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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Mark II Can bad oil stall, rough idle engine?

My 2001 Toyota Mark II Grande, Engine TA-JZX110, Automatic Transmission, 2.5ltr engine has been stalling and reflecting the check engine light, and showing two codes on diagnostic machine : VVTi ...
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1995 Toyota 4Runner: White smoke, battery constantly drains

I own a 1995 Toyota 4Runner (I was told the engine was rebuilt, so I'm not sure if mileage matters). I got this from my grandpa around 2 years ago, which had been sitting at his house parked for over ...
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No voltage to 2010 Toyota 4Runner trailer electric brakes

When I step on the brakes in my 2010 Toyota 4Runner, I do not get any DC voltage to the "electric brakes" pin of the 7-pin trailer socket (factory installed). (I measure this by touching the probes on ...
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Ignition Switch

My Radio goes off and on and cars stalls while driving. I am pretty sure this is The ignition switch. Do i buy the ignition lock cylinder or ask for switch whats the difference? 2002 toyota Carolla.
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Is there a standard size for automotive rocker switches

In my 2009 Toyota matrix, there's a bunch of slots (currently have covers on them) to the left of the driver. They look like they're the same size/style as the rocker switches I can find online, such ...
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Can I repair the rear wiper myself on my Toyota Yaris?

I have a 2nd-generation Toyota Yaris. Recently my rear wiper stopped working; it doesn't move when I turn it on. If I turn the wiper "on", then get out the car and walk around to the back, I can ...
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Low power when starting up Toyota Avalon

My buddy owns a 2002 Toyota Avalon. When he starts it up it barely holds RPMs, and he has to give it gas when it starts up. Linked video https://youtu.be/XTiK5BFFXKg He thinks it might be the idle ...
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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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2000 Toyota Sienna had new keys done at dealership now van wont crank and security light keeps flashing [duplicate]

2000 Toyota Sienna had new keys made, now it won't crank. The security light keeps flashing.
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1995 Camry LE rim and tire swap with 2012

I have a '95 Camry as well as a 2012 Camry which is paid off, but totaled (no collision). I'd just bought brand new tires a month before. Is there any way possible that I can put the 2012 size 16 rims ...
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Will an Aftermarket Water Pump (Came with Paper Gasket) Leak with Metal OEM Gasket?

I have a 2011 Camry. 2.5L, 4 cyl, gas, not hybrid. The pump feels gritty when rotated by hand, and it makes a whirring noise that varies in pitch with the engine RPM. I bought a pump locally from ...
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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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2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid leaking at transmission seal -

Our 2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid has a leak that the local Toyota dealer (in Spokane) says is at the silicone transmission seal. The shop manager indicated that they have never seen this before and ...
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Can I replace my California emission engine with Federal emission engine?

So, recently I found out that my 2005 Toyota Camry 2.4 L (AZFE) California emission engine needs to be replaced. I found 2005 Camry engine for $800, which turned out to be Federal emission engine. ...
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Idle speed is wrong after replacing battery (2006 Camry)

I have a 2006 Toyota Camry. I replaced the battery the other day which I noticed was getting weak. The battery was disconnected all of 10 minutes. After, it idles too low. It shudders pretty bad and ...
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Clutch on 2009 Toyota Corolla S

I have a 2009 Toyota Corolla S, 5 speed manual. I started noticing a little difficulty with shifting, especially in second and fourth. Then one day recently the clutch was just about to the floor. I ...
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Grinding noise in rear after replacing front rotors/pads

I have a 2003 Corolla which was shaking pretty badly upon braking. I replaced the front rotors and brake pads—and everything went well. After a couple of days of driving, I began to hear a harsh ...
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Engine Running Rough and Shaky (with video) (2001 Toyota Camry)

The problem My 2001 Toyota Camry CE (4-cylinder gasoline engine) has run rough and shaky the last several weeks and several hundred miles. The car has about 226,000 miles. I bought the car new and ...
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What could be causing High HC GPM, CO GPM, prevent the RPM from going over 4000, and creating an odd exhaust sound?

I have a Toyota Camry 94, it failed its emission test today with 2.62 HC GPM(Limit is 1.2) , 56.87 CO GPM (Limit is 15). The car also won't rev over 4000 RPM and acts as if it has a governor on when ...
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What are these 3 warning icons in my Toyota Vios that suddenly appeared after I parked and stopped the engine for a while then tried to re-start

While I was driving I felt that it was a bit heavy, but I doubt I had my clutch on. I was driving all the way home and it just failed as soon as I got home and opened the gates and tried to re-start ...
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U0100 Toyota Aygo CAN Stop Communication or DTC Diagnostics, which is right?

I spent a lot of time trying to resolve some problems with a 2006 Toyota Aygo. The most important or significant code it has is U0100: No communication with ECM/PCM A. Information for 1KR-FE engine, ...
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2005 Prius Dashboard lights won't come on when headlights are on

Help! My 2005 Prius which has about 70K miles started having issues 2 nights ago- the dashboard display turns off when I turn the headlights on at night to drive... but I need the headlights on at ...
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Toyota Master and Valet Keys don't work

Three weeks ago I went to a 2 weeks bussines trip and I lost my key (master, with controls) the day I went to the airport but I noticed it until I came back home last saturday. The vehicle (Toyota ...
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Toyota idling badly, won't go over 3000 revs when driving and stalls

Hey I own a 1993 Toyota trueno, recently the car would stall out of nowhere, both in cold and hot engine temp. when starting up the revs will dip from 1000 to 500 and if I try to accelerate from a ...
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Loud engine-related noises after impact to exhaust system: any recommendations to pursue?

1999 Toyota RAV4 took a big hit to the exhaust system (near the rear) yesterday on a logging road. Afterward, there was increased engine noise: I concluded immediately this was an exhaust leak induced ...
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i need to pull crankshaft timing gear on 1996 toyota 1.6 engine

I need to put in front crankshaft seal on 1996 Toyota corolla I have to pull the timing belt gear off the crankshaft to do so I have searched everywhere and haven't found a answer any help would be ...
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Disabling or removing alarm from '98 Lexus ES300?

I have a '98 Lexus ES300, and if I try to open any door when the car is locked, the alarm will be activated. What I do is when the alarm starts blaring is that I get in the car and turn the ignition, ...
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Why do car manufacturers use different brands of spark plugs simultaneously?

When I changed the spark plugs on my 08' 4Runner, I noticed it had alternating Denso and NGK sparks plugs in the engine. The manual has them both listed: Denso (K20HR-U11) and NGK (LFR6C-11). What is ...
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What would cause a new EVAP canister to fail after 6 months, 3,000 miles?

When I bought my truck two years ago, it started throwing all sorts of codes. As I sorted them out, the last one I was dragging my feet on was replacing the EVAP canister, which I was told the switch ...
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Ticking sound from rear wheel/brake after longer unuse

I have a Toyota Yaris 1.3 from 2000. I was not using the car for 10 days and today when I wanted to drive it I noticed a ticking sound from the rear end. The sound is there always, even for very low ...
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Brake problems with 1991 Toyota Celica

I have no brakes. I have bled the brakes, changed the pads and calipers, brake hose. The front driver side bled with no problems but the passenger won't. What else could it be? I've also replaced the ...
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I have 1999 toyota avalon and recently when the ignition takes to keep holding the more then usually and when i drive around the lights flicker

I took to the mechanic recently and told me it was air suction was lose stop for a week and then start again same problem
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shuddering when applying brakes

We purchased a 2002 Toyota Pre-Runner last November for our son from a local dealership. By March we experienced shuddering and had to replace both front and back brakes and get new front rotors, even ...
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Toyota Avensis 2003: Convert ancient phone cradle to AUX?

I've removed the ancient handsfree cradle in my 2003 Avensis. It was originally installed by a Toyota garage. I've put a DAB+ adapter where it used to be, and plan to power it using the 12 V DC ...
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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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Upon replacing brakes mechanic doesnt check bad wheel bearing

I took my car to a shop that my cousin has used for years. I asked please check my car for any other issues it may have as I drive alot. I knew I needed rear brakes and replace rotors. 500.00 dollars ...
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Toyota prado 2009 Diesel auto

When I sit at the lights in gear I am getting a louder than normal vibration sound. If I go into neutral I loose it and goes back to normal diesel sound.
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Oil leaked after service

I had my car's oil and filter changed. Got home end later went our to do some errands. Car started making strange noises when I was making turns. Thought it was due to bumper maybe the tire was ...
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This part fell from my car when driving - any idea what it is?

A Part fell off of my 2006 Toyota 4Runner. Any idea what it is? It's about 12" x 6". Thanks in advance for any help!
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Why wont my Toyota dual cab 2004 3.0lt turbo diesel wont go over 100km/hour

I have just bought a new Hilux, its had work done too it aswell as been RWC approved and registered. But i notice yesterday coming back home that it was struggling to get up to 100 or over. I am ...
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EFI fuse blows randomly.

I am beating my head in with this issue. EFI fuse blows randomly, I have found no patter. When it blow, it will keep blowing them and not start. I have to disconnect the battery first and then replace ...
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Strange noise after ignition and few meters drive on a Toyota azt250

I have just bought an old 2003 toyota avensis (azt250 2.0 petrol d4-vvti engine, about 150k km ) and getting a strange noise that I cannot understand. The noise is a kind of gear engaging "clunk", ...
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When doing an “Engine Coolant” and “Inverter Coolant” change. Do you use the same coolant type for both?

Well I got my 2011 Toyota Prius oil changed and the dealer wants me to pay $500+ to get both the Inverter and Engine coolant changed. However I feel I'm up to the task for a fraction of the price. ...
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What's causing no power steering until 5-10 seconds after startup?

I've got a 2014 Toyota Corolla with a power steering system that doesn't kick in until 5-10 seconds after I've started the car. After sitting a few seconds, the power steering goes from nothing to ...
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Help?!? This has a crack in it. And after I’ve been driving it I hear a cranking noise. What is this and did I damage my car badly?

I have a 1995 Toyota Camry. When I cut my car off from driving. It leaks and make a little noise. Today I lifted the hood. I should’ve been did that. And saw this crack with liquid bubbling. I’ve been ...
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What effect does temporarily removing the AC filter have?

(Based on previous questions) Background: I've been having trouble with the AC in my '04 Corolla. The compressor was replaced and subsequently the shop reported bad fuse contacts which they ...
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Vibration in 2016 Toyota Sequoia Platinum 4X4

I have 2016 Toyota Sequoia Platinum 4x4, never off road- vibrates at lower speeds. Usually starts to occur at lower speeds, 35-45mph, city streets. The day we purchased and picked up, it vibrated so ...
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Tire-pressure on Toyota Vitz 2012

I have a Toyota Vitz from 2012 and i want to know what the air pressure is for its tires, the only information the car has are in this picture, and all the manuals i search for are in japanese.
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How are AC leaks detected?

Continuing the saga: I forgot to describe the exact symptom I have been experiencing. Here goes. After the AC failed suddenly on my '04 Corolla, I was advised to replace the compressor. When I ...
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Is it better to have AC repair done during heat wave?

The AC failed suddenly out of the blue, took it to the shop. They replaced the compressor and stated there are no leaks (after testing with dye). However, the AC now takes, on a hot day, 15 minutes ...