Lexus ES manuals

Lexus ES: Refueling

Opening the fuel tank cap

The fuel tank of your vehicle has a special structure, which requires a reduction in fuel tank pressure before refueling. After the opener switch has been pressed, it will take several seconds until the vehicle is ready for refueling.

Before refueling the vehicle

■Fuel tank opening for unleaded gasoline To help prevent incorrect fueling, your vehicle has a fuel tank opening that only accommodates the special nozzle on unleaded fuel pumps.


■When refueling the vehicle Observe the following precautions while refueling the vehicle. Failure to do so may result in death or serious injury.

■When refueling Observe the following precautions to prevent fuel overflowing from the fuel tank:



Opening the fuel tank cap

1. Press the opener switch.

The fuel filler door will open within about 10 seconds of the switch being pressed.

Before refueling is possible, a message will be shown on the multi-information display in the instrument cluster to indicate the progress of the fuel filler door opener.

Lexus ES. Opening the fuel tank cap

2. Turn the fuel tank cap slowly and remove it, then hang it on the back of the fuel filler door.

Lexus ES. Opening the fuel tank cap

Closing the fuel tank cap

After refueling, turn the fuel tank cap until you hear a click. Once the cap is released, it will turn slightly in the opposite direction.

Lexus ES. Opening the fuel tank cap


■When replacing the fuel tank cap Do not use anything but a genuine Lexus fuel tank cap designed for your vehicle.

Doing so may cause a fire or other incident which may result in death or serious injury.


 Using the driving support systems

 Lexus Safety System + 2.0

The Lexus Safety System + 2.0 consists of the following drive assist systems and contributes to a safe and comfortable driving experience: Driving assist system PCS (Pre-Collision System) LT

 PCS (Pre-Collision System)

The pre-collision system uses a radar sensor and front camera to detect objects in front of the vehicle. When the system determines that the possibility of a frontal collision with an object is


 Freeze Frame Data

FREEZE FRAME DATA CHECK FREEZE FRAME DATA HINT: Whenever an active noise control system DTC is stored, the stereo component equalizer assembly stores the current vehicle state as freeze frame data. (a) Connect the Techstream to the DLC3. (b) Turn the power switch on (IG). (c) Turn the Techstream on.

 Noise Occurs

PROCEDURE 1. CHECK NOISE CONDITION (a) Check from which direction the noise comes (front left or right, or rear left or right). OK: The location of the noise source can be determined. NG GO TO STEP 3 OK 2. CHECK SPEAKERS (a) Check the installation condi

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