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Toyota Corolla: BSM (Blind Spot Monitor) / System components

Toyota Corolla. System components

A - Meter control switches

Turning the Blind Spot Monitor on/off.

B - Outside rear view mirror indicators

When a vehicle is detected in a blind spot of the outside rear view mirrors or approaching rapidly from behind into a blind spot, the outside rear view mirror indicator on the detected side will illuminate. If the turn signal lever is operated toward the detected side, the outside rear view mirror indicator flashes.

C - BSM indicator

Illuminates when the Blind Spot Monitor is enabled

■Outside rear view mirror indicator visibility

In strong sunlight, the outside rear view mirror indicator may be difficult to see.

■When “Blind Spot Monitor Unavailable” is shown on the multi-information display

Ice, snow, mud, etc., may be attached to the rear bumper around the sensors. (®P.255) The system should return to normal operation after removing the ice, snow, mud, etc. from the rear bumper. Additionally, the sensors may not operate

normally when driving in extremely hot or cold environments.

■When “Blind Spot Monitor Malfunction Visit Your Dealer” is shown on the multi-information display

There may be a sensor malfunction of misaligned. Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

WARNING

■Handling the rear side radar sensor

Blind Spot Monitor sensors are installed behind the left and right sides of the rear bumper respectively. Observe the following to ensure the Blind Spot Monitor can operate correctly.

  • Keep the sensors and the surrounding areas on the rear

bumper clean at all times. If a sensor or its surrounding area on the rear bumper is dirty or covered with snow, the Blind Spot Monitor may not operate and a warning message (®P.253) will be displayed. In this situation, clear off the dirt or snow and drive the vehicle with the operation conditions of the BSM function (®P.257) satisfied for approximately 10 minutes. If the warning message does not disappear, have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

Toyota Corolla. System components

  • Do not attach accessories, stickers (including transparent stickers), aluminum tape, etc. to a sensor or its surrounding area on the rear bumper.
  • Do not subject a sensor or its surrounding area on the rear bumper to a strong impact. If a sensor is moved even slightly off position, the system may malfunction and vehicles may not be detected correctly. In the following situations, have your vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.
  • A sensor or its surrounding area is subject to a strong impact.
  • If the surrounding area of a sensor is scratched or dented, or part of them has become disconnected.
  • Do not disassemble the sensor.
  • Do not modify the sensor or surrounding area on the rear bumper.
  • If a sensor or the rear bumper needs to be removed/installed or replaced, contact your Toyota dealer.
  • Do not paint the rear bumper any color other than an official Toyota color.

Turning the Blind Spot Monitor on/off

Use the meter control switches to turn on/off the function.

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    BSM (Blind Spot Monitor)

    The Blind Spot Monitor is a system that uses rear side radar sensors installed on the inner side of the rear bumper on the left and right side to assist the driver in confirming safety when changing lanes...

    Blind Spot Monitor operation

    ■ Vehicles that can be detected by the Blind Spot Monitor The Blind Spot Monitor uses rear side radar sensors to detect the following vehicles traveling in adjacent lanes and advises the driver of the presence of such vehicles via the indicators on the outside rear view mirrors...

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    Opening the trunk

    ■ Trunk opener

    Pull the lever upward to release the trunk lid.

    Toyota Corolla. Opening the trunk

    ■ Trunk release button (vehicles with a smart key system)

    While carrying the electronic key, press the button on the trunk lid.

    When all the doors are unlocked using one of the following methods, the trunk can be opened without the electronic key:

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