Toyota Avalon Owners Manual: Other interior features

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Other interior features

Sun visors

  1. To set the visor in the forward position, flip it down.
  2. To set the visor in the side position, flip down, unhook, and swing it to the side.
  3. To use the side extender, place the visor in the side position, then slide it backward.

Other interior features

Vanity mirrors

Open the cover to use.

The light turns on when the cover is opened.

Other interior features

If the vanity lights remain on for 20 minutes while the engine is off, the lights will turn off automatically.

Power outlet

Please use as a power supply for electronic goods that use less than 12 VDC/10 A (power consumption of 120 W).

Open the lid.

Other interior features

The power outlet can be used when the engine switch is in ACCESSORY or IGNITION ON mode.

NOTICE
  • To avoid damaging the power outlet, close the power outlet lid when it is not in use.

    Foreign objects or liquids that enter the power outlet may cause a short circuit.

  • To prevent battery discharge, do not use the power outlet longer than necessary when the engine is not running.

USB charging ports

The USB charging ports are used to supply 2.1 A of electricity at 5 V to external devices (power consumption of 10.5 W).

The USB charging ports are for charging only. They are not designed for data transfer or other purposes.

Depending on the external device, it may not charge properly. Refer to the manual included with the device before using a USB charging port.

■ Using the USB charging ports

Front

Other interior features

Open the console box lid and open the lid.

Rear

Other interior features

Open the lid.

■The USB charging ports can be used when The engine switch is in ACCESSORY or IGNITION ON mode.

■Situations in which the USB charging ports may not operate correctly

  • If a device which consumes more than 2.1 A at 5 V (10.5 W) is connected
  • If a device designed to communicate with a personal computer, such as a USB memory device, is connected
  • If the connected external device is turned off (depending on device)
  • If the temperature inside the vehicle is high, such as after the vehicle has been parked in the sun

■About connected external devices Depending on the connected external device, charging may occasionally be suspended and then start again. This is not a malfunction.

■Cable pass through

  • The cutouts on the console box rim allow power cables to be passed through when the console box lid is closed.

Other interior features

  • An electronic device on the console box tray can be recharged by running power cables through the clearance of the tray and connecting it to the USB charging ports underneath the tray.

Other interior features

To prevent damage to the charging port of an electronic device when it is placed on the tray while it is being charged, place the connector side of the device on the raised portions near the cutout.

NOTICE

■To prevent damage to the USB charging ports

  • Do not insert foreign objects into the ports.
  • Do not spill water or other liquids into the ports.
  • When the USB charging ports are not in use, close the lids. If a foreign object or liquid enters a port may cause a short circuit.
  • Do not apply excessive force to or impact the USB charging ports.
  • Do not disassemble or modify the USB charging ports.

■To prevent damage to external devices

  • Do not leave external devices in the vehicle. The temperature inside the vehicle may become high, resulting in damage to an external device.
  • Do not push down on or apply unnecessary force to an external device or the cable of an external device while it is connected.

■To prevent battery discharge Do not use the USB charging ports for a long period of time with the engine stopped.

Wireless charger (if equipped)

A portable device, such as a smartphone or mobile battery, can be charged by just placing it on the charging area, provided the device is compatible with the Qi wireless charging standard created by the Wireless Power Consortium.

The wireless charger cannot be used with a portable device that is larger than the charging area. Additionally, depending on the portable device, the wireless charger may not operate properly. Refer to the operation manual of the portable device.

■ The "Qi" symbol The "Qi" symbol is a trademark of the Wireless Power Consortium.

■ Name for all parts

  1. Power supply switch
  2. Operation indicator light
  3. Charge area

Other interior features

■ Using the wireless charger

1. Push the open tray forward until it locks.

2. Press the power supply switch of the wireless charger.

Pressing the switch again turns the wireless charger off.

When turned on, the operation indicator light (green) comes on.

When the engine switch is turned off, the on/off state of the wireless charger will be memorized.

3. Place a portable device on the charging area with its charging surface facing down.

While charging, the operation indicator light (orange) will be illuminated.

If charging does not begin, move the portable device as close to the center of the charging area as possible.

When charging is complete, the operation indicator light (green) will illuminate.

Other interior features

  • Recharging function
    • If a certain amount of time has elapsed since charging completed and the portable device has not been moved, the wireless charger will restart charging.
    • If the portable device is moved within the charging area, charging will stop temporarily then restart.

■ Operation indicator light status

Operation indicator light State
Off The Wireless charger is off
Green (illuminated) Standby (charging is possible)
Charging is complete*
Orange (illuminated) A portable device has been placed on the charging area (identifying the portable device)
Charging in progress

*: Depending on the portable device, the operation indicator light may stay illuminated (orange) after charging has completed.

  • If the operation indicator light blinks
    If an error is detected, the operation indicator light will blink (orange). Take the appropriate measures according to the table below.
Operation indicator light Suspected causes Measure
Blinks (orange) at a one second interval continuously Vehicle to charger communication failure. Contact your Toyota dealer.
Blinks (orange) 3 times repeatedly A foreign object exists between the portable device and charging area. Remove the foreign object.
Portable device is not positioned properly on the charging area. Move the portable device toward the center of the charging area.
Blinks (orange) 4 times repeatedly The temperature of the wireless charger is excessively high. Stop charging immediately and continue charging after a while.

■The wireless charger can be operated when The engine switch is in ACCESSORY or IGNITION ON mode.

■Portable devices that can be charged

  • Portable devices compatible with the Qi wireless charging standard can be charged by the wireless charger. However, compatibility with all devices which meet the Qi wireless charging standard is not guaranteed.
  • The wireless charger is designed to supply low power electricity (5 W or less) to a cellular phone, smartphone, or other portable device.

■If a cover or accessory is attached to the portable device Do not charge a portable device if a cover or accessory which is not Qi compatible is attached. Depending on the type of cover and/or accessory attached, it may not be possible to charge the portable device. If the portable device is placed on the charging area and does not charge, remove the cover and/or accessories.

■If interference is heard in AM radio broadcasts while charging Turn off the wireless charger and check if the noise is reduced. If noise is reduced, press and hold the power supply switch of the wireless charger for 2 seconds. The frequency of the wireless charger is changed and noise may be reduced. When the frequency is changed, the operation indicator light will blink (orange) 2 times.

■Charging precautions

  • If the electronic key cannot be detected in the cabin, charging cannot be performed. When a door is opened and closed, charging may be temporarily suspended.
  • While charging, the wireless charger and the portable device will become warm. This is not a malfunction.

    If a portable device becomes warm while charging and charging stops due to the protection function of the portable device, wait until the portable device cools down and charge it again.

■Sound generated during operation When the power supply switch is turned on or while a portable device is being identified, operation sounds may be heard. This is not a malfunction.

WARNING

■Caution while driving When charging a portable device while driving, for safety reasons, the driver should not operate the portable device.

■Caution regarding interference with electronic devices People with implantable cardiac pacemakers, cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers or implantable cardioverter defibrillators, as well as any other electrical medical device, should consult their physician about the usage of the wireless charger.

Operations of the wireless charger may have an affect on medical devices.

■To prevent damage or burns Observe the following precautions.

Failure to do so may result in the possibility of fire, equipment failure or damage, or burns due to heat.

  • Do not put any metallic objects between the charging area and the portable device while charging.
  • Do not attach metallic objects, such as aluminum stickers, to the charging area.
  • Do not cover the wireless charger with a cloth or other object while charging.
  • Do not attempt to charge portable devices which are not compatible with the Qi wireless charging standard.
  • Do not disassemble, modify or remove the wireless charger.
  • Do not apply force or impact to the wireless charger.

 

NOTICE

■Conditions in which the wireless charger may not operate correctly

In the following situations, the wireless charger may not operate correctly:

  • When a portable device is fully charged
  • When there is a foreign object between the charging area and portable device
  • When a portable device becomes hot while charging
  • When a portable device is placed on the wireless area with its charging surface facing up
  • When a portable device is not centered on the charging area
  • When the vehicle is near a TV tower, electric power plant, gas station, radio station, large display, airport or other facility that generates strong radio waves or electrical noise
  • When the portable device is in contact with, or is covered by any of the following metallic objects:
    • Cards to which aluminum foil is attached
    • Cigarette boxes that have aluminum foil inside
    • Metallic wallets or bags
    • Coins
    • Metal hand warmers
    • Media such as CDs and DVDs
  • When wireless keys (that emit radio waves) other than those of your vehicle are being used nearby.

    If in situations other than above the wireless charger does not operate properly or the operation indicator light is blinking, the wireless charger may be malfunctioning. Contact your Toyota dealer.

■To prevent failure or damage to data

  • Do not bring magnetic cards, such as a credit card, or magnetic recording media, close to the wireless charger while charging. Otherwise, data may be erased due to the influence of magnetism.

    Additionally, do not bring precision instruments such as wrist watches, close to the wireless charger, as such objects may malfunction.

  • Do not leave portable devices in the cabin. The temperature inside the cabin may become high when parked in the sun, and cause damage to the device.

■To prevent battery discharge Do not use the wireless charger for a long period of time with the engine stopped.

Armrest

Fold down the armrest for use.

Other interior features

NOTICE To prevent damage to the armrest, do not apply too much load on the armrest.

Assist grips

An assist grip installed on the ceiling can be used to support your body while sitting on the seat.

WARNING Do not use the assist grip when getting in or out of the vehicle or rising from your seat.

 

NOTICE To prevent damage to the assist grip, do not put a heavy load on the assist grip.

Coat hooks

Coat hooks are provided on the rear assist grips.

WARNING Do not hang coat hangers or other hard or sharp objects on the hook. If the SRS curtain shield airbags deploy, these items may become projectiles, causing death or serious injury.
Using the storage features

Garage door opener

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