The distance display and buzzer

When a sensor detects an obstacle, the direction of and the approximate distance to the obstacle are displayed and the buzzer sounds.

Distance display

Corner sensor

Center sensors

Center sensors

Buzzer operation and distance to an obstacle

Buzzer operation and distance to an obstacle

A beep sounds when the corner sensors and center sensors are operat- ing.

• The buzzer beeps faster as the vehicle approaches an obstacle.

When the vehicle comes within the following distance of the obstacle, the buzzer sounds continuously.

• Front corner sensors: Approximately 1.1 ft. (35 cm)

• Front center sensors: Approximately 1.0 ft. (30 cm)

• Rear corner sensors: Approximately 0.8 ft. (25 cm)

• Rear center sensors: Approximately 1.3 ft. (40 cm)

• When 2 or more obstacles are detected simultaneously, the buzzer system responds to the nearest obstacle.

Sensors that operate

Detection range of the sensors

Detection range of the sensors

1. Approximately 3.3 ft. (100 cm)

1. Approximately 3.3 ft. (100 cm)

2. Approximately 4.9 ft. (150 cm)

3. Approximately 2.0 ft. (60 cm)

4. Approximately 1.8 ft. (55 cm)

The diagram shows the detection range of the sensors. Note that the sensors may not be able to detect obstacles that are extremely close to the vehicle.

The range of the sensors may change depending on the shape of the object etc.

Sensor detection information

• Certain vehicle conditions and the surrounding environment may affect the ability of a sensor to correctly detect an obstacle. Particular instances where this may occur are listed below.

• There is dirt, snow or ice on a sensor.

• A sensor is frozen.

• A sensor is covered in any way.

• The vehicle is leaning considerably to one side.

• On an extremely bumpy road, on an incline, on gravel, or on grass.

• The vicinity of the vehicle is noisy due to vehicle horns, motorcycle engines, air brakes of large vehicles, or other loud noises producing ultrasonic waves.

• There is another vehicle equipped with parking assist sensors in the vicinity.

• A sensor is coated with a sheet of spray or heavy rain.

• The vehicle is equipped with a fender pole or radio antenna.

• Towing eyelets are installed.

• A bumper or sensor receives a strong impact.

• The vehicle is approaching a tall or right-angled curb.

• In harsh sunlight or intense cold weather.

• A non-genuine Lexus suspension (lowered suspension etc.) is installed.

In addition to the examples above, there are instances in which, because of their shape, signs and other objects may be judged by a sensor to be closer than they are.

• The shape of the obstacle may prevent a sensor from detecting it. Pay particular attention to the following obstacles:

• Wires, fences, ropes, etc.

• Cotton, snow and other materials that absorb sound waves

• Sharply-angled objects

• Low obstacles

• Tall obstacles with upper sections projecting outwards in the direction of your vehicle

When there is a malfunction

In the following cases, have the vehicle inspected by your Lexus dealer

• If the bumper is damaged.

• If the distance display remains on without a buzzer sound.

If a message is displayed

Certification (Canada only)

This ISM device complies with Canadian ICES-001.

Customization that can be configured at Lexus dealer

Settings (e.g. buzzer volume) can be changed.


Caution when using the Intuitive parking assist

Observe the following precautions.

Failing to do so may result in the vehicle being unable to be driven safely and possi- bly cause an accident.

• Do not use the sensor at speeds in excess of 8 mph (13 km/h).

• Do not attach any accessories within the sensor range.


Notes when washing the vehicle

Do not apply intensive bursts of water or steam to the sensor area.

Doing so may result in the sensor malfunctioning.

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