62007 YARIS HATCHBACK from Feb. ’07Prod. (OM52754U)
Indicator symbols on the instrument panel
Brake system warning light∗1
Driver ’s seat belt reminder light∗1
Charging system warning light∗1
Malfunction indicator lamp∗1
Low engine oil pressure warning light∗1
Anti-lock brake system warning light∗1
SRS warning light∗1
Low windshield washer fluid level warning
Low fuel level indicator light∗1
Front passenger ’s seat belt reminder light∗1
Open door warning light∗1
Electric power steering system warning light∗
1222007 YARIS HATCHBACK from Feb. ’07Prod. (OM52754U)
Do not remove the thermostat in
the engine cooling system as this
may cause the engine to overheat.
The thermostat is designed to con-
trol the flow of coolant to keep the
temperature of the engine within
the specified operating range.
Do not continue driving with an
overheated engine. See “If your
vehicle overheats” on page 227 in
(o) Key Reminder Buzzer
This buzzer acts as a reminder to remove
the key when you open the driver’s door
with the ignition key in the “ACC” or
(p) Light Reminder Buzzer
This buzzer will sound if the headlight
switch is left on and the driver’s door is
opened with the key removed from the
ignition switch. CHECKING SERVICE REMINDER
INDICATORS (except the low fuel level
warning light and low windshield wash-
er fluid level warning light)
1. Apply the parking brake.
2. Open one of the side doors or back door.
The open door warning light should
3. Close all the side doors and back door. The open door warning light should go
4. Turn the ignition key to “ON”, but do not start the engine.
All the service reminder indicators ex-
cept the open door warning light should
come on. The “ABS” warning light, en-
gine oil replacement reminder light,
high engine coolant temperature warn-
ing light and electric power steering
system warning light goes off after a
few seconds. The SRS warning light
goes off after about 6 seconds.
If any service reminder indicator or warn-
ing buzzer does not function as described
above, have it checked by your Toyota
dealer as soon as possible.
2122007 YARIS HATCHBACK from Feb. ’07Prod. (OM52754U)
Check the condition of the battery and
Cold temperatures reduce the capacity of
any battery, so it must be in top shape
to provide enough power for winter start-
ing. Section 7−3 tells you how to visually
inspect the battery. Your Toyota dealer
and most service stations will be pleased
to check the level of charge.
Make sure the engine oil viscosity is
suitable for the cold weather.
See Section 7 −2 for recommended viscos-
ity. Leaving a heavy summer oil in your
vehicle during winter months may cause
harder starting. If you are not sure about
which oil to use, call your Toyota deal-
er—they will be pleased to help.
Keep the door locks from freezing.
Squirt lock de −icer or glycerine into the
locks to keep them from freezing.
Use a washer fluid containing an anti-
This product is available at your Toyota
dealer and most auto parts stores. Follow
the manufacturer ’s directions for how
much to mix with water.NOTICE
Do not use engine antifreeze or any
other substitute because it may dam-
age your vehicle’s paint.
Do not use your parking brake when
there is a possibility it could freeze.
When parking, put the transmission into
“P” (automatic) or into first or reverse
(manual) and block the rear wheels. Do
not use the parking brake, or snow or
water accumulated in and around the
parking brake mechanism may freeze,
making it hard to release.
Keep ice and snow from accumulating
under the fenders.
Ice and snow built up under your fenders
can make steering difficult. During bad
winter driving, stop and check under the
Depending on where you are driving,
we recommend you carry some emer-
Some of the things you might put in the
vehicle are tire chains, window scraper,
bag of sand or salt, flares, small shovel,
jumper cables, etc.PS31501
Your vehicle is not designed to be
dinghy towed (with four wheels on the
ground) behind a motorhome.
Do not tow your vehicle with four
wheels on the ground. This may
cause serious damage to your vehicle.
(with automatic transmission)