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Toyota Tacoma 2015-2018 Service Manual: How To Use This Manual

General Information

GENERAL INFORMATION

1. GENERAL DESCRIPTION

(a) This manual is written in accordance with SAE J2008.

(1) Diagnosis

(2) Removing / Installing, Replacing, Disassembling / Reassembling, Checking and Adjusting

(3) Final Inspection

(b) The following procedures are omitted from this manual. However, these procedures must be performed.

(1) Use a jack or lift to perform operations.

(2) Clean all removed parts.

(3) Perform a visual check.

2. INDEX

(a) An alphabetical INDEX section is provided at the end of the manual as a reference to help you find the item to be repaired.

3. PREPARATION

(a) Use of Special Service Tools (SST) and Special Service Materials (SSM) may be required, depending on the repair procedure. Be sure to use SST and SSM when they are required and follow the working procedures properly. A list of SST and SSM is in the "Preparation" section of this manual.

4. REPAIR PROCEDURES

(a) A component illustration is placed under the title where necessary.

(b) Non-reusable parts, grease application areas, precoated parts and torque specifications are noted in the component illustrations.

  • The following illustration is an example.
(c) Torque specifications, grease application areas and non-reusable parts are

(c) Torque specifications, grease application areas and non-reusable parts are emphasized in the procedures.

HINT:

There are cases where such information can only be explained by using an illustration. In these cases, torque, oil and other information are described in the illustration.

(d) Only items with key points are described in the text. What to do and other details are explained using illustrations next to the text. Both the text and illustrations are accompanied by standard values and notices.

Illustration

What to do and where to do it

Task heading

What work will be performed

Explanation text

  • How to perform the task
  • Information such as specifications and warnings, which are written in boldface text

(e) Illustrations of similar vehicle models are sometimes used. In these cases, minor details may be different from the actual vehicle.

(f) Procedures are presented in a step-by-step format.

5. SERVICE SPECIFICATIONS

(a) SPECIFICATIONS are presented in boldface text throughout the manual. The specifications are also found in the "Service Specifications" section for reference.

6. TERM DEFINITIONS

CAUTION

Possibility of injury to you or other people.

NOTICE

Possibility of damage to components being repaired.

HINT

Provides additional information to help you perform repairs.

7. INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM OF UNITS

(a) The units used in this manual comply with the International System of Units (SI UNIT) standard. Units from the metric system and the English system are also provided.

  • Example:

Torque:

30 N·m {310 kgf·cm, 22 ft·lbf}

Electronic Circuit Inspection Procedure
ELECTRONIC CIRCUIT INSPECTION PROCEDURE 1. BASIC INSPECTION (a) WHEN MEASURING RESISTANCE OF ELECTRONIC PARTS (1) Unless otherwise stated, all resistance measurements should be made at an ambient ...

Identification Information
Vehicle Identification And Serial Numbers VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION AND SERIAL NUMBERS 1. VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (a) The vehicle identification number is stamped on the vehicle body and on ...

Other materials:

System Description
SYSTEM DESCRIPTION 1. GENERAL This system has the following functions: manual slide open and close; auto slide open and close; manual tilt up and down; auto tilt up and down; jam protection; key off operation; key-linked open and close; wireless transmitter-linked open sliding roof open warn ...

Trailer towing
Your vehicle is designed primarily as a passenger-and-load-carrying vehicle. Towing a trailer can have an adverse impact on handling, performance, braking, durability, and fuel consumption. For your safety and the safety of others, you must not overload your vehicle or trailer. You must also e ...

Driving the vehicle
The following procedures should be observed to ensure safe driving. ■ Starting the engine ■ Driving Automatic transmission With the brake pedal depressed, shift the shift lever to D. Release the parking brake. Gradually release the brake pedal and gently depress the acceler ...

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