Other interior features

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Sun visors

1. To set the visor in the forward

1. To set the visor in the forward
position, flip it down.
2. To set the visor in the side
position, flip down, unhook,
and swing it to the side.
3. To use the side extender,
place the visor in the side
position, then slide it backward.

Vanity mirrors

Slide the cover to open.

Slide the cover to open.
The light turns on when the
cover is opened.

NOTICE:
When not in use
Keep the vanity mirror closed.
To prevent 12-volt battery discharge
Do not leave the vanity lights on for extended periods while the hybrid system is off.

Clock

The clock is displayed when the “POWER” switch is in ACCESSORY or
ON mode. Perform the following steps to adjust the clock.

- Without a navigation system

1. Adjusts the hours.

1. Adjusts the hours.
2. Adjusts the minutes.

- With a navigation system
Refer to “Navigation System Owner’s Manual”.

The time display will automatically be set to 1:00.

Outside temperature display (vehicles without a navigation system)

The temperature display shows temperatures within the range of -40°F
(-40°C) and 122°F (50°C).

If the temperature does not appear

If the temperature does not appear

The system may be malfunctioning. Take your vehicle to your Lexus dealer.

Display

In the following situations, the correct outside temperature may not be displayed, or
the display may take longer than normal to change:
When the vehicle is stopped, or moving at low speeds (less than 16 mph [25
km/h]).
When the outside temperature has changed suddenly (at the entrance/exit of a
garage, tunnel, etc.).

Multi-display light control (vehicles without a navigation system)

The brightness of the multi-display can be adjusted to four levels.

Press and release the “DISP”

Press and release the “DISP”
button until the brightness of the
display is adjusted to the desired
level.

Instrument panel linked brightness control

When the headlight switch is turned on, the brightness of the multi-display will be
reduced in accordance with the brightness of the instrument panel.

Power outlets

The power outlets can be used for the following components.

12 V: Accessories that run on less than 10 A.
120 VAC: Accessories that use less than 100 W.
- Inside the console (12 V).

Slide the armrest while pulling

Slide the armrest while pulling
up the lever, and lift the armrest.
Remove the upper tray.

Remove the lower tray.

Remove the lower tray.

- Luggage compartment (12V)

- On the back surface of the console (120 VAC*)

- On the back surface of the console (120 VAC*)

*: If equipped.

*: If equipped.
1. Main switch.
To use the power outlet, turn
on the main switch.
2. Power outlet socket.

Routing accessory device cables

When the cover is slid open, accessory

When the cover is slid open, accessory
device cables can be pulled through the
opening.

The power outlets can be used when

- 12 V.
The “POWER” switch is in ACCESSORY or ON mode.
- 120 VAC.
The “POWER” switch is in ON mode.

NOTICE:
To avoid damaging the power outlets
Close the power outlet lid when the power outlet is not in use.
Foreign objects or liquids that enter the power outlet may cause a short circuit.
To prevent the fuse from being blown
Close the power outlet lid when the power outlet is not in use.
Foreign objects or liquids that enter the power outlet may cause a short circuit.
12 V: Do not use an accessory that uses more than 12 V 10 A.
120 VAC: Do not use a 120 VAC appliance that requires more than 100 W.
If a 120 VAC appliance that consumes more than 100 W is used, the protection circuit
will cut the power supply.
To prevent 12-volt battery discharge
Do not use the power outlets longer than necessary when the hybrid system is off.
Appliances that may not operate properly (120 VAC)
The following 120 VAC appliances may not operate properly even if their power
consumption is under 100 W:
Appliances with high initial peak wattage.
Measuring devices that process precise data.
Other appliances that require an extremely stable power supply.

Seat heaters and ventilators

The seat heaters and ventilators heat the seats and maintain good airflow
by blowing air from the seats.

Seat heaters

1. Turns the seat heater on.

1. Turns the seat heater on.
The indicator light comes on.
The higher the number is, the
warmer the seat becomes.

Seat heaters/ventilators

1. Turns the seat heater on.

1. Turns the seat heater on.
The indicator light comes on.
The higher the number is, the
warmer the seat becomes.
2. Blows air from the seat.
The indicator light comes on.
The higher the number is, the
stronger the airflow becomes.

Operating condition

The “POWER” switch is in ON mode.

When not in use

Set the knob at “0”. The indicator light turns off.

CAUTION:
Burns
Use caution when seating the following persons in a seat with the seat heater on
to avoid the possibility of burns:
• Babies, small children, the elderly, the sick and the physically challenged.
• Persons with sensitive skin.
• Persons who are fatigued.
• Persons who have taken alcohol or drugs that induce sleep (sleeping drugs,
cold remedies, etc.).
Do not cover the seat with anything when using the seat heater.
Using the seat heater with a blanket or cushion increases the temperature of the
seat and may lead to overheating.

NOTICE:
To prevent damage to the seat heaters/ventilators
Do not put heavy objects that have an uneven surface on the seat and do not stick
sharp objects (needles, nails, etc.) into the seat.
To prevent 12-volt battery discharge
Do not leave the system on longer than necessary when the hybrid system is off.

Armrest

Pull the armrest down for use.

Pull the armrest down for use.

NOTICE:
To prevent damage to the armrest
Do not place too much strain on the armrest.

Coat hooks

To use the coat hook, push it in.

To use the coat hook, push it in.

CAUTION:
Items that must not be hung on the hook
Do not hang a coat hanger or other hard or sharp object on the hook. If the SRS
curtain shield airbags deploy, these items may become projectiles that cause death
or serious injury.

Floor mat

Securely place a mat that matches the size of the space on the carpet.

Secure the floor mat using the

Secure the floor mat using the
hooks provided.

CAUTION:
When inserting the floor mat
Observe the following precautions.
Failure to do so may result in the floor mat slipping and interfering with the movement
of the pedals during driving, resulting in an accident.
Make sure the floor mat is properly placed on the vehicle carpet and the correct
side faces upward.
Do not place floor mats on top of existing mats.

Luggage compartment features

Cargo hooks

Raise the hook to use.

Raise the hook to use.
The cargo hooks are provided
for securing loose items.

Auxiliary boxes

Pull the strap upwards when lifting

Pull the strap upwards when lifting
the cover up.

Luggage covers

Attach the hooks to the hook

Attach the hooks to the hook
brackets on the rear seat seatback.

Pull out the luggage cover and

Pull out the luggage cover and
hook it onto the anchors.

Removing the luggage covers

- Front luggage cover

Press the buttons to remove the

Press the buttons to remove the
luggage cover.

- Rear luggage cover

Detach the outer clips of the rear

Detach the outer clips of the rear
luggage cover from the back door.

Detach the inner clips of the rear

Detach the inner clips of the rear
luggage cover from the back door.

Installing the rear luggage cover

Ensure that the luggage cover is in the proper installation position.
Push the clips of the rear luggage cover into the indentions on the back door
until they are locked into place.
Check that the rear luggage cover is securely attached.

CAUTION:
When the cargo hooks are not in use
To avoid injury, always return the cargo hooks to their stowed positions.

Garage door opener

The garage door opener can be programmed to operate garage doors,
gates, entry doors, door locks, home lighting systems, security systems, and
other devices.

The garage door opener (HomeLink® Universal Transceiver) is manufactured
under license from HomeLink®.

Programming the HomeLink® (for U.S.A. owners)

The HomeLink® compatible transceiver in your vehicle has 3 buttons
which can be programmed to operate 3 different devices. Refer to the
programming method below appropriate for the device.

1. Indicator.

1. Indicator.
2. Buttons.

Programming the HomeLink®

Point the remote control transmitter

Point the remote control transmitter
for the device 1 to 3 in. (25 to
75 mm) from the HomeLink®
control buttons.
Keep the HomeLink® indicator
light in view while programming.

Press and hold one of the

Press and hold one of the
HomeLink® buttons and the transmitter
button. When the
HomeLink® indicator light
changes from a slow to a rapid
flash, you can release both buttons.
If the HomeLink® indicator light
comes on but does not flash, or
flashes rapidly for 2 seconds and
remains lit, the HomeLink® button
is already programmed. Use the
other buttons or follow the “Reprogramming
a HomeLink® button”
instructions.

Test the HomeLink® operation by

Test the HomeLink® operation by
pressing the newly programmed
button.
If a HomeLink® button has been
programmed for a garage door,
check to see if the garage door
opens and closes. If the garage
door does not operate, see if your
remote control transmitter is of the
rolling code type. Press and hold
the programmed HomeLink® button.
The remote control transmitter
is of the rolling code type if the
HomeLink® indicator light flashes
rapidly for 2 seconds and then
remains lit. If your transmitter is of
the rolling code type, proceed to
the heading “Programming a rolling
code system”.

Repeat the steps above to program another device for each of
the remaining HomeLink® buttons.

Programming a Rolling Code system (for U.S.A. owners)

If your device is Rolling Code equipped, follow the steps under the
heading “Programming the HomeLink®” before proceeding with the
steps listed below.
1. Locate the training button on the ceiling mounted garage door
opener motor. The exact location and color of the button may
vary by brand of garage door opener motor.
Refer to the operation manual supplied with the garage door opener
for the location of the training button.
2. Press the training button.
Following this step, you have 30 seconds in which to initiate step 3
below.
3. Press and hold the vehicle’s programmed HomeLink® button for
2 seconds and release it. Repeat this step once again. The garage
door may open.
If the garage door opens, the programming process is complete. If the
door does not open, press and release the button a third time. This third
press and release will complete the programming process by opening
the garage door.
The ceiling mounted garage door opener motor should now recognize
the HomeLink® signal and operate the garage door.
4. Repeat the steps above to program another rolling code system
for any of the remaining HomeLink® buttons.

Programming an entry gate (for U.S.A. owners)/Programming all
devices in the Canadian market

1. Place your transmitter 1 to 3 in. (25 to 75 mm) away from the surface
of the HomeLink®.
Keep the HomeLink® indicator light in view while programming.
2. Press and hold the selected HomeLink® button.
3. Repeatedly press and release (cycle) the device’s remote control
button for two seconds each until step 4 is completed.
4. When the indicator light on the HomeLink® compatible transceiver
starts to flash rapidly, release the buttons.
5. Test the operation of the HomeLink® by pressing the newly programmed
button. Check to see if the gate/device operates correctly.
6. Repeat the steps above to program another device for each of
the remaining HomeLink® buttons.

Programming other devices

To program other devices such as home security systems, home door
locks or lighting, contact your authorized Lexus dealer for assistance.

Reprogramming a button

The individual HomeLink® buttons cannot be erased but can be
reprogrammed. To reprogram a button, follow the “Reprogramming a
HomeLink® button” instructions.

Operating HomeLink®

Press the appropriate HomeLink® button. The HomeLink® indicator
light should turn on.
The HomeLink® compatible transceiver in your vehicle continues to send a
signal for up to 20 seconds as long as the button is pressed.

Reprogramming a HomeLink® button

Press and hold the desired HomeLink® button. After 20 seconds, the
HomeLink® indicator light will start flashing slowly. Next, while still pressing
and holding the HomeLink® button, press and hold the button on the
transmitter until the HomeLink® indicator light changes from a slow to a
rapid flash.

Erasing the entire HomeLink® memory (all three programs)

Press and hold the 2 outside buttons

Press and hold the 2 outside buttons
for 10 seconds until the indicator
light flashes.
If you sell your vehicle, be sure to
erase the programs stored in the
HomeLink® memory.

Before programming

Install a new battery in the remote control transmitter.
The battery side of the remote control transmitter must be pointed away from
the HomeLink® button.

Certification for the garage door opener

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules and with RSS-210 of the IC
Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause
harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
WARNING: This transmitter has been tested and complies with FCC and IC rules.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user's authority to operate the device.

CAUTION:
When programming a garage door or other remote control device
The garage door or other device may operate, so ensure people and objects are
out of danger to prevent potential harm.
Conforming to federal safety standards
Do not use the HomeLink® compatible transceiver with any garage door opener
or device that lacks safety stop and reverse features as required by federal safety
standards.
This includes any garage door that cannot detect an obstruction object. A door or
device without these features increases the risk of death or serious injury.

Compass

The compass on the inside rear view mirror indicates the direction in which
the vehicle is heading.

Operation

To turn the compass on or off,

To turn the compass on or off,
press “AUTO” for more than 3
seconds.

Displays and directions

Calibrating the compass

Calibrating the compass

The direction display deviates from the true direction determined by the

The direction display deviates from the true direction determined by the
earth’s magnetic field. The amount of deviation varies depending on the
geographic position of the vehicle.
If you cross over one of the map boundaries shown in illustration, the compass
will deviate.
To obtain higher precision or perfect calibration, refer to “Deviation calibration”.

Deviation calibration

Stop the vehicle in a place where it is safe to drive in a circle.

Press and hold “AUTO”.

Press and hold “AUTO”.
A number (1 to 15) appears on the
compass display.

Referring to the map above, press “AUTO” to select the number
of the zone you are in.
If the direction is displayed for several seconds after adjustment, the
calibration is complete.

Circling calibration

If “C” appears on the display, drive

If “C” appears on the display, drive
the vehicle at 5 mph (8 km/h) or
less in a circle until a direction is
displayed.
If there is not enough space to
drive in a circle, drive around the
block until a direction is displayed.

Conditions unfavorable to correct operation

The compass may not show the correct direction in the following conditions:
The vehicle is stopped immediately after turning.
The vehicle is on an inclined surface.
The vehicle is in a place where the earth's magnetic field is subject to interference
by artificial magnetic fields (underground car park/parking lot, under a
steel tower, between buildings, roof car park/parking lot, near an intersection,
near a large vehicle, etc.).
The vehicle has become magnetized. (There is a magnet or metal object near
the inside rear view mirror.)
The 12-volt battery has been disconnected.
A door is open.

CAUTION:
While driving the vehicle
Do not adjust the display. Adjust the display only when the vehicle is stopped.
When doing the circling calibration
Secure a wide space, and watch out for people and vehicles in the vicinity. Do not
violate any local traffic rules while performing circling calibration.

NOTICE:
To avoid the compass malfunctions
Do not place magnets or any metal objects near the inside rear view mirror.
Doing this may cause the compass sensor to malfunction.
To ensure normal operation of the compass
Do not perform a circling calibration of the compass in a place where the earth's
magnetic field is subject to interference by artificial magnetic fields.
During calibration, do not operate electric systems (moon roof, power windows,
etc.) as they may interfere with the calibration.

Safety Connect

Safety Connect is a subscription-based telematics service that uses Global
Positioning System (GPS) data and embedded cellular technology to provide
safety and security features to subscribers. Safety Connect is supported
by Lexus’ designated response center, which operates 24 hours per
day, 7 days per week.
Safety Connect service is available by subscription on select, telematics
hardware-equipped vehicles.
By using the Safety Connect service, you are agreeing to be bound by the
Telematics Subscription Service Agreement and its Terms and Conditions,
as in effect and amended from time to time, a current copy of which is available
at Lexus.com. All use of the Safety Connect service is subject to such
then-applicable Terms and Conditions.

System components

1. Microphone.

1. Microphone.
2. LED light indicators.
“3. SOS” button.

Services

Subscribers have the following Safety Connect services available:
Automatic Collision Notification*
Helps drivers receive necessary response from emergency service
providers.
*: U.S. Patent No. 7,508,298 B2
Stolen Vehicle Location
Helps drivers in the event of vehicle theft.
Emergency Assistance Button (SOS)
Connects drivers to response-center support.
Enhanced Roadside Assistance
Provides drivers various on-road assistance.

Subscription

After you have signed the Telematics Subscription Service Agreement
and are enrolled, you can begin receiving services.
A variety of subscription terms is available for purchase. Contact
your Lexus dealer, call 1-800-25-LEXUS (1-800-255-3987) or
push the “SOS” button in your vehicle for further subscription
details.

Safety Connect Services Information

Phone calls using the vehicles Bluetooth® technology will not be possible during
Safety Connect.
Safety Connect is available beginning Fall 2009 on select Lexus models. Contact
with the Safety Connect response center is dependent upon the telematics
device being in operative condition, cellular connection availability, and GPS
satellite signal reception, which can limit the ability to reach the response center
or receive emergency service support. Enrollment and Telematics Subscription
Service Agreement required. A variety of subscription terms is available;
charges vary by subscription term selected.
Safety Connect services will function in the United States, including Hawaii and
Alaska, and in Canada. The services will not function outside of the United
States in countries other than Canada. For details about the service, contact
your Lexus dealer.
Safety Connect services are not subject to section 255 of the Telecommunications
Act and the device is not TTY compatible.

Languages

The Safety Connect response center will offer support in multiple languages. The
Safety Connect system will offer voice prompts in English and Spanish. Please indicate
your language of choice when enrolling.

When contacting the response center

You may be unable to contact the response center if the network is busy.

Safety Connect LED light Indicators

When the “POWER” switch is turned to ON mode, the red indicator
light comes on for 2 seconds then turns off. Afterward, the green indicator
light comes on, indicating that the service is active.
The following indicator light patterns indicate specific system usage conditions:
Green indicator light on = Active service.
Green indicator light flashing = Safety Connect call in process.
Red indicator light (except at vehicle start-up) = System malfunction
(contact your Lexus dealer).
No indicator light (off) = Safety Connect service not active.

Safety Connect services

Automatic Collision Notification

In case of either airbag deployment or severe rear-end collision, the
system is designed to automatically call the response center. The
responding agent receives the vehicle’s location and attempts to speak
with the vehicle occupants to assess the level of emergency. If the
occupants are unable to communicate, the agent automatically treats
the call as an emergency, contacts the nearest emergency services
provider to describe the situation, and requests that assistance be sent
to the location.

Stolen Vehicle Location

If your vehicle is stolen, Safety Connect can work with local authorities
to assist them in locating and recovering the vehicle. After filing a
police report, call the Safety Connect response center at 1-800-25-
LEXUS (1-800-255-3987) and follow the prompts for Safety Connect
to initiate this service.
In addition to assisting law enforcement with recovery of a stolen vehicle,
Safety-Connect-equipped vehicle location data may, under certain
circumstances, be shared with third parties to locate your vehicle.
Further information is available at Lexus.com.

Emergency Assistance Button (“SOS”)

In the event of an emergency on the road, push the “SOS” button to
reach the Safety Connect response center. The answering agent will
determine your vehicle’s location, assess the emergency, and dispatch
the necessary assistance required.
If you accidentally press the “SOS” button, tell the response-center agent
that you are not experiencing an emergency.

Enhanced Roadside Assistance

Enhanced Roadside Assistance adds GPS data to the already
included warranty-based Lexus roadside service.
Subscribers can press the “SOS” button to reach a Safety Connect
response-center agent, who can help with a wide range of needs, such
as: towing, flat tire, fuel delivery, etc. For a description of the Enhanced
Roadside Assistance services and their limitations, please see the
Safety Connect Terms and Conditions, which are available at
Lexus.com.

Safety information for Safety Connect

Important! Read this information before using Safety Connect.

Exposure to radio frequency signals

The Safety Connect system installed in your vehicle is a low-power
radio transmitter and receiver. It receives and also sends out radio frequency
(RF) signals.
In August 1996, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)
adopted RF exposure guidelines with safety levels for mobile wireless
phones. Those guidelines are consistent with the safety standards previously
set by the following U.S. and international standards bodies.
ANSI (American National Standards Institute) C95.1 [1992].
NCRP (National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurement)
Report 86 [1986].
ICNIRP (International Commission on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection)
[1996].
Those standards were based on comprehensive and periodic evaluations
of the relevant scientific literature. Over 120 scientists, engineers,
and physicians from universities, and government health agencies and
industries reviewed the available body of research to develop the
ANSI Standard (C95.1).
The design of Safety Connect complies with the FCC guidelines in
addition to those standards.

License

Licensed by QUALCOMM Incorporated under one or more of the following
United States Patents and/or their counterparts in other nations:
4,901,307 5,490,165 5,056,109 5,504,773 5,101,501
5,506,865 5,109,390 5,511,073 5,228,054 5,535,239
5,267,261 5,544,196 5,267,262 5,568,483 5,337,338
5,600,754 5,414,796 5,657,420 5,416,797 5,659,569
5,710,784 5,778,338.

Certification for Lexus Enform with Safety Connect

FCC ID: O9EGTM1
FCC ID: O6Y-CDMRF101

NOTE:
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2)
this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may
cause undesired operation.

FCC WARNING:
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user's authority to operate the equipment.

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