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PDF OCR Transcript: 2018 OWNER’S MANUAL 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 0 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 California Proposition 65 Warning To read data recorded by an EDR, special equipment is required, and access to the vehicle or the EDR is needed. In addition to the vehicle manufacturer, other parties, such as law enforcement, that have the special equipment, can read the information if they have access to the vehicle or the EDR. Event Data Recorders This vehicle is equipped with an event data recorder (EDR). The main purpose of an EDR is to record, in certain crash or near WARNING: This product contains or emits chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. The data belongs to the vehicle owner and may not be accessed by anyone else except as legally required or with the permission of the vehicle owner. crash-like situations, such as an air bag deployment or hitting a road obstacle, data that will assist in understanding how a vehicle’s systems performed. The EDR is designed to record data related to vehicle dynamics and safety systems for a short period of time, typically 30 seconds or less. The EDR in this vehicle is designed to record such data as: • How various systems in your vehicle were operating; • Whether or not the driver and passenger safety belts were buckled/fastened; Service Diagnostic Recorders This vehicle is equipped with service-related devices that record information about powertrain performance. The data can be used to verify emissions law requirements and/or help technicians diagnose and solve service problems. It may also be combined with data from other sources for research purposes, but it remains confidential. Some diagnostic and maintenance information is uploaded to Acura upon vehicle start up. • How far (if at all) the driver was depressing the accelerator California Perchlorate Contamination Prevention Act and/or brake pedal; and, The airbags, seat belt tensioners, and CR type batteries in this • How fast the vehicle was traveling. vehicle may contain perchlorate materials - special handling may These data can help provide a better understanding of the apply. See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate/ circumstances in which crashes and injuries occur. NOTE: EDR data are recorded by your vehicle only if a non-trivial crash situation As you read this manual, you will find information that is preceded occurs; no data are recorded by the EDR under normal driving by a NOTICE symbol. This information is intended to help you avoid conditions and no personal data (e.g., name, gender, age, and damage to your vehicle, other property, or the environment. crash location) are recorded. However, other parties, such as law enforcement, could combine the EDR data with the type of personally identifying data routinely acquired during a crash investigation. 00X31-TZ3-6300 2018 TLX Owner's Manual BOM05652 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 1 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Software End User License Agreement Your vehicle comes equipped with software, which is governed by the End User License Agreement in Owner’s Manual, and which contains a binding arbitration clause. Please refer to the End User License Agreement for the terms and conditions governing your use of the installed software, as well as the applications, services, functions, and content provided through the software. Your use of the installed software will serve as your consent to the terms and conditions of the End User License Agreement. You may opt out within 30 days of your initial use of the Software by sending a signed, written notice to HONDA at American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Honda Automobile Customer Services Mail Stop 500-2N-7A, 1919 Torrance Blvd. Torrance, CA 90501-2746. A Few Words About Safety Your safety, and the safety of others, is very important. And operating this vehicle safely is an important responsibility. To help you make informed decisions about safety, we have provided operating procedures and other information on labels and in this manual. This information alerts you to potential hazards that could hurt you or others. Of course, it is not practical or possible to warn you about all the hazards associated with operating or maintaining your vehicle. You must use your own good judgment. You will find this important safety information in a variety of forms, including: ● ● Safety Safety Labels Messages - on - the preceded vehicle. by a safety alert symbol 3 and one of three signal words: DANGER, WARNING, or CAUTION. These signal words mean: 3DANGER You WILL be KILLED or SERIOUSLY HURT if you don’t follow instructions. 3WARNING You CAN be KILLED or SERIOUSLY HURT if you don’t follow instructions. 3CAUTION You CAN be HURT if you don’t follow instructions. ● Safety Headings - such as Important Safety Precautions. ● Safety Section - such as Safe Driving. ● Instructions - how to use this vehicle correctly and safely. This entire book is filled with important safety information - please read it carefully. 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 2 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Contents
This owner’s manual should be considered a permanent part of the vehicle and should remain with the vehicle when it is sold. This owner’s manual covers all models of your vehicle. You may find descriptions of equipment and features that are not on your particular model. Images throughout this owner’s manual (including the front cover) represent features and equipment that are available on some, but not all, models. Your particular model may not have some of these features. This owner’s manual is for vehicles sold in the United States and Canada. The information and specifications included in this publication were in effect at the time of approval for printing. Honda Motor Co., Ltd. reserves the right, however, to discontinue or change specifications or design at any time without notice and without incurring any obligation. 2 Safe Driving P. 29 For Safe Driving P. 30 Seat Belts P. 34 Airbags P. 41 2 Instrument Panel P. 71 Indicators P. 72 Gauges and Multi-Information Display P. 113 2 Controls P. 131 Clock P. 132 Locking and Unlocking the Doors P. 133 Opening and Closing the Moonroof P. 156 Adjusting the Seats P. 179 2 Features P. 213 Audio System P. 214 Audio System Basic Operation P. 219 Customized Features P. 292 HomeLink® Universal Transceiver P. 314 2 Driving P. 355 Before Driving P. 356 Towing a Trailer P. 361 Multi-View Rear Camera P. 457 Surround View Camera System P. 459 2 Maintenance P. 465 Before Performing Maintenance P. 466 Maintenance MinderTM P. 469 Checking and Maintaining Wiper Blades P. 493 Climate Control System Maintenance P. 508 2 Handling the Unexpected P. 517 Tools P. 518 If a Tire Goes Flat P. 519 Overheating P. 547 Indicator, Coming On/Blinking P. 549 When You Cannot Open the Trunk P. 562 2 Information P. 565 Specifications P. 566 Identification Numbers P. 568 Emissions Testing P. 572 Warranty Coverages P. 574 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 3 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Contents Child Safety P. 56 Exhaust Gas Hazard P. 69 Safety Labels P. 70 Opening and Closing the Trunk P. 148 Security System P. 151 Opening and Closing the Windows P. 154 Operating the Switches Around the Steering Wheel P. 157 Adjusting the Mirrors P. 176 Interior Lights/Interior Convenience Items P. 188 Climate Control System P. 204 Instrument Panel P. 71 Audio Error Messages P. 267 General Information on the Audio System P. 274 Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® P. 317 Compass* P. 352 When Driving P. 362 Braking P. 429 Parking Your Vehicle P. 446 Refueling P. 460 Fuel Economy and CO2 Emissions P. 463 Maintenance Under the Hood P. 474 Replacing Light Bulbs P. 488 Checking and Maintaining Tires P. 495 Battery P. 504 Remote Transmitter Care P. 506 Cleaning P. 509 Accessories and Modifications P. 514 Engine Does Not Start P. 539 Jump Starting P. 542 Shift Lever Does Not Move P. 546 Fuses P. 555 Emergency Towing P. 560 When You Cannot Unlock the Fuel Fill Door P. 561 Refueling P. 563 Devices that Emit Radio Waves P. 569 Reporting Safety Defects P. 571 Authorized Manuals P. 576 Client Service Information P. 577 Quick Reference Guide P. 4 Features P. 213 Maintenance P. 465 Handling the Unexpected P. 517 Index P. 579
Safe Driving P. 29 Controls P. 131 Driving P. 355 Information P. 565 4 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 4 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Quick Reference Guide Visual Index ❙ (Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®) System ❙ System Indicators OFF) Button (P419) ❙ Parking Sensor System Button (P449) (P72) ❙ Gauges (P113) ❙ Multi-Information Canadian models ❙ Headlight Washer Button (P170) ❙ Collision Mitigation Braking SystemTM Display (P114) (CMBSTM) OFF Button (P440) ❙ Heated Windshield Button (P172) ❙ Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) Button (P407) ❙ ❙ Information Navigation SystemScreen (P223) () See the Navigation System Manual ❙ Hazard Warning Button ❙ On Demand Multi-Use DisplayTM (P220) ❙ Audio System (P214) ❙ Climate Control System (P204) ❙ Rear Window Defogger/Heated Door Mirror Button (P172) ❙ (Surround View Camera) Button* () See the Navigation System Manual ❙ ENGINE START/STOP Button (P157) ❙ Steering Wheel Adjustments (P175) ❙ Trunk Opener (P148) ❙ Fuel Fill Door Release Button (P461)
18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 5 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 ❙ Headlights/Turn Signals (P160, 161) ❙ Fog Lights (P164) ❙ Paddle Shifter (Shift down) (P377) ❙ Audio Remote Controls (P217) ❙ Brightness Control (P171) ❙ Paddle Shifter (Shift up) (P377) ❙ Wipers/Washers (P168) ❙ Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low Speed Follow (LSF) Buttons (P391) ❙ Right Selector Wheel (P115, 120) ❙ TRIP Button (P116, 117) ❙ Interval Button (P399) ❙ Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) Button (P412) ❙ Horn (Press an area around .) ❙ Heated Steering Wheel Button (P201) ❙ Navigation System Voice Control Buttons* () See the Navigation System Manual ❙ Bluetooth® HandsFreeLink® System Voice Control Buttons (P 317)
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Visual Index 6 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 6 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 ❙ Power Window Switches (P154) ❙ Memory Buttons (P174) ❙ Power Door Lock Master Switch (P146) ❙ SET Button (P174) ❙ Door Mirror Controls (P177) ❙ Driver’s Side Interior Fuse Boxes (P557) ❙ Driver’s Front Airbag (P44) ❙ Driver’s Knee Airbag (P48) ❙ Rearview Mirror (P176) ❙ Glove Box (P191) ❙ Electric Parking Brake Switch (P429) ❙ Dynamic Mode Button (P388) ❙ Shift Button Electronic Gear Selector (P371) ❙ Accessory Power Socket (P195) ❙ Hood Release Handle (P476) ❙ Passenger’s Front Airbag (P44) ❙ Accessory Power Socket (P195) ❙ USB Port (P215) ❙ Wireless Charger (P196) ❙ Automatic Brake Hold Button (P433) ❙ Auxiliary Input Jack (P216) ❙ Shift Lever Dual Clutch Transmission (P378) ❙ Auto Idle Stop OFF Button (P383) 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 7 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 ❙ Side Curtain Airbags (P52) ❙ Map Lights (P189) ❙ Grab Handle ❙ Coat Hook (P199) ❙ Coat Hook (P199) ❙ Seat Belts (P34) ❙ Moonroof Switch (P156) ❙ Map Lights (P189) ❙ Sunglasses Holder (P203) ❙ Sun Visors ❙ Vanity Mirrors ❙ Front Seat (P179) ❙ Side Airbags (P50) ❙ Seat Belt (Installing a Child Seat) (P63) ❙ Seat Belt to Secure a Child Seat (P65) ❙ Rear Seat (P186) ❙ LATCH to Secure a Child Seat (P61)
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Visual Index 8 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 8 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 ❙ Maintenance Under the Hood (P474) ❙ Windshield Wipers (P168, 493) ❙ Power Door Mirrors (P177) ❙ Side Turn Signal Lights (P160, 488) ❙ Door Lock/Unlock Control (P136) ❙ Headlights (P161, 488) ❙ Daytime Running Lights (P164, 488) ❙ Front Side Marker Lights (P161, 488) ❙ Front Turn Signal/Parking Lights (P160, 161, 488) ❙ Tires (P495, 519) ❙ Fog Lights (P164, 488) ❙ How to Refuel (P461) ❙ High-Mount Brake Light (P492) ❙ Opening/Closing the Trunk (P149) ❙ Emergency Trunk Release Lever (P150) ❙ Trunk Release Button (P148) ❙ Multi-View Rear Camera (P457) ❙ Rear License Plate Lights (P492) ❙ Back-Up Lights (P491) ❙ Taillights (P490) ❙ Brake Lights (P490) ❙ Rear Turn Signal Lights (P489) ❙ Taillights/Rear Side Marker Lights (P490) ❙ Brake Lights (P490) 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 9 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Auto Idle Stop Function* To improve fuel economy, the engine stops and then restarts as detailed below. When Auto Idle Stop is on, the Auto Idle Stop indicator (green) comes on. (P382) At Automatic transmission Engine status Deceleration Stop Start-up Stop the vehicle and depress the brake pedal. On Keep the brake pedal depressed. U.S. Canada With the automatic brake hold system activated, you can release the brake pedal when the indicator comes on. Off Release the brake pedal. With the automatic brake hold system activated, depress the accelerator pedal. Restarting
- Not available on all models 9 10 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 10 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Safe Driving (P 29) Airbags (P 41) ● Your vehicle is fitted with airbags to help protect you and your passengers during a moderate-to-severe collision. Child Safety (P 56) ● All children 12 and younger should be seated in the rear seat. ● Smaller children should be properly restrained in a forward-facing child seat. ● Infants must be properly restrained in a rear-facing child seat. Exhaust Gas Hazard (P 69) ● Your vehicle emits dangerous exhaust gases that contain carbon monoxide. Do not run the engine in confined spaces where carbon monoxide gas can accumulate. Before Driving Checklist (P33) ● Before driving, check that the front seats, head restraints, steering wheel, and mirrors have been properly adjusted.Seat Belts (P 34) ● Fasten your seat belt and sit upright well back in the seat. ● Check that your passengers are wearing their seat belts correctly. Fasten your lap belt as low as possible. 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 11 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Instrument Panel (P 71) Gauges (P113)/Display (P114)/System Indicators (P72) System Indicators Malfunction Indicator Lamp Low Oil Pressure Indicator Charging System Indicator Low Tire Pressure/ TPMS Indicator System Indicators Adaptive Cruise Control Lane Keeping Assist SH-AWD Indicator Blind Spot Information (BSI) Indicator (ACC) with Low Speed Follow (LSF) Indicator System (LKAS) Indicator Auto Idle Stop System Indicator (Amber) Auto Idle Stop Indicator (Green) Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) Indicator System Message Indicator Collision Mitigation Braking SystemTM (CMBSTM) Indicator Multi-Information Display Electric (EPS) System Power Indicator Steering Tachometer Speedometer ECON ECON Indicator (Econ mode) Turn Signal and Hazard SPORT (Sport mode) Warning Indicators Indicator Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA®) System Indicator Supplemental Restraint Temperature System Indicator VSA® OFF Indicator Gauge Immobilizer System Indicator Keyless Access System Indicator Gear Position Indicator/ Shift Lever Position M (sequential mode) Indicator/ Sequential Mode Gear Selection Indicator Indicator System Indicators Lights Indicators Brake System Indicator (Amber) Lights On Indicator Electric Parking Brake High Beam Indicator Low Fuel Indicator System Indicator Seat Belt Reminder Indicator Electric Parking Brake Indicator Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) Indicator U.S. Brake System Indicator (Red) Canada Automatic Brake Hold System Indicator U.S. U.S. Automatic Brake Hold Indicator Canada Canada Fog Light Indicator U.S. Canada Auto High-Beam Indicator Precision All-Wheel SteerTM (P-AWS®) Indicator
- Not available on all models Security System Alarm Indicator Fuel Gauge 11 12 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 12 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Controls (P 131)
Clock (P132) You can also adjust the time manually. a Enter the Clock Adjustment screen. 2 Clock (P132) ENGINE START/STOP Button (P157) Press the button to change the vehicle’s power mode. Turn Signals (P160) Turn Signals (P160) Turn Signal Control Lever Right b Rotate to change hour, then move . c Rotate to change minute, then press . Models with navigation system The navigation system receives signals from GPS satellites, updating the clock automatically. Lights (P161) Light Control Switches High Beam Low Beam Left
Flashing 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 13 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分
Wipers and Washers (P168) 1:Models with automatic intermittent wipers 2:Models without automatic intermittent wipers Wiper/Washer Control Lever MIST OFF AUTO1: Wiper speed varies automatically INT2: Low speed with intermittent LO: Low speed wipe HI: High speed wipe Pull toward you to spray washer fluid. Adjustment Ring (-: Low Sensitivity1 : Lower speed, fewer sweeps2 (+: High Sensitivity1 : Higher speed, more sweeps2 Models with automatic intermittent wipers AUTO should always be turned OFF before the following situation in order to prevent severe damage to the wiper system: ● Cleaning the windshield ● Driving through a car wash ● No rain present Steering Wheel (P175) ● To adjust, push the adjustment lever down, adjust to the desired position, then lock the lever back in place. Unlocking the Front Doors from the Inside Unlocking the Front Doors from the Inside Unlocking the Front Doors from the Inside Unlocking the Front Doors from the Inside (P145) (P145) (P145) ● Pull either front door inner handle to unlock and open it at the same time. ● Pull either front door inner handle to unlock and open it at the same time. ● Pull either front door inner handle to unlock and open it at the same time. ● Unlocking and opening the driver’s door from the inner handle unlocks all the other doors. 13
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Trunk (P148) ● To unlock and open the trunk: • Press the trunk opener on the driver side control panel. • Press the trunk release button on the keyless access remote. • Press the trunk release button on the trunk lid. Trunk Opener Power Door Mirrors (P177) ● With the power mode in ON, move the selector switch to L or R. ● Push the appropriate edge of the adjustment switch to adjust the mirror. ● Press the folding button to fold in and out the door mirrors. Folding Button Selector Switch Selector Switch Adjustment Switch Power Windows (P154) Power Windows (P154) ● With the power mode in ON, open and close the power windows. ● If the power window lock button is in the off position, each passenger’s window can be opened and closed with its own switch. ● If the power window lock button is in the on position (indicator on), each passenger’s window switch is disabled. ● If the power window lock button is in the on position (indicator on), each passenger’s window switch is disabled. ● If the power window lock button is in the on position (indicator on), each passenger’s window switch is disabled. ● If the power window lock button is in the on position (indicator on), each passenger’s window switch is disabled. Power Window Lock Button Window Switch Indicator Indicator
18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 15 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Climate Control System (P204) ● Press the AUTO button to activate the climate control system. ● Press the button to turn the system on or off. ● Press the button or select the Front icon to defrost the windshield. On Demand Multi-Use DisplayTM Fan Control Icon A/C (Air Conditioning) and SYNC (Synchronization) Icon Recirculation/Fresh Air Mode Vent Mode Control Icon Icon Driver’s Side Temperature Passenger’s Side Temperature Icon Icon Driver’s Side Temperature Passenger’s Side Temperature Control Switch Control Switch Air flows from dashboard vents (On/off) Button and back of the center console. AUTO Button Air flows from floor and dashboard vents, and back of the center console. (Windshield Defroster) Button Air flows from floor vents. Air flows from floor and windshield defroster vents.
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16 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 16 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Features (P213) Audio System (P219) For navigation system operation () See the Navigation System Manual Information Screen On Demand Multi-Use DisplayTM (Tune Up) Icon1 CD Slot Audio Menu VOL/ (Volume/Power) Knob (CD Eject) Button Source (Information) Icon Tune1 Stations1 (Tune Down) Icon1 SCAN1 Preset Icons1 PHONE Button SMARTPHONE Button BACK Button SETTINGS Button (Day/Night) Button 1:Icons that appear on the screen vary by the source selected. INFO Button Interface Dial (ENTER/MENU Button) 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 17 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Audio Remote Controls (P217) ● SOURCE Button Press to change the audio mode: FM/AM/ SiriusXM®/CD/USB/iPod/Apple CarPlay/ Android Auto/Bluetooth® Audio/ Pandora®/AUX. ● Left Selector Wheel Roll to adjust the volume up/down. Radio:Move to a side to change the preset station. Move to a side and hold to select the next or previous strong station. CD/USB device: Move to a side to skip to the beginning of the next song or return to the beginning of the current song. Move to a side and hold to change a folder. Left Selector Wheel SOURCE Button
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18 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 18 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Driving (P355) Electronic Gear Selector* (P371) ● Always depress the brake pedal before selecting (P or changing the gear position from (P. ● Select (P and depress the brake pedal when starting the engine. ● Gear selection Park Press the (P button. Used when parking, before turning off or starting the engine. Transmission is locked. Reverse Pull back the (R button. Used when reversing. Neutral Press the (N button. Transmission is not locked. Drive Press the (D button. Used for normal driving. The sequential shift mode can be used. Gear Position Indicator The gear position indicator and the shift button indicator indicate the current gear selection. Gear Position Indicator Shift Button Indicator 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 19 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Paddle Shifters (P377) ● Paddle shifters allow you to shift gears much like a manual transmission (1st through 9th). This is useful for engine braking. ● D-paddle shift mode: The transmission will shift back to automatic mode once the system detects that the vehicle Gear Position is cruising. ● Sequential mode gear selection: IndicatorHolds the selected gear, and the M (sequential mode) indicator comes on, when the Sport+ mode is on. ● The sequential mode gear selection is shown in the instrument panel. Shift Down (- Paddle Shifter M Indicator Selected Gear Number Shift Up (+ Paddle Shifter
- Not available on all models 19 20 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 20 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Dual Clutch Transmission* (P378) ● Shift to (P and depress the brake pedal when starting the engine. ● ShiftingPark Turn off or start the engine. Transmission is locked. Reverse Used when reversing. Neutral Transmission is not locked. Drive Normal driving. The sequential shift mode can be used. Release Button Depress the brake pedal and press the release button to move out of (P. Press the release button to move the shift lever. Move the shift lever without pressing the release button. Paddle Shifters (P381) ● Paddle shifters allow you to shift gears much like a manual transmission (1st through 8th). This is useful for engine braking. Shift Lever ● D-paddle shift mode: The transmission will shift back to automatic mode once the Shift Lever Position Indicator M Indicator system detects that the vehicle is cruising. ● Sequential shift mode: Holds the selected gear, and the M indicator comes on, when the Sport+ mode is on. ● The selected gear position is shown in the instrument panel. Shift Down (- Paddle Shifter Selected Gear Number Dynamic Mode Button Shift Up (+ Paddle Shifter 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 21 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分
VSA® On and Off (P419) ● The vehicle stability assist (VSA®) system helps stabilize the vehicle during cornering, and helps maintain traction while accelerating on loose or slippery road surfaces. ● VSA® comes on automatically every time you start the engine. ● To partially disable or fully restore VSA® function, press and hold the button until you hear a beep. CMBSTM On and Off (P440) ● When a possible collision is likely unavoidable, the CMBSTM can help you to reduce the vehicle speed and the severity of the collision. ● To turn the CMBSTM on or off, press and hold the button until you hear a beep. Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) with Tire Fill Assist (P425, 553) ● The TPMS monitors tire pressure. ● TPMS is turned on automatically every time you start the engine. ● TPMS fill assist provides audible and visual guidance during tire pressure adjustment. Refueling (P460) Fuel recommendation: Unleaded premium gasoline, pump octane number 91 or higher Fuel tank capacity: 17.2 US gal (65 liters) a Press the fuel fill door release button. b After refueling, wait for about five seconds before removing the filler nozzle. Wait for five seconds Wait for five seconds
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22 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 22 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 AcuraWatchTM
AcuraWatchTM is a driver support system which employs the use of two distinctly different kinds of sensors, a radar sensor located in the front grille and a front sensor camera mounted to the interior side of the windshield, behind the rear view mirror. The camera is located behind the rearview mirror. Front Sensor Camera Radar Sensor The radar sensor is in the front grille. Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) with Low Speed Follow (LSF) (P391) Helps maintain a constant vehicle speed and a set following-interval behind a vehicle detected ahead of yours and, if the detected vehicle comes to a stop, can decelerate and stop your vehicle, without you having to keep your foot on the brake or the accelerator. Road Departure Mitigation (RDM) System (P405) Alerts and helps to assist you when the system detects a possibility of your vehicle unintentionally crossing over detected lane markings. Lane Keeping Assist System (LKAS) (P410) Collision Mitigation Braking SystemTM (CMBSTM) (P437) Collision Mitigation Braking SystemTM (CMBSTM) (P437) Can assist you when there is a possibility of your vehicle colliding with a vehicle or a pedestrian detected in front of yours. The CMBSTM is designed to alert you when a potential collision is determined, as well as to reduce your vehicle speed to help minimize collision severity when a collision is deemed unavoidable. Can assist you when there is a possibility of your vehicle colliding with a vehicle or a pedestrian detected in front of yours. The CMBSTM is designed to alert you when a potential collision is determined, as well as to reduce your vehicle speed to help minimize collision severity when a collision is deemed unavoidable. Can assist you when there is a possibility of your vehicle colliding with a vehicle or a pedestrian detected in front of yours. The CMBSTM is designed to alert you when a potential collision is determined, as well as to reduce your vehicle speed to help minimize collision severity when a collision is deemed unavoidable. Can assist you when there is a possibility of your vehicle colliding with a vehicle or a pedestrian detected in front of yours. The CMBSTM is designed to alert you when a potential collision is determined, as well as to reduce your vehicle speed to help minimize collision severity when a collision is deemed unavoidable.
Provides steering input to help keep the vehicle in the middle of a detected lane and provides tactile and visual alerts if the vehicle is detected drifting out of its lane. 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 23 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Maintenance (P465) Under the Hood (P474)
● Check engine oil, engine coolant, and windshield washer fluid. Add when necessary. ● Check brake fluid. ● Check the battery condition monthly. a Pull the hood release handle under the corner of the dashboard. b Locate the hood latch lever, pull it up, and then raise the hood. Once you have raised the hood slightly, you can release the lever. c When finished, close the hood and make sure it is firmly locked in place. Wiper Blades (P493) ● Replace blades if they leave streaks across the windshield. Tires (P495) Lights (P488) ● Inspect tires and wheels regularly. ● Check tire pressures regularly. ● Install snow tires for winter driving. ● Inspect all lights regularly. 23
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Flat Tire (P519) Engine Won’t Start (P539) Overheating (P547) Overheating (P547) ● Vehicles with tire repair kit Park in a safe location and repair the flat tire using the temporary tire repair kit. Vehicles with optional spare tire Park in a safe location and replace the flat tire with the compact spare tire in the trunk. ● If the battery is dead, jump start using a booster battery. ● If the battery is dead, jump start using a booster battery. ● Park in a safe location. If you do not see steam under the hood, open the hood, and let the engine cool down. ● Park in a safe location. If you do not see steam under the hood, open the hood, and let the engine cool down. ● Park in a safe location. If you do not see steam under the hood, open the hood, and let the engine cool down. Indicators Come On (P549) ● Identify the indicator and consult the owner’s manual. Blown Fuse (P555) ● Check for a blown fuse if an electrical device does not operate. Emergency Towing (P560) Emergency Towing (P560) ● Call a professional towing service if you need to tow your vehicle. ● Call a professional towing service if you need to tow your vehicle. ● Call a professional towing service if you need to tow your vehicle.
18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 25 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 What to Do If Canadian models The power mode does not change from VEHICLE OFF ● The steering wheel may be locked. ● Move the steering wheel left and right after pressing the ENGINE START/STOP button. (LOCK) to ACCESSORY. Why? The power mode does not change from ACCESSORY to VEHICLE OFF (LOCK). Why? Models with shift lever The shift lever should be moved to (P. Why does the brake pedal pulsate slightly when applying the brakes? This can occur when the ABS activates and does not indicate a problem. Apply firm, steady pressure on the brake pedal. Never pump the brake pedal. 2 Anti-lock Brake System (ABS) (P435) The rear door cannot be opened from inside the vehicle. Why? Check if the childproof lock is in the lock position. If so, open the rear door with the outside door handle. To cancel this function, slide the lever up to the unlock position. 25
26 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 26 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 If Why do the doors lock you do not open the doors within 30 seconds, the doors are after I unlocked the doors? relocked automatically for security. Why does the beeper sound when I open the driver’s door? The beeper sounds when: ● The power mode is in ACCESSORY. ● The exterior lights are left on. ● The Auto Idle Stop* is in operation. Why does the beeper sound when I start driving? The beeper sounds when the driver and/or front passenger are not wearing their seat belts. Pressing the electric parking brake switch does not release the parking brake. Why? Press the electric parking brake switch with the brake pedal depressed. Depressing the accelerator pedal does not release the parking brake automatically. Why? ● Fasten the driver’s seat belt. ● Check if the transmission is in (P or (N. If so, select any other position.
18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 27 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 ● Models with electronic gear selector Fasten the driver’s seat belt. Why does the gear position automatically change to (P ● Close the driver's door and manually change the gear position. when I open the driver's uWhen opening the driver’s door (P373) door to check for parking space lines when reversing? Why do I hear a screeching The brake pads may need to be replaced. Have your vehicle sound when I apply the inspected by a dealer. brake pedal? I’m seeing an amber indicator of a tire with an exclamation point. What is that?
- Not available on all models The Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) needs attention. Check tire pressure. 2 If the Low Tire Pressure/TPMS Indicator Comes On or Blinks (P553) 27
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Unleaded gasoline with a Pump Octane Number (PON) of 91 or higher is recommended. Is it possible to use unleaded gasoline with a Pump Octane Number (PON) of 87 or lower on this vehicle? Unleaded gasoline with a Pump Octane Number (PON) of 91 or higher is recommended. Use of lower octane gasoline can cause occasional metallic knocking noise in the engine and will result in decreased engine performance. Use of gasoline with a pump octane less than 87 can lead to engine damage.
18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 29 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Safe Driving You can find many safety recommendations throughout this chapter, and throughout this manual.
For Safe Driving Important Safety Precautions.............. 30 Your Vehicle’s Safety Features............ 32 Safety Checklist ................................. 33 Seat Belts About Your Seat Belts........................ 34 Fastening a Seat Belt.......................... 37 Seat Belt Inspection............................ 40 Airbags Airbag System Components............... 41 Types of Airbags ................................ 44 Front Airbags (SRS) ............................ 44 Driver’s Knee Airbag .......................... 48 Side Airbags....................................... 50 Side Curtain Airbags .......................... 52 Airbag System Indicators.................... 53 Airbag Care ....................................... 55 Child Safety Protecting Child Passengers ............... 56 Safety of Infants and Small Children... 58 Safety of Larger Children ................... 67 Exhaust Gas Hazard Carbon Monoxide Gas....................... 69 Safety Labels Safety Labels Label Locations .................................. 70 Label Locations .................................. 70 29 30 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 30 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 For Safe Driving The following pages explain your vehicle’s safety features and how to use them properly. The safety precautions below are ones that we consider to be among the most important. Important Safety Precautions ■ Always wear your seat belt A seat belt is your best protection in all types of collisions. Airbags are designed to supplement seat belts, not replace them. So even though your vehicle is equipped with airbags, make sure you and your passengers always wear your seat belts, and wear them properly. ■ Restrain all children Children ages 12 and under should ride properly restrained in a back seat, not the front seat. Infants and small children should be restrained in a child seat. Larger children should use a booster seat and a lap/shoulder seat belt until they can use the belt properly without a booster seat. ■ Be aware of airbag hazards While airbags can save lives, they can cause serious or fatal injuries to occupants who sit too close to them, or are not properly restrained. Infants, young children, and short adults are at the greatest risk. Be sure to follow all instructions and warnings in this manual. ■ Don’t drink and drive Alcohol and driving don’t mix. Even one drink can reduce your ability to respond to changing conditions, and your reaction time gets worse with every additional drink. So don’t drink and drive, and don’t let your friends drink and drive, either. 1Important Safety Precautions Some states, provinces and territories prohibit the use of cell phones other than hands-free devices by the driver while driving.
18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 31 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 uuFor Safe DrivinguImportant Safety Precautions ■ Pay appropriate attention to the task of driving safely Engaging in cell phone conversation or other activities that keep you from paying close attention to the road, other vehicles, and pedestrians could lead to a crash. Remember, situations can change quickly, and only you can decide when it is safe to divert some attention away from driving. ■ Control your speed Excessive speed is a major factor in crash injuries and deaths. Generally, the higher the speed, the greater the risk, but serious injuries can also occur at lower speeds. Never drive faster than is safe for current conditions, regardless of the maximum speed posted. ■ Keep your vehicle in safe condition Having a tire blowout or a mechanical failure can be extremely hazardous. To reduce the possibility of such problems, check your tire pressures and condition frequently, and perform all regularly scheduled maintenance. 31 32 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 32 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 uuFor Safe DrivinguYour Vehicle’s Safety Features Your Vehicle’s Safety Features The following checklist will help you take an active role in protecting yourself and your passengers. 1Your Vehicle’s Safety Features 10 9 10 Your vehicle is equipped with many features that work together to help protect you and your passengers during a crash. 6 Some features do not require any action on your part. These include a strong steel framework that forms a 11safety cage around the passenger compartment, 7 front and rear crush zones, a collapsible steering 79 column, and tensioners that tighten the front seat 11 belts in a sufficient crash. However, you and your passengers cannot take full advantage of these features unless you remain seated in the correct position and always wear your seat belts. In fact, some safety features can contribute to injuries if they are not used properly. 678 Knee Airbag 9101112 12 Safety Cage 8 Crush Zones Seats and Seat-Backs Head Restraints Collapsible Steering Column Seat Belts Front Airbags Side Airbags Side Curtain Airbags Door Locks Seat Belt Tensioners
18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 33 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Safety Checklist For the safety of you and your passengers, make a habit of checking these items each time before you drive. • After everyone has entered the vehicle, be sure all doors are closed and locked. Locking the doors helps prevent an occupant from being ejected and an outsider from unexpectedly opening a door. 2 Locking/Unlocking the Doors from the Inside P. 144 • Adjust your seat to a position suitable for driving. Be sure the front seats are adjusted as far to the rear as possible while allowing the driver to control the vehicle. Sitting too close to a front airbag can result in serious or fatal injury in a crash. 2 Adjusting the Seats P. 179 • Adjust head restraints to the proper position. Head restraints are most effective when the center of the head restraint aligns with the center of your head. Taller persons should adjust their head restraint to the highest position. 2 Adjusting the Front and Rear Outer Head Restraint Positions P. 182 • Always wear your seat belt, and make sure you wear it properly. Confirm that any passengers are properly belted as well. 2 Fastening a Seat Belt P. 37 • Protect children by using seat belts or child seats according to a child’s age, height and weight. 2 Child Safety P. 56 1Safety Checklist If the door and/or trunk open message appears on the multi-information display (MID), a door and/or the trunk is not completely closed. Close all doors and the trunk tightly until the message disappears. 2 Multi-Information Display Warning and Information Messages P. 92 uuFor Safe DrivinguSafety Checklist 33 34 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 34 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Seat Belts About Your Seat Belts Seat belts are the single most effective safety device because they keep you connected to the vehicle so that you can take advantage of many built-in safety features. They also help keep you from being thrown against the inside of the vehicle, against any passengers, or out of the vehicle. When worn properly, seat belts also keep your body properly positioned in a crash so that you can take full advantage of the additional protection provided by the airbags. In addition, seat belts help protect you in almost every type of crash, including: - frontal impacts - side impacts - rear impacts - rollovers ■ Lap/shoulder seat belts All five seating positions are equipped with lap/shoulder seat belts with emergency locking retractors. In normal driving the retractor lets you move freely while keeping some tension on the belt. During a collision or sudden stop the retractor locks to restrain your body. The front passenger’s and rear seat belts also have a lockable retractor for use with child seats. 2 Installing a Child Seat with a Lap/Shoulder Seat Belt P. 63 1About Your Seat Belts 3WARNING Not wearing a seat belt properly increases the chance of serious injury or death in a crash, even though your vehicle has airbags. Be sure you and your passengers always wear seat belts and wear them properly. Seat belts cannot completely protect you in every crash. But in most cases, seat belts can reduce your risk of serious injury. Most states and all Canadian provinces and territories require you to wear seat belts. If you extend the seat belt too quickly, it will lock in place. If this happens, slightly retract the seat belt, then extend it slowly. 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 35 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 ■ Proper use of seat belts Follow these guidelines for proper use: • All occupants should sit upright, well back in the seat, and remain in that position for the duration of the trip. Slouching and leaning reduce the effectiveness of the belt and can increase the chance of serious injury in a crash. • Never place the shoulder part of a lap/shoulder seat belt under your arm or behind your back. This could cause very serious injuries in a crash. • Two people should never use the same seat belt. If they do, they could be very seriously injured in a crash. • Do not put any accessories on the seat belts. Devices intended to improve comfort or reposition the shoulder part of a seat belt can reduce the protective capability and increase the chance of serious injury in a crash. ■ Seat Belt Reminder The seat belt system includes an indicator on the instrument panel to remind the driver or a front passenger or both to fasten their seat belts. If you set the power mode to ON and a seat belt is not fastened, a beeper will sound and the indicator will blink. After a few seconds, the beeper will stop and the indicator will come on and remain illuminated until the seat belt is fastened. The beeper will periodically sound and the indicator will blink while the vehicle is moving until the seat belt is fastened. uuSeat BeltsuAbout Your Seat Belts 1About Your Seat Belts If a rear seat passenger moves around and extends the seat belt, the lockable retractor may activate. If this happens, release the retractor by unfastening the seat belt and allow the belt to retract completely. Then refasten the belt. 1Seat Belt Reminder The indicator will also come on if a front passenger does not fasten their seat belt within six seconds after the power mode is set to ON. When no one is sitting in the front passenger’s seat, the indicator will not come on and the beeper will not sound. The indicator also may not come on and the beeper may not sound when the occupant is not heavy enough to trigger the weight sensor. Such occupants (e.g., infants and smaller children) should be moved to the rear seat as a deploying front airbag likely will injure or kill them. 2 Protecting Child Passengers P. 56
Continued 35 uuSeat BeltsuAbout Your Seat Belts 36 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 36 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 ■ Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners 1Automatic Seat Belt Tensioners
The seat belt tensioners can only operate once. If a tensioner is activated, the SRS indicator will come on. Have a dealer replace the tensioner and thoroughly inspect the seat belt system as it may not offer protection in a subsequent crash. During a moderate-to-severe side impact, the tensioner on that side of the vehicle also activates. The front seats are equipped with automatic seat belt tensioners to enhance safety. The tensioners automatically tighten the front seat belts during a moderate-to-severe frontal collision, sometimes even if the collision is not severe enough to inflate the front airbags or the driver’s knee airbag. 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 37 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 Fastening a Seat Belt After adjusting a front seat to the proper position, and while sitting upright and well back in the seat: 2 Adjusting the Seats P. 179 1Fastening a Seat Belt No one should sit in a seat with an inoperative seat belt or one that does not appear to be working correctly. Using a seat belt that is not working properly may not protect the occupant in a crash. Have a dealer check the belt as soon as possible.
- Pull the seat belt out slowly.
- Insert the latch plate into the buckle, then tug on the belt to make sure the buckle is secure. u Make sure that the belt is not twisted or caught on anything. Latch Plate Buckle Pull out slowly. Correct Seated Posture. uuSeat BeltsuFastening a Seat Belt Continued No one should sit in a seat with an inoperative seat belt or one that does not appear to be working correctly. Using a seat belt that is not working properly may not protect the occupant in a crash. Have a dealer check the belt as soon as possible. No one should sit in a seat with an inoperative seat belt or one that does not appear to be working correctly. Using a seat belt that is not working properly may not protect the occupant in a crash. Have a dealer check the belt as soon as possible. Never insert any foreign objects into the buckle or retractor mechanism. 37
uuSeat BeltsuFastening a Seat Belt 38 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 38 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分
- Position the lap part of the belt as low as possible across your hips, then pull up on Lap belt as low as the shoulder part of the belt so the lap part fits snugly. This lets your strong pelvic possible bones take the force of a crash and reduces the chance of internal injuries. 4. If necessary, pull up on the belt again to remove any slack, then check that the belt rests across the center of your chest and over your shoulder. This spreads the forces of a crash over the strongest bones in your upper body. ■ Adjusting the Shoulder Anchor 1Adjusting the Shoulder Anchor The front seats have adjustable shoulder anchors to accommodate taller and shorter occupants.
- Move the anchor up and down while The shoulder anchor height can be adjusted to four levels. If the belt contacts your neck, lower the height one level at a time. holding the release button. 2. Position the anchor so that the belt rests After an adjustment, make sure that the shoulder anchor position is secure. across the center of your chest and over your shoulder. Push 1Fastening a Seat Belt To release the belt, push the red PRESS button and then guide the belt by hand until it has retracted completely. When exiting the vehicle, be sure the belt is properly stowed so that it will not get caught in the closing door. 3WARNING Improperly positioning the seat belts can cause serious injury or death in a crash. Make sure all seat belts are properly positioned before driving.
18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 39 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 ■ Advice for Pregnant Women 1Advice for Pregnant Women
If you are pregnant, the best way to protect yourself and your unborn child when driving or riding in a vehicle is to always wear a seat belt and keep the lap part of the Each time you have a checkup, ask your doctor if it is okay for you to drive. belt as low as possible across the hips. To reduce the risk of injuries to both you and your Wear the shoulder belt across the chest avoiding the abdomen. unborn child that can be caused by an inflating front airbag: • When driving, sit upright and adjust the seat as far back as possible while allowing full control of the vehicle. • When sitting in the front passenger’s seat, adjust the seat as far back as possible. Wear the lap part of the belt as low as possible across the hips.
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40 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 40 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 uuSeat BeltsuSeat Belt Inspection Seat Belt Inspection Regularly check the condition of your seat belts as follows: • Pull each belt out fully, and look for frays, cuts, burns, and wear. • Check that the latch plates and buckles work smoothly and the belts retract easily. u If a belt does not retract easily, cleaning the belt may correct the problem. Only use a mild soap and warm water. Do not use bleach or cleaning solvents. Make sure the belt is completely dry before allowing it to retract. Any belt that is not in good condition or working properly will not provide proper protection and should be replaced as soon as possible. A belt that has been worn during a crash may not provide the same level of protection in a subsequent crash. Have your seat belts inspected by a dealer after any collision. 1Seat Belt Inspection3WARNING Not checking or maintaining seat belts can result in serious injury or death if the seat belts do not work properly when needed. Check your seat belts regularly and have any problem corrected as soon as possible.
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42 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 42 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 uuAirbagsuAirbag System Components
The front, driver’s knee, front side, and side curtain airbags are deployed according to the direction and severity of impact. Both side curtain airbags are deployed in a rollover. The airbag system includes: aTwo SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) front airbags. The driver’s airbag is stored in the center of the steering wheel; the front passenger’s airbag is stored in the dashboard. Both are marked SRS AIRBAG. bDriver’s knee airbag. The knee airbag is stored under the steering column. It is marked SRS AIRBAG. cTwo side airbags, one for the driver and one for a front passenger. The airbags are stored in the outer edges of the seat- backs. Both are marked SIDE AIRBAG. dTwo side curtain airbags, one for each side of the vehicle. The airbags are stored in the ceiling, above the side windows. The front and rear pillars are marked SIDE CURTAIN AIRBAG. eAn electronic control unit that, when the vehicle is on, continually monitors information about the various impact sensors, seat and buckle sensors, rollover sensor, airbag activators, seat belt tensioners, and other vehicle information. During a crash event the unit can record such information. fAutomatic front seat belt tensioners. In addition, the driver’s and front passenger’s seat belt buckles incorporate sensors that detect whether or not the belts are fastened. gA driver’s seat position sensor. If the seat is too far forward, the airbag will inflate with less force. hWeight sensors in the front passenger’s seat. The front passenger’s airbag will be turned off if the weight on the seat is approximately 65 lbs (29 kg) or less (the weight of an infant or small child). iImpact sensors that can detect a iImpact sensors that can detect a moderate-to-severe front or side impact. moderate-to-severe front or side impact. jAn indicator on the dashboard that alerts jAn indicator on the dashboard that alerts you that the front passenger’s front airbag has been turned off. you that the front passenger’s front airbag has been turned off. kAn indicator on the instrument panel that alerts you to a possible problem with your airbag system or seat belt tensioners. kAn indicator on the instrument panel that alerts you to a possible problem with your airbag system or seat belt tensioners. kAn indicator on the instrument panel that alerts you to a possible problem with your airbag system or seat belt tensioners. lSafing Sensor lSafing Sensor mA rollover sensor that can detect if your mA rollover sensor that can detect if your vehicle is about to roll over and signal the control unit to deploy both side curtain airbags. vehicle is about to roll over and signal the control unit to deploy both side curtain airbags. vehicle is about to roll over and signal the control unit to deploy both side curtain airbags.
18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 43 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 ■ Important Facts About Your Airbags 1Important Facts About Your Airbags Airbags can pose serious hazards. To do their job, airbags must inflate with tremendous force. So, while airbags help save lives, they can cause burns, bruises, Do not attempt to deactivate your airbags. Together, airbags and seat belts provide the best protection. and other minor injuries, sometimes even fatal ones if occupants are not wearing When driving, keep hands and arms out of the their seat belts properly and sitting correctly. deployment path of the front airbag by holding each side of the steering wheel. Do not cross an arm over What you should do: Always wear your seat belt properly, and sit upright and as the airbag cover. far back from the steering wheel as possible while allowing full control of the vehicle. A front passenger should move their seat as far back from the dashboard as possible. Remember, however, that no safety system can prevent all injuries or deaths that can occur in a severe crash, even when seat belts are properly worn and the airbags deploy. Do not place hard or sharp objects between yourself and a front airbag. Carrying hard or sharp objects on your lap, or driving with a pipe or other sharp object in your mouth, can result in injuries if your front airbag inflates. Do not attach or place objects on the front and driver’s knee airbag covers. Objects on the covers marked SRS AIRBAG could interfere with the proper operation of the airbags or be propelled inside the vehicle and hurt someone if the airbags inflate. uuAirbagsuAirbag System Components 43 44 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 44 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 uuAirbagsuTypes of Airbags Types of Airbags Your vehicle is equipped with four types of airbags: • Front airbags: Airbags in front of the driver’s and front passenger’s seats. • Driver’s knee airbag: Airbag under the steering column. • Side airbags: Airbags in the driver’s and front passenger’s seat-backs. • Side curtain airbags: Airbags above the side windows. Each is discussed in the following pages. Front Airbags (SRS) The front SRS airbags inflate in a moderate-to-severe frontal collision to help protect the head and chest of the driver and/or front passenger. SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) indicates that the airbags are designed to supplement seat belts, not replace them. Seat belts are the occupant’s primary restraint system. ■ Housing Locations The front airbags are housed in the center of the steering wheel for the driver, and in the dashboard for the front passenger. Both airbags are marked SRS AIRBAG. 1Types of Airbags The airbags can inflate whenever the power mode is in ON. After an airbag inflates in a crash, you may see a small amount of smoke. This is from the combustion process of the inflator material and is not harmful. People with respiratory problems may experience some temporary discomfort. If this occurs, get out of the vehicle as soon as it is safe to do so. 1Front Airbags (SRS) During a frontal crash severe enough to cause one or both front airbags to deploy, the airbags can inflate at different rates, depending on the severity of the crash, whether or not the seat belts are latched, and/ or other factors. Frontal airbags are designed to supplement the seat belts to help reduce the likelihood of head and chest injuries in frontal crashes.
18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 45 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 ■ Operation Front airbags are designed to inflate during moderate-to-severe frontal collisions. When the vehicle decelerates suddenly, the sensors send information to the control unit which signals one or both front airbags to inflate. A frontal collision can be either head-on or angled between two vehicles, or when a vehicle crashes into a stationary object, such as a concrete wall. ■ How the Front Airbags Work 1How the Front Airbags Work While your seat belt restrains your torso, the front airbag provides supplemental protection for your head and chest. Although the driver’s and front passenger’s airbags normally inflate within a split second of each other, it is possible for only one airbag to deploy. This can happen if the severity of a collision is at the margin, The front airbags deflate immediately so that or threshold that determines whether or not the airbags will deploy. In such cases, the seat belt will they won’t interfere with the driver’s visibility provide sufficient protection, and the supplemental or the ability to steer or operate other protection offered by the airbag would be minimal. controls. The total time for inflation and deflation is so fast that most occupants are not aware that the airbags deployed until they see them lying in front of them. uuAirbagsuFront Airbags (SRS) Continued 45
46 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 46 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 uuAirbagsuFront Airbags (SRS) ■ When front airbags should not deploy Minor frontal crashes: Front airbags were designed to supplement seat belts and help to save lives, not to prevent minor scrapes, or even broken bones that might occur during a less than moderate-to-severe frontal crash. Side impacts: Front airbags can provide protection when a sudden deceleration causes a driver or front passenger to move towards the front of the vehicle. Side airbags and side curtain airbags have been specifically designed to help to reduce the severity of injuries that can occur during a moderate-to-severe side impact which can cause the driver or passenger to move towards the side of the vehicle. Rear impacts: Head restraints and seat belts are your best protection during a rear impact. Front airbags cannot provide any significant protection and are not designed to deploy in such collisions. Rollovers: In a rollover, your best form of protection is a seat belt or, if your vehicle is equipped with a rollover sensor, both a seat belt and a side curtain airbag. Front airbags, however, are not designed to deploy in a rollover as they would provide little if any protection. ■ When front airbags deploy with little or no visible damage Because the airbag system senses sudden deceleration, a strong impact to the vehicle framework or suspension might cause one or more of the airbags to deploy. Examples include running into a curb, the edge of a hole, or other low fixed object that causes a sudden deceleration in the vehicle chassis. Since the impact is underneath the vehicle, damage may not be readily apparent. ■ When front airbags may not deploy, even though exterior damage appears severe Since crushable body parts absorb crash energy during an impact, the amount of visible damage does not always indicate proper airbag operation. In fact, some collisions can result in severe damage but no airbag deployment because the airbags would not have been needed or would not have provided protection even if they had deployed. 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 47 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 ■ Advanced Airbags 1Advanced Airbags The airbags have advanced features to help reduce the likelihood of airbag related injuries to smaller occupants. If there is a problem with the driver’s seat position sensor, the SRS indicator will come on and the airbag will inflate with full (normal) force, regardless of the The driver’s advanced airbag system includes a driver’s seating position. seat position sensor. For the advanced airbags to work properly: Based on information from this sensor and the severity of the impact, the advanced airbag system determines the optimal deployment of the driver’s airbag. • Do not spill any liquid on or under the seats. • Do not put any object under the passenger’s seat. • Make sure any objects are positioned properly on the floor. Improperly positioned objects can interfere with the advanced airbag sensors. • All occupants should sit upright and wear their seat belts properly. The front passenger’s advanced airbag system has weight sensors. • Do not cover the passenger's side dashboard with a cloth, towel, cover, etc. 2 Passenger Front Airbag Off Indicator We advise against allowing a child age 12 or P. 54 under to ride in the front passenger’s seat. Make sure the floor mat behind the front passenger's However, if you do allow a child age 12 or seat is hooked to the floor mat anchor. An improperly under to ride in the front passenger’s placed mat can interfere with the advanced airbag seat, note that the system will automatically turn off the front passenger’s airbag if the sensors. 2 Floor Mats P. 510 sensors detect that the child is approximately 65 lbs (29 kg) or less. Passenger’s Seat Weight Sensors Driver’s Seat Position Sensor uuAirbagsuFront Airbags (SRS) 47
48 18 ACURA TLX-31TZ36300.book 48 ページ 2017年2月21日 火曜日 午後2時32分 uuAirbagsuDriver’s Knee Airbag Driver’s Knee Airbag The driver’s knee SRS airbag inflates in a moderate-to-severe frontal collision to help keep the driver in the proper position and to help maximize the benefit provided by the vehicle’s other safety features. SRS (Supplemental Restraint System) indicates that the airbag is designed to supplement seat belts, not replace them. Seat belts are the occupant’s primary restraint system. ■ Housing Locations The driver’s knee airbag is housed under the steering column. The airbag is marked SRS AIRBAG. Housing Location ■ Operation 1Driver’s Knee Airbag Do not attach accessories on or near the driver’s knee airbag. They can interfere with the proper operation of the airbag, or hurt someone if an airbag inflates. When the driver’s front airbag inflates, the driver’s knee airbag also inflates. Even if the collision is not severe enough to deploy the front airbag, the knee airbag may inflate alone. When inflated Knee Airbag
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