Back door

The back door can be locked/unlocked and opened/closed by the following procedures:

Opening the back door from outside the vehicle

- Back door opener button

Raise the back door while pushing


Raise the back door while pushing up the back door opener
switch.

- Wireless remote control (vehicles with a power back door).

Opening the back door from inside the vehicle (vehicles with a power back door)

Press the switch to open/close.


Press the switch to open/close.

Pressing the switch again while the power back door is operating will cause the operation to reverse.

Power back door switch (vehicles with a power back door)

Press the switch to close the back


Press the switch to close the back door.

Pressing the switch again while the power back door is closing will cause it to open again.

Canceling the power back door system (vehicles with a power back door)

Turn off the main switch in the glove box to disable the power back door system.

1. On.


1. On.

2. Off.

The back door cannot be opened even with the wireless remote control or power back door switch.

The power back door can be operated when

The back door is unlocked. (Except for using the wireless remote control) The power back door main switch is on.

To open the power back door when the POWER switch is in ON mode, the power back door main switch must be on, the vehicle speed must be lower than 1 mph (3 km/h) and the shift lever must be in P.

Back door handle

Use the back door handle when lowering the


Use the back door handle when lowering the back door.

Do not close the back door fully while still holding the door handle as an injury may result.

Luggage compartment lights

The luggage compartment lights turn on


The luggage compartment lights turn on when the back door is opened with the luggage compartment light switch on.

Back door closer (vehicles with a power back door)

In the event that the back door is left slightly open, the back door closer will automatically
close it to the fully closed position.

The back door closer will operate regardless of POWER switch mode.

The back door can be opened while the back door closer is operating by pressing
the back door opener button.

Power back door operation

A buzzer sounds and the emergency flashers flash twice to indicate that the back door is opening/closing.

The back door can still be opened and closed manually, even when the power back door main switch is off.

Pressing the back door opener button while the power back door system is operating will cause the back door to switch to manual operation.

If anything obstructs the power back door while it is closing/opening, a buzzer
will sound and the back door will automatically operate in the opposite direction.

If two or more successive attempts are made to close the back door, a buzzer will sound and the back door will switch to manual operation.

Jam protection function (vehicles with a power back door)

Sensors are attached to the left and right


Sensors are attached to the left and right sides of the power back door. If these sensors detect an obstruction while the power back door is closing, the jam protection function will return the door to the fully open position.

After the back door has been opened and then closed

Lock the back door again as the back door will not lock automatically.

Luggage mode (vehicles with electronically modulated air suspension)

Pressing the vehicle height selector switch to lower the vehicle height makes loading
luggage easier.

If the back door opener is inoperative

The back door can be opened from the inside.

Remove the cover.


Remove the cover.

Move the lever.

- Vehicles with a power back door.

- Vehicles without a power back door.


- Vehicles without a power back door.

When re-connecting the 12-volt battery and changing a fuse


When re-connecting the 12-volt battery and changing a fuse

To enable the power back door system to operate properly, perform the following
procedures to initialize the system: Unlock the back door using the door lock switch.

Lower the back door manually using the back door handle and fully close the back door by pushing it down.

CAUTION:
Caution while driving
Keep the back door closed while driving.

If the back door is left open, it may hit nearby objects while driving or luggage
may be unexpectedly thrown out, causing an accident.

In addition, exhaust gases may enter the vehicle, causing death or a serious health hazard. Make sure to close the back door before driving.

Before driving the vehicle, make sure that the back door is fully closed. If the back
door is not fully closed, it may open unexpectedly while driving, causing an accident.

Never let anyone sit in the luggage compartment. In the event of sudden braking
or a collision, they are susceptible to death or serious injury.

When children are in the vehicle Observe the following precautions.

Failure to do so may result in death or serious injury.

Do not leave children alone in the luggage compartment.

If a child is accidentally locked in the luggage compartment, they could overheat.

Do not allow a child to open or close the back door.

Doing so may cause the back door to operate unexpectedly, or cause the childs hands, head, or neck to be caught by the closing back door, which may result in death or serious injury of the child.

Operating the back door
Observe the following precautions.

Failure to do so may cause parts of the body to be caught, resulting in serious injury.

Remove any heavy loads, such as snow and ice, from the back door before opening
it. Failure to do so may cause the back door to fall closed again after it is opened.

CAUTION:
When opening or closing the back door, thoroughly check to make sure the surrounding
area is safe.

If anyone is in the vicinity, make sure they are safe and let them know that the back
door is about to open or close.

Use caution when opening or closing the back door in windy weather as it may move abruptly in strong wind.

The back door may fall if it is not opened


The back door may fall if it is not opened fully. It is more difficult to open or close the back door on an incline than on a level surface, so beware of the back door unexpectedly opening or closing by itself. Make sure that the back door is fully open and secure before using the luggage compartment.

When closing the back door, take extra


When closing the back door, take extra care to prevent your fingers etc. from being caught.

When closing the back door, make sure to press it lightly on its outer surface. If the back door handle is used to fully close the back door, it may result in hands or arms being caught.

Do not pull on the back door damper stay to close the back door, and do not hang on the back door damper stay.

Doing so may cause hands to be caught or the back door damper stay to break, causing an accident.

Do not attach any accessories other than genuine Lexus parts to the back door.

Such additional weight on the back door may cause the back door to fall closed again after it is opened.

CAUTION:
Back door closer

In the event that the back door is left slightly


In the event that the back door is left slightly open, the back door closer will automatically close it to the fully closed position. It takes several seconds before the back door closer begins to operate. Be careful not to catch fingers or anything else in the back door, as this may cause bone fractures or other serious injuries.

Use caution when using the back door closer as it still operates when the power back door system is cancelled.

Power back door
Observe the following precautions when operating the power back door.

Failure to do so may cause serious injury.

Check the safety of the surrounding area to make sure there are no obstacles or
anything that could cause any of your belongings to get caught.

If anyone is in the vicinity, make sure they are safe and let them know that the back
door is about to open or close.

If the power back door switch is pressed while the back door is opening during automatic operation, the back door stops opening. Take extra care when on an incline, as the back door may open or close suddenly.

If the operating conditions of the power back door are no longer met, a buzzer may sound and the back door may stop opening or closing. The back door then has to be operated manually. Take extra care in this situation, as the back door may move abruptly.

If the power back door main switch is turned off while the power back door is operating, the back door will change to manual operation. In this case, be careful
as the back door may move suddenly.

On an incline, the back door may fall after it opens automatically. Make sure the
back door is fully open and secure.

CAUTION:
In the following situations, the power back door may detect an abnormality and automatic operation may be stopped. In this case, the back door has to be operated
manually. Take extra care in this situation, as the stopped back door may suddenly
fall, causing an accident.

When the back door contacts an obstacle.

When the 12-volt battery voltage suddenly drops, such as when the POWER switch is turned to ON mode or the hybrid system is started during automatic operation.

Do not attach any accessories other than genuine Lexus parts to the back door.

The power back door may not operate, causing itself to malfunction, or the back door may fall closed again after it is opened.

In cases such as when replacing tires, make sure to turn off the power back door
main switch. Failure to do so may cause the back door to operate unintentionally if the power back door switch is accidentally touched, resulting in hands and fingers
being caught and injured.

CAUTION:
Jam protection function
Observe the following precautions.

Failure to do so may cause serious injury.

Be careful while the jam protection function is operating. Being hit by the back
door may result in an injury.

Although the back door stops closing when the jam protection function detects an object, take extra care as you may still be injured if part of your body is already
caught.

If anything obstructs the power back door while it is closing, the jam protection
function will cause the back door to automatically operate in the opposite direction.

However, be careful not to jam body parts in the doorframe, as an injury may result.

Never use any part of your body to intentionally activate the jam protection function.

The jam protection function may not work if something gets caught just before the back door fully closes. Be careful not to catch fingers or anything else.

The jam protection function may not work depending on the shape of the object that is caught. Be careful not to catch fingers or anything else.

The sensors located on the right and left sides of the power back door detect obstructions and prevent them from becoming jammed in the door. Some objects may not be detected depending on their shape or how they are jammed. Be careful not to get fingers or other body parts caught in the back door while it is operating
as this may result in a serious injury.

NOTICE:
Back door damper stays
The back door is equipped with damper stays that hold the back door in place.

Observe the following precautions.

Failure to do so may cause damage to the back door damper stay, resulting in malfunction.

Do not attach any foreign objects, such as


Do not attach any foreign objects, such as stickers, plastic sheets, or adhesives to the damper stay rod.

Do not touch the damper stay rod with gloves or other fabric items.

Do not attach any accessories other than genuine Lexus parts to the back door.

Do not place your hand on the damper stay or apply lateral forces to it.

To prevent back door closer malfunction Do not apply excessive force to the back door while the back door closer is operating.

If the back door is opened and closed repeatedly in a short amount of time, the
back door closer may stop operating. In this case, manually open the back door once and wait for a while before attempting to close it again.

To prevent damage to the power back door Make sure that there is no ice between the back door and frame that would prevent
movement of the back door. Operating the power back door when excessive load is present on the back door may cause a malfunction.

Do not apply excessive force to the back door while the power back door is operating.

Take care not to damage the sensors (installed on the right and left edges of the
power back door) with a knife or other sharp object. If the sensor is disconnected,
the power back door will not operate in automatic operation.

When manually closing the back door immediately after the power back door has been automatically opened fully, some resistance may be felt.

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