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Suzuki SX4 (2010 year). Instruction - part 2

 

 

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Door Locks: 3, 5, 8
BEFORE DRIVING
NOTE:
“PANIC” button (3) function
Keyless unlocking/locking using the
The maximum operating distance of the
This function is to get the attention of oth-
request switches
remote controller is about 5 m (16 ft.),
ers.
SX4
but this can vary depending on the sur-
Press the “PANIC” button (3) for more than
roundings, especially near other trans-
1 second. The headlights and taillights will
mitting devices such as radio towers or
blink for about 30 seconds. Also, the horn
CB (Citizen’s Band) radios.
will sound intermittently for about 30 sec-
The door locks cannot be operated with
onds at the same time.
the remote controller if the ignition switch
To cancel the “PANIC” mode, press any
is in a position other than “LOCK”, or the
button (PANIC, LOCK or UNLOCK) on the
ignition key is inserted in the ignition
remote controller. You can also insert the
switch, or if any door is open.
key in the ignition switch and turn to the
If any door is open, you cannot lock the
“ON” position to cancel the “PANIC” mode.
door by operating the remote controller,
however unlock the door.
NOTE:
You cannot lock the door unless all of the
The “PANIC” button function will not acti-
(1)
EXAMPLE
door are closed completely.
vate when the key is in the ignition switch.
If you lose one of the remote controllers,
80JC054
ask your SUZUKI dealer as soon as pos-
SX4 SEDAN
sible for a replacement. Be sure to have
your dealer program the new remote
controller code in your vehicle’s memory
so that the old code is erased, or per-
form the programming procedure your-
self according to the instructions in this
section.
(1)
EXAMPLE
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Windows: 3, 8
BEFORE DRIVING
When the remote controller is within the
NOTE:
NOTE:
operating range described in this section,
The door locks cannot be operated by
If the remote controller is outside the
you can lock or unlock the doors by push-
the request switch under the following
request
switch
operating
range
ing the request switch (1) on the door han-
conditions:
described above, you will not be able to
dle of the driver’s door, front passenger’s
- If any door is open or is not completely
operate the request switch.
door or tailgate of SX4.
closed.
If the battery of the remote controller
- If the ignition switch is in a position
runs down or there are strong radio
To lock all doors when all doors are
other than “LOCK”.
waves or noise, the request switch oper-
unlocked:
- If the ignition key is inserted in the igni-
ating range may be reduced or the
• Push the request switch on one of the
tion switch.
remote controller may be inoperative.
door handles once.
If no doors are opened within about 30
If the remote controller is too close to the
The turn signal lights will flash once when
seconds after unlocking the doors by
door glass, the request switches may not
the doors are locked.
pushing the request switch, the doors
operate.
will be locked again automatically.
If a spare remote controller is in the vehi-
To unlock a door or all doors:
cle, the request switches may not oper-
• Push the request switch on the door
EXAMPLE
ate normally.
handle once to unlock only one door.
The remote controller will only operate a
• Push the request switch on the door
request switch if it is within the switch’s
handle twice to unlock all doors.
(1)
operating range. For example, if the
When the doors are unlocked:
remote controller is within the operating
• The turn signal lights will flash twice.
range of the driver’s door request switch
• If the interior light switch is in the
(1)
but not the front passenger’s door
“DOOR” position, the interior light will
request switch or the tailgate request
turn on for about 15 seconds and then
switch, the driver’s door switch can be
fade out. If you push in the ignition
operated but the front passenger’s door
switch or insert the key during this time,
switch or tailgate switch cannot be oper-
(1)
the light will start to fade out immedi-
ated.
ately.
80JM020
Be sure the doors are locked after you
(1) 80 cm (2 1/2 feet)
operate the request switch to lock the
doors.
When the remote controller is within
approximately 80 cm (2 1/2 feet) from a
front door handle or the tailgate switch, you
can lock or unlock the doors by pushing
the request switch.
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Windows: 3, 8
BEFORE DRIVING
Some additional precautions you should
CAUTION
take and information you should be aware
of are:
The remote controller is a sensitive
Make sure the ignition key is stowed in
electronic instrument. To avoid dam-
the remote controller. If the remote con-
aging the remote controller:
troller becomes unreliable, you will not
• Do not expose it to impacts, mois-
be able to lock or unlock the doors or
ture or high temperature such as by
start the engine.
80JC026
leaving it on the dashboard under
Be sure that the driver always carries the
direct sunlight.
To stow the ignition key into the remote
remote controller.
• Keep the remote controller away
controller, push the key in the remote con-
If you lose one of the remote controllers,
from magnetic objects such as a
troller until you hear a click.
ask your SUZUKI dealer as soon as pos-
television.
sible for a replacement. Be sure to have
your dealer program the new remote
NOTE:
controller code in your vehicle’s memory
The keyless start system may not function
so that the old code is erased, or per-
correctly in certain environments or under
form the programming procedure your-
certain operating conditions such as the
self according to the instructions in this
(A)
following:
section.
• When there are strong signals coming
You can use up to four remote controllers
80JC027
from a television, power station or a cel-
and ignition keys for your vehicle. Ask
To remove the key from the remote control-
lular phone.
your SUZUKI dealer for details.
ler, push the button (A) in the direction of
• When the remote controller is in contact
The battery life of the remote controller
the arrow and pull the key out from the
with or covered by a metal object.
is about two years, but it can vary
remote controller.
• When a radio wave type remote keyless
depending on usage conditions.
entry is used nearby.
• When the remote controller is placed
near an electronic device such as per-
sonal computer.
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Windows: 3, 8
Mirrors: 3, 8
BEFORE DRIVING
Reminder function
• If you open the driver’s door and lock the
Replacement of the battery
door by turning the lock knob forward or
If the remote controller becomes unreli-
pushing the power door locking switch,
able, replace the battery.
the driver’s door will be automatically
To replace the battery of the remote con-
unlocked.
troller:
• If you open a door other than the driver’s
door and lock the front passenger’s door
by turning the lock knob forward or push-
ing the power door locking switch, the
front passenger’s door will be automati-
cally unlocked.
For SX4 SEDAN, if you close the trunk lid
EXAMPLE
with the remote controller left in the trunk
with all the doors locked, the trunk will be
80J2016
automatically unlatched.
If the remote controller is not in the vehicle
under the following conditions, a buzzer
NOTE:
sounds intermittently for about 2 seconds
• The reminder will not operate when the
and the keyless start system indicator light
remote controller is on the instrument
66J016
on the instrument cluster blinks in red:
panel, in the glove box, in a storage
• When the vehicle speed is over 10 km/h
compartment, in the sun visor or on the
1)
Insert a flat blade screwdriver covered
(6 mph).
floor etc.
with a soft cloth in the slot of the remote
• When one or more doors are opened
• Be sure that the driver always carries the
controller and pry it open.
and all of the doors are later closed with
remote controller.
the ignition switch in a position other
• Do not leave the remote controller in the
than “LOCK”.
vehicle when leaving the vehicle.
The red indicator light will turn off within
several seconds after the remote controller
is returned to an area of the vehicle other
than the rear luggage area.
If the remote controller is left in the vehicle
and you lock the driver’s door or front pas-
senger’s door as described below, the door
will be automatically unlocked.
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Mirrors: 3, 8
Seat Adjustment: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
Programming/erasing the remote con-
WARNING
troller code yourself
Your new vehicle was originally equipped
Swallowing a lithium battery may
with two remote controllers.
cause serious internal injury. Do not
allow anyone to swallow a lithium
If you have lost one of the remote control-
battery. Keep lithium batteries away
lers, you should change the remote con-
from children and pets. If swallowed,
troller code in your vehicle’s memory as
(1)
contact a physician immediately.
soon as possible for security. If you pur-
chase additional remote controllers, the
new remote controllers need to be pro-
CAUTION
grammed into your vehicle’s memory. You
can perform this yourself by using the fol-
The transmitter/remote controller is a
lowing procedure:
sensitive electronic instrument. To
80J2076
avoid damaging it, do not expose it to
NOTE:
dust or moisture or tamper with inter-
(1) Lithium disc type battery:
• You can program up to four remote con-
nal parts.
CR2032 or equivalent
troller codes into your vehicle’s memory.
The four codes may be the same or dif-
2) Replace the battery (1) so its + terminal
ferent.
faces the bottom of the case as shown
• If you try to program a fifth code, the four
in the illustration.
remote controller codes that are pro-
3) Close the remote controller firmly.
grammed will be cleared automatically.
4) Make sure the door locks can be oper-
• If you program a new remote controller
ated with the remote controller.
code, all of the old remote controller
5) Dispose of the used battery properly
codes that are in your vehicle’s memory
according to applicable rules or regula-
will be erased automatically. When you
tions. Do not dispose of lithium batter-
program a new remote controller, you
ies with ordinary household trash.
should reprogram any additional remote
controllers at the same time.
• To purchase new remote controllers, see
your SUZUKI dealer.
• Before you begin programming, have all
of your remote controllers available.
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Seat Adjustment: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
To program a new remote controller
7. Proceed to step 5) within 60 seconds
8) Make sure that the keyless start system
1)
Close all the doors of the vehicle.
after the engine has started.
and keyless entry system operate prop-
2)
Sit in the driver’s seat and confirm that
erly by operating each remote control-
the driver’s door is unlocked.
NOTE:
ler.
3)
Insert the key into the ignition switch.
You cannot program the remote controller
If you cannot operate the keyless start sys-
4)
Complete steps 1 through 6 described
if you don’t complete steps 1 through 6
tem and/or keyless entry system, repeat
below within 25 seconds after step 3).
within 25 seconds.
this programming procedure again.
You cannot program the remote controller
If you still cannot operate the systems, see
if you do not proceed to step 5) within 60
your SUZUKI dealer.
seconds after the engine has started.
5) Turn the ignition switch to the “LOCK”
position.
A buzzer will sound twice and the door
UNLOCK
LOCK
lock switch will be activated from the
(2)
(1)
lock position to the unlock position
automatically.
6) Press the
“LOCK”,
“UNLOCK” or
“PANIC” button on the remote controller.
A buzzer will sound twice and the door
lock switch will be activated from the
80JC093
lock position to the unlock position
automatically.
1.
Push the power door locking switch
If you want to program an additional
of the driver’s door to the lock posi-
remote controller, repeat the procedure
tion and then push it to the unlock (2)
of step 6) using the additional remote
position.
controller.
2.
Repeat step 1 two more times.
3.
Push the power door locking switch
NOTE:
of the driver’s door to the lock (1)
Complete step 6) within 30 seconds.
position.
You can program up to four remote control-
4.
Remove the key from the ignition
lers.
switch and then insert it again.
5.
Repeat step 4 three more times.
7) To complete programming, remove the
6.
To start the engine, turn the ignition
key from the ignition switch or turn the
switch to the “START” position.
ignition switch to the “ON” position.
Wait for 3 seconds.
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Seat Adjustment: 3
Head Restraints: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
To change the old remote controller
1. For USA
Keyless Entry System Transmitter
codes in your vehicle’s memory
This device complies with Part 15 of the
(Type B)
If you have lost one of the remote control-
FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the fol-
lers, you should change the remote con-
lowing two conditions:
troller codes in your vehicle’s memory as
1) This device may not cause harmful
(1)
soon as possible for security.
interference, and
To erase the remote controller code(s) in
2) This device must accept any interfer-
your vehicle’s memory, you should pro-
ence received, including interference
(2)
gram the new remote controller code. The
that may cause undesired operation.
old codes in your vehicle’s memory will be
erased automatically. If you have more
NOTE:
remote controller(s), you must program all
Changes or modifications not expressly
(3)
of the remote controller codes at the same
approved by the party responsible for com-
time. You cannot operate the keyless start
pliance could void the user’s authority to
system and keyless entry system using
operate the equipment.
any remote controller that is not pro-
52D209
grammed at the same time.
2. For Canada
For details on how to program, refer to the
This device complies with Industry Canada
(1) “LOCK” button
programming procedure in this section.
Standard RSS-210. Operation is subject to
(2) “UNLOCK” button
When you complete programming, make
the following two conditions:
(3) “PANIC” button
sure that the keyless start system and key-
1) This device may not cause interference,
less entry system operate properly by
and
“LOCK” button (1) / “UNLOCK” button
operating each remote controller.
2) This device must accept any interfer-
(2) function
ence, including interference that may
You can lock or unlock all doors (including
cause undesired operation of the
the tailgate of SX4) simultaneously by
device.
operating the transmitter near the vehicle.
The term “IC:” before the certification/reg-
• To lock the doors, push the “LOCK” but-
istration number only signifies that the
ton (1).
Industry Canada technical specifications
• To unlock the driver’s door, push the
were met.
“UNLOCK” button (2) once.
• To unlock other doors, wait a second or
two, then push the “UNLOCK” button (2)
a second time. If you “double-click” too
fast, the doors will not unlock.
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Head Restraints: 3
Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
The turn signal lights will flash once when
Replacement of the battery
the doors are locked.
CAUTION
If the transmitter becomes unreliable,
replace the battery.
When the doors are unlocked:
The transmitter is a sensitive elec-
• The turn signal lights will flash twice.
tronic instrument. To avoid damaging
To replace the battery of the transmitter:
• If the interior light switch is in the
the transmitter:
“DOOR” position, the interior light will
• Do not expose it to impacts, mois-
turn on for about 15 seconds and then
ture or high temperature such as by
fade out. If you insert the key into the
leaving it on the dashboard under
ignition switch during this time, the light
direct sunlight.
will start to fade out immediately.
• Keep the transmitter away from
magnetic objects such as a televi-
Be sure the doors are locked after you
sion.
operate the “LOCK” button (1).
If no door is opened within about 30 sec-
“PANIC” button (3) function
onds after the
“UNLOCK” button (2) is
This function is to get the attention of oth-
operated, the doors will automatically lock
ers.
again.
Press the “PANIC” button (3) for more than
1 second. The headlights and taillights will
NOTE:
52D210
blink for about 30 seconds. Also, the horn
• The maximum operating distance of the
will sound intermittently for about 30 sec-
1)
Put the edge of a coin or a flat blade
keyless entry system transmitter is about
onds at the same time.
screwdriver in the slot of the transmitter
5 m (16 ft.), but this can vary depending
To cancel the “PANIC” mode, press any
and pry it open.
on the surroundings, especially near
button (PANIC, LOCK or UNLOCK) on the
other transmitting devices such as radio
transmitter. You can also insert the key in
towers or CB (Citizen’s Band) radios.
the ignition switch and turn to the “ON”
• The door locks cannot be operated with
position to cancel the “PANIC” mode.
the transmitter, if the ignition key is
inserted in the ignition switch.
NOTE:
• If you lose one of the transmitters, ask
The “PANIC” button function will not acti-
your SUZUKI dealer as soon as possible
vate when the key is in the ignition switch.
for a replacement. Be sure to have your
dealer program the new transmitter code
in your vehicle’s memory so that the old
code is erased, or perform the program-
ming procedure yourself according to the
instructions in this section.
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Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
To program a new transmitter
CAUTION
1) Confirm that all the doors are closed
and the ignition key is out of the ignition
The transmitter/remote controller is a
switch.
sensitive electronic instrument. To
2) Open the driver’s door.
avoid damaging it, do not expose it to
(1)
3) Insert the key, turn the ignition switch to
dust or moisture or tamper with inter-
the
“ON” position, turn the ignition
nal parts.
switch to the
“LOCK” position and
remove the key within 10 seconds.
Programming/removing a transmitter
code yourself
Your new vehicle was originally equipped
with two transmitters.
If you have lost one of the transmitters, you
80J2077
should change the transmitter code in your
(1) Lithium disc type battery:
vehicle’s memory as soon as possible for
CR2025 or equivalent
security. If you purchase additional trans-
mitters, the new transmitters need to be
2) Replace the battery (1) so its + terminal
programmed into your vehicle’s memory.
faces the “+” mark of the transmitter.
You can perform this yourself by using the
(1)
3) Close the transmitter firmly.
following procedure:
4) Make sure the door locks can be oper-
ated with the transmitter.
NOTE:
66J018
5) Dispose of the used battery properly
• You can program up to three transmitter
according to applicable rules or regula-
codes into your vehicle’s memory. The
4) Push and release the driver’s door
tions. Do not dispose of lithium batter-
three codes may be the same or differ-
switch (1) 3 times, insert the key, and
ies with ordinary household trash.
ent.
turn the ignition switch to the “ON” posi-
• If you try to program a fourth code, the
tion within 20 seconds.
WARNING
oldest code will be cleared automatically.
5) Turn the ignition switch to the “LOCK”
• To purchase new transmitters, see your
position and remove the key within 10
Swallowing a lithium battery may
SUZUKI dealer.
seconds. All doors will lock/unlock to
cause serious internal injury. Do not
• Before you begin programming, have all
confirm that this procedure has been
allow anyone to swallow a lithium
of your transmitters available.
properly completed.
battery. Keep lithium batteries away
from children and pets. If swallowed,
contact a physician immediately.
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Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
To change the old transmitter codes in
1. For USA
your vehicle’s memory
This device complies with Part 15 of the
If you have lost one of the transmitters, you
FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the fol-
(2)
should change the transmitter codes in
lowing two conditions:
your vehicle’s memory as soon as possible
1) This device may not cause harmful
for security.
interference, and
To remove one of the transmitter codes
2) This device must accept any interfer-
from your vehicle’s memory, first replace all
ence received, including interference
three of the transmitter codes in your vehi-
that may cause undesired operation.
cle’s memory, then program additional
transmitters as follows:
NOTE:
Changes or modifications not expressly
1) Program one of your transmitters three
approved by the party responsible for com-
times, by repeating the programming
pliance could void the user’s authority to
procedure shown in this section. This
52D212
operate the equipment.
will replace all the old transmitter codes
6)
Press the “UNLOCK” button (2) on the
in the vehicle’s memory with the code
2. For Canada
transmitter one time within 20 seconds
for the transmitter you are using.
This device complies with Industry Canada
(after step
5). All the doors will lock/
2) If you want to program up to two addi-
Standard RSS-210. Operation is subject to
unlock to confirm that the procedure
tional transmitters, repeat the program-
the following two conditions:
has been completed and the transmitter
ming procedure shown in this section.
1) This device may not cause interference,
has been programmed.
3) Make sure that the keyless entry sys-
and
7)
If you want to program an additional
tem operates properly by operating
2) This device must accept any interfer-
transmitter, repeat the procedure from
each transmitter.
ence, including interference that may
step 1) through step 6).
cause undesired operation of the
8)
Make sure that the keyless entry sys-
device.
tem operates properly by operating
each transmitter.
The term “IC:” before the certification/reg-
istration number only signifies that the
Industry Canada technical specifications
were met.
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Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
Theft Deterrent Light
Windows
Passenger’s door
EXAMPLE
Power Window Controls
(3)
Driver’s side
EXAMPLE
(1)
(4)
(2)
80JC096
(5)
80JM022
The passenger’s door has a switch (3) to
This light will blink with the ignition switch
operate the passenger’s window.
in the “OFF” or “ACC” position. The blink-
80JC095
ing light is intended to deter theft by lead-
The power windows can only be operated
ing others to believe that the vehicle is
when the ignition switch is in the “ON” posi-
equipped with a security system.
tion.
The driver’s door has switches (1), (2), (4),
(5), to operate the driver’s window, the
front passenger’s window, the rear left win-
dow and the rear right window, respec-
tively.
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Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
Lock switch
WARNING
CLOSE
EXAMPLE
You should always lock the passen-
ger’s window operation when there
are children in the vehicle. Children
can be seriously injured if they get
part of their body caught by the
window during operation.
OPEN
To avoid injuring an occupant by
window entrapment, be sure no
part of the occupant’s body such
as hands or head is in the path of
the electric windows when closing
them.
81A009
80JC097
Always remove the ignition key
To open a window, push the top part of the
The driver’s door also has a lock switch for
when leaving the vehicle even if
switch and to close a window lift up the top
only for a short time. Also do not
the passenger’s window(s). When you
part of the switch.
push in the lock switch, the passenger’s
leave children alone in a parked
window(s) cannot be raised or lowered by
vehicle. Unattended children could
The driver’s window has an auto-down fea-
operating any of the switches (2), (3), (4) or
use the electric window switches
ture for added convenience (at toll booths
and get trapped by the window.
(5). To restore normal operation, release
or drive-through restaurants, for example).
the lock switch by pushing the switch
This means you can open the window with-
again.
out holding the window switch in the
“Down” position. Press the driver’s window
switch completely down and release it. To
stop the window before it reaches the bot-
tom, pull the switch up briefly.
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Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
Mirrors
EXAMPLE
WARNING
Inside Rearview Mirror
• Always adjust the mirror with the
selector set to the day position.
• Only use the night position if it is
necessary to reduce glare from the
headlights of vehicles behind you.
Be aware that in this position you
may not be able to see some
objects that could be seen in the
65D410
day position.
52LM012
NOTE:
The rear door windows are not designed to
(1)
open fully. They can be opened about 2/3
Day driving
Night driving
of the way down.
65D409
NOTE:
You can adjust the inside rearview mirror
If you drive with one of the rear windows
by hand so as to see the rear of your vehi-
open, you may hear a loud sound caused
cle in the mirror. To adjust the mirror, set
by air vibration. To reduce the sound, open
the selector tab (1) to the day position,
the driver’s or front passenger’s window, or
then move the mirror up, down or sideways
narrow the rear window opening.
by hand to obtain the best view.
When driving at night, you can move the
selector tab to the night position to reduce
glare from the headlights of vehicles
behind you.
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Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
Outside Rearview Mirrors
Power Mirror Control (if equipped)
NOTE:
If your vehicle is equipped with the heated
outside rearview mirrors, refer to “Heated
Rear Window and Heated Outside Rear-
view Mirrors (if equipped) Switch” in this
section.
(1)
(1)
(2)
(3)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(4)
79J033
79J034
Adjust the outside rearview mirrors so you
The switch to control the power rearview
can just see the side of your vehicle in the
mirrors is located on the driver’s door
mirrors.
panel. You can adjust the mirrors when the
ignition switch is in the “ACC” or “ON” posi-
The passenger’s side mirror is a convex
tion. To adjust the mirrors:
(curved surface) mirror. Objects seen in
this mirror will look smaller and appear far-
1) Move the selector switch to the left or
ther away than when seen in a flat mirror.
right to select the mirror you wish to
adjust.
WARNING
2) Press the outer part of the switch that
corresponds to the direction you wish to
Be careful when judging the size or
move the mirror.
distance of a vehicle or other object
3) Return the selector switch to the center
seen in the side convex mirror. Be
position to help prevent unintended
aware that objects look smaller and
adjustment.
appear farther away than when seen
in a flat mirror.
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Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
Front Seats
Adjusting Seat Position
Seat Adjustment
WARNING
Never attempt to adjust the driver’s
seat or seatback while driving. The
seat or seatback could move unex-
pectedly, causing loss of control.
Make sure that the driver’s seat and
seatback are properly adjusted
before you start driving.
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WARNING
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If the driver’s seat is equipped with a seat
To avoid excessive seat belt slack,
The adjustment lever for each front seat is
height adjuster lever on the outboard side
which reduces the effectiveness of
located under the front of the seat. To
of the seat, raise or lower the seat by pull-
the seat belts as a safety device,
adjust the seat position, pull up on the
ing up or down the adjuster lever.
make sure that the seats are adjusted
adjustment lever and slide the seat forward
before the seat belts are fastened.
or rearward. After adjustment, try to move
the seat forward and rearward to ensure
that it is securely latched.
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Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
Adjusting Seatbacks
Head Restraints
WARNING
WARNING
All head restraints must be rein-
All seatbacks should always be in an
stalled to properly protect vehicle
upright position when driving, or seat
occupants.
belt effectiveness may be reduced.
Seat belts are designed to offer maxi-
WARNING
mum protection when seatbacks are
in the upright position.
• Never drive the vehicle with the
head restraints removed.
• Do not attempt to adjust the head
restraint while driving.
Front
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Head restraints are designed to help
reduce the risk of neck injuries in case of
an accident.
Adjust the head restraint to the position
which places the center of the head
restraint closest to the top of your ears. If
this is not possible for very tall passengers,
adjust the head restraint as high as possi-
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ble.
To adjust the seatback angle of front seats,
pull up the lever on the outboard side of
WARNING
the seat, move the seatback to the desired
All occupants, including the driver,
position, and release the lever to lock the
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should not operate a vehicle or sit in
seatback in place. After adjustment, try
a vehicle’s seat until the head
Each front seats is equipped with a head
moving the seatback to make sure it is
restraint.
restraints are placed in their proper
securely locked.
positions in order to minimize the
risk of severe injury in the event of a
crash.
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Seat Belts and Child Restraint Systems: 3
BEFORE DRIVING
Front Seat Heater
EXAMPLE
(if equipped)
(1)
(3)
(2)
(4)
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(1) head restraint
To reinstall the head restraint, insert the
(2) bars
head restraint bars into the holes (4) and
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(3) release knob
push the head restraint down.
With the ignition switch in the “ON” posi-
To raise the head restraint, pull upward on
tion, push in one or both of the seat heater
the restraint until it clicks. To lower the
switches to warm the corresponding
restraint, push down on the restraint while
seat(s). The indicator light below the switch
holding in the release knob (3). If a head
will also come on. To turn off the seat
restraint must be removed (for cleaning,
heater, push in the switch again. The indi-
replacement, etc.), push in the release
cator light below the switch will go off.
knob and pull the head restraint all the way
out.
NOTE:
It may be necessary to recline the seat-
back to provide enough overhead clear-
ance to remove the head restraint.
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