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Toyota Corolla Repair Manual: Check mode procedure

1. Dtc check (check mode)

Hint

: handheld tester only: compared to the normal mode, the check mode has more sensing ability to detect malfunctions. Furthermore, the same diagnostic items which are detected in the normal mode can also be detected in the check mode.

  1. Procedure for check mode using the handheld tester.
  1.  Check the initial conditions.

    Battery positive voltage 11 v or more throttle valve fully closed transaxle in the p or n position a/c switch is off

  2.  turn the ignition switch off.
  3.  Connect the handheld tester to the dlc3.
  4.  Turn the ignition switch to the on position.
  5.  Switch the handheld tester from the normal mode to the check mode (check that the mil flashes).

Notice:

Notice

: if the handheld tester switches the ecm from the normal mode to the check mode or viceversa, or if the ignition switch is turned from the on position to the acc or lock position during the check mode, the dtc and freeze frame data will be erased.

  1. Start the engine (mil goes off after the engine starts).
  2.  Simulate the conditions of the malfunction described by the customer.

Notice

: leave the ignition switch in the on position until you have checked the dtcs, etc.

  1.  After simulating malfunction conditions, use the handheld tester diagnosis selector to check the dtcs and freeze frame data, etc.

    Hint

    : be sure not to turn the ignition switch off, as turning it off switches the diagnosis system from the check mode to the normal mode, which erases all the dtcs, etc.

  2. After checking the dtc, inspect the applicable circuit.

2. Dtc clear

  1. When using the obd ii scan tool or handheld tester: clearing the dtcs.
  1.  Connect the obd ii scan tool or handheld tester to the dlc3.
  2.  Turn the ignition switch to the on position.
  3.  When operating the obd ii scan tool (complying with sae j1978) or handheld tester to erase the codes, the dtcs and freeze frame data will be erased. (See the obd ii scan tools instruction book for operating instructions.)
  1.  when not using the obd ii scan tool or handheld tester: clearing the dtcs.
  1. Disconnecting the battery terminal or remove the efi and etcs fuses from the engine room j/b for 60 seconds or more.
Dtc check/clear
1. Dtc check (normal mode) Notice: handheld tester only: when the diagnostic system is switched from the normal mode to the check mode, all the dtcs and freeze frame data recorded in the normal ...

Road test
1. Problem symptom confirmation Taking into consideration the results of the customer problem analysis, try to reproduce the symptoms of the trouble. If the problem is that the transaxle does ...

Other materials:

Check dlc3
The vehicles ecm uses the iso 91412 for communication protocol. The terminal arrangement of the dlc3 complies with sae j1962 and matches the iso 91412 format. Hint: if the display shows unable to connect to vehicle when you have connected the cable of the obd ii scan tool or the handhe ...

Fuel
Service data Torque specification Emission control Service data ...

Precaution
1. Handling precautions on steering system  care must be taken when replacing parts. Incorrect replacement may affect the performance of the steering system and result in a driving hazard. 2. Handling precautions on srs airbag system  the vehicle is equipped with srs (suppl ...

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