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This sounds like a severe vacuum leak. You are going to be looking at either a bad intake manifold gasket, bad throttle body gasket, or cracked intake manifold. A brake booster hose MIGHT be able to move that much air. A couple things to check first. Vacuum hoses, including the brake booster hose. Pull off the intake hose and look in the throttle body ...


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The brake shake has to be from either warped rotors or irregular grabbing of the pads on the rotors. Warping: You said you just put on new rotors, right? Really new ones? Its possible that one of the new rotors isn't square to its mounting. I would think you'd be able to see this with a dial indicator. Are you sure the flat inner surface of the rotors ...


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If you go to Toyota's website, http://www.toyota.com/configurator/#!/build/step/model/year/2016/series/rav4. There is an option to compare all available trim levels. If you're not interested in the larger 18" wheels and certain sport features than the comparison should be between the Limited and XLE editions. The Limited edition comes with more standard ...


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My brother said that it ended up being the timing belt; he assumes it was broken teeth. He didn't really care why because he only needed it fixed enough to pass a "cash for clunkers" program.


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I have this problem occasionally on my old Subaru Forester as well. My research indicates that it's essentially just down to wear in the transmission or connected parts. In particular for my car a backed-off nut on the rear of the transmission's input shaft is often implicated. I'm not familiar with the specific makeup of yours, but easy-ish stuff to check ...


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It sounds as though you may have damaged your throttle position sensor. However, the first thing I would do is to reset all of the electrical systems in the vehicle. The simplest way to do this and be sure it's done is to remove both battery clamps and attach them to each other (without the battery present in the circuit). This will drain any capacitors ...


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I found the following instructions here: http://freeremoteinstructions.com/toyota/toyota-camry-2002-2006/ Start with the key out of the ignition, drivers door is open all others closed and drivers door is unlocked. Perform these steps within 5 seconds. A. Insert the key into the ignition(Do NOT Turn) Pull key out. B. Insert the key into the ignition(Do NOT ...


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From Ben's comment, It's probably just a coincidence that the pump shaft seal started leaking. Universal fluids are used all the time and the Toyota power steering pump isn't anything special. Either way the pump has to be replaced/rebuilt You either need to replace the pump or rebuild it. Also, if you flush the system, or have done prior to the leak ...


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It would make sense that the app isn't able to read ECU data correctly. This website seems to do a decent job of identifying which protocol to use in which vehicle. While it doesn't list the Fortuner, a bunch of 2012 vehicles including Camry, Land Cruiser and Yaris are listed as using CAN 11-bit 500 KBaud, which would suggest to me that the Fortuner uses ...


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More than likely the sound the car is making is the wheel bearing or the rotor hitting, torque spec for the front axle nut is 158 ft.lbs. The C1422 probably occurred from a low voltage situation and the sensor needs to be re-calibrated. C1413 is probably due to the axle nut being loose.


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Clear water is not a sign of requiring a flush. It might be a sign that you need some anti-freeze... Brownish water or any other color that is not the normal color of your coolant could potentially benefit from a flush. Plain water in our engine could potentially cause problems: Water will boil over and not cool the engine sufficiently. Danger of rust if ...


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The most common cause of flooding on start in this era Toyota is a failure of the coolant temperature sensor. When it fails the ECM thinks the engine is -40 deg F. The ECM therefore adds much extra fuel to help with this false arctic weather start. The warmer the actual temperature the harder it is to get it started. To test for this check the voltage on ...


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I also have a Camry, mine is a 2000 LE, 4 cylinder. It has the shimmy issue when stopping. There are several possible causes for this: The front brake rotors have more run-out than they should. I don't remember what the spec is, but if this is the problem, they should be replaced rather than machined. If I had to guess it's 3 or 4 thousandths of an inch is ...


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Change every liquid - oil, transmission fluid, brake fluid, power steering fluid, differential fluid, washer fluid, blinker fluid (in Utah, this often runs out on cars I see on the road). Drain the fuel tank, and put decent gas in. Full service - spark plugs, air filters, belts, check the brake pads, disks and drums. Check all hoses under the hood. And ...


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Could the wiring harness problem have a relation to the acceleration problem? Possibly, if it is an electronic transmission Is it possible to check transmission fluid level in my car? Not familiar with that model but some can only be checked if the vehicle is on a lift, manufacturers have started removing the usual transmission dip sticks and ...


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There are a plethora of things you should check prior to buying the vehicle, assuming you haven't already had a mechanic inspect the vehicle beforehand. Even if a vehicle is 'running', it does not always mean it is running well. Suspension, steering and braking component wear and tear is something you should always look out for, e.g. sway bar link ...


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When putting the tires back onto the car after replacing the rotors and pads, you need to torque the nuts to the proper specification. If you don't, and or if you don't use a star pattern to torque down the lug nuts, you can warp the rotor. Do you have, or can you borrow a dial indicator? With that and a magnetic base you can measure the run out on your ...


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I'm late to the game, but maybe it helps others as well... Your description should work, but there's one catch: make sure you follow the steps on the passenger seat not the driver seat. You also need to press the knob once to toggle it from b_on to b_off as HasH_BrowN wrote in his answer.


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I had the same problem with my car and finally it was the Thermostat who was the culprit, it was not working properly and due to that even when the engine was heating up it did't start the Cooling fan and then ended up with the lots of heat and pressure and due to that coolalnt fluid overflows. Now I got the Thermostat replaced and its first day and i ...



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