Questions tagged [toyota]

a Japanese automaker which produces vehicles for worldwide use, producing models such as the Camry, Tundra, Prius and Corolla.

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A little horn sound when I turn the switch in on position

I did not used my Highlander 2008 for last two months, and the battery dropped. I did a few(3-4) times jump start using those gadgets like power banks and it worked. But because I didn't use the car ...
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JVitz newshape 2SZ 2005 model smart key

I have Toyota Vitz 2SZ new shape 2005 model smart key..I need to change lock set (computer box, ECU ignition & the key)..my lock set does not work after ignition switch wires touched and burn ECU.....
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How to open a 7/8" bolt/nut?

I am trying to open a 7/8" bolt/nut from a car strut but it didn't work with my midsize(about 12" long) Dewalt breaker barand I was affraid it would break with more pressure. I tried to find ...
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Car doesn't start, how can I make sure the problem is because of the battery?

I have a 2008 highlander. Yesterday I started the car and it was OK with no sign of weak battery. But today it didn't start. I want to know if there is any battery alarm on the dash to check if the ...
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Bigger battery for my Toyota corolla 2015 le

So I got some subs in my car they say they have the potential to pull at max 10 volts each so it'll be maybe 20. My battery is a 12volt and I'm really wanting to get a battery with more volts to make ...
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Should I lift up both sides if I only want to change one side's strut?

I want to replace the bearing of one of my highlander's front struts. But I am not sure if it is needed to lift up and put the stands under both front sides of the vehicle to replace only one strut or ...
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What happens if you get a check engine light and there's nothing wrong with the engine

My father's 2014 Toyota Corolla recently had its check engine light pop on, but when he had my older brother check it out, it turned out nothing was wrong. He ignored it for about two weeks before he ...
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Where this noise comes from?

Today my 2008 Toyota highlander started to make a sound like there is something like a screw inside the glove compartment and make a noise. The noise comes from the front-right side of the car. I ...
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How can I understand if my 2008 highlander sport has regular or sport tuned suspension? [duplicate]

I just bought a used 2008 highlander sport AWD. How can I make sure if it does have a regular or sport tuned suspension? I want to change it's front struts and don't know what exact part should I buy?
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How should I find a mechanic?

I am a new student in the US. I bought a used car and it seems it needs a strut change. But I don't know how things work here or how to find a good (and affordable) mechanic near me. Should I buy the ...
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How can I find the real mileage of my car?

I live in California and have bought a used car, and in the odometer it shows around 130k. Also the seller wrote this mileage inside the title and look of the car and it's pedals, seat shapes, etc. ...
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How does a Toyota communicates with MyToyota?

I got a new Toyota RAV4 Hybrid (2021) and it has the ability to connect to the MyToyota service. What, technically, does the communication? When pairing the car with MyToyota, I was asked to do ...
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Seeking some specific information about a 1994 Toyota Hi-Ace

I am attempting to matriculate my camper from the UK to portugal and in order to do so they have requested what is known as a "certificate of conformity". Unfortunately i cant get one of ...
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Is this a slipping clutch?

I have a 2000 Toyota Yaris 1L with 125k miles. The clutch was replaced at 85k miles. I have noticed that over time, the biting/grabbing point of the clutch has moved up the pedal. It used to be quite ...
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White smoke & engine sputtering sporadically

I have a toyota kluger gx my15 AT. Recently, whenever I start the car in the morning, a thick cloud of white smoke will be expelled from the exhaust. The smoke itself smells like burnt oil. I'm not ...
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Is wireless Android Auto possible on a Toyota RAV4 Hybrid?

I am trying to connect Android Auto (Samsung 9+, Android 10) wirelessly to my Toyota RAV4 Hybrid (2021). Is this possible? I have no problems with the wired USB connection, but Android Auto is not ...
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Why does my car beep if I open the door and then shutdown the engine?

My 2021 Toyota RAV4 has a strange warning beep: If I the engine is running and I open the driver door, I don't get a beep If I then shutdown the engine, it then starts beeping until I shutdown the ...
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Gen 2 Prius hesitates ... Is there a problem with the HV Battery? [closed]

Is there a problem with the HV Battery? Gen 2 Prius hesitates.
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Rav4 2015 Limited Edition high fuel consumption

I bought a Toyota Rav4 AWD 2015 Limited edition since 1 month and it's consuming a lot of fuel: about 17L/100Km in the city which is a high number for 4 cylinder SUV no? What could be the issue?
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How to diagnose a parking brake that does not hold the vehicle on inclines?

I am trying to diagnose why a 2009 Toyota Venza's parking brake is not holding the vehicle securely. On any incline the vehicle will slide in N, never mind D or R. After taking the rotor off, I ...
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Turning crankshaft specific angle

To check the valve clearances, the Haynes manual for my Tacoma (2006, V6) says to first set the first cylinder of the firing order in TDC, do a sequence of valves, then turn the crankshaft 2/3 turn (...
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How to diagnose horn malfunction?

07 Toyota Tacoma, Horn stopped working altogether after working fine (no intermittency). Fuse is fine and when I jump the relay with a tool the horn activates. Tried replacing the relay and it’s ...
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Can too much space between valves and camshaft cause oil in cylinder?

My 2006 Toyota Tacoma v6 is losing profuse amounts of oil although it runs just fine after adding more. I did a comprehensive overhaul several years ago and tuned the valves (ground them and ...
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Valve cover gasket sealant causing bad fit

Is it possible that too much sealant for a valve cover gasket is causing a bad fit for the gasket, which in turn causes an oil leak? It is a 2006 Toyota Tacoma V6. I do lose quite a bit of oil. I ...
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Swap highlander 3.0 4x4 2002 with toyota solara 3.0

I want to put a 2002 toyota solara 3.0 engine in my 2002 highlander 3.0 4x4, has anyone done this conversion? since I do not stay in the right support and in some manifold intakes. I hope someone can ...
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Toyota Camry sat for a year, what precautions should I take? [duplicate]

My 1997 Toyota Camry Auto has sat idle for about a year and I am wanting to ask what precautions should I take before running? I am going to try to dillute the 1/5 of fuel currently in there with ...
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Broken AC drain fitting

2008 Toyota Matrix with a broken fitting where the ac condensation drain hose attaches to the evaporator housing. Not being able to run the ac in Texas in the summer is suboptimal, but I'd rather not ...
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Corolla 2001 with P1346 code

I have a Corolla 2001 with check engine light code p1346. I had same code about 10 months ago which kinda got fixed by replacing the cam shaft position sensor but i used to see that code as pending ...
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Deflated wheel on new Rav4?

I got my new 2021 Rav4 less than a month ago and only put about 110 miles on it but yesterday I noticed one of the rear wheels is significantly deflated(and almost flat). I only remember a glass ...
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2012 Toyota Corolla won't start

I am having a problem with my 2012 corolla. I drove it out on a rainy morning at a point the car could accelerate and I parked, and I invited my mechanic who helped drive the car to his workshop. On ...
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1994 Toyota Corolla erratic rpm then dies

My motor began to sputter and then the rpm went up and down really fast eventually stalling the motor what caused this?
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2001 Toyota Highlander Limited DRL not working

I have tried the 7.5A fuse and the three relays without any success. What am I missing? What else could it be? The lightbulbs work. I’m out of ideas! They stopped working after a new battery was ...
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Interior piece for 2011 Corolla

I replaced the carpet on my 2011 Corolla and cannot remember where this piece goes. Anybody ever seen something like this?
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94 Toyota Camry. Car has good starter, battery and alternator yet it won't start. The starter just clicks once but won't turn over the engine

I have a 94 Toyota Camry, that used to run well until last week when the negative battery cable snapped from the terminal and caused the vehicle to lose power and ultimately die. I reconnected the ...
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Can ignition coil over plug fail intermittently?

I'm getting P0352 on my '08 Toyota Sienna. Even after the dash lights up, the vehicle runs perfectly smoothly with no indication of ongoing failure (e.g., idle smooth, acceleration normal). If I clear ...
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is head light bulb a low beam because the reflector inside the headlight assembly is angled downward toward the road? or there's more to it?

What makes a low beam bulb a low beam? I've heard that you can fit a high beam bulb inside a low beam beam socket, but now vice versa. So is all about the position of the reflector?
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Toyota RAV4 - 4cyl 2008 - moderately faint clunking noise when going over bumps plus shut off recently while driving but able to turn on right after

This RAV4 makes a faint clunking noise sometimes when driving over bumps - especially seems like the right front wheel and for sure more clunking when driving over bumps with just the right-side tires....
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Does engine oil compensate below-threshold Catalytic Converter performance?

I have a Toyota Yaris 1.3 VVT-i with 2SZ-FE engine. The car has 100K of mileage (I recently bought it with no service history). Most importantly, its check-engine light is on for "catalytic ...
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Engine problems 2001 Toyota Highlander

I have a 2001 Toyota Highlander 3.0l v6 awd the motor and transmission are bad my Question is can I put a motor and transmission in that are not awd
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Coolant Bubbling in Radiator with Cap off

On my 2001 LS430, I was a having a very slow leak from the radiator drain plug, so I went to a local mechanic to properly seal the plug. While he was checking out the issue. After the car reached the ...
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Can a faulty alternator trigger the Check Engine light?

I have a 2010 Toyota Corolla S. Couple of weeks ago while driving my battery light came on. I replace my alternator after that. That battery came on again after 2/3 days. I took my car to a different ...
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I drove on a dirt road rougher than my car was designed for

I have a 2007 Toyota Corolla, and following my GPS, I foolishly drove onto an extremely rough dirt road. There was no way out other than to keep going. My car was flopping all over the place and ...
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2007 Toyota Camry Shaking

I have a 07 3.5 v6 with 213k miles on it. Recently the car started shaking when I got to about to about 60. I had been driving it for about 20 minutes and it didn't shake before at that speed. It ...
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Coolant still disappears and overheating after head gasket change

I have a 1997 toyota Tacoma 2wd. I had the head gasket replaced. I'm still loosing coolant. Then I was told to replace the thermostat, still loosing coolant. Someone else told me to replace the ...
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Cabin Air Filter door on a 2011 Corolla [duplicate]

I bought a 2011 Corolla and found out the cabin filter door is missing. Would not having it on cause very little air to come out of the floor, dash and defrost outlets?
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2009 Corolla LE 1.8L emission monitors not ready

I live in southern California and over a month ago had the car battery replaced. I did some normal driving (275 miles) before the smog check. The smog check report states that the O2S and the CAT ...
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2011 Corolla fan running but no air coming out

I have a 2011 Toyota Corolla that the fan seems to be running full blast and air barely comes out of the defrost, front dash and floor vents. Just a little comes out of defrost and none out of the ...
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My car battery light is on

I have a 2010 Toyota Corolla S. Today, after driving around for 15 minutes, when I parked, my battery light came on. I took it to Autozone. After checking my battery and the changing system they said, ...
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Ticking sound after overheated

Hey I was driving my 1998 Toyota 4 runner sr5 v6 3.4 back home when my radiator went out and so I pulled over to the side of the road then put water in it after letting it all cool down and drove home ...
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2000 Toyota Camry P0155 Error Code

I have a 2000 Toyota Camry V6 with a California emissions package. I am getting a P0155 error on my OBD tool. This is either a O2 Heated Oxygen Sensor or An A/F sensor. I get confusing information ...

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