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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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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Cannot connect OBD devices to ECU on Toyota vehicles

I have two ODB devices. One is ELM327 Wifi OBD2 and the other one is OBDLink LX Bluetooth. My problem is that none of the OBDs connect to Toyota cars. More specifically: I have tested the two OBD ...
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Is there a performance difference between a lifted shackle VS a lifted leaf spring?

Looking at a 2" lift kit for the rear of a truck. I've seen several aftermarket leaf additions to add the 2" and I've seen several 2" shackles. Price difference for either or is usually around a ...
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Air sound when I press on brakes [duplicate]

When I press on the brakes, sounds like air is being released. Car is a 2002 Toyota Sequoia.Do you know what may be the issue?
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2006 Xterra with Toyota Engine

I have blown my Xterra engine twice and the cost of finding a good replacement is sky high. I managed to get used LS430 3UZFE used engine into the bay. Its a V8. We mated the Toyota computer to the ...
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Quick moving long term fuel trim

I have a 2004 Toyota Echo. It has been running pretty bad at idle, I don't have the CEL on. I scanned it and when warmed up the LTFT are up to 32%. When I rev it up to 2000-3000 rpm they will ...
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2006 Toyota Land Cruiser fails Secondary Airflow Monitor with Hewitt-Tech

I bought a 2006 Land Cruiser from outside California but now need to get it smogged. CA requires all self-checks to pass. It has an "SAIS bypass" system installed from Hewitt-Tech.com. When the smog ...
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Wanted to increase ground clearance of Toyota Etios GD

I am having Toyota Etios sedan GD SP. I wanted to increase Ground clearance of my car having with 14" wheels by using different size of tires. Plz suggest more. After doing some studies following ...
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93 Toyota Land Cruiser HZ75 single cab

Have just replaced brake calipers on rear and piston kit in front calipers. Have bled brakes several times and no air but let pedal sit for a couple of seconds and then it pushes straight to the ...
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On 2007 Toyota Camry LE route AC vents work, but 2 center vents do not dispense any air. Some air flow is seen if no AC is used

I have an air conditioning concern. When using the AC, outer vents work, but the two center vents don't dispense any air. This is a consistent issue at any level that AC system is on from low to high. ...
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Toyota Vios 1NZ engine coolant temperature

Anyone have an idea about the normal coolant temperature of vios 1NZ engine. When driving some times my overheat bulb blinks but the coolant level is normal and it is not boiling when I stop and open ...
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Prius 2011 Car sometimes does not turn on for 3 to 5 minutes

We have a 2011 Prius that sometimes does not start up right away. When we press the brake and power on the car, the lights will come up, but the READY symbol on the dash does not show up. We have to ...
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Jump starting but cutting off on moving

I have jump started my car. I starts and when I try to move it cuts off. The battery had measured okay 12.4V. I jump start it and it gives the same problem.
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Transmission fluid for 2012 rav4 4 cyl

I am looking for transmission fluid for a 2012 rav4 4cyl that is sold in Canada. I have come across this Castrol Transmax fluid that is sold in Canadian Tire. It says (zoom in on the picture) that ...
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Toyota Prius 2013 (XW30) Coolant Expansion Tank Black Plug

Recently a friend of mine got used Toyota Prius 2013. And after driving it for a few days he noticed that the coolant is below the minimum. Topped it up but few days later it's gone again. It seems ...
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Engine vibration

My Toyota Vitz 2008 1.3 engine VVTI, when you shift into reverse and drive too much vibration rough idle low idle what is the cause of that issue the spark plug is new and they replace it that 4 ...
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2012 Toyota Camry - Hesitation

My 2012 Camry seems to be hesitating upon acceleration, the dealer has test-driven it and reported they didn't see a problem. What could be causing this?
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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?
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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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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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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 ...
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Did muffler shop install wrong size flex pipe?

2003 Camry 2.4L. Noticeable vibration after the repair especially at idle with ac on and in reverse with foot on brake. They said bad motor mounts became noticeable after the repair. So I installed ...
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Side bumper fix

I need to fix this side bumper and I was wondering if it was an easy fix like I could do it myself to save money or if I have to I somone to fix it for me? If I can do it myself what are some ways I ...
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Prius dashboard completely off and the engine does not shut down [duplicate]

Thank you for helping me! I am a senior citizen and I bought a 2005 Toyota Prius. My question is this: Would your solution works all the time? Does this problem create more problems in the future? ...
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98 Toyota Camry won’t crank or start after ignition cylinder replacement

Let me start from the beginning my cousins 98 Toyota Camry had a ignition cylinder that wouldn’t turn without hitting it with a hammer. So we went to the salvage yard pulled an ignition cylinder and ...
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Fuel consumption and too much noise from the engine when driving

I have a Toyota D4D 2013 model. I have driving this car since last year. But in the month of May I took it to be serviced but from there it started consuming a lot of Diesel but it was just fine ...
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Vitz throttle hesitation on bumps

I own a Toyota Vitz 2009 and am facing a unique problem. The car loses acceleration at bumps and shifts automatically into neutral with no response from pedal but the engine keeps on running. The ...
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Vehicle not doing slow running

My highlander 2004 slow run is fine before taking for repair on the vvti cam shaft replacement.this was meant to correct the rattling or knocking sound from the engine v6. Firstly the mechanic ...
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rav4 2L diesel, 2002, engine failure

engine gone in my 2002 rav 4, 2L, diesel, but can i replace it with an avensis, corolla 2L diesel or other toyota? obviously keeping my original turbo, starter etc. mark
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Remove rear rhomboid shaped window on 2002 Toyota Camry Station Wagon/Estate

I have rust around the rear rhomboid shaped window in my 2002 Toyota Camry station wagon/Estate. I would like to know how to remove the window so I can repair the rusted parts and then put it back in.