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Toyota Land Cruiser 1996 Owner's Manual

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Part 1


Chapter 1-1
Overview of instruments
and controls
Instrument panel overview
Instrument cluster overview
Indicator symbols on the
instrument panel


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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Part 1 OPERATION OF INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS— Chapter 1-1 Overview of instruments and controls Instrument panel overview Instrument cluster overview Indicator symbols on the instrument panel WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Instrument panel overview WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Instrument cluster overview WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Indicator symbols on the instrument panel Brake system warning light * Turn signal indicator lights Seat belt reminder light* Headlight high beam indicator light Low oil pressure warning light* Overdrive-of f indicator light* Malfunction indicator lamp* “PWR” mode indicator light Automatic transmission second Anti-lock brake system warning light * start indicator light...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Cruise control indicator light Automatic transmission indicator lights : For details, see “Service reminder indicators and warning buzzers” in Chapter 1-5. : If this light flashes, see “Automatic transmission” in Chapter 1-6. : If this light flashes, see “Cruise control” in Chapter 1-6. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    Back door the subkey with the attendant. by a Toyota dealer using the key number. Hood Since the side door and back door can be You should also put a copy of the key locked without a key, you should always number with your important papers.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Side doors LOCKING WITH KEY LOCKING WITH INSIDE LOCK KNOB LOCKING WITH POWER DOOR LOCK SWITCH Turn the key towards the front of the Turn the lock knob forward to lock and vehicle to lock and towards the back to backward to unlock the door.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS CAUTION Before driving, be sure that the doors are closed and locked, espe- cially when small children are in the vehicle. Along with the proper use of seat belts, locking the doors helps prevent the driver and pas- sengers from being thrown out from the vehicle during an acci- dent.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Power windows The windows can be operated with the Automatic operation (to open only): Push the switch completely down and switch on each side door. then release it. The window will fully open. The ignition key must be in the “ON” posi- To stop the window partway, lightly pull the tion.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Side windows OPERATING THE PASSENGERS’ WIN- D Never leave small children alone DOWS in the vehicle, especially with the ignition key still inserted. They Use the switch on each passenger’s could use the power window door or the switches on the driver’s switches and get trapped in a win- door that control each passenger’s dow.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Hood OPENING AND CLOSING The back door can be opened as shown. See “Luggage stowage precautions” in Part 2 for precautions to observe in load- ing luggage. After closing the back door, try pulling it up to make sure it is securely closed. Closing the back door with the lock button pushed in will also lock the back door.

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    D Use only a genuine Toyota fuel tank cap for replacement. It has a built in check valve to reduce fuel tank vac- uum.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Electric moon roof To slide open or close the moon roof, D Always make sure nobody places push the switch on the “OPEN” or his/her head, hands and other “CLOSE” side. To tilt up or lower the parts of the body in the roof open- rear end of the moon roof, push the ing before you close the roof.

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  • Page 17: Steering Wheel

    Front seats— WWW.MANUALS.WS Part 1 Seats —Seat adjustment precautions OPERATION OF While the vehicle is being driven, all ve- Adjust the driver’s seat so that the foot hicle occupants should have the seatback pedals, steering wheel and instrument INSTRUMENTS AND upright, sit well back in the seat and prop- panel controls are within easy reach of the erly wear the seat belts provided.

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    —Adjusting front seats —Adjusting front seats WWW.MANUALS.WS (manual type) (power type) ADJUSTING SEAT POSITION Pull the lock release lever up. Then slide the seat to the desired position with slight body pressure and release the lever. ADJUSTING SEATBACK ANGLE Lean forward and pull the lock release lever.

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    Rear seats— WWW.MANUALS.WS —Rear seat precautions ADJUSTING SEAT POSITION ADJUSTING SEAT CUSHION ANGLE To fold or remove the rear seats, operate the seats as illustrated below. Reverse AND HEIGHT Move the control switch to the desired the procedure to return them. Be sure to direction.

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    —Folding second seat up —Folding second seat up —Folding second seat for WWW.MANUALS.WS (manual type) (power type) third seat entry (manual type) WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    —Folding second seat for WWW.MANUALS.WS third seat entry (power type) —Folding third seat up —Removing third seat WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    Head restraints Head restraints (vertically and longitudinally WWW.MANUALS.WS adjustable type) (vertically adjustable type) CAUTION D Adjust the top of the head restraint so that it is closest to the top of your ears. D After adjusting the head restraint, make sure it is locked in position. D Do not drive with the head re- straints removed.

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    Seat belts— WWW.MANUALS.WS —Seat belt precautions Toyota recommends that the driver and D Keep the belts clean and dry. If they passengers in the vehicle be properly re- CAUTION need cleaning, use a mild soap strained at all times with the seat belts solution or lukewarm water.

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    CAUTION sudden stop or on impact. It also may lock your Toyota dealer. if you lean forward too quickly. A slow, Always be sure the shoulder belt is easy motion will allow the belt to extend, positioned across the center of your and you can move around freely.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS —Rear center seat belt Adjust the position of the lap and To release the belt, press the buckle- Sit up straight and well back in the shoulder belts release button and allow the belt to re- seat. To fasten your belt, insert the tab tract.

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    D If the seat belt does not function normally, immediately contact your Toyota dealer. Remove excess length of the belt and To release the belt, press the buckle- adjust the belt position. release button. To shorten the belt, pull the free end of the belt.

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    CAUTION personalized seat belt extender is avail- D After inserting the tab, make sure able from your Toyota dealer free of the tab and buckle are locked and charge. that the seat belt is not twisted.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS SRS airbags The SRS (Supplemental Restraint Sys- This indicator comes on when the The SRS airbag system is designed to tem) airbags are designed to provide ignition key is turned to the “ACC” or activate in response to a severe frontal further protection to the driver and “ON”...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS However, this threshold velocity will be considerably higher if the vehicle strikes an object, such as a parked vehicle or sign pole, which can move or deform on im- pact, or if it is involved in an underride col- lision (e.g.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS When the airbags inflate, they produce a fairly loud noise and release some smoke CAUTION along with the nitrogen gas. This is not harmful and does not indicate a fire. Be D The SRS airbag system is de- sure to wash off any residue as soon as signed only as a supplement to possible to prevent minor skin irritation.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS D When D Do not sit on the edge of the seat D Do not allow a child to stand up, or using forward-facing child restraint system in the front or lean over the dashboard when to kneel on the front passenger seat, the seat must be moved as far the vehicle is in use.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS NOTICE Do not perform any of the following changes without consulting your Toyota dealer. Such changes can interfere with proper operation of the SRS airbag system in some cases. z Installation of electronic items such as a mobile two-way radio,...

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    Child restraint— WWW.MANUALS.WS —Child restraint precautions —Child restraint system Toyota strongly urges the use of child A child restraint system for a small restraint systems for children small child or baby must itself be properly enough to use it. restrained on the seat with either the lap belt or the lap portion of the lap/ The laws of all fifty states in the U.S.A.

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    Child restraint— WWW.MANUALS.WS —Child restraint precautions —Child restraint system Toyota strongly urges the use of child A child restraint system for a small restraint systems for children small child or baby must itself be properly enough to use it. restrained on the seat with either the lap belt or the lap portion of the lap/ The laws of all fifty states in the U.S.A.

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    D If the seat belt does not function normally, immediately contact your Toyota dealer. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS 2. Make sure the belt is tight by pulling its 3. To remove the child restraint system, CAUTION free end while you firmly push down the press the buckle-release button and child restraint system. unhook the top strap. Push and pull the child restraint system in different directions to be sure it is secure.

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    D Do not insert coins, clips, etc. in ing or a collision. the buckle as this may prevent you from properly latching the tab and buckle. D If the seat belt does not function normally, immediately contact your Toyota dealer. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS 2. Fully extend the shoulder belt to put it 3. Place the shoulder belt between the in the lock mode. vehicle seatback and the child restraint CAUTION system and allow it to retract. To hold the child restraint system securely, let the Make sure the seat belt is securely shoulder belt retract as far as it will go locked.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS 4. To remove the child restraint system, (C) INSTALLATION ON FRONT SEAT D When using a forward-facing press the buckle-release button and al- Do not use a child restraint system which child restraint system, move the low the belt to retract. Unhook the top requires the use of a top strap in the front seat as far back as possible.

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    D Do not insert coins, clips, etc. in the buckle as this may prevent you from properly latching the tab and buckle. D If the seat belt does not function normally, immediately contact your Toyota dealer. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Tilt steering wheel 4. To remove the child restraint system, To change the steering wheel angle, press the buckle-release button and al- CAUTION hold the steering wheel, pull up the low the belt to retract. Unhook the top lock release lever, tilt the steering strap.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Tilt steering wheel 4. To remove the child restraint system, To change the steering wheel angle, press the buckle-release button and al- CAUTION hold the steering wheel, pull up the low the belt to retract. Unhook the top lock release lever, tilt the steering strap.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Outside rear view mirrors— —Power rear view mirror control —Folding rear view mirrors Adjust the mirror so you can see the To adjust a power rear view mirror, first To fold the rear view mirror, push back- side of your vehicle in the mirror. place the master switch at “L”...

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    Anti-glare inside rear view WWW.MANUALS.WS mirror Vanity mirrors Pull the lever toward you to reduce To use the vanity mirror, swing down glare from the headlights of the ve- the sun visor and open the cover. hicle behind you during night driving. The vanity light comes on when you open the cover.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Part 1 Headlights and turn signals OPERATION OF NOTICE INSTRUMENTS AND To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not leave the lights CONTROLS— on for a long period when the engine is not running. Chapter 1-4 Lights, Wipers and Defogger To turn the lights on, twist the knob on Headlight and turn signals...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Emergency flashers For high beam, push the lever away For signaling turns, move the lever up To turn on the emergency flashers, from you. Pull it toward you for low or down in the conventional manner. push the switch. beam.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Instrument panel light control Ignition switch light Interior lights To adjust the brightness of the instru- For easy access to the ignition switch, To turn on the interior light, slide the ment panel lights, turn the knob. the ignition switch light comes on switch.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Personal light Windshield wipers and washer If the washer does not work, check to see whether the washer tank is empty. For in- formation on adding washer fluid, see “Adding washer fluid” in chapter 7-3. In cold weather, warm the windshield with the defroster before using the washer.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Rear window wiper and washer Rear window defogger NOTICE z To prevent the battery from being discharged, turn the switch on when the engine is running. z When cleaning the inside of the rear window, be careful not to scratch or damage the heater wires.

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    Part 1 Fuel gauge OPERATION OF The indicator lamp goes off after driving several times. If the indicator lamp does INSTRUMENTS AND not go off, contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. CONTROLS— Chapter 1-5 Gauges, Meters and Service reminder...

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    Call a Toyota dealer or qualified repair Your vehicle may overheat during severe shop for assistance. operating conditions, such as: D Driving up a long hill on a hot day.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Voltmeter Tachometer NOTICE Do not drive the vehicle with the oil pressure below the normal range until the cause is fixed-it may ruin the engine. The voltmeter tells whether the battery tachometer indicates engine is charged or discharged. Check it speed in thousands of rpm (revolu- while the engine is running—the tions per minute).

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    Service reminder indicators WWW.MANUALS.WS Odometer and trip meter and warning buzzers The odometer records the total dis- tance the vehicle has been driven. The trip meter may be set to zero to record the distance on each trip. To set the trip meter, press the knob in and re- lease it.

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    D If the brakes are not working, have the engine drive belt is broken or loose. your Toyota dealer as soon as possible. vehicle towed in for repairs. (For tow- (f) Low Fuel Level Warning Light ing information, see Part 4.)

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    However, the anti-lock brake system you can start the vehicle again. If the light does not operate when the four-wheel does not go off, call a Toyota dealer or drive control lever is in the “L” position. It qualified repair shop for assistance.

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    If any service reminder indicator or warn- ing buzzer does not function as described above, either the bulb is burned out or the circuit is in need of repair. Have it checked by your Toyota dealer as soon as pos- sible. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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  • Page 59: Ignition Switch

    Ignition switch with steering WWW.MANUALS.WS Part 1 lock OPERATION OF To turn the key from “ACC” to the “LOCK” position, you must put the selector lever in INSTRUMENTS AND the “P” position. When starting the engine, the key may CONTROLS— seem stuck at the “LOCK”...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Automatic transmission When the cruise control is being used, even if you downshift the transmission, engine braking will not be applied because the cruise control is not canceled. For ways to decrease the vehicle speed, see “Cruise control” in this chapter. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Your automatic transmission has a shift (b) Using engine braking MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE SPEEDS lock system to minimize the possibility of km/h (mph) To use engine braking, you can downshift incorrect operation. This means you can the transmission as follows: Transmission Transfer only shift out of “P”...

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    1. Bring the vehicle to a complete stop. CAUTION flashes 2. Pull the parking brake lever up fully to Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as securely apply the parking brake. Always keep your foot on the brake possible. There may be trouble in the 3.

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    If the indicator light does not come on when the lever is in the “L” position, have your vehicle checked by your Toyota deal- Use the four-wheel drive control lever er as soon as possible. to select the following transfer modes.

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    Front and rear differential WWW.MANUALS.WS lock system CAUTION Do not use the front and rear differential locks in the conditions other than above. Large steering effort and careful cornering control will be required. Especially use of front differential lock addition to the rear will result in extremely difficult steering control and may cause the vehicle to spin suddenly during acceleration or...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Parking brake D Do not drive over 8 km/h (5 mph) when the differentials are locked. To unlock the differentials, turn the switch fully counterclockwise. Unlock the differentials as soon as the ve- hicle moves out. For easy unlocking, slightly turn the steer- ing wheel in either direction while the ve- hicle is in motion.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Cruise control SETTING AT A DESIRED SPEED CAUTION On vehicles with automatic transmission, the transmission must be in “D” before D To help maintain maximum con- you set the cruise control speed. trol of your vehicle, do not use the Bring your vehicle to the desired speed, cruise control when driving in push the lever down in the “SET/COAST”...

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    “RES/ACC” direction will your vehicle checked by your Toyota deal- restore the speed set prior to cancellation. er at the earliest opportunity.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Part 1 Car audio system operating tips OPERATION OF You can listen to the car audio system The following characteristics are normal for a given reception area, and they do not when the ignition key is at “ON” or INSTRUMENTS AND indicate any problem with the radio itself.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS z Multipath: Because of the reflection Before inserting a cassette, make sure characteristics of FM, direct and re- the tape is not slack and that the label flected signals may reach the antenna is firmly stuck on the shell. at the same time (a phenomenon Wind the tape firmly by turning the hub called multipath reception) and cancel...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Power antenna When not in use, take the Disc out of the player, put it back into its case and store it away from dust, heat, damp and direct sunlight. Leaving Discs on the dashboard in the sun may damage or warp them. If the Disc gets dirty, wipe it clean with a soft cloth, wiping radially out from the center.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS AM-FM radio with electronic tuner and cassette tape player (type A) WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS (a) Listening to the radio (b) Selecting a station Manual tuning 1. Push the “AM FM” button to turn the Tune in the desired station using one of Push the “TUNE SEEK (REW FF)” button radio on and select either an AM or FM the following methods.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS (e) Adjusting the sound balance The Dolby NR mode reduces tape noise (g) Selecting a program by about 10 dB. For best sound reproduc- To balance the sound between the right 1. Push the “PROG” button to select a tion, play your tapes with the DolbyD NR* and left speakers, push the “BAL FADE”...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS AM-FM radio with electronic tuner and cassette tape player (type B) WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS (a) Listening to the radio (b) Selecting a station Scanning for all frequencies—Push the “SCAN” button and hold it until a beep is 1. Push the “AM FM” button to turn the Tune in the desired station using one of heard.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS The radio has two FM selections, “FM1” To balance the sound between the front The Dolby NR mode reduces tape noise and “FM2”. You can preset any desired six and rear speakers, turn the “FADE” knob. by about 10 dB. The Dolby C NR mode re- stations in each selection.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS You can eject the cassette only once after The maximum number of settings is nine. Push the “RPT” button while the program the system is turned off. The tenth push on the button will cancel is being played. As this is done, “RPT” will the function and “APS”...

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    You may until “SEC” appears on the display. make up to nine errors, but no more! _ ”HELP”—The number of errors you can make was exceeded. The audio system completely inoperable. Contact your Toyota dealer. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS 3. Press the “1” button while holding the 4. Input your identification number by 5. With your identification number ap- right side of “TUNE SEEK” button in. “_ _ _” pressing the “1”, “2”, and “3” buttons re- pearing on the display, press the “SCAN” and the tape operation indicator will appear peatedly.

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    “SEC” appears. Try again from step 3 in “Setting the anti-theft sys- indicator light also comes on. If this tem”. occurs, contact your Toyota dealer. At the time of resale of your vehicle, can- cel the system for the new owner. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS If the anti-theft system is activated See “Cancelling the anti-theft system” for notes on the figure with “Err”. The audio system made inoperable by the activated anti-theft system will be oper- able if you give it the correct identification number.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS AM-FM radio with electronic tuner, cassette tape player and Compact Disc player WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS (a) Listening to the radio (b) Selecting a station Scanning for all frequencies—Push the “SCAN” button and hold it until a beep is 1. Push the “AM FM” button to turn the Tune in the desired station using one of heard.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS 2. Tune in the desired station. (See “(b) To cancel all the memory which you have (f) Listening to the cassette tape Selecting a station”.) set, push the “EQ” button for 20 seconds 1. Put the cassette into the slot, with the until the third beep is heard.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS To play a tape recorded without DolbyD (g) Selecting a program 2. Repeat the push until the number indi- NR*, push the button until the Dolby NR cates how many programs ahead of/be- 1. Push the “PROG” button to select a indicator disappears.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS This function does not work properly un- Push the “R M” button. “R M” appears on The Compact Disc player can also be less the blank portions on the tape have 3 the display. In this mode, if you push the turned on by pushing the “PWR VOL”...

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    Push the “SCAN” button. With “SCAN” on the display, each program will be played audio system completely inoperable. Contact your Toyota for 10 seconds from the beginning and dealer. scan to the next. To continue listening to the program of your choice, simply push the “SCAN”...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Setting the anti-theft system 3. Press the 1 button while holding the 4. Input your identification number by right side of “TUNE” button in. “- - -” will pressing the 1, 2, and 3 buttons repeated- 1. Make sure the radio unit is turned off appear on the display.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS 5. With your identification number ap- The system will be activated if the electri- Cancelling the anti-theft system pearing on the display, press the “SCAN” cal power source is disconnected from the 1. Follow the steps 1 to 4 described in button and hold it in until “SEC”...

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    “SEC” appears indicator light also comes on. If this on the display. “SEC” will go off to indicate occurs, contact your Toyota dealer. that the system is reset and the audio sys- tem is operable. If invalid buttons have At the time of resale of your vehicle, can- been used, “Err”...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Air conditioning controls WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS (a) Controls and functions The temperature control level is used to adjust the temperature of the delivered air. Move the lever toward the HIGH position for higher temperature and toward the LOW position for lower temperature. The air intake control button is used to se- lect intake air, either outside air or recircu- lated air.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS With the button pressed in, the air condi- 4. Press in any fan speed control button 4. Press in any fan speed control button tioning turns on. Pressing the button once except the “OFF” button. except the “OFF” button. again will turn the air conditioning off.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS D When driving on dusty roads, close all 4. Press in any fan speed control button FLOOR/WINDSHIELD button—This but- except the “OFF” button. ton directs the air flow to the windshield as windows. If dust thrown up by the ve- well as the floor.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Heater controls WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS (a) Controls and functions The temperature control level is used to turn on and off the heater and adjust the temperature of the heated air. Move the lever toward the FULL HEAT- ING position for higher temperature. Mov- ing the lever to the NO HEAT position turns off the heater.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS If cooler air is desired at face level for bi- 3. Press in the FACE button of the air flow FLOOR/WINDSHIELD button—This but- level operation, place the lever around the control buttons. ton directs the air flow to the windshield as middle.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Rear heater controls WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Side vents Lower vent The side vents may be opened or The lower vent may be opened or closed as shown. closed as shown. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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  • Page 107: Other Equipment

    Once the electrical power source has Use a Toyota genuine cigarette lighter or been disconnected from the clock, the equivalent for replacement. time is automatically set to 1:00 (one o’clock).

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Glovebox Luggage cover CAUTION To reduce the chance of injury in case of an accident or sudden stop while driving, always push the ash- tray back in completely after using. To open the glovebox door, pull the le- To use the luggage cover, pull it out of ver.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Tie-down hooks Floor mat To secure you luggage, use the tie- Use a floor mat of the correct size. CAUTION down hooks as shown above. If the floor mat has a hole, then it is de- signed for use with a locking clip. Fix the See “Luggage stowage precautions”...

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    Rear step bumper steep slopes. Driving straight up view of the road allowing you to antici- Your Toyota’s identification or straight down is preferred. pate problems. It is not designed for Your vehicle (or any similar off-...

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    To help prevent gas station mixups, your rugged terrain, do not drive at ex- to the future economy and long life of your Toyota has a new smaller fuel tank open- cessive speeds, jump, or strike vehicle: ing. The special nozzle on pumps with un- objects, etc.

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    Operation in foreign countries However, now and then, you may notice Toyota does not recommend the use of If you plan to drive your Toyota in light knocking for a short time while accel- gasolines containing methanol. If you use another country...

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    Toyota Maintenance The three-way catalytic converter is three-way catalytic converter. Schedule. For scheduled mainte- an emission control device installed in...

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    Facts about engine oil WWW.MANUALS.WS consumption Engine exhaust cautions FUNCTIONS OF ENGINE OIL D Keep the back door closed while CAUTION Engine oil has the primary functions of lu- driving. An open or unsealed back bricating and cooling the inside of the en- door may cause exhaust gases to D Avoid inhaling the engine exhaust.

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    Also, the brake system warning light may Toyota recommends that the oil level be A new engine consumes more oil, since come on. checked every time you refuel the vehicle.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS When the anti-lock brake system function Always maintain a safe distance from the D Even if the power assist is com- is in action, you may feel the brake pedal vehicle in front of you. Compared with ve- pletely lost, the brakes will still pulsating and hear a noise.

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    Even if the anti-lock brake system should fail, the brake system will still operate con- ventionally. Have your vehicle checked by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible “ABS” warning light The brake pad wear limit indicators on Drum-in-disc type parking brake sys-...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Luggage stowage precautions Rear step bumper When stowing luggage or cargo in the ve- D Do not drive with objects left on hicle, observe the following: top of the instrument panel. They D Put luggage or cargo in the luggage may interfere with the driver’s field compartment when at all possible.

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    The vehicle identification number (VIN) is also on the Certification Label. This is the primary identification number for your Toyota. It is used in registering the ownership of your vehicle. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Types of tires Theft prevention labels Suspension and chassis Your new vehicle carries theft preven- Make sure what kind of tires your ve- CAUTION tion labels which are approximately 56 hicle is originally equipped with. mm (2.20 in.) by 16 mm (0.63 in.). 1.

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  • Page 123: Starting And Driving

    How to start the engine— WWW.MANUALS.WS Part 3 (a) Before cranking Before starting the engine STARTING AND 1. Check the area around the vehicle be- 1. Apply the parking brake firmly. fore entering it. 2. Turn off unnecessary lights and acces- DRIVING 2.

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    If they See “If your vehicle will not start” in Part 4. still do not work safely, pull to the side of the road and call a Toyota dealer for assistance. CAUTION D Before driving off, make sure the parking brake is fully released WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Off-road driving precautions When driving your vehicle off-road, D Do not continue normal driving D Do not leave your vehicle unat- please observe the following precautions when the brakes are wet. If they are tended while the engine is running. to ensure your driving enjoyment and to wet, your vehicle will require a lon- D Do not rest your foot on the brake...

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    If you are not sure about ties. that there is no grass, bush, paper, which oil to use, call your Toyota dealer— z Sand and mud that has accumu- rags, stone, sand etc. adhering or he will be pleased to help.

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    For your safety and the safety of others, Do not use engine antifreeze or any you must not overload your vehicle or other substitute as washer fluid trailer. Ask your local Toyota dealer for fur- because it may damage your ther details before towing.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS D The gross vehicle weight must not exceed the Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (GVWR) indicated on the Certification Label. The gross vehicle weight is the sum of weights of the unloaded vehicle, driver, passengers, luggage, hitch and trailer tongue load. It also includes the weight of any special equipment installed on your vehicle.

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    BREAK-IN SCHEDULE safety chain securely attached to Do not use an axle-mounting hitch D Toyota recommends that you do not both the trailer and the vehicle. If as it may cause damage to the axle tow a trailer with a new vehicle or a ve-...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS D Avoid jerky starts or sudden accelera- MAINTENANCE TRAILER TOWING TIPS D If you tow a trailer, your vehicle will re- tion. When towing a trailer, your vehicle will D Avoid jerky steering and sharp turns. quire more frequent maintenance due handle differently than when not tow- to the additional load.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS D Crosswinds and rough roads will ad- D Always place wheel blocks under both versely affect handling of your vehicle the vehicle and trailer wheels when CAUTION and trailer, causing sway. Pay atten- parking. Apply the parking brake firm- D Do not exceed 72 km/h (45 mph) or tion to the rear from time to time to pre- ly.

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    How to save fuel and make WWW.MANUALS.WS your vehicle last longer, too D Avoid continuous speeding up and D Keep your vehicle tuned-up and in Getting more kilometers/mileage from a li- ter/gallon of fuel is easy—just take it easy. slowing down. Stop-and-go driving top shape.

  • Page 133: In Case Of An Emergency

    If the light is O.K., but the engine still will If you cannot shift automatic not start, it needs adjustment or repair. transmission selector lever Call a Toyota dealer or qualified repair If you lose your keys shop. NOTICE Do not pull- or push-start the vehicle.

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    If the engine still will not start, it needs ad- To avoid serious personal injury and justment or repair. Call a Toyota dealer or D If you should accidentally get acid damage to your vehicle which might qualified repair shop for assistance.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS 4. Connect the jumper cables in the exact 8. If removed, replace all the battery vent NOTICE order shown in the illustration: positive plugs. The battery used for boosting must terminal (“+” mark)-to-positive terminal, If the cause of your battery discharging is and negative terminal (“-”...

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    Put coolant is leaking, stop the engine immedi- the transmission in “P” and apply the park- ately. Call a Toyota dealer for assistance. CAUTION ing brake. Turn off the air conditioning if it 5. If the engine drive belt is O.K. and there is being used.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS If you have a flat tire— —Required tools and spare tire 1. Reduce your speed gradually, keeping NOTICE a straight line. Move cautiously off the road to a safe place well away from the Do not continue driving with a traffic.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS —Blocking the wheel —Removing wheel ornament To remove the spare tire: 2. Block the wheel diagonally oppo- 3. Remove the wheel ornament. site the flat tire to keep the vehicle from Pry off the wheel ornament, using the bev- 1.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS —Loosening wheel nuts —Positioning the jack 4. Loosen all the wheel nuts. 5. Position the jack at the correct jack point as shown Always loosen the wheel nuts before rais- Make sure the jack is positioned on a level ing the vehicle.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS —Raising your vehicle —Changing wheels 6. After making sure that no one is in 7. Remove the wheel nuts and change the vehicle, raise it high enough so CAUTION tires. that the spare tire can be installed. Lift the flat tire straight off and put it aside. Remember you will need more ground Roll the spare wheel into position and Never get under the vehicle when it...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS —Reinstalling wheel nuts —Lowering your vehicle Before putting on wheels, remove any 8. Reinstall all the wheel nuts finger 9. Lower the vehicle completely and tight. tighten the wheel nuts. corrosion on the mounting surfaces with a Reinstall the wheel nuts and tighten them To lower the vehicle, turn the jack handle wire brush or such.

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    If your vehicle needs to WWW.MANUALS.WS —Reinstalling wheel ornament —After changing wheels be towed— 11. Check the air pressure of the re- placed tire. Adjust the air pressure to the specification designated in Part 8. If the pressure is lower, drive slowly to the nearest service station and fill to the correct pressure.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS —Emergency towing If towing is necessary, we recommend CAUTION you have it done by your Toyota dealer or a commercial tow truck service. If the engine is not running, the Proper equipment will help ensure that power assist for the brakes and...

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    If you cannot shift automatic WWW.MANUALS.WS If you lose your keys transmission selector lever Many Toyota dealers can make a new key if you can give them the key num- ber. See the suggestion given in “Keys” in Chapter 1-2.

  • Page 145: Appearance Care

    Now, it is up to you. Proper your vehicle, particularly the underside, CARE care of your Toyota can help ensure long- as clean as possible and to repair any term corrosion prevention. damage to paint or protective coatings as The most common causes of corro- soon as possible.

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    Your Toyota dealer will 4. To prevent water spots, dry the vehicle be happy to assist in supplying and instal- using a clean soft cotton towel.

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    Read the shampoo instructions Vinyl interior mended to maintain the original and follow them closely. beauty of your Toyota’s finish. The vinyl upholstery may be easily Seat belts cleaned with a mild soap or detergent 1. Always wash and dry the vehicle be- The seat belts may be cleaned with and water.

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    Do not use organic substances If you have any questions about the cleaner that does not contain an cleaning of your Toyota, your local To- (solvents, kerosene, alcohol, gas- organic solvent. yota dealer will be pleased to answer oline, etc.) or alkaline or acidic...

  • Page 149: Vehicle Maintenance

    Where to go for service? or if you prefer, your Toyota dealer will be Toyota technicians are well-trained spe- pleased to do them at a nominal cost. cialists and are kept up to date with the lat-...

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    Your copy of the repair order is proof that and check the nuts for looseness. Tighten to your Toyota dealer or a qualified service all required maintenance has been per- them if necessary.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Lights Accelerator pedal Engine coolant level Make sure the headlights, stop lights, tail Check the pedal for smooth operation and Make sure the coolant level is between lights, turn signal lights, and other lights uneven pedal effort or catching. the “FULL”...

  • Page 152

    If you notice any of these clues, take your clues are as follows: the cause located and corrected immedi- vehicle to your Toyota dealer as soon as D Engine missing, stumbling, or pinging ately. (See engine exhaust cautions in possible. It probably needs adjustment or D Appreciable loss of power Part 2.)

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Part 7 DO-IT-YOURSELF MAINTENANCE— Chapter 7-1 Introduction Engine compartment overview Fuse locations Do-it-yourself service precautions Parts and tools WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Engine compartment overview WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    Performing do-it-yourself maintenance during the warranty period may affect your warranty coverage. Read the sepa- rate Toyota Warranty statement for details and suggestions. This part gives instructions only for those items that are relatively easy for an owner to perform.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS z Right after driving, the engine z Used engine oil contains poten- NOTICE compartment—the engine, radia- tially harmful contaminants which _ Remember that battery and igni- tor, exhaust manifold, power may cause skin disorders such as tion cables carry high currents or steering fluid reservoir and spark inflammation or skin cancer, so voltages.

  • Page 157

    Rag or paper towel Parts (if replacement is necessary): Parts (if level is low): z Funnel (only for adding fluid) z Genuine Toyota fusible link or equiva- z Engine oil API SH, “Energy-Conserv- Checking battery condition lent with same amperage rating as ing II”...

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  • Page 159: Engine And Chassis

    WWW.MANUALS.WS Part 7 Checking the engine oil level DO-IT-YOURSELF If the oil level is below or only slightly above the low level line, add engine oil MAINTENANCE— of the same type as already in the en- gine. Remove the oil filler cap and add engine Chapter 7-2 oil in small quantities at a time, checking the dipstick.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS ENGINE OIL SELECTION Use API SH, “Energy-Conserving II” mul- tigrade engine oil or ILSAC multigrade en- gine oil. Recommended viscosity (SAE): Oil identification marks The ILSAC (International Lubricant Stan- dardization and Approval Committee) Either or both API registered marks are SAE 5W-30 is the best choice for your Certification Mark is displayed on the front added to some oil containers to help...

  • Page 161

    Do not use alcohol type antifreeze down slightly as the brake pads wear. So If you can find no leak, have your Toyota or plain water alone. be sure to keep the reservoir filled. dealer test the cap pressure and check for If the reservoir needs frequent refilling, it leaks in the cooling system.

  • Page 162

    WWW.MANUALS.WS Checking power steering fluid If the level is low, add SAE J1703 or c. Reinstall the filler cap. FMVSS No. 116 DOT 3 brake fluid to the d. Remove the filler cap again and look at brake reservoir. the fluid level. If the fluid is cold, the level should be in the “COLD”...

  • Page 163

    If the tire pressure is excessively low, weight. The passenger and luggage The tires on your Toyota have built-in there is the possibility of wheel deforma- weight should be located so that the tread wear indicators to help you know tion and/or tire separation.

  • Page 164

    Any tires which are over six years old Toyota recommends all four tires, or at must be checked by a qualified techni- least both of the front or rear tires be cian even if damage is not obvious.

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    Use the tire chains of correct size. size, construction and load capacity z Avoid sharp turns or locked-wheel as the original tires on your Toyota. Regulations regarding the use of tire braking, as use of chains may ad- chains vary according to location or versely affect vehicle handling.

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    WHEEL SELECTION to damage the aluminum wheels. When replacing wheels, care should z Use only the Toyota wheel nuts and be taken to ensure that the wheels are wrench designed for your aluminum replaced by ones with the same load wheels.

  • Page 167: Electrical Components

    Checking battery condition— WWW.MANUALS.WS Part 7 —Precautions DO-IT-YOURSELF D If electrolyte gets on your skin, CAUTION thoroughly wash the contact area. MAINTENANCE— If you feel pain or burning, get BATTERY PRECAUTIONS medical attention immediately. D If electrolyte gets on your clothes, The battery produces flammable Chapter 7-3 there is a possibility of its soaking...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS —Checking battery exterior —Checking battery fluid There are two types of batteries: main- NOTICE tenance type and non-maintenance z Be sure the engine and all acces- type. sories are off before performing A non-maintenance battery has “MAIN- maintenance. TENANCE FREE BATTERY” on its top. A z When checking the battery, re- maintenance type battery does not have move the ground cable from the...

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    Type A Type B GREEN BLUE Good Charging necessary. DARK WHITE Have battery checked by your Toyota dealer. CLEAR or Have battery checked LIGHT by your Toyota dealer. YELLOW NOTICE CHECKING BY THE FLUID LEVEL CHECKING BY THE HYDROMETER Do not refill the battery with water.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Battery recharging precautions Checking and replacing fuses During recharging, the battery is pro- ducing hydrogen gas. Therefore, before recharging: 1. Maintenance type batteries—Remove the vent plugs. 2. If recharging with the battery installed on the vehicle, be sure to disconnect the ground cable.

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    The lid of the fuse box shows the there is a problem with the electrical sys- name of the circuit for each fuse. See Part tem. Have your Toyota dealer correct it as 8 of this manual for the functions con- soon as possible.

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    However, in cold areas where tempera- tures range below freezing point, use washer fluid containing antifreeze. This product is available at your Toyota dealer and most auto parts stores. Follow the manufacturer’s directions for how much to mix with water.

  • Page 173

    If the error is over the value specified should not deviate from the center of the Only use a bulb of the listed type. above, take the vehicle to your Toyota gauge by more than two marks on either dealer to adjust the headlight aim.

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    Be careful not to spill the engine Aiming is not necessary after replacing the bulb. When aiming adjustment is nec- coolant. essary, contact your Toyota dealer. z Do not place the reservoir on the engine or battery. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    —Parking and front side WWW.MANUALS.WS —Front turn signal lights marker lights Use a Phillips-head screwdriver. Use a Phillips-head screwdriver. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS —Rear side marker lights Use a Phillips-head screwdriver. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    —Rear turn signal, stop and tail, WWW.MANUALS.WS and back-up lights —License plate lights Use a Phillips-head screwdriver. a: Rear turn signal light Use a Phillips-head screwdriver. b: Stop and tail light c: Back-up light WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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  • Page 179: Specifications

    WWW.MANUALS.WS Part 8 Dimensions and weight Engine SPECIFICATIONS Overall length mm (in.) 4820 (189.8) Model: Overall width mm (in.) 1930 ( 76.0) 1FZ-FE Overall height mm (in.) 1860 ( 73.2)* Type: Dimensions and weight mm (in.) 1870 ( 73.6)* 6 cylinder in line, 4 cycle, gasoline Wheelbase mm (in.) 2850 (112.2) Bore and stroke, mm (in.):...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Fuel Service specifications Fuel type: ENGINE Recommended oil viscosity (SAE): Unleaded gasoline, Research Octane Valve clearance (engine cold), mm (in.) Number 91 (Octane Rating 87) Intake 0.15—0.25 (0.006—0.010) or higher Exhaust 0.25—0.35 (0.010—0.014) Fuel tank capacity, L (gal., Imp. gal.): Spark plug type: 95 (25.1, 20.9) NIPPONDENSO...

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS —Non-maintenance battery DIFFERENTIAL BRAKES Open voltage* at 20 _C (68 _F): Oil capacity, L (qt., lmp. qt.): Minimum pedal clearance when depressed with the pressure of 490 N (50 kgf, 110 Ibf) 12.7 V Fully charged Front with the engine running, mm (in.): 12.3 V Half charged With front and rear differential 68 (2.7)

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS Tires Fuses Tire size: P275/70R16 114H Tire pressure, kPa (kgf/cm or bar, psi): Normal driving Front 220 (2.2, 32) Rear 220 (2.2, 32) Trailer towing Front 220 (2.2, 32) Rear 240 (2.4, 35) Wheel size: 16 x 8JJ Wheel nut torque, N m (kgf m, ft lbf): Fuses (type A) 6.

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    WWW.MANUALS.WS 14. DIFF 30 A: Differential lock system 15. CHARGE 7.5 A: Charging system, discharge warning light 16. EFI 15 A: Multiport fuel injection sys- tem/sequential multiport fuel injection system 17. CDS-FAN 20 A: No circuit 18. HEAD (RH) 15 A: Right-hand head- lights 19.

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    U.S. owners safety defect exists in a group of Uniform tire quality grading vehicles, it may order a recall and remedy campaign. However, NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. WWW.MANUALS.WS...

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    A tire marked C may have poor trac- failure. quality grading. tion performance. Your Toyota dealer will help answer any Warning: The traction grade assigned to questions you may have as you read this this tire is based on braking (straight information.

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    −6 WWW.MANUALS.WS Quick index D If a service reminder or warning buzzer comes on ....D If your vehicle will not start ........D If your engine stalls while driving .

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