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Where and how do I check the transmission fluid? 2007 Toyota Tundra
Hi there - there is an oil port on the side of the transmission case where oil level can be checked. Requires getting the truck up on a lift. There is a specific process (and fluid temperature) for this check,...
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My 06 Tundra SR5 V8 starts and immediatly dies?
Hi there: If you've removed the air intake housing and are attempting to start the engine without it being fully installed; it will die as you've described. If everything is assembled and all sensors are attached; then you might have...
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Cooling system question
It's possible that you didn't get the system properly filled after your emergency repair. Sometimes it takes some doing to get all of the air pockets out of the system. If the truck has been overheated, you should change the...
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My ABS and parking lights are staying on
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
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4x4 light flashing but not engaging into 4 wheel drive
Hello there, many common faults will cause your 2007 Toyota Tundra to have the four wheel drive light flashing. The most common faults are a faulty four wheel drive switch, actuator failure, low transfer case fluid, or a shift cable...
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Doesn't restart after water pump replacement.
I'm afraid that you may have a problem with your timing belt. The big toothed belt that drives the water pump also drives the camshafts. If this belt fails during operation, you can have some pretty serious engine damage. For...
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Oil consumption
Hi there. I understand your concern. You can perform an oil consumption test similar to what I have performed while employed at the Toyota/Lexus dealerships. Perform a fresh oil change. Clean everything. Note the level on the oil dipstick. Zip...
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Ball joint pop out
Hi there. Once popped out, the ball joint has to be replaced; this could be a safety concern if not corrected properly. There could also be additional damage to the steering and suspension if the collision was enough to damage...
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Does my truck use a throttle position sensor with or without lever?
Hi there. The best way is to look at the throttle position sensor on your vehicle and see if it has a lever on it or not. If there is no lever, then you would need to purchase the sensor...
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How much to replace rear main seal or will BlueDevil rear main sealer work?
Hi there. Former Toyota/Lexus master technician here. I can tell you from experience that using any kind of sealer is a literal "Band-Aid" that will not last and could damage internal engine components if some of it breaks loose into...
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Truck will not start
Hello there, many faults will cause your 2001 Toyota Tundra to die and not start. It is good you have had the battery checked as this is the most common fault. Other possible faults are the fuel pump, battery cables,...
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Engine cranks but won't start.
Your P0101 may be related to the 171 and 174. Any and all of these can be caused by an air leak. Check under the hood for vacuum lines or air boots that have come off or are not well...
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Truck cranks but won't start.
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The EFI supplies power to the C/OPN relay. Check the wiring from the EFI and the C/OPN relay for any breaks. Use a digital ohm meter and check for a complete circuit in the...
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I changed my mas and the check engine light came back on what next
You will need to have the computer scanned to see why the light came back on. If you continue to get codes to the mass air sensor then you should have the pinpoint test completed that will test the system...
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Replaced clutch on a 06 tundra and the clutch pedal has no resistance at all. what could cause this issue?
Hi there. Go under the vehicle and check the slave cylinder and see if the return spring is attached or hanging. The return spring is what gives the pedal a resistance if the fluid is being pushed back. Also check...
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Having a steering problem. Seems loose
Hi there. It sounds like the steering rack bushings may be deteriorated or simply broken and allowing a lot of movement. That much play in the steering on that truck is usually contributed to the bushings or a combination of...
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Could you give me an estimate for the following work on my 2006 Toyota Tundra sr5? Replace front brake pads and refinish both rot
Hi there. On your list of items include a few things that our mobile mechanics are not able to offer; such as the wheel alignment and machining work on the brake rotors. You might want to contact a local brake...
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High beams stay on
Hello, thank you for writing in. Any exterior lighting fuses or relays are going to be located inside of the fuse box under the hood. There will be a black box with a removable lid. Once the lid is removed,...
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Sticky accelerator
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor is used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the gas pedal....

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