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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

Toyota -> Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 4Runner -> A/C Amplifier -> A/C Blower Control Switch -> A/C Control Assembly -> A/C Switch -> Air Inlet Control Switch -> Air Inlet Servo Motor -> Air Mix Servo Motor -> Air Outlet Servo Motor -> Avalon -> Avalon, Camry & Camry Solara -> Avalon, Celica, Corolla, Echo, RAV4 & Tacoma -> Avalon, Celica, Land Cruiser & Tundra -> Blower Motor Control Relay -> Blower Resistor -> Camry & Camry Solara -> Celica -> Celica, Corolla & MR2 -> Compressor -> Corolla -> Corolla & RAV4 -> Echo -> Expansion Valve -> Fresh-Recirc Switch -> Front -> Highlander -> Land Cruiser -> Mode Control Switch -> Mode Switch -> MR2 -> Pressure Switch -> RAV4 -> Rear -> Rear A/C Control Assembly -> Rear Power Transistor -> Refrigerant System -> Relays -> Sequoia -> Sienna -> Tacoma -> Tacoma & 4Runner -> Tundra
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

Refrigerant System

To diagnose system, connect manifold gauge set to high and low sides of system, then observe gauge readings with engine operating at 1500 RPM, blower speed on high and temperature control set at Max Cool. Refer to charts, Figs. through , for system diagnosis.

On all models except Sequoia, with ambient temperature at 86-95°F, high side reading should be 200-228 psi and low side reading should be 21-35 psi.

On Sequoia models, with ambient temperature at 86-95°F, the front A/C system should have a high side reading of 232-261 psi and a lo...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Power Brake Units -> Diagnosis & Testing -> Air Tightness Check -> Brake Booster Operational Test -> Operating Check
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

Brake Booster Operational Test

Operating Check
  • Depress brake pedal several times with engine stopped, and ensure pedal reserve distance has no change, Fig. .
  • Depress brake pedal and start engine. If pedal drops slightly, operation is normal.
Air Tightness Check
  • Start engine and stop after one or two minutes.
  • Depress brake peda...

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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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 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 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 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 -> Automatic Transmission Oil Temperature Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS

This lamp will be illuminated when automatic transmission or transfer case fluid temperature exceeds 302°F. If the lamp lights, allow vehicle to operate at idle speed until fluid temperature falls below 248°F; t...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 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 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 2002 Toyota Highlander AUTOMOBILES

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

Instrument Panel Diagram for 2002 Toyota Highlander  2.4 L4 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Combination Switch
  • Ashtray Illumination
  • Cigarette Lighter
  • Blower Motor
  • Blower Resistor
  • Supplemental Restraint System Components Diagram for 2002 Toyota Highlander  2.4 L4 GASSupplemental Restraint System Components Diagram for 2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Combination Meter
  • Warning Light
  • Airbag Sensor
  • Seat Belt Pretensioner
  • DLC3
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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  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Toyota Highlander 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Pump
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Injector 1
  • Injector 3
  • 2002 Toyota Highlander  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Toyota Highlander 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Combination Meter
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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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