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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Yaris
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The Best Used Cars to Buy If You're a Teacher
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there some oil dropping down from the acclerator pedal also engine there a noise thought it was exhaust but got that checked out
Hello. Thank you for writing in. The first thing you want to do it's find the cause of the oil leak, and make the appropriate repairs. The leak coming from the accelerator is likely coming down that pedal from somewhere...
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IT MIX OIL WITH PETROL AND OIL GAUGE IS UP FROM LAST GAUGE AND OIL IS SMELLING GAS 2012 Toyota Yaris
Hi - it sounds like you have a leaking fuel injector or cold start system, which is flooding at least one cylinder with fuel. This should be corrected immediately. In addition to poor running, the gas leaking into the crankcase...
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struggling to start after fuel pump assembly replacement
Hi there. It is possible that there is an issue with the fuel pump, but that is not likely. If the engine is hard to start then that can be caused by a sensor problem. I usually start by checking...
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Why would my serpentine belt keep shredding? I've changed it two times now.
The serpentine belt is driven by the engine from the crankshaft pulley. The belt is routed around all the accessory pulleys: water pump, alternator, power steering pump and air conditioning compressor (if equipped), as well as a belt tensioner or...
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Car not starting/slow acceleration
By the description of your transmission fluid, your vehicle is probably in need of a transmission service. However, this is not the reason your vehicle will not start. Your engine requires spark, fuel, and air, to start and run. Air...
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Air Conditioning
Hi there: Error codes are created when the sensors designed to monitor components detects an error in the system; or are faulty themselves. They are used as a tool or guide to provide a professional mechanic with a starting point...
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Difficulty changing gear. Has become very stiff, mainly second gear and reverse. Only 30k miles 2009 Toyota Yaris
Hello - most likely one or both of your shifter cables needs to be replaced, because of lack of lubrication inside the cable. The colder weather highlights this problem (probably shifts better after you've driven a bit, right?). I would...
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Problm sounds in my car
Hello. Start by trying to identify what kind of noise it is. Does it sound like it is metal on metal? Does the noise happen constantly, intermittently, when you turn, with increasing or decreasing RPMs, while braking, or completely randomly?...
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How much for rear brakes, pads rotars and caliber?
Hi there. I always suggest having a brake inspection performed to give us a good picture of what needs attention. Quotes cannot be generated via the ask a mechanic portal. Your request is being forwarded to customer service for your...
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My car idles sometimes and there's a problem with the spark plug and coil all the time
Hello. Idle issues can be caused by a few different things. A few common causes are faulty coils, or an issue with the idle air control valve. The ignition coils are the components that generate the engine's spark. It may...
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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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RPMS rarely go past 3000 except pushing down hard on accelerator
Hi there. It's highly likely that you have a clogged fuel filter or low fuel pressure. It's also possible that the air filter is dirty and needs to be replaced. In some rare instances, an electrical gremlin with the ignition...
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Putting on ac or heat screaming noise
The noise is most likely coming from the a/c blower inside the right side of the dash. The bearing inside the blower motor is noisey. Verify the noise is coming from the a/c blower motor and replace the blower motor....
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Miss bit engine
Happy New Year to you as well! It sounds like your little Toyota may be experiencing a bad battery. When the battery is weak, old, or has an internal fault it can create a multitude of driving concerns; many exhibit...
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Resin is leaking from my car door - 2007 Toyota Yaris
This may be related to a couple of different things. Many car manufacturers use a resin-like material to secure bundles of connector wires to places inside doors and other places throughout the vehicle. It is possible that this material melted...
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The power steering light is always on even after replacing car battery
Depending on the model of your engine, your power steering system may be electric or hydraulic. If it is hydraulic, this suggests your power steering pump may be failing or you have a leak elsewhere in one of the power...
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smoke is coming out from left side power control window switch
Hi there. It sounds like either the switch may have burned out. It is a rare occurrence, but it has happened. You car is safe to drive. Toyota actually has issued a recall for this particular concern; the Yaris is...
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OIL CHANGE
The best thing to do is to call Jiffy Lube and have them take care of problem. If they did something wrong and all the oil leaked out then the engine may have damaged internally. Do not attempt to do...
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Transmission and possibly engine problem - 2011 Toyota Yaris
The vibration and jumping may be caused by a broken engine mount. Very often a failed engine mount will cause excessive movement and bump against the stops. An easy way to see this is to have the parking brake held...
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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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