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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 -> Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> A/C System Troubleshooting -> 4Runner -> A/C Indicator Does Not Light Up When Turn Mode Control Dial To DEF Position -> A/C Indicator Does Not Light Up With Mode Control Lever At DEF Position -> A/C Indicator Light Does Not Light Up When Mode Lever Is At DEF Position -> A/C System Does Not Operate -> Air Inlet Door Does Not Operate On The Two Way Flow Position, When Performing In These Conditions: Air Inlet Selector: FRESH, Blower Switch: ON, Temperature Control Selector: MAX. WARM, Mode Selector: FOOT OR FOOT/DEF (Two Way Flow Heater) -> Avalon, Camry & Camry Solara -> Blinking Of A/C Indicator -> Brightness Does Not Change When Light Control Switch Is Turned -> Celica -> Compressor Operates Intermittently -> Cool Air Comes Out Only At High Engine RPM -> Corolla -> Echo (Standard) -> Engine Idle Up Does Not Occur, Or Is Continuous -> Front A/C -> Insufficient Air Flow -> Insufficient Cooling -> Land Cruiser -> No Air Flow Mode -> No Air Flow Mode Control -> No Air Inlet Control -> No Air Inlet Control (Two Way Flow Heater) -> No Air Temperature -> No Air Temperature Control -> No Air Temperature Control w/Rear Heater -> No Blower Control -> No Blower Operation -> No Blower Operation (Two Way Flow Heater) -> No Blower Operation w/Rear Heater -> No Compressor Operation -> No Condenser Fan Operation -> No Condenser Fan Operation (High Speed) -> No Condenser Fan Operation (Low Speed) -> No Condenser Fan Speed Change -> No Cool Air Comes Out -> No Engine Idle Up When A/C Switch Is On -> No Engine Idle Up When A/C Switch On -> No Engine Idle Up With A/C Switch On -> No Engine Idle-Up When A/C Switch Is On -> No Engine Idle-Up When A/C Switch On -> No Mode Control -> No Temperature Control -> No Temperature Control (Only Max. Cool Or Max Warm) -> No Warm Air Comes Out -> No Warm Air Comes out w/Rear Heater -> Output Air Is Warmer Or Cooler Than Set Temperature Or Response Is Slow -> Paseo & Tercel -> PTC Heater Does Not Operate, When Perform In These Conditions: Engine Coolant Temp.: 140° or below, Engine Speed: 650 RPM Or Above, Temperature Control Selector: MAX. COOL (PTC HEATER) -> RAV4 -> Rear A/C -> Rear A/C (4-Door) -> Rear A/C (5-Door) -> Rear A/C System Does Not Operate -> Sienna -> Supra -> Tacoma, T100 & Tundra
Vehicle: 1998 Toyota Tacoma 2.7 L4 GAS

Avalon, Camry & Camry Solara

Refer to "Automatic Temperature Control System Diagnosis & Testing" for procedures.

Celica
No Blower Operation
  • Faulty HTR fuse.
  • Faulty heater main relay.
  • Faulty blower motor.
  • Faulty blower resistor.
  • Faulty speed control switch.
  • Faulty wiring harness.
No Blower Control
  • Faulty blower motor.
  • Faulty blower resistor.
  • Faulty speed control switch.
  • Faulty wiring harness.
No Air Temperature
  • Improper engine coolant volume.
  • ...

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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+.

Toyota -> Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Service -> Assemble -> Disassemble -> Except Sienna -> Inspection -> Master Cylinder -> Overhaul -> Sienna -> Wheel Cylinders
Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Tacoma 4.0 V6 GAS

Master Cylinder

Except Sienna
Disassemble

For the following procedures, refer to Fig. for assistance.

  • Remove master cylinder boot.
  • Remove setscrew and reservoir tank, then the cap and strainer from reservoir.
  • Remove two grommets and place cylinder in vise.
  • Push piston in and remove stopper bolt, Fig. .
  • Push pistons in and remove snap ring, then No. 1 piston carefully by hand.
  • Place cylinder on edges of two wooden blocks and tap on cylinder until No. 2 piston comes out.
Inspection

Clean components with compressed air. Inspect cylinder bore for rust and scoring. Also, inspect for wear or ...

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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 -> Component Locations -> 1995-04 Tacoma & 1996-02 4Runner
Vehicle: 1995 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.7 L4 GAS

Ref...

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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: 2008 Toyota Tacoma 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+.

Wiring Diagrams -> Wire Color Code Identification
Vehicle: 2009 Toyota Tacoma 2.7 L4 GAS

Refer to Fig. for wiring...

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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
Vehicle: 2009 Toyota Tacoma PRE Runner 2.7 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect cable from battery ground terminal.
  • Remove terminal cap.
  • Remove nut, then remove starter wire harness.
  • Disconnect starter connector.
  • Remove two bolts, then remove starter.
  • Remove starter from...

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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: 2007 Toyota Tacoma 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 -> Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)/Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) System Warning Lamp -> 2002-09 Tacoma
Vehicle: 2008 Toyota Tacoma PRE Runner 4.0 V6 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 be reset using the following procedures:

  • Place ignition switch ...

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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+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Bypass -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2003 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 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 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: 1995 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 2.7 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+.

I/P Connector Locations Diagram for 1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4 V6 GASI/P Connector Locations Diagram for 1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Connector C-12
  • Connector C-13
  • Connector C-11
  • Connector D-11
  • Connector D-12
  • Door Components Diagram for 2007 Toyota Tacoma  4.0 V6 GASDoor Components Diagram for 2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Front Door Courtesy Switch
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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
  • 2003 Toyota Tacoma  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Ignition Switch
  • Horn
  • Hazard Switch
  • Stop Lamp
  • Accessory Relay
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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: SEAT BELT EXTENDER
    Vehicle: 2003 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
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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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