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Toyota Tacoma 2015-2018 Service Manual: Adjustment

ADJUSTMENT

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

HINT:

  • Centering bolts are used to mount the hood hinge and hood lock assembly. The hood and hood lock assembly cannot be adjusted with the centering bolts installed. Substitute the centering bolts with standard bolts when making adjustments.
  • Specified torque for standard bolts is shown in the standard bolt chart (See page ). Text in Illustration

    *a

    Centering Bolt

    *b

    Standard Bolt

PROCEDURE

1. INSPECT HOOD SUB-ASSEMBLY

(a) Check that the clearance measurements of areas "A" though "D" are within each standard range.

Standard Clearance:

Standard Clearance:

Area

Measurement

Area

Measurement

A

-1.4 to 1.6 mm (-0.055 to 0.063 in.)

B

4.9 to 7.9 mm (0.193 to 0.311 in.)

C

4.9 to 7.9 mm (0.193 to 0.311 in.)

D

-1.4 to 1.6 mm (-0.055 to 0.063 in.)

2. ADJUST HOOD SUB-ASSEMBLY

(a) Horizontally and vertically adjust the hood.

(1) Loosen the 4 hinge bolts of the hood.

(2) Adjust the clearance between the hood and front fender by moving the hood.

(3) Tighten the 4 hinge bolts after adjustment.

Torque:

13 N·m {133 kgf·cm, 10 ft·lbf}

(b) Adjust the height of the front end of the hood using the hood bumper cushions.

(1) Adjust the 2 hood bumper cushions so that the heights of the hood and fenders are aligned.

(c) Adjust the hood lock assembly.

(1) Using a screwdriver with its tip wrapped in protective tape, remove the hood

(1) Using a screwdriver with its tip wrapped in protective tape, remove the hood lock nut cap.

Text in Illustration

*a

Protective Tape

(2) Loosen the 3 bolts.

(3) Adjust the hood lock assembly and tighten the 3 bolts.

Torque:

8.0 N·m {82 kgf·cm, 71 in·lbf}

(d) Install a new hood lock nut cap.

Hood
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