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©2008 Scion, a marque of
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
00505-QRG08-TC
2008
QUICK
REFERENCE
GUIDE
GET INFORMED.
ROLL.
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.
! A word about safe vehicle operations
This Quick Reference Guide is not a full
description of SCION tC operations. Every
tC owner should review the Owner’s
Manual that accompanies this vehicle.
Front towing
eyelet
Wheel nut wrench
Jack handle
Jack
Spare tire
Removing the spare tire
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Your dealership and the entire staff of Scion,
a marque of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.,
wish you many years of satisfied driving in
your new SCION tC.
Spare tire & tools
Tool location
OVERVIEW
2008
SCION tC
Remove the spare tire cover.
Loosen and remove the bolt.
Refer to the Owner’s Manual for jack positioning and
tire changing procedures.
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Pay special attention to the boxed
information highlighted in yellow
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.
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INDEX
Item
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Door locks
Seat belts
Spare tire & tools
Tire Pressure Warning System reset
14
8
14
14
10
8
15
13
11
12
8
13
9
9
9
15
10
13
12
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Air Conditioning/Heating
Automatic Transmission
AUX audio jack
Clock
Cruise control
Cup holders
iPod jack
Light control-Instrument panel
Lights & turn signals
Panorama moonroof
Parking brake
Power outlet
Seat adjustments-Front
Seat adjustments-Rear
Seats-Head restraints
Steering wheel switches
Tilt steering wheel
Windows
Windshield wipers & washers
7
6
7
4-5
4
2-3
6
OVERVIEW
OVERVIEW
Engine maintenance
Fuel tank door opener and cap
Hood release
Indicator symbols
Instrument cluster
Instrument panel
Keyless entry
Page no.
16
16
17
16
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
1
OVERVIEW
Instrument panel
OVERVIEW
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
2
Clock adjustment buttons
Front passenger seat belt reminder light
Front passenger occupant classification
indicator light
Cigarette lighter
Engine immobilizer system indicator light
Ignition
Cruise control
Tilt steering lock release
Power side view mirror controls
3
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Headlight and turn signal controls
Steering wheel switches
Wiper and washer controls
Emergency flasher switch
Clock, Air Conditioning and outside temperature
display
Air Conditioning controls
Rear window defogger switch
Outside temperature display button
OVERVIEW
Instrument cluster
MAINT
REQD
Engine oil replacement reminder1
Headlight high beam indicator
Cruise control indicator2
OVERVIEW
Turn signal indicators
Automatic Transmission indicator
Anti-lock Brake System warning1
When the Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) function is in
action, you may feel the brake pedal pulsating and
hear a noise. In this situation, to let the Anti-lock
Brake System work for you, just hold the brake pedal
down more firmly. Do not pump the brake as this will
result in reduced braking performance.
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Engine coolant temperature
Fuel guage
Speedometer
Tachometer
Service reminder and indicator
Automatic Transmission shift position indicator
Trip meter reset knob
Odometer and two trip meters
Low fuel level warning
Instrument panel light control knob
Indicator symbols
Brake system warning1
Driver seat belt reminder1
Front passenger seat belt reminder1
Battery warning1
Malfunction/Check Engine indicator1
Open door warning1
Airbag SRS warning1
Low Tire Pressure Warning1
1
For details, refer to “Service reminder indicators and warning
buzzers,” Section 1-6, 2008 Owner’s Manual.
4
2
If this light flashes, refer to “Cruise control,” Section 1-7, 2008
Owner’s Manual.
5
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Low engine oil pressure warning1
OVERVIEW
Fuel tank door opener and cap
Pull up
OVERVIEW
Driver seat
Hood release
Pull
Pull up
latch and
raise hood
Engine maintenance
Turn
Store
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
NOTE: Tighten cap until one click is heard. If the
cap is not tightened enough, Check Engine “
”
indicator may illuminate.
Keyless entry
Locking operation
Unlocking operation
Push ONCE: Driver door
TWICE: All doors
Push
Panic button
Push and hold
6
Note: Regularly scheduled maintenance, including
oil changes, will help extend the life of
your vehicle and maintain performance.
Please refer to the “Owner’s Warranty
Information Booklet,” “Scheduled
Maintenance Guide” or “Owner’s Manual
Supplement.”
7
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
NOTE: After unlocking, if a door is not opened
within thirty (30) seconds, all doors will relock for
safety.
Power steering fluid reservoir
Engine oil filler cap
Engine oil level dipstick
Windshield washer fluid tank
Engine coolant reservoir
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Automatic Transmission (if equipped)
OVERVIEW
P
R
N
D
Seat adjustments-Front
Park1
Reverse
Neutral
Drive
Third gear
Second gear
First gear
1The
ignition switch must be ON, and the brake
pedal depressed to shift from “Park.”
Parking brake
Set
Seat adjustments-Rear
Seatback/Angle adjusting lever*
Release
Pull
(1) Pull slightly
(2) Push
(3) Lower
Front
Rear
Height
Front
Lock release button
Angle*
* Driver side only (if equipped)
8
9
* Pull the lever up to
adjust seatback angle,
or fold down
Rear
Lock release button
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Cup holders
Seats-Head restraints
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Downshifting increases power going uphill, or
provides engine braking downhill. For best fuel
economy during normal driving conditions, always
drive with the shift lever in the “D” position.
Position
Cushion angle (if equipped)
Height crank (driver side only)
Seatback angle
Seatback lock release (if equipped)
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Tilt steering wheel
Lights & turn signals
Headlights
Headlights
OVERVIEW
Angle
Parking lights
Lock release
lever
Hold wheel, push lever down, set angle, then return
lever.
Note: Do not attempt to adjust while the vehicle
is in motion.
Cruise control (if equipped)
High beam
Low beam
High beam flasher
System ON/OFF
Automatic light cutoff system Automatically turns
lights off when driver’s door is opened with the
engine off.
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Turning system ON/OFF
Turn signals
Functions
Resume2/Increase speed
Cancel1
The set speed may also be cancelled by depressing
the brake pedal or pushing ON/OFF.
2 If vehicle speed falls below 25 mph, the set speed
will not resume.
1
10
Lane change
Lane change
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Set/Decrease speed
Right turn
Left turn
11
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Windshield wipers & washers
Single wipe
Interval wipe
Pull to wash and wipe
Up
Down
Up
Down
Slow
Fast
Panorama moonroof (if equipped)
Open
Window
lock switch
Window operation
Automatic operation Push the switch completely
down or pull* it completely up and release to fully
open or close. To stop window mid-way, lightly push
the switch in the opposite direction.
Push and hold
“CLOSE”
NOTE: If battery is disconnected, the windows need
to be reinitialized. Refer to the Owner’s Manual for
more details.
* If equipped with auto close
Light control-Instrument panel
Push “OPEN”
to vent/tilt
Brightness
control
-
+
Power outlet (if equipped)
Push and hold
“CLOSE”
Push “OPEN”
again to fully open
NOTE: If battery is disconnected, the moonroof
needs to be reinitialized. Refer to the Owner’s
Manual for more details.
12
Designed for car accessories. Key must be in the
“ACC” or “ON” position to be used.
13
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Push “OPEN”
again for
recommended
driving position
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Window lock switch Deactivates all passenger
windows. Driver’s window remains operable.
Close
OVERVIEW
Adjust interval
Windows
Driver side
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Air Conditioning/Heating
Steering wheel switches (if equipped)
OVERVIEW
Refer to the SCION Audio or Navigation System
Owner’s Manual for more details.
Clock
>
iPod jack
By inserting an iPod customer cable connector into
the iPod jack, you can charge the iPod battery and
listen to music from your iPod through the vehicle’s
speaker system.
If you do not have a SCION genuine audio system,
you will not be able to use the iPod jack.
Refer to the SCION Audio or Navigation System
Owner’s Manual for more details.
H-Hour set
M-Minute set
14
15
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
By inserting a mini plug (not included) into the AUX
jack, you can listen to music from a portable audio
device through the vehicle’s speaker system. If you
do not have a SCION genuine audio system, you will
not be able to use the AUX jack.
Refer to the SCION Audio System Owner’s Manual or
the SCION Navigation System Owner’s Manual for
more details.
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
AUX audio jack
>
Fan speed
Air Conditioning/Heating system OFF
Air Conditioning ON/OFF
Fresh or recirculated cabin air
Vent selector
In “
” mode, use fresh air (“
” indicator
light “OFF”) to reduce window fogging.
Windshield air flow
Rear defogger
Temperature
“- +”
Volume control
“
”
-In radio mode Push to select a preset station;
push and hold to seek the next strong station.
-In CD mode Push to skip up or down to a
next/previous track.
“MODE”
Push to turn audio “ON” and select an audio
mode. Push and hold to turn audio system “OFF.”
SAFETY AND
EMERGENCY FEATURES
Door locks
Unlock
Lock
Seat belts
Take up
slack
Too high
Keep as low on
hips as possible
If belt is fully extended, then retracted even
slightly, it cannot be re-extended beyond that point,
unless fully retracted again. This feature is used to
help hold child restraint systems securely.
To find more information about seat belts, and how
to install a child restraint system, refer to the
Owner’s Manual.
Tire Pressure Warning System reset
If tire pressure becomes critically low on any of the
tires (excluding spare), indicator comes on. Pushing
“
SET” button should not turn off the light.
Correctly adjusting tire inflation will turn off the
light after a few minutes. After replacing/rotating
tire or wheels, the system must be initialized.
Refer to the Owner’s Manual for details on system
reset initialization.
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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.
! A word about safe vehicle operations
This Quick Reference Guide is not a full
description of SCION tC operations. Every
tC owner should review the Owner’s
Manual that accompanies this vehicle.
Front towing
eyelet
Wheel nut wrench
Jack handle
Jack
Spare tire
Removing the spare tire
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Your dealership and the entire staff of Scion,
a marque of Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.,
wish you many years of satisfied driving in
your new SCION tC.
Spare tire & tools
Tool location
OVERVIEW
2008
SCION tC
Remove the spare tire cover.
Loosen and remove the bolt.
Refer to the Owner’s Manual for jack positioning and
tire changing procedures.
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Pay special attention to the boxed
information highlighted in yellow
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.
17
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