Toyota Tacoma manuals

Toyota Tacoma Owners Manual: Automatic transmission

Select a shift position appropriate for the driving conditions.

■ Shifting the shift lever

5-speed models

While the engine switch is on, depress

the brake pedal and move the shift lever. While the engine switch is on, depress the brake pedal and move the shift lever.

4-speed models

While the engine switch is on, depress

the brake pedal and move the shift lever. While the engine switch is on, depress the brake pedal and move the shift lever.

■ Shift position uses

*: To improve fuel consumption and reduce noises, set the shift lever in D for

*: To improve fuel consumption and reduce noises, set the shift lever in D for normal driving.

■Downshifting restrictions

The shift lever cannot be downshifted if the following speeds are exceeded.

2WD models

4WD models

4WD models

■When driving with the cruise control system (if equipped)

■When driving with the cruise control system (if equipped)

The engine brake will not operate when downshifting from D to 4 (5-speed models) or 3 (4-speed models).

■If the shift lever cannot be shifted from P

■AI-SHIFT

AI-SHIFT automatically selects the suitable gear according to driver performance and driving conditions.

AI-SHIFT automatically operates when the shift lever is in the D position.

The engine speed may remain high after releasing the accelerator pedal.

This does not indicate a malfunction.

Engine (ignition) switch
■ Engine switch LOCK The steering wheel is locked and the key can be removed. (Vehicles with an automatic transmission: The key can be removed only when the shift lever is in P.) ACC ...

Manual transmission
■ Shifting the shift lever 6-speed models Fully depress the clutch pedal before operating the shift lever, and then release it slowly. 5-speed models Fully depress the clutch pedal b ...

Other materials:

Hood
Release the lock from the inside of the vehicle to open the hood. Pull the hood release lever. The hood will pop up slightly. Pull up the hood catch lever and lift the hood. Hold the hood open by inserting the supporting rod into the slot. CAUTION ■Pre-driving check Check that the ...

Trailer towing
Your vehicle is designed primarily as a passenger-and-load-carrying vehicle. Towing a trailer can have an adverse impact on handling, performance, braking, durability, and fuel consumption. For your safety and the safety of others, you must not overload your vehicle or trailer. You must also e ...

Air conditioning filter
The air conditioning filter must be changed regularly to maintain air conditioning efficiency. ■ Removal method Turn the engine switch to the LOCK position. Open the glove box. Slide off the damper. Push in each side of the glove box to disconnect the claws. Open the filter ...

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