Lexus NX: Utility vehicle precautions

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This vehicle belongs to the utility vehicle class, which has higher ground clearance and narrower tread in relation to the height of its center of gravity.

Utility vehicle feature

WARNING

■Utility vehicle precautions Always observe the following precautions to minimize the risk of death or serious injury or damage to your vehicle:

Off-road driving

Your vehicle is not designed to be driven off-road. However, in the event that off-road driving cannot be avoided, please observe the following precautions to help avoid the areas prohibited to vehicles.

■Additional information for off-road driving

For owners in U.S. mainland, Hawaii and Puerto Rico: To obtain additional information pertaining to driving your vehicle off-road, consult the following organizations.

WARNING

■Off-road driving precautions Always observe the following precautions to minimize the risk of death or serious injury or damage to your vehicle:

NOTICE

■To prevent water damage Take all necessary safety measures to ensure that water damage to the hybrid battery (traction battery), hybrid system or other components does not occur.

NOTICE

■When you drive through water If driving through water, such as when crossing shallow streams, first check the depth of the water and the bottom of the riverbed for firmness. Drive slowly and avoid deep water.

■Inspection after off-road driving

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 Wheels

If a wheel is bent, cracked or heavily corroded, it should be replaced. Otherwise, the tire may separate from the wheel or cause a loss of handling control. Wheel selection When replacing wheels, care should be taken to ensure that they are equivalent to those removed in load capacity, di

 Checking and replacing fuses

If any of the electrical components do not operate, a fuse may have blown. If this happens, check and replace the fuses as necessary. Checking and replacing fuses 1. Turn the power switch off. 2. Open the fuse box cover. Engine compartment: type A fuse box Push the tab in and lift the lid

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