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Toyota Sienna 2010-2020 Owners Manual: The Blind Spot Monitor function detection areas

The areas that vehicles can be detected in are outlined below.

The range of the detection area extends to:

Toyota Sienna. The Blind Spot Monitor function detection areas


  1. Approximately 11.5 ft. (3.5 m) from the side of the vehicle The first 1.6 ft. (0.5 m) from the side of the vehicle is not in the detection area
  2. Approximately 9.8 ft. (3 m) from the rear bumper
  3. Approximately 3.3 ft. (1 m) forward of the rear bumper
WARNING

Cautions regarding the use of the system

The driver is solely responsible for safe driving. Always drive safely, taking care to observe your surroundings.

The Blind Spot Monitor function is a supplementary function which alerts the driver that a vehicle is present in the blind spot. Do not overly rely on the Blind Spot Monitor function. The function cannot judge if it is safe to change lanes, therefore over reliance could cause an accident resulting in death or serious injury.

According to conditions, the system may not function correctly. Therefore the driver’s own visual confirmation of safety is necessary.

The Blind Spot Monitor function is operational when

The Blind Spot Monitor function will detect a vehicle when

Conditions under which the Blind Spot Monitor function will not detect a vehicle

The Blind Spot Monitor function is not designed to detect the following types of vehicles and/or objects:

*: Depending on conditions, detection of a vehicle and/or object may occur.

Conditions under which the Blind Spot Monitor function may not function correctly

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Other materials:

Rear Air Conditioning Control Panel Circuit
DESCRIPTION This is the rear A/C system control signal circuit as well as the power supply circuit of the rear A/C control assembly. Pulse signals regarding rear A/C control panel switch operation are transmitted between the A/C amplifier and rear A/C control assembly. WIRING DIAGRAM ...

Intake Air Temperature Circuit
DESCRIPTION The Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor, mounted on the Mass Air Flow (MAF) meter, monitors the IAT. The IAT sensor has a built-in thermistor with a resistance that varies according to the temperature of the intake air. When the IAT is low, the resistance of the thermistor i ...

Voice Recognition Difficulty
INSPECTION PROCEDURE 1 CHECK CONDITION Check if the system's voice recognition level is low by using only one particular voice. OK: System's voice recognition level is low with any voice. 2 CHECK MAP DISC Check that the map disc is not deformed or cracked. OK: No deformation ...

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