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Toyota Corolla Owners Manual: Changing the engine switch positions

1 LOCK
The steering wheel is locked and the key can be removed. (Vehicles with an automatic transmission or continuously variable transmission: The key can be removed only when the shift lever is in P.) 2 ACC Some electrical components such as the audio system can be used.

3 ON
All electrical components can be used.

4 START
For starting the engine.

■Turning the key from ACC to LOCK

■Turning the key from ACC to LOCK

1 Shift the shift lever to P (automatic transmission or continuously variable transmission) or N (manual transmission).

2 Push in the key and turn it to the LOCK position.

■If the engine does not start

■If the engine does not start

The engine immobilizer system may not have been deactivated. Contact your Toyota dealer.

■When the steering lock cannot be released

When starting the engine, the engine switch may seem stuck in the LOCK position. To free it, turn the key while turning the steering wheel slightly left and right.

■Key reminder function

■Key reminder function

A buzzer sounds if the drivers door is opened while the engine switch is in the LOCK or ACC position to remind you to remove the key.

CAUTION

■When starting the engine

Always start the engine while sitting in the drivers seat. Do not depress the accelerator pedal while starting the engine under any circumstances.

Doing so may cause an accident resulting in death or serious injury.

■Caution when driving

Do not turn the engine switch to the LOCK position while driving. If, in an emergency, you must turn the engine off while the vehicle is moving, turn the engine switch only to the ACC position to stop the engine. An accident may result if the engine is stopped while driving.

■To prevent battery discharge

Do not leave the engine switch in the ACC or ON position for long periods of time without the engine running.

■When starting the engine

●Do not crank the engine for more than 30 seconds at a time. This may overheat the starter and wiring system.

●Do not race a cold engine.

●If the engine becomes difficult to start or stalls frequently, have your vehicle checked by your Toyota dealer immediately.

Starting the engine
► Automatic transmission or continuously variable transmission 1 Check that the parking brake is set. 2 Check that the shift lever is set in P. 3 Firmly depress the brake pedal. 4 Turn the ...

Engine (ignition) switch (vehicles with a smart key system)
Performing the following operations when carrying the electronic key on your person starts the engine or changes engine switch modes. ...

Other materials:

Circuit description
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Inspection procedure
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Replacing a flat tire
1 Chock the tires. 2 For vehicles with steel wheels, remove the wheel ornament using the wrench. To protect the wheel ornament, place a rag between the wrench and the wheel ornament, as shown in the illustration. 3 Slightly loosen the wheel nuts (one turn). 4 Turn the tire jack portion ...

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