Lexus ES manuals

Lexus ES: Vehicle load limits

Vehicle load limits include total load capacity, seating capacity, towing capacity and cargo capacity.

■Total load capacity and seating capacity These details are also described on the tire and loading information label.


■Overloading the vehicle Do not overload the vehicle.

It may not only cause damage to the tires, but also degrade steering and braking ability, resulting in an accident.

Trailer towing

Lexus does not recommend towing a trailer with your vehicle. Lexus also does not recommend the installation of a tow hitch or the use of a tow hitch carrier for a wheelchair, scooter, bicycle, etc. Your vehicle is not designed for trailer towing or for the use of tow hitch mounted carriers.

Lexus ES. Trailer towing

Dinghy towing

Your vehicle is not designed to be dinghy towed (with 4 wheels on the ground) behind a motor home.

Lexus ES. Dinghy towing


■To avoid serious damage to your vehicle Do not tow your vehicle with the four wheels on the ground.


 Driving procedures

 Power (ignition) switch

Performing the following operations when carrying the electronic key on your person starts the hybrid system or changes power switch modes. Starting the hybrid system 1. Press the parking brake

 EV drive mode

In EV drive mode, electric power is supplied by the hybrid battery (traction battery), and only the electric motor (traction motor) is used to drive the vehicle. This mode allows you to drive i


 Kick Sensor Circuit (B2205)

DESCRIPTION DTC B2205 is output when the luggage closer motor assembly detects that the kick door control sensor is stuck on. DTC No. Detection Item DTC Detection Condition Trouble Area B2205 Kick Sensor Circuit One of the following conditions is met for approximately 60 seconds or


INSTALLATION CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT CAUTION: The engine assembly with hybrid vehicle transaxle assembly is very heavy. Be sure to follow the procedure described in the repair manual, or the engine lifter may suddenly drop. PROCEDURE 1. INSTALL AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION CASE COVER (a) Install the autom

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