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

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Does an activated carbon filter on air intake do anything on a high mileage vehicle?

My wife's Toyota Camry has a permanent activated carbon filter attached to the air manifold that contains the air intake filter. The technical part which contains this carbon filter on my wife's 2011 ...
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How to make sure if my car has a tow package?

I have bought a used 2008 Highlander Sport. I guess it has a tow package installed as I see the tool in back of the car but I am not sure if it is a OEM or aftermarket. How can I make sure about it? ...
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Alignment out of spec after adjustment. Is it a concern?

Mechanic said this is the best he can do and there is no concern. However, I see some values out of spec. Is it concerning ? This a toyota highlander AWD.
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What, if any, advantages are there of performing recommended mile marker service at car dealerships?

When I look up reviews for service departments of Toyota dealership in Seattle area, all of them have really sub-par reviews. Will I be able to do my mile marker services outside of dealership or ...
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Changed a failing starter recently, and the CEL that was on soon went away. Could there have been a connection?

Never scanned for codes. Car is 2005 Camry. 156,000 miles.
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2014 Subaru BRZ - U0073, C1234, C146c, C146e - ABS, TRAC, and parking brake light on

According to the repair manual it says to first check the fuses, and if they are fine then you need to replace the ABS modules. My fuses are fine so.. ABS module replacement it is. They are very cheap ...
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Low beam on one head light doesnt work but high does

2018 Toyota Yaris iA. Noticed one of my headlights was out so I swapped the bulb and nothing. Then noticed high beam worked. Tried old bulb again and high beam worked. So bulb doesn't seem to be issue....
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'81 toyota battery being overcharged. Replacing voltage regulator did nothing

My 1981 Toyota pickup is showing around 15.3 volts while the engine is running. And after replacing the voltage regulator I have the same issue. I have cleaned every ground in the engine bay. The ...
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2014 Toyota tacoma has no throttle after jump start

My truck died I jumped it and got it started again now the check engine light and the TRAC off light are on and I have no throttle. It starts and rolls but when I push on the pedal there's nothing. I ...
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1999 Toyata Camry AC works great half the time

Just recently my air conditioner decided it work when it want to. It will work when I first start the car for an indefinite amount of time blowing nice cold air, but then it will cut off showing a ...
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How to test what caused pressure to build in crankcase?

After an oil and filter change I took my Toyota Avensis 2006 Estate with 1ZZ-FE 1.8 liter petrol engine for a long distance ride. All of the sudden when riding at around 60-70mph I heard some bang and ...
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HVAC system shuts off when fan on MAX and engine ON

2009 Toyota Venza Recently noticed that when the front defrost mode is select (which sets fan to max and directs air to the windshield), the entire HVAC system shuts off (i.e. blower motor stopped, ...
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White smoke from my car Toyota 04

My car, Toyota 04 is bringing out white smoke from the exhaust and I tried servings it, change the plugs also
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Bad battery connection as reason for failed alternator?

I'm totally new to car mechanics. The other day the battery died on my 2006 Toyota Camry. I jumped it but it would not hold a charge so I brought the battery into a mechanic to have it tested and they ...
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Down stream oxygen sensor wiring code

I had my catalytic converter stolen on my 2013 Toyota Tacoma and they cut the oxygen sensor wires so I bought one from e bay and the down stream sensor also my problem is I don't know how to match the ...
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Toyota 4runner 1998 AT 5vz fe 143000km

After got my injectors changed to correct misfiring condition, I am now running lean and cannot find the trouble since 2 weeks now. My OSB1S1 fluctuate between .6 and .3 V and my OSB1S2 is steady at 0....
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2005 toyota camry p0420 do I need to replace secondary catalytic converter?

I have a 2005 Toyota Camry, 2.4l engine. The P0420 code went on and after using catalclean and cleaning overnight with dish soap (didn't work), I've elected to replace the exhaust manifold catalytic ...
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How to fix a Transfer Case Actuator that no longer engages

Has anyone ever seen this with their Prado? I've got a 2010 Toyota Landcruiser Prado GX Auto constant 4x4 KDJ150 - KD-FTV. Came back from some 4wding in Jan/Feb after going in between 4Hi and Lo with ...
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Hella 450 foglights not working, possible ground issues?

Trying to diagnose where I went wrong in wiring my Hella 450s in my 1992 Toyota Camry LE: Lights themselves are grounded to the bolts on the front fenders, new 10mm steel bolts with copper washers, ...
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Has anyone ever used AT-205 Re-Seal or any similar products?

I have a 2008 HighLander. It's a good car with no issues. Has about 200K on it. The only issue I have ever had was 2 times of smoking during the last 2 years (you can watch the last time here) , and I ...
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96 Toyota Previa starts with no wires connected to the distributor

I changed my distributor and rotor the wires werent on yet and my kid turned the key and the van started right up how is this possible?
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Engine misfires in drive at a stop but not in park

Why would my 4-cylinder 1999 Toyota Camry misfire in drive but not in park at a stop? It is not a constant skip just sometimes in drive. It is not getting worse maybe very very gradually. I am sure ...
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Brake caliper piston larger than brake pad?

Upgrading my '17 Toyota RAV4 LE to the 296 rotors, which include bigger calipers and brake pads. On the new calipers, the piston is larger than the brake pad and im not sure if thats normal? I tried ...
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Adaptive Headlight Issue

So I recently had a fender bender in my 2021 RAV4 which resulted in a broken headlight. I got a new headlight and swapped the old module onto it, and since then I’ve been getting this error on startup ...
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O2 vs Air/Fuel Sensors?

I have a CEL with (apparently really common) codes P0420 and P0430, i.e. issues detected with both catalyst system banks. My vehicle is a 2007 Toyota 4Runner (Limited, 2WD, 6-Cyl) with about 150K on ...
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Toyota Vitz (Yaris) 1999–2005 broken side marker mystery

Today I found my Toyota Vitz 2001 car like this: The side marker was broken to pieces and I found it on top of the hood. I initially thought that the connector was missing too (see reference image ...
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Belt size to bypass a/c, please?

I am a single mom, trying to get my teenager back on the road. She inherited her Memaw’s 2007 Toyota Avalon and I am not able to replace the a/c compressor right now. Would anyone know what size belt ...
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Brake pedal kicks back and crunching noises when I come to a full stop

So I have a 2008 Camry (v6, automatic) and this problem just started today. I was coming to a stop light and while pressing the brake it sorta kicked back at me a few times and there was a crunching ...
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What is exactly the edition/version of my Vitz 2010?

I have seen on internet different versions of Vitz 2010 model like F1 and others. I am not clear exactly what is my version? Update On the data plate, I found model mentioned as dba-ksp90-ahxdk-b I am ...
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Is there a way to stabilize a large crack in the windshield until I get the car home to its insurance?

I have a crack in the windshield going from the passanger side in the direction to the drivers side. Its 10cm longer now, than what is shown on the image. I will drive this car 1000km to its original ...
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Grinding noise on my 2012 RAV4

I hit a pothole and after driving about 10 minutes when I took my foot off the gas there was a grinding or rippling noise as it slowed down. The axle has been changed cause it was damaged but the ...
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Window rolls back down automatically Prius 2010

When I roll up the rear right power window it reaches the top and immediately rolls back down and stops 2" or so from the bottom. There are no obstructions in the window frame or anything ...
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3rd Gen (2001) 4Runner - Radio won't turn on after new install

I just installed a new radio in my 3rd gen (2001) 4Runner and it won't turn on. Thing's I've tried: Re-installing the old radio. It also no longer receives power Visually checking radio harness for ...
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08 Prius - Does hatchback door need replacing when just the handle is broken?

My son's car 2008 Toyota Prius. His hatchback won't open, so he took it to a body shop, who said the entire hatchback door needs to be replaced to fix the locking mechanism. It'll be in the shop for ...
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TPMS sensor replacement in 2010 Prius

I have a 2010 Toyota Prius and one or more of the factory tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) sensors have failed (probably due to age) and I want to replace them with (cheaper) aftermarket sensors ...
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Power steering tightening up

Why is My 2000 Toyota Camry's steering is tightening, fluid is full and pump not making sounds.
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Car jerks when I accelerate hard

I am getting a loud thump and the car jerks when I accelerate suddenly from a rolling speed. Say when rolling at 80km - 120km. I am not sure if this would be a gearbox issue or something else. Has ...
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Toyota Hiace 2-17 CPU to OBD2 issue

I have a 2017 Toyota Hiace which is a JDM version imported from Japan. I am trying to connect some extra gauges via OBD2 using a scanner tool such as ELM27 and Scangauge3. I also have a third tool and ...
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Manual car engine rpm dropped below idle rpm while in neutral

My car is 2007 Toyota Prado GX manual with the D-4D engine. I was waiting for green light so I put my gear in neutral. After about 1 minute the engine rev dropped below the idle rpm by a lot so it ...
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Shall I replace strut?

2002 Camry LE, 150,000 miles. The rear passenger side leaks, but the rear driver side seems okay. They have been like these for 3 or more years. The riding experence has been okay, not bumpy. If I ...
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Why won't my car start but is cranking? No ignition puls,e no injector pulse, but the fuel pump is working

My car is toyota corolla 1995 and it has 5a fe engine. Recently I went about 50km and stopped the car. Now I can't start it. Engine is cranking but not starting. Fuel pump is working No ignition ...
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Corolla oxygen sensor welded to manifold, engine light goes off when parked nose up

My Corolla 2006 had the engine light come up, and the code PO 171. I changed the mass air flow sensor, and a mechanic tried to change the oxygen sensor but he told me that it was welded to the the ...
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2013/Toyota/Corolla S: Check Engine (with codes), Rough Idle, Inconsistent temp. What am I missing?

As title states: 2013 Toyota Corolla S Had the check engine light come on just around a month ago and started idling rough. Pulled codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 has a misfire) and P219A (air to fuel ratio ...
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Alignment and balancing readout doesn't match required values

I had gone on a road trip and had hit a bad pothole. The steering started pulling a bit after that. After I got the alignment and balancing done yesterday, the pull seems better, but the values on the ...
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How hard would it be to swap a BMW B58 engine into a Supra mk3 A70?

I am still at feasibility study stage. The thinking behind is, since 1JZ & 2JZ swap for A70, A80, A90 Supra are all relatively matured, and A90 Supra is natively using a B58 engine, how hard would ...
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Toyota Auris 1329 Petrol 2011 No Start

A friend has a Toyota Auris, he messaged me that it won't start and if I can come help jump start it. He drove it few days prior no issues and yesterday it just wouldn't fire up. Got there, used a ...
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2012 Toyota Avalon Headlights Hid

I have 2012 Toyota Alon with HID headlights. I have had this car for years, but here lately I've noticed the lowbeams are hardly working the start strong but slowly goes to where you can barely see ...
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2005 Toyota Camry Auto Headlights stay on about 20 minutes

I have a 2005 Toyota Camry. The auto headlights stay on about 20 minutes after turning the car off. This MAY have started when I replaced the alternator, but I can't say for certain. Any ideas on what ...
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2013 tacoma won’t start. Brand new plugs and fuel pump

2013 Toyota Tacoma 6cyl. Randomly won’t start it leaves me sitting when I go somewhere to hop back in engine will turn over and not start. I’ve changed fuel pump and new plugs. Any ideas? I can ...
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Why does my car grind going into third gear when it’s cold out?

my 2009 5-speed manual Toyota Corolla has been having a bit of an odd issue lately. When first starting the car when it’s been a little colder (1-5 degrees Celsius), it has been grinding third gear ...
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