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Rpm stay at high level - 2000 - when I star the engine and still high around 10 minutes to go for normal at the time the lowest te
Hi there. Since your Toyota is a 2017, I would highly recommend contacting the dealership where you purchased the car; as this type of issue is typically electrical in nature or due to an ECU communication error with fuel system...
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I have a Toyota probox. The rear drum brakes seem to be making a noise when braking. I've checked front and back, pads.
Hi there. Remove the rear wheels and remove the drums. Look at the hardware that secures the rear brake shoes together on the spider backing plate. If the hardware looks old and has a lot of the paint removed, then...
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Car cranks but won't start.
Check the main fuse to the engine and see if its burned. If the fuse is good, then check the wiring under the dashboard and see if there is anything loose or damaged. A loose or damaged wire will cause...
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Dynamic Timing Not Working
When adjusting the ignition timing you should have the engine warmed up. Jump the E and T terminals in connector near firewall and adjust the ignition timing to 5 degrees btdc and then remove the jumper. You should see timing...
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Cause of steering wheel vibration at 40
If you are getting a braking vibration that seems to be present above 40 mph when braking is most likely the front rotors are slightly warped. As the warpage gets worse then the pulsation will be felt at even slower...
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My car won't stay starred & is shaking badly 2009 Toyota Camry
Hello - I believe you have had either a failure of one of the timing chain guides, or possible the timing chain tensioner has allowed your engine to "jump time" - the chain actually jumps a few teeth on one...
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Alternator is off line.
If you suspect the alternator is not charging then you should have a mechanic do a complete charging and starting system check. The test will make sure the battery is good first and then check the alternator and the control...
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Accelerater is not working.
The most common causes of Diagnostic Trouble Code P2118 are failure of the throttle actuator control motor, a failed pedal position sensor, a faulty throttle position sensor, an open or short in the actuator circuit, or a poor electrical connection...
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MY CAR HESITATES WHILE DRIVING & TAKES AWHILE TO SPEED UP
If you are still showing misfires on the cylinders that you have replaced the coils and plugs then you need to swap the plugs and coils to other cylinders and clear codes then see what codes come back. If misfire...
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Car does not move when I step on the gas
Hello, There are a couple of things that can cause this to happen such as low transmission fluid or potentially a faulty throttle position sensor. If the car is low on transmission fluid, this can cause the car not to...
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My engine is overheating.
Hi there. Check the condition of the coolant and see if its full and new. I recommend putting a new radiator cap on and putting in a new thermostat. Once a thermostat is introduced to the atmosphere after being submerged...
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Hi i have a toyata camry 5 speed i was driving home and heard a pop noise the a squish noise i was wondering what it could be.
Hello. We are happy to help you out. The squishing noise will be best investigated first hand. It may be something with the hydraulics power steering but it would need to be heard first hand to help ID it. The...
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I have 92 model landcruiser prado with2.4 2L TE engine, I want to ask either I can istall ABS brake sytem to my truck?
Hello. Yes you can convert older vehicles to ABS. But it requires a lot of parts patience and labor for a conversion to be successful. Most people will just buy a car with ABS instead of trying to convert an...
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Transmission problem?
Hello, It sounds like you may have a problem with your transmission that could be related to many different things such as a bad shift linkage or a faulty transmission control module. The AC not turning on at all may...
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MAF Sensor
Hi there. I wish we could offer you some good technical advice, but the Toyota Avensis is manufactured and sold over seas (from us in the United States at least). We only offer tips and repair suggestions for cars, trucks...
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Overheating
Hello, There are a number of other reasons aside form the thermostat that may be causing the motor to overheat. The heat coming out in various temperatures may suggest a faulty vent door actuator which controls the opening and closing...
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There is a 2005 toyota prius with 56000 for $5k. it has salavge title due to the back bumper being replaced. Should I buy it?
After reviewing transaction histories and used car prices for the 2005 Prius, if the vehicle you are looking at does have a salvage title I would make a generous offer of $2,500. A salvage title is essentially an unmarketable title...
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dash alarm light is not lit.
Hello. If you are certain that light worked before, there will have to be some troubleshooting done first before we can solve the issue of it not working. That light will have to be removed and the electrical signal tested....
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my brake master cylinder leaks fluid but not all the time
Hi there. A crack in the master cylinder can cause the issue you're experiencing. The system itself is not "pressurized" until the cap is closed and the pedal is pressed. When you're driving, the fluid is continually in motion when...
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Can the ac compressor be disconnected and noise go away
The a/c compressor cannot be permanently removed because the serpentine belt powers all accessories, including the compressor, in one "circuit". If you were to take the compressor out you won't be able to install the serpentine belt because a key...

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