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

Toyota Corolla 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 in the following situations:

● 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 indicating a temporary malfunction and your vehicle may not pass the I/M test.

When the malfunction indicator lamp still remains on 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.

Vehicle exterior
CAUTION ■If the engine is running Turn the engine off and ensure that there is adequate ventilation before performing maintenance checks. ...

Do-it-yourself maintenance
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Other materials:

Circuit description
The side airbag sensor assy (lh) circuit consists of the diagnosis circuit and lateral deceleration sensor, etc. It receives signals from the lateral deceleration sensor, judges whether or not the srs must be activated, and detects diagnosis system malfunction. Dtc b1141/33 is recorded wh ...

Battery
Check the battery as follows. ■ Battery exterior Make sure that the battery terminals are not corroded and that there are no loose connections, cracks, or loose clamps. 1 Terminals 2 Hold-down clamp ■Before recharging When recharging, the battery produces hydrogen gas which is ...

Rear combination lamp assy lh
Replacement Using a clipremover, remove the 2 clips and disconnect the luggage compartment trim cover lh. Disconnect the connector and remove the 3 nuts. Pull out the rear combination light assy lh to the back of the vehicle, and remove. ...

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