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Toyota RAV4 (XA50) 2019-2024 Owners Manual: Hill-start assist control

When the engine is stopped by the Stop & Start system when the vehicle is on an incline, when the brake pedal is released, brake force is temporarily maintained to prevent the vehicle from rolling backwards before the engine is restarted and drive force is generated.

When drive force is generated, the maintained brake force is automatically canceled.

■Points for use

■Operating conditions

■When the hood is opened

■Air conditioning system operation while the engine is stopped by the Stop & Start system

Vehicles with an automatic air conditioning system: When the air conditioning is in automatic mode and the engine is stopped by the Stop & Start system, the fan may operate at a low speed in order to prevent the temperature in the cabin from increasing or decreasing or may be stopped.

To prioritize air conditioning system performance when the vehicle is stopped, disable the Stop & Start system by pressing the Stop & Start cancel switch.

■Changing the idling stop time with the air conditioning system on

The length of time the Stop & Start system will operate when the air conditioning system is on can be changed in of the
multi-information display. (The length of time the Stop & Start system will operate when the air conditioning system is off cannot be changed.)

■Displaying the Stop & Start system status

After Start:

Displays the cumulative time that the engine is stopped by the Stop & Start system from when the engine is started until the engine is stopped.

This item is reset each time the engine stops.

■Multi-information display messages

If the following situations,
and a message may be displayed on the multi-information display.

  • The brake pedal is not sufficiently depressed.

If the brake pedal is depressed
further, the system will operate.

"Non-Dedicated Battery"


Have the vehicle inspected by
your Toyota dealer.

"Battery Charging"


Stopping of the engine is
temporarily prohibited to prioritize charging of the battery. After the engine runs for a certain amount of time, the system will be enabled.

After a refresh charge for up
to an hour completes, the system can be operated.

The battery may be
deteriorated.

Contact your Toyota dealer for details.

"Stop & Start System
Unavailable"

Allow the engine to run for
some time.

Close the hood, turn the engine
switch off, wait for 30 seconds or more, and then start the engine.

"In Preparation"


When the brake booster vacuum
reaches a predetermined level, the system will be enabled.

"For Climate Control"


If the difference between the
set temperature and cabin temperature becomes small, the system will be enabled.

  • The windshield defogger is on.

"In Preparation"


The system will be enabled
after the engine runs and the brake booster vacuum reaches a predetermined level.

"For Climate Control"


"Battery Charging"


The system will be enabled
after the engine runs to sufficiently charge the battery.

■When the buzzer sounds

If the driver's door is opened when the engine is stopped by the Stop & Start system and the shift lever is in D, a buzzer will sound and the Stop & Start system indicator will flash.

To stop the buzzer, close the driver's door.

■The Stop & Start system protection function

■If the Stop & Start cancel indicator flashes continuously

The system may be malfunctioning.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

■If "Stop & Start System Malfunction Visit Your Dealer" is displayed on the multi-information display

The system may be malfunctioning.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

WARNING

■When the Stop & Start system is operating

Make sure to disable the Stop & Start system while the vehicle is in a poorly ventilated area.

If not disabled, the engine may be automatically restarted unexpectedly, causing exhaust gases to collect and enter the vehicle, possibly resulting in death or a serious health hazard.

NOTICE

■To ensure the system operates correctly

If any of the following situations occur, the Stop & Start system may not operate correctly. Have your vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

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Installation
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