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Toyota Tacoma Owners Manual: Active head restraints (Access Cab and Double Cab models only)

Toyota Tacoma Owners Manual / Before driving / Adjustable components (seats, mirrors, steering wheel) / Front seats / Active head restraints (Access Cab and Double Cab models only)

When the occupants back presses against the seatback during a rear-end collision,

When the occupants back presses against the seatback during a rear-end collision, the head restraint moves slightly forward to help reduce the risk of whiplash on the seat occupant.

■Active head restraints

Even small forces applied to the seatback may cause the head restraint to move. Pushing up a locked head restraint forcibly may show the head restraint inner structure. These do not indicate problems.

■Waterproof and water-repellent seats (if equipped)

■Waterproof and water-repellent seats (if equipped)

Waterproof and water-repellent seats are installed in your vehicle; however, the water-repellent effect does not last forever.

CAUTION

■Seat adjustment

●Be careful that the seat does not hit passengers or luggage.

●Do not recline the seat more than necessary when the vehicle is in motion to reduce the risk of sliding under the lap belt.

If the seat is too reclined, the lap belt may slide past the hips and apply restraint forces directly to the abdomen or your neck may contact the shoulder belt, increasing the risk of death or serious injury in the event of an accident.

●After adjusting the seat, make sure that the seat is locked in position.

■After returning the seatback to the upright position

Observe the following precautions. Failure to do so may result in death or serious injury.

●Make sure the seatback is securely locked.

●Check that the seat belts are not twisted or caught in the seatback.

●Arrange the seat belts in the proper positions for ready use.

■Caution while driving

●Vehicles with seatback table: Do not sit on or place anything on the folded seatback.

●Access Cab models only: Do not rest your foot on the press pedal behind the passenger seat.

Folding passengers seat (vehicles with seatback table)
Pull the seatback angle adjusting lever and raise the seatback to its upright position. Pull the seatback folding lever and fold the seatback down. ...

Rear seats (Access Cab and Double Cab models)
Access Cab models The bottom cushion of the rear seats can be raised and lowered. ■ Before raising the bottom cushion Stow the seat belt buckles. This prevents the seat belt buckles from f ...

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Do-it-yourself service precautions
If you perform maintenance yourself, be sure to follow the correct procedures as given in these sections. CAUTION The engine compartment contains many mechanisms and fluids that may move suddenly, become hot, or become electrically energized. To avoid death or serious injury observe the ...

Tires
Replace or rotate tires in accordance with maintenance schedules and treadwear. ■ Checking tire 1. New tread 2. Treadwear indicator 3. Worn tread The location of treadwear indicators is shown by the TWI or marks, etc., molded on the sidewall of each tire. Check spare tire condi ...

Air conditioning system
Adjusting the settings ■ Adjusting the temperature setting Turn the temperature control dial clockwise (warm) or counterclockwise (cool). If is not pressed, the system will blow ambient temperature air or heated air. For quick cooling, turn the temperature control dial to the MAX A/C ...

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