Lexus NX: Lexus Safety System+ 2.0

The Lexus Safety System+ 2.0 consists of the following drive assist systems and contributes to a safe and comfortable driving experience:

Driving assist system

WARNING

■Lexus Safety System+ 2.0 The Lexus Safety System+ 2.0 is designed to operate under the assumption that the driver will drive safely, and is designed to help reduce the impact to the occupants and the vehicle in the case of a collision or assist the driver in normal driving conditions.

As there is a limit to the degree of recognition accuracy and control performance that this system can provide, do not overly rely on this system. The driver is always responsible for paying attention to the vehicle's surroundings and driving safely.

Sensors

Two types of sensors, located behind the front grille and windshield, detect information necessary to operate the drive assist systems.

Lexus NX. Using the driving support systems

  1. Radar sensor
  2. Front camera

WARNING

■To avoid malfunction of the radar sensor Observe the following precautions.

Otherwise, the radar sensor may not operate properly, possibly leading to an accident resulting in death or serious injury.

Lexus NX. Using the driving support systems

  1. Radar sensor
  2. Grille cover

If the front of the radar sensor or the front or back of the grille cover is dirty or covered with water droplets, snow, etc., clean it.

Clean the radar sensor and grille cover with a soft cloth to avoid damaging them.

■To avoid malfunction of the front camera Observe the following precautions.

Otherwise, the front camera may not operate properly, possibly leading to an accident resulting in death or serious injury.

Lexus NX. Using the driving support systems

  1. From the top of the windshield to approximately 0.4 in. (1 cm) below the bottom of the front camera
  2. Approximately 7.9 in. (20 cm) (Approximately 4.0 in. [10 cm] to the right and left from the center of the front camera)

WARNING

 

■If a warning message is displayed on the multi-information display A system may be temporarily unavailable or there may be a malfunction in the system.

Situation Actions
When the area around a sensor is covered with dirt, moisture (fogged up, covered with condensation, ice, etc.), or other foreign matter To clean the part of the windshield in front of the front camera, use the windshield wipers or the windshield defogger of the air conditioning system
When the temperature around the front camera is outside of the operational range, such as when the vehicle is in the sun or in an extremely cold environment If the front camera is hot, such as after the vehicle had been parked in the sun, use the air conditioning system to decrease the temperature around the front camera.

If a sunshade was used when the vehicle was parked, depending on its type, the sunlight reflected from the surface of the sunshade may cause the temperature of the front camera to become excessively high.

If the front camera is cold, such as after the vehicle is parked in an extremely cold environment, use the air conditioning system to increase the temperature around the front camera.
The area in front of the front camera is obstructed, such as when the hood is open or a sticker is attached to the part of the windshield in front of the front camera. Close the hood, remove the sticker, etc. to clear the obstruction.

If the message does not disappear, contact your Lexus dealer.

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