Inspection Procedure


Performing the ACTIVE TEST using the intelligent tester allows the relay, VSV, actuator and so on to operate without parts removal. Performing the ACTIVE TEST as the first step of troubleshooting is one method to shorten labor time.

It is possible to display the DATA LIST during the ACTIVE TEST. 1. PERFORM ACTIVE TEST

(b) Turn the ignition switch off.

(c) Connect the intelligent tester together with the CAN VIM (controller area network vehicle interface module) to the DLC3.

(d) Turn the ignition switch on (IG).


(g) According to the display on the tester, perform the "ACTIVE TEST".


Test Details

Diagnostic Note

Control the shift solenoid DSL to set the automatic transaxle to the lock-up condition. [Vehicle Condition]

Vehicle Speed: 60 km/h (37 mph) or more

Possible to check the DSL operation.


• This test can be conducted when the vehicle speed is 60 km/h (37 mph) or more.

• This test can be conducted in the 5th gear.

(h) Lightly depress the accelerator pedal and check that the engine speed does not change abruptly. HINT:

• When changing the accelerator pedal opening angle while driving, if the engine speed does not change, lock-up is on.

• Slowly release, but not fully, the accelerator pedal in order to decelerate. (Fully releasing the pedal will close the throttle valve and lock-up may be turned off.)

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