Toyota Tacoma manuals

Toyota Tacoma Owners Manual: If the engine will not start

If the engine still does not start after following the correct starting procedure (→P. 141) or releasing the steering lock (→P. 142), confirm the following points.

■ The engine will not start even when the starter motor operates normally.

One of the following may be the cause of the problem.

● There may not be sufficient fuel in the vehicle’s tank.

Refuel the vehicle.

● The engine may be flooded.

Try to restart the engine once more following correct starting procedures.

● There may be a malfunction in the engine immobilizer system.

■ The starter motor turns over slowly, the interior lights and headlights are dim, or the horn does not sound or sounds at a low volume.

One of the following may be the cause of the problem.

● The battery may be discharged.

● The battery terminal connections may be loose or corroded.

■ The starter motor does not turn over, the interior lights and headlights do not turn on, or the horn does not sound.

One of the following may be the cause of the problem.

● One or both of the battery terminals may be disconnected.

● The battery may be discharged.

Contact your Toyota dealer if the problem cannot be repaired, or if repair procedures are unknown.

If you have a flat tire
Remove the flat tire and replace it with the spare provided. ■ Before jacking up the vehicle ● Stop the vehicle on a hard, flat surface. ● Set the parking brake. ● Shift th ...

If the shift lever cannot be shifted from P (vehicles with an automatic transmission)
If the shift lever cannot be shifted with your foot on the brake, there may be a problem with the shift lock system (a system to prevent accidental operation of the shift lever). Have the vehicle ...

Other materials:

Additional Key cannot be Registered
DESCRIPTION If additional registration is not possible, a malfunction in the certification ECU (smart key ECU assembly), engine switch, electrical key transmitter sub-assembly or steering lock ECU (steering lock actuator or UPR bracket assembly) is suspected. CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT NOTICE ...

Amplifier Box Speaker Assembly
Components COMPONENTS ILLUSTRATION ILLUSTRATION Removal REMOVAL PROCEDURE 1. PRECAUTION NOTICE: After turning the ignition switch off, waiting time may be required before disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal. Therefore, make sure to read the disconnecti ...

Evaporator Temperature Sensor Circuit (B1413)
DESCRIPTION The cooler thermistor sensor (evaporator temperature sensor) is installed on the evaporator in the air conditioner unit to detect the temperature of the cooled air that has passed through the evaporator and is used to control the air conditioning. It sends signals to the air condi ...

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