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Excessive noise from camshaft
The noise you are hearing are probably the lifters. Over time, they will start sticking and will make a ticking noise. I would recommend having a technician come out to inspect the noise to make sure what the issue is....
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Add service after appointment made?
Just call YourMechanic to add the parts and labor to the job. They will add to your existing repair. The repair may or may not need to be rescheduled to accommodate the additional parts and added labor. Some parts may...
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Engine/battery light on
If the Engine and Battery Light have come on, then you probably have two separate problems. The Battery Light may indicate that the system's voltage may have dropped too low, which may be indicative of even more problems, such as...
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Car won't start, makes single "clunk" noise when key is turned.
It looks like the engine oil was contaminated with coolant and since the number 4 cylinder has a problem then you most likely blew a head gasket by that cylinder. The starter may also be bad if you cranked it...
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Emissions test
According to the Arizona DMV website, the emissions test will perform the following during an inspection: On-Board Diagnostic (OBD) Test: OBD tests monitor vehicle components and evaluate any system problems. Gas cap test: Makes sure the gas cap can...
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Weak startup when the engine is warmed up - 2000 Toyota MR2
Hey there. Heat causes electrical resistance to increase. Given the age of the vehicle, your ignition system might be "struggling." You should thoroughly evaluate the ignition system. If that checks out, check the fuel pump output and condition of the...
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Battery keeps dying out after the car sits for two days
Hey there. You may have excess current being drawn somewhere in a circuit while the car is not running. A mechanic would use an ammeter to probe various circuits to isolate the problem. As a temporary measure you could install...
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Engine shuts off, white smoke coming out - 2001 Toyota MR2
Hello. White smoke (steam) makes me think that this is antifreeze. Check to be sure your radiator coolant level is not dropping. If so, could have internal leak to cylinder. A misfiring cylinder is caused by mechanical problems or an...
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Car makes grinding noise and lurches - 2001 Toyota MR2
Hello there. Constant velocity joints are a common cause (outboard joint). Check for torn rubber boot on the outboard joint and grease leak from the boot. This is also possible from the strut bearing failing or going bad. If you...
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99 Toyota MR2 overheats
It's obviously not no temperature because it overheats. I've got a video "how to fix an overheating car." Do everything in it, it's got to be one of those things. There's a whole bunch of things that this could be....
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I just bought a 1991 Toyota MR2, the previous owner just replace the ignition coil and the tach and speedometer does not work.
The speedometer and tachometer being inoperative can be due to a number of reasons. If the remaining gauges are working, it's possible that the instrument cluster itself is bad. Looking at each individually, one of the speedometer cables may be...
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Replaced Clutch master cyl, still wont go into gear while on
Hi there. There could be other underlying internal issues at hand. Will it go into gear if the engine is off? Does the clutch pedal allow the clutch to disengage the engine from the input shaft of the transmission? If...
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I own a 1987 toyota mr2 and when i turn it on it iddles at4000 rpms do you happen to know the reason why
This may be a sign of a vacuum leak. High idle speeds or in some cases rough idle, stalling and hissing sounds are common signs of a vacuum leak. When a vacuum leak is present in an engine, this causes...
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Why won't the starter motor engage and turn engine over. Also, the clutch pedal won't move and the clutch is partly engaged but slips.
If the clutch pedal is not moving and the clutch is partially applied, then the clutch release bearing may be damaged and the fork is jammed into the clutch forcing it to slip. For the no start condition on...
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Bought a MR2 roadster that has the Sequential Manual Transmission (bought it as a non driver) Toyota MR2
Hi there - the first task is to get stored problem codes - which may require a Toyota-specific code reader to get the level of diagnostic needed. Sequential Manual Transmissions are very sophisticated, computer-managed units, and very dependent on the...
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A piece of my engine fell out and now there's a hole in the side of the block 1991 Toyota MR2
Hello - it takes a lot of energy for a part to "fall out of the block". I can reliably suggest you will be needing a new engine. Unfortunately, engine replacement is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time....

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