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


Danger of poisoning with monoxide of carbon (CO)

Toxic monoxide of carbon (CO) which causes loss of consciousness and can lead to death is a part of the fulfilled gases (FG) of the engine extremely. At serviceable system of release of OG and the correct operation of the car, the fulfilled gases of the engine should not get to interior of the car. Try to check technical condition of system of release of OG and tightness of connections of its pipelines in the following cases:

  • At the next replacement of motive oil when the car is installed on the elevator;
  • At change of nature of the noise noticeable aurally published by final system;
  • After accident in which the details located under the car bottom could be damaged.

In the closed rooms with bad ventilation, for example, in a garage, concentration of CO can quickly increase to dangerous value. Therefore it is forbidden to leave the engine working at the closed garage gate. Even at open gate do not leave the engine working long time. At once after start of the engine it is necessary to leave a garage and to continue warming up of the engine on the street.

At the movement with an open door of a back the fulfilled gases of the engine can get to interior of the car and create a dangerous situation. If there is a situation when densely it is not possible to close a door, it is necessary to open completely all windows and to include system of ventilation and air conditioning.

At stay in the car with the engine working at single turns (even on the open area), execute the following (see Devices of ensuring comfort):

  • Include system of ventilation of salon in the mode of inflow of fresh air;
  • Turn on the heater fan on the maximum speed;
  • Establish by the corresponding regulator comfortable air temperature.