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Toyota Repair: replacing fuel injector 98 toyota avalon, toyota avalon, diagnostic fee
toyota avalon, diagnostic fee, independent repair: I would advise getting another opinion, preferably the toyota dealer before going and replacing expensive parts, pay the dealer the diagnostic fee and get the trouble code numbers, see what they recommend or post a follow up letting me know what they find....

Toyota Repair: replacing struts on rear Toyota, toyota camry, seat bottom
toyota camry, seat bottom, seat cushion: The rear seat bottom part has to be removed, just pull up at the front of the seat cushion, after that remove the edge cushion part of the seatback on both left and right, there is a bolt on the bottom holding them on, remove the bolt and slide them up. The...

Toyota Repair: Steering wheel locking and shuddering, power steering fluid, steering wheel
power steering fluid, steering wheel, slow speed: Thw most likely cause is that the power steering unit is malfunctioning and may need to be replaced, aqlso check the power steering fluid under the hood, make sure the fluid is at the full mark, if the fluid is low there may be a leak, if the fluid is full...

Toyota Repair: seeking solution on auto faul light for van, toyota tarago, window defroster
toyota tarago, window defroster, rear window: On some of the older Toyotas there was an issue where the alternator would send a signal to the ECM saying it wasn t charging and yet it was. To be absolutely sure; while the engine is running attach a multi-meter to the battery and it should show at...

Toyota Repair: sunroof, toyota camry, moon roof
toyota camry, moon roof, bit of wind: Push and hold down the “TILT UP” side of the switch until the moon roof tilts all the way up and then tilts down slightly (approx. 10 mm [0.39 in.] at the rear). 2. Check for proper operation of the “one–touch slide open/close” and “one–touch tilt up/down”...

Toyota Repair: Timing 1990 Corolla 4afe, head gasket, cam installation
head gasket, cam installation, intake cam: The two marks on the outside of the gears are installation marks and are not TDC, the larger dots on the rear of the gears are the TDC marks as long as both of them line up when rotated the timing is correct assuming that the gear at the font is aligned with...

Toyota Repair: Toyota blinker all blink fast, gm cars, flasher relay
gm cars, flasher relay, brighter headlights: The headlights won t cause this, the most likely cause may be the flasher relay since all turn signals are affected. Make absolutely sure that none of the bulbs in the rear are good and installed in the correct sockets and the ground connections are good...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Camry 2000 CE 90,000 miles check up, toyota camry, engine coolant
toyota camry, engine coolant, suspension components: Besides a visual inspection of the brakes, drive belts, tires and suspension components what should be replaced are the following items: The spark plugs the timing belt the drive belts the engine oil and filter the transmission fluid the engine coolant...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Camry 96 power steering hard to turn, inner tie rod, power steering fluid
inner tie rod, power steering fluid, toyota camry: It still sounds like the power steering pump belt is either not tight enough or it s worn or there is oil on it, try replacing the belt and make sure that it s very tight. The inner tie rod is replaceable, remove the rubber boot and then loosen the nut, it...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Corolla Airbag Warning Light?, airbag warning light, diagnostic test kit
airbag warning light, diagnostic test kit, airbag system: That is true it could be unsafe to drive. My first question is does it have side airbags? If so, thats usually where the issue comes from and a good techy must look. I m assuming that your vehicle has never been in an accident or even bumped into in a...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Sequoia, 2004 toyota sequoia, toyota sequoia
2004 toyota sequoia, toyota sequoia, trouble code: First I think you should have the brakes checked to make sure they are safe before going on the trip. Toyota had issued a service bulletin for an updated skid control ECU and in most cases replacing it does take care of the problem but keep in mind that it...

Toyota Repair: toyota camry vienta V6 '97, toyota camry vienta, 30 amp fuse
toyota camry vienta, 30 amp fuse, electric cooling fans: With the engine warmed up to operating temperature it should spin at maximum speed, the fan is controlled by hydraulic pressure from the power steering pump, the pressure is regulated by an electric solenoid mounted to the power steering pump, make sure the...

Toyota Repair: toyota highlander VSC, vacuum hoses, toyota highlander
vacuum hoses, toyota highlander, scantool: In most cases the check engine light is the root cause for both lights to turn on, when the MIL turns on the VSC is disabled causing the vsc light to turn on, the first step would be to connect a scantool to the onboard computer to find out what the trouble...

Toyota Repair: transmission service, service department charges, toyota highlanders
service department charges, toyota highlanders, toyota rav4: They all use toyota s type T-IV fluid which should be replaced every 30,000 miles, this is a drain and fill operation and is part of the 30,000 mile service, if the atf is dark and discolored it may be a good idea to have the transmission flushed which will...

Toyota Repair: Valve seals to change, spring retainers, spring retainer
spring retainers, spring retainer, cam gears: Yes the engine can move when pressurizing the cylinders, the way to avoid thisn is to make sure that the piston is exactly at the top. Even if the engine does move the cam timing can be reset by putting the engine at #1 tdc after the valve seals are replaced...

Toyota Repair: water in driver floorboard of 05 4 Runner, stiff wire, drain hose
stiff wire, drain hose, driver floorboard: The a/c evaporator drain hose probably came off letting water drain on the inside instead outside through the floor, pull the carpeting back and make sure the hose is connected to the evaporator and exits through the floor, there is also a chance that the...

Toyota Repair: 03 toyota matrix, p0420 code, toyota matrix
p0420 code, toyota matrix, filler tube: Toyota had issued a service bulletin for the p0420 code, it involves reprogramming the computer and replacing the catalityc converter, the warranty period for this is 8yrs/80,000 miles, if the matrix has less than 80,000 miles see your toyota dealer and have...

Toyota Repair: 04 Toyota 4 runner A/C not cooling, 4 wd, toyota 4 runner
4 wd, toyota 4 runner, diagnostic system: The heater core has hor coolant going through it all the time, this is normal, the cold air/hot air is directed internally with air blend doors, it may be a problem with the controls on the dash, it uses a pushbutton array for the controls which controls the...

Toyota Repair: 100k maintenance, toyota celica, transmission fluid
toyota celica, transmission fluid, oil filter: the p0420 is a catalityc converter malfunction code, it may be starting to go out and may need to be replaced. At that mileage the spark plugs should be replaced s well as the air filter, the coolant, the transmission fluid, the brakes checked, the tires rotated...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Camry Alternator Fuse problem, positive cable, battery cable
positive cable, battery cable, alternator: Disconnect the positive cable from the starter, be sure it does not touch any metal parts, disconnect the battery first then the starter connector and insulate it, then reconnect the battery and see if the fuse stops blowing, what I m getting at is that I...

Toyota Repair: 1991 corolla 4x4, intake hoses, corolla wagon
intake hoses, corolla wagon, ultratune: Does the check engine light ever come on? Is it on at this time? If the check engine light does not turn on while driving check for a vacuum or air intake leak, check the large intake hoses from the air filter, they have a tendency to crack, check all other...

Toyota Repair: 1992 toyota 4runner stalls, air intake hose, throttle position sensor
air intake hose, throttle position sensor, vacuum hoses: Ricardo, First check all wire connections to all sensors under the hood.Check all vacuum hoses for cracks or broken, including large rubber air intake hose to the intake manifold. (the clamps loosen over time, you must remove it and inspect it completely...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Celica, r 134 refrigerant, external threads
r 134 refrigerant, external threads, service valves: In 1994 most cars started using the R-134 refrigerant but it couls also be using the older R-12, look under the hood for a small yellow label, it will say which it has, if the label is gone then look at the service valves, this is where the freon is added,...

Toyota Repair: 1997 Camry headlights turning on by themselves, fuse block, timed delay
fuse block, timed delay, power feature: The on/off function is controlled by an integration relay and there is a good chance tht it is the problem, this relay is located on the rear of the fuse block(junction block) on the lower left of the dash, it s the one that has all the fuses on it, some of...

Toyota Repair: 1999 Camry LE 2.2L 4CYL, crankshaft pulley, zero compression
crankshaft pulley, zero compression, degree mark: This engine can t bent valves even if the timing belt breaks, recheck the timing again, I think the timing is 180 degrees off, take the #1 spark plug out and rotate the engine to the zero degree mark on the crankshaft pulley, with a flashlight check into the...

Toyota Repair: 1999 Toyota Land Cruiser, toyota land cruiser, jumper cables
toyota land cruiser, jumper cables, negative terminal: It sounds like the alternator is not charging the battery, start it again with the jumper cables and then disconnect the negative terminal on the battery, if the engine starts to die out and stall then the alternator is not chrging and should be replaced....

Toyota Repair: 2000 Corolla hesitation, maf sensor, question thanks
maf sensor, question thanks, cold start: You did the right thing, the p0171 code by itself is normally due to a dirty MAF sensor and if it was the only code I would have recommended doing what you did but the fact that it had misfire codes was my primary concern, let me know if i can help in the...

Toyota Repair: 2000 toy. corolla se--smell burning, power steering fluid leak, power steering rack
power steering fluid leak, power steering rack, power steering fluid: It sounds like there is a power steering fluid leak, check the reservoir under the hood to see if it s low, if it is there is a leak in the system, it may be the power steering rack or the power steering pump. If the power steering is not leaking then check...

Toyota Repair: 2001 Avalon OBD 2 question, obd 2, air fuel
obd 2, air fuel, warmup: This code is for the A/F sensor Bank 2 sensor 1 heater circuit, this is a very common failure, the sensors are heated to make them work faster during warmup, the heater circuit in the sensor failed which will require replacement of the sensor. Bank one is...

Toyota Repair: 2001 Tacoma Prerunner 2WD transmission oil changes, tacoma prerunner, tork converter
tacoma prerunner, tork converter, transmission flush: It s a good idea to change the fluid every 30,000 miles, toyota doesn t use a transmission filter, it just has a metal screen on the valve body, if the fluid has never been changed I would recommend doing a complete transmission flush which replaces all the...

Toyota Repair: 2002 Toyota Camry 4 cyl P0420 error, 2002 toyota camry, toyota camry
2002 toyota camry, toyota camry, brian meyer: This model camry actually has two catalityc converters, the one attached directly to the exhaust manifold is the one that causes the 420 code, if the rear converter was replaced, which is the sub cat, then the wrong one was replaced, replace the correct converter...

Toyota Repair: 2005 Sequoia AC problems, service bulletins, temperature readings
service bulletins, temperature readings, sequoia: I did confirm that there are no sevice bulletins on this year model but those vent temperature readings are not cold enough, they should be between 39-48 degrees F. There is a problem with this a/c system, the dealer should make sure they have a qualified...

Toyota Repair: 2006 tacoma v6 cam position sensor, angle sensor, electrical connector
angle sensor, electrical connector, cam gear: Actually what I meant was the timing cover at the front of the engine, the black plsatic cover has some 10mm bolts that heed to be removed so it can be pulled off, the electrical connector for the cam angle sensor can be seen on the right side of the cover...

Toyota Repair: 2009 Corolla, 2009 corolla, insurance company
2009 corolla, insurance company, corolla: Have the dealer inspect it and then go from there to see if your insurance covers the damage, your dealer will take care of all that and if necessary a representative from your insurance company will come to the dealer to inspect the damage, that s how it...

Toyota Repair: 4x4 transmission troubles, toyota sr5 pickup, transmission troubles
toyota sr5 pickup, transmission troubles, shift forks: Yes, that s correct, my mistake, the shifting mechanism is inside the transmission and the transfer case but since the 4x4 light is on the front differential is locked to provide front wheel drive and it s not in neutral, the indicator light switch is connected...

Toyota Repair: '85 tercel, intake manifold gasket, vacuum leaks
intake manifold gasket, vacuum leaks, chronic problems: There were a couple of chronic problems related to this issue, the carburetor itself which was a poor design, the base of the carburetor gasket leaking or the intake manifold gasket leaking, all three of these can cause vacuum leaks which will cause the kind...

Toyota Repair: 87 Camry Smog Failure, 1987 toyota camry, smog check
1987 toyota camry, smog check, toyota camry: Higher than normal HC readings are usually caused by inclomplete combustion, could be a slight misfire condition which could be caused by worn ignition parts such as spark plugs, wires etc. or even low cylinder compression so i would suggest checking to make...

Toyota Repair: my 89 toyota camry wont start, toyota camry, starter motor
toyota camry, starter motor, camry: It would really help if I knew what engine and miles are on the vehicle. Sounds like the starter is acting up. Have someone tap on the starter with a hammer while you hold the key on, it should start then, if it does you know its the starter. Most of the...

Toyota Repair: '96 Geo Prism, coolant temperature sensor, vacuum hoses
coolant temperature sensor, vacuum hoses, geo prizm: This could be many things, is the engine light on? A bad coolant temperature sensor would cause this type of issue. First thing to do is retrace all your steps and closely inspect all connections of wires and vacuum hoses under the hood, you probably...

Toyota Repair: 99 toyota camry, steel shims, toyota camry
steel shims, toyota camry, rod bearings: Yes this is a counterbalancer. Remove only the outer 10mm bolts, not the smaller 8mm bolts, there are steel shims so mark them when removing the balncer and install back in the same place, make sure the engine is at top dead center on the #1 piston then mark...

Toyota Repair: ABS brakes, 2004 toyota sequoia, changing brake pads
2004 toyota sequoia, changing brake pads, brake warning light: Although that information is helpful knowing the code numbers would be better, from what you have told me it does sound like the skid control computer may be the problem, is the check engine light also on? If so what is the code number? I am about to be offline...

Toyota Repair: air-condition compressor, electrical connector, blower motor
electrical connector, blower motor, air duct: The blower motor uses a resistor to provide the different speeds, since it only works on high speed the resistor is probably burned out and should be replaced, it is located below the glove box in the air duct housing and has an electrical connector with some...

Toyota Repair: Brake light issues/won't shift out of park, brake light switch, light assemblies
brake light switch, light assemblies, electrical harness: There is a wiring problem still,check to make sure the problem is not the tail light assemblies, remove and check the bulb sockets, if the fuse stops blowing with the light assemblies disconnected reconnect them one at a time to see which one may have the...

Toyota Repair: brake fuse keeps blowing, light assemblies, fj62
light assemblies, fj62, lightbulbs: Check for a short citcuit to ground, remove the rear light assemblies and check the wiring, check the bulb sockets for any corrosion or contact burning, with both light assemblies disconnected install a new fuse and see if it stays intact when the pedal is...

Toyota Repair: A/C, toyota rav 4, walmart stores
toyota rav 4, walmart stores, professional attention: This is normally because the system is low on freon, a quick fix may be to get a recharge kit at one of the autoparts or target/walmart stores, follow the instructions on how to put the freon in, there may still be a leak in the system which may need professional...

Toyota Repair: drivability problems., output shaft, drivability problems
output shaft, drivability problems, speed sensor: Possibly the speed sensor, it s relatively easy to replace, it s on the transmission tailshaft housing and has one 12mm bolt on it. Is the check engine light on? Normally the speed sensor doesn t cause the transmission to into neutral or seem to do so, the...

Toyota Repair: ECU Repair, maximum efficiency, expertice
maximum efficiency, expertice, auto parts: I have NO idea what make, model, year, or miles this vehicle is !!!! If the engine light is on that DOES NOT mean you need to replace the ECM(computer) !!!! A sensor is telling the computer that something is slightly off, its not a bad sensor !!!! If...

Toyota Repair: EGR - Vac Plugged, exhaust gasses, nox emissions
exhaust gasses, nox emissions, vacuum line: The big nut should come off ok but I would recommend spraying it with some type of rust penetrant and letting it sit for a while, after the valve is off clean the ports including the backpressure pipe with stiff wire and some carbon removing spray, open the...

Toyota Repair: 100k maintenance, 2000 celica gt, celica
Toyota Repair: 100k maintenance, 2000 celica gt, celica, muffler

Toyota Repair: 1992 toyota 4runner stalls, throttle position, local shop
Toyota Repair: 1992 toyota 4runner stalls, throttle position, local shop, miss fire

Toyota Repair: 1999 Camry LE 2.2L 4CYL, compression stroke, plug hole
Toyota Repair: 1999 Camry LE 2.2L 4CYL, compression stroke, plug hole, timing belt

Toyota Repair: ABS brakes, sequoia, toyota avalon
Toyota Repair: ABS brakes, sequoia, toyota avalon, complaint number

Toyota Repair: low power 2.4L 2rz motor on LPG, valve seat recession, valve clearance
Toyota Repair: low power 2.4L 2rz motor on LPG, valve seat recession, valve clearance, alternative fuels

Toyota Repair: no reverse lights, lamp inspection, extra money
Toyota Repair: no reverse lights, lamp inspection, extra money, camry

Toyota Repair: transmission question, toyota corolla, corolla
Toyota Repair: transmission question, toyota corolla, corolla, few minutes

Toyota Repair: Headlights, toyota rav4, toyota dealership
toyota rav4, toyota dealership, troubleshooting experience: You could try replacing the headlight relay and see if it helps, diagnosisng electrical problems can be difficult because it requires using volt/ohm meters to check circuits and voltages and resistances. If replacing the relay doesn t help I would recommend...

Toyota Repair: no injector trigger, corolla sr5, test tps
corolla sr5, test tps, pulse signal: I m assuming that you also swapped the ECM, check the ground connections for the ECM, check all the brown/black wires at the ecm connectors to body ground, disconnect the connectors from the ecm and check each wire for continuity to body ground, the computer...

Toyota Repair: low power 2.4L 2rz motor on LPG, toyota hiace, valve clearances
toyota hiace, valve clearances, valve clearance: Those two valves are the problem, there should be valve clearance of about 0.08 for the intake and about 0.11 for the exhaust, zero clearance indicates that the valves may be worn, the valves can be adjusted to the proper clearance so I would recommend doing...

Toyota Repair: MODULE, 22r motor, salvage yards
22r motor, salvage yards, toyota pickup: There are two coomon problems if there is no spark, the most common is the distributor, there are no parts available for it so it has to be replaced, the other is the coil/igniter, they re attached and should be replaced together, there are plenty of both...

Toyota Repair: moon roof, camry xle, moon roof
camry xle, moon roof, salvage yard: I need to know whether the car is US made or Japan. Check the first two letters of the VIN#, it should be either 4T or JT and then I ll get back to you, I may have some information for you then. See if you can include your email address in a follow up...

Toyota Repair: oil in sparkplug, valve cover gasket, toyota camry
valve cover gasket, toyota camry, sparkplug: The problem is a leaking spark plug tube, the valve cover should be removed, the tubes are threaded on both ends, they can be removed with channelock pliers or a special pipe removal tool, after the tubes are removed the threads are cleaned and new silicon...

Toyota Repair: overheating 2001 tocoma 3400 v6, fan clutch, temperature readings
fan clutch, temperature readings, coolant: 50 degrees between the top and bottom hose seems normal, it means the radiator is doing it s job, in other words if the temperature at the top hose is 185 and the bottom is 135 these would be normal readings, I could help a little more if you could tell me...

Toyota Repair: Rear window Problems, service bulletins, rear windows
service bulletins, rear windows, bottom of the glass: The problem with the highlander rear windows coming off track is that the metal track on the bottom of the window shifts over time, after it s not centered anymore the window will fall out of the regulator. Toyota has never issued any service bulletins for...

Toyota Repair: How to remove drivers side door panel 2002 Camry LE, retaining clips, plastic covers
retaining clips, plastic covers, door handle: There are some screws under the cover on the inside door handle and under plastic covers in the armrest, in some cases the top of the armrest can be removed, there are screws under there, the panel itself just pulls off, it s held on with plastic retaining...

Toyota Repair: no reverse lights, toyota camry, manual transmission
toyota camry, manual transmission, fuse: Have both bulbs been replaced, if not that would be the first step, if they have been replaced then there is obviously another problem, the circuit is supplied with voltage through the gauge fuse located at the lower left of the dash under the plstic cover...

Toyota Repair: Spark Plug Replacement, vacuum hose, socket 5
vacuum hose, socket 5, plug connectors: It s not difficult at all, I assume it s a V-6, remove the intake rubber tubing from the air cleaner to the throttle body, remove the 3 coil packs, on the other side it s a little more difficult, just pull out the spark plug connectors and move the vacuum...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Previa running rough, blown head gasket, internal combustion
blown head gasket, internal combustion, engine misfire: These are oxygen sensor malfunction codes, they are probably set by the rough running or engine misfire condition, I think it would be a good idea to have it tested for a blown head gasket or other internal combustion leak, the oil light flashing is not normal...

Toyota Repair: tail lights on 1992 toyota camry and dashboard light, dashboard lights, dashboard light
dashboard lights, dashboard light, toyota camry: Yes there are fuses. There is a reason and only one reason a fuse blows out, a short somewhere, that means a fuse will blow again until the problem is resolved. look for broken wires at the trunk hinge where they pass through (the trunk opens and closes...

Toyota Repair: toyota avalon 97, toyota avalon, diagnostic fee
toyota avalon, diagnostic fee, scantool: There are many reasons for the check engine light to turn on, when this happens the onboard comnputer(ECM) haas detected a malfunction in the engine or transmission control system, the first step is to have a diagnostic scantool connected to retreive the trouble...

Toyota Repair: toyota crolla, toyota corolla ve, oxygen sensor
toyota corolla ve, oxygen sensor, toyota crolla: The O2 sensor has very little to do with starting the engine, there is another problem and I would suggest that you either try another dealer or an independent shop or locate an autoparts store that will get the trouble codes for you at no charge, you ned...

Toyota Repair: transmission question, transmission clutches, fluide
transmission clutches, fluide, check engine light: The transmission clutches may be worn or a drum seal is leaking causing loss of line pressure, the pressures can be tested using pressure gauges designed for this purpose but in most cases when there are shifting problems such as this the transmission needs...

Toyota Repair: 1988 toyota pu 4x4 fuel prob., efi motor, toy 4x4
efi motor, toy 4x4, airflow meter: There may be a problem with the airflow meter, there are contacts in the meter that turn the fuel pump on, it may also be the circuit opening relay, I don t have any information anymore as to where it s located but I think it s under the glove compartment...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota camry 5 speed, crankshaft pulley, 1990 toyota camry
crankshaft pulley, 1990 toyota camry, spark plug wire: Check the timing belt to see if it slipped or broke, remove the distributor cap and see if the rotor turns when cranking the engine over, mark the distributor housing where the #1 spark plug wire contact is is the cap, remove the #1 spark plug and rotate the...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Toyota 4Runner VR engine, spark plug wires, vr engine
spark plug wires, vr engine, toyota 4runner: A common cause for engine misfires on this model is that the spark plug wires short out against the egr pipe on the right side, it may help to replace the spark plug wires, the spark plugs and the distributor cap,anfd rotor, has any of this been done and if...

Toyota Repair: 1998 Camry Intermittent No Start, wild goose chase, coolant temp
wild goose chase, coolant temp, engine cranks: If the engine hasn t had a tune up in a while it may be time to do it, replace the spark plugs and the high tension leads, the fuel pump will normally go out completely and not be intermittent so give that a try, the only other thing that comes to mind is...

Toyota Repair: 1999 Toyota Avalon, charcoal canister, toyota avalon
charcoal canister, toyota avalon, evaporative emissions: Your e welcome, check for any disconnected hoses at the air filter and also at the rear at the charcoal canister, the 446 code usually is a large leak at the evap system, I know you replaced the gas cap already but some aftermarket caps may still cause the...

Toyota Repair: 2000 Sienna AC, pressure tube, c lines
pressure tube, c lines, side seat: The a/c lines are easily identified, look underneath on the right side, they come down from the top and there are a/c connectors on the pipes where the o-rings are joining the pipes together. The system has to be evacuated before disconnecting any pipes...

Toyota Repair: 2001 Toyota Sienna - acceleration, mass flow sensor, toyota sienna
mass flow sensor, toyota sienna, scantool: You ll need to have a diagnostic scantool connected to see what the trouble codes are, without knowing the trouble codes I don t know where to start in helping with this. Anytime warning lights turn on it means the computer for that system has seen a problem...

Toyota Repair: 2003 Toyota Solara - Air Compressor Noise, toyota solara, metal particles
toyota solara, metal particles, expansion valve: The A/C compressor is the cause of the noise I would recommend replacing it and the clutch as well as the receiver drier unit, if the old compressor has a lot of metal particles in it then the system may have to be cleaned out and the expansion valve replaced...

Toyota Repair: 2004 Toyota Sienna A/C cold, then warm, then.., magnetic clutch, toyota sienna
magnetic clutch, toyota sienna, ac system: Toyota has issued a service bulletin that advises to replace the a/c magnetic clutch relay, it s located in the fuse/relay block under the hood near the battery: If the part number is 90987–02022, please replace the relay with the countermeasured relay P/N...

Toyota Repair: 2007 toyota sienna LE 8 pass. 2 WD, flat tires, pressure indicator
flat tires, pressure indicator, toyota sienna: Depending on what model Sienna it is it may or may not have a spare tire(run flat tires do not have a spare) if there is a spare it may also have a tire pressure sensor so it should be checked as well, if all the tires are inflated to about 35psi then that...

Toyota Repair: 86 toyota pick up AC, r 134 freon, r 12 freon
r 134 freon, r 12 freon, conversion kits: This truck uses R-12 freon which is not available anymore, the solution is to convert the system over to the R-134 freon used by all cars since 1994, the conversion kits are available at most autoparts stores, they come with the valves and the freon and a...

Toyota Repair: 89 4Runner Washer Pump, autoparts store, electrical connection
autoparts store, electrical connection, electrical tape: The solid blue wire comes directly from the fuse so it would be considered the positive, the other wire goes to the switch which provides ground for the pump to work, if you get them mixed up the pump will just run backwards. You can get a couple of crimp...

Toyota Repair: 89 toyota pickup 4x4 22re 175,000 manual tr., vacuum leak, adjustment screw
vacuum leak, adjustment screw, brake booster: There is an idle adjustment screw on the throttle body but there seems to be another problem, possibly a vacuum leak between the manifold and the brake booster or the brake booster has an internal leak, try disconnecting the hose from the brake booster and...

Toyota Repair: 93 Camry V6 (3VZ-FE) overheating question, summer weather conditions, coolant recovery
summer weather conditions, coolant recovery, camry v6: The engine can be checked for a possible internal combustion leak by doing a chemical block test, the dealer can do this for you it s more reliable than a compression test. The connector for the pressure solenoid that controls the fan does have a release clip...

Toyota Repair: 94 Camry Passenger Power Window, moon room, test light
moon room, test light, plastic covering: The plastic covering needs to be removed, try to put it back if possible, it s actually called a vapoor barrier but I doubt that it s that important. You ll need to get the glass into a position to remove the two 10mm bolts that hold it onto the regulator...

Toyota Repair: 95 tacoma won't start when warm, engine cranks, hot weather
engine cranks, hot weather, throttle body: The relay fix is only to correct a starter not engaging on the V-6 engine, since the starter is cranking the engine over this would not fix the problem, there is another problem if the engine cranks but doesn t fire up. Maybe doing a tune up including spark...

Toyota Repair: 98 4Runner attena, antenna mast, toyota dealer
antenna mast, toyota dealer, 4runner: In most cases the antenna mast can be replaced, first get the new mast from the toyota dealer. remove the old mast by removing the chrome nut on top of the fender then turn the radio on until the antenna mast comes all the way out, compare the length of...

Toyota Repair: '98 Camry CEL, vacuum hoses, modulator valve
vacuum hoses, modulator valve, dpfe sensor: The 4 cylinder engine doesn t have a position sensor, the most common cause for this code is the egr modulator valve located directly on the egr valve, in most cases replacing the modulator and the egr vacuum switching valve takes care of the problem...

Toyota Repair: Air Fuel Ratio Sensor, air fuel ratio, toyota avalon
air fuel ratio, toyota avalon, trouble code: Air/fuel ratio sensors are located one in each exhaust manifold, the O2 sensor is located behind the catalityc converter, without knowing the trouble code I can t tell you which one needs to be replaced, can you go to an autozone store they will scan it for...

Toyota Repair: ac light blinking, freon, camry
freon, camry, cold air: There used to be a common problem with the a/c compressor revolution sensor, if the system has enough freon and the compressor and the clutch are good then I would recommend replacing the revolution sensor, keep in mind that the sensor is under freon pressure...

Toyota Repair: am2 fuse, toyota camry, short circuit
toyota camry, short circuit, fuse: When turning the ignition switch to start current flows from the AM2 fuse through the switch to the ignition coil and the igniter through a white/red wire there is a short circuit directly to ground between the ign switch and those components or the component...

Toyota Repair: blow out of the stop fuse, toyota corolla, screw driver
toyota corolla, screw driver, light bulbs: Check the bulb sockets in the rear, remove each bulb and check the sockets for burned marks or worn contacts, it sounds like the short circuit may be there. Remove the stop light bulbs and see if the fuse stays intact, if so you have found the problem area...

Toyota Repair: blower problem., toyota camry 1995, control levers
toyota camry 1995, control levers, toyota camry: Check under the dash on each side of the heater housing, check to see if the control cables move when operating the mode switch, that s the control knob that directs the air to come out the vents or defrost vents etc., sometimes the cables come off the control...

Toyota Repair: brake light, brake light switch, toyota camry
brake light switch, toyota camry, turn signal: First check all the bulbs, it s possible that they are all bad. They can be accessed in the trunk behind the plastic covering. If the bulbs are good then the brake light switch may need to be replaced, it s located under the dashmounted on a bracket it contacts...

Toyota Repair: A/C, side kick panel, fuse boxes
side kick panel, fuse boxes, electrical section: I just checked the parts location diagram again and it shows the a/c fuse to be located on a relay block that has a couple of relays and two fuses, one of them being the 10a a/c fuse under the right side kick panel,sorry, I m afraid I can t be of any more...

Toyota Repair: A/C Not cycling, compressor clutch, drier
compressor clutch, drier, 15a: The a/c clutch get voltage from the 15A A/C fuse through the clutch relay, the amplifier grounds the other side of the relay to close the relay contact to turn the compressor on,so yes, the problem could be the amplifier if the fuse and the relay are good....

Toyota Repair: CORROLA COMPUTER BOX- 160 GLE-1998, computer box, short circuit
computer box, short circuit, gle: A short circuit in the computer is normally caused by another component connected to the computer or shorted wiring, be sure to locate this problem before replacing the computer or the same thing may happen again, the replacement computer will work without...

Toyota Repair: carb / choke issue, 22r carburetor, toyota 4x4
22r carburetor, toyota 4x4, heater elements: I would recommend replacing the carburetor to solve this problem, most parts are not available for them anymore nd trying to repair it in most cases is not sucessful. Those wires are for the choke heater elements and I think one of them goes to the electric...

Toyota Repair: engine swap 1989 toyota pickup v6, plenum chamber, toyota pickup
plenum chamber, toyota pickup, knock sensor: The intake manifold doesn t have to be removed just the upper plenum chamber, the only wire that goes under the manifold is for the knock sensor. Can you use the existing wires on the other engine by just disconnecting at the computer and other sensors and...

Toyota Repair: Fuel system, mass air flow, air flow meter
mass air flow, air flow meter, plenum chamber: Locate the diagnostic check connector under the hood and with the key on put a jumper wire between terminals fp and B+, there should be fuel pressure then. If not then there is a problem with the fuel pump or it s wiring, if there is then the fuel pump and...

Toyota Repair: 1998 Camry Intermittent No Start, bench, humidity
Toyota Repair: 1998 Camry Intermittent No Start, bench, humidity

Toyota Repair: 2000 Sienna AC, stainless steel brush, uv dye
Toyota Repair: 2000 Sienna AC, stainless steel brush, uv dye, union connector

Toyota Repair: 89 toyota pickup 4x4 22re 175,000 manual tr., screw, adjustment screw
Toyota Repair: 89 toyota pickup 4x4 22re 175,000 manual tr., screw, adjustment screw, water temp

Toyota Repair: Air Fuel Ratio Sensor, air fuel ratio, avalon
Toyota Repair: Air Fuel Ratio Sensor, air fuel ratio, avalon, time period

Toyota Repair: carb / choke issue, carbureator, throttle plate
Toyota Repair: carb / choke issue, carbureator, throttle plate, machanic

Toyota Repair: sun roof, camry xle, moonroof
Toyota Repair: sun roof, camry xle, moonroof, 2002 camry

Toyota Repair: Vibrating Camry when stopped and in geal, 2007 camry xle, excessive vibration
Toyota Repair: Vibrating Camry when stopped and in geal, 2007 camry xle, excessive vibration, camry

Toyota Repair: High idle adjustment, toyota t100, toyota dealer
toyota t100, toyota dealer, plenum: I don t think the computer part numbers are the same for the 4- Runner and the T-100 and that s where the problem may be, is there a way you can check the part numbers of the computers, if not contact the toyota dealer parts department and ask them for the...

Toyota Repair: Idle issue., throttle position sensor, air flow meter
throttle position sensor, air flow meter, vacuum hoses: Most idle problems are caused by a leak on the intake side of the EFI system, make sure there are no vacuum hoses or intake hoses that are either off or have cracks, a couple of other possibilities is the air flow meter or the throttle position sensor...

Toyota Repair: maintenance schedule for Toyota RAV4, toyota rav4, fuel injection service
toyota rav4, fuel injection service, oil additives: Some of the dealers seem to go a little overboard with their own dealer recommendations they want to sell you all kinds of flushes and stuff, besides the recommended service in the owner s manual the only thing I would recommend is a complete transmission...

Toyota Repair: Parking Brake Cables, brake cables, 22re engine
brake cables, 22re engine, tranfer case: Since that year 4 Runner used both the V-6 and the 4 cylinder engines there should be very little modification necessary to make the swap, the electronics are completely different so make sure the wire harness and the computer are also used from the 87. Have...

Toyota Repair: Repairs for 2004 Toyota Sienna, oil leaks, drive belts
oil leaks, drive belts, toyota sienna: The timing belt should be replaced at 90,000 miles and probably the water pump at the same time, maybe oil leaks at the valve cover gaskets, other than that normal wear and tear items like brakes spark plugs, air filter, drive belts, tires, I would also recommend...

Toyota Repair: rear seat, camry hybrid, 2007 camry
camry hybrid, 2007 camry, spring clips: The seat cushion just pops out, it is held in with two spring clips one on each side about six inches from the end of the seat, these can be very hard to pop up but by using some sort of prybar and forcing it between the lower part of the seat and the body...

Toyota Repair: rod bearings, rod bearings, crankshaft
rod bearings, crankshaft, tercel: The scoring of the bearings may be caused by scored rod bearing journals on the crankshaft, remove the rod bearings and inspect the crankshaft bearing journals and see if they could be the cause of the bearing failure. If the bearing journals are scored then...

Toyota Repair: seized ignition lock cylinder 1995 toyota corolla dx, toyota corolla, tilt steering
toyota corolla, tilt steering, lock cylinder: You have to be able to put the key in the ACC position to release the lock pin that holds the cylinder into the housing, the lock pin is in a small opening on the bottom of the housing, if the key can t be turned try to have a new key made using the VIN#,...

Toyota Repair: steering wheel and high beam, torx screws, steering wheel
torx screws, steering wheel, high beam: The air bag is connected with two torx screws one on each side under a small plastic cover on the steering wheel, after removing the air bag the steering wheel can be removed by first removing the 19mm nut, then pulling on the wheel while wiggeling it side...

Toyota Repair: sun roof, 2002 toyota camry, toyota camry
2002 toyota camry, toyota camry, moon roof: Remove those pieces, I have no idea what they may be, try to reinitialize the sunroof by doing the following: 1. Push and hold down the “TILT UP” side of the switch until the moon roof tilts all the way up and then tilts down slightly (approx. 10 mm [0.39...

Toyota Repair: Temperature Gauge, camry xle, upper radiator hose
camry xle, upper radiator hose, temperature gauge: Check to see if the temperature sender is connected, it s located near where the upper radiator hose enters the engine, it has a connector with one wire on it, if it is connected disconnect it and ground the wire out with the key on, the gauge should move...

Toyota Repair: Timing Belt Checks, crank pulley, auto repair books
crank pulley, auto repair books, crankshaft pulley: In most cases the pulley can be puuled off by hand,if not a couple of prybars will do the job,in extreme cases a puller may be needed. Yes you can move the pulley back to zero. Yes, rotate the engine and recheck the timing marks. If the timing belt is installed...

Toyota Repair: Toyota pickup idle problem, vacuum leak, 22r engine
vacuum leak, 22r engine, vacuum hose: If the vacuum hose from the manifold to the brake booster is not leaking then it s very possible that the brake booster has an internal leak. Disconnect the hose and plug it up and see if the idle remains steady, if so then again, I would say the brake booster...

Toyota Repair: top end knock Celica GT 96, celica gt, engine cold
celica gt, engine cold, expansion rates: You may want to consider checking the valve adjustment, these are adjustable using different thickness shims but it s easy to just check the clearances and then deal with the one that may be the problem. Check with the engine cold. Another possible cause that...

Toyota Repair: Vibrating Camry when stopped and in gear, toyota camry, gas mileage
toyota camry, gas mileage, two tanks: It sounds to me that there is some metal to metal contact between the powertrain components and the body of the car, all motr mounts should be rechecked and all exhaust components as well to make sure there is no direct contact betweeen those components...

Toyota Repair: VSC light on 2005 Highlander, toyota dealer, problem areas
toyota dealer, problem areas, highlander: It should be diagnosed using a diagnostic scantool preferabbly at the toyota dealer, there may be trouble codes in the onboard system which can be read from the santool, these trouble codes indicate where the problem areas are that need to be addressed but...

Toyota Repair: water pump, 1997 toyota tercel, toyota tercel
1997 toyota tercel, toyota tercel, inexpensive manuals: The water pump is located inside the timing cover and is driven by the timing belt which probably will need to be replaced as well, I can t give step by step instructions, it gets to involeved, there are inexpensive manuals available with illustrations and...

Toyota Repair: 04 Toyota Rav 4, toyota rav 4, toyota rav4
toyota rav 4, toyota rav4, engine failure: I have not heard of these problems, the only thing that I m aware of is that there may be a special service campaign open that involves reprogramming the computer, you would have to contact the toyota dealer and give them the VIN# to see if this campaing applies....

Toyota Repair: 1987 pickup 22R engine, stud bolt, bolt hole
stud bolt, bolt hole, lock nuts: Yes there should be a stud with a nut there, these engines had a habit of pulling these studs out, the solution is to remove the manifold and installing metal inserts or heli-coils in the cylinder head where the studs go and replacing all the studs and lock...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota pickup, toyota pickup truck, crank shaft
toyota pickup truck, crank shaft, ill need: You ve answered your own question, the engine took in water into the cylinders and since liquid doesn t compress you have bent some connecting rods, rebuilding the existing motor would probably cost more than getting a remanufactured or rebuilt one from an...

Toyota Repair: 1995 toyota, toyota 4 runner, pre purchase inspection
toyota 4 runner, pre purchase inspection, toyota dealer: The timing belt was due at 60,000 miles so it may have already been replaced but it needs to be checked anyway.The cost for the belt is around $350 parts and labor, I would advice to have the truck inspected by a toyota dealer or a repair shop before buying...

Toyota Repair: 1998 Toyota Sienna, door switches, power locks
door switches, power locks, toyota sienna: One of the door switches that turn the dome lights on/off is either malfunctioning or the door needs to be adjusted tighter. With all the doors closed and the domelight switch in the door position the dome light should be OFF. From the inside push hard on...

Toyota Repair: 1999 Chevy Prizm Electrical Problem, 1999 chevy prizm, chevy prizm
1999 chevy prizm, chevy prizm, factory service manuals: Yes I have seen this problem a few times, the dealer is correct, the problem is in the wiring but it can be repaired in most cases, the problem is under the dash on the left side, there is an electrical connector that has a lot of ground wires going into it,...

Toyota Repair: 2001 camry, air fuel ratio, negative battery
air fuel ratio, negative battery, battery terminal: The air/fuel ratio sensor is located in on the exhaust manifold, on the 4 cylinder engine it s located in the manifold near the radiator, it has a wire with an electrical connector on it. If it s a V-6 engine it s located on the exhaust manifold hear the firewall...

Toyota Repair: 2001 toyota sienna van replace ac belt, alternator belt, power steering pump
alternator belt, power steering pump, belt tension: It doesn t have a tensioner for either one, The a/c and alternator belt tension is adjusted by moving the alternator in the bracket,both use the same belt, there is a set bolt and an adjustment bolt which tightens or loosens it, there is a power steering belt...

Toyota Repair: 2004 Highlander A/C Drain Problem, c drain, drain tube
c drain, drain tube, drain lines: There is only one a/c evaporator drain tube on the passenger side, it can be located by pulling the carpeting back, check the hose to make sure it s connected to the evaporator housing and exits through the floorboard. Try blowing through the hose to make...

Toyota Repair: 22r engine problems, water leaks, salvage yard
water leaks, salvage yard, japanese engines: The compression of the #3 cylinder is probably low due to worn rings, so yes, I would say it s probably tired and needs to be either overhauled or replaced, you may also consider trying to find a used engine from a salvage yard that specializes in japanese...

Toyota Repair: 4-Runner choke, fuel mixture, cold start
fuel mixture, cold start, time switch: It doesn t really have a choke, the fuel mixture and idle speed are controlled by the computer. Does it adle normally at around 800 rpm when warmed up? If the cols start is the only issue I would recommend replacing the cold start injector time switch, it...

Toyota Repair: '91 camry camshaft alignment, dowel pins, alignment marks
dowel pins, alignment marks, head gasket: Both camshaft gear dowel pins should point up, the alignment marks are on the back of the gears, they are the single dots which are larger, these must be lined up with each other, the smaller dots are assembly marks only. One of the gears is a two piece gear...

Toyota Repair: 93 Camry Antenna Replacement, power antenna, autoparts store
power antenna, autoparts store, toyota dealer: You can get the manual antenna from the toyota dealer for an exact replacement since they did use them in certain camry models or you can get a universal one from an autoparts store, after it s installed it s jus a matter of connecting the antenna lead to...

Toyota Repair: 93 camry 55 code, haynes book, knock sensor
haynes book, knock sensor, trouble code: The 55 trouble code is for knock sensor malfunction on the right bank of the engine which would be the one near the firewall, there are two sensors one for each cylinder bank, were any of them replaced if not I would recommend replacing them both along with...

Toyota Repair: 93 toyota pickup, jumper wire, vacuum hose
jumper wire, vacuum hose, diagnostic connector: Try spraying starting fluid into the intake system directly through a vacuum hose, does it try to start and run then or do nothing? If it tries to run or start up for a short time then there is a loss of fuel pressure, place a jumper wire in the diagnostic...

Toyota Repair: 98 toyota won't start, jumper wire, positive cable
jumper wire, positive cable, battery terminal: Check the positive cable between the battery and the starter, make sure it s tight at the starter connection. Remove the solenoid connector from the starter and run a jumper wire from it to the positive side of the battery, the engine should crank, if not...

Toyota Repair: ac, toyota camry, revolution speed
toyota camry, revolution speed, speed sensor: The speed sensor was used to send a speed signal of the compressor to the computer, it was basically a sensor that would tell the computer if the compressor is locking up and remove power from the compressor to disable it, in some cases the compressors did...

Toyota Repair: blowing signal light fuse, light fuse, fuse box
light fuse, fuse box, signal light: No, they have nothing to do with the turn signal fuse, fuses blow because there is excessive current going through them, ie: short to ground. The most common place is in the rear at the tail lights, disconnect the rear tail lights on both sides completely...

Toyota Repair: Camry clutch, clutch disc, clutch slippage
clutch disc, clutch slippage, 5th gear: The repair can be done at any competent repair shop, it will cost less than at the dealer but keep in mind that their warranty may not be the same as the dealer. The clutch disc,pressure plate and release bearing are replaced and the flywheel resurfaced, it...

Toyota Repair: Car died, octane gas, warranty period
octane gas, warranty period, toyota dealer: There is a known problem with the corolla control units(ECM)which causes atalling, no start conditions and shifting problems, in some cases there is no communication with the ECM. Have it towed to the toyota dealer, the warranty period for this is 8yrs/80,000...

Toyota Repair: Check engine light code p0505, o2 sensors, jap motor
o2 sensors, jap motor, egr valves: The computer is usually the last thing to suspect.The p0505 code is an idle air control malfunction, it should be checked to make sure the electrical connector is connected properly first. If the engine that was installed was only the long block, that is,...

Toyota Repair: Cruise Control, rubber grommet, toyota landcruiser
rubber grommet, toyota landcruiser, jumper wire: When the actuator or any of the other components fail it will set a trouble code in the system, in this case it may very well take replacement of the cruise control computer, if you are absolotely sure that the brake lights are all coming on bright even with...

Toyota Repair: camry dies, air control valves, toyota camry
air control valves, toyota camry, drivr: I don t think the problem is the transmission, the camrys have a known problem with the idle air control valves that cause stalling and erratic idle either too high or too low, most of the time too low. the solution is to either clean or replace the valve....

Toyota Repair: clutch pedle, clutch slave cylinder, clutch master cylinder
clutch slave cylinder, clutch master cylinder, clutch system: You have a hydraulic fluid leak in the clutch system, check the fluid reservoir under the hood it s most likely near empty, adding some fluid and pumping the pedal may temporarely fix it but you would have to find where the leak is, the most likely leaks are...

Toyota Repair: dodgy 4wd indicator light, breifly, indicator light
breifly, indicator light, electrical connections: Possibly, check the electrical connections at both the switch in the dash and at the switch on the differential, you can also remove the switch from the diff and activate it manually by pushing the plunger in, the light on the dash should go on and off when...

Toyota Repair: dripping clear fluid, 2008 camry, drain tube
2008 camry, drain tube, c drain: Doesn t sound like anything serious happened, clear fluid/ water is most likely from the air conditioning drain tube, this is normal. Depending on the location of the hose it could also be windshield water fluid, is the hose near the front grille below the...

Toyota Repair: left driveshaf movement, cv joint, axle shaft
cv joint, axle shaft, transmission replacement: It sounds more like the inner CV joint is worn if the axle shaft movement is inside the CV joint housing, in that case the axle should be replaced but if the movement is between the axle in the transmission and the transmission gear then it s a much bigger...

Toyota Repair: EC 0401 97 camary 2.2, egr valve, vacuum gauge
egr valve, vacuum gauge, modulator valve: The most common cause for this code on this model camry is that the EGR modulator valve is leaking, it s located on the egr valve with a metal spring connector, the other is the EGR vacuum switching valve, I would recommend replacing them both, the VSV is...

Toyota Repair: Emissions Failed - Check engine light off, fuel hydrocarbons, hc emissions
fuel hydrocarbons, hc emissions, incomplete combustion: High HC emissions are always caused by excess unburned fuel(hydrocarbons) this is usually caused by incomplete combustion, this happens either because there may be an intake air leak or an engine misfire,first check for a possible intake air or vacuum leak...

Toyota Repair: electrical, fuse panel, amp
fuse panel, amp: Without knowing what year and model it is I can t be too specific so try to give me that information in a follow up, the only thing I can suggest at this time is that you check the large alternator fuse under the hood in the fuse panel, it is rated at around...

Toyota Repair: Fusible link Block 2000 Toyota Camry, jumper cables, toyota camry
jumper cables, toyota camry, plastic tabs: Disconnect the battery. In some cases I have been able to pull the smaller block that has the 100A in out from the top, look closely for some plastic tabs on the edges of the block, by pushing them to release them the block may pull up enough to remove the...

Toyota Repair: Fusible link Block 2000 Toyota Camry, positive cable, alternator
Toyota Repair: Fusible link Block 2000 Toyota Camry, positive cable, alternator, fuses

Toyota Repair: toyota sienna 1999, ball bearings, 70k
Toyota Repair: toyota sienna 1999, ball bearings, 70k, balls

Toyota Repair: Gas smell from Toyota Rav4 2001, rav4 2001, toyota rav4
rav4 2001, toyota rav4, fuel leaks: It could be may things, the most common would be a missing gas cap but you probably checked that already, fuel leaks are very uncommon on toyotas, I think the best thing would be to have the dealer check it since if there is a leak under the hood there is...

Toyota Repair: Gear shifter loose, phillips screws, toyota pickup
phillips screws, toyota pickup, 5th gear: The shifter bushings are worn, remove the shift console, peel the carpet back to get to the phillips screws for the shifter cover then remove the rubber boot, the shifter can be removed by oushing doen on the metal retainer and turning it, it s spring loaded...

Toyota Repair: Glove box damper, cabin filter, 2006 camry
cabin filter, 2006 camry, apir: Lower the glove box all the way down and pull it off the lower mounting clips, see if the damper is still attached at the top, if so reattach the glove box on the lower pivots by pushing it on with the glove box at the lowest position then grab the end of...

Toyota Repair: idle control valve, toyota avalon, life span
toyota avalon, life span, emission control: The cause for the valve to stick is carbon and gum deposits in the throttle body and the valve, this is mostly caused by blowby fumes from the engine being redirected into the intake system for emission control reasons. There s really no way to predict how...

Toyota Repair: mil light does not light when key turned on, fuse box, test light
fuse box, test light, battery voltage: Check all the fuses under the hood in the fuse box as well as the fuses inside at the lower left of the dash, check them with the key on and with a test light if possible, check both contacts for each fuse, there should be battery voltage to both sides of...

Toyota Repair: Repair costs, timing belt replacement, engines transmissions
timing belt replacement, engines transmissions, transmission fluid: It will easily make to that mileage if properly maintained, if it s a V-6 the major expenses would be timing belt replacement at 90,000 miles and possibly the water pump, these engines/transmissions can last well into the 200,000 mile range and beyond, the...

Toyota Repair: Front rattle, technical service bulletins, uneven pavement
technical service bulletins, uneven pavement, shop time: The cause of the rattle noise is the front strut upper mounts, they need to be replaced, maybe the struts as well, the normal shop time to replace these parts is 4.0 hours plus the parts, call the parts department at the dealer, I don t have that information...

Toyota Repair: steering problem?, toyota corolla, proper authorities
toyota corolla, proper authorities, steering wheel: No, I never heard of such a thing unless a tire blew out or the driver lost control by some other means, ice, snow, rain etc. or suspension failure,this is as far as I can go as far as speculating what might have happened and it s up to the proper authorities...

Toyota Repair: surges, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: If the If the O2 sensors fail it will trigger a check engine light, the sensors can be tested using the diagnostic scantool, can you tell me what the trouble codes were when the check engine light came on or is it on now? ...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Camry, toyota camry 1998, toyota camry
toyota camry 1998, toyota camry, scantool: The check engine light is on because there is a problem with an input signal to the onboard computer, the trac light will turn on anytime the check engine light does so the first thing to do is to have a diagnostic scantool connected to the computer to find...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Front Engine Seals, engine seals, necessary thanks
engine seals, necessary thanks, timing belt: Unless the seals are leaking leave them alone, the idler and tensioner bearings last much longer than 100,000 miles,they are sealed bearings and don t lose lubrication, if the water pump shows signs of leaking replace it if not don t, just have the belt replaced...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Heads 6 cylinder, exhaust ports, combustion chamber
exhaust ports, combustion chamber, headgaskets: The coolant has to come in somwhere, it s entering the combustion chamber or through a crack in the intake or exhaust ports, the best way to verify this is to do a simple block test but there is also a possibility that the headgaskets were mixed up left to...

Toyota Repair: Toyota ignition switch, lock cylinder, vin
lock cylinder, vin, toyota: Try having a new key made at the dealer using the vin#, if that doesn t help sometimes wiggeling the key up and down while turning will let it turn after a while, if nothing else the lock cylinder will have to be drilled out, I would recommend having either...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Sequoia antenna problems, antenna mast, toyota sequoia
antenna mast, toyota sequoia, toyota dealer: The antenna mast itself can be replaced, it s available at the toyota dealer, remove the chrome nut on top and turn the radio on, the mast will feed out,if your e lucky the mast will come out in one piece, if not then you will notice that a piece is still...

Toyota Repair: Transmission Noise, metal particles, picket fence
metal particles, picket fence, rattling sound: The problem is most likely in the differential, when the transmission fluid is changed the differential oil is not,there is no passage for the transmission fluid to go through, I would recommend draining the differential oil for inspection, look for metal...

Toyota Repair: toyota 4 runner, jumper wire, terminal diagram
jumper wire, terminal diagram, autozone: The first thing to do would be to find out why the check engine light is on by getting the trouble code, you can do this yourself, locate the diagnostic connector under the hood on the right side near the battery, open the cover and locate the terminals TE1...

Toyota Repair: toyota sienna 1999, differential fluid, axle bearings
differential fluid, axle bearings, toyota sienna: It sounds to me that the noise is in the differential, it s not that difficult to tell which one it is, have them raise the van up on the rack and put it in gear, I doubt that the transmission is the problem because it probably wouldn t shift correctly with...

Toyota Repair: turn signal turmoil, left turn signal, dash lights
left turn signal, dash lights, ohmmeter: Make sure to check all the bulbs in the rear, check the sockets for any corrosion or burned spots and check the white/black ground wire donnections. Check for bulbs that may be mixed up, a single contact in a dual contact socket can cause all kinds of problems,...

Toyota Repair: '01 Camry 90k miles scheduled maintenance, helicopter noise, engine noises
helicopter noise, engine noises, maintenance guide: The water pump can fail anytime after 100,000 miles, there s no way to really predict when, in other words there is no pattern when they fail, they do so at random, if the water pump shows even the slightest amount of leakage it should be replaced with the...

Toyota Repair: 02 camry brakes sticking(both at same time), 123xxx, autozone
123xxx, autozone, brake job: It sounds to me like this problem wasn t there until the front pads were replaced, maybe the wrong pads were installedm I don;t know but I would advise you to go to the toyota dealer if possible and get the factory brake pads with the shim kit and have them...

Toyota Repair: 1985 22re 4runner shakey idle, digital multimeter, vacuum hose
digital multimeter, vacuum hose, vacuum pump: The signal generator or rpm pickup coil won t cause a rough idle, if they fail the engine won t run at all, it sounds to me like there may be an intake system leak or possibly a stuck or sticking egr valve, check the vacuum at idle it should be about 18 hhmg....

Toyota Repair: 1988 Toyota Pickup Dash Lights, phillips screws, haynes manual
phillips screws, haynes manual, dash lights: The instrument cluster can be removed by removing the two phillips screws on the inside of the plastic piece that goes areound the cluster, there are 4 phillips screws attachung the cluster to the dash, pull the cluster out far enough to disconnect the speedo...

Toyota Repair: 1991 Celica Will Crank but not start., distributor cap, fuel pressure
distributor cap, fuel pressure, timing belt: The timing belt may have broken so have it checked for that, a quick way is to remove the distributor cap to see if the rotor is turning when the enginen is cranked, it should also be checked for spark to the spark plugs and fuel pressure if necessary...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Camry Wheel Hub, wheel hub, big o tires
wheel hub, big o tires, tire noise: It s probably the wheel bearing not the hub but in either case both should be replaced if there is a bearing noise, sometimes inexperienced mechanics confuse a tire noise with a bearing noise, I would get a more professional opinion than the one from Big-O...

Toyota Repair: 1998 Camry Intermittent No Start, wild goose chase, coolant temp
wild goose chase, coolant temp, engine cranks: If the engine hasn t had a tune up in a while it may be time to do it, replace the spark plugs and the high tension leads, the fuel pump will normally go out completely and not be intermittent so give that a try, the only other thing that comes to mind is...

Toyota Repair: 2001 Toyota Camry Airflow problem, phillips screws, airflow control
phillips screws, airflow control, toyota camry: The fan speed is controlled by a resistor located in the air ducting under the glove box, it has two phillips screws holdong it on and an electrical connector, replace this resistor to fix this problem, get the new resistor from the toyota dealer so reference...

Toyota Repair: 2001 Toyota Sequoia, toyota sequoia, oxygen sensors
toyota sequoia, oxygen sensors, older models: 97,000 miles is not a lot for this model and it should go well over 200,000, the engine is virtually indestructible if maintained properly, no chronic transmission problems,however there are a few common problem areas, the oxygen sensors are a common malfunction...

Toyota Repair: 2002 Toyota Camry engine codes, air fuel ratio, 2002 toyota camry
air fuel ratio, 2002 toyota camry, toyota camry: The 420 code usually indicates a cat converter malfunction, the p1135 is for the air/fuel ratio sensor located in the exhaust manifold, visivle near the radiator. The 446 code is emission control related, normally a leak in the evap recovery system, check...

Toyota Repair: 2005 Toyota Camry electrical problem - turn signal, 2005 toyota camry, toyota camry
2005 toyota camry, toyota camry, turn signals: The first problem is usually because the a/c evaporator drain is clogged, check to make sure the drain is clear, pull the carpet back and pull the rubber hose out of the floorboard then blow into the hose t clean it out, there are usually small leaves in there...

Toyota Repair: 2007 Camry Strut leakage and oil usage, 2007 camry xle, care warranty
2007 camry xle, care warranty, toyota service: Toyota did issue a service bulletin which they should have shown to you, this bulletin addresses the criteria for strut replacement, some moisture at the top of the struts is indeed considered normal and about 90% of the time this is the case, so I would have...

Toyota Repair: 22R oil leak from lower oil pump bolts, crankshaft pulley, crankshaft seal
crankshaft pulley, crankshaft seal, crank pulley: The oil pump has an o-ring type seal between the oil pump body and the timing cover, this is the cause of the leak, replace it along with the crankshaft seal when replacing the timing chain. Over time the seal will form a small groove on the machined surface...

Toyota Repair: 4Runner Electric Window Adjustment, power window switch, power window regulator
power window switch, power window regulator, vehicle c: ADJUSTMENT HOW TO RESET POWER WINDOW MOTOR (LIMIT SWITCH) NOTICE: If the jam protection function is not functioning properly, perform the following procedures. HINT: It is necessary to reset the power window motor (in initial position for the limit switch)...

Toyota Repair: 89 toyota truck, toyota truck, engine overhaul
toyota truck, engine overhaul, burn one: Well at least he s honest in telling you that it uses oil, yes that s too much, a quart in 1,000 niles is good, a quart in 500 miles is acceptable but in 350 miles there is a prodlen and you re probably looking at doing an engine overhaul down the road that...

Toyota Repair: 96 camry brake lights, but no tail lights, double filament, filament bulb
double filament, filament bulb, short circuits: There may be a problem in the wiring hrness that runs along the left trunk hinge, some of the wires can break and cause open or short circuits, open the insulation on this harness and check for broken wires all the way inside to where the harness enters the...

Toyota Repair: air bag light stays on 1990 toyota celica, toyota celica, jumper wire
toyota celica, jumper wire, diagnostic fee: The dealer will charge a diagnostic fee up front of about $90. This will retreive the troublke codes in the system, in most cases additional time is needed to diagnose the problem, since this is an early OBD I sytem you can retreive the code yourself. Under...

Toyota Repair: air fuel ratio sensor, air fuel ratio, high mileage
air fuel ratio, high mileage, exhaust manifold: Yes, absolutely, the 171 and 174 codes are directly caused by the exhaust leak, since you mentioned two A/F sensors I assume it s a V-6, in that case the 1130 code is for the bank one sensor one (B1S1) which is located in the exhaust manifold near the firewall,...

Toyota Repair: Camry Fluid Change, dexron, autoparts store
dexron, autoparts store, standard transmission: The antifreeze is super long life which toyota recommends to change at 100,000 miles, it also uses WS(world standard) transmission fluid which is also good for 100,000 miles, that s the factory recommendation, the dealer s recommendations may differ according...

Toyota Repair: EFI fuse keeps blowing 1993 toyota camry with Ign swith on, toyota camry, o2 sensors
toyota camry, o2 sensors, diagnostic check: The EGR valve can t cause this, it s not electrically connected to anything. The short is in the last connector you removed. The diagnostic check connector is located under the hood on the passenger side, open the cover and check the B+ terminal for a short...

Toyota Repair: engine Toyota Camry LE 2002, field service technician, oil sludge
field service technician, oil sludge, toyota camry: I don t know what the current policy is for oil sludge, it has to be dealt with at the dealer level,in most cases the first step is to have the dealer confirm that there is a problem and then there is a procedure that they have to follow to determine if the...

Toyota Repair: 2001 Toyota Camry Airflow problem, phillips screwdriver, plastic bracket
Toyota Repair: 2001 Toyota Camry Airflow problem, phillips screwdriver, plastic bracket, toyota dealer

Toyota Repair: 22R oil leak from lower oil pump bolts, crankshaft seal, crankshaft
Toyota Repair: 22R oil leak from lower oil pump bolts, crankshaft seal, crankshaft, belts

Toyota Repair: air bag light stays on 1990 toyota celica, air bag
Toyota Repair: air bag light stays on 1990 toyota celica, air bag

Toyota Repair: EFI fuse keeps blowing 1993 toyota camry with Ign swith on, valve cover, exact same thing
Toyota Repair: EFI fuse keeps blowing 1993 toyota camry with Ign swith on, valve cover, exact same thing, camry

Toyota Repair: mice in sienna - potential hiding places, dodge grand caravan, jb weld
Toyota Repair: mice in sienna - potential hiding places, dodge grand caravan, jb weld, baby mice

Toyota Repair: fuel problems, fuel problems, cold start
fuel problems, cold start, 22re: If the cold start injector is not working, not spraying fuel, then the rest of the injectors are not working either. Check the black/white wire going to the injector, it should have battery voltage when the engine is cranking, this is the starter signal,...

Toyota Repair: Middle vents don't blow out any air., air flow control, toyota camry
air flow control, toyota camry, defrosters: The problem is that the control cable that directs air to the different vents either came of or broke off at the end, remove the glove box door and check to see if the cable is still attached to the lever that controls the air door, make sure it moves the...

Toyota Repair: mice in sienna - potential hiding places, cabin air filter, air ducting
cabin air filter, air ducting, wire harness: Mice will chew on the insulation on the wiring and just about anything made of plastic or rubber and things like air filters, they can get into places that you wouldn t suspect but the most common are inside the airfilter box and the air ducting, the damage...

Toyota Repair: motor antenna mast 94 camry, antenna mast, antenna base
antenna mast, antenna base, nylon cord: Remove the top nut on the antenna base, turn the key on and the radio on and the antenna starts to come out, pull on it to make sure it comes all the way out, notice which way the teeth on the nylon cord face, let the motr run until it stops, insert the new...

Toyota Repair: overheating, radiator leak, necessary tests
radiator leak, necessary tests, blown headgasket: Overheating can be caused by many things, from a stuck thermostat to a blown headgasket, there are just too may possibilities for me to guess which one it may be, I would recommend having a repair shop diagnose this so they can do the necessary tests to find...

Toyota Repair: Possible fuel pump problem, camshaft position sensor, fuel pressure regulator
camshaft position sensor, fuel pressure regulator, 2000 lexus es300: First lets find out if there is ignition to the coils to fire the spark plugs, remove one of the spark plugs, pull out the EFI relay to shut the feul pressure off to keep the engine from starting, put the spark plug into the end of the coil and ground the...

Toyota Repair: rx 300 vsc/check engine light, trouble code, code numbers
trouble code, code numbers, vsc: I would need to know the trouble code numbers in the computer to help, can you have the codes retreived? Most autoparts chain stores such as autozone, kragen etc will get the codes for you at no charge. Or you could take it back to the place that did those...

Toyota Repair: Spark Plugs Toyota Sienna 2001, universal joints, toyota sienna
universal joints, toyota sienna, project thanks: It actually doesn t have a replaceable fuel filter. The rear spark plugs can be replaced without removing the intake chamber but it is a little difficult, we normally use a variety of extensions and universal joints and an air powered ratchet but a regular...

Toyota Repair: toyota corolla 04, air intake hose, sensor curcuit
air intake hose, sensor curcuit, toyota corolla: Check for an intake air leak, especially the hoses at the air filter, check the purge hoses for the evap system, look for a leak at the air intake hose to the throttle body, can you give me the trouble code number for the idle air control system malfunction...

Toyota Repair: transmition blues on a 1996 tacoma truck, tacoma toyota, torque converter
tacoma toyota, torque converter, transmission fluid: When was the last time the transmission fluid was changed? On this model it should be changed every 30,000 miles, if it s shifting ok then I would recommend changing the fluid as soon as possible or even have the transmission flushed with a machine to get...

Toyota Repair: 200o Avalon, lock cylinder, seatbacks
lock cylinder, seatbacks, manual switch: If the key remote opens the other doors then that s not the problem, it s a mechanical problem or the trunk opening actuator stopped working but in that case the key should still open the trunk, it sounds more like a control linkage rod or connecting clip...

Toyota Repair: 1990 6 cyl. 4runner fuel filter, toyota 4runner, frame rail
toyota 4runner, frame rail, gas cap: The fuel filter is located underneath on the inside of the right frame rail below the passenger door. it has an in and an our fitting with steel fuel lines, the fittings are 14mm in size and should be removed first, there are two 12mm mounting bolts that bolt...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Brake Light bulb, toyota 4runner, broken wires
toyota 4runner, broken wires, metal bracket: Check the wire harness on the left trunk hinge, the wires inside the harness can break and short out, open the harness and check for broken wires all the way into the passenger comparment, another reason may be the lamp failure relay, it s located in the trunk...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota Camry, 1990 toyota camry, fuse panel
1990 toyota camry, fuse panel, toyota camry: The first thing I ll have to askyou is did you check the fuses? Is the fuse marked tail in the fuse panel inside good? Both the tail lights and the dash lights are powered by this fuse. By the way, what was recommended tyhat would cost $1,000 to fix this...

Toyota Repair: 1999 toyota rav 4wd, vacuum modulator, vacuum hoses
vacuum modulator, vacuum hoses, toyota rav: The vacuum modulator can be tested by removing it then blowing into the bottom port, no air should pass through, if it does the valve should be replaced. The VSV is difficult to get to, I normally remove the right side front wheel and the tie rod end, this...

Toyota Repair: 2005 Corolla AM2 fuse, starter relay, positive cable
starter relay, positive cable, turning the key: The 30A main fuse stays intact, is this so? Does the am2 fuse blow only when turning the key to start when the alt and starter relay are disconnected? I m trying to figure out why the 30a fuse doesn t blow when the am2 fuse is directly in line with it.The...

Toyota Repair: 2006 corolla serpentine belt, corolla sport, how to replace serpentine belt
corolla sport, how to replace serpentine belt, belt tensioner: There is a belt tensioner that has to be released, it is spring loaded, use a breaker bar and a 19mm socket to put on the protrusion of the tensioner and the pull towards the front of the car, this will release the tension and the belt can be pulled off, draw...

Toyota Repair: 22r Compression Loss, timing chain cover, interference engine
timing chain cover, interference engine, 22r motor: A warped cylinder head will usually not affect all cylinders unless there is a lot of warpage, the compression has to go somewhere and in order to affect all cylinders the same it has to be something that is common to all of the cylinders, just make sure the...

Toyota Repair: 92 Corolla how much antifreeze does it hold, antifreeze, thermostat
antifreeze, thermostat, corolla: Yes, it s a little more than four quarts, make sure to turn the heater on while running the engine until the thermostat opens, when warm air comes out of the heater vents the thermostat is open then just add coolant slowly until the level stops dropping...

Toyota Repair: 92 pickup transmission issues, hydraulic fluid leaks, flex hose
hydraulic fluid leaks, flex hose, toyota pickup: The clutch seems to be not releasing all the way, check for hydraulic fluid leaks, check the reservoir fluid level, if low there is a leak somewhere, the most common are the master cylinder and slave cylinder on the transmission, another common problem is...

Toyota Repair: 94 toyota pickup sat for 5 years, coolant level, toyota pickup
coolant level, toyota pickup, oil level: After five years the first thing that should be done is to drain out any old gas that may be in the tank and put in at least five gallons of fresh fuel, the battery may need to be replaced, remove the spark plugs and put a small amount of oil in each cylinder...

Toyota Repair: 97 Landcruiser, antenna cable, power antenna
antenna cable, power antenna, landcruiser: Yes that s coorect the cable cannot be disconnected at the antenna, the radio has to be removed and the antenna lead disconnected from it, what I usually do is cut the old wire near the antenna then attach the new wire to the old one with tape and pull it...

Toyota Repair: brake caliper, brake caliper, 2008 toyota tacoma
brake caliper, 2008 toyota tacoma, hydraulic line: After the wheel is off remove the hydraulic brake line then remove the two 17mm bolts on the back of the caliper bracket, this will remove the entire assembly but if you only want to remove the caliper to get to the brake pads remove the 14mm bolts and pull...

Toyota Repair: Car Repair, 2003 toyota 4runner, toyota 4runner
2003 toyota 4runner, toyota 4runner, autozone: The check engine light usually causes the other lights to turn on because these dystems will be disabled when the computer sees a problem with the engine. The first step is to find out why the check engine light is on by connecting a diagnostic scantool/code...

Toyota Repair: Car starts but can't move., blown fuses, toyota 4runner
blown fuses, toyota 4runner, windows radio: You have some blown fuses, to be able to get it out of park so you can drive it look in front of the shifter on the console, there is a small plstic cover, pop this cover off with a small screwdriver then poke the screwdriver inside the opening to push the...

Toyota Repair: camry rear main seal, air powered tools, camry
air powered tools, camry, 50s: The transmission can be removed without removing the engine, pretty difficult unless you have a car hoist and even then a difficult job, the subframe has to be removed and the engine supported, it usually takes about 5 hours using all the tools available in...

Toyota Repair: clutch repair, clutch replacement, clutch repair
clutch replacement, clutch repair, clutch assembly: The answer to that question is yes, simple logic tells you that if the abs sensor was not a problem before but now is a problem it s likely that something happened to it during the clutch replacement, I have seen this many times when the axles were removed...

Toyota Repair: coil / igniter 5SFE motor, rotor, cracks
rotor, cracks: The coil is built into the distributor, remove the cap and the rotor and the coil cover and inspect the coil for cracks etc, the igniter may be external, follow the wires coming out of the distributor to locate it, I would need to know what year it is to give...

Toyota Repair: Dogbone Mount, drivetrain components, camrys
drivetrain components, camrys, motor mounts: Yes it is a common problem on the camrys, the mounts are not cheap and the labor usually runs about $150 so that price seems about right. Other than the uncomfortable jolt/clunk the engine is not damaged in any way but it should be taken care of soon because...

Toyota Repair: dash clock, dash clock, toyota camry
dash clock, toyota camry, aftermarket stereo: No, this should not happen, the clock should go off, someone may have rewired it wrong so it stays on, especially if there is an aftermarket stereo system that was added, the clock itself amy have an internal problem, I would recommend having either the toyota...

Toyota Repair: electrical problem, vip rs3000, toyota camry
vip rs3000, toyota camry, srs system: One of the doors is not closing all the way causing the door ajar light to blink, push on each door with the key on from the inside , one of the doors will turn the light on when pressure is applied from the inside, this is also causing the doors to lock/unlock...

Toyota Repair: Fuse location, fuse panel, fuse box
fuse panel, fuse box, assistance bill: There are two fuses for this circuit, the 40A DEF and the 7.5A gauge, both are located on the driver s side juction block(fuse panel) under the cover on the lower left of the dash, the fuses can be identified by the diagram printed on the inside of the cover,...

Toyota Repair: 2005 Corolla AM2 fuse, light fuse, engine control module ecm
Toyota Repair: 2005 Corolla AM2 fuse, light fuse, engine control module ecm, blown fuses

Toyota Repair: 2006 corolla serpentine belt, pvc pipe, ratchet handle
Toyota Repair: 2006 corolla serpentine belt, pvc pipe, ratchet handle, pulley

Toyota Repair: Car starts but can't move.
Toyota Repair: Car starts but can't move.

Toyota Repair: Toyota 4Runner, toyota 4runner, scantool
toyota 4runner, scantool, autoparts store: There are many things it could be that s why it has an onboard diagnostic system to determine where the problem lies, the computer has stored some trouble codes which need to be retreived, this is done by connecting a diagnostic scantool to the car s computer...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Camry loses power, jumper wire, toyota camry
jumper wire, toyota camry, diagnostic connector: The first step would be to find out why the check engine light is on, this can be done by locating the diagnostic connector under the hood then putting a jumper wire between terminals TE1+E1 with the key on, the check engine light will flash the trouble code,...

Toyota Repair: Toyota catalytic converter aftermarket part, camry xle, toyota catalytic converter
camry xle, toyota catalytic converter, brand new car: The 1999 camry actually has two catalityc converters, there is one attached to the exhaust manifold which is the main cat and is usually the problem, there is another sub cat lower in the exhaust pipe which rarely causes the problem, can you tell me which...

Toyota Repair: Toyota pickup, 22r engine, head gasket
22r engine, head gasket, timing chains: Yes, probably, I would recommend that after buying it drain the oil and put in fresh oil and a new filter and start the engine, check for any engine noises, a blown headgasket will usually produce white steam from the exhaust, these engines were also known...

Toyota Repair: tacoma turn signals, left turn signal, turn signals
left turn signal, turn signals, toyota tacoma: Yes, that was going to be my next step, I have seen too many problems like this caused by trailer hitch wiring, in most cases the converter box is the problem. By the way is it factory installed or aftermarket, let me know after disconnecting the wiring and...

Toyota Repair: unknown problem, jumper wire, battery connectors
jumper wire, battery connectors, starter relay: Bypass all the relays etc. Disconnect the solenoid wire from the starter and connect a jumper wire to the starter, making sure the key is off and out of gear(manual trans)connect the other end directly to the positive side of the battery, if the starter now...

Toyota Repair: '02 Avalon lower pan drain plug, silicone sealer, main bearings
silicone sealer, main bearings, oil plug: There is no way to check the bearings without removing the oil pan and then the bearings. The compression is good. Use a gasket on the drain plug not a metal sealing ring, you can also apply a coat of a silicone sealer to the plug until the next oil change,...

Toyota Repair: 03 4Runner Transmission Issue, o2 sensors, catalytic converters
o2 sensors, catalytic converters, exhaust shop: The P0430 code is a catalityc converter code so that sounds about right. The 771 code is a shift solenoid e code so it sort of made sense that they replaced the solenoids but it didn t fix the problem, there are two possible things left that the repair manual...

Toyota Repair: 1990 toyota corolla, toyota corolla, fuse box
toyota corolla, fuse box, battery down: All the fuses should be checked under the hood as well as the ones inside at the lower left of the dash, there may be more fuses blown which is usually what happens when the battery may have accidentally been connected backwards. Was the 80Amp alternator fuse...

Toyota Repair: 1992 Camry A/C and EVV Valve, coolant leak, lamens terms
coolant leak, lamens terms, electrical tape: I m not sure what that valve is you re referring to, can you take a photo and attach it or give a more detailed description of it? Any wires connected to it and if so what color are the wires.Any vacuum hoses attached to it? I don t know if this has to do...

Toyota Repair: 1998 Camry 4 cyl. engine dies st stop signs and lights, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: The problem may be the idle air control valve, it s located on the throttle body which has to be removed to get the IAC valve off, once it s removed the valve and the throttle body can be cleaned using an intake cleaner and a brush to remove all carbon deposits...

Toyota Repair: 2000 Avalon not starting, crank angle sensor, timing belt replacement
crank angle sensor, timing belt replacement, flood water: Locate the diagnostic check connector under the hood it has a cover on it that says Diagnostic, open it and look inside the cover for the terminal designations, put a jumper between the terminals TE1 and E1, turn the key on, the engine light will flash a two...

Toyota Repair: 2001 Nissan pathfinder ABS actuator, nissan pathfinder, s brake
nissan pathfinder, s brake, abs system: I m not familiar with Nissan s brake abs system but I don t think the actuator has to be replaced, there may be a special bleeding procedure that Nissan recommends, you could have a Nissan tech try to bleed the system before spending hudreds of dollars on...

Toyota Repair: 2005 Toyota Corolla 1zzfe, variable valve timing, home mechanic
variable valve timing, home mechanic, 2005 toyota corolla: This is a trouble code for the variable valve timing controller (VVTi)toyota had issued a service bulletin for this, the camshaft gear that control s the valve timing should be replaced, it requires special tools and knowledge, the camshafts have to be removed...

Toyota Repair: 2006 Sienna Automatic Sliding Door, override switch, manual override
override switch, manual override, sliding door: First look at the door and the door opening carefully for any signs of metal to metal contact between the door and the body, many times the hinges or rollers are worn causing the door to bind up when closing. If the door alignment is ok the you can cut the...

Toyota Repair: 2008 Toyota Sienna Sludge, loaner vehicle, initial repair
loaner vehicle, initial repair, toyota sienna: This is a legal issue which I can not answer but I think you have a pretty good case to get your money or most of it back because the problem was not diagnosed correctly resulting in a repair that was not successful,if they are not willing to refund all or...

Toyota Repair: 91' Tercel auto trans, chilton manuals, salvage yard
chilton manuals, salvage yard, torque converter: It would be a good idea to replace the transpan gasket and the drive axle seals before installation. The only caution I have for you is to make sure the torque converter is all the way on the splines inside the bellhousing, if it s not the transmission oil...

Toyota Repair: 99 caldina turbo, vcs and engine light, designation number, scantool
designation number, scantool, toyota dealer: You will have to have the trouble codes retrieved using a diagnostic scantool that can access check engine light, the other lights usually turn on because of the check engine light and should go off after the check engine light is corrected, any repair shop,...

Toyota Repair: Cam shaft timing mark, crank pulley, crank shaft
crank pulley, crank shaft, cam shaft: The engines are exactly the same. With the timing belt off temporarely install the lower plastic cover, put the crank pulley on and line up the pulley notch with the zero mark on the cover, the engine is now at TDC. The cam gear has a small hole in it, rotate...

Toyota Repair: Car battery if left idle - when to disconnect battery?, mazda 2, computer memory
mazda 2, computer memory, car battery: Most cars today have a small draw on the battery due to computer memory, alarm system etc. it normally would take about 3-4 weeks for the battery to draw down to being discharged depending on the health of the battery. I would disconnect if leaving for more...

Toyota Repair: Car won't start, emission control system, toyota avalon
emission control system, toyota avalon, gas mileage: The no start/clicking is most likely due to a bad starter, it s a common problem. This would nt turn the check engine light on so there may be another problem most likely with the emission control system so you should have it checked for that eventually. ...

Toyota Repair: code 420 on ¨01 sienna, mass flow sensor, code 420
mass flow sensor, code 420, toyota tech: I have read the service bulletin and it staes to replace the ECM with an updated part number, it says nothing about replacing the catalityc converter, so I would recommend replacing the ECM only at this time. By the way, the catalittc converter can be tested...

Toyota Repair: '02 Avalon lower pan drain plug, drain pan, helicoil
Toyota Repair: '02 Avalon lower pan drain plug, drain pan, helicoil, leaks

Toyota Repair: New Battery, Car Still Won't Start - 1999 4-Cylinder Camry, phoenix metro area, toyota camry
phoenix metro area, toyota camry, auto parts store: So basically the problem is that all those lights blink and the car won t start. There is an alarm system installed on this car that is causing this, look for a small red LED either mounted on the face of the dash or on a small bracket on the bottom of the...

Toyota Repair: Starting engine and ideling, air control valve, toyota camry
air control valve, toyota camry, diagnostic check: This is usually a sticking idle air control valve that causes this, the valve is located on the bottom of the throttle body. The throttle body should be removed and the valve removed and cleaned with a brush and some air intake spray cleaner, as well as the...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Camry 2002 loses power at stop light, toyota camry 2002, variable valve timing
toyota camry 2002, variable valve timing, toyota camry: The P0446 code is an emission control malfuction code and doesn t affect driveability. The P1349 code is a little more serious it s a VVTi (variable valve timing) malfunction, the first thing you should do is to check the engine oil and if it s low add oil...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Corolla 2001 P Code, toyota corolla 2001, mass air flow sensor
toyota corolla 2001, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow: In order for me to help I would have to ask you to have the computer scanned again because the codes may be different now, you don t necessarily have to go back to the mechanic, you can have an Autozone or similar parts store scan the computer for you, they...

Toyota Repair: Toyota starting problems, air flow sensor, metal fuel
air flow sensor, metal fuel, toyota pickup: It may have a leaking cold start injector, it s located on the intake chamber on the right side, it has a small metal fuel line and an electrical connector, remove the injector and plug the opening and see if the starting problem stops, check the injector...

Toyota Repair: toyota paseo speedometer, toyota paseo, department of motor vehicles
toyota paseo, department of motor vehicles, local department: I can t tell you how to do that, I ve never done this, you should take the speedo to an authorized speedo repair shop where they can recalibrate it,or you can contact your local department of motor vehicles for information, you may be able to leave it at that...

Toyota Repair: back window wont go back up, phillips screws, toyota avensis
phillips screws, toyota avensis, splined shaft: The Avensis is not sold in the US but is similar to our Camry model, the problem may just the handle, check to make sure the handle is on the splined shaft,if the handle is not the problem then the window regulator will probably need to be replaced. The door...

Toyota Repair: 1998 Toyota Avalon, aamco transmissions, toyota avalon
aamco transmissions, toyota avalon, o reilly: The engine has a misfire, you should have it looked at as soon as possible because driving it with the engine light blinking can damage the catalityc converter which is a very expensive repair. I can t tell you what is causing the misfire as there are just...

Toyota Repair: 2000 toyota celica gt random misfire, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: This can be caused by a malfunction that affects all cylinders, usually an intake leak, mixed up vacuum hoses etc.however, Toyota had published a service bulletin that addresses this condition,TSB- EG003-01, it involves replacing the ECM and the fuel injectors,...

Toyota Repair: 2001 Lexus es300, lexus es300, lexus es 300
lexus es300, lexus es 300, manual states: The factory manual states to remove the engine first, I have never remvoced a transmission on the Lexus but it s basically the same as the Camry which I have removed, it can be done by supporting the engine then removing the subframe and removing the transmission...

Toyota Repair: 2004 Toyota Camry XLE Tuner, air fuel ratio, toyota camry
air fuel ratio, toyota camry, professional mechanic: Dealer technicians can not make rpm corrections, there is nothing to adjust as the computer does this based on various input signals from sensors, if there is a problem with the idle it s due to a component or sensor failure, most idle problems are caused...

Toyota Repair: 94 camry brake lamps, inner fender, metal brace
inner fender, metal brace, trunk lid: The lamp failure relay is located in the trunk on the left inner fender on a metal brace, remove the left side carpet to locate it, it s on the backside of the brace. It s a common problem for the wires inside the harness that runs along the left trunk hinge...

Toyota Repair: 97 celica, throttle plate, intake pipe
throttle plate, intake pipe, gas filter: Possibly a restricted intake or exhaust sytem, check for anything stuck in the air intake pipe between the air filter and the throttle body, make sure the throttle plate is open all the way when pushing nthe pedal all the way down, disconnect the catalityc...

Toyota Repair: AC, hole in the air, maintenace
hole in the air, maintenace, air duct: Yes, obviously something happened during this service, by refresher service I assume that they injected some cleaning foam into the air duct to clean the evaporator core, in most cases this requires drilling a hole in the air duct housing, it s possible that...

Toyota Repair: brake problem with 2002 toyota camry, 2002 toyota camry, brake master cylinder
2002 toyota camry, brake master cylinder, toyota camry: It could be a weak brake master cylinder that s causing this. Check the pedal free play with the engine off, it it seems too much before making contact with the master cylinder piston adjust the pushrod a little to take up some but not all of the clearance....

Toyota Repair: CEL/VSC lights 2001 highlander, air fuel ratio, loose hose
air fuel ratio, loose hose, negative battery: That code is for the air/fuel ratio sensor bank 2 sensor 1 which is located in the exhaust manifold near the radiator(assuming this is a V-6) is this the one that was replaced if so it s the correct one. The hose being off will set a different code, if the...

Toyota Repair: clutch shudder 1st/rev when warm, clutch, flywheel
clutch, flywheel, pup: If this clutch shuddering was not here before the clutch was replaced then it makes sense that this was caused during the repair. I think they are using cheap clutch parts, the only thing I can recommend is to make them do the labor again and you get factory...

Toyota Repair: distributor coil, camry xle, electronic distributer
camry xle, electronic distributer, ground signal: You can get a 12volt testlight at most autoparts stores for less than $20. The coil is usually tested by checking for battery voltage at the positive side of the coil terminal, it should be a steady 12 volts with the key on, the coil can also be tested with...

Toyota Repair: door sensor light on dasboard, toyota corolla, dasboard
toyota corolla, dasboard, sensor light: One of the doors is not closing tight enough to open the switch, check to see which door it is by pushing on each one from the inside with the doors closed, the one that has the bad contact will make the dome light and the warning lite on the dash turn on...

Toyota Repair: Engine goes high intemittently, toyota camry 1998, toyota camry
toyota camry 1998, toyota camry, autozone: The reason the check engine light turns on is that the computer has detected a problem, you will have to have the trouble codes read at a repair facility or an auto parts store, most atores like Autozone will help you get those codes at no charge, once you...

Toyota Repair: 2000 toyota celica gt random misfire, diagnostic technician, spark plugs
Toyota Repair: 2000 toyota celica gt random misfire, diagnostic technician, spark plugs, porcelain

Toyota Repair: HIGHLANDER VSC LIGHT, code 39, speed sensor
Toyota Repair: HIGHLANDER VSC LIGHT, code 39, speed sensor, test mode

Toyota Repair: HIGHLANDER VSC LIGHT, vsc, o2 sensor
vsc, o2 sensor, tire pressure: There are still some codes in the VSC/TRAC system that won t clear by disconnecting the battery, or they will clear but as soon as the car moves the computer dtects a problem in the system. If you can have someone access the system and get the trouble codes...

Toyota Repair: headlight wont turn on, toyota corolla, fuse box
toyota corolla, fuse box, low beam: Each headlight has two fuses under the hood in the fuse box, one for low beam and one for high beam per side. I doubt if both fuses are blown, it may be that both bulbs are bad or the headlight relay could be the cause, there are several relays that are the...

Toyota Repair: leaking gas tank, fiberglass mat, salvage yards
fiberglass mat, salvage yards, patch job: What I would do is to check with some salvage yards that specialize in japanese imports and find a used gas tank. I don t recommend repairing it but you can try to drain all fuel out, clean the area of all paint down to the metal and use fiberglass mat and...

Toyota Repair: Gear Removal, car ramps, oil leaks
car ramps, oil leaks, flood light: After removing the oil pump clamp the gear in a vise and remove the 14mm nut, the gear can then be pulled off, note that it is indexed to the shaft. With the valve cover removed the cna can be held with a large wrench, I think it s 24mm using the hex shaped...

Toyota Repair: oil leake, high pressure washer, spilled oil
high pressure washer, spilled oil, drain plug: No and I don t believe that s the case, they may have left the drain plug loose or spilled oil and didn t clean it up or the oil filter leaked. Go to one of those coin car washes and use the high pressure washer and clean everything off then drive it and see...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Corolla Temperature Malfunction, toyota corolla, radiator fan
toyota corolla, radiator fan, temperature gauge: The radiator fan has a seperate temp sensor has nothing to do with the gauge, it has another sensor on the engine with a single wire connector on it located near the thermostat housing, this is for the gauge only. Check the connection first and if it s ok...

Toyota Repair: Toyota struts, reod, suspension component
reod, suspension component, toyota parts: Yes I agree they should las a lot longer than this, if they are leaking the only reason they do so is if the seals start to lose their sealing ability, not a suspension component. A small amount of oily deposits at the top where the strut piston reod comes...

Toyota Repair: Transmission Fuses, transmission oil, dipstick
transmission oil, dipstick, fuses: It s not a fuse problem, if the car does not move when putting it in D or R then it s a transmission issue. Did this happen all of a sudden or did the transmission act up prior to this? Has the transmission oil been checked at the dipstick under the hood...

Toyota Repair: '01 Toyota Sequoia stalls at idle following battery change, toyota sequoia, degree weather
toyota sequoia, degree weather, battery change: If you have read my past answers you should have come across the recommendation to clean the inside of the throttle body using a brush and some air intake spray cleaner so give that a try and let me know if it helps. Disconnect the battery while doing this...

Toyota Repair: 1985 toyota 4x4 pickup sr-5 Charging system help, toyota 4x4 pickup, fuse box
toyota 4x4 pickup, fuse box, gauge wire: I don t have any wiring diagrams for a truck that goes this far back but I think that cable is the main power cable to the electical system, they also used fusible wires between the battery positive and the fuse box, the wire is availble at most autoparts...

Toyota Repair: 1986 toyota pickup , 4wd, 22r - carb, fuse block, using a voltmeter
fuse block, using a voltmeter, toyota pickup: I agree that there may be a battery drain but using a voltmeter is not accurate, what drains a battery is current, the method you used will show 12 volts whether the current draw is 1A or 10, if your voltmeter can read amps then connect it between the battery...

Toyota Repair: 1989 toyota pickup, 22re, fuel filter change, banjo fittings, trans man
banjo fittings, trans man, toyota pickup: The starter has one 14mm nut at the top on the intake manifold side of the engine which can be reached from the top and one bolt on the bottom facing the front, you ll need an extension and socket to get to this one, don t forget to disconnect the battery...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota Truck 3VZ starts missing at 2250 rpm, jumper wires, blown fuse
jumper wires, blown fuse, frame rail: If this happened after the incident with the battery there may be a blown fuse so you should check all the fuses both inside and under the hood, if this problem was there before then I would recommend replacing the fuel filter, it s located under the passenger...

Toyota Repair: 1994camry, rod bearings, minor scratches
rod bearings, minor scratches, oil pan: Probably yes, if there are minor scratches they can be cleaned up using some strip fine emery clothe, replace all the rod bearings, be sure to check the bearings to make sure they are standard size or undersized, there should be a stamp on the back that indicates...

Toyota Repair: 1995 Toyota Camry - transmission?, toyota camry, move the car
toyota camry, move the car, drive axle: Not too sure what this is but if the transmission is making this type of noise and doesn t move the car then it sounds like a major failure of the transmission or differential, the only other thing that I can think of is that there is a problem with the left...

Toyota Repair: 1999 toyota camry, toyota camry, pipe wrench
toyota camry, pipe wrench, valve cover: The spark plug tubes are removeable, they are threaded at both ends, remove the valve cover by removing the four large retaining nuts, after the cover is off remove the tubes by turning them counterclockwiseusing an inside pipe wrench or other tool to turn...

Toyota Repair: 2000 Toyota 2.2 L Camry, piston slap, engine piston
piston slap, engine piston, rod bearings: It could be any of those except a warped head. See where the noise is originating from, use a piece of plastic tubing placed to the ear to trace the source area, in any case any noise like this is a serious problem with the engine. Piston noise will usually...

Toyota Repair: 2001 Solara 4-Cyl., 5-Speed Manual, shift linkage, clunk
shift linkage, clunk, downshift: If a delay is required from 2nd to 3rd to avoid grinding then that indicates a problem with the transmission, worn shift sleeve, synchro ring etc, In my opinion this transmission has some problems, if they are sure there is a problem with the shift linkage...

Toyota Repair: 2001Sequoia Mast, antenna cable, motr
antenna cable, motr, mast: If a part of the cable is broken off and still inside then you have to remove the antenna motor and take it apart to remove the broken piece, the motor can be accessed by removing the fender inner liner, the motr can be unbolted and removed but no all the...

Toyota Repair: 2006 corolla 120,000km P0171, sensor wires, scantool
sensor wires, scantool, question thanks: I don t recommend brake cleaner, I tried it once and ended up having to replace it, never had a problem using electronic cleaner, you can get it at most autoparts and hardware stores. I f you have a scantool that can read live data and can read mass air volume...

Toyota Repair: 99 Camry accellerator sticks, accelerator pedal, autoparts store
accelerator pedal, autoparts store, accellerator: The problem is carbon inside the throttle body, there is an easy fix for this, pick up a can of spray air intake cleaner and a brush at the autoparts store, remove large air hose from the throttle body and block the throttle wide open, proceed to clean the...

Toyota Repair: Changing dash illumination lights, illumination lights, light bulbs
illumination lights, light bulbs, fornt: The instrument cluster can be removed from the dash,first remove the screws that attach the trim piece in fornt ot the glass then remove the fout 10mm screws that are on the cluster, disconnect the speedo cable at the back and the electrical connectors, all...

Toyota Repair: Coolant leak, intake manifold gasket, coolant leak
intake manifold gasket, coolant leak, head gasket: Check at the rear of the cylinder head for the leak, there is a aluminum plate that exhaust gases pass through to cool the egr valve, if the leak is firther foreward it could be the headgasket or the intake manifold gasket, coolant also passes through the...

Toyota Repair: Drive belt train bearing noise 2000 Corolla, engine whine, corolla ve
engine whine, corolla ve, pitched whine: The low frequency pulsing noise is probably caused by a weak tensioner, toyota has issued a service bulletin for this so it s fairly common. A power steering pump noise usually changes pitch when the steering wheel is turned, it should also change when the...

Toyota Repair: 1989 toyota pickup, 22re, fuel filter change, slot width, open slot
Toyota Repair: 1989 toyota pickup, 22re, fuel filter change, slot width, open slot, circular hole

Toyota Repair: Overheating Tacoma, fan clutch, exact problem
Toyota Repair: Overheating Tacoma, fan clutch, exact problem, correct position

Toyota Repair: fuses for 94 camry+realys, fuel pump relay, tow truck driver
fuel pump relay, tow truck driver, fuse box: In the relay block near the battery (2nd photo) there are two relays missing, the engine main relay and the cooling fan relay, looking at the photo the eng main relay would go in the socket near the battery and the fan relay next to the brown relay. The smaller...

Toyota Repair: High Idle on a 93 toyota 4 runner, toyota 4 runner, oxygen sensor
toyota 4 runner, oxygen sensor, carbon deposits: Check the throttle body plate to meake sure it s closing all the way. Clean the inside of it if there is a lot of carbon deposits. Check for any loose, cracked or disconnected vacuum hoses. The reason for the code 25 is that the oxygen sensor is seeing too...

Toyota Repair: Losing oil without an oil spot in the parking space, 1991 toyota tercel, toyota tercel
1991 toyota tercel, toyota tercel, head gasket: In most states, including Texas, it s against the law to do any repair work without customers prior authorization, no matter if it s needed or not but that s in the past and not much you can do about that now, I have problems with any mechanic that refuses...

Toyota Repair: Loss of Dash Lights, ash tray, dash lights
ash tray, dash lights, rheostat: The rheostat has a green wire going to it. This should have battery voltage with the headlight switch on, the white /black wire is ground , connecting a testlight to the gree/white wire and ground should increase/ decrease the testlights brightness. Using...

Toyota Repair: lamp failure module, light indicator, wire harness
light indicator, wire harness, ebay: A common problem is that there is a short circuit in the wire harness that s attached to the left trunk hinge, it goes inside and connects to another wire harness , this short may have caused the relay to have burned out again. Instruct your mechanic to strip...

Toyota Repair: MAF, toyota matrix 4wd, toyota matrix
toyota matrix 4wd, toyota matrix, autozone: Since the check engine light is on the first step would be to find out the diagnostic trouble codes, you can have those retreived at most Autozone or similar parts store, they canhelp you get the codes at no charge to you,hwen you have the code numbers post...

Toyota Repair: Noises in turning steering wheel, toyota camry xle, toyota camry
toyota camry xle, toyota camry, dry dust: If thenoise seems like a squeeking/ rubbing noise it s usually caused by a dry dust seal where the column enters the firewall under the dash, peel the rubber boot back a little and spray some liquid grease on to the area where it makes contact. If it s more...

Toyota Repair: Overheating Tacoma, temperature gauge, power flush
temperature gauge, power flush, heater temperature: If it s only overheating at idle and not while driving then I don t see how the radiator could be the problem, could it be that the thermostat even though new is defective? Maybe, yes, I assume the water pump was replaced as well.Go ahead and try flushing...

Toyota Repair: Possible sunroof leaking on 04 Sienna, sunroof drain, drain tubes
sunroof drain, drain tubes, having some sort: There are four sunroof drain tubes, two in fornt and two in the rear, most of the time it s the front that s causing the problem, the headliner doesn t have to be removed completely, to inspect the drain tube , drop down the headliner on the side of the suspected...

Toyota Repair: Radiator Fan Motors, radiator coolant, replacement radiator
radiator coolant, replacement radiator, plastic jug: Since the fans do run when disconnecting the connector it means that all the wiring and the relays are ok, what needs to be done is to make sure the engine comes to operating temperature to at least 1/2 on the gauge, if it does then try replacing the temp...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Camry suddenly running rough, jumper wire, power steering pump
jumper wire, power steering pump, diagnostic check: It may be a good idea to find out why the check engine light comes on before doing anything else, this can be done by getting the trouble codes stored in the computer, locate the diagnostic check connector under the hood and put a jumper wire between the terminals...

Toyota Repair: 1997, 4 cylinder Toyota Camry, automatic transmission, drive axles, toyota camry
drive axles, toyota camry, cold mark: Not sure exactly what is going on, if the engine turns over which in turn will turn the torque converter the pump should fill the torque converter up.The torque converter engages directly into the pump drive gear, for some reason this doesn t seem to be the...

Toyota Repair: 1999 Toyota Rav 4, toyota rav 4, 1999 toyota rav 4
toyota rav 4, 1999 toyota rav 4, egr valve: There are two common causes for this, the egr modulator valve, located on a bracket directly on the egr valve and the egr vacuum switching valve(VSV) located under the intake manifold, replace them both or try just replacing the modulator and see if the light...

Toyota Repair: 2000 mr2 spyder 5-speed manual, clutch master cylinder, mr2 spyder
clutch master cylinder, mr2 spyder, flex hoses: One of the hydraulic cylinders may be leaking, if not externally it could still be leaking internally, all the flex hoses should also be checked for leakage, themmaster cylinder or the slave cylinder or maybe both could be the problem and may need to be replaced....

Toyota Repair: 2001 Rav4- random clattering in engine compartment, drive belt tensioner, engine temp
drive belt tensioner, engine temp, camshafts: Check the drive belt tensioner, if they become weak it can create a noise that sounds like this, if necessary remove the drive belt and run the engine without it for a few minutes and see if the noise goes away, if not you would need to remove the valve cover...

Toyota Repair: 2002 toyota camry code p0420, 2002 toyota camry, toyota camry
2002 toyota camry, toyota camry, cat converter: The p0420 code is directly related to a malfunctioning cat converter, the reason the light will turn on/off is that after a few drive cycles the computer may reset because the problem is intermittent and after the computer monitors the cat converter again...

Toyota Repair: 2003 Highlander Coolant Leak, coolant level, coolant leak
coolant level, coolant leak, head gasket: If it s at the rear of the engine it can t be the waterpump that s leaking now, there are some headgasket issues with the 4 cylinder engine, in some cases the headbolts pull loose allowing the headgasket to leak, it usually leaks out the backside so check...

Toyota Repair: 2003 Toyota Echo, 2003 toyota echo, shift indicator
2003 toyota echo, shift indicator, toyota echo: Remove the trim piece around the shifter and remove the center console, there are two small bolts inside the console, remove the trim under the radio, once the center console is off the bulb can be replaced it s on the bottom of the shift indicator, twist...

Toyota Repair: '92 Camry won't idle, air control valve, mechanical genius
air control valve, mechanical genius, first few days: This is usually due to a sticking idle air control valve, the IAC valve is located on the throttle body, the throttle body should be removed and the IAC valve then removed, in most cases the valve can be cleaned using some spray intake cleaner and a brush,...

Toyota Repair: 92 celica idle,acceleration and,startup problems, egr valve, toyota celica
egr valve, toyota celica, loose hose: The loose hose is the cause of the whistling noise so you need to correct this problem first, the ufo looking piece, is the EGR modulator valve, the hose connects to a port on the EGR valve and provides exhaust pressure on the modulator, fix this first and...

Toyota Repair: 97 Avalon ABS ans SRS lights on, jumper wire, abs light
jumper wire, abs light, abs sensor: You need to use the OBD II DTC connector inside under the dash and connect the OBDII compatible scantool and get the codes for me so I can help, it s very likely theat one of the ABS sensor wires was stretched during the brake work and the wire inside the...

Toyota Repair: 99 Avalon sputtering on deceleration and idle, p0171 system too lean bank 1, cylinder misfire
p0171 system too lean bank 1, cylinder misfire, engine misfire: The p0300 code is not specific to any single cylinder but it affects all cylinders so there is a problem that is common to all of the cylinders, the p0171 lean code can be caused by an intake system air leak, all the vacuum hoses an the intake chamber and...

Toyota Repair: '99 Toyota Camry brake pad replacement, toyota camry, metric socket
toyota camry, metric socket, pad replacement: To just replace the brake pads all you have to do is to remove the two 14mm bolts for the caliper, there is no torx bolt that heeds to be removed, you may have to remove the 12mm bolt that holds the brake line on to the bracket, once the caliper is off compress...

Toyota Repair: Brake Warning Light, rear drum brakes, brake warning light
rear drum brakes, brake warning light, emergency brakes: It s possible that the car was driven with the parking brake on, have the rear brakes checked for any signs of overheating, fill the fluid to the max line, if it has rear drum brakes they may be dragging causing the feeling that the car is braking without...

Toyota Repair: Engine & VSC lights came on., vsc, autozone
vsc, autozone, chg: The VSC light usually turns on because of the check engine light, so it should be diagnosed first,if possible have a diagnostic acantool connected to get the trouble codes, some autoparts stores like Autozone will do this at no charge, I would need the trouble...

Toyota Repair: failed smog test, voltage waveforms, smog test
voltage waveforms, smog test, incomplete combustion: Higher than normal HC readings are normally caused by incomplete combustion due to a mechanical engine problem but they said the engine was not misfiring, in that case it may be an inefficient catalityc converter,if you are dealing with a test and repair facility...

Toyota Repair: Loud humming noise from rear, auto salvage yards, wheel bearing
auto salvage yards, wheel bearing, differential assembly: You have replaced one wheel bearing, it s possible that it may be the other side making noise or the differntial bearings, did you not drive this vehicle before buying it? I would recommend replacing the other side bearing and if that doesn t fix it you are...

Toyota Repair: low beams don't work, low beams, daytime running lights
low beams, daytime running lights, high beams: It sounds like it has daytime running lights, there are a couple of reasons for this, the DRL relay located under the rights side of the dash is burned out or there is a bad ground connection under the dash on the left, there is a connector that has a lot...

Toyota Repair: Power Steering fluid leak, power steering fluid leak, power steering leaks
power steering fluid leak, power steering leaks, power steering fluid: There are two common power steering leaks on this year camry, the power steering pump and the steering rack, I would advise to clean the whole area with a pressure washer and then drive it about 500 miles to see where the leak is actually coming from...

Toyota Repair: Purchasing a 1993 Toyota 4 runner, metal particles, toyota 4 runner
metal particles, toyota 4 runner, solenoids: Be careful, this is usually an indication that the transmission has a major problem, shift solenoids are rarely the problem, it s usually a transmission that s going . This is because metal particles from worn parts in the transmission clog up the solenoids....

Toyota Repair: starter motor, toyota corolla, bellhousing
toyota corolla, bellhousing, starter motor: The starter is under the intake manifold, there are two 14mm bolts at the rear of the bellhousing holding it in, disconnect the battery and then the battery cable at the starter, disconnect the solenoid wire, remove the air filter completely so there is more...

Toyota Repair: tail light wires, toyota camery, side fender
toyota camery, side fender, metal brace: There are a couple of common problems for this, there is an open circuit in the wire harness that attaches to the left trunk hinge, the harness should be cut open all the way into the trunk to locate any broken wires, the other is the tail light warning relay,...

Toyota Repair: toyota celica car door, toyota celica, engine misfire
toyota celica, engine misfire, electrical problems: Electrical problems are too hard to diagnose without looking at the car myself, the most likely cause is the window motor burned out. You need to have it diagnosed why the check engine light is flashing, there could be a few things that can cause it but the...

Toyota Repair: 02 Tacoma Keyless Entry, key less entry, power locks
key less entry, power locks, pre runner: Contact the toyota dealer and give them the VIN# they can tell you what equipment it had at the date of delivery, in most cases the SR5 models had the factory keyless entry but it s also possible that it had a dealer installed or port installed system, the...

Toyota Repair: 1991 toyota camry 2.5 liter v6 dohc, 1991 toyota camry, toyota camry
1991 toyota camry, toyota camry, fuse box: There is one tail light relay under the hood in the fuse box, there is also a lamp failure relay in the trunk behind the carpeting on the left, it s more common for this one to cause problems, remove it and open the cover to see if it s burned, another common...

Toyota Repair: 1996 TOYOTA TERCEL TRANSMISSION SWAP, 1994 toyota tercel, 1994 toyota paseo
1994 toyota tercel, 1994 toyota paseo, toyota tercel: It seems the transmission has a major problem and will need to be replaced, possible a differential failure but that s irrelevant since there are metal shavings which will go through all the rest of the transmission. As long as the transmission numbers are...

Toyota Repair: 1997, 4 cylinder Toyota Camry, automatic transmission, metal slag, clutch pack
metal slag, clutch pack, center shaft: With the shifter in the park position it locks the ring gear and keeps it from turning, when the wheels are off the ground the wheels can be turned(opposite direction) because of the diferrential gear action, the gears inside the housing can still turn...

Toyota Repair: 1997 Toyota Corolla CE 1.6L Will NOT Start..., clutch pedal, toyota corolla
clutch pedal, toyota corolla, electrical issues: There are a couple of things to consider, first, does it have any kind of alarm system? If not check the clutch start switch located under the dash, it s on a bracket making contact with the clutch pedal arm, also make sure the clutch pedal can be depressed...

Toyota Repair: 2002 camry 4 cyl XLE, automatic gearbox, stoplights
automatic gearbox, stoplights, light switch: The reason it can t be put in D is because the stop lights are not working so the stop light issue needs to be addressed first, check the fuse inside the lower left of the dash marked stop , if the fuse is good there are two other possible causes, the stop...

Toyota Repair: 2003 brake rotor removal, brake caliper, brake rotor removal
brake caliper, brake rotor removal, penetrant: The rotors can be removed by first removing the brake caliper and the caliper bracket, once those are out of the way the rotors should just pull off the hub, there is nothing holding them on, you may encounter some rust that may make it a little difficult...

Toyota Repair: 2006 prado auto 4wd v6, fluid temperature, transmission oil
fluid temperature, transmission oil, gear oil: The transmission uses WS type fluid, the transmission has no dipstick, as you probably know, the fluid can be checked by runnung the engine to operating temperature and measuring the transmission fluid temperature with the Toyota techstream diagnostic tool...

Toyota Repair: 2008 Toyota Prius Brake and VSC warning lights, rear wheel speed, 2008 toyota prius
rear wheel speed, 2008 toyota prius, toyota prius: First check to make sure it s connected and there is no wire damgage between the sensor and the body. The sensor resistance can be checked across b oth terminals with the electrical connector off, the resistance should be less than 1ohm, from either terminal...

Toyota Repair: 92 camry 3.0 transmission R&R, sway bar link, steering rack
sway bar link, steering rack, camry: What I usually do is to remove the subframe and get it out of the way, the engine has to be supported on top or somehow on the bottom to keep it from falling down, the steering rack can be left connected to the steering shaft, remove the rack mounting bolts...

Toyota Repair: 93 camry 3.0 no injection pulse, intake plenum, installed alarm
intake plenum, installed alarm, ground connections: Check the injector and computer ground wires to body ground, there are some ground connections on the intake plenum on the passenger side make sure they are clean and tight, check the computer ground connections in both the left and right side kick panels,check...

Toyota Repair: '96 Prizm missing at certain RPMs, geo prizm, crank sensor
geo prizm, crank sensor, coil pack: What is the trouble code number you are getting now and how was the O2 sensor checked to confirm that it was bad, were both front and rear sensors checked and what were the results. If possible can you give me the fuel trim data from freeze frame information....

Toyota Repair: 96 toytota t100 v6, vlave, 1996 toyota t100
vlave, 1996 toyota t100, toyota t100: Remove the trhottle body and remove the idle air control vlave from the bottom of the throttle body, it s sticking, clean the IAC valve and make sure the valve can be pushed open and then closes by itself, it s spring loaded, if the valve is sticking so bad...

Toyota Repair: 99 Camry backup light wire, broken wires, wayn
broken wires, wayn, autop: You need to cut the insulation open on the wire harness running along the left trunk hinge all the wayn into the trunk, there are usually a couple of broken wires, wire is available at any autop arts store, you can either use crimp on connectors or solder...

Toyota Repair: 99 Camry LE 4cyl rear power window, window bottom, master switch
window bottom, master switch, test light: In order to get the window up it needs to be removed from the regulator, try to move the window up using the switch until the 10mm regulator bolts can be removed from the window bottom, if this is not possible remove all the 10mm bolts from the regulator and...

Toyota Repair: AC Retrofit, r 134 freon, r134 freon
r 134 freon, r134 freon, would make sense: It would make sense to retrofit to the R134 freon as the R-12 is not available anymore in the US and most other countries, the conversion is really simple, actually it only involves removing the old freon and replacing the service valves, in some cases it...

Toyota Repair: Backup Lights Don't Work, toyota camry, short circuits
toyota camry, short circuits, backup lights: It may be a wiring problem in the wire harness that runs along the left trunk hinge, the insulation should be cut open to check the wires inside the harness for short circuits and broken wires, there is also a relay behind the carpets on the left side which...

Toyota Repair: Bad oil leak 1994 Toyota Camry, valve cover gasket, seal leaks
valve cover gasket, seal leaks, toyota camry: In this case the mechanic is probably right,at at 326,000 miles it s time to do an engine replacement or just get rid of it, doing minor oil leak repairs may work for a while but I seriously doubt it will last for another 50,000 miles even for a Toyota...

Toyota Repair: Coolant, negative battery cable, water spout
negative battery cable, water spout, question thanks: I need to know what the diagnostic trouble code number was in order to help more, check engine lights usually don t go off by themselves, try disconnecting the negative battery cable for about ten seconds this may turn the light off, if it comes back on have...

Toyota Repair: What to check first if a car is bottoming at front end?, camry 2002, answer check
camry 2002, answer check, xle: I assume the tires are the correct size, if this is so and everything else checks out ok, then I can t be of any help, these models do have a tendency to bottom out when entering a drive way a little too fast, I have not seen any need to replace coil springs,...

Toyota Repair: Disc Brakes - 99 Toyota Camry, toyota camry, high pitch
toyota camry, high pitch, oem pads: Calipers rarely cause problems so I think the problem may be incorrect pads or they are installed wrong, recheck them, make sure the wheels can turn without binding up, pump the brake a few times and see if the calipers release. If nothing can be found try...

Toyota Repair: drivers side front wheel, master mechanic, steering knuckle
master mechanic, steering knuckle, suspension arm: In most cases it requires a hydraulic press to remove the bearing and a tie rod puller to get the tie rods off the steering knuckle then the steering knuckle is removed from the lower suspension arm ball joint and the strut, to help more I would need to know...

Toyota Repair: Engine light, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: PO171 is a lean air/fuel mixture condition, usually cleaning the throttle body on the inside as well as the MAF sensor takes care of this code. The inside of the throttle body can be cleansed using a small brush and some air intake cleaner, the mass air flow...

Toyota Repair: electronic antenna, antenna mast, electrical tape
antenna mast, electrical tape, glove box: I usually remove the radio and disconnect the antenna lead, there are some wire fasteners on the inside connecting the old lead, I cut the old wire under the fender leaving enough to attach the new end of the antenna to it with electrical tape then remove...

Toyota Repair: 1996 TOYOTA TERCEL TRANSMISSION SWAP, differential locks, differential fluid
Toyota Repair: 1996 TOYOTA TERCEL TRANSMISSION SWAP, differential locks, differential fluid, drive shaft

Toyota Repair: help, diesel engines, toyota dealer
diesel engines, toyota dealer, short circuit: I don t have much information on diesel engines as they are not sold in the US, I assume that it works something like a gas engine, the injectors will have constant voltage to one side and the other side is grounded off/on by the computer, if the injector...

Toyota Repair: OBD 2 Code P 0135, toyota service manual, air fuel ratio
toyota service manual, air fuel ratio, cat converter: Did you mean P1133 and 1135? p0133 and 135 are not listed . The p1135 and 1133 are air fuel ratio sensor codes for this sensor which is located just before the cat converter, 1133 is for the control circuit malfunction and 1135 is the heater circuit malfunction...

Toyota Repair: overheating and idle, pickup 4x4, air pockets
pickup 4x4, air pockets, everyday driver: The erratic idle is caused by the overheating, it creates air pockets in the cooling system and when hot air instead of coolant is read by the temp sensor the idle goes up until the sensors gets coolant again and then go down, it will just repeat. You should...

Toyota Repair: RPM low (at 0), car doesnt turn on, toyota camry 2002, air intake hose
toyota camry 2002, air intake hose, accelerator pedal: Clean the throttle body evey 30,000 miles. Test the battery with a volt meter, it should have at least 12.5 volts, with the engine running it should be 13.8 volts to 14.5v this means the alternator is working, a malfunctioning starter will usually just make...

Toyota Repair: Toyota dies after 10 to 20 minutes, electrical leakage, electrical problem
electrical leakage, electrical problem, fuel delivery: It seems like an electrical problem, there have been issues with distributors on these engines, check the coil inside the distributor for cracks, remove the cap and rotor and the coil cover and check the coil, look on the top for cracks and any signs of electrical...

Toyota Repair: Toyota r22 1981 jerking motion, distributor shaft, toyota pickup
distributor shaft, toyota pickup, r22: Was the disteributor cap and rotor replaced or checked, if not I would recommend replacing those as well, also check the coil for any cracks and make sure the timing is adjusted to 8 degrees before TDC with the vacuum hoses disconnected from the distributor,...

Toyota Repair: Toyota front rotor removal, brake calipers, caliper
brake calipers, caliper, brake pads: The rors can be removed by first removing the brake calipers, remove the 14mm nuts and pull the caliper off, the brake pads stay on the caliper bracket, next remove the two 17mm bolts on the brackets and remove the bracket with the pads, the rotors just pull...

Toyota Repair: Trunk lock, 2007 toyota camry, toyota camry
2007 toyota camry, toyota camry, master key: You should have two keys, one master key and one valet key, the master key locks/unlocks all locks, the valet key will only work on the doors and ignition. The master key is black, the valet key is gray, make sure you are not using the valet key to try to...

Toyota Repair: theft deterrent system, theft deterrent system, toyota camry
theft deterrent system, toyota camry, immobilizer system: Replacing the battery normally doesn t affect the immobilizer system, does it have an aftermarket alarm system installed? Look at the lower left of the dash and tell me if there is a small bracket with an LED indicator light. Does the engine turn over but...

Toyota Repair: toyota corolla 2000, toyota corolla 2000, neg bat
toyota corolla 2000, neg bat, toyota corolla: The P0128 is a thermostat malfunction so I would start by replacing it. The other codes are emission control related. A lot of times they come up because the gas cap was left loose or left off so make sure the gas cap is not the problem, clear the codes by...

Toyota Repair: toyota tercel 1986, toyota tercel, coolant leak
toyota tercel, coolant leak, water pumps: As long as the radiator has coolant in it the engine won t overheat, the coolant bottle may just be low due to normal use and not having been checked in a long time. Without using any special tools you can visually check for a coolant leak by starting the...

Toyota Repair: 05 Sienna, transmission leaks, fluid leak
transmission leaks, fluid leak, siennas: There are two common areas that can cause transmission leaks, the oil pan or one of the drive axle seals on the side of the transmission. If the oil pan is leaking it has to be removed and the gasket replaced, in case the leak is on the side of the transmission...

Toyota Repair: 1987 FX-16 GTS MISS ON #2, autoparts store, test light
autoparts store, test light, computer problem: If the distributor was off a tooth then it would affect all cylinders the same with a loss of power on all, this is isolated to the #2 cylinder, there are two things that should be checked next, injector pulse and compression. Get an inexpensive injector test...

Toyota Repair: 1987 toyota celica, celica 87, toyota celica
celica 87, toyota celica, feul: If it sat for over a year the fuel in the tank may be unusable as it has a tendency to deteriorate, if the feul in the taqnk is low try adding as much fresh fuel as possible to see if it will get the engine going, another solution may be to drain all the oil...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Toyota Pickup SR5 HILux 4x4 P/Steering, jb weld, vacuum valve
jb weld, vacuum valve, toyota pickup: This is a vacuum valve connected to the intake manifold with hoses, there is no fluid pressure in it, what it does is increase engine rpm when turning the steering wheel so the engine doesn t stall, it senses fluid pressure and controls a valve varying vaccum...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Celica ST, fuel pressure gauge, toyota celica
fuel pressure gauge, toyota celica, spark plug wire: A couple of things to check, first check to see if there is spark at the spark plug wire connectors, remove one connector and put a screwdriver in the end then have someone crank the engine while holding the srewdriver about 1/4 from ground, if there is spark...

Toyota Repair: 1991 MR2 Main Fuse, fuse block, luggage compartment
fuse block, luggage compartment, bolts: In the front in the luggage compartment locate the black relay/fuse block and open the cover, check the 120Amp alternator fuse, it s the second one from the right on top, this fuse is bolted in on the inside of the fuse block, it will have to be removed and...

Toyota Repair: 1998 camry 4 cy error code p0446, charcoal canister, purge valve
charcoal canister, purge valve, air breather: There is a vapor leak somewhere on the evap recovery system,visually inspect for any hoses that may be off at the rear between the charcoal canister and the fuel tank, check up front under the hood for any hoses that my be disconnected at the air filter and...

Toyota Repair: 1999 toyota solara, clutch master cylinder, toyota solara
clutch master cylinder, toyota solara, clutch fluid: It sounds like there is a hydraulic leak, usually the clutch master cylinder, it s recommended that both master and slave cylinders are replaced when one or the other is leaking, to confirm this check the clutch fluid reservoir under the hood, if it s empty...

Toyota Repair: 2000 Sienna Toyota Siezed up ?, sludge problem, changing oil
sludge problem, changing oil, indicator lights: When the AAA guy was there to jump start it, did the engine start and make a lot of noise or did the engine not start up at all just make noise when trying to start it, it sounds like it must have started because they told you to turn it off please clarify?...

Toyota Repair: 2000 toyota Corolla, o rielly, toyota corolla
o rielly, toyota corolla, coil pack: Yes the coil could be the problem , it also could be a bad spark plug or fuel injector or even possibly low cylinder compression. You have two choices at this time: start replacing parts starting with the least expensive(spark plugs) then the coil pack and...

Toyota Repair: 2003 toyota tacoma high idle speed, air control valve, dead battery
air control valve, dead battery, scan tool: If the check engine light is not on I doubt that there are any trouble codes in the ECM.It could very well be a problem with the IAC valve, try removing the throttle body and then the IAC valve, clean both of them with some air intake cleaner and a soft brush,...

Toyota Repair: 420 trouble code, voltage waveforms, exhaust leaks
voltage waveforms, exhaust leaks, o2 sensors: Instead of replacing more parts I would have a technician that can connect a diagnostic tool do a catalityc converter test, this is done by comparing voltage waveforms of both the O2 sensors which will determine the efficiency of the converter. Then go from...

Toyota Repair: 4Runner ABS Light On, abs light, wheel speed
abs light, wheel speed, scantool: If there is an open circuit in either the speed sensor or the wiring the code will not clear even if using the scantool at the dealer, the delaer will be able to connect the scantool and get live data for each wheel speed sensor as the car is driven, I would...

Toyota Repair: 88 Toyota clutch, toyota 4x4 pickup, clutch pedal
toyota 4x4 pickup, clutch pedal, slave cylinders: Check the clutch reservoir under the hood is it empty or low? If so then there is an external leak, probably the master cylinder, look on the unside under the dash at the rear of the cylinder for a leak, if necessary replace both the master and slave cylinders,...

Toyota Repair: 92 cellica oil leak, crankshaft seal, 4 quarts
crankshaft seal, 4 quarts, drive belts: Most likely the front crankshaft seal, I recommend removing the timing cover for inspection, it may also need the camshaft seal and the oil pump seals and the timing belt should be replaced at that time and it s agood idea to also replace the water pump and...

Toyota Repair: 95 t100 makes whining noise at around 50 mph, toyota t100, metal fragments
toyota t100, metal fragments, transmission fluid: I assume that you are talking about the differential, it didn t have oil in it which probably caused damage to the differential bearings and gears, once the damage is done putting oil in it doesn t solve the problem as you now know because the noise is still...

Toyota Repair: 95 toyota tercel dx 4 door, toyota tercel, water leaks
toyota tercel, water leaks, temperature gauge: Ok, if it cranks over then the battery must be in good shape, can you check for spark to the spark plugs for me? Also, when the engine is cranking does it sound like it s spinning over faster than usual? For now disconnect the fan at the radiator electrical...

Toyota Repair: 98 Camry driver door stuck shut, control rods, actuator
control rods, actuator, camry: Look inside with a light to see if any of the control rods cam off and reattach using new clips as necessary, if none of the control rods came off it s bsically trial and error by moving the levers around on the latch or disconnecting the actuator rod, the...

Toyota Repair: 99 corolla dead battery-- current draw, drl module, amp meter
drl module, amp meter, 24hr period: Does it have an aftermarket alarm system? If so try removing or disabling it to see if the draw goes away. Can you connect an amp meter between the negative battery terminal and the neg battery post, set the meter to AMP and see what it reads, it should be...

Toyota Repair: Air Flow Sensor, air flow sensor, air leaks
air flow sensor, air leaks, toyota corolla: I m sorry I don t think I can help much because the 5A engine was not used in the US, I have no information for this engine, the only thing I could suggest is to see if it has a manifold absolute pressure(MAP)sensor, it s usually mounted on the firewall and...

Toyota Repair: Air/Fuel Sensor, mass air flow sensor, air fuel ratio
mass air flow sensor, air fuel ratio, mass air flow: Usually replacing the A/F sensor with a factory OEM part fixes this trouble code but you already tried that, you replaced the sensor in front of the cat is that correct? The problem is with the heater circuit, if the sensor is known to be good then it s either...

Toyota Repair: air conditioner, toyota camry, pressure gauge
toyota camry, pressure gauge, freon: It has a receiver drier filter inline on the high pressure side which is designed to filter out moisture, in most cases a/c inefficiency is due to a leak in the system or low freon pressures, I would have it checked for that first, it s not something you...

Toyota Repair: brakes, wheel bearings, cotter pin
wheel bearings, cotter pin, toyota manual: It s not necessary to remove the axle nut to get the rotor off, the rotors are not held on by anything, there may be a lot of rust so I would spray the area with some rust penetrant, look for a couple of small holes in the flange, some rotors have these threaded...

Toyota Repair: Camry "bucks" and intermittently loses power in warmer weather, toyota camry, emission system
toyota camry, emission system, gas tank: The first thing I d need to know is to see what codes are stored in the computer, after the check engine light comes on again have the trouble codes read and write them down and let me know what they are, I need the code numbers only, not the mechanics explantion...

Toyota Repair: Cruise Control, odbii scanner, jumper wire
odbii scanner, jumper wire, control cables: First look for some obvious problems, disconnected electrical connectors, loose or disconnected control cables, low brake fluid, make sure the brake lights are working. Then locate the diagnostic check connector under the hood, it s mounted to the intake on...

Toyota Repair: CUT WIREING HARNESS, side fender, key switch
side fender, key switch, dash lights: Ineed a little more information so I can look at the correct wiring diagram and be able to help: What year is your toyota? what model is it? By key switch do you mean the ignition switch? Which wire is it that has no power and where is it located(what...

Toyota Repair: camry fuel pump fuse location, jumper wire, toyota camry
jumper wire, toyota camry, fuel pump: The fuel pump doesn t have a dedicated fuse, check to make sure the EFI and the IGN fuses are good. Open the diagnostic checl connector and locate terminals fP and E1, with the key on put a jumper wire between the two terminals and see if the fuel pump runs...

Toyota Repair: celica gt misfire, intake manifold gasket, fe engine
intake manifold gasket, fe engine, 2002 celica gt: It looks like a misfire on cylinder #1,(po301). The P0420 is a catalityc converter gailure code but it could be caused by the misfire si it should be addresses first. Toyota had issued a service bulletin that calls for replaement of the intake manifold gasket(EG046-07)for...

Toyota Repair: dash light, 2008 corolla, dash light
2008 corolla, dash light, brightness adjustment: Turn the headlights on and see if the tail lights light up, if they do it s not a fuse because the dash illumination and tail lights are on the same fuse (TAIL) fuse under the left side of the dash. Make sure the brightness adjustment for the dashlights is...

Toyota Repair: front door (passenger), window switch, plastic covers
window switch, plastic covers, bottom center: it makes it a little easier to remove the plastic scuff plate on the bottom door sill, also remove the center upper pillar and the bottom center plastic trim piece, they should just pull off the retainers. Look for plastic covers in the armrest there are screws...

Toyota Repair: Engine misses then runs fine, vacuum leak, dtcs
vacuum leak, dtcs, coil pack: There are two possible and common causes for this, the #1 fuel injector or the #1 ignition coil pack, clear the DTCs then switch the #1 coilpack with #3 then drive it until the check engine light comes back, check for DTCs and see if the misfire now moved...

Toyota Repair: Engine Overheating, coolant leak, toyota 4runner
coolant leak, toyota 4runner, temp gauge: Did they explain to you what the oil leak was and what they did to fix it since now there is no oil leak it seems irrelevant anyway, the problem is the overheating, they should pressure test the cooling system to locate an external coolant leak, if no leak...

Toyota Repair: Error Code P0420 and P0505, toyota corolla, failure code
toyota corolla, failure code, code p0420: The p0420 is a catalityc failure code, it s fairly common at this mileage, the converter should be replaced, the p0505 is an idle control control system malfunction, try cleaning the inside of the throttle body with a brush and some air intake cleaner...

Toyota Repair: ecm, toyota corolla, distributor cap
toyota corolla, distributor cap, corolla: So the engine started but doesn t run anymore is this correct? There are a lot of problems with the distributors on these engines, remove the distributor cap and rotor then remove the coil cover and check the coil for any cracks, if the coil looks ok replace...

Toyota Repair: efi or fuel pump, power steering hose, toyota pickup
power steering hose, toyota pickup, negative battery: The current draw from the ECU is normal idling current . Yes if the fuel pump gets battery voltage it should run. The blue wire should be battery voltage when the key is in the start position with the engine cranking,after it starts the circuit opening relay...

Toyota Repair: Front end noise, camry xle, rubber insulators
camry xle, rubber insulators, strut mounts: A very common source for this noise are the upper strut mounts,they should be replaced, they are attached on top of the struts and connect them to the body, they have rubber insulators that wear and cause the struts to be loose, the noise can usually not be...

Toyota Repair: engine burning excessive oil, excessive oil consumption, corollas
excessive oil consumption, corollas, service campaign: To my knowledge, toyota had never issued a service campaign/recall for excessive oil consumption for this engine although there were known issues mostly caused by incorrect maintenance or lack thereof. Before spending al lot of money can you answer a few questions...

Toyota Repair: engine light is on, 2006 toyota corolla, toyota corolla
2006 toyota corolla, toyota corolla, toyota repair: Sometimes it takes a little while of driving the car after computer replacement for it to learn driving patterns, this is normal, you may experience a rough idle but this should go away soon. The dealer uses only new computers for replacement under warranty....

Toyota Repair: 2000 Sienna Toyota Siezed up ?, puzzle, ted
Toyota Repair: 2000 Sienna Toyota Siezed up ?, puzzle, ted, home from work

Toyota Repair: Air/Fuel Sensor, flange, yahoo
Toyota Repair: Air/Fuel Sensor, flange, yahoo

Toyota Repair: dash light, dash light, tail lights
Toyota Repair: dash light, dash light, tail lights

Toyota Repair: engine burning excessive oil, trouble code, blue smoke
Toyota Repair: engine burning excessive oil, trouble code, blue smoke

Toyota Repair: flickering oil light, oil pressure sending unit, toyota rav4
oil pressure sending unit, toyota rav4, pressure gauge: It may be a malfunctioning oil pressure sending unit so I would try replacing it then see what happens, if it still acts nthe same way the oil pressure should be checked by connecting a pressure gauge designed for this purpose, if the pressure is low then...

Toyota Repair: gas filter replacement, celica toyota, gas filter
celica toyota, gas filter, filter replacement: I think what they mean is that the threads on the bottom fitting can be damaged when trying to remove it which will require replacing the lower inlet fuel line. It s common for the threads to strip on the line but you won t know until you remove it, in most...

Toyota Repair: keyless entry, keyless entry systems, toyota rav4
keyless entry systems, toyota rav4, power locks: The best way to go about this is to contact a toyota dealer s service department and ask them if they can do a vehicle inquiry using your VIN# it will list all equipment that was either factory installed or dealer installed, there are two types of keyless...

Toyota Repair: Overheating, radiator hoses, radiator cap
radiator hoses, radiator cap, radiator core: This is typically a headgasket problem, I don t think those missing washers can cause a blockage big enough to cause overheating especially since it seems to overheat mostly while driving and not idle. Those washers are too big to go through the radiator core...

Toyota Repair: Radiator cooling fan & A/C system, radiator cooling fan, dashboard light
radiator cooling fan, dashboard light, toyota camry: Does the engine overheat? If not the cooling fan may not turn on because the engine doesn t get hot enough, try replacing the thermostat first. Does the dashboard light blink? If it does try replacing the a/c magnetic cluth relay under the hood in the fuse...

Toyota Repair: Repair dash cover, storage box, ashtray
storage box, ashtray, flap: The whole storage box has to be replaced, it s available at the dealer, it s basically held in by two screws and plastic clips,the screws can be removed by pulling the shifter cover in the front off, remove the ashtray and remove two screws then it can be...

Toyota Repair: removing rear hubs on 2000 Camry v6 with Disks and ABS, hub flange, camry v6
hub flange, camry v6, brake caliper: No pullers are needed, the brake caliper needs to come off to get the rotor off, there are two holes in the hub flange, there are four 14mm bolts that hold the hub/bearing assembly on, rotate the hub until the holes line up with the bolts and use a 14mm socket...

Toyota Repair: repalcing right rear main lens in 2007 Camry, 2007 camry le, rear lens
2007 camry le, rear lens, rear bumper: Yes there are three, the manual says to remove the rear bumper but I would try to do it first by removing the inside bottom trunk cover then removing the carpeting on the side, besides the three nuts there is a plastic anchor clip near the rear that has to...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Camry Hybrid 2009, toyota camry hybrid, toyota hybrids
toyota camry hybrid, toyota hybrids, nogales mexico: If the dealer covered under warranty then there could not have been any damge caused by outside influences such as hitting an object on the road etc. I haven t seen any cases similar to this so I really have no idea other than a defect from the factory...

Toyota Repair: Toyota Corolla Door Lock Solenoid, toyota corolla seca, toyota corolla
toyota corolla seca, toyota corolla, mechanical operation: Other than those little plastic clips that secure the metal rods to the components there are no replaceable parts available.Sice the problem is intermittent I would rule out a mechanical problem, electronic components are much more likely to have this kind...

Toyota Repair: toyota 1989 pickup clutch, clutch master cylinder, clutch replacement
clutch master cylinder, clutch replacement, clutch pedal: I m afraid I can t be much help, it is what it is, the clutch is slipping, there is some adjustment to loosen the pressure on the clutch while released, under the dash you will see a metal rod coming out of the clutch master cylinder connecting to the clutch...

Toyota Repair: toyota camry, toyota camry, firefor
toyota camry, firefor, fuse box: Check the fuses under the hood, locate the fuse box near the battery and open the cover, the fuses are marked inside the cover, find the 100Amp alternator fuse, it s bigger than the rest of the fuses and has a clear cover on it, if it s blown it needs to be...

Toyota Repair: toyota hilux, toyota hilux, air control valve
toyota hilux, air control valve, induction system: Try cleaning the inside of the throttle body, use some spray air intake or induction system cleaner and a brush to remove all the carbon deposits, if there is an idle air control valve on the bottom of the throttle body clean it as well by removing the entire...

Toyota Repair: toyota tarago 89 headlights and ignition, fuse box, hazard lights
fuse box, hazard lights, amperage: Check the fuse box under the hood near the battery, open it and locate the high-amperage alternator fuse, it will be between 80-120A, the fuse location can be identified from the diagram inside the cover, this fuse has a clear cover on it, let me know if this...

Toyota Repair: transmission, toyota celica gt, toyota celica
toyota celica gt, toyota celica, trans model: It s basically transmission internal failure, it s not worth repairing attempts which would probably exceed the cost of just replacing it. Camry transmissions will work as long as the trans model numbers are the same, some of the celica s sensors on the trans...

Toyota Repair: V6 engine not firing on left bakn, toyota v6, lamp test
toyota v6, lamp test, test light: Those wires touching would have blown a fuse. Check the ground connections at the rear of the pass side cylinder head on top of the camshaft housing. If those or ok you should start checking continuity between the injectors and the ecm connectors, only if...

Toyota Repair: window problem, switch buttons, master switch
switch buttons, master switch, battery voltage: Most of the time the problem is a faulty window motor, the door panel can be removed to test the motor by disconnecting the connector from the motor and then applying battery voltage and ground to either terminals then reversing the connections, the motor...

Toyota Repair: 1987 Toyota Celica won't start, toyota celica, gunk
toyota celica, gunk, fuel pump: It does sound like a fuel problem, after six years any fuel that was left in the tank or filter or lines will turn into unburnable gunk. I would recommend completely draining any remaining fuel out, replace the fuel filter and flush the lines, it s possible...

Toyota Repair: 1987 toyota supra!, EGR, valve
EGR, valve, idle: I ran into a similar problem with my 85 Celica. It would drive for about three miles then would die; yet it would idle for hours in the driveway. It turned out that the pipe on the egr valve was plugged with carbon. I replaced the whole egr valve and piping...

Toyota Repair: 1989 Camry battery discharge, battery discharge, negative battery
battery discharge, negative battery, toyota dealer: The best way to check for excessive current draw is with an ammeter which your voltmeter should also have connections for, connect the leads to the DC A connections on the high 10A range, disconnect the negative battery terminal and connect the ammeter connectors...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota 4Runner 3.0L V6 No spark after replacing water pump, toyota 4runner, diagnostic check
toyota 4runner, diagnostic check, ground wires: I don t remember any ground wires being in that area that could be off, have you rechecked the distributor timing, make sure the rotor points to where the #1 cylinder contact in the cap is. Check to see if there are any trouble codes to make sure the rpm signals...

Toyota Repair: 1990 Toyota Celica ST, celica, door
celica, door, switch: Door latches are NOT your problem, it is either the drivers side or passenger side door switch. The switch is usually covered with black rubber and sits somewhere around the door frame. This tells the car whether the door is open or not. With one door...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Previa Cruise Control Problem, jumper wire, cruise control
jumper wire, cruise control, trouble code: Try doing this with the jumper wire between tc and e1 the key on and the c/c switch on. Please note the following: (a) If while driving with the cruise control on, the system is canceled by a malfunction in either the actuator, speed sensor or speed control...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Previa Cruise Control Problem, jumper wire, combination meter
jumper wire, combination meter, diagnostic connector: You can get the trouble code by opening the cover of the diagnostic connector on the left side of the driver s seat. Put a jumper wire between terminals Tc and E1. (a) Turn the ignition switch on. (b) Turn the control switch to SET/COAST or RES/ACC position,...

Toyota Repair: 1993 Tercel Head, head, blown
head, blown, gasket: When you say they rebuilt the head, what did they do (and not do!). Did they check for warpage? Did they mill the head at all? Did they check for cracks? What is the condition of the block? Water in the cylinders indicates either a problem with the head...

Toyota Repair: 1994 4 runner codes, vehicle speed sensor, head gasket
vehicle speed sensor, head gasket, wet weather: Trouble codes are always two digits, it s either a 14 or 42. The 14 code would indicate a problem with the igniter module, the 42 is a vehicle speed sensor code, neither one of those would cause a high idle, the idle is adjustable with a screw located on the...

Toyota Repair: 1994 Toyota 4 Runner- Fan Bracket, fan, bracket
fan, bracket, pulley: What fan bracket are you talking about? You should NOT need to remove the timing belt cover to remove ANY fan bracket. The fan is driven by a belt/pulley if your engine is mounted longitudinally. If your engine is transverse mounted, your fan is electrically...

Toyota Repair: 1995 camry le, brake, light
brake, light, switch: What fuses did you check? There are several locations where fuses are located (e.g. engine compartment, drivers kick panel, etc). Your owners manual may tell you where the fuses are located, but, a Haynes manual is a good investment. You may also have a...

Toyota Repair: 1996 TOYOTA 4RUNNER GHOST CLUTCH, toyota 4runner, clutch problems
toyota 4runner, clutch problems, side firewall: It sounds like there is a hydraulic leak or the master cylinder is leaking internally. Check the clutch flex hose on the right side firewall these often leak, iif it s not leaking check the master cylinder on the inside of the firewall it normally leaks out...

Toyota Repair: 1996 toyota camry 2.2L wagon, manual, clutch, transmission
clutch, transmission, flywheel: Yes, and the news is not good. It sounds like a problem between the engine / transmission interface. It could be a warped / damaged flywheel or pressure plate, bad clucth springs or bearings, etc. You will need to go to a reputable transmission mechanic...

Toyota Repair: 1997 Toyota Camry, toyota camry, transmission problem
toyota camry, transmission problem, timing belt: In this case a used transmission may be the answer, most larger cities have salvage yards that stock used units, they can also be located online. I would wait a while to see if this gets any worse making sure the fluid id clean and up to the full mark, maybe...

Toyota Repair: 1998 Sienna rear A/C, c lines, expansion valve
c lines, expansion valve, o rings: I would say that is a possibility, there can t be a leak because the front is still ok and both units use the same freon. Check the a/c lines underneath and see if the low side gets cold an the high side hot, if not there is a blockage at the rear evaporator...

Toyota Repair: 1998 Toyota Camery Dashboard light replacement, dashboard, light
dashboard, light, replacement: This is a frustrating job so get psyched for it. It takes a couple of hours First thing you want to do is get a Haynes manual #92007 (at any auto parts store) and the replacement bulbs from the Toyota dealer (I haven t been able to find them anywhere else)....

Toyota Repair: 1999 toyota echo 1.3litre, toyota echo, echo 1
toyota echo, echo 1, battery voltage: The injectors are supposed to have battery voltage to one side of the connector with the key on, the other side is switched off/on to ground through the computer. Do you have constant voltage to one side on the injector connector? What is the problem with...

Toyota Repair: 2000 Avalon Dash board troubles, mass airflow sensor, nox sensor
mass airflow sensor, nox sensor, sludge problem: There is a switch on the dash to turn the display on/off, it s probably set to off or it just needs to be reset, I don t remember exactly how I did this the last time but try to press the DISPLAY button and see if the on/off button shows up.If you still have...

Toyota Repair: 2000 toyota celica gt, celica, MAP
celica, MAP, MAF: Your MAF sensor should be downstream of your air filter and upstream your intake manifold. Normally it is next to the air filter before the flexible hose. It has an electrical plug which you need to detach. Disconnect the flexible air hose from the MAF...

Toyota Repair: 2001 Camry 4cyl, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: A common problem is the idle air control valve (IAC) valve, most of the time it can be removed and cleaned with good results. Remove the throttlebody and then the IAC valve, clean both the throttle body and the IAC valve with spray intake cleaner and a soft...

Toyota Repair: 2001 celica gt, k n air filter, cabin air filter
k n air filter, cabin air filter, celica gt: I would clean the throttle body first and then see, if injector service is needed it should be done the right way with a device that puts the cleaner through the injectors not just through the intake chamber. There is a drain plug and a fill plug on the transmission,...

Toyota Repair: 2002 Toyota Highlander ckeck engine and VSC warning light, yaw rate sensor, toyota highlander
yaw rate sensor, toyota highlander, degree zero: There is a procedure outlined in the factory repair manual to recalibrate the abs/vsc yaw rate and deceleration sensor, I have done this many times, it will require connecting the dealer s techstream scantool, I wouldn t replace any parts, it may only cost...

Toyota Repair: 2002 Toyota Sienna - Brake, Check Engine, Speedometer, input sensors, engine temp
input sensors, engine temp, scantool: The first thing would be to have a diagnostic scantool connected to see what trouble codes are stored in the computer, it could be just one of the input sensors from the transmission has failed. You can post a follow up and let me know what the codes are...

Toyota Repair: 2003 Avalon stalls, won't idle., 2003 toyota avalon, air control valve
2003 toyota avalon, air control valve, toyota avalon: A common problem is that the idle air control valve sticks, the IAC can be removed and cleaned, it s attached to the throttle body, in some cases of severe sticking of the valve it may need to be replaced, the throttle body should be cleaned at the same time...

Toyota Repair: 2003 Sienna stuck door, release lever, coathanger
release lever, coathanger, license plate holder: This is a common problem, the outer handle is broken. The door can be opened from the outside, make sure it s unlocked using the remote or the key, look inside where the handle connects, there is a small opening, the release lever can be seen inside, use a...

Toyota Repair: 2003 toyota tacoma pickup, No, compression
No, compression, blown: The injectors have nothing to do with this equation. They are upstream the valves and have no impact on a compression test. You could either have a bad valve, head or block. If you have no compression in #3 and a compromised #4 then they are probably related....

Toyota Repair: 2004 toyota camry, magnetic clutch, toyota camry
magnetic clutch, toyota camry, light flash: There is a known problem with the a/c magnetic clutch relay located under the hood which causes this, remove the cover on the larger fuse/relay block and located the A/C MG clutch relay and replace it. There is a diagram inside the cover to help find it....

Toyota Repair: 2005 Tacoma A/C Problem, electronic leak detector, routine problem
electronic leak detector, routine problem, master technician: It sounds like there is a small leak in the system, when you have it at he dealer ask to have a certified master technician work on it. First they should recover all the freon and see how much comes out, if it s a lot less than the specified amount, for instance...

Toyota Repair: 2007 Tacoma A/C problem, A/C, fuse
A/C, fuse, freon: Locate the A/C compressor. The pulley is turned by a drive belt whether the A/C is running or not. The difference occurs when you turn the A/C on. A signal is sent to the A/C compressor clutch which engages to spin the compressor. To perform an A/C test...

Toyota Repair: 2008 Camry 30k Service, drive shaft boots, fuel tank cap
drive shaft boots, fuel tank cap, cabin air filter: Most dealers have 30k specials going on all the time for about 1/2 the cost, you have a low mileage 2008 car, in my opinion $500 is way out of line so opt out of the that, the first four items on your list should be done, in addition the brakes should be...

Toyota Repair: 20W50 Oil, oil, burn
oil, burn, change: You can stick with the heavier weight oil during the summer but you need to determie how much oil you are burning. This will foul your plugs, plug your catalytic converter, maybe even cause mass hysteria with the Green police. If the burn is minimal, you...

Toyota Repair: 22R No Compression, timing, no
timing, no, compression: Your valves don t hit because this is a non-inteference engine. You could have no compression because you are 180 degrees out of synch on your camshaft; you are in the exhaust stroke (i.e exhaust valve open) when you should be in the compression stroke. ...

Toyota Repair: 91 toyota 2200 engine, camshaft, timing
camshaft, timing, belt: This is a NON-inteference engine, meaning that if your timing belt breaks while the engine is running the pistons will not damage the valves. This is normally a transverse mounted engine, so the front of the engine is facing the passenger (right) side....

Toyota Repair: 92 paseo clicking noise, toyota parts, solenoid
toyota parts, solenoid, sandpaper: Yes, it s best to replace the complete starter but if you con t mind doing some of the work yourself you can save a lot of money. The solenoid contacts can be bought at the toyota parts department, the starter has to be removed and then the solenoid removed...

Toyota Repair: '99 Echo Solenoid E Fault, party warranty, metal particles
party warranty, metal particles, warranty company: Most of the time the shift solenoid is not the root cause of the problem, the transmission is the problem, I would recommend having the trans oil pan removed to check for any metal particles or clutch material, this would indicate disintegration of internal...

Toyota Repair: ABS, 4WD & hand brake light on, tyre alignment, autotransmission
tyre alignment, autotransmission, torque control: You should go back to them and ask them to get the trouble codes that are in the computer, if they are not able to do this then you either need to go the toyota dealer or someone that can connect a scantool and get those codes to find out what the problem...

Toyota Repair: AC blower/fan, a/c, fan
a/c, fan, blower: Sounds like Mr. Fan won t be with us much longer. More than likely the fan Motor is the culprit. Depending on what type of vehicle you have will determine how much interference needs to be removed from the dash to get to the fan /motor. That will determine...

Toyota Repair: Air Condition, drier, A/C
drier, A/C, compressor: Sounds like the drier is plugged. The dealership should have changed this out when they replaced the compressor (which probably was working). First thing you want to check is to see if the A/C clutch engages when you turn the A/C on. If it doesn t, this...

Toyota Repair: Brake Problems-99 corolla, brakes, drums
brakes, drums, shoes: Thank you for the in-depth description of your problem; it makes it a lot easier to diagnose. It sounds like your parking brake is stuck, that is, it has not released from its braking position even after you released the lever. Do you know if your rear...

Toyota Repair: A/C, mitsubishi galant, metal shavings
mitsubishi galant, metal shavings, center vent: The temp at the vents should be at least 42 degrees or less, 48 would be acceptable, no matter what the outside temperature, there is a problem with this a/c system, it may still be low on freon or there may be a blockage. You should have good qualified a/c...

Toyota Repair: Changing valve seals in a Rav4, valve seals, car down
valve seals, car down, timing belt: The top plastic cover can be removed, you have to release the tension on the belt to get it off the pulley, there should be a round rubber cover with an access hole on the lower part of the cover to loosen the tensioner, release the tension and tighten the...

Toyota Repair: CODE P0441, charcoal canister, warranty extension
charcoal canister, warranty extension, fuel system: The 441 code is specific to the charcoal canister, it probably has a leak, Toyota had issued a service bulletin a while back TSB EG003–98, it recommends replacing the evap system canister and some hoses and valves, if you d like a copy please foreward an email...

Toyota Repair: Corolla ignition swith hard to turn, lock cylinder, corolla
lock cylinder, corolla, gas station: Check the key to make sure it s not worn, if the key works ok in the doors the the ignition lock cylinder should be replaced, I would do this soon as it s a lot easier while you are able to get it to move because the key has to be in the ACC position to get...

Toyota Repair: car, computer, oil
computer, oil, change: Did you have the maintenance code reset. The computer doesn t know you changed the oil until you tell it. If you had the oil change done at a shop, they should have reset it for you; if you did it yourself, the owners manual will instruct you on the proper...

Toyota Repair: car stalling, air control valve, toyota camry
air control valve, toyota camry, carbon deposits: Most stalling problems are caused by a sticking idle air control valve so I recommend doing the following: The throttle body should be removed from the intake, the idle air control valve removed from the throttle body then the IAC valve should be cleaned using...

Toyota Repair: codes p0031, p2238, air fuel ratio, camry v6
air fuel ratio, camry v6, oxygen sensor: Trac/Vsc lights on without the check engine light on are specific to those systems, can you check for DTCs in those systems and let me know what they are? This model does not monitor TRAC/VSC systems, since the lights come on right after satarting there may...

Toyota Repair: codes srs, toyota tercel, tercel
toyota tercel, tercel, air bag: Other than just replacing the center airbag sensor there s really nothing else I can recommend, maybe just visually inspecting the wiring for the airbag and making sure the center sensor connection is good, the center sensor is either located under the center...

Toyota Repair: corolla, air flow meter, corolla toyota
air flow meter, corolla toyota, toyota corolla: Most of the time this is caused byan air leak on the intake system, check the intake hose for cracks, remove the top of the air cleaner and check the air flow meter, make sure the door can move all the way open and closed. If nothing visibly can be found I...

Toyota Repair: EGR Valve, tuneup, check
tuneup, check, engine: First off, you are being jerked around by people who change out parts and hope for the best. You need to find yourself a real mechanic, one who can not only read codes but can interpret them and troubleshoot your car to determine the exact problem. Ask the...

Toyota Repair: Front End Rattle When Cold, sway bar links, lexus models
sway bar links, lexus models, lexus dealer: Most likely the front strut upper mounts are worn, the struts should be removed and the upper mounts replaced, this is very common on Camry and Lexus models.You can see the upper mounts under the hood on each side on top of the inner fender, there are three...

Toyota Repair: Engine coolant, red, green
red, green, coolant: Depends Some red and green coolants are compatible; the manufacturer will usually note it on their containers. The owners manual will tell you what you have in your radiator, when to change it, and sometimes even compatability. Hope this helps. Vinc...

Toyota Repair: electrical, fuse box, positive cable
fuse box, positive cable, toyota 4 runner: You mention C fuses, can you give me the name for each one, their designation is printed on the inside of the cover.Do you have an volt/ammeter that can be connected in series with the negative battery post and the terminal nto find out exactly how much current...

Toyota Repair: electrical system, fuse panel, fuse box
fuse panel, fuse box, electrical damage: Open the fuse box cover under the hood near the battery, locate the 120A alternator fuse, the locater diagram is printe on the inside of the cover, the fuse has a clear plastic cover on it, inspect the fuse filament to see if it s blown, if so this fuse needs...

Toyota Repair: 1987 toyota supra!, gas tank, fuel filter
Toyota Repair: 1987 toyota supra!, gas tank, fuel filter, exciter

Toyota Repair: 2003 Avalon stalls, won't idle., coils, open circuit
Toyota Repair: 2003 Avalon stalls, won't idle., coils, open circuit

Toyota Repair: Brake Problems-99 corolla, master cyl, calipers
Toyota Repair: Brake Problems-99 corolla, master cyl, calipers, brake pedal

Toyota Repair: Toyota Camry Warranty, oil change, camry
Toyota Repair: Toyota Camry Warranty, oil change, camry

Toyota Repair: Ignition?, toyota celica, auto store
toyota celica, auto store, electrical problems: Electrical problems are difficult to diagnose here but I ll give it a try but I m going to ask some questions so bear with me and please try to answer them the best you can: When you went to get the car did it start with the key and did you drive it home?...

Toyota Repair: Lamda sensor, toyota claims, toyots
toyota claims, toyots, warning light: Not necessarily, Denso actually makes a lot of parts for toyota so as long as they are installed correctly and it was diagnosed correctly in the first place I don t see why they won t work. Rav$s also have a lot of problems with catalityc converters so be...

Toyota Repair: Oil Buildup in Air Intake Manifold, PCV, valve
PCV, valve, oil: Your PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) valve may be staying stuck open. Replace the PCV valve. If that doesn t resolve your issue then it appears that your PCV valve is doing its job. You have excessive pressure in you crankcase and it is being vented...

Toyota Repair: oil pressure, oil, pressure
oil, pressure, loss: Did you put the pick up tube back on? It is in the front part of the engine in the oil pan. Did you put the oil pump gear back in? It is driven by the crankshaft. Were all the gaskets replaced or were some reused? A reused gasket could be leaking internally....

Toyota Repair: no power to ac compressor, magnetic clutch, toyota camry
magnetic clutch, toyota camry, fuse box: Locate the a/c magnetic clutch relay and try replacing it, it should be under the hood in the fuse box, there s a diagram inside the cover that shows the location. Have you tried applying 12 volts directly to the positive side on the connector to the compressor...

Toyota Repair: previa check engine light, pb blaster, fuse panel
pb blaster, fuse panel, o2 sensors: The two codes that are of concern are the 25/26, both are O2 sensor codes as you probably know. You can clear the codes by removing the EFI fuse in the fuse panel on top of the dash under the cover above the radio. The rough running after it warms up could...

Toyota Repair: RE: remote, toyota camry, camry
toyota camry, camry, programing: Did you nget my reply yesterday? I went through a lenghty explanation as to what remote you have and if it would work, the remote you have is for the 1995-1997 model, I don t think it s the correct one and your car may have a port installed system, I explained...