Toyota Tundra Owners Manual: If a warning message is displayed

If a warning is shown on the multi-information display, stay calm and perform the following actions:
  1. Master warning light
    The master warning light also comes on or flashes in order to indicate that a message is currently being displayed on the multi-information display.
  2. Multi-information display

If any of the warning light comes on again after the following actions have been performed, contact your Toyota dealer.

Warning message and warning buzzer list

Warning message

Details/Actions

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.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that your vehicle is nearing the vehicle ahead (in vehicle-to-vehicle distance control mode)

A buzzer also sounds.

Slow the vehicle by applying the brakes.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates 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 in Yellow.
  • A buzzer also sounds.

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

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the engine was stopped with the shift lever not in P.

A buzzer also sounds.

Shift the shift lever to P.

Steps to take in an emergency 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.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the engine coolant temperature is too high A buzzer also sounds.

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

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in the automatic transmission system A buzzer also sounds.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in the intuitive parking assist The malfunctioning assist-sensor is flashing.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in the Blind Spot Monitor A buzzer also sounds.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately.

Indicates that one or more of the doors or the hood 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 and the hood are closed.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the automatic transmission fluid temperature is to high A buzzer also sounds.

Immediately stop the vehicle in a safe place, shift the shift lever to P and wait until the light goes off.

If the light goes off, you may start the vehicle again. If the light does not go off, contact your Toyota dealer.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the parking brake is still engaged

If the vehicle reaches a speed of 3 mph (5 km/h), flashes and a buzzer sounds to indicate that the parking brake is still engaged.

Release the parking brake.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the washer fluid level is low

Add washer fluid.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that intuitive parking assist is dirty or covered with ice

Clean the sensor.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the Blind Spot Monitor sensors 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.

Standard fuel tank

Indicates remaining fuel is approximately 4.0 gal.

(15.0 L, 3.3 Imp.gal.) or less

Large fuel tank

Indicates remaining fuel is approximately 3.8 gal.

(14.4 L, 3.2 lmp.gal.) or less

A buzzer also sounds.

Refuel the vehicle.

Steps to take in an emergency 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 message has been reset.

If necessary, perform maintenance.

Steps to take in an emergency 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 message has been reset.

(The indicator will not work properly unless the message has been reset.)

Perform the necessary maintenance.

Please reset the message after the maintenance is performed.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in the tire pressure warning system.

The tire pressure warning light comes on after flashing for 1 minute.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in the 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.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in the Brake Override System.

A buzzer also sounds.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the accelerator and brake pedals are being depressed simultaneously, and the Brake Override System is operating.

Release the accelerator pedal and depress the brake pedal.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in the PCS (Pre-Collision System).

A buzzer also sounds.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in the LDA (Lane Departure Alert).

A buzzer also sounds.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the LDA (Lane Departure Alert) system cannot be used as the vehicle speed is lower than approximately 32 mph (50 km/h).

Drive the vehicle at approximately 32 mph (50 km/h) or more.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that LDA (Lane Departure Alert) system cannot be used due to the vehicle speed being too high.

Slow down

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in the SRS airbag system.

A buzzer also sounds.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates the following:
  • The brake fluid level is low; or
  • The brake system is malfunctioning.

A buzzer also sounds.

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

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that radar cruise control sensor is dirty or covered with ice.

A buzzer also sounds.

Clean the sensor.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the dynamic radar cruise control system cannot be used temporarily due to bad weather

A buzzer also sounds.

Use the dynamic radar cruise control system when it becomes available again.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the RCTA (Rear Cross Traffic Alert) sensors or the surrounding area on the bumper is dirty or covered with ice (if equipped)

A buzzer also sounds.

Clean the sensor and its surrounding area on the bumper.

Steps to take in an emergency The operation conditions of the camera sensor (temperature, etc.) are not met.

When the operation conditions of the camera sensor (temperature, etc.) are met, the following systems will become available.

  • PCS (Pre-Collision System)
  • LDA (Lane Departure Alert) system
  • Dynamic radar cruise control
  • Automatic High Beam
Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that dirt, rain, condensation, ice, snow, etc., are present on the windshield in front of the camera sensor. The following systems will be temporarily unusable.
  • PCS (Pre-Collision System)
  • LDA (Lane Departure Alert) system
  • Dynamic radar cruise control
  • Automatic High Beam

Tum the system off, remove any dirt, rain, condensation, ice, snow, etc., from the windshield, and then turn the system back on.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in the Drive-start control.

A buzzer also sounds.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the shift position was changed and Drive-Start Control was operated while depressing the accelerator pedal.

Momentarily release the accelerator pedal.

Indicates that the headlight switch is left on (with the key removed and the driver's door opened)

A buzzer also sounds.

Turn the lights of

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in:
  • The automatic headlight leveling system; or
  • The LED headlight system (if equipped).

A buzzer also sounds.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in the Automatic High Beam system.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

Indicates that the tire inflation pressure is low.

Check the tire inflation pressure, and adjust to the appropriate level.

Steps to take in an emergency 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.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that, since the VSC (Vehicle Stability Control) system was turned off, the pre-collision brake system operation is stopped.

Turn the VSC on.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the pre-collision system is temporarily unavailable.

Please wait until the system returns. If the message does not disappear, the system may be malfunctioning. Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the pre-collision system sensor is dirty, covered with ice, etc.

Remove any dirt, ice, etc.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates a malfunction in the RCTA (Rear Cross Traffic Alert).

A buzzer also sounds.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the VSC ECU or G sensor is not communicating with trailer brake control system.

Indicates a malfunction in the VSC system.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that an internal switch failure of trailer brake control system, an over current detected by trailer brake control system.

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately.

Indicates that an internal microprocessor error, output circuit to trailer brakes unintended current, or manual brake output slider is stuck or broken

Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately.

Steps to take in an emergency Indicates that the output circuit has reverse voltage, or the internal trailer brake control system temperature is too high.

Check trailer wiring issue, check trailer connection. If there is still a problem, have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately.

*: Refer to the separate "Scheduled Maintenance Guide" or "Owner's Manual Supplement" for the maintenance interval applicable to your vehicle.

■Warning message in radar cruise mode (if equipped) In the following cases, the warning message may not be displayed even if vehicle-to-vehicle distance decreases:

  • When your vehicle and the vehicle ahead are traveling at the same speed or the vehicle ahead is traveling more quickly than your vehicle
  • When the vehicle ahead is traveling at a very low speed
  • Immediately after cruise control speed is set
  • At the instant the accelerator pedal is depressed
    If a warning light turns on or a warning buzzer sounds

    If you have a flat tire

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