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Toyota Corolla Repair Manual: Symptom confirmation and diagnostic trouble code

Toyota Corolla Repair Manual / Introduction / How to troubleshoot ecu controlled systems / Symptom confirmation and diagnostic trouble code

Hint

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System

Diagnostic trouble code check

Input signal check (sensor check)

Diagnostic test mode (active test)

Sfi system check mode)

(With check mode)

Abs with ebd system    
Electronic controlled automatic transaxle [ect] check mode)

(With check mode)

   
Supplemental restraint system      
Cruise control system      

1 Dtc check

2 Making a note and clear the dtcs

2 Making a note and clear the dtcs

3 Symptom confirmation

3 Symptom confirmation

Problem symptoms exist Problem symptoms exist
No problem symptoms exist No problem symptoms exist

A go to step 5

B

4 Simulation test using the symptom simulation methods

5 Dtc check

5 Dtc check

Dtc displayed Dtc displayed
Normal code displayed Normal code displayed

A troubleshooting of problem indicated by dtc

B

6 Symptom confirmation

No problem symptoms exist No problem symptoms exist
Problem symptoms exist Problem symptoms exist

If a dtc is displayed in the initial dtc check, it indicates that a trouble may have occurred in a wire harness or connector in that circuit in the past, therefore check the wire harness and connectors .

A system normal

B

Troubleshooting of each problem symptom

The problem is still occurring in a place other than the diagnostic circuit (the dtc displayed first is either for a past problem or it is a secondary problem).

Customer problem analysis
Hint: in troubleshooting, the problem symptoms must be confirmed accurately, meaning that all preconceptions must be set aside in order to make an accurate judgement. To ascertain what the ...

Symptom simulation
Hint: the most difficult case in troubleshooting is when no symptoms occurs. In such cases, a thorough customer problem analysis must be carried out. Then the same or similar conditions and envi ...

Other materials:

Floor shift cable transmission control shift
Replacement Hint: components: 1. Remove air conditioner unit assy Hint: refer to the instructions for removal of the air conditioner unit assy. 2. Separate air bag sensor assy center  remove the 3 bolts, separate the airbag sensor assy center. 3. Remove exhaust pipe assy 4. Remo ...

Circuit description
This circuit turns on the magnetic clutch inside the actuator during cruise control operation according to the signal from the ecu. If a malfunction occurs in the actuator or speed sensor, etc. During cruise control operation, the rotor shaft between the motor and control plate is released. ...

Diagnostic trouble code chart
Hint: as for the vehicle for mexico, refer to repair manual 2003 corolla (pub. No. Rm938u). Parameters listed in the chart may not be exactly the same as your readings due to the type of instrument or other factors. If a malfunction code is displayed during the dtc check in the check mod ...

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