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Toyota Tacoma Owners Manual: Checking and replacing fuses

If any of the electrical components do not operate, a fuse may have blown. If this happens, check and replace the fuses as necessary.

position. Turn the engine switch to the LOCK position.

places. To check the fuses, follow the instructions below. The fuses are located in the following places. To check the fuses, follow the instructions below.

Engine compartment

Push the tab in and lift the lid off.

Push the tab in and lift the lid off.

Under the instrument panel

1.Open the auxiliary box.

1.Open the auxiliary box.

2.Pull up the box and disengage the claws. Remove the stoppers from the cutouts

2.Pull up the box and disengage the claws. Remove the stoppers from the cutouts and remove the box.

“Fuse layout and amperage ratings” (→P. 455) for details about which fuse to check.  After a system failure, see “Fuse layout and amperage ratings” (→P. 455) for details about which fuse to check.

Remove the fuse with the pullout tool.

Remove the fuse with the pullout tool.

Type A Check if the fuse has blown.

Type A

1. Normal fuse

1. Normal fuse

2. Blown fuse

Replace it with one of an appropriate amperage rating.

The amperage rating can be found on the fuse box lid.

Type B

1. Normal fuse

1. Normal fuse

2. Blown fuse

Replace it with one of an appropriate amperage rating.

The amperage rating can be found on the fuse box lid.

Type C

1. Normal fuse

1. Normal fuse

2. Blown fuse

Replace it with one of an appropriate amperage rating.

The amperage rating can be found on the fuse box lid.

Type D

1. Normal fuse

1. Normal fuse

2. Blown fuse

Replace it with one of an appropriate amperage rating.

The amperage rating can be found on the fuse box lid.

Fuse layout and amperage ratings

■ Engine compartment

Type A

Type B

Type B

*: Replace the fuse with one of the same ampere rating as the original

*: Replace the fuse with one of the same ampere rating as the original

■ Under the instrument panel

■After a fuse is repl

■After a fuse is repl

●If the lights do not turn on even after the fuse has been replaced, a bulb may need replacement.

●If the replaced fuse blows again, have the vehicle inspected by your Toyota dealer.

■If there is an overload in the circuits

The fuses are designed to blow, protecting the wiring harness from damage.

CAUTION

■To prevent system breakdowns and vehicle fire

Observe the following precautions.

Failing to do so may cause damage to the vehicle, and possibly a fire or injury.

●Never use a fuse of a higher amperage rating than indicated, or use any other object in place of a fuse.

●Always use a genuine Toyota fuse or equivalent.

Never replace a fuse with a wire, even as a temporary fix.

●Do not modify the fuse or the fuse box.

NOTICE

■Before replacing fuses

Have the cause of electrical overload determined and repaired by your Toyota dealer as soon as possible.

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