Toyota Yaris: Battery recharging precautions - Electrical components - Do-it-youself maintenance - Toyota Yaris XP90 2005–2010 Owner's ManualToyota Yaris: Battery recharging precautions

During recharging, the battery is producing hydrogen gas.

Therefore, before recharging:
1. If recharging with the battery installed on the vehicle, be sure to disconnect the ground cable.

2. Be sure the power switch on the recharger is off when connecting the charger cables to the battery and when disconnecting them.

CAUTION.

Always charge the battery in an unconfined area. Do not charge the battery in a garage or closed room where there is not sufficient ventilation.

Only do a slow charge (5A or less).

Charging at a quicker rate is dangerous.

The battery may explode, causing personal injuries.

NOTICE.

Never recharge the battery while the engine is running. Also, be sure all accessories are turned off.

    Checking battery condition
    —Precautions CAUTION. BATTERY PRECAUTIONS. The battery produces flammable and explosive hydrogen gas. Do not cause a spark from the battery with tools. Do not smoke or light a match near the ...

    Checking and replacing fuses
    Type A Type B Type C If the headlights or other electrical components do not work, check the fuses. If any of the fuses are blown, they must be replaced. See “Fuse locations” ...

    See also:

    Quarter wheel housing outer panel (ASSY): Hatchback
    REPLACEMENT With the quarter panel removed. REMOVAL INSTALLATION Temporarily install the new parts and measure each part of the new parts in accordance with the body dimension diagram. ...

    If your vehicle will not start
    (a) Simple checks Before making these checks, make sure you have followed the correct starting procedure given in “How to start the engine” in Section 3 and that you have sufficient fuel. I ...

    Air conditioning filter
    The air conditioning filter must be changed regularly to maintain air conditioning efficiency. ■ Replacement method Turn the engine switch to the “LOCK” position. Open the glove box ...