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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder AUTOMOBILES

Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 2001-02 -> Refrigerant Recovery
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 L4 GAS

R-134a systems require the use of special service equipment designed specifically for R-134a systems. R-12 servicing equipment cannot be used on R-134a systems.

R-12 recovery stations cannot be used on R-134a systems. A separate recovery station must be used on R-134a systems. The refrigerants are not compatible and will contaminate the R-12 recovery station.

The use of refrigerant recovery and recycling stations allows the recovery and reuse of refrigerant after contaminants and moisture have been removed.

When using a recovery or recycling station...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder AUTOMOBILES

Anti-lock Brakes -> System Service -> ABS Computer -> Brake Actuator -> Brake Lines -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 L4 GAS

Brake System Bleed

Master Cylinder
  • Fill reservoir.
  • Disconnect master cylinder tubes.
  • Slowly depress brake pedal and hold.
  • Block outlet holes with fingers and release pedal.
  • Repeat 3-4 times.
Brake Lines

Bleed wheel with longest brake line first, then work your way back to the master cylinder according to brake line length.

  • Connect brake cylinder tube.
  • Depress pedal several times and hold.
  • Loosen bleeder plug.
  • When fluid stops coming out, tighten bleeder plug and release pedal.
  • Repeat several times.
  • Repeat entire procedure for each wheel.
  • Fill reservoir.

Component Replacement

Brake Actuator
  • Remove ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 2000-05 Celica & MR2 -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Models Less Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection -> Models w/Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 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 thef...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove wheel and tire assembly.
  • Remove engine under-covers.
  • Drain transmission fluid.
  • Unstake driveshaft hub nut.
  • With an assistant applying brakes, remove and discard driveshaft hub nut.
  • Remove bolt and disconnect hose from shock absorber body.
  • Loosen, but do not remove, the two bolts on the lower end of shock absorber.
  • Remove bolt and nut and disconnect strut rod from rear of axle carrier.
  • Remove bolts and nuts and disconnect both lower control arms from axle carrier.
  • Remove lower shock absorber bolt, then use a plastic hammer to drive out driveshaft fr...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove front engine under cover.
  • Disconnect sta...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)/Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) System Warning Lamp -> 2000-05 MR2
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 L4 GAS

The anti-lock warning lamp is used to warn of a system fault. The lamp will be lit during engine start-up, but should go out when the self-diagnostic system verifies proper anti-lock operation. If the lamp remains lit, a fault in the anti-lock brake system is indicated. After system diagnosis and repair are complete, the lamp can...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 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 water inlet.
  • Remove hose from water inlet.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 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 MR2 Spyder AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Engine Compartment Diagram for 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder  1.8 L4 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Starter
  • Oil Pressure Switch
  • Knock Sensor
  • Neutral Start Switch
  • Body Diagram for 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder  1.8 L4 GASBody Diagram for 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vapor Pressure Sensor
  • Tension Reducer Solenoid
  • Horn
  • Washer Motor
  • Radiator Fan Motor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder  1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter Relay
  • Alternator
  • Head Relay
  • 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder  1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vapor Pressure Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Knock Sensor
  • Idle Air Control Valve
  • Crankshaft Position Sensor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: REPAIR MANUAL SUPPLEMENT: VEHICLE PULLING TO ONE SIDE - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Pull, Grab
  • Auto Systems:
  • Steering, Suspension
  • Document: ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER LOCATION
    Vehicle: 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Identification, Models, Labels, Etc.
  • Gasoline Engines
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2002 Toyota MR2 Spyder 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 MR2 Spyder 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 MR2 Spyder 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 MR2 Spyder 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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