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2006 Toyota Avalon Manual

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  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 1
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) SECTION Overview of instruments and controls 1- 1 2 7 8 9 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Instrument panel overview ...Instrument cluster overview ...Center cluster overview ...Indicator symbols on the instrument panel ... 1
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 2
    ... Instrument cluster 4. Center cluster 5. Garage door opener switches 6. Auxiliary boxes 7. Front personal lights, interior light and/or electric moon roof switches 8. Center vents 9. Glove box 10. Power door lock switches 11. Power window switches 12. Trunk opener main switch 13. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 3
    ... (See the separate "Navigation System Owner's Manual.") 5. Climate remote control switches 6. Wiper and washer switches 7. Rear window and outside rear ... "Navigation System Owner's Manual.") 12. Ignition switch 13. Cruise control switch 14. Tilt steering lock release lever 15...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 4
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) 16. Glass breakage sensor 17. Trunk opener switch 18. Fuel filler door opener switch 19. Power rear view mirror control switches 4
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 5
    ... front fog light switches 3. Audio remote control switches 4. Speech command switch (See the separate "Navigation System Owner's Manual.") 5. Climate remote control switches 6. Wiper and washer switches 7. Rear window and outside rear view mirror defogger ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 6
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) 16. Telescopic steering lock release lever 17. Glass breakage sensor 18. Rear electric sunshade switch 19. Trunk opener switch 20. Fuel filler door opener switch 21. Power rear view mirror control switches 6
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 7
    ... 1. Engine coolant temperature gauge 2. Service reminder indicators and indicator lights 3. Tachometer 4. Speedometer 5. Fuel gauge 6. Low fuel level warning light 7. Trip meter reset knob 8. Odometer and two ... laser cruise control display 11. Dynamic laser cruise control master warning light 7
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 8
    ... display∗1 3. Front passenger's seat belt reminder light∗2 ∗1 : ∗2 : 4. "AIRBAG ON" and "AIRBAG OFF" indicator lights 5. Pattern ... system, see the separate "Navigation System Owner's Manual". For details, see "Service reminder indicators and warning buzzers" on page 145 in Section 1- 6. 8
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 9
    ...oil pressure warning light∗1 Vehicle stability control system and traction control system warning light∗1 Low windshield washer fluid level warning light∗1... warning light∗1 Engine immobilizer/theft deterrent system indicator light Headlight low beam indicator light or...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 10
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) ∗1 : Tail light indicator light ∗2 : For details, see "Service reminder indicators and warning ...∗3 : Turn signal indicator lights Automatic transmission indicator lights Slip indicator/traction control system off light Cruise control indicator light∗2 or dynamic ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 11
    ...18 27 33 40 43 47 48 50 51 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Keys ...Engine immobilizer system ...Wireless remote control ...Smart key system ...Side doors ...Power windows ...Trunk lid ...Hood ...Theft deterrent system ...Fuel tank cap ...Electric...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 12
    ... supplied with two kinds of keys. 1. Master keys (black)-These keys work in every lock. Your Toyota dealer will need one of them to make a new key ... a transponder chip, observe the following precautions: z When starting the engine, do not use the key with a key ring resting on the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 13
    ...Do not put the key in water or wash it in an ultrasonic washer. z Do not use the key with electromagnetic materials. z When starting the engine, do not use the ...of other vehicles) from the ring or while gripping or covering them with your hand to start the engine. z Do not bend the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 14
    ... you should lose your keys or if you need additional keys, duplicates can be made by a Toyota dealer using the key number. We recommend writing down the key...unlock all the doors and can open the trunk by using the wireless remote control function or entry function of the smart ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 15
    ...mechanical key as shown. Be sure to put the mechanical key back when not it use. KEY NUMBER PLATE Your key number is shown on the .... If you should lose your keys or if you need additional keys, duplicates can be made by Toyota dealer using the key number. We recommend writing down the key number and...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 16
    ...will start. If any of the following indicator conditions occur, contact your Toyota dealer. D The indicator light remains on. D The indicator light does not start flashing under the ... smart key system-The ignition switch is turned off. The indicator light will start flashing to show that ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 17
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) For your Toyota dealer to make you a new key with built- in transponder chip, your dealer will ... key (vehicles with smart key system). However, there is a limit to the number of additional keys your Toyota dealer can make for you. For vehicles sold in U.S.A. FCC ID: MOZRI- ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 18
    ... Trunk opener switch 5. Indicator light (vehicles with smart key system only) The wireless remote control function is designed to lock or unlock all the doors,...- type ignition switch The wireless remote control transmitter is an electronic component. Observe the following instructions in ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 19
    ...AVALON_U (L/O 0508) You can use up to 4 wireless remote control transmitters (for vehicles with key ...key system) for the same vehicle. Contact your Toyota dealer for detailed information. If the wireless ... lose your transmitter, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to avoid the possibility ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 20
    ... radio/TV technician for help. FCC WARNING: Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party ... (vehicles with key cylinder- type ignition switch) Unlocking operation (vehicles with smart key ... (vehicles with key cylinder- type ignition switch) Locking operation (vehicles with smart key ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 21
    ... switch operation to unlock all doors can be changed to a single switch operation. For details, contact your Toyota dealer. If the key is in ... before automatic door lock function can be changed. For details, contact your Toyota dealer. If the lock or unlock switch is kept pressed in, the locking or ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 22
    ...the trunk opener switch. Opening of the trunk lid with the wireless remote control can be changed as follows. Ask your Toyota dealer for details. Vehicles with key cylinder- type ignition switch -Activating alarm D Trunk lid opens by pushing the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 23
    ...transmitter battery, be careful not to lose the components. z Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by a Toyota dealer. z Dispose of used batteries according to the local laws. Replace the transmitter battery by following these procedures: 23...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 24
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) 1. Using a coin or equivalent, open the transmitter case. 2. Remove the circuit ... Put in a new transmitter battery with positive (+) side up. Install the circuit board into the transmitter ... battery are faced correctly. z Do not replace the battery with wet hands. Water may ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 25
    ...transmitter battery, be careful not to lose the components. z Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by a Toyota dealer. z Dispose of used batteries according to the local laws. Replace the transmitter battery by following these procedures: 25...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 26
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) 2. Using a flathead screwdriver or equivalent, open the transmitter case. 3. Remove the... Put in a new battery with the positive (+) side up. Install the cover and insert the mechanical key into...case securely. NOTICE Do not modify the battery case. It may cause a trouble. 26
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 27
    ... the transmitter still does not operate properly, contact your Toyota dealer. The smart key system consists mainly of the following...If you or other passengers use a pacemaker, use the vehicle only after checking the pacemaker manual to confirm that it is safe. If necessary, the entry function can be ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 28
    ... switch (engine switch) is pressed. If the indicator light on the "ENGINE START STOP" switch flashes green, this indicates that the steering wheel remains locked. If...malfunctioning. For details, see "How to start the engine" on page 290 and "Driving and parking using smart key system" ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 29
    ... stations are nearby. ACTUATION AREA The entry function and start function are available to use when a registered key is in the actuation area. 1. Entry ..., you can lock and unlock all the doors by using mechanical key attached to the master key or wireless remote control function. D In places where ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 30
    ... in the following procedures. 1. While the brake pedal is depressed, touch the Toyota logo side of the electronic key to the "ENGINE START STOP" switch. 2. Start ... within 5 seconds after the green indicator light on the "ENGINE START STOP" switch comes on and a buzzer sounds. BATTERY ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 31
    ... in U.S.A. FCC ID: NI4TMLF- 1 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject ...'s authority to operate the equipment. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject ... Cellular phone Cordless phone recharger unit Electric light stand Fluorescent desk ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 32
    ... energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to ... lights and buzzers For details, contact your Toyota dealer. If the smart key system does not... properly because of a system malfunction, consult your Toyota dealer. Make sure to bring all of ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 33
    ...unlock all the doors can be changed to a single key turning operation. For details, contact your Toyota dealer. Vehicles with smart key system-For three seconds ... the smart key system. When you unlock the doors, the interior light, ignition switch light, front personal lights and rear ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 34
    ... 2 seconds. D When attempting to lock the doors with the key near a window or a door handle. A beep will sound continuously for 2... one beep will be heard and turn signal lights flash once. In the following cases, you ... two beeps will be heard and the turn signal lights flash twice. The doors may not ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 35
    ... water splashes on the door handle (for example, in the rain or in a car wash). When you unlock the doors, the interior lights, ignition switch light, front personal lights, rear personal lights and exterior foot lights come on for about 15 seconds and then fade out, even if the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 36
    ... ignition (vehicles with key cylinder- type ignition switch) or key is left in the vehicle (vehicles with smart key...-Locking and unlocking with power door lock switch Move the lock knob. To lock: Push ... doors will open and an accident may occur. Toyota strongly recommends that all children be placed ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 37
    ...switch down on the front side. To unlock: Push the switch down on the rear side. All the doors... or locked with the wireless remote control transmitter, the power door lock switch will not work... all doors and turn the ignition switch to the ON. 2. Shift the selector lever to the "P" position. 3. Within...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 38
    ... speed: 1. Close all doors and turn the ignition switch to the ON. 2. Shift the selector lever from "P" to the "N" position. 3. Within 10 seconds of ...and then release. ignihold lock sec- D Unlocking linked with the ignition switch All doors are automatically unlocked when the driver's door is opened...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 39
    ..., press and the driver's side power door switch in the unlock position for 5 onds and then ... when small children are in the vehicle. Along with the proper use of seat belts, locking the doors helps ... by the inside door handle. We recommend using this feature whenever small children are in the vehicle....
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 40
    ...switches Normal operation: The window moves as long as you hold the switch. To open: Lightly push down the switch. To close: Lightly pull up the switch. If you push in the window ...switch on the driver's door, the passenger's window cannot be operated. The indicator lights on the switch tell you ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 41
    ... fully open or close. To stop the window partway, lightly move the switch in the opposite direction and then ... power window switches of each front door and lower the windows halfway. 2. Pull up the ... cannot be operated properly, have it checked by your Toyota dealer. CAUTION D Never try jamming any ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 42
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) OPERATING THE REAR WINDOWS Use the switch on each rear doors or the switches on the driver's door that control rear passengers' windows... D When small children are in the vehicle, never let them use the power window switches without supervision. Use the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 43
    ... anyone (particularly a small child) alone in your vehicle, with the key left in the vehicle. Otherwise, he/she could use the power window switches and get trapped in a window. Unattended person (particularly a small child) can be involved in a serious ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 44
    ... closed. The buzzer may sound even when the key is not in the trunk. This does not indicate a problem. However, under these circumstances, the trunk cannot be opened using the smart key system. Open the trunk using other methods. OPENING SYSTEM TRUNK WITH SMART ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 45
    ... and open the door behind it. 2. Pull the loop of wire to unlock the trunk lid. This is used in case the trunk lid cannot be unlocked due to a discharged battery or other trouble. This system helps protect things locked in the trunk by safeguarding the trunk ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 46
    ... the lock release switch. 3. After closing the door located behind the rear seat armrest, insert the master key (vehicles with key cylinder- type ignition switch) or mechanical...a time after the trunk lid is closed. Exposing the strap to stronger light will cause it to glow longer. 46
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 47
    ... or death. To open the hood: 1. Pull the hood lock release lever. The hood will spring up slightly. 2. In front of the vehicle, pull up the auxiliary catch lever and lift the hood. Before closing the hood, check to see that you have not forgotten any ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 48
    ...ignition switch is turned off. The engine immobilizer system is set and the indicator light will start ... the side windows. The alarm blows the horn intermittently and flashes the headlights, tail lights... 30 seconds. When the system is set, the indicator light will start flashing again. 4. After making...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 49
    ...indicator light will start flashing again. Reactivating the alarm Once set, the system automatically resets ...not work properly, have it checked by your Toyota dealer. D If any of the doors is unlocked ...switch) or the ignition switch is set to off (vehicles with smart key system). If the tail lights ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 50
    ... tank cap This indicates that the fuel filler door is on the left side of your vehicle. 1. To open the fuel filler door, push the opener switch. When refueling, turn off the engine. CAUTION 2. To remove the fuel tank cap, turn the cap counterclockwise by 90 degrees (to the pressure point 1), and...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 51
    ...D Make sure the cap is tightened securely to prevent fuel spillage in the event of an accident. D Use only a genuine Toyota fuel tank cap for replacement. It is designed to regulate fuel tank pressure. NOTICE To prevent damage to the cap, ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 52
    ... AVALON_U (L/O 0508) To operate the moon roof, use the switch between the personal lights. The moon roof works when the ignition switch is set at ON. The sunshade can be opened or... automatically. If the moon roof cannot be operated properly, have it checked by your Toyota dealer. 52
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 53
    ... the vehicle. Otherwise, he/she could use the moon roof switches and get trapped in the...moving, always keep the heads, hands and other parts of the bodies of all occupants away from the roof opening. ...the roof opening. D Never try jamming any part of your body to activate the jam protection function ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 54
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  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 55
    ... Occupant restraint systems 1- 3 56 56 60 63 64 65 65 66 68 79 98 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Seats ...Front seats ...Driving position memory system ...Rear seats ...Trunk storage extension ...Head restraints ...Armrest ...Seat ventilators/heaters ...Seat belts ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 56
    ... somewhat. If reclining the back of your seat makes it hard to see the road, raise yourself by using a firm, non- slippery cushion, or raise the seat if your vehicle has that ... of the instrument panel controls. D During driving, do not allow any passengers to stand up or move around ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 57
    ... locked in position. D Do not use seat accessories which cover the area where the side airbags inflate... move, causing the driver to lose control of the vehicle. D Do not modify or replace the seats or upholstery of... not put your hands under the seat or near the moving parts. Otherwise, your hands or...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 58
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) -Adjusting front seats (manual seat) NOTICE Do not operate the control switch in more than one dimension at a time. It may cause electrical overload. 1. SEATBACK LEVER ANGLE ADJUSTING Lean forward and pull the lever up. Then lean back to the desired angle and ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 59
    ... the greater the risk of death or personal injury. 4. SEAT LUMBAR ADJUSTING SWITCH only) SUPPORT (driver's side Push the switch on either side. The amount of lumbar support will change while the switch is pushed. Move the control switch in the desired direction. Releasing the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 60
    ... "2" can memorize two separate positions. -Memory call system using memory buttons To make only slight changes to an already memorized position, the ... position, then make the desired changes and perform step 2 above. SETTING THE DRIVING POSITION The ignition switch must be set ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 61
    ...door is opened, you can recall the memorized position using the wireless remote control function or the entry function of the smart key system. This function can be used after setting the driving position by following procedure. CAUTION D Do not start the vehicle while ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 62
    ... one driving position. The driver's door must be closed with the ignition switch is turned off. 1. Push and hold the previously memorized... Push and hold the "SET" switch. 2. Push and hold the lock/unlock button on the wireless remote control until a beep sounds. 3. The memory on the key is disabled. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 63
    ... (L/O 0508) Rear seats SEATBACK ANGLE ADJUSTING LEVER Lean forward and pull the lever up. Then lean back to the desired angle and release the ... gets caught behind the rear seatback, contact your Toyota dealer. D When operating the seat, be careful not to get your hands pinched...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 64
    ... If the door is locked, insert the key and turn it counterclockwise to unlock. Use the master key (vehicles with the key cylinder- type ignition switch) or mechanical key (vehicles with the smart key system). Lock the door after use to protect items in the trunk....
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 65
    ... comfort, adjust the head restraint before driving. To raise: Pull it up. To lower: Push it down while pressing the lock release button....The head restraint is most effective when it is close to your head. Therefore, using a cushion on the seatback is not recommended. Armrest CAUTION Front D Adjust...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 66
    ... turn the knob clockwise. At this time, the indicator light will illuminate to indicate the seat heater is operating. The ignition switch must be set at ON ... to the leftmost position. The indicator light goes off. Push the knob into the recessed position when not in use. Without seat ventilator 66
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 67
    ...do not use the seat heater with a blanket, cushion, or other insulating objects which cover the seat. The front seat ventilator has two switches: one ...counterclockwise. At this time, the indicator light will illuminate to indicate the seat ventilator is operating. The ignition switch must ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 68
    ...Push the knob into the recessed position when not in use. Toyota strongly urges that the driver and ...provide sufficient restraint. Pregnant woman. Toyota recommends the use of a seat belt. Ask your ...and not on the waist. Injured person. Toyota recommends the use of a seat belt. Depending on the injury...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 69
    .... Check for cuts, fraying, and loose parts. Damaged parts should be replaced. Do not disassemble or modify the system... the tab into buckle. up To rethe D Replace the belt assembly (including bolts) if it has been used in a severe impact. The entire assembly should be replaced even if damage is not ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 70
    ... the portion upward through the latch D If the seat belt does not function normally, immediately contact your Toyota dealer. Do not use the seat until the seat belt is fixed, because it cannot protect an adult occupant or your child from death or ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 71
    ... amount of protection in an accident and cause serious injuries in a collision. Seat belts with an adjustable shoulder anchor- Adjust the shoulder anchor position to your size. To raise: Slide the anchor up. To lower: Push in the lock release button and slide the anchor down. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 72
    ...through the guide, the comfort guide pulls the belt away from the neck and head of an occupant. To use the comfort guide, do as follows. Seat belt comfort guides are stored in the both pockets on the sides of the rear seatback. INSTALLING THE COMFORT GUIDE Adjust ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 73
    ...to observe these precautions could reduce the effectiveness of the seat belt in an accident, causing death or serious injury....the rear seat outside position with your fingers and slide the belt past the slot of the guide as shown above. At this time, the elastic cord must be behind the seat belt. 3....
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 74
    ...personalized seat belt extender is available from your Toyota dealer free of charge. Please contact your local Toyota dealer to order the proper required length for ...Additional ordering information is available at your Toyota dealer. REMOVING AND COMFORT GUIDE STORING THE The rear seat...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 75
    ...the seat belt extender. sure the "AIRBAG ON" indicator light is illuminated when using the seat belt extender for the front passenger seat.... after making sure the "AIRBAG ON" indicator light is illuminated. If you use the seat belt extender while the "AIRBAG OFF" indicator light is illuminated, the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 76
    ...properly latching the tab and buckle. D If the seat belt does not function normally, immediately contact your Toyota dealer. Do not use the seat until the seat belt is fixed, because it cannot protect an adult occupant or your child from injury. 76...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 77
    ...OFF" indicator lights 4. Front passenger occupant classification system (ECU and sensors) 5. Seat ...assemblies 6. Front passenger's switch seat belt buckle The seat belt pretensioners are controlled by the airbag... in death or serious injury. Consult your Toyota dealer about any repair and modification...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 78
    ... changes without consulting your Toyota dealer. Such changes can interfere with proper operation of... radio, cassette tape player or compact disc player z Repairs on or near the front seat belt ... 145 in Section 1- 6.) If any of the this indicates or seat belt Toyota dealer following conditions occurs, ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 79
    ...front passenger airbag may deploy if luggage is put in the seat, or the seat belt is buckled up, regardless of the presence of an occupant in the seat. (... wear your seat belt properly. In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible: D The front of the vehicle (shaded in the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 80
    ... or seriously injured by the deploying front 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 ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 81
    .... 1. Front airbag sensors 2. "AIRBAG ON" and "AIRBAG OFF" indicator lights 3. Airbag module for front passenger (airbag and inflator) 4. Front passenger occupant classification system (ECU and sensors) 5. Front passenger's switch seat belt buckle 6. Driver's seat belt buckle ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 82
    ... module for driver (airbag and inflator) 11. SRS warning light The airbag sensor assembly consists of a safing sensor and airbag sensor... and sit as far as possible from the airbag module, while still maintaining control of the vehicle. Parts of the airbag module (steering wheel hub, lower portion of ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 83
    ...or dashboard during airbag deployment can be killed or seriously injured. Toyota strongly recommends that: D The driver sit as far back as possible ...back in the seat, and always use your seat belt properly. D Toyota strongly recommends that all infants and children be placed in the rear seat of the...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 84
    ... Failure to follow these instructions can result in death or serious injury. Consult your Toyota dealer about any repair and modification. If you...modify your vehicle for a person with a physical disability, consult your Toyota dealer. It may dangerously interfere with the SRS side airbags ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 85
    ... changes without consulting your Toyota dealer. Such changes can interfere with proper operation of..."AIRBAG OFF" indicator light, front passenger's seat belt buckle switch, seat belt pretensioner...145 in Section 1- 6.) If any of the this indicates or seat belt Toyota dealer following conditions occurs,...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 86
    ...disconnect the battery cables before contacting your Toyota dealer. In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible: D The SRS front airbags have been inflated. D The front ... section of the steering wheel, lower portion of instrument panel or front passenger airbag cover...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 87
    ... Do not allow anyone to lean his/her head or any part of his/her body against the door or the area of the seat, front pillar, rear pillar ... death or serious injury or being thrown out of the vehicle. For instructions and precautions concerning the seat belt system, see "Seat belts" on...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 88
    ...be killed or seriously injured by the deploying 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 seats of the vehicle ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 89
    ...also cause minor burns or abrasions and swelling. Front seats as well as parts of the front and rear pillars, and roof side rail may be hot for...components, and their locations are shown in the illustration. 1. SRS warning light 2. "AIRBAG ON" and "AIRBAG OFF" indicator lights 3. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 90
    ...) D Do not allow anyone to lean against the door when the vehicle is in use, since the side airbag and curtain shield airbag could inflate ...care should be taken especially when you have a small child in the vehicle. D Sit up straight and well back in the seat, distributing your weight evenly in the...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 91
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) D Do not allow anyone to get his/her head or hands out of windows, since the curtain shield airbags could inflate with considerable speed and force. Otherwise, he/she may be killed or seriously injured. Special care should be taken especially when you have a small child in ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 92
    ...follow these instructions can result in death or serious injury. Consult your Toyota dealer ...vehicle for a person with a physical disability, consult your Toyota dealer. It may dangerously interfere with the SRS ... without consulting your Toyota dealer. Such changes can interfere with proper operation ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 93
    ..."AIRBAG OFF" indicator light, front passenger's seat belt buckle switch, seat belt ...operating properly. If any of the this indicates or seat belt Toyota dealer following conditions occurs,...Contact your as soon as possible. D The light does not come on when the ignition switch is set at ON or remains ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 94
    ... system In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible: Your vehicle... front passenger's seat belt pretensioner. The "AIRBAG OFF" indicator light will be illuminated when the ignition... the battery cables before contacting your Toyota dealer. D Attach a commercial seatback table...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 95
    ... "AIRBAG ON" and "AIRBAG OFF" indicator lights will be illuminated initially when the ignition switch is set at ON. After about four seconds, they will ... the above do not occur. Make sure that the "AIRBAG ON" indicator light is illuminated when an adult is seated in the front passenger seat. If the "...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 96
    ... "AIRBAG OFF" indicator lights "AIRBAG ON" "AIRBAG OFF" Not illuminated "AIRBAG OFF" Front passenger's seat belt reminder light Flashing∗4 Flashing∗4 Off Off Deactivated ...in the front passenger side Front passenger's seat belt pretensioner SRS warning light Off Off Off On ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 97
    ... the seat belt system. sure the "AIRBAG ON" indicator light is illuminated when using the seat belt extender for the front passenger seat. ... after making sure the "AIRBAG ON" indicator light is illuminated. If you use the seat belt extender while the "AIRBAG OFF" indicator light is illuminated, the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 98
    ... a malfunction of the detection system. In this case, contact your Toyota dealer immediately. The "AIRBAG ON" indicator ... restraint" on page 98 in this Section. Toyota strongly urges the use of appropriate child restraint... sit in the rear seat and must be restrained using the vehicle's seat belt. See...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 99
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) D Toyota strongly urges use of a proper child restraint system which ...restraint system on the front passenger seat even if the "AIRBAG OFF" indicator light is illuminated. In the event of ... her head or any part of his/her body against the door or the area of the seat, front or...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 100
    ... system. To provide proper restraint, use a child restraint system following the manufacturer's instructions about the appropriate age and size of ... vehicle has anchor brackets for securing the top strap of a child restraint system. For instructions about how to use the anchor bracket, see "-Using a ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 101
    ... seat (A) INFANT SEAT INSTALLATION An infant seat must be used in rearfacing position only. CAUTION D Never install a rear- facing child restraint system on the front passenger seat even if the "AIRBAG OFF" indicator light is illuminated. In the event of an accident, ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 102
    ... lap and shoulder belt through or around the infant seat following the instructions provided by its manufacturer and insert the tab into the buckle taking care not to twist .... Keep the lap portion of the belt tight. D If the driver's seat position does not allow sufficient space for ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 103
    ... child from death or serious injury. Contact your Toyota dealer immediately. Do not install ... even slightly, it cannot be extended. To hold the infant seat securely, make sure the belt is in the lock ... letting the belt retract. 3. While pressing against the seat let the shoulder it will go to hold ly....
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 104
    ... sure it is secure. Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. 4. To remove the infant seat, press the buckle release button and allow... an adult or older child passenger. (B) CONVERTIBLE SEAT INSTALLATION A convertible seat must be used in forward- facing or rear- facing...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 105
    ...child, complying with the instructions provided by the child restraint system manufacturer. The "AIRBAG OFF" indicator light ... these procedures. The "AIRBAG OFF" indicator light indicates the SRS front passenger airbag ... restraint system and contact your Toyota dealer. CAUTION D Never install a rear...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 106
    .../ her head or any part of his/her body against the door or the area of the seat, front or ... restraint system on the front passenger seat even if the "AIRBAG OFF" indicator light is illuminated. In the event of .... Always move the seat as far back as possible even if the "AIRBAG OFF" indicator light is ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 107
    ...lap and shoulder belt through or around the convertible seat following the instructions provided by its manufacturer and insert the tab into the buckle taking care not to ...Keep the lap portion of the belt tight. D If the driver's seat position does not allow sufficient space for ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 108
    ... properly latching the tab and buckle. D If the seat belt does not function normally, it... child from death or serious injury. Contact your Toyota dealer immediately. Do not install the... even slightly, it cannot be extended. To hold the convertible seat securely, make sure the belt is in the lock mode...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 109
    ... sure it is secure. Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. 4. To remove the convertible seat, press the buckle release button and allow...an adult or older child passenger. (C) BOOSTER SEAT INSTALLATION A booster seat must be used in forward- facing position only. 109...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 110
    ... child to lean his/ her head or any part of his/her body against the door or the area of the seat, front or rear pillar or ... it is unavoidable. Always move the seat as far back as possible even if the "AIRBAG OFF" indicator light is illuminated, because the front passenger airbag could inflate with ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 111
    ... protect your child from death or serious injury. Contact your Toyota dealer immediately. Do not install the child restraint ...lap and shoulder belt through or around the booster seat and across the child following the instructions provided by its manufacturer and insert the tab into the buckle taking...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 112
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) -Using a top strap Symbol Anchor brackets 2. To remove the child booster seat, press the buckle ... the procedure below for a child restraint system that requires the use of a top strap. Use the anchor bracket on the package tray behind the rear seat to attach the top strap....
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 113
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) TO USE THE ANCHOR BRACKET: 1. Lower the head restraint. 2. Open the lid ...bracket. 3. Securely fasten the child restraint system with the seat belt. Latch the hook onto the anchor bracket and tighten the top strap. For instructions to install the child restraint system, see ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 114
    ... pushing and pulling it in different directions. Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. Lower anchorages for the child restraint systems ..., it is not necessary to fix the child restraint system with a seat belt on the vehicle. CHILD RESTRAINT INSTALLATION 1. Adjust the...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 115
    ... it should be anchored. (For the installation of the top strap, see "-Using a top strap" on page 112 in this Section.) For installation details, refer to the instruction manual equipped with each product. Canada only Type A Canada only Type B 115
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) CAUTION D When using the lower anchorages for the child restraint system, be sure that there are no irregular .... Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. D After securing the child restraint system, never recline the seat. D Do not install a ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 117
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) SECTION Steering wheel and Mirrors 1- 4 118 119 120 121 122 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Tilt and telescopic steering wheel ...Outside rear view mirrors ...Anti- glare inside rear view mirror ...Auto anti- glare inside rear view mirror ...Sun visors ... 117
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    ... or serious injuries. D After adjusting the steering wheel, try moving it up and down or forward and rearward ... desired angle and release the lever. When the steering wheel is in a low position, it will spring up as you release the lock release lever. TELESCOPIC STEERING WHEEL To change the steering...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 119
    ... (For details, see "Auto anti- glare inside rear view mirror" on page 121 in this Section.) When you push the rear window defogger switch, the heater panels in the outside rear view mirrors will quickly clear the surface. (See "Rear window and outside...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 120
    ... mirror control NOTICE If ice should jam the mirror, do not operate the control or scrape the mirror face. Use a spray de- icer to free the mirror. Anti- glare inside rear view mirror To adjust a mirror, use the switches. 1. Master switch-To select the mirror to be adjusted ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 121
    .... In automatic function mode, if the mirror detects light from the headlights of the vehicle behind you,... to reduce the reflected light. To turn off the automatic function, press the " " switch. To turn on the automatic ... so that the rear view is optimized. Adjust the mirror so that you can just see ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 122
    ... visor when the visor is in the position 1. It can cover the anti- glare inside rear view mirror and obstruct the rear view. To ensure correct functioning of antiglare mirror sensors located on both side of the mirror, do not touch or cover the sensors with your finger or a piece of...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 123
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) -Vanity mirrors To use the vanity mirrors, swing down the sun visor and open the cover. Vanity lights- The vanity lights come on when you open the cover. To adjust the brightness of the lights, slide the switch. 123
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) SECTION Lights, Wipers and Defogger 1- 5 126 132 132 133 ...CONTROLS Headlights and turn signals ...Emergency flashers ...Instrument panel light control ...Front fog lights ... ...Rear personal lights ...Illuminated entry system ...Windshield wipers and washer ...Rear window and ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 126
    ... structure, etc. HEADLIGHTS Manual operation- To turn on the following lights: Twist the headlight/turn ... above 2-Headlights and all of the The automatic light control sensor is on the top of the center instrument... late, have the sensor adjusted by your Toyota dealer. The headlight low beam indicator...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 127
    ... off. The lights can be turned off immediately by pushing the lock switch on the wireless remote control ...after 20 minutes. To turn on the lights again, turn the ignition switch is set at ON or actuate the headlight ...panel comes on. If this occurs, have your vehicle checked by your Toyota dealer. 127
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) If you replace the rear suspension and/or the vehicle height changes, contact your Toyota dealer to check the automatic headlight leveling system and headlight beam level. High- Low beams-For high beams, turn the headlights on...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 129
    ...parking structure, etc. HEADLIGHTS Manual operation- To turn on the following lights: Twist the headlight/turn ...tell you that the tail lights are on. Position above 2-Headlights and all of the The automatic light control ..., have the sensor adjusted by your Toyota dealer. Automatic light cut off system...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 130
    .... The lights can be turned off immediately by pushing the lock switch on the wireless remote control ... on when the parking brake is released with the engine started, even with the light switch in the "OFF" position. They ... comes on. If this occurs, have your vehicle checked by your Toyota dealer. 130...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 131
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) If you replace the rear suspension and/or the vehicle height changes, contact your Toyota dealer to check the automatic headlight leveling system and headlight beam level. High- Low beams-For high beams, turn the headlights on...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 132
    ... do not leave the switch on longer than necessary when the engine is not running. Instrument panel light control To turn on the push the switch. emergency flashers, To adjust the brightness ... on. All the turn signal lights will flash. To turn them off, push the switch once again. Turn on...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 133
    ... turn on the front fog lights, twist the band of the headlight and turn signal switch lever. ... low beam. To turn on the interior light, push the switch. The interior light switch has the following ...-The rear personal lights can be turned on or off by the interior light switch. To turn on the front ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 134
    ...turned on or off by pushing on each button when the interior light switch is in the "OFF" or "DOOR" position. The interior... on each button. Personal light switch "DOOR"-Turns the light on when any door is opened..., see "Illuminated entry system" on page 135 in this Section. Interior light switch 134...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 135
    ... front and rear personal light, and the ignition switch light (vehicles with key cylinder- ..."DOOR" position. 1. Ignition switch light 2. Interior light 3. Front personal lights 4. Center console ...If all the doors are closed, when the ignition switch is turned off, the lights except the center console ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 136
    ... is set at ACC, the ignition switch light and interior light will fade out. If... the lights will fade out. When the transmission selector lever is placed out of the "P" position with the ignition switch... speed. This feature can be deactivated. For details, ask your Toyota dealer. As soon as the vehicle...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 137
    ... after a three second pause, or can be deactivated. For details, ask your Toyota dealer. For instructions on adding washer fluid, see "...nozzles do not become blocked. If a nozzle becomes blocked, contact your Toyota dealer to have the vehicle serviced. Automatic control adjuster NOTICE If a nozzle ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 138
    ...0508) Even if the wiper lever is in the position 1, the system will switch to intermittent operations in the following conditions: CAUTION Be ...wipers and windshield. When the wiper lever is in the position 1 with the ignition switch on, the wipers could operate automatically in the following cases:...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 139
    ... after a three second pause, or can be deactivated. For details, ask your Toyota dealer. For instructions on adding washer fluid, see "Adding ... nozzles do not become blocked. If a nozzle becomes blocked, contact your Toyota dealer to have the vehicle serviced. NOTICE If a nozzle becomes blocked, do ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 140
    ... water or for melting snow. Type B only-If the outside rear view mirrors are heavily coated with ice, use a spray de- icer before operating the switch. NOTICE When cleaning the inside of the rear window, be careful not to scratch or damage the heater...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 141
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) SECTION 1- 6 142 142 143 143 145 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Gauges, Meters and Service reminder indicators Fuel gauge ...Engine coolant temperature gauge ...Tachometer ...Odometer and two trip meters ...Service reminder indicators and warning buzzers ... 141
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 142
    .... If the indicator lamp does not go off, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. Engine coolant temperature gauge Low fuel level warning light The gauge indicates the approximate quantity of fuel remaining in the tank when the ignition switch is set at ON. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 143
    ... the air conditioning on in stop- and- go traffic. D Towing a trailer. NOTICE z Do not remove the ...engine speed in thousands of rpm (revolutions per minute). Use it while driving to select correct shift points ...each trip meter was set to zero. You can use one trip meter to calculate the fuel economy ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 144
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) 3. Trip meter reset knob-Resets the two trip meters to zero, and also change the meter display. To change the meter ...trip meter B, then back to the odometer each time you push. To reset the trip meter A to zero, display the meter A reading, then push...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 145
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Service reminder indicators and warning buzzers If the indicator or ... brake is off, stop immediately and contact Toyota dealer. (b) (indicator and buzzer) Fasten driver... check. (e) Stop and check. (f) or Take vehicle to Toyota dealer. (g) Low fuel level warning light...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 146
    ...If brake system warning light is also on, stop immediately and contact Toyota dealer. (h) or (i) (indicator and buzzer) Close all doors. (j) Take... dealer immediately. (k) Take vehicle to Toyota dealer. (l) Add washer fluid. (m) Take vehicle to Toyota dealer. (n) Replace engine oil. 146
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    ... on... Do this. (o) (indicator and buzzer) Dynamic laser cruise control master warning light Shift selector lever to "P" and turn off engine. Check key. (p) Check condition according to warning code. If system malfunctions, contact Toyota dealer. (q) Key reminder buzzer Remove key. 147
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    ...operation does not indicate a problem. (b) Driver's Seat Belt Reminder Light and Buzzer ... Toyota dealer. D When the parking brake is applied...This light comes on for a few seconds when the ignition switch .... Have your vehicle checked at your Toyota dealer in the following cases: D The brake system...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 149
    ... off when the engine is started. When there are problems in the charging system while the engine is running, the warning light ... place and stop the engine immediately. Call a Toyota dealer or qualified repair shop for assistance. ... in a safe place and contact your Toyota dealer. NOTICE Do not drive ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 150
    ... control system, automatic transmission electrical system or warning light system itself. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. If engine speed ... off even after several trips, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. CAUTION Be especially careful ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 151
    ... a malfunction somewhere in the components monitored by the warning light system. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. Vehicles with vehicle stability ... your vehicle at a safe place and contact your Toyota dealer. In this case, not only the anti- lock ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 152
    ... light system. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. (i) Open Door Warning... power sources. If any of the this indicates or seat belt Toyota dealer following conditions occurs, ... vehicle at a safe place and contact your Toyota dealer. In this case, not only the anti-...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 153
    ... when applied, there is no problem to continue your driving. In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer: (l) Low Windshield ... after a few seconds. If it comes on, have your vehicle checked by your Toyota dealer. (n) Engine Oil Replacement Reminder Light (for vehicles sold in U.S.A.) This ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 154
    ...(p) Dynamic Laser Cruise Control Master Warning Light This light warns that there is a problem somewhere in the dynamic laser cruise control system. The light will come on when the ignition switch is... light, engine oil replacement reminder light and dynamic laser cruise master warning light...
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) 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. 155
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    ... 1- 7 158 161 165 167 169 169 172 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Ignition switch, Transmission and Parking brake Ignition switch ...Automatic transmission ...Traction control system ...Vehicle stability control system ...Parking brake ...Cruise control ......
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 158
    ... (with key cylinder- type ignition switch) "LOCK"-Engine is off and the steering wheel is locked. The key...on page 16 in Section 1- 2.) When starting the engine, the key may seem stuck at the "LOCK" position. To free it, first be sure the key is pushed all the way in, and then rock the steering wheel ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 159
    ... key system) Third time-Power off (indicator light off) Pressing the "ENGINE START STOP" switch again returns the ignition switch to the ... If a buzzer sounds and the smart key system warning light comes on for 5 seconds when pressing the "ENGINE START STOP" switch, this indicates that the key is not...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 160
    ... which mode is selected. When the indicator light is green, pressing the "ENGINE START STOP" switch once ... 3.) If the amber indicator light on the "ENGINE START STOP" switch blinks, this indicates a malfunction ...off the engine immediately and contact your Toyota dealer. Approximately five hours after ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 161
    ... only shift out of "P" position when the brake pedal is depressed (with the ignition switch is set at ON). (a) Selector lever The shift position is also ... position Sequential position Shift with the brake pedal depressed. (The ignition switch must be set at ON.) Shift normally. Selector lever N: ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 162
    ...Normal driving 1. Start the engine as instructed in "How to start the engine" on page 290 in Section 3. The transmission must ... cruising, hill climbing, hard towing, etc. Always use the "D" position for better fuel ... can change the shift range position. The shift range position can be switched between...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 163
    ...not come on even with the selector lever moved to the sequential position, there may be a problem somewhere in the system. Have your vehicle checked/repaired by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. In this case, you can drive in the same condition as ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 164
    ...moving. Serious mechanical damage and loss of vehicle control may result. D Move the selector lever down to the "- " side to select the "2" range. The transmission will downshift to second range when the vehicle speed drops down to or lower than 91 km...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 165
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Traction control system (g) Good driving practice D If the transmission repeatedly shifts up and down between... shift automatic transmission selector lever" on page 325 in Section 4. The traction control system automatically helps prevent the spinning of...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 166
    ...the indicator light does not come on when the ignition is turned on, contact your Toyota dealer. NORMAL DRIVING MODE Leave the system on ... mode, but does not indicate a malfunction. "VSC" warning light This light warns that there is a problem somewhere in the traction control system or the vehicle ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 167
    ... following cases, contact your Toyota dealer: The vehicle stability control system helps provide ... after the ignition switch is set at ON. D The warning light comes on while driving. D Only use tires of...may not function correctly. When replacing the tires or wheels, contact your Toyota dealer. (See ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 168
    ... following cases, contact your Toyota dealer: D The warning light does not come on after the ignition switch is set at ... If the indicator light does not come on when the ignition is turned on, contact your Toyota dealer. "VSC" warning light This light warns that there is a problem somewhere in the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 169
    ... be maintained although a slight speed change may occur when driving up or down gradient, within the limits of engine performance. On steeper hills,... is fully released and the parking brake reminder light is off. D To help maintain maximum control of your vehicle, do not use the cruise control when ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 170
    ... control set speed, cancel the cruise control then downshift the transmission to use engine braking to slow down. CAUTION To avoid accidental cruise control engagement, ...is turned off, the system automatically turned off. To use the cruise control again, push "ON- OFF" button again to...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 171
    ... preset speed automatically cancels out for other than the above reasons, do not operate the cruise control. Although it is no problem to continue driving, have your vehicle checked by your Toyota dealer at the earliest opportunity. 171
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    ... mph) again. CRUISE CONTROL FAILURE WARNING If "CRUISE" indicator light in the instrument cluster flashes when using the cruise control, push "ON- OFF" button to turn ... goes out after it comes on. If this is the case, contact your Toyota dealer and have your vehicle inspected. 172
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 173
    ... (L/O 0508) -Dynamic laser cruise control modes 1. Cruise control switch 2. Distance switch 3. "CRUISE" indicator light 4. "NORM." indicator light (conventional cruise control mode indicator light) 5. Display 6. Master warning light 7. "READY" indicator light ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 174
    ...not prevent accidents. Dynamic laser cruise control is a vehicle speed control device that is intended for use only on freeways or roads where the traffic is light or moderate. To avoid serious injury, you must use caution and be attentive to ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 175
    ... because of insufficient automatic deceleration, then the alarm warns you to also manually apply brakes. 3. Follow- up cruising function: After deceleration, your ... If the vehicle ahead changes lanes, your vehicle cruising speed will be gradually increased up to the preset speed, and ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 176
    ...icy or snow- covered road surfaces), the tires will race and you will be unable to control the vehicle....distance is maintained. D Do not use dynamic laser cruise control in the following conditions: In bad.... When using the windshield wipers at high or low speeds the dynamic laser radar cruise control...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 177
    ...slow down your vehicle. Dynamic laser cruise control should not be used in circumstances which are inappropriate for any cruise control, such as entering free way on-... off- ramps. CAUTION D Do not use dynamic laser cruise control when exiting from or when entering or merging onto a ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 178
    ... cleared. When you use the dynamic laser cruise control again, you need to reset the data....cruise control, press the "ON- OFF" button. This turns the system on. When the "CRUISE" and "READY" indicator lights ...also automatically turned off. To use dynamic laser cruise control again, press the "ON- OFF"...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 179
    ... other than the above reasons, do not operate the dynamic laser cruise control. Although there is no problem to continue driving, please contact your Toyota dealer. b. Depressing the brake pedal. c. Pressing the "ON- OFF" button. If cancelled ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 180
    ... the brake pedal. If you use the brake pedal, cruise control is cancelled. RESUMING THE PRESET SPEED ... the vehicle ahead, so increasing the preset speed using the control lever does not accelerate the ...the preset speed has been set higher using the control lever. Confirm the setting on the display. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 181
    ...to- vehicle distances. 1. LONG 2. MIDDLE 3. SHORT Each time you push the distance switch briefly, the setting changes from LONG to MIDDLE to SHORT and then ... distance setting can be changed. The vehicle- to- vehicle distance is always set to LONG when the ignition switch is turned on. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 182
    ... below about 40 km/h (25 mph), braking control will cease, requiring the manual application of brakes. CAUTION D If the display flashes and beeps, you ... maintain sufficient vehicle- to- vehicle distance. CAUTION Braking control will not ensure that your vehicle will reduce speed ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 183
    ...cruise control while the vehicle- to- vehicle distance control mode is on, the master warning light comes on and the alarm sounds, and one of the warning codes "C1", ...radar sensor alignment. Be sure to have the sensor adjusted by your Toyota dealer. D Do not affix a sticker (including a...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 184
    .... Although there is no problem to continue driving, please contact your Toyota dealer. If "C2.... Although there is no problem to continue driving, please contact your Toyota dealer. D The wipers are ... Although there is no problem to continue driving, please contact your Toyota dealer. CAUTION Always...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 185
    ... within the limits of engine performance, although a slight speed change may occur when driving up or ... speed change will occur so it is better to drive without the cruise control. D Do not use the... cancel the conventional cruise control mode and then downshift the transmission to use engine braking ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 186
    ...- to- vehicle distance control mode activates and is used, it cannot be changed to the conventional cruise control mode using the above operation. To change the mode, press the "ON- OFF" button to turn ...if the master warning light comes on, the alarm sounds and the display indicates the warning code ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 187
    ...above reasons, do not operate the cruise control. Although it is no problem to continue driving, have your vehicle checked by your Toyota dealer at the earliest opportunity. RESETTING TO A FASTER SPEED Push the lever up in the "+ RES" direction ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 188
    ... If there is trouble in the conventional cruise control mode, the "CRUISE" indicator light in the instrument ... when the conventional cruise control mode is in the ready mode or operating, the master warning light comes ... there is no problem to continue driving, please contact your Toyota dealer. 188...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 189
    ...190 191 215 216 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Reference ...Using your audio system ...Audio remote controls ...Audio system operating hints ... For information about the... a vehicle equipped with navigation system, please refer to the separate "Navigation System Owner's Manual". 189
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 190
    ... controller) Type 3: AM·FM radio/compact disc player with changer (with cassette player and XM satellite radio∗ controller) ∗: Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. 190
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 191
    ... open the audio cover. Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. SWITCHING BETWEEN FUNCTIONS Push "AM", ...one function to another. ∗: Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details....
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    ... the responsibility of the XM satellite radio and are subject to change. Satellite tuner technology notice: Toyota's satellite radio tuners are awarded Type Approval ... the specific radio ID code. ∗: Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. 192
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 193
    ...details about your system's tone and balance controls, see the description of your own system... in mind that if you are listening to a stereo recording or broadcast, changing the right/left balance... has an antenna printed on the inside of the rear window. NOTICE Putting a film (especially a conductive...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 194
    ...disc into slot at a time. z Never try to disassemble or oil any part of the compact disc player. Do not insert anything other than ... features" described below. NOTICE Never try to disassemble or oil any part of the cassette player. Do not insert anything other than cassette tapes into the slot. 194
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 195
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) -Controls and features "Type 1 Details of specific buttons, controls, and features are described in the alphabetical list that follows. 195
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    ... "FM" button.) (Eject button) This button is used to eject a compact disc. (Reverse/Fast- forward button) Cassette player Push " " (preset ... completely, the cassette will play the other side of the tape using the auto- reverse feature. Compact disc player " (preset button 6) or Push and hold " " " (...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 197
    ... empty. Insert a disc. "ERROR 4": Over- current. Toyota dealer to inspect. Ask your Dolbyr B ... tapes with this button on or off according to the mode used to record the tape. ∗ : Dolby noise reduction manufactured ... still exists, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer. FM Push the "FM" button to...
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    ... "SEEK/ TRACK" button. Do this again to find the station after that. Cassette player Use this button to skip up or down to locate a song or recording. ...ST (Stereo reception) display Your radio automatically changes to stereo reception when a stereo broadcast is received. "ST" appears on...
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) TEXT This button is used to change the display for the compact disc that contains text... hear a beep. The rest of the title will appear. TRACK (Tracking up/down) Use this button to skip up... button one time. TUNE (Tuning) Turn the "TUNE" knob clockwise to step up the frequency....
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    ... then play that same side. If a tape fast- forwards completely, the cassette will play the other side of the tape using the auto- reverse feature. Compact disc player " (preset button 6) or Push and hold " " " (preset button 5) to fast- ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 202
    ...the disc or magazine again. "ERROR 4": Over- current. Toyota dealer to inspect. Ask your If the ...still exists, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer. Ɲ DISC Ɯ Use the "Ɲ DISC Ɯ" button to select a ... button is used to load the compact discs in the compact disc player. This player can store up to...
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    ...- reverse feature: After the cassette player reaches the end of a tape side, it automatically reverses... button 3). "RAND" will appear on the display and the player will perform the tracks on the disc you are listening... this button again. RPT (Repeat) Cassette player Push "RPT" (preset button 2) while...
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    ... this again to find the station after that. Cassette player Use this button to skip up or down to locate a song or recording. You...). A blank space of at least 3 seconds is considered to be a start of a recording. When the beginning of a tape is reached, the player automatically resumes play. When the...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 205
    ... stereo to mono reception. TAPE Push the "TAPE" button to play a cassette tape. The indicator light will come on. TEXT This button is used to change the display for the compact disc that contains text data. To change the display, quickly push and ...
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) "Type 3 Details of specific buttons, controls and features are described in the alphabetical list that follows. 206
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    ... release the button, the compact disc player will resume playing. Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. (Eject button) This button is used to eject one or all compact discs. To eject ...
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    ... has received the information. Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. D The XM antenna is not connected. .... D A short- circuit occurs in the antenna or the surrounding antenna cable. See a Toyota certified dealer. 208
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    ... unit is empty. Insert a disc. "ERROR 3": There is a problem inside the system. Eject the disc or magazine. ...disc or magazine again. "ERROR 4": Over- current. Toyota dealer to inspect. Ask your DISC/... exists, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer. D D D D D D D D D D D D D D NEWS SPORTS TALK POP ...
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    ... is inserted, the shutter will close after 15 seconds. Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. FM Push the "FM" button to turn on the radio and select the FM band. The indicator light will ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 211
    ...- reverse feature: After the cassette player reaches the end of a tape side, it automatically reverses ... button 3). "RAND" will appear on the display and the player will perform the tracks on the disc you are listening ... feature to work correctly. Compact disc player There are two repeat features-you...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 212
    ... first track on the next disc. To stop scanning, push this button again. If the player has scanned all the discs, it will stop scanning. Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. 212
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    ... "SEEK/TRACK" button. Repeat until a desired channel is found. ∗: Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. Cassette player Use this button to skip up or down to locate a song or ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 214
    ... the knob counterclockwise to step down the channel. ∗: Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 215
    ... side of the switch. Repeat until a desired channel is found. ∗: Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. Cassette player This switch has the following features- To skip up or down to a ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 216
    ... play the other side of the tape using the auto- reverse feature. Compact disc player Use this switch to skip up or down to a different track in either direction. ... or "Ɯ" side of the switch until the disc you want to listen to is set. RADIO RECEPTION Usually, a problem with radio ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 217
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Here are some common reception problems that you may experience. FM Fading and drifting stations-Generally, the effective range of... will not occur in a particular installation. Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. 217
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    ... player and tapes: Clean the tape head and other parts regularly. D Avoid using cassettes with a total playing time ...way to clean them is by using a cleaning tape. (A wet type is recommended.) Use high- quality cassettes. D Low- quality cassette tapes can cause many problems, including poor sound, ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 219
    ... DISCS COMPACT DISC D Your compact disc player is intended for use with 12 cm (4.7 in.) discs only. D ...can keep your compact disc player from working. On hot days, use the air conditioning to cool the ...ROM Special shaped discs CAUTION Compact disc players use an invisible laser beam which could ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 220
    ... (L/O 0508) NOTICE Do not use special shaped, transparent/translucent, low quality or labeled discs such as those shown in the illustrations. The use of such discs may damage the player or changer, or it may be impossible to eject the disc. Correct Wrong Low quality discs D ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 221
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) To clean a compact disc: Wipe it with a soft, lint- free cloth that has been dampened with water. Wipe in a straight line from the ... of the disc (not in circles). Dry it with another soft, lint- free cloth. Do not use a conventional record cleaner or anti- static device. 221
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) SECTION Air conditioning system 1- 9 224 228 228 231 232 233 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Controls ...Air flow selector settings ...Operating tips ...Climate remote controls ...Instrument panel and rear vents ...Air conditioning filter ... 223
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Controls 1. Air conditioning display (without navigation system) 2. Air conditioning ... system, see the separate "Navigation System Owner's Manual.") 3. Windshield air flow button 4. Temperature ...) 11. Fan speed selector 12. "DUAL" button (temperature setting mode change) 224
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    ... the "AUTO" button with the air intake mode at FRESH, internal circulation may be applied for maximum cooling. You may use manual controls if you want to select your own settings. Fan speed selector Push the "Ɯ" (increase) or "Ɲ" (decrease)...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 226
    .... Pressing this button once again returns the air flow mode to the last one used. In this position, the air intake selector mode changes to FRESH automatically to clean up the front view quickly. It is not possible to return to RECIRCULATE in this...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 227
    ... off, press the button again. If the "A/C" button indicator flashes, there is a problem in the air conditioning system and the air conditioning automatically shuts off. If this happens, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer for service. Air intake selector Press the button to select ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 228
    ...) Air flow selector settings Operating tips D To cool off your Toyota after it has been parked in the hot sun, drive with the...D When driving on dusty roads, close all windows. If dust thrown up by the vehicle is still drawn into the vehicle after closing the windows, it is recommended that the air ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 229
    ... vehicle interior. Heating For best results, set controls to: -For automatic operation Press in the "AUTO" button. ...FRESH (outside air) Air conditioning-OFF -For manual operation Fan speed-To the desired fan ...-FRESH (outside air) Air conditioning-ON -For manual operation Fan speed-To the desired fan ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 230
    ... temperature Air intake-FRESH (outside air) Air conditioning-OFF -For manual operation Fan speed-To the desired fan speed Temperature-Towards low ... the air flow mode to the last one used. In this position, the air intake selector mode changes to FRESH automatically to clean up the front view quickly....
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 231
    ... may be applied for maximum cooling. You may use manual controls if you want to select your own settings. ... air flow. choose Some parts of the air conditioning system can be adjusted using the switches on the steering wheel. Details of the specific switches, controls, and features are described ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 232
    ...Instrument panel and rear vents With the "DUAL" button indicator off-This button changes the temperature on the driver side and front passenger side simultaneously. ... conditioning system. Side vents Rear vents If air flow control is not satisfactory, check the instrument panel vents and rear vents...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 233
    ... conditioning filter may clog after long use. The filter may need to be replaced if the air flow of the air ...maintenance information, please refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement".) The air conditioning filter information label is placed as shown and indicates that...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 234
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) 1. Open the glove box. Remove the screw with a Phillips- head screwdriver and slide off the damper as shown. 2. Push in each side of the glove box to disconnect the claws. 3. Remove the filter cover while pushing in both ends of the cover. 234
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    ... on the surface. If it is dirty, it should be replaced. When inserting the filter in the filter outlet, keep the arrow pointing up. INFORMATION The air filter should be installed properly in position. The use of air conditioning with the air filter removed may ...
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    ...0508) SECTION Other equipment 1- 10 238 241 241 246 247 248 251 252 253 254 255 256 256 257 257 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Center display ...Clock ...Compass ...Cigarette lighter and ashtrays ...Power outlets ...Garage door opener ...Glove box ...Auxiliary boxes ...Rear console box ......
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Center display- 1. Audio display (For details, see "Audio system" on page 189 in Section 1- 8.) 2. Air conditioning display (For details, see "Air conditioning system" on page 223 in Section 1- 9.) 3. Pattern selector knob 4. Cruise information display 5. Outside ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 239
    ...the center display Operate the center ignition switch on. display with the Pattern selector knob This knob is used to select the pattern of the display....and air conditioning display 3. Display off When the ignition switch is set at ON, the last previously used mode displayed just before the ignition...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 240
    ... - ", "F" or "E" will appear on the display. If "- - ", "F" or "E" appears on the display, contact your Toyota dealer. There may be a case that "- - ", "F" or "E" appears momentarily when the ignition switch is quickly set to ON. It is normal if it goes...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 241
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Clock When the instrument panel lights are turned on, the brightness of the time indication may be reduced. Compass To reset the hour: Push the "H" button. To reset the minutes: Push the "M" button. If quick adjustment to a...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 242
    ... object on or near the inside rear view mirror.) D The battery has been disconnected. If ...: The compass sensor is in the inside rear view mirror. D The vehicle is stopped immediately after turning.... adjust while the vehicle is stopped. D The ignition switch is turned off immediately after turning....
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 243
    ... varies according to the geographic position of the vehicle. To adjust this deviation, stop the vehicle, " switch until then push and hold the " the zone number appears on the display. Then push the " " switch, referring to the following map to select the number of the zone where the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 244
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Samoa: 5 Guam: 8 Saipan: 8 After calibration, leaving the system for several seconds returns it to the compass mode. CAUTION Do not adjust the display while the vehicle is moving. Be sure to adjust the display only when the vehicle is stopped. Zone number 244
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    ... just after you have purchased your Toyota. And then always perform circling calibration ... and " switch until "C" appears on hold the " the display. If "C" appears on the display because of a drastic change in... magnetized vehicle etc., take your vehicle to Toyota dealer. D During calibration, do not ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 246
    ..., then press in the lighter. After it finishes heating up, it automatically pops out ready for use. If the engine is not running, the ... be set at ACC. Do not hold the cigarette lighter pressed in. Use a Toyota genuine cigarette lighter or equivalent for replacement. ASHTRAY Type A D When doing the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 247
    ... stop while driving, always completely close the ashtray after use. The power outlets are designed power supply for car accessories. for The ignition switch must be set at ACC or ON for the power outlet to be used. NOTICE z To prevent the fuse from ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 248
    ... AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Garage door opener (a) Programming the HomeLinkR Indicator light The HomeLinkR in your vehicle has 3 buttons and you can store ...transmitter 25 to 75 mm (1 to 3 in.) away from the surface of the HomeLinkR. Keep the indicator light on the HomeLinkR in view while programming. 248
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    ... the buttons until step 4 has been completed. 4. When the indicator light on the HomeLinkR changes from a slow to a rapid flash after 20 seconds, you ... button. The garage door has the rolling code feature if the indicator light (on the HomeLinkR) flashes rapidly and then remains lit after 2 seconds. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 250
    ... systems, home door locks or lighting, contact your authorized Toyota dealer for assistance. Reprogramming a ... 20 seconds, you can release both buttons. D Toyota Customer Experience Center at 1- 800- 331- 4331 (U.S.A.) D Toyota Canada Customer Interaction Centre at 1- 888- 869- 6828 (Canada) 250
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    ... to on the internet at: WWW.HOMELINK.COM HomeLinkR This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and with RSS... potential harm or damage. D Do not use this HomeLinkR Universal Transceiver with any garage... or death. To use the glove box: Open by pulling the lever. Lock by inserting the master key...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 252
    ... stop, always keep the glove box door closed while driving. To use the auxiliary boxes, open the lids as shown in the following illustrations. CAUTION...always keep the auxiliary box closed while driving. D Type A-It is designed for holding a light objects, do not place any heavy objects in it. Heavy...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 253
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Rear console box Type C (door panel) Type E (rear seat) To access the rear console box, pull up the lock release lever while raising the rear console box lid. CAUTION To reduce the chance of injury in case of ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 254
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Cup holders It is possible to use the rear console box lid as an armrest by moving it as shown in the illustration. When using the console box, return the lid to its original position. Type A (center console) Type B (rear armrest) Type C (rear armrest) 254
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 255
    ... designed for holding cups or drink- cans securely. To use the cup holder, do the following. Type A-... selector lever out of "R" position and push the switch. D To reduce the chance of injury in case of an accident or sudden stop while driving, keep the cup holder closed when it is not in use. 255
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    ... engine is running. z Observe the following to avoid damage and/or malfunction: Grocery bag hooks Do not overload the sunshade motor and other parts (for instance by pushing down on the sunshade bracket while it is opening). Do not place anything where they may hinder the opening/closing of the ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 257
    ... To secure belongings, hang the cargo net on the hooks. Use a floor mat of the correct size. If the ... mat clip into the hole in the floor mat have a use with a with locking carpet. CAUTION Make sure the ..., it may cause an accident. NOTICE z Do not use the net to secure sharp or heavy objects. The ...
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    ... AVALON_U (L/O 0508) SECTION Information before driving your Toyota Break- in period ...Fuel ...Fuel pump shut off system...spark plugs ...Brake system ...Brake pad wear limit indicators ...Your Toyota's identification ...Theft prevention labels ...Suspension and chassis ...Tire information ...Vehicle...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 260
    ... To help prevent gas station mix- ups, your Toyota has a smaller fuel tank opening. ... a steady speed on level roads, consult your Toyota dealer. However, occasionally, you may notice ... effectiveness and the emission control system to function improperly. Also, this can increase maintenance costs. 260
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    ... vehicle emissions, and improve air quality. OXYGENATES IN GASOLINE Toyota allows the use of oxygenate blended gasoline .... If this happens, contact your Toyota dealer for service. GASOLINE QUALITY In a very few cases, ... brands. If this does not rectify your problem, then consult your Toyota dealer. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 262
    .... Gasohol may cause paint damage. FUEL TANK CAPACITY 70 L (18.5 gal., 15.4 Imp. gal.) ... off system activates, set the ignition switch to ACC or off once and start it. Operation in foreign countries If you plan to drive your Toyota in another country...First, comply with the vehicle registration laws...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 263
    ...control system operate properly, your vehicle must receive the periodic inspections required by the Toyota Maintenance Schedule. For scheduled maintenance information, refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement". The ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 264
    ... you smell exhaust fumes in the vehicle, drive with the windows open and the trunk lid closed. Have the cause immediately located and corrected. D Oil is used to lubricate pistons, piston rings and... oil into the combustion chamber. This oil as well as some part of the oil film left on the cylinder ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 265
    ...High temperature exhaust gases also burn the oil used to lubricate the exhaust valve stems.... consumed depends on the viscosity of the oil, the quality of the oil and the conditions the vehicle is driven under.... level be checked regularly. Toyota recommends that the oil level be checked every time you ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 266
    ... D Do not pump the brake pedal if the engine stalls. Each push on the pedal uses up your reserved vacuum. D Even if the ... harder than normal. And your braking distance will increase. NOTICE Use only Toyota genuine iridiumtipped spark plugs and do not adjust gaps for your engine performance and ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 267
    ...brake system is designed to help prevent lock- up of the wheels during a sudden braking or braking ... brake system assists in providing vehicle control, it is still important to drive with all due ... of you, because there are limits to the vehicle stability and effectiveness of steering wheel operation ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 268
    ...a longer stopping distance in the following cases: "ABS" warning light Vehicles without the vehicle stability control system- The light comes on when the ignition switch is set at ON. If the anti- lock brake system works properly, the light turns off after a few seconds. Thereafter, ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 269
    ... light system. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. "ABS" warning light... system. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. D The light does not come...vehicle at a safe place and contact your Toyota dealer. In this case, not only the anti-...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 270
    ... whenever the parking brake shoes and/or drums are replaced. Have your Toyota dealer perform the bedding- down. BRAKE ASSIST SYSTEM (vehicles with vehicle stability... driving, have the brake pads checked and replaced by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. Expensive rotor damage ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 271
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Your Toyota's identification- -Vehicle identification number -Engine number The vehicle identification ... through the windshield from outside. This is the primary identification number for your Toyota. It is used in registering the ownership of your vehicle. The vehicle ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 272
    ...reduce the incidence of vehicle thefts by facilitating the tracing and recovery of parts from stolen vehicles. The label is designed so that once it is... integrity of the label. Transferring these labels intact from one part to another, will be impossible. Suspension and chassis CAUTION Do not modify...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 273
    ...wear indicators- For details, see "Checking and replacing tires" on page 357. 4. Uniform tire quality grading- For details, see "-Uniform tire quality grading" that follows. 5. Tire ply composition and materials- Plies mean a layer of rubber- coated parallel cords...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 274
    ... tire has a tube inside the tire and the tube maintains the air pressure. 8. Load limit at maximum cold tire inflation pressure- For details, see "Checking and replacing tires" on page 357. 9. Maximum cold tire inflation pressure- This means the pressure ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 275
    ... ONLY" molded into its sidewall. This tire is designed for temporary emergency use only. For details, see "Compact spare tire" on ...- For details, see "Checking and replacing tires" on page 357. 5. Load limit at maximum cold tire inflation pressure- For details, see "Checking and replacing tires" on ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 276
    ...Tire Identification Number (TIN). 1. "DOT" symbol 2. Tire Identification Number (TIN) 3. Tire manufacturer's identification mark 4. Tire size code 5. Manufacturer's optional tire type code (3 or 4 letters) 6. Manufacturing week 7. Manufacturing...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 277
    ... 0508) -Tire size -Name of each section of tire This illustration indicates typical tire size. 1. Tire use (P=Passenger car, T=Temporary use) 2. Section width (in millimeters) 3. Aspect ratio (tire height to section width) 4. Tire construction code (R=...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 278
    ... Administration of the U.S. Department of Transportation. It provides the purchasers and/or prospective purchasers of Toyota vehicles with information on uniform tire quality grading. Your Toyota dealer will help answer any questions you may have as you read this ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 279
    ... the generation of heat and its ability to dissipate heat when tested under controlled conditions on a specified indoor laboratory test wheel. Sustained high .... The grade C corresponds to a level of performance which all passenger car tires must meet under the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 280
    ... Meaning the combined weight (in excess of those standard items which may be replaced) of automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, power windows, power seats, radio, and heater, to the extent that these items are available...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 281
    ...metal support for a tire or a tire and tube assembly upon which the tire beads are seated ...bead seat rim diameter and width the industry of manufacturer's designation for a rim by style or code... (150 lb.) times the vehicle's designated seating capacity the load on an individual tire that is determined...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 282
    ...) and dividing by two the surface area of the rim not covered by the inflated tire Table 1-Occupant loading and ... for vehicle normal load for various designated seating capacities Designated seating capacity, number of occupants 2 through 4 5 through 10 Vehicle normal load, number of occupants 2 3 ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 283
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Vehicle load limits Vehicle load limits include total load capacity, seating capacity, towing capacity and cargo capacity. Follow the load limits shown below. Total load capacity and seating capacity are also ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 284
    ... or turning, and impair the driver's control of the vehicle. In an accident they may injure the vehicle occupants. -Capacity and distribution Cargo capacity depends... capacity) = (Total load capacity) - (Total weight of occupants) STEPS FOR DETERMINING CORRECT LOAD LIMIT 1. Locate the statement "The ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 285
    .... Consult this manual to determine how this reduces the available cargo and luggage load capacity of your vehicle. For the U.S.A.-Toyota does not recommend towing a trailer with your vehicle. Your vehicle is not designed for trailer towing. For ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 286
    ...and luggage on your vehicle. For details about total load capacity, see "Vehicle load limits" on page 283. CAUTION Even if the total ... snow- covered or icy roads. For driving on snow- covered or icy roads, we recommend using snow tires. If installing snow tires, be sure to replace all four tires. 2. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 287
    ...not mix summer and all season tires on your vehicle as this can cause dangerous handling characteristics, resulting in loss of control. D Do not use tires other than the manufacturer's designated tires, and never mix tires or wheels of the sizes different ...
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    ... AND DRIVING Starting and driving Before starting the engine ...How to start the engine ...Driving and parking using smart key system ...Tips for driving in various conditions ...Winter driving tips ...Dinghy towing ...Trailer towing ...How to save fuel and make your vehicle last ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 290
    ... outside rear view mirrors. 4. Lock all the doors. 5. Fasten seat belts. How to start the engine- ... you press and hold the "ENGINE START STOP" switch, the function will keep cranking for about 30 seconds... parking brake firmly. 2. Turn off unnecessary lights and accessories. 3. Put the selector lever ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 291
    ... (with key cylinder- type ignition switch) Before starting the engine, be sure to follow the instructions in "(a) Before cranking". Normal starting ... temperature is within normal range. If the engine stalls...Simply restart it, using the correct procedure given in normal starting. If the engine will ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 292
    ...pedal firmly depressed, the indicator light on the "ENGINE START STOP" switch will turn green. Check that the automatic transmission selector lever ... key does not work. You can start the engine by touching the Toyota logo side of the electronic key to the "ENGINE START STOP" switch. For derails, see ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 293
    ... flashes and the smart key system warning light on the instrument cluster comes on, there is a problem in the push button start function or the steering lock function. Contact your Toyota dealer and have your vehicle and all keys inspected. When the battery ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 294
    ... to follow the instructions for case (B) above. In addition, the smart key system warning light on the instrument ...pressing the "ENGINE START STOP" switch and checking that the ignition switch indicator light has... the "ENGINE START STOP" switch and checking that the ignition switch indicator light has...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 295
    ... pressing the "ENGINE START STOP" switch and checking that the ignition switch indicator light has gone... pressing the "ENGINE START STOP" switch and checking that the ignition switch indicator light has ...pressing the "ENGINE START STOP" switch and checking that the ignition switch indicator light has ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 296
    ...ENGINE START STOP" switch. (L) The "ENGINE START STOP" switch flashes amber once every 2 seconds. This indicates a problem with the push button start function or the steering lock function. Have your vehicle checked at a Toyota dealer. Change the key battery ahead of time in order to ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 297
    ... near you, and then press the pedal lightly. If you do not feel a ... dry them, drive the vehicle cautiously while lightly pressing the brake pedal with the parking brake applied.... safely, pull to the side of the road and call a Toyota dealer for assistance. D Be careful when accelerating, upshifting, ...
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    ... legal speed limit permits it, do not drive over 140 km/h (85 mph) unless your ...a proper freeze protection for engine coolant. Only use "Toyota Super Long Life Coolant" or similar high quality ethylene glycol ...If you are not sure about which oil to use, call your Toyota dealer-they will be pleased to ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 299
    ... for commercial purposes. Ask your local Toyota dealer for further details before towing. Your vehicle is not ... on the ground) behind a motorhome. NOTICE When towing a trailer, be sure to consult your Toyota dealer for further information on additional requirements such as a towing kit, etc. ...
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) WEIGHT LIMITS Before towing, make sure the total trailer weight, gross vehicle weight,... yard, etc. D Trailer hitch assemblies have different weight capacities established by the hitch manufacturer. Even though the vehicle may be physically capable of towing a higher weight, ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 301
    ... manufacturer, and bolt the hitch securely to the rear bumper. Lubricate the hitch ball with a light coat of grease. 100 = 9 to 11% Total trailer weight Tongue load D Toyota recommends removing the trailer hitch whenever you are not towing a trailer to reduce the possibility of ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 302
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) BRAKES AND SAFETY CHAINS D Toyota recommends trailers with brakes that conform to any applicable federal and state/...of the trailer wandering over into another lane. TIRES BREAK- IN SCHEDULE D Toyota recommends that you do not tow a trailer with a new vehicle or a vehicle ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 303
    ...or local regulations. If not, install the rear view mirrors required for towing purpose. TRAILER TOWING... wet or slippery surfaces. D Before starting out, check operation of the lights and all vehicle- ... distance, stop and recheck the lights and connections. Before actually towing a trailer, practice ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 304
    ... out after parking on a slope: 1. With the transmission in "P" position, start the engine. Be sure to keep the brake ... 72 km/h (45 mph) or the posted towing speed limit, whichever is lower. Because instability (... loss of control. D In order to maintain engine braking efficiency do not use overdrive....
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    ... helps prevent corrosion. D Keep your vehicle tuned- up and in top shape. A dirty air ... longer life of all parts and lower operating costs, keep all maintenance work on ... maintenance information, please refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement".) D Avoid heavy traffic...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 306
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) 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. 306
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    ... In case of an emergency If your vehicle will not start ...If your engine stalls while driving ...If you cannot increase engine speed ...... tire ...If your vehicle becomes stuck ...If your vehicle needs to be towed ...If you cannot shift automatic transmission selector lever ...If you lose your keys ...
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    ... may be broken. Have the key checked at your Toyota dealer. If none of your keys work,... may be a malfunction in the immobilizer system. Call your Toyota dealer. (See "Keys" on pages 12 or ... further instructions. 3. If the engine still will not start, it needs adjustment or repair. Call a Toyota dealer...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 309
    .... Turn off all unnecessary lights and accessories. When boosting, use the battery of matching or higher quality. Any other battery may be difficult ... at about 2000 rpm with the accelerator pedal lightly depressed. NOTICE The battery used for boosting must be 12 V. Do not ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 310
    ... with the discharged battery. The recommended connecting point is shown in the following illustration: Do not connect the cable to or near any part that moves when the engine is cranked. CAUTION When making the connections, to avoid serious injury, do not lean over the battery or accidentally let ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 311
    ... battery at about 2000 rpm with the accelerator pedal lightly depressed. 6. Start your engine in the normal way. ... should have it checked at your Toyota dealer. If the first start attempt is not successful...... battery may be depleted. Have it checked at your Toyota dealer. With smart key system only- ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 312
    ...pedal is depressed, there may be a problem somewhere in the electronic throttle control system. At this time, vibration.... Have your vehicle checked by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. Even if... the transmission in "P" and apply the parking brake. Turn off the air conditioning if it is being used...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 313
    ... air conditioning is normal if it has been used. 6. After the engine coolant temperature has ... should have it checked as soon as possible at your Toyota dealer. CAUTION When the engine is running, keep ... is leaking, stop the engine immediately. Call a Toyota dealer for assistance. 5. If there are no ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 314
    ...sure to observe the following to reduce the possibility of personal injury: D Follow jacking instructions. D Do not put any part of your body under the vehicle supported by the jack. Otherwise, personal injury may occur. D Do not start or...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 315
    ... (L/O 0508) The compact spare tire can be used many times, if necessary. It has tread life of up to 4800 km (3000 miles) depending on... installation in case of a flat tire. CAUTION D The compact spare tire was designed especially for your Toyota. Do not use it on any other vehicle. D Do not use more ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 316
    ... Spare tire To prepare yourself for an emergency, you should familiarize yourself with the use of the jack, each of the tools and their storage locations. To remove ... jack, turn the jack joint by hand until the jack becomes free. To store the jack, align the hole of the jack head with the vehicle ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 317
    ... put it in place with the outer side of the wheel facing up. Then secure the tire by repeating the above ...flat tire to keep the vehicle from rolling when it is jacked up. When blocking the wheel, place a wheel block ... ornament. Pry off the wheel ornament, using the beveled end of the wheel nut wrench ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 318
    ...06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) -Loosening wheel nuts CAUTION Never use oil or grease on the bolts or nuts. The nuts may loose and the wheels may fall off, which could... Grab the wrench near the end of the handle and pull up on the handle. Be careful that the wrench does not slip off the...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 319
    ...(L/O 0508) -Raising your vehicle CAUTION Never get under the vehicle when the vehicle is supported by the jack alone. -Changing wheels 6. After making sure that no ...wheel with the bolts. Then lift up the wheel and get at least the top bolt started through its hole. Wiggle...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 320
    ...06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) -Reinstalling wheel nuts CAUTION Never use oil or grease on the bolts or nuts. Doing so may lead to overtightening the nuts and damaging the bolts.... off, which could cause a serious accident. If there is oil or grease on any bolt or nut, clean it. Before ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 321
    ... kgf·m, 76 ft·lbf), as soon as possible after changing wheels. Otherwise, the nuts may loosen and the ... nuts. Turn the jack handle counterclockwise to lower the vehicle. Use only the wheel nut wrench and turn it clockwise to tighten the nuts. Do not use other tools or any additional leverage other ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 322
    ... is moving. 11. Check the air pressure of the replaced tire. Adjust the air pressure to the specification ... the pressure is lower, drive slowly to the nearest service station and fill to the correct pressure.... a technician repair the flat tire and replace the spare tire with it. CAUTION Before driving...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 323
    ...., you may attempt to rock the vehicle free by moving it forward and backward. Vehicles with traction control system- The traction ... to spin enough to remove the vehicle from the obstruction. Contact your Toyota dealer for detailed information. If your vehicle needs to be towed- NOTICE If you rock ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 324
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) If towing is necessary, we recommend you to have it done by your Toyota dealer or a commercial tow truck service. In consultation with them, have your vehicle towed using either (a) or (b). Proper equipment will help ensure that your ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 325
    ... your Toyota dealer if you can give them the key number and master ... ignition switch-Even if you lose only one key, contact your Toyota ... vehicle keys when you visit your Toyota dealer. See the suggestion given in "Keys"...get a duplicate, many Toyota dealers can still open the door for you, using their ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 326
    ...can purchase a new wireless remote control transmitter at your Toyota dealer. Have the registered ...your transmitters deleted from your vehicle by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to avoid the possibility ... can use the wireless remote control function with the new transmitter. Contact your Toyota...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 327
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) SECTION CORROSION PREVENTION AND APPEARANCE CARE Corrosion prevention and appearance care 5 Protecting your Toyota from corrosion ...328 Washing and waxing your Toyota ...329 Cleaning the interior ...331 327
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    ... your Toyota from corrosion Toyota, through the diligent research, design and use of the most ...you with the finest quality vehicle construction. Now, it is up to you. Proper care of your Toyota... as soon as possible. To help prevent corrosion on Toyota, follow these guidelines: your D The accumulation...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 329
    ... AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Washing and waxing your Toyota Check the interior of your vehicle. Water ... shields are installed be treated to resist corrosion. Your Toyota dealer will be happy to assist in supplying and ... corrode if the ventilation is poor. Washing your Toyota Keep your washing. vehicle clean ...
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    ... the process is safe for the paint on your vehicle. Waxing your Toyota Polishing and waxing is recommended to maintain the original beauty of... do not become blocked when waxing. If a nozzle becomes blocked, contact your Toyota dealer to have the vehicle serviced. Exterior lights: Do not apply wax on ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 331
    ... the carpet as dry as possible. Read the shampoo instructions and follow them closely. Seat belts The seat belts may be cleaned with mild soap and water or with lukewarm water. Use a ... and water. NOTICE Do not use solvent, thinner, gasoline or window cleaner on the interior. Carpets Use a...
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    ... do not include the substances mentioned above. z If you use a liquid car freshener, do not spill the liquid onto the vehicle's ... the printed antenna. Air conditioning control panel, audio panel, instrument panel, console panel, and switches Use a soft damp cloth for cleaning. Soak a clean soft cloth...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 333
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) z The interior of your vehicle is apt to heat up on hot summer days, so avoid placing on the upholstery items made of ... in discoloration or staining. If you have any questions about the cleaning of your Toyota, your local Toyota dealer will be pleased to answer them. 333
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    ... need repairing? ...Emissions Inspection and Maintenance (I/M) programs ... 6 336 337 339 340 For scheduled maintenance information, please refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement". 335
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 336
    ...". It is recommended that any replacement parts used for maintenance or for the repair of the emission control system be Toyota supplied. The owner ...or "Owner's Manual Supplement" for complete warranty information. Where to go for service? Toyota technicians are well- trained specialists and are kept...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 337
    ... them are presented on page 341 in Section 7. If you are a skilled do- it- yourself mechanic, the Toyota service manuals are recommended. Please be aware that do- it- yourself maintenance can affect your warranty coverage. See "Owner's Warranty Information ...
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    ... be checked regularly, e.g. while performing periodic services, cleaning the vehicle, etc. Lights Make sure the headlights, stop lights, tail lights, turn signal lights, and other lights are all working. Check headlight aim. Service reminder indicators and warning buzzers ...
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    ... maintenance information, please refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement".) See page ... clues, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. It probably needs ... after use is normal.) indicate a dangerous carbon monoxide leak. Drive with the windows open ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 340
    ... the I/M test and need to be repaired. Contact your Toyota dealer to service the vehicle. Even does pass have if the malfunction... the malfunction indicator lamp does not come on, contact your Toyota dealer to prepare the vehicle for re- testing. Readiness codes are automatically set during ordinary ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 341
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) SECTION DO- IT- YOURSELF MAINTENANCE Introduction 7- 1 342 343 343 345 346 Engine compartment overview ...Fuse locations ...Do- it- yourself service precautions ...Positioning the jack ...Parts and tools ... 341
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Engine compartment overview 1. Engine coolant reservoir 2. Power steering fluid reservoir 3. Engine oil filler cap 4. Engine oil level dipstick 5. Brake fluid reservoir 6. Fuse block 7. Battery 8. Radiator 9. Electric cooling...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 343
    ... period may affect your warranty coverage. Read the separate Toyota Warranty statement for details and suggestions. This Section gives instructions only for those items... with special tools. For information on tools and parts for doit- yourself maintenance, see "Parts and tools" on page...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 344
    .... Be careful of accidentally causing a short circuit. z Add only "Toyota Super Long Life Coolant" or similar high quality ethylene glycol based non- ... long- life hybrid organic acid technology to fill the radiator. "Toyota Super Long Life Coolant" is a mixture of 50% coolant ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 345
    ...reuse iridium- tipped spark plugs by cleaning or regapping. z Do not overfill automatic transmission fluid and power steering fluid, or the transmission and power steering could be ...: D Follow jacking instructions. D Do not put any part of your body under the vehicle supported by the jack....
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 346
    ... you will need to perform do- it- yourself maintenance. Remember all Toyota parts are designed in metric sizes, so your ... COOLANT D Automatic Tools: transmission DEXRONr II or III fluid Parts (if level is low): D "Toyota Super Long Life Coolant" or similar high quality ethylene glycol based non-...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 347
    ... same amperage rating as original ADDING WASHER FLUID Parts: D Water D Washer fluid containing antifreeze (for winter use) Tools: D Funnel REPLACING LIGHT BULBS Parts: D Bulb with same number and wattage rating as original (See charts in "...
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    ... the engine coolant level ...Checking the radiator and condenser ...Checking brake fluid ...Checking power steering fluid ...Checking tire inflation pressure ...Checking and replacing tires ...Rotating tires ...Installing snow tires and chains ......
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    ... cap and add engine oil in small quantities at a time, checking the dipstick. We recommend that you use a funnel ... indicated as follows: 1.5 L (1.6 qt., 1.3 Imp. qt.) For the engine oil capacity, see "Service specifications" on page 377 in Section 8. When the level reaches within the correct range, ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 351
    ... "Toyota Genuine Motor Oil" is used in your Toyota vehicle. Use Toyota approved "Toyota Genuine Motor Oil" or equivalent to satisfy the following grade and viscosity. Oil grade... 10W- 30 may be used. However, it should be replaced with SAE 5W- 30 at the next oil change. Oil identification...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 352
    ...and water pump. If you can find no leak, have your Toyota dealer test the cap pressure and check for leaks in the cooling... Use of improper coolants may damage your engine cooling system. Only use "Toyota Super Long Life Coolant" or similar high quality ethylene glycol based non- silicate, non- amine,...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 353
    ..., do not perform the work by yourself. Toyota recommends "Toyota Super Long Life Coolant", which... your engine coolant system with proper usage. "Toyota Super Long Life Coolant" is formulated with... designed to avoid engine cooling system malfunction on Toyota vehicles. Please contact further details. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 354
    ... the low side of either range, add automatic transmission fluid DEXRONr II or III to bring the ... through the reservoir. If necessary, add automatic transmission fluid DEXRONr II or III. If the ... If you spill the fluid, be sure to wash it off with water to prevent it from damaging the parts or paint. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 355
    ...combined weight of occupants and cargo (vehicle capacity weight) are described on page 376 in Section ...And do not forget the spare! The following instructions for checking tire inflation pressure should ...cold tire inflation pressure reading. D Always use a tire pressure gauge. The appearance of a tire...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 356
    ..., have your vehicle checked by your Toyota dealer. CAUTION Be sure to reinstall the tire ... needs refilling, have it checked by your Toyota dealer. INSPECTION AND ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE 1. ... gauge to the tire valve. 3. Read the pressure using the graduations of the gauge. 4. In case the tire inflation ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 357
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Checking and replacing tires CAUTION Keep your tires properly inflated. Otherwise, the following conditions may ... TIRES Check the tire's tread for tread wear indicators. If the indicators show, replace the tires. The location of tread wear indicators is shown by the "TWI" or ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 358
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) The tires on your Toyota have built- in tread wear indicators to help you know when the tires ... size or location of a cut or other damage, it should be replaced. If you are not sure, consult with your Toyota dealer. If air loss occurs while driving, do not continue driving. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 359
    ... may cause dangerous handling characteristics resulting in loss of control. D Do not use tires other than the manufacturer's ...this may cause dangerous handling characteristics resulting in loss of control. Toyota recommends all four tires, or at least both of the front or rear tires be replaced at a ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 360
    ...equalize the wear and help extend tire life, Toyota recommends that you rotate your tires according to the maintenance schedule. (For scheduled maintenance information, please refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement".) However, the most appropriate timing...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 361
    ... size, construction and load capacity as the originally installed tires. Do not use tires other than ... possible restrictions. Cross chain TIRE CHAIN SELECTION Use the tire chains of correct size. For P215/60R16 and P215/55R17 tires, use the following type chains. A B C D E F Diameter of side chain ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 362
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Replacing wheels Regulations regarding the use of tire chains vary according to location or ... be observed on compact spare tires, too. Correct replacement wheels are available at your Toyota dealer. A wheel of a different size or type may adversely affect handling, wheel and ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 363
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Replacement with used wheels is not recommended as they may have been subjected to ... may occur resulting in death or serious injuries. D Use only Toyota wheel nuts and wrench designed for your aluminum wheels. Toyota balance weights or equivalent and a plastic or rubber ...
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    ... 368 369 369 370 371 Checking battery condition ...Battery recharging precautions ...Checking and replacing fuses ...Replacing the wiper blades ...Adding washer fluid ...Checking the headlight aim ...Replacing light bulbs ... 365
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    ...D Do not cause a spark from the battery with tools. D Do not smoke or light a match near the battery. The electrolyte contains poisonous and corrosive sulfuric acid....or milk. Follow with milk of magnesia, beaten raw egg or vegetable oil. Then go immediately for emergency help. Check the battery for ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 367
    ... White Condition Good Charging necessary. Have battery checked by your Toyota dealer. Type A Green Dark Clear or light yellow Battery recharging precautions During recharging, the ..., be sure all accessories are turned off. Red Have battery checked by your Toyota dealer. 367
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    ... (L/O 0508) Checking and replacing fuses Type B fuses-When any of the fuses are blown, contact your Toyota dealer. Type A fuses can be pulled out by the pull-... out and check it. Determine which fuse may be causing the problem. The lid of the fuse box shows the name of the circuit ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 369
    ... new fuse immediately blows out, there is a problem with the electrical system. Have your Toyota dealer correct it as soon as possible. You should normalize the ... below the freezing point, use washer fluid containing antifreeze. This product is available at your Toyota dealer and most ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 370
    ... the headlight aim (with discharge headlight)- Remove the cover clips with a Phillipshead screwdriver and remove .... Remove and install the cover clip and cover as shown in the following illustrations. Removing ... spot. 3. The driver gets into the driver's seat and puts the vehicle in a state readying...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 371
    ... light bulbs- The following illustrations show how to gain access to the bulbs. When replacing a bulb, make sure the ignition switch and light switch are off. Use bulbs with the wattage ratings given in the table. CAUTION D To prevent ...
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    ...as headlights may temporarily fog up when the lens becomes wet in the rain or in a car wash. This is not a problem because the fogging is caused by the temperature ... or if there is water pooled inside the light, contact your Toyota dealer. Light bulbs Headlights (low) Discharge...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 373
    ... turn signal/parking, front side marker, tail or back- up lights burns out, contact your Toyota dealer. -Rear turn signal, stop/tail and rear side marker lights NOTICE Do not try to replace the ... turn signal/parking, front side marker, tail or back- up light bulbs by yourself. You may ...
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) -License plate lights a: Rear turn signal light b: Stop/tail light c: Rear side marker light Use a flathead screwdriver. 374
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) SECTION SPECIFICATIONS Specifications Dimensions and weights ...Engine ...Fuel ...Service specifications ...Tires ...Fuses ... 8 376 376 377 377 380 381 375
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    ... and weights Overall length Overall width Overall height∗ Wheelbase Front tread Rear tread Vehicle capacity weight (occupants + luggage) Towing capacity (trailer weight + cargo weight) ∗: Engine mm (in.) mm (in.) mm (in.) mm (in.) mm (in.) mm (in.) kg (lb...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 377
    ...Oil capacity (drain and refill), L (qt., Imp. qt.): With filter 6.1 (6.4, 5.4) Without filter 5.7 (6.0, 5.0) "Toyota Genuine Motor Oil" is used in your Toyota vehicle. Use Toyota approved "Toyota Genuine ...ILSAC multigrade engine oil. Outside temperature Please contact your Toyota dealer for further ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 378
    .... In order to avoid technical problems, only use "Toyota Super Long Life Coolant" or similar high quality ethylene glycol based non- ... listed in your "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement". When changing the automatic transmission fluid, use only "Toyota Genuine ATF WS" (ATF ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 379
    ... engine running, mm (in.): 77 (3.0) Pedal free play, mm (in.): 1-6 (0.04-0.24) Pad wear limit, mm (in.): 1.0 ...): 9-11 clicks Fluid type: SAE J1703 or FMVSS No.116 DOT 3 STEERING Wheel free play: Less than 30 mm (1.2 in.) Power steering fluid type: Automatic transmission fluid DEXRONr II or III 379
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 380
    ... T155/70R17 110M 420 (4.2, 60) 14 4T Wheel nut torque, N·m (kgf·m, ft·lbf): 103 (10.5, 76) NOTE: For a complete information on tires (e.g. replacing tires or replacing wheels), see "Checking tire inflation pressure" through "Aluminum wheel precautions", page 355 through 363, in Section 7- 2. 380
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 381
    ... 30 A: Audio system 11. TURN/HAZ 15 A: Turn signal lights 12. IG2 25 A: Multiport fuel injection system/sequential multiport ...injection system/sequential multiport fuel injection system 2. STOP NO.2 7.5 A: Stop lights, high mounted stoplight, vehicle stability control system, anti- lock brake system ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 382
    ... Parking lights, license plate lights, tail lights, front and rear side marker lights 40. PANEL 7.5 A: Seat heaters, navigation system, emergency flasher, electronically controlled automatic transmission system, glove box light, instrument panel lights, power outlets 41. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 383
    ... system 60. ABS/VSC NO.1 50 A: Anti- lock brake system, vehicle stability control system 61. RDI FAN 50 A: Electric cooling fan 62. ABS/VSC NO.2 30 A: Anti- lock brake system, vehicle stability control system 63. RR DEF 50 A: Rear windshield defogger, outside rear view mirror defoggers 383
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) SECTION Reporting safety defects for U.S. owners 9 REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS FOR U.S. OWNERS Reporting safety defects for U.S. owners ...386 385
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    ... the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in addition to notifying Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (Toll- free: 1- 800- 331- 4331). If ..., NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. ...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 387
    ... your new Toyota. Please read it thoroughly and have all the occupants follow the instructions carefully.... safe and trouble- free motoring. For important information about this manual and your Toyota, read ... your complete satisfaction. Your Toyota dealer will provide quality maintenance and any other ...
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Important information about this manual Safety and vehicle damage warnings Throughout this manual, you will see safety and vehicle damage warnings. You must ...warnings, what they look like, and how they are used in this manual are explained as follows: Safety symbol ...
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    ...) Important information about your Toyota Occupant restraint systems Toyota encourages you and ... systems this vehicle provides, Section 1- 3 of this Owner's Manual is the most important Section for you and ... which these systems can provide when used together. That is why it is important for you and ...
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    ...too close to an airbag, or if an object or some part of his or her body has been... one example of how the instructions in Section 1- 3 of this Owner's Manual will help ensure proper use of the occupant... and your family in the event of an accident. Toyota recommends you to read the provisions in Section...
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    ... data If your vehicle is equipped with a vehicle stability control (VSC) system, its Electronic ... data such as conversation between passengers. Toyota will not disclose the data recorded in an EDR to... However, if necessary Toyota will: D Use the data for research on Toyota vehicle safety performance ...
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) New vehicle warranty Your new vehicle is covered by the following Toyota limited warranties: D D D New vehicle warranty Emission control systems warranty Others Important health and safety information about your Toyota CAUTION D WARNING:...
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    ... currently available in the market. You should know that Toyota does not warrant these products and... may not be covered under warranty. Spark ignition system of your Toyota The spark ..., be sure to check with your Toyota dealer for precautionary measures or special instructions regarding installation....
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    ... AVALON_U (L/O 0508) Tires and loading on your Toyota Underinflated or overinflated tire pressure and the... seat belt pretensioner devices in your Toyota contain explosive chemicals. If the vehicle is scrapped ... removed and disposed of by the qualified service shop or by your Toyota dealer before you ...
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    ... D If your vehicle will not start ...308 D If your engine stalls while driving ...312 ... your vehicle needs to be towed ...323 D Tips for driving during break- in period ...260 D How to start the engine ...290 ...pressure: See page 380. Publication No. OM41414U Part No. 01999-41414 Printed in Japan 01- ...
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    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) 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. U
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 397
    '06 AVALON_U (L/O 0508) You should know as much about the quality and importance of proper maintenance of your new vehicle as the people who built it. The Toyota authorized Repair Manual tells you how to maintain your vehicle and enables you...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 398
    ... plug re− placement, valve clearance adjustment and engine oil and filter replacement. Where to obtain the Repair Manual The repair manual for AVALON may be pur− chased from any Toyota dealer or the Material Distribution Center. To purchase...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 399
    AVALON (QRG_U) This quick reference guide provides you with information on Dynamic Laser Cruise ...Approach warning) The dynamic laser cruise control should be used on roads in which sufficient vehicle... distance will be ensured (such as on freeways). −1− 2006 AVALON from Aug. '05 Prod. (OM41417U...
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 400
    AVALON (QRG_U) J Operation Requirements Cruising from about 40 km/h (25 mph) to about 135 km/h (85 mph) O001qrg The wipers are ... may not operate properly under certain conditions such as bad weather. See Owner's Manual for Complete Information. −2− 2006 AVALON from Aug. '05 Prod. (OM41417U)
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 401
    AVALON (QRG_U) J Cautions F Do not rely too much on dynamic laser cruise control. Vehicle- to- vehicle distance control has ... moving vehicle and exiting, the sensor does not detect the vehicle and will accelerate to preset speed. O002qrg O003qrg −3− 2006 AVALON from Aug. '05 Prod. (OM41417U)
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 402
    AVALON (QRG_U) J Cautions F If other vehicles are driving outside of the laser radar detection range, a delay in the ... in the lane), vehicles in other lanes or surrounding objects will be detected. −4− See Owner's Manual for Complete Information. 2006 AVALON from Aug. '05 Prod. (OM41417U)
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 403
    AVALON (QRG_U) J Warning Display If dynamic laser cruise control detects bad weather or malfunction of the system, the ..., the display flashes and beeps. Depress the brake pedal to slow down, ensuring sufficient vehicle- to- vehicle distance. O006 −5− 2006 AVALON from Aug. '05 Prod. (OM41417U)
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 404
    AVALON (QRG_U) J Operation Procedure The operation procedure is shown as follows. For the detailed information, see Section 1- 7 in the "..., press the control lever upward and release it. O009 O010 See Owner's Manual for Complete Information. −6− 2006 AVALON from Aug. '05 Prod. (OM41417U)
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 405
    AVALON (QRG_U) J Operation Procedure F Acceleration/Deceleration To accelerate: Depress the accelerator pedal. (When you release the accelerator ...desired speed. Press the control lever downward in the "- SET" direction and release the lever. O008 −7− 2006 AVALON from Aug. '05 Prod. (OM41417U)
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 406
    AVALON (QRG_U) J Operation Procedure F To restore the previous control If the preset speed has been cancelled, when you press the ... setting on the display. LONG MIDDLE SHORT O005qrg O013 O014 O015 See Owner's Manual for Complete Information. −8− 2006 AVALON from Aug. '05 Prod. (OM41417U)
  • 2006 Toyota Avalon | Owners Manual - Page 407
    AVALON (QRG_U) In addition to the vehicle- to- vehicle distance control mode described in this quick reference guide, dynamic laser cruise .... The "NORM." indicator light in the instrument cluster comes on. O012 O017 O016 In Control O018 O019 −9− 2006 AVALON from Aug. '05 Prod. (OM41417U)



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