How to adjust steering wheel in Toyota Fortuner

Adjusting the steering wheel to your preferred position can make a significant difference in your driving experience, making it more comfortable and safer. In this article, we will provide you with a step-by-step guide on how to adjust the steering wheel in a Toyota Fortuner.

The Toyota Fortuner comes equipped with a manual steering wheel adjustment system, which means that there are no electric controls to adjust the position of the steering wheel.


Position adjustment procedure

To adjust the steering wheel position in a Toyota Fortuner, you will need to use a lever located underneath the steering column. The lever can be easily accessed and moved by the driver, allowing for quick and easy adjustment of the steering wheel position.

Steering wheel adjustment lock release lever location in Fortuner second generation.

To adjust the steering wheel in a Toyota Fortuner, follow these simple steps:

  1. Sit in the driver’s seat and adjust the seat position to your liking.
  2. Locate the lever underneath the steering column.
  3. Push the lever downwards or towards the floor to unlock the steering wheel.
  4. Move the steering wheel up, down, towards you or away from you, to find your desired position.
  5. Once you have found your desired position, pull the lever up to lock the steering wheel in place.

Do not adjust the steering wheel while driving

It is important to note that the steering wheel should always be adjusted with the vehicle parked. Adjusting the steering wheel position while driving can be dangerous and should be avoided.

Properly lock the steering after adjustment

Also, make sure that the lever used to adjust the steering wheel is fully engaged and locked in place before driving the vehicle. This will ensure that the steering wheel is securely in position and will not move while driving.

Author: Nabeel K
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