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Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, Closing And Locking The Doors Instructions

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Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing, and locking the doors 

When it comes to how easy and safe it is to open, close, and lock the doors, the 2023 Toyota BZ4X changes the game. In a time when technology keeps changing the way we live, this electric SUV is a great example of how well new ideas can fit into the driving experience. With high-tech features like keyless entry, power door locks, and a wide range of customizable settings, the BZ4X makes getting into your car and keeping it safe as easy and simple as possible. Whether you’re coming to your car with your hands full, leaving on a trip, or just parking and walking away, the BZ4X’s door operation and closing systems adapt easily to your needs, making your life easier and giving you more peace of mind. As the car industry changes, the 2023 BZ4X sets a new standard for how technology and usefulness should work together. This makes every drive a sign of easy control and modernity.

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Side doors

The vehicle can be locked and unlocked using the entry function, wireless remote control, door lock switches or inside lock buttons.

Unlocking and locking the oors from the outside

Using the entry function

  • Carry the electronic key to enable this function.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 5 (2)

  1. Grip the driver’s door handle to unlock the door. Holding the driver’s door handle for approximately 2 seconds unlocks all the doors. Grip the front passenger’s door handle (some models) or rear door handle (some models) to unlock all the doors.
    1. Make sure to touch the sensor on the back of the handle. The doors cannot be unlocked for 3 seconds after the doors are locked.
    2. The door unlocks settings can be changed.
  2. Touch the lock sensor (the indentation on the side of the door handle) to lock the doors.
    1. Check that the door is securely locked.

Using the wireless remote control

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 5 (3)

  1. Locks all the doors
    1. Check that the door is securely locked.
  2. Unlocks all the doors
  3. Pressing the button unlocks the driver’s door. Pressing the button again within 5 seconds unlocks the other doors. Press and hold to open the side windows.*
    1. This setting must be customized at your Toyota dealer.

Switching the door unlock function

It is possible to set which doors the entry function unlocks using the wireless remote control. Perform the switching operation in the vehicle or within approximately 3.2 ft. (1 m) of the vehicle.

  1. Turn the power switch OFF.
  2. When the indicator light on the key surface is not on, press and hold Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 5 (4),Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 5 (5) orToyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 5 (6) for approximately 5 seconds while pressing and holdingToyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 5 (1).

The setting changes each time an operation is performed, as shown below. (When changing the setting continuously, release the buttons, wait for at least 5 seconds, and repeat step 2.)

Multi-informa- tion dis- play/Beep Unlocking function
  Holding the
  driver’s door handle unlocks only
   
Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 7

Exterior: Beeps 3 times

the driver’s door.
Holding the pas- passenger’s door handle or pressing the back door
  opener switch
  unlocks all the
  doors.
  Holding a door
Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 8

Exterior: Beeps twice

handle or pressing the back door opener switch unlocks all the doors.

Vehicles with alarm: To prevent unintended triggering of the alarm, unlock the doors using the wireless remote control and open and close a door once the settings have been changed. (If a door is not opened within 60 seconds afterToyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 5 (4) is pressed, the doors will be locked again and the alarm will automatically be set.)

In a case the alarm is triggered, immediately stop the alarm. 

Locking the front doors from the outside without a key

  1. Move the inside lock button to the lock position.
  2. Close the door.

The door cannot be locked if the power switch is in ACC or ON, or the electronic key is left inside the vehicle. Depending on the position of the electronic key, the key may not be detected correctly and the door may be locked.

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Impact detection door lock release system

In the event that the vehicle is subject to a strong impact, all the doors are unlocked. Depending on the force of the impact or the type of accident, however, the system may not operate.

Operation signals

Doors: A buzzer sounds and the emergency flashers flash to indicate that the doors have been locked/unlocked. (Locked: Once; Unlocked: Twice)
Side windows: A buzzer sounds to indicate that the side windows are operating.

Security feature

If a door is not opened within approximately 60 seconds after the vehicle is unlocked, the security feature automatically locks the vehicle again. (However, depending on the location of the electronic key, the key may be detected as being in the vehicle. In this case, vehicle may be unlocked.)

When the door cannot be locked by the lock sensor on the surface of the door handle

When the door cannot be locked even if the lock sensor on the surface of the door handle is touched by a finger, touch the lock sensor with the palm. When gloves are being worn, remove the gloves.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 9

Door lock buzzer

If an attempt to lock the doors using the smart key system is made when a door other than the door you are locking is open, a buzzer sounds continuously for 5 seconds. Fully close all the doors, and lock the vehicle once more.

Setting the alarm (if equipped)

  • Locking the doors will set the alarm system.

Conditions affecting the operation of the smart key system or wireless remote control
If the smart key system or the wireless remote control does not operate properly

  • Use the mechanical key to lock and unlock the doors.
  • Replace the key battery with a new one if it is depleted. 

If the 12-volt battery is discharged

The doors cannot be locked and unlocked using the smart key system or wireless remote control. Lock or unlock the doors using the mechanical key.

Rear seat reminder function

  • In order to remind you not to forget luggage, etc., in the rear seat, when the power switch is turned to OFF after any of the following conditions are met, a buzzer will sound and a message will be displayed on the multi-information display for approximately 6 seconds.
  • The EV system is started within 10 minutes after opening and closing a rear door.
  • A rear door has been opened and closed after the EV system was started.

However, if a rear door is opened and then closed within approximately 2 seconds, the rear seat reminder function may not operate.

  • The rear seat reminder function determines that luggage, etc., has been placed in a rear seat based on the opening and closing of a rear door. Therefore, depending on the situation, the rear seat reminder function may not operate and you may still forget luggage, etc., in the rear seat, or it may operate unnecessarily.
  • The rear seat reminder function can be enabled/disabled.

Customization

  • Settings (e.g. unlocking function using a key) can be changed. 

WARNING: To prevent an accident

  • Observe the following precautions while driving the vehicle. Failure to do so may result in a door opening and an occupant could be thrown out of the vehicle, resulting in death or serious injury.
  • Ensure that all doors are properly closed and locked.
  • Do not pull the inside handle of the doors while driving. Be especially careful for the front doors, as the doors may be opened even if the inside lock buttons are in locked position.
  • Set the rear door child-protector locks when children are seated in the rear seats.

When opening or closing a door

  • Check the surroundings of the vehicle such as whether the vehicle is on an incline, whether there is enough space for a door to open and whether a strong wind is blowing. When opening or closing the door, hold the door handle tightly to prepare for any unpredictable movement.

When using the wireless remote control or mechanical key and operating the power windows

  • Operate the power window after checking to make sure that there is no possibility of any passenger having any of their body parts caught in the side window. Also, do not allow children to operate the wireless remote control or mechanical key. It is possible for children and other passengers to get caught in the side window.

Unlocking and locking the doors from the inside

Using the door lock switches

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 10

  1. Locks all the doors
  2. Unlocks all the doors

Using the inside lock buttons

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 11

  1. Locks the door
  2. Unlocks the door

The front doors can be opened by pulling the inside handle even if the lock buttons are in the lock position.

Open door warning buzzer

If the vehicle speed reaches 3 mph (5 km/h), a buzzer sounds to indicate that the door(s) or the hood is not fully closed. The open door(s) or hood is displayed on the multi-information display.

When all the doors are locked with the entry function or wireless remote control

  • The doors cannot be unlocked with the door lock switch.
  • The door lock switches can be reset by unlocking all the doors with the entry function or wireless remote control.

Rear door child-protector lock

The door cannot be opened from inside the vehicle when the lock is set.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 12

  1. Unlock
  2. Lock

These locks can be set to prevent children from opening the rear doors. Push down on each rear door switch to lock both rear doors.

Automatic door locking and unlocking systems

The following functions can be set or canceled: 

Function Operation
  All doors are
  automatically
Speed linked locked when
door locking vehicle speed is
function approximately
  12mph (20 km/h)
  or higher.
  All doors are
Shift position linked door locking function automatically locked when shifting the shift

position other

  than P.
Shift position linked door unlocking function All doors are automatically unlocked when shifting the shift position to P.
  All doors are
  automatically
Driver’s door linked door unlocking function unlocked when the driver’s door is opened within approximately 45

seconds after

  turning the power
  switch off.

Back door

The back door can be locked/unlocked and opened/closed by the following procedures.

WARNING: Observe the following precautions.

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

Before driving

  • Make sure that the back door is fully closed. If the back door is not fully closed, it may open unexpectedly while driving and hit nearby objects or luggage in the luggage compartment may be thrown out, causing an accident.
  • Do not allow children to play in the luggage compartment. If a child is accidentally locked in the luggage compartment, they could get heat exhaustion or other injuries.
  • Do not allow a child to open or close the back door. Doing so may cause the back door to operate unexpectedly, or cause the child’s hands, head, or neck to be caught by the closing back door.

Important points while driving

  • Keep the back door closed while driving.
  • If the back door is left open, it may hit nearby objects or luggage in the luggage compartment may be thrown out, causing an accident.
  • Never let anyone sit in the luggage compartment.
  • In the event of sudden braking, sudden swerving or a collision, they are susceptible to death or serious injury.

Back door handles

  • Do not hang any object to the back door handles. If any object is hung, the back door may suddenly shut, causing parts of the body to be caught, resulting 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.
  • Remove any heavy loads, such as snow and ice, from the back door before opening it. Failure to do so may cause the back door to suddenly shut again after it is opened.
  • When opening or closing the back door, thoroughly check to make sure the surrounding area is safe.
  • If anyone is in the vicinity, make sure they are safe and let them know that the back door is about to open or close.
  • Use caution when opening or closing the back door in windy weather as it may move abruptly in strong wind.
  • Vehicles without power back door: The back door may suddenly shut if it is not opened fully. It is more difficult to open or close the back door on an incline than on a level surface, so beware of the back door unexpectedly opening or closing by itself. Make sure that the back door is fully open and secure before using the luggage compartment.

 Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 13

  • Vehicles with power back door: The back door may suddenly shut if it is not opened fully, while on a steep incline. Make sure that the back door is secured before using the luggage compartment.
  • When closing the back door, take extra care to prevent your fingers, etc., from being caught.Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 14
  • Vehicles without power back door: When closing the back door, make sure to press it lightly on its outer surface. If the back door handle is used to fully close the back door, it may result in hands or arms being caught.
  • Vehicles without power back door: Do not pull on the back door damper stay to close the back door, and do not hang on the back door damper stay. Doing so may cause hands to be caught or the back door damper stay to break, causing an accident.
  • Vehicles with power back door: Do not pull on the back door spindle to close the back door, and do not hang on the back door spindle. Doing so may cause hands to be caught or the back door spindle to break, causing an accident.
  • Vehicles without power back door: If a bicycle carrier or similar heavy object is attached to the back door, it may suddenly shut again after being opened, causing someone’s hands, head, or neck to be caught and injured. When installing an accessory part to the back door, using a genuine Toyota part is recommended.

Unlocking and locking the back door from the outside

Using the entry function (if equipped)

Carry the electronic key to enable this function.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 15

  1. Unlocks all the doors
    1. The doors cannot be unlocked for 3 seconds after the doors are locked.
  2. Locks all the doors
    1. Check that the door is securely locked.

Using the wireless remote control
Operation signals
Security feature

Unlocking and locking the back door from the inside

Using the door lock switches

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

Open

  • Raise the back door while pressing up the back door opener switch.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 16

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.
  • Be careful not to pull the back door sideways when closing the back door with the handle.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 17

Luggage compartment light

  • The luggage compartment light turns on when the back door is opened.
  • When the power switch is turned to OFF, the light will go off automatically after 20 minutes.

If the back door opener is inoperative

The back door can be unlocked from the inside.

  1. Remove the cover.
    1. To prevent damage, cover the tip of the screwdriver with a rag.Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 18
  2. Loose the screw and move the cover.Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 19C
  3. Move the lever.Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 20
  4. When installing, reverse the steps listed.

Open door warning buzzer

NOTICE: Back door damper stays

  • The back door is equipped with damper stays that hold the back door in place.
  • Observe the following precautions. Failure to do so may cause damage to the back door damper stay, resulting in malfunction.Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 21
  • Do not attach any foreign objects, such as stickers, plastic sheets, or adhesives to the damper stay rod.
  • Do not touch the damper stay rod with gloves or other fabric items.
  • Do not attach any accessories other than genuine Toyota parts to the back door.
  • Do not place your hand on the damper stay or apply lateral forces to it.

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

Using the wireless remote control

  • Press and hold the switch.
  • The power back door automatically opens/closes.
  • Pressing the switch while the power back door is opening/closing stops the operation. When the switch is pressed and held again during the halted operation, the back door will perform the reverse operation.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 22

Using the power back door switch on the instrument panel

Press and hold the switch. The power back door automatically opens/closes. Unlock the back door before operating. Pressing the switch while the power back door is opening/closing stops the operation. When the switch is pressed and held again during the halted operation, the back door will perform the reverse operation.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 23

Opening the back door using the back door opener switch

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 and hold the back door opener switch. The power back door automatically opens. Pressing the switch while the power back door is opening stops the operation. Pressing the switch again will open the back door automatically.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 24

Using the power back door switch on the back door

Close

  • Press the switch.
  • The power back door automatically closes.
  • Pressing the switch while the power back door is operating will stop the operation.
  • When the switch is pressed again during the halted operation, the back door will perform the reverse operation.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 26

  • Close the back door and lock all doors (close & lock function)

While carrying the electronic key on your person, press the switch. After operating the switch, the power back door will not close for about 30 seconds when it is within the detection area of the electronic key. After operating the switch, the power back door closes when it goes out of the detection area of the electronic key. Also, if entering the detection area of the electronic key while the power back door is closing, the power back door will stop. 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 switch is pressed while the power back door is closing, the]operation will stop. When the switch is pressed again during the halted operation, the back door will perform the reverse operation.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 27

Using the back door handles

  • Lower the back door using the back door handle.
  • The back door closing assist will be activated, and the power back door will fully close automatically.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 28

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

When operating the Hands-Free Power Back Door, make sure that the power switch is in OFF, the Hands-Free Power Back Door operation is enabled and you are carrying an electronic key.

  1. While carrying an electronic key, stand within the smart key system operation range, approximately 11.8 to 19.7 in (30 to 50 cm) from the rear bumper.Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 29
  • A. Kick sensor
  • B. Hands Free Power Back Door operation detection area
  • C. Smart key system operation detection area
  1. 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.

Perform the entire kick operation within 1 second. The back door will not start operating while a foot is detected under the rear bumper. Operate the Hands-Free Power Back Door without contacting the rear bumper with your foot. If another electronic key is in the cabin or luggage compartment, it may take slightly longer than normal for the operation to occur.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 30

  • A. Kick sensor
  • B. Hands Free Power Back Door operation detection area

When the kick sensor detects a kicking motion with the foot, the buzzer sounds, and when the foot being pulled is detected, the back door automatically fully opens or fully closes.

The buzzer can be turned off with the customize function. If a foot is moved under the rear bumper while the back door is opening/closing, the back door will stop moving. If a foot is moved under the rear bumper again during the halted operation, the back door will perform the reverse operation.

Luggage compartment light

  • The luggage compartment light turns on when the back door is opened.
  • When the power switch is turned to OFF, the light will go off automatically after 20 minutes.

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.

Power back door operating conditions

The power back door can automatically open and close under the following conditions:

  • When the power back door system is enabled. 
  • When the power switch is in ON, in addition to the above for the opening operations, the back door operates for any of the following conditions:
    • The parking brake is engaged
    • The brake pedal is depressed
    • The shift position is in P.

Operation of the power back door

  • A buzzer sounds and the emergency flashers flash twice to indicate that the back door is opening/closing.
  • When the power back door system is disabled, the power back door does not operate but it can be opened and closed by hand.
  • When the power back door automatically opens, if an abnormality due to people or objects is detected, the operation will stop.

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Jam protection function

  • Sensors are equipped on both sides of the power back door. If anything obstructs the power back door while it is closing, the back door will automatically operate in the opposite direction or stop.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 31

Fall-down protection function

While the power back door is opening automatically, applying excessive force to it will stop the opening operation to prevent the power back door from suddenly shutting.

Back door closing assist

If the back door is lowered manually when the back door is stopped at an open position, the back door will fully close automatically.

Back door reserve lock function

This function is a function that reserves locking of all doors, beforehand, when the power back door is open. When the following procedure is performed, all the doors except the power back door are locked and then the power back door will also be locked at the same time it is closed.

  1. Close all doors, except the back door.
  2. During the power back door closing operation, lock the doors using the smart key system from the side doorsor the wireless remote control.

Operation signals will indicate that all the doors have been closed and locked 

  • If the electronic key is placed inside the vehicle after starting a close operation via the door reserve lock function, the electronic key may become locked inside the vehicle.
  • If the power back door does not fully close due to the operation of the jam protection function, etc., while the back door is automatically closing after a door reserve lock operation is performed, the door reserve lock function is canceled and all the doors will unlock.
  • Before leaving the vehicle, make sure that all the doors are closed and locked.

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 theToyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 32 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. The double-locking system will not operate at this time.

Situations in which the close & lock function may not operate properly

In the following situations, the close & lock function may not operate properly:

  • If theToyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 32 switch on the lower part of the power back door is pressed by a hand that is holding an electronic key
  • If theToyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 32 switch on the lower part of the power back door is pressed when the electronic key is in a bag, etc., that is placed on the ground
  • If theToyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 32 switch on the lower part of the power back door is pressed with the electronic key not near the vehicle.

Hands-Free Power Back Door operating conditions (vehicles with Hands-Free Power Back Door)

The Hands-Free Power Back Door will open/close automatically when the following conditions are met:

  • The Hands-Free Power Back Door operation is enabled 
  • The power switch is in OFF.
  • The electronic key is within the operational range. 
  • A foot is put near the lower center part of the rear bumper and moved away from the rear bumper.

The power back door may also be operated by putting a hand, an elbow, a knee, etc. near the lower center part of the rear bumper and moving it away from the rear bumper. Make sure to put it close enough to the center part of the rear bumper.

Situations in which the Hands Free Power Back Door may not operate properly (vehicles with Hands Free Power Back Door)

In the following situations, the Hands-Free Power Back Door may not operate properly:

  • When a foot remains under the rear bumper
  • If the rear bumper is strongly hit with a foot or is touched for a while

If the rear bumper has been touched for a while, wait for a short time before attempting to operate the Hands Free Power Back Door again

  • When operated while a person is too close to the rear bumper
  • When an external radio wave source interferes with the communication between the electronic key and the vehicle

When charging from an external power source or connecting the AC charging cable

  • When the vehicle is parked near an electrical noise source that affects the sensitivity of the Hands-Free Power Back Door, such as a pay parking spot, gas station, electrically heated road, or fluorescent light
  • When the vehicle is near a TV tower, electric power plant, radio station, large display, airport or other facility that generates strong radio waves or electrical noise
  • When a large amount of water is applied to the rear bumper, such as when the vehicle is being washed or in heavy rain
  • When mud, snow, ice, etc. is attached to the rear bumper
  • When the vehicle has been parked for a while near objects that may move and contact the rear bumper, such as plants
  • When an accessory is installed to the rear bumper If an accessory has been installed, turn the Hands Free Power Back Door operation setting off.

Preventing unintentional operation of the Hands-Free Power Back Door (vehicles with Hands

Free Power Back Door) When an electronic key is in the operation range, the Hands-Free Power Back Door may operate unintentionally, so be careful in the following situations.

  • When a large amount of water is applied to the rear bumper, such as when the vehicle is being washed or in heavy rain
  • When dirt is wiped off the rear bumper
  • When a small animal or small object, such as a ball, moves under the rear bumper
  • When an object is moved from under the rear bumper
  • If someone is swinging their legs while sitting on the rear bumper
  • If the legs or another part of someone’s body contacts the rear bumper while passing by the vehicle
  • When the vehicle is parked near an electrical noise source which affects the sensitivity of the Hands Free Power Back Door, such as a pay parking spot, gas station, electrically heated road, or fluorescent light
  • When the vehicle is near a TV tower, electric power plant, radio station, large display, airport or other facility that generates strong radio waves or electrical noise
  • When the vehicle is parked in a place where objects such as plants are near the rear bumper
  • If luggage, etc. is set near the rear bumper
  • If accessories or a vehicle cover is installed/removed near the rear bumper
  • When the vehicle is being towed To prevent unintentional operation, turn the Hands Free Power Back Door operation setting off. 

When reconnecting the 12-volt battery

  • To enable the power back door to operate properly, close the back door manually.

If the back door opener is inoperative

The back door can be unlocked from the inside.

  1.  Remove the cover.
    1. To prevent damage, cover the tip of the screwdriver with a rag.Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 33
  2. Loose the screw and move the cover.Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 34
  3. Move the lever.Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 35
  4. When installing, reverse the steps listed.

Customization

Some functions can be customized. 

WARNING: 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. It takes several seconds before the back door closer begins to operate. Be careful not to catch fingers or anything else in the back door, as this may cause bone fractures or other serious injuries.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 36

  • Use caution when using the back door closer as it still operates when the power back door system is canceled.

Power back door

  • Observe the following precautions when operating the power back door. Failure to do so may cause death or serious injury.
  • Check the safety of the surrounding area to make sure there are no obstacles or anything that could cause any of your belongings to get caught.
  • If anyone is in the vicinity, make sure they are safe and let them know that the back door is about to open or close.
  • If the power back door system is turned off while the back door is operating automatically, the automatic operation is stopped. The back door then has to be operated manually. Take extra care when on an incline, as the back door may open or close unexpectedly.
  • If the operating conditions of the power back door are no longer met, a buzzer may sound and the back door may stop opening or closing. The back door then has to be operated manually. Take extra care when on an incline, as the back door may open or close abruptly.
  • On an incline, the back door may suddenly shut after it opens. Make sure the back door is fully open and secure.
  • In the following situations, the power back door may detect an abnormality and automatic operation may be stopped. In this case, the back door has to be operated manually. Take extra care when on an incline, as the back door may open or close abruptly.
    • When the back door contacts an obstacle
    • When the 12-volt battery voltage suddenly drops, such as when the power switch is turned to ON or the EV system is started during automatic operation
  • If a bicycle carrier or similar heavy object is attached to the back door, the power back door may not operate, causing itself to malfunction, or the back door may suddenly shut again after being opened, causing someone’s hands, arms, head or neck to be caught and injured. When installing an accessory part to the back door, using a genuine Toyota part is recommended.

Jam protection function

Observe the following precautions. Failure to do so may cause death or serious injury.

  • Never use any part of your body to intentionally activate the jam protection function.
  • The jam protection function may not work if something gets caught just before the back door fully closes. Be careful not to catch fingers or anything else.
  • The jam protection function may not work depending on the shape of the object that is caught. Be careful not to catch fingers or anything else.

Hands-Free Power Back Door (if equipped)

  • Observe the following precautions when operating the Hands Free Power Back Door. Failure to do so may cause death or serious injury.
  • Check the safety of the surrounding area to make sure there are no obstacles or anything that could cause any of your belongings to get caught.
  • When putting your foot near the lower center part of the rear bumper and moving it from the rear bumper, be careful not to touch the exhaust pipes until they have cooled down sufficiently, as touching hot exhaust pipes can cause burns.
  • Do not leave the electronic key within the effective range (detection area) of the luggage compartment.

NOTICE: Back door spindles

  • The back door is equipped with spindles that hold the back door in place. Observe the following precautions. Failure to do so may cause damage to the back door spindle, resulting in malfunction.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 37

  •  Do not attach any foreign objects, such as stickers, plastic sheets, or adhesives to the spindle rod.
  • Do not touch the spindle rod with gloves or other fabric items.
  • Do not attach any accessories other than genuine Toyota parts to the back door.
  • Do not place your hand on the spindle or apply lateral forces to it.

To prevent back door closer malfunction

Do not apply excessive force to the back door while the back door closer is operating. Applying excessive force may cause the back door closer to malfunction.

To prevent damage to the power back door

  • Make sure that there is no ice between the back door and frame that would prevent movement of the back door. Operating the power back door when excessive load is present on the back door may cause a malfunction.
  • Do not apply excessive force to the back door while the power back door is operating.
  • Take care not to damage the sensors (installed on the right and left edges of the power back door) with a knife or other sharp object. If the sensor is disconnected, the power back door will not close automatically.

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 operation signals have operated and that all of the doors are locked.

NOTICE: Hands-Free Power Back Door precautions (if equipped)

The kick sensor is located behind the lower center part of the rear bumper. Observe the following to ensure that the Hands Free Power Back Door function operates properly:

  • Keep the lower center part of the rear bumper clean at all times. If the lower center part of the rear bumper is dirty or covered with snow, the kick sensor may not operate. In this situation, clean off the dirt or snow, move the vehicle from the current position and then check if the kick sensor operates. If it does not operate, have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.
  • Do not apply coatings that have a rain clearing (hydrophilic) effect, or other coatings, to the lower center part of the rear bumper.
  • Do not park the vehicle near objects that may move and contact the lower center part of the rear bumper, such as grass or trees. If the vehicle has been parked for a while near objects that may move and contact the lower center part of the rear bumper, such as grass or trees, the kick sensor may not operate. In this situation, move the vehicle from the current position and then check if the kick sensor operates.
  • If it does not operate, have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.
  • Do not subject the kick sensor or its surrounding area to a strong impact. If the kick sensor or its surrounding area has been subjected to a strong impact, the kick sensor may not operate properly. If the kick sensor does not operate in the following situations, have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.
    • The kick sensor or its surrounding area has been subjected to a strong impact.
    • The lower center part of the rear bumper is scratched or damaged.
  • Do not disassemble the rear bumper.
  • Do not attach stickers to the rear bumper.
  • Do not paint the rear bumper.
  • If a bicycle carrier or similar heavy object is attached to the power back door, disable the Hands Free Power Back Door.

Changing settings of the power back door system (vehicles with power back door)

The settings of the power back door system can be changed by displaying the “Vehicle Settings”Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 38 screen from the setting screen of the multi-information display. The changed power back door settings are not reset by turning the power switch to OFF. In order to restore the original settings, they need to be changed back on the setting screen of the multi-information display.

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

When the settings are completed, the buzzer sounds 4 times. When opening the back door the next time, the back door will stop at that position.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 39

Canceling the adjusted open position of the back door

Press and hold the power back door switch on the back door for approximately 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 position of the initial setting.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 40

Customization

The opening position can be set with the multi-information display. Priority for the stop position is given to the last position set by either the power back door switch on the back door or the multi-information display.

Smart key system

The following operations can be performed simply by carrying the electronic key on your person, for example in your pocket. The driver should always carry the electronic key.

  • Locks and unlocks the doors* 
  • Locks and unlocks the back door*
  • Starts the EV system 

Antenna location

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 41

  • A. Antennas outside the cabin (driver’s side/front passenger’s side [if equipped])
  • B. Antennas outside the cabin (rear) (if equipped)
  • C. Antennas inside the cabin
  • D. Antenna inside the luggage compartment
  • E. Antenna outside the luggage compartment

Effective range (areas within which the electronic key is detected)

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 42

  • A. When locking or unlocking the doors
    • The system can be operated when the electronic key is within about 2.3 ft. (0.7 m) of the driver’s door handle, front passenger’s door handle (if equipped), rear door handles (if equipped), and back door opener switch (if equipped). (Only the doors detecting the key can be operated.)
  • B. When starting the EV system or changing power switch modes The system can be operated when the electronic key is inside the vehicle.

If an alarm sounds or a warning message is displayed

An alarm sound and warning message display is shown on the multi-information display are used to protect against unexpected accidents or theft of the vehicle resulting from the erroneous operation. When a warning message is displayed, take appropriate measures based on the displayed message. When only an alarm sounds, circumstances and correction procedures are as follows.

  • When an exterior alarm sounds once for 5 seconds
Situation Correction pro- cedure
An attempt was made to lock the vehicle while a door was open. Close all of the doors and lock the doors again.
  • When an interior alarm pings continuously
Situation Correction pro- cedure
The power  
switch was  
turned to ACC  
while the driver’s Turn the power
door was open switch to OFF
(or the driver’s and close the
door was opened driver’s door.
while the power  
switch was in  
ACC).  

Battery-saving function

The battery-saving function will be activated in order to prevent the electronic key battery and the 12- volt battery from being discharged while the vehicle is not in operation for a long time.

  • In the following situations, the smart key system may take some time to unlock the doors.
    • The electronic key has been left in an area of approximately 11.5 ft. (3.5 m) of the outside of the vehicle for 2 minutes or longer.
    • The smart key system has not been used for 5 days or longer.
  • If the smart key system has not been used for 14 days or longer, the doors cannot be unlocked at any doors except the driver’s door. In this case, take hold of the driver’s door handle, or use the wireless remote control or the mechanical key, to unlock the doors.

Turning an electronic key to battery-saving mode

  • When the battery-saving mode is set, battery depletion is minimized by stopping the electronic key from receiving radio waves.

PressToyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 5 (4) twice while pressing and holdingToyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 5 (1). Confirm that the electronic key indicator flashes 4 times. While the battery-saving mode is set, the smart key system cannot be used. To cancel the function, press any of the electronic key buttons.

Toyota BZ4X 2023 Opening, closing the windows and moon roof FIG 43

  • Electronic keys that will not be used for long periods of time can be set to the battery-saving mode in advance.

Conditions affecting operation

The smart key system uses weak radio waves. In the following situations, the communication between the electronic key and the vehicle may be affected, preventing the smart key system, wireless remote control, and immobilizer system from operating properly.

  • When the electronic key battery is depleted
  • Near a TV tower, electric power plant, gas station, radio station, large display, airport or other facility that generates strong radio waves or electrical noise
  • When the electronic key is in contact with, or is covered by the following metallic objects
    • Cards to which aluminum foil is attached
    • Cigarette boxes that have aluminum foil inside
    • Metallic wallets or bags
    • Coins
    • Hand warmers made of metal
    • Media such as CDs and DVDs
  • When another wireless key (that emits radio waves) is being used nearby
  • When carrying the electronic key together with the following devices that emit radio waves
    • Portable radio, cellular phone, cordless phone or other wireless communication devices
    • Another electronic key or a wireless key that emits radio waves
    • Personal computers or personal digital assistants (PDAs)
    • Digital audio players
    • Portable game systems
  • If window tint with a metallic content or metallic objects are attached to the rear window
  • When the electronic key is placed near a battery charger or electronic devices
  • When the vehicle is parked in a pay parking spot where radio waves are emitted.

Note for the entry function

  • Even when the electronic key is within the effective range (detection areas), the system may not operate properly in the following cases:
    • The electronic key is too close to the window or outside door handle, near the ground, or in a high place when the doors are locked or unlocked.
    • The electronic key is on the instrument panel, luggage cover or floor, or in the door pockets or glove box when the EV system is started or power switch modes are changed.
  • Do not leave the electronic key on top of the instrument panel or near the door pockets when exiting the vehicle. Depending on the radio wave reception conditions, it may be detected by the antenna outside the cabin and the door will become lockable from the outside, possibly trapping the electronic key inside the vehicle.
  • As long as the electronic key is within the effective range, the doors may be locked or unlocked by anyone. However, only the doors detecting the electronic key can be used to lock or unlock the vehicle.
  • Even if the electronic key is not inside the vehicle, it may be possible to start the EV system if the electronic key is near the window.
  • The doors may unlock if a large amount of water splashes on the door handle, such as in the rain or in a car wash when the electronic key is within the effective range. (The doors will automatically be locked after approximately 60 seconds if the doors are not opened and closed.)
  • If the wireless remote control is used to lock the doors when the electronic key is near the vehicle, there is a possibility that the door may not be unlocked by the entry function. (Use the wireless remote control to unlock the doors.)
  • Touching the door lock sensor while wearing gloves may delay or prevent lock operation. Remove the gloves and touch the lock sensor again.
  • When the lock operation is performed using the lock sensor, recognition signals will be shown up to two consecutive times. After this, no recognition signals will be given.
  • If the door handle becomes wet while the electronic key is within the effective range, the door may lock and unlock repeatedly. In that case, follow the following correction procedures to wash the vehicle:
    • Place the electronic key in a location 6 ft. (2 m) or more away from the vehicle. (Take care to ensure that the key is not stolen.)
    • Set the electronic key to batterysaving mode to disable the smart key system.
  • If the electronic key is inside the vehicle and a door handle becomes wet during a car wash, a message may be shown on the multi-information display and a buzzer will sound outside the vehicle. To turn off the alarm, lock all the doors.
  • The lock sensor may not work properly if it comes into contact with ice, snow, mud, etc. Clean the lock sensor and attempt to operate it again.
  • A sudden approach to the effective range or door handle may prevent the doors from being unlocked. In this case, return the door handle to the original position and check that the doors unlock before pulling the door handle again.
  • If there is another electronic key in the detection area, it may take slightly longer to unlock the doors after the door handle is gripped.

When the vehicle is not driven for extended periods

  • To prevent theft of the vehicle, do not leave the electronic key within 6 ft. (2 m) of the vehicle.
  • The smart key system can be deactivated in advance. 
  • Battery-saving mode can reduce the power consumption of electronic keys.

To operate the system properly

Make sure to carry the electronic key when operating the system. Do not get the electronic key too close to the vehicle when operating the system from the outside of the vehicle. Depending on the position and holding condition of the electronic key, the key may not be detected correctly and the system may not operate properly. (The alarm may go off accidentally, or the door lock prevention may not operate.)

If the smart key system does not operate properly

  • If the doors cannot be locked or unlocked, perform the following.
    • Bring the electronic key close to the door handle and perform a lock or unlock operation.
    • Use the wireless remote control.
  • If the doors cannot be locked or unlocked by performing the above, use the mechanical key. However, if the mechanical key is used while the alarm system is set, the warning will sound.

Customization

Settings (e.g. smart key system) can be changed.
 If the smart key system has been deactivated in a customized setting, refer to the explanations for the following operations.

  • Locking and unlocking the doors: Use the wireless remote control or mechanical key. 
  • Starting the EV system and changing power switch modes:
  • Stopping the EV system:

WARNING: Caution regarding interference with electronic devices

  • People with implantable cardiac pacemakers, cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers, or implantable cardioverter defibrillators should keep away from the smart key system antennas. Radio waves may affect the operation of such devices. If necessary, the entry function can be disabled. Ask your Toyota dealer for details, such as the frequency of radio waves and the timing of the emitted radio waves. Then, consult your doctor to see if you should disable the entry function.
  • Users of any electrical medical device other than implantable cardiac pacemakers, cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers or implantable cardioverter defibrillators should consult the manufacturer of the device for information about its operation under the influence of radio waves. Radio waves could have unexpected effects on the operation of such medical devices. Ask your Toyota dealer for details for disabling the entry function.

FAQ

Q1: How do I open the doors of the Toyota BZ4X 2023 from the outside?

A1: To open the doors from the outside, use the key fob to unlock the doors or use the traditional key, if equipped.

Q2: Can I open the doors using the keyless entry feature?

A2: Yes, the Toyota BZ4X 2023 likely offers keyless entry. Approach the vehicle with the key fob in your possession, and the doors can be unlocked by touching the door handle.

Q3: How do I lock the doors from the outside?

A3: Press the lock button on the key fob, and the doors should lock. Alternatively, use the lock button on the driver’s door if equipped.

Q4: Is there a way to lock all doors from the driver’s seat?

A4: Yes, most likely there’s a central locking button on the driver’s door panel. Pressing this button will lock all doors.

Q5: Can I remotely open the rear liftgate of the Toyota BZ4X 2023?

A5: Yes, many models offer a power liftgate that can be remotely opened using the key fob or a button inside the vehicle.

Q6: Is there a button to manually open the liftgate from the outside?

A6: Yes, there’s typically a button or handle on the rear liftgate that allows you to manually open it from the outside.

Q7: Does the Toyota BZ4X 2023 have a hands-free liftgate feature?

A7: Some models might offer a hands-free liftgate feature that opens when you wave your foot under the rear bumper.

Q8: How do I lock the doors from the inside?

A8: Use the lock button on the interior door panel to lock all doors from the inside.

Q9: Can I unlock the doors from the inside if they are already locked?

A9: Yes, typically there’s an unlock button on the interior door panel that unlocks all doors.

Q10: Is there a child safety lock feature for the rear doors?

A10: Yes, many vehicles have child safety locks that prevent the rear doors from being opened from the inside.

Q11: Can I open and close the windows using the key fob?

A11: Some models may allow you to roll down or roll up the windows remotely using the key fob’s buttons.

Q12: Is there an auto-lock feature that engages when I start driving?

A12: Yes, many vehicles have an auto-lock feature that automatically locks the doors when the vehicle reaches a certain speed.

Q13: Can I open and close the sunroof using the key fob?

A13: Some models might offer a feature to remotely open or close the sunroof using the key fob’s buttons.

Q14: How can I prevent accidentally locking my keys inside the vehicle?

A14: Most vehicles have a feature that prevents you from locking the keys inside. However, always double-check before closing the doors.

Q15: Are there options to customize the door locking and unlocking settings?

A15: Depending on the model, you might be able to adjust settings related to door locking and unlocking behavior through the vehicle’s infotainment system or settings menu.

Useful Link

Toyota BZ4X 2023 User Guide
Toyota BZ4X 2023 Adjusting the seats User Guide

2023 toyota BZ4x Specs, Price, Features and Mileage (Brochure)

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