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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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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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What is the cause of 1st gear engaging problem (noise)? 1999 toyota Land Cruiser
Hello - there are several possible problem that could cause the transmission noises and occasional lack of motion created by engaging 1st gear. The clutch may have failed, both creating problems engaging 1st gear, or failing to lock up when...
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My front wipers main transmission linkage/bush broke when something hit them down the bonnet
Hi Josh. First, it's always best to replace the wiper motor, wiper arms and wiper blades in one rather easy swap, but if you plan on keeping the vehicle for a few more ears, i'd suggest buying new parts. To...
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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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When do the rear wheel bearings need repacking?
The rear wheel bearings on this model year of the Land Cruiser are greased at assembly and permanently sealed. The bearing itself is then pressed into a carrier or "bearing case" which of course is not directly accessible. If a...
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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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My manual gear box is starting to get a little bit "clunky" as i change gears, is there an additive i can add to the gear oil?
The first thing to do is to drain and check the oil to see if it has any broken chunks of metal or a lot of brass metal pieces that indicate the gears and synchronizers for the gears are bad....
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A/C control board not working after turning on my car
For there to be a "delay" in supplying power to the board, there may be a loose connection or there is something wrong in a controller or solid state device that controls the power flow. Normally, you would simply trace...
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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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I have a GX-R. There is not a smart key for VSC and Trac. What shall I do?
There should be a button under the dashboard that is for the Trac and VSC system. If you press the button twice, then the Trac and VSC will disable itself and the horn will sound. If you need further assistance...
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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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HI, I HAVE REPLACE A CRANKSHAFT REAR MAIN SEAL BY TOYOTA LAND CRUISER FJ 80 1992
Hi there. The rear crankshaft seal requires the removal of many ancillary parts to gain access and complete correctly. Unfortunately, due to this fact, our mobile mechanics are not able to offer this service; so we're unable to provide you...
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I have a Toyota Land Cruiser Colorado but whenever I press the brake and turn the steering simultaneously the car skids
Hi there. What you are describing is a rather serious brake system failure, caused primarily by the brakes locking up. This can happen for multiple reasons, ranging from a brake line that is damaged or pinched, or mechanical parts of...
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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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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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Acting like no fuel but full ?
Hello, It sounds like you may have a bad pickup valve inside the fuel tank that may not be working properly once the fuel level reaches the reserve level. Generally, the low fuel light will come on when there is...

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