Manual Type

Manual Type

Temperature control dial

Fan control dial

Mode selector dial

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A/C switch Air intake selector switch Rear window defogger switch


▼ Control Switches

Temperature control dial

This dial controls temperature. Turn it clockwise for hot and counterclockwise for cold.

NOTE

When the mode is set to image, image or a position in between them with the fan control dial in a position other than 0 and the temperature control dial in the maximum cold position, the air intake selector switches to the recirculated air position and the A/C turns on automatically.

If A/C is not desired, press the A/C switch to turn it off.

Fan control dial

This dial allows variable fan speeds. The fan has seven speeds.

Mode selector dial

Turn the mode selector dial to select airflow mode (page 5-4).

NOTE

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- The mode selector dial can be set at the intermediate positions ( ) between each mode. Set the dial to an intermediate position if you want to split the airflow between the two modes.

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- For example, when the mode selector dial is at the position between the and image positions, airflow from the floor vent is less than that of the image position.

A/C switch

Press the A/C switch to turn the air conditioner on. The indicator light on the switch will illuminate when the fan control dial is in any position except OFF.


Press the switch once again to turn the air conditioner off.

NOTE

The air conditioner may not function when the outside temperature approaches 0 °C (32 °F).


Air intake selector

This switch controls the source of air entering the vehicle.


Outside or recirculated air positions can be selected. Press the switch to select outside/ recirculated air positions.

Recirculated air position (indicator light illuminated)

Outside air is shut off. Air within the vehicle is recirculated. Use this position when going through tunnels, driving in congested traffic (high engine exhaust areas), or when quick cooling is desired.

Outside air position (indicator light turned off)

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WARNING

WARNING

WARNING

Outside air is allowed to enter the cabin. Use this position for ventilation or windshield defrosting.



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Do not use the position in cold or rainy weather:

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Using the position in cold or rainy weather is dangerous as it will cause the windows to fog up. Your vision will be hampered, which could lead to a serious accident.


NOTE

- The recirculated air position is the default position whenever the ignition is switched ON, the climate control system is on, and the outside temperature exceeds about 73°F (23℃).

- To exit the default recirculated air position, press the air intake selector switch to select the outside air position.

- When the air intake selector switch is set to the outside air position and the outside temperature exceeds about 73°F (23℃), the climate control system may automatically select the recirculated air position to improve the efficiency of the climate control system.

Rear window defogger switch

Press the rear window defogger switch to defrost the rear window.

Refer to Rear Window Defogger on page 4-83.

▼ Heating

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1. Set the mode selector dial to the position.

2. Set the air intake selector to the outside air position (indicator light turns off).

3. Set the temperature control dial to the hot position.

4. Set the fan control dial to the desired speed.

5. If dehumidified heating is desired, turn on the air conditioner.

NOTE

- If the windshield fogs up easily, set the mode selector dial to the image position.

- If cooler air is desired at face level, set the mode selector dial at the image position and adjust the temperature control dial to maintain maximum comfort.

- The air to the floor is warmer than air to the face (except when the temperature control dial is set at the extreme hot or cold position).

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▼ Cooling

1. Set the mode selector dial to the image position.

2. Set the temperature control dial to the cold position.

3. Set the fan control dial to the desired speed.

4. Turn on the air conditioner by pressing the A/C switch.

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CAUTION

CAUTION

CAUTION

5. After cooling begins, adjust the fan control dial and temperature control dial as needed to maintain maximum comfort.


If the air conditioner is used while driving up long hills or in heavy traffic, monitor the high engine coolant temperature WARNING indication/WARNING light to see if it is illuminated or flashing (page 7-22).

The air conditioner may cause engine overheating. If the WARNING light is illuminated or flashing, turn the air conditioner off (page 7-17).


NOTE

- When maximum cooling is desired, set the temperature control dial to the extreme cold position and set the air intake selector to the recirculated air position, then turn the fan control dial fully clockwise.

- If warmer air is desired at floor level, set the mode selector dial at the image position and adjust the temperature control dial to maintain maximum comfort.

- The air to the floor is warmer than air to the face (except when the temperature control dial is set at the extreme hot or cold position).

▼ Ventilation

1. Set the mode selector dial to the image position.

2. Set the air intake selector to the outside air position (indicator light turns off).

3. Set the temperature control dial to the desired position.

4. Set the fan control dial to the desired speed.

▼ Windshield Defrosting and Defogging

1. Set the mode selector dial to the image position.

2. Set the temperature control dial to the desired position.

3. Set the fan control dial to the desired speed.

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WARNING

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WARNING

4. If dehumidified heating is desired, turn on the air conditioner.



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Do not defog the windshield using the position with the temperature control set to the cold position:

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Using the position with the temperature control set to the cold position is dangerous as it will cause the outside of the windshield to fog up. Your vision will be hampered, which could lead to a serious accident. Set the temperature control to the hot or warm position when using the

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position.

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NOTE

- For maximum defrosting, turn on the air conditioner, set the temperature control dial to the extreme hot position, and turn the fan control dial fully clockwise.

- If warm air is desired at the floor, set the mode selector dial to the image position.

- In the image or image position, the air conditioner is automatically turned on and the outside air position is automatically selected to defrost the windshield. In the image or image position, the outside air position cannot be changed to the recirculated air position.

▼ Dehumidifying

Operate the air conditioner in cool or cold weather to help defog the windshield and side windows.

1. Set the mode selector dial to the desired position.

2. Set the air intake selector to the outside air position (indicator light turns off).

3. Set the temperature control dial to the desired position.

4. Set the fan control dial to the desired speed.

5. Turn on the air conditioner by pressing the A/C switch.

NOTE

One of the functions of the air conditioner is dehumidifying the air and, to use this function, the temperature does not have to be set to cold. Therefore, set the temperature control dial to the desired position (hot or cold) and turn on the air conditioner when you want to dehumidify the cabin air.


Vent Operation

(Page 146)

Vent Operation ‌▼ Adjusting the VentsDirecting airflowTo adjust the direction of airflow, move the adjustment knob.NOTECenter VentsKnobRea...

Fully Automatic Type

(Page 148)

Fully Automatic Type ‌Climate control system information is displayed on the display.Airflow displayAir intake selector (r

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