Toyota Highlander manuals

Toyota Highlander Owners Manual: Warning message and warning buzzer list












































Warning message

Details/actions

  • Color display only

Indicates that:
  •  there is a high possibility of a frontal collision; or
  •  the pre-collision braking function is operating a buzzer also sounds.

 Slow the vehicle by applying the brakes.

Indicates that the engine was stopped with the shift lever not in p a buzzer also sounds.

→ Shift the shift lever to p.

Indicates that the engine was stopped while driving a buzzer also sounds.

→ Stop the vehicle in a safe place such as the shoulder of a road.

  • Color display only

Indicates that your vehicle is nearing the vehicle ahead (in vehicle-to-vehicle distance mode) a buzzer also sounds.

→ Slow the vehicle by applying the brakes.

  • Monochrome display


  • Color display

Alerts the driver that the vehicle has deviated from the lane (while the lda [lane departure alert] system is operating) the lane line on the side the vehicle has deviated from flashes.

The warning buzzer sounds continuously.

→ Check around the vehicle and back to inside of the lane lines.

  • Monochrome display


  • Color display

Indicates that one or more of the doors is not fully closed the system also indicates which doors are not fully closed.

If the vehicle reaches a speed of 3 mph (5 km/ h), flashes and a buzzer
sounds to indicate that the door(s) are not yet fully closed.

→ Make sure that all the doors are closed.

  • Monochrome display


  • Color display

Indicates that the hood is not fully closed if the vehicle reaches a speed of 3 mph (5 km/ h), flashes and a buzzer
sounds to indicate that the hood is not yet fully closed.

→ Close the hood.

  • Monochrome display


  • Color display

Indicates that the back door is not fully closed if the vehicle reaches a speed of 3 mph (5 km/ h), flashes and a buzzer
sounds to indicate that the back door is not yet fully closed.

→ Close the back door.

  • Monochrome display


  • Color display

Indicates that the glass hatch is not fully closed if the vehicle reaches a speed of 3 mph (5 km/ h), flashes and a buzzer
sounds to indicate that the glass hatch is not yet fully closed.

→ Close the glass hatch.

  • Monochrome display


  • Color display

Indicates a malfunction in the intuitive parking assist-sensor the assist-sensors flash.

A buzzer also sounds.

→ Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer.

  • Monochrome display


  • Color display

Indicates that an intuitive parking assist-sensor is dirty or covered with ice a buzzer also sounds.

→ Clean the sensor.

Indicates a malfunction in the eps (electric power steering) system a buzzer also sounds.

→ Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer.

Indicates that the vehicle is being driven at 3 mph (5 km/h) or more with the parking brake still engaged a buzzer also sounds.

→ Release the parking brake.

  • Color display only

Indicates that the engine coolant temperature is too high a buzzer also sounds.
  • Color display only

Indicates a malfunction in the vehicle¢s charging system.

→ Immediately stop the vehicle in a safe place and contact your toyota dealer. Continuing to drive the vehicle may be dangerous.

  • Color display only

Indicates that the radar sensor is dirty or covered with ice a buzzer also sounds.

→ Clean the sensor.

  • Color display only

Indicates that the dynamic radar cruise control system is unable to judge vehicle-to-vehicle distance a buzzer also sounds.

→ Turn off snow mode.

If the windshield wipers are on, turn them off or set them to a mode other than high speed wiper operation.

Indicates that the lda (lane departure alert) system is suspended (the camera sensor temperature is higher than the operation temperature range) a buzzer also sounds.

→ Restart the lda after driving for a while.

Indicates that a blind spot monitor sensor or the surrounding area on the bumper is dirty or covered with ice a buzzer also sounds.

→ Clean the sensor and its surrounding area on the bumper.

Indicates a malfunction in:
  •  the cruise control system; or
  •  the dynamic radar cruise control system press the "on-off" button once to deactivate the system, and then press the button again to reactivate the system.

A buzzer also sounds.

→ Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer.

Indicates a malfunction in the lda (lane departure alert) system a buzzer also sounds.

→ Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer

  • Color display only

Indicates a malfunction in the pcs (pre-collision system) a buzzer also sounds.

→ Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer.

Indicates a malfunction in the bsm (blind spot monitor) system a buzzer also sounds.

→ Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer.

  • Color display only

Indicates abnormal engine oil pressure a buzzer also sounds.

→ Immediately stop the vehicle in a safe place and contact your toyota dealer.

Indicates that the automatic transmission fluid temperature is too high a buzzer also sounds.

→ Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer.

Indicates a malfunction in the awd system a buzzer also sounds.

→ Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer.

Indicates that the lda (lane departure alert) system cannot be used because the vehicle speed is lower than approximately 32 mph (50 km/h) → drive the vehicle at 32 mph (50 km/h) or higher.
Indicates that the engine was stopped while driving a buzzer also sounds.

→ Operate the steering wheel with more force than usual.

Indicates that the engine switch is turned off or turned to accessory mode and the driver¢s door is opened while the lights are turned on a buzzer also sounds.

→ Turn the lights off.

Indicates that the moon roof or panoramic moon roof is not fully closed (with the engine switch off, and the driver¢s door open) a buzzer also sounds.

→ Close the moon roof or panoramic moon roof.

Indicates that the awd system is not currently functional a buzzer also sounds.

→ Reduce vehicle speed or stop the vehicle in a safe place until the warnings clear. In this case, do not stop the engine.

Indicates the awd system has overheated → immediately stop the vehicle in a safe place and contact your toyota dealer.
  • Monochrome display


  • Color display

Indicates a malfunction in the brake override system a buzzer also sounds.

→ Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer.

Indicates a malfunction in the automatic high beam system a buzzer also sounds.

→ Have the vehicle inspected by your toyota dealer.

  • Monochrome display


  • Color display

Indicates that the accelerator and brake pedal are being depressed simultaneously → release the accelerator or brake pedal.
Indicates that the washer fluid level is low → add washer fluid.
Indicates that remaining fuel is approximately 2.9 Gal. (10.7 L, 2.4 Imp. Gal.) Or less → refuel the vehicle.
Indicates that the trac (traction control) system has been deactivated → turn the trac on.
Indicates that all maintenance according to the driven distance on the maintenance schedule* should be performed soon.

Comes on approximately 4500 miles (7200 km) after the maintenance data has been reset.

→ If necessary, perform maintenance.

Indicates that all maintenance is required to correspond to the driven distance on the maintenance schedule*.

Comes on approximately 5000 miles (8000 km) after the maintenance data has been reset.

(The indicator will not work properly unless the maintenance data has been reset.) → Perform the necessary maintenance.

Please reset the maintenance data after the maintenance is performed

Indicates that the automatic high beam switch is pressed while the headlights are in low beam.

→ Turn the high beam on and press the automatic high beam switch again.

  • Color display only

Indicates that, since the vsc (vehicle stability control) system was turned off, the pre-collision brake system operation is stopped → turn the vsc on.
  • Color display only

Indicates that the pcs (pre-collision system) is not currently functional because the grille cover or the sensor is dirty → check the grille cover and the sensor and clean them if they are dirty.

*: Refer to the separate scheduled maintenance guide or owners manual supplement for the maintenance interval applicable to your vehicle.

Messages displays

The message illustrations used are intended as examples, and may differ from the image that is actually displayed on the multi-information display.

Warning message in dynamic radar cruise control mode (if equipped)

In the following situations, the warning message may not be displayed even if vehicle-to-vehicle distance decreases:

The lda (lane departure alert) lane departure warning function (if equipped)

In the following situations, a warning message will not be displayed even if a lane line is crossed.

Conditions that the tire pressure warning system may not function properly  

Warning buzzer

If a warning message is displayed
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