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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+

    Import Compressor Service -> Zexel Compressor -> Precautions -> Product Compatibility
    Vehicle: 1998 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 L4 GAS

    Product Compatibility

    Before replenishing refrigerant or refrigerant oil, en...

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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+.

    DISC BRAKES -> Front Disc Brakes -> BRAKE PAD SERVICE -> 1996 4Runner -> Avalon, Camry, Corolla & Celica -> Disc, Replace -> Land Cruiser, 4WD Pickup, 4WD Tacoma, 1993-95 4Runner & T100 -> Paseo -> Pickup & 1993-95 4Runner w/FS17 & F18 Type Disc, 2WD -> Pickup & 1993-95 4Runner w/PD60 & PD66 Type Disc & T100, 2WD -> Previa & Supra -> RAV4 -> Tacoma, 2WD -> Tercel
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tacoma 2.7 L4 GAS

    Tercel

    • Raise and support front of vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Remove two caliper mounting bolts, then remove caliper. Do not allow caliper to hang by brake hose.
    • Remove inner pad, then remove outer pad and anti-squeal shim(s), Fig. .
    • Remove anti-rattle spring and pad guide plate.
    • Remove pad support plate and anti-squeal shim(s).
    • Reverse procedure to install.

    Paseo

    • Raise and support vehicle, then remove wheel and tire assembly.
    • Reinstall two wheel lug nuts to retain disc.
    • Remove two attaching bolts and the caliper from torque plate, Fig. , then suspend from ...

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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: 1999 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 V6 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+.

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1996 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove front wheel.
    • Drain differential oil.
    • On models without free wheel hub, proceed as follows:
    • Using a screwdriver, remove grease cap.
    • Remove cotter pin and lock cap.
    • While applying brakes, remove lock nut.
    • On models with free wheel hub, proceed as follows:
      • Remove free wheel hub.
      • Using a snap ring expander, remove snap ring.
      • Remove spacer.
    • On all models, use a brass bar and hammer to disconnect drive shaft. When it is difficult to disconnect dr...

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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+.

    Alternator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1995 Toyota Tacoma SR5 3.4 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect connector from alternator.
    • Remove nut and disconnect wire from alternator.
    • Loosen adjust lock nut, adjusting bolt and pivot bolt, and remove drive belt.
    • Remove pivot bolt and...

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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: 2008 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 -> Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) ->
    Vehicle: 1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 L4 GAS

    On some models equipped with OBD II, the MIL will also illuminate if the fuel tank filler cap is not properly tightened. Tighten fuel tank filler cap until it clicks.

    The MIL should light when the ignition switch is placed in the On position without starting the engine. When the engine is started, the lamp should go out. If it remains lit, a fault has been detected by the diagnostic system and has logged a diagnostic trouble code. If the fault does not occur again within three trips, the lamp will go out but a diagnostic tro...

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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: 1997 Toyota Tacoma 2.7 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 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: 2007 Toyota Tacoma 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+.

    Audio System Diagram for 2004 Toyota Tacoma  2.7 L4 GASAudio System Diagram for 2004 Toyota Tacoma 2.7 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Radio Assembly
  • ACC Fuse
  • Junction Block
  • Relay Block No.2
  • Dome Fuse
  • Audio Components Diagram for 2007 Toyota Tacoma  4.0 V6 GASAudio Components Diagram for 2007 Toyota Tacoma 4.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Left Front Speaker
  • Right Front Speaker
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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.

    2005 Toyota Tacoma PRE Runner 2.7 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2005 Toyota Tacoma PRE Runner 2.7 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Speed Sensor
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Left Front Speed Sensor
  • Skid Control Actuator
  • 2006 Toyota Tacoma X-RUNNER 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Toyota Tacoma X-RUNNER 4.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • LH Front Door Speaker
  • LH Rear Door Speaker
  • RH Rear Door Speaker
  • Stereo Component Amplifier
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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: FRONT FENDER LINER PIN HOLD CLIP REMOVAL / INSTALLATION PROCEDURES
    Vehicle: 2005 Toyota Tacoma PRE Runner 4.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
  • Document: SENSOR INSPECTION FOR AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM
    Vehicle: 2000 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
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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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