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Toyota Venza: Opening the fuel tank cap

Toyota Venza Owners Manual / Before driving / Refueling / Opening the fuel tank cap

Perform the following steps to open the fuel tank cap.

 - Before refueling the vehicle

• Vehicles with smart key system Turn the “ENGINE START STOP” switch off and ensure that all the doors and windows are closed.

• Vehicles without smart key system Turn the engine switch to the “LOCK” position and ensure that all the doors and windows are closed.

• Confirm the type of fuel.

 - Opening the fuel tank cap


Pull the lever.


Turn the fuel tank cap slowly to open.


Hang the fuel tank cap on the back of the fuel filler door.

Closing the fuel tank cap


When replacing the fuel tank cap, turn it until a clicking sound is heard.

After releasing your hand, the cap will turn slightly to the opposite direction.

 - Fuel types

Unleaded gasoline (Octane rating 87 [Research Octane Number 91] or higher)

CAUTION

 - Refueling the vehicle

Observe the following precautions while refueling the vehicle.

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

• Touch the vehicle or some other metal surface to discharge any static electricity.

Sparks resulting from discharging static electricity may cause the fuel vapors to ignite.

• Always hold the grips on the fuel tank cap and turn it slowly to remove it.

A whooshing sound may be heard when the fuel tank cap is loosened.

Wait until the sound cannot be heard before fully removing the cap.

In hot weather, pressurized fuel may spray out the filler neck and cause injury.

• Do not allow anyone that has not discharged static electricity from their bodies to come close to an open fuel tank.

• Do not inhale vaporized fuel.

Fuel contains substances that are harmful if inhaled.

• Do not smoke while refueling the vehicle.

Doing so may cause the fuel to ignite and cause a fire.

• Do not return to the vehicle or touch any person or object that is statically charged.

This may cause static electricity to build up, resulting in a possible ignition hazard.

CAUTION

 - When refueling

Observe the following precautions to prevent fuel overflowing from the fuel tank:

• Securely insert the fuel nozzle into the fuel filler neck • Stop filling the tank after the fuel nozzle automatically clicks off • Do not top off the fuel tank

 - When replacing the fuel tank cap

Do not use anything but a genuine Toyota fuel tank cap designed for your vehicle. Doing so may cause a fire or other incident which may result in death or serious injury.

NOTICE
 - Refueling

Do not spill fuel during refueling.

Doing so may damage the vehicle, such as causing the exhaust systems to operate abnormally or damaging fuel system components or the vehicle’s painted surface.

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