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


 Check Bus 2 Line for Short to GND

DESCRIPTION There may be a short circuit between one of the CAN bus lines and GND when there is no resistance between terminal 18 (CA4H) of the central gateway ECU (network gateway ECU) and terminal 4 (CG) of the DLC3, or terminal 17 (CA4L) of the central gateway ECU (network gateway ECU) and termin

 Lost Communication with ECM / PCM "A" (U0100,U0126,U0140,U0163,U0233,U1110)

DESCRIPTION These DTCs are stored if there is a malfunction in the CAN communication system connected to the rear television camera assembly. HINT: If CAN communication system DTCs are stored, they may also be stored in other systems. DTC No. Detection Item DTC Detection Condition Trouble A

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