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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Index

1 Before driving

1-1. Key information

Keys ..................................... 28

1-2. Opening, closing and locking

the doors Wireless remote control ....... 29 Side doors ............................ 33 Back door ............................. 38

1-3. Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel) Front seats ........................... 41 Rear seats............................ 44 Driving position memory system................................ 58 Head restraints..................... 60 Seat belts ............................. 63 Steering wheel ..................... 69 Anti-glare inside rear view mirror.................................. 70 Outside rear view mirrors ..... 73

1-4. Opening and closing the windows and moon roof Power windows .................... 76 Power back window ............. 79 Moon roof ............................. 82

1-5. Refueling

Opening the fuel tank cap .... 85

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1-6. Theft deterrent system

Engine immobilizer system... 88 Alarm .................................... 90 Theft prevention labels (U.S.A.)............................... 92

1-7. Safety information

Correct driving posture ......... 93 SRS airbags ......................... 95 Front passenger occupant classification system ............ 108 Child restraint systems ....... 113 Installing child restraints ..... 117

2 When driving

2-1. Driving procedures

Driving the vehicle .............. 132 Engine (ignition) switch....... 140 Automatic Transmission ...... 143 Turn signal lever ................. 145 Parking brake ..................... 146 Horn.................................... 147

2-2.

Instrument cluster Gauges and meters ............ 148 Indicators and warning lights ................................. 151 Accessory meter................. 155

2-3. Operating the lights and

wipers Headlight switch ................. 158 Fog light switch................... 162 Windshield wipers and washer.............................. 163

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Rear window wiper and washer .............................. 165

2-4. Using other driving systems

Cruise control...................... 166 Electronically modulated air suspension................... 169 AUTO LSD system (2WD models and Multi-mode 4WD models) ............................. 175 Four-wheel drive system (4WD models)................... 177 Active traction control system (L4 mode on 4WD models) ............................. 182 Rear differential lock system .............................. 184 Downhill Assist Control ....... 186 Driving assist systems ........ 188

2-5. Driving information

Off-road precautions ........... 198 Cargo and luggage ............. 203 Vehicle load limits ............... 211 Winter driving tips ............... 213 Trailer towing ...................... 216 Dinghy towing ..................... 228

3 Interior features

3-1. Using the air conditioning

system and defogger Air conditioning system....... 230 Rear window and outside rear view mirror defoggers ....... 240

3-2. Using the audio system

Audio system (without navigation system)............. 241 Using the radio ................... 244 Using the CD player ........... 250 Playing back MP3 and WMA discs ....................... 257 Optimal use of the audio system.............................. 266 Using the AUX adapter....... 269 Using the steering wheel audio switches.................. 271

3-3. Using the rear audio/video

system Rear seat entertainment system.............................. 274 Using the DVD player (DVD video)...................... 280 Using the DVD player (video CD) ........................ 288 Using the DVD player (audio CD/CD text)........... 291 Using the DVD player (MP3 discs) ...................... 292 Using the video mode......... 294 Changing the Setup Menu settings............................. 297

3-4. Using the interior lights

Interior lights list ................. 305 • Personal lights.................. 306 • Personal/interior lights...... 307 • Interior light ...................... 307

3-5. Using the storage features

List of storage features....... 309 • Glove box......................... 310 • Coin holder....................... 311 3

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

Index

• Console box ..................... 312 • Tissue pocket................... 313 • Trash holder..................... 314 • Overhead console............ 316 • Cup holders...................... 316 • Bottle holders ................... 321 • Auxiliary boxes................. 322

3-6. Other interior features

Sun visors .......................... 323 Vanity mirrors ..................... 324 Clock .................................. 325 Outside temperature display.............................. 326 Rear side-view mirrors ....... 328 Power outlets ..................... 329 Seat heaters....................... 334 Armrest............................... 336 Floor mat ............................ 337 Luggage compartment features ............................ 338 Garage door opener........... 345 Compass ............................ 350

4 Maintenance and care

4-1. Maintenance and care

Cleaning and protecting the vehicle exterior ................. 356 Cleaning and protecting the vehicle interior .................. 359

4-2. Maintenance Maintenance requirements .................... 362 General maintenance ......... 364 Emission inspection and maintenance (I/M) programs .......................... 367

4-3. Do-it-yourself maintenance

Do-it-yourself service precautions....................... 368 Hood ................................... 372 Engine compartment .......... 373 Tires.................................... 389 Tire inflation pressure ......... 395 Wheels................................ 398 Air conditioning filter ........... 400 Wireless remote control battery .............................. 402 Checking and replacing fuses................................. 404 Light bulbs .......................... 415

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5 When trouble arises

5-1. Essential information

Emergency flashers ............ 426 If your vehicle needs to be towed ................................ 427 If you think something is wrong ................................ 432 Fuel pump shut off system .............................. 433 Event data recorder ............ 434

5-2. Steps to take in an emergency

If a warning light turns on or a warning buzzer sounds..... 436 If you have a flat tire............ 445 If the engine will not start .... 456 If the shift lever cannot be shifted from P.................... 457 If you lose your keys ........... 458 If the vehicle battery is discharged ........................ 459 If your vehicle overheats..... 463 If the vehicle becomes stuck ................................. 466

6 Vehicle specifications

6-1. Specifications

Maintenance data (fuel, oil level, etc.) ......................... 470 Fuel information .................. 481 Tire information................... 484

6-2. Customization

Customizable features........ 495 Items to initialize................. 498

7 For owners

Reporting safety defects for U.S. owners...................... 500 Seat belt instructions for Canadian owners (in French)........................ 501

Index

Abbreviation list........................ 504

Alphabetical index .................... 506

What to do if... ........................... 515

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Q u i c k

R e f e r e n c e

G u i d e

MN 00505-QRG09-4RUN Printed in the USA 7/08

2009 4Runner

This Quick Reference Guide is a summary of basic vehicle operations. It contains brief descriptions of fundamental operations so you can locate and use the vehicle’s main equipment quickly and easily.

The Quick Reference Guide is not intended as a substitute for the Owner’s Manual located in the vehicle’s glove box. We strongly encourage you to review the Owner’s Manual and supplementary manuals so you will have a better understanding of the vehicle’s capabilities and limitations.

Your dealership and the entire staff of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. wish you many years of satisfied driving in your new 4Runner.

! A word about safe vehicle operations This Quick Reference Guide is not a full description of 4Runner operations. Every 4Runner owner should review the Owner’s Manual that accompanies this vehicle.

Pay special attention to the boxed information highlighted in color throughout the Owner’s Manual. Each box contains safe operating instructions to help you avoid injury or equipment malfunction.

All information in this Quick Reference Guide is current at the time of printing. Toyota reserves the right to make changes at any time without notice.

Spare tire & tools Tool location

Tool bag

Removing the spare tire

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Jack

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(3)

(1) Assemble the jack handle. (2) Insert the jack handle end through the opening in the bumper, and into

the lowering screw.

(3) Turn the jack handle counterclockwise.

Refer to the Owner’s Manual for tire changing and jack positioning procedures.

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INDEX

OVERVIEW

FEATURES/OPERATIONS

Engine maintenance Fuel tank door release and cap Hood release Indicator symbols Instrument cluster

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