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Toyota Tacoma 2015-2018 Service Manual: Inspection

INSPECTION

PROCEDURE

1. INSPECT TIE ROD END SUB-ASSEMBLY

(a) Flip the ball joint stud back and forth 5 times as shown in the illustration

(a) Flip the ball joint stud back and forth 5 times as shown in the illustration before installing the nut.

(b) Using a torque wrench, turn the nut continuously at a rate of 2 to 4 seconds per turn and check the torque reading on the 5th turn.

Torque:

0.49-3.43 N·m {5.0-35.0 kgf·cm, 4.34-30.36 in·lbf}

2. INSPECT POWER STEERING RACK

(a) Using a dial indicator, check the power steering rack for runout, teeth wear

(a) Using a dial indicator, check the power steering rack for runout, teeth wear and damage.

Maximum runout:

0.3 mm (0.012 in.)

If necessary, replace the power steering link assembly.

(b) Check the back surface for wear and damage.

If necessary, replace the power steering link assembly.

Disassembly
DISASSEMBLY PROCEDURE 1. REMOVE STEERING GEAR OUTLET RETURN TUBE (a) Using a union nut wrench, remove the steering gear outlet return tube. 2. REMOVE STEERING TURN PRESSURE TUBE (a) Using a u ...

Installation
INSTALLATION PROCEDURE 1. INSTALL POWER STEERING LINK (a) Insert the power steering link into the vehicle in the order shown in the illustration. Install in this Direction ...

Other materials:

Active traction control system
The active traction control system automatically helps prevent the spinning of 4 wheels when the vehicle is started or accelerated on slippery road surfaces. ■ System operation Vehicles with an automatic transmission: Stop the vehicle, shift the shift lever to N and put the frontwheel d ...

Data List / Active Test
DATA LIST / ACTIVE TEST 1. DATA LIST HINT: Using the Techstream to read the Data List allows the values or states of switches, sensors, actuators and other items to be read without removing any parts. This non-intrusive inspection can be very useful because intermittent conditions or signals ...

How To Proceed With Troubleshooting
CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT HINT: Perform the following procedure to troubleshoot the dynamic radar cruise control system. *: Use the Techstream. PROCEDURE 1. VEHICLE BROUGHT TO WORKSHOP NEXT ...

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