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Toyota Tacoma 2015-2018 Service Manual: Brake

General Maintenance

GENERAL MAINTENANCE

PROCEDURE

1. INSPECT BRAKE LINE PIPES AND HOSES

HINT:

HINT:

Work in a well-lighted area. Turn the front wheels fully to the right or left before beginning.

(a) Check all the brake lines and hoses for:

  • Damage
  • Wear
  • Deformation
  • Cracks
  • Corrosion
  • Leaks
  • Bends
  • Twists

(b) Check all the clamps for tightness and the connections for leakage.

(c) Check if the hoses and lines are not near sharp edges, moving parts and the exhaust system.

(d) Check if the lines are installed pass through the center of the grommets.

2. INSPECT FRONT BRAKE PADS AND DISCS

HINT:

  • (See page If a squealing or scraping noise is heard from the brake while driving, )
  • If a squealing or scraping noise is heard from the brake while driving, check the pad wear indicator.
  • If there are traces of the indicator contacting the disc rotor, the disc pad should be replaced.

3. INSPECT REAR BRAKE DRUM

HINT:

See page 4. INSPECT BRAKE FLUID

4. INSPECT BRAKE FLUID

Fluid:

SAE J1703 or FMVSS No. 116 DOT3

HINT:

  • for Hydraulic Brake Booster (See page ) )
  • for Vacuum Brake Booster (See page )
Body
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Chassis
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On-vehicle Inspection
ON-VEHICLE INSPECTION PROCEDURE 1. INSPECT INDICATOR LIGHT (a) Inspect the 4HI Indicator Light: (1) Start the engine. (2) Change the 4WD control switch from 2WD to 4H. (3) Check the 4HI indicator light. OK: The 4HI indicator light comes on or the 4HI indicator light comes on after it is b ...

Cleaning and protecting the vehicle interior
The following procedures will help protect your vehicle’s interior and keep it in top condition: ■ Protecting the vehicle interior Remove dirt and dust using a vacuum cleaner. Wipe dirty surfaces with a cloth dampened with lukewarm water. ■ Cleaning the leather areas ● Re ...

Auto Up Operation does not Fully Close Power Window (Jam Protection Function is Activated)
DESCRIPTION If a door glass or a power window regulator motor assembly does not operate smoothly, the jam protection function may be triggered automatically, resulting in the auto up function being unable to fully close the window. HINT: This symptom may occur for any of the windows. CAUTION ...

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