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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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Corolla rumbles at 2800 RPMs but not higher

I recently bought a 2013 Corolla LE (automatic transmission). I am noticing that the car starts rumbling at 2700 RPM and stops rumbling at 3000 RPM (maximum rumbling at 2800 RPM) when speeding up and ...
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Automatic toyota 2002 premio car straining noise

i drive an automatic toyota premio car and it makes a straining noise as it picks up speed and but normalizes when i slow down. What could be causing this?
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Toyota 4Runner - automatic (Old model ) misfires and delay in changing gears. What is the problem?

My Toyota 4 Runner (old model) misfires and seems lazy especially while climbing hills. There is also a delay in changing from gears 2 - 3 and 4. Can someone please help to advise? Thanks in advance.
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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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Are (STFT + LTFT) values less than +/- 38% really normal for 2002 Toyota RAV4?

According to a 2002 Toyota RAV4 Repair Manual, "If total of short-term fuel trim value and long-term fuel trim value is within plus or minus 38 percent, the system is functioning normally." Based on ...
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2002 Camry Sludge issues

2002 Camry drives well with 150k on the original engine. Its my daughters car and she is due to make a big trip so I am giving it the dad DIY once over. Found a very clogged PCV, and when I removed ...
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Results surprising said lab reporter of emission testing on Toyota Qualis Diesel 4 wheeler on AVL DiTest MDS 205

I got emissions of Toyota Qualis Diesel car tested with the AVL DiTest MDS 205, the result sheet had following columns rpm, temp, secs, CO(%vol.), CO corrected, CO2(% vol.), HC(ppm),HC corrected(ppm),...
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Timing chain cover gasket

I posted a few weeks ago about cooolant leaking from the timing chain cover of my 2002 Corolla: Corolla - Coolant leaking from timing chain cover I went ahead and started to do job: removing the ...
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2004 Toyota Corolla does not start with key

For more than ten days, I can not start my car with the key. It does start without problems with the remote starter. So, I think the problem is with the ignition switch. One more thing, the key turns ...
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Transmission Swap – how to modify mounts?

My car has in a Toyota 4e engine which uses a Corolla 3 speed transmission. The transmission is faulty so I would like to change it to a 4 speed Toyota Starlet transmission. The Starlet uses the same ...
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2014 Toyota Matrix: inadequate AC

I bought my car in November 2014 and from day-one the AC doesn't seem to work very well. In the winter when it's set to defrost the windshield, there is a lot of fog build up on the glass, and the air ...
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Car won't unlock with remote and won't start? Toyota Camry 1999

My sister gave me this car for school and she told me this happens a lot. Her mechanic friend says it's an alarm problem and my alarm is locked. Unfortunately her and her friend live on the opposite ...
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Running in oil a for light diesel engine (Japanese, Toyota 3L)?

What would you use as a running in (break-in) oil for this engine? I have this engine, and it has just been reconditioned, new pistons, conrods, crank and bearings.
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Had to replace brakes and rotors in the front on a 1 year old vehicle - this normal?

I added some pictures of the rotors that they said had developed bad grooves because of rust. Is this normal? This is from a 2021 Toyota Tacoma. I'm at 35000km, which is a lot after 1 year, but I ...
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93 toyota camry le 4 cylinder, brake locked up

Ok I've replaced the master cylinder , replaced brakes an brake hoses an the calipers but they still continue to lock up an smoke as I'm driving I've bled the lines they are bleeding just fine. 1993 ...
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Toyota Avensis Central unlocking will only work when very hot outside

I have an Avensis 11. The central locking works every time, but unlocking doesn't It only unlocks the boot and turns the alarm off. Then I have to use the key to unlock the driver door, then the 3 ...
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Camry 2011 Demister is not working

When I used to turn Demister on I used to smell like plastic burning smell. then the Demister stopped working What could be the reason? could it be the fuse? if so where can I find the fuse box in ...
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What could cause a clicking/popping noise when driving straight? (video)

Car is automatic front wheel drive Toyota. The sound comes on light-medium acceleration from speeds 15-35mph even when driving straight and it sounds just like a bad CV joint. In the video I have ...
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'92 Hilux moves with gear in Park

This is a 1992 Toyota Hilux Surf Turbo Automatic. Just a quick question, chasing a fault on a Hilux: won't start off the key went through all fuses, relays and wiring, replaced old bushes in ...
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Car Hissing on Neutral After Checking Spark Plug

So last night, two days after examining one spark plug and putting it back in, I noticed a hissing sound from the front of the car. This hissing goes away completely when I press the clutch pedal in. ...
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New Water Pump Hard to Turn

I was told that when a pulley of an engine component does not turn freely, it it probably starting to seize. By diagnoising all the pullies attached to my engine, I identified the water pump pulley as ...
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Finding Replacement AC Condenser

I inherited a 1984 Toyota pick-up from my father when he passed 25 years ago. The AC Condenser is leaking and needs to be replaced. Toyota no longer makes the condenser, and I have been unable to ...
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toyota highlander moonroof stuck open

2007 toyota moonroof stuck open. It will move between 100% open and roughly 90% open. It appears to open slightly farther on drivers side before coming to a stop. There is a clicking noise once it ...
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Toyota Prius Does not Start up

I have a Toyota Prius. Once I stopped the engine of the car and stood for sometime. Then I started the vehicle. But it didnot start the engine. It starts indicating all range, petrol level etc. But ...
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Is battery bus voltage available via OBD2 scanners for 98 Avalon?

In order to supplement the inadequate-by-design alternator BIT circuits in my 98 Avalon (alternator failures have stranded us; no instrument panel warnings of charging failure), I'd like to either ...
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Gas Pedal, Power breaks/Steering stops working... for a while?

I was just driving my car in a parking lot. After driving for about 15-20 minutes my gas pedal stops working! This has happened once before, I wasn't too surprised. I waited for about 3 minutes and ...
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Engine stops and re-starts by itself

After braking car at a stop light, or any where else, it "faints", does not die, since it re-starts by itself after a few seconds. But until it re-starts, it does not respond when stepping on the gas. ...
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Fj cruiser rear diff lock

I bought a 2009 FJ cruiser and I can see the rear differential lock motor on the rear differential but I don't have any switch inside to activate it ? Is there any way to add a switch to be able to ...
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Toyota Avalon 2006 headlight low beam height adjustment

Recently I replaced my headlight low beam Halogen bulbs with LED bulbs. But after driving for couple days I noticed that my lights are pointing too high. I am trying to understand what may cause an ...
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2000 Toyota Sienna Rear Blinker Assembly Clips Broke Off any idea how to fix clips.? and where to get clips..?

In my 2000 Toyota Sienna the rear blinker assembly clips broke off while replacing light. Any idea how to fix clips? And where to get those clips? Or, do I need to to buy whole assembly kit?
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2003 Tarago with Headunit 16069 want to change language from japanese to english

Bought a Toyota 2003 tarago with the following head unit , just taking a chance to see if someone out there knows how to change the language from japanese to english. I only have a Japanese manual and ...
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Where can I find the reverse light fuse on a 2004 Toyota Vios

I am not familiar with the fuse box and the diagram is blurred already. There is a 4x4 set of fuses in the fuse box. I want to know which is for the reverse light.
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How do you replace the cupholders in a late 90's (1999) model Toyota Corolla?

The cupholder mechanism in my 1999 Toyota Corolla broke on the bottom and on the sidebar and they need to be replaced. How would I go about doing that? I assume the center console has to be taken ...
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Possible transmission fluid leak

2001 Toyota 4Runner SR5 265K miles. I haven't driven it in 2 days and came out and found a small pool (about 2 teaspoons at the most) underneath the engine area. It's clear with a tinge of red, no ...
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Will 2009-2013 Toyota Matrix heated power mirror glass assembly fit a 2014 Matrix?

I have a replacement glass assembly for a 09-13 Matrix (Part 30226), but I have a 2014 Matrix. I didn't see that it was for 09-13 until it arrived and I don't want to open it in case I need to return ...
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No power to the fuel pump

I have a 2006 Toyota Isis and it had a problem where it idled well, but when you press gas the engine started to stall and when you lift your feet then it idled well again. I took it to have it ...
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Difference between normal oil and hybrid oil

Trying to buy some oil for my 2020 hybrid toyota camry after finding out its MUCH more expensive in the dealer and they only fill it with semi-synthetic oil. I found the same oil from shell, both are ...
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2002 Toyota Sequoia not starting

I recently bought a 2002 Toyota Sequoia with 130,000 miles, it ran perfectly for about a week, but one of the handles had broken off inside the cabin. I searched up videos on how to replace the handle,...
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Low idle and stall

Why does my car idle low and sometimes die? I have a 2001 Toyota Camry and sometimes when I go to start it the car doesn't want to stay started and will die.It will only stay started after I rev the ...
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1999 Toyota Camry -- Unexplained fuel smell on startup

I drive a 1999 Toyota Camry, around 150K miles. The car is driven infrequently -- perhaps two or three times a week. I'm in the Southeastern US, where recently we've experienced mild but chilly ...
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Diagnosing 98 Camry red dashboard indicator: "brake"

98 Camry: A red "brake" indicator is lit underneath the speedometer. The emergency brake was engaged / disengaged several time to ensure that it is not the cause. I filled up power steering ...
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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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Car will crank but won't start

I was driving my 2003 Toyota Avalon home yesterday. While driving, I pushed the brake down and the car completely stalled. I shut it off and tried to start it up again but it won't start. The car ...
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Car Horn does not work during the morning hours

My car horn does not work during morning hours. It starts to work when the environment gets heated up. Same issue with the "TRIP" key of the Multi function. Car Model - Toyota Aqua - 2013
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Toyota prado 2015 map disk error

I see this in Toyota Prado Land Cruiser 2015 Which in english it says: Unable to load program please consult your dealer. How can I (preferably DIY) solve this? Additional Photo incase you need ...
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Mechanic said I put wrong fuel on my car, I know I didn't. What can I do? Who is to blame?

I have a Toyota Yaris hybrid from 2018. Last saturday my tank was half-way full, but I had to buy some things at the gas station and decided to purchase 7 or 8 litters of unleaded gasoline (10 euros). ...
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2001 Camry P1135 Cause

Sorry in advance for the long post. My check engine light in my 2001 Camry 4cyl recently came on with code P1135. Google shows that this is usually a faulty sensor. However, I noticed on some posts ...
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Reoccuring Check Engine Light (P0135 (Oxygen Sensor Heater) - 2000 Toyota Camry V6

Here is the situation: I have a 2000 Toyota Camry V6 (not California model) with a reoccurring check engine light. The code is P0135 - Heated Oxygen Sensor Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1 Sensor 1)...
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06 Sienna 3.3 has irritating random misfired, but no light

How can one go about troubleshooting occasional missing when no light or code is generated? This Sienna has 155k, and hasn't ever had a formal tune up, just good oil and air maintenance. The 3 rear ...
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Hybrid battery not charging fully

I have Toyota Estima 2.4 petrol/electric hybrid 2010 (UK 60 reg) that I bought about 4 months ago. So far I had no problems with anything until a couple of days ago the HV battery stopped charging ...
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