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1996 Toyota Tercel CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Toyota REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Toyota Tercel AUTOMOBILES

    Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 1996-97 -> Precautions -> Battery Ground Cable -> Cleanliness -> General Service -> Product Compatibility -> R-134a Systems -> Safety
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GAS

    Battery Ground Cable

    Prior to service disconnect battery ground cable and isolate as required.

    Product Compatibility

    Before adding or replacing engine coolant, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. If using orange silicate-free coolant, do not mix with green silicated coolant, premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion may result. In addition, engine coolant will require change sooner at 30,000 miles or 24 months.

    Before replenishing refrigerant oil, ensure product compatibility with the system being serviced. Refer to "A/C D... "

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Toyota Tercel AUTOMOBILES

    POWER BRAKE UNITS -> ADJUSTMENTS -> Brake Pedal Height & Freeplay
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tercel 1.5 L4 GAS

    Brake Pedal Height & Freeplay

    Refer to Fig. for pedal height and freeplay references.

    • Loosen stop light switch, then the clevis locknut.
    • Adjust pedal height by turning pushrod.
    • Tighten locknut an...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Toyota Tercel AUTOMOBILES

    Toyota -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1986-06 Models -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tercel 1.5 L4 GAS

    Normal Service

    Service as r...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Toyota Tercel AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove front wheel.
    • On models with manual transaxle, remove Left-Hand (LH) engine under cover.
    • On all models, drain transaxle oil (M/T) or ATF (A/T).
    • On models with ABS, remove bolt and ABS speed sensor.
    • Remove cotter pin and lock cap.
    • While applying brakes, remove drive shaft lock nut.
    • Remove tie rod end cotter pin and nut.
    • Using Special Service Tool (SST) 09628-62011 or equivalent, disconnect tie rod end from steering knuckle.
    • Remove two nuts and bolt and disconnect lower ball joint from lower suspension arm.
    • Disconnect drive shaft from axle hub. Be car...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Toyota Tercel AUTOMOBILES

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect connector from alternator.
    • Remove connector cover and nut, and disconnect wire from alternator.
    • Loosen pivot bolt and adjusting bolt, and remove drive belt.
    • Remove pivot bolt, nut a...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Toyota Tercel AUTOMOBILES

    Toyota -> Low Oil Level Warning Indicator ->
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GAS

    This lamp lights to indicate that the engine oil level is below a specified level. The lamp will be illuminated during engine start-up. If...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Toyota Tercel AUTOMOBILES

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tercel 1.5 L4 GAS

    Lower

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.
    • Remove hose from radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp at thermostat housing.
    • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedur...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Toyota Tercel AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove four bolts, then remove under cover.
    • Install a suitable tool on hexagonal bolt on drive belt tensioner and t...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Toyota Tercel AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1996 Toyota Tercel cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Body Ground Locations Diagram for 1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GASBody Ground Locations Diagram for 1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Roof Wire
  • Floor Wire
  • Ground BH
  • Ground BG
  • Ground BI
  • Body Splice Locations Diagram for 1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GASBody Splice Locations Diagram for 1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Splice B-1
  • Splice B-10
  • Splice B-2
  • Splice B-4
  • Splice B-5
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1996 Toyota Tercel AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1996 Toyota Tercel cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Generator
  • A/C Condenser Fan Motor
  • Blower Motor
  • Blower Resistor
  • 1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 Toyota Tercel DX 1.5 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal Switch
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Stop Light Switch
  • Turn Signal Flasher
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1996 Toyota Tercel AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1996 Toyota Tercel cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: SEAT BELT TONGUE PLATE STOPPER REPLACEMENT - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tercel 1.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
  • Document: REPLACEMENT CERTIFICATION LABELS - REVISED
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tercel 1.5 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Identification, Models, Labels, Etc.
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1996 Toyota Tercel AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1996 Toyota Tercel cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1996 Toyota Tercel cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1996 Toyota Tercel cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1996 Toyota Tercel cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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