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Toyota Sienna 2010-2021 Owners Manual: Changing the engine switch positions

Toyota Sienna. Changing the engine switch positions


  1. “LOCK”
    The steering wheel is locked and the key can be removed. (The key can be removed only when the shift lever is in “P”.)
  2. “ACC”
    Some electrical components such as the audio system can be used.
  3. “ON”
    All electrical components can be used.
  4. “START”
    For starting the engine.

Turning the key from “ACC” to “LOCK”

Toyota Sienna. Turning the key from “ACC” to “LOCK”


  1. Shift the shift lever to P.
  2. Push in the key and turn it to the “LOCK” position.

If the engine does not start

The engine immobilizer system may not have been deactivated. Contact your Toyota dealer.

When the steering lock cannot be released

Toyota Sienna. When the steering lock cannot be released


When starting the engine, the engine switch may seem stuck in the “LOCK” position. To free it, turn the key while turning the steering wheel slightly left and right.

Key reminder function

A buzzer sounds if the driver’s door is opened while the engine switch is in the “LOCK” or “ACC” position to remind you to remove the key.

WARNING

When starting the engine

Always start the engine while sitting in the driver’s seat. Do not depress the accelerator pedal while starting the engine under any circumstances.

Doing so may cause an accident resulting in death or serious injury.

Caution when driving

Do not turn the engine switch to the “LOCK” position while driving. If, in an emergency, you must turn the engine off while the vehicle is moving, turn the engine switch only to the “ACC” position to stop the engine. An accident may result if the engine is stopped while driving.

NOTICE

To prevent battery discharge

Do not leave the engine switch in the “ACC” or “ON” position for long periods of time without the engine running.

When starting the engine

  • Do not crank the engine for more than 30 seconds at a time. This may overheat the starter and wiring system.
  • Do not race a cold engine.
  • If the engine becomes difficult to start or stalls frequently, have the engine checked immediately.
Starting the engine
Check that the parking brake is set. Check that the shift lever is set in P. Firmly depress the brake pedal. Turn the engine switch to the “START” position to start the engine. ...

Engine (ignition) switch (vehicles with a smart key system)
Performing the following operations when carrying the electronic key on your person starts the engine or changes engine switch modes. ...

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