Yes, it can be activated manually by pressing the SOS button located in the overhead console next to the cabin lights. In case, the call does not go through due to poor network coverage, a call to 999 must be made using other communication devices.
The SOS button is located in the overhead console next to the cabin lights, it has a red and a green light as status indicator. After switching on the car, the red light illuminates for 10 seconds and then turns green. This indicates that the E-Call system is live.
If the status light does not turn green or the red indictor light keeps flashing, this indicates a malfunction or poor network coverage. Please report this to the nearest Lexus service center or call 800-Lexus.
The system is trying to reconnect an ongoing call with the authorities.
This indicates a malfunction of the E-Call device. Please visit the nearest Lexus service center or call 800-Lexus.
Please press the SOS button again within 5 seconds of touching the SOS button and the call will be cancelled.
The call will be answered by the local authorities and they must be informed that the call was made accidentally.
LC500 convertible 2021 model only.