Toyota Avalon Owners Manual: Checking and replacing fuses

If any of the electrical components do not operate, a fuse may have blown. If this happens, check and replace the fuses as necessary.

1. Turn the engine switch off.

2. Open the fuse box cover.

Engine compartment (type A)

Do-it-yourself maintenance

Push the tabs in and lift the lid off.

Engine compartment (type B) (if equipped)

Do-it-yourself maintenance

Push the tabs in and lift the lid off.

Under the driver's side instrument panel

Do-it-yourself maintenance

Remove the lid.

Make sure to push the claw when removing/installing the lid.

3. Remove the fuse with the pullout tool.

Only type A fuses can be removed using the pullout tool.

Do-it-yourself maintenance

4. Check if the fuse is blown.

Type A

Type B

Type C

Do-it-yourself maintenance

  1. Normal fuse
  2. Blown fuse

Replace the blown fuse with a new fuse of an appropriate amperage rating.

The amperage rating can be found on the fuse box lid.

■After a fuse is replaced

  • If the lights do not turn on even after the fuse has been replaced, a bulb may need replacement.
  • If the replaced fuse blows again, have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

■If there is an overload in a circuit The fuses are designed to blow, protecting the wiring harness from damage.

WARNING

■To prevent system breakdowns and vehicle fire Observe the following precautions.

Failure to do so may cause damage to the vehicle, and possibly a fire or injury.

  • Never use a fuse of a higher amperage rating than that indicated, or use any other object in place of a fuse.
  • Always use a genuine Toyota fuse or equivalent.

    Never replace a fuse with a wire, even as a temporary fix.

  • Do not modify the fuses or fuse boxes.

 

NOTICE

■Before replacing fuses Have the cause of electrical overload determined and repaired by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible.

Light bulbs

If any lights burn out, have it replaced by your Toyota dealer.

■LED lights The lights consist of a number of LEDs. If any of the LEDs burn out, take your vehicle to your Toyota dealer to have the light replaced.

■Condensation build-up on the inside of the lens Temporary condensation build-up on the inside of the headlight lens does not indicate a malfunction.

Contact your Toyota dealer for more information in the following situations:

  • Large drops of water have built up on the inside of the lens.
  • Water has built up inside the headlight.
    Electronic key battery

    When trouble arises

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