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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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need to disconnect my car alram it keeps draining my baterry
Hi there. This article may help you with this, however, I would highly recommend having the root issue resolved; as disabling the security system can trigger multiple electrical glitches in a modern vehicle. To locate which fuse powers your alarm...
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Filled tank with gas
It sounds like you may have an evaporative emissions system leak. Your car has a small purge valve with a purge solenoid in the Evaporative Emissions system that controls the venting of fumes from the fuel tank as these fumes...
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Why am I getting quotes for spark plug replacement for a 2008 Toyota Avalon of 495?
Spark plugs on your model do require relatively more labor time to replace, compared to other vehicles. That is why the quote you are getting seems high for a part that is so simple. However, your general supposition that the...
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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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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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I cant find my owners manual for my 2004 toyota avalon xls and i have a question. I did a trip using trip a for a total of 19.7 mi
Hi there. If I understand your question correctly, you are saying that you completed a driving test; selecting trip "A" for the ride out and trip "B" for the ride back. Once you arrived back home, trip "A" was 39.2,...
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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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Air conditioner wasnt blowing cold air, added freon, got used compressor worked 1 day. Now its not blowing at all.
There are quite a few things that can go wrong with the A/C system and so the best thing to do is request an air conditioning system inspection. The responding certified mechanic will come to your location, pinpoint the fault...
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Transmission not shifting
Hi There, It sounds like your vehicle may be a bit low on transmission fluid or you may potentially have a bad transmission control solenoid. As you know, the transmission works on hydraulic pressure built up from the fluid inside...
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Problem with Ac not blowing cold air
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a condenser fan that may not be cooling the AC condenser properly. As you may know, the job of the AC condenser fan is to cool down the AC condenser as it...
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I put my key in the ignition tried to start my car and nothing happened.took the key out and now my car is stuck in start mode
Hi there. In most cases, a key will bind and be stuck possibly because the ignition is binding or the shift interlock has a problem. The vehicle will need diagnosed for ignition switch, linkage or the shift interlock problem. It...
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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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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 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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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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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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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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