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Toyota dealer says I need a new wheel hub & bearing assembly & wants to charge over $500.00! I won't use them but how serious?
Hi Kelly. Thanks for contacting us today. A damaged wheel bearing is a rather serious safety concern. As the bearing loses lubricity, excessive heat is built up, which causes the squealing noise, but also can cause it to snap off...
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Front right end of car makes bobbing noise when going up hill
Hi Anthony. Thanks for contacting us today. What you are describing is similar to a front strut or strut mount that is damaged. However, if the noise is consistent and gets progressively worse as the vehicle accelerates or more strain...
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My car is a 2001 Toyota Corolla. It will not go in reverse. When i shift it into reverse it doesn't move backwards and when I push
You should check the fluid level in the transmission to see if it is low on fluid or the fluid is burnt. If it is low then have leak checked and top off fluid to see if it now moves...
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Steering wheel stopped working
This suggests your power steering pump may be failing or you have a leak elsewhere in one of the power steering lines. The power steering system operates on very high pressurized hydraulic pressure (in some cases as much as 300...
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My car makes a loud noise while driving. I'm not sure whether it's my brakes or the timing belt.
The noise if it does not happen when stopped and starts when moving is most likely from the brakes. The engine has a timing chain and not a timing belt. You may have a serpentine belt that is squealing though...
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Struts are still creaking. They were replaced by your mechanic and it was recommended that I get a "noise inspection". The parts
Hi Shelby. I have forwarded your inquiry to our service and sales department, so they can look up your account and review the mechanics service notes. They should be getting back to you shortly with a good answer. Thanks. ...
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I was driving normally when suddenly my car revs up. It seemed to have gone into neutral now it wont shift into any gears the leve
Among the possibilities are that the shift linkage and/or related components such as the manual valve in the transmission has failed OR there is some sort of mechanical or hydraulic failure in the transmission. To have the fault pinpoint, the...
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My car was in an accident and now the rear passenger side makes noise every time I turn and when there is someone in back seat
There is a possibility that the accident damaged suspension components and thus the noise you are hearing is due to the damage. If suspension noise is suspected, the recommended way to determine what, if anything, must be repaired or replaced...
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I left my car lights on. I jump started & it started but indicators are still on while ignition but they gng off when engine is on
At key on, without the engine running, warning lights will normally illuminate as a "bulb check". Once the engine starts, if all warning lights turn off, then you are OK and there is nothing amiss. However, if any warning lights...
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How do you turn on 'horn beep' feature when using the remote in 2017 corolla
Try to hold down the lock button for 5 seconds and while holding it down also press the panic button once. Try this and see if it does the trick? If not then look in the owners manual for remote...
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Starting to hear a faint grinding noise from rear while car is in motion could it be the drum brakes ?
Hi Kenney. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com tonight. Usually the type of noise you are describing is caused by wheel bearings that are wearing out. The rear brakes are hardly used on your Corolla, but it is possible that...
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Gear shift locks in reverse
Hi Serena. Typically this type of problem is an indication of an inner seal or gasket that has been damaged. However, it is possible that the transmission is clogged with debris, which could be flushed out by completing transmission fluid...
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Toyota 7afe. Replaced cyl head with VRS kit. Runs but pushes oil out cam cover/cam seal. Only 60psi in cyl 2, 3. 180psi in 1,4
I would first re-visit the valve adjustment. If any of the valves on the low cylinders are just a little bit too tight, it can give you low compression. Let's hope that is what it is because any other solution...
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Traction control
The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected. This is done by the use of electronic sensors at each of the four wheels that communicate with the...
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The light bulbs on the tail lights work and I changed the fuse but the lights won't dim at night
Hello, thank you for writing in. You have covered the basics. You know the brake lights work, but they are not getting the power they should have under all circumstances. The most direct way, at this point, to find the...
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My car has trouble starting first thing in the morning or after sitting around for a while.
Hello, thank you for writing in. If the vehicle's issues are resolved by you pumping the fuel pedal, you will want to look into your fuel pressure. The fuel pump may be starting to fail, and you will need to...
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Driver headlight out but turns on when I tap it
Hi Jonathan. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Generally speaking, when an electrical component does not work and you "tap it" then it finally works, it's due to a poor electrical harness connection. On a headlight, this could be as simple...
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I unplugged my phone charger from my car and a spring and a few other pieces poped out with it from the port itself
It sounds like the cigarette lighter component may have come apart when pulling the charger from the port. This unfortunately happens at times and usually requires the cigarette port to be replaced as a whole. I would suggest having a...
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Blown fuse
Unfortunately, it would be tough to say whether or not the result of the blown fuse happened during the brake service. Generally, when this happens it is caused by a wiring or other electrical problem such as a bad ground...
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Car shaking, engine light and traction off. Codes P0300, P0301, P0304, and P0351
Hi Getze. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The OBD-II codes you've indicated show that you have a series of random misfires - specifically on cylinders #1 & #4. This may be caused by the new spark plugs or the plug...

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