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2001 Toyota Highlander 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 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> Toyota -> Disarming
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

The Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) incorporates a back up energy source that can maintain sufficient voltage to cause a deployment for up to 90 seconds after the ignition switch is turned off and the battery is disconnected.

When the battery is disconnected all vehicle memory is lost, make notes of radio station settings. Never use a back-up power source from outside the vehicle.

  • Note radio station settings before disconnecting battery, as all vehicle memory will be lost.
  • Place ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

Refer to Fig. for gener...

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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

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove exhaust pipe.
  • Have an assistant depress and hold brake pedal.
  • Loosen the cross groove joint set bolts a 1/2 turn.
  • Place reference marks on both flanges.
  • Remove nuts, bolts and washers at flanges.
  • Remove bolts and adjusting shims from...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground terminal.
  • Disconnect alternator connector.
  • Remove nut, and disconnect lead wire from terminal B.
  • Loosen alternator mounting bolts.
  • Loosen bolt to lessen tension of V belt.
  • Remove alternator moun...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) ->
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

On some models equipped with OBD II, the MIL will also illuminate if the fuel tank filler cap is not properly tightened. Tighten fuel tank filler cap until it clicks.

The MIL should light when the ignition switch is placed in the On position without starting the engine. When the engine is started, the lamp should go out. If it remains lit, a fault has been detected by the diagnostic system and has logged a diagnostic trouble code. If the fault does not occur again within three trips, the lamp will go out but a diagnostic tro...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water outlet.
  • Remove hose from water outlet.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install.

Outlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp a...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove righthand front wheel.
  • Remove righthand front fender apron seal.
  • Loosen alternator pivot bolt.
  • Loosen alternator adjustment bolt locknut.
  • Loosen alternator ad...

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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+.

Relays Diagram for 2001 Toyota Highlander  3.0 V6 GASRelays Diagram for 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Turn Signal Flasher
  • Heater Relay
  • Engine Control Module
  • Theft Deterrent ECU
  • Shift Lock ECU
  • Theft Deterrent Components Diagram for 2001 Toyota Highlander  2.4 L4 GASTheft Deterrent Components Diagram for 2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Security Indicator
  • Theft Deterrent ECU
  • Theft Deterrent Horn
  • Engine Hood Courtesy Switch
  • Body ECU
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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
  • Dimmer Switch
  • Parking Brake Switch
  • Daytime Running Light Relay
  • High Beam Indicator Light
  • 2001 Toyota Highlander  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Power Window Master Switch
  • Body Engine Control Unit
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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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