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ABS light is on
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Hi There, It sounds like you may have a clogged catalytic converter that may be causing the vehicle to struggle to accelerate. There are a number of reasons that may cause the catalytic converter to fail. They include: O2 sensor,...
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does my key have to be programmed to new ecm
There is a long, long decision tree in the Factory Service Manual (FSM) to deal with issues like the one you have and it is only at the very end of that tree, that you consider ECM failure. Indeed, ECM...
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how much it is going to cost me to repair toyota corolla repair ?
Hi...To obtain an exact quote for the alternator, please click on "Get a Quote" at YourMechanic's alternator replacement service page. Once you accept the quote, a certified Mechanic, dispatched by YourMechanic right to your location, will perform this repair promptly...
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its time for transmission service, it is better to go with a transmission flush or go with Transmission service.
Changing the transmission fluid and filter is perfectly adequate and, of course, while the pan is off the pan and pan magnet should be thoroughly cleaned (with a lint free cloth!). There is no need to flush the transmission. The...
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Want to find out price to change complete brake for my Toyota Camry 2010 and also cost to change strut of the same vehicle
All of YourMechanic's many brake system repair and diagnostic services are listed on the YourMechanic services page. In your circumstance, if you have pedal pulsation or vibration on braking, that is usually due to warped brake rotors and or "thickness...
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Hello, thank you for writing in. The vehicle is likely having issues with the transmission fluid. If you have not had the transmission serviced, it is time to check the level and condition of the fluid and replace the filter....
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I have a 1997 toyota avalon and I lost the keyless transmitter so I got a programable remote. The alarm won't stop going off abs t
Hi there. Based on your input, it appears as if there is a connectivity and communication error with your programmable remote and the ECU / security system on your Toyota. It really depends on what type of programmable remote you...
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Would an engine problem cause my slip indicator to come on in my 2010 Toyota Highlander
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Had a water pump on 2012 Toyota Camry replaced earlier this month by a your mechanic mechanic, now same issue as before, weep hole
Hi there. I've forwarded your question to our sales and service department, who will be able to look up your service to determine what can be done to resolve this issue. They should be contacting you soon. Thanks
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2011 Prius. Check hybrid system. Car still turns on. Just very little power. Barely get to 45 mph.
Hi there. Virtually every system on a Hybrid is computer controlled or monitored, which means that the best way to diagnose this problem is to have a professional mobile mechanic complete a warning light inspection. When that orange triangle is...
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How many ignition coils on a 1998 Toyota Sienna?
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I have 03 highlander have a noise coming from drivers front wheel..kind of howling when going down road
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What is that black thing in front of my car that's hanging?
Hi There, A number of things are black in color and may drag from the front of the vehicle if they happen to be loose or broken. There are many different under carriage guards that help to protect various engine...
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After couple mins driving brakes make a deep squealing sound with pulsing in the brake pedal.
Hi there. In most cases, when the brake pedal pulses, it's due to either a problem with the ABS sensors or a brake rotor that is warped. A warped brake rotor can occur when the wheel is too tight on...
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Car not accelerating after I put iridium spark plugs and cleaned my throttle body.
When you cleaner the throttle body you most likely sprayed the cleaning fluid directly into the throttle body to clean it out instead of spraying a rag and wiping it out. The cleaner got into the throttle position sensor and...
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Hi, I drove my Camry 2002 in 2nd gear more than 60, after which its making horrible noise and doesn't get speed. Fixable??
Hi There, Depending on how long and how hard the motor was run at that speed in second gear, you may have damaged internal engine components. This may or may not be related to the oil light coming on. The...
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Where is the call history log on 2015 Toyota Prius
Hi there. Although this is not specific to the Prius, I believe the intelligence system is the same as explained on this video. I would recommend watching the video and referring to the Prius owner manual for steps on how...

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