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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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Which is the Toyota specific toolset name in order to change head gasket on a ᴠᴠᴛ‑i engine?

My mechanic told me reassembling the cylinder‑head for a ᴠᴠᴛ‑i engine requires specific Toyota tools. His car part provider isn’t selling them, and as he is unable to use a computer or a mobile phone ...
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2006 Scion XB sometimes unlocks doors, sometimes doesn't

My 2006 Scion XB has some problems with unlocking the doors. Sometimes when I press the unlock button it doesn't unlock the driver and passenger door. So when I try to do it manually by pulling up the ...
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2006 Scion XB using one liter of oil every 500 miles

My 2006 Scion XB is very old with 222000 miles on it. It is going through oil very quickly. It uses an entire liter of oil every 500 miles. What is the problem here. Is this too expensive to fix, or ...
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Repeated Fuse Blowing and Battery Light

I have a Toyota MR2. I installed keyless entry by soldering into the power lock/unlock wires and the constant 12V wire. All good. I then tried installing LED lights by using T taps on door trigger ...
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Speed and odometer differences between dash and GPS

I live in the UK. I recently bought a used car, which was an import from Japan. I am not the first UK owner. At the time of import, some conversion/adaptation took place so that the information ...
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Crankshaft pulley remover

Can anyone please tell me what size crankshaft pulley remover I need, There are three sizes, 3: 6" 8" I suspect the 8" pulley would be the correct side and will screw into the bolt holes and then ...
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'04 Camry LE leaking something

My '04 Camry is leaking something that kind of resembles old motor oil. It's fairly viscous and dark in color. I put the car on jacks, and was able to snap the following photo of the area where it's ...
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Battery/alternator? STARTER?

so my car battery died on me yesterday so i had to take my other car to work i got home let and said i would just jump it in the morning as i did it had a clicking sound this morning it took a minute ...
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Toyota crown body tune up

Is it possible to upgrade exterior looks of cars ? i.e. Upgrading the front look of a 2007 toyota crown to 2013 toyota crown From this look To this look Is there anywhere online where i can buy ...
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Why am I not getting fluid to passenger rear brake

After changing shoes,pads and rear cylinders, I started the brake bleed process with one brake not cooperating. The car is a 2000 Toyota Corolla front discs and rear drum. I started with the passenger ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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What extra wiring connectors are in the back? 2006 Highlander Hybrid

Today I installed a towing cable harness in my 2006 Toyota Highlander Hybrid and I had a bit of difficulty at first because the correct connector was somewhat hidden (wrapped up in protective material)...
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Toyota Gaia 3s 4wD .when brake pedal depressed park lamps come on

As I start my car the dashboard illuminates without turning on the park and head light switch. Also the handbrake warning lamp goes dull/dim but not totally out when I releases the handbrake lever. .I ...
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Replacement of piston rings

Can I go uphill just after replacing the piston rings? If after replacing the piston rings, I see shortage of oil every morning, what could be the cause?
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What is also suggested to replace when replacing water pump?

What is also suggested to replace when replacing the water pump?
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Which part of the car will be damaged in this case?

I have a Toyota Etios Liva Viera Limited Edition car, which is going to be 3 years old next January. The greatest problem that we face is that, no one in our family knows how to drive. As a result, ...
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What kind of alloys wheels does Toyota Camry SE use? Are steel wheels safer?

Wiki says that Most alloy wheels are manufactured using casting, but some are forged. Forged wheels are usually lighter, stronger, but much more expensive than cast wheels. Does Toyota Camry 2015 ...
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Need a low height low clearance jack stand for 08 Toyota Yaris

My 08 Toyota Yaris is a very small car. Keep in mind Toyota specifically designed and marketed this to young females (I kid you not), and they must have assumed young females never work on cars so it'...
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Screeching noise when the wheels are rolling

When I drive my Toyota Corolla 1999 (Compact) down the road, I can hear this screeching noise coming somewhere from the front-left wheel. I recorded what that noise sounds like with my phone. You can ...
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Engine overheating and radiator releasing water. What is the issue? [closed]

Model: Toyota Prius 2010. The engine is overheating and the radiator is releasing water, and idea why this is? Thank you.
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How do I unlock the computer that controls the dash?

My Toyota car would not start so I had the fuel pump changed. It still would not start so we changed the computer. Now, it is throwing all kinds of codes when I drive. It starts shutting itself down ...
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Compare repair quotes [closed]

My car: Toyota Camry 1994 LE, 4 cyl, 4 door sedan, automatic 127000 miles. It failed the MD state inspection and following repairs are required. Power steering belt. Power steering pump leak. Power ...
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Alarm system appears to be going out?

A bit ago, I went out to my van (1998 Toyota Sienna), unlocked, and got in with nothing unusual. When I put the key in the ignition and turned it to the on position, all the appropriate lights came ...
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Toyota 4-runner front axle

I recently ran into a big problem with my driver side front axle on my 1995 toyota 4-runner. for some reason its not wanting to act right. I replaced the axle, bearings, rotor, sway bar, bushings and ...
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2003 Toyota 4 runner blower works intermittently

2003 v6 Toyota 4 runner I have replaced the relay and checked the resistor blower fan looks good, what else can i do? please help.
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1999 Toyota Camry V6 automatic ignition switch / ignition cylinder issue

currently troubleshooting 1999 Toyota Camry V6 automatic transmission ignition switch / ignition cylinder issue. Specific Problems: a. Opened driver door with the key out of the ignition (assuming ...
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KEY LIGHT HOLE STAYING ON📍

2004 Toyota Sienna keg light is staying on after I take my keys out of the ignition why could this be ?
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fuel consumption and high ravs

I changed the sub assembly for my toyota altezza but now its consuming too much fuel and now the rav count will at 2000rpm at low speeds 20-60km/h, it had an engine check light for knock sensor and ...
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2005 4Runner - How to determine if timing belt needs changing? [duplicate]

I recently bought a cheap 2005 4Runner with the 4.7L V8. This engine uses a timing belt (gotta love OHC V8s). The truck has ~180k miles on it. It runs perfectly. No CELs, no funny smoke, rock solid ...
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2004 Toyota Tundra

I installed LEDS for the driving lights and headlights. they work fine.The problem is the high beam indicator is inop in the combo meter.If I reinstall the bulbs it works fine. The LEDS pull less ...
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2011 Highlander power locks: Locking doesn't work, but un-locking is fine

I'm having a problem with the power door locking system on my 2011 Toyota Highlander. To put it simply: Un-locking the doors with the power lock system works fine, but locking the doors with the ...
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2010 Camry - Can Brake Booster Push Rod be Loose?

2010 Camry, I4. Heard snap while driving, pedal went to floor. Had some brake power but pedal always went to floor under moderate-heavy braking, drove home (no traffic, etc). Assumed master cylinder. ...
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Tear in my rear tire. Should I get it replaced?

Somebody was a little too close to the lane and had to make a tight right turn and clipped the curb. I’m not seeing any cords or metal but wanted to get second or even professional opinions on whether ...
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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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2001 Tacoma - Consistent belt chrip/squeak noise

2001 Toyota Tacoma 2WD 2.4L 4cyl 92k Miles I have a chirp/squeak coming from the area near my power steering belt. When I spray it with water the noise goes away, but quickly comes back. Here's a ...
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Vibrating hood at speeds greater than 100 kph on 2018 RAV4

I've noticed that hood starts to vibrate at speeds greater than 100 kph. It's not something that annoys me too much but since my car is still under warranty I went to ask my dealer about it. From the ...
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Uncertainties about installation with Sachs Strut (2000 Tundra)

Due to a certain late night mishap, I didn't buy quick struts. Instead, I bought Sachs 313 type for my 2000 Tundra V8. I had a local mechanic assemble them, and then I installed them. The truck is ...
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Why do the Michelin rainforce wipers no work with my 2012 Toyota Rav 4

I bought some Michelin rainforce wiper blades from amazon. They are the hook type connector. The Rav4 uses hook type connector that just slides in a clicks. But the michelin rainforce wiper blades ...
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Fitting double-din audio to Toyota Verso 2016

I have a UK-spec 2016 Toyota Verso. This model has a dashboard that is laid out slightly differently from the model that immediately preceded it, and is quite different from the earlier "Corolla Verso"...
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New struts car pulls to the right

I replaced both front struts on my 2008 camry the car did not pull b4 this but now does . I checked the tire pressure and it was fine I then took it for an alignment and all 4 are within spec no ...
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What to check when the Interior lights, key fobs, automatic door locks all stopped working on a 2002 Toyota Sienna?

I have a 2002 Toyota Sienna with 180k mileage and recently my interior lights, key fobs, and automatic door locks stopped working. I've noticed clicking noises from time to time and I had this exact ...
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A true Electronic Distributor

Is the distributor in a 1993 Camry considered (electronic) ignition system? I've noticed that it has points & a condenser that can be replaced inside of it
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What does P0328 means?

Knock sensor High Input The problem reappears even by clearing the error with the knock sensor unplugged… Is it something expected ? Does it necessarily mean there’s a short circuit ? If not what ...
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2007 Camry 2.7l ignition coil problems

I’ve had this problem for about 3 weeks now and Idk where to start. The car seems like it has a mind of its own. Sometime I get in the car and it drives fine, other times, it will hesitate to crank. ...
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Toyota Yaris 2015 rattling noise in 1st and rev gears

I ve got a Toyota yaris 2015 1.33 hatchback model. There is a rattling noise when I just start to move my car in 1st or reverse gear. There is no rattling noise when the car is idle, but only when I ...