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This may suggest the transmission synchros may be wearing out. Your transmission has small gear synchronizer rings that help to move the transmission in and out of the various gears. When these begin to wear out, you may notice it...
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Why when I change my transmission oil the car did not want to move at all and after it drove a little and then smoke came out that
Hi John. Thanks for contacting us today. It’s quite possible that the root issue is something very simple, like a shift solenoid not correctly attached or installed. On an older transmission like your 96' Camry, it is also possible if...
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2011 toyota pruis; code c1391 abnormal leak in accumulator, brake light and abs light on
Hi Andrew. Thanks for sending your question today. Typically this Toyota-specific OBD-II trouble code is due to an internal leak in the actuator circuit and the accumulator circuit. The first step in diagnosing this problem is verifying that there are...
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2011 toyota pruis; code c1391 abnormal leak in accumulator, brake light and abs light on, brake fluid tank full
Hi Andrew. Thanks for the follow-up question. I've forwarded your question to our service and sales department so they can work up an estimate for you to have the actuator and accumulator on your Toyota Prius replaced. They'll contact you...
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97 tacoma starts and runs a few seconds, will restart and do the same. if you keep your foot on the gas a few mins it will run but
Hi Ronald. Thanks for contacting us tonight. My first question to you would be if the vehicle has experienced an overheating issue recently? If so, this could be the root source of your issues. However, if not, then a faulty...
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Can issue with coupling in AWD SUV cause an oil leak of the rear main seal? Only 60K miles 3.5 yr old car
The term "rear main seal" normally refers to the crankshaft rear main oil seal. If that is the seal you are referring to, improper towing would have zero effect on that seal. Furthermore, if that is the seal you are...
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How do I adjust the steering wheel on a 1989 camry if there is no tilt lever?
There is no way to adjust the steering wheel angle if the column is a non-tilt wheel. You would have to change out the complete column to a tilt wheel style.
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My valve cover gasket is visible from outside after replacement i haven't fastened to proper torque yet. Should metals touch?
Hi Paco. It depends on what type of gasket you've used. An OEM replacement gasket for the 4-cylinder Toyota Corolla engine will fit snug under the valve cover after installation and wait 24-hours for the silicone to cure. If you...
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Hey I have a question if you guys are up for it?
You should first check the under car lights wiring to see what wires are damaged and make sure they are disconnected and taped up so they will not short out anymore. Then check brake and tail light fuses or whatever...
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One of the rack and pinion boot is wet, but the power steering fluid container is to the normal level.
If the boot is getting wet but is not actively leaking or show drips then the leaks is considered only a residue leak and may not need to have any work needed. For the noise you did not mention the...
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is it too late to get undercoating for a week old 2017 Toyota Prius
No it is never too late to get the car undercoated unless your car is already rusted out. You may need to have the under car washed of any dirt or salts that may have got on the undercarriage. ...
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where is the door lock relay for 2013 toyota corolla located
The door lock relay function is built in to a multi-function "integration relay". The integration relay is in the dash to the left of the steering wheel. Note that if you are working in the area of the dash/steering column,...
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How many ECUs does a typical Toyota have?
You will have at least 6 different modules on the car depending on how your vehicle was equipped. There are modules for the engine, transmission, ABS, SRS, Audio, Body, Anti-theft, Electrical Steering and instrument cluster are all modules and communicate...
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Put a can of i believe bad fuel in gas tank it started like always after bogged out and died and hasnt started since
If you run the car without a fuel filter the fuel injectors will get plugged with debris, especially if, as you describe it, there was sediment in the tank. If the fuel injectors are plugged, that circumstance alone will prevent...
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I put in a new tranny and it was fine when bolted together since I turned the key the motor and tranny are locked solid.
You can unbolt the converter from the flex plate (through the converter access plate) to determine whether the converter is freewheeling or not. If the converter is somehow seized, there are multiple possible causes of that and consequently what you...
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2003 Toyota Camry radiator fans are not coming on when the car is started but one fan runs when the temp sensor is unplugged.
The radiator fans are controlled by the Electronic Control Unit via the fan relay. The fans are supposed to come on when the engine reaches a certain temperature, or when the AC pressure comes up. If the car is overheating...
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what happened when the security light is off?
It is possible that you could be having an issue with your theft system. Attempting to start the car would not make the problem worse however it may not start either. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a...
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Where is the switch on a toyota 03 avalon
The car does not have an inertia switch. When in an accident the system turns off the fuel relay control and needs to be reset through the DLC with a dealer level scanner in most cases to enable the fuel...
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How many quarts of oil will it take for my 1996 Toyota Camry 2.2 oil change
The oil capacity for the 1996 Toyota Camry with the 2.2 liter engine is 3.8 quarts with the oil filter.

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