TCUV Inspection

Toyota Certified Used Vehicles

The Toyota Certified symbol ensures that the vehicle was subjected to 127-point inspection, quality assurance tests and reconditioned by Toyota Factory Trained Technicians.

Vehicle Servicing

  1. VINs match on vehicle and paperwork
  2. Campaigns performed
  3. Next scheduled maintenance performed (within 3,000kms / 2 months)

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Road Test


  1. Starts (cold/hot)
  2. Idles
  3. Accelerates and cruises smoothly
  4. Engine (cold/hot and high/low speeds)


  1. Auto/Manual operations/shifts (cold/hot)
  2. Shift interlock operates
  3. Clutch operates (smoothly and with proper adjustment)
  4. Drive axle/transfer case operate

Steering and Suspension

  1. Steers normal (proper response, centering, free play)
  2. Struts, shocks operate
  3. Adjustable suspension/rear hydraulics


  1. Operate (pedal effort/height appropriate, no pulling, pulsating)
    NOTE: ABS pulsates with hard braking


  1. All gauges, speedometer, tachometer, odometer, etc ... operate
  2. Cruise Control System operates

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Engine Control System

  1. No active or stored codes (perform system check)
  2. Emission controls work within provincial requirements

Engine Control System

  1. Fluid leaks
  2. Hoses, lines: coolant, fuel, brake, steering, vacuum, A/C (check condition/leaks)
  3. Belts (check wear, cracks, fraying, proper adjustment)
  4. Power steering pump (check for leaks, noise)
  5. Master cylinder and booster (check for leaks)
  6. Engine mounts not broken/separated
  7. TDT print or cylinder compression test performed

Fluids - check condition, level; add or change as required

  1. Engine oil and filter (replace per Maintenance Schedule)
  2. Coolant (freeze point)
  3. Automatic transmission/transaxle fluid
  4. Brake fluid
  5. Washer fluid
  6. Power steering fluid

Cooling System

  1. Radiator (perform pressure check inspect for leaks, condition of tubes, fins)
  2. Water pump (free from leaks and unusual noise)
  3. Coolant recovery tank level sensor works

Fuel System

  1. Air filter (replace per Maintenance Schedule)
  2. Fuel pump pressure reading correct
  3. Fuel filter (replace per Maintenance Schedule)

Electrical System

  1. Battery type, condition, fluid level, load test correct
  2. Battery cables and mounts operate
  3. Alternator output correct (check voltages)
  4. Ignition system works (distributor cap, rotor, spark plugs and wires)
  5. Starter operates
  6. Underhood area clean, dressed and touched up as required
  7. All underhood labels are present
  8. Reset CBES (Customized Body Electronic System)

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  1. No visible damage, signs of previous repairs, no visible abnormal wear
  2. Fuel lines, fuel tank, hoses and couplings not leaking

Exhaust System

  1. Entire exhaust system not damaged or leaking

Transmission, Transaxle, Differential, Transfer Case

  1. Automatic transmission/transaxle not leaking
  2. Manual transmission; differential, transfer case, no leaks; check fluid levels; fill/change as required
  3. Universal joints, CV joints, boots not damaged, leaking, or excess wear/looseness

Tires and Wheels

  1. All tires and wheels match, correct size
  2. All tires' tread depth, at least 50% remaining and in good condition
  3. Normal tire wear, no alignment or sidewall problems
  4. Tire pressures are correct
  5. Wheel wells cleaned, dressed, free from damage and run-out normal


  1. Chassis lubricated (per Maintenance Schedule)
  2. Rack and Pinion, linkage, boots not visibly damaged, leaking
  3. Control arms, ball joints, bushing not visibly damaged, worn
  4. Sway bars, links, bushings operate to factory specs
  5. Springs have proper ride height (not sagged)
  6. Struts, shock not leaking
  7. Wheel alignment correct


  1. Calipers, cylinders operate with no leaks
  2. Pads, shoes at least 50% of original thickness remaining
  3. Rotors, drums at least 50% of original thickness spec; not scored; run-out within factory specs
  4. Brake lines, hoses, fittings not worn or leaking
  5. Parking brake operates/adjusted

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Vehicle Exterior

Body Panels and Bumpers

  1. Body and bumpers free from damage, rust and misalignment
  2. Chips and scratches repaired and clear-coated

Doors, Hood, Deck Lid, Tailgate

  1. Not visibly damaged; paint not mismatched or poor quality
  2. Hood release, prop rod/gas struts operate
  3. All emblems are present and fully attached

Grill, Trim and Roof Rack

  1. Components free from visible damage and attached

Glass, Outside Mirror, Wipers

  1. Windshield free from cracks and stars
  2. Side/rear windows free from cracks and stars
  3. Mirrors not cracked, visibly damaged
  4. Replace wiper blades

Exterior Lights - operate properly, lenses not damaged

  1. Headlights aligned, auto on/off
  2. Fog, driving lights, daytime running lights
  3. Brake lights, high-mount brake light
  4. Turn signals, side marker lights
  5. Parking lights
  6. Reverse lights
  7. Emergency lights
  8. License plate lights

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Vehicle Interior

Air Bag and Safety Belts

  1. Air bags intact, no codes, dash light works
  2. Safety belts operate, free from cuts or wear

Heat/Vent/AC/Defrost - operate properly Drive belts and hoses free

  1. Air conditioning and heating systems
  2. Defog/defrost (front, rear, outside mirrors if applicable)

Audio, Alarm and Navigation Systems - operate properly

  1. Radio, cassette, CD, DVD, remote, speakers, antenna
  2. Vehicle security system
  3. Navigation System

Interior Amenities - operate properly, no damage

  1. Dash/console
  2. Tilt/telescopic steering wheel, column lock
  3. Steering wheel operates and off-centre
  4. Horn
  5. Wipers and washers operate in all modes
  6. Lights - instrument panel, courtesy, dome (fade-away), map
  7. Mirror controls (rear view, side mirrors)
  8. Ashtrays, lighter, power outlet(s)
  9. Glove box, glove box light
  10. Sun visors, vanity mirror and light
  11. Cup holders

Carpet, Trim, Mat - clean, no stains or damage

  1. Carpet (check for rust under it due to flood damage)
  2. Floor mats (if any)
  3. Door trim, panels attached
  4. Fold-down latches work
  5. Headliner


  1. Seats clean, not stained, worn, cut, cracked
  2. Seat and head restraints operate
  3. Integrated child safety seats operate
  4. Heated and/or colded seats operate

Moonroof, Convertible Top

  1. Moonroof operates in all modes
  2. Convertible top and cover operate; not damaged

Windows, Door Locks - operate as designed

  1. All keys present and function
  2. Door locks and handles (manual and power modes)
  3. Window controls (manual and power modes)
  4. Remote decklid and fuel door releases

Luggage Compartment

  1. Carpet, trim, cargo net; clean, not damaged
  2. Luggage compartment light works
  3. Jack, spare tire tools operate
  4. Weather stripping intact; no leaking
  5. Spare tire correct size/type, at least 50% tread remaining, no sidewall damage, air pressure correct
  6. Hood and trunk latches operate

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Reconditioning and Detailing

  1. Vehicle has been completely reconditioned

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Hybrid TCUV Components

Use the Intelligent Test for items 1-7

  1. Multi-Information Display
  2. Inverter Coolant Level
  3. Engine and ECT (Electronically Controlled Transmission)
  4. THS (Toyota Hybrid System) related ECU (Hybrid Vehicle Electronic Control Unit)
  5. HV (High Voltage) Battery
  6. Perform "Onboard Equalizing Charge" of HV Battery (if applicable)
  7. Check transaxle "Park" function

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Additional Inspection Items (where applicable)

  1. Transfer case smoothly switches from 2WD to 4WD and back from 4WD to 2WD
  2. Truck bed is in good condition
  3. Truck bed-liner is in good condition and secured
  4. Tailgate functions properly
  5. Rear bumper is in good condition and secured

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    Markville Toyota

    5362 Highway #7
    Directions Markham, ON L3P 1B9

    • Sales: (905) 294-8100


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    • Friday 9:00PM - 6:00PM
    • Saturday 9:00PM - 6:00PM
    • Sunday Closed