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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Toyota 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 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 2003-04 -> Evacuating System -> Using Charging Station -> Using Vacuum Pump
Vehicle: 2003 Toyota Tundra 4.7 V8 GAS

Using Vacuum Pump

Vacuum pumps suitable for removing air and moisture from A/C systems are commercially available. A specification for system pump down used here is 28-291/2 inches vacuum. This reading can be attained at or near sea level only. For each 1000 feet of altitude this operation is performed, the reading will be 1 inch vacuum higher. For example, at 5000 feet elevation, only 23-241/2 inches of vacuum can be obtained. The system refrigerant must be completely recovered before it can be evacuated. Damage to the vacuum pump will result if pressurized ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Toyota AUTOMOBILES

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

Toyota -> 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: 2005 Toyota Solara SE 2.4 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 AUTOMOBILES

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

Toyota -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 1984-02 4Runner -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Models Less Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection -> Models w/Union Bolt Fuel Line Connection -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2000 Toyota 4runner 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 Line Connection
  • Obtain the vehicle owners radio theft pro...

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

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

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 2006 Toyota Camry SE 3.3 V6 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Drain transaxle oil in suitable container.
  • Unstake wheel hub nut using suitable tool but do not remove nut.
  • Apply brakes and remove lefthand driveline nut.
  • Remove nut and separate lefthand front stabilizer link assembly. If ball joint turns together with nut use 6mm tool to hold stud.
  • Disconnect ABS wheel speed sensor and remove bolt securing lefthand flexible hose from shock absorber.
  • Remove bolt and separate speed sensor from lefthand steering knuckle.
  • Remove tie...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Toyota 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 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Relearn Procedures -> Registration -> System Initialization -> Tire Pressure Sensor & Transmitter -> TPMS ECU
Vehicle: 2009 Toyota Highlander 3.5 V6 GAS

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 panel.
  • Using the scan tool, note the registered transmitter IDs that are stored in the old TPMS ECU.
  • If reading the stored transmitter IDs from the old TPMS ECU is not possible, the tires will need to be removed from the wheels to read and note the tire pressure sensor transmitter IDs.
  • Wi...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Toyota AUTOMOBILES

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

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 1995 Toyota Tacoma Regular CAB 3.4 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • If required, remove battery, battery tray and/or igniter bracket.
  • Remove air cleaner assembly, if required.
  • Disconnect electrical connectors from starter motor.
  • On mod...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Toyota AUTOMOBILES

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

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Toyota -> Tundra
Vehicle: 2008 Toyota Tundra SR5 5.7 V8 GAS

The cabin air filter should be cleaned every 18 months or 15,000 miles and 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.
  • Slide off the glove damper rod, Fig. .
  • Push inward on each side of the glove compartment door to disengage claws, Fig. .
  • Remove the cabin air filter c...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Toyota AUTOMOBILES

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

Toyota -> Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS)/Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) System Warning Lamp -> 1996-2001 4Runner
Vehicle: 1997 Toyota 4runner Limited 3.4 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 in On position.
  • Connect...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Toyota AUTOMOBILES

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

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2000 Toyota Avalon 3.0 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 AUTOMOBILES

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

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1994 Toyota Tercel DLX 1.5 L4 GAS

  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove four bolts, then remove under cover.
  • Install a suitable tool on hexagonal bolt on drive belt tensioner and t...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Toyota AUTOMOBILES

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

Audio System Components Diagram for 2002 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8 L4 GASAudio System Components Diagram for 2002 Toyota Celica GTS 1.8 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Power Amplifier
  • Speaker
  • Tweeter
  • Radio Assembly
  • CIG Fuse
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2003 Toyota RAV4  L  ELECTRICEngine Compartment Diagram for 2003 Toyota RAV4 L ELECTRIC

    Components on diagram:
  • Park/Neutral Position Switch
  • Radiator Fan Motor
  • Connector R-2
  • Connector I-6
  • Connector I-7
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Toyota AUTOMOBILES

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

    1992 Toyota 4runner SR5 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1992 Toyota 4runner SR5 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Cruise Control Actuator
  • Cruise Control Indicator
  • Cruise Control Clutch SW
  • Cruise Control Vacuum Sw
  • 1986 Toyota Pickup LN76 2.4 L4 DIESEL Wiring Diagram1986 Toyota Pickup LN76 2.4 L4 DIESEL Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Check Connector
  • Neutral Start Switch
  • O/D Off Indicator
  • Oil Temperature Sensor
  • Pattern Select Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Toyota AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: FUEL INJECTOR CLEANING - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2006 Toyota Prius 1.5 L4 ELECTRIC/GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Fuel Sys, Driveability, Filters (Air & Fuel)
  • Document: ENGINE BANK 1 AND BANK 2 A/F AND O2 IDENTIFICATION - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2000 Toyota 4runner 3.4 V6 GAS

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

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