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Toyota Tacoma Owners Manual: Emission inspection and maintenance (I/M) programs

Toyota Tacoma Owners Manual / Maintenance and care / Maintenance / Emission inspection and maintenance (I/M) programs

Some states have vehicle emission inspection programs which include OBD (On Board Diagnostics) checks. The OBD system monitors the operation of the emission control system.

■ If the malfunction indicator lamp comes on

The OBD system determines that a problem exists somewhere in the emission control system. Your vehicle may not pass the I/ M test and may need to be repaired. Contact your Toyota dealer to service the vehicle.

■ Your vehicle may not pass the I/M test:

● When the battery is disconnected or discharged

Readiness codes that are set during ordinary driving are erased.

Also, depending on your driving habits, the readiness codes may not be completely set.

● When the fuel tank cap is loose

The malfunction indicator lamp comes on as a temporary malfunction and your vehicle may not pass the I/M test.

■ When the malfunction indicator lamp goes off after several driving trips

The error code in the OBD system will not be cleared unless the vehicle is driven 40 or more times.

■ If your vehicle does not pass the I/M test

Contact your Toyota dealer to prepare the vehicle for re-testing.

General maintenance
Listed below are the general maintenance items that should be performed at the intervals specified in the “Scheduled Maintenance Guide” or “Owner’s Manual Supplement”. It is recommended ...

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Removal
REMOVAL PROCEDURE 1. REMOVE WATER INLET WITH THERMOSTAT SUB-ASSEMBLY (See page ) 2. REMOVE NO. 1 RADIATOR HOSE 3. REMOVE NO. 2 RADIATOR HOSE 4. DISCONNECT RADIATOR RESERVE TANK HOSE 5. SEPARATE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER HOSE (for Automatic Transmission) (a) Disengage the c ...

Outer Mirror Switch
Inspection INSPECTION PROCEDURE 1. INSPECT OUTER MIRROR SWITCH ASSEMBLY (a) Check the mirror select switch and mirror surface adjust switch. (1) Turn the mirror select switch to the L position. Text in Illustration *a Mirror Select and Surfac ...

Open in Outer Mirror Indicator(Slave) (C1AB5)
DESCRIPTION This DTC is stored when the blind spot monitor sensor RH detects an open in the blind spot monitor indicator RH. DTC Code DTC Detection Condition Trouble Area C1AB5 With the blind spot monitor main switch assembly (warning ...

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