Who is who ?
or "to be or not to be"
read Toyota MIL-codes without Scan Tool


 

For example, The quotation No.1. from the  ALLDATA (Copyright ©* 2002)

1998 Toyota Camry XLE Sedan V6-2995cc 3.0L DOHC MFI

Testing and Inspection

 

How to Display and Read Diagnostic Trouble Codes

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Without Scan Tool

 

TOYOTA does not provide a procedure for reading diagnostic trouble codes without a scan tool.

 

Copyright © 2002 ALLDATA LLC.

The quotation No.2. from the  ALLDATA (Copyright © 2001) !

1998 Toyota Camry XLE Sedan V6-2995cc 3.0L DOHC MFI

Testing and Inspection

 

How to Display and Read Diagnostic Trouble Codes

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Without Scan Tool

Checking For DTC (Using Diagnosis Check Wire)

(1) Turn ignition switch ON.

(2) Using SST, connect between terminals 13 (Tc) and 4 (CG) of Data Link Connector No.3.

(3) Read the diagnostic trouble code from malfunction indicator lamp.Note: Not all pins are used on all models

Code 12 And 99

 

 As an example, the blinking patterns for codes; normal, 12 and 99 are as shown in the illustration.

After completing the check, disconnect terminals 13 (TC) and 4 (CG) and turn OFF.

HINT: In the event of 2 or more malfunction codes. indication will begin from the smaller numbered code and continue in order to the larger.

Copyright © 2001 ALLDATA LLC. Terms of Service

I don't understand these differences! I don't understand what for and why! It for the same automobile!

For Example.

Self-made Breakout Box for reading  MIL-codes without Scan Tool and  J1962 connector (DLC3)

Breakout box for reading MIL-codes without ScanTools (by J1962 connector)

Замыкание контактов Tc и CG (DLC3) инициирует "выдачу" кодов неисправности. Т.е. почти также как и раньше.

Другими словами, значительная часть моделей Тойота допускают считывание кодов самодиагностики различных электронных систем с помощью "миганий" их индикаторов неисправности. В том числе это возможно для системы управления двигателем, хотя и не всех типов двигателей, не всех моделей и не всех регионов).

I not use special SST:-) and connect terminal with suitable jumper (aka "Paper Clip with 12v Lampe": For read codes by using it connector I short pins with lamp ("Ensure a 1-5 watt bulb is placed in-line of positivee lead on this "device"

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Diagnostic pins of Toyota Data Link Connectorsdlc.gif (8222 bytes)

 

The Details for Reading Codes (Toyota) without Scan Tools

TAKE a look my Video about Read DTC by using Malfunction Lamps e.g. Lexus GX470 a '2007 MY by connect Terminals TC and CG of the DLC3 (J1962).
NOTE> Intelligent Tester II Toyota / Lexus by DENSO (Factory ScanTool) is Best Way.

But Toyota Techstream - is Fin Diagnostic Tool for Toyota/Lexus/Scion (Article about TS - Rus)

 

For read DTC, the Data Stream, etc. (with scan tool) use this Tools
p.s. For read DTC (with
out scan tool) use this "device" :-) and Toyota Data Reader