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Taillights not working
The taillights are controlled with a relay in the left kick panel through a couple of different fuses; the taillight fuse could have been blown from a trailer hook up. Check the fuses first to see if one got blown....
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Oil pump, replace or clean? I am installing a remanufactured engine?
You should look into buying a new one - especially with the age of your car. A used oil pump may not pump as good as a new one and may save you a lot of work if the used...
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Pulling engine
Hey there, Thanks for submitting your question in regards to your 97 Toyota T-100 and the future engine pull. The quick answer to your question is no, you don't need to pull the transmission along with your engine, but it's...
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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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Troubles starting the truck, when it's warmed up
Hello. It sounds like there could be a problem with the coolant temperature sensor not sending the proper temperature to the PCM. This will prevent the PCM from giving the right amount of fuel when the truck is warm. This...
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Trouble starting on a '96 Toyota
First thing you'd want to do is see if it's flooding out. When it doesn't start, pull a few spark plugs off. If they are covered with gasoline, that means that for some reason it is flooding out. If you...
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Check engine light code for a misfire
Hi there. A misfire code is set when the engine computer sees a slow down in one or more pistons due to incomplete combustion. This can either be from a lean or rich condition. The task at hand is to...
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whats the best way to clean the throttlebody?
Hello. The best way to clean the throttle is to remove it from the vehicle. Find a throttle body or MAF cleaning product of your choice and use the nozzle that comes with it. When taking the steps to remove...
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Rust on fenders and back bumper is rusted out 1996 Toyota T100
Hi - in my experience, if you can see rust, there is lots more that you can't see, especially in "salt-belt" states like Maryland. I would recommend having a pre-purchase inspection done by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one...
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Heating and air problem
Hi. In your owner's manual, you should find a picture and the location of the fuse panel. The manual will also give you the location of the blower motor fuse and relay. First, check to see if the fuse is...
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Instrument cluster and tail lights are not working
Hello. The symptoms you describe can be caused by a few different things, possibly two separate issues. The first thing I would do is check the vehicle's fuses to make sure that none of them are blown out. It may...
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Electrical problems with my lights.
Hi there. The console lights and the tail lights are on the same circuit for your vehicle. Check the fuse box for a blown fuse. If there is no blown fuses, then check the wiring in the cab and see...
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Trying to locate my camshaft position sensor
Hello, thank you for writing in. The camshaft position sensor is located towards the front of the engine directly at the end of the camshaft. Due to not being able to see the camshaft, you are going to want to...
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3 alternators replaced!
This may suggest a failing voltage regulator. The voltage regulator is a unit that regulates the charging of the battery by the alternator. When the voltage regulator is not working properly, this may result in the alternator allowing too much...
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When accelerating it feel like something is pulling back
Hi there: This issue happens more often than not with vehicles approaching or just eclipsing 20 years (which your 1995 Toyota qualifies). In most cases, the reason you're having acceleration issues is because the fuel injectors or throttle body (or...
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How much should it cost for parts and labor to replace a clutch hose on a Toyota T100?
Hi Rebecca. Thanks for contacting us today. I have forwarded your inquiry to our sales and service department, so they can look up the part for you and determine if one of our mobile mechanics is able to complete the...

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