Document: 19.08.00
TMS / Iss. C
SCION
06/14/07
tC
2008-
ILLUMINATED DOOR SILLS
Preparation
NOTE: Part number of this accessory may not be
the same as the part number shown.
Part Number: PTS21-21070
Wire Cutters
Kit Contents
Item #
1
2
Quantity Reqd.
2
1
3
1
Description
Hardware Kit w/ power harness
Front Left Illuminated Door Sill
Protector
Front Right Illuminated Door
Sill Protector
Quantity Reqd.
1
2
1
12
2
Description
Power Harness with Fuse
Foam Pad (38.1 x 38.1 x 4.75)
Foam Pad (63.5 x 38.1 x 1.57)
Wire Ties
T-taps
Hardware Kit Contents (RH)
Item #
1
2
3
4
6
Quantity Reqd.
1
2
1
27
1
Description
Power Harness
Foam Pad (38.1 x 38.1 x 4.75)
Foam Pad (63.5 x 38.1 x 1.57)
Wire Ties
T-taps
Additional Items Required For Installation
Item #
Quantity Reqd.
None
Safety Glasses
Safety Gloves
Vehicle Protection
Protective film
Notes
Optional
Blankets, Part Boxes,
PPO only, Wrap Guard
Special Tools
Notes
Non-intrusive temperature
probe
Blow Drier
For measuring door sill
temperature if necessary
For cold temperature
installations.
Installation Tools
Notes
Nylon Panel Removal Tool
Screwdriver
Ratchet
Extension
Socket
Torque Wrench
Non-scratch wiping cloth
Pliers
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mild water based, solvent
free all purpose cleaner.
General Applicability
Recommended Sequence of Application
Item #
1
2
3
4
5
Accessory
V5 Security – RS3200 +
Illuminated Door Sills
Audio
Satellite Radio
Interior Light Kit
Vehicle Service Parts (may be required for reassembly)
Item #
Quantity Reqd.
Description
Legend
Description
Conflicts
Recommended Tools
Personal & Vehicle
Protection
Notes
All Purpose Cleaner
2008 SCION - tC
Hardware Kit Contents (LH)
Item #
1
2
3
4
6
Special Chemicals
STOP: Damage to the vehicle may occur. Do not
proceed until process has been complied with.
OPERATOR SAFETY: Use caution to avoid risk of
injury.
CAUTION: A process that must be carefully observed
in order to reduce the risk of damage to the
accessory/vehicle and to ensure a quality installation.
TOOLS & EQUIPMENT: Used in Figures calls out the
specific tools and equipment recommended for this
process.
Phillips head #2
6 in
10 mm (deep socket)
36 lbf-in
3M Micro-fiber
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Procedure
Care must be taken when installing this accessory to ensure damage does not occur to the vehicle. The installation of this
accessory should follow approved guidelines to ensure a quality installation.
These guidelines can be found in the "Accessory Installation Practices" document.
This document covers such items as:• Vehicle Protection (use of covers and blankets, cleaning chemicals, etc.).
• Safety (eye protection, rechecking torque procedure, etc.).
• Vehicle Disassembly/Reassembly (panel removal, part storage, etc.).
• Electrical Component Disassembly/Reassembly (battery disconnection, connector removal, etc.).
Please see your Toyota dealer for a copy of this document.
1. Vehicle Disassembly
(a) Remove the negative battery cable. (Fig. 1-1)
(1) For vehicles equipped with automatic
transmissions, place shifter in the N
(neutral) position and set the parking
brake prior to disconnection the battery.
(2) Do not touch the positive terminal with
any tool when removing cable.
Nylon Panel Removal Tool
(b) Remove the driver and passenger side door
scuff. (Fig. 1-2)
Door Scuff
Fig. 1-2
Nylon Panel Removal Tool
(c) Remove the driver and passenger side door
sill. (Fig. 1-3)
Fig. 1-3
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Nylon Panel Removal Tool
(d) Remove the glove box under panel.
(Fig. 1-4)
Glover Box
Under Panel
Fig. 1-4
Nylon Panel Removal Tool
(e) Remove the driver and passenger side cowl
cover. (Fig. 1-5)
Cowl Cover
(1) Remove the one nut securing the cowl
cover.
Fig. 1-5
Nut
(f) Remove the glove box assembly. (Fig. 1-6)
(1) Release the damper lever.
Glove Box
Damper
Fig. 1-6
(g) Remove the fuse box cover. (Fig. 1-7)
(1) Take care not to damage the two upper
tabs.
Fuse Box Cover
Fig. 1-7
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Phillips Screwdriver
(h) Remove two screws securing the lower
steering column cover behind the steering
wheel. (Fig. 1-8)
(1) Insert the key into the ignition switch and
turn it to ON to unlock the steering
wheel.
Screw
Fig. 1-8
Screw
(2) Turn the steering wheel left and right to
gain access to the screws.
(3) Remove the key.
(i) Remove the lower steering column cover.
(Fig. 1-9)
Column Cover
Fig. 1-9
FOR MANUAL TRANSMISSION MODELS
ONLY. (Step 1. (j))
Nylon Panel Removal Tool
Gearshift Knob
(j) Remove the gearshift knob, then loosen the
console panel. (Fig. 1-10)
Cigarette
Lighter
Fig. 1-10
Console Panel
FOR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MODELS
ONLY. (Step 1. (k))
Cigarette
Lighter
Fig. 1-11
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(k) Loosen the console panel. (Fig. 1-11)
Console Panel
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Cigarette Lighter Connector
(l) Carefully lift up the center console panel and
disconnect the cigarette lighter connector and
the harness clip. Set console panel aside.
(Fig. 1-12)
Harness
Clip
Fig. 1-12
Nylon Panel Removal Tool
Center Cluster Panel
(m) Remove the center cluster panel. (Fig. 1-13)
(1) Disconnect the connector behind the
center cluster panel.
Fig. 1-13
(n) Remove the head unit. (For DIO)
10 mm Socket, Phillips Screwdriver
(1) Use 10 mm socket to remove nuts and
Phillips screw driver to remove screws.
(Fig. 1-14)
Nuts
(2) Remove connectors at rear and remove
head unit.
Screws
Fig. 1-14
2. Install Driver Side Door Sill
Pin #21
Orange
Pliers
(b) Install a T-Tap to the orange wire (pin # 21)
on the 30 pin connector, about 1 inch from
the connector end. (Fig. 2-1)
30 pin connector
Fig. 2-1
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(a) Locate and disconnect the 30 pin connector
on the junction block (behind fuse box
cover). (Fig. 2-1)
Wire side view
(1) Using pliers, make sure that T-Tap is
snapped in correctly.
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Pliers
(c) Locate and remove the blue 22 pin connector
located at the driver side cowl area. (Fig. 2-2)
Blue 22 pin
connector
Fig. 2-2
(d) Install a T-Tap to the orange wire (pin #1) on
the 22 pin connector, about 1 inch from the
connector end. (Fig. 2-2)
Pin #1
Orange
Wire Side
View
(1) Using pliers, make sure that T-Tap is
snapped in correctly.
Weather Stripping
(e) Lift up the driver side door weather stripping.
(Fig. 2-3)
(f) Locate the crescent shaped depression on the
pinch weld. Clean the pinch weld surface and
apply a thin piece of foam tape over the
depression. (Fig. 2-4)
Fig. 2-3
(g) Installation Temperature
Depression
Fig. 2-4
(1) The Door Sill Protector and Sill surface
temperature must be between 60° F and
90° F at time of actual installation.
(2) If necessary, a blow drier can be used to
heat the part and surface to correct
installation temperature.
(h) Clean the Door Sill Surface
(1) Clean the rocker panel surface with a
mild, water based, solvent free all
purpose cleaner and a clean, non-scratch
cloth.
(2) Surface must be free from all
contaminants (plastic protectants, oily substances, dirt, etc.)
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(i) Locate the driver side illuminated door sill.
Remove tape liner from back of lighted side
sill. (Fig. 2-5)
Tape Liner
(j) Install lighted side sill to vehicle.
(1) The word “SCION” should be right side
up reading from the outside of the
vehicle.
Fig. 2-5
Locator Pin
Alignment Hole
Fig. 2-6
Locator Pin
(2) Be sure locating pin aligns correctly with
vehicle alignment holes. Gently place the
sill on the rocker surface and press the
sill piece toward the pinch weld to relieve
any slack.
(3) Once the sill is in the proper position,
apply firm pressure to the sill, working
from the center outward, making sure the
perimeter of the sill is adhered to the
rocker surface. (Fig. 2-6)
(k) Run the power wire from lighted side sill
over the thin foam tape attached to the pinch
weld. (Fig. 2-7)
Fig. 2-7
Weather Stripping
(l) Reinstall door weather stripping to pinch
weld. (Fig. 2-8)
Fig. 2-8
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Wire Cutters
(m) Secure the power wire from the lighted side
sill to vehicle harness using a wire tie.
(Fig. 2-9)
Wire tie
Fig. 2-9
(n) Route lighted side sill harness toward front
of car along side of vehicle harness. Secure
the illuminated sill wire to vehicle harness
with three wire ties in the areas shown.
(Fig. 2-10)
Wire Cutters
Wire Ties
(o) Place a protective blanket on top of the side
sill.
Fig. 2-10
Sill Connector Plug
3. Install Driver Side Power Harness
Power Harness
(a) Connect power harness to the driver’s side
sill harness. (Fig. 3-1)
(1) Wrap connected connectors with thick
foam tape.
Fig. 3-1
Wire Cutters
(b) Secure the sill harness to the OE harness as
shown with two wire ties. (Fig. 3-2)
Wire Ties
(1) Do not wire tie to any air bag harnesses.
Fig. 3-2
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Wire Cutters
Fuse Holder
Wire
(c) Route the power harness to the vehicle
harness behind the connector block as
shown. (Fig. 3-3)
Wire Ties
Wire Tie
(1) Secure both sides of the fuse with two
wire ties.
Fig. 3-3
(2) Route the wire from the fuse holder in
front of the connectors and secure with
one wire tie.
(d) Attach the fuse holder connector to the T-Tap
on orange wire and reinstall the blue 22 pin
connector. (Fig. 3-4)
Blue 22 pin
connector
Fig. 3-4
(1) Make sure that the quick disconnect is
installed properly to T-Tap.
Driver side
cowl area
Wire Cutters
(e) Route the long ground wire coming out of
the connector up and behind the junction
block. Secure the wire with two wire ties to
the OE harness. (Fig. 3-5)
Wire ties
Fuse box
Fig. 3-5
Behind
junction
block view
(f) Continue to route the ground wire to the front
of the junction block. Attach it to the T-Tap
on the orange wire and reconnect the 30 pin
connector. (Fig. 3-6)
(1) Make sure that the quick disconnect is
installed properly to T-Tap.
Fig. 3-6
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Wire Cutters
Junction block
Harness wire
Fig. 3-7
(g) Secure harness to vehicle harness, using one
wire tie as shown. (Fig. 3-7)
Wire tie
4. Install Passenger Crossover Harness.
Connectors
(a) Attach crossover male connector to Power
harness female connector and wrap with the
thick foam tape. (Fig. 4-1)
Fig. 4-1
Wire Cutters
(b) Attach harness to vehicle harness under
junction box with two wire ties. (Fig. 4-2)
Connector /
Foam Pad
Fig. 4-2
Wire ties
NOTE: For vehicles with the factory security
system installed, the wiring will follow the
same path to the passenger side.
Wire Cutters
(c) Place two wire ties as shown along vehicle
harness. (Fig. 4-3)
Fig. 4-3
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Wire ties
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Wire Cutters
(d) Route the Crossover harness toward the
center console area. (Fig. 4-4)
Foam
Pad
Crossover
Harness
Brace
Fig. 4-4
(1) Route the Crossover harness through the
opening space in front of the driver side
brace as shown.
(2) Install thick foam tape to brace to protect
the harness.
Wire Cutters
(e) Secure the crossover harness to vehicle
harness with three wire ties in the driver side
center console area. (Fig. 4-5)
Wire Ties
Fig. 4-5
Wire Cutters
(f) Route the crossover harness toward the glove
box area, then secure it to the vehicle harness
with three wire ties in the passenger side
center console area. (Fig. 4-6)
Wire Ties
Harness
Fig. 4-6
Wire Cutters
(g) Route the Crossover harness to the glove box
area, then secure it to the vehicle harness
with five wire ties. (Fig. 4-7)
Wire Ties
Fig. 4-7
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Crossover
Harness
Wire Cutters
Crossover
Harness
Wire Ties
(h) Route the Crossover harness through the
glove box area, then secure it to the vehicle
harness with three wire ties. (Fig. 4-8)
Fig. 4-8
(i) Continue to route the crossover harness down
to the passenger side connector block.
Secure the harness with two wire ties.
(Fig. 4-9)
Wire Cutters
Wire Ties
Crossover
Harness
Fig. 4-9
Pliers
(j) Locate and remove the 20 pin connector in
Passenger’s side cowl area. pin # 18 (Blue
wire). (Fig. 4-10)
20 Pin
Connector
Fig. 4-10
Pin #18
Blue
(1) For vehicles with the factory alarm, the
connector will be located on a Y-adapter
harness near the connector block.
Wire Side
View
(k) Install a T-Tap to the blue wire (pin #18) on
the 20 pin connector, about 1 inch from the
connector end. (Fig. 4-10)
(1) Using pliers, make sure that T-Tap is
snapped in correctly.
(l) Connect the black wire from the cross over
harness to the T-Tap installed on the blue
wire and reconnect the connector.
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Weather Stripping
5. Install Passenger Side Door Sill
(a) Lift up the passenger side door weather
stripping. (Fig. 5-1)
(b) Locate the crescent shaped depression on the
pinch weld. Clean the pinch weld surface and
apply a thin piece of foam tape over the
depression. (Fig. 5-2)
Fig. 5-1
Depression
(c) Installation Temperature
(1) The Door Sill Protector and Sill surface
temperature must be between 60° F and
90° F at time of actual installation.
(2) If necessary, a blow drier can be used to
heat the part and surface to correct
installation temperature.
Fig. 5-2
(d) Clean the Door Sill Surface
(1) Clean the rocker panel surface with a
mild, water based, solvent free all purpose
cleaner and a clean, non-scratch cloth.
(2) Surface must be free from all
contaminants (plastic protectants, oily substances, dirt, etc.)
(e) Locate the passenger side illuminated door
sill. Remove tape liner from back of lighted
side sill. (Fig. 5-3)
Tape Liner
Fig. 5-3
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Locator Pin
(f) Install lighted side sill to vehicle.
(1) The word “SCION” should be right side
up reading from the outside of the
vehicle.
Alignment Hole
Fig. 5-4
(2) Be sure locating pin aligns correctly with
vehicle alignment holes. Gently place the
sill on the rocker surface and press the
sill piece toward the pinch weld to relieve
any slack.
(3) Once the sill is in the proper position,
apply firm pressure to the sill, working
from the center outward, making sure the
perimeter of the sill is adhered to the
rocker surface. (Fig. 5-4)
Fig. 5-5
(g) Run the power wire from lighted side sill
over the thin foam tape attached to the pinch
weld. (Fig. 5-5)
Wire Cutters
Wire tie
(h) Reinstall door weather stripping to pinch
weld.
(i) Secure the power wire from the lighted side
sill to vehicle harness using a wire tie.
(Fig. 5-6)
Fig. 5-6
Wire Cutters
Wire Ties
(j) Route lighted side sill harness toward front
of car along side of vehicle harness. Secure
the illuminated sill wire to vehicle harness
with three wire ties in the areas shown.
(Fig. 5-7)
Fig. 5-7
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(k) Place a protective blanket on top of the side
sill.
Wire Cutters
Wire Ties
(l) Connect crossover harness to sill harness.
(1) Wrap connector with the thick foam tape
and secure the harness with three wire
ties as shown. (Fig. 5-8)
Fig. 5-8
6. Testing
(a) Plug in the DCC fuse located in the engine
compartment if necessary.
(b) Temporarily reconnect the vehicle’s negative
battery cable.
(c) The light should be on with the door open.
(d) Press door ground switch to test the lighted
door sill. The light should turn off when
pushed in.
(e) Disconnect the battery.
7. Vehicle Reassembly
(a) Reinstall the glove box.
(b) Reinstall the head unit. (For DIO)
(1) Reconnect head unit connectors and
antenna wire.
(c) Reinstall the center cluster panel.
(1) Reconnect the heater control connector.
(d) Reinstall the console panel.
(1) Reconnect the cigarette lighter connector
and wire harness clip.
(e) Reinstall the lower steering wheel cover.
(f) Reinstall the fuse box cover.
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(g) Reinstall the driver and passenger side cowl
cover and door scuffs.
(h) Reinstall the glove box under panel.
(i) Reconnect the vehicle’s negative battery
cable.
(1) Position the negative battery cable at the
original factory position. (Fig. 7-1)
(2) Tighten the nut with 4.1 N-m (36 lbf-in)
of torque.
Fig. 7-1
(3) Do not touch the positive battery terminal
with any tool when replacing the cable.
(j) Initialize the passenger side window controls.
(1) Refer to the factory repair manual for
proper procedures.
(k) Initialize the sunroof.
(1) Refer to the factory repair manual for
proper procedures.
8. Completing the Installation
(a) Perform vehicle accessory function checks.
(b) If required, remove the DCC fuse located in
the engine compartment.
(c) Using an approved cleaner, clean any
smudges, fingerprints, or dirt off of the front
door sill surfaces.
(d) Clean up and remove any trash.
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Checklist - these points MUST be checked to ensure a quality installation.
Check:
Look For:
Accessory Function Checks
Open the door.
Door sill light should turn on.
Close the door.
Door sill light should turn off.
Vehicle Function Checks
Interior lights.
Interior lighting system should function
properly.
Power door locks.
Power door locks should function properly.
Power windows.
Power windows should function properly.
Sunroof.
Sunroof should be functioning properly.
Audio system.
Audio system should function properly.
Turn signals and stop lamp.
The turn signals and stop lamp should
function properly.
Hazard lights.
Hazard lights should be functioning
properly.
Combination meter lights.
The combination meter lights should
function properly.
Tire pressure monitoring system.
Check for the tire pressure light to come on
and turn off.
HVAC
HVAC should function properly.
Factory security system (if installed)
Security system should work properly.
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