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Toyota: Toyota Tercel changing plugs/wires/coils, spark plug wires, toyota tercel
spark plug wires, toyota tercel, plug sockets: WHOA! Thank you for saying NO WAY! J.J., you can do that labor yourself my friend. Spark plug wires should set you back about 40 to 45 bucks. Spark plugs are (for four of them) about 7.00 bucks total. $500 bucks is gross, gross, gross, gross, gross overcharge....

Toyota: Toyota truck dash lights, toyota 4x4 pickup, powerwashing
toyota 4x4 pickup, powerwashing, dash lights: Lights? Meaning the warning lights? Wow... Does the car drive ANY differently? Well, by powerwashing, I m gonna assume you used a pressure washer and probably sat a little to long on a single spot and probably force water into a couple of areas that simply...

Toyota: Toyota Windom Engine, toyota windom, accelerator pedal
toyota windom, accelerator pedal, head gasket: Hello, it could be the clutch which is gone. otherwise is something involved with valves, head gasket and engine internals. it s an automatic gear box? I m quite sure that the clutch is the real problem, it s too worn out and it slips, making noise. hope...

Toyota: Toyotal Corola 98 problem, time alignment, center hub
time alignment, center hub, vibration: Hello, the vibration could be caused by many things... Brakes: the disk are no more straight, you have to change or rectify them Wheel center hub: maybe you don t have one, or is not good or you have some problem with the suspension. Hope this...

Toyota: Transmision Oil Leak, toyota corolla levin, compliance plate
toyota corolla levin, compliance plate, toyota corolla: The more I read your question, the more it sounds like someobody probably FORCED off the transmission and scratched the metal surface enough to have it leak. In theory, the easy, simple fix should be some high-temp gasket sealant. Other than that, maybe...

Toyota: Tyre Pressure for 94 Corolla, tyre pressure, toyota corolla
tyre pressure, toyota corolla, base model: Hello, 34 is good. It s better to have a higher pressure instead of a low, because a low pressure tyre will warm much more, especially at full charge of the vehicle, resulting in the possibility to explode. The negative point of having a too high tyre pressure...

Toyota: tacoma seats, drivers seat, 4runner
drivers seat, 4runner, ext cab: I think the brackets are different, but they can be modified to work. I tried to look it up on www.tacomaterritory.com on the message board, but I couldn t get logged in. :-( You might try searching there for 4runner seats . The best seats for Tacomas...

Toyota: timing belt, professional mechanic, cylinder auto
professional mechanic, cylinder auto, timing belt: Hello, Sorry for the late reply... well the only ways are: - if it is written in the services book - Have it inspected by a professional mechanic, to see if it is too worn out In this case he could tell you if you have to change it. Regards, Jac...

Toyota: timing belts, variable valve timing, toyota camry
variable valve timing, toyota camry, toyota way: The 2006 Camry LE is armed with a 2AZ-FE engine. It s a 2.4L with VVT-i or variable valve timing:) Good for gas and good for some a little extra bite. A conservative bite anyways.. that s the Toyota way. Finaly, you have a timing chain on your 2AZ-FE...

Toyota: timing chain AND "Lights" warning, dashboard lights, emergency brake
dashboard lights, emergency brake, warning light: I could have sworn I answered this question but yes, at 60 Mi on the odometer, you should have the belt changed. Seeing as you don t know what the previous owner had done, it s best to have the belt changed. Should the belt snap, you ll be engine-less. ...

Toyota: timing chain, toyota 4runner, fe engines
toyota 4runner, fe engines, timing chains: Your 2001 Toyota 4Runner comes equipped with a 3.4L 5VZ-FE DOHC V6 engine. It runs on a timing belt. As far as that specific engine s recommended replacement schedule goes, every 60K you should replace your timing belt. Roughly all Toyota engines recommend...

Toyota: Is the toyota 2200 DOHC a non interference engine, celica gts, interference engine
celica gts, interference engine, 5sfe: I just checked yep it is a non interference engine timing belt breakages on most celicas engines will most likely simply strand you but should not damage the engine. At least it isn t like my other car a mitsubishi which needed a whole new engine when it s...

Toyota: toyota avensis diesel 1998, avensis diesel, toyota avensis
avensis diesel, toyota avensis, gas mileage: Well, from my very basic look at the history of the Avensis, it seems like the old-school (eg. 1980 s) model year Avensis had their share of problems but some like the 1998 model year seems to have very little to no problems. That doesn t mean that you won...

Toyota: toyota braking system, 1985 toyota sr5, toyota sr5 pickup
1985 toyota sr5, toyota sr5 pickup, dot3: 1985... I m thinking that there should be a sensor in the brake fluid resovoir to tell you that you are below the minimum but PLEASE don t depend on that. Check with your eyes because that sensor can be non-fuctional and you could put yourself at risk by...

Toyota: toyota camry 1997 cigarette lighter, volt ac adapter, toyota camry 1997
volt ac adapter, toyota camry 1997, toyota camry: Marcus.... I had that happen to me in my 94 Camry with a stupid air pump that I was using on my car. Anyways, I pulled the cable and the next thing I know, I m holding the cigarate lighter and the cable to the air pump. Well, there s no way to stick in...

Toyota: toyota car accelerator vibrates, toyota tercel, toyota car
toyota tercel, toyota car, japanese used car: Raj, the first thing is to make sure that when you drive, you aren t resting your leg against the center console stuff. If you leg is not touching anything and it still vibrates, you should check your motor mounts. One of them could be worn and may need...

Toyota: toyota corolla 2000, oil drain plug, toyota corolla 2000
oil drain plug, toyota corolla 2000, toyota corolla: I guess the engine may have had a bad break-in period. But, check your spark plugs. If they are covered in black soot, the oil is leaking into the engine s cyinders. The color that shows a good burning engine is white dust. Reply back after you check your...

Toyota: toyota head gaskets, toyota motor sales, head gasket
toyota motor sales, head gasket, head gaskets: First, try a different Toyota service shop if you haven t already. I ve had trouble with one particular dealership shop manager before, and never got good service there until that manager left. He had a chip on his shoulder bigtime. If you get no satisfaction...

Toyota: toyota tacoma lack of power and cuts out, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: Hello, Check engine light means that something with fuel and carburation is wrong. Check the cat, the lambda sond, the air filter and the mafs (mass air flow sensor, placed between the throttle body and the air filter box. BTW if you go to an official...

Toyota: toyota tacoma timing chain, interference engines, timing chains
interference engines, timing chains, toyota product: Lamar, don t sweat it! Timing chains have a LONG life! If you bought a car, brand new, with a timing chain and you needed a certain time... then I d say after about 300K, you could invest in a new chain. Chains can last the life of the vehicle but you...

Toyota: toyota truck, mass air flow sensor, throttle position sensor
mass air flow sensor, throttle position sensor, mass air flow: Hi Mike! I ll try in english! Strange problem... Try resetting your ECU (simply disconnect the battery for about 10 minutes, then plug it in, start the engine without touching the gas pedal, let it run for 10 minutes, and then have a ride with it). Otherwise...

Toyota: transmission, toyota camry, gas mileage
toyota camry, gas mileage, tranmission: Well, there are a couple of issues. First of all, it sounds like the transmission is about ready to die. Check the condition of the fluid, if it s black, brown, or really murky light red and it smells burned or you can even see little bits of stuff in the...

Toyota: A tyre pressure problem, tyre pressure, toyota corolla
tyre pressure, toyota corolla, medium load: Hello! I think is the tyre brand which has this peculiarity, it s harder than your old tyres. I think simply replacing them will change the way the car feels. Driving with a low pressure is not good, it s dangerous, and you use more fuel! Hope this...

Toyota: i've owned a toyota altezza.i'm..., toyota altezza, 3s gte engine
toyota altezza, 3s gte engine, dean thomas: I m buying an altezza they are cool. Yep you can put nitrous through that engine but you will need to get the engine forged and the pistons so they don t crack or warp under the pressure. The 3S-GTE engine can take it. It is expensive but it is well worth...

Toyota: Front Wheel Bearings, front wheel bearings, shade tree mechanic
front wheel bearings, shade tree mechanic, toyota camry: Alright, because I ve got a couple of questions waiting to be replied, I ll be quick. This is the section entitled Suspension and Axle for my 1994 Toyota Camry. While the Paseo and Camry are to different cars, you ll still see how to replace the bearings....

Toyota: WINDOW MOTOR AND REGULATOR, toyota camry, doctorautoparts
toyota camry, doctorautoparts, mark b: Well, I think you should get the motor and regulator and replace the whole deal in one shot. As far as trusting the product you buy, take a look and see if the seller offers a warranty of any sort. As well, check the feedback rating of the seller. Now,...

Toyota: Windshield wipers, toyota rav4, windshield wipers
toyota rav4, windshield wipers, length blades: As far as compatibility of wipers goes, it s based on how good (or bad) their quality is and if you bought both at the right length. Is there a better way you can describe the noise? 19,000 mi on the odometer? I don t want to say it s the wiper motor because...

Toyota: whells alignment, new toyota corolla, bridgestone tires
new toyota corolla, bridgestone tires, toyota corolla: Andrey, Wow, I have never heard of that before! Did you take it to a Toyota Dealer service shop, or someone else? Did you buy the new Bridgestone tires from the same shop? I would be suspicious of the shop who did the alignments, especially if they sold...

Toyota: won't start, starter solenoid, shift indicator
starter solenoid, shift indicator, ring terminal: If you jumped from the starter and not at the battery then you bypassed the starter solenoid. Seeing as it did fire up and you have checked the battery terminals, you may want to look into the solenoid to see if it s working fine. Make sure the cable leading...

Toyota: Yaris turbo, blitz turbo timer, roof spoiler
blitz turbo timer, roof spoiler, panel filter: Hello! I still have my Yaris Turbo, it s a Swiss model, 400 made, the turbo kit is from TRD, and uses the d4-d intercooler. The car is assembled in Switzerland by toyota itself, and differences from the standard TS are the suspension (totally changed, sway...

Toyota: yaris, skoda fabia, dean thomas
skoda fabia, dean thomas, audi a3: hi mimi the toyota yaris is the best small car you can buy it got car of the year in 2000 and is the most reliable car ever and toyotas go forever it is cheap on petrol and pretty quick for a car it s size I would not know the price as I live in new zealand...

Toyota Repair: 00 Camry brake light cold weather, emergency brakes, electrical problem
emergency brakes, electrical problem, cold weather: Open the hood and check the brake fluid in the master cylinder reservoir it is probably low, adding brake fluid will make the warning light go out but you need to have the brakes checked as low brake fluid level also indicates that the front brake pads may...

Toyota Repair: 00 totota sienna drive shaft, cv boots, drive shaft
cv boots, drive shaft, toyota sienna: Most of the time the bearing is stuck in the housing due to rust, try spraying some rust penetrating oil to free it up, if you are only changing the CV boots the inner part of the axle can be left in, just remove and reinstall the boot with the inner axle...

Toyota Repair: '01 Corolla acceleration hesitation, toyota corolla, throttle plate
toyota corolla, throttle plate, carbon deposits: Some hesitation and even low idle are caused by a contaminated throttle body, it should be cleaned, the intake hose is removed from the t/body and then the throttle plate blocked open so the inside can be cleaned of all the carbon deposits, if there is a check...

Toyota Repair: '01 Corolla gauges, fuse panel, dimmer switch
fuse panel, dimmer switch, tail lights: The same fuse is used for the gauge lights and the tail lights, first see if the tail lights are also out and if so locate the tail fuse in the fuse panel under the dash,replace it if necessary, if the tail lights are working the dimmer switch may be disconnected...

Toyota Repair: 02 4-dr Tacoma limited AT won't start, radio works, toyota dealer
radio works, toyota dealer, old battery: It has a new battery because the old one probably went dead and someone probably tried to jump start the old battery and possibly connected the jumper battery backwards and blew out a bunch of fuses including the 100 amp alternator fuse located under the hood...

Toyota Repair: 02 camry a/c problem, flashing light, computer command
flashing light, computer command, relay circuit: Put a test light in the line to the Clutch. If it lights and then goes out, I would try a new sensor. The light coming on means the command was sent, the relay circuit operated and it doesnt see a good speed from the comopresser.Then it shuts the system...

Toyota Repair: 02 Rav4 turns on and shuts off, air intake hose, air control valve
air intake hose, air control valve, foot on the gas: Possibly an idle air control valve problem but try to remove the negative side of the battery and then put it back on start the car and rive it right away, even if it means keeping the pedal depressed, this sometimes forces the computer to reset and relearn...

Toyota Repair: 02 Solara front driver wheel making weird noise, cv joints, ball bearings
cv joints, ball bearings, weird noise: A couple of possibilities, if the noise is a popping noise especially when turning and under acceleration then the problem may be the CV joints in which case the inner drive axle should be replaced, a grinding type of noise would indicate an axle bearing noise,...

Toyota Repair: 02 sienna drive shaft, wheel hub, drive shaft
wheel hub, drive shaft, hold down: The wheel hub, etc is out of the way & disconnected right? Didn t miss anything on the place ring? Get a small pry bar, get the outer end of the axle supported so it doesn t get alot of leverage holding it in the carrier & wedge the thing out. Sometimes...

Toyota Repair: 02 Tacoma no engine power after battery change, boost gauge, battery change
boost gauge, battery change, full boost: Hi Don, It is hard to say. you have to scan the engine and look at the live data and look for abnormality. It is possible to have ECU problem. find friend with same truck and try to switch the computers for testing. Just ground yourself before handling the...

Toyota Repair: 03' corolla front brakes, oem factory, correct hardware
oem factory, correct hardware, toyota dealer: Take the car somewhere else, preferably a toyota dealer and have it checked again, the shop you are going back to now doesn t know what they are doing or are just stupid, if after three times they can not figure out what the problem is. Have the rotors measured...

Toyota Repair: 03 Toyota Corolla LE front brake pads, toyota corolla, toyota service
toyota corolla, toyota service, brake pads: Replacing the brake pads is fairly simple and just requires a few steps, if you can give me an email address I can send a couple of pages from the service manual that will help, it s easier and faster if you reply directly to me at tedrttr@yahoo.com and I...

Toyota Repair: 03 Toyota Prius, toyota prius, service bulletins
toyota prius, service bulletins, toyota dealer: Actually the engine does not start, the engine will spin over for about 12 seconds at about 1200 rpm, if the engine doesn t start the starting phase is terminated and the warning lights will turn on. Toyota has issued several service bulletins that address...

Toyota Repair: 03 Toyota Tundra Front Strut Replacement, mounting bolt, bottom arm
mounting bolt, bottom arm, spring compressor: Yes a spring compressor is needed,just remove the bottom mounting bolt and the three 14mm nuts on the top, the bottom supension arm will drop down to get the strut out, on reinstallation you will need to force the bottom arm back up so that the lower bolt...

Toyota Repair: 04 Camry sunroof/power locks, power locks, scantool
power locks, scantool, battery problem: Please provide an email address so I can send a copy of the instructions how to reinitialize the moonroof, the door lock functions can be set using the scantool at the dealer, the settings can be changed so that the locks will work the way you want them to....

Toyota Repair: 04 Highlander Water Leak, drain tubes, toyota factory
drain tubes, toyota factory, factory warranty: The most common causes for water to leak into the passenger side is that the water drain hose from the A/C evaporator is disconnected from the duct and is draining inside the vehicle instead of outside onto the ground. The other cause only applies if the...

Toyota Repair: "04 Sequoia Backfires, air fuel ratio, toyota sequoia
air fuel ratio, toyota sequoia, fuel mixture: I m not sure why there is backfiring, normally a lean or rich air fuel ratio will turn the check engine light on, you can ask the dealer to hook up the diagnostic scantool to see if there are any pending trouble codes in the computer, they can also look at...

Toyota Repair: 04 Sequoia intermittent starting problem, amperage, hi mike
amperage, hi mike, sequoia: hi mike, first things first. it sounds like you re on the right track by cleaning the cables. you need to make completely sure both cables/post are clean. not just on the outside, make sure the inside of the loop on the terminal is clean also. it sounds...

Toyota Repair: '04 Toyota Sienna brakes, toyota sienna, brake pads
toyota sienna, brake pads, squeak: you may find out its the rear. They are known for rear noise and have a TSB (technical service bulletin) out with a new style drum available. If it is indeed the front it may be the warning tab hitting the rotor. thats why in R it makes a different sound....

Toyota Repair: i have an 05 corrola, 2005 toyota corrola, fuse box
2005 toyota corrola, fuse box, fuses: The one fuse that needs to be looked at is the large alternator fuse, it s the first one to go when the battery is connected backwards, it is usually 100-120 amp, it has a clear plastic cover on it, the only problem is that it is bolted into the wires and...

Toyota Repair: 06 Camry A/C smell, drain tube, baking soda
drain tube, baking soda, autozone: Pull up the carpet on the pass side. Pull rearward from the firewall. its in the left corner near the console. Black tube. pull out of floor, blow thru it and quickly put back thru the floor grommet. Yes the srays work, so does Lysol and sprinkling...

Toyota Repair: 07 Prius, theft deterrent system, toyota logo
theft deterrent system, toyota logo, toyota dealer: When you say you open the door and nothing happens how are you opening the door, do you use the remote or do you reach through an open window to open it from the inside by unlocking manually? I need to know if it has the SMART KEY system, look at the back...

Toyota Repair: 07 tacoma, allen bolt, 2 quarts
allen bolt, 2 quarts, small drain: The transmission uses WS type fluid which is not changed until about 90,000 miles, there is no transmission dipstick, the transmission can be filled up by removing the 24mm plug on the right side on the tailshaft housing,add about 2 quarts of fluid, warm up...

Toyota Repair: 1) Check engine light is on...., air filter oil, traction control
air filter oil, traction control, gas cap: The trac light will come on if the check engine light comes on first, this doesn t mean there is anything wrong with the trac system it is merely a fail safe function to disable the traction control while the check engine light is on, you will need to hook...

Toyota Repair: 1972 F-40 Landcruiser, intake manifold gasket, vacuum system
intake manifold gasket, vacuum system, air leak: Check for an intake system air leak, especially at the carburetor base and the intake manifold gasket, spray some carburetor cleaner on the suspected areas and see if there is an increase in the engine speed, if so then that s were the leak is, if that s not...

Toyota Repair: I have a 1978 corrola 1.6L..., corrola, sight glass
corrola, sight glass, fuel level: Check the float level in the carburetor, there is a sight glass on the carburetor bowl, make sure the fuel level is about halfway up in the sight glass. If not you need to remove the carburetor top and measure the float setting with the gauge that came with...

Toyota Repair: 1980 4x4 won't start, crankshaft pulley, pulley bolt
crankshaft pulley, pulley bolt, toyota 4x4: The problem may be with the engine, try to turn the engine over manually with a wrench on the crankshaft pulley bolt, if you are able to turn the engine by hand let me know, if you can t turn it by hand the engine may be seized up, let me know which is the...

Toyota Repair: 1980 toyota tercel ignitor, toyota tercel, aftermarket sources
toyota tercel, aftermarket sources, salvage yard: You may have to contact the toyota dealer parts department or try locating one at a salvage yard, I don t know if any aftermarket un its are avaialable, but I think the complete distributor is available through aftermarket sources such as you local autoparts...

Toyota Repair: 1981 Toyota 4x4, starter solenoid, toyota 4x4
starter solenoid, toyota 4x4, ground connections: It s not the ignition switch because the clicking noise is the starter solenoid engaging so the switch circuit is ok. This sounds like either there is a bad connection at the battery or a voltage drop between the battery and the starter caused by a loose...

Toyota Repair: 1981 toyota info, small screws, vacuum hose
small screws, vacuum hose, excessive fuel: A couple of things to check: check the choke to see if the choke plate is open all the way when the engine is warmed up, if the choke is stuck in the partially closed position the reason needs to be determined, sometimes it can be freed up using a choke spray...

Toyota Repair: 1981 toyota pickup mis fire/drivability probs, 4wd truck, fire problem
4wd truck, fire problem, ngk plugs: Add a new engine to chassie ground wire of descent size. Also a descent sized battery to chassie ground wire wouldn t hurt either! Replace the new wiring & coil wires. Denso, or NGK plugs & wires ONLY. Anything else is going to run like crap within months...

Toyota Repair: 1982 Celica GT heater blower motor, heater blower resistor, celica gt
heater blower resistor, celica gt, blower motors: I doubt that the new motor has a problem but you should test it anyway to eliminate it as the possible source of the problem. Apply 12 volts directly to either one of the terminals on the motor and ground the other side, the motor should spin at full speed....

Toyota Repair: 1982 supra, solenoid, transmission problem
solenoid, transmission problem, electrical connector: I don t have any online information for this model supra so I tried to answer your question from memory but it seems that didn t help, I will look tomorrow if there is any printed information still available for the 82 and then get back to you. I do not have...

Toyota Repair: 1982 toyota pickup choke, toyota pickup, cold start
toyota pickup, cold start, chas: Hi Chas, there are two types, mechanical and electrical. it is special spring that expands with temperature where the link for the flap is hooked to. when u pump the gas for first time before cold start there is half moon part with teeth on it and engages...

Toyota Repair: 1982 toyota pickup headlights, low beams, headlight bulbs
low beams, headlight bulbs, toyota pickup: On the left headlight the red/white wire go to the top, on the right side, the red/black go to the top horizontal connector. On both sides the red/yel go to the outside prong and the red/green to the inside prong, the high/low beams are turned on by the switch...

Toyota Repair: 1983 Toyota 4 wheel drive pickup, toyota pickup, steering wheel
toyota pickup, steering wheel, floorboard: My first reaction is to have the wheels balanced, if it is a shaking that can be felt in the steering wheel. But there is another possible cause, there is a difference between a shaking/shimmy and a vibration which tends to be more harsh and of a faster fequency,...

Toyota Repair: 1984 5 spd. Van rear axle removal info, axle bearings, slide hammer
axle bearings, slide hammer, lug nuts: The axles both remove the same way, since you got the left side out the right side should come out the same way, the only reason there may be difficulty removing the other side is that there may be some rust builtup, try using a slide hammer attached to the...

Toyota Repair: 1984 Camry cold start circuit, toyota camry, coil resistance
toyota camry, coil resistance, heater coil: The stj terminal of the cold statr injector is grounded through the cold start injector time switch which is a thermistor(changes resistance with temperature) There is no specification for stj to ground, I think your problem is with the cold start time switch....

Toyota Repair: 1984 corolla speedometer, speedometer cable, spedometer
speedometer cable, spedometer, foreward: Disconnect the speedometer cable at the transmission, there is a small piece of the cable that engages into the gear in the transmission at the end of the cable, rotate this cable end , you can attach an electric drill to it and spin it that way, have someone...

Toyota Repair: 1984 Pickup, locking gas cap, 22r engine
locking gas cap, 22r engine, rear wheel drive: spray lube between the leavesprings and around the shackle. Sad to say but - Let them have the gas. Maybe see if you can catch them. If you do anything to stop them take the bolt out , they may drill it or pop a hole in the tank. Easiest thing to do...

Toyota Repair: 1984 ST 141 Corona Sedan, annoying problem, deceleration
annoying problem, deceleration, apparent reason: I need to know if it has a carburetor or if it s fuel injected and I might be able to help, I can t promise anything, there is not much information left in my memory for a car that is 21 years old, but I ll try. When the engine dies is it at idle, deceleration...

Toyota Repair: 1984 Tercel Warning Lights, seperate systems, negative battery
seperate systems, negative battery, alternator output: This is typically a failing alternator, have the alternator output checked, I fairly certain it is not charging the battery, you can do a quick test yourself by disconnecting the negative battery terminal, while the engine is running, if the engine dies the...

Toyota Repair: 1984 Toyota Van, blown head gasket, oil filler cap
blown head gasket, oil filler cap, radiator fluid: There may be an external coolant leak, the best way to find this is by pressurizing the cooling system, most repair shops can do a test to determine if there is a headgasket leak. A quick way to find out if there may be a headgasket problem is to remove the...

Toyota Repair: 1985 4Runner Won't start/run - not fuel pump, fuel pump relay, toyota 4runner
fuel pump relay, toyota 4runner, fuelpump: The relay that turns the fuel pump on is called the circuit opening relay, it s located behind the right kick panel. On the diagnostic connector under the hood try a jumper between terminals fp and e1 this will bypass the relay and the pump should work if...

Toyota Repair: 1985 Camry LE lunges in 1st gear, clutch master cylinder, clutch pedal
clutch master cylinder, clutch pedal, engine torque: The problem is the intake air tube between the throttle body and the air filter, look very closely for cracks, yes the engine mounts allow enough movement to open the cracks and the engine will get more air than it needs and this makes the computer try to...

Toyota Repair: 1985 Toyota Camry - Neutral safety switch, neutral safety switch, toyota camry
neutral safety switch, toyota camry, electrical connector: It s located on the transmission where the sift cable attaches to the selector just behind the radiator on the right side, it has an electrical connector with a few wires attached, the shift selector lever must be removed and then the 10mm bolt and the 22mm...

Toyota Repair: 1985 Toyota Camry transmission removal, cv joints, gentle manipulation
cv joints, gentle manipulation, toyota camry: Bill, Most round connectors have two flat sides that you squeeze together while pulling the connector apart. If it is a square connector it should have a release tab that you push down. If you still aren t sure send me a picture to Timthecarguy@earthlink.net...

Toyota Repair: 1985 Toyota Celica belt replace, tensioner pulley, toyota celica
tensioner pulley, toyota celica, tension pully: If it has power steering the tensioner pulley for the power steering bel tis located up high near the valve cover, there is a 19mm nut on it that has to be loosened, then the tension is released by turning the 12mm adjustment bolt in a counterclockwise direction...

Toyota Repair: 1985 Toyota landcruiser a/c, toyota landcruiser, freon leak
toyota landcruiser, freon leak, electrical connector: If the freon pressure is too low the built in pressure switch will the compressor from turning on, there is probably a freon leak. You can check the compressor by disconnecting the electrical connector from it and applying 12 volts from the battery directly...

Toyota Repair: 1985 Toyota MR2 Overheated, toyota mr2, headgasket
toyota mr2, headgasket, cooling fans: Overheating can be caused by many things. The thermostst could be stuck closed or partially closed. There could be an external leak from a number of places, A leaking hose, water pump or radiator, the best way to diagnose this to to pressurize the cooling...

Toyota Repair: 1985 Toyota Supra Hard To Start Whin Hot, combustion chamber, valve job
combustion chamber, valve job, borescope: The problem could be too much carbon builtup on the back of the valves, this creates what is known as a hot soak condition, what happens is that the carbon on the back of the valves absorbs much of the fuel until it becomes saturated and then fuel can enter...

Toyota Repair: 1985 tercel 4wd clutch plate??, clutch plate, clutch pressure plate
clutch plate, clutch pressure plate, clutch disc: Aftermarket parts are ok to use, if you can get a complete clutch kit go ahead and use it, there are lots of tools required to remove the transmission and replace the clutch, the only special tool needed is a clutch disc pilot shaft to line up the disc and...

Toyota Repair: 1985 toyota 4Runner horn problem, toyota 4runner, fuse box
toyota 4runner, fuse box, steering wheel cover: Sounds like the horn pin is worn out. There is a brass pin in the turn signal assembly. It rides on a brass plate thats on the back of the wheel. If it gets worn down enough you loose contact. Try turning the wheel as you hit the horn. If she toots then...

Toyota Repair: 1985 toyota camry, toyota camry, case change
toyota camry, case change, fuel additive: Yes that is a possibility but I would be more concerned about the gas in the tank itself, any fuel that was left in the tank for two years will not be very combustible, I don t know if this is the case but it s a possibility, even if fresh fuel was added the...

Toyota Repair: 1985 toyota corolla 2 door sr5, toyota corolla, failure rate
toyota corolla, failure rate, stop leak: We stopped repairing them a long time ago because of the failure rate of the repair and the time involved to do this, there are lot s of special tools required and the parts are not cheap either, it s more cost effective to replace it with a remanufactured...

Toyota Repair: 1985 toyota cressida, head gasket, toyota cressida
head gasket, toyota cressida, prongs: I have not seen a 1985 cressida in many years, is it possible that you can send some digital photos and I may be able to help, my resources for this model are limited although I worked on them on a regular basis it just goes to far back, if you can send some...

Toyota Repair: 1986 4runner brakes, broken studs, manual hubs
broken studs, manual hubs, toyota 4runner: The broken studs can be drilled out and rethreaded, you are talking about the small studs on the 4x4 hub is this correct or do you mean the studs that hold the wheel on? The cone washers can be removed by spraying some penetrating oil on and then tapping...

Toyota Repair: 1986 4runner, starting problem, vain attempts, electrical radio
vain attempts, electrical radio, dash lights: I m sorry but I m a little confused, in your first question you said after resting overnight, the 4 Runner starts fine now you are telling me that only after the car has sat overnight please clarify and just tell me what happens when you turn the key to...

Toyota Repair: 1986.5 supra... tailights inoperative, side marker, dash lights
side marker, dash lights, toyota supra: The dash lights and the tail lights are on the same fuse and yes there is a short circuit to ground that causes the fuse to blow, electrical problems like this are very hard to diagnose without being able to look at the car myself and doing resistance and...

Toyota Repair: 1986 Coralla, coralla, distributor cap
coralla, distributor cap, fuel supply: Possibly a distributor problem, I think on this model the ignition coil is inside the distributor, remove the distributor cap and check the cap and rotor for any burned areas or cracks, if the coil is inside remove the coil cover and check the coil closely...

Toyota Repair: 1986 corolla failed emissions, high CO, emissions test, o2 sensor
emissions test, o2 sensor, im240: Since carburetors have been long gone I have to tax my small brain to come up with something that may resemble a solution. You said that it s very hard to start when cold, have you checked to see if the choke closes all the way when cold, remove the air...

Toyota Repair: 1986 corolla failed emissions, high CO, emissions test, case vac
emissions test, case vac, im240: How many miles? Put a vac gauge on it and turn in the air/fuel screw in to get the best Vac reading. Also check the AAP diaprham. Its labeled on the hoods vac diagram. If theres fuel in the hose , the diagram is torn. Replace that. Its a round cap with...

Toyota Repair: 1986 mkII supra, sp scott, emission regulations
sp scott, emission regulations, california laws: Scott, I don t think this engine swap would be to bad actually. The main thing would be to have a complete wire harness and computer to go with the 7M-GE. Also, check that the California laws will allow it to be street driven with a non-factory engine...

Toyota Repair: 1986 Tarago Xtra Trak 4x4 Van, clutch fluid, 4x4 van
clutch fluid, 4x4 van, clutch assembly: I have very6 little information left on a 1986 van, I know that there is a seperate reservoir for the clutch fluid it does not share the same one with the brakes. If the clutch slips the fluid doesn t matter anyway, if the fluid is low there would be difficulty...

Toyota Repair: 1986 Toyota 4Runner Ignition Switch, toyota 4runner sr5, toyota 4runner
toyota 4runner sr5, toyota 4runner, release pin: The ignition switch lock cylinder needs to be replaced, the best and most economical way if you want to do this yourself is to get a new lock cylinder from the dealer first so you will know what it looks like and help in installing the new one. Remove the...

Toyota Repair: 1986 Toyota a/c clutch, toyota corolla sr5, 1986 toyota corolla sr5
toyota corolla sr5, 1986 toyota corolla sr5, compressor clutch: There is a 10mm bolt on the front of the clutch that needs to come off, then the front half of the clutch pulls off, there is a snap ring that holds on the rear part of the clutch and another snap ring underneath that holds the magnetic coil on, this one goes...

Toyota Repair: 1986 Toyota Engine changeover, air control valve, inner fender
air control valve, inner fender, toyota engine: You put a carburated engine into an originally EFI equipped vehicle. If the computer is still connected it s probably looking for some input signals that are missing now.In order for this engine to function properly all of the wiring and sensors from the carbureted...

Toyota Repair: 1986 Toyota PU 2.4L 22R, toyota dealer, heater core
toyota dealer, heater core, systema: Hello DJ, welcome to my expert page, It sounds like the heater core is the problem, it s located right in the center under the dash and somewhat difficult to remove,I don t know if there is a repair manual at my work going back to 86, try to get one from...

Toyota Repair: 1986 Toyota pickup, alternator test, battery cables
alternator test, battery cables, corosion: Either battery cable connections are not good or the battery itself may just have an internal short to where it will not accept charging from the alternator, I would recommend that the battery is replaced and replace any battery terminals that hav excessive...

Toyota Repair: 1986 Toyota Tercel Station Wagon 4 wheel Dr...rear axle, 1986 toyota tercel, toyota tercel
1986 toyota tercel, toyota tercel, rubber gasket: I don t have any information online from toyota, the car is too old, it only goes back to 1990 and there were no more 4x4 tercels, I will have to look at some of the old manuals at work and make a copy, I ll get back to you on monday. The differential uses...

Toyota Repair: 1986 Toyota Truck Carburetor Adjustment, adjustment screw, white paint
adjustment screw, white paint, float bowl: The mixture adjustment screw only affects the idle mixture it has no effect once the throttle is past the idle stage, in order to make it run richer you will have to enlarge the primary jet in the float bowl, I suspect there may be a problem with the rebuilt...

Toyota Repair: 1986 toyta camery water pump replacement, crankshaft pulley, water pump replacement
crankshaft pulley, water pump replacement, pully: Put the crankshaft pulley mark at zero on the cover, put the upper cam geat so that the mark on the pulley lines up with the mark on the housing then remove the crankshaft pulley and the covers realign the marks and mark them with paint for reference...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Camry heater problem, camry v6, heater hoses
camry v6, heater hoses, ac controls: Locate the other end of the control cable it s either on the left or right side of the heater housing,and disconnect it and see if the control knob on the vent control can be moved, if not the heater control assembly needs to be replaced, if it can be moved...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Celica Heater Trouble, control panel assembly, toyota dealer
control panel assembly, toyota dealer, climate control: Some model celicas(GTS) had auto climate control, if this is the case on yours the center control panel in the dash is probably the cause, the bad part is that the entire control assembly has to be replaced, this is the most common problem, this part is not...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Celica Intermittent Starting Issue, toyota celica, toyota dealer
toyota celica, toyota dealer, air tube: I m afraid I can t be of much help, you can check the intake air tube from the air filter to the throttle body for any cracks or leaks, this may or not be the problem, another thing you may want to try is replacing the cold start injector time switch, you...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Celica vacuum diagram/hot start prob, 1987 celica gts, air flow meter
1987 celica gts, air flow meter, car acts: Check to see if the thermostat is working normally, does the engine come up to operating temperature like it s supposed to? If that s OK try replacing the cold start injector time switch, it s located on the thermostat housing, it s the largest switch on...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Corolla FX-16 GT-S 106,000 miles, jumper wire, diagnostic connector
jumper wire, diagnostic connector, d light: The O/D light flashes because there is a trouble code in the system, the first step is to find out what that is, open the diagnostic connector under the hood and locate the terminals TC and E1, place a small jumper wire between the two and turn the key on,...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Cressida fuel gauge & speedometer., gauge speedometer, circuit failure
gauge speedometer, circuit failure, fuel gauge: Some of these had an analog or digital dash, which one does this car have? I m thinking that there is a problem with the printed circuit bord on the back of the instrument cluster, I m pretty sure it has a speedo cable but the signal is converted from an...

Toyota Repair: 1987 camry with pwr light on, 1987 toyota camry, d rive
1987 toyota camry, d rive, toyota camry: This is an electronic controlled transmission(ECT), there is a switch to turn the light off and on and the way the transmission shifts, all the power mode really does is delay the upshift points of the transmission, you can turn this light off by pushing the...

Toyota Repair: 1987 celica, 3s-fe, fuel injectors, cold start, fuel injectors
cold start, fuel injectors, fuel pump: The computer controls the injection on/off pulse, it will not do so if it does not see ignition taking place which is the IGF signal from the distributor but it seems to have this signal because there is spark to the spark plugs but it also has to have RPM...

Toyota Repair: 1987 corolla high nox...egr problem?, co hc, vacuum source
co hc, vacuum source, combustion chamber: put a vac pump to the egr and pump it up. The motor should stumble badly or stall. If not the valve isnt working. The egr is the #1 source of NOX failures. High Combustion camber temp causes NOX failures. The EGR allows exhaust into the intake passage...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Supra Choking!, air flow meter, air intake system
air flow meter, air intake system, exhaust system: Could be a restriction in either the intake or exhaust system, make sure the turbo is working and not stuck, check the air intake system for any restrictions, check the air flow meter to see if it can open all the way, it could also be a restricted exhaust,...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Supra Turbo Blowing AM2 Fuse, electrical wiring diagram, wire harness
electrical wiring diagram, wire harness, alternator: Try disconnecting the electrical connectors from the starter and see if the fuse stays intact, the starter may be drawing too much current, does the engine turn over normally with the starter? I don t have an electrical wiring diagram for an 1988 supra so...

Toyota Repair: 1987 T-100, cv boots, suspension arm
cv boots, suspension arm, drive axle: I m going to have to look at a manual on the hub disassembly, once the rotors are off, remove the lower shock bolt to let the lower suspension arm drop down, the drive axle is attached to the transmission with 8mm allen bolts, I ll get back to you tomorrow...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Tercel Clutch Info, clutch lever, clutch assembly
clutch lever, clutch assembly, pushrod: That doen t sound it s enough movement of the clutch arm, it should be about one inch or more measured at the pushrod, you may have to replace the cylinders to fix this problem or there is still air in the system or the master cylinder pushrod is misadjusted...

Toyota Repair: 1987 TOYOTA CAMARY, rubber gasket, filler tube
rubber gasket, filler tube, gas tank: I believe the fuel pump is located inside the tank there is a cover with some 8mm bolts that is mounted on top of the gas tank, the fuel pump and the pickup screen and the pickup tube and screen are inside there is a rubber gasket that may be leaking, not...

Toyota Repair: 1987 TOYOTA VAN 4 WHEEL DRIVE HEATER PROBLEMS, toyota van, doozie
toyota van, doozie, heater blower: Thats a doozie changing that one. I havent done one of those in a dozen years or so. You basically keep taking things out untill you get to it,no secret. Its just a time consuming job. Its so old I cant acess the repair manual any longer. Sorry Mik...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota 4 Runner SR5 Turbo, head gasket, chain assembly
head gasket, chain assembly, toyota 4 runner: how long have you run it? Check all your Vaccuum lines and look for something simple. Check the ignition timing. Check the cam timing again also. I doubt its the tranny or the turbo if they worked fine before. Unfortunatly youve got a must see, hands...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota 4-Runner, negative battery cable, mile road trip
negative battery cable, mile road trip, desert climate: Have the charging system tested it sounds like there may be an alternator problem, if you have access to a voltmeter connect it across the battery terminals while the engine is running, you should read between 13.8-14.7 volts, anything below 13.8 means the...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota 4runner 22re starting problem, 1987 toyota 4runner, toyota 4runner
1987 toyota 4runner, toyota 4runner, gas mileage: Try replacing the cold start injector time switch, it s located on the thermostat housing or somewhere near it, there is an electrical connector on it and it is much larger than the other sensors, if I remember correctly it takes a 22 or 24mm wrench to remove...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota 4x4 Truck Hydraulic clutch, toyota 4x4 truck, hydraulic clutch
toyota 4x4 truck, hydraulic clutch, clutch release: Check the clutch release cylinder on the bell housing, peel the rubber dust cover back, see if any fluid is present, check the hydraulic flex hose on the right side of the firewall they are known to leak also, if neither one leaks try bleeding the air out...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota Camry Loses power, 1987 toyota camry, toyota camry
1987 toyota camry, toyota camry, exhaust flow: This could be a problem with the catalityc converter it may be clogging up and restricting exhaust flow, it can be tested by reading the O2 sensor voltages when the engine is running, another way is to disconnect the converter from the front exhaust pipe and...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota Camry, 1987 toyota camry, toyota camry
1987 toyota camry, toyota camry, swith: check the rear left trunk hinge. The wire for the trunk lights get caught in the hinge and shorts out the lamp failure relay. The relay is in the trunk under the left side trim panel, up near the top. Take it out, take it out of the box and look for a burnt...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota Corolla LE, intake manifold gasket, toyota corolla
intake manifold gasket, toyota corolla, gas milage: Possibly an electrical misfire, could be spark plugs, wires or distributor cap and rotor or another possibility is an intake manifold gasket leak, make sure the spark plugs etc are good. It could also be caused by the old gas in the tank, in 6 months gasoline...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota Corolla, toyota corolla, gas tank
toyota corolla, gas tank, good shape: A couple of more things you need to check and maybe replace, the distributor cap and the rotor also check the coil inside the distributor, remove the coil cover and check for cracks, check for burned through spots on the underside of the coil with a mirror...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota celica fusible link, fuse block, fuse box
fuse block, fuse box, toyota celica: It s actually bolted in at the bottom inside the fuse box, get the new fuse first from the dealer and you will see that the contacts have holes in them where they are bolted in, the fuse box should be unbolted from the body and the the bottom cover removed,...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota $ runner threw a serpentine belt, crankshaft pulley, toyota runner
crankshaft pulley, toyota runner, starter problem: It is possible that the belt came off because the water pump seized, with the belt off are you able to rotate the water pump pulley? See if the engine can be rotated by hand with a wrench attached to the front of the crankshaft pulley, if it can be turned...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota Supra, 114k mi, 7MGE engine, 7mge engine, toyota supra
7mge engine, toyota supra, d light: I think that it s developing a transmission problem, if the problem was with the electronic control the O/D light would turn on and stay on or flash, this sounds like a hydraulic leak inside the transmission is developing which means an overhaul or replacement...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota Van 4x4 won't start, toyota van, altenator
toyota van, altenator, ground cable: I don t think the starter is the problem, you wouldn t lose all the power, this is an indication of a loose connection at one of the battery terminals, check to make sure they are clean and tight and check the ground cable from the battery to the body or engine...

Toyota Repair: 1987 toyota 4 runner, blown head gasket, throttle position sensor
blown head gasket, throttle position sensor, bad throttle position sensor: If the engine timing is off, either retarded or toomuch advanced in can cause problems, too far retarded and there is a loss of power, too much advance will cause engine pinging and that s not good either. The causes for not being able to set the timing may...

Toyota Repair: 1987 toyota 4runner charge/brake warning, light flickers, light flicker
light flickers, light flicker, 1987 toyota 4runner: First check your battery terminal connections. The brushes in the alternator are worn out.Thats why the light flickers. If you hit a bump they may pop into place and start charging again. The voltage feeds back and lights the brake light. No brake problem....

Toyota Repair: 1987 toyota Celica not starting, amp fuse, toyota celica
amp fuse, toyota celica, fuse block: There is a main fuse for the alternator that needs to be checked, it s located in the fuse block under the hood, it should be a 80 amp fuse which is bigger than the rest of the fuses,check the heavy wires connected to the positive terminal of the battery make...

Toyota Repair: 1987 toyota celica 2.0 L WONT START, toyota celica, turn signals
toyota celica, turn signals, celica: In order for me to be of any help I need to know some answer to some questions as follows: Does the engine spin over but not start? If not, when you turn the key to start is there any noise at all, clicking noise? Is it an automatic or standard transmision?...

Toyota Repair: 1987 toyota celica, toyota celica, air doors
toyota celica, air doors, fan blows air: Check the heater valve under the hood near the firewall, make sure the cable is connected and it moves when using the control knob other than that itäs possible one of the control cables that directs one of the air doors has become disconnected, look under...

Toyota Repair: 1987 toyota cressida electrical, 1987 toyota cressida, toyota cressida
1987 toyota cressida, toyota cressida, amp fuse: I don t have much reference material to use on a car this old, basically none, I recommend that you check the ignition fuse, as a matter of fact check all the fuses because if the 80A fuse blows it will normally take out some of the other fuses especially...

Toyota Repair: 1987 toyota pickup, retainer ring, toyota 4x4
retainer ring, toyota 4x4, clutch master: The problem is the bushing in the shift tower, I recommend you get the new ones from the dealer first, remove the console and the shift boot, remove the shift handle by depressing the retainer ring, do not remove the 12mm bolts on the shift tower, replace...

Toyota Repair: 1988 4 runner v6 runs rough ,no #3 cylnder, phillips screw, fuel injector
phillips screw, fuel injector, water pump: It s not the timing, if only the #3 cylinder has the misfire I would suggest that the compression of that cylinder is checked first. If the compression is good(150-190 psi) I would suspect that the fuel injector may be the problem and recommend that the #3...

Toyota Repair: 1988 4Runner fuel filter, intake hoses, leak check
intake hoses, leak check, air leak: Check the fuel pressure to make sure there is enough fuel pressure to start the engine, make sure it doesn t have fuel leak after replacing the filter at the fittings. It sounds more like the original problem may have been an intake air leak, check the intake...

Toyota Repair: 1988 4Runner, wire colors, 22re
wire colors, 22re, pin connectors: I think what you are talking about is the water temp sensor fot the ECU, it should be located on the thermostat housing, it has two pin connectors, the connector from the wire harness should be green and has two wires, I do not have a 1988 wiring diagram but...

Toyota Repair: 1988 4runner electrical, negative cable, engine harness
negative cable, engine harness, dash light: it could be a lot of different issues, esp with older cars with higher milage. sounds like you re fighting a bad ground problem. be absolutely sure the ground terminal on the battery is clean, (look at the inside of the loop on the terminal). also, make...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Camry 4 cyl,130 K miles, timing, timing belts, extreme lack
timing belts, extreme lack, timing belt: If you have gotten 130,000 miles out of the original timing belt you are extremely lucky, it should have been replaced at 60,000 miles, frankly I have never seen a timing belt last this long. I suggest that the timing belt be replaced right away and see if...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Camry (Australian) passenger power windows, window switch, driver windows
window switch, driver windows, power windows: It could be a seized up window motor, to eliminate it as the cause remove the door panel and disconnect the connector to the window motor then apply 12volts to one side of the motor and provide a ground connection to the other side and see if the motor moves,...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Camry Cam timing marks, fuel pressure gauge, crank pulley
fuel pressure gauge, crank pulley, timing pulley: Makes sure the engine is at the number one cylinder at top dead center with the crank pulley lined up with the zero mark on the cover, the cam pulley has a small hole in it, this opening must be lined up with a matchmark on the front camshaft bearing upper...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Camry LE Wagon, power steering pump, little tear
power steering pump, little tear, sentimental value: It makes no sense to keep a car that costs more to repair than it is worth, if you have spent $4,000 on it already it is way more than the car is worth, yes you can sell it as is but you will be lucky to get $1,000 to $1,500 for it. It s time to be realistic,...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Camry Timing Belt, timing belt, pushing the envelope
timing belt, pushing the envelope, camry: It is recommended to replace the timing belt every 60,000 miles, you may be able to get 80,000 miles out of it but it s pushing the envelope a little and you are leaving yourself open for a situation where you may be stranded someplace and have to be towed...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Celica GT starts, but won't run long, fuel pressure gauge, celica gt
fuel pressure gauge, celica gt, mechanic friend: Look for a large vacuum leak on the intake side, check between the air cleaner and the throttle body, the large intake hose for a leak or any other vacuum hose. If that s not the case I would suspect the fuel pump, try to hook up a fuel pressure gauge and...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Celica ST starts then stalls, engine fires, pickup coil
engine fires, pickup coil, inlet pipe: It sounds more like an electrical problem, there are two possible and common problems causing the engine to die like this. Remove the distributor cap and check for any cracks or burned marks, check the coil, it should be inside the distributor, remove the...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Celica starting problem, fuel pressure gauge, celica gt
fuel pressure gauge, celica gt, combustion chamber: If there is park, it is either not getting fuel into the combustion chamber, or there is a valve timing problem or compression loss. First make sure there is fuel pressure, you can check without a pressure gauge by loosening the cold start injector fitting,...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Corolla Automatic Transmission, metal particles, salvage yards
metal particles, salvage yards, torque converter: Transmission parts are extremely expensive, we do not try to repair them because of high cost of parts plus the labor cost, it could easily cost $2000 to repair the transmission, normally when there is a problem metal particles from the failing part will contaminate...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Corolla Waqon Idle, excessive load, intermittent problem
excessive load, intermittent problem, spark plugs: Check the idle-up solenoid, it sounds like the idle-up system is not working or not adjusted properly, it could also be that the A/C compreesor is putting an excessive load on the engine when engaging, this would indicate a posssible compressor problem...

Toyota Repair: 1988 camry 2.0 175,000miles, speedometer stoped working, overdrive light is going on and off, 1988 toyota camry, speedometer cable
1988 toyota camry, speedometer cable, toyota camry: The most likely cause is that the speedo cable is broken or the speedo in the dash has malfunctioned, the speed sensor for the computer is in the dash unit and the loss of it s input signal is making the overdrive light flash because the computer has logged...

Toyota Repair: 1988 camry v6 starter problems..., camry v6, clutch pedal
camry v6, clutch pedal, starter problems: If you can jump start it the clutch switch has nothing to do with it, it sounds more like there is a battery or charging system problem, have the battery tested and make sure the charging system is working properly. Make sure there is not an air leak on the...

Toyota Repair: 1988 corolla high miles 150,000 or so, piston pin, stethescope
piston pin, stethescope, noise problems: Any kind of knocking noise in the engine is not good news, noise that is louder when the engine is cold and then goes away or gets quieter is normally related to a piston failure or a piston pin, there are no common noise problems with this engine, I suspect...

Toyota Repair: 1988 supra 6 cyl. auto transmission, auto transmission, transmission fluid
auto transmission, transmission fluid, perception: Thanks for the feedback. If you can tell me where the fluid is leaking out maybe I can tell you why or what to do. Please keep in mind- I cant see the vehicle. The more info you give me the better diagnosis I can provide. It may also improve your...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Toyota brake problem, toyota pick up truck, wheel cylinders
toyota pick up truck, wheel cylinders, smoke machine: It may not be constant if the hose has a crack. depends on the position of the hose. May open when the engine torques or even if you hit a bump. You would need some one with a smoke machine to blow smoke into the booster hose and check for leaks. Mik...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Toyota Camry 4cyl Won't Start, 1988 toyota camry, brake light switch
1988 toyota camry, brake light switch, toyota camry: maybe the nuetral start switch? It looks like a brake light switch on the clutch pedal. When it doesnt start, hook a test light to the small wire on the starter. If the light lights, and no start, its the starter,if no light check for power thru the clutch...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Toyota Camry with four cylinder, 1988 toyota camry, toyota camry
1988 toyota camry, toyota camry, trouble code: The overdrive light flashing means that there is a trouble code in the transmission computer, possibly a shift solenoid malfunction, you need to have someone retreive the trouble code to start looking for a possible cause of this problem. If the transmission...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Toyota Camry Tail Lights / Dash Lights Out, 1988 toyota camry, toyota camry
1988 toyota camry, toyota camry, short circuits: The first thing to check is the tail light socket assemblies and make sure that all the ground screws are tight, check to see if the correct bulbs are installed, make sure there are no burned areas on the connections or sockets, if there is no problem there...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Toyota Cressida, auto wrecking yard, toyota cressida
auto wrecking yard, toyota cressida, antenna assembly: I don t think the retaining nut is available as a seperate part, it is part of the antenna assembly, you may be able to find a used antenna at a local auto wrecking yard, you may still be able to get one from the toyota dealer but it will be expensive(around$200)....

Toyota Repair: 1988 Toyota MR 2 idles too fast, toyota mr 2, toyota mr2
toyota mr 2, toyota mr2, throttle plate: You don t. Regardless of what you do, aslong as there is still enough range of motion in the idle valve, it will idle at whatever the computer wants it to idle at because that s what it sees is correct for the current conditions (Atleast what it sees as the...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Toyota Supra turbo, valve stem seals, toyota supra
valve stem seals, toyota supra, combustion chamber: Replacing the seals requires special service tools, the valve springs have to be removed one by one and the combustion chamber pressurized to keep the valves from falling into the cylinders,unless you have the needed tools and really know what you are doing...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Toyota Supra, blown head gaskets, toyota supra
blown head gaskets, toyota supra, head bolts: Check the flow from the water pump. Warm it up & do a compression / leak-down test to see how the rings, gasket & valves are sealing. You do not ever overheat any engine, from any manufacturer from the late 80 s until the late 90 s. US-Gov banned alot of...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Toyota Tercel engine idle stalling, rich fuel mixture, intake manifold gasket
rich fuel mixture, intake manifold gasket, toyota tercel: The O2 sensor won t cause this problem, there is an intake leak somewhere either at the intake manifold gasket where it connects to the cylinder head or at the carburetor base, there could also be a large vacuum hose that is not connected. Try spraying some...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Toyota, vacuum leaks, rubber hoses
vacuum leaks, rubber hoses, toyota dealership: The distributor controls the base timing of the engine by how it s oriented (you can rotate it). They almost all unbolt via ta pair of 12mm bolts. If you re capible of lefty loosey, righty tighty . & can take the air hose off to get access to it (Quite easy,...

Toyota Repair: 1988 Twincam Corrola, car idles, fuel quality
car idles, fuel quality, twincam: sounds like something is stalling it. Turning the idle up just compensates for it. Check the air intake for cracks. Check the obvious- timing, plugs, fuel quality, etc. Its a good motor. Whatever the problem is should be clearly obvious. Mik...

Toyota Repair: 1988 tercel stalling, toyota tercel, toyota owners
toyota tercel, toyota owners, speed auto: These tercels had some problems with the carburetors which I think may be the problem especially if the idle speed is ok and the problem is off idle, these carburetors can not be repaired, there are no parts available from toyota, you may try to find a carburetor...

Toyota Repair: 1988 toyota 1/2 ton pickup truck, air gap, pickup coil
air gap, pickup coil, reluctor: Since you did not have this problem before replacing the fuel pump I assume that it ran ok before the fuel pump was replaced. If that s the case then there is some other fuel pressure or fuel delivery problem, make sure the fuel lines are attached correctly...

Toyota Repair: 1988 toyota 4 runner camshaft, crank pulley, dowel pin
crank pulley, dowel pin, toyota 4runner: With the crank pulley at top dead center and the engine number one piston all the way up the camshafts are aligned as follows: Make sure the cam gears are installed on the camshafts with the center hole on the camshaft dowel pin, there are three holes, be...

Toyota Repair: 1988 toyota 4 runner transmission, pressure ports, torque converter
pressure ports, torque converter, toyota 4 runner: Does the solenoid operate when applying 12 volts to the connector and grounding the case? Is there an audible clicking noise? Check the ECU temp sensor, the transmission will not shift into overdrive until the computer sees a certain engine temperature, another...

Toyota Repair: 1988 toyota camry/ tail lights, 1988 toyota camry, toyota camry
1988 toyota camry, toyota camry, blown fuse: A common problem area is the small wire harness that runs along the left trunk hinge, the wires inside can seperate and short out, this is why the fuse blew, now a wire may be open and there is no current to the tailights, open the wire harness and check for...

Toyota Repair: 1988 toyota pick up 4x4, fuel rail, cyl engine
fuel rail, cyl engine, fuel pressure: The fuel pressure line is attached at the rear of the fuel rail(if this is a 4 cyl engine)The fuel rail sits directly on top of the fuel injectors, the fuel filter is located just below the starter, you can follow the outlet line up to where it connects to...

Toyota Repair: 1988 toyota pickup want to add A/C and power steering., salvage yard, toyota pickup
salvage yard, toyota pickup, freehold nj: The best way to go about this and probably the most economical is to find another truck in a salvage yard that has all the necessary parts and buy them there I know that the factory A/C system is not avilable from toyota anymore, the power steering parts may...

Toyota Repair: 1989 4Runner Starter Problem, starter problem, negative replies
starter problem, negative replies, 4runner: I think what you may be referring to is the addition of an extra relay to the starter circuit, if that s the case let me know and I will give the instructions on how to do it, I have posted this solution quite a few times and never had any negative replies...

Toyota Repair: 1989 4runner 3.0 V6 starting and battery drain problem., battery connections, starter relay
battery connections, starter relay, battery down: If you just hear one click its usually the starter. sometimes bad battery connections. You can get a starter terminal rebuild kit at the dealer. There tabs that wear out in the starter.Easy to do. just look at new parts. If you bought a rebuilt they may...

Toyota Repair: 1989 4runner sr5 window problem, fuse move, black beast
fuse move, black beast, loose contact: How many miles on it? The back window you refer to, is that they tailgate or the rear side window? There is a part # on most relays. Toyota commonly has several of the same in the vehicle , so if they are the same part # swap away, no worries. Seems...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Camry 4cyl. 3S-FE, Electtrical or Distributor problem., jumper wires, drive belts
jumper wires, drive belts, commuter car: You need to jump terminals T and E1 in the connector, then turn the key on and count the light flashes. What makes you jump right to the distributor? Did it run ok for any lenth of time after the timing belt was changed? LEAVE THE FUEL FILTER ALONE. ...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Camry...no power to windows or driver side door locks., door locks, master switch
door locks, master switch, seatbelt: The problem with the windows and door locks may be due to a bad master switch located in the left armrest, the seatbelt system is not connected to this circuit and I suspect is a seperate problem, the most common being that the motor for the seatbelt has stopped...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Camry rough running and stalling, coolant temperature sensor, diagnostic port
coolant temperature sensor, diagnostic port, throttle plate: I had to have it towed to the repair shop because it would start but it wouldn t run over about 10 mph. Also, it is idling low and somewhat rough. The repair shop replaced the coolant temperature sensor, the cold start injector, the fuel filter, the distributor...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Camry V6 Heating System, toyota camry v6, 1989 toyota camry
toyota camry v6, 1989 toyota camry, air conditioner freon: I think what you mean is the air conditioner freon, it is necessary to remove the a/c evaporator unit to get to the heater core which involves draining the system of all freon, the job of removing the heater core is quite involved and if you can get it all...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Celica GT, intake hoses, srew
intake hoses, srew, air leak: The most common cause is an intake air leak, check all the intake hoses for any cracks or leaks, there should be an idle adjustment srew on the throttle body, it may have a small rubber plug on it,remove the plug and turn the screw to increase the idle speed....

Toyota Repair: 1989 Celica GTS, fuel inj, shift fork
fuel inj, shift fork, synchros: If there is no problem shifting into first gear from a stop you can eliminate the master cylinder as the problem. Possibly a worn synchro ring, shift sleeve, shift fork and probably worn synchro teeth on the second gear. A few years ago we used to repair...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Celica starting problem, light bulbs, dash lights
light bulbs, dash lights, starter relay: Check the fuses inside the passenger compartment, check the fuse marked tail , if it s good check all the tail light bulbs, it s not uncommon for both of them to be burned out especially if the dash lights still work because the dash lights and the tail lights...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Corolla carb to EFI, emission control system, input sensors
emission control system, input sensors, efi engine: There are a couple of things to consider, the most important is that if you live in a state that has an emission control inspection to renew registration you need to go no further, because engine modifications that alter the emission control system are not...

Toyota Repair: 1989 camery, radiator shop, mileage cars
radiator shop, mileage cars, high mileage: When the key is turned and it doesn t start is there a clicking noise? If so the starter is the problem and needs to be replaced. The radiator needs to be replaced or see a radiator shop to see if it can be repaired. Keep in mind that older/high mileage cars...

Toyota Repair: 1989 camry wagon 6 cyl, bolts and nuts, axle shaft
bolts and nuts, axle shaft, steering knuckle: The hardest part is removing the outer axle nut it is extremely tight and may require an air tool to remove, once the nut is off remove the large bolts and nuts that hold the steering knuckle to the strut,remove the 3 17mm bolts on the bottom of the ball joint,...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Supra stalling at 2000 rpm, monster sock, toyota supra
monster sock, toyota supra, pressure test: you may have a bad TPS, but fuel check is a good thing to start with, If not in the the tank, its right in the front of the tank, bolted to the underside of the body, long round monster, sock in the tank could be cloged also, filter I can t remeber, but just...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Supra, excessive blowby, positive crankcase ventilation
excessive blowby, positive crankcase ventilation, worn piston rings: I stand corrected, the supra of that year doesn t use a PCV valve, blowby gases are redirected into the intake system to reduce emissions. Make sure that none of the hoses are clogged or otherwise restricted, excessive blowby gases are caused by worn piston...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Tarago thermostat., radiator hose, toyota tarago
radiator hose, toyota tarago, russell bell: I wish I could help but I have no idea what a tarago is. I m sure they sell them here in the US under a different name, maybe if you could send a photo by email and tell me what engine it has I might be able to help, thermostats are not hard to replace on...

Toyota Repair: 1989 TOYOTA CAMRY SEDAN, AUTOMATIC, fuel pressure gauge, 1989 toyota camry
fuel pressure gauge, 1989 toyota camry, toyota camry: Unless it has already been done try replacing the fuel filter, it s located right next to the air filter housing, check the air filter as well, it sounds like there may be a loss of fuel pressure which could also mean a bad fuel pump, the best way to check...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota 4Runner ignition cylinder, toyota 4runner, release pin
toyota 4runner, release pin, lock cylinder: If the key is difficult to move the lock cylinder is probably worn and needs to be replaced, the pin can be located by looking at the new switch, remove the covers around the steering wheel and locate the opening on the lock housing that has the release pin...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota 4Runner, bosch platinum, toyota 4runner
bosch platinum, toyota 4runner, head gaskets: I used to own a 1990 4Runner myself, yes, there were some problems with headgaskets and toyota had an ongoing service campaing to replace the defective gaskets, not sure if that s the problem here but almost all these engines have either been done or are now...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota acceleration?, toyota camry, turning the key
toyota camry, turning the key, fuel filter: Hello Jen, welcome to my expert page, I m trying to figure out if this is a transmission or engine problem,from your description I assume this is an automatic transmission,when you say that there is slow acceleration from a start, does the engine rpm go up...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota Camry acceleration, 1989 toyota camry, toyota camry
1989 toyota camry, toyota camry, transmission problem: May be a transmission problem, check the fluid, make sure it is to the full mark and is not burned or discolored, the burning smell is probably caused by an oil leak, the oil is getting on the exhaust pipe,it s possible that the transmission is leaking or...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota Camry slow movement, 1989 toyota camry, transmission clutches
1989 toyota camry, transmission clutches, toyota camry: Have you checked the fluid level and check to see if it smells burned or looks dark or black. If the fluid is low there may be a leak, add fluid to see if it helps, if the fluid is at the normal level there is a serious internal failure, the transmission clutches...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota Camry - Turns Over, Won't Start, 1989 toyota camry, saturday morning show
1989 toyota camry, saturday morning show, distributer cap: What did the guy at sam s garage recommend that didn t pan out? Just curious, I looked at everything that was done and just about the only thing that wasn t replaced was the distributor, is this correct? These engines are known to have distributor problems...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota Camry V6 Timing Belt Replacement, toyota camry v6, 1989 toyota camry
toyota camry v6, 1989 toyota camry, timing belt replacement: On the 1989 V-6 camry the timing belt should be replaced at 60,000 mile intervals, if it has never been replaced you should have it done as soon as possible, most toyota engines that use timing belts are of the non-interference type and no engine damage is...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota Camry, 1989 toyota camry, toyota camry
1989 toyota camry, toyota camry, cat converter: It may be a restriction in the exhaust system, the catalytic converter may be blocked, the cat converter can be disconnected from the exhaust to check for any particles that may fall out of the converter, if that s the case the converter needs to be replaced...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota Celica start problem, toyota celica, 1989 toyota celica
toyota celica, 1989 toyota celica, time switch: This is kind of unusual, the part about pouring water on the starter, the only other advise I can give would be to replace the starter. I don t remember the details of your original post but does the engine crank over but not start or does it not turn over...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota Celica, toyota celica gt, toyota celica
toyota celica gt, toyota celica, 1989 toyota celica: Try replacing the cold start injector time switch located on the thermostat housing, it may be turning the cold start injector on when the engine is warm and flooding it, get the new one from the toyota dealer so you will know what it looks like. If that...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota Corolla dieseling, fuel air mixture, toyota corolla
fuel air mixture, toyota corolla, combustion chamber: Hello Scott, welcome to my expert page. Dieseling can be carburetor related or the engine is running too hot for some reason, if it s not overheating the carburetor is the problem, there is an anti-dieseling solenoid that is supposed to shut off the fuel/air...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota camry Repair, 1989 toyota camry, toyota camry
1989 toyota camry, toyota camry, brown tint: POSSIBLY A BAD OR FAULTY VAVLE BODY... HAVE YOU HAD THE TRANNY flushed? it s the best thing you can do for it. it can t hurt! $100.00 and it cleanes the whole tranny and exchanges all the fluid not what is in the pan! i d do that first ! get back to m...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota clutch problems, clutch master cylinder, clutch problems
clutch master cylinder, clutch problems, fluid leaks: It could be either the slave or the clutch master cylinder, you can check the master cylinder for a leak by looking under the dash at the firewall where the clutch master cylinder rod comes through, if there is any sign of fluid leakage the master cylinder...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota Failed Smog Check, smog place, combustion temperatures
smog place, combustion temperatures, vacuum gauge: EGR systems have been around for a long time, way before engines were computer controlled, their function is basically the same except in modern systems the computer monitors everything the egr system is doing. The egr system is checked with a vacuum gauge...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota P/U 4x4 22re, fuel pressure gauge, air flow meter
fuel pressure gauge, air flow meter, vacuum leaks: Manny, I would start with all the basics first. How old is the distributor cap, rotor & wires? Spark plugs? Also, check the air intake tube for cracks or vacuum leaks between the air flow meter and throttle body. Does the air flow meter move freely in the...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota P/U Backup lights don't work, check fuse, ligths
check fuse, ligths, backup lights: Power source is the gauge fuse.check fuse the back up light switch is on the trans. check for 12v at the switch-black wire with orange tracer IF NO VOLTAGE- then open circuit beteen fuse and back up light switch. IF 12 VOLT- , then jump the two...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota pick up V6 "chugs at idle", radiator pressure tester, toyota 4wd
radiator pressure tester, toyota 4wd, water cannon: I would bet my paycheck that the #6 Cyl headgasket is blown. Its the one to the rear on the drivers side. If you keep driving it you might KILL the motor. Take the #6 spark plug out, pump up a radiator pressure tester to 10-14 PSI. Wait 5 min then crank...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota SR-5 4x4, high tension wire, intermittent problems
high tension wire, intermittent problems, test light: Ignition coils normally either work or they don t, they very seldom have intermittent problems, I assume that the high tension wire from the distributor to the coil has been checked and there is no corrosion, also the plug wires need to be resistance checked...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota Supras (turbo), blown head gasket, toyota supra
blown head gasket, toyota supra, appreciative thanks: Ive never considered them to have headgasket problems . If you run them high miles they may pop a gasket, but havent seen them all do it. Your call to spend more money on it. Look into a JDM motor from japan. Im on the east coast, so cant help with Cali....

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota Van #1 cyl no power, vacuum hose, toyota van
vacuum hose, toyota van, egr system: The compression needs to be tested with the gauge on each cylinder by cranking the engine over with all the spark plugs out, checking one cylinder with the engine running will give a false reading. Applying vacuum to the egr valve directly should make the...

Toyota Repair: 1989 toyota 4x4 3.0V6Can you tell me why, going in the right direction, combustion chamber
going in the right direction, combustion chamber, cleaning chemicals: There could be excessive carbon deposits in the combustion chamber, this will increase compression and also extra heat which causes preignition, the remedy is to remove the cylinder heads and remove all the carbon deposits from the chambers and the top of...

Toyota Repair: 1989 toyota celia brake light indicator, brake fluid reservoir, brake warning light
brake fluid reservoir, brake warning light, rear brakes: The brake warning light on the dash is controlled by a sensor in the brake fluid reservoir which triggers the light if the fluid becomes to low, that s all it does. There are acouple of things that may cause the light to stay on, the sensor in the reservoir...

Toyota Repair: 1989 toyota engine 2.0 efi, crank pulley, toyota engine
crank pulley, toyota engine, zero mark: Remove the #1 spark plug, rotate the engine until the mark on the pulley is lined up with the zero mark on the timing belt housing, look inside the spark plug hole with a flashlight, if the piston is all the way up the engine is at TDC, if the piston is down...

Toyota Repair: 1989 toyota fan, toyota pickup, seat repair
toyota pickup, seat repair, fan switch: Does the fan blow on any speeds? The blower is under the right side dash. Pull the plug and substitute a test light. If it lights with the fan switch, motor is NG . If no light you may have a bad blower resisor or relay. Blower resistor is in the heater...

Toyota Repair: 1989 toyota fuse link blowing problem, amp fuse, 40a
amp fuse, 40a, clutch: The 40amp fuse gets it s voltage from the 80 amp alternator fuse, the current flow is then to the ignition switch, since this fuse blows while driving the ACC and the start position of the switch can be excluded as the cause, the current then flows through...

Toyota Repair: 1989 toyota PU 4x4, clutch system, clutch master
clutch system, clutch master, clutch pedal: Hydraulic leaks are common in the clutch system, there is a flexible hydraulic pressure hose on the right side near the firewall, these are known to leak, check the hose for a leak, also check the clutch master and the release cylinder on the side of the transmission...

Toyota Repair: 1989Toyota Camry transmission, 1989 toyota camry, high gears
1989 toyota camry, high gears, excessive torque: According to what you are describing I am inclined to believe that, yes, your transmission is beginning to fail. One thing I will recommend is try to locate a red bottle of LUBEGAURD. It is a transmission additive. Add it to your regular transmission fluid...

Toyota Repair: 1990 3SFE Camry(non-all trac) Auto-trans problems, 1990 toyota camry, toyota camry
1990 toyota camry, toyota camry, vacuum lines: It sure sounds like a transmission problem, I have not seen many torque converter problems on this model year camry, my advice would be to just replace it with a low mileage unit from one of the vendors that specializes in used engines and transmissions, they...

Toyota Repair: 1990 4 runner start but no run, air flow meter, vacuum leak
air flow meter, vacuum leak, throttle body: The most common cause is an intake vacuum leak, check the large hoses and connections from the air cleaner to the throttle body to make sure they are connected tight and there are no cracks in the hoses, if that is not the problem there may be a problem with...

Toyota Repair: 1990 4 wheel drive toyota 22re timing belt, toyota 22re, 22re timing
toyota 22re, 22re timing, timing belt: This engine does not have a timing belt it has a timing chain, is that what you meant? If so I will need an email address so I can mail you some instructions from the manual, I don t give step by step instructions for something that is this involved so the...

Toyota Repair: 1990 4Runner 22RE miss at idle, manifold gaskets, distributor cap
manifold gaskets, distributor cap, 4runner: Could be a leaking valve, I would recommend having the compression tested to see if there is a loss of engine compression, if that checks good start looking at basic items like spark plugs, plug wires, distributor cap, rotor. These engines also had a history...

Toyota Repair: 1990 4Runner 4 cyl Surging Idle, air flow meter, egr system
air flow meter, egr system, egr valve: The code#71 is related to the EGR system and it sounds like the EGR valve may be hanging up and causing the idle problem, it s not the air flow meter! Try replacing the EGR valve and the modulator valve and make sure all the vacuum lines are installed correctly,...

Toyota Repair: 1990 4Runner Repair: can I DIM?, american made cars, power steering fluid
american made cars, power steering fluid, ac components: By power steering pressure switch I assume that you mean the idle up switch, it increases the idle speed when the wheels are turned to keep the engine from stalling because of the extra load form the pump, it is located on the bottom of the power steering...

Toyota Repair: 1990 4Runner Shifter Shroud - Stuck Key, soap and water, solenoid
soap and water, solenoid, 4runner: You can cut those two wires and the resolder them back together it s a lot easier than trying to remove them from the shift interlock solenoid, it sounds like the shift interlock solenoid is stuck this normally happens when drinks containing sugar are spilled...

Toyota Repair: 1990 4runner air flow meter, air flow meter, sensor wires
air flow meter, sensor wires, objective answer: I assumed it was a V-6 engine but you must have the 4 cylinder, in that case the wires are brn/blk and yel/grn. I don t really know if those things help, have no experience with them I don t even know the principle of how they are supposed to add power so...

Toyota Repair: 1990 4runner stuck in 4L but shifter moves freely, shift linkage, shift forks
shift linkage, shift forks, shift fork: This transfer case is controlled hydraulically there are no shift forks, the only thing you will find in the small oil pan is a valve body that controls the transer case by putting it in either HI or LO 4 by applying clutches and utilizing a planetary gear...

Toyota Repair: 1990 4runner A/T oil temp light (4wd), oil temp, transmission fluid
oil temp, transmission fluid, 4runner: The temp light turning used to be a common problem, make sure the correct transmission fluid is in the trans, use only Dexron III fluid, if necessary get all the old fluid out and install the correct fluid, the transmission may also be overfilled so make sure...

Toyota Repair: 1990 4runner, haynes manual, toyota lexus
haynes manual, toyota lexus, 4runner: Techinfo.Toyota.Com is Toyota/Lexus/Scion s resource site. $10 a day to download anything they have information on. http://www.yotatech.com/showthread.php?t=99551 Is a link to the 1993 T100 pick-up manual. That s the closest I know of online. You can...

Toyota Repair: 1990 CAMRY, electric cooling fan, radiator fans
electric cooling fan, radiator fans, temp gauge: The aux fan is only supposed to come on with the a/c on. With the a/c off and the engine cold try putting the relays back one at a time and see if the main fan comes on or both, if the fan comes on replace the relay that makes it come on, if the relay doesn...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Camry 3sfe EGR valve, shade tree mechanic, combustion temperatures
shade tree mechanic, combustion temperatures, nox emissions: The cat converter is the least likely cause, High Nox readings can be caused by a malfunctioning EGR system but this will turn the check engine light on, Is that the case? If not, the egr system may not be the problem so let me know if the light is on, it...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Camry 4 cyl AT left drive axle removal, axle shaft, cv joint
axle shaft, cv joint, drive axle: The first thing you need to do is put those bolts back in, they do not hold the axle in, there is a retaining ring on the end of the axle, the axle can be removed by using two prybars which will compress the snap ring and make the axle shaft come out, you...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Camry CEL, blown head gasket, air fuel mixture
blown head gasket, air fuel mixture, engine misfire: The 25/26 codes are air fuel mixture related, the system is changing from rich to leean instead of staying at the normal ratio, this is normally caused by an engine misfire or a leak on the intake system, check for any disconnected or broken hoses, check the...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Camry cooling fan problems, engine coolant temperature, glove box
engine coolant temperature, glove box, cooling fan: I would have to do a little more research as to what is causing this, the fan coming on when the switch is disconnected means that the relays and the circuitry are ok, the fan should not turn on when the key is turned on until the engine coolant temperature...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Camry ERG Modulator Valve & Alternator, shade tree mechanic, combustion temperatures
shade tree mechanic, combustion temperatures, nox emissions: We normally don t clean the modulators, they are fairly inexpensive(about$70), if it s working properly I would not tamper with it. But if you do want to clean it it can be taken apart, the top comes off and there is a fiber type of filter inside, it can...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Camry transmission slipping, metal fragments, salvage yard
metal fragments, salvage yard, toyota vehicles: A shift solenoid only determines the shift points, if the clutches are slipping and the fluid smells burned the transmission will need to be replaced. You may want to consider finding a low mileage used one from a salvage yard that specializes in toyota vehicles...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Camry Window Adjustment & A/C, 1990 toyota camry, plastic knobs
1990 toyota camry, plastic knobs, toyota camry: Check the glass carefully, there should be two round plastic knobs mounted on the glass on both ends that contact the angled metal bracket, one of those plastic knobs may have fallen off allowing the window to go to high, check inside the door to see if the...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Corolla - fault code 22, toyota corolla, course model
toyota corolla, course model, diagnostic connector: In this case the trouble code 22 refers to the water temp sensor for the computer. They may have disconnected it when replacing the starter and forgot to reconnect it, it s located on the thermostat housing, make sure it is connected or take it back to them...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Corolla Remove Instrument Cluster, toyota corolla dx, dx station
toyota corolla dx, dx station, toyota corolla: It s unusual for all the light bulbs to blow out, a fuse always burns out first so I don t think replacing bulbs is the solution, if you are sure that all the fuses including the ones marked gauge/dome/are ok, check the rheostat knob and make sure it is turned...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Corolla SR5, air intake hose, pin holes
air intake hose, pin holes, fe engine: Just to make sure, have the fuel pressure tested so you can rule out the fuel pump as the problem, it may be an electrical issue rather than fuel related so be sure the basics like spark plugs, plug wires, cap and rotor are ok,also check the air intake hose...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Corolla wagon suspect transmission problem, corolla wagon, steel sleeve
corolla wagon, steel sleeve, jdm engine: Since this loss of power was not there with the original engine I don t see how the transmission could all of the sudden cause this unless the throttle pressure cable is not connected or not adjusted correctly which will not allow the transmission to downshift...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Cressida head gasket, head gasket, radiator cap
head gasket, radiator cap, couple blocks: Yes these are definetely signs of a headgasket problem, these cylinder heads are pretty tough and are not prone to cracks, they normally leak at the #6 cylinder so when the head is removed if there is a sign of leaking on the #6 cylinder area check to make...

Toyota Repair: 1990 camry 2.5L coolant leak, coolant leak, blown headgasket
coolant leak, blown headgasket, oil pan: The water pump is located on the front of the engine below the alternator as is the thermostat, the best way to pinpoint the leak is to pressurize the cooling system and see where the leak is coming from, water pump leaks are very common so I kind of think...

Toyota Repair: 1990 camry (no start), fuelpump, ground path
fuelpump, ground path, test light: Have the fuses been checked? The EFI fuse under the hood and the ECU B+ fuse in the lower dash, if the fuses are all good then I would check for supply voltage to the injectors with the key on, all injectors should have battery voltage to one side of the connector,...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Ignition, coil resistance, salvage yard
coil resistance, salvage yard, 3sfe: The ECU rearely causes starting problems, the most common causes are the distributor(the parts inside it are not replaceable except the coil)there is no test for the igniter or the ECU except for terminal voltage checks at the ECU, this can be very time consuming,...

Toyota Repair: 1990 pickup brake booster problem, brake bleeder, wheel cylinders
brake bleeder, wheel cylinders, master cyl: The brake pedal going to the floor is always a hydraulic leak, the booster doesn t cause this, recheck the rear wheel cylinders for leaks, if there are absolutely no leaks there is air in the system and it needs to be bled out either with a brake bleeder or...

Toyota Repair: 1990 supra transmission (automatic), toyota supra, auto dismantler
toyota supra, auto dismantler, transmission cooler: When this kind of problem happens it is normally due to an internal transmission problem, there is an hydraulic pressure loss in the transmission, I can list all kinds of possibilities as to why this is the case but in the end the result is the same, the transmission...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota 4-Runner, 2.4 liter, 100,000 miles, toyota 4 runner, leak repair
toyota 4 runner, leak repair, sealant: Well fisrt things first, DONT DRIVE IT. You will damage the motor if you havent already. If its not knocking , thats good. If the head needs to come off for the oil leak repair, then thats the time to look for internal damage. Then you decide to just reseal...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota 4-Runner, toyota 4 runner, cylinder walls
toyota 4 runner, cylinder walls, excessive noise: There must be a huge oil leak for it to leak out this fast, without me being able to look at this I really have no advice other than to try to find this leak. Unless the engine was run completely out of oil and there is some internal damage to the bearings,...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota 4Runner Starting Problems, toyota 4runner, coold
toyota 4runner, coold, time mar: You are probably right, it s not a starter problem, I also own a 1990 4Runner and had the same problem, I have also received questions about this condition before. The bottom line is that after time passes there is high resistance in the wiring that causes...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota 4Runner, toyota 4runner, volt amp
toyota 4runner, volt amp, negative battery: These lights usually turn on because there is a problem with the charging system,you need to hook up a volt/amp tester to the battery, one that can induce a load on the system with the engine running, the problem may be the battery, it may just not accept...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota 4x4 V6, AT Extended cab truck, toyota 4x4, temp gauge
toyota 4x4, temp gauge, water temp: The water temp sensor is located on the rear of the engine near the firewall, it s on a housing that has a few other sensors on it as well, make sure you replace the sensor for the ECU not the one for the temp gauge, the ecu sensor has two wires, the gauge...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota 4x4 won't start, toyota 4x4 pickup, rotor coil
toyota 4x4 pickup, rotor coil, coolant temp: Kevin, I have run into this with a Honda before and it could be similar. If the coolant temp sensor for the computer is bad it causes the injectors to dump too much fuel into the cylinder and flood the spark plugs out. A wet plug will not throw a spark....

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Camry, e mail address, 1990 toyota camry
e mail address, 1990 toyota camry, toyota camry: Try an autoparts store, sometimes they have small manuals for specific cars, another idea would be to go to the toyota dealer and buy the timing belt from the parts department, ask them to print the illustration for the belt off their computer. As a last resort...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Camry Blown fuse(s), 1990 toyota camry, fuse block
1990 toyota camry, fuse block, blown fuse: The alternator fuse is bolted to the wire connectors, you will have to pull the fuse holder up by releasing the plastic tabs with a small screwdriver then you can get to the bolts to replace the fuse, make sure the battery is disconnected before attempting...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Camry DX Clutch Issue, 1990 toyota camry, clutch replacement
1990 toyota camry, clutch replacement, hydraulic clutch: The car must get on a lift & the transmission be dropped. You need a clutch & a pressure plate for it. And the flywheel should be inspected / replaced if needed. But yeah, you ve nailed it being the clutch. Probably 2-4 hours of labor, and labor nowadays...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Camry hesitates and stalls, 1990 toyota camry, toyota camry
1990 toyota camry, toyota camry, distributor cap: The most common cause for this is the distributor, the only part in the distributor that can be replaced is the ignition coil, these can develp cracks, remove the distributor cap and the rotor and the coil cover and check the coil for any cracks or burned...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Camry Transmission, 1990 toyota camry, toyota camry
1990 toyota camry, toyota camry, soleniod: If the solenoid was dead, you d have a stored code in the system (Flashing O/D light) & you d be missing forward gears. It s not the solenoid. For solenoids, you drop the valve body & replace them ontop of the valve body. Once you get passed flushing the...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Camry, air flow meter, 1990 toyota camry
air flow meter, 1990 toyota camry, vacuum hoses: Check for a large air leak on the intake side between the air filter and the throttle body, the connecting rubber hoses have a habit of cracking, if that s the case extra air will enter the intake causing the onboard computer to do strange things, also check...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Celica Engine fan, temp guage, toyota celica
temp guage, toyota celica, radiator hose: there is a switch in the radiator at the bottom, or in the coolant passage by the lower radiator hose. it may be bad or the wire may have come off the switch. Its a normally closed circuit. when you braek the connection it trips the fan relay Mik...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Celica GT, bucking at low speed, wire hose clamps, vehicle speed sensor
wire hose clamps, vehicle speed sensor, throttle position sensor: You must have a late 1990 or 1991 model because according to the factory manual the 90 had an air flow meter. Remove the distributor cap and then the rotor and the coil cover, check the coil for any cracks or burned areas, it s the only other thing I can...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Corolla, r134 freon, r 12 freon
r134 freon, r 12 freon, toyota corolla: I would recommend having the toyota dealer look at it or any decent shop that specializes in air conditioning,the most likely cause is that all the refigerant has leaked out over a period of time in which case the leak should be located and repaired,it would...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Corolla wont come out of Park, dish soap, fuse panel
dish soap, fuse panel, toyota corolla: Check the 15A stop fuse in the fuse panel on the inside, if it s blown replace it, if not make sure all stop lights are working, if not check the stop light switch, if one of the stop lights is working it s not the switch, if all the stop lights are out then...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Corolla, rich fuel mixture, toyota corolla
rich fuel mixture, toyota corolla, battery cables: The code 12 refers to a problem with the rpm signal from the distributor, since there are no parts available to repair the IIA distributor I recommend that the distributor be replaced. Make sure that is complete with the coil and igniter installed, you can...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Cressida, 1990 toyota cressida, 7mge engine
1990 toyota cressida, 7mge engine, toyota cressida: The O/D light flashing indicates there is a problem with the elctronic control system of the transmission, although this is an early OBDI system a diagnostic code can be retreived to see what the trouble area may be, so I suggest that you have a toyota dealer...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Pickup Starters, remanufactured starters, starter solenoid
remanufactured starters, starter solenoid, toyota pickup: Lots of times when you get a reman starter they are cleaned, checked and painted. Toyota remans are done in Japan with all new internal parts. What goes bad is the contacts in the starter. What people dont realize is that they are available as a kit from...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Supra, toyota supra, auto parts store
toyota supra, auto parts store, autoparts store: Under the hood, check the 30A AM2 fuse, remove the clear plastic cover and check it with a test light, if it s open check the white wire coming from the positive battery terminal, this is a fusible wire which will burn out if there is excessive current draw,...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Tercel fouls plugs, fuel air mixture, worn piston rings
fuel air mixture, worn piston rings, 1990 toyota tercel: Hello Lisa, welcome to my expert page. Oil fouled plugs are a sign of major engine problems, there is oil getting into the combustion chambers and the procees of normal combustion is trying to burn the oil along with the fuel/air mixture. Since oil is much...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Truck 4x4 Clutch, clutch slave cylinder, clutch fluid
clutch slave cylinder, clutch fluid, toyota truck: There are a few things that need to be checked, first of all check the hydraulic fluid hose near the firewall on the right side, these are known to leak, if it s leaking replace it and get all the air out. Another place to look at are the clutch slave cylinder...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota truck 22RE Fuel System., mass air flow sensor, air flow meter
mass air flow sensor, air flow meter, mass air flow: The air flow meter has a circuit in it to turn on the circuit opening relay which then turns on the fuel pump, on the air flow meter check the brown wire with an ohm meter to ground, it show continuity to ground, the green/ yellow wire goes to the circuit...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyo 4afe egr modulator, vacuum modulator, vacuum lines
vacuum modulator, vacuum lines, 4afe: You don t adjust anything. At all. It either works, or it doesn t. Normally they stick with the carbon from the exhaust they supply back into the intake. Clean the valve out by hand & check the vacuum lines & the vacuum modulator that control when / how...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota 4-runner turns over won't fire up, injector pulse, inexpensive test
injector pulse, inexpensive test, toyota 4 runner: Since there is a strong smell of fuel it may be that the injectors are staying open for some reason, you can check the injector pulse voltage with a small inexpensive test light available at most autoparts store, disconnect the injector electrical connector...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota 4runner Speedometer Cable, speedometer needle, speedometer cable
speedometer needle, speedometer cable, toyota 4runner: It s not that easy, the instrument cluster has to be removed and pulled out enough to release the speedo cable connector at the rear of the speedometer, the cable then passes through a plate on the floor that also houses the emergency brake cable, what we...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota 4runner starts inconsistently, toyota 4runner, damp weather
toyota 4runner, damp weather, srewdriver: Hi Kyle, check yor distributor and wire, also pay attension if it does matter cold or hot or damp weather. check spark when not starting. take spark wire out insert srewdriver in place of plug and when cranking hold it close to engine metal part and see if...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota 4runner v6, air flow meter, intake air temperature sensor
air flow meter, intake air temperature sensor, intake air temperature: The IAT sensor is part of the air flow meter, it s located in the a/f meter. Without more information I don t really know how to answer the last question because of the many possibilities that can cause these symptoms. A few fundamental causes could be an...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota camry brake lights, 1990 toyota camry, brake light switch
1990 toyota camry, brake light switch, toyota camry: The brake light switch is located under the dash on a bracket, there is also a small bracket on the brake pedal arm which makes contact with the switch, try replacing the switch, I would suggest getting the new one first so you can see what too look for...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota camry dx, 1990 toyota camry, toyota camry
1990 toyota camry, toyota camry, driveability problems: Neither the throttle body nor the IAC valve will keep the engine from starting, it may have driveability problems and idle problems but it should start up. Is there spark to the spark plugs? It may have a fuel pump problem, the fuel pressure should be checked...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota corolla electrical problem, seattle tacoma area, toyota corolla
seattle tacoma area, toyota corolla, radiator fan: The problem may be the fan control switch located near the thermostat housing, get a new one from the toyota dealer so you know what it looks like and replace it, but first make sure it is connected, because if the connector came of the fans will run all the...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota corolla GT-S, toyota corolla gt, toyota corolla
toyota corolla gt, toyota corolla, egr system: The first three codes are all related to the distributor signals that are send to the ECM, I would recommend replacing the distributor as there are no parts available for them.The 52 is a knock sensor code which I would ignore at this time until the other...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota corolla w/ high NOX, toyota corolla, 4afe
toyota corolla, 4afe, cat converter: With an egr valve the engine adds exaust to the combution chamber to cool the burn. Even though the exhaust is hot, its cool compaired to the combustion temp. Cars without one use the o2 sensor and the ecu changes the fuel injection duration. I would start...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota pickup clutch problems, clutch assembly, clutch problems
clutch assembly, clutch problems, clutch pedal: Sandra, It sounds as though your clutch was slipping for a long time and got hot enough to cause damage. There is no cheap fix for your truck. You are going to have to have the clutch assembly replaced and resurface the flywheel. After that you can assess...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota pickup no power, mileage vehicles, high mileage
mileage vehicles, high mileage, toyota pickup: I assume there is not a check engine light on. This could mean that there is a restriction in the exhaust system, the catalityc converter may be the problem, it can disintegrate on high mileage vehicles and cause it to get clogged up which causes the engine...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota pickup starter, inner fender, positive cable
inner fender, positive cable, toyota pickup: This is not an easy starter to replace. Remove the right front wheel, remove the rubber and metal inner fender liners disconnect the battery remove the front gravel shield both starter bolts can be removed from the front with a long extension and a 14mm...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota pickup, pan gasket, gasket kit
pan gasket, gasket kit, pvc type: Removing the timing cover and replacing the gaskets and the oil pump seal should take care of the problem, it s not uncommon for the gasket to leak where the oil pressure port is, this is where the oil passes from the pump through a passage into the engine...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota sr5 3.0, toyota sr5, wont move
toyota sr5, wont move, air fuel: This sounds like it may be a restriction in the exhaust system, possibly a restricted catalityc converter, disconnect the converter at the front and test drive to see if the condition improves, if so have the converter replaced along with the muffler...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota supra LSD, limited slip differentials, limited slip differential
limited slip differentials, limited slip differential, toyota supra: Try draining the fluid out of the differential, there is an additive for limited slip differentials that may solve this problem, it should be available at any autoparts store or the toyota dealer, fill the diff with 90W gear oil and add the additive, not sure...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota tercel, 1990 toyota tercel, blown fuses
1990 toyota tercel, blown fuses, toyota tercel: There are two large fuses that you need to check,they are under the hood in the black fuse box, the 80amp alternator fuse(designated 80A FL Alt)and the 30A FL AM2, just about all the cars electrical supply voltage goes through these two fuses, they are bigger...

Toyota Repair: 1990 V6 Camry Engine light, decent shape, toyota dealer
decent shape, toyota dealer, oil leak: You know it has an oil leak, the oil is probably leaking on hot engine parts causing the smell. The check engine light can turn on for a number of reasons, it should be taken to a repair shop or the toyota dealer so that they can get the trouble codes from...

Toyota Repair: 1990 v6 4x4 engine bracket, bolts, bolt
bolts, bolt, triangle: www.yotatech.com If you dig around on there, you ll find the repair manual for a 93 Tacoma. :) Depends on the engine. The bracket bolts to the block & the powersteering pump sorta swivvles on a long bolt that goes throuh the bracket (normally). But...

Toyota Repair: 1990camry ecu frying, ecu ground, 3sfe
ecu ground, 3sfe, ground path: This is very difficult to answer without me being able to have the car to check. The 51 code means nothing it just lets you know that the a/c switch is in the on position. Since this started after the engine replacement it makes sense that this has everything...

Toyota Repair: 1991 & 2002 Interior Light, 1991 toyota corolla, toyota tundra
1991 toyota corolla, toyota tundra, toyota corolla: The most common problem for this is that the doors need to be adjusted to make better contact with the switches located on the door jamb, try to adjust the doors to close a little tighter to push the switches in, on the corolla try replacing all door switches....

Toyota Repair: 1991 22-RE Timing Chain, water jacket, timing chain
water jacket, timing chain, chain tensioner: These engines had a tendency to break the chain guides which is probably the cause of the noise, there is a chance eventually that the chain will wear through the water jacket inside the timing cover and cause coolant to enter into the engine oil which can...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Camry Door Locks, 1991 toyota camry, toyota camry
1991 toyota camry, toyota camry, fuse block: Hello Phillip, welcome to my expert page. When did this start to happen, were you able to lock the doors before with the switch were any repairs other than the ones you mentioned done? There may be a problem in the wiring harness where it passes through...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Camry seatbelt, auto salvage yard, track assembly
auto salvage yard, track assembly, shoulder belt: These old auto retract shoulder belt systems are somewhat complicated, the last one I tried to repair required replacing the entire track assembly with the motor that was picked up from an auto salvage yard because the factory parts are no longer available,...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Celica Stalling :(, toyota celica, temperature gauge
toyota celica, temperature gauge, car stalls: The problem may be an air leak between the air filter and the throttle body, there is a large rubber connecting hose that can develop cracks or become lose at the throttle body or crack there, any air leak between the air cleaner and the throttle body will...

Toyota Repair: 1991 camry ,4 cyl, auto salvage yard, coil pickup
auto salvage yard, coil pickup, car tomorrow: Have you checked to see if there is spark at the spark plugs, have you removed the distributor cap to see if the rotor is turning, if not, the timing belt broke, if that s not the case and there is no spark check the coil in the distributor for cracks or arcing,...

Toyota Repair: 1991 corolla error codes, hard starting, air fuel ratio, engine fires
air fuel ratio, engine fires, o2 sensors: It s very possible that the distributor rpm (NE) signal may be lost during cranking when cold but keep in mind that unless the computer sees this signal it will not turn the fuel injectors on, this maybe why the lean condition, after the engine fires up it...

Toyota Repair: 1991 corolla questions, 1991 toyota corolla, toyota corolla
1991 toyota corolla, toyota corolla, spring compressor: need a spring compressor to do the struts, or you could take them out and have the parts store swap em over. the engine will outlast the body if you change the oil and dont ever overheat it. If you like the car fix it. If you dont like it fix it and...

Toyota Repair: 1991 cressida, coolant leak, piston rings
coolant leak, piston rings, head gasket: Unfortunately, no there is not. And you can not drive with a coolant leak indeffinately. The coolant blows by the piston rings into the crankcase. Where it mixes with oil. Oil & water don t mix. Where there s water, there s a lack of oil. The engine will...

Toyota Repair: 1991 landcruiser alternator keeps going out, alternator output, altenators
alternator output, altenators, altenator: That is an indication of low alternator output or something is drawing way too much current as is the previous stated condition of the windows going up and down slow, I m kind of lost on this one, have you asked the toyota dealer why this is happening? Since...

Toyota Repair: 1991 MR2 suspension, strutt, strut
strutt, strut, thanks in advance: According to the service manual the strut can be disassembled and a cartridge can be installed, on top of the strut is a large nut than has to be removed, there may be gas pressure inside so do this slowly, I m not sure if it s worth doing it this way and...

Toyota Repair: 1991 PU automatic transmission, vacuum controls, piston seal
vacuum controls, piston seal, transmission number: The A43D is an hydraulic controlled, overdrive, 2wheel drive transmission, it has no sensors or vacuum controls and the computer has nothing to do with it either. The shift points are controlled by a governor and throttle pressure but it sounds like that...

Toyota Repair: 1991 previa van problem, throttle position sensor, atached
throttle position sensor, atached, toyota dealer: The problem was with the wire harness atached to the throttle position sensor, there is a sub harness available from the toyota dealer, I m not sure if a service bulletin was issued regarding this, but if you refer to my answer I think I gave the questioner...

Toyota Repair: 1991 sr5 Toyota corolla, toyota corolla, inexpensive test
toyota corolla, inexpensive test, ceiling lights: It may be something simple like some burned fuses, check all the fuses inside the passensger compartment and also under the hood under the black fuse cover, the best way to do this is with the ign key on and an inexpensive test lamp, check all the fuses with...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Totoya Tercel Front Strut replacement, spring compressor tool, brake fluid
spring compressor tool, brake fluid, lunges: It is a good idea to replace struts in pairs,check the brake fluid level it may be low, also check the front brakes they may be worn causing the brake fluid level to drop. Removing the struts can be done without much difficulty but there is a special spring...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota 4Runner - Emissions, toyota 4runner, dash pot
toyota 4runner, dash pot, engine misfire: The NOx reading is way too high also, this can be caused by higher than normal combustion chamber temperatures or a malfunctioning egr system, no egr gas flow but that would turn the check engine light on. The idle fluctuation is cause for concern, is the...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota 4Runner, vacuum hoses, toyota 4runner
vacuum hoses, toyota 4runner, smog test: I need to know the emission readings from the smog test, is the check engine light on? Have you approached the repair shop to find out why this problem exists after they did the repair? If this problem was not there before then the problem was created by the...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota 4x4, 4 cylinder, carbureted engines, filter hose
carbureted engines, filter hose, air leak: Hello Aaron, welcome to my expert page. As far as I know Toyota did not produce any more carbureted engines in 1991, are you sure it is not a fuel injected engine? If it is, check the large intake hose between the air filter and the throttle body, I think...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota 4x4 Pickup with engine problems, toyota 4x4 pickup, jumper wire
toyota 4x4 pickup, jumper wire, pickup 4x4: I m going to recommend two things to check before doing anything else, take the truck in and have the engine compression checked and have it checked for a possible blown headgasket, take it to a toyota dealer if possible, overheating the engine may have caused...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota Camry 4 cyl, air intake hose, 1991 toyota camry
air intake hose, 1991 toyota camry, toyota camry: Hello Patrick, welcome to my expert page. Remove the large air intake hose where it connects at the throttle body, remove the clips that hold on the air cleaner top and remove it with the hose, now there is room to remove the distributor cap, I recommend...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota Check engine light, valve stem seals, piston rings
valve stem seals, piston rings, egr valve: EGR valves rarely go bad on toyotas, the most common problem in this case is that the egr passage in the intake manifold gets clogged up with carbon and becomes restricted, the passage needs to be checked and cleaned out, if the valve has also too much carbon...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota Corolla Overheat Mistake, 1991 toyota corolla, coolant water
1991 toyota corolla, coolant water, coolant hose: It depends on the extend of the overheating, I don t know if the hose came off first which then caused the overheating or if the engine overheated for another reason which caused excessive coolant pressure and then the hose came off. What I would suggest,...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota Cressida check engine light, 1991 toyota cressida, toyota cressida
1991 toyota cressida, toyota cressida, jumper wire: Make a jumper wire between terminals TE1 or T1 and E1 with the key on, then count the number of flashes of the check engine light, this will be a combination of two flashes, for instance two flashes followed by five, this would be a code 25, there may be more...

Toyota Repair: I have a 1991 Toyota Pickup..., port fuel injection, engine cranks
port fuel injection, engine cranks, pulse signal: The fuel injectors are controlled directly by signals from the computer based on an rpm and ignition signal from the distributor, unless the computer has rpm and ignition confirmation the injectors will stay off. The best way to check this is with a small...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota Previa LE Transmission, air flow meter, fluid mechanic
air flow meter, fluid mechanic, 1991 toyota previa: I agree with you, it seems to be a mechanical problem with the transmission, I have no idea what vacuum hose they are talking about since there is absolutely no vacuum control for the transmission so any vacuum leak would not affect transmission performance....

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota Previa LE Transmission, fluid mechanic, 1991 toyota previa
fluid mechanic, 1991 toyota previa, rebuilding a transmission: There is no doubt that there is a transmission problem, the price for rebuilding it sems reasonable just make sure that the rebuilder is willing to give you at least a one year/12000 mile warranty. Is the $2200 figure guaranteed for the rebuilt or is it just...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota Previa Oil light, exhaust gas recirculation, 1991 toyota previa
exhaust gas recirculation, 1991 toyota previa, diagnostic abilities: The DTC #71 is a malfunction with the exhaust gas recirculation(EGR)system, you need to find out what the problem is with the egr system, the oil level light has no diagnostic abilities so I don t know why it is flashing 3 times either, I suggest you replace...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota Previa SE, fuel pressure gauge, long trip home
fuel pressure gauge, long trip home, airflow meter: Has the fuel filter been replaced, if not it may be worth a try, could the fuel pump have this intermittent condition? Yes, the best way to check that is to connect the fuel pressure gauge with a hose long enough so the gauge can ge read from the inside, then...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota pickup fuel pump fuse blowing, air flow meter, fuel pump relay
air flow meter, fuel pump relay, fuse blows: Scott, If it idles that high there is a vacuum leak somewhere. The fuel pump relay known as circuit opening relay in Toyota is controlled by the vane air flow meter. Since it only blows when you step on the gas I would start there first. As airflow increases...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Toyota Tercel rough idel on warm days, 1991 toyota tercel, toyota tercel
1991 toyota tercel, toyota tercel, exhaust gas recirculation: The most common causes for this problem is an air leak on the intake side, possibly an intake manifold leak, another cause is the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system, the egr valve may not fully close at idle,check for any disconnected vacuum hoses, check...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota 4 runner, costly repair, toyota 4 runner
costly repair, toyota 4 runner, timing belt: It sounds to me like you may have lost timing. It is not clear to me if you have a 4 or 6 cylinder, but either way, if a timing belt breaks, or a stretched chain jumps a link, your car will not start. Best was to diagnose this is to take the cap off of your...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota 4runner v6 auto, toyota 4runner, salvage yard
toyota 4runner, salvage yard, knock sensor: There is a way to test the knk sensor but you will have to remove it from the engine which requires removing the intake manifold, the knk sensor is located underneath it, I don t think it s your problem because I have never seen one cause the problem you are...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota 4x4 Idle problem, vacuum hoses, toyota 4x4
vacuum hoses, toyota 4x4, air leaks: Make sure the timing is set correctly and that there are no intake air leaks between the trhrottle body and the air filter, also check for any disconnected vacuum hoses and check the EGR valve to make sure it s not staying on at idle or is sticking partially...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota Camry LE tail lights/brake lights, 1991 toyota camry, toyota camry
1991 toyota camry, toyota camry, broken wires: On the left trunk hinge is a small wire harness that leads foreward into the passenger area, these are known to break inside the insulation, cut the outside insulation as far as you can, peel the carpet back, once the individual wires are exposed check them...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota celica, phillips screws, low beams
phillips screws, low beams, toyota celica: It has a retractable headlight system, set the switch so that the headlights open but do not light, remove the two phillips screws on the sides of the headlight and remove the plastic cover, this is a sealed beam unit and both high and low beams are incorporated...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota corolla 2-dr srv, 1991 toyota corolla, toyota corolla
1991 toyota corolla, toyota corolla, motor sounds: There are a few possible answers, the catalityc converter may be failing and disintegrated clogging the exhaust system, the timing belt may have slipped,in which case it needs to be replaced, the no crank condition may be a seperate issue and it may be a dead...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota corolla, 1991 toyota corolla, speedometer cable
1991 toyota corolla, speedometer cable, toyota corolla: The most common problem would be that the speedometer cable is broken, it comes out of the transmission and goes through the firewall into the passenger compartment to the speedometer, remove the connector at the transmission and see if part of the cable pulls...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota sr5 4x4 wont start, crankshaft pulley, toyota sr5
crankshaft pulley, toyota sr5, sr5 v6: Yes, the timing could be off, possibly because the timing belt may have slipped and jumped a few teeth on the timing gears. To check the distributor timing make a mark on the case of the distributor where the #1 spark plug contact in the cap is, it should...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota starter relay, neutral safety switch, starter relay
neutral safety switch, starter relay, starter battery: I ll be glad to assist you with this, if you have read any of my previous replies on this issue you should know that the additional starter relay should only be used as a last resort after being certain that the starter, battery, connections and the neutral...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota tercel, 1991 toyota tercel, toyota tercel
1991 toyota tercel, toyota tercel, decent shape: Repairing this transmission would be expensive, could be around $1,000 parts and labor, transmission parts are not cheap. If the rest of the car is in decent shape it is worth about half of the price you mentioned, if you can get it for that it may be worth...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota tercel, valve stem seals, toyota tercel
valve stem seals, toyota tercel, valve stem seal: Yes this indicates that the valve stem seals are leaking, to replace the seals is pretty involved, the valve cover is removed and the camshaft(s), the valve springs are removed one by one while the cylinder is pressurized with compressed air to keep the valves...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota tercet 4-speed sedan, toyota tercel, prybar
toyota tercel, prybar, snap ring: its just like any other halfshaft. R&R the wheel, remove the hub nut, remove the bolts from the lower ball joint, the axle it held in with a large snap ring where it passes through the rear motor mount, after removing the snap ring and pushing the axle out...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota truck 4wdV6, throttle position sensor, oxygen sensor
throttle position sensor, oxygen sensor, repair history: Is there a major mechanical problem with the engine? If there is any knocking noise from the engine it will trigger the knk sensor code. If the engine does not have a problem the sensor may be the cause or it s wiring, make sure it is connected where it comes...

Toyota Repair: 19914 RUNNER mysterious oil leak, freeze plugs, intake manifold
freeze plugs, intake manifold, oil leak: There are three freeze plugs and the coolant transfer pipe under the manifold, these can leak coolant but not oil, I have no idea how oil could get into the valley below the intake manifold exept maybe a leaking valve cover but even then the oil would have...

Toyota Repair: 1992 4runner with a 3.0 idles at 1500rpm, vacuum hose, adjustment screw
vacuum hose, adjustment screw, throttle plate: This engine has adjustable idle, there is an adjustment screw on the throttle body towards the front of the engine, try moving this adjuster and see if the engine responds, if not make sure the throttle cable is not adjusted too thight which will keep the...

Toyota Repair: 1992 4runner 80 amp fuse, amp fuse, fuse holder
amp fuse, fuse holder, fuse box: The 80A alternator fuse is actually bolted on to very large wires that supply the rest of the electrical system, in order to replace the fuse, the fuse box has to be taken apart in order to get to the bolts that hold it in. The sub fuse holder that has the...

Toyota Repair: 1992 4runner "clutch", clutch master, hydraulic problem
clutch master, hydraulic problem, fluid leak: There is a hydraulic problem, there is a fluid leak or an internal problem with one of the clutch cylinders, check the hydraulic flex hose on the right side of the firewall, these are known to leak, if not, I would recommend replacing the clutch master and...

Toyota Repair: 1992 4runner headgasket recall, 4runners, toyota dealer
4runners, toyota dealer, vehicle identification number: I depends on the vehicle identification number(VIN)the best way to find out if the SSC still is in effect is to contact a toyota dealer and have them run the VIN in the computer and see if it still apllies, or you can send me the number and I can check but...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Camry acceleration car jump/knock? when speed cross 20mile/hr AND suspension question, toyota camry xle, shock absorber
toyota camry xle, shock absorber, cv boots: The first problem seems drive axle related, could be an inner cv joint failure, this is easy to check, look for excessive movement of the axle shaft in the inner cv joint, it could also be a motor mount problem, put the car in gear and with your foot on the...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Camry break lights and reverse lights, ground connections, camry
ground connections, camry, sockets: Make absolutely sure that all the correct bulbs are in the sockets, some have two contacts and some have one, if they are mixed up they will cause problems, next make sure all the ground connections on the socket assemblies are tight, it sounds like there...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Camry XLE Vanity/Visor Mirror Bulb, camry xle, visor mirror
camry xle, visor mirror, toyota city: I m very familiar with this bulb and it seems toyota has designed this just for their models for some reason, I know of no other places to get this bulb, you may want to try a local electronics store if you haven t done so already, then just give up and order...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Celica electrical problems, dashboard lights, celica gt
dashboard lights, celica gt, air circulation: This a little too involved for me to be of any real help, it sounds like there is a wiring problem in the wire harness somewhere which is going to be very difficult to diagnose, maybe if you could provide a little history of the car, like, were there any repairs...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Corolla Driver Door Handle, phillips screws, srewdriver
phillips screws, srewdriver, plastic plugs: Hello Jerry, welcome to my expert page. Remove the inside door handle, the panel, for the most part is attached with plastic clips, look for two plastic plugs in the arm rest(maybe three) remove them there are large phillips screws under them, insert a srewdriver...

Toyota Repair: Thanks-I really appreciate..., air impact wrench, high mileage car
air impact wrench, high mileage car, bolts and nuts: The spring doesn t have to be removed in order to get the steering knuckle off, just remove the two large bolts and nuts from the strut and it will move out of the way, the strut stays in place, I have no experience using the split boot so you may want to...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Corolla, corolla, coils
corolla, coils, resistance: The two most common problems are the distributor and the igniter, with the disributor being the most common, there is really no way to test the ignitor but you can do resistance tests on the coil and the pickup coils in the distributor, check the coil, they...

Toyota Repair: 1992 camry start problem, trouble code, board computer
trouble code, board computer, low battery: A low battery does not cause a check engine light to come on. You need to find out what the starting problem is and then find out why the check engine light is on by having a repair facility retreive the diagnostic trouble code stored in the on board computer...

Toyota Repair: 1992 camry won't start, visible cracks, start car
visible cracks, start car, plug connectors: I m going to assume this is a four cylinder engine, if so, remove one of the spark plug connectors and connect a spark plug to it, make sure the metal part of the spark plug is grounded then crank the engine over to see if there is spark. If there is no spark,...

Toyota Repair: 1992 corolla, diagnostic fee, toyota dealer
diagnostic fee, toyota dealer, rational choice: I think this is going to be beyond my ability to help only because I can not physically deal with the problem, there is something draining the battery it seems, the toyota dealer would be the most rational choice, they will charge a diagnostic fee usually...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Previa 4 cyl. std., spark plug wires, timing chain
spark plug wires, timing chain, timing belt: It has a timing chain which seems to last forever, I have never needed to replace one, so unless there is a noise coming from the engine I don t think it s causing a problem. Your problem is more lilely to be an engine misfire, check the spark plugs, dist...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Previa Brake lights, brake light switch, light fuse
brake light switch, light fuse, control switches: The brake light switch is a little difficult to replace so check some other things first, have you checked the stop light fuse? It is also possible that all of the bulbs burned out one by one without being noticed. Try replacing the bulbs first, and check...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Previa LE, throttle position sensor, engine hesitation
throttle position sensor, engine hesitation, transmission oil: Some of the previas had a problem with the wiring on the throttle position sensor causing what seemed like an engine hesitation, have the wires and connector at the tps checked, there is a repair sub-harness available from toyota that fixes this problem...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Previa Wont shift out of park, blown fuses, fuse boxes
blown fuses, fuse boxes, change gears: This normally happens because of some blown fuses, if the battery was jumped recently there is a chance that it was connected backwards and blew some fuses, remove the cover in the center of the dash on top and check all the fuses with a test light with the...

Toyota Repair: 1992 previa cuts out and a pain to start., spark plug wires, thermostat switch
spark plug wires, thermostat switch, rubber tubes: There are a few common problem areas to look at, the distributor cap and the rotor, the spark plug wires, the rotors have a tendency to burn through so check it closely. The throttle body is not the cause of the no start condition, the engine either has lost...

Toyota Repair: I have a 1992 Toyota 4-Runner,..., metal particles, red chips
metal particles, red chips, toyota 4 runner: I can t be of much help either without actually experiencing the concern,it kind of sounds that it may be a transmission problem to me. Here is what you can do, check the transmission fluid with the engine running in neutral, make sure it is at operating...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota 4-runner timing belt., toyota 4 runner, valve train
toyota 4 runner, valve train, illinios: I have good news, there is no way that the valves can be damaged, or for that matter, anything else on the engine if the timing belt breaks, just have it replaced and the next time don t wait so long to check it or replace it, the factory recommends replacement...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota 4runner Ignition Switch, toyota 4runner, toyota dealership
toyota 4runner, toyota dealership, dash panel: you need to remove the lower dash panel. The key needs to be in ACC position. Then push a small pic into the small hole in the side of the lock assembly housing. Then pull on the key. It should pull out. Needs to be in Acc on installation too. If key wont...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota 4runner not starting out in 1st gear., toyota 4runner, d light
toyota 4runner, d light, best guess: The transmision has an on board diagnostic system, the O/D light flashing is an indication that there is a trouble code in the computer, can you have it checked and let me know what the code is, my best guess is that one of the shift solenoids is causing the...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Camry A/C, toyota camry xle, r 134 freon
toyota camry xle, r 134 freon, toyota camry: I agree with converting the system to the R-134 freon, it is much cheaper than the old R-12(about $6 a pund versus $55 a pound) unless there are other problems with the system the only thing that reaaly needs to be done is remove all the old freon and install...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Camry headlight indicator, toyota camry, history of the car
toyota camry, history of the car, toyota dealer: I m not real sure what may be the problem here but with all due respect your dad is wrong, almost all newer model cars have DRLs and there is no problem with the alternator going bad. There may be a problem with the DRL relay, you can try replacing it, if...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Camry Seatbelt won't retract, toyota camry, seatbelt
toyota camry, seatbelt, camry: When the seatbelt gets stuck like this it has to be replaced, there is no repair possible, it has to be replaced with the one from the factory there are no other choices, you may buy it from the dealer and install it yourself and save about $90-180. It just...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Camry wont start, coolant temp, toyota camry
coolant temp, toyota camry, fuel injector: Kelly, I have run into this before. Two possible things. First, check to see if you have any diagnostic codes for no IGF signal. If the Toyota computer does not recieve this signal indicating a spark occured it shuts off the fuel injector pulse after a...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Camry XLE Maintenance, toyota camry xle, cv joints
toyota camry xle, cv joints, toyota camry: The transmission fluid should be changed at 30,000 mile intervals, if the fluid looks dark and discolored have the complete fluid exchange done, after that just change it every 30K. The spark plugs should be replaced every 60,000 miles. Brake pads and brake...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Corolla DX FWD, toyota corolla dx, cv boot
toyota corolla dx, cv boot, toyota corolla: The headlight lens is not replaceable, only the complete headlight unit, are you replacing the complete headlight assembly? The squeeking may be caused by worn front brake pads, the wear sensors may be touching the rotors, check the front brakes. If the...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Corolla engine cooling fan, toyota corolla, sensor switch
toyota corolla, sensor switch, electrical connector: The cooling fan turns on because there is either an open circuit in the wiring or the fan control switch, or the switch is disconnected. The temp sensor/switch is located on the thermostat housing, make sure the electrical connector is on tight, if it is the...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Corolla - Oil Light Blinking, oil pressure sending unit, low oil pressure
oil pressure sending unit, low oil pressure, pan gasket: There is another possibility that may be causing the oi light to flicker, the oil pump pickup screen may be partially clogged, to check it the oil pan has to be removed for inspection, the oil pump is driven off the timing belt, the timing belt has to be removed...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Corolla stalls frequently, toyota corolla, intake hose
toyota corolla, intake hose, sharp turn: tap the throttle body LIGHTLY when you start it. If the idle comes up, you have a stuck IAC vale. (Idle Air Control) It is bolted to the bottom of the throttle body. You can tak the intake hose off and spray some carb cleaner in the hole at the bottom...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Corolla tail lights won't turn off, brake light switch, toyota corolla
brake light switch, toyota corolla, corollas: It s probably the brake lights that are staying on, check again, if the brake lights are staying on the brake light switch needs to be replaced. The reason I believe it s the brake lights is that they will turn on even with the key off so make sure which lights...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Corolla, fuse problems, amp fuse
fuse problems, amp fuse, fuse box: This is hard for me to diagnose without seeing the car, it s very possible that there may be a problem with the combination switch below the steering wheel, it is also possible that there is a problem in the tail light housings, especially the bulb sockets,...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota celica, toyota celica, steering wheel
toyota celica, steering wheel, steering column: The shifter or the shift interlock system has nothing to do with the steering wheel lock. The steering lock pin is not releasing, make sure there is no pressure on the steering shaft, sometimes after parking if the wheel is not straight and forced up against...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota corrola Oil Leak, toyota corrola, cam shaft
toyota corrola, cam shaft, shaft seal: Once the timing belt is off it s a matter of pulling off the bottom gear and removing the cam gear to replace both seals, no special tools are needed, the only difficulty that may come up is that sometimes the bottom gear gets stuck and may require a puller...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Paseo, 5 speed manuel Transmission, manuel transmission, gear pullers
manuel transmission, gear pullers, toyota paseo: I recommend that you either get a used or rebuilt transmission, it requires a lot of special tools, gear pullers and a hydraulic press to disassemble this transmission and once it is apart you will find that parts, which are only available from the dealer,...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Paseo Overheating, 1992 toyota paseo, radiator shop
1992 toyota paseo, radiator shop, toyota paseo: Removing the thermostat is not a good idea and is not the problem, your friend is on the right track but it s not the thermostat or the water pump that gets clooged up, it s the radiator,the solution is to either have the radiator cleaned out and repaired...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Pickup Fuel Pump, toyota 4x4 pickup, chiltons manual
toyota 4x4 pickup, chiltons manual, fuel gauge: When putting a jumper between the B+and the fp terminals all the relays are bypassed so if there is no power to the fuel pump it must be a wiring problem, the fuel gauge is not part of the pump, with the jumper in the dlc there should be 12 volts to the light...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Pickup - Manual Transmission, toyota pickup, shift fork
toyota pickup, shift fork, different gear: If only fifth gear is popping out it seems there is a problem with the transmission, possibly a worn shift fork or shift sleeve but before you do anything have the shift bushings in the shift tower checked and replace them if needed, if it still jumps out...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Pickup V-6, intake hoses, air leak
intake hoses, air leak, toyota pickup: Check for a large intake air leak, make sure there are no cracks in the air intake hoses from the air cleaner to the throttle body. Eliminate a possibly totally restricted exhaust by disconnecting the catalityc converter and see if the problem goes away....

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Previa brakes, wheel disc brakes, disc brakes
wheel disc brakes, disc brakes, 1992 toyota previa: Does it use fluid? If not you need to jack it up to see if they work. May have stuck sliders on the calipers. Spin the wheel and hit the brake and see if they stop spinning, one wheel at a time. If they all work and you have no leaks, you may have a bad...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Previa dashboard light, phillips screws, dashboard light
phillips screws, dashboard light, 1992 toyota previa: No, you only have to remove the instrument cluster, remove all the plastic covers, the lower dash cover and the cover surrounding the cluster, look for phillips screws on the upper part of the cover around the cluster, after you remove the covers you can see...

Toyota Repair: My 1992 Toyota Previa Van, toyota previa, toyota parts
toyota previa, toyota parts, 1992 toyota previa: It s not the battery that s causing this because once the battery is dead it will not start unless jump started,you said it started after waiting a while, I would recommend replacing the starter again preferably with a remanufactured one from the toyota parts...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Previa, interior door panel, splined shaft
interior door panel, splined shaft, 1992 toyota previa: The handle is held on with a spring clip, the easiest way to remove it is to insert a thin towel or rag behind the door handle and move it around until it catches the open end of the clip and then pull it out, to reinstall it put the clip on the door handle...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota pickup manual transmission, toyota pickup, tower press
toyota pickup, tower press, gear oil: A common problem is that the shifter bushings disintegrate,remove the shift lever from the transmission,don t remove the 12mm bolts on the shift tower,press down and turn the retainer that holds the shifter in and the shifter will pop out, there are two bushings,...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota pickup motor camshaft, camshaft lobes, camshaft bearings
camshaft lobes, camshaft bearings, cam lobes: Anytime there is excessive wear on engine parts it is usually due to a lack of lubrication. The camshaft bearings are lubricated through oil passages in the cam bearing journals but the problem seems to be that the cam lobes and the rocker arm contact surfaces...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota pickup, vacuum hoses, air tubes
vacuum hoses, air tubes, toyota pickup: Erratic idle conditions are almost always caused by an intake air leak. The most common causes are a leak between the air cleaner and the throttle body in the intake air tubes, another place to look is for any vacuum hoses that may be disconnected that would...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Toyota Tercel, 1992 toyota tercel, toyota tercel
1992 toyota tercel, toyota tercel, dimmer switch: there are about 7-10 small little bulbs on the back side of the cluster, sounds like you ve got one thats burnt. the cluster is held in with 4 screws behind the black trim...not too hard of a job but the bulbs are special and you ll have to get them from...

Toyota Repair: 1992 toyota 3.0 v6 4wd, parking brake cable, toyota dealer
parking brake cable, toyota dealer, throttle cable: The only place I know that would have the correct part is the toyota dealer. Check the throttle cable to see if it s not too tight, it can be adjusted at the throttle body, if not there may be some carbon in the throttle body that has to be cleaned out, it...

Toyota Repair: 1992 toyota camry freon, r 12 freon, toyota camry
r 12 freon, toyota camry, service valves: Toyota started using R-134 in 1994 so yours is R-12, I highly recommend that you consider changing over to 134 freon, it s not expensive and you can buy the kit at most autoparts stores, just follow the instructions, the only thing that has to be done is to...

Toyota Repair: 1992 toyota camry tranny problem, toyota camry, shifting gears
toyota camry, shifting gears, transmission troubles: Transmissions are not my specialty. TO the best of my knowledge concerning transmission troubles, keeping the fluid clean, filter changed, and linkage lubricated should be all an owner has to do to maintain the operation of the transaxle. If you encounter...

Toyota Repair: 1992 toyota corrolla, toyota corrolla, vacuum leaks
toyota corrolla, vacuum leaks, toyota corolla: You don t control the idle on EFI engines. Regardless of what you do, the computer will idle it to whatever it wants to idle it at - provided it has enough adjustment to do so. By hand, clean the throttle plate, EGR valve, and Idle valves of carbon. Check...

Toyota Repair: 1992 toyota paseo transmission, 1992 toyota paseo, toyota paseo
1992 toyota paseo, toyota paseo, transmission jacks: Yes it does sound like the transmission has given out and needs to be replaced, replacing it is a lot of work and will take most of the day to do even with a lift and transmission jacks, it s not something I would recommend doing yourself unless you have all...

Toyota Repair: 1992 toyota tercel 1.5l, 1992 toyota tercel, toyota tercel
1992 toyota tercel, toyota tercel, auto repair shop: I have bad news for you, I don t know what happened either, but since this happened after they worked on your car I think you should insist that they give you an explanation or take to a toyota dealer and have them diagnose the problem and tell the other shop...

Toyota Repair: 1993 22re no power, toyota 4wd, head gasket
toyota 4wd, head gasket, vacuum hose: Possibly a catalityc converter problem, it may be partially clogged and is restricted, the easiest way to eliminate it as the possible cause is to disconnect it and drive the truck to see if the problem is gone. That s about the only other thing that can...

Toyota Repair: 1993 4runner stalls when hot, air flow meter, signal wires
air flow meter, signal wires, auto 4x4: there are two wires that need checking. IGT and IGF. IGT = Ignition trigger. If you have spark, your IGT is good. IGF. = Ignition fire. The ignitor tells the ECU the plug fired and the ecu supplies a fuel pulse to the injectors. If the wire is good, I suspect...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Camry 6 cyl 140,000 mi, check belts, filter drain
check belts, filter drain, toyota dealer: All that is left to do on the 120,000 service is to change the oil and filter, drain and refill the coolant, rotate the tires, check the brakes, replace the spark plugs,air filter, check suspension components, exhaust system, check belts and hoses etc., most...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Camry Hydraulic Cooling Fan System, cooling fan system, radiator hoses
cooling fan system, radiator hoses, solenoid switch: The speed of the cooling fan is controlled by the solenoid switch that is connected to the top of the power steering pump which in turn is controlled by the cooling fan ECU, this may be where the problem is, although most of the time the reason the fan does...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Camry Leak, crankshaft seal, pan gasket
crankshaft seal, pan gasket, oil seals: The most common leaks in that area are the front crankshaft seal and the camshaft seal, if the timing belt has not been replaced recently I would recommend replacing the timing belt(it s due to be replaced at 120,000 miles) and all the oil seals and maybe...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Camry Starting Problem, new distributor cap, totota camry
new distributor cap, totota camry, new spark: These engines are known to have distributor problems, remove the distributor cap and the rotor, remove the cover over the ignition coil and very carefully check the coil for any cracks or burned through spots, check it on the underside as well as the epoxy...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Camry smokes at cold start up, valve stem seals, combustion chamber
valve stem seals, combustion chamber, valve guides: Unfortunately this is a common condition with the camrys, yes it s the valve stem seals that are causing the oil to get past the valve guides and into the combustion chamber, it s kind of an expensive repair(about $900-1,000) if the dealer does it but if the...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Camry Trans., toyota camry, transmission replacement
toyota camry, transmission replacement, doubt in my mind: At this mileage a transflush would probably do more harm than good, there is no doubt in my mind that the transmission is developing a problem, this is probably why the previous owner sold it. Have you checked the transmission fluid level, is it up to the...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Camry XLE V6 poor shifting when cold. (3VZ-FE) (A540E AT) (Made in Japan), deg btdc, camry xle
deg btdc, camry xle, smog check: The throttle pressure cable only has an effect on shift quality, either too soft or too harsh, it does not determine upshift/downshift points, this is why I recommending checking the adjustment because you said that the shifting was not smooth when cold. If...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Camry, alternator output, intermitently
alternator output, intermitently, car swerves: This warning light is letting you know that there is a problem with the rear lights or brake lights so make sure that all rear lights including the backup lights are working. The battery light coming on would indicate that the alternator is starting to fail,...

Toyota Repair: 1993 camry no cold air, electronic leak detector, air blows
electronic leak detector, air blows, c line: The a/c compressor is probably not turning on because of low freon pressure, the first step is to hook up pressure gauges to see what the a/c line pressures are, if the pressures are low or there is no pressure in the lines there may be a leak in the system,...

Toyota Repair: 1993 corolla rear motor mount, center bolt, toyota corolla
center bolt, toyota corolla, inner fender: The most common problem is the motor mount at the front of the engine which is attached to the right inner fender, has this one been replaced? If not,I suggest, reconnecting the rear mount and then replace the front mount(on front of the engine, not on the...

Toyota Repair: 1993 LS400 went DEAD driving...No Battery Charge!, ls400, good connections
ls400, good connections, easy job: make sure you have good connections and didnt fry a battery cable or a wire. Test the battery first. Cant check charging with a bad battery. Then check charging system 12.8-14.2 is normal with a good battery. If you cange the alt. you dont really need...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Previa seems to be starved for fuel, water contamination, full tank
water contamination, full tank, visible damage: re you sure the fuel tank is not dented or shows any signs of damage from the accident? The only other thing I would recommend doing is to drain out all the gas that is in the fuel tank when this problem starts and then fill it with fresh fuel, it is possible...

Toyota Repair: 1993 pickup pops out of gear, worn gears, clutch adjustment
worn gears, clutch adjustment, rear brakes: Although it may be a more serious problem a common problem is that the shifter bushings are worn or have disintegrated, check and replace the shifter bushings by removing the shifter from the transmission shift tower and inspect the bushings, there are two...

Toyota Repair: 1993 previa overheating, radiator hose, temp guage
radiator hose, temp guage, water pump: Try changing the thermostat and see if it helps, it is located underneath in the housing at the end of the lower radiator hose on the water pump, there are three 12mm bolts that you have to remove and the thermostat can be removed. If that doesn t help get...

Toyota Repair: 1993 prizm, 1993 geo prizm, geo prizm
1993 geo prizm, geo prizm, corolla: The best way is to look at the door sticker on the car where the VIN# is located, it will give the model number of the transmission it will read somthing like A142, that s the transmission designation, it starts with an A and then has some numbers, when locating...

Toyota Repair: 1993 T-100 Ignition Lock Cylinder Replacing, lock cylinder, 4x4
lock cylinder, 4x4, mechanic: what replacement part did you buy? Mike The cylider, if thats what you bought is replaced by putting the Ignition cyl in Acc position.Then there is a small hole in the side of the housing that you push a pic into and it will allow you to pull the cyl...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Terxel A/C leak, electronic sniffers, mr ted
electronic sniffers, mr ted, medium speed: A leak this large should be obvious, was it checked for a leak inside the passenger compartment? This should be done with the engine off/AC off and the fan turned on to medium speed, use the detector at the vents, if there is a leak at the evaporator core...

Toyota Repair: 1993 TOYOTA CAMRY 4CYL USA, toyota camry, air gap
toyota camry, air gap, electrical problem: A common problem on these engines is that the coil inside the distributor has a problem, remove the distributor cap and the rotor and the coil cover and inspect the coil for any cracks or burned spots, check very carefully with a flashlight and look on the...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota 4x4 Power Steering, power steering leaks, pool maintenence
power steering leaks, pool maintenence, 4x4 power: OK, I ll try make some sense of this and hopefully can be of some help. Regarding the power steering problem; Since fluid has to be added at this rate there has to be an external leak, there cannot be an internal leak because if that was the case no fluid...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Antenna, antenna line, coat hangers
antenna line, coat hangers, temperature gauge: I understand your frustration, I have replaced a couple of these myself, the best way is to remove the antenna again, remove the two phillips screws and pull the antenna out, tape the antenna lead to the plastic rod, have someone lower the antenna slowly into...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Camery (USA), toyota camery, salvage yard
toyota camery, salvage yard, toyota cars: Theses engines were known to have distributor problems, remove the distributor cap and rotor and the coil cover and check the coil for any cracks or burned spots, the can crack or leak and short to ground, the coil can be replaced but no other parts are available...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Camry, toyota camry, fuse box
toyota camry, fuse box, electrical input: The fuel pump doesn t have a single designated fuse, it gets electrical input voltage from several sources, the fuses tart you need to check are the 7.5A ignition fuse, the 15A EFI, the 15A starter. There are two relays that are involved, the circuit opening...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Camry, degree thermostat, toyota camry
degree thermostat, toyota camry, temp gauge: If you live in a cold climate the engine may not get hot enough to turn the fans on if the correct thermostat was not installed, make sure that a 180 degree thermostat was used so the fans turn on at that temperature,the fans will stay on with the sensor connectors...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Camry, air control valve, air leaks
air control valve, air leaks, toyota camry: First check to see that there are no air leaks on the intake side, no cracked or disconnected hoses etc. if not then I would recommend removing the EFI throttle body and then cleaning the inside of the t/body, at the same time the IAC(idle air control valve)...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Camry 4 Dr, starter solenoid, toyota camry
starter solenoid, toyota camry, independent repair: Yes it is a common problem, the solution is to either replace the starter with a remanufactured one or disassemble the starter solenoid to replace the contacts, the price to replace the contacts at the dealer are not out of line since the parts are about $20...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Camry Remote Locking, toyota camry vienta, keyless entry system
toyota camry vienta, keyless entry system, toyota camry: The keyless entry system on camrys did not have the lock/unlock button on the key until 1998 in the US, can you send me a photo of the key, it s not necessary to replace the locks, I may be able to help if I can see what the key looks like, my email address...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Camry, spark plug wires, jumper wire
spark plug wires, jumper wire, toyota camry: It would help for me to know what parts were replaced and any repairs that were made when you spent the $1000, for now I can only take a guess as to why the engine has a misfire, the most common would be the spark plug wires or the spark plugs and the distributor...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Corolla Gas Mileage, engine management systems, toyota corolla
engine management systems, toyota corolla, genuine air: Hi, this is really hard to tell. Firs you have to know if your engine is mechanically OK, then all engine management systems are working OK. otherwise will will end up spending money and not achieving results. And last but not least is your driving style...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Corolla Horn, toyota corolla, steering wheel
toyota corolla, steering wheel, air bag: The problem may be in the steering wheel contacts, remove the steering wheel pad or air bag, disconnect the battery and wait at least 10 seconds before removing the air bag, ground the horn wire directly to the steering column, if the horn works check the...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Corolla Inside Door Handle, phillips screw, needlenose pliers
phillips screw, needlenose pliers, toyota corolla: Thank you, the handles are relatively easy to replace, there is a small phillips screw in the door handle, after removing it the control link from the lock has to be disconnected with a pair of needlenose pliers, I think the local pep boys should be able to...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Landcruiser engine light flicker on and off, toyota repair manual, light flicker
toyota repair manual, light flicker, toyota landcruiser: These codes indicate a failure of the electronic spark advance system(ESA)the on board computer controls the spark advance, there may be a problem with the distributor or possibly the ECU. The factory repair manual gives complete instructions how to check...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota Pickup, 4wd, 22RE, smog inspections, emission control systems
smog inspections, emission control systems, toyota specialist: The cat converter may be restricted and it should be replaced, it will run without one but the truck won t pass the next emission test if the area you live in requires periodic smog inspections and in some states tampering with or removing emission control...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota pickup 2.4L 22re, air flow meter, vacuum leak
air flow meter, vacuum leak, salvage yards: There are two things that I can think of other than a large vacuum leak on the intake system, it sounds like the injectors are being turned off by the computer or the fuel pump is being turned off, the fuel pump is controlled by the air flow meter, it s more...

Toyota Repair: 1993 toyota 4runner, jumper cables, toyota 4runner
jumper cables, toyota 4runner, engine misfire: The engine turns over and there is spark to the spark plugs but it will not start up, is that correct? It sounds like there may be two problems because you also say that it won t crank and a jumper battery has to be connected to get it to crank(turn over)you...

Toyota Repair: 1993 toyota 4X4 V6 fast idle, coolant system, toyota 4x4
coolant system, toyota 4x4, head gasket: The backside of the rest that the arm on the throttle plate. It very likely won t help. Aslong as the idle valve has suffecient throw to control the idle. The ECU will idle the engine at whatever speed it determins is what it shold idle at. Cold idle, or...

Toyota Repair: 1993 toyota camry ignition module, toyota camry, head gasket
toyota camry, head gasket, salvage yard: The igniter module can t be bypassed, since I have seen a lot more distributors cause a no spark condition I would try to pick one up at a salvage yard and see if it starts. Then I would recommend having the headgasket checked somewhere else, preferably a...

Toyota Repair: 1993 toyota camry, toyota camry, head gasket
toyota camry, head gasket, leak down test: Discontinue driving the car IMMEDIATELY. On the chance you ve not blown it up. You will. And if it is blown up. You ll sieze the engine instead of simply needing a top end rebuild. Warm the engine up & do a compression / leak down test. Record the numbers...

Toyota Repair: 1993 toyota keeps overheating, steering box, electrical connector
steering box, electrical connector, power steering pump: I suspect the problem may be with the hydraulic fan, make sure it comes up to full speed when the engine gets hot, if it doesn t check to make sure that the electrical connector for the solenoid on top of the power steering pump is connected, this solenoid...

Toyota Repair: 1993 toyota p/u 4x4, high beams, lighting problem
high beams, lighting problem, fuse box: I would need to know the diagnostic trouble code stored in the onboard computer to help with the check engine light, most repair shops can do this, then you can let me know if you need more information on how to go about repairing the problem, the lighting...

Toyota Repair: 1993 toyota pick-up idle problem, plenum chamber, intake plenum
plenum chamber, intake plenum, intake runners: I m going to try to help with this but it will require some questions from me because at this time I m a little bit lost. In the meantime, it sounds to me like there is some sort of intake system air leak, either at the intake air hoses or between the intake...

Toyota Repair: 1993 toyota pickup 22re 4x4 won't run right?, throttle position sensor, toyota pickup
throttle position sensor, toyota pickup, blower motor: I would check your EGR. This opperates when the engine is cold. Secondly,disconnect your Throttle position sensor and see if it runs. Lastly, do you know how to check codes? Just because the converter isnt flaming, you cannot possibly get the truck warm enough...

Toyota Repair: 1993 toyota pickup truck, toyota pickup truck, radiator shop
toyota pickup truck, radiator shop, circulation problem: Sorry, my mistake about the radiator, A clogged heater core would not cause the overheating it is not a part of the cooling system other than just provide heat to the passenger compartment, even with the heater completely disconnected the engine should run...

Toyota Repair: 1993 toyota sr5 freon type, r 134 freon, r 12 freon
r 134 freon, r 12 freon, toyota sr5: All 1993 models use the R-12 freon which is getting more expensive, about $50 a pound, I would suggest changing over to the R-134 freon which is only about $10 a pound, the kits to change over are available at most autoparts stores, the R-12 is no longer available...

Toyota Repair: 1993 toyota truck, mass air sensor, air flow meter
mass air sensor, air flow meter, diagnostic connector: Denis, The fuel pump should only have power during cranking and when the air flow meter is open. I would start by checking for engine codes. It sounds as if your distributor pick-up coil may be bad. You want to look for a code such as no NE signal during...

Toyota Repair: 1994 4 Runner SE 6 cyl. AutoTransmission, transmission failure, impending trouble
transmission failure, impending trouble, auto transmission: This is a kind of common problem and it is normally the first sign of potential transmission problems, my own 1990 4-Runner has been doing the same thing for about 3 yrs but it s still OK other than it will chatters on hard acceleration from a stop which is...

Toyota Repair: 1994 4 runer, coolant levels, engine coolant
coolant levels, engine coolant, adjustment screw: The idle speed is adjustable, there is an idle adjustment screw on the throttle body, try to adjust it and see if it helps, make sure that the throttle cable is not hanging up and that the cruise control cable is not holding the throttle open slightly...

Toyota Repair: 1994 4 runner 3.0 misses during acceleration, fuel pressure gauge, head gaskets
fuel pressure gauge, head gaskets, water in the fuel: Any sign of water in the fuel is a cause for concern because there is probably at lot more in the fuel tank since water is heavier it will tend to settle on the bottom where the fuel pump pickup is located, it s either that or the fuel pressure is not enough...

Toyota Repair: 1994 4 runner 4X4 won't engage, vacuum lines, soft dirt
vacuum lines, soft dirt, vacuum pump: There is a vacuum controlled actuator on the front differential, the switch that turns the 4x4 light on is in the front differential so what is happening is that the front differential is not locking, check the vacuum lines from the VSV under the hood to the...

Toyota Repair: 1994 4Runner fuse blows, toyota 4runner, loose cables
toyota 4runner, loose cables, toyota dealer: Loose cables don t cause fuses to blow, a short circuit to ground does. I have absolutely no idea what the cable is he is talking about but it doesn t matter because that is not the problem anyway. I can t make a diagnosis why the fuse is blowing, it s just...

Toyota Repair: 1994 4Runner Outside Rearview Mirrors, fuse panel, dash panel
fuse panel, dash panel, rearview: Check the 7.5A radio fuse, it supplies the power to the mirror switch, it s located in the fuse panel either in the lower dash panel or under the dash on the left side on the fuse panel, if the fuse is good check to make sure the switch is plugged in....

Toyota Repair: 1994 4runner starter relay, starter relay, charging system
starter relay, charging system, 4runner: I can send you a copy, I will need your email address, can t send attachments here, this repair will only work if everything else tests good,this is a last resort type of repair, if the starter or battery or the charging system has a problem this remedy will...

Toyota Repair: 1994 4x4 ex-cab 22R-E, odd power loss, odd power, cat converter
odd power, cat converter, max fuel: The egr system can t cause the power loss but a clogged exhaust system can, it may very well be that the cat converter is disintegrationg and restricting the exhaust, removing the cat and checking it visually will normally reveal a problem, if it has a problem...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry 100 amp fuses, amp fuses, fuse holder
amp fuses, fuse holder, fuse box: The fuse is bolted to two terminals inside the fuse box, it is possible to remove the part that contains the 100a fuse by releasing the retaining clips on the fuse holder and pulling up, then the two wires can be unbolted and the fuse replaced.You have to...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry - dies at idle, Hard hot start, camry xle, high mileage
camry xle, high mileage, transportation expert: Excessive white smoke(steam) from the tailpipe would be cause for cencern, there may be a headgasket problem and coolant may be getting into one or more of the cylinders, that s a possibility, some steam is normal when cold due to the condensation in the catalytic...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry Emissions, nox emissions, egr system
nox emissions, egr system, combustion temperatures: High NOx emissions could be cuased by other malfunctions not just the converter, NOX gases are caused by combustion temperatures,the EGR system is designed to reduce temperatures which reduce nox emissions, the egr system is not on at idle speeds, only at...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry hard hot start, blown head gasket, camry xle
blown head gasket, camry xle, high mileage: Does it use any coolant. If it is smoke like you say and not condensation then that would be coolant and I would suspect a blown head gasket. Does the white smoke have any smell? Sweet smell also sign its burning coolant. The idle problem sounds to me...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry P0753 code., voltage connections, control voltage
voltage connections, control voltage, trouble code: It will save us both a lot of time if you could send me your email address so I can send you some test procedures to diagnose the 753 trouble code, also let me know if it s a 4cyl or V-6. Please by pass the allexperts site and contact me directly with the...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry power window and lock, car salvage, salvage yard
car salvage, salvage yard, frequent failures: The problem is either that left rear switch or the window master switch, both have history of frequent failures, the small switch in the left door is relatively inexpensive, so I would recommend replacing it and see what happens, you can probably get it at...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry Shakes, cv axles, cv joints
cv axles, cv joints, accelerator pedal: The most common cause for this are the CV axles, if the inner CV joints wear out and become too loose they need to be replaced, the entire drive axle has to be replaced, check to see if one or both of the axles has excessive movement on the inner cv joint...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry shifting problem, salvage yard, board computer
salvage yard, board computer, camry: The chances of both of the transmissions having the same problem are practically none, I think there may be a problem with the on board computer or a wiring problem, try another computer you should be able to get it from the same salvage place that sold the...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry starter (4 cylinder), negative cable, positive cable
negative cable, positive cable, sarter: The sarter is located on the transmission bell housing and is visible near the radiator, to remove the starter the battery negative cable must be disconnected from the battery. Disconnect the positive cable at the starter, remove the smaller connector on...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry starter, failure rate, repair history
failure rate, repair history, toyota parts: The mechanic was correct, the starter may eventually develop an internal short and not release from the flywheel, if the engine starts the starter will be forced to spin at a rate it was not designed for and will literally burn up, I have seen this, there...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry sunroof, toyota camry, light assembly
toyota camry, light assembly, lens cover: The best way to do this is not to remove a fuse because fuses supply power to more than on circuit so by pulling out on of the fuses it may disable another circuit and render another system inoperative, so here is what I recommend. When the sunrroof is fully...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry transmission!, rubber boot, valve body
rubber boot, valve body, rubber ball: Before replacing any parts check that the throttle pressure cable is adjusted correctly, the cable comes up from the transmission and connects to the throttle body next to the acclerator cable, there may be a rubber boot on the end of the housing, remove it...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry V6 A541 Trans P0753 - NOT, camry v6, voltage measurements
camry v6, voltage measurements, control voltages: Then change the NPS switch. Don t yell....... No there is nothing to change the NPS, a monkey could do it. Just go download that factory service manual. On a side note, the ECU faults the solenoid based on only one criteria. That the resistance on...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry V6 A541 Trans 165K miles, camry v6, voltage measurements
camry v6, voltage measurements, electrical malfunction: At the last Auto trans class I attended, a few years back, I remember the instuctor saying the ECU compairs the vehilce speed to speed sensor #2 and said a 3-5 % difference was allowed, I think it reads off the direct clutch. Basically he was saying that if...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry V6 axle replacement, factory service manuals, camry v6
factory service manuals, camry v6, camry: That is way to large of a question to answer here Mike. I d be typing all day. You need to buy a repair manual be it Haynes, or the Factory Service Manuals. Of which the 94 Camry FSM is avalible for download online at several Camry forums. www.toyotanation.com...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry v6 transmission oil change, transmission oil change, camry v6
transmission oil change, camry v6, transmission changes: There is nothing to adjust on the transmission exept for the throttle pressure cable, there may be a major problem developing, the only thing I can suggest is to have the toyota dealer change the fluid and have them check the throttle pressure cable to see...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry XLE Electrical, camry xle, informational tool
camry xle, informational tool, electrical problem: The problem may be the alternator, have it checked and replace it if needed, there is a quick test you can do yourself, with the engine running disconnect the negative side of the battery, if the engine keeps running the alternator is probably not the cause,...

Toyota Repair: 1994 camry brake fluid leak, external signs, fluid leak
external signs, fluid leak, brake drums: If the brake fluid disappears from the reservoir then there must be a leak somewhere, some common areas for external leaks are the rear wheel cylinders, remove the brake drums to inspect, or a leaking master cylinder, remove the master cylinder for inspection...

Toyota Repair: 1994 camry light lens, plastic tab, light lens
plastic tab, light lens, camry: With the hood open locate the small black plastic clip on top that attaches the lens, pry the center up and remove the button, the lens is removed by moving it foreward there is a plastic tab holding it in, you can see the plastic tab by looking down next...

Toyota Repair: 1994 camry overheating, electric cooling fans, toyota camry
electric cooling fans, toyota camry, radiator cap: It s boiling over because the engine is overheating and the radiator cap can no longer contain the pressure so it opens up and dumps the coolant into the reservoir bottle. There are a couple of things to check, the radiator may be clogged and not circulating...

Toyota Repair: 1994 camry /trunk, horizontal position, vertical position
horizontal position, vertical position, trunk latch: Since it can t be opened with either one there must be a problem with the latch itself, it won t release. If the rear seat back can be folded down there may be access to the latch by removing the carpet covers and then manually try to move the retaining latch,...

Toyota Repair: 1994 camry, repair experience, ball bearing
repair experience, ball bearing, waterpump: either the waterpump or idler pulley exploded. Youll need a new T belt and whatever exploded. Not a do it yourself job for the average auto talent. Youll need some moderate auto repair experience. THE REPAIR MANUAL CAN BE OBTAINED AT WWW.TECHINFO.TOYOTA.COM...

Toyota Repair: 1994 celica motor loses electrical power, amp fuse, blown fuse
amp fuse, blown fuse, fuse box: Replace the EFI Main relay. After checking the battery & alternator during load tests *just* to make sure. If it does it again, pull the entire fuse box apart & replace it, or re-assemble it. The wiring may have come loose. I ve seen that afew times, but it...

Toyota Repair: 1994 corolla A/C, Radio, side kick panel, fuse box
side kick panel, fuse box, car battery: There are probably some other things that are not working either, so need to look a little deeper, normally when the battery is connected backwards the alternator fuse will blow, check in the black fuse box under the hood the alternator and heater fuses are...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Land Cruiser Oil Sensor, oil pressure gauge, oil pressure sending unit
oil pressure gauge, oil pressure sending unit, ac compressor: I can t help until monday either, don t have access to a wiring diagram at this time. Does the oil pressure gauge work? The wire may be for something else. The oil pressure sending unit is on the engine block towards the front, it may have a black rubber...

Toyota Repair: 1994 sr5 pickup a/c, sr5 v6, jumper wire
sr5 v6, jumper wire, compressor clutch: On this model there is no low pressure switch there is only a high side switch and it is located inside on the evaporator, you can apply 12 volts directly to the compressor clutch, disconnect the connector for the cluch and put 12 volts directly from the battery...

Toyota Repair: 1994 T-100 brakes, rear drums, rear brakes
rear drums, rear brakes, bleeder valves: The load sensing proportioning valve may need to be adjusted, there is a specific operation in the factory repair manual that shows the procedure, it s on page BR-55, it s quite involved and requires special equipment but it just may solve the problem, by...

Toyota Repair: 1994 T100 transmision, shift mechanism, ball and socket
shift mechanism, ball and socket, slave cylinder: i saw one with the identical problem your fighting with last week. yes, the trans can be removed without removing the engine. yes, the trans shifting mechanism can be removed without removing the transmission. that was where the problem was last week. ...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Tercel SRS Air Bag Light, jumper wire, light thanks
jumper wire, light thanks, self diagnostics: Place the jumper wire on the check connector between TC/E1 to read the diagnostic code on the air bag warning light, read the number of blinks of the light, there may be more than one code, there will be a pause between each code, for instance a code 12 will...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Tercel valve seals, toyota hybrids, piston ring
toyota hybrids, piston ring, start ups: I doubt very much that at this mileage there is a piston ring problem especially if it was well maintained, the blue smoke on start ups is because the valve seals are starting to leak, the usual cost for parts and labor is around $1,000 at the toyota dealer....

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota 4 Runner SR-5, fuel pressure regulator, toyota 4 runner
fuel pressure regulator, toyota 4 runner, unpluged: Yes the problem could be the fuel pressure regulator, it could also be a problem with the computer which controls the injector duration ( on time )there could also be a restriction in the fuel return hose to the tank, just out of curiousity, why were the injectors...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota 4 runner head gasket problem, head gasket problem, valve work
head gasket problem, valve work, headgaskets: Toyota s limited service campaign VO-6 only covers the headgasket replacement, these are updated gaskets and normally take care of the problem. If at the time of the headgasket replacement any additional work such as head resurfacing or valve work is needed...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota 4 runner 3.0 EFI, vacuum leak, head gaskets
vacuum leak, head gaskets, adjustment screw: The code 25 indicates a lean condition and in most cases the problem is not the sensor but the cause of the engine misfire, this could be caused by a vacuum leak or a malfuctioning cylinder, try to isolate which cylinder is causing the problem, this can also...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota 4Runner Engine/Head gasket, piston chamber, toyota 4runner
piston chamber, toyota 4runner, radiator fluid: Your right on the money. The headgasket leaks coolant into the cyl and it Hyrolocks the motor. You cant compress a liquid. Pressurize yes, compress, no. So thats the no-crank. Shell bleed down into the crankcase and will be drained with the oil. You need...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota 4Runner Fuel Leak, toyota 4runner, weekend mechanic
toyota 4runner, weekend mechanic, professional mechanic: There is a pipe under the air chamber and a fuel dampener and a cold start injector fuel line you can t see, get your vin number and call your Toyota dealer and ask them to check it for Head gasket recall, if you had it done somewhere else and still have the...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota 4runner hub problem, electric solenoid, toyota 4runner
electric solenoid, toyota 4runner, vacuum lines: The engaging of the front differential is controlled by an actuator on the front differential, it is vacuum operated,and controlled by solenoids which send a vacuum signal to the actuator to move it and lock the differential so that the front wheels will turn,...

Toyota Repair: I have a 1994 Toyota Camary..., toyota camary, cv joint
toyota camary, cv joint, snap ring: There is a snap ring on the inside of the shaft in the transmission but it cannot be removed because it is inside the transmission, normally the axle will pop out by turning it in different positions and continually prying with two prybars between the transmission...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota Camry AC Problem, toyota camry, servomotor
toyota camry, servomotor, rotary dial: Thank you for the additional information, we don t run into this problem very much,if we do it is usually caused be a control cable that has come off from the control lever, try to find the cable that is supposed to be attached to that lever and reattach it...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota Camry LE transmission fluid leak, spline shaft, toyota camry
spline shaft, toyota camry, steel rim: The seal itself can be removed with a seal puller, available at most autoparts stores, the new seal is then installed with some sort of steel pipe the fits exactly on the outer steel rim of the seal,toyota has a special tool but you can improvise, the trick...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota Camry XLE V6, toyota camry xle, toyota camry
toyota camry xle, toyota camry, coil pack: It s coil on plug ignition. 6 cylinders, 6 coil packs. You can swap the coil pack with another one on the same engine & see if the mis-fire changes to the other cylinder. Injectors noremally are not a problem with Toyota s. They re double-filtered systems...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota Carina A/C problem, electronic leak detector, toyota carina
electronic leak detector, toyota carina, compressor clutch: Hello Otto, the main reason for the A/C compressor clutch to not engage is that the freon pressure in the system is too low and in most cases this is because there is a leak in the system, if there is not enough freon pressure the compressor will not engage...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota Corrola, toyota corrola, dash lights
toyota corrola, dash lights, dome light: Youll need a multi-meter to check for a short to ground.youll need to trace the wire. disconnect the connectoers in the circuit to make them into shorter individual legs and find the leg of the circuit thats shorted to ground. Repair or replace. You can...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota Paseo wont start, 1994 toyota paseo, toyota paseo
1994 toyota paseo, toyota paseo, park position: Check the fuses under the hood under the black cover, there should be an 80 or 100 amp alternator fuse, check to see if it has blown, if so check all of the other fuses, if the alternator fuse has blown there will be no response from the starting system...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota Pickup v6, stock air filter, modulator valve
stock air filter, modulator valve, egr valve: Most of the EGR failures are caused by the EGR modulator valve attached to the EGR valve on a bracket, if air can pass through from the bottom port replace it and clear the code. High CO is not caused by a malfunctioning EGR system, it s caused by an engine...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota pickup v6 check eng light code 71, vacuum hoses, wire loom
vacuum hoses, wire loom, vacuum leak: Yes just a couple,there may be a problem with the wiring, the engine wire loom has a few soldered splice points inside the insulation, they can get corroded and create bad connections which mean high resistance and a possible short circuit. Check the wire...

Toyota Repair: 1994 toyota 4-wheel drive pick-up with 22re engine!, camshaft timing, time marks
camshaft timing, time marks, cam timing: I need to know which timing marks, are you trying to set the camshaft timing or the engine s basic timing with a timing light. If you are trying to set the cam timing let me know and I can send an illustration how to do this but I will need an email address...

Toyota Repair: 1994 toyota 4runner - bad oxygen sensor, cylinder head gaskets, fuel injector problems
cylinder head gaskets, fuel injector problems, intake hoses: Neither one of those suggestions is correct, if there was an 02 sensor problem the check engine light would turn on but this is not the case is this correct? Fuel injector problems are very rare. It s much more common that the is some sort of intake leak...

Toyota Repair: 1994 toyota 4runner, air flow meter, toyota 4runner
air flow meter, toyota 4runner, air tubes: It may be an air leak in the intake system, make sure the clamps on the intake air tubes are tight and there are no cracks in the rubber hoses, the large black ones from the air cleaner to the throttle body. Have the shop check the EGR valve vacuum hose routing,...

Toyota Repair: 1994 toyota Corolla Dx question, toyota corolla dx, liquid electrical tape
toyota corolla dx, liquid electrical tape, toyota corolla: Here is what I think the problem is, the water leaking inside the passenger compartment was getting to the on board computer, on the 94 Corolla it s either located under the glove compartment or under the radio in the center console, either the connctors...

Toyota Repair: 1994 toyota camry- ac stalls engine, hot days hard to start, toyota camry, minor inconvenience
toyota camry, minor inconvenience, place thanks: strange that the car dies with the ac on. Maybe the compressor tightens up when hot? AS far as the hot no start. You have the possibility of several problems. could be fuel trim issue. Youll need to check for ECU codes and then look at the data list to...

Toyota Repair: 1994 toyota camry LE 4 cyl (non Ca.), toyota camry, pickup coil
toyota camry, pickup coil, signal generator: There are two kind of common problems, one is that the ignition coil in the distributor will have either a crack or a leak where it can jump to ground, inspect the coil carefully for this, remove the rotor and the coil cover and check the epoxy filled area...

Toyota Repair: 1994 toyota corolla, toyota corolla, speedometer
toyota corolla, speedometer, electrical wiring: I don t think this is going to work because of the fact that the original transmission was different as far as the speedometer was configured, the computer is missing some input signals because of the disconnected wires and will not turn the injectors on...

Toyota Repair: 1994 toyota pick-up 4x4, coolant leak, internal combustion
coolant leak, internal combustion, blown headgasket: It needs to be determined whether there is an external or internal coolant leak, the first step is to do a cooling system pressure test to see if there is an external leak, if no external leaks are found it needs to be tested for a possible internal combustion...

Toyota Repair: 1994 toyota pickup idleing, vehicle speed sensor, throttle position sensor
vehicle speed sensor, throttle position sensor, jumper wire: Possibly an untake system leak, maybe a vacuum hose disconnected or an intake hose air leak, something didn t get connected back correctly when the engine was replaced, the code 25 is a lean condition code, this indicates an air leak of some sort on the intake...

Toyota Repair: 1994 toyota pickup overheating, blown head gasket, coolant fluid
blown head gasket, coolant fluid, headgaskets: Possibly a headgasket problem, if it s a V-6 there is still a special service campaign in effect contact the toyota dealer and have them run the VIN# in the computer to see if it applies to your truck, if so you will get the headgaskets replaced at no charge....

Toyota Repair: 1994 toyota pickup, head gasket, air pockets
head gasket, air pockets, raditor: Anthony, First I would try replacing your thermostat. The idle surge is caused by an air pocket in the throttle body. If the thermostat is not opening on time the coolant will boil and create air pockets in the cooling system. If that does not cure the...

Toyota Repair: 1994 toyota T 100 starter, bell housing, battery cable
bell housing, battery cable, solenoid: Both 14mm starter bolts are accessible from the rear of the bell housing, remove the 12mm nut for the battery cable and the solenoid connector, the starter can be removed through the bottom, you may have to bend the power steering lines a little to make room...

Toyota Repair: 1994 V6 Camry rev limit problem, metal particles, transmission failure
metal particles, transmission failure, rev limit: The 773 code indicates a problem with the torque converter lock-up system/solenoid this could be due to transmission failure because metal particles can get into the solenoid and cause it to not function, remove the transmission oil pan and inspect it for...