Toyota Pick-ups/Land Cruiser/4Runner 1989-1996

Solenoid Relay

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Unbolt the solenoid from the inside of the right fender.
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To install:
  1. Mount and secure the sensor.
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  3. Connect the negative battery cable.
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TESTING



See Figure 1

This relay, mounted on the inside of the right fender under the hood, controls the flow of electricity to the solenoid valve of the actuator.

  1. With the ignition switch OFF , remove the control relay from its bracket. The relay has 6 terminals.
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  3. Use an ohmmeter to test continuity. There should be continuity between terminals 1 and 6.
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Fig. Fig. 1: The solenoid relay terminal locations

  1. Place the lead of the ohmmeter on terminal 3; check for continuity at terminal 5. Place the lead on terminal 4; continuity should only be found between terminals 3 and 5.
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  3. Apply battery voltage to terminal 1 and ground terminal 6. Place the lead of the ohmmeter on terminal 2; check for continuity at terminal 5. Place the lead on terminal 4; continuity should only be found between terminals 2 and 5.
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  5. All test conditions must be met. If any test is failed, the relay must be replaced.
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