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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 vehicles 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:

Compass (vehicles with auto anti-glare inside rear view mirror)
The compass on the inside rear view mirror indicates the direction in which the vehicle is heading. ■ Operation Type A To turn the compass on or off, press the button. Type B ■ Displays and directions Calibrating the compass The direction display deviates from the true ...

Listening to Bluetooth audio
The Bluetooth audio system enables the user to enjoy music played on a portable player from the vehicle speakers via wireless communication. Select Audio on the Select Audio Source screen. When a Bluetooth device cannot be connected, check the connection status on the Bluetooth Audio ...

Wireless remote control*
The wireless remote control can be used to lock and unlock the vehicle from outside the vehicle. Locks all doors Unlocks all doors Pressing the button unlocks the drivers door. Pressing the button again within 3 seconds unlocks the other doors. Sounds alarm (push and hold) ■Oper ...

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