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Chapter 1−1 Overview of instruments and controls

D Instrument panel overview D Instrument cluster overview D Indicator symbols on the

instrument panel


Instrument panel overview


1. Side defroster outlets 2. Side vents 3. Instrument cluster 4. Center vents 5. Glove box 6. Garage door opener box or

miscellaneous box

7. Power door lock switches 8. Power window switches 9. Cup holders 10. Cup holder or rear ashtray 11. Parking brake lever 12. Automatic transmission selector lever 13. Auxiliary box 14. Hood lock release lever 15. Window lock switch

1. Power rear view mirror control switch 2. Headlight and turn signal switch 3. Wiper and washer switches 4. Clock 5. Emergency flasher switch 6. Car audio 7. Rear window and outside rear view

mirror defoggers switch 8. Air conditioning controls 9. Front ashtray 10. Power outlet 11. Cigarette lighter 12. Ignition switch 13. Cruise control switch 14. Tilt steering lock release lever 15. Instrument panel light control knob


Instrument cluster overview

1. Engine coolant temperature gauge 2. Service reminder indicators and

indicator lights

3. Fuel gauge

4. Speedometer 5. Odometer and two trip meters 6. Tachometer

7. Trip meter reset knob 8. Low fuel level warning light


Indicator symbols on the instrument panel

Brake system warning light∗1

Low windshield washer fluid level warning light∗1

Seat belt reminder light∗1

Discharge warning light∗1

Malfunction indicator lamp∗1

Turn signal indicator lights

Headlight high beam indicator light

Overdrive−off indicator light

Low oil pressure warning light∗1

Cruise control indicator light∗2

Anti−lock brake system warning light∗1

Automatic transmission indicator lights

Open door warning light∗1

Rear light failure warning light∗1

SRS warning light∗1

∗1: For details, see “Service reminder indicators and warning

buzzers” in Chapter 1−5.

∗2: If this light flashes, see “Cruise control” in Chapter 1−6.





Chapter 1−2 Keys and Doors

D Keys D Side doors D Power windows D Trunk lid D Hood D Refueling

Your vehicle is supplied with two kinds of key. 1. Master key—This key works in every


2. Sub key—This key will not work in the

glove box and trunk.

To protect things locked in the glove box or trunk when you have your vehicle parked, leave the sub key with the atten- dant. Since lid can be locked without a key, you should always carry a spare master key in case you accidentally lock your keys inside the ve- hicle.

the doors and


KEY NUMBER PLATE Your key number is shown on the plate. Keep the plate in a safe place such as your wallet, not in the vehicle. If you should lose your keys or if you need additional keys, duplicates can be made by your authorized Toyota CNG dealer using the key number. We recommend you to write down the key number and keep it in safe place.


Side doors

LOCKING AND UNLOCKING WITH KEY Insert the key into the keyhole and turn it. To lock: Turn the key forward. To unlock: Turn the key backward. All lock and unlock simulta- neously with either front door. In the driv- er’s door lock, turning the key once will unlock the driver’s door and twice in suc- cession will unlock all the doors simulta- neously.

the doors

LOCKING AND UNLOCKING WITH INSIDE LOCK BUTTON Move the lock button. To lock: Push the knob forward. To unlock: Pull the knob backward. Closing the door with the lock knob in the lock position will also lock the door. Be careful not to lock your keys in the ve- hicle. The door cannot be locked if you leave the key in the ignition switch.

Driver’s side


Passenger’s side

LOCKING AND UNLOCKING WITH POWER DOOR LOCK SWITCH Push the switch. To lock: Push the switch on the front side. To unlock: Push the switch on the rear side. All the doors lock or unlock simultaneous- ly.


Before driving, be sure that the doors are closed and locked, especially when small children are in the ve- hicle. Along with the proper use of seat belts, locking the doors helps prevent the driver and passengers from being thrown out from the ve- hicle during an accident. It also helps prevent the doors from being opened unintentionally.





the “LOCK”

REAR DOOR CHILD−PROTECTORS Move position as shown on the label. This feature allows you to lock a rear door so it can be opened from the outside only, not from inside. We recommend us- ing this feature whenever small children are in the vehicle.


Power windows

Window lock switch

Automatic operation (to open only): Push the switch completely down and then release it. The window will fully open. To stop the window partway, lightly pull the switch up and then release it.

The windows can be operated with the switch on each door. The power windows work when the ignition switch is in the “ON” position. Key off operation: If both front doors are closed, they work for 45 seconds even after the ignition switch is turned off. They stop working when either is opened. OPERATING THE DRIVER’S WINDOW 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: Pull up the switch.

front door




OPERATING WINDOWS Use the switches on the passengers’ doors. The driver’s door also has switches that control the passengers’ windows. The window moves as long as you hold the switch. To open: Push down the switch. To close: Pull up the switch. If you push in the window lock switch on the driver’s door, the passengers’ windows cannot be operated.


To avoid serious personal injury, you must do the following. D Always make sure the head, hands and other parts of the body of all occupants are kept completely in- side the vehicle before you close the power windows. If someone’s neck, head or hands gets caught in a closing window, it could result in a serious injury. When anyone closes the power windows, be sure that they operate the windows safe- ly.

D When small children are in the ve- hicle, never let them use the power window switches without supervi- sion. Use the window lock switch to prevent from making unex- pected use of the switches.


D Never leave small children alone in the vehicle, especially with the igni- tion key still inserted. They could use the power window switches and in a window. Unat- get tended children can become in- volved in serious accidents.


Trunk lid—

“Luggage stowage precautions”

To open the trunk lid from the outside, insert the master key and turn it clock- wise. in See Part 2 for precautions to observe for load- ing luggage. To close the trunk lid, lower it and press down on it. After closing the trunk lid, try pulling it up to make sure it is securely closed.


—Lock release lever

—Luggage security system


Keep the trunk lid closed while driv- ing. This not only keeps the luggage from being thrown out but also pre- vents exhaust gases from entering the vehicle.

To open the trunk lid from the driver’s seat, pull up on the lock release lever.

This system deactivates the lock re- lease lever so that things locked in the trunk can be protected. After closing the trunk lid, insert the master key and turn it counterclockwise to deactivate the lock release lever. After closing the trunk lid, try pulling it up to make sure it is securely locked.



To open the hood: 1. Pull the hood lock release lever. The

hood will spring up slightly.


Before driving, be sure that the hood is closed and securely locked. Other- wise, the hood may open unexpected- ly while driving and an accident may occur.

2. In front of the vehicle, pull up the the

lever and


auxiliary catch hood.

3. Hold the hood open by inserting the

support rod into the slot.

Before closing the hood, check to see that you have not forgotten any tools, rags, etc. and return its clip—this prevents rattles. Then lower the hood make sure it If necessary, press down gently on the front edge to lock it.

the support rod

into place.




After inserting the support rod into the slot, make sure the rod supports the hood securely from falling down on to your head or body.



D In order to safety refuel and avoid serious personal the CNG station staff to refuel the ve- hicle with CNG for you.

injury, ask

D Do not start the engine while refuel- ing. As the natural gas is flam- mable, an explosion or a fire could occur. Also, do not smoke or allow open flames when refueling. D If you smell or hear fuel

leaking while refueling, immediately stop re- fueling. Do not refuel it until after the leak has been repaired.

—Refueling method (high speed refueling)

There are two ways of natural gas re- fueling: high and low speed. This manu- al explains typical high speed refueling. As for the low speed refueling method, follow the manufacturer for the refueling equipments. 1. To open the refueling plug door, pull

instructions provided by


the lever up. When refueling, turn off the engine.



Refueling— —Refueling precaution