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I am looked at a 1999 Toyota Avalon 164000 mile today to purchase. My only concern is that the coolant overflow was completely dr
Hi Clarise. Thanks for contacting us today. Generally speaking, when a coolant overflow reservoir is completely empty, it could be an indication of an internal engine coolant leak - or simply poor maintenance by the current owner. As coolant gets...
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Is the a/t shift soleniod for a 97 avalon inside or outside
The shift solenoids are external on this transmission and can be replaced once the correct one is identified after pinpoint tests of the failure codes are done.
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What should I pay just getting pads done on a 00 toyota avalon
Hi Christopher. If you'd like to receive an estimate to have the pads replaced on your Toyota Avalon, please click this link. If you just want to know an average price to pay at a repair shop, it depends on...
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my car feels like the front end wobbles and floats while the rear end feels like its dragging behind?
A clicking noise on turning is often due to failure of the outer CV joint(s) on the axle. If the front end of the vehicle is not tracking smooth and straight, underlying causes of that fault range from wheel and...
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Car's electrical completely dies at first crank. Battery is brand new and has been tested at 505 amps.
Hello, thank you for writing in. Electrical issues like this can be tricky. The first thing you should try is starting the vehicle with another battery. Pull a known good battery from another vehicle, and try it in your car...
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My abs ,brake light on , temp gauge not working, blinker not working- car runs find
Hi James. If you have multiple lights on the dash that will not go out, then you may have to have a mechanic come and diagnose the lights that are on. You may have a dash cluster wiring issue or...
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Where is the switch on a toyota 03 avalon
The car does not have an inertia switch. When in an accident the system turns off the fuel relay control and needs to be reset through the DLC with a dealer level scanner in most cases to enable the fuel...
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my car goes into shift, but doesnt go over 40 miles
Hi Angie. Thank you for writing in today to YourMechanic.com. Generally speaking, this type of problem is commonly caused by a few different sources, ranging from little things like dirty or contaminated transmission fluid that is creating an obstruction within...
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My car temperature drops as i drive and heats up when i'm stopped
It sounds like your car needs a new thermostat. The thermostat is a valve that blocks the circulation of the coolant until it reaches a certain temperature. Then it opens just enough to regulate the engine temperature. Thermostat replacement usually...
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Radiator Cooling fans not coming on when AC is turnd on
There are two different fan control temperature switches on the engine. One in center of engine and other on right side of engine. If you jump both of these coolant switches to see if the motors come on with and...
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I have a new altanator, dash lights, dome light and car lights still flicker mainly while driving. I still hear electrical chatte
You will need to have the body ECU tested for codes and check charging system through it to see if you need a new body control module.
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Stability control system
Assuming you are referring to the VSC system (Vehicle Stability Control), this may be caused by a few different things. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been...
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'07 Toyota Avalon XLS. Dual zone Heat/AC. Heat blows on drivers side cold blows other side. Servo motor by gas pedal not moving.
Many vehicles with dual zone climate control will have what is called a dual climate control valve. This dual climate control valve essentially takes the place of the heater control valve. The only difference is The Duel version has to...
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my car has no power and won't start
Hi Jayden. Thanks for contacting us today. It's quite possible that you have a dead battery or bad battery cables. You can try to jumpstart the car, but make sure to pay careful attention to ensuring you connect the cables...
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Check engine light came on in my 2001 Toyota Avalon after getting gas. Have heard this can be a gas cap problem
You're right, this could be a gas cap problem. But it could also be any number of other problems. The check engine light comes on whenever the computer detects a fault in the car's emissions systems and the computer stores...
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Car was driving and made a turn and the check engine light went off and the battery light came on in a 2002 toyato avalon y
It sounds like the engine stalled but you presently have a no start condition, specifically no starter motor operation. To get the vehicle started, first check to be sure that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus...
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Recurring dropped coils in a 2006 Avalon w 66000 miles !!??
There is no history of premature failure of Toyota OEM coils in this application. Aftermarket coils might be a different story, though. A typical cause of coil failure is faulty spark plugs that create a high resistance (or faulty wires...
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Got P0420 code and I had the catalytic converter replaced but still have the code. What is going on?
The code P0420 can be caused by the catalyst, O2 sensors before and after the catalyst. If both O2 sensors and catalyst was replaced then you may have an exhaust leak at the manifold or pipes. I suggest you have...
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the last set were Toy. coils/ ? lean operation ?? what is that...the last coil failed days after it was driven.
It is very possible that the quality control of those particular parts may not be what it used to be. It just depends on how many times you've had to replace it. Sometimes Parts can last for years and other...

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