Toyota Tacoma manuals

Toyota Tacoma Owners Manual: Engine (ignition) switch

■ Engine switch

LOCK

The steering wheel is locked and the key can be removed. LOCK

The steering wheel is locked and the key can be removed.

(Vehicles with an automatic transmission: The key can be removed only when the shift lever is in P.)

Some electrical components such as the audio system can be used. ACC

Some electrical components such as the audio system can be used.

All electrical components can be used. ON

All electrical components can be used.

For starting the engine. START

For starting the engine.

■ Starting the engine

Check that the parking brake is Automatic transmission

set. Check that the parking brake is set.

in P. Check that the shift lever is set in P.

depress the brake pedal. Sit in the driver’s seat and firmly depress the brake pedal.

position and start the engine. Turn the engine switch to the START position and start the engine.

Check that the parking brake is Manual transmission

set. Check that the parking brake is set.

in N. Check that the shift lever is set in N.

clutch pedal. Firmly depress the brake pedal and clutch pedal.

position and start the engine. Turn the engine switch to the START position and start the engine.

■Turning the key from ACC to LOCK

Shift the shift lever to P (automatic

transmission) or N (manual transmission). Shift the shift lever to P (automatic transmission) or N (manual transmission).

LOCK position. Push in the key and turn to the LOCK position.

■Steering lock release

When starting the engine, the engine switch may seem stuck in the LOCK position.

When starting the engine, the engine switch may seem stuck in the LOCK position.

To free it, turn the key while turning the steering wheel slightly in either direction.

■If the engine does not start (vehicles with engine immobilizer system) The engine immobilizer system may not have been deactivated.

■Key reminder function

A buzzer sounds if the driver’s door is opened, while the engine switch is in the ACC or LOCK position to remind you to remove the key.

CAUTION

■When starting the engine

Always start the engine while sitting in the driver’s seat. Do not depress the accelerator while starting the engine under any circumstances.

Doing so may cause an accident resulting in death or serious injury.

CAUTION

■Caution while driving

Do not turn the engine switch to the LOCK position.

If in an emergency, you must turn the engine off while the vehicle is moving, turn the engine switch only to the ACC position.

NOTICE

■To prevent battery discharge

Do not leave the engine switch in the ACC or ON position for long periods if the engine is not running.

■When starting the engine

●Do not crank for more than 30 seconds at a time. This may overheat the starter and wiring systems.

●Do not race a cold engine.

●If the engine becomes difficult to start or stalls frequently, have the engine checked immediately.

Driving the vehicle
The following procedures should be observed to ensure safe driving. ■ Starting the engine ■ Driving Automatic transmission With the brake pedal depressed, shift the shift lever to ...

Automatic transmission
Select a shift position appropriate for the driving conditions. ■ Shifting the shift lever 5-speed models While the engine switch is on, depress the brake pedal and move the shift lever ...

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