Lexus ES manuals

Lexus ES: Outside rear view mirrors

The rear view mirror's position can be adjusted to enable sufficient confirmation of the rear view.

WARNING

■Important points while driving Observe the following precautions while driving.

Failure to do so may result in loss of control of the vehicle and cause an accident, resulting in death or serious injury.

Adjustment procedure

1. To select a mirror to adjust, press the switch.

Lexus ES. Adjusting the steering wheel and mirrors

  1. Left
  2. Right

2. To adjust the mirror, press the switch.

Lexus ES. Adjusting the steering wheel and mirrors

  1. Up
  2. Right
  3. Down
  4. Left

■Mirror angle can be adjusted when The power switch is in ACCESSORY or ON mode.

■Defogging the mirrors The outside rear view mirrors can be cleared using the mirror defoggers. Turn on the rear window defogger to turn on the outside rear view mirror defoggers.

■Auto anti-glare function When the anti-glare inside rear view mirror is set to automatic mode, the outside rear view mirrors will activate in conjunction with the anti-glare inside rear view mirror to reduce reflected light.

■Automatic adjustment of the mirror angle (vehicles with driving position memory) A desired mirror face angle can be entered to memory and recalled automatically by the driving position memory.

WARNING

■When the outside rear view mirror defoggers are operating Do not touch the outside rear view mirror surfaces, as they can become very hot and burn you.

Folding and extending the mirrors

Manual type

Push the mirror back in the direction of the vehicle's rear.

Lexus ES. Adjusting the steering wheel and mirrors

Power type

Lexus ES. Adjusting the steering wheel and mirrors

  1. Folds the mirrors
  2. Extends the mirrors

Putting the outside rear view mirror folding switch in the neutral position sets the mirrors to automatic mode.

Automatic mode allows the folding or extending of the mirrors to be linked to locking/unlocking of the doors.

■Using automatic mode in cold weather (power type) When automatic mode is used in cold weather, the door mirror could freeze up and automatic stowing and return may not be possible. In this case, remove any ice and snow from the door mirror, then either operate the mirror using manual mode or move the mirror by hand.

■Customization The automatic mirror folding and extending operation can be changed.

WARNING

■When a mirror is moving To avoid personal injury and mirror malfunction, be careful not to get your hand caught by the moving mirror.

Linked mirror function when reversing (vehicles with driving position memory)

When the mirror select switch is in the "L" or "R" position, the outside rear view mirrors will automatically angle downwards when the vehicle is reversing in order to give a better view of the ground.

To disable this function, move the mirror select switch to the neutral position (between "L" or "R").

■ Adjusting the mirror angle when the vehicle is reversing With the shift lever in R, adjust the mirror angle at a desired position. The adjusted angle will be memorized and the mirror will automatically tilt to the memorized angle whenever the shift lever is shifted to R from next time.

The memorized downward tilt position of the mirror is linked to the normal position (angle adjusted with the shift lever in other than R). Therefore, if the normal position is changed after adjustment, the tilt position will also change.

When the normal position is changed, readjust the angle in reversing.

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