In this tutorial, we learn how to set the onboard clock in a 2010 Prius. To the left of the audio system are the clock buttons. To set this, press repeatedly or press and hold the "h" or "m" button to change the hours or minutes. Then, you will be able to set the correct time. Above the clock buttons is a switch that will change your reading from miles per hour to kilometers per hour. The controls on the Prius are completely customizable so you can control what you see on your car and when. M...
In this tutorial, we learn how to operate dynamic radar cruise control in the 2010 Prius. This supplements the conventional cruise control with a vehicle to vehicle cruise control. The radar system sees the car ahead and is less effected by bad weather conditions. The driver can select short, medium, or long driving distances. When cruising at a set speed that is faster than the car ahead, the vehicle will slow down to the speed of that car. A warning will be sounded to tell the driver to tak...
In this tutorial, we learn how to utilize the informational display in the 2010 Prius. This is in the middle of the panel display and appears after the welcoming screen. It includes a clock at the top and can be changed when you press the correct button on the steering wheel. Pressing the display button will bring up different screens to give you information on how your vehicle is running and give you history of it. It will also provide access to settings of your car so you can change the clo...
In this video, we learn how to use steering wheel controls in the 2010 Prius. The Prius has steering wheel mounted controls that come with touch tracer display. When you press these, the display produces the duplicate on the panel to see what you are doing. This is located in the driver's line of sight. You will find radio, volume, and radio channel controls on the left hand side. You will also find voice activation and phone on the left hand side. The switches on the right hand side will hel...
In this tutorial, we learn how to access XM satellite radio in a 2010 Prius. To access this feature, press the "sat" button the dash or the "sat" button the steering wheel. You can also use the voice recognition button on the steering wheel by saying "satellite radio" out loud after pressing it. You can search for music by channel or use the type scan button while in audio mode to find the type of music you prefer. There are a variety of channels offered, look at your channel guide to find th...
In this tutorial, we learn how to open & utilize the trunk area of a 2010 Prius. To access the cargo area, open the rear hatch by pressing on the release above the license plate. To keep items out of sight, there is a sliding cover that you can pull back and hook into slots. To open, pull towards you slightly, then reel it in. There is additional space under the floor which can be accessed by twisting the locks and removing from the vehicle. Underneath this, there is a cargo bin, and undernea...
Toyota USA shows you how to operate the headlights of the 2010 Prius. Follow this guide to operate the headlights on the 2010 Prius: To turn on the headlights, use the switch on the end of the left hand stalk. Rotate it once to turn on the parking lights, twice to turn on the headlights. The fog lights are switched on my rotating the inner control ring. If your model comes with LED headlamps, you can turn on the headlamp washers by pushing the button located to the left of the steering wheel.
This video produced by Toyota USA shows an owner of a 2010 Toyota 4Runner how to use the 3rd row seats in this vehicle. First we learn that only certain 2010 Toyota 4Runners have the 3rd row seats that fold into the floor. Next we are shown how to raise the seats, to do so you simply pull down on the handle at the top of the seat and then raise the seat back into position. Next pull the seat base forward. Finally go to the rear of the vehicle and rotate the headrests into the upright position...
This video shows you how to use the transfer case electronic dial on the 2010 Toyota 4Runner Limited. This 4 Runner has 3 transfer case settings.4 wheel drive high range free, 4 wheel drive high range locked, and 4 wheel drive low range locked. To change from 4 wheel drive (H4F) to the 4 wheel drive locked mode, you must come to a complete stop, depress the dial, and turn to the (H4L) position. To shift into 4 wheel drive low you must come to a complete stop, shift the transmission into neutr...
Do you have a smart key but are not aware of its advantages? Here are some tips. Put your foot on the brake pedal. A green light will illuminate the start/stop button. Then press that button and the engine will start. To start other accessories, leave your foot off the brake pedal and click the start/stop button. An amber light will illuminate. If the battery is low on the smart key, then touch the smart key to the start/stop button and the engine will start. This provides quick ways to start...
The Toyota 4Runner comes with power windows for all doors. All power windows are of automatic operation. This video takes us through the procedure of operating the power windows in a systematic way. To open the window all at once, the switch must be pushed completely down. Whereas to close the window we need to push it up and release. To stop the window in midway we should slightly push the switch in the opposite direction. The 4Runner also has a window lock switch in the drivers door, which ...
Have a small fear that your car might stall and you'll have a freak out? Stay calm. If you are driving down the road and your car suddenly dies, you need to know how to avoid a crash.
If it's an emergency, sometime you just don't have enough time or energy to pick up your mobile phone and call 9-1-1. Sometime you just can't move and the only thing still working is your mouth. Ford's new SYNC system provides an option for hands free 911 Assist. In a crash involving airbag deployment, 911 Assist places a call directly to a 911 operator. Your bluetooth phone must be on and stored somewhere inside the vehicle.
If you live in L.A. or New York, you simply will not survive unless you know how to parallel park. That's beccause in big cities finding any sort of parking spot at all is a miracle, and often the spots that are open are also tiny slits of parking spaces, requiring more than a little finesse to slip into.
A below elbow arm amputee demonstrates how to turn a car key with his body powered prosthetic hook. This adapted equipment video is helpful for handicapped, disabled or individuals whom have lost limbs due to amputation. He's using a prosthetic arm outfitted with a hook to start the ignition of his car.
Take advantage of these tips to make your RV life easier. In this segment, learn how to keep track of the nozzle tube of the WD40 spray can, and how to build a stair step platform for a jack with simple wood blocks. Also, learn a water hose tip to clean the tanks easier and see how you can place a convenient water faucet outside of your RV. So check out this instructional RV video to learn some tips on improving life on the road in your RV.
Safe motorcycle riding requires knowledge and skill. Testing two-wheel vehicle operators is the best measurement of the skills necessary to operate safely in traffic because people often overestimate their own abilities.
This automotive video tutorial will show you the steps on how to properly drive a manual transmission car.
Are you used to feeling stiff and uncomfortable when you drive for more than a few minutes? You'll be amazed how large an effect proper seat-adjustment can have. Learn how to adjust your seat for long car trips and make your road trips ergonomically correct in just a few minutes.
Expert advice from Dan Johnson of Midwest Motorcycle on things to keep in mind when selecting and fitting a motorcycle for your body type.
See how to use the extra gear in a 13 or 18 speed RoadRanger as Troy drives a kenworth K104B to Townsville.
This part is for a 1 1/4 inch by 1 1/4 inch class I and II receivers and the trailer lock fits lever style couplers with a 1/2 inch span. This video will show you the operation of the trailer hitch ballmount and coupler locks.
How to move a motorcycle backwards up an incline without dismounting.
These are a series of clips to show you how to deal with the different situations when turning right at traffic lights. In the U.S. or countries that drive on the right, these principles will apply to left hand turns. Deal with right turns at traffic lights - UK.
Fear the manual shifter no more after watching this instructional video on how to drive a stick shift car. John Friedrich teaches you step by step.
The 2015 LA Auto Show showcases the best of the auto industry—well, at least according to car companies. Increases in horsepower, better fuel economy, and most importantly—the latest tech—is all on display during the 10-day event in Southern California. Once of my first missions at the show was to figure out who is putting the most care and thought into in-cabin electronics, mainly the ones that guide us around and play our music, affectionately known as "infotainment."
There was one company at the 2015 LA Auto Show that had everyone intrigued. They didn't have a big booth, and they only had one car on display, but they definitely had everyone's attention.
How To: Get a Free Tow Home This New Year's Instead of Leaving Your Car at the Bar (Or Driving, You Drunk Fool)
Assuming that you're not going to knit a sweater and celebrate New Year's Eve with Ryan Seacrest and Jenny McCarthy on ABC's “New Year's Rockin' Eve," it's a pretty safe bet to say that you're probably going to consume alcohol—a considerable amount of alcohol.
How To: How Anonymous Texting Can One Day Help You Avoid Tow Trucks, Parking Tickets, & Vandalized Cars
Parking. Ugh. Parking is about as fun as running through a swarm of bees while being chased by a pack of wolves from The Grey.
Living in Los Angeles has taught me one thing—parking is a luxury. If you are lucky enough to find street parking anywhere near your desired location, do not pass it up thinking you will get an even closer one. It does not exist. Looking for free parking? Get real. You can't even park at a busted meter in Los Angeles, despite state law saying otherwise. Now, finding a good parking spot is not just relevant for Los Angeles, but for other large cities and any other crowded areas, be it a shoppi...
Sure, "normal" is cozy and safe, like a glass of warm milk before bed. It gets the job done, but there's no pizzazz, no flair. We wake up, slug back some okay coffee (not good, certainly not great, but just okay), and we're shunted off to a gray cubicle in a gray building. Sure, we can't all be stuntmen and rock stars, but there is a way to inject a little zip into your day.
Here is a manoeuvre that you won't see every day. It is intended for drivers in commercial vehicles who cannot see to the rear. By reversing with the flow of traffic it is possible to see approaching vehicles through the front windscreen and the right hand kerb by looking down over your shoulder. This manoeuvre sometimes occurs on the ADI, Part 2 Test of driving ability.
Here is a video demonstration of the Bay Park. You will only be asked to do this if your local driving test centre has its own car park. Be careful when practising this as most car parks are privately owned and don't want learner drivers disturbing their customers. Make sure to look all around for pedestrians when you are doing this manoeuvre.
Here we see how to do the reverse park manoeuvre to driving test standards. There is an explanation of the manoeuvre followed by an in-car demonstration. You will need to be diplomatic about where you practise this, and try not to annoy local residents by using their cars to park round too often. Keep the car slow and make sure you look all around for other vehicles and pedestrians.
This video will show you how to perform the turn in the road driving test manoeuvre. Commonly know as the three point turn, it is used to turn the car around in the road to face the other way. You will need to keep the car slow and move the steering wheel quickly when you do this.
Here is a video to help you with the left-hand reverse manoeuvre, which occurs on the driving test. There is a full explanation of the manoeuvre followed by an in-car demonstration. Make sure you keep your speed low and do plenty of observations when you perform this. It should help you along with your driving lessons.
Here's a video on how to deal with pedestrian crossings in England. It's to help all of you taking driving lessons in Nottingham and the surrounding area, and can be used before or in-between your training.
Here's an educational video about dealing with all types of roundabouts, suitable for those practising with driving in the Nottingham and surrounding area.
Now, here's a subject that has a lot of information in it. The brief for this is quite long, so you'll have to pay attention when taking driving lessons in Nottingham and the surrounding area.
Here's a very informative video for those of you learning to drive in the Nottingham and surrounding areas. We look at what to do when you get to the end of a road and you can't see what's coming from the sides. Keep slow so you can look, assess, decide and act upon what you see. You have to wait at a give way line and definitely stop at the stop sign. It's the law.