Mirrors

Outside Mirrors

 

Check the mirror angles before driving.

Mirror type

 

Flat type (driver's side)

 

Flat surface mirror.

Convex type (front passenger side)

 

The mirror has single curvature on its surface.

WARNING:
Be sure to look over your shoulder before changing lanes:
Changing lanes without taking into account the actual distance of the vehicle in the convex mirror is dangerous. You could have a serious accident. What you see in the convex mirror is closer than it appears.

 

Power mirror

 

The ignition switch must be in the ACC or ON position.

To adjust:
1. Press the left or right side of the selector switch to choose the left or right side mirror.

2. Depress the mirror switch in the

 

2. Depress the mirror switch in the appropriate direction.

After adjusting the mirror, lock the control by placing the selector switch in the middle position.

Folding the mirror

 

Fold the outside mirror rearward until it is

 

Fold the outside mirror rearward until it is flush with the vehicle.

WARNING:
Always return the outside mirrors to the driving position before you start driving:
Driving with the outside mirrors folded in is dangerous. Your rear view will be restricted, and you could have an accident.

 

Rearview Mirror

 

WARNING:
Do not stack cargo or objects higher than the seatbacks:
Cargo stacked higher than the seatbacks is dangerous. It can block your view in the rearview mirror, which might cause you to hit another car when changing lanes.

 

Rearview mirror adjustment

 

Before driving, adjust the rearview mirror to center on the scene through the rear window.

Manual day/night mirror
Manual day/night mirror

 

Auto-dimming mirror
Auto-dimming mirror

 

NOTE:
For the manual day/night mirror, perform the adjustment with the day/night lever in the day position.

 

Reducing glare from headlights

 

Manual day/night mirror

 

Push the day/night lever forward for day

 

Push the day/night lever forward for day driving. Pull it back to reduce glare of headlights from cars at the rear.

Auto-dimming mirror

 

The auto-dimming mirror automatically reduces glare of headlights from cars at the rear when the ignition switch is in the ON position.

Press the OFF button (o) to cancel the

 

Press the OFF button (o) to cancel the automatic dimming function. The indicator light will turn off.

To reactivate the automatic dimming function, press the ON button (l). The indicator light will illuminate.

 

NOTE:

 

NOTE:
- Do not use glass cleaner or suspend objects on or around the light sensor. Otherwise, light sensor sensitivity will be affected and may not operate normally.

- For information regarding the 3 buttons (,,
) on the auto-dimming,
mirror, refer to HomeLink Wireless Control) on the auto-dimming
mirror, refer to HomeLink Wireless Control System.

 

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