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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Car tires squeal on low speed when turning. Rubber squeal

My 2015 Toyota Corolla is squealing when turning at low speed inside car parks and smooth surfaces. I previously drove a 1980's Mitsubishi and never had problems like this. The tires are fairly new. ...
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Cold start idle issue

I have a v6 Toyota Camry. During cold mornings whenever I start the car it idles very low (200-700rpm) fluctuating swiftly and almost stalling. Also lights dim whenever the idle drops quickly then the ...
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What are the technical differences between a 2SZFE engine manuactured before 2005 and a 2SZFE manufactured after 2004?

I need to change my engine, I also found a company willing to perform the paperwork for changing to the same engine model. The car is a Toyota Yaris Luna with semi‑automatic transmission manufactured ...
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key doesn't turn smoothly in the ignition

I have a 2014 Toyota Yaris LE automatic. I have noticed lately when I insert the key and turn to start the car it's a bit rough not smooth as it used to be. The key turns no problem and the car starts,...
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Idle relearn almost daily

After having a problem with the idle speed for some time, a collegae told me about the relearn procedure. After trying it, the car was idling better for some days. Now I have done this procedure ...
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Suspected suction control valve issue, car also hard to start

I drive a Toyota Corolla with a 1AD-FTV engine. This car has become progressively harder to start over the years. Even at 10°C it might take two tries. It still starts without too much trouble, if you ...
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How can I start my lpg toyota Yaris with a broken gasoline fuel pump so I can bring it to the specific repair shop? [closed]

My gasoline fuel pump no longer works so the gasoline no longer arrive at the engine. I’m only 2Km away from the repair shop which broke my pump, so I’m unwilling to spend more than 100€ in towing ...
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Engine whine / whir noise while revving Rav4

Rav4 2013 2.5 2AR-FE I noticed that there is a constant whirring noise that seems to match the engine speed. It doesn't matter if it is in neutral, drive, reverse, park etc. The sound seems to pretty ...
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Toyota Land crusier GRFE1 2015 Engine Part name?

This is a Toyota engine picture online of a car engine similar to mine can somebody help me and tell me what is this part? It is a picture of a Toyota FJ Cruiser.
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Which engine is technically compatible with a Toyota Yaris 63KW 1300cc manufactured in 2007?

I have an engine damaged in a way it would be cheaper to change it rather than to mend it. The current engine model code is2SZFEand is emitting 136g of CO² per Km. Following the yellow jaket (« ...
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Emissions reading on a 1993 Toyota Corona/Carina E 3SFE 2.0

Are these values normal for a 1993 car? If not, please tell me what should be fixed or replaced. I believe it's running rich based on the lambda value.
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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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Low idle after adding gasoline

This has happened twice now. My 2000 toyota sienna runs fine until I went to add gasoline. Upon startup, my idle was immediately much lower. I can rev throttle and it sounds smoothly until I release ...
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Reduction in radiator water level

I just bought a 2nd hand 2005 Toyota Highlander and after taken it on a short trip, I discovered the radiator water level had gone down significantly. What could be the problem?
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AF/O2 and Fuel Trim data - Normal or not?

I'm learning to diagnose my car's poor gas mileage: Car: 2010 Toyota Matrix (Base). Engine: 1.8L, 4 cylinders, Auto, FWD. ODO: 103,000km (64,000 miles). City gas mileage: 12.6L/100km = 18.6 mpg (...
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Clunking noise when braking — possibly bad CV axle?

Our 2007 Sienna XLE V6 had its CV boots replaced not too long ago by the dealer but just recently when turning slightly to the right when driving the car makes a very bad clanking sound + vibrating ...
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A strange behavior when releasing gas pedal in neutral

I've bought a new Toyota FJ Cruiser about 6 months ago. Since the early months I accidentally noticed that right after I rev-up my car engine to more than 3000 rpm in neutral or P gears and release ...
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What are problems, if any, in connecting accessories to 12v battery in Prius or other hybrids?

I am thinking of getting a portable air compressor (for filling tires) that clips directly to the battery because it can draw up to 20A. (As I understand it, the usual max in many vehicles for the ...
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2014 Toyota Corolla AC Issues

Recently got in my car a few days ago and my ac was not blowing air. Previously in the morning the vehicle was used and everything was normal. A few hours later, and for the next few days the ac ...
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1998 4Runner 2.7 Misfire with DTC P0171, P0300, P0301 , P0304

While driving on the highway, suddenly the CEL started flashing and the truck started msifiring, I got off the highway and retrieved a P0171, P0300, P0301 , P0304. I shut it off and waited for a few ...
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Wireless key locking/unlocking diagnosis

I have a 2019 Toyota Land Cruiser. While locking all the doors with the FOB it locks fine. But, while unlocking it shows a delay of close to 2 seconds. I have replaced the FOB battery and the FOB. ...
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Van sliding door frozen shut

I recently purchased a 2004 Toyota Sienna. the winter weather is freezing my sliding doors shut. I dont think it's the locking mechanism freezing Because that opens when I push the unlock Button. ...
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1989 Toyota land cruiser rear liftgate gas piston replacement

On my 1989 Toyota Land Cruiser, I need to replace the gas pistons attached to the lop half of the rear liftgate. How do I separate the gas piston from the body mounted ball socket? There is not any ...
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toyota Hilux 2008 trayback model brake problem

Problem with brakes going flat to floor- have bled and just replaced my drum brakes, other brakes done also but brake pedal still goes flat to floor???? please could you give me some advice as to ...
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Stuck in first gear

I have a manual Toyota Camry . I find that I cannot get out of first gear when I go above 2000 rpm . It is stuck in first gear until I slow right down to 1000 revs . Then I can move into second gear. ...
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Clarification on Toyota Coralla Winter Tires

I placed an online order today for 4 wheels and 4 winter tyres Wheels - 15 in steel Wheel - X 45921 Tire - 205/55 R16 Clarification - Will R16 tyres fit on 15 in Steel wheels ? ...
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2005 toyota camry 3.0l bank 1 sensor 2 where is it

i have a 2005 toyota camry v6 3.0l it needs a bank 1 sensor 2 where is it or which one on the exhaust is it. im not sure about words like downstream just want to make sure
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Toyota Avensis - Day Running Lights are cutting off

Toyota Avensis 2012, T27, TR grade, 2.2 Diesel D4-D Couple of days ago I had a headlight out. So I went and bought another bulb, changed it - fine, all good. Then on the same day when I was getting ...
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Toyota Camry running out of oil

I serviced my Toyota Camry three weeks ago and put 4 litres of mobile oil in. It's three weeks now and I am short of oil again, and this has been the case for the last 4 months. I bought 8 litres of ...
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Is it possible to remove speakers from Camry and put it in a Versa?

So I have a 2007 Toyota Camry with a blown head gasket. I found a company to buy the car and their requirements of what needs to be functional is pretty basic. So I am sure I can take my speakers off ...
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In cold weather, engine revs up and down for a period of time until car is warm - only when clutch is pressed or car is in neutral

The title describes my problem pretty well. I'm driving a manual transmission 2003 Toyota Corolla, and this happens whenever the weather starts getting cold. The engine revs up fairly high, then ...
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Clutch slipping yesterday but today it's fine

I have a 2009 toyota matrix with 150k on it. I bought it used but I believe the clutch is the original Yesterday it felt very soft. I could slip it in 5th with full throttle, and it wasn't grabbing ...
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Is rebuilding the clutch any good?

Is rebuilding the clutch any good, or should I have it replaced? If it's convenient to have it rebuilt (in terms of cost vs. benefit), is there anything I need to keep an eye on or fix/replace ...
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P0171 code with high fuel trim

I have a 2001 Toyota Corolla. Lately it has been throwing the P0171 code (system too lean). My short term fuel trim is normal at idle. +/- 5 % at idle and long term fuel trim is high at idle +18 %. ...
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Toyota Celica 7 VVTI 190 , P0171(too lean) and B0101(speed clock died intermittently) codes , pls help new purchase

Description below. pls help as I just bought this car. Something interesting about the CEL, I think this info may help isolate the problem It looks like the MAF may be new, but I will confirm that ...
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How to check the entire history of a car with VIN?

I know that this is not really a car repair question, but I wasn't sure where to go to find this out and it is driving me crazy. So I went into a dealership the other day and the salesman was trying ...
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Sticky, Shiny, Melting Dash - No Notice [closed]

We purchased a 2007 Toyota Camry from my wife's fathers estate about one year ago. Unfortunately, we did not receive a letter from Toyota regarding the dash recall. We missed the deadline of May 2017. ...
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Change language car stereo Toyota NHDN-W56 [duplicate]

I am unable to change Japanese to English language for my Toyota NHDN-W56 car stereo. Please help me with the user manual.
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Acceptable rotor runout

I've been replacing the brakes myself on my cars since I had my first car in high school ('89). Since the, I had a few cars that had terrible brake wobble after some amount of miles, some cars seemed ...
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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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Vehicle maintainance

I have my car which is producing a popping sound from the exhaust system and the air flow system.Sometimes it starts and sometime its difficult to start today it didn't start.l am also starting it ...
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92 Toyota P'up Smog Test Fix?

My'92 Toyota P'up runs great, has had thorough annual maintenance since purchased new, & odometer is now at 166,500 miles. My last smog check indicated that the M1: 15 MPH "HC" (PPM) MEAS was 95, ...
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Can I put 1998 LS400 wheels on a 2013 RAV4?

LS400 has 225/60R16 wheels. RAV4 has 235/55R18 wheels. Can I move the wheels off the LS400 to the RAV4? The bolt patterns and center bores are identical. https://www.wheel-size.com/size/toyota/...
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'91 Toyota Celica GTR (ST183) charging diagnosis

I've been working on getting a Celica up and running after a couple years of laying mostly idle, it's been dry-stored for most of it. The biggest issue I have right now is that the system is not ...
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2006 4x4 Toyota Tacoma brake pedal goes to floor when pushed

I changed the brake booster an bled the brakes. The back right brake bled fluid out when it was bled. All fluids are full an the vacuum lines are good. But when I push the brake pedal it goes all the ...
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2005 Camry gauges not working

I have a 2005 Toyota Camry. The gauges (fuel gauge, temp gauge, odometer, speedometer, tachometer) just stopped working yesterday. The instrument panel lights all work -- gear indicator, blinker/...
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2007 RAV4 Transfer Case: Making the Impossible Possible?

2007 RAV4 Sport 3.5 6L AWD transfer case is cracked. Is it possible to remove/replace the transfer case WITHOUT pulling the engine/trans? Supposedly most of the 3.5L engine AWD such as Sienna, ...
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Toyota Camry no response from turning key, no dashboard lights but headlights alright

So I was driving my Toyota Camry, it's a 1995 v6 le. Everything was fine then I turned my windshield wipers off and the dash lights got extremely bright then dim and my speedometer and rpm gauge were ...
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Replacing donut spare on 2008 Toyota Prius

I recently had a flat tire (right front) on my 2008 Toyota Prius. The original donut spare, never used before, was used to replace it and I continued my 30 mile journey home, highway driving, before ...
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Alternator regulator gone bad 3x in one day

I have a 2008 Toyota Camry 2.4l. My problem is battery is over charging causing amplifier ground wire to blow fuses and also melt the wire, battery tested it is good. Tested alternator and tested bad ...