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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 Owners Manual Supplement. It is recommended that any p ...

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Adjusting the position of the air outlets
Center outlets Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down. Right and left side outlets Direct air flow to the left or right, up or down. Opening and closing the air outlets Center outlets   Open the vent. Close the vent. Right and left side outlets Open the vent. ...

Auxiliary boxes
Front Pull the lid down. Under the rear seats (Access Cab models) Pull up the lever. Raise the bottom cushion up. Turn the knob counterclockwise. Open the lid. Press the lid against the bottom of the lower cushion until it is supported by the hookand- loop fastener. Make sur ...

Tires
Replace or rotate tires in accordance with maintenance schedules and treadwear. ■ Checking tire 1. New tread 2. Treadwear indicator 3. Worn tread The location of treadwear indicators is shown by the TWI or marks, etc., molded on the sidewall of each tire. Check spare tire condi ...

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