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Why does my 2008 Toyota Tundra make a loud metal rattling noise whens started
Hi there. This noise can be caused by a few things. Most of the time it is caused by a loose heat shield on the exhaust. When this occurs you will hear the noise as the shield rattles and some...
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I have broken 3 sepentine belts in the last week, i replaced the tensioner pulley as well. What else could be causing my issue?
The pulley has a ball bearing within. The failure mode, or causes of failure, is limited to three possibilities: 1) defective, or worn out, ball bearings; 2) lubrication failure; 3) overloading. To eliminate possibility Nos. 1 and 2 you could...
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Power steering fluid is overflowing from reservoir
You need to check the return filter screen inside the reservoir for blockage with debris. You man need to clean it out. What happens is the returning fluid to the reservoir cannot drain back into the reservoir to be used...
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Truck starts on the 'ON' position.
Hi there. There is a loose power or ground wire to your vehicle that is causing all of the issues. The wiring could be shorting out with your starter circuit causing the vehicle to start in the 'ON' position and...
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Mechanics say it needs a tranny but I think it could be a sensor.They say no way to know until we try Trans bc it reads solenoids?
The best way to have this issue correctly diagnosed is have a mobile mechanic come to your location and complete a check engine light inspection. Although the engine light is not on most likely, this inspection allows the mechanic to...
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Car window
Hi There, This is usually a problem with the power window motor, the regulator or the fuse. The power window motor is what actually operates the window up and down when you push the switch. The regulator is what actually...
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If I lift the front end of my Tundra 3.5", will it be necessary to lift the rear end as well?
Hi there. It is always recommended to complete the same suspension alternations across all four wheels and axles. Since we do not complete aftermarket upgrade services, I would recommend contacting the manufacturer of the suspension parts you are planning to...
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Loosing power while in cruise.
It sounds like you may have a faulty electronic throttle control unit. The electronic throttle unit opens and closes the throttle blade based upon input from various engine control sensors, including the accelerator pedal. This unit also controls, among other...
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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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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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Serpentine adjustment pulley
The first thing to check is whether all replaced parts (belt, idler, tensioner, etc.) are actually the correct parts for your vehicle. It is not unusual to be given the wrong parts, for there to be cataloging errors and so...
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I have this code, P0171 I replaced my air filter, MAF sensor and PCV, but the code keeps coming back after erasing it.
This code indicates that the fuel system on bank one is weak or that a vacuum leak exists on that side of the engine. Bank one of the engine is running lean which means that either too little fuel or...
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Cylinder 5 missing
Hi there. In most cases, an engine misfire is caused by an ignition system component being faulty or the fuel injector for that cylinder not firing correctly. In some cases, the fuel injector itself is OK, but the wiring harness...
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What is the cost to replace oxygen sensors P0139, PO159
Hi there. In general, there are two O2 sensors on your Toyota, an upstream sensor (located near the exhaust manifold) and downstream (located after the catalytic converter). Based on the error codes you listed however, it's not 100% certain that...
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Just found out that my vehicle has been leaking oil for at least 2 yrs. Would smelling that burning oil smell cause health issues?
Hi Larry. As the co-founder or a non-profit that focuses on education, awareness and screening for respiratory diseases targeting the automotive community, I am happy to answer a few questions for you to clear up some facts. First, there are...
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Car was struck by lightning and won't start
Hello, thank you for writing in. Unfortunately, there is not a cut and dry answer for your problem. Lightning strikes are not created equal, nor is the damage they cause. You most likely have electrical issues, rather than something mechanically...
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I had a tapping on 03 tundra v8 it then stopped allowing me to go while engine ran no more tap. shuth it off-turns but no crank ba
Hi Dillon. It's quite possible that the tapping you were hearing is due to a timing chain that is damaged or loose. It's also possible that the input shaft of the transmission is misaligned, or even the flywheel or other...
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Burning oil from engine and breathing the fumes within the vehicle
Hi Larry. Thanks for writing in to YourMechanic.com. Anytime you smell oil inside the cab of your vehicle it is a potential safety issue which should be addressed sooner rather than later. In some cases, the smell of oil is...
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Having brake issue replaced master cylinder bench bled new part bled wheels and still no brakes.
Check the brake system to see if there is a leak and make sure that the master cylinder is full of brake fluid. If there is no leaks and the master cylinder is full, then there is still air in...

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