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How can I start my lpg toyota Yaris with a broken gasoline fuel pump so I can bring it to the specific repair shop?

Any bodge involving using gravity to feed the petrol to the engine isn't going to work - it's a multipoint electronic injection system running at much higher pressures then gravity would produce. You ...
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should i change my transmission fluid it’s dark brown (picture is provided)

Transmission fluid should always be changed per owners manual. If fluid is brown it definitely needs to be changed. Many myths have been created about not changing fluid. Most of these start because ...
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How can I start my lpg toyota Yaris with a broken gasoline fuel pump so I can bring it to the specific repair shop?

You won't be able to disconnect the fuel line and pour fuel into the fuel rail because this won't achieve the 60psi of fuel pressure that most non-direct injection fuel injected cars run at. You also ...
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Cigarette lighter socket no longer charges phone

You could have voltage at the socket with only one strand of copper connected so simply testing for voltage doesn't mean there isn't a fault. How to check for a bad Ground: Connect a load to the ...
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How to unscrew my bolts to replace brake discs on Toyota Yaris?

A 1/2" drive breaker bar will give you way more leverage and mass than the box wrench in the photo (1/2" x 24" long breaker bar $21 @ Home Depot). Try different physical positions in which you can ...
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Cigarette lighter socket no longer charges phone

You could perform a voltage drop test. If the voltage is reduced by the time it hits the phone, it might be high enough to trigger the charging indicator, but not actually be able to charge. ...
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Can I repair the rear wiper myself on my Toyota Yaris?

The symptoms you describe would indicate that the electrical portion of your rear wiper system is working. It's likely there is an internal failure of a mechanical component of the wiper motor. ...
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Can I repair the rear wiper myself on my Toyota Yaris?

Easiest fix would probably be to buy a complete wiper assembly from a vehicle breakers yard (or Ebay) and swap your old one for the new. It should be simple enough for a noob to do. From your ...
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Cigarette lighter socket no longer charges phone

Just because you are getting voltage does not mean you are getting current. You may have a frayed connection or corrosion somewhere between the car battery and the cigarette lighter that reduces the ...
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Car lost power. New alternator, new battery, and just had an oil change

"I am hoping I just mistreated my car, and put it from reverse to drive too soon." More than likely. Modern transmissions have safety features that don't allow you to actually engage into reverse ...
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How to unscrew my bolts to replace brake discs on Toyota Yaris?

I think the issue the OP has is that he has limited tools, and may be trying to turn things which have a little rust, and possibly were over-torqued during assembly. So it may be helpful to talk ...
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Car Bank1 O2 Sensor Query

I'm thinking it looks fine. It looks as though the vehicle is in "Open Loop" during the first little bit, then goes into "Closed Loop" when you see all the activity. During Open ...
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How do I fully flush a cold following system?

First of all, I think the idea of there being two reservoirs is conceptually correct, but technically wrong. While the thermostat does tend to divide the two, it doesn't completely separate the two. ...
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How to unscrew my bolts to replace brake discs on Toyota Yaris?

I'd pull the caliper off first, take those rubber plugs out and it's a 7mm hex to remove the guide pins. Get a big hammer and hit the wrench with the part that's just under the hammer head where the ...
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2009 Toyota Yaris Hathback - rear light change?

To remove the light assembly you remove the two bolts in your first picture. That white plastic thing in your second picture holds a metal stud that's threaded into the light assembly. You need to ...
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Ticking sound from rear wheel/brake after longer unuse

This could be where the pad got stuck to the disc over time. You should check the discs - you may see a pad shaped mark where it was stuck. A light clean with very fine glasspaper will probably be ...
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Unable to unlock driver's door with key in Toyota Yaris

I would advise against WD-40. I've never seen it suggested professionally. Graphite is always the preferred choice. Either in spray, or powdered. The WD-40 will leave a film which can gum up in the ...
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How can I start my lpg toyota Yaris with a broken gasoline fuel pump so I can bring it to the specific repair shop?

You safest option is to get the vehicle transported to the shop, they have the transporter / trailer to do this safely. You say you want to save 100€, but if this goes wrong you could spend so much ...
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Which engine is technically compatible with a Toyota Yaris 63KW 1300cc manufactured in 2007?

Looking at the two options you suggested in turn: 1NRFE You're going to go screaming past that 50€ figure for ancillary changes I'm afraid - the 1NRFE will definitely need a new ECU, not only does ...
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How can I start my lpg toyota Yaris with a broken gasoline fuel pump so I can bring it to the specific repair shop?

Yes you can gravity feed your fuel system - but you will need 45 meters of high pressure fuel line and a 15 story building to do it. Modern fuel injection systems require high pressure, most of the ...
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Bought a damaged used 2SZ‑FE engine in Sweden. How to check if piston ring is damaged without using a borescope?

You've done the correct first check with a compression test which has shown that there is some problem. But there are multiple causes for low or uneven compression: Damaged piston ring and/or ...
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Need a low height low clearance jack stand for 08 Toyota Yaris

Not sure where you are located, but a set of ramps may be the best solution for you. You can either make some (as described above) or there are generally some for purchase which are probably a little ...
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Super weird Yaris 2003 A/C problem

OK, 1 week later, this is the outcome (up to the level I could understand over phone conversations): A/C shop replaced the new (Taiwanese) compressor with a different (Chinese) compressor. Problem ...
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Rattling noise from transmission at certain RPM range

I checked the clip and this sounds like dashboard rattle, tap and hold around the dashboard and you will find it. Once had similar rattle turned out it was from seat belt locking mechanism on the ...
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Toyota Yaris xp9 2006 Clock is inactive

Possible reasons, apart from the fuse mentioned above that come to mind are: Failed wiring Failed clock Failed display (i.e. the clock is working but you cannot see it any longer) Keep checking ...
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Does engine oil compensate below-threshold Catalytic Converter performance?

No, using a “magic” oil won’t repair the cat. But using the incorrect oil can easily damage it. Replacing the cat will be needed to get the car road legal.
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Toyota Vitz (Yaris) 1999–2005 broken side marker mystery

Yes, it's possible that the side marker cracked and fell off on its own. You see how your headlight lens is so badly weathered that it is no longer transparent? This is caused by 20+ years of sunlight....
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Which is the Toyota specific toolset name in order to change head gasket on a ᴠᴠᴛ‑i engine?

The only thing I can think that your so-called mechanic is talking about being a Toyota-specific part is the Crankshaft Pulley Holding Tool which is OEM part# 09213-54015, it's not exactly some arcane ...
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Air Conditionning cools very low, I mean nearly not at all

This is not normal. If you set the AC to the coldest setting, it should produce cold air. Can only guess the root cause, but it sounds like the AC system needs to be serviced. It could simply need ...
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Toyota Funcargo (Yaris Verso) 1.3 VVTi (2NZ-FE) connector near oil filter

That looks like the oil pressure sensor wire and plug. The weird thing is that I don't see the connection on the block behind it. You might look around and see if you can find a plug similar to the ...
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