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

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

HINT:

  • Use the following procedures to troubleshoot the steering lock system.
  • *: Use the Techstream.

PROCEDURE

1.

VEHICLE BROUGHT TO WORKSHOP

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2.

CUSTOMER PROBLEM ANALYSIS

(a) Interview the customer and confirm the problem.

Click here

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3.

CHECK BATTERY VOLTAGE

Standard Voltage:

11 to 14 V

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

HINT:

A simple method to determine whether the battery is depleted is to operate the horn.

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4.

CHECK DTC*

(a) Check for DTCs and make a note of any codes that are output.

Click here HINT:

HINT:

When DTCs indicating CAN and/or LIN communication system malfunctions are output, repair the CAN and/or LIN communication systems before performing diagnosis.

  • for CAN communication system: Click here for LIN communication system: Click here for LIN communication system: Click here
  • for LIN communication system: Click here

Result

Proceed to

DTCs are not output. (Problem symptom cannot be confirmed or reproduced.)

A

DTCs are not output. (Problem symptom can be confirmed and reproduced.)

B

Steering lock system DTCs are output.

C

HINT:

  • When steering lock system DTCs are output, refer to Diagnostic Trouble Code Chart.

    Click here

  • The steering lock system does not store history DTCs.
B

GO TO STEP 6

C

GO TO STEP 8

A

5.

SYMPTOM SIMULATION

(a) Proceed to How to Proceed with Troubleshooting.

Click here

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6.

PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLE

(a) Proceed to Problem Symptoms Table.

Click here

Result

Proceed to

Fault is not listed in Problem Symptoms Table.

A

Fault is listed in Problem Symptoms Table.

B

B

GO TO STEP 8

A

7.

OVERALL ANALYSIS AND TROUBLESHOOTING*

(a) Proceed to Data List / Active Test.

Click here (b) Proceed to Terminals of ECU.

(b) Proceed to Terminals of ECU.

Click here

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GO TO STEP 9

8.

CIRCUIT INSPECTION*

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9.

REPAIR OR REPLACE

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10.

CHECK DTC AGAIN*

(a) Clear the DTCs.

Click here (b) Check for DTCs and make a note of any codes that are output.

(b) Check for DTCs and make a note of any codes that are output.

Click here HINT:

HINT:

Perform the DTC output confirmation operation.

Result

Proceed to

DTCs are not output.

A

Steering lock system DTCs are output.

B

A

END

B

GO TO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE CHART

System Diagram
SYSTEM DIAGRAM Circuit Description Component Outline Steering Lock ECU (Steering Lock Actuator or UPR Bracket Assembly) The steering is ...

Problem Symptoms Table
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Other materials:

Precaution
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Inspection
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Diagnosis System
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