Check Ignition Timing

a. Warm up engine.

1. Allow the engine to warm up to normal operating temperature.

b. Inspect ignition timing (When using a intelligent tester).

1. Connect a intelligent tester to the Controller Area Network Vehicle Interface Module (CAN VIM). Then connect the CAN VIM to the Date Link Connector 3 (DLC3).

2. Please refer to the intelligent tester operator's manual for further details. Ignition timing: 5 to 15° BTDC at idle (Transmission in neutral)

3. Disconnect the intelligent tester and CAN VIM from the DLC3.

Toyota Engine Ignition Timing

2006 ENGINE Engine Mechanical - Sequoia c. Inspect ignition timing (When not using a intelligent tester).

1. Connect the tester probe of a timing light to the wire (black - red) of the ignition coil connector for the No. 1 cylinder.

Yaris Ignition Coil Measuring

Fig. 2: Connecting Tester Probe Of Timing Light To Wire Of Ignition Coil Connector For No. 1 Cylinder

Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

Fig. 2: Connecting Tester Probe Of Timing Light To Wire Of Ignition Coil Connector For No. 1 Cylinder

Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

2. Using SST, connect terminals TC and CG of the DLC3. SST 09843-18040

2006 ENGINE Engine Mechanical - Sequoia

Toyota Sst 09843 18040
Fig. 3: Connecting Terminals TC & CG Of DLC3 Courtesy of TOYOTA MOTOR SALES, U.S.A., INC.

3. Using a timing light, check the ignition timing.

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