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nev, Northumberland

Toyota Yaris

How many parts are there in my exhaust system?

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Around about 15 to 20 parts, including tyres, pipes, screws, seals, muffler, catalytic converter, resonator, multiple, among others. Claudio from Costa Rica

Submitted: 13/08/2014 20:38:19 | ID: 101436

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Harry C, Lancashire

Toyota Yaris

My daughters 55 reg Yaris makes a screeching noise intermittently when turning left speed at any speed. Can anyone suggest what the problem might be?

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It is possible that this related to the bearings, maybe a brush with the brake disc protector. It might have lost the fat on the front axle, in the CV joint. Best to go to the nearest dealer for a technician to hear the sound. Claudio from Costa Rica

Submitted: 28/08/2014 14:06:24 | ID: 102277

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Steve Levesque, Canada

Toyota Yaris

Something strange happened today with my daughter's Yaris. When she started the engine, all dashboard lights were flashing and even the brake buzzer (power brakes) was buzzing. It did it only once. Now, when she starts moving with her vehicle in first gear, it's like the brakes are still on but after a while when she stops there is no smell of burning, so I don't think the brakes are applied. Is it possible it's a problem with the ABS system? If so, is it possible to switch it off? Could it be only a fuse problem? Thanks

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ABS works with traditional brake system, says that there is no bad smell or overheating the brakes are discarded. It could be related to the transmission or the fuel injection control, perhaps the MAF sensor. It is best to take it to the dealer for a technical review. Claudio from Costa Rica

ABS works with traditional brake system, says that there is no bad smell or overheating the brakes are discarded. It could be related to the transmission or the fuel injection control, perhaps the MAF sensor. It is best to take it to the dealer for a technical review. Claudio from Costa Rica

Submitted: 03/09/2014 05:32:58 | ID: 102541

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Camila Soto, Chile

Toyota Auris

I have a Toyota Auris 2009 and I don't know where the fuse box is. I am looking for the fuse corresponding to the headlights.Help me please?

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Hi,the fuse box on the 1.33vvti 2009 is on the right hand side of the engine compartment ,to the right of the air filter. colin boyd from Antrim

Hi,the fuse box on the 1.33vvti 2009 is on the right hand side of the engine compartment ,to the right of the air filter. colin boyd from Antrim

Submitted: 05/05/2014 17:48:38 | ID: 95126

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donn, Philippines

Toyota Hiace

what are the signs that my battery needs to be replaced?

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Check on the battery, if its a maintenance free battery or not? Maintenance free batteries have a indication if its good, needs a charge or needs replacement. joe from New Zealand

The first sigh most of us get is that it lacks sufficient energy to crank the car on a cold day. Then we usually look at the battery or our accounts to see how old it is. Batteries come with a warranty (often with a sticker on the battery) and few batteries last a day beyond the expiry of warranty period. It is possible to have the battery charge level and general condition checked at a battery centre or auto electrician. Indeed,; most mechanics would also have the equipment to check it. And I would certainly do that if the battery wasn't very old because the problem may lie elsewhere and it may be necessary to look at other components of the starting and charging system. But if the battery warranty has expired you can just about bet that the battery has also expired. Vera from Australia

Submitted: 14/08/2014 13:13:47 | ID: 101468

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Rey lucero, Philippines

Toyota Hiace

I have a 1995 Toyota Hiace Van. I observed that when I was travelling my reserve tank is always full and my radiator reduces water. I already advised the mechanic to check if my radiator aux has a problem but he replied that your aux is running okay. To this extent I suspected my water pump. If the water pump failed what is the resulting behavior of the car?

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You are unlikely to get a water pump that fails, if by fail you mean that it ceases to pump. What is a more likely possibility is that it develops a leak. This you may see as a drip or leak on the ground under the vehicle but such a drip could come from any number of places including the air conditioner condenser. The most likely cause is a defective radiator cap. As the water in the radiator expands with heating and temperature it should and may in fact vent some to the auxiliary tank. It does this by raising the valve in radiator cap just sufficient to expose the outlet to the auxiliary tank but not sufficient to vent the fluid out the top of the radiator. Later, as the temperature drops a small vacuum is created within the radiator and this sucks the fluid back from the auxiliary tank. If the radiator cap is defective, the fluid may be venting from the radiator to the auxiliary tank okay, but instead of drawing it back later from the auxiliary , air is being drawn through the defective cap seal. Over time, the radiator fluid level drops without making any apparent difference to the level of fluid in the auxiliary. This is especially true if some of the radiator fluid is also lost directly out past the defective cap and not reaching the auxiliary tank at all. The radiator cap is cheap. Replace it before you spend any more money. If that fails to correct the situation, get the radiator pressure tested. That will tell you if you have a leak in the radiator, the heater, any of the hoses or perhaps the cylinder head, gasket or block. A leak in any of these may be too small to notice visually. My money is on the radiator cap. Start there. Vera from Australia

Submitted: 19/08/2014 05:33:42 | ID: 101744

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Rooble, Kenya

Toyota Hiace

I have Toyota hiace bus model 1999 automatic. From yesterday (23-08-2014) when I put on the reverse gear and move I hear noises from around/ in between the rear wheels.Please can any body tell me the problem and how to fix it.

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Your description of the noise is a bit hazy, and your level of experience and understanding unknown. But there are a couple of things you could check. The first is the hand brake. On this model the hand brake can cause the shoes to bind with the brake drums. This is usually noticed when you try to move backward and id heard and felt as a single but distinct clunk accompanied by a feeling that the brake has suddenly "let go". The brake shoes move slightly with the rotation of the wheel and drum and what you hear and feel is the releasing of the bond between the shoes and the drum when the shoes reach the maximum extent of their ability to travel. Once the clunk is heard that is the end of the matter until next time you apply the hand brake. The second possibility is a failure to some extent of the tail shaft universal joint or joints. Early wear is usually accompanied by a metallic squeak almost like an insect. But you may miss the early signs of wear and only begin to notice it when the wear is sufficient to wear to cause a heavier clunk as one side of the worn joint rotates freely for a fraction of a turn before the other side takes up the load. There is no reason why this should be more obvious in reverse than in drive, but it is possible. Nothing else comes to my mind that would emanate at the rear axle and only affect reverse. Unless of course you have picked up a stick or some other obstruction. I strongly urge you to visit a mechanic and seek both an opinion and a quote. Even if you have some level of experience, it never hurts to have a second opinion or confirmation. Vera from Australia

Submitted: 24/08/2014 05:10:39 | ID: 102018

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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

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

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Jonathan Thursfield, Lancashire

Toyota Hiace 1993

I have a Toyota Hiace 1993 Campervan import and there is a problem with the automatic transmission. It won’t go from third to fourth. I have been told to change the ATF but I need a gearbox filter and a gearbox sump gasket. Can anyone suggest where I can get such a part? I have on the plus side been able to source a rear wiper motor! Thanks.

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There is an oil temperature sensor in the box that won't let it change into top gear until the oil temp is warm enough. But this gets dirty and because it is magnetic, it sometimes gets an accumulation of fine metal parts all of which prevent it functioning correctly. Often it is enough to have it cleaned during a regular service. Vera from Australia

There is an oil temperature sensor in the box that won't let it change into top gear until the oil temp is warm enough. But this gets dirty and because it is magnetic, it sometimes gets an accumulation of fine metal parts all of which prevent it functioning correctly. Often it is enough to have it cleaned during a regular service. Vera from Australia

Sometimes topping up the ATF will help. May be too low? sand from Australia

Sand is quite right. First thing to check is the oil level. if it is low, just topping it up will normally be all that is necessary to correct the problem. I've had this occur when traveling on a long trip. the oil level drops and the box won't change at all. But if it is only top gear or overdrive it win't change into then I suspect the temperature sensor. Vera from Australia

Submitted: 09/01/2014 11:04:55 | ID: 60478

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Albert Jani, Japan

Toyota Hiace

I have got a Toyota Hiace 1kz. It doesn`t have power and sometimes shows an a\t oil temperature light on the dash. It`s an automatic car and it takes off with gear number 3. Can anyone help?

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Change Transmission Fluid or top it up sand from Australia

Submitted: 25/11/2013 14:28:42 | ID: 58586

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Robert Davis, Jamaica

Toyota Hiace 2006

Why is there a puff of white smoke when my Toyota Hiace`s engine starts? (turbo)

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Replace engine valve seals Les Shanks from Australia

White smoke is oil sand from Australia

Submitted: 05/12/2013 10:37:14 | ID: 58792

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Malcolm Drew, Cornwall

Toyota Hiace 2002

My Toyota Hiace`s engine loses power and runs unevenly periodically. What should I do? (gs)

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Change your fuel filter, I have a 2010 Hiace and it started to run lumpy especially over 55 mph. You could put your foot to the floor and be hard pushed to get 60mph. Had new fllter fitted and seems to have cured it. Hope this helps Neil Powell from Cheshire

Or periodically you are filling up at a service station that has bad fuels or water in the fuel. sand from Australia

Submitted: 05/12/2013 12:21:01 | ID: 58794

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Jan Rudelbach, Australia

Toyota Hiace 1986

Can the manual engine in my 1986 LWB Toyota Hiace campervan be replaced with an automatic engine? Also can power steering be fitted?

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Anything can be done if you have money but you only will need to change the gearbox to and Auto plus all workings. Be sure to connect the auto neutral switch or it wont start. sand from Australia

Submitted: 17/12/2013 09:10:48 | ID: 59421

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Francklin KT, Belgium

Toyota Hiace 2002

Hi there, I have a Toyota Hiace. When you start the engine it responds perfectly, but when I start driving it for just about 200 metres it loses power. I tried to switch off the engine and start again but it behaved the same way after 150 to 200 metres, it lost power again. Can anybody give me an idea of the solution to this please?

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It will work. It’s a must to have your injectors pressure tested. Henry Kamwendo from Malawi

Fuel filter ronnie coogan from Dublin

Check for water in the distributor sand from Australia

Submitted: 23/12/2013 10:57:05 | ID: 59644

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Brian Ramsay, Australia

Toyota Hiace 1999

What is causing my Toyota Hiace’s engine to constantly overheat and boil out all of the water? We have had a new cyclinder head, new radiator, new thermo fan. All new hoses, injectors and valves are good. I`m tearing my hair out. Please can anybody help? Thankyou. (Manual 14 seat minibus)

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Buy a new radiator cap, the seal is probably gone. Leigh Holmes from Australia

Water pump ronnie coogan from Dublin

And thermostat sand from Australia

Submitted: 03/01/2014 11:23:15 | ID: 60208

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Kennedy Madara, Kenya

Toyota Hiace 2005

My Toyota Hiace 2kd engine (2005) does not brake properly. When you step on the brakes at times it loses the grip! The other day the inner brake pad on the passenger side dropped, forcing me to stop the van with the handbrake. I have replaced the pads but it`s still not good!. Since the incident the handbrake light is showing, even when the handbrake is removed and the vehicle is moving. How do I get the handbrake light off?

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Caliper needs replacing or reconditioning perhaps? Did it pull to right also? sand from Australia

Submitted: 09/01/2014 12:33:52 | ID: 60456

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Mal Murphy, Australia

Toyota Hiace 1987

Hi, the gauge needle on my Toyota Hiace moves to normal mid range when the ignition is switched on (like the fuel gauge). Is this normal or is the unit faulty?

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Yes, if that is how much fuel you have in your fuel tank when driving. After pulling up check level, turn car off, then turn ignition to on, it should go back to the same level. sand from Australia

Submitted: 14/01/2014 08:33:37 | ID: 60630

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Andrea, France

Toyota Hiace 1998

Where is the starter motor located on my Toyota Hiace? I just get a clicking when turning the key. Thanks in advance. (powervan gs lwb)

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On the left rear of the engine. Theron Smith from London

Sounds like low battery sand from Australia

Submitted: 17/01/2014 14:34:31 | ID: 60861

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Phillip Zgambo, Zambia

Toyota Hiace 2004

I have a 2004 Toyota Hiace Quantum 2 kd diesel. I parked it a few weeks ago and I could not start it the following morning. Now my mechanic has discovered that there is no power going to the injector nozzles, although the fuel is flowing from the nozzles it is not firing. What could the problem be? It is giving me code P0089 which has to do with the fuel pressure regulator. What has that got to do with the nozzles firing? (Quantum)

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Check glow plugs. Theron Smith from London

I have a similar problem on a Toyota Dyna with a 2KD Engine. Fault code is giving me P1215 and my mechaniic is telliing me to replace the injector driver. Please help before I spend money on this expensive part. Thomas Mumpangwe from Zambia

Check fuses and relays. May need a auto electrician for the best diagnosis sand from Australia

Submitted: 20/01/2014 09:43:56 | ID: 61202

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Vila Semaan, Australia

Toyota Hiace 1999

When I put my Toyota Hiace minibus in drive it will not move. I push the accelerator a bit and it still will not move, but when pushed harder it starts moving. Can someone suggest what the problem could be?

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I had a similiar problem, my back brakes were jamming up with gunk. My mechanic cleaned pads, etc, and problem solved. Terry Mclaren from Austria

Handbrake could be stuck on sand from Australia

Submitted: 23/01/2014 11:20:25 | ID: 61177

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Tendai Chitsamba, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace 1995

My Toyota Hiace once lost coolant and overheated. I replaced the head and put on a new head gasket. I checked the block and it was said to be okay. I removed the thermostat since my country is generally hot. The temperature gauge now operates at half mark and occasionally goes beyond whilst driving around town. I have cleaned the radiator, changed the water pump and radiator cap. What could the reason be for the gauge rising?

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Hi Tindo. What engine do you have? Mine is a 1991 Super Custome 2l-te Auto and I have lots of experience with it Tendai Alufasi from Mozambique

If your van has a clutch fan change it, that could be your problem (the engine is not getting enough cool from it). Theron Smith from Jamaica

Also you may need to check if somehow unintentionally the radiator is not set to winter mode? You lift up the engine cover and you can see what colour is the line, yellow or red. I am not sure which one is the summer or winter, but you can see if it is closed or opened that air-door. Steve from Japan

You need to keep the therostat to regulate temperature. Does the fan have the shroud around it? sand from Australia

Submitted: 30/01/2014 10:37:21 | ID: 61473

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Will Scurlock, Lancashire

Toyota Hiace 1996

Hi, I started my Toyota Hiace van this morning and discovered the following problems: 1. Lots of engine noise like a loose fan belt. 2. Oil light went on immediately and stayed on. 3. I could not depress the brake pedal, it appeared to be locked. The only other point to mention is that I haven’t used the van for about two weeks, but the engine started straight away and the vehicle was running normally prior to these problems appearing. I’d be grateful for any advice. Any ideas please?

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Is it cold? Engine parts seized from cold? sand from Australia

Submitted: 30/01/2014 11:57:55 | ID: 61510

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Steve, Japan

Toyota Hiace

I have asked before where would be the AC filter in my old 1995 3000 TD 1KZ Automatic Super Custom Hiace? Maybe this old model does not have AC filter at all? For it was not behind the glove box as it is for example in Prius C. Thank you

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Right hand side. In the engine compartment, stretch your arm towards lower part of the front screen, up under the cover between the bonnett and the front window. There you can feel a "hole", and if you're lucky, there is an old clogged filter in there. This place is almost impossible to see without a mirror. So, just check out the right hand side - i.e. left when standing in front looking backwards... :) Gjert from Norway

Right hand side. In the engine compartment, stretch your arm towards lower part of the front screen, up under the cover between the bonnett and the front window. There you can feel a "hole", and if you're lucky, there is an old clogged filter in there. This place is almost impossible to see without a mirror. So, just check out the right hand side - i.e. left when standing in front looking backwards... :) Gjert from Norway

Thank you Gjert! I try to figure out where is that hole,also trying to find a small size good mirror, maybe with ligh support. Really appreciate your kind answer. Steve Steve from Japan

Submitted: 26/06/2014 12:34:50 | ID: 98496

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Rob, Surrey

Toyota Hiace

Hi have a Toyota hiace regius there is roumbling Noise coming from the arear between the two front wheel And their is no way of knowing what it is could it be the driving shaft ? Whenever I rock the steering wheel I still here the noise Can an one help sounds like some thing is grinding but Very loude

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check your power steering fluid ,check the tention of the belt that drives the pump . hope this helps regards steven smurfy68 from Australia

check your power steering fluid ,check the tention of the belt that drives the pump . hope this helps regards steven smurfy68 from Australia

Hi, mine had this. It ended up being the lower steering coupling. Good luck ben from Devon

Submitted: 03/08/2014 23:11:51 | ID: 100861

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Julius Tago, Hertfordshire

Toyota Corolla Verso

How do I reset the airbag light on my Toyota Corolla Verso d4d 2.2 2008 meek t spirit?

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The likely problem is your seat belt tensioners , check under both front seats , you will find a conduit with wires in , check the condition of the conduit and wiring , give the plugs a clean with some contact cleaner , all with the ignition OFF . If you find any problems you will have to fix them before the light will reset itself to off . hope this helps . glen steward from East Sussex

The likely problem is your seat belt tensioners , check under both front seats , you will find a conduit with wires in , check the condition of the conduit and wiring , give the plugs a clean with some contact cleaner , all with the ignition OFF . If you find any problems you will have to fix them before the light will reset itself to off . hope this helps . glen steward from East Sussex

Submitted: 23/06/2014 14:25:17 | ID: 98280

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Rod Phillips, Australia

Toyota Hiace

The heater in my 2005 LWB petrol/LPG Hiace only works on the passenger side. ie hot air will only come through the vent on the passenger side but not on the drivers side. If I run the air conditioner, all vents work.

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maybe standed in model smurfy68 from Australia

Aspipek your mechanic to have a look at your vent regulator for you. or your heater pipe to the drivers side is block Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 25/07/2014 11:05:52 | ID: 100331

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pat Connor, Ireland

Toyota Hiace

My ignition lights but it won`t come on and there`s no charge?

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HI more info please smurfy68 from Australia

Check with your auto electrician,could be a loose connection in the circuit or the alternator regulator is bad Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 27/07/2014 12:54:31 | ID: 100431

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Simon, Australia

Toyota Hiace

I have a 1996 Hiace SUPER CUSTOM - it overheated pretty badly and was towed to the mechanics. I spent almost $7000 getting the radiator tested and 'fixed' a complete cylinder head and head gasket kit, timing belt, glow plugs and injectors as well as a few other things done. I picked the van up and was told everything was fine - it over heated the next day! I took it back to the mechanic who then flushed the engine with water to get rid of a load of chemiweld he said was all through the engine. I'm now being told I have a crack in the block??... Does this sound correct? Should he have checked for a crack in the block when replacing the head gasket? Could he have checked while replacing the head gasket? He's now saying I will probably owe another $2000... Is is possible he cracked the block while flushing the engine repeatedly?...Any help would be great - cheers

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you so got ripped bro that job should be more around $2000 give or take $200 and that's properly fixed and at that price he shouldn't be shortcutting the job using chemiweld a good mechanic would have pressure tested the radiator found its leak and fixed it and if it has a cracked block they either didn't test it for cracks before replacing the head gasket, it cracked from overheating after they hade done the job , or they didn't even remove the head and just put chemiweld in to try reseal it and way overcharged you but in the end they owe you your van running because they stuffed it up and ontop of that they charged you more than double what a like that job should cost ray from New Zealand

TOTALLY agreed mate you got ripped off !!do not take it seek advice chees smurfy68 from Australia

Simon,flushing the engine repeatable could not have cracked the engine block,what has happen when your first overheated the engine block could have cracked at that time,but not visible now that the engine is back together and under pressure this is the time the crack will show up, water will hosed through the crack.Try have it mended and I believe you are good to go again,you are being over charged but smile awhile, find another mechanic. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 29/07/2014 14:35:01 | ID: 100550

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Pedzisai, Australia

Toyota Hiace

I recently bought a Toyota hiace minibus manual 4x4 and it keeps breaking the gearbox input shaft and lay shaft gears what could cause this

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Sound like stress is some where,however check engine mount rubber and gear box to see if there are in tack. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 03/08/2014 05:30:11 | ID: 100804

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alfred, Kenya

Toyota Hiace

my car have been having a problem of heating and the breather is spilling water,what might be the problem?

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I need a little more information from you Alfred,what about the engine oil is it ok?Change the head and gasket Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 07/08/2014 21:07:54 | ID: 101101

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francoise stephan, Australia

Toyota Hiace

My Hiace (petrol 2002 model) has been in storage for 3 years and although a new battery has been fitted it won't start. What are the possible causes?

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Clogged carb, check if there is spark as well ..is carby getting fuel? smurfy68 from Australia

Submitted: 18/06/2014 00:14:58 | ID: 97935

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Lee, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi their I have a 2005 hiace petrol coolant is leaking. Seems to be leaking overnight about 500mls to a litre Any ideas Regards

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try your cap smurfy68 from Australia

Submitted: 04/07/2014 21:54:46 | ID: 98982

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Steve, Japan

Toyota Hiace

I`m just wondering a silly thought. Removing the rear drive shaft, so only the front wheel would be powered as an FF front traction car, for better, less fuel consumption purpose. The 4x4 full 4WD is going with one litre of diesel, only 5 kilometers.

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First check fuel filter, then air filtter, if clogged then replace, make sure muffler is in good condition, if all fails diesel pump sorry smurfy68 from Australia

Submitted: 26/06/2014 12:56:44 | ID: 98498

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Antonio Mussengue, Angola

Toyota Hiace

What causes lack of current to the injector?

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Why do you think it does not have enough current? Check battery ---,relay smurfy68 from Australia

Submitted: 03/07/2014 18:47:36 | ID: 98913

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Joe, New Zealand

Toyota Hiace

I own a 1999 toyota hiace twin slider swb, my engine coolant light stays on I have had brand new radiator installed an never uses any water, is it a faulty sensor or does light need to be reset any help would be hugely appreciated thanks very much. joe-nz

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Take wirer off sensor then earth it out ---check if light goes out, if so may be sensor, cheers smurfy68 from Australia

Submitted: 06/07/2014 12:24:57 | ID: 99068

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BENSON TAKAWIRA, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

my toyota hiace 3l model was recently changed rings owing to excessive smoking and oil consumption, but when starterd now it vibrates heavily and then stabilises

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how much tow should i give the 3l standard rings when overhaulin the engine thomas roan from Jamaica

how much tow should i give the 3l standard rings when overhaulin the engine thomas roan from Jamaica

HI if it does it when it is cold it may be your glow plugs smurfy68 from Australia

Submitted: 08/07/2014 13:07:35 | ID: 99226

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Umali Nkoma, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

The radiator coollant boils and the vehicle has reduced power. No sign of faulty on dashboard

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Replace the cylinder head gasket. barok from Philippines

Replace the cylinder head gasket. barok from Philippines

try new thermostat first mate smurfy68 from Australia

try thermostat smurfy68 from Australia

Submitted: 21/07/2014 08:43:51 | ID: 100076

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parmanand maraj, Guyana

Toyota Hiace

I have a problem with brake my vehicle is a super custom bus my brake pedel get driving hard whilst the vehicle is in motion and is not stopping I check all the wheel brake everything seem ok I need help

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try your brake booster has hole in diyaframe ..replace smurfy68 from Australia

Submitted: 15/07/2014 19:15:39 | ID: 99732

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Pete, Australia

Toyota Hiace

My tachometer jumps, sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't and sometimes it gives a wrong reading. I've taken the dash out and can't find a loose connection. Any ideas?

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Have same problem it's the sensor on the gearbox possibly plastic drive unit inside bought gps speedometer problem solved Brian from Highland

Have same problem it's the sensor on the gearbox possibly plastic drive unit inside bought gps speedometer problem solved Brian from Highland

Sometimes there can be play in the thin shaft the runs from the back of dash behind speedo. It goes to the transmission/gear box, pull it out from gearbox and dash and making sure its firmly pushed back in can fix this, also trying to get lubricant down the shafts tubing and then connecting one side of the shaft to a drill and rotating it slowly can free it up and lubricate it, if its skipping at the dash end it can make a clicking noise as it skips the points of contact. Or it can be a broken point or point recipient at either the dash or gear/transmission. kyle from Australia

Sometimes there can be play in the thin shaft the runs from the back of dash behind speedo. It goes to the transmission/gear box, pull it out from gearbox and dash and making sure its firmly pushed back in can fix this, also trying to get lubricant down the shafts tubing and then connecting one side of the shaft to a drill and rotating it slowly can free it up and lubricate it, if its skipping at the dash end it can make a clicking noise as it skips the points of contact. Or it can be a broken point or point recipient at either the dash or gear/transmission. kyle from Australia

Submitted: 24/07/2014 11:06:46 | ID: 100275

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Emily, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi, I have a 1999 Toyota hiace - it has a petrol and LPG tank. Just wondering how to switch it over from petrol to LPG, do I do it when stationary or is it ok when the car is moving? Thanks Emily

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Hey Emily Yeah keep it stationary flick it over to gas and you will a "click" sound that means it's now on accelerate a little and should be fine to drive off Any problem you can find us on google at On the spot mobile mechanics Sydney Pierre from Australia

Hey Emily Yeah keep it stationary flick it over to gas and you will a "click" sound that means it's now on accelerate a little and should be fine to drive off Any problem you can find us on google at On the spot mobile mechanics Sydney Pierre from Australia

Thank you Pierre….appreciate the response. Emily from Australia

Submitted: 02/08/2014 10:36:58 | ID: 100759

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