LEXUS RX 300
1998 — 2003 of release
Repair and car operation
RX 300 Lexus
+ Lexus RX-300 Cars
- Governing bodies and operation receptions
+ Access, protection
+ Elements of systems of safety
- Car equipment, arrangement of devices and governing bodies
Dashboard and central console
Kombinitsiya of devices, measuring instruments, control lamps and indicators
Governing bodies and salon equipment
+ Devices of ensuring comfort
+ Receptions of operation and auxiliary systems
+ Settings and routine maintenance of the car
+ Systems of cooling of the engine, heating, ventilation and air conditioning
+ the Power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of electric equipment of the engine
+ Automatic transmission and interaxal differential
+ Transmission line
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schematic diagrams of electric connections
Governing bodies and salon equipment
Switches and the governing bodies located on a steering column
Left podrulevy switch
Switching of operating modes of external lighting devices
Switching of modes of headlights and parking light, and also switching off of headlights is made by means of handle rotation on the switch end:
Locations of the sensor of illumination (a look outside through a windscreen)
Right podrulevy switch
Right podrulevy the switch is intended for management of cleaners and washers of the glasses which functioning is possible only at the included ignition.
Right podrulevy switch
Governing bodies functioning темпостата
Tempostat is intended for maintenance of constant speed of the car (not lower 40 km/h) needlessly to hold a foot on a gas pedal.
The switch of management of functioning темпостата settles down on a steering wheel on the right (see the illustration Arrangement and purpose of switches of management as the provision of forward seats).
The button of inclusion of a horn is built in a stupichny part of a steering wheel.
Clamp of a tilt angle of a steering column
The steering column should be adjusted so that the steering wheel was opposite to a thorax of the driver. Situation at which the steering wheel is opposite to a face of the driver, is wrong as reduces protective functions of a forward safety cushion of the driver.
The governing bodies located under a combination of devices
Governing bodies under a combination of devices are located at the left and to the right of a steering column.
To the right of a steering column the switch of ignition and blocking of a steering wheel settles down; at the left the switch of adjustment of external rear-view mirrors, a regulator of intensity of illumination of devices, the indicator of anticreeping system and the control panel by memory of settings of provision of a driver's seat (see an illustration the Scheme of an arrangement of elements of management on the dashboard) are placed.
The indicator of anticreeping system and the control panel are considered by memory of settings of provision of a driver's seat above (see respectively Sections Anticreeping system and Adjustment of seats and head restraints); functioning of a regulator of intensity of illumination of devices clearly from its name therefore only the switch of ignition and a regulator of external rear-view mirrors below are described.
Switch of ignition and blocking of a steering wheel
Switch of ignition and blocking of a steering wheel
The ignition switch (the ignition lock) is located to the right of a steering column and has the following four situation:
LOCK — This position of the switch of ignition is used for blocking of a steering wheel and ignition key extraction. To turn the ignition key in the situation "LOCK", transfer the sector lever to the situation "P", press on a key in the situation "ACC" and turn on itself (counter-clockwise).
ACC — In this situation is unblocked a steering wheel and the car electric equipment can be used.
ON — Normal position of the ignition key after engine start. Before engine start at key turn in this situation it is necessary to check short-term operation of the control lamps which have been built in a combination of devices.
START — Is used for engine start. When keeping ignition key in this situation the starter will scroll the engine. After an otpuskaniye the key comes back to the situation "ON".
Regulator of external rear-view mirrors
The regulator of external rear-view mirrors allows to change the provision of external mirrors and works at the positions "ACC" and "ON" of the ignition key. For switching between adjustment of the right or left mirror move the lever located over the switch, respectively aside, designated «R» or «L». For change of provision of a mirror press the arrows of the corresponding direction put on a 4-item regulator.
Governing bodies and the salon equipment on the central console
On the central console of the car there is the greatest number of bodies of its management and the salon equipment.
It is possible to carry the switches located on forward section of the console, and also the lever of the selector of AT modes to governing bodies. The description only switches below is provided, - the description of an audiosystem and systems of heating and To/in is provided in Devices of ensuring comfort; the description of the lever of the selector is provided in Receptions of operation and auxiliary systems. The multipurpose display, ware boxes, coasters, an ashtray, the lighter belong to the equipment of salon and nests of selection of capacity.
Switch of the alarm system
The switch of the alarm system (see No. 5 on an illustration the Scheme of an arrangement of elements of management on the dashboard) is located at the left on the central console and (triangle) is designated by a sign of the alarm system. The switch works in any position of the lock of ignition. For turning on of the alarm system press the switch button; for switching off – press the button once again.
Switch of heating of glass of a door of a back
The switch of heating of glass of a door of a back and external rear-view mirrors (see No. 12 on an illustration Governing bodies and control of systems of heating and To/in) is located on the control panel a heater and To/in the control unit a heater and К/В. The heater is intended for condensate and hoarfrost removal. If at a window the thick snow layer was formed before including heating, clear snow. Inclusion and switching off of a heater is made by pressing the specified switch. For heater inclusion the ignition key should be in the situation "ON". At inclusion of heating works corresponding To/l, located over the switch. The heater is automatically switched off after 15 minutes of work, and also at ignition switching off.
Switches of heating of seats
Switches (see No. 11 on an illustration the Scheme of an arrangement of elements of management on the dashboard) heating of seats are intended for inclusion and switching off of heating of a seat of the driver (the left switch) and the forward passenger (the right switch). For heater inclusion the ignition key should be in the situation "ON". At inclusion of heating works To/l, built in the switch.
Switch of AT modes
The switch of AT modes (see No. 13 on an illustration the Scheme of an arrangement of elements of management on the dashboard) has three situation which appointment is given below:
«PWR» — This mode is used for sports style of driving at which fast acceleration is required. AT is switched to raising transfers at higher speed of the car.
«ECT» — Is the normal operating mode of AT recommended for usual driving.
«SNOW» — This mode is intended for a troganiye from a place in sand or dirt, in snow or on ice. AT starts to work with the 2nd transfer.
Lighter and ashtray
The ashtray is located in a forward part of the console between seats. For using an ashtray press its cover. To take an ashtray, pull it up.
Nests of selection of capacity
Ware box in the console between seats
The ware box located in the console between seats has two offices, opening independently from each other. For opening pull for the handle forward.
Access to a ware box
The multipurpose display (see No. 7 on an illustration the Scheme of an arrangement of elements of management on the dashboard) is intended for display of different information. The description of operation of the display below is provided in only a mode of display of time, temperature and data темпостата. Modes of display of data To/in and audiosystems are described in appropriate sections of the Device of ensuring comfort.
The external temperature — Is displayed constantly at the included ignition under «OUTSIDE TEMP» inscription on the display. The range of measurement makes from-30 to the +50th hail.
Time — Is displayed, when the ignition key is in the situation "ACC" or "ON". 4 modes of display of time switching between which is made by means of CLOCK button pressing are provided.
Modes of display of time
For installation of time choose the corresponding mode (3), enter the current value of hours and minutes, operating with the buttons located under inscriptions according to «H» and «M» in the lower part of the display, and in summary press the CLOCK button. For time installation on a signal broadcasted, expose minutes in 00 value and press the CLOCK button during reception of a signal of time. For installation of an alarm clock choose the corresponding mode (4), enter the current value of hours and minutes, operating with the buttons located under inscriptions according to «H» and «M», in the lower part of the display, and in summary press the button under a bell symbol on the display, - about hours the bell symbol should light up. The alarm clock works every day at the scheduled time. For a stop of a signal of an alarm clock press the CLOCK button. For cancellation of an alarm clock press the button under a bell symbol on the display in a mode of installation of time of an alarm clock.
Data темпостата — Are displayed at activated темпостате under «CRUISE INFORMATION» inscription. Display of these four types switching between which is made by means of INFO button pressing is provided. The mode chosen before switching off of ignition, gets out at the subsequent activation темпостата.
Modes of display of data темпостата
The mode of display of time of movement is accompanied by "E/T" signature.
The mode of display of average speed of movement is accompanied by "AVG MPH" or «AVG km/h» inscriptions; information is updated each 10 seconds. Average speed pays off proceeding from the passable distance and time from the moment of engine start; for dumping of counters hold the INFO button within more than 1 second.
The mode of display of average fuel consumption is accompanied by "AVG MPG" or «AVG L/100km» inscriptions; information is updated each 10 seconds. Average fuel consumption pays off proceeding from the passable distance and amount of the spent fuel from the moment of engine start; for dumping of counters hold the INFO button within more than 1 second.
The mode of display of the current fuel consumption is accompanied by "MPG" or «L/100km» inscriptions; information is updated each 2 seconds. The current fuel consumption pays off proceeding from the passable distance and amount of the spent fuel in 2 seconds.
Governing bodies and the equipment of salon located on a ceiling
Antisolar peaks and cosmetic mirrors
For use of an antisolar peak lower it, if necessary turn sideways, having liberated from a clamp, or put forward extending zaslonka.
Internal rear-view mirror
Before a trip it is necessary to adjust an internal rear-view mirror, turning it so that in its center the center of a window of a door of a back was visible. Thus the mirror should be in a day mode.
On the models equipped with a rear-view mirror with possibility of automatic brightness control, for switching between day and automatic modes the button located on its forward panel serves. At inclusion of a night mode brightness of light of headlights of the cars moving behind, will be less, than in a day mode, however at the same time image sharpness decreases also.
Purpose of position of the switch following:
«OFF» — the Lamp remains included even in case of door opening;
«DOOR» — When opening any door the lamp will join, and when closing – to be switched off approximately in 15 seconds (at the switched-off ignition);
«ON» — the Lamp is included constantly irrespective of, doors are open or closed.
The lamp will be switched off automatically, if:
The lamp for reading and a ware box in the ceiling console
The lamp for reading is located on the ceiling console in a forward part of salon and copes the switch located to the right of it (on models without the roof hatch - at the left).
The lamp switch for reading and a cover of a ware box
The ware box in the ceiling console is intended for storage of subjects in gross weight no more than 60 гр.
The switches located on doors
Switches of management are built in all doors by a window regulator, and in a driver's door the main block management of window regulators by means of which it is possible to operate windows of all doors is established. For functioning of window regulators with the electric drive it is necessary, that ignition was included.
Driver's control unit window regulators
Window regulators has the function preventing a jamming of subjects, being at its closing – glass after feeling of an obstacle will start to fall by glass ways. Nevertheless, do not put out the head and hands in a window, since function of prevention of a jamming can not work, or not manage to work before receiving a trauma.
For opening of a window pull up a forward part of the corresponding switch on a half of its course. For closing of a window press a forward part of the switch on a half of its course. By full procrastination/pressing of the switch glass will rise/will fall completely. For a stop of moving of glass slightly influence the switch in the direction, the return to a glass course, and release the switch.
Besides four switches of opening and closing of windows, in the block of a driver's door the switch of blocking of window regulators of passenger doors is established. At the included blocking it is possible to operate only window regulators of a driver's door. The indicators which have been built in switches of window regulators inform the driver on possibility of opening/closing of a window of the corresponding door.
Unlocking and locking of a ware box opposite to a place of the forward passenger