METER / GAUGE SYSTEM PROBLEM SYMPTOMS TABLE

Tech Tips


  • Use the table below to help determine the cause of the problem symptom. The potential causes of the symptoms are listed in order of probability in the "Suspected Area" column of the table. Check each symptom by checking the suspected areas in the order they are listed. Replace parts as necessary.

  • Inspect the related fuses and relays before confirming the suspected area in the table.

Malfunction System
Symptom Suspected Area See page
Entire combination meter does not operate Refer to troubleshooting

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Operating light control rheostat does not change light brightness* Light control rheostat

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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*: w/ Light Control Rheostat

Meter Gauges
Symptom Suspected Area See page
Speedometer malfunction Refer to troubleshooting

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Tachometer malfunction* Refer to troubleshooting

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Fuel receiver gauge malfunction Refer to troubleshooting

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Engine coolant temperature receiver gauge malfunction Refer to troubleshooting

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*: w/ Tachometer

Warning Lights (for 1TR-FE)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
MIL does not turn on Refer to troubleshooting

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CHARGE warning light does not turn on Generator

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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BRAKE warning light does not turn on Brake fluid level warning switch -
Parking brake switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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ABS warning light does not turn on*1 Refer to troubleshooting

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SRS warning light does not turn on*2 Refer to troubleshooting

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DOOR warning light does not turn on Door courtesy switch

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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FUEL warning light does not turn on Fuel suction with pump and gauge -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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OIL PRESSURE warning light does not turn on Engine oil pressure switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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Driver side seat belt warning light does not operate*3 Refer to troubleshooting

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SPEED ALARM warning light does not turn on*4 Refer to troubleshooting

Click here

*1: w/ ABS

*2: w/ Airbag System

*3: w/ Seat Belt Warning System

*4: w/ Vehicle Speed Reminder

Warning Lights (for 2TR-FE)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
MIL does not turn on Refer to troubleshooting

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CHARGE warning light does not turn on Generator

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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BRAKE warning light does not turn on Brake fluid level warning switch -
Parking brake switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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ABS warning light does not turn on*1 Refer to troubleshooting

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SRS warning light does not turn on*2 Refer to troubleshooting

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DOOR warning light does not turn on Door courtesy switch

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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FUEL warning light does not turn on Fuel suction with pump and gauge -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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OIL PRESSURE warning light does not turn on Engine oil pressure switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

Click here

A/T OIL TEMP warning light does not turn on*3, *4 Harness or connector -
ECM

Click here

Combination meter

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A/T P warning light does not turn on*3, *4 Refer to troubleshooting

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Driver side seat belt warning light does not operate*5 Refer to troubleshooting

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SPEED ALARM warning light does not turn on*6 Refer to troubleshooting

Click here

*1: w/ ABS

*2: w/ Airbag System

*3: for 4WD

*4: for Automatic Transmission

*5: w/ Seat Belt Warning System

*6: w/ Vehicle Speed Reminder

Warning Lights (for 1GR-FE)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
MIL does not turn on Refer to troubleshooting

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CHARGE warning light does not turn on Generator

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

Click here

BRAKE warning light does not turn on Brake fluid warning switch -
Parking brake switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

Click here

ABS warning light does not turn on*1 Refer to troubleshooting

Click here

SRS warning light does not turn on Refer to troubleshooting

Click here

DOOR warning light does not turn on Door courtesy switch

Click here

Harness or connector -
Combination meter

Click here

FUEL warning light does not turn on Fuel suction with pump and gauge -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

Click here

OIL PRESSURE warning light does not turn on Engine oil pressure switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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A/T OIL TEMP warning light does not turn on*2 Harness or connector -
ECM

Click here

Combination meter

Click here

A/T P warning light does not turn on*2 Refer to troubleshooting

Click here

Driver side seat belt warning light does not operate*3 Refer to troubleshooting

Click here

*1: w/ ABS

*2: for Automatic Transmission

*3: w/ Seat Belt Warning System

Warning Lights (for 1KD-FTV)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
MIL does not turn on Refer to troubleshooting

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CHARGE warning light does not turn on Generator

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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BRAKE warning light does not turn on Brake fluid warning switch -
Parking brake switch -
Brake vacuum warning switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

Click here

ABS warning light does not turn on*1 Refer to troubleshooting

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SRS warning light does not turn on Refer to troubleshooting

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DOOR warning light does not turn on Door courtesy switch

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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FUEL warning light does not turn on Fuel suction with pump and gauge -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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OIL PRESSURE warning light does not turn on Engine oil pressure switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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T-BELT warning light does not turn on Combination meter

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A/T OIL TEMP warning light does not turn on*2, *3 Harness or connector -
ECM -
Combination meter

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A/T P warning light does not turn on*2, *3 Refer to troubleshooting

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FUEL FILTER warning light does not turn on Fuel filter -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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OIL LEVEL warning light does not turn on*4 Engine oil level sensor -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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OIL MAINTENANCE warning light does not turn on*5 ECM

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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Driver side seat belt warning light does not operate Refer to troubleshooting

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DPF warning light does not turn on*6 Emission control system (for DPF)

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ECD system

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Harness or connector -
ECM

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Combination meter

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DPF warning light does not go off*6 Emission control system (for DPF)

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ECD system

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Harness or connector -
ECM

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Combination meter

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*1: w/ ABS

*2: for 4WD

*3: for Automatic Transmission

*4: w/ Oil Level Warning Light

*5: w/ Oil Maintenance Warning Light

*6: for DPF

Warning Lights (for 2KD-FTV)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
MIL does not turn on Refer to troubleshooting

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CHARGE warning light does not turn on Generator

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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BRAKE warning light does not turn on Brake fluid warning switch -
Parking brake switch -
Brake vacuum warning switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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ABS warning light does not turn on*1 Refer to troubleshooting

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SRS warning light does not turn on*2 Refer to troubleshooting

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DOOR warning light does not turn on Door courtesy switch

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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FUEL warning light does not turn on Fuel suction with pump and gauge -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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OIL PRESSURE warning light does not turn on Engine oil pressure switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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T-BELT warning light does not turn on Combination meter

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FUEL FILTER warning light does not turn on Fuel filter -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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OIL LEVEL warning light does not turn on*3 Engine oil level sensor -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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OIL MAINTENANCE warning light does not turn on*4 ECM

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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Driver side seat belt warning light does not operate*5 Refer to troubleshooting

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SPEED ALARM warning light does not turn on*6 Refer to troubleshooting

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DPF warning light does not turn on*7 Emission control system (for DPF)

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ECD system

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Harness or connector -
ECM

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Combination meter

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DPF warning light does not go off*7 Emission control system (for DPF)

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ECD system

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Harness or connector -
ECM

Click here

Combination meter

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*1: w/ ABS

*2: w/ Airbag System

*3: w/ Oil Level Warning Light

*4: w/ Oil Maintenance Warning Light

*5: w/ Seat Belt Warning System

*6: w/ Vehicle Speed Reminder

*7: for DPF

Warning Lights (for 5L-E)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
MIL does not turn on Refer to troubleshooting

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CHARGE warning light does not turn on Generator

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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BRAKE warning light does not turn on Brake fluid warning switch -
Parking brake switch -
Brake vacuum warning switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

Click here

ABS warning light does not turn on*1 Refer to troubleshooting

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SRS warning light does not turn on*2 Refer to troubleshooting

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DOOR warning light does not turn on Door courtesy switch

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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FUEL warning light does not turn on Fuel suction with pump and gauge -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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OIL PRESSURE warning light does not turn on Engine oil pressure switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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T-BELT warning light does not turn on Combination meter

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FUEL FILTER warning light does not turn on Fuel filter -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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Driver side seat belt warning light does not operate*3 Refer to troubleshooting

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*1: w/ ABS

*2: w/ Airbag System

*3: w/ Seat Belt Warning System

Indicator Lights (for 1TR-FE)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
TURN indicator light does not turn on Headlight dimmer switch

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Turn signal flasher relay -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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HIGH BEAM indicator light does not turn on Headlight dimmer switch

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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FR FOG indicator light does not turn on*1 Headlight dimmer switch (Front fog light switch)

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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RR FOG indicator light does not turn on*2 Headlight dimmer switch (Rear fog light switch)

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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*1: w/ Front Fog Light

*2: w/ Rear Fog Light

Indicator Lights (for 2TR-FE)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
TURN indicator light does not turn on Headlight dimmer switch

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Turn signal flasher relay -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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HIGH BEAM indicator light does not turn on Headlight dimmer switch

Click here

Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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4WD indicator light does not turn on*1 4WD control ECU -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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FR FOG indicator light does not turn on*2 Headlight dimmer switch (Fog light switch) -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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RR FOG indicator light does not turn on*3 Headlight dimmer switch (Rear fog light switch)

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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REAR DIFFERENTIAL LOCK indicator light does not turn on*4 4WD control ECU -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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TAIL indicator light does not turn on*5 Headlight dimmer switch

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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Automatic transmission shift indicator light does not turn on*6 Park / neutral position switch -
Shift lock control ECU -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

Click here

*1: for 4WD

*2: w/ Front Fog Light

*3: w/ Rear Fog Light

*4: w/ Rear Differential Lock System

*5: for Optitron Meter

*6: w/ Automatic Transmission Shift Indicator Light

Indicator Lights (for 1GR-FE)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
TURN indicator light does not turn on Headlight dimmer switch

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Turn signal flasher relay -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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HIGH BEAM indicator light does not turn on Headlight dimmer switch

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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Automatic transmission shift indicator light does not turn on*1 Park / neutral position switch -
Shift lock control ECU -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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TAIL indicator light does not turn on*1 Headlight dimmer switch -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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4WD indicator light does not turn on*2 4WD control ECU*3 -
No. 3 transfer indicator switch*4 -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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CRUISE indicator light does not turn on*5 Refer to troubleshooting

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FR FOG indicator light does not turn on*6 Headlight dimmer switch (Fog light switch)

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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REAR DIFFERENTIAL LOCK indicator light does not turn on*7 4WD control ECU -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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SLIP indicator light does not turn on*8 Refer to troubleshooting

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VSC OFF indicator light does not turn on*8 Refer to troubleshooting

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TRC OFF indicator light does not turn on*8 Refer to troubleshooting

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*1: w/ Automatic Transmission Shift Indicator Light

*2: for 4WD

*3: w/ Automatic Differential Disconnecting

*4: w/o Automatic Differential Disconnecting

*5: w/ Cruise Control System

*6: w/ Front Fog Light

*7: w/ Rear Differential Lock System

*8: w/ VSC

Indicator Lights (for 1KD-FTV)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
TURN indicator light does not turn on Headlight dimmer switch

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Turn signal flasher relay -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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HIGH BEAM indicator light does not turn on Headlight dimmer switch

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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Automatic transmission shift indicator light does not turn on*1 Park / neutral position switch

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Shift lock control ECU -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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GLOW indicator light does not turn on ECM

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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4WD indicator light does not turn on*2 4WD control ECU*3 -
No. 3 transfer indicator switch*4 -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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CRUISE indicator light does not turn on*5 Refer to troubleshooting

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FR FOG indicator light does not turn on*6 Headlight dimmer switch (Fog light switch)

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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RR FOG indicator light does not turn on*7 Headlight dimmer switch (Rear fog light switch)*11

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Rear fog light switch*12

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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REAR DIFFERENTIAL LOCK indicator light does not turn on*8 4WD control ECU -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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SLIP indicator light does not turn on*9 Refer to troubleshooting

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VSC OFF indicator light does not turn on*9 Refer to troubleshooting

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TAIL indicator light does not turn on*10 Headlight dimmer switch

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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TRC OFF indicator light does not turn on*9 Refer to troubleshooting

Click here

*1: w/ Automatic Transmission Shift Indicator Light

*2: for 4WD

*3: w/ Automatic Differential Disconnecting

*4: w/o Automatic Differential Disconnecting

*5: w/ Cruise Control System

*6: w/ Front Fog Light

*7: w/ Rear Fog Light

*8: w/ Rear Differential Lock System

*9: w/ VSC

*10: for Optitron Meter

*11: w/o Automatic Light Control System

*12: w/ Automatic Light Control System

Indicator Lights (for 2KD-FTV)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
TURN indicator light does not turn on Headlight dimmer switch

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Turn signal flasher relay -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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HIGH BEAM indicator light does not turn on Headlight dimmer switch

Click here

Harness or connector -
Combination meter

Click here

GLOW indicator light does not turn on ECM

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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FR FOG indicator light does not turn on*1 Headlight dimmer switch (Fog light switch)

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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RR FOG indicator light does not turn on*2 Headlight dimmer switch (Rear fog light switch)*8

Click here

Rear fog light switch*9

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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REAR DIFFERENTIAL LOCK indicator light does not turn on*3 4WD control ECU -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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4WD indicator light does not turn on*4 4WD control ECU*10 -
No. 3 transfer indicator switch*11 -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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CRUISE indicator light does not turn on*5 Refer to troubleshooting

Click here

SLIP indicator light does not turn on*6 Refer to troubleshooting

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VSC OFF indicator light does not turn on*6 Refer to troubleshooting

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TAIL indicator light does not turn on*7 Headlight dimmer switch

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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TRC OFF indicator light does not turn on*6 Refer to troubleshooting

Click here

*1: w/ Front Fog Light

*2: w/ Rear Fog Light

*3: w/ Rear Differential Lock System

*4: for 4WD

*5: w/ Cruise Control System

*6: w/ VSC

*7: for Optitron Meter

*8: w/o Automatic Light Control System

*9: w/ Automatic Light Control System

*10: w/ Automatic Differential Disconnecting

*11: w/o Automatic Differential Disconnecting

Indicator Lights (for 5L-E)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
TURN indicator light does not turn on Headlight dimmer switch

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Turn signal flasher relay -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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HIGH BEAM indicator light does not turn on Headlight dimmer switch

Click here

Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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REAR DIFFERENTIAL LOCK indicator light does not turn on* 4WD control ECU -
Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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*: w/ Rear Differential Lock System

Warning Buzzer
Symptom Suspected Area See page
Key reminder warning buzzer does not sound*1 Refer to troubleshooting

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Light reminder warning buzzer does not sound*2 Refer to troubleshooting

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Seat belt warning buzzer does not sound (Seat belt warning light operates normally)*3 Check customize setting

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Combination meter

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Vehicle speed warning buzzer does not sound*4 Refer to troubleshooting

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*1: w/ Key Reminder Warning System

*2: w/ Light Control Reminder System

*3: w/ Seat Belt Reminder

*4: w/ Vehicle Speed Reminder

Multi-display (for 2TR-FE)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
Seat belt warning light for front passenger seat does not flash* Refer to troubleshooting

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Driving range display value is not normal Harness or connector -
No. 1 fuel injector

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Multi-display

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Combination meter

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Average fuel consumption and instantaneous fuel consumption display values are not normal Harness or connector -
Multi-display

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No. 1 fuel injector

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Combination meter

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Display does not operate at all Multi-display

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Outside temperature is not displayed Automatic ambient temperature sensor -
Harness or connector -
Multi-display

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Driving time display value is not normal Multi-display

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Compass function does not operate normally Multi-display

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Average vehicle speed display value is not normal Multi-display

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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*: w/ Front Passenger Seat Belt Warning System

Multi-display (for 1GR-FE)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
Seat belt warning light for front passenger seat does not flash* Refer to troubleshooting

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Driving range display value is not normal Harness or connector -
No. 1 fuel injector

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Multi-display

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Combination meter

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Average fuel consumption and instantaneous fuel consumption display values are not normal Harness or connector -
Multi-display

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No. 1 fuel injector -
Combination meter

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Display does not operate at all Multi-display

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Outside temperature is not displayed Automatic ambient temperature sensor -
Harness or connector -
Multi-display

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Driving time display value is not normal Multi-display

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Compass function does not operate normally Multi-display

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Average vehicle speed display value is not normal Multi-display

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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*: w/ Front Passenger Seat Belt Warning System

Multi-display (for 1KD-FTV)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
Seat belt warning light for front passenger seat does not flash* Refer to troubleshooting

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Driving range display value is not normal Harness or connector -
ECM

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Multi-display

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Combination meter

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Average fuel consumption and instantaneous fuel consumption display values are not normal Harness or connector -
Multi-display

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ECM

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Combination meter

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Display does not operate at all Multi-display

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Outside temperature is not displayed Automatic ambient temperature sensor -
Harness or connector -
Multi-display

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Driving time display value is not normal Multi-display

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Compass function does not operate normally Multi-display

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Average vehicle speed display value is not normal Multi-display

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

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*: w/ Front Passenger Seat Belt Warning System

Multi-display (for 2KD-FTV)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
Seat belt warning light for front passenger seat does not flash* Refer to troubleshooting

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Driving range display value is not normal Harness or connector -
ECM

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Multi-display

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Combination meter

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Average fuel consumption and instantaneous fuel consumption display values are not normal Harness or connector -
Multi-display

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ECM

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Combination meter

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Display does not operate at all Multi-display

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Outside temperature is not displayed Automatic ambient temperature sensor -
Harness or connector -
Multi-display

Click here

Driving time display value is not normal Multi-display

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Compass function does not operate normally Multi-display

Click here

Average vehicle speed display value is not normal Multi-display

Click here

Harness or connector -
Combination meter

Click here

*: w/ Front Passenger Seat Belt Warning System

Multi-display (for 5L-E)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
Seat belt warning light for front passenger seat does not flash* Refer to troubleshooting

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Driving range display value is not normal Harness or connector -
ECM

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Multi-display

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Combination meter

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Average fuel consumption and instantaneous fuel consumption display values are not normal Harness or connector -
Multi-display

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ECM

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Combination meter

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Display does not operate at all Multi-display

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Outside temperature is not displayed Automatic ambient temperature sensor -
Harness or connector -
Multi-display

Click here

Driving time display value is not normal Multi-display

Click here

Compass function does not operate normally Multi-display

Click here

Average vehicle speed display value is not normal Multi-display

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Harness or connector -
Combination meter

Click here

*: w/ Front Passenger Seat Belt Warning System

Front Passenger Seat Belt Warning Light (w/ Front Passenger Seat Belt Warning System)
Symptom Suspected Area See page
Seat belt warning light for front passenger seat does not flash Refer to troubleshooting

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