0B-11 Maintenance and Lubrication:
Transfer Oil Inspection (4WD)
Check transfer oil for leakage, contamination and level
referring to "Transfer Oil Level Check in Section 3C".
Transfer Oil Replacement (4WD)
Change transfer oil with new specified oil referring to
"Transfer Oil Change in Section 3C".
Rear Deferential Oil Inspection (4WD)
Check differential oil for leakage, contamination and
level referring to "Rear Differential Oil Level Check in
Rear Deferential Oil Replacement (4WD)
Change differential oil with new specified oil referring to
"Rear Differential Oil Change in Section 3B".
All Latches, Hinges and Locks Inspection
Check that each door of front, rear and back doors
opens and closes smoothly and locks securely when
If any malfunction is found, lubricate hinge and latch or
repair door lock system.
Check that secondary latch operates properly (check
that secondary latch keeps hood from opening all the
way even when pulling hood release handle inside
vehicle.) Also check that hood opens and closes
smoothly and properly and hood locks securely when
If any malfunction is found, lubricate hinge and latch, or
repair hood lock system.
HVAC Air Filter (If Equipped) Inspection
Check HVAC air filter for dirt and dust referring to "HVAC
Air Filter Inspection (If Equipped) in Section 7A". If air
filter is dirty, clean or replace air filter with new one.
HVAC Air Filter (If Equipped) Replacement
Replace HVAC air filter with new one referring to "HVAC
Air Filter Removal and Installation (If Equipped) in
Final Inspection for Maintenance Service
When carrying out road tests, select a safe
place where no man or no running vehicle is
seen so as to prevent any accident.
Check that seat slides smoothly and locks securely at
any position. Also check that reclining mechanism of
front seat back allows it to be locked at any angle.
Inspect belt system including webbing, buckles, latch
plates, retractors and anchors for damage or wear.
Check that seat belt is securely locked. If "REPLACE
BELT" label on seat belt is visible, replace belt.
Battery Electrolyte Level Check
Check that the electrolyte level of all battery cells is
between the upper and lower level lines on the case. If
battery is equipped with built-in indicator, check battery
condition by the indicator.
Accelerator Pedal Operation
Check that pedal operates smoothly without getting
caught or interfered by any other part.
Check engine start for readiness.
Before performing the following check, be
sure to have enough room around the
vehicle. Then, firmly apply both the parking
brake and the regular brakes. Do not use the
accelerator pedal. If the engine starts, be
ready to turn off the ignition promptly. Take
these precautions because the vehicle could
move without warning and possibly cause
personal injury or property damage.
On automatic transaxle vehicles, try to start the engine in
each select lever position. The starting motor should
crank only in "P" (Park) or "N" (Neutral).
On manual transaxle vehicles, place the shift lever in
"Neutral," depress clutch pedal fully and try to start.
Exhaust System Check
Check for leakage, cracks or loose supports.