Lexus NX: Back door

The back door can be opened using the back door open switch, smart access system with push-button start or wireless remote control.

WARNING

■Caution while driving

■When children are in the vehicle Observe the following precautions.

Failure to do so may result in death or serious injury.

■Operating the back door Observe the following precautions.

Failure to do so may cause parts of the body to be caught, resulting in death or serious injury.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

Unlocking and locking the back door from the outside

■ Smart access system with pushbutton start Carry the electronic key to enable this function.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

  1. Locks all the doors

Check that the door is securely locked.

  1. Unlocks all the doors

The doors cannot be unlocked for 3 seconds after the doors are locked.

Opening/closing the back door (vehicles without power back door)

■ Open Raise the back door while pressing up the back door opener switch.

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■ Close Lower the back door using the back door handle, and make sure to push the back door down from the outside to close it.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

■Luggage compartment light

■If the back door opener is inoperative The back door can be unlocked from the inside.

1. Remove the cover.

To protect the cover, place a rag between the flathead screwdriver and the cover as shown in the illustration.

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2. Move the lever.

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NOTICE

■Back door damper stays

The back door is equipped with damper stays A that hold the back door in place.

Observe the following precautions.

Failure to do so may cause damage to the back door damper stay A resulting in malfunction.

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Opening/closing the back door (vehicles with power back door)

■ Opening/closing the back door using the wireless remote control Press the for 1 second.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

■ Opening/closing the back door from the inside Press the for 1 second.

A buzzer sounds and the back door automatically opens and closes.

Pressing the while the back door is opening/closing stops the operation.

When the is pressed again for 1 second during the halted operation, the back door will perform the reverse operation.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

■ Opening/closing the back door from the outside

When the back door is unlocked: Press the back door opener switch.

When the back door is locked: While carrying the electronic key on your person, press the back door opener switch.

A buzzer sounds and the back door automatically opens.

Pressing the switch while the back door is opening stops the operation.

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Pressing the .

A buzzer sounds and the back door automatically closes.

Pressing the while the back door is closing stops the operation.

Pressing the again will reverse the operation.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

Press the .

A different buzzer than the normal one will sound and the power back door will begin closing automatically. When the power back door is closed, all of the doors will lock simultaneously and operation signals will indicate that all of the doors have been locked.

If the is pressed while the power back door is closing, the operation will stop.

Pressing the again will close the power back door automatically.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

■ Closing the back door using the back door handle Lower the back door using the back door handle, then a buzzer sounds and the back door automatically closes.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

■ Opening/closing the back door using the kick sensor (vehicles with Hands Free Power Back Door)

1. While carrying an electronic key, stand within the smart access system with push-button start operation range, approximately 19.7 to 27.6 in. (50 to 70 cm) from the rear bumper.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

  1. Kick sensor
  2. Kick sensor detection area
  3. Smart access system with pushbutton start operation detection area

2. Perform a kick operation by moving your foot to within approximately 3.9 in. (10 cm) of the rear bumper and then pulling it back.

When all of the doors are locked: If the movement is detected by the kick sensor, all of the doors will be unlocked.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

  1. Kick sensor
  2. Kick sensor detection area

3. When the sensor detects that your foot is pulled back, a buzzer will sound and the back door will automatically fully open/close.

If kick operation is performed again in the middle of back door operating, the operation will stop.

■Luggage compartment light

■Power back door operating conditions With the power back door operations set to ON, it can automatically open and close for the following conditions:

*: When configured with the customization function so that it can be operated after being unlocked, operate the back door after it has been unlocked.

■Kick sensor operating conditions (vehicles with Hands Free Power Back Door)

■Back door closer In the event that the back door is left slightly open, the back door closer will automatically close it to the fully closed position.

Whatever the state of the power switch, the back door closer operates.

■Operation of the power back door

■Close & lock function When the power back door is open, this function closes the power back door and then locks all of the doors simultaneously.

When the following procedures are performed and there are no electronic keys for the vehicle within the vehicle, all of the doors will lock when the power back door is completely closed.

1. Close all of the doors except the power back door.

2. While carrying an electronic key, press the switch on the lower part of the power back door.

A different buzzer than the normal one will sound and then the power back door will begin closing automatically. When the power back door is closed, all of the doors will lock simultaneously and operation signals will indicate that all of the doors have been locked.

■Situations in which the close & lock function may not operate properly (vehicles with Hands Free Power Back Door) In the following situations, the close & lock function may not operate properly:

■Situations in which the kick sensor may operate unintentionally (vehicles with Hands Free Power Back Door) In the following situations, the kick sensor may not operate properly:

If the rear bumper has been touched for a while, wait for a short time before attempting to operate the back door again.

If an accessory has been installed, turn the kick sensor operation setting off.

■Situations in which the kick sensor does not operate properly (vehicles with Hands Free Power Back Door) When an electronic key is in the operation range, the kick sensor may operate unintentionally, so be careful in the following situations.

To prevent unintentional operation, turn the kick sensor operation setting off.

■When reconnecting the 12-volt battery To enable the power back door to operate properly, close the back door manually.

■Jam protection function Sensors are installed in the right and left sides of the power back door. When the door is automatically closing and the sensors are pushed due to an object being clamped, etc., the jam protection function operates.

From that position the door automatically moves a little in the opposite direction and then the function stops.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

■If the back door opener is inoperative The back door can be unlocked from the inside.

1. Remove the cover.

To protect the cover, place a rag between the flathead screwdriver and the cover as shown in the illustration.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

2. Move the lever.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

■Customization Settings (e.g. back door automatic open and stop position) can be changed.

WARNING

■Back door closer

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

■Power back door Observe the following precautions when operating the power back door.

Failure to do so may cause death or serious injury.

■Jam protection function Observe the following precautions.

Failure to do so may cause death or serious injury.

■Kick sensor (vehicles with Hands Free Power Back Door) Observe the following precautions when operating the power back door.

Failure to do so may cause death or serious injury.

NOTICE

■Back door spindles

The back door is equipped with spindles A that hold the back door in place.

Observe the following precautions.

Failure to do so may cause damage to the back door spindle A, resulting in malfunction.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

■To prevent back door closer malfunction Do not apply excessive force to the back door while the back door closer is operating.

■To prevent damage to the power back door

■Close & lock function When closing the power back door using the close & lock function, a different buzzer than the normal one will sound before the operation begins.

To check that the operation has started correctly, check that a different buzzer than the normal one has sounded.

Additionally, when the power back door is fully closed and locked, operation signals will indicate that all of the doors have been locked.

Before leaving the vehicle, make sure that the operational signals have operated and that all of the doors are locked.

■Kick sensor precautions (vehicles with Hands Free Power Back Door) The kick sensor is located behind lower center part of the rear bumper. Observe the following to ensure that the power back door function operates properly:

NOTICE

Canceling the power back door system (vehicles with power back door)

ON (operate) and OFF (stop) can be switched between by the of the multi-information display.

1. Press orof the meter control switches and select .

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2. Press or of the meter control switches, select the "Vehicle Settings" and then press .

3. Press or of the meter control switches, select Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors and then press .

4. Press or of the meter control switches, and then select "PBD".

5. ON and OFF will be switched over with presses of on the meter control switches.

When OFF is selected and the operations of the power back door is made to stop from the of multi-information display, unless it is set to ON, the operation of the power back door will not return. (No return in the power switch operation)

Canceling the kick sensor (vehicles with Hands Free Power Back Door)

ON (enable) and OFF (disable) can be switched between by the of the multi-information display.

1. Press or of the meter control switches and select .

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

2. Press or of the meter control switches, select the "Vehicle Settings" and then press .

3. Press or of the meter control switches, select Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors, and then press .

4. Press or of the meter control switches, and then select "Kick Sensor".

5. ON and OFF will be switched over with presses of on the meter control switches.

When OFF is selected and the operations of the kick sensor is made to stop from the of multi-information display, unless it is set to ON, the operation of the kick sensor will not return. (No return in the power switch operation)

Adjusting the open position of the back door (vehicles with power back door)

The open position of the power back door can be adjusted.

1. Stop the back door in the desirable position.

2. Press and hold the power back door switch on the back door for 2 seconds.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

■Returning the back door automatic stop position to the initial settings Press and hold the power back door switch on the back door for 7 seconds.

After the buzzer sounds 4 times, it sounds twice more. When the power back door does the opening operation the next time, the door will open to the initial settings position.

Lexus NX. Opening, closing and locking the doors

■When setting the open position of the back door by the navigation system or multimedia system The opening position can be set with the navigation system or multimedia system.

Priority for the stop position is given to the last position set by either the switch, navigation system or multimedia system.

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