Front air conditioning system

Airflow and outlets are automatically adjusted according to the tem- perature setting.

Press the “CLIMATE” button to display the air conditioning operation screen.

*: The front air conditioning system cannot be switched off while the

*: The front air conditioning system cannot be switched off while the cool box is on.

Using the voice command system

Press or to oper-

Press or to oper- ate the voice command system.

A Without dynamic radar cruise control
B With dynamic radar cruise control

Using the automatic mode

The air conditioning system willPress the “AUTO” button.

begin to operate. AirThe air conditioning system will begin to operate. Air outlets and fan speed are automatically adjusted accord- ing to the temperature setting.

“AUTO” will be displayed on the touch screen.

to switch to automatic air intakePress mode.to switch to automatic air intake mode.

automatically switchesThe air conditioning system automatically switches between outside air and recirculated air modes.

to increase the temperature andPress to to increase the temperature and decrease the temperature.to decrease the temperature.

The temperature for the driver’s and front passenger’s seats can be set separately.

Adjusting the settings

- Adjusting the temperature setting
Press and to decrease to increase the temperature and the temperature.to decrease the temperature.

The air conditioning system switches between individual and simultaneous modes each time “4-ZONE” is touched.

Individual mode (the indicator on “4-ZONE” is on.): The tem- perature for the driver’s, front passenger’s and rear seats (→P.

449) can be adjusted separately. Operating the passenger’s side or rear temperature control will enter individual mode.

Simultaneous mode (the indicator on “4-ZONE” is off.): Only (driver’s side) can be used toor adjust the temper-(driver’s side) can be used to adjust the temper- ature for all seats.

- Adjusting the fan speed
Touch “∧” (increase) or “∨” (decrease) on the screen.

Press - Changing the air outletsto turn the fan off.

- Changing the air outlets

Touch any mode on the opera-

Touch any mode on the opera- tion screen.

1 Left-hand front seat
2 Right-hand front seat

Different air outlets for the left- hand and right-hand front seats can be chosen.

Air flows to the upper body.

Air flows to the upper body.

*1: Depending on the rear air conditioning setting.
*2: Only in the automatic mode

Air flows to the upper body and

Air flows to the upper body and feet.

*1: Depending on the rear air conditioning setting.

Air flows to the feet.

Air flows to the feet.

*1: Depending on the rear air conditioning setting.

Air flows to the feet and the

Air flows to the feet and the windshield defogger operates.

- Switching between outside air and recirculated air modes Press .

The mode switches between (recycles air inside the vehicle), (recycles air inside the vehicle), “AUTO” and outside the vehicle) modes (introduces air from outside the vehicle) modes each time the button is pressed.

When the air intake control system is switched to automatic mode, it operates automatically.

Changing the rear seat settings from the front seat

- Adjusting the temperature setting

. Touch .

Touch “∧” (increase) or “∨”

Touch “∧” (increase) or “∨” (decrease) on the screen. Oper- ating the switch will enter indi- vidual mode.

1 Left-hand rear seat
2 Right-hand rear seat

The air conditioning system switches between individual and simultaneous modes each time “4-ZONE” is touched.

- Adjusting the fan speed

on the screen or pressTouch . on the screen or press Touch “∧” (increase) or “∨”.

(decrease) on the screen.Touch “∧” (increase) or “∨” (decrease) on the screen.

Press Defogging the windshieldto turn the fan off.

Defogging the windshield

Press .

Press .

The air conditioning system control operates automatically.

Recirculated air mode will auto- matically switch to outside air mode.

Micro dust and pollen filter

Press .

Press .

Outside air mode switches to (recirculated air) mode.

Pollen is removed from the air and the air flows to the upper part of the body.

Usually the system will turn off automatically after approxi- mately 3 minutes.

To stop the operation, press Adjusting the position and opening and closing the air outlets again.

Adjusting the position and opening and closing the air outlets

Front center outlets

1 Direct air flow to the left or

1 Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down.
2 Turn the knob to open or close the vent.

Front side outlets

1 Direct air flow to the left or

1 Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down.
2 Turn the knob to open or close the vent.

Rear center outlets

1 Direct air flow to the left or

1 Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down.
2 Turn the knob to open or close the vent

- Using the automatic mode
Fan speed is adjusted automatically in accordance with the temperature set- ting and ambient conditions. As a result, the following may occur: l Immediately after the “AUTO” button is pressed, the fan may stop for a while until warm or cool air is ready to flow.
l Cool air may flow to the area around the upper body when the heater is on.

- Using the system in recirculated air mode
The windows will fog up more easily if the recirculated air mode is used for an extended period.

- Switching between outside air and recirculated air modes
Recirculated air mode or outside air mode may be automatically switched to in accordance with the temperature setting and the inside temperature.

- When the outside temperature exceeds 75°F (24°C) and the air conditioning system is on
l In order to reduce the air conditioning power consumption, the air condi- tioning system may switch to recirculated air mode automatically. This may also reduce fuel consumption.
l Recirculated air mode is selected as a default mode when the “ENGINE START STOP” switch is turned to IGNITION ON mode.
l It is possible to switch to outside air mode at any time by pressing .

- Window defogger feature
Recirculated air mode may automatically switch to(outside air) mode (outside air) mode in situations where the windows need to be defogged.

- Automatic mode for air intake control
In automatic mode, the system detects exhaust gas and other pollutants and automatically switches between outside air and recirculated air modes.

When the air conditioning is off, and the fan is operating, turning the “AUTO” mode on will activate the air conditioning system.

- When outside temperature approaches 32°F (0°C)
The air conditioning system may not operate even when “A/C” is touched.

- Micro dust and pollen filter
l In order to prevent the windows from fogging up when the outside air is cold, the following may occur.

• Outside air mode does not switch to recirculated air mode.
• The air conditioning system operates automatically.
• The operation cancels after 1 minute.

l In rainy weather, the windows may fog up. Press .

- Air conditioning odors
l During use, various odors from inside and outside the vehicle may enter into and accumulate in the air conditioning system. This may then cause odor to be emitted from the vents.
l To reduce potential odors from occurring: • It is recommended that the air conditioning system be set to outside air mode prior to turning the vehicle off.
• The start timing of the blower may be delayed for a short period of time immediately after the air conditioning system is started in “AUTO” mode.

- Air conditioning filter
- Customization
Settings (e.g. exhaust gas sensor sensitivity) can be changed.

CAUTION

- To prevent the windshield from fogging up
Do not use operation in extremely humid weather. during cool air operation in extremely humid weather.

The difference between the temperature of the outside air and that of the windshield can cause the outer surface of the windshield to fog up, blocking your vision.

NOTICE

- To prevent battery discharge
Do not leave the air conditioning system on longer than necessary when the engine is stopped.

Outside temperature display

Outside temperature is displayed in the screen.

The displayed temperature ranges from -40°F (-40°C) up to 122°F (50°C).

- The outside temperature is displayed when

- The outside temperature is displayed when
The “ENGINE START STOP” switch is in IGNITION ON mode.

- When “— —” or “E” is displayed
The system may be malfunctioning. Take your vehicle to your Lexus dealer - Display
In the following situations, the correct outside temperature may not be dis- played, or the display may take longer than normal to change.

l When stopped, or driving at low speeds (less than 12 mph [20 km/h])
l When the outside temperature has changed suddenly (at the entrance/exit of a garage, tunnel, etc.)

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