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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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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Does it worth to spend 50% more for a Japanese SUV instead of Korean? [closed]

I live in the US and looking to buy a midsize/compact SUV around $8000- $12000. The options I could find and interested am in them are: Around $12000 series( Japanese series): Honda CR-V 2012-2013 ...
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Should I buy RAV4 Hybrid or RAV4 Non-Hybrid + Blind Spot Detection System? [closed]

I have a question about car buying. I am not sure I am in the right place or not. Please delete this post if not allowed. I am interested in RAV4 LE 2021. There are two rav4 in the local dealer: RAV4 ...
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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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What are the differences between the 1993 and the 1994 Toyota 2.2L 5SFE?

I need to get a new exhaust manifold for my 1996 Camry and I am only able to find manifolds that are specified to fit the '92-'93 vehicles. Is there any difference between the exhaust manifolds? If ...
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96 Toyota Camry rattles during acceleration

My 1996 Toyota Camry LE 4-cylinder recently started making what sounded like a hiss whenever I press the gas. The sound is clearly audible from the passenger side dashboard. It is accompanied by loss ...
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What are the dimensions of Toyota's U660E Transaxle?

I want to do an engine and transaxle swap. 2GR-FE + U660E into a non-Toyota vehicle. I have the dimensions of the Engine thanks to the internet. I don't have the dimensions of the transaxle - Length, ...
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O2 bank 2 sensor 1 engine side female connector wiring sequence [duplicate]

In replacing the O2 sensor on my 2001 Toyota Sequoia Limited, I pulled the female connector away from the wires. I bought a replacement connector (10869) with 8" pigtail but it has all black ...
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Toyota Sienna 2009 Code P0705

A few months ago, check engine light, VSC, Trac off lights came on. And the Neutral and Drive lights turn on at the same time when in drive (the other gears just turn their on light fine). After ...
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2008 toyota corolla overheating and heater not working

My corolla temp will gradually go up while driving and then come back down on its own while driving. The heater is not working. Blowing cold air. We have replaced the water pump, thermostat, and ...
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Toyota Sienna over heating problem

my Toyota sienna is registering that its hot but using a laser thermostat shows that its not running hot , water pump has been changed along with a thermostat and new Asian coolant , also when the ...
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Parking brake left on

So I went to move my car this morning around two blocks from my house. My parking brake was on and I didn’t know. When I parked I realized it was on the whole time. It was driven for 2 block going 5 ...
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Toyota Tundra Brake Light Wiring

I recently got a cap for my 2012 Toyota Tundra and am wiring in the brake lights on it. I was planning on pulling off of the existing brake light but there are 3 wires going into it and only 2 going ...
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Grey buildup in engine block

Car: Toyota Corolla 2002 Engine: 1zzfe 235000mi Hello, I removed my cylinder head to do a piston job and noticed some grey buildup on the outer wall of the combustion chambers (see picture). It’s the ...
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Charging battery with battery charger vs jump starting and running the car

Got a 1998 Toyota Camry that has an empty battery and am wondering what the best course of action is. I have a battery charger that I am thinking of using but it's currently inconvenient to do. My ...
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Water/Solvents sprayed into running intake to clean carbon deposits?

Recently performed a top engine cleaning using seafoam. After reading about this more, learned this isn't new, and variations such as using water instead have been around for a long time. Interested ...
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Clear OBD-II codes automatically? Either with sollid-state device or smartphone app/widget

Been using an ELM327 adapter with various apps to clear OBD-II trouble codes. While this works, wondered if there is an app or device which can do the following without intervention: Clear all obd-...
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Car stereo is always on when engine is on

I have a 2011 Toyota Matrix XRS. When I turn the engine on, the screen for the stereo doesn't light up, and the power/volume button doesn't work - can't turn it off, and can't lower the volume. Super ...
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Oil Level In Dipstick After 600 Km journey. Normal oil level change or not?

I have recently bought a used 2004 Toyota Camry Altise with 180,000 miles on it. Mechanically sound and no oil leaks at all. I have recently completed a 600 km journey today and have noted down my ...
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Sliding roof not functioning correctly

The sliding roof on a 2009 Toyota Venza is not functioning correctly, with the following symptoms: There is a "Moon Roof Open" message on the center display every time the driver's door is ...
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What are the key maintenance things I should do to increase my car’s longevity? [duplicate]

I know about things such as changing the oil regularly and keeping the gas tank at least one quarter full at all times, but what other things can I do to increase my car's longevity? I define ...
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Replaced car door speaker, question about connecting the wires

I had to cut the wires and connect the copper strands together, I basically just twisted it together and put electrical tape to hold it. My question is that I cut some of the copper strands of wire ...
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Toyota Corolla metal clanking sound after driving

I noticed a metal clanking sound after driving my car not sure what’s causing it. I don’t see any leak or anything under and I can’t hear it inside the car or while driving. I began to noticed it ...
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Difficulty removing car radiator in 2001 manual 1.4l petrol Toyota Corolla

I'm trying to remove the radiator from my 2001 Toyota Corolla in order to provide access to the lower radiator hose (which is to be replaced). At present, the radiator readily rocks forwards and ...
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Airbags deployed for hitting a side mirror

A friend hit the side mirror to a pole and airbags on both driver and passenger side deployed. Any ides why? Toyota 4Runner 2017

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