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Toyota Tacoma 2015-2018 Service Manual: How To Proceed With Troubleshooting

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

HINT:

  • Use the following procedure listed to troubleshoot the differential system (w/ Differential Lock).
  • *: Use the Techstream.

PROCEDURE

1.

VEHICLE BROUGHT TO WORKSHOP

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2.

CUSTOMER PROBLEM ANALYSIS

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3.

INSPECT BATTERY VOLTAGE

Standard voltage:

11 to 14 V

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

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4.

CHECK COMMUNICATION FUNCTION OF CAN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM*

(a) Use the Techstream to check if the CAN communication system is functioning normally.

Click here

HINT:

The ECU of this system is connected to the CAN communication system.

Therefore, before starting troubleshooting, make sure to check that there is no trouble in the CAN communication system.

Result

Proceed to

CAN DTCs are not output

A

CAN DTCs are output

B

B

CHECK CAN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

A

5.

CHECK DTC AND FREEZE FRAME DATA*

(a) Check for DTCs.

Click here (b) Check for freeze frame data.

(b) Check for freeze frame data.

HINT:

Record or print DTCs and freeze frame data if necessary.

(c) Clear the DTCs and freeze frame data.

Click here (d) Recheck for DTCs.

(d) Recheck for DTCs.

Click here (1) Simulate the malfunction condition and check if the DTCs are output again.

(1) Simulate the malfunction condition and check if the DTCs are output again.

Result

Proceed to

DTCs are not output

A

DTCs are output

B

B

GO TO STEP 10

A

6.

PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLE

(a) Refer to Problem Symptoms Table.

Click here

Result

Proceed to

Fault not listed in problem symptoms table

A

Fault listed in problem symptoms table

B

B

GO TO STEP 8

A

7.

OVERALL ANALYSIS AND TROUBLESHOOTING*

(a) Terminals of ECU.

Click here (b) Data List / Active Test.

(b) Data List / Active Test.

Click here

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8.

REPAIR OR REPLACE

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9.

CONFIRM TEST

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END

10.

GO TO DTC CHART

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11.

REPAIR OR REPLACE

NEXT

12.

CONFIRM TEST

NEXT

END

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