1998-2003 of release

Repair and car operation

Lexus RX 300
+ Cars Lexus RX-300
- Controls and operation receptions
   + Access, protection
   + Elements of systems of safety
   + The car equipment, arrangement of devices and controls
   + Devices of maintenance of comfort
   - Receptions of operation and auxiliary systems
      Start of the engine and start of motion
      Management of automatic transmission (AT)
      Brake system
      Гидроусилетиль a steering
      Features of operation of the cars equipped каталетическим with the converter
      Trailer towage
+ Options and car routine maintenance
+ The engine
+ Systems of cooling of the engine, heating, ventilation and air conditioning
+ The power supply system and release of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of an electric equipment of the engine
+ Automatic transmission and interaxal differential
+ Transmissionnaja line
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Basic schemes of electric connections

Receptions of operation and auxiliary systems

Start of the engine and start of motion

Preparation for a trip on the car


  1. Before to sit down in the car make sure that its glasses, mirrors and light devices pure. Check up a condition of wheels, glance under the car and make sure of absence of leaks of liquids. Before movement by a backing make sure that behind the car there are no obstacles.
  2. Check up levels of working liquids of the engine (the impellent oil, a cooling liquid, a brake liquid and a liquid of a drive of coupling), and also level of a liquid of washers of glasses according to the maintenance service schedule (see the Head of Adjustment and car routine maintenance).
  3. Having settled down in the car, execute following operations:
    • Close all doors and block their locks;
    • Adjust seat position (Elements of systems of safety see) and external rear-view mirrors;
    • Make sure of working capacity of external lighting devices;
    • Check up work of devices;
    • At ignition key turn in position ON check up serviceability of operation К/Л, the devices located on a combination;
    • Release a lay brake and make sure that К/Л brake system has gone out.

Requirements to a physical condition of the driver

Do not operate the car in a state of intoxication since alcohol breaks cleanliness of consciousness, sight and coordination of movements.

Do not operate the car after a drug intake, reducing attention, or raising drowsiness, and also in a painful and tired condition.

Driving in the conditions specified above can lead to loss of controllability by the car and road accident occurrence.

Engine start

Between unsuccessful attempts of start of the engine it is necessary to wait about 30 seconds not to damage a starter.

The starter will not work, if the selector lever is not in position P or N. After a long break in car use at engine start can be служен excessive noise which should disappear at achievement by the engine of normal working temperature.


  1. To begin with make sure that the lay brake is completely cocked, and all auxiliary systems are switched off.
  2. Move the lever of the selector of modes АТ in position P or N and completely squeeze out a brake pedal.
  3. Turn the ignition key in position START and keep it, while the engine will not be started (but no more than 30 seconds) then release the ignition key, - it should return to position ON.
  4. If the engine has decayed after start attempt, repeat the procedure described above once again.
  5. Before a start of motion allow to the engine to work on single turns some time (from 10 seconds about several minutes, depending on an ambient temperature).

Irrespective of engine temperature at its start it is not necessary to press a gas pedal.

If the engine has decayed at car movement, do not try to move the lever of the selector of modes АТ to position P. Instead of it (if road conditions allow) include neutral transfer and try to start the engine again.