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Toyota Tacoma 2015-2018 Service Manual: VSC OFF Indicator Light Remains ON

DESCRIPTION

  • In 2WD mode:

    Operation of the VSC OFF switch changes the vehicle between normal mode, TRAC OFF mode (AUTO LSD mode) and VSC OFF mode. During normal mode, pressing the VSC OFF switch for a short amount of time changes the vehicle to TRAC OFF mode (AUTO LSD mode), TRAC operation is prohibited, and the VSC OFF and AUTO LSD indicator lights turns on. However, if the vehicle speed exceeds 50 km/h, the indicator lights turns off.

    When the vehicle is stopped, pressing the VSC OFF switch for 3 seconds or more changes the vehicle to VSC OFF mode, TRAC and VSC operation are prohibited, and the TRAC OFF indicator and VSC OFF indicator lights turn on.

  • In 4WD mode:

    Operation of the VSC OFF switch changes the vehicle between normal mode and VSC OFF mode. During normal mode, when the vehicle is stopped, pressing the VSC OFF switch for 3 seconds or more changes the vehicle to VSC OFF mode, TRAC and VSC operation are prohibited, and the TRAC OFF indicator and VSC OFF indicator lights turn on.

    • When the transfer is in L4, VSC is prohibited and the TRAC OFF indicator and VSC OFF indicator lights turn on.
    • When the rear differential is locked, VSC is prohibited and the TRAC OFF indicator and VSC OFF indicator lights turn on. At this time, ABS is also prohibited and the ABS warning light turns on.

WIRING DIAGRAM

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

CAUTION / NOTICE / HINT

NOTICE:

  • When replacing the skid control ECU (master cylinder solenoid), perform calibration (See page ). Inspect the fuses for circuits related to this system before performing ).
  • Inspect the fuses for circuits related to this system before performing the following inspection procedure.
  • As there may be malfunctions in the transfer system related to when the transfer operates in L4, check the transfer system first.

PROCEDURE

1.

CHECK CAN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM

(a) Turn the ignition switch off.

(b) Connect the Techstream to the DLC3.

(c) Turn the ignition switch to ON.

(d) Turn the Techstream on.

(e) Select CAN Bus Check from the System Selection Menu screen and follow the prompts on the screen to inspect the CAN bus (See page OK: OK: ).

OK:

CAN Bus Check indicates no malfunctions in CAN communication.

NG

GO TO CAN COMMUNICATION SYSTEM (HOW TO PROCEED WITH TROUBLESHOOTING)

OK

2.

INSPECT SKID CONTROL ECU (CSW TERMINAL)

B

GO TO STEP 4

C

GO TO STEP 5

A

3.

CHECK FOR DIFFERENTIAL SYSTEM

(a) Reconnect the S1 skid control ECU (master cylinder solenoid) connector.

(b) Connect the Techstream to the DLC3.

(c) Turn the ignition switch to ON.

(d) Turn the Techstream on.

(e) Enter the following menus: Powertrain / Four Wheel Drive / Trouble Codes.

(f) Check for DTCs.

Result

Result

Proceed to

DTCs are not output

A

DTCs are not output

B

B

GO TO DIFFERENTIAL SYSTEM (DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE CHART)

A

4.

READ VALUE USING TECHSTREAM (TRAC/VSC OFF MODE)

(a) Turn the ignition switch off.

(b) Connect the Techstream to the DLC3.

(c) Turn the ignition switch to ON.

(d) Turn the Techstream on.

(e) Enter the following menus: Chassis / ABS/VSC/TRAC / Data List.

ABS/VSC/TRAC

Tester Display

Test Part

Control Range

Diagnostic Note

TRAC/VSC Off Mode

TRAC/VSC off mode/ Normal, TRC OFF, Unknown or VSC OFF

Normal: Normal mode

TRC OFF: TRAC OFF mode

VSC OFF: VSC OFF mode

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(f) Check that the mode display changes according to VSC OFF switch operation.

OK:

Display changes according to switch operation.

OK

GO TO METER / GAUGE SYSTEM

NG

REPLACE MASTER CYLINDER SOLENOID

5.

INSPECT VSC OFF SWITCH

NG

REPLACE VSC OFF SWITCH

OK

6.

INSPECT ROOF CONSOLE BOX ASSEMBLY

A

REPAIR OR REPLACE HARNESS OR CONNECTOR (MASTER CYLINDER SOLENOID - ROOF CONSOLE BOX ASSEMBLY)

B

REPLACE ROOF CONSOLE BOX ASSEMBLY

C

REPLACE ROOF CONSOLE BOX ASSEMBLY

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