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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:

Hood
Release the lock from the inside of the vehicle to open the hood. Pull the hood release lever. The hood will pop up slightly. Pull up the hood catch lever and lift the hood. Hold the hood open by inserting the supporting rod into the slot. CAUTION ■Pre-driving check Check that the ...

Data List / Active Test
DATA LIST / ACTIVE TEST NOTICE: In the table below, the values listed under "Normal Condition" are reference values. Do not depend solely on these reference values when deciding whether a part is faulty or not. HINT: Using the Techstream to read the Data List allows the values or s ...

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 disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal notices before p ...

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