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Toyota Highlander Service Manual: On-vehicle inspection

1. INSPECT SPEEDOMETER

(a) Check the operation.

  1.  Using a speedometer tester, inspect the speedometer for acceptable indication error and check the operation of the odometer.

Reference: km/h (Canada)

INSPECT SPEEDOMETER


Reference: mph (U.S.)

INSPECT SPEEDOMETER


INSPECT SPEEDOMETER


NOTICE: Tire wear and over or under tire pressure will affect the indication error.

  1.  Check the deflection width of the speedmeter indicator.

    Reference: Below 0.5 km/h (0.3 mph)

2. INSPECT OUTPUT SIGNAL OF VEHICLE SPEED

(a) Check the output signal waveform.

  1.  Remove the combination meter assy.
  2.  Connect the oscilloscope to the terminals C12-13 and body ground.
  3.  Start the engine.
  4.  Check the signal waveform according to the condition (s) in the table below.

INSPECT OUTPUT SIGNAL OF VEHICLE SPEED


INSPECT OUTPUT SIGNAL OF VEHICLE SPEED


HINT: As the vehicle speed increases, the cycle of the signal waveform narrows

3. INSPECT TACHOMETER

(a) Check operation

  1.  Connect the tune-up test tachometer and start the engine.

NOTICE:

  1.  Compare the result of the test with the standard indication.

DC 13.5 V, 25 C (77 F)

INSPECT TACHOMETER


4. INSPECT FUEL RECEIVER GAUGE

INSPECT FUEL RECEIVER GAUGE


(a) Disconnect the connector from the sender gauge.

(b) Connect terminals 1 and 2 on the wire harness side connector of the fuel sender gauge.

(c) Turn the ignition switch to the ON position, then check the position of the receiver gauge needle.

OK: Needle position is on (EMPTY).

(d) Connect terminals 2 and 3 on the wire harness side connector of the fuel sender gauge.

(e) Turn the ignition switch to the ON position, then check the position of the receiver gauge needle.

OK: Needle position is on (FULL).

5. INSPECT FUEL LEVEL WARNING

(a) Disconnect the connector from the sender gauge.

(b) Turn the ignition switch to the ON position, then check that the fuel level needle indicates EMPTY and the fuel level warning light comes on.

OK: Fuel level warning light comes on.

6. INSPECT LOW OIL PRESSURE WARNING LIGHT

(a) Disconnect the connector from the low oil pressure switch.

(b) Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.

(c) Ground the terminal of the wire harness side connector, then check the low oil pressure warning light.

OK: Low oil pressure warning light comes on.

7. INSPECT BRAKE WARNING LIGHT

(a) Inspect the parking brake warning light.

  1.  Disconnect the connector from the parking brake switch.
  2.  Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.
  3.  Ground the terminal of the wire harness side connector, then check the parking brake warning light.

OK: Brake warning light comes on.

(b) Inspect the brake fluid level warning light.

  1.  Disconnect the connector from the brake fluid level warning switch.
  2.  Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.
  3.  Connect a terminal to the other terminal of the wire harness side connector, then check the brake fluid level warning switch.

OK: Brake warning light comes on.

8. INSPECT BRAKE FLUID LEVEL WARNING SWITCH

(a) Remove the reservoir tank cap and strainer.

(b) Disconnect the connector.

(c) Measure the resistance between the terminals.

Standard: Float up (switch off): 10 kW or higher

(d) Use a syphon, etc. to take fluid out of the reservoir tank.

(e) Measure the resistance between the terminals.

Standard: Float down (switch on): Below 1 W

(f) Pour the fluid back in the reservoir tank.

9. INSPECT WASHER LEVEL WARNING SWITCH

(a) Disconnect the connector from the washer level warning switch.

(b) Turn the ignition switch to the ON position.

(c) Ground the terminal of the wire harness side connector, then check the washer level warning light.

OK: Washer level warning light comes on.

10. MAINTENANCE LIQUID RESETTING PROCEDURE

Indicator Condition:

State

Condition

Specified State

Blinking The vehicle runs 4,500 miles after the previous setting The indicator blinks for 15 seconds after the ignition switch on (including 3 seconds for a valve check).
Continuously Illuminated The vehicle runs 5,000 miles after the previous setting The indicator is continuously illuminated after the ignition switch on.

(a) Set the display window to ODO.

(b) Turn the ignition switch off.

(c) Pressing the reset switch, turn the ignition switch to the ON position (keep pressing for at least 5 seconds).

(d) Reset procedure is completed.

HINT:

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Instrument panel/meter
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