Toyota 4Runner manuals

Toyota 4Runner: Adjusting the position of and opening and closing the air outlets

Front center outlets

1. Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down.

2. Turn the knob to open or close the vent.

Front side outlets

1. Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down.

2. Turn the knob to open or close the vent.

Rear outlets

1. Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down.

2. Turn the knob to open or close the vent.

Using the system in recirculated air mode

The windows will fog up more easily if recirculated air mode is used for an extended period of time.

Switching between outside air and recirculated air modes

Recirculated air mode or outside air mode may be automatically switched to in accordance with the outside temperature, etc.

When the outside temperature exceeds 75°F (24°C) and the air conditioning system is on

• In order to reduce the air conditioning power consumption, the air conditioning system may switch to recirculated air mode automatically. This may also reduce fuel consumption.

• Recirculated air mode is selected as a default mode when the engine switch is turned to the “ON” position (vehicles without a smart key system) or the “ENGINE START STOP” switch is turned to IGNITION ON mode (vehicles with a smart key system).

• It is possible to switch to outside air mode at any time by pressing .

When is selected for the air
outlets used

For your driving comfort, air flowing to the feet may be warmer than air flowing to the upper body depending on the temperature setting.

When the indicator light on

Press to turn off the cooling
and dehumidification function and turn it on again. There may be a problem in the air conditioning system if the indicator light continues to flash. Turn the air conditioning system off and have it inspected by your Toyota dealer.

When outside air temperature is below 32°F (0°C)

The cooling and dehumidification function may not operate even when
is pressed.

Air conditioning odors

• During use, various odors from inside and outside the vehicle may enter into and accumulate in the air conditioning system. This may then cause odor to be emitted from the vents.

• To reduce potential odors from occurring:

It is recommended that the air conditioning system be set to outside air mode prior to turning the vehicle off.


To prevent the windshield from fogging up

Do not use during cool air
operation in extremely humid weather. The difference between the temperature of the outside air and that of the windshield can cause the outer surface of the windshield to fog up, blocking your vision.


To prevent battery discharge

Do not leave the air conditioning system on longer than necessary when the engine is stopped.

Adjusting the settings
Basic setting To turn on the air conditioning system and adjust the fan speed, turn the fan speed control knob clockwise (increase) or counterclockwise (decrease). Turning the knob to “OFF” ...

Automatic air conditioning system
Air outlets and fan speed are automatically adjusted according to the temperature setting. ...

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