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Toyota Supra JZA80

Inside vehicle

These are maintenance and inspection items which are considered to be the owner’s responsibility.
They can be done by the owner or they can have them done at a service shop.
These items include those which should be checked on a daily basis, those which, in most cases, do not require (special) tools and those which are considered to be reasonable for the owner to do.
Items and procedures for general maintenance are as follows.

  1. General notes
    • Maintenance items may vary from country to country. Check the owner’s manual supplement in which the maintenance schedule is shown.
    • Every service item in the periodic maintenance schedule must be performed.
    • Periodic maintenance service must be performed according to whichever interval in the periodic maintenance schedule occurs first, the odometer reading (miles) or the time interval (months).
    • Maintenance service after the last period should be performed at the same interval as before unless otherwise noted.
    • Failure to do even one item an cause the engine to run poorly and increase exhaust emissions.
  2. Lights
    1. Check that the headlights, stop lights, taillights, turn signal lights, and other lights are all working.
    2. Check the headlight aim.
  3. Warning lights and buzzers
    Check that all warning lights and buzzers function properly.
  4. Horn
    Check that it is working.
  5. Windshield glass
    Check for scratches, pits or abrasions.
  6. Windshield wiper and washer
    1. Check operation of the wipers and washer.
    2. Check that the wipers do not streak.
  7. Windshield defroster
    Check that air comes out from the defroster outlet when operating the heater or air conditioner.
  8. Rear view mirror
    Check that it is mounted securely.
  9. Sun visors
    Check that they move freely and are mounted securely.
  10. Steering wheel
    Check that it has the specified freeplay. Be alert for changes in steering condition, such as hard steering, excessive freeplay or strange noises.
  11. Seats
    1. Check that the seat adjusters operate smoothly.
    2. Check that all latches lock securely in any position.
    3. Check that the head restraints move up and down smoothly and that the locks hold securely in any latch position.
    4. For fold-down seat backs, check that the latches lock securely.
  12. Seat belts
    1. Check that the seat belt system such as the buckles, retractors and anchors operate properly and smoothly.
    2. Check that the belt webbing is not cut, frayed, worn or damaged.
  13. Accelerator pedal
    Check the pedal for smooth operation and uneven pedal effort or catching.
  14. Clutch pedal CL-3
    1. Check the pedal for smooth operation.
    2. Check that the pedal has the proper freeplay.
  15. Brake pedal BR-7
    1. Check the pedal for smooth operation.
    2. Check that the pedal has the proper reserve distance and freeplay.
    3. Check the brake booster function.
  16. Brakes
    At a safe place, check that the brakes do not pull to one side when applied.
  17. Parking brake BR-9
    1. Check that the lever has the proper travel.
    2. On a safe incline, check that the vehicle is held securely with only the parking brake applied.
  18. Automatic transmission "Park" mechanism
    1. Check the lock release button of the selector lever for proper and smooth operation.
    2. On a safe incline, check that the vehicle is held securely with the selector lever in ”P” position and all brakes released.
This guide is based on the book edition Toyota (RM502U, 1997)

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