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Venza 2010 L4-2.7L: My check engine light is permanently turned On. I have these codes P0012, P0016, P0017. What needs to be fixe
These are fault codes indicating problems related to the timing of your car's engine. Normally the car will not run very well or sometimes not at all when these are on. I would suggest having an expert from YourMechanic come...
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Engine is misfiring and Check Engine Light is on - 2002 Toyota Tacoma
Hello. A flashing Check Engine Light is a sign that the computer has detected an issue that could potentially damage the vehicle's emissions components. I would recommend scanning the trouble codes when the light is flashing in order to determine...
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Front Passenger Lock sometimes does not lock with a remote control or by locking button located on either doors.
The solenoid is on the door latch and is most likely the cause of the problem for your 2005 Toyota Tacoma. If you want to have this inspected and repaired, a certified technician from YourMechanic can come to your home...
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Speedometer cluster lights malfunction
Hello. When this happens it usually means that the bulbs for drive and park have burnt out and need to be replaced. In some cases the entire strip lights have to be replaced to fix the ones that have burnt...
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Brake light illuminated on the dash
Hello. The brake fluid level switch is probably getting stuck in the master cylinder causing the light to stay on. There could also be a leak in the brake system which would cause the light to stay on. What is...
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Rear end squeaking noise
Hello. It is possible that the axle bearings are causing the squeaking noise that you hear, but axle bearings usually make a roaring or humming noise. Another possibility is that the rear brakes are low and causing a squeaking noise...
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Lights on the shift selector quit working
Hello. There is probably a problem with the neutral safety switch. The neutral safety switch is an important part of the car being able to start while in park and/or neutral and it allows the reverse lights to come on....
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Can a gasket leak from the intake leak air into the cooling system?
Hi there. An intake gasket leak would allow unmeasured air into the intake and create a lean condition, not an overheating issue. Base on what you've described, it sounds like you may have a leaking cylinder head gasket. Adding sealants...
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Transmission fluid - 2007 Toyota Tacoma
It is definitely time to have it changed. There should not be any issue with changing it at this point even if it is overdue. Have a local technician, like one from YourMechanic, perform a transmission fluid service on your...
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My car has electrical issues - 1997 Toyota 4Runner
Hi there. Was the 40 amp fuse you replaced for the starter? Check all the other fuses and replace as necessary. A draw test on the starter may uncover a possible cause if there is excessive electrical draw overheating the...
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MY truck wouldn't start this morning after several attempts, now it does. What could have been the problem.
Hi there. From the description you have provided, leads me to believe the slow and no crank may be, a battery and/or battery connection issue. It could also be, a faulty starter relay or starter concern. Proper diagnoses should be...
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Would an engine problem cause my slip indicator to come on in my 2010 Toyota Highlander
Hello. It sounds like you have two different issues going on. The slip indicator will come on when there is a traction control issue or when there is a malfunction in the system. Most of the time this is caused...
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power steering fluid is spilling between cap and reservoir. Is my pump bad?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having issues with the power steering pump. The best way to decide without a doubt is to catch it in the act. You can do this by cleaning off the...
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I have a 98 Toyota 4Runner and my brother put the car battery on backwards and it like had an explosion when we jump start it
Hello. When this occurs it will blow several fuses in the fuse box, it can burn some fusible links, and it can even damage the computers. I usually check and replace the fuses first and then recheck it. If the...
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What causes a catalytic converter to go bad?
Pursuant to Federal law, the Toyota warranty on the catalytic converter extends to 8 years or 80,000 miles. Therefore, you should contact Toyota for warranty service on your catalytic converter. Converters fail due to mechanical impact damage, melting...
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The electric power steering system warning light is on and check engine light is on.Code P0607
P0607 is a code for a control module failure It may mean a control module failure or It may be set by low battery voltage or wiring harness problems. To have it show up on such a new car makes...
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My car just recently started shaking and trembling and then the car just shuts off and the brakes become hard to press 20004runner
You should have brake boost for a few moments after the engine vacuum drops off. Changing the brake booster check valve should have helped that unless there is a leak in the booster. A leak in the booster will introduce...
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Hi, my Toyota fortuner 2010 is vibrating soon after reaching speed of 100km/h. Secondly, it is also when idle with start engine.
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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Truch rough idle in drive no vacuum leak
Hi David. Thanks for sending your question to us tonight. Unfortunately, when a vehicle in involved in an accident and multiple replacements have been completed, it's nearly impossible to determine the source of a vibration as you are describing without...
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ball joints
Vibration felt through the steering wheel at high speeds is often due to tire imbalance/tire defects although worn suspension components can be a contributing factor. If ball joints have failed early, there are only a handful of possible explanations for...

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