1998 — 2003 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Lexus RX 300
+ Lexus RX-300 cars
- Governing bodies and methods of operation
   + Access, protection
   - Elements of security systems
      General information
      Seat belts
      Transportation of children
      Adjustment of seats and head restraints
      System of additional safety (SRS)
      Danger of poisoning with monoxide of carbon (CO)
   + Car equipment, arrangement of devices and governing bodies
   + Devices of ensuring comfort
   + Methods of operation and auxiliary systems
+ Settings and routine maintenance of the car
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems of the engine, heating, ventilation and air conditioning
+ A power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of electric equipment of the engine
+ Automatic transmission and interaxal differential
+ Transmission line
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schematic diagrams of electric connections


Seat belts

General information

All people who are in the car during the movement should be fastened by seat belts what remind a buzzer of (works during about 6 sec.) and special To/L, built in a combination of devices and the dashboard (burn if not to fasten a seat belt of the driver or forward passenger at the included ignition).

To/L not fastened seat belt of the forward passenger can work also at his absence if on its place it is put kakaoy-or freight.

Belts of front and back side seats have a diagonal and zone (three-anchor) design. The central seat of a back seat is equipped with a belt of a two-anchor (zone) design.

Seat belts of front seats are equipped by automatic emergency natyazhitel. The order of use of such belts is similar to an order of use of belts of a usual design. In more detail the principle of functioning of emergency natyazhitel is considered in the Section System of Additional Safety (SRS).

Use of one seat belt for fastening more than one person is not allowed.

Two-anchor belt and zone section of a three-anchor belt it is necessary to have at the level of hips that it covered a coxofemoral joint sitting as the strongest element of a skeleton of the person.

The humeral section of a belt should not be passed under the arm or be imposed on a neck of sitting.

You watch that the belt was not overwound.

Remember that maximum efficiency of action of a seat belt is reached in vertical position of a seatback. The excessive inclination of a back increases probability of the slipping sitting under a belt at blow.

Seat belts of a diagonal and zone design have three anchor points, one of which is equipped with the inertial returnable device with automatic blocking at breakthroughs. Belts of this kind do not need adjustment of length. The two-anchor belt at breakthroughs is not blocked and recommended for fastening of a children's seat.

If the back average seat is occupied, the children's seat on back side or on a front passenger seat is allowed to fix.

At installation of a special children's seat it is necessary to transfer a seat belt to a condition of constant blocking by a full pulling it from the returnable device. Holding it in the extended state, record them a children's seat, working according to instructions of the manufacturer of the last. After a buckle zashchyolkivaniye surplus of length of a belt will be winded on a drum of the returnable device and will be blocked, having provided reliable fixing of a children's seat.

For return of a belt to a usual operating mode remove a special children's seat and allow the returnable device to wind a belt on the inertial drum.

Instructions for use seat belts


  1. Slowly extend a belt from the returnable device, throw it through a shoulder and latch a belt buckle bracket in the lock, then pull for a strap of humeral section up, checking reliability of fixing of a bracket in the lock. Make sure that the strap of a belt is not overwound, - the overwound belt in itself is dangerous.
  1. As much as possible lower zone section of a belt, having placed it as low as possible on hips.
  1. Having pulled for humeral section, choose a weak point and try to achieve a dense prileganiye of a belt to a body, - in case of need tighten a belt as appropriate. The strap has to pass through a thorax sitting on diagonal so that loading at blow fell generally on the strongest upper torso. The top fastening of forward seat belts can be adjusted on height. To lift fastening, just pull it up; to lower – pull it down holding a clamp.
  1. Length of a seat belt of an average seat of a back seat can be adjusted, moving a belt it in a coupler.
  1. The driver of the vehicle, having fastened by the seat belt, has to check that all passengers were also properly fastened.

  2. To unfasten a belt, press the red button located on the buckle lock case. At taking-up of a belt it is necessary to hold with a drum of the returnable device it for a lock bracket. After an exit from the car track that the belt did not get to a doorway and was not clamped at a zakhlopyvaniye of the last.

Do not attach any slips and other objects to straps of seat belts. Installation of extras or change of provision of fastening of humeral section can reduce efficiency of action of seat belts and increase probability of traumatizing at accident.

Recommendations for pregnant women

Safety of the pregnant woman is the best way of preservation of a fruit in case of road accident therefore at the movement on the car (as the driver or the passenger) the pregnant woman has to be fastened without fail by a seat belt, paying at the same time special attention to correctness of placement of its sections concerning the body.

When using belts of a diagonal and zone design it is necessary to remember that the zone section of a belt has to settle down as low as possible on hips and not to be imposed on a stomach at all.

The pregnant woman also has to hold vertical position on a seat. At the same time the front seat has to be most far removed from the dashboard that will allow in case of road accident or operation of a forward safety cushion to reduce risk of getting injured and mutilations not only for the pregnant woman, but also for a fruit.

At each visit of the observing doctor, consult whether it is desirable to drive for you the car.

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