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Arthur, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi ! I have a Toyota hiace running Gas . 4 days ago the van didn't wanted to start til the 4 time. It happen one more time yesterday And this morning and now it doesnt want to start anymore . Have you got an idea ?

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Check contacts on starter motor. Common fault when they burn out. Starter will be ok only contacts burnt. Replace contacts with kit on ebay about £20 sterling drew from South Lanarkshire

Submitted: 10/01/2015 05:02:31 | ID: 109265

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uzoma, Yorkshire

Toyota Hiace

Please I changed my car engine, and ever since I changed the engine, I ve been have problem of overa heating. I ve even changed both d radiotor, water pump, top gasket and many more. The worst is dat I have spent enof moni. Pls I need help brothers. How do I over this, wot exactly do I do??? Reply pls

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Hi, was it a used engine from a breakers yard? Have you changed the thermostat?Fida from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 13/12/2014 13:19:12 | ID: 107838

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Sam, Uganda

Toyota Hiace

My vehicle engine over heats when at a speed of 90km/h and above. Always water levels are low. Radiator cup is ok,radiator fine,gasket fine.c-head ok,fan ok, and water pump fine. what could be the problem?

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the booster and brake master are ok. You should bleed your brakes using the nipples on your front wheel. kalipi laibu from Zimbabwe

it can be also cause by the weak furn. most of the furns are ran by a thick liquid in the furn. Once that liquid is very weak it will not blow out the heat and cool the radiator. You need to lock the furn so that the furn run the same speed as the engine Ble from Zimbabwe

it can be also cause by the weak furn. most of the furns are ran by a thick liquid in the furn. Once that liquid is very weak it will not blow out the heat and cool the radiator. You need to lock the furn so that the furn run the same speed as the engine Ble from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 02/12/2014 20:18:46 | ID: 107276

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charlotte anderson, Aberdeenshire

Toyota Auris

Hi, my Auris takes forever to start and it does it all the time, it makes a ticking siunds like it wants to start but can take up to 10-20 seconds of ticking before it actually starts, anyone have any answers what it sould be

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Hi! If it's ticking when you turn the key, the starter is sticking. You can get a reconditioned one---temp solution is hitting it with a hammer! This WILL get worse Mark -S- from Renfrewshire

Submitted: 24/09/2014 14:09:19 | ID: 103563

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June Whittaker, Ayrshire

Toyota Auris 2007

How much should the engine temperature gauge move on my Toyota Auris? Mine never seems to change from 1 bar. I tend to drive about 12 miles at a time.

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Hi. If you are only doing 12 miles at a time and then parking up for a few hours; before making the return journey, your Auris will barely get up to operating temperature. Check your oil AND water levels - if there is not enough oil in it the coolant (water in rad) will heat up much more quickly. If these fluid levels are ok there's nothing to worry about. All the best - Mark Mark -S- from Renfrewshire

Submitted: 19/12/2013 14:21:59 | ID: 59518

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Samuel Kalusha, Zambia

Toyota Corolla

I drive a Toyota Corolla 2002 model. The steering becomes hard each time the letters P/S appear on the dashboard. What could be the problem? Also what could be the solution?

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Check your relay 4 spin plug, it`s dead and needs to be replaced, mine had the same problem kamogelo from Botswana

Submitted: 16/06/2014 05:51:30 | ID: 97775

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kamal sattar, Staffordshire

Toyota Corolla Verso

Hi I parked my car up got out locked it by useing key fob it did put I tryd unlocking it but it didnt and now does not work at all the red light lights up but no joy is it the battery?

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Hi mine did the same thing then I saw that the seat belt was dining the back door cause my kids kept shutting the door on the seat belt . Glue a think rubber stopper on it that will sort it out Paul from Greater Manchester

Hi mine did the same thing then I saw that the seat belt was dining the back door cause my kids kept shutting the door on the seat belt . Glue a think rubber stopper on it that will sort it out Paul from Greater Manchester

Hi mine did the same thing then I saw that the seat belt was dining the back door cause my kids kept shutting the door on the seat belt . Glue a think rubber stopper on it that will sort it out Paul from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 09/09/2014 23:30:22 | ID: 102911

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Ross, Dorset

Toyota Corolla Verso

Hi, I have been having an intermittent fault with my Corolla Verso for about a year now. every now and again the revs refuse to climb (either when pulling away or when changing gear at speed) and in order to clear the problem I have to put the clutch fully in, floor the accelerator (at which the engine stutters, then roars and pours black smoke out the back) and then almost slip the clutch to get it going. Up until now it has only happened every month or so (for 15/20 mins at a time) but more recently it has been happening a lot more frequently culminating with it happening now all the time, even on two hour journeys. Has been into the garage multiple times but there are no error or fault codes showing and they are at a bit of a loss. They thought that it was the mass air flow box which they changed and have also tried changing the fuel filter, but this has not sorted it. They say they are not sure what to try next...... Any ideas would be gratefully received.

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Hi - Just wondered if you solved your problem - my mechanic is not able to sort my car out all symptons are like yours , Would appreciate it if you have any ideas My Mechanic is baffled Regards Sue Sue McNamara from Surrey

Hi - Just wondered if you solved your problem - my mechanic is not able to sort my car out all symptons are like yours , Would appreciate it if you have any ideas My Mechanic is baffled Regards Sue Sue McNamara from Surrey

It turned out after lots of investigations to be the EGR (exhaust gas recirculation - I think) valve. Quite an expensive part but has been fitted about 2 months now and have had no repeat of the symptoms! Ross from Dorset

Submitted: 06/08/2014 22:33:16 | ID: 101043

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Annemarie Porter, East Sussex

Toyota Yaris

The orange airbag light on the dashboard remains on for the driver's airbag all the time. Is this correct? How do I get it to switch off?

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i think it is loose connection under driver seat hassan from Lancashire

Submitted: 17/11/2014 12:30:25 | ID: 106338

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Rui, Pembrokeshire

Toyota Avensis

I have a 2.0 diesel d4d avensis when I drive in morning it's fine but once warmed up it loses power can anyone tell me what could be problem thanks

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Hi, I just read your comments re loss of power. My 2006 did the same and with a lot of testing diesel components, nothing. However the problem was the exhaust recycling unit which is quite expensive to replace. The reason is that this unit becomes carbon clogged up and closes hence loss of power. Open it up clean it and block it off with a S/Steel plate. Your car will go faster, use less fuel. It was pointed out many taxi drivers do it to get better fuel economy. the car is now with 103,000 miles and like a spring chicken, passes omission MOT with no bother. in fact the component almost seems an EU waste of time. Hope this helps mervyn stone from Yorkshire

Hi, I just read your comments re loss of power. My 2006 did the same and with a lot of testing diesel components, nothing. However the problem was the exhaust recycling unit which is quite expensive to replace. The reason is that this unit becomes carbon clogged up and closes hence loss of power. Open it up clean it and block it off with a S/Steel plate. Your car will go faster, use less fuel. It was pointed out many taxi drivers do it to get better fuel economy. the car is now with 103,000 miles and like a spring chicken, passes omission MOT with no bother. in fact the component almost seems an EU waste of time. Hope this helps mervyn stone from Yorkshire

Submitted: 15/11/2014 12:19:43 | ID: 106239

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Gabriel, Nigeria

Toyota Avensis Verso

My Toyota Avensis vibrates anytime my speed is about 120km/hr if I applied brake. What is probably the cause?

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it sounds like your discs needs to be skimmed ,a friend of mine bought cheep discs and had this problem and he works in a machine shop and he skimmed the discs and they were good for a while but the problem came back and he changed the discs for a different brand and problem was solved Earl from Ireland

Submitted: 26/10/2014 21:29:02 | ID: 105162

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Martin Stephens, Suffolk

Toyota Hiace 1971

Hi. I am trying to restore a 1971 Toyota Hiace with a 12R engine, RH11V 373. I really cannot find a speedo cluster/instrument panel. Can anyone help me locate one? Thanks. (RH11V 373)

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i found one for a hilux on trade me new zealand, and adapted it to fit....never give up!! Martin Stephens from Suffolk

Submitted: 18/11/2013 14:17:09 | ID: 58040

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Rosemary Stephens, Hertfordshire

Toyota Yaris

I think I have turned the front sensors off as they are not working, but I do not know how to turn them on again

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How do I turn them on? Rosemary Stephens from Hertfordshire

Submitted: 13/12/2014 08:55:26 | ID: 107821

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Chad, South Africa

Toyota Hilux

I have a toyoya d/cab hilux 27i vvti it start but does not rev up ?

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Check fuel pressure,sounds like fuel pump,I have had a lot of problems with pumps on these models. Ian from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 05/07/2014 11:08:08 | ID: 98999

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Trevor, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hilux

Where is the fuel pump relay located on a 2.7 2011 Vigo?

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Fuel pump relay is inside fuse box in engine bay,you have to dismantle fuse box housing and there is a small blue relay inside. Hope this helps. Ian from Zimbabwe

Fuel pump relay is inside fuse box in engine bay,you have to dismantle fuse box housing and there is a small blue relay inside. Hope this helps. Ian from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 18/09/2014 09:00:40 | ID: 103245

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femmy samuel, Switzerland

Toyota Dyna

the engine start well and stopped immediately i press the accelerator. please what can i do ?

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Mine too, been to two garages, no luck yet. check engine light on, in limp mode, switch off, starts and drives again but stops at random times. Have you had any luck. anthony from Lincolnshire

Mine too, been to two garages, no luck yet. check engine light on, in limp mode, switch off, starts and drives again but stops at random times. Have you had any luck. anthony from Lincolnshire

Submitted: 14/05/2014 22:51:20 | ID: 95529

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duan, South Africa

Toyota Yaris

It starts perfect and idle 100% but it revs at only 2000rpm and when I drive there is no power

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Good day Duan My sisters yaris started doing the same thing, how did you resolve this problem? Lwande from South Africa

Good day Duan My sisters yaris started doing the same thing, how did you resolve this problem? Lwande from South Africa

Submitted: 07/10/2014 00:21:03 | ID: 104191

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daanish, Berkshire

Toyota Avensis

Hi, My toyota avensis diesel d4d 's engine going off when stop anywhere or take off my foot from the gas pedal. why is that ?? please help thank you

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Diesel pump or injectors jay from Bedfordshire

Submitted: 30/10/2014 22:43:58 | ID: 105359

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sandra, Jamaica

Toyota Yaris

What would cause the light for the speedometer and that other gauge,(I refer to it as the rev gauge) along with the transmission shift light to go out, hence unable to see the speed and rev along with to see the gear at nights. I have checked the fuse, have not seen any broken. Someone said it is the relay. I am in Jamaica my vehicle is a 2009 Toyota Yaris. Where would I find the relay that relates to that connection. It is a RHD. Please the Model Type/Year is Gas/Sedan 2008 Toyota Yaris just select the hatchback information to move on.

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Are all the inside lights out? Radio and ventilation cluster as well? Happened to me once or twice that I had touched the dimmer wheel and just turned them so weak that they looked off! Berni from Canada

Are all the inside lights out? Radio and ventilation cluster as well? Happened to me once or twice that I had touched the dimmer wheel and just turned them so weak that they looked off! Berni from Canada

Submitted: 03/10/2014 06:19:59 | ID: 103991

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Clare, Bristol

Toyota Hiace

Hi there - Our 1994 hi ace smells of burning rubber when we are going up a hill or powering along on the motorway. The smell seems to go after around ten minutes. Can you think what it might be? Thanks

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its a smell of burning clutch need to change clutch plate and pressure plate joe from New Zealand

Submitted: 22/09/2014 11:53:53 | ID: 103441

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Saud, Tyne and Wear

Toyota Yaris

Hi I have a Toyota Yaris 1999 1.l and mileage 89,560 and speedometer run fast then normal. If I`m driving at 10 it shows 22, if I go at 30 it shows 45. Why is this and what is the problem please? Can you help to find out? Thanks

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Have you checked if you`re driving in kph? T from West Midlands

Have you checked if you`re driving in kph? T from West Midlands

it just happened to my diesel yarris ~ caused by jump startingt a flat battery. wondering if it will fix on its own or is there some way to fix it? philippa from Pembrokeshire

it just happened to my diesel yarris ~ caused by jump starting a flat battery. wondering if it will fix on its own or is there some way to fix it? philippa from Pembrokeshire

Submitted: 22/10/2014 14:15:18 | ID: 104985

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ken, Hong Kong

Toyota Hiace

I have a noisy gearbox, like hitting the body of the van underneath?

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Gearbox mount Steve from Australia

Gearbox mount Steve from Australia

Submitted: 15/09/2014 05:34:46 | ID: 103108

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cait, South Lanarkshire

Toyota Yaris

Just this week my 2002 yaris D4D has cut out while slowing down or moving away at traffic lights four separate times.

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I have a Toyota Yaris Verso diesel and when I drive on the motorway sometimes it goes slower, not more than 50mph? zaid from Buckinghamshire

Submitted: 06/10/2014 23:41:54 | ID: 104190

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RAMON, Saudi Arabia

Toyota Hiace

hi i had a hiace 2700efi gasoline,how much kilometers do i have to change the oil for first time?

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5000 Kms or 3000 miles or three months. timothy bisram from Guyana

Submitted: 10/10/2014 22:38:10 | ID: 104414

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Tom Allison, Perthshire

Toyota Rav4 2005

My Toyota Rav4 is very slow to start and I have to keep turning the starter. The heater plugs have been replaced but things are still the same. What should I try next?

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I've been having the same problem with my rav4 2.2 4xd. Very slow starting in the mornings. It's had a new battery and glow plugs so checked starter conections but still slow. I put a jump lead [black]neg: to the battery and the other end to the bolt on the starter motor giving it another earth and now the starter turns over faster. Hopefully this has now cured my slow start problem. If your car improves let me know. ron sheldon from Staffordshire

im having same problem rav4 2.2 4xd very very slow starting in mornings had new batt: glow plugs so checked starter conections still slow i put a jump lead [black]neg: to batt and the other end to bolt on starter motor giving it another earth the starter now turns over faster hope this has cured my slow start problem if your car improves send me email thanks ron ron sheldon from Staffordshire

hi my 2006 2.2 deisel toyota was slow starting in morning fitted glow plugs had batt checked all these things Still slow, so i brought a recon ed starter motor off ebay cost £110 fitted the starter motor a bit of a fiddle to fit, now it starts like a jet plane one touch of starter and its there stripped old starter it was dirty and full of dirt ron sheldon from Staffordshire

Submitted: 30/11/2011 16:12:16 | ID: 75970

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myo zaw aung, Laois

Toyota Hiace

Diesel pump error

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What shall I check for? Suchit from Trinidad and Tobago

Submitted: 09/10/2014 10:56:22 | ID: 104317

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myo zaw aung, Laois

Toyota Hiace

I have a 2008 Toyota Hiace. If the lever is free, the engine will stop. Does anyone know why that happens. Any ideas would be helpful please? Thanks

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I have a 2008 Toyota Hiace. I have a problem that the diesel pump join with computer box. Please, what do I do? myo zaw aung from Laois

Submitted: 09/10/2014 11:07:13 | ID: 104319

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Douglas Holyer, England

Toyota Yaris 2004

The cassette/radio and clock on my Toyota Yaris have stopped working after using the cigarette lighter for a compressor. I have checked the main dome fuse and for any loose wires, as well as an independent fuse for the radio which I can’t feel! The interior light still works, which I believe is on the same circuit. Any thoughts where to look next?

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Exactly the same thing just happened to me today! Unlike you I didn't know about the Dome fuse so instead, changed the 10A ACC fuse under the dash. This got some of my functionality back (cig. lighter, electric door mirrors) but not the display. Then I re-checked the Dome fuse and replaced it ('though it looked OK) and now have the display etc. fully functional again. Changing the under-dash fuse AND the Dome fuse seems to have sorted this for me - hope it helps you. Steve from Northumberland

Exactly the same thing just happened to me today! Unlike you I didn't know about the Dome fuse so instead, changed the 10A ACC fuse under the dash. This got some of my functionality back (cig. lighter, electric door mirrors) but not the display. Then I re-checked the Dome fuse and replaced it ('though it looked OK) and now have the display etc. fully functional again. Changing the under-dash fuse AND the Dome fuse seems to have sorted this for me - hope it helps you. Steve from Northumberland

Submitted: 14/03/2014 11:59:09 | ID: 62802

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jerome murray, Jamaica

Toyota Hilux

Low fuel level light comes on and will not go off after fuel tank was filled. How can i fix this problem?

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Reset azamin setapa from Malaysia

Submitted: 15/09/2014 00:09:34 | ID: 103103

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jias, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

What causes hard starting after injector nozzle change?

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Check your glow plugs Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 13/08/2014 12:47:06 | ID: 101416

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Nicholas Hope, Australia

Toyota Hiace

I recently bought a second hand toyota hiace van. Every day now it has problems going into reverse. I have the linkages checked 3 times and am told there fine, what eles can be the problem. The dealer keeps telling me he's adjusted the linkage but that doesn't seem to help. Need help desperately it's driving me mad.

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Ask your mechanic to remove the linkage and check the selector switch by it self Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 14/08/2014 15:56:48 | ID: 101478

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david, Lancashire

Toyota Hiace

How do I locate and remove the starter motor?

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To locate the starter motor you have to go under the vehicle, it is bolted on to the bellhousing just about where the fly wheel is at. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 17/08/2014 11:39:43 | ID: 101634

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byron, Jamaica

Toyota Hiace

My radiator has a leak, but cant get the radiator out....help!

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First you have to remove the fan and guards,the top water hose and bottom hose, next there are three 10 bolts at the top of radiator and two at the bottom of radiator and that is it. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 27/08/2014 00:17:10 | ID: 102196

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david, Lancashire

Toyota Hiace

my panel van has 2 batteries 55ah/5hr can I replace them one at a time

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Change the weakest one Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 27/08/2014 08:14:49 | ID: 102202

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joe, New Zealand

Toyota Hiace

Hi ,can anyone tell how to change the fuel filter on a toyota hiace 98 2.0 petrol automatic?

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Not familiar with that particular model, but on the 1996 2.4 litre petrol and I suspect your as well, the fuel filter is an in-line filter and is located on the inside face of the chassis just about below your passengers feet. It is easy reached from under the vehicle and even easier still if you remove the engine cover in the back section of the van. To remove the filter, use a pair of pliers (long nose I find the best but not essential) to squeeze together the lugs of the hose clamp and move the clamp along the hose out of the way; there is one each side of the filter. Then simply pull the hoses off the filter, discard it and install the new filter. Hope that is what you meant and that this information helps. Vera from Australia

Just to back on the fuel fuel filter- One end of the fuel filter has an arrow ,make sure that this end connect to the line from the fuel tank. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 27/08/2014 09:11:50 | ID: 102205

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J, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi there. I have a 2000 3.0 litre turbo diesel super custom and I want to change dif oil front and back. What type of oil do I use? It's full time awd. Cheers

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90 grade oil Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 01/09/2014 06:45:52 | ID: 102434

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Alan Walker, Lincolnshire

Toyota Hiace

Recently, I had the upper wishbones on the torsion bar suspension changed. Since then, whilst driving over uneven surfaces, the suspension makes a clonking sound, coming from half way down the chassis,where the torsion bar is adjusted. Does anyone know how to adjust this setting, and so give me a "clonkless" ride. I should say that the replacement arms were fitted by a Non-Toyota garage. Any advice appreciated. Alan

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Ask your mechanic to have a look at your control arm bushings Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 14/09/2014 21:51:17 | ID: 103099

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Kefasi, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

I have a 2000 Toyota Hiace wagon automatic and it`s overheating. The temperature is going to maximum. I have checked the water level in the radiotor is ok. I checked the coolant level and it`s ok. I cannot really figure out what`s the problem?

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Ask your mechanic to look at your fluid fan, may be need changing Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 22/09/2014 08:45:20 | ID: 103430

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David murphy, County Down

Toyota Yaris

My car was sitting at my home for 4days went out to start it both my wife's and my keys won't open the car opened it manually . The car won't start and dash board is dead. Please advise David murphy

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you're battery was drained. have your battery jum started emmalyn from United Arab Emirates

Submitted: 12/09/2014 15:54:24 | ID: 103014

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emmalyn, United Arab Emirates

Toyota Yaris

Hi my 2006 Toyota Yaris Automatic hatchback gear panel light was gone. I am just wondering what exactly the fuse # in the fuse box. its not clearly written in my manual. thanks,

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Your battey has drained. Have it jump started. emmalyn from United Arab Emirates

Submitted: 20/09/2014 06:06:52 | ID: 103345

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