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2006 Toyota Solara Manual

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  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 1
    Customer Experience Center 1-800-331-4331 www.toyota.com 2006 Pocket Reference Guide MN 00452-PRG06-SOL Print ed in USA 02/ 05
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 2
    2006 Camry Solara This Pocket Ref erence Guide is a summary guide for basic vehicle operat ions. It cont ains ...This Pocket Reference Guide is not a full guide to Camry Solara operations. Every Camry Solara owner should review the Owner's Manual that accompanies this vehicle. Pay special attention to ...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 3
    INDEX Item Page no. OVERVIEW Engine maint enance Fuel t ank door opener and ... 3 Light cont rol-Inst rument panel Light s & t urn signals-Programmable2 Moonroof Parking brake ... t he Owner's Manual for inst ruct ions and more informat ion. 2 Aut o light sensit ivit y is programmable. Visit your Toyot a...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 4
    ...FEATURES/ OPERATIONS Headlight , t urn signal and front fog light cont rols Audio st eering wheel swit ches...Mult i-informat ion displays Front passenger occupant classificat ion indicat or light / front passenger seat belt reminder light Emergency flasher swit ch Audio or navigat ion syst em1, 2 Air...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 5
    OVERVIEW Instrument cluster Engine oil replacement reminder 1 Front passenger occupant classificat ion indicat or...AND EMERGENCY FEATURES For details, refer to "Service reminder indicators and warning buzzers," Section 1-6, 2006 Owner's Manual. 2 If this light flashes, refer to "Cruise control," ...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 6
    OVERVIEW Fuel tank door opener and cap Driver seat Keyless entry Beep sound can be swit ched " ON" or " OFF ." Locking .../ OPERATIONS St ore NOTE: If t he cap is not t ight ened enough, Check Engine " " indicat or may illuminat e. Hood release Trunk release lever Driver seat Pull Pull up SAFETY...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 7
    ... maintenance 4 cylinder (2AZ-FE) engine Automatic transmission (if equipped) 5-speed models P R N D Park1 ... level dipst ick Windshield washer fluid t ank Engine coolant reservoir Not e: Regularly ... ion Booklet ," "Scheduled Maint enance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement ." Downshift ing increases ...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 8
    .../ OPERATIONS Lock release lever Lock release lever Not e: Do not at t empt t o adj ust while t he vehicle is in mot ion. Light control-Instrument panel Dark Seat adjustments-Rear (coupe only) Lock Bright (3) Fold down SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES Cup ...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 9
    .../ OPERATIONS Low beams Down High beam flasher -Automatic light cutoff system Aut omat ically t urns light s off aft ... he doors are opened and closed wit h t he engine off. Light s may also be t urned off by pushing lock but t on on remot e. -Daytime Running Light system Aut omat ically t urns on t...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 10
    ... fully open/ close. To st op moonroof midway, light ly push t he swit ch in ...Cruise control Turning system ON/ OFF Push Lower the sun visors. Push the switch on the "CLOSE" side until the top stops moving. Pull down the ...by depressing t he brake pedal. 2 If vehicle speed falls below 25 mph, t he set ...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 11
    ... Push desired preset but t on (1-6) t o select . RDS (Radio Data System-FM only)(Type 2 only) -... ect casset t e t ape Traffic informat ion View radio and CD t ext CASSETTE TAPE PLAYER To fast forward Push "...a direction Push " ." CD PLAYER To scan tracks on a disc Push eit her side of " SCAN." Push...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 12
    ... recirculat e cabin air 1 FEATURES/ OPERATIONS " " or " " , use fresh air t o reduce window fogging (" " indicat or light " OFF" ). Automatic air conditioning Garage door openers manufact ... at e gat es, securit y light ing, et c. Refer t o t he Owner's Manual for more det ails. For ...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 13
    ... a child rest raint syst em, refer t o t he Owner's Manual. Seat belt hangers Coupe Convertible Tire Pressure Warning System Indicat or light If indicat or is " ON" , check t ire pressure t hen push and hold " SET." If light remains " ON" ...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 14
    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) SECTION Overview of instruments and controls 1− 1 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Instrument panel overview ...2 Instrument cluster overview ...7 Indicator symbols on the instrument panel ...8 1 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 15
    ... lever or manual transmission gear shift lever 17. Theft deterrent system/engine immobilizer system indicator light 18. Power rear view mirror control switches 19. Hood lock release lever 20. Window lock switch 2 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 16
    ... selector lever 16. Theft deterrent system/engine immobilizer system indicator light 17. All window control switch 18. Convertible top control switch 19... mirror control switches 20. Hood lock release lever 21. Window lock switch 3 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 17
    ... indicator light/front passenger seat belt reminder light 7. Emergency flasher switch 8. Audio system or navigation system including audio system (For the ... 17. Tire pressure warning system reset switch 18. "TRAC OFF" (traction control system off) switch 4 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 18
    ... indicator light/front passenger seat belt reminder light 7. Emergency flasher switch 8. Audio system or navigation system including audio system (For ... Cruise control switch 16. Tilt steering lock release lever 17. Telescopic steering lock release lever 5 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 19
    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) 18. Tire pressure warning system reset switch 19. "TRAC OFF" (traction control system off) switch 6 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 20
    ... (L/O 0502) Instrument cluster overview 1. Tachometer 2. Service reminder indicators and indicator lights 3. Speedometer 4. Engine coolant temperature gauge 5. ... Odometer and two trip meters 9. Trip meter reset knob/instrument panel light control knob 7 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 21
    ... control system/traction control system warning light∗1 Low windshield washer fluid level warning light∗1 Malfunction indicator lamp∗1 Low engine oil pressure warning light∗1 8 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 22
    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) ∗1 : Engine oil replacement reminder light∗1 ∗2 : For details, see "Service reminder indicators and warning ... light Slip indicator light Traction control system off indicator light Cruise control indicator light∗2 9 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) 10 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 24
    ...32 34 36 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Keys ...Engine immobilizer system ...Wireless remote control ...Side doors ...Power windows ...Trunk lid ...Hood ...Theft deterrent system ...Fuel tank cap ...Electric moon roof ...Convertible top ... 11 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 25
    .... 1. Master keys (black)- These keys work in every lock. Your Toyota dealer will need one of them to make a new key with a built ... and do not press the key ring against the key grip. Otherwise the engine may not start, or may stop soon after it starts. 12 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 26
    .... z Do not use the key with electromagnetic materials. z When starting the engine, do not use the key with other transponder keys around (including keys ... while gripping or covering them with your hand to start the engine. z Do not bend the key grip. 13 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 27
    ... If you should lose your keys or if you need additional keys, duplicates can be made by a Toyota dealer using the key number.... light does not start flashing when the key is removed from the ignition switch. D The indicator light flashes inconsistently. 14 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 28
    ... switch automatically cancels the system, which enables the engine to start. The indicator light will go off. For your Toyota dealer to make... not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. 15 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 29
    ... objects or dropping it. D Avoid putting it in water. You can use up to 4 wireless remote control transmitters for the same vehicle. Contact your Toyota dealer for detailed information. 16 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 30
    ... the lock switch. Both doors are locked simultaneously. At this time one beep will be heard, and the turn signal lights will flash once. Check to see that ... is not repeated. Release the switch and then push again. Unlocking operation Locking operation 17 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 31
    ... the switch once again, unlock a door with transmitter, or turn the ignition key from the "LOCK" to "ON" position. The alarm does not work when the ignition key is in the "ON" position. 18 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 32
    ... 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 .... NOTICE z Take care not to damage the circuit board. z Do not bend the terminals. 19 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 33
    ... still does not operate properly, contact your Toyota dealer. 3. Put in a new transmitter battery with positive (+) side up. Install the circuit board into ... faced correctly. z Do not replace the battery with wet hands. Water may cause unexpected rust. 20 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 34
    ... while driving. The doors will open and an accident may occur. Toyota strongly recommends that all children be placed in the rear seat of...are in the locked position. WITH The door cannot be locked when either door is open and the key is in the ignition. 21 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 35
    ... locked, especially when small children are in the vehicle. Along with the proper use of seat belts, locking the doors helps prevent the driver and ... move the inside lock knobs of both doors to the lock position, then close the doors. Passenger's side 22 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 36
    ...turning the ignition switch to the "ON" position, press and hold the driver's side power door lock switch in the unlock position for 5 ... the automatic door unlocking functions: Be sure to apply the parking brake when performing the following operations. 23 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 37
    ... Use the switch on the driver's door. 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. Convertible 24 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 38
    ... open. To stop the window partway, lightly pull the switch up and then release it. Jam protection function (coupe): During automatic closing operation or ... may not work if something gets caught just before the window is fully closed. Window lock switch 25 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 39
    ... at least one second. Make sure that the window opens and closes automatically. If the power window cannot be operated properly, have it checked by your Toyota dealer. 26 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 40
    ... in this Section. D When small children are in the vehicle, never let them use the power window switches without supervision. Use the window lock switch to prevent them from making unexpected use of the switches. 27 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 41
    ...) from gaining access to the trunk by folding down a rear seat or using the trunk lid lock release lever. To protect valuables...locked. NOTICE Implement the above steps to maximize security of the luggage in the trunk whenever the vehicle is unattended. 28 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 42
    ...in−the−dark) handle will continue to glow for a time after the trunk lid is closed. Exposing the handle to stronger light will cause it to glow longer. To ... locked. Otherwise, the hood may open unexpectedly while driving and an accident may occur. 29 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 43
    ... the vehicle is locked. The alarm blows the horn intermittently and flashes the headlights, tail lights and turn signal lights, and turns on the ..., trunk and hood. The indicator light will remain on when both doors, trunk and hood are closed and locked. 30 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 44
    .... D The trunk is opened with the wireless remote control transmitter. D Turn the ignition key to the "ON" position. If the tail lights come on for 2 ... theft deterrent system has been alarmed. Check to see if there is any abnormality with your vehicle. 31 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 45
    ... not work properly, have it checked by your Toyota dealer. This indicates that the fuel filler door is on the left side of your vehicle. 1. To open ... under pressure could cause injury by spraying out of the filler neck if the cap is suddenly removed. 32 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 46
    ... 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 ... to the cap, apply force only in the turning direction to the cap. Do not pull or pry it. 33 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 47
    ... (L/O 0502) Electric moon roof To operate the moon roof, use the switch between the personal lights. The moon roof works when the ignition switch is in .... To stop the roof partway, push the switch on either the "SLIDE OPEN" or "TILT UP" side briefly. 34 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 48
    .... If the moon roof cannot be operated properly, have it checked by your Toyota dealer. CAUTION To avoid serious personal injury, you must do the ... jam protection function may not work if something gets caught just before the moon roof is fully closed. 35 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 49
    ... with the ignition key still inserted. Otherwise, he/she could use the convertible top control switch and get trapped in the convertible top ..., they could be seriously injured if the vehicle stops suddenly or if the vehicle is involved in an accident. 36 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 50
    ... or close the convertible top repeatedly within a short time. If the motor prevention circuit activates, the side windows operation is disabled...the hanconvertible top. And handles fully back- Visually check that the hooks of latch handles are unhooked. 37 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 51
    ... down. You can conceal the lowered convertible top by covering it with the top boot. For instructions about how to use the top boot, see "-Using the top boot... see "If the convertible top does not rise or lower" on page 274 in Section 4 for instructions. 38 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 52
    ... sure the top is securely hooked. 3. Raise the side windows, quarter windows and sun visors. The top boot is used to conceal the lowered convertible top...out and unfasten the straps holding the top boot. Then unfold the boot and fasten the straps again. 39 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 53
    ...retainer protrusions are under the bar. 3. Tuck the top boot edge under the body molding, behind the rear seatback and under the quarter trims until the edge seems are hidden. 40 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 54
    ... Hook the tabs at the rear and sides of the top boot to the quarter trim edge. Plug 5. Remove the plugs from the plugholes on the inside of the ... caught by the wind and fly off. When removing the top boot, do the above procedures in the reverse order. 41 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 55
    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) 42 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 56
    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) SECTION Occupant restraint systems 1− 3 44 44 49 50 51 52 61 85 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND ... ...Front seats ...Fold −down rear seat ...Seat heaters ...Head restraints ...Seat belts ...SRS airbags ...Child restraint ... 43 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 57
    ... 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...a collision. D Move your seat to the rear as far as you can while still reaching the pedals comfortably. 44 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 58
    ... not lean against the front door when the vehicle is in use, since the side airbag inflates with considerable speed and force. Otherwise, you may ... the system or cause the side airbag system to inflate accidentally, resulting in death or serious injury. 45 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 59
    ... SEAT LUMBAR ADJUSTING SWITCH SUPPORT Push the switch on either side. The amount of lumbar support will change while the switch is pushed. 5. SEATBACK LEVER ANGLE...forward and pull the lever up. Then lean back to the desired angle and release the lever. 46 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 60
    ... straight and well back in the seats. If you are reclined, the lap belt may slide past your hips and apply restraint ...SWITCH ANGLE ADJUSTING Move the control switch in the desired direction. Releasing the switch will stop the seatback at that position. 47 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 61
    ... seat, remove the seat belt from the seat belt guide. Coupe Push the switch on either side. The amount of lumbar support will change while the switch ... seat entry. For details, see "-Moving front seats for rear seat entry" described below. Convertible 48 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 62
    ...0502) Fold −down rear seat (coupe) From the driver's side- Pull up the seatback angle adjusting lever (manual seat) or seatback lock... lock release pedal behind the front passenger seatback while the vehicle is moving. From the front passenger's side 49 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 63
    ... the proper position and are ready to use. To turn on the seat heater, push the switch. At this time, the indicator light will illuminate to indicate the ...in the enlarged trunk will not damage the webbing of the rear seat belts when the seatback is folded down. 50 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 64
    .... z To prevent the battery from becoming discharged, turn the switch off when the engine is not running. D Babies, small children, elderly persons, sick ... with a blanket, cushion, or other insulating objects which cover the seat. Front Rear (coupe) 51 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 65
    ...over the hips and not on the waist. Injured person. Toyota recommends the use of a seat belt. Depending on the injury, first check with your doctor...the head restraint, make sure it is locked in position. D Do not drive with the head restraints removed. 52 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 66
    ... or modify the system. D Keep the belts clean and dry. If they need cleaning, use a ... the interior" on page 282 in Section 5.) D Use the belt for only one person at a time. Do not use a... the seat belt. If it is not, the seat belt may not work properly. 53 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 67
    ... up To rethe The seat belt guide helps keep the seat belt in its proper position. The guide can also be used to reach the seat belt tab easily. To use the ... too quickly. A slow, easy motion will allow the belt to extend, and you can move around freely. 54 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 68
    ...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. 55 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 69
    ... of length. Additional ordering information is available at your Toyota dealer. To release the belt, press the buckle release button and allow... a different vehicle, for another person, or at a different seating position than the one originally intended. 56 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 70
    ...D Make sure the front passenger occupant classification indicator light indicates "ON" when using the seat belt extender for the front passenger seat. If the ..., not on the seat belt. This helps prevent damage to the vehicle interior and extender itself. 57 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 71
    ...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. 58 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 72
    ... correctly, cause sudden operation of the system or disable the system, which could result in death or serious injury. Consult your Toyota dealer about any repair and modification. 7. Airbag sensor assembly 59 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 73
    ... seat belt pretensioners are operating properly. If any of the this indicates or seat belt Toyota dealer following conditions occurs, a malfunction of ... seat belt pretensioner. D The seat belt pretensioner assembly or surrounding area has been damaged. 60 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 74
    ... the chances of death or serious injury or being thrown out of the vehicle. For instructions and precautions concerning the seat belt system, see "Seat belts" on page 52 in this Section. 61 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 75
    ... is too small to use a seat belt should be properly secured using a child restraint system. Toyota strongly recommends that all infants and...of any type causes sufficient forward deceleration of the vehicle, deployment of the SRS front airbags may occur. 62 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 76
    ...a forward deceleration beyond the designed threshold level, the system triggers the airbag inflators. At this time a chemical reaction in the inflators very quickly fills ... 6. Front passenger's switch seat belt buckle 7. Driver's seat belt buckle switch 63 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 77
    ... wheel or dashboard during airbag deployment can be killed or seriously injured. Toyota strongly recommends that: D The driver sit as far back as possible from the .... Sit up straight and well back in the seat, and always use your seat belt properly. 64 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 78
    ... activation of the system or disable the system, which could result in death or serious injury. D Toyota strongly recommends that all infants ... concerning the installation of a child restraint system, see "Child restraint" on page 85 in this Section. 65 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 79
    ..." on page 131 in Section 1−6.) If any of the this indicates or seat belt Toyota dealer following conditions occurs, a malfunction of ... indicator light will indicate "OFF" if there is a malfunction in the front passenger occupant classification system. 66 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 80
    ... NOTICE Do not disconnect the battery cables before contacting your Toyota dealer. In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer as ... wheel or front passenger airbag cover (shaded in the illustration) is scratched, cracked, or otherwise damaged. 67 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 81
    ... is too small to use a seat belt should be properly secured using a child restraint system. Toyota strongly recommends that all infants ... side airbag inflates, and the impact of the deploying airbag could cause death or serious injury to the occupant. 68 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 82
    ... warning light 2. Front passenger occupant classification indicator light 3. Front passenger occupant classification system (ECU and sensors) 4. Side ... modules (airbag and inflator) 6. Front passenger's switch seat belt buckle 7. Airbag sensor assembly 69 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 83
    ... side impact, the side airbag sensor triggers the side airbag inflators. At this time a chemical reaction in the inflators quickly fills the airbags with ... seat. Do not apply excessive weight to the outer side of the seats on vehicles with side airbags. 70 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 84
    ... for a person with physical disability, consult your Toyota dealer. It may dangerously interfere with the SRS side airbags operation. D Do not attach a .... Likewise, the driver and front passenger should not hold objects in their arms or on their knees. 71 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 85
    ... 6 seconds. This means the SRS side airbags are operating properly. In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as ... surface of the seats with the SRS side airbag (shaded in the illustration) is scratched, cracked, or otherwise damaged. 72 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 86
    ... not disconnect the battery cables before contacting your Toyota dealer. In response to a severe side impact, the SRS side airbags and ... front passenger and rear outside passengers in addition to the primary safety protection provided by the seat belts. 73 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 87
    ... is too small to use a seat belt should be properly secured using a child restraint system. Toyota strongly recommends that all infants and .... For instructions and precautions concerning the seat belt system, see "Seat belts" on page 52 in this Section. 74 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 88
    ... components, and their locations are shown in the illustration. 1. SRS warning light 2. Front passenger occupant classification indicator light 3. Curtain ... airbag sensors 6. Curtain shield airbag sensors 7. Side airbag modules (airbag and inflator) 75 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 89
    ... the curtain shield airbag sensor trigger(s) the side airbag inflators and/or the curtain shield airbag inflators. At this time a chemical reaction in the inflators ..., and to the front pillar, rear pillar and roof side rail with a curtain shield airbag. 76 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 90
    ... facing the passenger's side door, since the side airbag and curtain shield airbag could inflate with considerable speed and force. Otherwise, he/... or seriously injured. Special care should be taken especially when you have a small child in the vehicle. 77 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 91
    ...on the coat hook directly. D Do not use seat accessories which cover the parts where the side airbags inflate. Such accessories may ... correctly, disable the system or cause the side airbags to inflate accidentally, resulting in death or serious injury. 78 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 92
    ... a person with physical disability, consult your Toyota dealer. It may dangerously interfere with the SRS side airbags and curtain shield airbags operation. ... 6 seconds. This means the SRS side airbags and curtain shield airbags are operating properly. 79 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 93
    ...possible. In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible: D Any of the SRS side airbags and curtain shield airbags have ... classification system. NOTICE Do not disconnect the battery cables before contacting your Toyota dealer. 80 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...on the front passenger seat and front passenger's seat belt pretensioner. The indicator light will indicate "OFF" when the ignition switch is in the... on the front passenger seat by putting your hands or feet on the seatback from the rear passenger seat. 81 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... will come on and front passenger occupant classification indicator light will indicate "OFF" if there is a malfunction in the front passenger occupant classification system. 82 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...) Condition and operation in the front passenger occupant classification system Indicator/warning light Condition detected by the front passenger occupant ... the child restraint system.) ∗4 : In the event the front passenger does not wear a seat belt. 83 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... sure the front passenger occupant classification indicator light indicates "ON" when using the seat belt extender for the front passenger seat. If the ... seat. D Child restraint systems installed on the rear seat should not contact the front seatbacks. 84 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ..., the SRS warning light may come on to indicate a malfunction of the detection system. In this case, contact your Toyota dealer immediately. The ...In an accident, the child can be crushed against the windshield, or between you and the vehicle's interior. 85 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... system. To provide proper restraint, use a child restraint system following the manufacturer's instructions about the appropriate age and size of the ... and curtain shield airbag inflate, and the impact could cause death or serious injury to the child. 86 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... a child restraint system. For instructions about how to use the anchor bracket, see "-Using a top strap" on page 98 (for coupe) and 100 (for ... (for coupe) and 103 (for convertible) in this Section. (A) Infant seat (C) Booster seat (B) Convertible seat 87 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... passenger seat even if the front passenger occupant classification indicator light indicates "OFF". In the event of an accident, the impact of the rapid ... seat. Child restraint system installed on the rear seat should not contact the front seatbacks. 88 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...from death or serious injury. Contact your Toyota dealer immediately. Do not install the child restraint system on the seat until the seat belt is ...To hold the infant seat securely, make sure the belt is in the lock mode before letting the belt retract. 89 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... directions to be sure it is secure. Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. 4. To remove the infant seat, press the buckle release ... belt will move freely again and be ready to work for an adult or older child passenger. 90 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... (B) CONVERTIBLE SEAT INSTALLATION A convertible seat must be used in forward−facing or rear −facing position depending on ... convertible seat and secure the child, complying with the instructions provided by the child restraint system manufacturer. 91 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)...
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    ... an accident. Do not drive the vehicle in this condition. Remove the child restraint system and contact your Toyota dealer. CAUTION D Never install a... to the child if the rear − facing child restraint system is installed on the front passenger seat. 92 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... passenger occupant classification indicator light indicates "OFF", because the front passenger airbag could inflate with considerable speed and force. ... seat. Child restraint system installed on the rear seat should not contact the front seatbacks. 93 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... death or serious injury. Contact your Toyota dealer immediately. Do not install the child restraint system on the seat until the seat belt is ... hold the convertible seat securely, make sure the belt is in the lock mode before letting the belt retract. 94 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... to be sure it is secure. Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. 4. To remove the convertible seat, press the buckle release .... The belt will move freely again and be ready to work for an adult or older child passenger. 95 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... front passenger occupant classification indicator light indicates "OFF", because the front passenger airbag could inflate with considerable speed and force. Otherwise, the child may be killed or seriously injured. 96 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...from death or serious injury. Contact your Toyota dealer immediately. Do not install the child restraint system on the seat until the seat belt is fixed... clips, etc. in the buckle as this may prevent your child from properly latching the tab and buckle. 97 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... Follow the procedure below for a child restraint system that requires the use of a top strap. Use the anchor bracket on the package ... brackets are installed for each rear seating position. This symbol indicates the location of the anchor brackets. 98 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ..., and check that the child restraint system is secure by pushing and pulling it in different directions. Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. 99 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... Follow the procedure below for a child restraint system that requires the use of a top strap. Use the anchor bracket on the back of ... brackets are installed for each rear seating position. This symbol indicates the location of the anchor brackets. 100 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... and check that the child restraint system is secure by pushing and pulling it in different directions. Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. 101 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... can be fixed to these anchorages. In this case, it is not necessary to fix the child restraint system with a seat belt on the vehicle. Canada only Type A Canada only Type B 102 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... If your child restraint system has a top strap, it should be anchored. (For the installation of the top strap, see "-Using a top strap" ... anchorages. In this case, it is not necessary to fix the child restraint system with a seat belt on the vehicle. 103 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... the installation of the top strap, see "-Using a top strap" on page 100 in this Section.) For installation details, refer to the instruction manual equipped with each product. Canada only Type A Canada only Type B 104 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... objects around the anchorages or that the seat belt is not caught. D Push and pull the child restraint system in different directions to be ... child or front seat occupant(s) may be killed or seriously injured in case of sudden braking or a collision. 105 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) 106 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) SECTION Steering wheel and Mirrors 1− 4 108 109 110 111 112 OPERATION ... and telescopic steering wheel ...Outside rear view mirrors ...Anti−glare inside rear view mirror ...Auto anti−glare inside rear view mirror ...Sun visors ... 107 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (...
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    ..., hold the steering wheel, push down the telescopic lock release lever, push or pull the steering wheel to the desired length and return the lever to its original position. 108 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...is on. Adjust the mirror so that you can just see the side of your vehicle in the mirror. Be careful when judging the size or distance of any object seen... rear view mirrors are fixed in place. Do not try to fold the mirrors. It may damage the mirrors. 109 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) -Power rear view mirror control NOTICE If ice should jam the ..., do not operate the control or scrape the mirror face. Use a spray de−icer to free the ... 2 Remember that by reducing glare you also lose some rear view clarity. 110 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... death or serious injuries. In automatic function mode, if the mirror detects light from the headlights of the vehicle behind you, the mirror surface ...the driver to mishandle the vehicle and an accident may occur resulting in death or serious injuries. 111 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... correct functioning of anti− glare mirror sensors located on both sides of the mirror, do not touch or cover the sensors with your finger or a piece of ... It can cover the anti −glare inside rear view mirror and obstruct the rear view. Convertible 112 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) -Vanity mirrors To use the vanity mirror, swing down the sun visor and open the cover. The vanity lights come on when you open the cover. 113 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) 114 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Headlights and turn signals ...Emergency flashers ...Instrument panel light control ...Front fog lights ...Interior light ...... lights ...Windshield wipers and washer ...Rear window and outside rear view mirror defoggers ... 115 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .../turn signal lever knob. Position 1-Parking, tail, license plate, side marker and instrument panel lights Position above 2-Headlights and all ... place anything on the instrument panel, and/or do not affix anything on the windshield to block this sensor. 116 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... cut off system Position 1 or "AUTO" position with the tail lights on- The lights automatically turn off when the driver's door is opened with... knob to position 1. Twist the knob to position 2 to turn the headlights to full intensity for night driving. 117 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... or rear turn signal bulb is burned out. See "Replacing light bulbs" on page 320 in Section 7 −3. HEADLIGHTS To turn on the following lights: ... tunnel, parking structure, etc. You can flash the high beam headlights even when the headlights are off. 118 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... the sensor adjusted by your Toyota dealer. Automatic light cut off system Position 1 or position 3 with the tail lights on- The lights ... the battery from becoming discharged, do not leave the lights on for a long period when the engine is not running. 119 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... or rear turn signal bulb is burned out. See "Replacing light bulbs" on page 320 in Section 7 −3. To turn on the push the switch. emergency ... emergency flashers are operating. You can flash the high beam headlights with the knob turned to "OFF". 120 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...switch on longer than necessary when the engine is not running. Front fog lights To adjust the brightness of the instrument panel lights, turn the...the headlight and turn signal switch lever. They will come on only when the headlights are on low beam. 121 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... The interior light switch has the following positions: "ON"-Keeps the light on all the time. "OFF"-Turns the light off. "DOOR"-Turns the light on while ... the switch at "DOOR" position for 20 minutes or more. Quarter trim courtesy light (convertible) 122 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... doors are closed and locked. To prevent the battery from becoming discharged, the light will automatically turn off when the key is removed and the door is left opened for 20 minutes or more. Convertible 123 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...windshield wipers are off, they will operate a couple of times after the washer squirts. For instructions on adding washer fluid, see "Adding washer fluid" ... or more. NOTICE Do not operate the wipers if the windshield is dry. It may scratch the glass. 124 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...blocked. If a nozzle becomes blocked, contact your Toyota dealer to have the vehicle serviced. To defog or defrost the rear window, push the switch... can get hot do not touch them when the defogger switch is on. With automatic air conditioning controls 125 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... the defoggers off when the surfaces are clear. Leaving the defoggers on for a long time could cause the battery to discharge, especially during stop−and−... is lowered, keep the rear window defogger turned off to avoid damage to the convertible top. 126 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...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 ... 127 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...lamp goes off after driving several times. If the indicator lamp does not go off, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible....or stopping after high speed driving. D Idling for a long period with the air conditioning on in stop−and−go traffic. 128 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ..." on page 260 in Section 4. The tachometer indicates engine speed in thousands of rpm (revolutions per minute). Use it while driving to select correct shift ... Do not let the indicator needle get into the red zone. This may cause severe engine damage. 129 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... to trip meter A to trip meter B, then back to the odometer each time you push. To reset the trip meter A to zero, display the ... be applied for resetting the trip meter B. This display remains on for about 10 minutes after the ignition switch is off. 130 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...'s seat belt. (c) Fasten front passenger's seat belt. (d) Stop and check. (e) Take vehicle to Toyota dealer. (f) Stop and check. (g) Fill up tank. 131 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... or buzzer comes on... Do this. Take vehicle to Toyota dealer. If brake system warning light is also on, stop immediately and contact Toyota dealer..... (m) Take vehicle to Toyota dealer. (n) Replace engine oil. (o) 132 Key reminder buzzer Remove key. 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... your vehicle at a safe place and contact your Toyota dealer. (b) Driver's Seat Belt Reminder Light and Buzzer The light and buzzer act as a ... the parking brake released. A warning light turning on briefly during operation does not indicate a problem. 133 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ..., automatic transmission electrical system or warning light system itself. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. If ...temporary malfunctions. The malfunction indicator lamp will go off after taking several driving trips. 134 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... in the components monitored by the warning light system. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. D The light does ... anti−lock brake system will fail but also the vehicle will become extremely unstable during braking. 135 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... in the components monitored by the warning light system. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. (i) Open Door ... the anti−lock brake system will fail but also the vehicle will become extremely unstable during braking. 136 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...malfunction somewhere in the parts monitored by the warning light system. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. D When the ignition ...on when the "VSC" warning light comes on even if the "TRAC OFF" switch is not pushed. 137 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... about 6 seconds. 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. 138 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... Transmission and Parking brake Ignition switch ...Automatic transmission ...Manual transmission ...Traction control system ...Vehicle stability control system ...Tire pressure warning system ...Parking brake ...Cruise control ... 139 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... This is the normal driving position. "ACC"-Accessories such as the radio operate, but the engine is off. If you leave the key in ... if the engine is not running. The battery will discharge and the ignition could be damaged. With automatic transmission 140 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...). (a) Selector lever The shift position is also displayed on the instrument cluster. P: Parking, engine starting and key removal R: ... driving +: Upshift range −: Downshift range To select "S" or "D", lean the selector lever leftward or rightward. 141 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...shifting into the overdrive gear is possible. If the engine coolant temperature is low, the transmission will not shift into the overdrive gear ...brake pedal. Depress the accelerator pedal slowly for smooth starting. 1: Upshift range 2: Downshift range 142 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...Make sure you observe the following maximum allowable speed in each range: 2AZ−FE engine range 1 2 3 3MZ−FE engine range... or driving conditions. This range is to be used when engine braking stronger than that of the "3" range position is necessary. 143 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) When the cruise control is being used, engine braking can not be enabled because the cruise control is not ... engine running. This prevents the vehicle from creeping. NOTICE Never shift into reverse while the vehicle is moving. 144 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... clutch to hold the vehicle when stopped on an uphill grade-use the parking brake. Recommended shifting speeds The transmission is fully synchronized and upshifting or downshifting is easy. ...: gear 1 2 3 4 km/h 53 92 142 194 (mph) (33) (57) (88) (121) 145 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... for a few seconds when the engine is started or just after the vehicle begins to move. This means that the traction control system is in the self...indicate a malfunction. NOTICE Make sure the vehicle is completely stopped before shifting into reverse. 146 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... the indicator light does not come on when the ignition is turned on, contact your Toyota dealer. D The indicator light does not come on when the ignition key ... once again. The "TRAC OFF" indicator light will go off. normal driving mode while driving. 147 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) Vehicle stability control system In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer: The vehicle stability control system .... However, as conventional braking operates when applied, there is no problem to continue your driving. 148 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...the ignition is turned on, contact your Toyota dealer. "VSC" warning light This light warns that there is a problem somewhere in the vehicle stability ... surface is covered with ice or snow, your vehicle should be fitted with snow tires or tire chains. 149 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) Tire pressure warning system In the following cases, contact your Toyota dealer: The tire pressure warning system is designed ...properly. If the low tire pressure warning light comes on or blinks while driving, do the following. 150 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... second: The low tire pressure warning system may be malfunctioning. Contact your Toyota dealer. If the warning light blinks twice every second: The... due to bursting or other causes. D The outside temperature is below 0_C (32_F) or above 40_C (104_F). 151 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... conditions: D When the low tire pressure warning light blinks twice every second D After replacing or rotating tires or wheels When initializing the system, the present tire condition is stored as a standard. 152 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... above procedure. When initializing the system, make sure the low tire pressure warning light blinks three times. If the warning light ... km/h (62 mph). D The roads are dry, smooth and straight. D The number of passengers is 1 or 2 (including driver). 153 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... the vehicle speed is too fast in relation to the cruise control set speed, cancel the cruise control then downshift the transmission to use engine braking to slow down. For Canada 154 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...control, press the "ON−OFF" button. This turns the system on. The indicator light in the instrument panel shows that you can now set the vehicle ... accidental cruise control engagement, keep the "ON−OFF" button off when not using the cruise control. 155 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... instrument cluster flashes when using the cruise control, press the "ON−OFF" button to turn the system off and then press it again to turn it on. If any of ... comes on. If this is the case, contact your Toyota dealer and have your vehicle inspected. 156 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... ...Audio remote controls ...Audio system operating hints ... For vehicle equipped with Navigation system, please refer to the separate "Navigation System Owner's Manual". 157 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... ∗: 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. 158 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... one function to another. ∗: Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details....exclusively to receive broadcasts provided under a separate subscription. Availability is limited to the 48 contiguous states. 159 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... will noticeably reduce the sensitivity of the radio. Convertible-Your vehicle has a mast type antenna. To remove the antenna, carefully turn it ... for compact disc singles-it could cause tracking errors or interfere with the ejection of compact discs. 160 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... the end of the disc. Then it will play from track 1 of the next disc. The player is intended for use with 12 cm (4.7 in.) discs only. NOTICE z Do not stack up... of the compact disc player. Do not insert anything other than compact discs into the slot. 161 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) -Controls and features "Type 1 Details of specific buttons, controls and features are described in the alphabetical list that follows. 162 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... Set the disc or magazine again. "ERROR 4": Over −current. Toyota dealer to inspect. Ask your "CD OPEN": The compact disc changer lid of separate ... compact disc changer lid. If the malfunction still exists, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer. 163 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... the "FM1" or "FM2" button to turn on the radio and select the FM band. "FM1" or "FM2" will appear on the display. This system allows you to set twelve FM ... the first track on the disc and replay. To turn off the repeat feature, push this button again. 164 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... the current track, quickly push the down side of the button one time. ST (Stereo reception) display Your radio automatically changes to stereo ... signal from creating noise. If the signal becomes extremely weak, the radio switches from stereo to mono reception. 165 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (...
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    ... while the compact disc is playing. The display changes in the order from the elapsed time to disc title to track title, then back to the elapsed..."TUNE" knob clockwise to step up the frequency. Turn the knob counterclockwise to step down the frequency. 166 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) "Type 2 Details of specific buttons, controls and features are described in the alphabetical list that follows. 167 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... the cassette was playing or fast forwarding. Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. (Eject button)... until the number of the disc you want to eject is displayed. Push and release the eject button. 168 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...lid. If the malfunction still exists, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer. Ɲ DISC Ɯ Use these buttons to select a disc you want to listen... button 3) or "Ɯ" (preset button 4) until the number of the disc you want to listen appears on the display. 169 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... and off. Turn "PWR·VOL" to adjust the volume. RDS (Radio Data System) display The radio will automatically switch to the RDS mode to receive an RDS ... After the shutter of the slot disc only, quickly button, then insert the disc is loaded, will close. 170 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... Check whether the XM antenna cable is attached securely. D A short−circuit occurs in the antenna or the surrounding antenna cable. See a Toyota certified dealer. 171 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... ∗: 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. 172 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... the beginning of the current track, quickly push the down side of the button one time. Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. 173 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...linked to the respective audio services. ∗1 : Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. Text Information includes, Channel Name, (Artist) Name, (Song) Title and Category Name. ∗2 : 174 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... can seek or scan for the station broad casting the same type of program. Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. 175 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... until a desired channel is found. ∗: Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. Some parts of... pushed. Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer for details. 176 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...to the beginning, the player will automatically start playing that side. Compact disc player Use this switch to skip up or down to a ... you select is not valid if it is higher than the number of the tracks remaining on the current side of the cassette. 177 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... with radio reception does not mean there is a problem with your radio-it is just the normal result of conditions outside the vehicle.... modifications carried out without appropriate authorization may invalidate the user's right to operate the equipment. 178 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U...
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    ..., uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used ...cassette player. Use of satellite radio requires XM tuner and service. Contact your Toyota dealer ... hot outside. D Store cassettes in their cases and out of direct sunlight. 179 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... using cassettes with a total playing time longer than 100 minutes (50 minutes per side). The tape used in these cassettes is thin ... which could cause hazardous radiation exposure if directed outside the unit. Be sure to operate the player correctly. 180 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...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. Special shaped discs Low quality discs Transparent/translucent discs Labeled discs 181 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... another soft, lint −free cloth. Do not use a conventional record cleaner or anti −static device. D Remove discs from the compact disc player when... listening to them. Store them in their plastic cases away from moisture, heat, and direct sunlight. 182 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... 190 194 194 197 197 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Manual air conditioning system Controls ...Air flow selector settings ...Operating ... system Controls ...Air flow selector settings ...Operating tips ...Side vents ...Air conditioning filter ... 183 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) Manual air conditioning system- -Controls 1. Fan speed selector 2. Air flow selector 3. Temperature selector 4. "A/C" button 5. Air intake selector 184 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... front view. Air flow selector Turn the knob to select the vents used for air flow. 1. Panel-Air flows mainly instrument panel vents. from ... position allows the air intake to select FRESH automatically. This is to clean up the front view more quickly. 185 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...automatically shuts off. If this happens, take your vehicle to a Toyota dealer for service. Air intake selector Press the button to select...the air intake mode may change automatically to FRESH depending on the condition of the air conditioning system. 186 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...(L/O 0502) -Air flow selector settings -Operating tips D To cool off your Toyota after it has been parked in the hot sun, drive with the windows open...that the air intake selector be set to FRESH and the fan speed selector to any setting except "OFF". 187 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...COLD (blue zone) Air intake-FRESH (outside air) Air flow-PANEL Air conditioning-ON D For quick heating, select recirculated air for a few .... D Choose floor/windshield air flow to heat the vehicle interior while defrosting or defogging the windshield. 188 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... outside of the windshield For best results, set controls as follows: Fan speed-Any setting except "OFF" Temperature-Towards WARM (red zone) ...air on the windshield-the difference between the outside and inside temperatures could make the fogging worse. 189 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) Automatic air conditioning system- -Controls 1. Temperature selector 2. "AUTO" button 3. "OFF" button 4. Air ... selector 5. Windshield air flow button 6. "MODE" button (air flow selector) 7. "A/C" button 8. Fan speed selector 190 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... "MODE" button (air flow selector) Push the "MODE" button to select the vents used for air flow. In automatic operation, you do not have to select the...from the floor vents. 4. Floor/Windshield-Air flows mainly from the floor vents and windshield vents. 191 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... button once again returns the air flow mode to the last one used. This button allows the air intake to select FRESH automatically. This ..., the air intake mode may change automatically to FRESH depending on the condition of the air conditioning system. 192 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... is a problem in the air conditioning system and the air conditioning automatically shuts off. If this happens, take your vehicle to a Toyota dealer for service. 193 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...(L/O 0502) -Air flow selector settings -Operating tips D To cool off your Toyota after it has been parked in the hot sun, drive with the windows open...that the air intake selector be set to FRESH and the fan speed selector to any setting except "OFF". 194 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... temperature Air intake-FRESH (outside air) Air conditioning-ON For manual operation- Fan speed-To the desired fan speed Temperature-Towards ...D Choose floor/windshield air flow to heat the vehicle interior while defrosting or defogging the windshield. 195 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...low temperature Air intake-FRESH (outside air) Air conditioning-OFF For manual operation- Fan speed-To the desired fan speed Temperature-Towards COLD... is to clean up the front view more quickly. It is not possible to return to RECIRCULATE in this mode. 196 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... flow. choose If air flow control is not satisfactory, check the side vents. The side vents may be opened or closed as shown. The air ... installed. The air conditioning filter prevents dust from entering the vehicle through the air conditioning vent. 197 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... scheduled maintenance information, please refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement".) The air conditioning filter is behind ... glove box. Remove the screw with a Phillips−head screwdriver and slide the hook as shown. 198 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) 2. Push in each side of the glove box to disconnect the claws. 3. Remove the filter case from the filter outlet as ...compressed air from the reverse surface. Do not wash or oil the filter. If it is dirty, it should be replaced. 199 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... INFORMATION The air filter should be installed properly in position. The use of air conditioning with the air filter removed may cause deteriorated dustproof performance and then affect air conditioning performance. 200 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...outlets ...Garage door opener ...Glove box ...Auxiliary boxes ...Rear console box ...Cup holders ...Storage box ...Grocery bag hooks ...Cargo net ...Floor mat ... 201 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... SELECTING UNIT You can select the unit between English/U.S. customary system and metric unit. To select the unit A (English/U.S. ... the vehicle is stopped. Outside temperature This function is also linked with the automatic air conditioning display. 202 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... 0502) -Cruise information The left side display indicates the cruise information when the ignition switch is in the "ON" position. Each time you push the "... seconds. To reset the calculations, push and hold the "DISP." button for more than 1 second. 203 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...the engine starts is displayed. When the engine is started, driving time is counted from 0:00. Up to 99:59 (99 hours, 59 minutes) can ... is in the "ACC" or "ON" position. To reset the hour: Push the "H" button. To reset the minutes: Push the "M" button. 204 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... North Northeast East Southeast South Southwest West Northwest The right side display indicates the outside air temperatures when the ignition .... D The ignition switch is turned off immediately after turning. D The vehicle is on an inclined surface. 205 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...in the inside rear view mirror. NOTICE Do not put magnets or a metal object on or near the inside rear view mirror of the vehicle. Doing this may cause malfunction of the compass sensor. 206 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... returns it to 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 numbers 207 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... of the magnetized vehicle etc., take your vehicle to Toyota dealer. D During calibration, do not operate electric systems (moon roof, power windows, etc.) as they may interfere with the calibration. 208 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... Be sure to adjust the display only when the vehicle is stopped. The ashtray can be removed and used outside the vehicle. To use the ashtray, .... The cup holder lid cannot be closed while the ashtray is installed. To detach the ashtray, pull it out. 209 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... the battery from being discharged, do not use the power outlets longer than necessary when the engine is not running. z Close the power ... failure or short circuits. In the center console auxiliary box Coupe In the rear console box Convertible 210 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... doors, gates, entry doors, door locks, home lighting systems, and security systems, etc. Keep the indicator light on the HomeLinkR in view.... 2. Place your hand−held garage transmitter 25 to 75 mm (1 to 3 in.) away from the surface of the HomeLinkR. 211 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...as home security systems, home door locks or lighting, contact your authorized Toyota dealer for ...2 outside buttons for 20 seconds until the indicator light flashes. If you sell your vehicle,...a rapid flash after 20 seconds, you can release both buttons. 212 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...turning it clockwise. Unlock by inserting the master key and turning it counterclockwise. With the instrument panel lights on, the glove box light will come on when the glove box is open. 213 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...stop, always keep the glove box door closed while driving. To use the auxiliary box, open it as shown in the illustration. CAUTION To reduce the ...Do not leave anything flammable or deformable such as a lighter, glasses, etc. inside. Over head console 214 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... raising the rear console box lid. CAUTION To reduce the chance of injury in case of an accident or a sudden stop, always keep the console box closed while driving. 215 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... case of an accident or sudden stop while driving, keep the front cup holder closed when it is not in use. This box is designed to hold things like bottles. D To reduce the chance of injury in Rear 216 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... like grocery bags. To secure belongings, hang the cargo net on the hooks. Use a floor mat of the correct size. If the floor carpet and floor ... net to secure sharp or heavy objects. The net will tear off. z Be sure not to twist the net when hooking. 217 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) CAUTION Make sure the floor mat is properly placed on the floor carpet. If the floor mat slips and interferes with the movement of the pedals during driving, it may cause an accident. 218 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... engine oil consumption ...Iridium−tipped spark plugs ...Brake system ...Brake pad wear limit indicators ...Your Toyota's identification ...Theft prevention labels ... 225 226 226 230 230 232 232 233 243 244 246 INFORMATION BEFORE DRIVING YOUR TOYOTA 219 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... help prevent gas station mix −ups, your Toyota has a smaller fuel tank opening. The ... consult your Toyota dealer. However, occasionally, you may notice light knocking for a short time while ...D Do not tow a trailer during the first 800 km (500 miles). 220 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...consult your Toyota dealer. Toyota recommends the use of gasoline that contains detergent additives to avoid build−up of engine deposits. However,... for better emissions in vehicle fleets, and customer satisfaction through better vehicle performance. 221 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...it. Operation in foreign countries If you plan to drive your Toyota in another country...First, comply with the vehicle registration laws. Second, ... the fuel system has been damaged and it is in need of repair. In this case, do not restart the engine. 222 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...ˆ’ way catalytic converter. z Do not allow the engine to run at idle speed for more than 20 minutes. z Avoid racing the engine. z Do not push−start or pull −start ... may burn easily such as grass, leaves, paper or rags. 3MZ−FE engine 223 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U...
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    ...the periodic inspections required by the Toyota Maintenance Schedule. For scheduled maintenance information, refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "...unconfined area and adjust the heating or cooling system to force outside air into the vehicle. 224 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...is essential that the oil level be checked regularly. Toyota recommends that the oil level be checked every time you refuel the vehicle. NOTICE Failure ... fuel. High temperature exhaust gases also burn the oil used to lubricate the exhaust valve stems. 225 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... immediately. Your engine is fitted with iridium−tipped spark plugs. BRAKE BOOSTER The brake booster uses engine vacuum to power −assist the brakes. If...ˆ’tipped spark plugs and do not adjust gaps for your engine performance and smooth driveability. 226 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... rainy day tends to activate the anti−lock brake system. You may hear a click or motor sound in the engine compartment for a few seconds when the engine...At the end of the anti−lock brake system activation, the brake pedal may move a little forward. 227 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...in the components monitored by the warning light system. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. D The ...on when the ignition key is turned to the "ON" position, or remains on. D The light comes on while you are driving. 228 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... in the components monitored by the warning light system. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. DRUM−IN−DISC ... anti−lock brake system will fail but also the vehicle will become extremely unstable during braking. 229 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... noise while driving, have the brake pads checked and replaced by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. Expensive rotor damage can result ... is the primary identification number for your Toyota. It is used in registering the ownership of your vehicle. 230 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) -Engine number The engine number is stamped on the engine block as shown. The vehicle identification number (VIN) is also on the Certification Label. 2AZ−FE engine 3MZ−FE engine 231 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...label is designed so that once it is applied to a surface, any attempt to remove it will result in destroying the integrity of the label. Transferring these labels ... to remove the theft prevention labels as it may violate certain state or federal laws. 232 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... location of the tread wear indicators- For details, see "Checking and replacing tires" on page 308. 5. Tire ply composition and materials- Plies ...tires- A radial tire has "RADIAL" on the sidewall. A tire not marked with "RADIAL" is a bias −ply tire. 233 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... at maximum cold tire inflation pressure- For details, see "Checking and replacing tires" on page 308. 9. Maximum cold tire inflation pressure- ... sidewall. The tire not marked with "M+S" is a summer tire. For details, see "Types of tires" on page 246. 234 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... USE ONLY" molded into its sidewall. This tire is designed for temporary emergency use only. For details, see "Compact spare tire" on page 262. ...limit at maximum cold tire inflation pressure- For details, see "Checking and replacing tires" on page 308. 235 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... Number (TIN) 3. Tire manufacturer's identification mark 4. Tire size code 5. Manufacturer's optional tire type code 6. Manufacturing week 7. Manufacturing year 236 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...-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 ...5. Belt 6. Inner liner 7. Reinforcing rubber 8. Carcass 9. Rim lines 10.Bead wires 11. Chafer 237 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... U.S. Department of Transportation. It provides the purchasers and/or prospective purchasers of Toyota vehicles with information on uniform tire quality grading. Your ... (straight ahead) traction tests and does not include cornering (turning) traction. 238 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...established for a tire that is properly inflated and not overloaded. Excessive speed, underinflation, or excessive loading, either separately or in combination, can cause heat buildup and possible tire failure. 239 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... items which may be replaced) of automatic transmission, power steering, power brakes, power windows, power seats, radio, and heater, to the ... pressure Curb weight Intended outboard sidewall Maximum inflation pressure Maximum loaded vehicle weight 240 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... Normal occupant weight Occupant distribution Meaning 68 kg (150 lb.) times the number of occupants specified in the second column of Table 1 that ... designation Rim width Vehicle capacity weight (Total load capacity) Vehicle maximum load on the tire 241 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...) Tire related term Vehicle normal load on the tire Weather side Meaning the load on an individual tire that is determined by distributing to... of occupants 2 3 Occupant distribution in a normally loaded vehicle 2 in front 2 in front, 1 in second seat 242 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... seating capacity, do not exceed the total load capacity. Towing capacity Toyota does not recommend towing a trailer with your vehicle. Your ...to the tires, but also deterioration to the steering ability and braking ability, which may cause an accident. 243 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... or an accident. D Do not drive with objects left on top of the instrument panel. They may interfere with the driver's field of view. Or ... in your vehicle. 3. Subtract the combined weight of the driver and passengers from XXX kilograms or XXX pounds. 244 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...available cargo and luggage load capacity of your vehicle. Toyota does not recommend towing a trailer with your... available cargo and luggage load will be reduced as follows: Coupe 244 kg - 93 kg = 151 kg. ... - 93 kg = 83 kg. (388 lb. - 205 lb. = 183 lb.) 245 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... −covered or icy roads, we recommend using snow tires. If installing snow tires, be sure to replace all four tires. 2. All season ... designated tires, and never mix tires or wheels of the sizes different from the originally equipped tires and wheels. 246 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...) SECTION STARTING AND DRIVING Starting and driving Before starting the engine ...How to start the engine ...Tips for driving in various conditions ...Winter driving tips ...... fuel and make your vehicle last longer ... 3 248 248 249 250 251 252 253 247 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...Fasten seat belts. How to start the engine- (a) Before cranking 1. Apply the parking brake firmly. 2. Turn off unnecessary lights and accessories. 3. Manual ...If the engine will not start...See "If your vehicle will not start" on page 256 in Section 4. 248 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... traffic near you, and then press the pedal lightly. If you do not feel a ... do not work safely, pull to the side of the road and call a Toyota dealer for assistance. D Drive slowly ... ride the brakes excessively, they may overheat and not work properly. 249 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...organic acids.) See "Checking the engine coolant level" on page 302 in Section 7 −2 for details of coolant type selection. For the U.S.A.-"Toyota Super Long Life Coolant... brake will not hold the vehicle securely. NOTICE Do not use plain water alone. 250 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) Dinghy towing (with automatic transmission) NOTICE Do not use engine antifreeze or any other substitute because it ... the recommended equipment. NOTICE Dinghy towing does not eliminate the possibility of damage to your vehicle. 251 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...not tow your vehicle from the rear. This may cause serious damage to your vehicle. Toyota does not recommend towing a trailer with your vehicle. Your vehicle is not designed for trailer towing. 252 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...wastes fuel. See page 305 in Section 7−2 for instructions. D Avoid engine lugging or over−revving. Use a gear position suitable for the road on...drive, the greater the fuel consumption. By reducing your speed, you will cut down on fuel consumption. 253 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) 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. 254 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... of an emergency If your vehicle will not start ...If your engine stalls while driving ...If you cannot increase engine speed ...If your vehicle overheats ...If you have a... ... 4 256 259 260 260 261 270 271 274 274 275 276 255 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... a Toyota dealer or qualified repair shop for assistance. NOTICE Do not crank for more than 30 seconds at a time. This may overheat the starter and wiring systems. 256 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... minutes. During jump starting run the engine at about 2000 rpm with the accelerator pedal lightly depressed. NOTICE The battery used for boosting must be 12...a sponge or cloth while enroute to the medical office. D If you should accidentally get acid 257 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... mark) Booster battery Connecting point for 2AZ−FE engine 4. Make the cable connections in the order a, b, c, d. a. Connect the clamp ...The recommended connecting points are shown in the following illustrations: Connecting point for 3MZ−FE engine 258 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)...
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    ...cause of your battery discharging is not apparent (for example, lights left on), you should have it checked at your Toyota dealer. CAUTION If the engine is ... the brakes and steering will not work so steering and braking will be much harder than usual. 259 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... from the moving fan and engine drive belts. 4. If the coolant is leaking, stop the engine immediately. Call a Toyota dealer for assistance. 5. If there ... are hot. Serious injury could result from scalding hot fluid and steam blown out under pressure. 260 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... Serious coolant loss indicates a leak in the system. You should have it checked as soon as possible at your Toyota dealer. 1. Reduce your ... (automatic) or reverse (manual). Block the wheel diagonally opposite to the one being changed if necessary. 261 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... personal injury. D Never get under the vehicle when the vehicle is supported by the jack alone. D Use the jack only for lifting your vehicle during wheel ... weight helps to improve fuel economy and permits easier installation in case of a flat tire. 262 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    .... 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 ... an emergency, you should familiarize yourself with the use of the jack, each of the tools and their storage locations. 263 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... spare tire, put it in place with the outer side of the wheel facing up. Then secure the tire by repeating the above removal steps in reverse order to prevent it from flying forward during a collision or sudden braking. 264 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... of the front wheels or behind one of the rear wheels. 3. Remove the wheel ornament. Pry off the wheel ornament, using the beveled end of the wheel nut wrench as ... slip off the nut. Do not remove the nuts yet-just unscrew them about one −half turn. 265 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) -Positioning the jack CAUTION Never use oil or grease on the bolts or nuts. The nuts may loose and the wheels ... it clockwise. As the jack touches the vehicle and begins to lift, double −check that it is properly positioned. 266 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 280
    ...) -Changing wheels CAUTION Never get under the vehicle when the vehicle is supported by the jack alone. 7. Remove the wheel nuts and change tires. Lift the...surface can cause wheel nuts to loosen and eventually cause a wheel to come off while driving. 267 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 281
    ..., pipe or your foot. Make sure the wrench is securely engaged over the nut. Tighten each nut a little at a time in the order shown. Repeat the process until all the nuts are tight. 268 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... cutout of the wheel ornament with the valve stem as shown. 2. Press hand firmly on one side of wheel ornament and then firmly tap the other side around the edge of wheel ornament with the heel of your hand to snap into place. 269 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 283
    ... system- Turn off the traction control system to become unstuck to allow the tires to spin enough to remove the vehicle from the obstruction.... may suddenly move forward or backward as it becomes unstuck, causing injury or damage to nearby people or objects. 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... models with towing eyelet-Only when you cannot receive a towing service from a Toyota dealer or commercial tow truck service, tow your ...make sure the following precautions are observed. If necessary, show this page to the tow truck driver. -From rear 271 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) TOWING PRECAUTIONS: Use a safety chain system for all towing, and abide by the state/provincial and local laws... If you do not use a towing dolly, place the ignition key in the "ACC" position and put the transmission in neutral. 272 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...necessary, we recommend you to have it done by your Toyota dealer or a commercial tow truck service. Manual transmission models with towing eyelet- If towing ...or chain. The eyelets and towing cable or chain may break and cause serious injury or damage. 273 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 287
    ... operation, have your vehicle checked at your Toyota dealer. If raising the convertible top manually is unavoidable, see "RAISING THE CONVERTIBLE TOP ..."LOCK" position. Open either door or wait for 43 seconds before raising the convertible top manually. 274 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 288
    ... vehicle and you cannot get a duplicate, many Toyota dealers can still open the door for you, using their special tools. If you ... the smallest side window because it is the least expensive to replace. Be extremely cautious to avoid cuts from the glass. 275 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 289
    ... of the remaining transmitters to have them registered again as well. You can use the wireless remote control system with the new transmitter. Contact your Toyota dealer for detailed information. 276 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) SECTION CORROSION PREVENTION AND APPEARANCE CARE Corrosion prevention and appearance care 5 Protecting your Toyota from corrosion ...278 Washing and waxing your Toyota ...279 Cleaning the interior ...282 277 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 291
    ... (L/O 0502) Protecting your Toyota from corrosion Toyota, through diligent research, design and use of the most advanced technology available, .... D High humidity accelerates corrosion especially when temperatures range just above the freezing point. 278 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 292
    ... where the shields are installed be treated to resist corrosion. Your Toyota dealer will be happy to assist in supplying and installing the shields ..., dust, iron dust or chemical substances D When the vehicle becomes remarkably dirty with dust and mud 279 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...the air vent, you may experience trouble with refueling or rough engine idling. Convertible-Spray water on the side windows or top seals from above, at a... plastic wheel ornament. It may fly off the wheel and cause accidents while the vehicle is moving. 280 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 294
    ... waxing. If a nozzle becomes blocked, contact your Toyota dealer to have the vehicle serviced. 3. Wax the vehicle again when water does not bead ... z Do not use water −repellents, wax or other preservative finishes as they may stain the top material. 281 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 295
    ... to settle for two to five minutes. Use a cloth or sponge to remove dirt so it will not be ground into the top. Be careful not to allow ... body corrosion. Vinyl interior The vinyl upholstery may be easily cleaned with a mild soap or detergent and water. 282 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 296
    ... soft cloth in water or lukewarm water then lightly wipe off dirt. NOTICE z Do not use organic substances (solvents, kerosene, .... NOTICE When cleaning the inside of the rear window, be careful not to scratch or damage the heater wires or connectors. 283 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... or staining. If you have any questions about the cleaning of your Toyota, your local Toyota dealer will be pleased to answer them. NOTICE z If a ...Use of a nylon brush or synthetic fiber cloth, etc. may scratch the fine grained surface of the leather. 284 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 298
    ... and Maintenance (I/M) programs ... 6 286 287 289 290 For scheduled maintenance information, please refer to the "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement". 285 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 299
    .... The owner may elect to use non−Toyota supplied parts for replacement purposes without ... Booklet" or "Owner's Manual Supplement" for complete warranty information. Where to go for service? Toyota technicians ... are presented on page 291 in Section 7. 286 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 300
    ..., smell or vibration, you should investigate the cause or take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer or a qualified service shop immediately....fluid Make sure there is sufficient fluid in the tank. See page 319 in Section 7 −3 for additional information. 287 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 301
    ... the vehicle, etc. Lights Make sure the headlights, stop lights, tail lights, turn signal lights, and other lights are all working. ... securely. Make sure the engine hood secondary latch secures the hood from opening when the primary latch is released. 288 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 302
    ... clues, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. It probably needs adjustment or repair. D D D D Engine missing, stumbling, or ...; vehicle pulls to one side when braking D Engine coolant temperature continually higher than normal 289 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 303
    ... not pass the I/M test and need to be repaired. Contact your Toyota dealer to service the vehicle. Even does pass have if the malfunction indicator lamp... the codes are erased. Also, depending on your driving habits, the codes may not be completely set. 290 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 304
    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) SECTION DO−IT−YOURSELF MAINTENANCE Introduction 7− 1 292 294 294 296 297 Engine compartment overview ...Fuse locations ...Do −it−yourself service precautions ...Positioning the jack ...Parts and tools ... 291 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 305
    ...4. Brake fluid reservoir 5. Fuse block 6. Battery 7. Radiator 8. Electric cooling fans 9. Condenser 10. Windshield washer fluid tank 11. Engine coolant reservoir 292 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...4. Brake fluid reservoir 5. Fuse block 6. Battery 7. Radiator 8. Electric cooling fans 9. Condenser 10. Windshield washer fluid tank 11. Engine coolant reservoir 293 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... (L/O 0502) Fuse locations Spare fuses Do −it −yourself service precautions If you perform maintenance by yourself, be ... should serve: should be taken when workvehicle to prevent accidental are a few precautions that be especially careful to ob- 294 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... with long−life hybrid organic acid technology to fill the radiator. "Toyota Super Long Life Coolant" is a mixture of 50% coolant and ... supports. D Be extremely cautious when working on the battery. It contains poisonous and corrosive sulfuric acid. 295 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 309
    ... through the spark plugholes. z Use only spark plugs of the specified type. Using other types will cause engine damage, loss of performance or radio ...will damage the vehicle or may allow the vehicle to fall off the jack and cause personal injury. Rear 296 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 310
    ...on top of or underneath the jack. D "Toyota Genuine Motor Oil" or equivalent See page 300 in Section 7 −2 for details about engine oil selection. Tools: D Rag...). D D D D Warm water Baking soda Grease Conventional clamp bolts) wrench (for terminal 297 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 311
    ... WASHER FLUID Parts: D Water D Washer fluid containing antifreeze (for winter use) Tools: D Funnel REPLACING LIGHT BULBS Parts: D Bulb with same ... and wattage rating as original (See charts in "Replacing light bulbs" on page 320 in Section 7−3.) 298 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 312
    ... the engine oil level ...Checking the engine coolant level ...Checking the radiator and condenser ...Checking brake fluid ...Checking power steering...Rotating tires ...Installing snow tires and chains ...Replacing wheels ...Aluminum wheel precautions ... 299 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 313
    ...Remove the oil filler cap and add engine oil in small quantities at a time, checking the dipstick. We recommend that you use a funnel when adding oil. The... oil O.K. Too full Be careful not to drop engine oil on the vehicle components. 3MZ−FE engine 300 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 314
    ... on the dipstick once again after adding the oil. ENGINE OIL SELECTION "Toyota Genuine Motor Oil" is used in your Toyota vehicle. Use Toyota approved ".... However, it should be replaced with SAE 5W−30 at the next oil change. ILSAC certification mark 301 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 315
    ... check for leaks in the cooling system. To ensure excellent lubrication performance for your engine, "Toyota Genuine ...has been specifically tested and approved for all Toyota engines. Please contact your ...remove the radiator cap when the engine is hot. 302 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 316
    ...improper coolants may damage your engine cooling system. Only use "Toyota Super Long Life .... NOTICE Do not use plain water alone. Toyota recommends "Toyota Super Long Life ... malfunction on Toyota vehicles. Please contact further details. your Toyota dealer for 303 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 317
    ...Check the fluid level through the reservoir. If necessary, add automatic transmission fluid DEXRONr II or III. If the vehicle has been .... NOTICE If you spill some of the fluid, be sure to wipe it off to prevent it from damaging the parts or paintwork. 304 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 318
    ...side of either range, add automatic transmission fluid DEXRONr II or III to bring the level within the range. To remove the reservoir cap, turn ... hot so be careful not to burn yourself. NOTICE Avoid overfilling, or the power steering could be damaged. 305 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 319
    ...tip of the tire pressure gauge to the tire valve. 3. Read the pressure using the graduations of the gauge. 4. In case the tire inflation pressure is not within... case of applying too much air, press the center of the valve and release the air to adjust. 306 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 320
    ... and air pump are not available, have your vehicle checked by your Toyota dealer. CAUTION Be sure to reinstall the tire valve caps. Without the ...)- D Poor handling D Excessive wear D Uneven wear D A greater possibility of tire damage from road hazards 307 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 321
    ...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 ... The location of tread wear indicators is shown by the "TWI" or "∆ " marks, etc., molded on the sidewall of each tire. 308 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 322
    ... resulting in loss of control. Toyota recommends all four tires, or at least both of the front or rear tires be replaced at a time as a set... necessary after you have rotated your tires. See "Tire pressure warning system" on page 150 in Section 1 −7. 309 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 323
    ... tires To equalize the wear and help extend tire life, Toyota recommends that you rotate your tires according to the maintenance schedule... of the same wheel type as the installed tires With a spare tire of different wheel type from the installed tires 310 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 324
    ... you have rotated your tires. See "Tire pressure warning system" on page 150 in Section 1 −7. WHEN TO CHAINS USE SNOW TIRES OR SNOW TIRE INSTALLATION Snow tires... incorrectly inflated. D Never drive over 120 km/h (75 mph) with any type of snow tires. 311 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 325
    ... installing chains on your tires, carefully follow the instructions of the chain manufacturer. If wheel covers are used, they will be scratched by the chain band,... to location or type of road, so always check local regulations before installing chains. 312 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 326
    ... rotated your tires. See "Tire pressure warning system" on page 150 in Section 1−7. D Use only Toyota wheel nuts and wrench designed for your ...D As with any wheel, periodically check your aluminum wheels for damage. If damaged, replace immediately. 313 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) 314 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... 316 317 318 319 320 Checking battery condition ...Battery recharging precautions ...Checking and replacing fuses ...Adding washer fluid ...Replacing light bulbs ... 315 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 329
    ..., if nec- D Do not cause a spark from the battery with tools. D Do not smoke or light a match near the battery. The electrolyte ... medical attention. If possible, continue to apply water with a sponge or cloth while en route to the medical office. 316 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 330
    ...your Toyota dealer. Have battery checked by your Toyota dealer. Type A Green Dark Clear or light yellow Battery recharging precautions During recharging, ...the engine is running. Also, be sure all accessories are turned off. Clear or light yellow Red 317 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 331
    ...suspected fuse straight out and check it. Determine which fuse may be causing the problem. The lid of the fuse box shows the name of the circuit for each... Section 8 for the functions controlled by each circuit. Good Blown Good Blown Type B Type D 318 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 332
    .... If the new fuse immediately blows out, there is a problem with the electrical system. Have your Toyota dealer correct it as soon as possible. If... NOTICE Do not use engine antifreeze or any other substitute because it may damage your vehicle's paint. 319 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 333
    ...the lens, or if there is water pooled inside the light, contact your Toyota dealer. Light bulbs Headlights (low beam) Headlights (high beam) Front ... 921 194 921 - - - 27 27/7 18 3.8 18 5 8 8 D D D D D D E F NOTICE Only use a bulb of the listed type. 320 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 334
    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) -Headlights Light bulbs Vanity lights (coupe) Vanity lights (convertible) Glove box light Quarter trim courtesy light ... depressing the lock release. If the connector is tight, wiggle it. High beam (inside) Low beam (outside) 321 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 335
    ... is not necessary after replacing the bulb. When aiming adjustment is necessary, contact your Toyota dealer. a: Rear turn signal light b: Stop/tail and rear side marker light c: Back−up light 322 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) -High mounted stoplight (coupe) -License plate lights Use a flathead screwdriver. 323 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 337
    ...front side marker and front turn signal lights burns out, contact your Toyota dealer. NOTICE Do not try to replace the front fog, parking, front ... marker and front turn signal light bulbs by yourself. You may damage the vehicle. 324 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 338
    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) SECTION SPECIFICATIONS Specifications Dimensions and weight ...Engine ...Fuel ...Service specifications ...Tires ...Fuses ... 8 326 326 327 327 330 330 325 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 339
    ... height∗ Wheelbase Front tread Rear tread Vehicle capacity weight (occupants + luggage) ∗: Engine Convertible 4890 (192.5) 1815 1450 (71.5) (57.1) Model: ... (60.4) (754) Unladen vehicle Displacement, cm3 (cu. in.): 2AZ−FE engine 3MZ−FE engine 326 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 340
    ... belt tension gauge No.BT−33−73F (used belt), Ibf: 115"20 "Toyota Genuine Motor Oil" is used in your Toyota vehicle. Use Toyota approved "... viscosity. Oil grade: API grade SL "Energy −Conserving" or ILSAC multigrade engine oil 327 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 341
    ... engine 6.2 (6.6, 5.4) 3MZ−FE engine 9.2 (9.8, 8.1) Coolant type: "Toyota Super Long Life Coolant" is used in your Toyota vehicle at factory fill...oil viscosity: SAE 75W−90 Outside temperature Please contact your Toyota dealer for further details. 328 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 342
    ... listed in your "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement". When changing the automatic transmission fluid, use only "Toyota Genuine ATF Type T−IV" (... 30 mm (1.2 in.) Power steering fluid type: Automatic transmission fluid DEXRONr II or III 329 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (...
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 343
    ... tires or replacing wheels), see "Checking tire inflation pressure" through "Aluminum wheel precautions", pages 305 through 313, in Section 7 −2. Engine compartment 330 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ...A: Electric moon roof 30. TAIL 10 A: Tail lights, parking lights, license plate lights, front fog lights, multiport fuel injection system/sequential multiport fuel injection system ... Spare fuse 8. AM2 30 A: Starting system, "IGN" and "IG2" fuses 331 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 345
    ...control system, headlight delay off system, tail light auto cut system, illuminated entry system,... (convertible): Convertible top control system, quarter windows 52. PWR 30 A: Side power windows ... DEF 40 A: Rear window defogger, outside rear view mirror defoggers 332 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. ...
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    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) SECTION Reporting safety defects for U.S. owners 9 REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS FOR U.S. OWNERS Reporting safety defects for U.S. owners ...334 333 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. To contact... Washington, D.C. 20590. You can also obtain other information about motor vehicle safety from the Hotline. 334 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 348
    ... of each vehicle we build. This Owner's Manual explains the operation of your new Toyota. Please read it thoroughly and have ... This material may not be reproduced or copied, in whole or in part, without the written permission of Toyota Motor Corporation. i 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... damage. The types of warnings, what they look like, and how they are used in this manual are explained as follows: Safety symbol CAUTION This is a ... must or must not do in order to avoid or reduce the risk of damage to your vehicle and its equipment. ii 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 350
    ... about your Toyota Occupant restraint systems Toyota encourages you and your family to take the time to read Section 1−3 of this ... head and chest injuries by reducing the chance of contact by the head and chest with interior portions of the vehicle. iii 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 351
    ... they can provide to you and your family in the event of an accident. Toyota recommends you to read the provisions in Section 1−3 carefully and ... passenger wore the seat belts or not D Driver's seat position D Front passenger's occupant classification iv 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 352
    ... SRS airbag deployment data D SRS airbag system diagnostic data If your vehicle is... court However, if necessary Toyota will: D Use the data for research on Toyota vehicle safety performance ... identification information to a non−Toyota organization for research purposes v 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 ...
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    ... Manual Supplement". Important health and safety information about your Toyota CAUTION D WARNING: Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and a wide ... cancer in laboratory animals. Always protect your skin by washing thoroughly with soap and water. vi 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 354
    ... for Toyota vehicles are currently available in the market. You should know that Toyota does not warrant these products and is not responsible ... to check with your Toyota dealer for precautionary measures or special instructions regarding installation. vii 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
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    ... the SRS airbag and seat belt pretensioner removed and disposed of by the qualified service shop or by your Toyota dealer before you dispose of your vehicle. viii 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 356
    ... ...271 D Tips for driving during break −in period ...220 D How to start the engine ...248 D General maintenance ...287 D Complete index ...NO TAG hU ...See page 330. Publication No. OM33667U Part No. 01999-33667 Printed in Japan 01 −0502 −00 C ( U) 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 357
    ... it properly from the moment you drive it off the showroom floor. The Toyota authorized Repair Manual is packed with literally everything you need to know to perform your own maintenance in virtually every area of your new vehicle. 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 358
    ...replacement. Where to obtain the Repair Manual The repair manual for CAMRY SOLARA may be purchased from any Toyota dealer or the Material Distribution... contact your Toyota dealer or call the Material Distribution Center toll−free at 1−800−622−2033. 2006 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)
  • 2006 Toyota Solara | Owners Manual - Page 359
    '06 Solara_U (L/O 0502) 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 SOLARA from Feb. '05 Prod. (OM33667U)



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