Toyota TIS download tips

Discussion in 'Prius c Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by FireFire, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. FireFire

    FireFire Junior Member

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    How to download repair manual from TIS

    The toyota information system contents toyota vehicle repair manual which used to be PDF links, it's now chm mode which is only webpages. I am trying to download the manual for my vehicle in two days and here is the fastest way I figured out.

    Please share if you have better idea. I can't make those hyper-link work since they all became image in the pdf files.



    Tools you will need


    Firefox

    PDFCreator

    TIS login account ($15/2 days)


    Install PDFCreator, create a new profile, change the Auto-save option; Change the filename to <Title>, update the directory for auto-save. You need create a new printer to use this new profile, which can auto save your pdf to particular folder.



    Login TIS and open the repair manual, for the first page, make sure you selected the new PDFCreator printer as your current printer and print your first page, double check the pdf file at the auto-save folder and make sure that fits you want. I took the footer and header off so it looks much nicer.


    For firefox, type “about:config” in the address bar and add print.always_print_silent as Boolean and set it to true.


    Now, for each page you click on the left, there is a print icon on the top right corner, click that will print a new pdf file to the auto-save folder. For each page, you will need two clicks to save to pdf format.


    Go through all your pages and hit the printer icon. You should be able to download the repair manual in couple hours. The PDF files will have the full text title in the pdf file name, which you can easily search.


    I got my two vehicles' repair manual done in 7 hours.
     
  2. JC91006

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    Not bad for a $15 subscription.
     
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    Just used this method last night and it worked well:).

    Got my subscriptions worth(y).
     
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