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Charlo, Kenya

Toyota Hiace

Hi, i have a toyata hiace 1999 model that had a problem of overheating when climbing hills. i bought a new engine and still has the same problem. what could be the problem?

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make sure the cowling is put back infront of the engine fan,check if u a not losing water in the radiator,change the rad cap coz a slight drop in water levels can cause this when climbing hills.after replacing engine if problem is still there then it is not in the engine vusumuzi moyo from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 07/07/2016 20:14:18 | ID: 133327

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karl, Dominica

Toyota Hiace

I have a 3.0 turbo diesel super custom that cuts off after 45 minutes of driving. When cooled it works again. Can anybody help? (Think I filled in the wrong model type on the form)

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i suggest it is overheating the ecu is protecting the engine by shutting it down,check water levels it maybe losing water how often do u top up water vusumuzi moyo from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 26/09/2014 11:02:02 | ID: 103682

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Jason, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Can someone pls tell me how to find fuel pump relay and starter motor relay

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I have a Toyota Hiace 2001 van, there is a relay and some fuse(S) in the compartment where the Battery is located and if you take out this relay the vehicle will not start. Let me hope that your setting is same as mine,best of luck. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 24/06/2016 22:17:45 | ID: 132972

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Jason, Australia

Toyota Hiace

1993 hiace fuel pump relay location please my van runs for about 10 to 20 mins then it is switching the fuel pump

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I am trying to understand your posting. The fuel pump has a fuel stop solenoid attach to the body of the fuel pump, when then ignition switch is turn to the off position, this solenoid stop all fuel entering the inlet port of the fuel pump. This solenoid could be intermittently breaking down, try to substitute it to see if it is your problem,best wishes . Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 24/06/2016 23:16:05 | ID: 132977

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Liborio Coma, Philippines

Toyota Hiace

Hi, what seems to be the problem with the automatic transmission when it does not shift properly or not shift at all whenever the engine temperature gets hot? I've checked the ATF level and it is good. checked the cable too, by changing the shifter to different positions. i think it is working properly. i haven't changed to fluid yet. Thanks.

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Change the transmission fluid and filter , or vacuum the transmission is even better. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 19/06/2016 04:37:35 | ID: 132786

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richgold1000, Trinidad and Tobago

Toyota Hiace

Hey, i have a 2004 toyota regius Ace (KDH200) with a 2KD engine from Japan. When i am at idle with the vehicle the engine shuts off and give problems to start again unless the engine gets a little cooler. I scanned the vehicle and the crank sensor showed up fault. I replaced and still having the same problem. What do you think the problem can be? thanks .

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(a) Ask your mechanic to turn up the throttle a little more,or change the throttle sensor (b) May be your starter needs servicing. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 22/06/2016 13:39:45 | ID: 132880

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prashand kanhai, Suriname

Toyota Hiace

What could be the problem when i have changed the repair kit of my brake master and the wheels still dont get enough oil to stop the car??? Help please

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May be the break booster needs servicing. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 12/06/2016 17:40:37 | ID: 132594

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Lawrence, Australia

Toyota Hiace

I have a toyota hiace 2.5l from Japan. It recently developed a problem that I cannot exceed 80km/h. Everything looks normal except the self speed limit. What could be the problem?

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The injector fuel pump could need a little tweaking up. The fuel adjustment screw is slightly above the stop solenoid. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 16/06/2016 00:14:32 | ID: 132711

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Nell, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hello, I purchased a 2003 Toyota Hiace Commuter some 8 months ago and I notice a lot of heat coming up through and around the handbrake next to drivers seat. Is this normal for these vans. When I wind windows up and put external flow,thru fan on on dash panel it doesn't get hot. Does anyone k ow,what the problem is please. I can't drive around with the air con on all the time. Thank you

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Over on the passenger side, there is a lid when lifted you gain access to the engine below,this lid has a rubber Lind the entire lid, if it doesn't seated properly when closed you will get heat coming up from the engine. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 16/06/2016 12:50:04 | ID: 132717

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Derek Crabtree, North Yorkshire

Toyota Picnic

Who can find a manual for 97 Toyota picnic.

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I have a '98 Picnic, and I couldn't find a manual either. I contacted Haynes directly and they told me that there hasn't been one printed by them. They said that the nearest manual printed that can be used is for the Avensis . I haven't looked at it yet so don't know if it's any use. Chris from Hertfordshire

Submitted: 03/06/2016 18:33:28 | ID: 132335

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Michael, Barbados

Toyota Hiace

I have a 2004 Hiace Welcab 5L engine, I am getting excessive heat from under the front passenger seat and around the hand brakes, The van is not overheating, I changed the radiator caps and had the radiator pressure tested, it is good. I changed the oil, had the van serviced, still getting the heat...I have had it since 2012 and never had the issue before.. Can someone give me an idea why this is happening?

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Hi Michael, Sometimes when servicing the unit the seal beneath the passenger seat becomes dislodged/damaged or an obstacle may be preventing proper sealing. The engine room is always very hot normally... but much too hot for your comfort if the seal is compromised. Good luck Keith Keith Spence from Jamaica

Hi Michael, Sometimes when servicing the unit the seal beneath the passenger seat becomes dislodged/damaged or an obstacle may be preventing proper sealing. The engine room is always very hot normally... but much too hot for your comfort if the seal is compromised. Good luck Keith Keith Spence from Jamaica

Toyota hiaces 3l and 5l from japan are built with a cover on the front of the rediator. Check to see if that is not covering the Rediator. This blocks the air to the Rediator as well as the engine. Thus hot air is not pushed away from the engine. ignatius magejo from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 05/09/2015 14:41:13 | ID: 120809

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tdats02@gmail.com, Papua New Guinea

Toyota Hiace

I have a toyota hiace super custom limited 1996 model that I drove home during rainy day and suddenly the engine got cut out. I thought fuel was the problem and refueled but couldnt start again, it only cranks with no fuel going through injectors. I replaced the fuel pump relay, replaced the low pressure fuel pump from the tank and replaced the fuel filter but still no fuel going through the injectors. Thanks

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Try change the solenoid on the fuel pump.----This solenoid shut off the fuel entering the high pressure side of the pump when the ignition is off therefore if the solenoid gone bad no fuel will get to the injectors. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 15/03/2016 11:41:43 | ID: 129034

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Mwansa John, Zambia

Toyota Hiace

The current to the injector pump is short. There's no fuel pumping to the nozzles.

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Check fuse box,for blown fuse. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 02/04/2016 16:35:54 | ID: 129854

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Umar, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi My hi ace is 2008 From last 3 days engine turn off by itself while stopping on a traffic light And also sometimes when I press accerlator it doesn't respond instantly but after couple of hard accerlatorion it work ok I tried diesel injector cleaner but it dint work Any suggestions plz

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Check the fuel filter and air filter if both are ok then check your Fuel pump. Top Gbayero from Nigeria

The injector pump needs calibration. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 27/04/2016 03:11:17 | ID: 130878

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Clive, Cambridgeshire

Toyota Hiace

My venerable 1993 Hiace 2.7 diesel camper is still going great at 145,000 miles but whenever I have been driving it hard, 80mph or up a long hill, another fan switches on. The sound of this fan seems to be coming from under the driver's seat. (this is the mid engine version where access to the engine is gained by lifting up the seats). I've searched many times to find this fan to no avail. Does anyone know where it is and how to get access? Thanks, Clive.

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Clive, I have EXACTLY the same question, have you found anything else out? At least its not just my hiace, i was beginning to worry. Could it be a an oil pump? Mark from Bristol

To begin, only one fan afixed to these Hiace . if the fan is the clutch type you are likely to experience the above symtumn . because of the load going up a hill the fluid in the fan sence it, therefore the fan has to spin a little faster to cool down the engine. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 03/05/2016 10:22:12 | ID: 131104

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Gregory, Trinidad and Tobago

Toyota Hiace

The bottom track for the sliding door is sunken where the bearing rests when the door is in a closed position. what is the best way to treat with this problem? why is this a problem ?When the passenger cracks the door handle the door does not slide readily because there is a sticking point on the sunken part of the track where the beating rests.

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Remember the door step is above this area, it could be excess weight cause stress on the fraim below. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 07/05/2016 05:44:38 | ID: 131268

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owen kasuntha, Malawi

Toyota Hiace

My 1rz hiace engine becomes lazy on the steep when loaded

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Get a compression test on each cylinder Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 10/05/2016 07:50:35 | ID: 131368

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Ranjie, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Toyota Hiace

hi there i hav a 1tr vvti toyota hiace n ever since i lift off the engine head to repair it its been idling high ever since n these kinda vans are fully computerized.....any suggestions

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I need some more info about this vehicle like what sort of repair done to the head. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 15/05/2016 14:41:15 | ID: 131561

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George Sengoka, Tanzania

Toyota Hiace

Dear Mechanics I owned a Toyota Hiace 3.0L engine. I did engine over hawled three year ago. now the engine oil consuption increased as between five 5,000 to 10,000km i have to add three liters engine oil. Can you assist why and what can i check to solve the problem. Thanks

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Check to see if you are leaking oil from your sump, is the vehicle smoking? Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 18/05/2016 08:08:21 | ID: 131646

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victor, Nigeria

Toyota Hiace

Please what could be the cause of engine not starting?

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I guess i need more in formations about this vehicle because so many things can cause this vehicle for not starting. however i am going to try to answer....Low battery current, glow plugs bad, the b plus line to the fuel pump disconnected, the startup relay burn out and i could list more things. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 09/06/2016 15:30:20 | ID: 132494

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russell williams, City of Glasgow

Toyota Prius

how do you fit a dashcam on the 2016 model and is there a dealer in Glasgow area that do it

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Russell, I have a dashcam fitted and good decision.. but have chosen NOT to hard wire it as what I think you're asking about.. but just plug the thing into cigarette lighter or aux power.. that way I can transfer it from vehicle to vehicle.. handy to take it in campervan when we go away ! R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 04/06/2016 23:34:42 | ID: 132365

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valli, Zambia

Toyota Corolla Verso

When I driving light came on in dash border Trc and Vsc. What that mean

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glow plugs.. had the same fault.. simon from Buckinghamshire

Submitted: 04/04/2016 21:12:13 | ID: 129939

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rich, Spain

Toyota Picnic

i have a light on dash with a simble oil can with a wave under it , checked engine oil but ok , light is orange not the red one , can some one tell me what the simble is as i dont have hand book for this car . thank you for your time

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Hello I have exactly same thing wrong with mine, light don't stay on, just intermittently, but I can only surmise it is something to do with water reservoir for wipers or at most to do with coolant. all other symbols I recognize. Derek Crabtree from North Yorkshire

Submitted: 20/01/2016 10:02:59 | ID: 126417

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roger, Trinidad and Tobago

Toyota Hilux

toyota hilux vigo slow take off

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Is your car petrol or diesel michael from South Africa

hilux double cabin diesel engine-manual,I also have the same problem with.The gear lever handens at times peter from Kenya

Submitted: 12/11/2015 22:48:15 | ID: 123439

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Ervin, Middlesex

Toyota Corolla Verso

Hi! My 7 seater verso has lost power. It's so slow and if you step on the gas the idle is so slow to come Up. But the clutch is not slipping or something. It's just like the idle is restricted. I mean very slow. Thanks for your answer

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Had this issue myself, sounds to me like your EGR valve is in need of replacing!! Jim from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 02/05/2016 21:17:26 | ID: 131081

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Wasif, City of Glasgow

Toyota Avensis

I have Toyota avensis estate 2011 d4d t2. Have done 124000 miles. Problem is smoke ( not black) when hot( after traveling 3/4 miles). Worse when moves on and when changing gears. What possible reason can be? I can't afford to spend much money on it. Thanks

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Bradfor Syed from Yorkshire

Hi did you find out what was causing it because I got the same problem? Naz from West Yorkshire

Hi did you find out what was causing it because I got the same problem? Naz from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 11/11/2015 21:58:36 | ID: 123404

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Victor Shanay, England

Toyota Avensis Hatchback 2008

What is in the engine of my Toyota Avensis Hatchback - a timing chain or timing belt? (Toyota Avensis diesel hatchback 2.2 D-4D TR)

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It's a timing chain des from Ireland

Submitted: 21/08/2012 14:28:50 | ID: 88899

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Mashal Khan, England

Toyota Avensis Saloon 2004

There is no air flow at all towards my feet in my Toyota Avensis Saloon. The air flow towards the face is working fine on all four spots, but the air flow towards the feet is completely blocked and it`s also not working properly towards the windscreen, resulting in steam on the window. What can I do?

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If it has a/c replace the cabin filter if the windscreen doesn't clear des from Ireland

Submitted: 30/10/2012 12:11:42 | ID: 89147

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Nette, Berkshire

Toyota Avensis Estate 2010

I have been told that my Toyota Avensis Estate`s rear brake pads are 80 to 100% worn and that only a main dealer can do it, as it needs a special tool because of my auto button handbrake. They said the pads are £100 - please can anyone tell me if this is the case and is this price reasonable? (D 4D)

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That's not true, any good mechanic will have the tools to wind back the caliper on that model £100 for pads sounds a good bit over priced stg£30-stg £50 for pads from a main dealer des from Ireland

Submitted: 20/12/2012 12:01:23 | ID: 65810

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Ofer, Israel

Toyota Auris

How do I disable the reverse beep?

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If it is "a customisable" event, you need to visit a dealer who can turn the continual beep into a single one, via a computer connection or, if you have an ODB11 device and the software, you can do it your self. John Buery from Kent

Submitted: 20/09/2014 05:18:53 | ID: 103341

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Dee, West Dunbartonshire

Toyota Auris

Hi there. I have quite a high pitched screech coming from left hand side of car..cannot work out if front or back wheel area...not there all of the time...break pads ok..could this be some grit ? Of a bearing...no rumbling or grinding. Breaks well and smoothly with no noise under breaking...help. Thanks

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I started to get thisonce a year on my prius. It turned out to be a rubbing disc pad on the front wheels, caused by crud on the shims that the pads slide on. Removing the pads and shims, cleaning the shims cured the problem, until the brake dust built up again. Polishing the cleaned shims helped a lot. John Buery from Kent

Submitted: 22/02/2015 16:54:10 | ID: 112118

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tdats02@gmail.com, Papua New Guinea

Toyota Hiace

My car cranks but wont start, I hope its electrical problem because there is no fuel coming from injector pump to the nozzles but heard fuel pump running and injector pump solid clicks when key is turned to on position.

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check for ingnition or spark on the plug if theres remove the fuel return pipe and check for fuel presure. Top Gbayero from Nigeria

check for ingnition or spark on the plug if theres remove the fuel return pipe and check for fuel presure. Top Gbayero from Nigeria

Submitted: 06/03/2016 06:12:03 | ID: 128599

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Alan Marshall, Australia

Toyota Hiace

The engine management light comes on occasionally and when it does the engine stops when you slow down or stop. I can then start up again and keep on going till it comes on again.It seems to happen in the afternoon when the engine has been running all day as I am a courier.So is it because it is running too hot even though the temp. Gauge stays at normal.I have replaced the coil,the distributor module,rotor button,plugs and plug leads ,tidied up all the wiring around the distributor .It runs on LPG as well as petrol but the problem happens on both fuels.The whole gas system has been overhauled so now I am and so are many mechanics and auto electricians scratching our heads as to what is causing the problem.Hopefully someone out there has had the same problem and sorted it out. Each time I had someone look at it it appeared to be fixed but then it happened again and again,so frustrating. One answer I have just read here said it may be the EGR valve.So please I will be happy to receive any suggestions or solutions. PS.The van itself has travelled over 712,000 kms.The engine has done about 220,000kms.

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If your hiace have ECM change it, if the ECM is hot it will go off making you feel like the fuel pump is bad. Top Gbayero from Nigeria

Submitted: 28/03/2016 04:43:39 | ID: 129551

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Tapfuma Chikutu, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

My cigarette lighter and clock display are not working and am failing to find the fuse box. Where is it located? Also what is the fuel consumption of this car. I recently got it so iam still familiarizing myself with it.

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My 1993 fuse box is in the footwell to the left of the steering column. Clive from Cambridgeshire

Submitted: 02/05/2016 20:57:29 | ID: 131080

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Glynn Coates, Cornwall

Toyota Auris

When changing to 4th gear it is difficult to find and you can't always tell if it has engaged until you release the clutch. Anyone else have this problem?

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I have this problem also and i don't know the reason or the solution Gunter from Belgium

Submitted: 20/03/2015 14:08:36 | ID: 113583

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Peter Gray, New Zealand

Toyota Hiace

Hi my 08 Hiace is a 3lt turbo diesel..... After a little diving it makes a loud blowing noise and then when I accelerate a blow of valve type noise (obviously I don't have a bov) fitted any ideas

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I also have this problem, did you find out what it was?? Thanks Jamie, NZ from New Zealand

Submitted: 04/04/2016 18:19:23 | ID: 129927

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Jean, Australia

Toyota Hiace

HELLO FRIEND I BOUGHT A TOYOTA HIACE CAMPERVAN 1997 SOME MONTHS AGO, I LOVE IT, BUT THE BACK DOOR WON,T OPEN, NOW, AUTO WINDOWS, I WENT FOR LONG DRIVE THE OTHER DAY AND I REMEMBER I WAS FIDDLELING WITH THE WINDOWS UP AND DOWN, WHOULD THIS HAVE ANY THING TO DO WITH THE BACK DOOR NOT OPENING, ANY BODY OUT THERE, PLEASE ..... JEAN

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Have you tried the manual button inside the back door? Raising this enables the inner handle or outside doorhandle to be sued. The auto locking might have failed. DerekM from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 06/04/2016 05:23:08 | ID: 130002

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Cliff, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

what is the fuel consumption of a 5l toyota hiace engine

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Bit confused by 5l engine. Hiaces - late nineties onwards in UK - usually have 2.5 D4D engine. Our 100 bhp campervan does 33-38 mpg depending on how its driven - that is 'sensibly' to 'frugal'. Thrashed its around 30. DerekM from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 16/03/2016 12:09:46 | ID: 129082

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Asim Bashir , Tyne and Wear

Toyota Avensis

Hi my Toyota Avensis has had a lot of problems since owning it for two years 2.2 d4d t-180. 57 reg year 2008. First problem was vehicle was shaking at over 50 mph losing power and cutting off then I changed the fuel filter now working fine. Then changed dpf filter and dpf sensor for £1600 and head gasket because wouldn't go more than 15 mph. Now it's working fine. However now it is producing so much blue smoke and thick cloud of white smoke constantly while accelerating can anyone please let me know what this could be. Thanks ( it's not the turbo by the way and the EGR has been cleaned ) ( stay well clear of Toyotas in the future nothing but headache) Does anyone know what the 5th injector is?

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5th injector gives ekstra fuel (diesel) to the particle filter, so that it will gain the temperature for "particle burn process". The only way to check if the filter is working properly are to hook it to the diagnostic computer/program and monitor the temp when the burn / clean process are switched on.. My rav4 2.2 d4d had a serious white smoke problem and after 5 trips to toyota maintenance an older foreman found the problem, the filter was faulty. Had no problem with "loosing power" or egr-valve problems. The filter was not clogged, it just came to the finish line Johnny Finnberg from Finland

Submitted: 25/08/2015 11:11:04 | ID: 120312

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Bernadette O'Connor, Ireland

Toyota Avensis

The orange engine light is constantly displayed on the dashboard and the car is losing power every so often. The mechanic can find nothing wrong but the problem is increasing. Can anybody suggest anything please?

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Bernadette, your mechanic needs to plug it into a diagnostic computer to find out what's wrong.. if he says nothing wrong then take it to a tuning centre whose computers are more sophisticated and should be able to help you better. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 01/04/2016 16:21:37 | ID: 129794

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