Inspection

1. WARM UP ENGINE

Allow the engine to warm up to normal operating temperature.

2. CONNECT TOYOTA HAND-HELD TESTER OR OBDII SCAN TOOL

(a) Remove the fuse cover on the instrument panel.

(b) Connect the TOYOTA hand-held tester or OBDII scan tool to the DLC3.

(c) Please refer to the TOYOTA hand-held tester or OBDII scan tool operator's manual for further details.

3. CONNECT TIMING LIGHT

4. INSPECT IGNITION TIMING

(a) Using SST, connect terminals TE1 and E1 of the DLC1. SST 09843-18020

Dlc1 Avalon

(b) Using a timing light, check the ignition timing. Ignition timing:

(w/ Cooling fan OFF and transmission in neutral position)

(c) Remove the SST from the DLC1. SST 09843-18020

5. FURTHER CHECK IGNITION TIMING Check that the ignition timing advances.

(w/ Cooling fan OFF and transmission in neutral position)

HINT:

The timing mark moves in a range between 7° and 17°.

6. DISCONNECT TIMING LIGHT

7. DISCONNECT TOYOTA HAND-HELD TESTER OR OBDII SCAN TOOL

_ENGINE MECHANICAL - IDLE SPEED_

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  • jon
    What do they mean by "w/ cooling fan off and transmission in neutral position"?
    7 years ago

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