection.
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Initializing the tire pressure warning system
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Registering and selecting ID codes
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance CAUTION
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Tire inflation pressure
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance CAUTION
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Wheels If a wheel is bent, cracked or heavily corroded, it should be replaced. Otherwise, the tire may separate from the wheel or cause loss of handling control.
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance CAUTION
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Air conditioning filter The air conditioning filter must be cleaned or changed regularly to maintain air conditioning efficiency.
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Electronic key battery Replace the battery with a new one if it is discharged.
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Checking and replacing fuses If any of the electrical components do not operate, a fuse may have blown. If this happens, check and replace the fuses as necessary. STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 Turn the "ENGINE START STOP" switch OFF. Remove the engine compartment cover. ...
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    ... fuse Blown fuse Replace it with one of an appropriate amperage rating. The amperage rating can be found on the fuse box lid. Type B Normal fuse Blown fuse Replace it with one of an appropriate amperage rating. 4 Maintenance and care Type C Normal fuse Blown fuse Contact your Lexus dealer. 337
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Fuse layout and amperage ratings
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    ...sequential multiport fuel injection system Turn signal lights Electronic throttle control system Electric active control mount Air conditioning system Charging system Starting system EFI... system Audio system ECU powers Interior lights, meters, vanity lights Left-hand headlight (high ...
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Fuse 30 31 32 Ampere 15 A 15 A 10 A 10 A 10 A 20 A 7.5 A 15 A Circuit Left-hand headlight (low beam) Right-hand headlight (low beam) Horns Multiport fuel injection system/ sequential multiport fuel injection system, ECT system Meters Multiport fuel injection ...
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    ... position memory system, seat position memory system Anti-lock brake system, vehicle stability control system, traction control system, brake assist system, cruise control system, stop lights, shift lock control system Air conditioning system,...
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Fuse 30 31 Ampere 30 A 30 A Power window Power seat Circuit POWER P/SEAT
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Headlight aim (vehicles with discharge headlights)
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Light bulbs You may replace the following bulbs yourself. For more information about replacing other light bulbs, contact your Lexus dealer.
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Replacing light bulbs
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance STEP 4 Remove the light bulb.
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance STEP 2 Parking light and front side marker light Front turn signal light Turn the bulb base counterclockwise. Parking light and front side marker light Remove the light bulb. STEP 3 Front turn signal light STEP 3 Remove the light bulb. 348
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance Rear turn signal light STEP 3 Remove the light bulb. Rear side marker light STEP 3 Remove the light bulb.
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance
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    4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance CAUTION
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    ... If towing is necessary, we recommend having your vehicle towed by your Lexus dealer or a commercial towing service, using a lift-type truck or a... a problem with your transmission. Contact your Lexus dealer before towing. ● The engine is running, but the vehicle will not move. ...
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    5-1. Essential information
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    5-1. Essential information STEP 2 Insert the towing eyelet into the hole and tighten partially by hand. STEP 3 Tighten down the towing eyelet securely using a wheel nut wrench.
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    5-1. Essential information Towing with a sling-type truck NOTICE
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    5-1. Essential information Towing with a wheel lift-type truck From the front Release the parking brake. NOTICE
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    5-1. Essential information Using a flat bed truck If your Lexus is transported by a flat bed truck, it should be tied down at the ... shown in the illustration. Front If you use chains or cables to tie down your vehicle, the angles shaded in black must be 45°. Do ...
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    5-1. Essential information If you think something is wrong If you notice any of the following symptoms, your vehicle probably needs adjustment or repair. Contact your Lexus dealer as soon as possible.
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    5-1. Essential information Fuel pump shut off system To minimize the risk of fuel leakage when the engine stalls or an airbag inflates upon collision, the fuel pump shut off system stops supplying fuel to the engine. Follow the procedure below to restart the engine after the system is activated. ...
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    ... of your vehicle. These computers assist in driving and maintaining optimal vehicle performance. Besides storing data useful for troubleshooting, there is a system to that record data in a crash or a near car crash event. In a crash...
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    ...in a law suit ● Ordered by a court law However, if necessary Lexus will: ● Use the data for research on Lexus vehicle safety performance ● Disclose the data to a third party for research purposes without disclosing details of the vehicle owner, and...
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    ... warning indicates a possible problem in the brake system. Immediately stop the vehicle in a safe place and contact your Lexus dealer. Warning light Warning light/Details Brake system warning light (warning buzzer)* Indicates the following...
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    ... to an accident. Immediately stop the vehicle in a safe place and contact your Lexus dealer. Warning light Warning light/Details ... abnormally and possibly cause an accident. Have the vehicle inspected by your Lexus dealer immediately. Warning light Warning light/Details SRS warning light Indicates a ...
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    ... failure warning light Indicates one or more stop lights are burned out. Have the defective bulbs replaced by your Lexus dealer. Low fuel level warning light Indicates remaining fuel level is low. Refuel the vehicle. (Approximately 2.8 ...
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    .... (with navigation system) (without navigation system) Tire pressure warning light When the light comes on: Low tire inflation pressure. ... comes on after blinking for 1 minute: Have the system checked by Malfunction in the tire presyour Lexus dealer. sure warning system 5 When trouble arises 367
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    ...emergency Warning light Warning light/Details Master warning light A buzzer sounds and the warning light comes on and flashes to indicate that ... or her sear belt is not fastened. The buzzer sounds intermittently for 10 seconds after the vehicle has reached a speed of at least 12 mph (20 km/h). Then...
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency CAUTION
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency NOTICE
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    ... on again after performing the following actions, contact your Lexus dealer. Stop the vehicle immediately. The following warnings indicate the possibility of damage ... accident. Immediately stop the vehicle in a safe place and contact your Lexus dealer. Warning message Details 5 ...
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    ... in an emergency Have the vehicle inspected by your Lexus dealer immediately. Failing to investigate the cause of the following warnings may lead to the ... and possibly cause an accident. Have the vehicle inspected by your Lexus dealer immediately. Warning message Details Indicates a malfunction in ...
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    ... (Flashing) Indicates a malfunction in the radar cruise control system. A buzzer also sounds. Stop the vehicle in a safe place. Switch the "ENGINE START... ON mode again to reset the cruise control system. (If equipped) Indicates a malfunction in the TRAC and VSC systems. 5 When trouble arises 377
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    ...that one or more of the doors is not fully closed (with the vehicle having reached a speed of 3 mph [5 km/h]). Indicates that the hood ...flashes and a buzzer sounds to indiClose the hood. cate that hood is not fully closed (with the vehicle having reached a speed of 3 mph [5 km/h]). Make sure that all...
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    ... procedure buzzer sounds to indiClose the trunk. cate that trunk is not fully closed (with the vehicle having reached a speed of 3 mph [5 km/h]). Indicates that the ...that the parking brake is still engaged (with the vehicle having Release the parking reached a speed of more brake. than 3...
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency Warning message Details Correction procedure Indicates that engine oil level is low. A buzzer also sounds. Check the level of engine oil, and add if necessary. Indicates that the engine oil is scheduled to be changed. A ...
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    ... also sounds. (If equipped) Clean the sensor. (If equipped) (Flashing) (Flashing) Indicates that the radar cruise control sensor is dirty or covered with ice. A buzzer also sounds. 5 Clean the sensor. When trouble arises 381
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    ... message Details Indicates that the radar cruise control system is unable to judge vehicleto-vehicle distance because the windshield wipers are set at high speed operation mode. ...radar cruise mode). A buzzer also sounds. Slow the vehicle by applying the brakes. (Flashing) (If equipped)
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency Follow the correction procedure for problem in smart access system with push-button start. After taking the specified steps to correct the suspected problem, check that the warning message turns off. Interior Exterior buzzer buzzer Warning ...
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency Interior Exterior buzzer buzzer Warning message Details Indicates that the driver's door has been opened or closed with the shift lever in P, the "ENGINE START STOP" switch in any mode other than OFF and the electronic key outside of the detection area. ...
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    ...START STOP" switch again while turning the steering wheel with the brake pedal depressed. 5 Once ⎯ When trouble arises ⎯ ⎯ Indicates that the electronic key...If the engine does not start when the electronic key is inside the vehicle, the electronic key battery may be depleted or there may ...
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency If you have a flat tire Remove the flat tire and replace it with the spare provided.
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency Taking out the jack STEP 1 Lift up the hook of the panel on the trunk floor. STEP 2 Secure the panel using the hook provided. STEP 3 Remove the hook. 5 When trouble arises 387
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency Taking out the spare tire STEP 1 Lift up the hook of the panel on the trunk floor. STEP 2 Secure the panel using the hook provided. STEP 3 Loosen the center fastener that secures the spare tire. 388
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 428
    ...side Front Righthand side Left-hand side Rear Righthand side Wheel chock positions Behind the rear righthand side tire Behind the ...the front lefthand side tire 5 STEP 2 Slightly loosen the wheel nuts (one turn). When trouble arises STEP 3 Turn the jack portion "A" by hand until the notch of the ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 429
    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency STEP 4 Raise the vehicle until the tire is slightly raised off the ground. STEP 5 Remove all the wheel nuts and the ... is on the wheel contact surface, the wheel nuts may loosen while the vehicle is in motion, and the tire may come off ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 430
    ...contact with the wheel. Wheel nut Disc wheel STEP 3 Lower the vehicle. STEP 4 Firmly tighten each nut two or three times in the order shown ... Tightening torque: 10.5 kgf•m (103 N•m, 76 ft•lbf) 5 When trouble arises STEP 5 Stow the flat tire, tire jack and all...
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency CAUTION
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency CAUTION
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency NOTICE
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 435
    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency If the engine will not start If the engine will not start, even though correct starting procedures are being followed (→P. 116), consider each of the following points.
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 437
    ... with the shift lock system (a system to prevent accidental operation of the shift lever). Have the vehicle inspected by your Lexus dealer immediately. The following steps may be used as an emergency measure to ensure that the shift lever ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 438
    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency If you lose your keys New genuine Lexus keys can be made by your Lexus dealer using the other key and the key number stamped on your key number plate. 5 When trouble arises 399
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 439
    ...If communication between the electronic key and vehicle is interrupted (→P. 26) or the electronic key cannot be used because the battery is depleted, smart access system with push-button start and wireless remote control cannot be used. In such cases, the doors can be opened or the...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 440
    ... STEP 1 STEP 2 Shift the shift lever to P and apply the brakes. Touch the Lexus emblem side of the electronic key to the "ENGINE START STOP" switch. An alarm will .... In the event that the "ENGINE START STOP" switch still cannot be operated, contact your Lexus dealer. STEP 3 5 When trouble arises
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 441
    ... may be used to start the engine if the vehicle's battery is discharged. You can call your Lexus dealer or qualified repair shop. If you have a set of ... (or booster) cables and a second vehicle with a 12-volt battery, you can jump start your Lexus following the steps below. ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 442
    ...Start the engine of the second vehicle. Increase the engine speed slightly and maintain at that level for approximately ... OFF. STEP 5 Maintain the engine speed on the second vehicle and turn the "ENGINE START .... Once the engine starts, have the vehicle checked at your Lexus dealer as soon as possible....
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency CAUTION
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 444
    ... operating: Stop the engine immediately and call your local Lexus dealer. After the engine has cooled down sufficiently, check ...radiator) for any leaks. 5 When trouble arises STEP 6 Add engine coolant if required. Water can be used in an emergency measure if engine coolant is unavailable. (→P. ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 445
    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency STEP 7 Install the reservoir cap. Make sure that the engine coolant reservoir hose is positioned as shown in the illustration. Have the vehicle checked at your nearest Lexus dealer as soon as possible.
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 446
    ... vehicle becomes stuck Carry out the following procedures if the tires spin or the vehicle becomes stuck in mud, dirt, or snow. ● Stop the engine...some other material to help provide traction under the tires. ● Restart the engine. ● Carefully apply the accelerator to free the vehicle. CAUTION
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    5-2. Steps to take in an emergency 408
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 448
    6-1. Specifications Maintenance data (fuel, oil level, etc.) Dimensions and weight Overall length Overall width Overall height * Wheelbase Tread Vehicle capacity weight (Occupants + luggage) Towing capacity (trailer... (1565 mm) 900 lb. (410 kg) 1000 lb. (450 kg) *: Unladen vehicle 410
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 449
    6-1. Specifications Vehicle identification
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    6-1. Specifications Engine Model Type Bore and stroke Displacement Drive belt tension 2GR-FE 6-cylinder V type, 4-cycle, gasoline 3.70 × 3.27 in. (94.0 × 83.0 mm) 210.9 cu.in. (3456 cm3) Automatic adjustment Fuel Fuel type Octane rating Fuel tank capacity Unleaded gasoline only 91 (Research ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 451
    ... L, 5.0 lmp.qt.) ILSAC multi-grade engine oil Use Lexus approved "Toyota Genuine Motor Oil" or equivalent to satisfy the grade and viscosity shown below. ...with a higher viscosity may be better suited if the vehicle is operated at high speeds, or under extreme load condition. 6 ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 452
    6-1. Specifications Cooling system Capacity 9.5 qt. (9.0 L, 7.9 lmp.qt.) Use either of the following. • "Toyota Super Long Life Coolant" • Similar high-... non-borate coolant with long-life organic acid technology Do not use plain water alone. Coolant type Ignition system Spark plug Make DENSO ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 453
    ...qt.) Toyota Genuine ATF WS *: The fluid capacity is a reference quantity. If replacement is necessary, contact your Lexus dealer. NOTICE Using automatic transmission fluid other than "Toyota Genuine ATF WS" may cause deterioration in shift quality...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 454
    ... Brake pad wear limit Parking brake lining wear limit Parking brake pedal travel *2 Fluid type kgf) while the engine is running. 2.4 in. (61 mm) Min. ... 67.4 lbf (300 N, 30.6 kgf). 2 Steering Free play Power steering fluid Less than 1.2 in. (30 mm) Automatic transmission fluid DEXRON® II or III 416
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 455
    ... psi (210 kPa, 2.1 kgf/cm2 or bar) When driving at high speeds above 100 mph (160 km/h), in countries where such speeds are Tire inflation pressure permitted by law, add 4.3 psi (30 kPa, 0.3 kgf...Wheel nut torque 17 × 7J 76 ft•lbf (103 N•m, 10.5 kgf•m) 6 Vehicle specifications 417
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 456
    ...psi (420 kPa, 4.2 kgf/cm2 or bar) *:When driving at high speeds above 100 mph (160 km/h), in countries where such Tire inflation pressure speeds are permitted by law, add 4.3 psi (Recommended cold tire inflation... psi (220 kPa, 2.1 kgf/cm2 or bar) Wheel size Wheel nut torque 17 × 7J, 17 ×...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 457
    ... bulbs* Halogen bulbs* Headlights (high beam) Front fog lights Front turn signal ... Rear turn signal lights Back-up lights Outer foot lights Interior Vanity ... 60 51 21 5 5 3.8 21/5 5 21 16 5 8 5 A B C D E F G F F F E F F F F Vehicle specifications 6 *: If equipped A: B: C: D: E: F: G: D4S discharge ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 458
    6-1. Specifications Fuel information Your vehicle must use only unleaded gasoline. Premium unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 91 (Research Octane ... for optimum engine performance. At minimum, the gasoline you use should meet the specifications of ASTM D4814 in the ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 459
    6-1. Specifications
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    6-1. Specifications NOTICE
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    6-1. Specifications Tire information Typical tire symbols Standard tire Compact spare tire 6 Vehicle specifications 423
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 462
    ... has "M+S" on the sidewall. A tire not marked "M+S" is a summer tire. TEMPORARY USE ONLY (→P. 392) A compact spare tire is identified by the phrase "TEMPORARY USE ONLY" molded into its sidewall. This tire is designed for temporary emergency use only. 424
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 463
    ... Tire Identification Number (TIN) Tire manufacturer's identification mark Tire size code Manufacturer's optional tire type code (3 or 4 letters) Manufacturing week Manufacturing year *: The DOT symbol certifies that the tire conforms to applicable Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards. Tire size
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    6-1. Specifications
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    6-1. Specifications
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    6-1. Specifications
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 467
    ... second column of Table 1* that follows Distribution of occupants in a vehicle as specified in the third column of Table 1* below ... are seated 6 Curb weight Maximum loaded vehicle weight Normal occupant weight Occupant ... (Wheel diameter) Rim size designation Rim type designation Rim width Vehicle ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 468
    ... Tire related term Meaning The load on an individual tire that is determined by Vehicle maximum load on distributing to each axle its share of the ... from adjacent rubber compounds Any parting within the tread, sidewall, or innerliner of the tire extending to cord material Vehicle normal load on ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 469
    ... must always face outward when mounted on a vehicle A tire designated by its manufacturer as primarily intended for use on lightweight trucks or ... Innerliner separation Intended outboard sidewall 6 Light truck (LT) tire Vehicle specifications Load rating Maximum load rating Maximum permissible ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 470
    ... tire, including elevations due to labeling, decorations, or protective bands or ribs A tire intended for use on passenger cars, multipurpose passenger vehicles, and trucks, that have a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 10,000 lb. or less. A layer of ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 471
    ... the ASTM E-1136 Standard Reference Test Tire, when using the snow traction test as described in ASTM F-1805-00, Standard Test...give a visual indication of the degrees of wear of the tread The fixture used to hold the wheel and tire assembly securely during testing 6 Vehicle specifications *:Table 1...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 472
    ... capacity, Number of occupants 2 through 4 5 through 10 11 through 15 Vehicle normal load, Number of occupants 2 3 5 Occupant distribution in a normally loaded vehicle 2 in front 2 in front, 1 in second seat 2 in front, 1 in second seat, 1 in third seat, 1 in ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 473
    ... equipment and may be performed by an authorized Lexus dealership. Some function settings are changed ... with other functions being customized. Contact your Lexus dealer for further details. Item Function ... OFF OFF Smart access system with push-button start (→P. 22) 6 Vehicle specifications 435
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 474
    6-2. Customization Item Function Wireless remote control Default setting ON Driver's door unlocked in ...is not opened after being unlocked Wireless remote control (→P. 34) Time elapsed before automatic door ...30 seconds 60 seconds 120 seconds ON Level 7 ON ON OFF Level 0 to 7 OFF OFF Push twice One...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 475
    ... in two steps OFF OFF ON Customized setting Unlocking using a key All doors unlocked in one step Door lock (→P. 37) Speed-detecting automatic door...all doors. Linked mechanical key operation Wireless remote control linked operation Linked entry function ON ON OFF...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 476
    ... mechanical key operation Linked operation of components when mechanical key is used Wireless remote control linked operation Linked operation of components when wireless remote control used Linked entry function Automatic light control system (→P. 134) Lights ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 477
    ... seconds 30 seconds OFF Illumination (→P. 249) ON ON ON ON OFF OFF OFF OFF Seat belt reminder (→P. 366) Vehicle speed linked seat belt reminder buzzer Multi-information display (→P. 130) Country Canada Available languages English and French 6 Vehicle specifications 439
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 478
    ... system operation. Item Engine oil maintenance data (USA only) Tire pressure warning system When to initialize After changing engine oil When changing the tire inflation pressure by changing traveling speed or load weight, etc. Reference P. 305 P. 319 440
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 479
    ... Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying the Lexus Division of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (Tollfree: 1-800-25-LEXUS). If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open ... between you, your dealer, or Lexus Division of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. To contact NHTSA, ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 480
    ...French) The following is a French explanation of seat belt instructions extracted from the seat belt section in this manual. See the seat belt section for more detailed seat belt instructions in English. Utilisation correcte des ceintures de sécurité ● Déroulez la...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 481
    Entretien et soin
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 482
    ... Retractor Child Restraint System Display Electronic Control Unit Event data recorder Emergency ... Ratings Gross Vehicle Weight Rating High Emission inspection and maintenance Intermittent Light ... Supplemental Restraint System Tire Identification Number Tire Pressure Warning System Traction Control
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 483
    Abbreviation list ABBREVIATIONS VIN VSC MEANING Vehicle Identification Number Vehicle Stability Control 447
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 484
    ...operating conditions...79 Airbag precautions for your child...83 Airbag warning light ...365 Curtain shield airbag operating conditions...80 ...system ...184 Automatic headlight leveling system ...136 Automatic light control system...134 Automatic transmission Automatic transmission ...119 If the shift...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 485
    Alphabetical index B Back-up lights Wattage ...419 Battery Checking...314 If the vehicle has discharged battery...402 Preparing and checking before winter...169 Bluetooth® ...221 Brake Fluid...311 Parking brake...123 Brake assist ...159 Break-in tips ...109 C Care Exterior ...284...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 486
    ......410 Dinghy towing...182 Display Dynamic radar cruise control ...144 Trip information...131 Warning message...375 Do-it-yourself ... lever cannot be shifted from P...398 If the vehicle has discharged battery ...402 If the warning buzzer sounds...364 If the warning light turns on...364 If the warning ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 487
    ...Brake ...311 Power steering fluid ...312 Washer...317 Fog lights Switch...137 ...88 Front passenger's seat belt reminder light...366 Front seats Adjustment...43 ... ...47 Front side marker lights Replacing light bulbs...347 Wattage...419 ... Glove box ...252 Glove box light ...253 Grocery bag hooks ...272 ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 488
    ...272 I I/M test...295 Identification number Engine ...411 Vehicle...411 Ignition switch...116 Illuminated entry system ...249 Indicator lights...126 Initialization Items... Keys...20 Mechanical key ...20 Wireless remote control key...34 L Light bulbs Replacing ...345 Wattage ...419 ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 489
    ... data ...410 Maintenance requirements...290 Meter Instrument panel light control ...125 Meters...124 Mirrors Inside rear view mirror ...57 Side mirror heater...191 ... windows ...60 Pre-collision system...162 R Radar cruise control...144 Radiator ...311 Radio ...194 Radio data ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 490
    ... wear the seat belt...53 Pregnant women, proper seat belt use...52 Reminder light...366 Seat belt extenders... Automatic transmission ...119 If the shift lever cannot be shifted from P...398 Shift lever lighting...... Side airbags ...77 Side marker lights Replacing light bulbs...347 Switch...134 ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 491
    Alphabetical index Stuck If your vehicle becomes stuck ...407 Sun visors...259 Sunshade ... towing...354 Trailer towing ...175 TRAC...159 Traction control...159 Trip meter ...124 Trunk ... signal lights Replacing light bulbs...345 Switch...122 Wattage...419 *: Refer to the "Navigation System Owner's ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 492
    ... ...260 Vehicle identification number ...411 Vehicle stability control...159 Ventilators ...265 VSC...159 W Warning buzzers Brake system ...364 ... with push-button start ...383 Steering lock...376 Traction control...376 Trunk...378 Vehicle stability control...376 Washer fluid ...378 Washer Checking......
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 493
    Alphabetical index Windows Power windows ...60 Rear window defogger ...191 Washer...138 Windshield wipers Position...172 Windshield wipers...138 Wireless remote control key Replacing the battery ...334 Wireless remote control key...34 WMA disc...207 457
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 494
    ...gauge enters the red zone P. 405 If your vehicle overheats Steam can be seen coming from ...your keys The battery runs out P. 402 If the vehicle battery is discharged The doors cannot be locked P. 37 Doors The horn begins to sound P. 72 Alarm The vehicle is stuck in mud or sand P. 407 If the...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 495
    What to do if... The warning light or indicator light comes on P. 364 If a warning light turns on or a warning buzzer sounds...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 496
    GAS STATION INFORMATION Auxiliary catch lever P. 300 Trunk opener P. 41 Fuel filler door P. 67 Hood lock release lever P. 300 Fuel filler door opener P. 67 Tire inflation pressure P. 417 Fuel tank capacity Fuel type Cold tire inflation pressure Engine oil capacity (Drain and refill) Engine ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 497
    THE PURSUIT OF PERFECTION. 2008 ES, GS, IS, LS, SC WARRANTY AND SERVICES GUIDE Owner Amenities | Warranty Information | Maintenance Requirements 00505-08LWB 7/07
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 498
    AUTHORIZED DEALERSHIP MAINTENANCE AND REPAIRS Lexus recommends having maintenance and repairs for your vehicle performed by an authorized Lexus dealership. To locate your nearest ... Customer Satisfaction at (800) 255-3987 or log on to www.lexus.com. IMPORTANT BRAKE INFORMATION: GS, IS, LS 460 ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 499
    ... thank you for purchasing one of our vehicles. Your Lexus is designed to deliver uncompromising luxury and... Delivery of Your New Lexus As you take delivery of your new vehicle, there are some ...should know about. These include: Lexus Personalized Settings: Your vehicle includes a variety of electronic ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 500
    ... Benefits and Assistance Quality Control ...7 Vehicle Service History ...7 Vehicle Service Agreements ...7 Additional Keys... If You Need Assistance ...9 The Lexus Commitment ...14 Warranty Coverages at a Glance ...15 ... ...16 New Vehicle Limited Warranty ...18 Federal Emission Control Warranty ...22 2...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 501
    ... ...37 MAINTENANCE INFORMATION Introduction The Importance of Scheduled Maintenance ...39 Maintenance and Lexus Warranty Coverage ...40 Lexus Dealership Service ...4 1. General Maintenance and Regular Use ...42 Scheduled Maintenance Log Determining Your Maintenance ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 502
    ... experience is pleasant, convenient and trouble-free, Lexus provides you with a variety of complimentary ... Settings, if requested What are Lexus Personalized Settings? Your vehicle includes a variety of electronic ...: Six Months or 5,000 Miles Lexus also provides your second scheduled maintenance ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 503
    ...Vehicle If your vehicle must be kept overnight at a Lexus dealership for a warrantycovered condition that requires ...than eight hours to repair, Lexus will provide you with a complimentary loaner vehicle for up to five..., take the following steps: 1) Call (800) 25-LEXUS (800/2553987). Travel Protection...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 504
    ... under the window) • Owner's name and home address • Vehicle license plate number • Location of... may join a motor club created exclusively for Lexus owners. Benefits include roadside assistance ... and discounts on travel and dining. For further information, call (800) 25-LEXUS. 6 Complimentary ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 505
    ... mileage quickly, you may want to purchase a Lexus vehicle service agreement. These agreements cover the cost ...to minimize your inconvenience should your vehicle require repair. Lexus vehicle service agreements are available with a variety of coverage options. A Lexus dealership sales consultant can ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 506
    ... customer satisfaction. These repair centers use Genuine Lexus Parts exclusively in the repair of Lexus vehicles. Collision Repairs If you're involved in a collision, you want ... or failures they may cause) are not covered by any Lexus warranty. 8 Other Benefits and Assistance
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 507
    ... address your concern to your satisfaction, call the Lexus Customer Satisfaction Department at (800) 25-LEXUS...TDD). You may also write to us at: Lexus Customer Satisfaction Department P.O. Box 2991 ...under the window) • Current vehicle mileage • Name of your selling and servicing Lexus dealerships ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 508
    ... still not been resolved to your satisfaction, Lexus offers additional assistance through: National ... is provided at no cost to you. It is part of Lexus' effort to promptly and equitably resolve ...-maker is an impartial third party. The decision of the arbitrator(s) is binding on Lexus but not on you....
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 509
    ...service date, whichever is earlier; or 2) the applicable provision of the Lexus New Vehicle Limited Warranty. However, NCDS will not arbitrate 1) claims... period, provided the concern or alleged defect was brought to the attention of Lexus or one of its dealers during the eligibility period. How long...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 510
    ... process work? When NCDS receives your request, it will be forwarded to the Lexus area office for response. At the request of either party ...technical inspection. This may include an inspection of the vehicle by an independent technical expert with a Lexus representative present. The technical expert ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 511
    ... What types of decisions are rendered, and how do I know if Lexus will abide by the decision of the arbitrator(s)? Arbitrated decisions are based on ... towing costs; and repurchase or replacement of your vehicle. The decision of the arbitrator(s) is binding on Lexus but not on you. Lexus must comply ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 512
    ... warranty coverage demonstrates not only our confidence in Lexus vehicles, but also our commitment to every ...as you enjoy driving it. This section of the Warranty and Services Guide describes the terms of Lexus warranty coverage as well as general owner responsibilities. The section beginning on page...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 513
    WARRANTY COVERAGES AT A GLANCE Introduction 15 WARRANTY
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 514
    ... purchaser, leased, or used as a company car or demonstrator. Which Vehicles Are Covered These warranties apply to 2008 model-year Lexus passenger vehicles, excluding hybrid models, registered and normally operated in the United States, U.S. territories and...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 515
    ...exclusive remedy under these warranties or any implied warranties. Lexus does not authorize ... other obligation or liability in connection with this vehicle. Any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular... this limitation may not apply to you. WARRANTY Your Rights Under State Law...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 516
    ... and all internal parts, torque converter, clutch cover, mounts, engine control computer, ... any component listed here and supplied by Lexus, subject to the exceptions indicated under "What Is Not ...any seatbelt or air bag system supplied by Lexus, subject to the exceptions indicated under "What Is Not ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 517
    ... of non-Genuine Lexus Accessories • Lack of or improper maintenance, including use of fluids other ... • Installation of non-Genuine Lexus Parts • Airborne chemicals, tree sap, road debris (... vehicle is inoperable due to failure of a warranted part, towing service to the nearest authorized Lexus ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 518
    ... because the cost of repairs exceeded the cash value of the vehicle. This exclusion does not apply to the emission control warranties. ... has been altered so that actual vehicle mileage cannot be readily determined. *Lexus provides the first two scheduled maintenance services at no charge. See page 4...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 519
    ... is the exclusive remedy under this warranty or any implied warranty. Lexus does not authorize ... for it any other obligation or liability in connection with this vehicle. Lexus shall not be liable for incidental ... to the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. You may also be required to use the National Center ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 520
    FEDERAL EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY WHAT IS COVERED AND HOW LONG Emission Defect Warranty Lexus warrants that your vehicle: • Was designed, built and equipped to conform at the time of sale with applicable federal emissions standards. • Is ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 521
    ...COVERED These warranty obligations do not apply to failures or noncompliance caused by: • The use of replacement parts not ...Not Covered" section of the New Vehicle Limited Warranty also apply to this warranty. WARRANTY PARTS LIST Air/Fuel Metering System • Air/fuel ratio feedback control system ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 522
    FEDERAL EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY Evaporative Control System • Charcoal canister • Diaphragm valve ... System • EGR gas temperature sensor Other Parts Used in Systems Listed • Data link ...*Warranted until first required maintenance under terms of the California Emission Control Warranty. Your ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 523
    ... responsible for performance of the required maintenance indicated in the Owner's Manual and this guide. Lexus will not deny ... built into your vehicle's emission control systems, Lexus recommends the use of Genuine ... Lexus Parts may impair the effectiveness of the emission control systems. If you use ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 524
    FEDERAL EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY IF YOUR VEHICLE FAILS AN EMISSIONS TEST If .... To do so, take your vehicle to an authorized Lexus dealership and present a copy ... or agree to a delay, or when a delay is caused by factors beyond the control of Lexus or the dealership. For information on how to obtain ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 525
    ...We have performed all emission control system preparations required by Lexus prior to the sale of the vehicle as set forth in Lexus' current pre-delivery service... written instructions for proper maintenance and use, Lexus will remedy the nonconformity free of charge under the terms of ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 526
    ... page 22). The California Air Resources Board (CARB) and Lexus are pleased to explain the emission control system warranty for your 2008 vehicle. In California, new motor vehicles must be designed, built and equipped to meet the state's stringent anti-...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 527
    ...'s Manual and this guide. Lexus recommends that you retain all receipts covering maintenance on your vehicle, but Lexus cannot deny warranty coverage ... the performance of all scheduled maintenance. You are responsible for presenting your vehicle to a Lexus dealership as soon as a ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 528
    ...460, LS 460 • Engine control computer (engine control module) • Fuel pump on IS 250, IS 350, GS 350, SC 430 • Throttle body Air Induction ... certification regulations. • The use of replacement parts not equivalent in quality or design to original equipment parts. WARRANTY 30 ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 529
    ... Ignition System • Knock sensor on ES 350, GS 460, IS 250, IS 350, LS 460, ... responsible for performance of the required maintenance indicated in the Owner's Manual and this guide. Lexus will not deny a ... claim solely because you used a service provider other than a Lexus dealership for maintenance ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 530
    ... built into your vehicle's emission control systems, Lexus recommends the use of Genuine ... you may elect to use non-Genuine Lexus Parts for maintenance and repairs... or agree to a delay, or when a delay is caused by factors beyond the control of Lexus or the dealership. For information on how to obtain...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 531
    CALIFORNIA EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY REPAIR DELAYS If a Lexus dealership is unable to complete repairs on your vehicle within 30 days, you may have the repairs made under Lexus' provisions for emergency warranty repairs. See page 37 for details. IF YOU ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 532
    ... as original equipment on your vehicle are warranted by their manufacturer and not Lexus. Please refer to the tire warranty statement included with the owner information in your vehicle. To ... your local phone directory for dealer locations.) Your Lexus dealer may also be able to assist you in...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 533
    ... dealership technicians are specially trained to maintain and repair Lexus vehicles. They stay current on the latest service ... service for your vehicle when you take it to a Lexus dealership. Plus, a Lexus dealership will always use Genuine Lexus Parts designed specifically for your vehicle. Your ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 534
    ... recommends using only Genuine Lexus Parts when you need to replace a part on your vehicle. ... also designed to fit your vehicle's exact specifications. Your Lexus dealership maintains an extensive inventory ... failures resulting from their use, are not covered by any Lexus warranty. WARRANTY 36 Your ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 535
    ... recommends having maintenance and repairs for your vehicle performed by an authorized Lexus dealership. To locate your nearest authorized ... dealership should be performed by a qualified technician following procedures in Lexus service and repair publications. If your vehicle is inoperable or unsafe ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 536
    ... liability for subsequent failures caused by improper repairs or the use of nonGenuine Lexus Parts unless you have the vehicle properly repaired in ... warranty coverage remains intact, have your vehicle inspected by an authorized Lexus dealership as soon as possible after an ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 537
    ... is essential to obtaining the highest level of performance, safety and reliability from your Lexus. It can also enhance your vehicle's resale value. This ... in which to document your vehicle's maintenance history. In addition to scheduled maintenance, your Lexus requires ongoing ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 538
    MAINTENANCE AND LEXUS WARRANTY COVERAGE Maintaining your vehicle according to the recommendations in this booklet ...provider you choose. Lexus will not deny a warranty claim solely because you used ... in the scheduled maintenance log. For a complete description of Lexus warranty coverages, see pages 16...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 539
    ... Lexus Customer Satisfaction at (800) 255-3987 or log on to www.lexus.com. Lexus dealership technicians are experts in the maintenance and repair of Lexus vehicles. They stay current on the latest service ... if you relocate or need to have your vehicle serviced while traveling. You can be ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 540
    GENERAL MAINTENANCE AND REGULAR USE In addition to scheduled maintenance, your Lexus requires ongoing general maintenance such as fluid checks and visual inspections. ... refueling, perform these inspections: • Check engine oil level using the dipstick • Visually check engine coolant ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 541
    ... to remove dirt and dust. Wash the vehicle body using a soft sponge or cotton cloth with ...apply car wax using a soft cotton cloth when the body of the vehicle is cool. When Cleaning the Wheels • Wait for ... cotton cloth, apply same car wax as used for the vehicle body. Introduction 43 MAINTENANCE
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 542
    ... LOG Determining Your Maintenance Interval: Months vs. Mileage Lexus recommends obtaining scheduled maintenance for your vehicle every six months or ...Scheduled Maintenance Service: Six Months or 5,000 Miles Lexus also provides your second scheduled maintenance service at ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 543
    ... Settings, if requested What are Lexus Personalized Settings? Your vehicle includes a variety of electronic ...day/1,000-mile scheduled maintenance service. Programming of your Lexus Personalized Settings requires... and may be performed only by an authorized Lexus dealership. Date: _____ Mileage: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 544
    ... towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) 12 Months or 10,000 Miles ❏ ... towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) MAINTENANCE Date: _____ Mileage: _____ ... Mileage: _____ Notes: 1This service is complimentary when performed by an authorized Lexus dealership. 2Applies to models ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 545
    ... oil filter; reset reminder light ❏ Rotate tires 2 ❏ Clean air conditioner filter (ES, GS, IS) ❏ Visually inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle ❏ Inspect... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) MAINTENANCE Date: _____ Notes: Mileage: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 546
    ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) 30 Months or 25,000 Miles ❏ Replace... inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle Additional Maintenance Required If You Drive Primarily...while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) Date: _____ Mileage: _____ Date: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 547
    ... pipes and mountings ___Front differential oil (GS 350 AWD, IS 250 AWD) ___Fuel lines and ... and boots ___Transfer case for signs of leakage (GS 350 AWD, IS 250 AWD) ___Transmission for signs of ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) MAINTENANCE Date: _____ Notes: Mileage: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 548
    ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) 48 Months or 40,000 Miles ❏ Replace... inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle Additional Maintenance Required If You Drive Primarily...while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) Date: _____ Mileage: _____ Date: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 549
    ... oil filter; reset reminder light ❏ Rotate tires1 ❏ Clean air conditioner filter (ES, GS, IS) ❏ Visually inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle ❏ Inspect ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) MAINTENANCE Date: _____ Notes: Mileage: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 550
    ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) 66 Months or 55,000 Miles ❏ Replace... inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle Additional Maintenance Required If You Drive Primarily...while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) Date: _____ Mileage: _____ Date: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 551
    ...or dusty roads: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis Driving while towing: ❏ Replace transmission fluid (ES only; use type ATFWS or equivalent) ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) MAINTENANCE Date: _____ Notes: Mileage: _____ 3Required under the terms ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 552
    ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) 84 Months or 70,000 Miles ❏ Replace... inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle Additional Maintenance Required If You Drive Primarily...while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) Date: _____ Mileage: _____ Date: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 553
    ... oil filter; reset reminder light ❏ Rotate tires1 ❏ Clean air conditioner filter (ES, GS, IS) ❏ Visually inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle ❏ Inspect ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) MAINTENANCE Date: _____ Notes: Mileage: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 554
    ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) 102 Months or 85,000 Miles ❏ Replace ... inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle Additional Maintenance Required If You Drive ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) Date: _____ Mileage: _____ Date: _____ ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 555
    ... pipes and mountings ___Front differential oil (GS 350 AWD, IS 250 AWD) ___Fuel lines and ... and boots ___Transfer case for signs of leakage (GS 350 AWD, IS 250 AWD) ___Transmission for signs of ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) MAINTENANCE Date: _____ Notes: Mileage: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 556
    ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) 120 Months or 100,000 Miles ❏ Replace ... inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle Additional Maintenance Required If You Drive ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) Date: _____ Mileage: _____ Date: _____ ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 557
    ... oil filter; reset reminder light ❏ Rotate tires1 ❏ Clean air conditioner filter (ES, GS, IS) ❏ Visually inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle ❏ Inspect ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) MAINTENANCE Date: _____ Notes: Mileage: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 558
    ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) 138 Months or 115,000 Miles ❏ Replace ... inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle Additional Maintenance Required If You Drive ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) Date: _____ Mileage: _____ Date: _____ ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 559
    ... fluid ❏ Replace engine air filter ❏ Replace spark plugs3 (for ES 350, use Denso FK20HR11 plugs or equivalent) ❏ Visually inspect brake... roads: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis Driving while towing: ❏ Replace transmission fluid (ES only; use type ATFWS or equivalent) ❏ Tighten nuts and...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 560
    ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) 156 Months or 130,000 Miles ❏ Replace ... inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle Additional Maintenance Required If You Drive ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) Date: _____ Mileage: _____ Date: _____ ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 561
    ... oil filter; reset reminder light ❏ Rotate tires1 ❏ Clean air conditioner filter (ES, GS, IS) ❏ Visually inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle ❏ Inspect ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) MAINTENANCE Date: _____ Notes: Mileage: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 562
    ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) 174 Months or 145,000 Miles ❏ Replace ... inspect brake pads and rotors ❏ Road-test vehicle Additional Maintenance Required If You Drive ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) Date: _____ Mileage: _____ Date: _____ ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 563
    ... pipes and mountings ___Front differential oil (GS 350 AWD, IS 250 AWD) ___Fuel lines and ... and boots ___Transfer case for signs of leakage (GS 350 AWD, IS 250 AWD) ___Transmission for signs of ... while towing: ❏ Tighten nuts and bolts on chassis (ES) MAINTENANCE Date: _____ Notes: Mileage: _____...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 564
    ... to give you a better understanding of the maintenance services that should be performed on your vehicle. The scheduled maintenance log indicates at ... or have them repaired by a qualified technician. Brake Fluid Replace using fluid type specified in your Owner's Manual. A qualified technician should ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 565
    ..., drain and flush the cooling system and refill with coolant. Always use Genuine Toyota Super Long-Life Coolant or similar high-... cap O-ring; replace both at each oil change. For instructions on how to reset the reminder light, refer to your Owner's Manual. Scheduled Maintenance Log 67 MAINTENANCE
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 566
    ... technician. Road Test While driving the vehicle, check for proper operation of engine, transmission, brakes and steering. Also ... at specified interval. A qualified technician should perform this operation. To ensure optimum engine performance on ES 350, replace only with Denso FK20HR11 plugs or ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 567
    ... should perform this operation. Timing Chain (ES, GS, IS, LS) The ES, GS, IS and LS are... following procedures in Lexus service and repair publications. Transfer Case/Transmission Inspect ... be performed by a qualified technician following procedures in Lexus service and repair publications. Scheduled ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 568
    VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION Model Body style In-service date Mileage at delivery Selling dealership Selling dealership phone number Key number MAINTENANCE 70 Vehicle Identification Number Scheduled Maintenance Log
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 569
    ...65*, 66 Brakes General information ...inside front cover Fluid ...42, 66 Lines and hoses ...46-65*,.../drums ...46-65*, 67 Collision repairs ...8 Complimentary services Maintenance services ...4, 44-45 Other services ...4-6 Dispute resolution ...9-13, 21 Drive belt ...46-65*, 67 Emergency repairs ...37...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 570
    Lexus Personalized Settings ...1, 4, 45 Loaner vehicle ...5 Maintenance As related to warranty coverage ...25, 30, 35, 40 Complimentary first and ... ...8, 16, 25, 31, 36 Power steering fluid ...42, 68 Pre-delivery service ...1 Quality control ...7 Rack and pinion assembly ...46-65*, 68 Road test ...46...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 571
    ...-65*, 69 Tire-pressure warning sensors ...69 Tires, warranty coverage ...34 Transfer case ...46-65*, 69 Transmission ...46-65*, 69 Travel protection ...5 Warranty coverages Basic ...18 California Emission Control ...28-32 Corrosion perforation ...19 Coverages at a ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 572
    NOTES 74
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    75 NOTES
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    NOTES 76
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 575
    ...changed or if you purchased your Lexus as a used vehicle, please complete and mail ...safety updates ❏ New owner, purchased vehicle used from a Lexus dealership on this date: ❏ New owner,... number This information is obtained solely for the use of Lexus. Lexus occasionally sends special promotional ...
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  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 577
    ...changed or if you purchased your Lexus as a used vehicle, please complete and mail ...safety updates ❏ New owner, purchased vehicle used from a Lexus dealership on this date: ❏ New owner,... number This information is obtained solely for the use of Lexus. Lexus occasionally sends special promotional ...
  • 2008 Lexus ES 350 | Owners Manual - Page 578



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