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Lazarus, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hilux

I have a 2010 Hilux 2.5D4D... the engine went off whilist i was driving...I then tried to start it and it couldnt.My friend jump started me and it ran for a few kilometers and went off again.We replaced the voltage controller on the alternator..we checked if the alternator was charging and realised it was charging at 13,8v ....it ran for 2days..then on the third day i tried to start it again but it couldnt start.I checked whether the alternator is charging and i realised it wasn't.What could be affecting it?

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Dead alternator R Evans from Caerphilly

Hi did you find the problem with the engine, does it have a twin battery? Mike Mike C from Monmouthshire

Submitted: 14/01/2016 11:18:05 | ID: 126116

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Amjid, West Yorkshire

Toyota Picnic

Hi My tail light, dash board light and number plate light is out. I have tried replacing the 10a fuse under the steering well, and it blows straight away when I flick the dim lights on. I've tried 4 or 5 fuses now and even tried a 15amp fuse and still the same problem. My tail light bulbs are all fine as just checked them. Last night when I added the fuse it remained fine when I turned the dim on and everything worked, however half hour later and after trying again, it blew. Can you tell me if there is a relay fuse under the bonnet also which could be blown and if so where and which one is it ? How can I eliminate each problem to find the cause ? Someone tells me there is a black relay fuse near the passenger side under the bonnet and to replace that but not too sure if I should or not. Please help. Thanks

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Hi I've sussed it. It seems it was the rear brake might bulb which had its springs misaligned and causing a short. Found out by removing all rear bulbs and then inserted the fuse and switched on. It didn't blow, which meant front lights were ok, so then I inserted each rear bulb one at a time and kept testing the switch until I got to the last bulb which was the brake light bulb and upon closer inspection, the metal clips that are on the outside of the bulb were not in their grooves, so pushed them back in place and then tested everything and all good. Hope this helps someone having similar problems. Thanks Amjid from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 05/01/2017 14:50:32 | ID: 137839

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Janine Mainprize, Kent

Toyota Aygo

Hi, bought An Aygo, and have had intermittent problems starting the car. The car has been checked three times at Motorline, and a full diagnostic investigation has been carried out, but I was told they could not find any faults. Just wondered whether anyone else has had similar problems. We have purchased seven brand new Toyota cars in the past, and had a similar problem with an Aygo before, but they managed to rectify the problem.

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Remove starter unit and spay WD40 inside the bendix drive mechanism. Works on mine. Henry from Greater London

Submitted: 10/03/2016 20:07:04 | ID: 128828

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Patrick, Australia

Toyota Hiace 2001

Hi, I have a 3ltr diesel van. I drive quite a bit on the freeway and the van is at 3,000 rpm when I’m doing about 100 kph. The van makes quite a bit of noise and I’m thinking this can’t be great on the engine. I have been told if I change the diff sequence this will lessen the rpms and also be a little better on diesel. Can someone please tell me if this is true and is it worth doing. If so, in someone’s opinion, is it worth doing? ie price? Thanks.

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Lowering the RPM is unlikely to make the economy better. These engines are very noisy at all speeds, you just have to put up with it (My work one is auto, and VERY loud). Increasing the gear ratios will probably make fuel consumption WORSE, as it’s always trying harder to maintain the same speed at less engine RPM (It has to put out MORE power per RPM, so more fuel is required each power stroke). People often gear taller for better economy, and it very rarely works. Each individual engine has a range of engine speed which it is most efficient at, and a big square van has FAR more resistance to overcome than a small sleek car. There’s nothing wrong with 3000 rpm. It’s considered a low to mid engine speed. I’ve had small cars that do over 4000 at 100km/h and they lasted for years and hundreds of thousands of kms Allan from New Zealand

I have the 2002 Hiace with 5L 3 litre Diesel which I thought the same when I got it, so took the diff ratio from std 4.1:1 ratio to 3.7:1 which cost me nearly $2.5k not to mention the speedo sender conversion box, another $500 bucks fitted. Yes, it did drop the RPM and made it all sound a lot smoother and quieter on the freeway to Sydney. Yippee! But fuel consumption went up, and my powerband went out the window! Now when it spots a hill or even a slight incline, it quivers and I have to hit fourth to make sure its wound up or else it falters down to about 70k or lower (especially on those hills between Gosford and Sydney) Hmmmm big mistake, my only option now is to return it to maybe 3.9:1 or original 4.1:1 or maybe look at Turbocharging it. I am looking into the cost and effectiveness of the latter or may get into the newer shape but have heard some nasties about them too. I’ll see after assessing cost. So my advice, leave it alone and sing songs to yourself! Hope this helps. Cheers Zaid Rogan from Australia

"Lowering the RPM is unlikely to make the economy better". This is statement is inaccurate, author might want to learn a bit more the basic principles of a diesel engine! I have a Hiace 2.4 TD, same problem with the low gearing and the 5 spd gearbox. I’m not sure if alternative differential ratios were offered in the UK, but I would change the diff if an alternative was available. Or swap for another van with 6 gears Derv from England

Ha Patrick u can change the diff head in your hiace van . Did mine in a 2004 model. it was 4.1open diff put 3.7 lsd in dropped the revs from 3 thousand to 2.7 thousand revs At 100kms Cost me $750 for the diff head .fitted it my self Sold the old one for $450 . I get about seven more litrers per tank of diesel Speedos out buy 10kms .just brought a navman GPS has Speedo on it .....its worth doing should have done my years ago ..not reving it's guts out and cheaper on gas Hope it helps Geoff from new Zealand Geoff from New Zealand

Submitted: 03/02/2012 15:47:12 | ID: 73133

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Lowmion, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi We own a 2001 lwb hi-ace van, and on a reasonably hot day (39 degs Celsius) after a full days work, the radiator warning light came on and the oil can over water light flickers on and off as it wishes, and the temp gauge went up to high, this all started whilst the vehicle was operating, but after letting it cool down and checking the oil and water leveks were full , the warning lights still persist. Questions are ; why would it overheat in 38 degs Celsius. why are the warning lights still on after its cooled down and why did they come on at all ?

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all my lights on a 06 model for a week it was it alltenator letting me know it was failing rory from Ireland

Submitted: 03/01/2017 10:56:12 | ID: 137745

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David Lloyd, Shropshire

Toyota Previa 2001

My Toyota Previa`s fifth gear is not working. It seems like a broken shaft or cogs, all other gears work fine. Does anyone know where I can get it fixed or replaced with a second hand gearbox? Cheers.

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Depending on the model but this is a common problem which just needs the fifth cog and selector replacing. You can find the parts on ebay for about 200 pounds. However there are a number of different variations (how many teeth ) so go to one that will check against your VIN. Finding someone who will do it is your next problem. Ian from West Sussex

Submitted: 28/11/2013 09:58:02 | ID: 58682

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Mughal, West Yorkshire

Toyota Corolla Verso

Hi I have got Toyota Corolla Verso 2.2 D4D 55 plate. I help my neighbour jump start his car while doing so my car stopped twice, after that it was ok then few days later it started doing poor idling and revs go up and down when car is warm. Got it checked by the 2 mechanics they saying different things one says injectors and other says injector fuel pump. A friend of mine checked with OBD 2 and comes as P1238 which is fuel pump secondary circuit (Relay/fuse). Toyota calls it EFI relay/fuse. Can someone help locate that resay/fuse for me? I want to do this myself or with my friend and mechanics. Your help is much appreciated. Regards Mughal

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P1238 means different things to different manufacturers Ford, PSA etc. P1238 alone for Toyota means Injectior Malfunction" but if reported along with other codes can mean Fuel Pump Secondary Circuit. I believe your EFI relay is located in the fuse box in the engine bay, it will be identified in the fuse box legend. You may try to switch the horn relay just to see if it fixes the problem. The EFI relay is fed by a 15 amp fuse in the same box which will be identified on the fuse box label. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Thanks HUGH. I try that and get back to you. Regards Mughal from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 05/01/2017 15:54:59 | ID: 137841

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DERMOT, Ireland

Toyota Avensis

When I start my car in morning or when it is lying for a while it will splutter or( knock) for a few seconds followed by plume of grey smoke and less than ten seconds it's all over, car runs ok and no smoke

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There is a red light on the dash of my Toyota venisis 2012 2lt Adrian from Armagh

Submitted: 12/11/2016 10:57:45 | ID: 136633

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Asen, Kent

Toyota Picnic

Hi there, as I could not get a manual with our beloved Picnic I am not sure what type of oil is best for its automatic gearbox. Anyone able to advice? Thanks in advance!

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Phone a Toyota main dealer and ask them. john from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 16/11/2016 23:23:01 | ID: 136749

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anna prescott, South Yorkshire

Toyota Picnic

I would love to know how many kilometers i can drive after the fuel light comes on. before running out of petrol?

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Carry a 5 litre can of petrol. wait for the fuel light to come on, set the trip meter to zero then check the km's when it run's out. john from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 18/10/2016 18:49:19 | ID: 136054

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A. Skingsley, Cambridgeshire

Toyota Picnic

My Picnic gearbox (manual) is very hard to change gear, usually from cold. are my selectors sticking? how and where do i check the oil level and will Molyslip or Whynns help?

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It seems to be a common fault. My manual picnic has been the same for the 8 years i have owned it. Try using fully synthetic gear oil 75W/90, which doesn't thicken in cold weather. One simple check (which caught me out) is too make sure the drivers floor mat is not too thick or stopping the clutch pedal from fully depressing. The clutch is hydraulic , so you could check the slave cylinder for leaks,check the fluid level and consider 'bleeding it'. john from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 20/04/2014 08:48:20 | ID: 94457

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Martin Breakspear, Middlesex

Toyota Picnic

Hi . Could you help me please. Twice I have a had pool of water after its been raining in the drivers side only. There seems to be no tell tale sign , drips or stains. The seals around the manual sun roof seems okay but saying that my wife did say when she pulled back the sliding sun roof shade, water just poured down on top of her. Saying that could of come from any where else?, Are there water channels located any where?. I look forward to any helpful advice. Thanks Martin

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The sunroof has water drain tubes in each corner of the aperture. If one of these block it can back up the water and cause it to leak into the cabin. john from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 31/10/2015 17:18:12 | ID: 122945

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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

The avensis manual is no good. The Rav4 used the same petrol engine but nothing else. If it's a diesel you can buy a manual on CD for the toyota lucida / emina which use the same engine. As for body , electrics , everything else only one manual was printed and that's in Russian. john from Greater Manchester

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

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Chris, Hertfordshire

Toyota Picnic

I know it's a stupid question but how do I check the water in my '98 2.0ltr 6 seater?

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When the engine is cold remove the cap from the radiator header tank and check the water level. The header tank has a MIN / MAX level on it and is 'see through'. the water should be between these two marks. john from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 16/06/2016 16:09:52 | ID: 132720

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Willem, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi My Hi-ace is leaking radiator fluid on the passenger side. A lot of fluid comes out once I stop somewhere. If I fill the coolant tank up it will last me about 2 days not even driving very far. It seems to come from a smaller radiator. I can't quite get in there to check any pipes. Any tips on what to do would be much appreciated.

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Hi a good way to stop the leak is to use one to two teaspoons of black pepper. dave240144@hotmail..co.uk from Philippines

hi.please check your radiator cap if its maintaining pressure in the cooling system.also have your cooling system pressure tested percy mudare from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 29/10/2014 01:52:10 | ID: 105270

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Gemma, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hello! We recently purchased 1988 Toyota Hiace. Been running fine, today it started cutting out whilst driving. Was a 134km/83 mile drive. No rev counter, sorry! Basically, idle's fine, very low revs fine but once you put your foot down to the bite point, engine staggers, revs drop and stalls, unless you push your foot all the way down, then revs will shoot up again. So yeah, could drive it very unpleasantly! Every stop requires full rev to get going without stall. Any ideas?

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Hi Gemma. Check your fuel pump and replace it . Had same problem. Junaid from South Africa

Submitted: 18/10/2016 07:44:04 | ID: 136042

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Masawi, West Midlands

Toyota Hiace

Hi, I have a Toyota Hiace Super Custom 2.4 diesel automatic. Recently my driver hit a rock and damaged the gearbox sump tray but he stopped immediately as the ATF started leaking out. It was towed to a garage where the sump tray was replaced and new ATF filled. However after everything was put back up, the gears could not shift. We started the car and let it idle for a while to pump up the fluid but still the gears could not shift. I called my friend who has a bit of mechanical mind and he managed to shift it into drive by some mechanical tricks but it does not shift to any other gear at the moment. It is stuck in the drive. What can cause this? Is it a kind of some safety lock mode or what? It was never driven without the fluid after the incident so the issue of damaging the gearbox is out.

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I had the same problem with mine after I had the auto trans replaced and it was quite silmple, the trans fluid needed topping up, so just check the trans fluid level. Jeremy from New Zealand

Submitted: 10/11/2016 12:38:16 | ID: 136597

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Gail, City of Glasgow

Toyota Yaris

Gear stick was beeping when nearly home as I was in heavy traffic .. the engine was reving up then loose power .. was taking time to shift in gears as it's an automatic..

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It sounds like you have the Multi Mode Transmission in your Toyota Yaris. There is a warning light and sound if the clutch overheats which it can easily do in heavy traffic. You can help greatly if you put the car in neutral if you're going to be stopped for a while (eg at traffic lights) rather than sitting in drive with your foot on the brake pedal. Your car might be OK once it cools down otherwise you need to see a mechanic. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 10/11/2016 18:23:35 | ID: 136605

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Eskimorabbit, Berkshire

Toyota Auris

Just bought a 2012 Auris. Drove to work and back fine. Just went out the front of my house and noticed the dashboard is doing a light show. All the dashboard lights and warning lights are pulsating on and off! I have no key in the ignition! Anyone know what this is about? Thanks

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HI got same problem car drives fine when I switch off the car and take the key out dashboard lights flashes e.g petrol light power steering lights etc any answers Rony from Hertfordshire

ul do batter and fit agian. Bad earth someweher vic from Luton

Submitted: 23/02/2015 21:04:16 | ID: 112212

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John Pashley, Cyprus

Toyota Auris

Hi,I have just picked up my car that I had transported over to Cyprus where it had to have an mot and checked over before being re registered taxed and insured,after driving it for 2 hours it came up with a yellow warning light in the shape of a spanner,could you tell me what this means, Cheers John.

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i.e serive light vic from Luton

Submitted: 25/07/2015 13:07:22 | ID: 118877

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Patrick, County Fermanagh

Toyota Auris

Why is engine turning but slow to fire up in the morning as if not getting fuel

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muck ion teh fuel clogging the Fuel filter. Chaneg the Fuel filter. vic from Luton

Submitted: 08/03/2016 14:37:24 | ID: 128716

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Tom, Greater London

Toyota Auris

Hi everyone, I need advice for my Toyota Auris (2010), 1.6 engine, Manual gear with 40 k mileage. I have engine light come on ( yellow colour) and flashing sometime. The car lost some power and engine sound is changed. I just serviced at Toyota passed MOT one month ago. Because of Engine light I am very worried about it. Please advice me if anybody know.

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check with an OBD meter and get code then it will tell you the fault vic from Luton

Submitted: 15/04/2016 22:05:58 | ID: 130438

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Essa Ali, Lancashire

Toyota Auris

I have a 2014 reg auris estate . The car came with the annoying stop ,start. So every time you stopped a lights or in a bit of traffic the engine cuts out. You have to then restart the engine by pushing the clutch in. However it has stopped working and the engine management light is on. The car drives fine. No loss in power from the engine. Can any tell me if they know what the fault is?

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try cleaning venturi i.t take air filter assembly and clean all ares with meths spirit etc. Lots of dust in teh air inlet hence start stop will not work and cause mal function. Otherswie replace the venturi. vic from Luton

Submitted: 25/06/2016 20:57:04 | ID: 132999

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shanerichards, West Lothian

Toyota Hiace

My indecater keep on all time even if o take it off

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Is it your flasher, you are referring to? Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 25/10/2016 22:45:39 | ID: 136246

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sundar thapa, Nepal

Toyota Hiace

i am facing a strange problem my 2kd engine starts for 5 min and it stops and after a minute it starts easily i have checked all overflow systems what may be the cause please answer me

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I have a similar problem on a 2005 Toyota Dyna 2kd engine, anyone with the solution? Thomas Mumpangwe from Zambia

Submitted: 21/09/2016 17:12:45 | ID: 135352

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Danz, New Zealand

Toyota Hiace

Hi I have a Toyota Hiace 2.4 zr 1994 and the engine cranks but doesnt fire. I checked the fuel pump, filter, relays and no spark at the distibutor or spark plugs. Is there anything that is caused not to spark and fire over?

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Hello Danz , go back to the Distributor cap and examine the rotor brush and the carbon pencil in the center of the cap also trace the coil wire that is in the center of the cap it goes to the ignition coil this coil or electrical unit could be faulty. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Hello Danz , go back to the Distributor cap and examine the rotor brush and the carbon pencil in the center of the cap also trace the coil wire that is in the center of the cap it goes to the ignition coil this coil or electrical unit could be faulty. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Hello Danz , go back to the Distributor cap and examine the rotor brush and the carbon pencil in the center of the cap also trace the coil wire that is in the center of the cap it goes to the ignition coil this coil or electrical unit could be faulty. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 18/10/2016 12:19:04 | ID: 136046

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lesego, South Africa

Toyota Yaris

I have a toyota yaris 2006 model that does not have revs. The engine can start well but when i press the accelerator padle it does not have revs. I tried to replace a throttle body with a new one and also replaced a petrol pump but still the car does not have revs. What can i do?

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Hi sorry I have no idea just want ask if you find out what it is I have same problem when I was driving just acceleration went off engine still running that all I did switch engine off and started again and was fine my yaris is 09 automatic David from Clackmannanshire

Submitted: 21/04/2016 11:04:29 | ID: 130650

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Angela, Australia

Toyota Hiace

2006 hiace commuter, auto, 2.7L petrol/gas bus. It hasn't started since the ecu got extremely wet (my sons had a light bulb moment and decided to pressure wash the entire interior and exterior of the bus). Its been left it to dry for a few months and it still not turning over. I cant afford to replace the ecu. So if anyone has an idea on how i can fix the ecu myself? or know of something else that would be preventing it from starting? I would love and appreciate the suggestions. Thanks a bunch :)

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Check your fuse box to see if any blown fuse is in the box . Theron Smith from Jamaica

Love your suggestion, Theron! I will check them in the morning.Thanks!!! Angela from Australia

Love your suggestion, Theron. I will check them in the morning.Thanks heaps. Angela from Australia

Submitted: 01/10/2016 20:30:40 | ID: 135644

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Deb Hearne, West Yorkshire

Toyota Avensis

Does my 2011 2 litre Avensis tourer have a chain or a timing belt.

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i want to know i have toyota avensis diesel 2 ltr. 2011 ,is this car have timing belt or chain? arif from West Midlands

Submitted: 25/05/2014 13:45:05 | ID: 96121

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Mitchell, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Own a 1985 Hiace, its backfiring a lot and stalling at traffic lights, it's an automatic though so shouldn't be stalling. I've changed the spark plugs but looks like it's the carburettor. How urgent is it to need to get this fixed? Going to been driving over 1000km's within the next week. The vans done 283,000km's already. Cheers

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You are having a ignition problem but i cant pin point it from where i am , some points and condenser setting not right in your electrical circuits . I need some more information on your type of system. Theron Smith from Jamaica

You are having a ignition problem but i cant pin point it from where i am , some points and condenser setting not right in your electrical circuits . I need some more information on your type of system. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 17/10/2016 01:34:31 | ID: 136017

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AL, Aberdeenshire

Toyota Hiace

Hi, Just replaced top radiator hose engine cranking but wouldnt start. need help asap

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What was your problem before you change the top water hose? check to see if your fuel injector pump has any voltage (12 volt) Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 02/10/2016 04:18:17 | ID: 135647

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Nick, Bournemouth

Toyota Hiace

Hi I have a Toyota regius 3liter I have changed battery after standing for a while it will not start or jumpstart any ideas thanks

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Just a pity you guys are so far away from me , i could sort out most of your old shape Hiace problems , the new shape Hiace i am not yet verse on there problems. Back to your problem NICK! To assist you i need more Info , hope you didn't buy a new battery?. Has the engine turn over? if no is the answer , check your starter. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 06/10/2016 21:56:03 | ID: 135770

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Tom, Brighton & Hove

Toyota Hiace

The engine management light is on constantly. The van runs as normal but the speedo and odometer have stopped working, also the fuel gauge is not instantly working but takes a while to register how much fuel is in the tank. How do I sort it out?

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I don't now what you call management light , i am going to try to address your question. Now if your van has a gear box , may be your speedo meter cable is broken and for a automatic transmission ,check your fuse box to see if you have any blown fuse or check your transmission underneath the van to see if any of the wires have falling loose. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 08/10/2016 14:53:45 | ID: 135806

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Altaf, Fiji

Toyota Hiace

The exhaust brake comes on by itself and sometimes at very odd times

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I am not sure what you are talking about. If you are referring to you brake lights , then i can understand. Above your break pedal there is an adjustable switch just pull the lock nut and adjust it a bit and you are good to go . Theron Smith from Jamaica

I am not sure what you are talking about. If you are referring to you brake lights , then i can understand. Above your break pedal there is an adjustable switch just pull the lock nut and adjust it a bit and you are good to go . Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 12/10/2016 07:56:39 | ID: 135884

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vusumuzi moyo, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

toyota hiace 94 diesel 3l engine, shaking at idle,low power on acceleration,heavy fuel consumption,white smoke on exhaust no oil consumption please help

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The injector fuel pump needs servicing. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 21/07/2016 13:24:14 | ID: 133693

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Clive, Cambridgeshire

Toyota Hiace

Theron Smith from Jamaica you are a star and a mine of information. Can you tell me where the coolant drain plug is on the engine block of my 1993 Hiace 2.7 lit diesel? Thanks

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Coolant drain plug for the engine block is on the left side of the block close to the engine oil dip stick at the base. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 19/09/2016 22:59:07 | ID: 135305

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Eric, Cambridgeshire

Toyota Avensis

Can you tell me does a my car have one revering light or 2 ' just bought the car .thanks

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quite possible it has only one, even though the light clusters may suggest that it will have two... quite common to have one only R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 08/10/2016 09:29:34 | ID: 135794

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Abraham Kyeremateng, Ghana

Toyota Yaris Verso 2000

My Toyota Yaris Verso does not pick up speed quickly, especially when climbing hills when I change to a lower gear. What’s the problem with it?

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My car had the same problem up hills. The mechanic has replaced the throttle body with a second hand part (new ones are expensive) and it seems to have helped. Richard Martin from Greater London

Submitted: 01/10/2013 10:46:51 | ID: 55401

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michael moran, Ireland

Toyota Auris

hi wheare is the fuse for the brake lights in my 2008 auris

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under dash on left side box a bought 100mm long and 40 mm wide paddy from Wexford

Submitted: 13/02/2016 20:03:00 | ID: 127538

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orly visco, Philippines

Toyota Hiace

hi my 3L engine is newly overhauled.I roadtest it and it runs great but after couple of days i noticed during uphill the engine becomes weak and in flat roads when i change to higher gear it wont give a strong power to run fast.when i check the radiator it is full but there is a pressure on the radiator hoses.sometimes during uphill travel when im in 2nd shift when i accelerate the engine shuts down but when i start the engine it normally starts.what could be the problem?

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There are four steps to this preoblem; 1.0 The cylinder bore probably was not to the correct size despite fitting new piston rings 2.0 The thickness of the cylinder head gasket is not the correct size 3.0 The compression pressure is not the correct one 4.0 Recheck your injector pump timing lloyd mubanga from Zambia

Submitted: 28/08/2016 08:54:38 | ID: 134710

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