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Toyota Tacoma 2015-2018 Service Manual: Diagnosis System

DIAGNOSIS SYSTEM

1. DESCRIPTION

The ECU stores trouble codes when malfunctions occur.

The diagnostic system allows for reading of the trouble codes from the DLC3.

Use the Techstream to help diagnose and repair the problem.

2. CHECK DLC3

(a) Check the DLC3 (See page 3. INSPECT BATTERY VOLTAGE ).

3. INSPECT BATTERY VOLTAGE

(a) Measure the battery voltage.

Standard voltage:

11 to 14 V

If the voltage is below 11 V, recharge or replace the battery.

4. SELF-DIAGNOSTIC MODE

(a) Connect the Techstream to the DLC3.

(b) Turn the engine switch on (IG).

(c) Turn the Techstream on.

(d) Enter the following menus: Body Electrical / Smart Key / Utility / Wireless Door Lock Diagnosis Mode.

(e) Proceed to the next step in accordance with the prompts on the Techstream screen.

HINT:

The electrical key transmitter uses 2 different frequencies alternately for communication. When in self diagnostic mode, one of the channels can be selected or the channels can be automatically switched.

(f) Check that the system has switched to self-diagnostic mode by checking the wireless door lock buzzer output pattern.

(g) Check the diagnostic outputs when the electrical key transmitter sub-assembly

(g) Check the diagnostic outputs when the electrical key transmitter sub-assembly switch is held down.

The diagnostic outputs can be checked by the interior light and wireless door lock buzzer patterns.

Result

Wireless Door Lock Buzzer Output

Suspected Area

A

Normal (No malfunction)

B

Register wireless code

C

Wave interference or malfunction of a related component

Problem Symptoms Table
PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLE HINT: Use the table below to help determine the cause of problem symptoms. If multiple suspected areas are listed, the potential causes of the symptoms are lis ...

Dtc Check / Clear
DTC CHECK / CLEAR 1. CHECK FOR DTC HINT: When using the Techstream with the engine switch off to troubleshoot: Connect the Techstream to the DLC3 and turn a courtesy light switch on and off at 1 ...

Other materials:

Precaution
PRECAUTION 1. DOOR CONTROL RECEIVER EXPRESSIONS (a) The type of door control receiver used on this model differs according to the specifications of the vehicle. The expressions listed in the table below are used in this section. Vehicle Specification Part Name in Manual ...

Removal
REMOVAL PROCEDURE 1. PRECAUTION CAUTION: Be sure to read Precaution thoroughly before servicing (See page ). NOTICE: After turning the ignition switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the ...

Outside Vehicle
General Maintenance GENERAL MAINTENANCE CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT Performing these maintenance checks on the vehicle is the owner's responsibility. The owner may perform the maintenance or take the vehicle to a service center. Check the parts of the vehicle described below on a daily basis ...

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