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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 2001-02 -> System Inspection -> Compressor -> Condenser -> Evaporator -> Receiver-Drier/Accumulator -> Refrigerant Line Restrictions -> Thermostatic Expansion Valve
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

While a detailed diagnostic procedure for all air conditioning systems would be impractical due to the many variations in construction and operation, there are three fundamental components of a total diagnosis:

  • Refrigerant systems must have an adequate, but not excessive charge.
  • Determination must be made whether the refrigerant system is governed by a cycling clutch compressor or by valves which control evaporator pressure.
  • The air distribution system (blower motor, switches, vacuum lines and air ducts) must be operational before checking the ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Description
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

When the brake pedal is depressed, a vacuum builds up in the booster which amplifies the pedal force, pressing on the piston in the master cylinder. The piston raises the hydraulic pressure in the cylinder. This hydraulic ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Highlander -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Models Less Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection -> Models w/Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

Fuel System Pressure Relief

Models w/Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection
  • Obtain the vehicle owners radio theft protection code prior to disconnecting the battery ground cable, if equipped.
  • Disconnect the battery ground cable.
  • Remove the fuel fill cap to release fuel tank pressure.
  • Place a shop towel over the union bolt at top of fuel filter. Slowly loosen the union bolt allowing fuel pressure to bleed down.
  • Whenever the union bolt is loosened to relieve fuel system pressure, always replace the bolt gasket.
Models Less Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection
  • Obtain the vehicle owners radio theft protecti...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Drain transmission fluid and transfer case oil.
  • Unstake drive shaft hub nut.
  • With an assistant applying brakes, remove drive shaft hub nut.
  • Remove nut, then disconnect stabilizer bar link fro shock absorber.
  • Remove bolt and separate ABS speed sensor wire and hose from shock absorber.
  • Remove bolt, then remove ABS speed sensor from steering knuckle.
  • Remove cotter pin and nut, then separate tie rod end from steering knuckle, using a suitable pry tool.
  • Remove bolt and nuts from lower ball joint, then separate lower control arm...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • On models equipped with audio coded anti-theft system, obtain three-digit system code.
  • On all models, if required, remove battery, battery tray and/or igniter bracket.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly, if required.
  • Disconnect electrical connec...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Automatic Transmission Overdrive Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

The "OD Off" lamp will be illuminated when the ignition switch is in the On position and the Overdrive (OD) switch is in the Off position. When the OD switch is placed in the On position, the "OD Off" lamp should go out. If the lamp flashes when the switch is placed in the On position, a fault has been detected by the electronic control system. After diagnosis and repair are c...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant.
  • Remove radiator grille.
  • Disconnect upper radiator hose.
  • Disconnect coolant reservoir hose.
  • Disconnect lower radiator hose.
  • Remove No. 2 fan s...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2001 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Diagram for 2001 Toyota Highlander  3.0 V6 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Horn
  • Generator
  • Condenser Fan Motor
  • Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
  • Power Window Control Components Diagram for 2001 Toyota Highlander  3.0 V6 GASPower Window Control Components Diagram for 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Door Window Regulator
  • Door Courtesy Lamp Switch Assembly
  • Multiplex Network Body Computer
  • Power Window Regulator Master Switch Assembly
  • Power Window Regulator Motor Assembly
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2001 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2001 Toyota Highlander  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Right Mirror Heater
  • Left Mirror Heater
  • Rear Window Defogger Switch
  • 2001 Toyota Highlander  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Theft Deterrent Horn
  • Theft Deterrent Indicator Light
  • Engine Hood Courtesy Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2001 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Abnormal Horn Operation
    Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Lighting, Horns, Turn Signals, Steering Column
  • Document: ABNORMAL HORN OPERATION
    Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Lighting, Horns, Turn Signals, Steering Column
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2001 Toyota Highlander 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 2001 Toyota Highlander 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 2001 Toyota Highlander 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 2001 Toyota Highlander 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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