If your vehicle has to be stopped in an emergency

Lexus GX / Lexus GX Owners Manual / When trouble arises / Steps to take in an emergency / If your vehicle has to be stopped in an emergency

Only in an emergency, such as if it becomes impossible to stop the vehicle in the normal way, stop the vehicle using the following procedure:

with both feet and firmly depress it. Steadily step on the brake pedal with both feet and firmly depress it.

Do not pump the brake pedal repeatedly as this will increase the effort required to slow the vehicle.

If the shift lever is shifted to N Shift the shift lever to N.

If the shift lever is shifted to N

in a safe place by the road.After slowing down, stop the vehicle in a safe place by the road.

If the shift lever cannot be shifted to NStop the engine.

If the shift lever cannot be shifted to N

with both feet to reduce vehi- cle speed as much as possible Keep depressing the brake pedal with both feet to reduce vehi- cle speed as much as possible

To stop the engine, press and hold the “ENGINE START STOP” switch for 2 consecutive

To stop the engine, press and hold the “ENGINE START STOP” switch for 2 consecutive seconds or more, or press it briefly 3 times or more in suc- cession.

by the road. Stop the vehicle in a safe place by the road.

CAUTION

 - If the engine has to be turned off while driving

Power assist for the brakes and steering wheel will be lost, making the brake pedal harder to depress and the steering wheel heavier to turn. Decelerate as much as possible before turning off the engine.

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