Toyota Tacoma manuals

Toyota Tacoma Owners Manual: If you think something is wrong

If you notice any of the following symptoms, your vehicle probably needs adjustment or repair. Contact your Toyota dealer as soon as possible.

■ Visible sympt

● Fluid leaks under the vehicle (Water dripping from the air conditioning after use is normal.)

● Flat-looking tires or uneven tire wear

● Engine coolant temperature gauge needle continually points higher than normal

■ Audible symptoms

● Changes in exhaust sound

● Excessive tire squeal when cornering

● Strange noises related to the suspension system

● Pinging or other noises related to the engine

■ Operational symptoms

● Engine misfire, stumbling or running rough

● Appreciable loss of power

● Vehicle pulls heavily to one side when braking

● Vehicle pulls heavily to one side when driving on a level road

● Loss of brake effectiveness, spongy feeling, pedal almost touches the floor

If your vehicle needs to be towed
If towing is necessary, we recommend having your vehicle towed by your Toyota dealer or a commercial towing service, using a lift-type truck or a flat bed truck. Use a safety chain system for all t ...

Fuel pump shut off system
To minimize the risk of fuel leakage when the engine stalls or an airbag inflates upon collision, the fuel pump shut off system stops supplying fuel to the engine. Follow the procedure below to res ...

Other materials:

Adjustment
ADJUSTMENT PROCEDURE 1. PREPARE VEHICLE FOR FOG LIGHT AIMING ADJUSTMENT (a) Prepare the vehicle: HINT: Ensure that there is no damage or deformation to the body around the fog lights. Fill the fuel tank. Make sure that the oil is filled to the specified level. Make sure ...

Vehicle Control History
VEHICLE CONTROL HISTORY 1. Function Overview (a) The vehicle control history is a function that records control data (record data) when triggered by specific vehicle behavior. When DTCs are not detected according to information provided by customers, by checking the vehicle control history, it ...

Check Bus 2 Lines for Short Circuit
DESCRIPTION There may be a short circuit between the CAN main bus lines and/or CAN branch lines when the resistance between terminals 18 (CA4H) and 17 (CA4L) of the central gateway ECU (network gateway ECU) is below 54 Ω. Detection Item Trouble Area Resi ...

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