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You can use Toyota Camry cruise control to maintain a set speed without depressing the accelerator pedal.

System Components

Meter display

  1. Set speed
  2. Indicators

Operation switches

  1. “+ RES” switch
  2. Cruise control main switch
  3.  Cancel switch
  4.  “SET” switch

Setting the vehicle speed

1. Press the cruise control main switch to activate the cruise control. Cruise control indicator will be displayed. Press the switch again to deactivate the cruise control.

2. Accelerate or decelerate the vehicle to the desired speed, and press the “SET” switch to set the speed. Cruise control “SET” indicator will be displayed. The vehicle speed at the moment the switch is released becomes the set speed.

Adjusting the set speed

To change the set speed, operate the “+ RES” or “SET” switch until the desired set speed is obtained.

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  1. Increases the speed
  2. Decreases the speed
    Fine adjustment: Press the switch.
    Large adjustment: Press and hold the switch to change the speed, and release when the desired speed is reached.

The set speed will be increased or decreased as follows:

  • When the set speed is shown in “MPH”
    Fine adjustment: By approximately 1 mph (1.6 km/h) each time the switch is operated.
    Large adjustment: The set speed can be increased or decreased continually until the switch is released.
  • When the set speed is shown in “km/h”
    Fine adjustment: By approximately 1 km/h (0.6 mph) each time the switch is operated
    Large adjustment: The set speed can be increased or decreased continually until the switch is released.

Canceling and resuming the constant speed control

  1. Pressing the cancel switch cancels the constant speed control.
    The speed setting is also canceled when the brakes are applied.
  2. Pressing the “+ RES” switch resumes the constant speed control.
    Resuming is available when the vehicle speed is more than approximately 25 mph (40 km/h).

Cruise control can be set when

  • The shift lever is in D or range 4 or higher of S has been selected.
  • Range 4 or higher of D has been selected by using the paddle shift switch. (vehicles with paddle shift switches)
  • Vehicle speed is above approximately 25 mph (40 km/h).

Accelerating after setting the vehicle speed

  • The vehicle can be accelerated normally. After acceleration, the set speed resumes.
  • Even without canceling the cruise control, the set speed can be increased by first accelerating the vehicle to the desired speed and then pressing the “SET” switch to set the new speed.

Automatic cruise control cancelation

Cruise control will stop maintaining the vehicle speed in any of the following situations.

  • Actual vehicle speed falls more than approximately 10 mph (16 km/h) below the preset vehicle speed.
  • At this time, the memorized set speed is not retained.
  • Actual vehicle speed is below approximately 25 mph (40 km/h).
  • VSC is activated.
  • TRAC is activated for a period of time.
  • When the VSC or TRAC system is turned off.

If the warning message for the cruise control is shown on the multiinformation display

Press the cruise control main switch once to deactivate the system, and then press the button again to reactivate the system.

If the cruise control speed cannot be set or if the cruise control cancels immediately after being activated, there may be a malfunction in the cruise control system. Have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

WARNING

To avoid operating the cruise control by mistake

Switch the cruise control off using the cruise control main switch when not in use.

Situations unsuitable for cruise control

Do not use cruise control in any of the following situations.
Doing so may result in loss of control and could cause an accident resulting in death or serious injury.

  • In heavy traffic
  • On roads with sharp bends
  • On winding roads
  • On slippery roads, such as those covered with rain, ice or snow
  • On steep hills
    Vehicle speed may exceed the set speed when driving down a steep hill.
  • During emergency towing
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