Toyota Camry: Air outlets - Automatic air conditioning system (with "SYNC" button)
■ Location of air outlets
The air outlets and air volume
change according to the
selected airflow mode.
■ Adjusting the position of and opening and closing the air outlets
- Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down.
- Turn the knob to open or close the vent.
■Using automatic mode
Fan speed is adjusted automatically according to the temperature setting and
the ambient conditions.
Therefore, the fan may stop for a while until warm or cool air is ready to flow
immediately after is pressed.
■Fogging up of the windows
■When driving on dusty roads
Close all windows. If dust thrown up by the vehicle is still drawn into the
after closing the windows, it is recommended that the air intake mode be
set to outside air mode and the fan speed to any setting except off.
■Outside/recirculated air mode
- Setting to the recirculated air mode temporarily is recommended in
dirty air from entering the vehicle interior and helping to cool the vehicle
when the outside air temperature is high.
- Outside/recirculated air mode may automatically switch depending on the
temperature setting or the inside temperature.
■When the outside temperature exceeds 75ºF (24ºC) and the air conditioning
system is on
- In order to reduce the air conditioning power consumption, the air
system may switch to recirculated air mode automatically. This may also
reduce fuel consumption.
- Recirculated air mode is selected as a default mode when the engine
is turned to IGNITION ON mode.
- It is possible to switch to outside air mode at any time by pressing
■When the outside temperature is low
The dehumidification function may not operate even when
■Operation of the air conditioning system in Eco drive mode
In the Eco drive mode, "ECO" is displayed on the air conditioning screen
and the air conditioning system is controlled as shown below to prioritize
Fan speed restricted when automatic mode is selected
To improve air conditioning performance, perform the following operations:
- Adjust the fan speed
- Turn off Eco drive mode
■Ventilation and air conditioning odors
- To let fresh air in, set the air conditioning system to the outside air
- During use, various odors from inside and outside the vehicle may enter
and accumulate in the air conditioning system. This may then cause odor to
be emitted from the vents.
- To reduce potential odors from occurring:
- It is recommended that the air conditioning system be set to outside
mode prior to turning the vehicle off.
- The start timing of the blower may be delayed for a short period of
immediately after the air conditioning system is started in automatic
■Air conditioning system refrigerant
- A label regarding the refrigerant of the
air conditioning system is attached to the
hood at the location shown in the illustration.
- The meaning of each symbol on the label are as follows:
Air conditioning system
Air conditioning system
technician to service
air conditioning system
Some functions can be customized.
■To prevent the windshield from fogging up
- Do not use during cool
air operation in extremely humid weather.
The difference between the temperature of the outside air and that of the
windshield can cause the outer surface of the windshield to fog up, blocking
- Do not place anything on the instrument
panel which may cover the air outlets.
Otherwise, air flow may be obstructed,
preventing the windshield defoggers
■To prevent burns (vehicles with outside rear view mirror defoggers)
Do not touch the rear view mirror surfaces when the outside rear view
defoggers are on.
■To prevent battery discharge
Do not leave the air conditioning system on longer than necessary when the
engine is stopped.
■When repairing/replacing parts of the air conditioning system
Have repair/replacement performed by your Toyota dealer.
When a part of the air conditioning system, such as the evaporator, is to be
replaced, it must be replaced with a new one.
Heated steering wheel and seat heaters heat the side grips of the
steering wheel and seats, respectively. Seat ventilators maintain
good ventilation by pulling air through the seat upholstery.
Interior lights list
Front interior/personal lights
Shift lever light (if equipped)
Inside door handle lights (if equipped)
Rear interior light (if equipped)
Rear personal lights (if e
List of storage features
Bottle holders/door pockets
Auxiliary box/open tray
Do not leave glasses, spray
DESCRIPTION This DTC is stored when a malfunction occurs in a connected device.
DTC No. Detection Item
DTC Detection Condition Trouble Area
B1585 USB Device Malfunction
When any of the following conditions is met:
A non mass-storage class or incompatible proto
Make sure that all occupants are wearing their seat belts before
driving the vehicle.
Correct use of the seat belts
Extend the shoulder belt so that
it comes fully over the shoulder,
but does not come into contact
with the neck or slide off the
Position the lap belt as low