How to Read Toyota Check Engine Light Codes

DIY Cost: $15-$40
Est. Time: 5 min
Difficulty: Intermediate

This guide provides step-by-step instructions on how to read Toyota check engine light.

What you will need

Procedure

  1. Turn on the ignition, but do not start the engine. If your car has a start button, simply press twice without stepping on brakes.Toyota Highlander 2008 in diagnostic modeToyota Camry 2011 diagnostic mode
  2. All dash lights should turn on. Toyota Camry 2011 diagnostic mode dashboard
  3. Connect your OBDII scanner to the diagnostic port of your vehicle.Read toyota check engine light codes
  4. Read the codes. If the check engine light persists after clearing the code, take note of the displayed codes and search the meaning of the codes. 


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