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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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Toyota Vitz (Yaris) 1999–2005 broken side marker mystery

Today I found my Toyota Vitz 2001 car like this: The side marker was broken to pieces and I found it on top of the hood. I initially thought that the connector was missing too (see reference image ...
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Belt size to bypass a/c, please?

I am a single mom, trying to get my teenager back on the road. She inherited her Memaw’s 2007 Toyota Avalon and I am not able to replace the a/c compressor right now. Would anyone know what size belt ...
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Brake pedal kicks back and crunching noises when I come to a full stop

So I have a 2008 Camry (v6, automatic) and this problem just started today. I was coming to a stop light and while pressing the brake it sorta kicked back at me a few times and there was a crunching ...
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What is exactly the edition/version of my Vitz 2010?

I have seen on internet different versions of Vitz 2010 model like F1 and others. I am not clear exactly what is my version? Update On the data plate, I found model mentioned as dba-ksp90-ahxdk-b I am ...
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Is there a way to stabilize a large crack in the windshield until I get the car home to its insurance?

I have a crack in the windshield going from the passanger side in the direction to the drivers side. Its 10cm longer now, than what is shown on the image. I will drive this car 1000km to its original ...
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Grinding noise on my 2012 RAV4

I hit a pothole and after driving about 10 minutes when I took my foot off the gas there was a grinding or rippling noise as it slowed down. The axle has been changed cause it was damaged but the ...
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Window rolls back down automatically Prius 2010

When I roll up the rear right power window it reaches the top and immediately rolls back down and stops 2" or so from the bottom. There are no obstructions in the window frame or anything ...
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3rd Gen (2001) 4Runner - Radio won't turn on after new install

I just installed a new radio in my 3rd gen (2001) 4Runner and it won't turn on. Thing's I've tried: Re-installing the old radio. It also no longer receives power Visually checking radio harness for ...
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08 Prius - Does hatchback door need replacing when just the handle is broken?

My son's car 2008 Toyota Prius. His hatchback won't open, so he took it to a body shop, who said the entire hatchback door needs to be replaced to fix the locking mechanism. It'll be in the shop for ...
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TPMS sensor replacement in 2010 Prius

I have a 2010 Toyota Prius and one or more of the factory tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) sensors have failed (probably due to age) and I want to replace them with (cheaper) aftermarket sensors ...
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Power steering tightening up

Why is My 2000 Toyota Camry's steering is tightening, fluid is full and pump not making sounds.
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Car jerks when I accelerate hard

I am getting a loud thump and the car jerks when I accelerate suddenly from a rolling speed. Say when rolling at 80km - 120km. I am not sure if this would be a gearbox issue or something else. Has ...
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Toyota Hiace 2-17 CPU to OBD2 issue

I have a 2017 Toyota Hiace which is a JDM version imported from Japan. I am trying to connect some extra gauges via OBD2 using a scanner tool such as ELM27 and Scangauge3. I also have a third tool and ...
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Manual car engine rpm dropped below idle rpm while in neutral

My car is 2007 Toyota Prado GX manual with the D-4D engine. I was waiting for green light so I put my gear in neutral. After about 1 minute the engine rev dropped below the idle rpm by a lot so it ...
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Shall I replace strut?

2002 Camry LE, 150,000 miles. The rear passenger side leaks, but the rear driver side seems okay. They have been like these for 3 or more years. The riding experence has been okay, not bumpy. If I ...
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Why won't my car start but is cranking? No ignition puls,e no injector pulse, but the fuel pump is working

My car is toyota corolla 1995 and it has 5a fe engine. Recently I went about 50km and stopped the car. Now I can't start it. Engine is cranking but not starting. Fuel pump is working No ignition ...
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Corolla oxygen sensor welded to manifold, engine light goes off when parked nose up

My Corolla 2006 had the engine light come up, and the code PO 171. I changed the mass air flow sensor, and a mechanic tried to change the oxygen sensor but he told me that it was welded to the the ...
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2013/Toyota/Corolla S: Check Engine (with codes), Rough Idle, Inconsistent temp. What am I missing?

As title states: 2013 Toyota Corolla S Had the check engine light come on just around a month ago and started idling rough. Pulled codes: P0301 (cylinder 1 has a misfire) and P219A (air to fuel ratio ...
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Alignment and balancing readout doesn't match required values

I had gone on a road trip and had hit a bad pothole. The steering started pulling a bit after that. After I got the alignment and balancing done yesterday, the pull seems better, but the values on the ...
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How hard would it be to swap a BMW B58 engine into a Supra mk3 A70?

I am still at feasibility study stage. The thinking behind is, since 1JZ & 2JZ swap for A70, A80, A90 Supra are all relatively matured, and A90 Supra is natively using a B58 engine, how hard would ...
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Toyota Auris 1329 Petrol 2011 No Start

A friend has a Toyota Auris, he messaged me that it won't start and if I can come help jump start it. He drove it few days prior no issues and yesterday it just wouldn't fire up. Got there, used a ...
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2012 Toyota Avalon Headlights Hid

I have 2012 Toyota Alon with HID headlights. I have had this car for years, but here lately I've noticed the lowbeams are hardly working the start strong but slowly goes to where you can barely see ...
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2005 Toyota Camry Auto Headlights stay on about 20 minutes

I have a 2005 Toyota Camry. The auto headlights stay on about 20 minutes after turning the car off. This MAY have started when I replaced the alternator, but I can't say for certain. Any ideas on what ...
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2013 tacoma won’t start. Brand new plugs and fuel pump

2013 Toyota Tacoma 6cyl. Randomly won’t start it leaves me sitting when I go somewhere to hop back in engine will turn over and not start. I’ve changed fuel pump and new plugs. Any ideas? I can ...
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Why does my car grind going into third gear when it’s cold out?

my 2009 5-speed manual Toyota Corolla has been having a bit of an odd issue lately. When first starting the car when it’s been a little colder (1-5 degrees Celsius), it has been grinding third gear ...
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Push vented gas cap vs standard gas cap

I have a 2008 Toyota RAV4 and am replacing the gas cap. At AutoZone, I can choose from a standard cap or a vented fuel cap: AutoZone 6817A is a standard gas cap: https://www.autozone.com/fuel-...
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Toyota Rav4 bucks in reverse

I drive a 2007 Toyota Rav4, and it bucks / jumps in reverse when backing up a steep hill or accelerating on flat ground. When I first noticed the problem, I was backing up an unusually steep hill, so ...
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Why does my 2GR FE engine sound horrible when put in Drive?

I have a video showing the sound pretty well but the car sounds fine at idle in Neutral and Park but when put into drive it drops into this deep rumble. Take a listen: It's a 2007 Toyota Camry LE V6 3....
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The arm of my sparkplug somehow broke how concerned should I be?

I was driving my 2009 Toyota Corolla Ce on the highway today when my check engine light began flashing. So I got it towed back to my house for my grandpa to take a look at. He used a code reader to ...
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1995 Toyota Corolla Driver's Side Power Window Won't Roll Up, (Stuck in Down Position)

The driver's side window won't roll up. I just want to get the window up for now. I removed the rocker lever on the switch and there's a green LED that's on. The switch doesn't "click" when ...
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1998 Toyota Camry brake caliper/caliper bracket mismatch

I have a 1998 Toyota Camry and trying to fix the front brakes. I found the driver's side front caliper to be bad (won't compress). I pulled a caliper off another 1998 Camry and it won't fit the ...
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2021 Corolla LE transmission issue; shifter caught between "B" and "D"

First time posting! I'll get to it. First off, i have a 2021 corolla LE. So the other day I'm driving, and noticed my car wasn't behaving like normal. I looked down at the shifter and it is stuck ...
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Toyota: Retension timing belt

(Toyota 2000 2.2L) When a new timing belt is installed, the tension is set by a spring. I'm wondering if belt needs to be retensioned at service intervals. I have seen no mention of this, but it ...
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Does Coolant Actively Circulate Through Overflow Reservoir?

If one adds fresh water or new coolant or some additive to the radiator/coolant overflow reservoir, will it end up actively circulating through the system in a reasonably short amount of time (i.e. ...
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Codes reappear after replacing ABS unit

2001 toyota 4runner V6 3.4l 2wd SR5 ABS, brake & check eng warning lights are still on after replacing the ABS unit. What do I check next?
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Can I shift from D to 2 or L while my Toyota Corolla is moving?

I drive a Toyota Corolla (E120, year 2000). It has automatic transmission with these options: P, R, N, D, 2, L. I almost always drive using "D". If I am driving at around 70 km/h (e.g. on ...
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Should I clear Prius ODB-II codes?

My 2015 Prius had been sitting for several months without being started. The starter battery went flat so when I turned it on, the dash turned on and off in a loop. I charged the starter battery to ...
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How do I fully flush a cold following system?

Just joined. I wish to exchange the coolant on my Toyota Yaris as it had never been done in the 10 years I have owned the vehicle. I have bought the recommended, premixed coolant and 2 gallons of ...
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Spongy brakes in a 2004 Toyota corolla

Good day! I own a 2004 toyota corolla. I have a spongy brake pedal that hits the floor with brake failure when stepped on for long like when in a traffic jam. The brake works perfectly when pumped and ...
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Voltage drop on 2009 Toyota between alternator and battery

New battery keeps dying slowly. I get 13.7 volt output at alternator but only 12.8 at battery. Thinking that voltage drop due to bad wiring between alternator and battery. Trying to trace wires but ...
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Toyota corolla 2006 wont start [closed]

I bought a new battery and my car still won't start it has dash lights but when I turn the key the lights go out and nothing happens
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How to access AC Flow Sensor on a 2011 Lexus R350

How can I access the AC Flow Sensor on a 2011 Lexus RX350? I opened the hood, remove the plastic covers, can't find it. Do I need to go under the car to get access to it?
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What Are Possible Causes for this Play in Steering?

I have a 2007 Toyota 4-Runner, 6-cyl, RWD. I've noticed my steering has developed a bit (OK, maybe more than a bit) of play in it: Too Much Play in Steering? What are the possible causes of this? I ...
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Replacing Rear Shocks - Any Tips or Hints?

I have an only-2-year-old rear shock that is leaking a bit (KYB, surprisingly) and will be replacing the pair in the near future. I've read various related threads on forums and watched several YT ...
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Which bulb do I have to buy for 2011 Toyota Camry tail lights?

The car’s brake lights are working, but tail lights are not. What is the model number for 2011 Toyota Camry tail light bulb? And just curious, are the brake light and tail light bulbs same in this car?...
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Car will not start unless AC is turned on

My car Toyota Corolla will not turn on unless my AC is in the on position why is that? If I get a jump the car will turn on but die immediately unless the air conditioner is in the on position
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Mystery car noise when driving

The car is a 2012 Toyota matrix. Starting to hear the noise a few month ago. Took to a mechanic yesterday diagnosed as suspension problem. Very interesting as it was just replaced four month ago. So ...
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What are these little holes for on the underside of the very back of my car?

Can this be used to pull a 100lb wagon on private property or would that damage the car because the holes are for another purpose?
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Quote from one dealership, work done at another

I'm on a cross-Canada trip from BC to Newfoundland. I noticed a problem which sounds like a wheel bearing going. I took it to a dealer in New Brunswick, and they claim the rear diff is bad (metal ...
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What is this metal piece behind the brake rotor?

As you can see from the image it's rusted quite badly and today I was able to rip a good chunk off. I've included an image of the opposite rotor which, while still rusted, has the whole piece intact. ...
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