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Toyota Tacoma 2015-2018 Service Manual: Problem Symptoms Table



  • Use the table below to help determine the cause of problem symptoms. If multiple suspected areas are listed, the potential causes of the symptoms are listed in order of probability in the "Suspected Area" column of the table. Check each symptom by checking the suspected areas in the order they are listed. Replace parts as necessary.
  • Inspect the fuses and relays related to the system before inspecting the suspected areas below.
  • If the problem occurs in certain locations or times of day, the possibility of wave interference is high.
  • If a malfunction occurred after optional components were installed at the dealer, check if there is wave interference from the components.
Smart Key System (for Start Function)


Suspected Area

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Power source mode does not change to on (IG) or on (ACC)

Refer to "Power Source Mode does not Change to ON (IG and ACC)"

Power source mode does not change to on (IG)

Refer to "Power Source Mode does not Change to ON (IG)"

Power source mode does not change to on (ACC)

Refer to "Power Source Mode does not Change to ON (ACC)"

Engine does not start

Refer to "Engine does not Start"

Customize Parameters
CUSTOMIZE PARAMETERS PROCEDURE 1. CHECK CERTIFICATION ECU (SMART KEY ECU ASSEMBLY) HINT: The following items can be customized. NOTICE: When the customer requests a change in a function, ...

Diagnosis System
DIAGNOSIS SYSTEM 1. DESCRIPTION (a) Smart key system (for start function) data and the Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) can be read through the Data Link Connector 3 (DLC3) of the vehicle. When t ...

Other materials:

Pressure Control Solenoid "B" Electrical (Shift Solenoid Valve SL2) (P0778)
DESCRIPTION Changing from 1st to 6th is performed by the ECM turning shift solenoid valves SL1, SL2, SL3 and SL4 on and off. If an open or short circuit occurs in any of the shift solenoid valves, the ECM controls the remaining normal shift solenoid valves to allow the vehicle to be operated ...

Short in Curtain Shield Squib LH Circuit (B1835/58-B1838/58)
DESCRIPTION The driver side curtain shield squib circuit consists of the airbag sensor assembly and the curtain shield airbag assembly LH. The circuit signals the SRS to deploy when airbag deployment conditions are met. These DTCs are set when a malfunction is detected in the driver side curtai ...

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE 1. INSTALL REAR BUMPER ASSEMBLY (a) Using an engine lifter or equivalent, engage the 2 pins to install the rear bumper assembly. Text in Illustration *a Pin - - NOTICE: Using plate lift attachments or equiv ...

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