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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Temporary CEL when going uphill in overdrive at highway speed

I took a very long trip yesterday with a 1990 celica (4afe 1.6L 5spd) which I have owned for a few years. I guess the roads were more hilly than I could feel usually, because in overdrive going 60mph ...
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Rough idle - second Hand 2016 Totyota Fortuner with Petrol 2.7 L 2TR-FE I4 VVT-i

Want to buy a second Hand Totyota Fortuner with Petrol 2.7 L 2TR-FE I4 VVT-i, with only 32.000 km, but the idle is rough and oscilates enough to notice both on the instrumentation board and also ...
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Leak under car after mechanic visit

So I took my car to a mechanic (referred my a friend) to get brakes done (rear and front and an oil/filter change. This was done on a Thursday. Saturday I noticed all this water/stuff on my driveway. ...
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Low Beams Don't Turn on. Is My Relay the Issue?

I have a 2003 Toyota Camry, and the low beams do not work. However, the high beams do work. This is my diagnosis. I changed the low beam bulbs, and the low beams still don't work. I checked the 15A ...
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Odd Auto Transmission Issue - 2002 4Runner 4WD

I have a 2002 4Runner (the V6) that sits for a few weeks at a time between uses (I live in coastal FL). If I haven't started it in a while when I put it into Drive the gears don't seem to engage ...
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Transmission fluid level when engine stopped, and when engine is just turn on, and when the engine is hot?

My car is a 1994 toyota camry LE 3.0. I just changed the transmission fluid today. I add the new fluid to the level up to the full (upper) level of the cold (C) range scale. I drive the car for 15 ...
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2016 Toyota Corolla A/C not working

I just purchased a 2016 Corolla (15000 miles) in Feb 2020. Went to turn on the A/C and hot air comes out. Took it back to the dealer (which was a Nissan dealer) and they did a few tests and ...
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2009 Toyota Corolla difficulty starting after sitting over 30 minutes engine warm

Starter motor runs for 3 seconds or more after 2009 toyota corolla has been sitting 30 minutes or more and engine is still warm. If engine is cold it starts fine. If engine is warm but only sitting ...
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Slow acceleration is working, but rapid acceleration is not

When I press the accelerator pedal slowly, the car normally accelerates, it does this in a good way, no lack power. If I press the accelerator pedal all the way to the maximum in one rapid movement, ...
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“Blow-By” on a 2009 Toyota Camry create Oil Leak that is located on top of engine

I am in the process of purchasing a 2009 Toyota Camry. Unfortunately, oil has been discovered on top of my engine a month after I bought the car. It is my opinion this is not a new leak. 1) PVC Valve ...
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Intermittent start 1999 Toyota Tacoma 4cyl

A few weeks ago I had an intermittant starting issue where the motor would start to turn but wouldn't fully turn over, it would just click. I took it to the mechanic, they said it needed a new battery/...
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Intermittent starter question

I found many answers regarding intermittent starting, but answers basically cover the entire starter system and I'd like to find a more specific answer to my problem. 1999 Toyota Tacoma 4x ...
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OBDII Code P0348: Camshaft Position Sensor A

Last night, the check engine light went on on my 2006 Toyota Tacoma with 152K miles. When I got home, I plugged in my OBDII code reader and got Does this mean I just need to replace one of my ...
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Why does my engine temperature go all the way up before coming back to the center when I start my car?

When I first start my car the last few days (A 2008 Toyota Camry that I've had since it was new in 2007, 13 years) the temperature needle ends up slowly climbing past the halfway point all the way to ...
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Rav 4 brakes clicking

I have a 2005 Rav4 3door. The rear brakes click when driving but the clicking stops when brakes are applied. Complete Brake kit replaced with new pins,shims, & spring tensioners
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Keeping floor mats from moving - no hook on car floor

Looking for some ideas to keep floor mats from moving. In particular, my 91 MR2 has no plastic hook on the car floor to hook into the floor mats and hold them in place. The floor mats I have only ...
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brakes on 93 Toyota Land Cruiser HZ75 single cab

Have just replaced brake calipers on rear and piston kit in front calipers. Have bled brakes several times and no air but let pedal sit for a couple of seconds and then it pushes straight to the ...
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Is the 16,000 km oil change interval for the 2016 Corolla correct?

I recently bought a 2016 Toyota Corolla and the service schedule the dealer has provided has the first oil change at 16,000 km. Given that I did oil changes on my previous vehicle at 5,000 km, I find ...
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2004 Toyota Corolla - Brake Pedal Pressue

The other day, I had been driving for about an hour and whilst stopped at some traffic lights, I pumped the brake pedal about 15-20 times, out of boredom. I then noticed that the pedal become very ...
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Toyota Camry is locked after trying to ignite without entering the password

I have an old Toyota Camry (maybe 2012) which accidentally I tried to ignite without entering the password. The car didn't ignite, and since then is seems like the car is dead. Is there something I ...
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What are these black tiny dots on the roof of the car?

The car is a white Toyota Camry 2012. As you can see there are many tiny black dots on the roof. I can't remove them by scratching by hand or with a high water pressure cleaner. What caused these ...
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O2 Sensor Bad Voltage Reading? 2013 Toyota Corolla

I'm Looking at the o2 sensor data for my 2013 Corolla and don't know if B1S2 is bad or not. I've heard that o2 sensors in general should oscillate between 0 and 1 V but I've also heard that for newer ...
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Mother in law damaged new car

My mother in law drove over a center divider in her brand new corolla (which we bought her 🙄) The only damage I can see is this area of the undercarriage, under the driver seat. Being a new vehicle, ...
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Timing belt snapes too frequent

I've been working on a Toyota 2C engine and have replaced the timing belt 3 times within a month and a half . one thing i observed though is the timing belt will be covered with oil every time i ...
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rav4 2L diesel, 2002, engine failure

engine gone in my 2002 rav 4, 2L, diesel, but can i replace it with an avensis, corolla 2L diesel or other toyota? obviously keeping my original turbo, starter etc. mark
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PO171 trouble code in Toyota Vitz

In my Toyota Vitz 2007, PO171 (System Too Lean) trouble code comes up randomly (check engine indicator lights up). Earlier, the trouble code came up rarely and only when the vehicle is idle for some ...
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Loose inner tie rod on 2007 Toyota RAV4: replace steering rack?

I don't know very much about cars. During an inspection, the dealership said my front right inner tie rod was loose and recommended replacing the entire steering rack on my 2007 RAV 4 for $2500. They ...
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Car accelerating very quickly

I bought an used car of 2011 make camry, which is in good condition. The car is accelerating too quickly, even for a little gas and it's jumping with out a smooth move. I am afraid to put my foot ...
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A/C relay bypassed with jumper, compressor turned on but clutch quickly got hot and smelly

I removed the relay and bypassed the relay with a jumper wire, added coolant with the wire on, compressor sucked some in but within a minute the clutch got super hot, had to turn off engine. Very ...
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Tapping engine noise, but only with load and only for short time

2003 Toyota Rav4. 4 cylinder, 145k miles. Recently started making a ticking noise. Noise only happens on startup and for about 15 minutes and ONLY when under load. So, start the car and fast idle ...
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Will my car pass emissions if all monitors pass scanner except EVAP monitor

I had toyota remove a P code off my 2010 1.8L corolla after a repair. I need to pass emissions in Arizona in the next 2 weeks. I went to AZ and they let me borrow the scanner so I plugged it and ALl ...
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Will an oiled air filter lessen or harm my motor? [duplicate]

Just bought a 4runner after 22 years and 508k miles in my 98 XJ. Folks say the Toyota 4runner pretty solid that's why I bought it. Anyways most have the upgraded cold air intakes like k&n or trd ...
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2018 Toyota Camry - Loud Idle When AC is On

I have a 2018 Camry (less than 5K miles), and when it's in gear with my foot on the brake, it has a loud idle. The first time I heard it I was in line at a McD's and I thought to myself, "I hope that ...
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Fuse panel location

1993 Toyota Camry. I had a bad short on my electrical radiator cooling fans that caused my power windows, all dash electronics, and headlights and side marker lights to stop working. I am trying to ...
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Intermittent A/C 1994 Toyota Corolla

Symptoms Refrigerant is not low. I repeat - refrigerant is not low. A/C is not "freezing" up. A/C works every morning. Turn off A/C or stop and get gas after engine is running for 5 minutes and hit ...
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2003 Toyota Corolla - Cyl Misfire + Lean Mix after month long storage. Possible causes?

I've not been driving my 2003 Toyota Corolla since we were ordered to shelter. Today, I turned it over and found it rough idling. ECU faults show as follow: which reads: Current Fault: P0303 - ...
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2010 Toyota RAV4 air conditioning blows warm instead of cold

Since it's a second vehicle and I don't use it much, I don't really want to spend money on a diagnosis and have been trying to research how I could diagnose (and maybe fix) the problem myself. https://...
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Car Stalls after about 45 mins to 1 hr of running

This is a challenge for mechanics. No one seems to know what's going on with my vehicle which is a 2007 Toyota Isis. If I turn off the car sometime it won't start again and i would need a jump start. ...
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Prius V towing of ultra light camper

I love my 2013 Prius V so much I don't want to sell it But am wanting to tow a light weight camper of 1000 pounds. Is there any way this is possible without hurting my favorite car?
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Adding Oil to A/C Compressor After Refrigerant Leak?

I recently retrofitted the A/C system on my 1987 Toyota 4Runner for R134a. This included: resealing original Denso 10P15C compressor, flushing the evaporator, condenser, and lines, installing a new ...
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Do I need injection, throttle body, and upper intake cleaning?

I have a 2014 Toyota Camry with 52k miles. The last 2 times I've gone to the dealership for regular oil change and maintenance checkups, they've tried to get me to do an injection, throttle body, and ...
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AC Compressor Clutch makes grinding noise

The AC compressor in my 06 4runner (4wd 4.0L SR5) isn't engaging, and when the clutch coil gets power I hear a grinding sound. I tried replacing the clutch but I still hear a grinding sound and the ...
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Toyota Corolla with hot wheels

I have been having hot wheels of recent since I changed the brake pads. After like 2km drive it will be excessively hot.I have had the calipers serviced and even changed the masters,yet it persisted. ...
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How to disable automatic door locking in Toyota Aqua (Prius C)

I have a Toyota Aqua (2015 model) vehicle which has keyless entry function. It has function where when I comes closer to the vehicle, it automatically unlocks the doors and unfolds side mirrors. ...
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Does the 95 Toyota Camry have a single belt for alternator, ac, power steering and drive?

The auto shop has offered to replace my 95 Camry's AC belt and P/S belt. I replaced the 'serpentine' belt myself (it took about five minutes) and no matter what googling I do, I can't find evidence of ...
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What’s the part reference for the knocking sensor’s plug of my car?

I just changed the engine of my car, but a part from the new engine is missing as the old engine knocking sensor doesn’t fit inside the engine (despite both new and old engine being 190000J060 ...
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Hitch installation on a Toyota Yaris

We have 2017 Toyota Yaris Hatchback and would like to install a hitch-mounted bike rack. It seems like there are aftermarket hitches available, but the owner's manual does not recommend towing or ...
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hard starting when hot

1995 Toyota Tacoma 4 cylinder 2.4 liter Since I've owned this first year Tacoma, it is hard to start in the summer after shutting it off 3 times in a day. No problems in the winter, no problems in ...
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2007 Toyota Camry “Check VSC System” and Check Engine Light On

When i started my car today morning, I saw "Check VSC System" and then it has the check engine light and slippery indicator light on. About three months ago, I had "Check VSC System" with check ...
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Why would sudden acceleration cause a permanent increase in engine noise?

I occassionally do a hard acceleration on highways with my 2005 Toyota Camry to help merge into another lane with no noticeable issues. However, after doing that recently, the engine runs louder when ...

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