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Car is knocking while stopped in Drive mode.
Hi there. There could be an issue with the engine bearings or the transmission thrust bearings. First check all of the fluids in the vehicle. Make sure that they are full and if they are low to top them off....
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The slip indicator symbol comes on when I turn the key on.
Hi there. The slip indicator light is on when the traction control is malfunctioning. The vehicle is safe to drive to a local shop or to the dealership, but you will want to reframe from driving in conditions that will...
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Electric Cooling Fan Remains On Even When Car is turned off
The radiator fan will be controlled by the engine ECU (electronic control unit) through a relay. The relay is most likely your problem. When the fan shuts off, it can cause a small arc on the relay points that will...
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2007 yaris sputters and stalls in park
Hi there. In most cases, when your engine runs fine, but will sputter and die when you put it into park, it's an indication of a vacuum leak, mass air flow sensor or EGR valve problem. It could also indicate...
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How much should it cost to replace the entire rear end? 2008 Toyota Yaris
Hi there - this task is best handled by a collision repair estimator at a reputable paint and body shop. S/he is trained to evaluate visible and not-so-visible damage, and the costs to repair. Contact a reputable paint and body...
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Car randomly sways/jerks left or right while driving, like it loses traction for a split second.
Hi there. The biggest problem with bushing and bearings is that although they progressively wear out, when they fail, it can happen quickly and without notice. I would strongly recommend having a professional mobile mechanic come to your location and...
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Can having your engine seize cause transmission problems too?
If your vehicle has an automatic transmission, the engine drives the transmission through a fluid coupling known as a "torque converter". As a consequence of this design, if the engine were to suddenly stop, the transmission (and differential) would continue...
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Control arm bushing replacement
The service that you are referring to, namely control arm assembly replacement includes the bushings. That control arm has two bushings in it, already pre-installed in the control arm. So, the price is "complete". If you want this service performed...
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My 2007 Toyota Yaris jerks a bit when I press the accelerator- usually when it is cold.
Hello. Most of the time a jerking is caused by an engine misfire. If the engine has not been tuned up in some time it may be as simple as that. It can also be caused by a sensor that...
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Q: starter
Hello, thank you for writing in. Even without a check engine light, there may be codes present that will help with this. Scan the vehicle for codes first, and use any present to help guide you. The noises you are...
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New battery will not stay charged.
If your charging system were not working your car would not continue to run after a jump start. But for some reason the power produced by the alternator is not reaching the battery or there is an interruption that you...
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Air bag now says "off" pass seatbelt light beeps with nobody in the seat. What can that be?
This is likely related to the sensor in the seat that measures the weight put on the seat to know when to enact or arm the airbag. The airbag system uses a sensor in the seat to know when there...
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i have 2016 Toyota Yaris, for how many KM i need to change the Gear Box Oil in routine ?
Hi there. If you download our mobile app, you can set up an automatic updates when all services are due. However, if you live outside the United States, we're not able to provide you with repair or maintenance solutions. You...
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Rattling noise 2012 Toyota Yaris
Hi there - the rattling noise you describe is likely a heat shield on the exhaust system, or some other bracket attached to the engine/transmission. Engine vibration, however minimal, can cause loose metal to make an awful racket. Since getting...
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Some "grunting" or "creaking" when I turn the wheel or go over potholes. Took it in and they found nothing.
The problem sounds like the sway bar link arms are binding when turned and in motion. It is these or the struts are binding.
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stiff steering wheel after adjusting tire pressure.
The pressure would have to be very low for it to affect your steering effort. But maybe it is. Most auto stores have a basket of tire gauges that they sell on the counter for a few dollars. Most of...
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Hi Josh! If I provide the fuel pump kit and filter, how much do you charge for labor?
The labor to replace the fuel pump in the tank would depend on the exact model and labor rates in your area. The labor will be less than 1.5 hours if you supply parts to replace the pump i you...
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Started idling rough then stalling at traffic lights after about 20 minutes of driving. Replaced fuel pump, fuel filter, and spark plugs.
Try flushing out the fuel system with a fuel treatment. You may have to remove the supply fuel line and blow out the line with air pressure to clean out what could be blocking the line. Check all of the...
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Brake squeaking when releasing brake pedal
It could be that you have some debris from brake lining wear built up in the drums that is making the noise, if that's the case a simple brake shoe replacement will do the trick. It could also be that...
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I have left my car out in the cold for 9 days. Today, I tried to start it and it wouldn’t start. I’m assuming the battery drained
Hi Brianna. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When it's really cold outside and the vehicle does not start for longer than a week, it's common for the battery to be low on cranking amps, which causes the lack of starting...

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