Toyota RAV4 manuals

Toyota RAV4 Owners Manual: Warning lights and indicators

Toyota RAV4 Owners Manual / Instrument cluster / Warning lights and indicators

The warning lights and indicators on the instrument cluster and center panel inform the driver of the status of the vehicle’s various systems.

For the purpose of explanation, the following illustration displays all warning lights and indicators illuminated.

Instrument cluster

Toyota RAV4. Instrument cluster


Some indicators may differ depending on the target region.

Center panel

Toyota RAV4. Center panel


Outside rear view mirrors (vehicles with bsm)

Toyota RAV4. Outside rear view mirrors (vehicles with bsm)


Warning lights

Warning lights inform the driver of malfunctions in the indicated vehicle’s systems.

Brake system warning
light

brake system warning
light

Charging system
warning light

Malfunction indicator
lamp

Malfunction indicator
lamp

Low engine oil pressure
warning light

Srs warning light


Abs warning light


Abs warning light


Electric power steering
system warning light

Slip indicator


Open door warning light


Seat belt reminder light


Low fuel level warning
light

High engine coolant
temperature warning light

Maintenance required
reminder light

Automatic transmission
fluid temperature warning light

Dynamic torque control
awd system warning light

Cruise control warning
light

Automatic high beam
warning light

Low washer fluid
warning light

Smart key system
indicator

Intuitive parking assist
indicator

Lda warning lights


Bsm warning light


Tire pressure warning
light

*1: These lights turn on when the engine switch is turned to the “on” position (vehicles without a smart key system) or ignition on mode (vehicles with a smart key system), to indicate that a system check is being performed.

They will turn off after the engine is started, or after a few seconds. There may be a malfunction in a system if the lights do not come on, or turn off.

Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer.

*2: The light flashes to indicate a malfunction.

*3: The light comes on to indicate that the intuitive parking assist sensor is dirty or covered with ice.

Indicators

The indicators inform the driver of the operating state of the vehicle’s various systems.

Turn signal indicator


Headlight high beam
indicator

Automatic high beam
indicator

Fog light indicator


Smart key system
indicator

Cruise control indicator


Cruise control “set”
indicator

Slip indicator


Vsc off indicator


“Trac off” indicator


Security indicator


“Sport” indicator


“Eco mode” indicator


Eco driving indicator
light

All-wheel drive lock
indicator

“Auto lsd” indicator


Intuitive parking assist
indicator

Lda indicators


Bsm outside rear
view mirror indicator

“Air bag on/off”
indicator

*1: These lights turn on when the engine switch is turned to the “on” position (vehicles without a smart key system) or ignition on mode (vehicles with a smart key system), to indicate that a system check is being performed.

They will turn off after the engine is started, or after a few seconds. There may be a malfunction in a system if the lights do not come on, or turn off.

Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer.

*2: The light flashes to indicate that the system is operating.

*3: In order to confirm operation, the bsm outside rear view mirror indicators illuminate in the following situations:

If the system is functioning correctly, the bsm outside rear view mirror indicators will turn off after a few seconds.

If the bsm outside rear view mirror indicators do not illuminate or do not turn off, there may be a malfunction with the system. If this occurs, have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer.

Caution

If a safety system warning light does not come on

Should a safety system light such as the abs and srs warning light not come on when you start the engine, this could mean that these systems are not available to help protect you in an accident, which could result in death or serious injury. Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer immediately if this occurs.

Notice

To prevent damage to the engine and its components

The engine may be overheating if the high engine coolant temperature warning light flashes or turns on. In this case, immediately stop the vehicle in a safe place, and check the engine after it has cooled completely.

Instrument cluster
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Gauges and meters
The units used on the speedometer may differ depending on the target region. Tachometer Displays the engine speed in revolutions per minute Speedometer Displays the vehicle speed ...

Other materials:

General maintenance (2006/01- )
General notes Maintenance requirements vary depending on the country. Check the maintenance schedule in the owner's manual supplement. Following the maintenance schedule is mandatory. Determine the appropriate time to service the vehicle using either miles driven or time elapsed ...

How to proceed with troubleshooting (2006/01- )
Hint: Use these procedures to troubleshoot the air conditioning system *: Use the intelligent tester. Vehicle brought to workshop Customer problem analysis and symptom check Inspect battery voltage Standard voltage: 11 to 14 v If the voltage is below 11 v, rechar ...

Dtc check / clear
Check dtc Connect the intelligent tester to the dlc3. Turn the ignition switch on and turn the tester on. Select the following menu item: body / sliding roof / dtc. Check the dtc(s). Clear dtc Connect the intelligent tester to the dlc3. Turn the ignition switch on ...

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