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Toyota Tacoma 2015-2018 Service Manual: Theft Deterrent System Communication Line High Fixation (B279A,B279A12)

Toyota Tacoma 2015-2018 Service Manual / Engine Immobiliser / Engine Immobiliser System(w/o Smart Key System) / Theft Deterrent System Communication Line High Fixation (B279A,B279A12)

DESCRIPTION

If the communication line (EFIO-IMI) to the transponder key ECU assembly is stuck high (e.g. shorted to +B), the ECM stores this DTC.

DTC No.

DTC Detection Condition

Trouble Area

DTC Output Confirmation Operation

B279A*1

Communication line (EFIO-IMI) between the ECM and transponder key ECU assembly is stuck high.

  • Wire harness or connector
  • ECM
  • Transponder key ECU assembly

Turn the ignition switch to ON and wait 6 seconds.

B279A12*2

Communication line (EFIO-IMI) between the ECM and transponder key ECU assembly is stuck high.

  • Wire harness or connector
  • ECM
  • Transponder key ECU assembly

Turn the ignition switch to ON and wait 6 seconds.

  • *1: for 2TR-FE
  • *2: for 2GR-FKS
Vehicle Condition and Fail-safe Operation when Malfunction Detected

Vehicle Condition when Malfunction Detected

Fail-safe Operation when Malfunction Detected

Engine cannot be started (initial ignition occurs and engine cranks, then ignition stops)

Engine cannot be started

Related Data List and Active Test

DTC No.

Data List and Active Test

B279A*1

-

B279A12*1

-

  • *1: for 2TR-FE
  • *2: for 2GR-FKS

WIRING DIAGRAM

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

NOTICE:

  • If the transponder key ECU assembly or ECM is replaced, refer to Registration (See page After repair, confirm that no DTCs are output by performing "DTC Output ).
  • After repair, confirm that no DTCs are output by performing "DTC Output Confirmation Operation".

PROCEDURE

1.

CLEAR DTC

(a) Clear the DTCs (See page ).

NEXT

2.

CHECK DTC OUTPUT

(a) Perform "DTC Output Confirmation Operation" procedure.

(b) Check for DTCs (See page Result ).

Result

Result

Proceed to

DTC B279A (for 2TR-FE) or B279A12 (for 2GR-FKS) is output

A

DTC B279A (for 2TR-FE) or B279A12 (for 2GR-FKS) is not output

B

B

USE SIMULATION METHOD TO CHECK

A

3.

CHECK CONNECTION OF CONNECTOR

(a) Check that the connectors are properly connected to the ECM and transponder key ECU assembly.

OK:

Connectors are properly connected.

NG

CONNECT CONNECTORS PROPERLY

OK

4.

CHECK HARNESS AND CONNECTOR (TRANSPONDER KEY ECU ASSEMBLY - ECM)

(a) Disconnect the T10 transponder key ECU assembly connector.

(b) Disconnect the E14*1 or E20*2 ECM connector.

  • *1: for 2GR-FKS
  • *2: for 2TR-FE

(c) Measure the resistance according to the value(s) in the table below.

Standard Resistance:

Tester Connection

Condition

Specified Condition

T10-13 (EFIO) - E14-8 (IMI)*1

Always

Below 1 Ω

T10-13 (EFIO) or E14-8 (IMI) - Body ground*1

Always

10 kΩ or higher

T10-13 (EFIO) - E20-10 (IMI)*2

Always

Below 1 Ω

T10-13 (EFIO) or E20-10 (IMI) - Body ground*2

Always

10 kΩ or higher

  • *1: for 2GR-FKS
  • *2: for 2TR-FE
NG

REPAIR OR REPLACE HARNESS OR CONNECTOR

OK

5.

REPLACE TRANSPONDER KEY ECU ASSEMBLY

(a) Replace the transponder key ECU assembly with a new one (See page ).

NEXT

6.

CLEAR DTC

(a) Clear the DTCs (See page ).

NEXT

7.

CHECK FOR DTC

(a) Perform "DTC Output Confirmation Operation" procedure.

(b) Check for DTCs (See page Result ).

Result

Result

Proceed to

DTC B279A (for 2TR-FE) or B279A12 (for 2GR-FKS) is not output

A

DTC B279A is output (for 2TR-FE)

B

DTC B279A12 is output (for 2GR-FKS)

C

A

END (TRANSPONDER KEY ECU ASSEMBLY WAS DEFECTIVE)

B

REPLACE ECM

C

REPLACE ECM

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