Fully Automatic Type

* Some models.

Climate control information is displayed on the information display.

Without rear ventilation system
Without rear ventilation system

With rear ventilation system
With rear ventilation system

Control Switches

AUTO switch

Without rear ventilation system
Without rear ventilation system

With rear ventilation system
With rear ventilation system

By pressing the AUTO switch the following functions will be automatically controlled in accordance with the selected set temperature:
- Airflow temperature.

- Amount of airflow.

- Selection of airflow mode.

- Outside/Recirculated air selection.

- Air conditioner operation.

NOTE.

AUTO switch indicator light.

- When on, it indicates AUTO operation, and the system will function automatically.

- When off, it indicates the operation of other switches such as the mode selector switch, fan control dial, A/C switch and windshield defroster switch. Other functions will continue to operate automatically.

OFF switch

Without rear ventilation system
Without rear ventilation system

With rear ventilation system
With rear ventilation system

Pressing the OFF switch shuts off the climate control system.

Temperature control dial

Without rear ventilation system
Without rear ventilation system

With rear ventilation system
With rear ventilation system

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

Fan control dial

Without rear ventilation system
Without rear ventilation system

With rear ventilation system
With rear ventilation system

The fan has seven speeds. The selected speed will be displayed.

Mode selector switch
Mode selector switch

The desired airflow mode can be selected.

NOTE.

- With the airflow mode set to and the temperature control dial set at a position
and the temperature control dial set at a medium temperature, heated air is directed to the feet and a comparably lower air temperature will flow through the central, left and right vents.

- To set the air vent to windshield defroster switch., press the
windshield defroster switch.

A/C switch

Without rear ventilation system
Without rear ventilation system

With rear ventilation system
With rear ventilation system

Pressing the A/C switch while the AUTO switch is turned on will turn off the air conditioning (cooling/dehumidifying functions). The air conditioning can be turned on and off by pressing the A/C switch while the fan control dial is on.

NOTE.

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

(Indicator remains on even when system is off.)

Air intake selector
Air intake selector

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

Recirculated air position (indicator light illuminated)

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)

Use this position for normal conditions and defogging.

WARNING.

Do not use the rainy weather: position in cold or
rainy weather:
Using the rainy weather is dangerous as it will 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.

AMB (Ambient Temperature) switch
AMB (Ambient Temperature) switch

Press the AMB switch to display the ambient temperature.

NOTE.

- The displayed ambient temperature may vary from the actual ambient temperature depending on the surrounding area and vehicle conditions.

- Press the AMB switch 2 seconds or more to switch the display from Fahrenheit to Centigrade or vice versa.

- Press the AMB switch again to switch the display from ambient temperature to the temperature set for the air conditioner.

Windshield defroster switch
Windshield defroster switch

Press the switch to defrost the windshield and front door windows.

Operation of Automatic Air Conditioning

1. Press the AUTO switch. Selection of the airflow mode, air intake selector and amount of airflow will be automatically controlled.

Without rear ventilation system
Without rear ventilation system

With rear ventilation system
With rear ventilation system

2. Use the temperature control dial to select a desired temperature.

Without rear ventilation system
Without rear ventilation system

With rear ventilation system
With rear ventilation system

To turn off the system, press the OFF switch.

NOTE.

- Setting the temperature to maximum high or low will not provide the desired temperature at a faster rate.

- When selecting heat, the system will restrict airflow until it has warmed to prevent cold air from blowing out of the vents.

Windshield Defrosting and Defogging
Windshield Defrosting and Defogging

Press the windshield defroster switch.

In this position, the outside air position is automatically selected, and the air conditioner automatically turns on. The air conditioner will directly dehumidify the air to the front windshield and side windows. Airflow amount will be increased.

WARNING.

Set the temperature control to the hot or warm position when defogging (position):
position):
Using the temperature control set to the cold 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.

NOTE.

Use the temperature control dial to increase the air flow temperature and defog the windshield more quickly.

Sunlight/Temperature Sensor

The fully automatic air conditioner function measures inside and outside temperatures, and sunlight. It then sets temperatures inside the passenger compartment accordingly.

CAUTION.

Do not obstruct either sensor, otherwise the automatic air conditioner will not operate properly.

Rear Ventilation System


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