Toyota Camry: Parking Support Brake function - PKSB (Parking Support
If the Parking Support Brake detects that a collision with an object is
possible, the engine output will be restricted to restrain any increase
in the vehicle speed. (Engine output restriction control: See A below.)
Additionally, if the accelerator pedal continues to be depressed, the
brakes will be applied automatically to reduce the vehicle speed.
(Brake control: See B below.)
- Accelerator pedal
- Brake pedal
- Engine output
- Braking force
- Start of control
- High possibility of a collision
- Extremely high possibility of a
■If the Parking Support Brake function has operated
If the vehicle is stopped due to operation of the Parking Support Brake
the Parking Support Brake system will be disabled and the PKSB OFF
indicator will illuminate. If the Parking Support Brake operates unnecessarily,
brake control can be canceled by depressing the brake pedal or waiting for
approximately 2 seconds for it to automatically be canceled. Then, the vehicle
can be operated by depressing the accelerator pedal.
■Re-enabling the Parking Support Brake system
To re-enable the Parking Support Brake system when it is disabled due to
operation of the Parking Support Brake function, either enable the system
again (P. 361), or turn the engine switch off and then back to IGNITION ON
Additionally, if the object becomes no longer in the traveling direction of the
vehicle or if the traveling direction of the vehicle changes (such as changing
from moving forward to backing up, or from backing up to moving forward),
the system will be re-enabled automatically.
■If "PKSB Unavailable" and "Parking Assist Unavailable Clean Parking
Assist Sensor" are displayed on the multi-information display and the
PKSB OFF indicator is illuminating
- A sensor may be covered with ice, snow, dirt, etc. In this case, remove
ice, snow, dirt, etc., from the sensor to return the system to normal. If
message is shown even after removing dirt from the sensor, or shown when
the sensor was not dirty to begin with, have the vehicle inspected at your
- A sensor may be frozen. Once the ice melts, the system will return to
- Water may be continuously flowing over the sensor surface, such as in a
heavy rain. When the system determines that it is normal, the system will
return to normal.
■Cautions regarding the use of the system
Do not overly rely on the system, as doing so may lead to an accident.
Always drive while checking the safety of the surroundings of the vehicle.
Depending on the vehicle and road conditions, weather, etc., the system
may not operate.
The detection capabilities of sensors and radars are limited. Always drive
while checking the safety of the surroundings of the vehicle.
- The driver is solely responsible for safe driving. Always drive
care to observe your surroundings. The Parking Support Brake system
is designed to provide support to lessen the severity of collisions.
it may not operate in some situations.
- The Parking Support Brake system is not designed to stop the vehicle
completely. Additionally, even if the system has stopped the vehicle, it is
necessary to depress the brake pedal immediately as brake control will be
canceled after approximately 2 seconds.
- It is extremely dangerous to check the system operations by
driving the vehicle into the direction of a wall, etc. Never attempt such
■When to disable the Parking Support Brake
In the following situations, disable the Parking Support Brake as the
may operate even though there is no possibility of a collision.
- When inspecting the vehicle using a chassis roller, chassis dynamo or
- When loading the vehicle onto a boat, truck or other transport vessel
- If the suspension has been modified or tires of a size other than
- If the front of the vehicle is raised or lowered due to the carried
- When equipment that may obstruct a sensor is installed, such as a
eyelet, bumper protector (an additional trim strip, etc.), bicycle carrier,
- When using automatic car washing devices
- If the vehicle cannot be driven in a stable manner, such as when the
has been in an accident or is malfunctioning
- When the vehicle is driven in a sporty manner or off-road
- When the tires are not properly inflated
- When the tires are very worn
- When a tire chains or compact spare tire is used
■If "PKSB Unavailable" is displayed on the multi-information display
and the PKSB OFF indicator is illuminating
If this message is displayed immediately after the engine switch is
to ON, operate the vehicle carefully, paying attention to your surroundings.
It may be necessary to drive the vehicle for a certain amount of time before
the system returns to normal. (If the system is not return to normal after
driving for a while, clean the sensors and their surrounding area on the
If a collision with an object may occur due to the vehicle suddenly
moving forward due to an accidental accelerator pedal
operation, the vehicle moving the unintended direction due to
the wrong shi
If a radar sensor detects a vehicle approaching from the right or
left at the rear of the vehicle and the system determines that the
possibility of a collision is high, this function will perform br
The driving modes can be selected to suit driving condition.
Use for normal driving.
While in Eco drive mode or sport mode, press the switch to change the
driving mode to norma
The following keys are provided with the vehicle.
Vehicles without a smart key system
Operating the wireless remote control
Key number plate
Vehicles with a smart key system
Operating the smart key system
Operating the wireless remote
Regulations regarding the use of tire chains vary depending on location
and type of road. Always check local regulations before installing
■Tire chain installation
Observe the following precautions when installing and removing chains:
Install and remove tire chains in a safe locati