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Toyota Yaris DIY Maintenance & Repair Guides
Links to DIY repair guides and vehicle maintenance "how-to" tutorials for the 3rd generation 2012 to 2016 Toyota Yaris.

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2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Map Light Bulbs Change

1. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Map Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out map light bulb (or upgrade it to a brighter LED unit) in the overhead headliner housing of your third generation 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Toyota Yaris, check out my DIY tutorial for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

(The map light bulbs are as sometimes referred to as the "dome" lights.)

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris A/C Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide
Cabin Air Filter Change

2. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris HVAC Cabin Air Filter Replacement Guide

If the A/C system in your 3rd generation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016) Toyota Yaris hasn't been working well recently or the air coming out of the vents smells a bit musty or moldy, you probably need to clean or change the cabin air filter element in the HVAC blower motor housing.

To view my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) click on the text link above or the thumbnail picture to the left.

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Rear Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide
Rear Wiper Blade Change

3. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Rear Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide

If you've been having trouble seeing out of the back windshield of your third generation Toyota Yaris hatchback during a rain or snow storm, you probably need to change the rear wiper blade.

Take a look at my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the OEM blade size in inches and the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the link or thumbnail image.

   


License Plate Light Bulbs

4. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris License Plate Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out license plate light bulb (or upgrade them both to brighter LED units) on your Toyota Yaris, check out my DIY tutorial with the compatible replacement part numbers by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Cargo Area Light Bulb Replacement Guide
Cargo Area Light Bulb

5. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Cargo Area / Trunk Light Bulb Replacement Guide

If you need to change a burnt out cargo area or trunk light bulb in your Toyota Yaris, take a look at my DIY directions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part number) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail picture to the left.

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide
Tail Light Bulbs Change

6. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Tail Light Bulbs Replacement Guide

The tail light housings of a third generation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016) Toyota Yaris contain the brake, rear turn signal and reverse light bulbs.

(On some Yaris models, the reverse light is in a separate housing at the bottom of the rear bumper cover.)

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Plastic Interior Door Panel Removal Guide
Door Panel Removal

7. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Interior Door Panel Removal Guide

If you would like to upgrade the OEM door speakers in your Toyota Yaris, you'll first have to remove the plastic interior door panels.

To view my DIY instructions for taking off the interior door panels, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide
Headlight Bulbs Change

8. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Headlight Bulbs Replacement Guide

The headlight housings of a 3rd generation 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016 Toyota Yaris contain the combination low and high beam dual filament headlight bulb, the front turn signal and the side marker light bulb.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail picture to the left.

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Windshield Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide
Windshield Wiper Blade

9. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Windshield Window Wiper Blade Replacement Guide

If you've been having trouble seeing out of the front windshield window of your Toyota Yaris during a rain or snow storm, you probably need to change the single wiper blade.

Take a look at my DIY instructions (with the OEM blade size in inches and the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or the thumbnail picture to the left.

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide
Electrical Fuse Change

10. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Electrical Fuse Replacement Guide

The best place to start when you are troubleshooting any electrical problem with your Toyota Yaris is to check for a blown fuse or a faulty relay in the electrical panels.

To view my DIY instructions for the procedure, click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide
Engine Air Filter Change

11. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Engine Air Filter Replacement Guide

The engine air filter element in a third generation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016) Toyota Yaris with the 1NZ-FE 1.5 liter VVT-i inline four cylinder motor should be cleaned at every oil change and replaced every 30,000 to 60,000 miles depending on your unique driving conditions.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure with the compatible replacement part numbers by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image on the left.

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris 12 Volt Automotive Battery Replacement Guide
12V Car Battery Change

12. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris 12V Automotive Battery Replacement Guide

If you've been having trouble starting the engine in your Toyota Yaris on a cold morning and the OEM 12V car battery is a few years old, you probably need to replace it.

Take a look at my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the OEM group size and the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide
Engine Spark Plugs

13. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris 1.5L I4 Engine Spark Plugs Replacement Guide

The iridium tipped OEM spark plugs in a 3rd generation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016) Toyota Yaris with the 1NZ-FE 1.5 liter inline four cylinder can last up to 100,000 miles but they should be checked well before then.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail picture to the left.

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Serpentine Belt Replacement Guide
Serpentine Belt Change

14. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Serpentine Accessory Belt Replacement Guide

If you've been hearing a screeching, squealing or chirping sound coming from the engine bay of your Toyota Yaris equipped with the 1NZ-FE 1.5L I4 motor, you probably need to replace the serpentine accessory belt or adjust the tension.

To view my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) click on the text link above or the thumbnail image to the left.

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris 1NZ-FE Engine Oil Change Guide
1.5L Engine Oil Change

15. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Engine Oil Change & Filter Replacement Guide

The best way to keep your third generation (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 & 2016) Toyota Yaris running reliably for many years is to regularly change the motor oil and replace the oil filter on the 1NZ-FE 1.5 liter inline four cylinder VVT-i engine.

Take a look at my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement oil filter part numbers) by clicking on the text link above or the thumbnail picture on the left.

   

2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide
Front Brake Pads Change

16. 2012-2016 Toyota Yaris Front Brake Pads Replacement Guide

If you've been hearing a grinding, screeching or scraping sound from the front of your Yaris when you step on the brake pedal, you probably need to change the front brake pads.

Check out my DIY instructions for the procedure (with the compatible replacement part numbers) by clicking on the text link or the thumbnail picture.

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