Visual Inspection
Visually check the following parts and systems.
Inspection item Referring section
Engine oil – level, leakage
Engine Oil and Filter Change
Engine coolant – level, leakage
Engine Coolant Change
Fuel – level, leakage
Fuel Lines and Connections Inspection
A/T fluid – level, leakage
A/T Fluid Level Check
Air cleaner element – dirt, clogging
Air Cleaner Filter Inspection
Battery – fluid level, corrosion of terminal
Battery Description:M13A
Water pump belt – tension damage
Drive Belt (Engine Accessory Drive Belt) Inspection
Throttle cable – play, installation
Accelerator Cable Adjustment:M13A
Vacuum hoses of air intake system – disconnection, looseness, deterioration, bend
Vacuum Hose Inspection:M13A
Connectors of electric wire harness – disconnection, friction
Fuses – burning
Parts – installation, bolt – looseness
Parts – deformation
Other parts that can be checked visually
Also check the following items at engine start, if possible
Malfunction indicator lamp – Operation
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) Check:M13A with VVT
Charge warning lamp – Operation
Generator Symptom Diagnosis:M13A
Engine oil pressure warning lamp – Operation
Oil Pressure Light Symptom Diagnosis
Engine coolant temp. meter – Operation
Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) Meter and Sensor Symptom Diagnosis
Fuel level meter – Operation
Fuel Meter and Fuel Gauge Unit Symptom Diagnosis
Tachometer – Operation
Abnormal air being inhaled from air intake system
Exhaust system – leakage of exhaust gas, noise
Exhaust System Inspection
Other parts that can be checked visually