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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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Tire seems low
Hi there. There are several reasons why a tire might appear to be low, when in fact it has the recommended air pressure. First and foremost, a tire is designed to have a foot print, or flat spot that maintains...
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My turn the key to on but not to start the car what should I do
If the ignition key is stuck or doesn't turn, or there is a problem with the ignition switch in the steering column, just request an electrical component diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will assist you. If, however, the...
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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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My car will not roll backwards in any gear even off an my car tries to go forward in Park an goes forward in every other gears wha
If the transmission will not go into reverse or roll back then it is inside the transmission clutch bands worn out or the reverse band servo piston is not moving. Have a transmission specialist test the transmission pressures to see...
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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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I have a problem with my trunk on a Toyota Avalon 1998 I can't open it from the Handel in the fron or with the key what can I do
Hi there. There are a few things that might be causing this problem, from a damaged cable, actuator or even the lock itself being frozen or damaged. The best way to know for sure and to have the door unlocked...
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I recently noticed a bubble on the sidewall of my tire. Is it safe to drive 1 mile to shop?
a tire that has a bubble on the side wall is caused when the tire sidewall cords have broke. The tire is now like a balloon and may pop at any time. I would not recommend driving on the tire...
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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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Transmission not shifting into second gear
It could be that your transmission is in "limp home" mode. If the controller has sensed a problem with second gear, like slippage, it may skip second gear to enable you to drive the car. Scanning the car for trouble...
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Can the timing being off on my 2001 Toyota avalon cause the rpms to go up and down
Fluctuating RPM is not a typical symptom of a mispositioned timing belt. To rule a mispositioned timing belt in or out, though, check engine vacuum. If intake vacuum is 4-5 inches below spec., then that would be consistent with incorrect...
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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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P0013
The code P0013 is for a problem with the camshaft sensor or the camshaft actuator solenoid for the variable valve control. Further testing will be needed to see if the sensor or solenoid is in need to be replaced. ...

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