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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Sienna
The 2012 Toyota Sienna is one of the most innovative and luxurious minivans on the market today. Not only has Toyota increased its size to better compete with the Dodge Grand Caravan and...
2012 Toyota Sienna vs. 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan: Which One Should I Buy?
The battle of the minivans: Toyota Sienna versus the Dodge Grand Caravan. Both of these comfy people-movers provide options galore, and the minivan is meant to get everyone where they need to go safely and quickly, at a...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Massage Therapist
If you're a massage therapist, one of the cornerstones of your business has to be that you don’t keep your clients waiting. That means you need a vehicle that’s reliable. You...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have Limited Mobility
When you have limited mobility there are a number of challenges you face, one of these can be with your vehicle. Finding a car that meets your specific needs, and addressing your challenges can...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re an Interior Designer
As an interior designer, you need to transport a great many different items, including fabric, paint and wallpaper samples and sometimes even furniture items. You probably don’t handle overly large loads very...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Live in a Rainy Area
When considering purchasing a used car, you have a lot of decisions to make. You need to consider price, size, gas mileage, how much cargo space you need, and of course...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Live in a Tropical Climate
If you live in a tropical climate, most of your vehicle purchasing concerns will be essentially the same as if you lived anywhere else – you want a car that looks...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're in a Wheelchair
Being in a wheelchair means you have a very specific list of demands, and requests for your vehicle. The main focus is of course how you will get in and out...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Have Kids
Once you have kids, the kind of car you have becomes very important. Suddenly, the amount of space, entertainment features, reliability, safety, and easy to clean interior become the top...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Caterer
If you are in the catering business, you need a reliable vehicle that will provide you with what you need to transport your food, linens, and other supplies. Generally speaking, you're better off...

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Oil leaking engine won't hold oil but car starts
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The check engine, Trac off and Vsc light came on my car. The code that came up is P0446 (Evap System Vent Control Fault).
Hi there. That light is not going away until the fault has been properly diagnosed. The code may or may not be the same. The code that is stored is a guide for a qualified technician to use. It does...
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If my car speed for like 1or 2hrs it will redused speed automaticaly and stop if it want to climb hill i dont no what to do
Hi there: On most Toyota's that are fuel injected, overtime the throttle body, EGR valve, fuel injectors and other fuel system components can become clogged with excessive carbon deposits; which tend to create the acceleration problems you're experiencing. It's possible...
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Check engine light and vsc track off light is on.
Hi there. The vsc track off light (traction control light) is on for the computer has turned off the traction control for something stopped working. Check the wheel speed sensors and the wiring to them. A dirty wheel speed sensor...
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Brake pedal is to small for my big foot friend. Is there another larger (longer or wider) to put on?
Hello, thank you for writing in. There are pedal extensions on the market you can purchase to raise the pedal up higher. Typically there are other ways to adjust the pedals as well (typically for performance or handicap purposes). These...
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engine Lopes or runs rougheven after changing plugs in coils
Hi there. What codes are currently being stored in the engine computer? What test did the ignition coil fail to determine it was at fault? One of the things that does get overlooked when these vehicles have high mileage misfires...
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Car wI'll not start
It is possible that the starter may have gotten water in it and shorted out. The more concerning part of your question is that the "air filter was wet". If the air filter is/was wet, it is highly possible that...
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Timing belt with water pump replacement? How much it is going to cost?
Billing question sent to CS for the replacement of the Timing Belt and the Water Pump.
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When should I change timing belt and transmission fluid? 2008 Toyota Sienna
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Heater and transmission fluid
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Hi Ben, there was no leakage before I went for an oil change. The service center replace a nut at the oil pan and its leaking oil
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Thrust angle alignment
A thrust angle alignment, which I will explain momentarily, is a mundane, routine alignment procedure which is in fact performed every time a vehicle has a 4 wheel alignment. A quick digression though: I am surprised to hear that it...
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Car dies at idle
You may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve reads the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and at idle. Since...
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Transmission problems
Changing the fluid and filter at this point will be a real hit or miss proposition. If the transmission has been driven with a low fluid level for some time, there is most likely internal damage - as the noise...
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Cooling fan only works when A/C is on
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why is all of a sudden the power steering keeps leaking after being fixed? it happening again (4th time) causing PS failure.
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Wheel play
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Permanent DTC?
Hi there. It is possible that the 09 Sienna may have permanent codes. If it does, this is only for informational purposes for a qualified technician. These codes will clear themselves once a specified number of drive cycles without the...
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2009 Toyota Sienna, runs fine, fluids full, no heat inside vehicle, causes?
Hi there. It sounds like the air mix servo for the temperature control may have failed. These models were also prone to radiator and water pump leaks. The leaks would be slow and not produce fluid on the ground; sometimes...
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Vibration when driving my car at high speeds
Hi There, Shaking at high speeds is often times related to tires that may be out of balance, low on air, potentially a badly aligned front end or failing suspension components or ball joints. When any of these things are...

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