Toyota Camry: Steering lock motor overheating prevention - Engine (ignition) switch (vehicles with a smart key system) - Driving procedures - When driving - Toyota Camry Owners ManualToyota Camry: Steering lock motor overheating prevention

To prevent the steering lock motor from overheating, the motor may be suspended if the engine is turned on and off repeatedly in a short period of time.

In this case, refrain from operating the engine. After about 10 seconds, the steering lock motor will resume functioning.

    When the steering lock cannot be released
    The smart key system indicator light (green) will flash quickly. Check that the shift lever is set in P. Press the “ENGINE START STOP” switch while turning the steering wheel left and rig ...

    When the smart key system indicator light flashes in yellow
    The system may be malfunctioning. Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer immediately. ...

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