Automatic air conditioning system

Airflow and outlets are automatically adjusted according to the temperature
setting.

Owners of models equipped with a navigation system should refer to theWith navigation system.


Owners of models equipped with a navigation system should refer to the Navigation System Owner's Manual.

Without navigation system.


Using the automatic mode


Using the automatic mode

1. Press The air conditioning system will.


begin to operate. Air outletsThe air conditioning system will
begin to operate. Air outlets and fan speed are automatically adjusted according to the temperature setting.

2. Press mode.to switch to automatic
mode.

outside air and recirculatedAutomatically switches between
outside air and recirculated air modes.

3. Press temperature and  to decrease theto increase the
temperature and temperature on the switch. to decrease the
temperature on the The temperature for the driver and passenger seats can be set separately.switch.


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

Adjusting the settings

Adjusting the temperature setting

Press and  to decrease the temperature to increase the temperature
and on the switch. to decrease the temperature
on the Press  (increase) orswitch.


Press (decrease) on the (increase) or
switch to separately (decrease) on the
adjust the temperature for the passenger and driver sides (dual mode).switch to separately
adjust the temperature for the passenger and driver sides (dual mode).

Press passenger side temperatures to theto return the driver and
passenger side temperatures to the same setting (simultaneous mode).

The air conditioning system switches between individual and simultaneous modes each time Adjusting the fan speedis pressed.


Adjusting the fan speed

Press (decrease) on (increase) or
. (decrease) on
Press to turn the fan off..


Press Changing the air outletsto turn the fan off.


Changing the air outlets

Press  or


Press on the or
switch. on theswitch.
switch.

The air outlets switch each time the switch is pressed.

1. Air flows to the upper body.


1. Air flows to the upper body.

2. Air flows to the upper body and feet.

3. Air flows to the feet.

4. Air flows to the feet and the windshield defogger operates.

Switching between outside air and recirculated air modes

Press The mode switches between (recycles.


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

When the system is switched to automatic mode, the air conditioning system operates automatically.

Defogging the windshield

1. Defogging.


1. Defogging.

The air conditioning system operates automatically.

Recirculated air mode will automatically switch to outside air
mode. It is not possible to return to recirculated air mode when the switch is on.

Adjusting the sensitivity of the air intake control in automatic mode

Press for 2 or more seconds.


Press for 2 or more seconds.


Press  (increase) or


Press (increase) or
(decrease) on the switch.
(decrease) on the From 3 (low) to 3 (high) can beswitch.


From 3 (low) to 3 (high) can be set.

Adjusting the position of and opening and closing the air outlets

Center outlets


1. Direct air flow to the left or right,


1. Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down

side)Front outlets (right and left
side)

1. Direct air flow to the left or right,


1. Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down.

2. Turn the knob right to open the vent and left to close the vent.

Rear outlets


1. Direct air flow to the left or right,


1. Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down.

2. Turn the knob up to open the vent and down to close the vent.

Using the automatic mode

Fan speed is adjusted automatically in accordance with the temperature setting and
ambient conditions. As a result, the following may occur.

- Immediately after the switch is pressed, the fan may stop for a while until warm
or cool air is ready to flow.

- 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.

Window defogger feature

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

Outside air temperature approaches 32F (0C).

The air conditioning system may not operate even when When the indicator light on flashesis pressed.


When the indicator light on Press and turn off the airflashes


Press conditioning system before turning it on onceand turn off the air
conditioning system before turning it on once more. There may be a problem in the air conditioning system if the indicator light
continues to flash. Turn the air conditioning system off and have it inspected by your
Lexus dealer.

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.

CAUTION:
To prevent the windshield from fogging up Do not use in extremely humid weather. The differenceduring 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 automatic air conditioning system on longer than necessary when the engine is stopped.

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