How To Proceed With Troubleshooting

Carry out troubleshooting in accordance with the procedure on the following page. Here, only the basic procedure is shown. Details are provided in Diagnostics section, showing the most effective methods for each circuit. Confirm the troubleshooting procedures first for the relevant circuit before beginning troubleshooting of that circuit.

(Vehicle Brought to Workshop

Customer Problem Analysis

Ask the customer about the conditions and the environment when the problem occurred.

'Symptom Confirmation and Diagnostic Trouble Code Check

'Symptom Confirmation and Diagnostic Trouble Code Check

Symptom Simulation

Symptom Simulation

Diagnostic Trouble Code Chart

Confirm the symptoms and the problem conditions, and check the diagnostic trouble codes. (When the problem symptoms do not appear during confirmation, use the symptom simulation method described later on.)

Problem Symptoms Table

Circuit Inspection or Parts Inspection /

Repair

Confirmation Test

Check the results obtained in Step 2, then confirm the inspection procedure for the system or the part which should be checked using the diagnostic trouble code chart or the problem symptoms table.

Check and repair the affected system or part in accordance with the instructions in Step 6.

After completing repairs, confirm that the problem has been eliminated.

(If the problem is not reproduced, perform the confirmation test under the same conditions and in the same environment as when it occurred for the first time.)

Do It Yourself Car Diagnosis

Do It Yourself Car Diagnosis

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