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Toyota Tacoma Owners Manual: Emission inspection and maintenance (I/M) programs

Toyota Tacoma Owners Manual / Maintenance and care / Maintenance / Emission inspection and maintenance (I/M) programs

Some states have vehicle emission inspection programs which include OBD (On Board Diagnostics) checks. The OBD system monitors the operation of the emission control system.

■ If the malfunction indicator lamp comes on

The OBD system determines that a problem exists somewhere in the emission control system. Your vehicle may not pass the I/ M test and may need to be repaired. Contact your Toyota dealer to service the vehicle.

■ Your vehicle may not pass the I/M test:

● When the battery is disconnected or discharged

Readiness codes that are set during ordinary driving are erased.

Also, depending on your driving habits, the readiness codes may not be completely set.

● When the fuel tank cap is loose

The malfunction indicator lamp comes on as a temporary malfunction and your vehicle may not pass the I/M test.

■ When the malfunction indicator lamp goes off after several driving trips

The error code in the OBD system will not be cleared unless the vehicle is driven 40 or more times.

■ If your vehicle does not pass the I/M test

Contact your Toyota dealer to prepare the vehicle for re-testing.

General maintenance
Listed below are the general maintenance items that should be performed at the intervals specified in the “Scheduled Maintenance Guide” or “Owner’s Manual Supplement”. It is recommended ...

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Other materials:

Access doors (Access Cab models only)
The access door (rear door) can be opened using the inside handle. Open the front door widely Pull (from the outside) or push (from the inside) the inside handle of the access door. Open the access door You can open and close the access door only when the front door is widely opened. NOT ...

Removal
REMOVAL CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT Text in Illustration *a Object Exceeding Weight Limit of Transmission Jack Be sure to perform this procedure with several people as the rear differential carrier assembly is very heavy. Be sure to follow the procedure ...

Inspection
INSPECTION PROCEDURE 1. INSPECT CYLINDER BLOCK FOR WARPAGE (a) Using a precision straightedge and feeler gauge, measure the warpage of the contact surface of the cylinder head gasket. Standard warpage: 0 to 0.05 mm (0 to 0.00197 in.) Maximum warpage: 0.07 mm (0.00276 ...

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