LEXUS RC F (2019 year). Instruction - part 30

 

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LEXUS RC F (2019 year). Instruction - part 30

 

 

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Indicates a malfunction in the tire pressure warning sys-

tem

 Stop the vehicle in a safe place and turn the engine

switch off then on again.

If the tire pressure warning indicator flashes for 1

minute then illuminates, there is a malfunction in the

system. Have the vehicle inspected at your Lexus

dealer.

Indicates that the tire position information cannot be rec-

ognized

 Drive for a short while and check if the display

updates.

If the radio wave conditions improve, the display

may return to normal. If the tire pressure is still not

displayed after driving for several minutes, stop the

vehicle in a safe place, turn the engine switch off

then on again, and start driving. 

If the tire pressure is still not displayed even after

repeating this process several times, have the vehi-

cle inspected at your Lexus dealer.

(If equipped)

Indicates a malfunction in the DRS (Dynamic Rear Steer-

ing)

 system

A buzzer also sounds.

 Have the vehicle inspected by your Lexus dealer.

(If equipped)

Indicates a malfunction in the active rear wing

 Have the vehicle inspected by your Lexus dealer.

Indicates that the washer fluid level is low

 Add washer fluid.

Warning message

Details/Actions

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7

When trouble 

ari

ses

Indicates that remaining fuel is approximately 2.6 gal.

(10 L, 2.2 Imp. gal.) or less

 Refuel the vehicle.

Indicates that the outside temperature is approximately

37

F (3C) or lower

A buzzer also sounds.

 Drive carefully, as the road may be icy.

RC350/RC300

Indicates that the TRAC (Traction Control) system has

been deactivated

 Turn the TRAC on. (P. 314)

(If equipped)

Indicates that the engine oil is scheduled to be changed.

(The indicator will not work properly unless the message

has been reset.)

 Check the engine oil, and change if necessary.

After changing the engine oil, the message should

be reset.

Indicates that all maintenance according to the driven

distance on the maintenance schedule

*

 should be per-

formed soon.

 Comes on approximately 4500 miles (7200 km)

after the message has been reset. 

If necessary, perform maintenance. Please reset

the message after the maintenance is performed.

(

P. 385)

Warning message

Details/Actions

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(If equipped)

Indicates that the engine oil should be changed. (After

the engine oil is changed and the message has been

reset.)

 Check and change the engine oil, and oil filter by

your Lexus dealer. After changing the engine oil, the

message should be reset. (

P. 403)

Indicates that all maintenance is required to correspond

to the driven distance on the maintenance schedule

*

.

 Comes on approximately 5000 miles (8000 km)

after the message has been reset. (The indicator will

not work properly unless the message has been

reset.) 

Perform the necessary maintenance. Please reset

the message after the maintenance is performed.

(

P. 385)

Indicates that the Automatic High Beam switch is

pressed while the headlights are in low beam.

 Turn the high beam on and press the Automatic

High Beam switch again.

Indicates that, since the VSC (Vehicle Stability Control)

system was turned off, the pre-collision braking and pre-

collision brake assist are stopped (The pre-collision

warning function will be operational)

 Turn the VSC on. (P. 315)

Indicates that the PCS (Pre-Collision System) is tempo-

rarily unavailable

 When conditions improve, the system resumes

operation. If this message is displayed continuously,

have the vehicle inspected by your Lexus dealer.

Warning message

Details/Actions

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7

When trouble 

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ses

*

: Refer to the separate “Scheduled Maintenance” or “Owner’s Manual Supplement”

for the maintenance interval applicable to your vehicle.

Indicates that operation of large electricity consuming

systems such as the air conditioning system are sus-

pended

 Stop using unnecessary electric components to

reduce electricity consumption. Wait a while until

the electric power supply is restored.

If  this  message  is  frequently displayed, have the

vehicle inspected at your Lexus dealer immediately.

Indicates that the PCS (Pre-Collision System) is tempo-

rarily unavailable

 When conditions improve, the system resumes

operation. If this message is displayed continuously,

have the vehicle inspected by your Lexus dealer.

Indicates that part of the PCS (Pre-Collision System)

sensor is dirty, covered with ice, etc.

 Remove any dirt, ice, etc.

Warning message

Details/Actions

(Flashes)

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Warning messages
The warning message illustrations used are intended as examples, and may differ from

the image that is actually displayed on the multi-information display.

Warning message in radar cruise mode 
In the following cases, the warning message may not be displayed even if vehicle-to-vehi-

cle distance decreases:

 When your vehicle and the vehicle ahead are traveling at the same speed or the vehi-

cle ahead is traveling more quickly than your vehicle

When the vehicle ahead is traveling at a very low speed

Immediately after cruise control speed is set

At the instant the accelerator pedal is depressed

The LDA (Lane Departure Alert with steering control) lane departure warning func-

tion 
In the following situations, the warning message will not be displayed even if a lane line is

crossed.

When the vehicle speed deviates from the operating range of the LDA system func-

tions (

P. 266)

When the lane lines cannot be recognized (

P. 267)

Resetting the message indicating maintenance is required (if equipped)
Make sure to reset the oil change system. (

P. 385, 403)

Conditions that the tire pressure warning system may not function properly
P. 417

Warning buzzer
P. 457

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When trouble 

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ses

Interior 

buzzer

Exterior 

buzzer

Warning message

Details/Actions

Con-

tinuous

The driver’s door was opened when

the shift lever was not in P and the

engine switch was not turned off.

 Shift the shift lever to P.

Con-

tinuous

Con-

tinuous

The driver’s door was opened and

closed while the electronic key was

not in the vehicle, the shift lever was

not in P and the engine switch was

not turned off.

 Shift the shift lever to P.

 Bring the electronic key back

into the vehicle.

Once

The electronic key is not detected

when an attempt is made to start the

engine.

 Start the engine with the elec-

tronic key present.

(Flashes)

(Displayed alternately)

(Flashes)

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7-2. Steps to take in an emergency

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Once

Con-

tinuous

An attempt was made to exit the

vehicle with the electronic key and

lock the doors without first turning

the engine switch off when the shift

lever was in P.

 Turn the engine switch off and

lock the doors again.

Once

3 times

The electronic key was carried out-

side the vehicle and a door other

than the driver’s door was opened

and closed while the engine switch

was in a mode other than off.

 Bring the electronic key back

into the vehicle.

The driver’s door was opened and

closed while the electronic key was

not in the vehicle, the shift lever was

in P and the engine switch was not

turned off.

 Turn the engine switch off.

 Bring the electronic key back

into the vehicle.

9 times

An attempt was made to drive when

the electronic key was not inside the

vehicle.

 Confirm that the electronic key

is inside the vehicle.

Interior 

buzzer

Exterior 

buzzer

Warning message

Details/Actions

(Displayed alternately)

(Flashes)

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7

When trouble 

ari

ses

Con-

tinuous

An attempt was made to lock the

doors using the smart access system

with push-button start while the

electronic key was still inside the

vehicle.

 Retrieve the electronic key

from the vehicle and lock the

doors again.

Once

Con-

tinuous

An attempt was made to lock either

front door by opening a door and

putting the inside lock button into

the lock position, then closing the

door with the electronic key still

inside the vehicle.

 Retrieve the electronic key

from the vehicle and lock the

doors again.

Once

The electronic key has a low battery.

 Replace the electronic key bat-

tery. (

P. 427)

Once

The steering lock could not be

released within 3 seconds of the

engine switch being pressed.

 Press the engine switch while

depressing the brake pedal and

moving the steering wheel left

and right.

Interior 

buzzer

Exterior 

buzzer

Warning message

Details/Actions

(Flashes)

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Once

• When the doors were unlocked

with the mechanical key and then

the engine switch was pressed,

the electronic key could not be

detected in the vehicle.

• The electronic key could not be

detected in the vehicle even after

the engine switch was pressed

two consecutive times.

 Touch the electronic key to the

engine switch while depressing

the brake pedal.

Once

During an engine starting proce-

dure in the event that the electronic

key was not functioning properly

(

P.  520),  the  engine  switch  was

touched with the electronic key.

 Press the engine switch within

10 seconds of the buzzer sound-

ing.

Indicates that:

• With the engine switch off, the

doors were unlocked and then the

driver's door was opened and

closed.

• The engine switch was turned to

ACCESSORY mode without

starting the engine.

• The shift lever was shifted to P or

N from another shift position with

the engine switch in IGNITION

ON mode.

 Press the engine switch while

depressing the brake pedal.

Interior 

buzzer

Exterior 

buzzer

Warning message

Details/Actions

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When trouble 

ari

ses

Once

The engine switch has been turned

off with the shift lever in a position

other than P or N.

 Shift the shift lever to P.

Once

After the engine switch has been

turned off with the shift lever in a

position other than P, the shift lever

has been shifted to P.

 Turn the engine switch off.

Power was turned off due to the

automatic power off function.

 Next time when starting the

engine, increase the engine

speed slightly and maintain that

level for approximately 5 min-

utes to recharge the battery.

Con-

tinuous

Indicates that the engine was

stopped in an emergency while driv-

ing

 To restart the engine, shift the

shift lever to N and turn the

engine switch to IGNITION

ON mode.

*

Interior 

buzzer

Exterior 

buzzer

Warning message

Details/Actions

(Flashes)

(Flashes)

(Flashes)

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*

: The engine may not be restarted depending on the vehicle condition.

Warning messages
P. 482

Warning buzzer
P. 457

Once

Indicates that the engine switch has

been pressed while driving

 Except when emergency stop-

ping of the vehicle is needed,

immediately release the engine

switch.

Interior 

buzzer

Exterior 

buzzer

Warning message

Details/Actions

(Flashes)

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When trouble 

ari

ses

Stop the vehicle in a safe place on a hard, flat surface.

Set the parking brake.

Shift the shift lever to P.

Stop the engine.

Turn on the emergency flashers. (

P. 442)

If you have a flat tire (vehicles with a spare tire)

Your vehicle is equipped with a spare tire. The flat tire can be replaced with
the spare tire.
For details about tires: 

P. 412

WARNING

If you have a flat tire
Do not continue driving with a flat tire.

Driving even a short distance with a flat tire can damage the tire and the wheel beyond

repair, which could result in an accident.

Before jacking up the vehicle

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RC350/RC300 (type A)

Location of the spare tire, jack and tools

Jack handle
Wheel nut wrench
Screwdriver

Towing eyelet
Spare tire
Jack

1

2
3

4
5
6

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When trouble 

ari

ses

RC350/RC300 (type B)

Jack handle
Wheel nut wrench
Screwdriver

Towing eyelet
Spare tire
Jack

1

2
3

4
5
6

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RC F

Spare tire
Tool bags
Wheel nut wrench
Towing eyelet

Screwdriver
Jack handle
Jack

1

2
3
4

5
6
7

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WARNING

Using the tire jack
Observe the following precautions. 

Improper use of the tire jack may cause the vehicle to suddenly fall off the jack, leading

to death or serious injury.

Do not use the tire jack for any purpose other than replacing tires or installing and

removing tire chains.

Only use the tire jack that comes with this vehicle for replacing a flat tire. 

Do not use it on other vehicles, and do not use other tire jacks for replacing tires on

this vehicle.

Put the jack properly in its jack point.

Do not put any part of your body under the vehicle while it is supported by the jack.

Do not start the engine or drive the vehicle while the vehicle is supported by the jack.

Do not raise the vehicle while someone is inside.

When raising the vehicle, do not put an object on or under the jack.

Do not raise the vehicle to a height greater than that required to replace the tire.

Use a jack stand if it is necessary to get under the vehicle.

When lowering the vehicle, make sure that there is no-one near the vehicle. If there

are people nearby, warn them vocally before lowering.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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