Toyota RAV4 Reference guide

Toyota RAV4 Reference guide
2008
Quick Reference Guide
2008
RAV4
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 RAV4.
! A word about safe vehicle operations
This Quick Reference Guide is not a full
description of RAV4 operations. Every
RAV4 owner should review the Owner’s
Manual that accompanies this vehicle.
Pay special attention to the boxed
“
” information highlighted
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.
INDEX
Item
Page no.
* Visit your Toyota dealer for information on
customizing this feature.
1
24
24
24
25
24
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Doors-Child safety locks
Seat belts
Seat belts-Shoulder belt anchor
Spare tire & tools
Tire Pressure Warning System
10
16-17
18-19
21
9
17
17
23
23
21
22
14
20
15
22
20
10
11
16
11
12
13
21
15
15
13
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Active torque control 4WD
Air Conditioning/Heating
Audio
Auto LSD (Limited Slip Differential)
Automatic Transmission
Bottle holders
Clock
Cruise control
Cup holders
Door locks
Light control-Instrument panel
Lights & turn signals
Moonroof
Parking brake
Power outlets
Rear seat entertainment system
Seat adjustments-Front
Seat adjustments-Second row seats
Seat heaters
Seats-Head restraints
Seats-Folding down second row seats
Seats-Stowing third row seats
Telephone controls (Bluetooth®)
Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
Windows
Windshield wipers & washers
8
6
7
4-5
4
2-3
6-7
OVERVIEW
OVERVIEW
Engine maintenance
Fuel tank door release and cap
Hood release
Indicator symbols
Instrument cluster
Instrument panel
Keyless entry*
OVERVIEW
Instrument panel
Steering wheel
controls
Steering wheel audio controls
Telephone controls*
Speech command button*
Cruise control
Instrument panel light control
Headlight, turn signal and front fog light* control
Wiper and washer controls
Four-wheel drive lock switch (4WD models) or
“AUTO LSD” switch (2WD models)
Audio system
Emergency flasher switch
Front passenger occupant classification indicator
Air Conditioning controls
Rear window and outside rearview mirror
defogger switch*
2
With automatic Air
Conditioning system
OVERVIEW
With manual Air
Conditioning system
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
* If equipped
3
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Clock and Air Conditioning display
12V DC Power outlet
Seat heater switch*
Downhill Assist Control switch
Front passenger seat belt reminder light
Engine immobilizer indicator*
Engine switch
Tilt and telescopic steering release
115V AC Power outlet ON/OFF switch*
OVERVIEW
Instrument cluster
Tachometer
Service indicator and reminder
Speedometer
Engine coolant temperature
Fuel gauge
Odometer, two trip meters and outside
temperature display
Trip meter reset knob
Indicator symbols
Brake system warning1
Driver/Front passenger seat belt
reminder1 (alarm will sound if speed
is over 12 mph)
Charging system warning1
Low engine oil pressure warning1
Malfunction/Check Engine indicator1
Low fuel level warning1
Engine oil replacement reminder1
•Vehicle Stability Control warning1
•“AUTO LSD” warning1
•Traction Control warning1
•Downhill Assist Control warning1
•Hill-start Assist Control warning1
Open door warning1
1
For details, refer to “Service reminder indicators and warning
buzzers,” Section 1-6, 2008 Owner’s Manual.
2 For details, refer to “Active torque control 4WD system,”
Section 1-7, 2008 Owner’s Manual.
4
Airbag SRS warning1
Low Tire Pressure Warning1
OVERVIEW
Automatic Transmission fluid temperature
warning1
“4WD” warning2
Electric power steering system warning1
Low windshield washer fluid level warning1
Front passenger occupant classification indicator
Headlight high beam indicator
Turn signal indicator
Automatic Transmission indicator (4-speed)1
Automatic Transmission indicator (5-speed)1
Four-wheel drive lock indicator2
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Front fog light indicator
Slip indicator
“AUTO LSD” indicator
Downhill Assist Control indicator
Cruise control indicator3
Anti-lock Brake System warning1
If this light flashes, refer to “Cruise control,” Section 1-7, 2008
Owner’s Manual.
5
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
3
OVERVIEW
Fuel tank door release and cap
Driver seat
Pull up
Turn
Store
NOTE: Tighten until one click is heard. If the cap is
not tightened enough, Check Engine “
” indicator
may illuminate.
Keyless entry
Beep sound can be switched “ON” or “OFF.” Refer to
the Owner’s Manual for more details.
Locking operation
Unlocking operation
Push ONCE: Driver door
TWICE: All doors
Push
NOTE: After unlocking, if a door is not opened within
30 seconds, all doors will relock for safety.
6
Panic button
OVERVIEW
Push and hold
Hood release
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Pull
Pull up latch
and raise hood
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
7
OVERVIEW
Engine maintenance
4 cylinder (2AZ-FE) engine
6 cylinder (2GR-FE) engine
Engine coolant reservoir
Engine oil filler cap
Engine oil level dipstick
Windshield and back window washer fluid tank
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.”
8
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Automatic Transmission
4-speed models
OVERVIEW
Park*
Reverse
Neutral
Drive
Third gear
Second gear
First gear
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
5-speed models
Park*
Reverse
Neutral
Drive
Fourth gear
Third gear
Second gear
First gear
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.
9
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
* The engine switch must be ON, and the brake
pedal depressed to shift from “Park.”
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Auto lock
Active
torque
functions
control 4WD (4WD models)
Four-wheel drive lock switch
Push the switch to ensure that the engine torque is
applied to the four wheels.
NOTE: Should ONLY be used when wheel spinning
occurs on loose or unpaved surfaces.
Refer to the Owner’s Manual for more details.
Seat adjustments-Front
Power seat
Manual seat
Position
Height crank (driver side only)
Seatback angle
Driver seat: position, cushion angle and height
Passenger seat: position only
Seatback angle
Lumbar support
10
Seats-Head restraints
Second row seats
Front seats
OVERVIEW
Lock release button
Third row seats
Seat adjustments-Second row seats
Vehicles with
third row seats
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Lock release button
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Position
Seatback angle
Seatback lock release
11
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Seats-Folding down second row seats
Vehicles without third row seats
Left side
remote seat release
Right side
remote seat release
Vehicles with third row seats
(2) Lower
(1) Push
(3) Pull down
12
Seats-Stowing third row seats (if equipped)
(4) Fold down
(3) Pull
OVERVIEW
(2) Lower
(1) Push
(8) Push to lock in
(6) Lift up
(5) Pull up
(9) Push to lock in
Windshield wipers & washers
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
(7) Push
down
Front
Single wipe
Adjust interval
Interval wipe
Pull to wash and wipe
Slow
Fast
Rear
Wipe
Interval wipe
Wash and wipe
13
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Wash and wipe
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Lights & turn signals
Headlights
Headlights
Parking lights
High beam
Low beam
High beam flasher
-Daytime Running Light system (if equipped)
Automatically turns on the headlights at a reduced
intensity.
-Automatic light cut off system Will automatically
turn lights off after a delay of 30 seconds, or the
lock switch on remote may be pushed.
Turn signals
Right turn
Lane change
Lane change
Left turn
Front fog lights (if equipped)
Turn
Front fog lights come on only when the headlights
are on low beam.
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Parking brake
Release
Set
OVERVIEW
Pull
(1) Pull slightly
(2) Push
(3) Lower
Tilt and telescopic steering wheel
Length
Lock
release
lever
Angle
NOTE: Do not attempt to adjust while the vehicle
is in motion.
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Hold wheel, push lever down, set angle and length,
and return lever.
Windows
Driver side
Up
Windows
lock
button
Up
Down
Down
Window lock switch Deactivates all passenger
windows. Driver’s window remains operable.
NOTE: If the battery is disconnected, the window
needs to be reinitialized. Refer to the Owner’s
Manual for more details.
15
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Automatic operation (driver side only) Push the
switch completely down or pull it completely up and
release to fully open or close. To stop window
midway, lightly push the switch in the opposite
direction.
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Seat heaters (if equipped)
Left front seat
Right front seat
Air Conditioning/Heating
Automatic Air Conditioning
Temperature (driver side)
Fresh or recirculated cabin air
Airflow vent
In “
” or “
” mode, use fresh air (“
”
indicator “OFF”) to reduce window fogging.
Air Conditioning ON/OFF
“DUAL” button
Indicator ON: Separate temperature settings
for driver and passenger.
Indicator OFF: Synchronize temperature
settings for driver and passenger.
Temperature (front passenger side)
Micro dust and pollen filter ON/OFF
Rear defogger
Fan speed
Climate control OFF
Automatic climate control ON
Adjust the temperature setting, and airflow
vents and fan will adjust automatically.
16
Manual Air Conditioning
OVERVIEW
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Airflow vent selector
In “
” or “
” mode, use fresh air (“
”
indicator “OFF”) to reduce window fogging.
Fan speed
Temperature
Air Conditioning ON/OFF
Use for quick cooling. MAX A/C changes air
intake to recirculate. It is not possible to
change intake to fresh, or to turn A/C OFF in
this mode.
Rear defogger
Fresh or recirculated cabin air
Clock
Automatic
Air Conditioning system
Manual
Air Conditioning system
Bottle holders
Front doors
Rear doors
17
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
H- Hour set
M- Minute set
:00- Round off minutes
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Audio
Type 1
Push to turn
ON/OFF
Preset buttons - functions in other
modes indicated above number.
Push to
adjust
tone &
balance
Eject CD
Seek
station/
CD track
select
Station/CD
track scan
Mode
View CD text
Push to
skip
up/down
folder
Type 2 additional functions
Load CD(s)
AM/Satellite
radio
View genre/Push to
skip up/down folder
Type 2 (with JBL speakers)
CD PLAYER
To scan tracks on a disc Push “SCAN.” Push again to
hold selection.
CD Changer (Type 2)
-To load one disc Push “LOAD” and insert one disc.
-To load multiple discs Push and hold “LOAD” until
you hear a beep. Insert one disc. Wait until the
green indicator illuminates and shutter opens to
insert next disc.
To select a file (MP3/WMA only) Turn “TUNE.FILE.”
To select a folder (MP3/WMA only) Push either side
of “FOLDER” or “TYPE/FOLDER.”
18
RADIO
OVERVIEW
To preset stations Tune in the desired station and
hold down a preset button (1-6) until you hear a
beep. Push desired preset button (1-6) to select.
To scan stations Push “SCAN.” Push and hold to scan
preset stations. Push again to hold selection.
Steering wheel controls (if equipped)
-
>
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
>
“ +”
Volume control
“MODE”
Push to turn audio ON and select an audio mode.
Push and hold to turn the audio OFF.
“
”
-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 next/
previous track.
AUX audio jack
19
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
By inserting a mini plug into the AUX audio jack, you
can listen to music from a portable audio device
through the vehicle’s speaker system.
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Rear seat entertainment system
(if equipped)
Front audio system
DVD player
DVD screen
Remote control
A/V input adapter
115V AC Power outlet
115V AC Power outlet ON/OFF switch
Moonroof (if equipped)
Sliding operation
Close
Open
Recommended
driving position
to minimize
wind noise
Tilting operation
Tilt
Close
NOTE: If battery is disconnected, the moonroof
needs to be reinitialized. Refer to the Owner’s
Manual for more details.
20
Telephone controls (Bluetooth®)*
(if equipped)
OVERVIEW
Bluetooth® technology allows dialing or receipt of
calls without taking hands from the steering wheel
or using a cable to connect the telephone and the
system.
Refer to the Owner’s Manual for more details.
Door locks
Lock
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Unlock
Auto LSD (Limited Slip Differential)
(2WD models)
NOTE: Will ONLY work for 2-wheel drive models.
Should ONLY be used when wheel spinning
occurs on slippery or unpaved surfaces.
Refer to the Owner‘s Manual for more details on
this system before attempting to use it.
21
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Push the “AUTO LSD” switch when the vehicle is
stopped. To deactivate, push the switch again.
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
Power outlets
12V DC
Inside center console
Instrument panel
Luggage Compartment
NOTE: Designed for car accessories. Engine switch
must be in the “ACC” or “ON” position to be used.
115V AC (if equipped)
ON/OFF switch
Push
Rear console
NOTE: Engine switch must be in the “ON” position
to be used.
Light control-Instrument panel
+
Brightness
control
With the dial turned fully up, instrument panel lights
will not dim when the headlights are turned ON.
22
Cruise control
Turning system ON/OFF
OVERVIEW
System ON/OFF
Functions
Cancel1
Resume2/Increase speed
Set/Decrease speed
The set speed may also be cancelled by depressing
the brake pedal.
2 The set speed may be resumed once vehicle speed
exceeds 25 mph.
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
1
Refer to the Owner’s Manual for more details.
Cup holders
Front
Rear
Second row
23
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
Third row side trim
(if equipped)
SAFETY AND
EMERGENCY FEATURES
Doors-Child safety locks
Rear door
Moving the lever to “LOCK” will allow the door to
be opened only from the outside.
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.
Seat belts-Shoulder belt anchor
Push up or
squeeze lock
release to lower
Tire Pressure Warning System
The system is designed to provide a warning when
tire pressure of any one of the tires (including the
spare) is critically low.
Refer to the Owner’s Manual for more details.
24
Spare tire & tools
Tool location
OVERVIEW
Luggage compartment
Inside right side box
Luggage compartment
Inside left side box
Jack
Tool bag
Removing the spare tire
(1)
FEATURES/OPERATIONS
(2)
Refer to the Owner’s Manual for tire changing and
jack positioning procedures.
* If equipped
25
SAFETY AND EMERGENCY FEATURES
(1) To remove the spare tire cover,* open the back
door. Unhook the latch on the bottom of the
cover. After closing the back door, remove the
cover.
(2) To remove the spare tire, turn the wheel nuts
counterclockwise with the wheel nut wrench
and remove.
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Printed in the USA 8/07
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