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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Toyota Land Cruiser
This multi-tasking full-size SUV offers all the versatility of a traditional mini-van with the amenities and comfort level of a high-end sedan. Add in the 4WD that allows you to chew up...

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What tools do I need to rebuild my engine?
The list of the tools (both basic and specialized) that would be needed to remove and completely overhaul this engine should be listed in a repair manual or you can read our comprehensive article on how to rebuild a car...
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When turing the car abs on & car stuck trac light blink why
The trac and abs systems rely on wheel speed sensors to detect the wheel speed at each wheel which is used by the computer to determine whether or not to engage the trac or abs systems when the car may...
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Driver side Glass scratches after rolling down or up
Hello. The felt weather strips are there to wipe away excess moisture or fog from window. They are not designed to wipe away dirt or debris. You should clean the felt strip with a spray bottle of water or a...
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Turbo issues with boost
Hi thanks for writing in. The Land Cruiser turbo diesel from that era uses a mechanical waste gate to bypass the exhaust around the turbine when the boost pressure reaches maximum. It should be a quiet and smooth action. It's...
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T-belt light for 2016 hiace manual transmission
Hi there. Turn ignition switch off. Press and hold the odometer display button while turning ignition on. Hold button down for 5 seconds then release button. This will reset the reminder light for the timing belt change. If you need...
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Replaced timing belt now car wont start 1997 Toyota Land Cruiser
Hi there - sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but it sounds like the timing belt has possibly jumped a cog or three, or somehow the camshaft timing was somehow set incorrectly. If the timing belt tensioner was...
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My car has a rough idle and water leaking from the tailpipe - 1999 Toyota Land Cruiser
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. If the smoke is slightly white, it could be burning the fuel too cold. This is an issue with a cylinder misfiring and causing raw fuel to enter the exhaust pipe. Check all...
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The engine hesitates and dies if the lights and AC are on together
Hello. The idle air controller is suspect in this scenario - either needs to be replaced or cleaned (if possible). It sounds like it is not responding to the increased load of the alternator. A dirty throttle body or air...
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The vehicle is experiencing a lack off power.
Your throttle position sensor is a possibility if there is a spot along the sensor that is damaged. The vehicle data can be watched with a professional scan tool. As you sweep the throttle, you should see the voltage change...
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1989 Toyota Land Cruiser hard right turn feels like it's losing pressure only when gas reads under 1/4 tank
Hi there. The issue seems to be that the fuel level indicator sending unit is not working properly. When your fuel gauge is reading at a 1/4 tank, it maybe at 1/8 or 1/16 of a tank causing the fuel...
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I believe I have an electrical issue. When I turn key the starter doesn't always spark and it takes a few tries but others it turn
The door lights and radio are on different circuits than the starting system and so faults there would not cause difficulty starting. The flickering of the lights is due to a loose connection somewhere in the circuit and can be...
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Where is the transmission fluid dipstick located on my 2017 Toyota Prado
Hello. Yout Toyota does not have a dip stick. Your vehicle is designed with a fill plug located in the transmission pan. The only way to add fluid is with a transfer pump and the correct adapter for the transmission...
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Speed sensor
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are two types of "speed sensors" on the vehicle. Regardless of which one you are referring to, the answer is yes. The transmission speed sensors are the same for both automatic and manual...
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My can satar smoothly but engine died few second..
Hi there. It sounds like you may have an idle air control valve failing. Can you hold the accelerator pedal to keep the engine running? If so, this is the most likely cause of what you're experiencing. If, however, the...
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My vehicle has a hard staring problem especially after travelling long distances,and what could be the cause?
The first thing that comes to mind is a crankshaft position sensor. It has a very fine coil of wire that sometimes is affected by the heat of the engine. The common scenario is that the car starts easily, but...
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Replaced alternator and all was well. One day went to start the car and it made weird noise then shuttered and died. The belt doesn't seem lose.
Check the drive belt and see if it has a glaze to it. If so, then the drive belt is stretched and needs replaced. A drive belt has a life span of about 25K miles. Having 40K miles on the...
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Toyota Prado 1KZ TE diesel blow by
Hello there Jamal. Blow-by is caused by damaged piston rings. We do not recommend using additives to fix mechanical damage problems. Plus, we are not able to offer services in Pakistan. You might want to consider replacing the vehicle or...
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My 1990 toyota landcruiser turbo diese 1HDT has a top speed of 180 km/hr but it max out at 140km/hr. How can I fix this issue?
Hi Henry. Thanks for contacting us today. Although a vehicle might have a "top speed" (on the speedometer) - most vehicles are limited for safety or government regulations. A Land Cruiser should NEVER accelerate past 80 MPH as they are...
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I have a 2004 Land Cruiser that is showing the following problems: (1) for the past several months, when I go to start it, it will
If the starter is not releasing from the flywheel, when you let go of the key, the starter likely has an internal fault. It is also possible that the circuit is not opening, as commanded, when you release the key....
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2007 Land Crusier Transmission trouble codes P2500/P2502/P2211
P2502 and P2500 relate to vehicle electrical system faults, particularly the battery/charging system, although both codes can also implicate a faulty PCM (rare, though, absolute last thing to consider). The third code relates to an emission system sensor and you...

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