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2002 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 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 2001-02 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks.

R-12 leak detectors will not detect R-134a leaks. For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector i...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc & Parking Brakes -> Caliper Service -> Avalon & Supra -> Camry & Camry Solara -> Celica & MR2 -> Highlander -> Land Cruiser & Sequoia -> Overhaul -> Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

Avalon & Supra

Replace
  • Raise and support rear of vehicle, then remove tire and wheel assembly.
  • Disconnect brake hose from brake tube and caliper using a suitable tool.
  • Remove caliper attaching bolts, then the caliper, Figs. through .
  • Remove anti-squeal shim(s), brake pad, anti-rattle spring, pad guide plate and pad support plate.
  • Reverse procedure to install, then bleed brake system.
Overhaul
  • Remove sliding bushing and boot, Figs. and .
  • Remove main pin boot using a suitable chisel.
  • Remove piston using compressed air. When using air pressure to remove caliper piston, place a shop towel ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 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: 2002 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 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

Disassemble

This procedure describes a driveline equipped with cardan joint in tube yoke. Driveline equipped with companion/slip yoke repeat steps to remove remaining cardan joint.

  • Place driveshaft on suitable workbench. Do not damage driveshaft when servicing on workbench. Ensure driveline and components are reference marked to prevent driveline imbalance. Do not tighten driveshaft too tightly in a vise because this will cause driveline to become out of balance and result in driveline vibration.
  • Tap outside of bearing cap with a drift to loosen snap ring.
  • Remove snap ri...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 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 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Low Oil Level Warning Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 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 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2002 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 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 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 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2002 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

SFI System Components Diagram for 2002 Toyota Highlander  2.4 L4 GASSFI System Components Diagram for 2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Pump
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Water Temperature Sensor
  • Ignition Coil
  • Oxygen Sensor
  • Body Diagram for 2002 Toyota Highlander  3.0 V6 GASBody Diagram for 2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Pump
  • Heated Oxygen Sensor
  • License Plate Light
  • Fuel Sender
  • Door Courtesy Light
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2002 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2002 Toyota Highlander  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Air Bag Sensor Assembly
  • LH Front Air Bag Sensor
  • 2002 Toyota Highlander  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Cigarette Lighter
  • LH Front Door Speaker
  • RH Front Door Speaker
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2002 Toyota Highlander cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Abnormal Horn Operation
    Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Lighting, Horns, Turn Signals, Steering Column
  • Document: ABNORMAL HORN OPERATION
    Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Lighting, Horns, Turn Signals, Steering Column
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2002 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 2002 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 2002 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 2002 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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