Toyota Sienna 2000-06

Removal & Installation 4

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Removal & Installation
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    CAUTION
    After the negative battery cable has been disconnected, wait at least 1 1 / 2 minutes for the air bag module to deplete its energy.

  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system into a clean container for reuse.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the heater hoses from the heater core.
  6.  
  7. Remove the steering wheel by performing the following procedure:
    1. Position the front wheels in the straight-ahead position.
    2.  
    3. At both sides of the steering wheel, remove the side covers.
    4.  
    5. Using a Torx® wrench, loosen the steering wheel Torx® screws until the screw-s circumference ring catches on the screw case.
    6.  
    7. Carefully, lift the air bag module, disconnect the electrical connector and remove the air bag.
      CAUTION
      Place the air bag module in a safe location with the front facing upward.

    8.  
    9. Remove the steering wheel nut.
    10.  
    11. Using a steering wheel puller, press the steering wheel from the steering column.
    12.  

  8.  
  9. Remove the instrument panel and reinforcement by performing the following procedure:
    1. Remove the steering column cover screws and the covers.
    2.  
    3. Remove the combination switch-to-steering column screws and the combination switch.
    4.  
    5. Remove the 2 hood lock release lever screws and the hood lock release lever.
    6.  
    7. Remove the fuse box opening cover.
    8.  
    9. Remove the 4 lower left side finish panel bolts, the screw and the panel.
    10.  
    11. If equipped, remove the 2 rear console box bolts/screws and the rear console box.
    12.  
    13. Remove the front console box.
    14.  
    15. Remove the 2 upper console box mounting bracket screws and the bracket.
    16.  
    17. Remove the 2 lower center cover clips and the cover.
    18.  
    19. Remove the No. 2 heater-to-register duct screw and the duct.
    20.  
    21. Remove the heater control knobs.
    22.  
    23. Remove the heater control panel.
    24.  
    25. Remove the 2 center cluster finish panel screws, disengage the 5 clips, disconnect the electrical connectors and remove the panel.
    26.  
    27. Pry out the cigar lighter hole bezel.
    28.  
    29. Remove the front ashtray and the center cluster finish panel retainer.
    30.  
    31. Pry out the starter switch bezel.
    32.  
    33. Remove the 3 cluster finish panel screws and the panel.
    34.  
    35. Remove the radio and stereo opening cover.
    36.  
    37. Remove the combination meter and disconnect the electrical connectors.
    38.  
    39. Remove the 2 No. 1 register screws and the register.
    40.  
    41. Remove the No. 1 heater-to-register duct screw and the duct.
    42.  
    43. If equipped with a column shifter, disconnect the transmission control cable from the steering column.
    44.  
    45. Remove the steering column-to-instrument panel nuts/bolts and the lower steering column joint bolt; then, carefully, remove the steering column.
    46.  
    47. Remove the 2 glove compartment door screws and the door.
    48.  
    49. Remove the 3 glove compartment reinforcement screws and the reinforcement.
    50.  
    51. Remove the No. 4 heater-to-register duct.
    52.  
    53. Disconnect the No. 1 undercover and disconnect the passenger-s side air bag module electrical connector.
    54.  
    55. Remove the 3 lower No. 2 finish panel screws and the panel.
    56.  
    57. Remove the heater control screws.
    58.  
    59. Remove the lower center finish panel.
    60.  
    61. Remove the instrument panel-to-chassis nuts/bolts and the instrument panel.
    62.  
    63. Remove the 3 No. 1 brace bolts and the brace.
    64.  
    65. Remove the 2 No. 2 brace bolts and the brace.
    66.  
    67. Remove the center heater-to-register duct.
    68.  
    69. Remove the defroster nozzle.
    70.  
    71. Remove the reinforcement-to-chassis 3 bolts, 4 nuts and the reinforcement.
    72.  

  10.  
  11. Remove the defroster nozzle and the heater-to-register duct.
  12.  
  13. Remove the evaporator housing by performing the following procedure:
    1. Discharge and recover the air conditioning system refrigerant.
    2.  
    3. Disconnect the refrigerant lines from the evaporator core. Discard the O-rings and plug the openings to prevent contamination.
    4.  
    5. Remove the 2 grommets and the drain pipe grommet.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
    8.  
    9. Remove the 3 evaporator housing-to-chassis screws, the bolt and the housing.
    10.  

  14.  
  15. Remove the 2 heater housing-to-chassis bolts, the nut and the heater housing.
  16.  
  17. Remove the 3 heater core-to-heater housing screws, the 2 plates and clamp.
  18.  
  19. Remove the heater core from the heater housing.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the steering wheel, air bag module, floor shift steering column and related components-Toyota Tacoma



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    Fig. Exploded view of the steering wheel, air bag module, column shift steering column and related components-Toyota Tacoma



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    Fig. Exploded view of the instrument panel and related components-Toyota Tacoma



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    Fig. Exploded view of the instrument panel air bag module, ventilation components and brackets-Toyota Tacoma



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    Fig. Exploded view of the front heater core, heater housing, evaporator housing and related components-Toyota Tacoma

  20.  

To install:

  1. Install the heater core to the heater housing.
  2.  
  3. Install the 3 heater core-to-heater housing screws, the 2 plates and clamp.
  4.  
  5. Install the heater housing, the nut and the 2 heater housing to-chassis bolts.
  6.  
  7. Install the evaporator housing by performing the following procedure:
    1. Install the evaporator housing, the bolt and the 3 housing-to-chassis screws.
    2.  
    3. Connect the electrical connectors.
    4.  
    5. Install the 2 grommets and the drain pipe grommet.
    6.  
    7. Using new O-rings, connect the refrigerant lines to the evaporator core.
    8.  

  8.  
  9. Install the defroster nozzle and the heater-to-register duct.
  10.  
  11. Install the instrument panel and reinforcement by performing the following procedure:
    1. Install the reinforcement-to-chassis 3 bolts, 4 nuts and the reinforcement.
    2.  
    3. Install the defroster nozzle.
    4.  
    5. Install the center heater-to-register duct.
    6.  
    7. Install the No. 2 brace and the 2 brace bolts.
    8.  
    9. Install the No. 1 brace and the 3 brace bolts.
    10.  
    11. Install the instrument panel and the instrument panel-to-chassis nuts/bolts.
    12.  
    13. Install the lower center finish panel.
    14.  
    15. Install the heater control screws.
    16.  
    17. Install the lower No. 2 finish panel and the 3 panel screws.
    18.  
    19. Connect the passenger-s side air bag module electrical connector and the No. 1 undercover.
    20.  
    21. Install the No. 4 heater-to-register duct.
    22.  
    23. Install the glove compartment reinforcement and the 3 reinforcement screws.
    24.  
    25. Install the glove compartment door and the2 door screws.
    26.  
    27. Install the steering column and torque the steering column-to-instrument panel nuts/bolts to 19 ft. lbs. (26 Nm) and the lower steering column joint bolt to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
    28.  
    29. If equipped with a column shifter, connect the transmission control cable to the steering column.
    30.  
    31. Install the No. 1 heater-to-register duct and the duct screw.
    32.  
    33. Install the No. 1 register and the 2 register screws.
    34.  
    35. Install the combination meter and connect the electrical connectors.
    36.  
    37. Install the radio and stereo opening cover.
    38.  
    39. Install the cluster finish panel and the 3 panel screws.
    40.  
    41. Pry out the starter switch bezel.
    42.  
    43. Install the front ashtray and the center cluster finish panel retainer.
    44.  
    45. Install the cigar lighter hole bezel.
    46.  
    47. Install the center cluster finish panel, engage the 5 clips, connect the electrical connectors and install the 2 panel screws.
    48.  
    49. Install the heater control panel.
    50.  
    51. Install the heater control knobs.
    52.  
    53. Install the No. 2 heater-to-register duct and the duct screw.
    54.  
    55. Install the lower center cover and engage the 2 clips.
    56.  
    57. Install the upper console box mounting bracket and the 2 bracket screws.
    58.  
    59. Install the front console box.
    60.  
    61. If equipped, install the rear console box and the 2 rear console box bolts/screws.
    62.  
    63. Install the lower left side finish panel, the 4 bolts and the screw.
    64.  
    65. Install the fuse box opening cover.
    66.  
    67. Install the hood lock release lever and the 2 hood lock release lever screws.
    68.  
    69. Install the combination switch-to-steering column and the combination switch screws.
    70.  
    71. Install the steering column cover and the covers screws.
    72.  

  12.  
  13. Install the steering wheel by performing the following procedure:
    1. Install the steering wheel from the steering column.
    2.  
    3. Install the steering wheel nut and torque to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Carefully, install the air bag module and connect the electrical connector.
    6.  
    7. Using a Torx® wrench, tighten the steering wheel screws to 78 inch lbs. (8.8 Nm).
    8.  
    9. At both sides of the steering wheel, install the side covers.
    10.  

  14.  
  15. Connect the heater hoses to the heater core.
  16.  
  17. Refill the cooling system.
  18.  
  19. Connect the negative battery cable.
  20.  
  21. Evacuate and charge the air conditioning system refrigerant.
  22.  
  23. Run the engine to normal operating temperatures; then, check the climate control operation and check for leaks.
  24.  

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
    CAUTION
    After the negative battery cable has been disconnected, wait at least 1 1 / 2 minutes for the air bag module to deplete its energy.

  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system into a clean container for reuse.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the heater hoses from the heater core.
  6.  
  7. Remove the steering wheel by performing the following procedure:
    1. Position the front wheels in the straight-ahead position.
    2.  
    3. At both sides of the steering wheel, remove the side covers.
    4.  
    5. Using a Torx® wrench, loosen the steering wheel Torx® screws until the screw-s circumference ring catches on the screw case.
    6.  
    7. Carefully, lift the air bag module, disconnect the electrical connector and remove the air bag.
      CAUTION
      Place the air bag module in a safe location with the front facing upward.

    8.  
    9. Remove the steering wheel nut.
    10.  
    11. Using a steering wheel puller, press the steering wheel from the steering column.
    12.  

  8.  
  9. Remove the instrument panel and reinforcement by performing the following procedure:
    1. Remove the steering column cover screws and the covers.
    2.  
    3. Remove the combination switch-to-steering column screws and the combination switch.
    4.  
    5. Remove the 2 hood lock release lever screws and the hood lock release lever.
    6.  
    7. Remove the fuse box opening cover.
    8.  
    9. Remove the 4 lower left side finish panel bolts, the screw and the panel.
    10.  
    11. If equipped, remove the 2 rear console box bolts/screws and the rear console box.
    12.  
    13. Remove the front console box.
    14.  
    15. Remove the 2 upper console box mounting bracket screws and the bracket.
    16.  
    17. Remove the 2 lower center cover clips and the cover.
    18.  
    19. Remove the No. 2 heater-to-register duct screw and the duct.
    20.  
    21. Remove the heater control knobs.
    22.  
    23. Remove the heater control panel.
    24.  
    25. Remove the 2 center cluster finish panel screws, disengage the 5 clips, disconnect the electrical connectors and remove the panel.
    26.  
    27. Pry out the cigar lighter hole bezel.
    28.  
    29. Remove the front ashtray and the center cluster finish panel retainer.
    30.  
    31. Pry out the starter switch bezel.
    32.  
    33. Remove the 3 cluster finish panel screws and the panel.
    34.  
    35. Remove the radio and stereo opening cover.
    36.  
    37. Remove the combination meter and disconnect the electrical connectors.
    38.  
    39. Remove the 2 No. 1 register screws and the register.
    40.  
    41. Remove the No. 1 heater-to-register duct screw and the duct.
    42.  
    43. If equipped with a column shifter, disconnect the transmission control cable from the steering column.
    44.  
    45. Remove the steering column-to-instrument panel nuts/bolts and the lower steering column joint bolt; then, carefully, remove the steering column.
    46.  
    47. Remove the 2 glove compartment door screws and the door.
    48.  
    49. Remove the 3 glove compartment reinforcement screws and the reinforcement.
    50.  
    51. Remove the No. 4 heater-to-register duct.
    52.  
    53. Disconnect the No. 1 undercover and disconnect the passenger-s side air bag module electrical connector.
    54.  
    55. Remove the 3 lower No. 2 finish panel screws and the panel.
    56.  
    57. Remove the heater control screws.
    58.  
    59. Remove the lower center finish panel.
    60.  
    61. Remove the instrument panel-to-chassis nuts/bolts and the instrument panel.
    62.  
    63. Remove the 3 No. 1 brace bolts and the brace.
    64.  
    65. Remove the 2 No. 2 brace bolts and the brace.
    66.  
    67. Remove the center heater-to-register duct.
    68.  
    69. Remove the defroster nozzle.
    70.  
    71. Remove the reinforcement-to-chassis 3 bolts, 4 nuts and the reinforcement.
    72.  

  10.  
  11. Remove the defroster nozzle and the heater-to-register duct.
  12.  
  13. Remove the evaporator housing by performing the following procedure:
    1. Discharge and recover the air conditioning system refrigerant.
    2.  
    3. Disconnect the refrigerant lines from the evaporator core. Discard the O-rings and plug the openings to prevent contamination.
    4.  
    5. Remove the 2 grommets and the drain pipe grommet.
    6.  
    7. Disconnect the electrical connectors.
    8.  
    9. Remove the 3 evaporator housing-to-chassis screws, the bolt and the housing.
    10.  

  14.  
  15. Remove the 2 heater housing-to-chassis bolts, the nut and the heater housing.
  16.  
  17. Remove the 3 heater core-to-heater housing screws, the 2 plates and clamp.
  18.  
  19. Remove the heater core from the heater housing.

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    Fig. Exploded view of the steering wheel, air bag module, floor shift steering column and related components-Toyota Tacoma



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    Fig. Exploded view of the steering wheel, air bag module, column shift steering column and related components-Toyota Tacoma



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    Fig. Exploded view of the instrument panel and related components-Toyota Tacoma



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    Fig. Exploded view of the instrument panel air bag module, ventilation components and brackets-Toyota Tacoma



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    Fig. Exploded view of the front heater core, heater housing, evaporator housing and related components-Toyota Tacoma

  20.  

To install:

  1. Install the heater core to the heater housing.
  2.  
  3. Install the 3 heater core-to-heater housing screws, the 2 plates and clamp.
  4.  
  5. Install the heater housing, the nut and the 2 heater housing to-chassis bolts.
  6.  
  7. Install the evaporator housing by performing the following procedure:
    1. Install the evaporator housing, the bolt and the 3 housing-to-chassis screws.
    2.  
    3. Connect the electrical connectors.
    4.  
    5. Install the 2 grommets and the drain pipe grommet.
    6.  
    7. Using new O-rings, connect the refrigerant lines to the evaporator core.
    8.  

  8.  
  9. Install the defroster nozzle and the heater-to-register duct.
  10.  
  11. Install the instrument panel and reinforcement by performing the following procedure:
    1. Install the reinforcement-to-chassis 3 bolts, 4 nuts and the reinforcement.
    2.  
    3. Install the defroster nozzle.
    4.  
    5. Install the center heater-to-register duct.
    6.  
    7. Install the No. 2 brace and the 2 brace bolts.
    8.  
    9. Install the No. 1 brace and the 3 brace bolts.
    10.  
    11. Install the instrument panel and the instrument panel-to-chassis nuts/bolts.
    12.  
    13. Install the lower center finish panel.
    14.  
    15. Install the heater control screws.
    16.  
    17. Install the lower No. 2 finish panel and the 3 panel screws.
    18.  
    19. Connect the passenger-s side air bag module electrical connector and the No. 1 undercover.
    20.  
    21. Install the No. 4 heater-to-register duct.
    22.  
    23. Install the glove compartment reinforcement and the 3 reinforcement screws.
    24.  
    25. Install the glove compartment door and the2 door screws.
    26.  
    27. Install the steering column and torque the steering column-to-instrument panel nuts/bolts to 19 ft. lbs. (26 Nm) and the lower steering column joint bolt to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
    28.  
    29. If equipped with a column shifter, connect the transmission control cable to the steering column.
    30.  
    31. Install the No. 1 heater-to-register duct and the duct screw.
    32.  
    33. Install the No. 1 register and the 2 register screws.
    34.  
    35. Install the combination meter and connect the electrical connectors.
    36.  
    37. Install the radio and stereo opening cover.
    38.  
    39. Install the cluster finish panel and the 3 panel screws.
    40.  
    41. Pry out the starter switch bezel.
    42.  
    43. Install the front ashtray and the center cluster finish panel retainer.
    44.  
    45. Install the cigar lighter hole bezel.
    46.  
    47. Install the center cluster finish panel, engage the 5 clips, connect the electrical connectors and install the 2 panel screws.
    48.  
    49. Install the heater control panel.
    50.  
    51. Install the heater control knobs.
    52.  
    53. Install the No. 2 heater-to-register duct and the duct screw.
    54.  
    55. Install the lower center cover and engage the 2 clips.
    56.  
    57. Install the upper console box mounting bracket and the 2 bracket screws.
    58.  
    59. Install the front console box.
    60.  
    61. If equipped, install the rear console box and the 2 rear console box bolts/screws.
    62.  
    63. Install the lower left side finish panel, the 4 bolts and the screw.
    64.  
    65. Install the fuse box opening cover.
    66.  
    67. Install the hood lock release lever and the 2 hood lock release lever screws.
    68.  
    69. Install the combination switch-to-steering column and the combination switch screws.
    70.  
    71. Install the steering column cover and the covers screws.
    72.  

  12.  
  13. Install the steering wheel by performing the following procedure:
    1. Install the steering wheel from the steering column.
    2.  
    3. Install the steering wheel nut and torque to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
    4.  
    5. Carefully, install the air bag module and connect the electrical connector.
    6.  
    7. Using a Torx® wrench, tighten the steering wheel screws to 78 inch lbs. (8.8 Nm).
    8.  
    9. At both sides of the steering wheel, install the side covers.
    10.  

  14.  
  15. Connect the heater hoses to the heater core.
  16.  
  17. Refill the cooling system.
  18.  
  19. Connect the negative battery cable.
  20.  
  21. Evacuate and charge the air conditioning system refrigerant.
  22.  
  23. Run the engine to normal operating temperatures; then, check the climate control operation and check for leaks.
  24.  

 
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