Basic Inspection

When a malfunction is not confirmed by the DTC check, troubleshooting should be carried out in all circuits considered to be possible causes of the problem. In many cases, by carrying out the basic engine check shown in the following flowchart, the location of the problem can be found quickly and efficiently. Therefore, using this check is essential when engine troubleshooting.

CHECK BATTERY VOLTAGE

NOTICE:

Conduct this check with the engine stopped and ignition switch off.

Result

Result

Proceed to

11 V or more

OK

Below 11 V

NG

CHARGE OR REPLACE BATTERY

CHARGE OR REPLACE BATTERY

CHECK WHETHER ENGINE WILL CRANK

PROCEED TO PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLE

3

CHECK WHETHER ENGINE STARTS

NG

GO TO STEP 6

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4

CHECK AIR FILTER

(a) Visually check that the air filter is not excessively contaminated with dirt or oil.

REPLACE AIR FILTER

CHECK IDLING SPEED

TROUBLESHOOT IDLING SPEED AND PROCEED TO NEXT STEP

CHECK FUEL PRESSURE

TROUBLESHOOT FUEL PRESSURE AND PROCEED TO NEXT STEP

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