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2005 Toyota 4runner CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Toyota REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Brake System Bleed -> Brake Lines -> Master Cylinder
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota 4runner Limited 4.0 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder

  • Fill reservoir with fluid.
  • Disconnect tubes from master cylinder. Then slowly depress brake pedal and hold.
  • Block off outlet holes with fingers, and release pedal. Repeat three or four times.

Brake Lines

Bleed wheel with longest brake line first, then work your way...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> 1986-06 Models -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota 4runner SR5 4.0 V6 GAS

Normal Service

Service as r...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assemble -> Disassemble
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota 4runner Limited 4.7 V8 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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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing DTCs (Diagnostic Trouble Codes) -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification -> Reset Switch Test -> Using Scan Tool -> Using TPMS Warning Lamp
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota 4runner Limited 4.0 V6 GAS

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Using TPMS Warning Lamp
  • Place the ignition switch in the Off position.
  • Using Toyota SST or other suitable jumper, connect terminals TC and CG of DLC3. The DLC3 is located under the left side of the instrument panel, Fig. .
  • Place the ignition switch in the On position.
  • Read and note DTCs indicated by flashes of the TPMS warning lamp, Fig. .
  • If the TPMS warning lamp blinks in .25 second intervals, a normal condition is indicated, Fig. .
  • If the TPMS warning lamp blinks in .5 second intervals followed by a 1.5 second pause, then additional .5 second i...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota 4runner Sport 4.7 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove 11 clips and radiator support seal upper.
  • Remove fan and alternator V belt.
  • Separate two oil cooler hoses from fan shroud.
  • Remove three bolts and separate fan shroud from radiator.
  • Remove four nuts and separate fan with fluid coupling from engine.
  • Remove fan shroud and fan with fluid coupling from vehicle at same time.
  • Disconnect vacuum hose.
  • Remove nut, two bolts and vane pump assembly. Hand up hoses instead of detaching.
  • Disconnect alternator connector.
  • Remove terminal...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Toyota -> 2003-09 4Runner
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota 4runner Limited 4.0 V6 GAS

On 2003 models, under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 22,500 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter every 10,000 miles.

On 2004-09 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 36 months or 30,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

  • Open the glove compartment door.
  • Remove the screw retaining the damper rod to the righthand side of the glove compartment door, then detach the damper rod, Fig. .
  • Push inward at each side of the glove compartment door to disengage the retainers, then...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Toyota -> Automatic Transmission Oil Temperature Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota 4runner Limited 4.7 V8 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 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota 4runner Limited 4.0 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 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota 4runner Sport 4.0 V6 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 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2005 Toyota 4runner cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Instrument Panel Diagram for 2005 Toyota 4runner SR5 4.0 V6 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2005 Toyota 4runner SR5 4.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Daytime Running Light Relay
  • Engine Control Module
  • Theft Deterrent ECU
  • A/C Control Assembly
  • Shift Lock Control ECU
  • Instrument Panel Diagram for 2005 Toyota 4runner Sport 4.0 V6 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2005 Toyota 4runner Sport 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Junction Connector
  • Connector J-17
  • Connector J-26
  • Connector J-31
  • Connector J-4
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2005 Toyota 4runner cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2005 Toyota 4runner Limited 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Toyota 4runner Limited 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • EFI Relay
  • Accessory Cut Relay
  • 2005 Toyota 4runner Sport 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Toyota 4runner Sport 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Radio and Player
  • Antenna Amplifier
  • Rear Seat Audio Controller
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2005 Toyota 4runner cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: A750E Transmission Extension Housing Seal Service Tip
    Vehicle: 2005 Toyota 4runner Limited 4.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
  • Document: TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) TIRE REGISTRATION "LOST COMMUNICATION WITH ECU"
    Vehicle: 2005 Toyota 4runner Limited 4.7 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2005 Toyota 4runner AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2005 Toyota 4runner 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 2005 Toyota 4runner 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 2005 Toyota 4runner 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 2005 Toyota 4runner 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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