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Toyota Tacoma 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 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Toyota Tacoma cars and light trucks from 1990+

Toyota -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Expansion Valve, Replace
Vehicle: 1999 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Toyota Tacoma cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Precautions -> Audio Coded Anti-Theft System
Vehicle: 2002 Toyota Tacoma 2.7 L4 GAS

Audio Coded Anti-Theft System

Some models are equipped with an audio coded anti-theft system that will disable the radio when the battery cable is disconnected. The system can be identified by the "ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM" on the cassette tape lid. Obtain 3 digit customer code for input. Reset system after service as follows:

  • Obtain 3 digit audio anti-theft code.
  • Depress 1 (PROG) while depressing righthand side of TUNE SEEK button,- - - will appear in tape operation display.
  • To enter the first digit, depress 1 (PROG) button repeatedly until the number of times depressed equals the first digit b...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Toyota Tacoma cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Toyota -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> Land Cruiser, Pickup, Previa, Sequoia, Tacoma, Tundra, T100, Truck & Van -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Models Less Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection -> Models w/Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.7 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...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Toyota Tacoma cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2009 Toyota Tacoma PRE Runner 4.0 V6 GAS

  • Place vehicle in neutral.
  • Release parking brake.
  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Place reference mark on driveline and differential flange. Paint is recommended for match marks. Never damage rear driveline shaft differential flange.
  • Remove bolts, nuts, and washers from differential flange.
  • Remove two bolts and two adjusting washers and disconnect driveline with center bearing shaft.Do ...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Toyota Tacoma cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Relearn Procedures -> 2006 -> 2007-08 -> Initialization -> Registration -> TPMS Pressure Warning Valve & Transmitter
Vehicle: 2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0 V6 GAS

Initialization

2006
  • Check and adjust tire pressure including spare to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Turn the ignition switch to On position.
  • Press and the hold tire pressure warning reset switch until warning lamp blinks three times at a one second interval.
  • Initialization is completed in about 20 minutes when tire pressure warning ECU has received signals from all wheels including spare.
  • Check that pressure for each tire is displayed in INIT THRESHOLD 1 to 5.
2007-08
  • Ensure tires are inflated to the specified pressure.
  • Place the ignition switch in the On position.
  • Press and hold the ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Toyota Tacoma cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace -> 2WD and Pre-Runner -> 4WD
Vehicle: 2009 Toyota Tacoma PRE Runner 4.0 V6 GAS

2WD and Pre-Runner

  • Disconnect cable from battery ground terminal.
  • Remove four bolts, then remove engine under cover.
  • Remove three bolts, then remove manifold stay.
  • Remove bolt, then separate earth wire harness from cylinder block.
  • Disconnect terminal 50 connector from starter assembly.
  • Remove nut, then disconnect wire harness from terminal 30.
  • Remove two bolts, then remove starter assembly.
  • Remove starter from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque starter assembly with two bolts to 27 ft. lbs.
    • Torque wire harness to terminal 30 nut to 84 in. lbs.
    • Torque ground...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Toyota Tacoma cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Toyota -> 2006-09 Tacoma
Vehicle: 2006 Toyota Tacoma PRE Runner 4.0 V6 GAS

On 2006 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.

On 2007-09 models, the cabin air filter should be replaced every 24 months or 20,000 miles. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

  • Open the glove compartment door.
  • Slide off damper rod from glove compartment door, Fig. .
  • Push inward at each side of the glove compartment door to disengage the retainers, then lower...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Toyota Tacoma cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Toyota -> Tire Pressure Warning Lamp -> 2007-09 Tacoma -> Registration -> Relearn -> Reset -> System Initialization -> Tire Pressure Sensor & Transmitter -> TPMS ECU
Vehicle: 2007 Toyota Tacoma X-RUNNER 4.0 V6 GAS

Reset

This warning lamp will illuminate when tire pressure falls below a specified psi. When the warning lamp illuminates, check the air pressure of the tire and adjust it to specified pressure. When the vehicle is driven more than 18 mph after the adjustment, the lamp will go off.

Relearn

Registration
TPMS ECU

If replacing the TPMS ECU, prior to removal, use a suitably programmed scan tool to read the registered transmitter identification number for all wheels and note them for registration.

  • Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC3 located under the LH side of the instrument pa...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Toyota Tacoma cars and light trucks from 1990+

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2008 Toyota Tacoma 4.0 V6 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 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Toyota Tacoma cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2000 Toyota Tacoma 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 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

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

Body Connector Locations Diagram for 1996 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GASBody Connector Locations Diagram for 1996 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Connector D-16
  • Connector D-19
  • Connector D-20
  • Connector D-21
  • Connector D-22
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2007 Toyota Tacoma  4.0 V6 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Brake Fluid Level Warning Switch
  • Traction Control Actuator
  • Traction Control ECU
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

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

    1999 Toyota Tacoma  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1999 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Right Front Antilock Brake System Speed Sensor
  • Left Rear Antilock Brake System Speed Sensor
  • Antilock Brake System Deceleration Sensor
  • 2008 Toyota Tacoma  4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 Toyota Tacoma 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Taillamp Relay
  • Hazard Warning Signal Switch Assembly
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: SEAT BELT TONGUE PLATE STOPPER REPLACEMENT - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2001 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
  • Document: VIP RS3000 PROGRAMMING
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.4 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

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