Suzuki XL7 (2007 year). Instruction - part 5

 

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Suzuki XL7 (2007 year). Instruction - part 5

 

 

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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
4) Remove the key and take it with you. If
force on the parking pawl in the transaxle.
2) Apply and hold the brake until the end
you can leave your vehicle with the igni-
You may find it difficult to pull the shift
of Step 4.
tion key in your hand, your vehicle is in
lever out of PARK
(P). This is called
3) Shift to NEUTRAL (N).
PARK (P).
“torque lock.” To prevent torque lock, set
4) Start the vehicle and then shift to the
the parking brake and then shift into PARK
desired drive gear.
Leaving Your Vehicle With the Engine
(P) properly before you leave the driver’s
5) Have your vehicle fixed as soon as you
Running
seat. To find out how, refer to “Shifting Into
can.
Park (P)” in this section.
WARNING
Parking Over Things That Burn
When you are ready to drive, move the
It can be dangerous to leave your
shift lever out of PARK
(P) before you
vehicle with the engine running. Your
release the parking brake.
vehicle could move suddenly if the
If torque lock does occur, you may need to
shift lever is not fully in PARK (P)
have another vehicle push yours a little
with the parking brake firmly set.
uphill to take some of the pressure from
And, if you leave the vehicle with the
the parking pawl in the transaxle, so you
engine running, it could overheat and
can pull the shift lever out of PARK (P).
even catch fire. You or others could
be injured. Do not leave your vehicle
Shifting Out of Park (P)
with the engine running.
Your vehicle has an automatic transaxle
shift lock control system. You have to fully
If you have to leave your vehicle with the
apply your regular brakes before you can
engine running, be sure your vehicle is in
shift from PARK (P) when the ignition is in
PARK (P) and your parking brake is firmly
RUN.
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set before you leave it. After you have
moved the shift lever into PARK (P), hold
If you cannot shift out of PARK (P), ease
the regular brake pedal down. Then, see if
pressure on the shift lever - push the shift
WARNING
you can move the shift lever away from
lever all the way into PARK (P), as you
Things that can burn could touch hot
PARK (P) without first pushing the button.
maintain brake application. Then, press
exhaust parts under your vehicle and
If you can, it means that the shift lever was
the button on the shift lever and move the
ignite. Do not park over papers,
not fully locked into PARK (P).
shift lever into the gear you wish.
leaves, dry grass, or other things that
If you ever hold the brake pedal down but
can burn.
Torque Lock
still cannot shift out of PARK (P), try this:
If you are parking on a hill and you do not
shift your transaxle into PARK (P) properly,
1) Turn the key to LOCK.
the weight of the vehicle may put too much
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
Engine Exhaust
Running the Engine While Parked
It is better not to park with the engine run-
WARNING
WARNING
ning. But if you ever have to, here are
It can be dangerous to get out of your
some things to know.
Engine exhaust can kill. It contains
vehicle if the shift lever is not fully in
the gas carbon monoxide (CO), which
PARK (P) with the parking brake
WARNING
you cannot see or smell. It can cause
firmly set. Your vehicle can roll. Do
unconsciousness and death.
Idling the engine with the climate
not leave your vehicle when the
You might have exhaust coming in if:
control system off could allow dan-
engine is running unless you have to.
• The exhaust system sounds
gerous exhaust into your vehicle.
If you have left the engine running,
strange or different.
Refer to the earlier caution under
the vehicle can move suddenly. You
• Your vehicle gets rusty under-
“Engine Exhaust” in this section.
or others could be injured. To be sure
neath.
Also, idling in a closed-in place can
your vehicle will not move, even
• Your vehicle was damaged in a col-
let deadly carbon monoxide (CO) into
when you are on fairly level ground,
lision.
your vehicle even if the climate con-
always set your parking brake and
• Your vehicle was damaged when
trol fan is at the highest setting. One
move the shift lever to PARK (P).
driving over high points on the
place this can happen is a garage.
road or over road debris.
Exhaust - with CO - can come in eas-
Follow the proper steps to be sure your
• Repairs were not done correctly.
ily. NEVER park in a garage with the
vehicle will not move. Refer to “Shifting
• Your vehicle or the exhaust system
engine running.
Into Park (P)” in this section.
has been modified improperly.
Another closed-in place can be a bliz-
If you are parking on a hill and if you are
If you ever suspect exhaust is com-
zard. Refer to
“Winter Driving” in
pulling a trailer, also refer to
“Towing a
ing into your vehicle:
“Your Driving, the Road, and Your
Trailer” in
“Towing” in the “Driving Your
• Drive it only with all the windows
Vehicle” in the “Driving Your Vehi-
Vehicle” section.
down to blow out any CO; and
cle” section.
• Have your vehicle fixed immedi-
ately.
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
Mirrors
Automatic Dimming Rearview
Compass Variance
Mirror with Compass
Compass variance is the difference
Instruction Rearview Mirror
Your vehicle may have an automatic-dim-
between earth’s magnetic north and true
To adjust the angle of the mirror, move the
ming rearview mirror with a compass.
geographic north. The mirror is set to zone
mirror to a position that allows you see to
eight upon leaving the factory. It will be
out of the back window. To adjust the
Mirror Operation
necessary to adjust the compass to com-
height of the mirror, adjust the arm that
When turned on, this mirror automatically
pensate for compass variance if you live
connects the mirror to the windshield.
dims to the proper level to minimize glare
outside zone eight. Under certain circum-
from any headlamps behind you after dark.
stances, such as during a long distance
To reduce glare from lights behind you,
cross-country trip, it will be necessary to
move the lever toward you to the night
On/Off:
adjust for compass variance. If not
position.
This is the on/off button for the automatic
adjusted to account for compass variance,
dimming feature and compass. Press the
your compass could give false readings.
Automatic Dimming Rearview
far left button, located below the mirror
Mirror
To adjust for compass variance, do the fol-
face, for up to four seconds to turn the fea-
If the vehicle has this feature, the auto-
lowing:
ture on and off. A light on the mirror will be
matic dimming mirror automatically dims to
lit while the feature is turned on.
1)
Find your current location and variance
the proper level to minimize glare at night
zone number on the map.
from lights behind your vehicle.
Compass Operation
Press the on/off button once to turn the
On/Off:
compass on or off.
This is the on/off button. A light near the
on/off button will come on to indicate the
There is a compass display in the window
automatic dimming is on.
in the upper right corner of the mirror face.
The compass displays a maximum of two
If the automatic dimming function is off,
characters. For example, “NE” is displayed
press and hold the on/off button for four
for north-east.
seconds to instructionly turn the system back
on.
Compass Calibration
Press and hold the on/off button down for
Cleaning the Mirror
nine seconds to activate the compass cali-
When cleaning the mirror, use a paper
bration mode. CAL will be displayed in the
towel or similar material dampened with
compass window on the mirror.
glass cleaner. Do not spray glass cleaner
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directly on the mirror as that may cause
The compass can be calibrated by driving
2)
Press and hold the on/off button for six
the liquid cleaner to enter the mirror hous-
the vehicle in circles at 5 mph (8 km/h) or
seconds. Release the button when
ing.
less until the display reads a direction.
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
ZONE is displayed. The number shown
2) Press the corresponding edges of the
Storage Areas
is the current zone number.
round control pad to move each mirror
3) Scroll through the zone numbers that
to the desired direction.
Glove Box
appear in the compass/temperature
To open the glove box, lift the handle up.
window on the mirror by pressing the
Adjust each outside mirror so that you can
on/off button. Once you find your zone
see a little of your vehicle, and the area
Cupholder(s)
number, release the button.
behind your vehicle.
There are two cupholders, with removable
liners, located in front of the center console
After about four seconds, the mirror will
Outside Convex Mirrors
armrest. To access, slide the cover back.
return to the compass display, and the new
The passenger’s side mirror is convex. A
The two cupholders are located in a
zone number will be set.
convex mirror’s surface is curved, creating
removable tray. To remove the tray, press
a wider area of vision for the driver.
the tab located at the front of the tray and
Outside Power Mirrors
pull up. To replace the tray, place the two
WARNING
tabs at the rear of the tray into the slots
and press the tray down. Underneath the
A convex mirror can make things
tray is an additional storage area.
(like other vehicles) look farther away
than they really are. If you cut too
There are cupholders located in the sec-
sharply into the right lane, you could
ond row seat armrest. To access, pull the
hit a vehicle on your right. Check
armrest down.
your inside mirror or glance over
If your vehicle has the third row seat, there
your shoulder before changing lanes.
will be a cupholder located next to each
side.
Sunglasses Storage Compartment
Your vehicle may have a sunglasses stor-
age compartment located near the rear-
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view mirror. Push the cover to open.
The controls for the power
mirrors are
located on the instrument panel.
Garage Door Opener Compartment
Your vehicle may have a garage door
To adjust the mirrors, do the following:
opener compartment. It is located next to
1) Move the selector switch to the left or
the sunglasses storage compartment.
right to choose the driver’s or passen-
Push the latch to open.
ger’s mirror.
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
Center Console Storage Area
Luggage Carrier
Your vehicle has a center console armrest
with storage area. Use the top lever on the
WARNING
front of the console to open it. There is an
If you try to carry something on top
additional storage area underneath the
of your vehicle that is longer or wider
center console. To access, use the bottom
than the luggage carrier - like panel-
lever and pull the console up.
ing, plywood, a mattress and so forth
- the wind can catch it as you drive
Assist Handles
along. This can cause you to lose
There are assist handles with garment
control. What you are carrying could
hooks located above the rear passenger
be violently torn off, and this could
doors.
cause you or other drivers to have a
collision, and of course damage your
vehicle. You may be able to carry
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something like this inside. But, never
Press the levers down until the locking
carry something longer or wider than
mechanisms fully engage to the side rail.
the luggage carrier on top of your
Make sure each lever is in the down posi-
vehicle.
tion. The crossrail will not slide when prop-
erly engaged.
A luggage carrier allows you to load things
on top of your vehicle. The luggage carrier
has side rails attached to the roof, sliding
crossrails (if equipped) and places to use
for tying things down. These let you load
some things on top of your vehicle, as long
as they are not wider or longer than the
luggage carrier.
The roof rack crossrails lock in five posi-
tions along the straight section of the side
rail.
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
Do not stand on the plastic lower body
Convenience Net
panel when loading cargo on the luggage
Your vehicle may have a rear compartment
carrier.
net to prevent items from rolling under the
rear seat. There may also be four conve-
Loading cargo on the luggage carrier will
nience net tie-downs. Two tie-downs are
make the center of vehicle gravity higher.
located on the side trim just behind the
Avoid high speeds, sudden starts, sharp
rear seat and the other two are located on
turns, sudden braking or abrupt maneu-
the floor at the rear of the cargo area.
vers. This could result in loss of control of
the vehicle.
Do not exceed the maximum vehicle
capacity when loading your vehicle. For
more information on vehicle capacity and
loading, refer to “Loading Your Vehicle” in
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“Your Driving, the Road, and Your Vehicle”
To reposition the crossrail, pull up on the
in the “Driving Your Vehicle” section.
end levers on each side of the crossrail to
To prevent damage or loss of cargo as you
the upright position. This will release the
are driving, check now and then to make
locking mechanism from the siderail. Lift
sure the luggage carrier crossrails are
and place the crossrail into the new posi-
locked and cargo is still securely fastened.
tion. Press the levers down until the lock-
ing mechanisms fully engage to the side
When the luggage carrier is not in use,
rail. Make sure each lever is in the down
store the crossrails inside the vehicle. If
position. The crossrail will not slide when
not possible, lock one crossrail at the rear
properly engaged.
most position on the siderails and lock the
other crossrail above the opening of the
WARNING
rear door to reduce wind noise.
Loading cargo on the luggage carrier
Rear Seat Armrest
that weighs more than 220 lbs (100
Your vehicle may have a rear seat armrest
kg) or hangs over the rear or sides of
that contains two cupholders. To access
the vehicle may damage your vehicle.
the cupholders, pull the armrest down from
the rear seatback.
Load cargo so that it rests on the
slats as far forward as possible and
against the side rails, making sure to
fasten it securely.
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
Sunroof
Press forward on the switch again to make
sure the sunroof is fully closed.
If your vehicle has this feature, the sunroof
switch is located on the headliner above
To put the sunroof in the vent position, pull
the rearview mirror. The ignition must be in
down on the front of the switch. Push up on
RUN or ACC, or Retained Accessory
the front of the switch to close it.
Power (RAP) must be active, to operate
the sunroof. Refer to “Retained Accessory
Power (RAP)” in this section for more infor-
mation.
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To express-open the sunroof glass panel
and sunshade, press the switch rearward
and release it.
To stop the sunroof before it is completely
open, press the switch rearward again.
The sunshade cannot be closed with the
sunroof open.
To close the sunroof, press forward and
hold the switch until the sunroof stops, lifts,
and seals at the back of the sunroof glass.
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FEATURES AND CONTROLS
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
INSTRUMENT PANEL
Instrument Panel Overview
3-1
Climate Controls
3-10
Warning Lights, Gages, and Indicators
3-15
3
Driver Information Center (DIC)
3-27
Audio System(s)
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
Instrument Panel Overview
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
The main components of your instrument
the Hood” in the “Service and Appear-
U. Accessory Power Outlet. Refer to
panel are the following:
ance Care” section.
“Accessory Power Outlet(s)” in
this
M. Tilt Wheel Lever. Refer to “Tilt Wheel”
section.
A. Air Outlets. Refer to “Outlet Adjust-
in this section.
ment” in this section.
N. Horn. Refer to “Horn” in this section.
B. Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever. Refer
O. Climate Controls (If Equipped). Refer
to “Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever” in
to
“Climate Control System” in this
this section.
section or Automatic Climate Controls
C. Cruise Controls. Refer to
“Cruise
(If Equipped). Refer to “Automatic Cli-
Control” in this section.
mate Control System” in this section.
D. Instrument Panel Cluster. Refer to
Heated Seats Buttons (If Equipped).
“Instrument Panel Cluster” in this sec-
Refer to
“Heated Seats” in
“Front
tion.
Seats” in the
“Seats and Restraint
E. Audio Steering Wheel Controls. Refer
Systems” section.
to “Audio Steering Wheel Controls” in
P. Driver Information Center Controls.
this section.
Refer to “DIC Operation and Displays”
F. Windshield Wiper/Washer Lever.
in this section. Rear Window Wiper/
Refer to “Windshield Wipers” in this
Washer Buttons. Refer to “Rear Win-
section.
dow Wiper/Washer” in this section.
G. Hazard Warning Flasher Button.
Fog Lamps Button. Refer to
“Fog
Refer to “Hazard Warning Flashers” in
Lamps” in this section.
this section.
Q. Power Window Switches. Refer to
H. Audio System. Refer to “Audio Sys-
“Power Windows” in “Windows” in the
tem(s)” in this section.
“Features and Controls” section.
I. Glove Box. Refer to “Glove Box” in
R. Traction Control System Button. Refer
“Storage Areas” in the “Features and
to “Traction Control System (TCS)” in
Controls” section.
“Your Driving, the Road, and Your
J. Power Mirror Control. Refer to “Out-
Vehicle” in the “Driving Your Vehicle”
side Power Mirrors” in “Mirrors” in the
section.
“Features and Controls” section.
S. Shift Lever. Refer to
“Shifting Into
K. Instrument Panel Brightness Control.
Park (P)” in “Starting and Operating
Refer to
“Instrument Panel Bright-
Your Vehicle” in the “Features and
ness” in this section.
Controls” section.
L. Hood Release. Refer to
“Hood
T. Passenger Airbag Status Indicator.
Release” in “Checking Things Under
Refer to
“Passenger Airbag Status
Indicator” in this section.
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
Hazard Warning Flashers
Tilt Wheel
Turn Signal/Multifunction Lever
The hazard warning flashers let you warn
Your vehicle has a tilt wheel that allows you
the police and others that you have a prob-
to adjust the steering wheel.
lem. The front and rear turn signal lamps
will flash on and off.
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The hazard warning flasher button is
located in the center of the instrument
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panel.
The lever on the left side of the steering
The hazard warning flashers work no mat-
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column includes the following:
ter what position the key is in, and even if
The lever to tilt the steering wheel is
Turn and Lane-Change Signals.
the key is not in the ignition switch.
located on the left side of the steering col-
Refer to “Turn and Lane-Change Sig-
umn.
Press the button to make the front and rear
nals” in this section.
turn signal lamps flash on and off. Press
To tilt the wheel, hold the steering wheel
Headlamp
High/Low-Beam
the button again to turn the flashers off.
and push the lever down. Then, move the
Changer. Refer to “Headlamp High/Low-
steering wheel to a comfortable position
Beam Changer” in this section.
While the hazard warning flashers are on,
and pull the lever up firmly to lock the col-
• Flash-to-Pass. Refer to “Flash-to-Pass”
the turn signals do not work.
umn in place.
in this section.
Exterior Lamp Control. Refer to
Other Warning Devices
“Headlamps” in this section.
If you carry reflective triangles, you can set
them up at the side of the road about 300
Turn and Lane-Change Signals
feet (100 m) behind your vehicle.
The turn signal has two upward (for right)
and two downward
(for left) positions.
Horn
These positions allow you to signal a turn
Press near or on the horn symbols on your
or a lane change.
steering wheel pad to sound the horn.
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
To signal a turn, move the lever all the way
Headlamp High/Low-Beam Changer
Blade Replacement” in the “Service and
up or down. When the turn is finished, the
To change the headlamps from low beam
Appearance Care” section.
lever will return automatically.
to high, push the turn signal lever away
Heavy snow or ice can overload the wiper
from you. To change from high beam to low
motor. A circuit breaker will stop the motor
beam, pull the turn signal lever towards
until it cools down. Clear away snow or ice
you. To flash the high beams from low
to prevent an overload.
beam, pull the turn signal lever all the way
towards you. Then release it.
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An arrow on the instrument panel cluster
will flash in the direction of the turn or lane
change.
To signal a lane change, raise or lower the
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lever until the arrow starts to flash. Hold it
When the high beams are on, this light on
there until you complete the lane change.
the instrument panel cluster will also be
The lever will return by itself when you
on.
release it.
As you signal a turn or a lane change, if
Flash-to-Pass
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the arrows flash rapidly, a signal bulb may
This feature lets you use your high-beam
Use the lever on the right side of the steer-
be burned out and other drivers won’t see
headlamps to signal a driver in front of you
ing column to operate the windshield wip-
your turn signal.
that you want to pass.
ers.
If a bulb is burned out, replace it to help
To flash the high beams from low beam,
(High Speed):
avoid an accident. If the arrows do not go
pull the turn signal/multifunction lever all
Move the lever to this position for steady
on at all when you signal a turn, check the
the way towards you. Then release it.
wiping at high speed.
fuse, refer to “Fuses and Circuit Breakers”
(Low Speed):
in “Electrical System” in the “Service and
Windshield Wipers
Appearance Care” section and for burned-
Be sure to clear ice and snow from the
Move the lever to this position for steady
wiping at low speed.
out bulbs.
wiper blades before using them. If the
wiper blades are frozen to the windshield,
(Delay):
gently loosen or thaw them. If the blades
Move the lever to this position to set a
do become damaged, install new blades or
delay between wipes.
blade inserts. Refer to “Windshield Wiper
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
(Delay Adjustment):
Rear Window Wiper/Washer
Cruise Control
Move the lever to the delay position to
The rear wiper and rear wash buttons are
With cruise control, you can maintain a
choose a delayed wiping cycle. Turn the
located in the switchbank above the shift
speed of about 25 mph (40 km/h) or more
intermittent adjust band down for a longer
lever.
without keeping your foot on the accelera-
delay or up for a shorter delay.
tor. This can really help on long trips.
(Rear Wiper):
Cruise control does not work at speeds
(Off):
Press this button to turn the rear wiper on
below 25 mph (40 km/h).
Move the lever to this position to turn off
and off. When the button is on, the rear
the windshield wipers.
wiper will run continuously at a preset
WARNING
speed.
(Mist):
Cruise control can be dangerous
Move the lever all the way down to mist
(Wash):
where you cannot drive safely at a
and release for a single wiping cycle. The
Press this button to spray washer fluid on
steady speed. So, do not use your
windshield wipers will stop after one wipe
the rear window. The window wiper will
cruise control on winding roads or in
and then return to the original position. If
also come on. Release the button when
heavy traffic.
more wipes are needed, hold the lever on
enough fluid has been sprayed on the win-
Cruise control can be dangerous on
mist longer.
dow. The rear wiper will run a few more
slippery roads. On such roads, fast
cycles after it is released. If the rear wiper
changes in tire traction can cause
Windshield Washer
function was already on, prior to pressing
excessive wheel slip, and you could
the wash button, it will continue to stay on
lose control. Do not use cruise con-
WARNING
until you press the wiper button again.
trol on slippery roads.
In freezing weather, do not use your
The rear window washer uses the same
washer until the windshield is
fluid that is in the windshield washer reser-
Setting Cruise Control
warmed. Otherwise the washer fluid
voir. Refer to “Windshield Washer Fluid” in
can form ice on the windshield,
“Checking Things Under the Hood” in the
WARNING
blocking your vision.
“Service and Appearance Care” section.
If you leave your cruise control on
when you are not using cruise, you
There is a button marked with the wind-
might hit a button and go into cruise
shield washer symbol at the end of the
when you do not want to. You could
windshield wiper lever. Press this button to
be startled and even lose control.
spray washer fluid on the windshield. The
Keep the cruise control switch off
wipers will run for a few cycles to clear the
until you want to use cruise control.
window and then either stop or return to
your preset speed. For more wash cycles,
press and hold the button longer.
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INSTRUMENT PANEL
Setting Cruise Control
back to the previous set speed and stay
The cruise control light on the instrument
there.
panel cluster will come on after the cruise
Increasing Speed While Using Cruise
control has been set to the desired speed.
Control
1) Press the on/off button to turn cruise
There are two ways to go to a higher
control on.
speed.
2) Get up to the speed you want.
• Press and hold the +RES button on the
3) Press the SET- button and release it.
steering wheel until you reach your new
4) Take your foot off the accelerator pedal.
desired speed, then release it.
• To increase vehicle speed in small
When the brakes are applied, the cruise
amounts, press the +RES button. Each
control shuts off.
time you do this, you will go about 1 mph
If the vehicle is in cruise control and the
(1.6 km/h) faster.
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Traction Control System (TCS) begins to
The cruise control buttons are located on
limit wheel spin, the cruise control will
Reducing Speed While Using Cruise
automatically disengage. Refer to “Traction
Control
the left side of the steering wheel.
Control System (TCS)” in “Your Driving,
To reduce your speed while using cruise
(On/Off):
the Road, and Your Vehicle” in the “Driving
control:
Press this button to turn the cruise control
Your Vehicle” section. When road condi-
system on and off. The indicator light is on
• Press and hold the SET- button on the
tions allow, the cruise control can be used
steering wheel until the desired lower
when cruise control is on and turns off
again.
when cruise control is off.
speed is reached, then release it.
• To slow down in very small amounts,
Resuming a Set Speed
+RES (Resume):
push the SET- button on the steering
Suppose you set your cruise control at a
Press this button to resume a set speed
wheel briefly. Each time you do this, the
desired speed and then you apply the
and to accelerate the speed.
vehicle will go about 1 mph (1.6 km/h)
brakes. This shuts off the cruise control.
slower.
SET- (Set):
The cruise symbol in the instrument panel
Press this button to set a speed and to
cluster will also go off indicating cruise is
Passing Another Vehicle While Using
decrease the speed.
no longer engaged. To return to your previ-
Cruise Control
ously set speed, you do not need to go
(Cancel):
Use the accelerator pedal to increase your
through the set process again.
Press this button to cancel cruise control
speed. When you take your foot off the
without erasing the set speed from mem-
Once you are driving about 25 mph (40
pedal, your vehicle will slow down to the
ory.
km/h) or more, press the +RES button on
cruise control speed you set earlier. How-
your steering wheel. The vehicle will go
ever, if you use the accelerator to increase
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the vehicle’s speed for approximately 60
Headlamps
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL)
seconds, cruise control will disengage.
The exterior lamp control is located on the
Daytime Running Lamps (DRL) can make
turn signal/multifunction lever.
it easier for others to see the front of your
Using Cruise Control on Hills
vehicle during the day. DRL can be helpful
(Exterior Lamp Control):
How well your cruise control will work on
in many different driving conditions, but
Turn the control with this symbol on it to
hills depends upon your speed, load, and
they can be especially helpful in the short
operate the exterior lamps.
the steepness of the hills. When going up
periods after dawn and before sunset.
steep hills, you may have to step on the
The exterior lamp control has the following
Fully functional daytime running lamps are
accelerator pedal to maintain your vehi-
positions:
required on all vehicles first sold in Can-
cle’s speed. When going downhill, you may
ada.
AUTO (Off/Automatic Headlamps):
have to brake or shift to a lower gear to
Turn the control to this position to put the
A light sensor on top of the instrument
limit the vehicle’s speed. Of course, apply-
headlamps in automatic mode. Automatic
panel makes the DRL work, so be sure it is
ing the brakes ends cruise control. Many
mode will turn the exterior lamps on and off
not covered.
drivers find this to be too much trouble and
depending upon how much light is avail-
do not use cruise control on steep hills.
The DRL system’s automatic headlamp
able outside of the vehicle.
control will make the low-beam headlamps
Ending Cruise Control
(Parking Lamps):
come on at a reduced brightness when the
There are three ways to end cruise control:
Turn the control to this position to turn on
following conditions are met:
the parking lamps together with the follow-
• Step lightly on the brake pedal.
• The ignition is in RUN.
ing:
• Press the cancel button on the steering
• The exterior lamps control is in AUTO.
wheel.
• Sidemarker Lamps
• The engine is running.
• Press the On/Off button on the steering
• Taillamps
wheel.
• License Plate Lamps
When the DRL are on, only the low-beam
• Instrument Panel Lights
headlamps, at a reduced level of bright-
Erasing Speed Memory
ness, will be on. The headlamps, taillamps,
When the cruise control or the ignition is
(Headlamps):
sidemarker, and other lamps will not be on.
turned off, the cruise control set speed
Turning the control to this position turns on
The instrument panel and cluster will also
memory is erased.
the headlamps, together with the previ-
not be lit.
ously listed lamps and lights.
When it is dark enough outside, the DRL
will turn off and the headlamps and parking
Headlamps on Reminder
lamps will turn on. The other lamps that
If you open the driver’s door with the igni-
come on with the headlamps will also
tion off and the lamps on, you will hear a
come on.
warning chime.
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When it is bright enough outside, the head-
Fog Lamps
Instrument Panel Brightness
lamps will go off and the DRL will come on.
If your vehicle has this feature, use your
This feature controls the brightness of the
fog lamps for better visibility in foggy or
instrument panel lights.
As with any vehicle, you should turn on the
misty conditions.
regular headlamp system when you need
it.
Automatic Headlamp System
When it is dark enough outside and the
exterior lamps control is in the automatic
position, the headlamps will come on auto-
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matically. Refer to “Headlamps” in this sec-
tion.
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The control for this feature is located on
The button for your fog lamps is located on
the instrument panel to the left of the steer-
Your vehicle has a light sensor located on
the center console; to the right of the rear
ing column.
top of the instrument panel. Make sure it is
wipe and rear wash switches and above
not covered, or the headlamps will be on
Turn the control to the right to brighten the
the shift lever.
when you do not need them.
lights or to the left to dim them.
Push the button to turn the fog lamps on or
The system may also turn on the head-
off.
Dome Lamp
lamps when driving
through
a
parking
The dome lamp switch has three positions.
garage or tunnel.
When using fog lamps, the parking lamps
or low-beam headlamps must be on.
(Off):
The lamp will not come on as long as the
A light on the button will come on when the
switch is in this position.
fog lamps are on. Fog lamps will go off
whenever you turn the high-beam head-
AUTO (Auto):
lamps on. When the high-beam head-
The lamp will come on when a door is
lamps are turned off, the fog lamps will
opened. Refer to “Entry Lighting” in this
come on again.
section.
Some localities have laws that require the
(On):
headlamps to be on along with the fog
The lamp will stay on as long as the switch
lamps.
is in this position.
Entry Lighting
If the dome lamp is in the AUTO position,
the dome lamp and the cargo lamp inside
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