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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Car shaking and mysterious brown goo

I have a Toyota Corolla 2013. After starting my car, it started shaking quite a bit for 5-10 seconds. It stopped afterwards, and I turned it off. I turned it on again and it worked perfectly, however ...
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Since having changed the carpet in my 1999 Toyota Tacoma, the a/c, dome lights, map lights and radio don’t work

I changed the fuses to see if I had a bad fuse that got shorted out when I unplugged an amp under the seat. The only thing I can figure is that I must have knocked a connection loose. Any ideas where ...
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Toyota Sienna 1999 - Valve Stem seals

I've got a 1999 Toyota Sienna handed down to me from my family. For the past year, on startup a heavy plume of blue smoke would come out. Researching online, I've read it's related to valve stem ...
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Normal load and long term fuel trim operating range for 2008 Toyota Matrix with 129,233 miles?

When accelerating up an on ramp, are 90%+ engine loads and 10.90 long term fuel trim values within normal operating range for 2008 Toyota Matrix with 129,233 miles? Edit: - added full spreadsheet
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Car idles fine, but gas pedal doesn't do anything after failed jump start

I have a 2006 Toyota Camry LE. Just the other day my car battery died so I asked my neighbor for a jump. My husband normally would handle it but I took it into my hands that day being that the lady ...
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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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Only VSC light is ON without the TRAC OFF light after replacing clockspring, what is missing?

Had to replace the airbag and clockspring on a 2014-16 model year corolla due to a minor parking lot hit. This car has all the bells and whistles in it along with steering wheel controls. The VSC ...
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Toyota corolla 2004 with Kenwood KDC-BT510U problem

I just installed a new radio on my Toyota Corolla 2004. The radio is a Kenwood KDC-BT510U. When I have the Auto 2 on the tuner seek you can go through the frequencies that are stored in memory using ...
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Looking about fuel pump fuse in my Toyota starlet 1992

Please if some one can help me. Recently I discovered that no pressure arises from the pump, I wanted to check the fuse or the relay but I couldn't recognize it. Here is a photo of the external fuse ...
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Why does my Toyota Corolla 1500cc with 16 valves lose a half litre of water in the radiator after 100 km run?

I have recently changed an engine and it's quite new made in Japan. I have also changed the water tank of the radiator. Hence no leak and nothing at all but after running it for 100km it reduces about ...
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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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Toyota Prado TX-L dropping RPM and stalling randomly

This is a 2009 Toyota Prado TX-L D4-D (160,000 km). This issue started about a month ago, prior to which the car was running perfectly. Basically when the car is idle the RPM would drop randomly ...
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Electrical problems with gauges while fuses keep blowing

I've got a problem with my 2000 Corolla ... my cluster gauges( rev counter, temp, Speedo) as well as my windows (electronic) aren't working and the fuses are popping/blowing. My battery seems to be ...
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bent tabular rear control arm

I have a 1995 toyota corolla. It has a tubular rear control arm that is bent. It also has rear toe adjustments that are threaded and seized. How hard will it be (and how long will it take) to ...
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My Toyota Corolla 2009 Le 1.8l fuel consumption too high

I run my car in normal use in highway and no traffic I spend $20 full tank 90 miles I replace my tires,spark plugs Oem ,Transmission fluid with filter,Engine oil with filter,Thermostat,antifreeze,Air ...
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100amp fuse continue braking of Toyota Tercel 99

A 100amp fuse on a Toyota Tercel 1999 broke after a mistake on a new battery polarity. It cut all the lights and the wipers. When I just change it (I changed other fuses too) and started the car, the ...
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Toyota Yaris transmission problem

2008 Toyota Yaris have a weird problem, It have MMT semi-automatic transmission and last week its change to N itself suddenly. It does not change to 1 when i take to D mode. I wait a while then it ...
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toyota corolla 2006 cruise control install

I am trying to install cruise control in my drive by wire 1ZZ-FE zze122r toyota corolla. Currently the clockspring is not populated with pins for this install. Does anyone know if my ECU supports ...
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Car wants to die and bog out after driving short distance

2000 Camry LE 2.4L When driving, approximately 5-8 miles or so, car wants to die and bog out. I try to pump the gas pedal and ends up sputtering and dying. Could it be the fuel pump? Replaced fuel ...
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Is this engine block salvageable?

My 1991 Toyota Starlet, EP81, 2E was run into the red and the radiator exploded. The head gasket was actually blown long before this point, but I only realised the symptoms after this catastrophic ...
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Car makes rattling sound after shifting gears?

Recently after I got my alternator and battery replaced, I noticed that after a night or two whenever I tried to start my car (after engine turned on), I heard a rattling sound if i started shifting ...
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What is causing my vehicle to make slight slips and harsh noise in Wet condition uphill starts?

I have a Toyota Camry 2002. The vehicle runs normally. But for the last few months, I am noticing my vehicle slips slightly and the tires make harsh sound with the road when I try to start from a ...
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Electric window pulls cable out of lift carriage

I have a 1992 Toyota (Corona/Caldina) the electric window mechanism consists of a motor with a pulley that has a metal cable which seems pretty standard. The cable that goes into the regulator ...
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Fuel consumption problem

Morning I have a Toyota Corolla LE 2004 model, it consumption level is very high as in 50lt can finish in 2 day from my office to back home with is a 15 minute drive. I have scanned the vehicle ...
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Car makes “chugging” sound when breaking

Have a 06 Yaris, replaced the rear break shoes and drums about a month ago now. Whenever I slow down with my breaks (only makes noise when I break) the left rear break makes a chugging sound. Did I ...
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My KARR alarm gets disarmed by someone else's remote(s) occasionally

KARR is the de-facto supported alarm system for Toyotas. I have one as well (2007 Toyota Yaris), but I stopped using it for the last 5-6 years because someone else's remote in the garage disarmed it. ...
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Adjusting the timing of a distributorless Toyota 4E-FE engine

I have a 1998 Toyota Corolla complete with a 1.3 4E-FE engine. As far as I can tell this is the 2nd generation 4E-FE engine with a distributorless set up. I'm in the process of modifying the car as ...
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Toyota 4runner Automatic - Stalls when shifting from 2nd to 1st in hot weather

My 2001 Toyota 4runner stalls when I slow down to a stop or slow speeds if its hot out. I never have a problem when the weather is normal for San Diego around ~60-75 F, but on hot days around 85 F it ...
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Maintenance Light Reset on Toyota 2015 Highlander

I recently changed my own oil and oil filter, successfully. I have a 2015 Toyota Highlander. I need to reset that annoying little maintenance light. This is the light that comes on after a preset ...
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Toyota stalls when AC is turned on

When I start my 2008 Toyota Camry in the morning, I hear a clicking sound coming from under the hood and it seems to be on the drivers side. (This has been going on for approx. 3 months). Now when I ...
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What do I do after adding extra oil/gas mixture into the car, which now won't start?

The car, (Toyota 4Runner), won't start after we put some old oil/fuel in. We had read that it's fine to do with unneeded oil. We topped off the tank with regular gas to dilute it, but still not ...
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2001 Toyota Tacoma collects rain water in bed

My 2001 Toyota Tacoma is normally parked slightly downhill. Since it has a plastic bed liner with no drain holes, the rain water collects near the front and I end up with a koi pond. Doing some ...
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Power locks unlock only (2002 Toyota Rav4)

History: Front passenger and driver power locks didn't work. All other power locks worked fine -> Replaced front door lock actuators -> Now, all power locks (front and back) unlock only.
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My seat belt alarm/sounder no longer functions - 2004 Carolla

My 2004 Carolla seat belt alarm/sounder no longer sounds, but seat belt light on dash works fine (goes off when seat belt inserted). Where is the sound/alarm located ? This problem started after ...
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'04 Corolla won't start sometimes

I drive a manual stick shift and car's engine sometimes dies. When this happens and I make the first attempt to restart the engine, it won't. It does start after I make sure to turn off radio and air ...
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i have a womp,womp sound coming from my left front tire

It sounds like a flat but isnt. I am at a loss on what it is. just had new cvc joints put in so it isnt that. Can someone help me
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Unknown indicator on dashboard: P67-y on dashboard Toyota Vitz (Yaris)

I recently bought a Toyota Vitz 2008 model and I am the second owner. Somedays back, while I was driving on a highway, I saw an indicator at the right side of the dashboard in white color. It was p67-...
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High pitched sound coming from car when heat is on

Dont know whats happening with my car. Every time I turn the heat on I hear slight rattling sound coming from my car. When AC is on then its less noticeable but with heat its quite loud. Btw its a ...
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2006 Sequoia VSC TRAC, VSC off, and brake lights keep coming on

The lights in the title come on at times and stay on for the duration of whatever trip I am taking. Sometimes they don't come on during driving and then they start up again for no apparent reason. My ...
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Low on oil and don't know why.

I heard a clicking noise, checked the oil,down 3 qts.,2011 Toyota pick up, no wet spots on the ground or the oil pan, no smoke. Where did the oil go?
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Loud screech when starting my 2008 Matrix

Only when I start my 2008 Matrix 100.000 miles, I hear a loud screeching noise. I've checked the belts, they all look good. Any help would greatly be appreciated. Thanks Roger
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Car stereo wiring for illumination

A friend gave me the Toyota PZ071 stereo head unit. He installed a different set in his car and the original head unit he gave to me. Unfortunately, the installer left the original connector harness ...
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install software after HDD changed

how to install software on Toyota HDD Navigation (NHDN-W56g) after I've changed HDD? should I purchase it or can I dowload it and install using usb memory stick? thanks.
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Engine Service Light - Erratic Idling 2007 Toyota Matrix

My 2007 Matrix idles between 1000 and 2,500 rpm and while driving there are times when the engine "stutters" almost like it's missing a plug... I checked the coolant level while the engine was cold ...