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2002 Toyota Avalon Manual

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  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 1
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) WE REALLY CARE ABOUT YOU Ċ PLEASE BUCKLE UP Toyota has made a special effort to encourage use of seat belts. Toyota belts are: D Comfortable D Easy to use D Convenient We encourage you to use your belts every time you drive. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) U
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 2
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION Overview of instruments and controls 1− 1 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Instrument panel overview ...2 Instrument cluster overview ...6 Indicator symbols on the instrument panel ...8 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 1
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 3
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Instrument panel overview "With bucket front seat 1. Side vents 2. Side defroster outlets 3. Garage door opener 4. Center vents 5. ... 16. Hood lock release lever 17. Parking brake pedal 18. Window lock switch 2 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 4
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) 1. Power rear view mirror control switches 2. Headlight and turn signal ... window and outside rear view mirror defoggers switch 8. Cigarette lighter and ashtray 9. Seat heater switches ... lock release switch 16. Instrument panel light control knob 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 3
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 5
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) "With bench type front seat 1. Side vents 2. Side defroster outlets 3. Automatic transmission selector lever 4. Garage door opener 5. Center ... cancel switch 13. Hood lock release lever 14. Parking brake pedal 15. Window lock switch 4 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 6
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) 1. Power rear view mirror control switches 2. Headlight and turn signal ... controls 7. Rear window and outside rear view mirror defoggers switch 8. Seat heater switches 9. Cigarette ...lid lock release switch 18. Instrument panel light control knob 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 5
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 7
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Instrument cluster overview "Type A 1. Engine coolant temperature gauge 2..../Engine immobiliser system indicator light 6. Odometer and two trip meters 7. Clock 8. Outside ... is used to adjust the clock. For details, see "Clock" in Section 1 −9. 6 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 8
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) "Type B 1. Engine coolant temperature gauge 2. Tachometer 3. Service reminder ... button∗ 12. "DISPLAY" button∗ 13. Odometer and two trip meters 14. "ODO/TRIP...information display. For details, see "Multi −information display" in Section 1 −5. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 9
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Indicator symbols on the instrument panel or Brake system warning light∗1 or... Open door warning light∗1 Front passenger's seat belt reminder light∗1 Rear light failure ... light∗1 Low windshield washer fluid level warning light∗1 8 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 10
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Turn signal indicator lights Headlight high beam indicator ... lights Slip indicator light ∗1 : ∗2 : For details, see "Service reminder indicators and warning buzzers" in Section 1 −5. If this light flashes, see "Cruise control" in Section 1 −6. 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 12
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION Keys and Doors 1− 2 12 15 16 24 26 32 32 34 35 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Keys ...Engine immobiliser system ...Side doors ...Power windows ...Trunk ... deterrent system ...Fuel tank cap ...Electric moon roof ... 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 11
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 13
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Keys (without engine immobiliser system) Keys (with engine immobiliser system)... need additional keys, duplicates can be made by a Toyota dealer using the key number. We recommend ... you will not be able to cancel the system or start the engine. 12 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 14
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) To protect things locked in the glove box or trunk when you have your vehicle parked, leave the ...off other transponder keys (including keys of other vehicles) from the ring or while gripping or covering them with your hand to start the engine. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 13
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 15
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) z Do not cover the key grip with any material that cuts off ... if you need additional keys, duplicates can be made by a Toyota dealer using the key number. We recommend you ... the key number and keep it in safe place. z Do not bend the key grip. 14 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 16
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Engine immobiliser system Inserting the registered key in the ignition switch ...there is a limit to the number of additional keys your Toyota dealer can make for you. If ... is removed from the ignition switch. D The indicator light flashes unsteady. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 17
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Side doors- For vehicles sold in U.S.A. FCC ID: MOZ RI −4ETY ... key backward. All the doors lock and unlock simultaneously with either front door. In the driver's door lock,... compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. 16 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 18
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) If the vehicle is subjected to a severe frontal, rear or side impact with the ignition switch turned to the "ON" ... not to lock your keys in the vehicle. The door cannot be locked if you leave the key in the ignition switch. Passenger's side 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 17
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 19
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) LOCKING AND UNLOCKING POWER DOOR LOCK SWITCH Push the switch... the proper use of seat belts, locking the doors helps prevent the driver and passengers from being thrown out ...: Push the switch on the rear side. All the doors lock or unlock simultaneously. 18 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 20
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Automatic door locking and unlocking functions (vehicles with automatic ...door lock side for about 5 5. Open door warning light will flash to indicate that the mode has been changed. ... function has D Flashing four times, the function has changed to mode 4. 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 21
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Wireless remote control Your vehicle has a wireless remote control system that can lock or unlock all the doors,... switch, locking cannot be performed by the "LOCK" switch and a beep will sound continuously for 10 seconds. Unlocking operation 20 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 22
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D Turn the key from the "LOCK" to "ON" position. The "PANIC" mode does not ... transmitters for the same vehicle. Contact your Toyota dealer for detailed information. If the wireless ... the trunk with the key or wireless remote control transmitter. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 21...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 23
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D The battery may have been consumed. Check the battery in the transmitter. ... following "REPLACING TRANSMITTER BATTERY". If you lose your transmitter, contact your Toyota ...including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. 22 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 24
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) REPLACING TRANSMITTER BATTERY For replacement, use a CR2016 lithium battery or equivalent. CAUTION Special care should be taken ... of the discharged transmitter battery and lift it out as shown in the above illustration. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 23
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 25
    ... long as you hold the switch. To open: Lightly push down the switch. To close: Lightly pull up the switch. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) NOTICE z Make sure the positive side and negative side of the transmitter battery should be faced correctly....
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 26
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Jam protection function: During automatic closing operation or key off closing operation, the window... switch. To close: Pull up the switch. If you push in the window lock switch on the driver's door, the passengers' windows cannot be operated. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 25
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 27
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Trunk lid (lock release lever type)- CAUTION To avoid serious personal... D Always make sure the heads, hands and other parts of the bodies of all occupants are kept completely ...a window. Unattended children can be involved in serious accidents. 26 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 28
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Lock release lever CAUTION Keep the trunk lid closed while ... the trunk lid from the driver's seat, pull up on the lock release lever. This system deactivates the lock release ..., insert the master key and turn it clockwise to lock the armrest door. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 29
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Internal trunk release handle CAUTION D Always lock the trunk lid and all doors, and keep away ...of trunk lid in case of emergency to open the trunk lid. The handle illuminating time depends on the intensity of the light thrown on the handle. 28 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 30
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Trunk lid (lock release switch type)- CAUTION Keep the trunk lid... the trunk lid, lower it and press down on it. After closing the trunk lid, try pulling it up to make .... To open the trunk lid from the driver's seat, push the lock release switch. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) ...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 31
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Trunk opener main switch -Luggage security system Activate Cancel If you do not want to activate the trunk lid ... the glove box lid, insert the master key into the glove box lock and turn it clockwise to safeguard the lock release switch. 30 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 32
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Internal trunk release handle CAUTION D Always lock the trunk lid and all doors, ...on the inside of trunk lid in case of emergency to open the trunk lid. The handle illuminating time depends on the intensity of the light thrown on the handle. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 31
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 33
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Hood Theft deterrent system To open the hood: 1. Pull the hood lock ... and flashes the headlight, tail lights and interior lights. If any of the doors are unlocked and ...is not in the ignition switch, all the doors will be automatically locked. 32 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 34
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) The system will automatically be set after 30 seconds. When the system is set, the ... locked again. If the tail lights come on for 2 seconds, the theft deterrent system has been alarmed. ... to see if there is any abnormality on your vehicle. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 33
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 35
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Fuel tank cap TESTING THE SYSTEM 1. Open all the windows. 2...., have it checked by your Toyota dealer. This indicates that the fuel filler door is on the left side of your vehicle....spraying out of the filler neck if the cap is suddenly removed. 34 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 36
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Electric moon roof CAUTION D Make sure the cap is tightened securely to prevent fuel spillage in case of an ... times. If the indicator lamp does not go off, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) Sliding operation Tilting operation 35
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 37
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) To operate the moon roof, use the switch beside the interior light. The moon roof works when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. However, if all the front ... opening. Unattended children can be involved in serious accidents. 36 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 38
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D Never sit on top of the vehicle around the roof opening. D Never try jamming any part of your body to make the jam protection function work intentionally. ...if something gets caught just before the moon roof is fully closed. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 37
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  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 40
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION 1− 3 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Seats, Seat belts, Steering wheel and Mirrors Seats ...40 Front ... restraint ...71 Tilt steering wheel ...88 Outside rear view mirrors ...88 Anti−... anti−glare inside rear view mirror ...90 Sun visors ...91 2002 MY ...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 41
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Seats While the vehicle is being driven, all vehicle occupants should have ... cause the side airbags to inflate accidentally resulting in death or serious injury. Consult your Toyota dealer ... back your body to make sure it is locked in position. 40 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 42
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Adjusting front seats (manual seat) D Do not put objects... needed. The seat belts provide maximum protection in a frontal or rear collision when the driver and the passenger ...personal injury may increase with increasing recline of the seatback. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 41
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 43
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Adjusting front seats (power seat) 3. SEAT CUSHION ANGLE ADJUSTING KNOB Turn the knob either way. 1. SEAT POSITION AND SEAT CUSHION ANGLE ADJUSTING SWITCH ... the desired direction. Releasing the switch will stop the seatback at that position. 42 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 44
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Driving position memory system CAUTION To reduce the risk of sliding under the lap belt ... desired position and perform step 2. The previous memory will be erased and a new position will be set. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) Push the switch on either way. The amount of lumbar ...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 45
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) To make only slight changes to an already memorized position, the easiest ...pedal is being depressed, the seat position will not change. D Key not in ignition switch and within ...computer's memory will be erased and the memorized position will have to be set again. 44 2002 MY...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 46
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Trunk storage extension CAUTION D Do not start the vehicle while... button, or the seat could strike the rear passenger or hit your body against the steering wheel....stowage precautions" in Section 2 for precautions to observe in loading luggage. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 45
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 47
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Head restraints CAUTION Be sure to close the door when the trunk storage extension ... thrown into the passenger compartment in a sudden stop or crash resulting in injury. For your safety and ... Do not drive with the head restraints removed. Rear 46 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 48
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Armrest Front-To use the armrest, pull up the strap and pull out the armrest as shown above. Rear-To use the armrest, pull it out as shown above. Seat heaters Front (bench type front seat only) For driver Rear For front outside passenger 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 47
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 49
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Seat belts- -Seat belt precautions To turn on the seat heater, ..., varicella). Use extra caution for; Toyota strongly urges that the driver and passengers in the vehicle be properly ..., cushion, or other insulating objects which cover the seat. 48 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 50
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Do not allow the child to stand up or kneel on either rear or front seats. An unrestrained child could suffer ... periodically. Check for cuts, fraying, and loose parts. Damaged parts should be replaced. Do not disassemble or modify the system. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 49
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 51
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Front outside and rear seat belts (3 −point type) If the seat belt cannot be pulled out of the retractor, ... your Toyota dealer. Do not use the seat until the seat belt is fixed. It cannot protect an adult occupant or your child from injury. 50 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 52
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION Always make sure the shoulder belt is positioned across the center of ... as possible Take up slack Too high CAUTION D Both high−positioned lap belts and loose−fitting ... to a snug fit by pulling the portion upward through the latch 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 51
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 53
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Front center seat belt (2 −point type) Lengthen CAUTION D After ..., immediately contact your Toyota dealer. Do not use the seat until the seat belt is fixed. It cannot ...for you, hold the tab at a right angle to the belt and pull on the tab. 52 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 54
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Stowing the front center seat belt Too high Adjust to a... front center seat belt stowed when not in use. can be CAUTION Both high−positioned and loose−fitting... other unintended result. Keep the lap belt positioned as low on hips as possible. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 55
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Seat belt extender If your seat belt curely because it... Additional ordering information is available at your Toyota dealer. CAUTION When using the seat belt extender, observe the following... extender if you can fasten the seat belt without it. 54 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 56
    ... seat. Collisions occurring at certain speeds and angles may cause the seat belt pretensioners and SRS airbags not to operate all together. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) This indicator comes on when the ignition key is turned to the "ACC"...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) When the front seat belt pretensioners are activated, an operating noise may be ... your Toyota dealer. Such changes can interfere with proper operation of the front seat belt pretensioners... assembly consists of a safing sensor and airbag sensor. 56 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 58
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SRS driver and front passenger airbags This front seat belt... following cases, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible: D The front part of the vehicle (shaded ...due to a malfunction or activation of the relevant front seat belt pretensioner. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 59
    ...close to the steering wheel or dashboard during airbag deployment can be killed or seriously injured. Toyota strongly recommends that: D The driver sit as far back as possible from the steering wheel ...Service remainder indicators and warning buzzers" in Section 1−5.) 58 2002 MY AVALON_U...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 60
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) However, this threshold velocity will be considerably higher if the vehicle strikes an ... above threshold level, the SRS front airbags may not deploy. 2002 MY AVALON_U (... Collision the rear from Vehicle rollover For the safety of all occupants, always wear your seat belts ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Hitting a curb, edge of pavement or hard material Falling into or ...) 3. Airbag module for front passenger (airbag and inflator) 4. Airbag sensor assembly 5. SRS warning light The ... sensor assembly consists of a safing sensor and airbag sensor. 60 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 62
    ... airbags. An infant or child who is too small to use a seat belt should be properly secured using a child restraint system. Toyota strongly recommends that all infants and children be placed in the rear seat of the vehicle and properly restrained. The rear ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D A forward−facing child restraint system should be allowed to be put on the front passenger seat only when it is ...child. D For instructions concerning the installation of a child restraint system, see "Child restraint" in this section. 62 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 64
    ...; you may be killed or seriously injured. Sit up straight and well back in the seat, and always use your seat belt properly. D ... system in the rear seat. For instructions concerning the installation of a child restraint system, see "Child restraint" in this section. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 63
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D Do not modify or remove any wiring. Do not modify, ... consulting your Toyota dealer. Such changes can interfere with proper operation of the SRS front airbag ... is turned to the "ACC" or "ON" position, or the light remains on. D The light comes on while driving. 64 2002 MY ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SRS side airbags NOTICE Do not disconnect the battery cables before contacting your Toyota dealer. In ... airbags are designed to protect the driver and right −front passenger. They are not designed to protect occupant in the center position. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 65
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) In response to a severe side impact, the SRS side airbags work together ... airbag sensors, side airbag sensors, inflators, front seat belt pretensioner assemblies, warning light, interconnecting ... occupants, always wear your seat belts properly. 66 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Collision from the rear In a severe side impact, the side airbag sensor ...locations are shown in the illustration. 1. SRS warning light 2. Airbag sensor assembly 3. Side airbag modules ...sensor assembly consists of a safing sensor and airbag sensor. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    ... airbags. An infant or child who is too small to use a seat belt should be properly secured using a child restraint system. Toyota strongly recommends that all infants and children be placed in the rear seat of the vehicle and properly restrained. The rear ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D Do not use accessories for the seats which cover the parts where the side airbags inflate. Such accessories may prevent the ... or serious injury. Likewise, the driver and front passenger should not hold things in their arms or on their knees. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 69
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) NOTICE Do not disconnect the battery cables before contacting your Toyota dealer. This SRS side airbag system has a service reminder indicator to ..., cracked, or otherwise damaged. D The light comes on or flashes while driving. 70 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Child restraint- -Child restraint precautions Toyota strongly urges ... using the vehicle's seat belt. See "Seat belts" for details. D Toyota strongly urges ... installation instructions provided by the child restraint manufacturer and that the system is properly secured. 2002 ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Child restraint system A child restraint system for a small child or... restraint system, keep it secured with the seat belt or place it in the trunk or somewhere other than the passenger ...impact could cause death or serious injury to the child. 72 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    ... (B) Convertible seat (C) Booster seat Install the child restraint system following the instructions provided by its manufacturer. (A) Infant seat (C) Booster seat (B) Convertible seat 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 73
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Installation with 3 −point type seat belt (A) INFANT SEAT INSTALLATION An ... a collision. D Never put a rear −facing child restraint system on the front passenger seat because the ..., do not install the child restraint system on the rear left seat. 74 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 76
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D After inserting the tab, make sure the tab and buckle are locked and ...from injury. Contact your Toyota dealer immediately. Do not use the seat until the seat belt is fixed. ... sure the belt is in the lock mode before letting the belt retract. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 75
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) 3. While pressing the infant seat firmly against the seat cushion and seatback, let the shoulder belt retract as far as it... belt to retract completely. The belt will move freely again and be ready to work for an adult or older child passenger. 76 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Move seat fully back (B) CONVERTIBLE SEAT INSTALLATION A convertible seat is... the child. D Never put a rear −facing child restraint system on the front passenger seat because the ... the impact could cause death or serious injury to the child. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 77
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION D After inserting the tab, make sure the tab and buckle are... lap portion of the belt tight. normally, it cannot protect your child from injury. Contact your Toyota dealer ...do not install the child restraint system on the rear left seat. 78 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 80
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) 2. Fully extend the shoulder belt to put it in the lock mode. When the belt ... firmly against the seat cushion and seatback, let the shoulder belt retract as far ... it is secure. Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Move seat fully back 4. To remove the convertible seat, press the buckle−... will move freely again and be ready to work for an adult or older child passenger. (C) BOOSTER SEAT INSTALLATION A booster seat is used in forward−facing position only. 80 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
  • 2002 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 82
    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION CAUTION D A forward−facing child restraint system should be ... even if the child is seated in the child restraint system. It is dangerous if the side airbag inflates, and the ... your child from properly latching the tab and buckle. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 81
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Installation with 2 −point type seat belt D If the seat belt does not function normally, it cannot ... the manufacturer's instruction about the applicable child's age and size as well as directions for installing the child restraint system. 82 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Same angle Move seat fully back Same height Move seat fully back When installing a child restraint ... front passenger seat because the force of the rapid inflation of the front passenger airbag can cause death or serious injury to the child. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 83
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION CAUTION D When using a forward−facing child restraint system, move the driver and passenger seats as ... cannot protect your child from injury. Contact your Toyota dealer immediately. Do not use the seat until the seat belt is fixed. 84 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) 2. While pressing the convertible seat firmly against the seat cushion and seatback, tighten the lap belt by pulling its ... belt to retract completely. The belt will move freely again and be ready to work for an adult or older child passenger. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 85
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Using a top strap Symbol mark Anchor brackets Follow the procedure below for a child restraint system that requires the use of a ... of user ready anchor brackets. TO USE THE ANCHOR BRACKET: 1. Remove the head restraint. 86 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    ... securely latched, and check that the child restraint system is secure by pushing and pulling it in different directions. Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 87
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Tilt steering wheel CAUTION Outside rear view mirrors- D ...any object seen in the outside rear view mirror on the passenger's side. It is a convex mirror with a curved surface. Any...a low position, it will spring up as you release the lock release lever. 88 2002 MY AVALON_U ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Power rear view mirror control CAUTION NOTICE If ice should jam the mirror, do not operate the ... switch-To move the mirror Push the switch in the desired direction. Mirror can be adjusted when key is in the "ACC" or "ON" position. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 89
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Anti −glare inside rear view mirror CAUTION Do not adjust the mirror while the vehicle is moving. It...if the mirror detects light from the headlights of the vehicle behind you, the mirror surface darkens slightly to reduce the reflected light. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 90
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Sun visors- To turn off the automatic function, press the switch on the "OFF" side. To turn on ... when the main sun visor is swung down to the side. Otherwise, it can cover the anti −glare inside rear view mirror and obstruct the rear view. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 91
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Vanity mirrors To use the vanity mirrors, swing down the sun visor and open the cover. The vanity lights come on when you open the cover. 92 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION Lights, Wipers and Defogger 1− 4 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Headlights and turn signals ...95 Emergency ... ...102 Shifting the windshield wiper position ...103 Rear window and outside rear view mirror defoggers ...104 94 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Headlights and turn signals (with automatic light control system).../or all of the lights in position 1 They automatically turn on or off depending on the darkness of the surroundings. Manually... when entering a dark tunnel, parking structure, etc. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 95...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Daytime running light system (all models in Canada and some models... indicator lights (green lights) on the instrument panel flash faster than normal, a front or rear turn signal ...can flash the high beam headlights with the knob turned to "OFF". 96 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Headlights and turn signals (without automatic light control system) The lights automatically turn off after 30 ... To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not leave the lights on for a long period when the engine is not running. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 97
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Emergency flashers High−Low beams-For high beams, turn the headlights on... signal indicator lights (green lights) on the instrument panel flash faster than normal, a front or rear turn signal bulb is burned out. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) To turn on the push the switch. ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Instrument panel light control NOTICE To prevent the battery from being discharged, ... of the instrument panel lights, turn the knob. To turn on the front fog lights, twist the band .... They will come on only when the headlights are on low beam. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 99
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Interior lights Type C-To turn on the interior light, slide the switch. ... light on when any of the door is opened. The light remains on for some time after all of the doors are closed. ... cannot turn off the light when any of the doors is opened. Type B 100 2002 MY AVALON_U ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Front personal lights To turn on the front personal lights, push the switch. To turn the lights off, push the switch ... To turn on the rear personal light, push the switch. To turn the light off, push the switch once again. Without moon roof 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 101
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Ignition switch light Windshield wipers and washer To squirt washer ... light comes on when any of the doors are opened. The light remains on for some time after all the doors are ... the band upward to increase the time between sweeps, and downward to decrease it. 102 2002 MY ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Shifting the windshield wiper position The wiper blades retract under ..., be sure to hold the connection of the wiper arm and wiper blade securely. D When cleaning the windshield D ... the above cases, keep the wipers in the retracted position. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 103
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Rear window and outside rear view mirror defoggers The system will automatically shut off after the defogger has operated about 15... to scratch or damage the heater wires or connectors. Push the switch once again to turn the defoggers off. 104 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION 1− 5 107 107 108 108 110 119 OPERATION OF ... AND CONTROLS Gauges, Meters and Service reminder indicators Fuel gauge ...Engine coolant temperature gauge ...... ...Multi−information display ...Service reminder indicators and warning buzzers ... 106 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    ... tank, the fuel gauge needle may fluctuate or the low fuel level warning light may come on earlier than usual. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) The gauge indicates the engine coolant temperature when the ignition switch is on. The engine operating ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Tachometer D Idling for a long period with the air conditioning on in stop−andମ. cooling system as this may cause the engine to overheat. The thermostat is designed to control the flow of coolant.... This may cause severe engine damage. Type B 108 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) This meter displays the odometer and two trip meters. 1. Odometer-Shows the... two different distances independently driven since the last time each trip meter was set to zero. You ...The same process can be applied for resetting the trip meter B. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 109
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Multi −information display- 1. Outside temperature gauge 2. Clock 3. Compass 4. Calendar 5. Cruise information display 6. "LIGHT" button 7. "MODE" button 8. "RESET/ADJ" button 9. "DISPLAY" button 110 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Before using the multi −information display Operate the multi −information ... time you push the "LIGHT" button, the display illuminates in the following order. 1. All the parts ... deviation calibration (zone) 8. Compass circling calibration 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 111
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Clock When the item desired to be corrected appears, reset or adjust it by pushing the "RESET/ADJ" button. "DISPLAY" button This button ... day: Push the "MODE" button until the day display appears and blinks. Then push the "RESET/ADJ" button. 112 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Outside temperature gauge After resetting the calendar, push the "MODE" ... "_C" or "_F". (At this time, cruise information and air conditioning displays also change.) After setting ..." button until the display returns to normal calendar mode. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 113
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) The cruise information display indicates the following information. 1. Instantaneous fuel ... speed 4. Driving range 5. Driving time Every time you push the "DISPLAY" button,...off. The calculation is reset when the ignition switch is turned off. 114 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Compass 4. Driving range ("FUEL RANGE") The distance the vehicle can ... starts is displayed. When the engine is started, driving time is counted from 0:00. Up to 99:59 ...push the The calculation is reset when the ignition switch is turned off. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 115
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) The compass may not show the correct direction in the following conditions: ... adjust for this deviation, stop the vehicle and push the "MODE" button several times until "ZONE ... or for complete calibrating, see "CALIBRATING THE COMPASS" below. 116 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Hawaii, Samoa: 7 Guam, Saipan: 9 After calibration, push the "MODE" button several times until the calendar display returns to the normal mode. CAUTION...sure to adjust the display only when the vehicle is stopped. Zone number 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 117
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Perform circling calibration just after you have purchased your Toyota. And then always perform circling calibration after the ... the vehicle is moving. Be sure to adjust the display only when the vehicle is stopped. 118 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    ... seat belt. (indicator and buzzer) Fasten front passenger's seat belt. (h) or (c) Take vehicle to Toyota dealer. If brake system warning light is also on, stop immediately and contact Toyota dealer. Close all doors. (m) (n) Key reminder ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) (a) Brake System Warning Light This light comes on in the following cases when the ignition key is in the "ON" ...key is turned on with the parking brake released. A warning light turning on briefly during operation does not indicate a problem. 120 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) (d) Discharge Warning Light This light warns that the battery is being discharged. If it comes on while ... control system, automatic transmission electrical system or warning light system itself. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. Emissions ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) (g) Low Fuel Level Warning Light This light comes on when the fuel level in the tank ...conditions occurs, this indicates a malfunction somewhere in the parts monitored by the warning light system. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. CAUTION ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) (k) SRS Warning Light This light will come on when the ignition key is turned to... cases, contact your Toyota dealer: (m) Low Windshield Washer Fluid Level Warning Light ... on. driving. D The warning light comes on while driving. D The light comes on or flashes while 2002 MY...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CHECKING SERVICE REMINDER INDICATORS (except the low fuel level warning light and low .... If any service reminder indicator or warning buzzer does not function as described above, have it checked by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. 124 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION 1− 6 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Ignition switch, Transmission and Parking brake Ignition switch with steering lock ...127 Automatic transmission ...... system ...138 Parking brake ...141 Cruise control ...141 126 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Ignition switch with steering lock You must push in the key to turn the key from "ACC" to the "LOCK" ...NOTICE Do not leave the key in the "ON" position if the engine is not running. The battery will discharge and the ignition could be damaged. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 127
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Automatic transmission "Floor shift type Your automatic transmission has... also displayed on the instrument cluster. P: Parking, engine starting and key removal R: Reverse N: Neutral D:... engine braking L: Maximum engine braking Shift normally. 128 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) When the cruise control is being used, even if you downshift the transmission by ... the overdrive on for better fuel economy and quieter driving. If the engine coolant temperature is low, ... put your foot on the accelerator pedal while shifting. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 129
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION Be careful when downshifting on a slippery surface. Abrupt shifting could cause the vehicle to spin or skid. (e) Using "2" and... is moving. D When towing a trailer, in order to maintain engine braking efficiency, do not use overdrive. 130 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION Always keep your foot on the brake pedal while stopped with ... or objects. z Do not race the engine and avoid spinning the wheels. z If your vehicle remains ... or before the transmission is completely shifted to forward or reverse gear. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 131
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) "Column shift type Your automatic transmission has a shift lock... position is displayed on the instrument cluster. P: Parking, engine starting and key removal R: Reverse N: Neutral With... engine braking L: Maximum engine braking Shift normally. 132 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) When the cruise control is being used, even if you downshift the transmission by ... the overdrive on for better fuel economy and quieter driving. If the engine coolant temperature is low, ... put your foot on the accelerator pedal while shifting. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 133
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) For ways to decrease the vehicle speed, see "Cruise control" in this section. NOTICE z Be careful not to overrev the engine. ... vehicle is moving. D When towing a trailer, in order to maintain engine braking efficiency, do not use overdrive. 134 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION Always keep your foot on the brake pedal while stopped with ... or objects. z Do not race the engine and avoid spinning the wheels. z If your vehicle remains ... or before the transmission is completely shifted to forward or reverse gear. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 135
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Traction control system The traction control system automatically helps prevent ... not come on when the ignition is turned on, contact your Toyota dealer. CAUTION Under certain slippery road ...−check mode, but does not indicate a malfunction. 136 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) "VSC OFF" indicator light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition key is ... the system. In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer: D The indicator light does not come on ... the ignition key is turned to "ON" and will go off after a few seconds. 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Vehicle skid control system The brake actuator temperature increases during... there is no problem to continue your driving. In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer: ... ignition key is turned to "ON". D The warning light comes on while driving. 138 2002 MY AVALON_U ...
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    .... When replacing the tires or wheels, contact your Toyota dealer. (See "Checking and replacing tires" in Section 7−2.) If the vehicle is going to ... again. The "VSC OFF" indicator light will go off. When you turn the ignition switch on, this system always turns on. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 139
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) "VSC OFF" indicator light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition key is... Toyota dealer: In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer: D The warning light does not come on after...the "VSC OFF" indicator light goes off before normal driving. 140 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Parking brake When parking, firmly apply the parking brake to avoid inadvertent ... a slight speed change may occur when driving up or down gradient, within the limits of engine performance. ... and the parking brake reminder light is off. Type B 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 141
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION CAUTION To avoid accidental cruise control engagement, keep the... control, push "ON/ OFF" button. This turns the system on. The indicator light in the instrument cluster shows that you ... again, push "ON/OFF" button again to turn it on. 142 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) If you need acceleration-for example, when passing-depress the accelerator pedal enough for the vehicle to exceed the set speed....the set speed can be lowered 1.6 km/h (1 mph) each time by pushing "COAST SET" button quickly within 0.6 seconds. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 143
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) However, a faster way to reset is to depress the brake pedal and then push "COAST SET" button. Even if you turn off the overdrive ... goes out after it comes on. If this is the case, contact your Toyota dealer and have your vehicle inspected. 144 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION Car audio system 1− 7 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Reference ...147 Using your audio system ...147 Car audio system operating hints ...166 146 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Reference Using your audio system- -Some basics This section describes some of the basic features on Toyota audio systems. Some information may not pertain to your ... on but you want to switch from one function to another. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 147
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) TONE AND BALANCE For details about your system's tone and balance controls, ...the left and right stereo channels and of the front and rear sound levels is also important. Keep in... cassette tapes into the slot, or the tape player may be damaged. 148 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Controls and features "Type 1 Details of specific buttons, controls, and features are described in the alphabetical listing that follows. Preset buttons 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 149
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Preset buttons These buttons are used to preset and tune in radio.... AUDIO CTRL / MODE (Audio control and mode adjustment) Manual tone adjustment function- This ... suit your preference. The display will show the range from "MID −5" to "MID 5". 150 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) For high−pitch tone adjustment, push "AUDIO CTRL / MODE" repeatedly until ... is not rectified, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer. DISC Compact disc auto changer only-... the number of the disc you want to listen to appears on the display. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 151
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Dolbyr B NR∗ PROG (Program) Push " " to select the other side of a... cassette player reaches the end of a tape side, it automatically reverses and begins to play the other ... switch from cassette or compact disc operation to radio operation. 152 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Compact Disc Player There are two repeat features-You can either ...hear a beep. The radio will tune in the next preset station up the band, stay there for 5 seconds, and then move ...If the player has scanned all the discs, it will stop scanning. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 153
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SEEK (Seeking) Radio In the seek mode, the radio finds and plays ... up to nine tracks at a time. Push the up or down side of the button. From "SEEK +9" to "SEEK −9" will appear on ... well with some spoken word, live, or classical recordings. 154 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) TUNE (Tuning) Your Toyota has an electronic tuning radio (ETR). Push and release the " Ɯ" or "Ɲ" side of "TUNE" to step up ... that it finds after the button is released. Press the button again to resume the search. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 155
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) "Type 2 Details of specific buttons, controls, and features are described in the alphabetical listing that follows. Preset buttons 156 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Preset buttons These buttons are used to preset and tune in radio... rewinds completely, the cassette player will stop and then play that same side. If a tape fast −forwards ...you release the button, the compact disc player will resume playing. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 157
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) AM Push "AM" to turn on the radio and select the AM band. "AM" will appear on the ... under license from Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation. "DOLBY" and the are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories double D symbol Licensing Corporation. ∗ 158 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) FM Push "FM" to turn on the radio band. "FM1" or "FM2" ... long (if the audio system is on at this time, you hear a beep.), the mechanism will change to the mode for loading ... disc. After the disc is loaded, the shutter of the slot will close. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 159
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) If no messages have been stored, or if there are no ... the end of a tape, it automatically reverses and begins to play the other side. This feature works both in play and... Persnlty (Personality) Public R & B (Rhythm and Blues) Rel Musc (Religious Music) 160 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D D D D D D D D D D Rel Talk (Religious Talk) Rock Soft Soft R&B (Soft Rhythm... Volume) Push "PWR·VOL" to turn the audio system on and off. Turn "PWR·VOL" ...playing, play will stop for the announcement and resume when the announcement is finished. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) RND (Random) There are two random features-you can either listen to the tracks on all the compact discs in the... player will automatically go back to the top track of the disc and replay. To turn off the repeat feature, push this button again. 162 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SCAN Radio You can either scan all the frequencies on a...that. If you push and hold the "Ɯ" or "Ɲ" side of "SEEK", the radio will continue seeking up or down for stations... is reached, the player automatically reverses sides and resumes normal play. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) In addition, the feature may not work well with some spoken ... search, "SEARCHING..." will show on the display. Also at this time, "FM" and "TYPE" will appear on the display to indicate ... weak, the radio switches from stereo to mono reception. 164 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) TAPE Push "TAPE" to switch from radio or compact disc operation to cassette... (Tuning) Your Toyota has an electronic tuning radio (ETR). Push and release the " Ɯ" or "Ɲ" side of "...button turns the traffic announcement (TA) feature on and off. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 165
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Car audio system operating hints NOTICE To ensure the correct audio .... Here are some common reception problems that you may experience. FM Fading and drifting stations-... power lines, lightening, or electrical motors. This results in static. 166 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CARING FOR YOUR CASSETTE PLAYER AND TAPES For the best performance for your ... tapes can cause many problems, including poor sound, inconsistent playing speed, and constant auto−reversing. ... vibrations may make your compact disc player skip. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 167
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D If moisture gets into your compact disc player, you may ... of a track. (To see a pin hole, hold the disc up to the light.) D Remove discs from the compact disc player when .... Do not use a conventional record cleaner or anti −static device. 168 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION Compact disc players use an invisible laser beam which could cause hazardous radiation exposure if directed outside the unit. Be sure to operate the player correctly. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 169
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION Air conditioning system 1− 8 171 175 175 178 182 182 185 185 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Manual air conditioning system Controls ...Air flow ...selector settings ...Operating tips ...Side vents ...Air conditioning filter ... 170 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Manual air conditioning system- -Controls 1. Temperature selector (mainly for driver and secondarily for front ... button 4. Temperature selector (mainly for front passenger and secondarily for driver) 5. Air flow selector 6. Fan speed selector 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 171
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Fan speed selector Turn the knob to adjust the fan speed-to the right to increase, to the left to decrease. ... vents and relatively low−temperature air flows out of the center and side vents. 3. Floor-Air flows mainly from the floor vents. 172 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) 4. Floor/Windshield-Air flows mainly from the floor vents and ... air into the system. To prevent fogging up of the windshield, the air intake mode may change automatically to FRESH depending on the condition of the air conditioning system. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 173
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) "A/C" button To turn on the air conditioning, press the "A/C" button. The "A/C" button indicator will come on. To turn ... and the air conditioning automatically shuts off. If this happens, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer for service. 174 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Air flow selector settings -Operating tips D To cool off your Toyota after it has been parked in the hot sun, ... windows, it is recommended that the air intake selector be set to FRESH and the fan speed selector to any setting except "OFF". 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 175
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D If following another vehicle on a dusty road, or driving in windy and dusty conditions, it is recommended that the air .... D Choose floor/windshield air flow to heat the vehicle interior while defrosting or defogging the windshield. 176 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Defogging The inside of the windshield For best results, set controls to: Fan speed-Any setting except "OFF" Temperature-...blow cold air on the windshield-the difference between the outside and inside temperatures could make the fogging worse. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 177
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Automatic air conditioning system- -Controls 1. "AUTO" button 2. "OFF" button 3. Air intake selector 4. Windshield ..."; mainly for driver and secondarily for front passenger) (At the linked mode that display does not show "DUAL"; for driver) 178 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    ... of the airflow may not accurately correlate on the driver and front passenger side according to circumstances, even if the left and right... the temperature for the front passenger's seat is changed in linked mode, the mode is changed automatically to independent mode. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 179
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) 1. Panel-Air flows mainly instrument panel vents. from the 2. Bi −level-... relatively low−temperature air flows out of the center and side vents. 3. Floor-Air flows mainly from... heating or cooling. This setting clears the front view more quickly. 180 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) For details about air flow selector settings, see "-Air flow selector ... this happens, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer for service. Air intake selector Press the button...the air intake mode may change automatically to FRESH. This is not a malfunction. 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Air flow selector settings -Operating tips D To cool off your Toyota after it has been parked in the hot sun, ... windows, it is recommended that the air intake selector be set to FRESH and the fan speed selector to any setting except "OFF". 182 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D If following another vehicle on a dusty road, or driving in windy and dusty conditions, it is recommended that the air .... D Choose floor/windshield air flow to heat the vehicle interior while defrosting or defogging the windshield. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 183
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Ventilation For best results, set controls to: -For automatic operation Press in ...-FRESH (outside air) Air conditioning-OFF -For manual operation Fan speed-To the desired fan speed ... FRESH automatically. This is to clean up the front view more quickly. 184 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Side vents If you want to return the setting to RECIRCULATE mode, press ... the side vents. The side vents may be opened or closed as shown. Automatic air conditioning system only-This .... The air conditioning filter is set behind the glove box. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 185
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CHECKING AND REPLACING CONDITIONING FILTER AIR NOTICE z Do not try to replace the air .... If the symptoms of air conditioning efficiency problems occur, contact your Toyota dealer to have the filter checked and replaced. (Actual replacement time: Less than 10 minutes ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION Other equipment 1− 9 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Clock ...189 Outside temperature gauge ...189 ... box ...193 Garage door opener ...194 Auxiliary box ...197 Front cup holder ...199 Rear cup holder ...200 Floor mat ...202 188 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Clock (type A) Clock (type B) Outside temperature gauge The digital ... source has been disconnected from the clock, the time display will automatically be set to 1:00 (one o'... "Multi −information display" in Section 1 −5. Type A Type B 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 189
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Cigarette lighter and ashtray The outside temperature gauge indicates the outside air temperatures with the ignition key at the "ON"... back in completely. To remove the ashtray, open the ashtray lid and pull it out. With bench type front seat 190 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Power outlet (12 VDC) CAUTION To reduce the chance of injury in .... Inserting a foreign object other than the appropriate plug that fits the outlet, or allowing any liquid into ... or short circuits. With bucket front seat With bench type front seat 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Power outlet (115 VAC) This power outlet is designed for use as... push the main switch on the instrument panel. An indicator light will illuminate to indicate that the power outlet is ready for... switch is turned off. With bench type front seat 192 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Glove box NOTICE z To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not use .... Inserting a foreign object other than the appropriate plug that fits the outlet may cause electrical failure or...always keep the glove box door closed while driving. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 193
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Garage door opener (a) Programming the HomeLinkR The HomeLinkR in your vehicle has 3...entry doors, door locks, home lighting systems, and security systems, etc. For Canadian users, ...for each remaining HomeLinkR button to program another device. 194 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Programming a rolling code system If your device is "Rolling Code" ... security systems, home door locks or lighting, contact your authorized Toyota dealer for assistance. Reprogramming a button ... after 20 seconds, you can release both buttons. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 195
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) (c) Erasing the entire HomeLinkR memory (all three programs) To erase all previously programmed codes at one time, press and hold down the 2 outside buttons for 20 ... without these features increases risk of serious injury or death. 196 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Auxiliary box (type A) NOTICE During hot weather, the interior of the vehicle becomes very hot. Do not leave anything flammable or ... chance of injury in case of an accident or a sudden stop, always keep the auxiliary box closed while driving. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 197
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Auxiliary box (type C) Auxiliary box (type D) To use the box, pull ... release lever and open the lid. To maximize the storage room, remove the cup holder by pushing the side facing at...stop, always keep the auxiliary box closed while driving. 198 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Front cup holder (type A) CAUTION Front cup holder (type B) D Do not place anything else ... is designed for holding cups or drink−cans securely. To use the cup holder, pull down the armrest, pull up the lock release lever and open the lid. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 199
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Rear cup holder (type A) CAUTION CAUTION D Do not place ...cup holder, as such items may be thrown about in the compartment and possibly injure people in the vehicle during sudden ...not lift the armrest upright when the cup holder is pulled out. 200 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Rear cup holder (type B) The cup holder is designed for holding cups or drink−cans securely. To ...holder, as such items may be thrown about in the compartment and possibly injure people in the vehicle during sudden braking or in an accident. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 201
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Floor mat Use a floor mat of the correct size. If the floor carpet and floor hole, then it is ... placed on the floor carpet. If the floor mat slips and interferes with the movement of the pedals during driving, it may cause an accident. 202 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION Break −in period ...Fuel ...Operation in foreign countries ...Three ...limit indicators ...Luggage stowage precautions ...Your Toyota's identification ...Theft prevention labels ...Suspension... 216 INFORMATION BEFORE DRIVING YOUR TOYOTA 204 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Break −in period Drive gently and avoid high speeds.... prevent gas station mix −ups, your Toyota has a smaller fuel tank ... holding a steady speed on level roads, consult your Toyota dealer. However, now ... during the first 800 km (500 miles). 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 205...
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    ... the instrument cluster may come on. If this happens, contact your Toyota dealer for service. Toyota recommends the use of gasoline that contains detergent additives ... better emissions in vehicle fleets, and customer satisfaction through better vehicle performance. 206 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Operation in foreign countries GASOLINE QUALITY In a very few cases, you may experience.... If this does not rectify your problem, then consult your Toyota dealer. If you plan to drive... that might burn easily such as grass, leaves, paper or rags. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 207
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Engine exhaust cautions NOTICE A large amount of unburned gases flowing .... Remember, your Toyota dealer knows your vehicle and its three−way catalytic converter system ... and adjust the heating or cooling system to force outside air into the vehicle. 208 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Facts about engine oil consumption D Keep the trunk lid closed while ... has the primary functions of lubricating and cooling the inside of the engine, and plays a major role in ... high temperature combustion gases during the combustion process. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 209
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Iridium −tipped spark plugs The diluting ingredients evaporate out ... Therefore, it is essential that the oil level be checked regularly. Toyota recommends that the oil level be checked every ... gaps for your engine performance and smooth driveability. 210 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION ANTI −LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM The anti −lock brake system is designed to help prevent ... bridge, etc. on a rainy day tends to activate the anti −lock brake system. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) D Do not pump the brake pedal if the engine stalls. Each push on the pedal ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION Do not overestimate the anti −lock brake system: Although ...the vehicle stability and effectiveness of steering wheel operation even with the anti− lock brake system on.... turning speed resulting in a longer stopping distance. Type B 212 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) "ABS" warning light The light comes on when the ignition key is turned to the "ON" ... conditions occurs, this indicates a malfunction somewhere in the parts monitored by the warning light system. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. D The ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Brake pad wear limit indicators Luggage stowage precautions When ... while driving, have the brake pads checked and replaced by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. Expensive...the vehicle. In an accident they may injure the vehicle occupants. 214 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Your Toyota's identification- -Vehicle identification number -Engine number The vehicle identification number (VIN)... identification number (VIN) is also on the Certification Label. The engine number is stamped on the engine block as shown. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 215
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Theft prevention labels (except for Canada) Your new vehicle carries theft ... snow tires. If installing snow tires, be sure to replace all four tires. 2. All season tires All ... prevention labels as it may violate certain state or federal laws. 216 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION D Do not mix summer and all season tires on your vehicle as this can cause dangerous handling...D Do not use tires other than the manufacturer's designated tires, and never mix tires or wheels of the sizes different from the originals. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 217
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION STARTING AND DRIVING Before starting the engine ...How to start the engine ...Tips for driving in various conditions ...Winter driving tips ...... and make your vehicle last longer ... 3 219 219 220 221 222 222 228 218 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Before starting the engine 1. Check the area around the vehicle before entering it. 2. Adjust seat position, ... the correct procedure given in normal starting. If the engine will not start...See "If your vehicle will not start" in Section 4. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 219
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) NOTICE z Do not crank for more than 30 seconds at a time. This may overheat the starter and wiring systems. z Do ..., downshifting or braking on a slippery surface. Sudden acceleration or engine braking, could cause the vehicle to spin or skid. 220 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Winter driving tips D Do not drive in excess of the speed limit. ... proper corrosion protection of aluminum components. Use "TOYOTA Long Life Coolant" or equivalent. See Section 7−2...other substitute because it may damage your vehicle's paint. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 221
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Dinghy towing Do not use your parking brake ...fenders. Ice and snow built up under your fenders can make steering ... and the safety of others, you must not overload your vehicle or trailer. Toyota .... This may cause serious damage to your vehicle. 222 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) WEIGHT LIMITS Before towing, make sure the total trailer weight, gross... the sum of weights of the unloaded vehicle, driver, passengers, luggage, hitch and trailer tongue load. It ... the weight of any special equipment installed on your vehicle. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 223
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D The load on either the front or rear axle resulting from distribution of the gross ...front half of the trailer and the remaining 40% in the rear. NOTICE Do not use axle−...may interfere with the normal function of an Energy Absorbing Bumper. 224 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) BRAKES AND SAFETY CHAINS D Toyota recommends trailers with brakes that conform to any applicable federal and state/provincial regulations. D..., and check for improper tongue load, overload, worn suspension or other possible causes. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 225
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D Make sure the trailer cargo is securely loaded so that it can not shift... just turn the steering wheel a little at a time, avoiding sharp or prolonged turning. Have someone guide you ... surfaces. tion. D Avoid jerky starts or sudden accelera- 226 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D Be careful when passing other vehicles. Passing requires considerable distance. ... wheel blocks under both the vehicle and trailer wheels. 3. When the wheel blocks are in place, release your...avoided, do so only after performing the following: 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 227
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) How to save fuel and make your vehicle last longer... to turn off the engine and start again later. D Keep the front wheels in proper... and slowing down. wastes fuel. Stop−and−go driving D Do not... speed, you will cut down on fuel consumption. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 228...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) CAUTION Never turn off the engine to coast down hills. Your power steering and brake booster will not function without the engine running. Also, the emission control system operates properly only when the engine is running. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 229
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY If your vehicle will not start ...If your engine stalls while driving ...If your vehicle overheats ...If you have a ... control transmitter ... 4 231 234 234 235 242 244 246 246 230 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) If your vehicle will not start- (a) Simple checks Before making these checks, make sure you have followed the ... shop for assistance. NOTICE Do not crank for more than 30 seconds at a time. This may overheat the starter and wiring systems. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 231
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) (c) Jump starting To avoid serious personal injury and damage to ... During jump starting, run the engine at about 2000 rpm with the accelerator pedal lightly depressed. D Warning: Battery posts,... correct. D If you should accidentally get acid 232 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    ...02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Discharged battery Jumper cable Booster battery Positive terminal... connect the cable to or near any part that moves when the engine is cranked. CAUTION When making the connections... anything except the correct battery terminals or the ground. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 233...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) If your engine stalls while driving 5. Start your engine in... contain sulfuric acid. 8. If removed, replace all the battery vent plugs. If the cause of your battery discharging...no steam. Escaping steam or coolant is a sign of very high pressure. 234 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) If you have a flat tire- 3. Look for obvious coolant leaks from... and engine drive belts. 4. If the coolant is leaking, stop the engine immediately. Call a Toyota dealer for ...Do not start or run the engine while your vehicle is supported by the jack. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Required tools and spare tire D Stop the vehicle on a level firm... vehicle when the vehicle is supported by the jack alone. 1. Get the required tools and spare tire. 1. 2. 3. 4. Wheel nut... use of the jack, each of the tools and their storage locations. 236 2002 MY AVALON_U ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Blocking the wheel Turn the jack joint by hand. To remove: Turn the... spare tire, put it in place with the outer side of the wheel facing up. Then secure the tire by...wheel, place a wheel block from the front for the front wheels or from the rear for the rear wheels. 2002 MY ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Removing wheel ornament (steel wheels only) -Loosening wheel nuts -...is on the right side, as shown above. Grab the wrench near the end of the handle and pull up on the ... due care in handling the ornament to avoid unexpected personal injury. 238 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Raising your vehicle CAUTION Never get under the vehicle ... nuts and change tires. Lift the flat tire straight off and put ... with the bolts. Then lift up the wheel and get at least the top bolt started .... Wiggle the tire and press it back over the other bolts. 2002 MY AVALON_U...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Reinstalling wheel nuts -Lowering your vehicle Before putting on wheels, remove any corrosion on the mounting ... engaged over the nut. Tighten each nut a little at a time in the order shown. Repeat the process until all the nuts are tight. 240 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Reinstalling wheel ornament (steel wheels only) CAUTION When lowering the... wrench. Have a technician repair the flat tire and replace the spare tire with it. CAUTION Take due...care in handling the ornament to avoid unexpected personal injury. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 241
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) If your vehicle needs to be towed- CAUTION Before driving, make...using either (a) or (b). Only when you cannot receive a towing service from a Toyota dealer or commercial tow truck service,... If necessary, show this page to the tow truck driver. 242 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Emergency towing TOWING PRECAUTIONS: Use a safety chain system for all towing, and abide by the state/provincial and local laws. The wheels and axle on ... to the transmission. (b) Using flat bed truck Rear (on some models) 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 243
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) If you cannot shift automatic transmission selector lever (floor shift...we recommend you to have it done by your Toyota dealer or a commercial tow truck service. If towing service is ...will not work so steering and braking will be much harder than usual. 244 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) If you cannot shift automatic transmission selector lever (column shift) 3. Insert your .... Be sure to have the system checked by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. 2. Pry up the cover with a flat −bladed screwdriver or equivalent. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 245
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) If you lose your keys You can purchase a new... of your transmitters deleted from your vehicle by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to avoid the possibility of theft... the new transmitter. Contact your Toyota dealer for detailed information. 246 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION CORROSION PREVENTION AND APPEARANCE CARE 5 Protecting your Toyota from corrosion ...249 Washing and waxing your Toyota ...250 Cleaning the interior ...251 248 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Protecting your Toyota from corrosion Toyota, through its diligent research, ... as soon as possible. To help prevent corrosion on Toyota, follow these guidelines: your D The accumulation ... when temperatures range just above the freezing point. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 249
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Washing and waxing your Toyota Check the interior of your vehicle. Water ... can corrode if the ventilation is poor. Washing your Toyota Keep your washing. vehicle clean by regular 1.... under floor or chassis, be careful not to injure your hands. 250 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Cleaning the interior Road tar: Remove with turpentine or cleaners that are marked safe for painted surfaces. Waxing your Toyota Polishing and waxing is ... heat paint waxing booth. High temperatures could damage the bumpers. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 251
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) First vacuum over the upholstery to remove loose dirt. Then, using a...possible. Read the shampoo instructions and follow them closely. Seat belts The seat belts may be cleaned... be careful not to scratch or damage the heater wires or connectors. 252 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Leather Interior The leather upholstery may be cleaned with neutral detergent ... have any questions about the cleaning of your Toyota, your local Toyota dealer will be pleased to answer ...etc. may scratch the fine grained surface of the leather. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 253
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION VEHICLE MAINTENANCE AND CARE Maintenance requirements ...General ...Does your vehicle need repairing? ...Emissions Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) programs ... 6 255 256 ... refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement". 254 2002 MY AVALON_U ...
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    ...control system be Toyota supplied. The owner may elect to use non−Toyota supplied parts ... Booklet" or "Owner's Manual Supplement" for complete warranty information. Where to go for service? Toyota technicians ... of the repair order for any service performed on your Toyota. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    ... should investigate the cause or take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer or a qualified service shop immediately. It is recommended that any problem you notice be brought to... or at least once a month. See Section 7−2 for additional information. 256 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) INSIDE THE VEHICLE Items listed below should be checked regularly, e.g. ...for additional information. Battery electrolyte level Your Toyota has a maintenance free battery. You do ... level is correct. See Section 7−2 for additional information. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 257
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Does your vehicle need repairing? Engine oil level Check the level on the dipstick with the engine turned ... brake; pedal almost touches floor; vehicle pulls to one side when braking D Engine coolant temperature continually higher than normal 258 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Emissions Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) programs Some states have vehicle ... test and need to be repaired. Contact your Toyota dealer to service the vehicle. Even does pass have if ... your driving habits, the codes may not be completely set. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 259
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION DO−IT−YOURSELF MAINTENANCE Introduction 7− 1 Engine compartment overview ...261 Fuse locations ...262 Do −it−yourself service precautions ...263 Positioning the jack ...265 Parts and tools ...266 260 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Engine compartment overview 1. Engine coolant reservoir 2. Power steering fluid reservoir 3. Engine oil level dipstick 4. Engine oil ... 7. Battery 8. Radiator 9. Electric cooling fans 10. Condenser 11. Windshield washer fluid tank 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 261
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Fuse locations Spare fuses With daytime running light system 262 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Do −it −yourself service precautions If you perform maintenance by... period may affect your warranty coverage. Read the separate Toyota Warranty statement for details ...Call your dealer or a service station for information concerning recycling or disposal. 2002 MY AVALON_U ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) D Be extremely cautious when working on the battery. It contains poisonous and corrosive ... Use only spark plugs of the specified type. Using other types will cause engine damage, ... off with water to prevent it from damaging the parts or paint. 264 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Positioning the jack When jacking up your vehicle with the jack, position the ... the parking brake and put the transmission in "P". Block the wheels on the opposite side of the jack up point if ... vehicle to fall off the jack and cause personal injury. Rear 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Parts and tools Here is a list of parts and tools you will need on performing do−it −...: D Screwdriver wrench (for terminal Checking and replacing fuses Parts (if replacement is necessary): D Fuse with same amperage rating as original 266 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION DO−IT−YOURSELF MAINTENANCE Engine and Chassis 7− 2 ... ...272 Checking power steering fluid ...272 Checking tire pressure ...273 Checking and replacing tires ...... and chains ...276 Replacing wheels ...277 Aluminum wheel precautions ...278 268 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Checking the engine oil level CAUTION Low level Full level Engine oil selection Use API grade SJ, "Energy .... NOTICE z Avoid overfilling, or could be damaged. the engine z Check the oil level on the dipstick once again after adding the oil. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 269
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Checking the engine coolant level Oil identification marks Either or both API...pump. If you can find no leak, have your Toyota dealer test the cap pressure and check for leaks in the cooling system. API service symbol ILSAC certification mark 270 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Checking the radiator and condenser CAUTION To prevent burning yourself, do not remove the radiator cap when the ... antifreeze or plain water alone. NOTICE To prevent damage to the radiator and condenser, do not perform the work by yourself. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 271
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Checking brake fluid If the level is low, add SAE J1703 or ....116 DOT 3 brake fluid to the brake reservoir. Remove and replace the reservoir cap by hand. Fill the brake ... to wash it off with water to prevent it from damaging the parts or paint. 272 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Checking tire pressure Clean all dirt from outside of the reservoir tank and... needs refilling, have it checked by your Toyota dealer. The following instructions for checking tire pressure should be...few pounds off can degrade ride and handling. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 273
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Checking and replacing tires D Do not bleed or reduce tire pressure ... wear indicators. If the indicators show, replace the tires. The tires on your Toyota have built −in tread wear ..., and clearance between the body and tires or snow chains. 274 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Rotating tires CAUTION To equalize the wear and help extend tire ... or wheels other Toyota recommends all four tires, or at least both front or rear tires be ... severe braking. With a spare tire of different wheel type from the installed tires 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 275
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    ...of the correct size. Use only genuine Toyota tire chains or equivalent for use on the AVALON. CAUTION NOTICE If the wrong combination of tire and chain is used, the... adversely affect vehicle handling. D Avoid sharp turns or locked−wheel 276 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Replacing wheels D When driving with chains installed, be sure to drive carefully....and offset. Correct replacement wheels are available at your Toyota dealer. A wheel of a different size... an inner tube in a leaking wheel which is designed for a tubeless tire. 2002 MY AVALON_U...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Aluminum wheel precautions D When installing aluminum wheels, check that the wheel nuts... not to damage the aluminum wheels. D Use only the Toyota wheel nuts and wrench designed for... check your aluminum wheels for damage. If damaged, replace immediately. 278 2002 MY AVALON_U...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION DO−IT−YOURSELF MAINTENANCE Electrical components 7− 3 281 282 283 284 284 Checking battery condition ...Battery recharging precautions ...Checking and replacing fuses ...Adding washer fluid ...Replacing light bulbs ... 280 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Checking battery condition- -Precautions CAUTION BATTERY PRECAUTIONS The battery ...D Do not cause a spark from the battery with tools. D Do not smoke or light a match near the... water with a sponge or cloth while en route to the medical office. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 281
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Checking battery condition NOTICE z Be sure the engine and all accessories are off ... Good Charging necessary. Have battery checked by your Toyota dealer. D Only do a slow charge (5 A or... off. Red Have battery checked by your Toyota dealer. 282 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Checking and replacing fuses Type A fuses can be pulled out by the pull −out tool. The location of the... box shows the name of the circuit for each fuse. See Section 8 of this manual for the functions controlled by each circuit. Good Blown 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 283
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Adding washer fluid If the new fuse immediately blows out, there is a problem with the electrical system. Have your Toyota dealer correct it as soon ... your vehicle's paint. NOTICE Only use a bulb of the listed type. 284 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) The inside of the lens of exterior lights such as headlights may temporarily fog up ... lights Rear turn signal lights Stop/tail lights Rear side marker lights Back −up lights License plate lights ... end bulbs Wedge base bulbs Double end bulbs 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 285
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Headlights 1. Unplug the connector while depressing the lock release. If the connector is tight, wiggle it...the mounting hole. Aiming is not necessary after replacing the bulb. When aiming adjustment is necessary, contact your Toyota dealer. 286 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Front fog and front turn signal/parking lights If either the ... lights burns out, contact your Toyota dealer. -Rear turn signal, stop/tail and rear side marker lights NOTICE ... driver. a: Stop/tail light b: Rear turn signal light c: Rear side marker light 2002 MY AVALON_U (...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -Back −up lights Remove and install the cover clips as shown in the following illustrations. Removing cover clips Installing cover clips 288 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -License plate lights Remove and install the cover clips as shown in the following illustrations. Removing cover clips Installing cover clips 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 289
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) -High mounted stoplight (type A) -High mounted stoplight (type B) 290 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION SPECIFICATIONS Dimensions and weight ...Engine ...Fuel ...Service specifications ...Tires ...Fuses ... 8 293 293 294 294 296 297 292 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Dimensions and weight Overall length Overall width Overall height Wheelbase Front tread Rear tread Vehicle capacity weight (occupants ) luggage) ∗1 : ∗2 : ∗3 : Engine mm (in... transmission With column shift type automatic transmission 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 293
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Fuel Fuel type: Unleaded gasoline, Octane Rating 87 ... multigrade engine oil is recommended. Recommended oil viscosity (SAE): Spark plug gap,... 88"22 Power steering pump belt 115"20 ENGINE LUBRICATION Oil... range anticipated before next oil change 294 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) COOLING SYSTEM Total capacity, L (qt., Imp. qt.): 9.0 (9.5, 7.9) Coolant type: "TOYOTA Long Life Coolant" or equivalent With ethylene−glycol type ... type: Automatic transmission fluid DEXRONr III (DEXRONr II) D −II or 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 295
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Tires Tire size and pressure: kPa (kgf/cm2 or ....5, 76) NOTE: For a complete information on tires (e.g. replacing tires or replacing wheels), see "Checking tire ... pressure Front 210 (2.1, 31) 220 (2.2, 32) Rear 210 (2.1, 31) 220 (2.2, 32) Wheel size 15 16 6JJ 6JJ 296 2002 MY ...
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    ...6. SPARE 25 A: Spare fuse Engine compartment (without daytime running light system) Engine compartment (with daytime running light system) 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 7. SPARE 10 A: Spare fuse 8. ALT−S 5 A: Charging system 297
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) 16. EFI NO.2 7.5 A: Multiport fuel injection system/sequential ... plate lights, tail lights, rear side marker lights, rear light failure warning light, engine control system 31. SEAT HTR 20 A: ... headlight (high beam), high beam indicator light 298 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) 36. TURN 7.5 A: Turn signal lights 37. A/C 10 A: Air conditioning system ..., garage door opener, open door warning light, illuminated entry system, rear personal lights, ...NO.1 25 A: Theft deterrent system, trunk opener, multiplex communication system 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) SECTION 9 REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS FOR U.S. OWNERS AND UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING Reporting safety defects for U.S. owners ...302 Uniform tire quality grading ...302 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 301
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Reporting safety defects for U.S. owners If you believe that your vehicle has ..., NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Toyota Motor Sales, ... width. For example: Treadwear 200 Traction AA Temperature A 302 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Treadwear-The treadwear grade is a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the... tire graded 150 would wear one and a half (1−1/2) times as well on the government course as a...combination, can cause heat buildup and possible tire failure. 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U) 303
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Foreword Welcome to the growing group of value−conscious people who drive Toyotas.... we build. This Owner's Manual explains the operation of your new Toyota. Please read ... or copied, in whole or in part, without the written permission of Toyota Motor Corporation. i 2002 MY ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Important information about this manual Safety and vehicle damage warnings Throughout this manual, you will see safety and vehicle damage warnings. You ...to avoid or reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle and its equipment. ii 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U)
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Important information about your Toyota New vehicle warranty Your new...Booklet" or "Owner's Manual Supplement". Accessories, spare parts and modification of your Toyota A wide ... refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement". iii 2002 MY AVALON_U ...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Spark ignition system of your Toyota The spark ignition system in your Toyota meets all requirements of the ... be sure to check with your Toyota dealer for precautionary measures or special instructions regarding installation. iv 2002 MY AVALON_U (OM22493U...
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) Quick index D If a service reminder indicator or warning buzzer comes on ...119 D If your vehicle will not start ...231 D If ...: See pages 273 through 278. Tire pressure: See page 296. Publication No. OM22493U Part No. 01999-22493 Printed in Japan 01 −0107 −00 B
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    '02 AVALON U (L/O 0107) You should know as much about the quality and importance of proper ... new vehicle as the people who built it. The Toyota authorized Repair Manual tells you how to maintain ... drive it off the showroom floor. The Toyota authorized Repair Manual is packed with literally everything...
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    .... Where to obtain the Repair Manual The repair manual for Avalon, written in English, may be purchased as applicable from any Toyota dealer. Pub. Name: 2002 AVALON Repair Manual Pub. No.: RM872U1 (Maintenance, Preparation, Service specifications and Diagnostics...



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