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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 -> Electric Cooling Fans -> Component Replacement -> Avalon -> Camry -> Celica -> Cooling Fan No. 1 -> Cooling Fan No. 2 -> Cooling Fan/Motor -> Corolla -> No. 1 Cooling Fan -> No. 2 Cooling Fan -> Paseo & Tercel -> RAV4
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 V6 GAS

    Cooling Fan/Motor
    Camry
    • Drain engine coolant.
    • On models with cruise control, remove cruise control actuator cover.
    • On all models, disconnect cooling fan motor electrical connectors from both fan assemblies.
    • Remove cooling fan assembly attaching screws, then the fan assembly.
    • Reverse procedure to install.
    Avalon
    No. 1 Cooling Fan
    • Remove battery and tray.
    • Disconnect cruise control actuator from body.
    • Remove No. 1 cooling fan from left hand side of engine compartment.
    • Disconnect c...

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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 -> Component Replacement -> Except Land Cruiser & 4Runner -> Except Sienna -> Land Cruiser & 4Runner -> Master Cylinder -> Models w/Load Sensing Proportioning Valve (LSPV) -> Models w/Proportioning & Bypass Valve (P-BV) -> Proportioning Valve -> Sienna -> Wheel Cylinders
    Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.7 L4 GAS

    Master Cylinder

    Except Sienna
    • Remove brake fluid with syringe.
    • On RAV4 models, remove air cleaner cover with air cleaner hose.
    • On all models, label and disconnect brake lines using line wrench 09751-36011, 09023-00100, or equivalent. Cap brake lines from master cylinder.
    • Disconnect wire connector from brake pressure switch and then disconnect level warning switch connector, if equipped.
    • Remove master cylinder to brake unit attaching nuts, then remove master cylinder, wire clamp, gasket and 3-way union, as needed.
    • Reverse procedure to install. Bleed brake system.
    Sienna
    • Remove air c...

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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: 2005 Toyota Tacoma PRE Runner 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: 1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 L4 GAS

    • Place vehicle in neutral.
    • Release parking brake.
    • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
    • Remove two center support bearing bolts. While removing set bolts, support center support bearing by hand so that the transmission and intermediate shaft and propeller shaft remain straight line.
    • Place reference mark on driveline and differential companion flange. Paint is recommended for match marks. Never damage rear driveline shaft differential flange.
    • Remove bolts from differential flange. Bolts inserted in d...

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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+.

    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: 2009 Toyota Tacoma X-RUNNER 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 Toyota Tacoma AUTOMOBILES

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

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable at battery.
    • Loosen adjusting lock nut and pivot bolt.
    • Loosen adjusting bolt, and remove drive belt.
    • Disconnect alternator connector.
    • Remove nut, and disconnect alternator wire.
    • Remove pivot bolt and ad...

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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 2.7 L4 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 -> Automatic Transmission Overdrive Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GAS

    The "OD Off" lamp will be illuminated when the ignition switch is in the On position and the Overdrive (OD) switch is in the Off position. When the OD switch is placed in the On position, the "OD Off" lamp should go out. If the lamp flashes when the switch is placed in the On position, a fault has been detected by the electronic control system. After diagnosis and repair are c...

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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+

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1995 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Drain engine coolant, into a suitable container.
    • Remove radiator grille
    • Disconnect upper radiator hose.
    • Disconnect coolant reservoir hose.
    • Disconnect lower ...

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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: 1999 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 Component Locations Diagram for 2005 Toyota Tacoma  4.0 V6 GASBody Component Locations Diagram for 2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Stereo Component Amplifier
  • Voltage Inverter
  • Supplemental Restraint System  Diagram for 2006 Toyota Tacoma PRE Runner 4.0 V6 GASSupplemental Restraint System Diagram for 2006 Toyota Tacoma PRE Runner 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Occupant Classification Sensor
  • Occupant Classification ECU
  • Seat Position Airbag Sensor
  • Seat Inner Belt Assembly
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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.

    2004 Toyota Tacoma  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Fuel Pump
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Injector 1
  • 2007 Toyota Tacoma X-RUNNER 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 Toyota Tacoma X-RUNNER 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Combination Switch
  • Left Headlamp
  • Left Fog Lamp
  • High Beam Indicator
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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: EXTERIOR MIRROR ASSEMBLY IMPROVEMENT
    Vehicle: 1995 Toyota Tacoma 2.7 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Instruments, Dash Cluster, Warning Lights, Mirrors
  • Document: CD PLAYER DOES NOT ACCEPT/EJECT CD - PIO/DIO 34224
    Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
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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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