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Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: Dtc check / clear

  1. Check dtc (using sst (check wire))

Toyota RAV4. Check dtc (using sst (check wire))


  1. Check the dtcs (present trouble code).
  1. Turn the ignition switch on, and wait for approximately 60 seconds.
  2. Using sst, connect terminals 13(tc) and 4(cg) of the dlc3.

Sst 09843-18040

Notice:

Connect the terminals to the correct positions to avoid a malfunction.

  1. Check the dtcs (past trouble code)
  1. Using sst, connect terminals tc and 4(cg) of the dlc3.

Sst 09843-18040

Notice:

Connect the terminals to the correct positions to avoid a malfunction.

  1. Turn the ignition switch on, and wait for approximately 60 seconds.

Toyota RAV4. Check dtc (using sst (check wire))


  1. Read the dtcs.
  1. Read the blinking patterns of the dtcs. As examples, the blinking patterns for the normal system code and dtcs 11 and 31 are shown in the illustration to the left.

If there is more than 1 code, there will be a 2.5 Second pause between each code. After all codes are shown, there will be a 4.0 Second pause, and then they all will be repeated.

Hint:

  1. Clear dtc (using sst (check wire))

  1. Clear the dtcs.
  1. When the ignition switch is turned off, the dtcs are cleared.

Hint:

Depending on the dtc, the code may not be cleared by turning off the ignition switch. In this case, proceed to the next procedure.

  1. Using sst, connect terminals 13(13(tc)) and 4(cg) of the dlc3, and then turn the ignition switch on.

    Sst 09843-18040

  2. Disconnect terminal 13(tc) of the dlc3 within 3 to 10 seconds after the dtcs are output, and check if the srs warning light comes on after 3 seconds.
  3. Within 2 to 4 seconds after the srs warning light comes on, connect terminals 13(tc) and 4(cg) of the dlc3.
  4. The srs warning light should go off within 2 to 4 seconds after connecting terminals 13(tc) and 4(cg) of the dlc3. Then, disconnect terminal 13(tc) within 2 to 4 seconds after the srs warning light goes off.
  5. The srs warning light comes on again within 2 to 4 seconds after disconnecting terminal 13(tc). Then, reconnect terminals 13(tc) and 4(cg) within 2 to 4 seconds after the srs warning light comes on.
  6. Check if the srs warning light goes off within 2 to 4 seconds after connecting terminals 13(tc) and 4(cg) of the dlc3. Also check if the normal system code is output within 1 second after the srs warning light goes off.

    If dtcs are not cleared, repeat this procedure until the codes are cleared.

Toyota RAV4. Clear dtc (using sst (check wire))


  1. Check dtc (using intelligent tester)

Toyota RAV4. Check dtc (using intelligent tester)


  1. Connect the intelligent tester (with can vim) to the dlc3.
  2. Turn the ignition switch on.
  3. Check the dtcs by following the prompts on the tester screen.

Hint:

Refer to the intelligent tester operator's manual for further details.

  1. Clear dtc (using intelligent tester)

  1. Connect the intelligent tester (with can vim) to the dlc3.
  2. Turn the ignition switch on.
  3. Clear the dtcs by following the prompts on the tester screen.

Hint:

Refer to the intelligent tester operator's manual for further details.

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