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Bernard Lewis, Powys

Toyota Hiace

Hi my van turns over but whant start, full tank of diesel. Drove home no problems two hours later it would not start

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Mr. Lewis, put some new glow plugs in your van. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 16/01/2016 12:34:00 | ID: 126244

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Daniel Kasuza, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

What is the problem when temperature rises during idling but starts to drop when you start to move. It also rises when you speed to about 100km/hr. The vehicle is a Toyota haice 5l 1997 model

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Daniel.. sounds perfectly normal. R Evans from Caerphilly

Just a little back here; Daniel ask your mechanic to have a look at your engine fan, if it is the clutch type, that's your problem not enough Revolution, the fluid is drying out. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 30/12/2015 18:06:06 | ID: 125322

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rodney, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Toyota Hiace

My indicators and dashboard lights keep shorting out so they work one moment and don't the next how can I find a circuit board to replace the one now?

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Just to correct you , there is no shorting out, if there was you would see a fire,[ smile]. Ask you Auto Electrician to have a look at the indicator switch, can be worn or dirty. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 05/12/2015 22:30:05 | ID: 124395

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Sam, Blackpool

Toyota Hiace

Are the side loading doors the same size on any year

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Most; on the older model Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 02/12/2015 09:00:41 | ID: 124270

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verasito@yahoo.com, Israel

Toyota Hiace

I engage the hand brake and later vehicle rolled down. Why?

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Back brake needs some adjustment,mechanically also make sure that your break shoe is in good order. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 26/11/2015 12:49:56 | ID: 124025

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Mason, New Zealand

Toyota Hiace

Hi. My Toyota Hiace kept running this afternoon when I had turned it off and taken the key out. I put thenkepy back in and turn it to on and then off again a few time and it stopped. Then turned it on again and it kept running again. This time it stopped its self after about 10 seconds. It did it a third time then stopped doing it. What kind of fault can this be? Is there more than one thing that would cause this. Like the ignition barrel? is there a fuel solenoid in the van that could be sticking? Also I've read about "dieseling" could it be this. The van only does shorts runs, maybe it needs a good long drive?? Thank you. Mason.

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You did not say what year vehicle it is; however ask a Auto Electrician to look at your ignition unit for you Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 25/11/2015 02:51:59 | ID: 123959

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Lance Elliott, Isle of Wight

Toyota Hiace

Hi all, I own a Toyota Hiace 2003 4D4. I'm having issues reading the dipstick when checking the oil, I've hot, cold, but each time I remove the dipstick to check level it smudges and can't get a reading?? any advice please.

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May be you are refereeing to the transmission dip stick and not the engine oil dip stick. the transmission dip stick has hot and cold indicator on it. When the engine is cold , the fuel will appear at the cold mark on the dip stick. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 22/11/2015 17:01:32 | ID: 123844

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SKOWRONEK, France

Toyota Hiace

Is Toyota Hiace van 1993 equiped with self cancelling indicator or is there reported frequent failure of self cancelling indicator ?

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Ask your mechanic to re move the steering column and look at cancelling plate for you. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 21/11/2015 09:54:32 | ID: 123757

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Mircea Mitrofan, Middlesex

Toyota Hiace

Hi. Tried to replace ceiling light bulb inside back of van. Bulb was wrong size. Next time I started the van there was no power for the Radio, clock and interior lights (and no worning sound for keys in and lihjts on). Checked all fuses. All good. Lighter works. No idea what's wrong... Please help. Thanks!

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Use a DC electrical meter to check your fuse system Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 12/11/2015 01:47:49 | ID: 123410

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Neil kempson , East Sussex

Toyota Hiace

Will the front seats from a 2011 fit in a 1999 toyota hiace powervan thanks

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Just get a close up look at a 2011 seat. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 09/11/2015 21:30:44 | ID: 123344

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Samsmith Nyirenda, Zambia

Toyota Hiace

What causes high fuel consumption

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May be you fuel pump needs calibrating, you could be driving around on a rich mixture. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 06/11/2015 18:54:24 | ID: 123240

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annette kay, New Zealand

Toyota Hiace

HELP we have a toyoto hi ace 2002 diesel and we have an oil leak which we can not trace, where its coming from , it seems to be dropping down onto the chassis and torsion bar and onto the bash plate and out, it leaves a small puddle on the ground below the fuel filter area. under the left hand seat is all wet with engine oil, what/where is it coming from. been water blasted and given a run no leak appreciate any help

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I am trying to understand what you mean by water blasted; I presume that you washed the engine properly start it and run it for a while. How is the oil level on the dip stick does it show sign of using oil? To help you I need more info. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 06/11/2015 06:18:20 | ID: 123193

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corey, Australia

Toyota Hiace

I have a hiac 1997, when I turn my car on, it start and runs well but the mount of cloud color smoke poors out the back, not just a little puff, heaps.I put knew oil in then the smoke started.

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We need to identified the color smoke first; there are three[3] color smoke that will emit from an engine -Black,Blue and White. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 31/10/2015 10:33:14 | ID: 122921

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Chris, Greater London

Toyota Hiace

Hello I have a Toyota hiACE D4 D long wheel base 2007 I would like if anyone can help me with where the engine serial number is located

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On the engine block at the foot of the cylinder head. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 21/10/2015 20:51:19 | ID: 122562

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nick zaccaria, Australia

Toyota Hiace

hi, I have a Toyota hiace 2.7lt 2006 model thr201 series. have replaced the water tubing under inlet manifold, since then the heater is not heating up, aprox. a month later resulted in a blowen head gasket this was renewed together with water pump, thermostat and fully serviced cylinder head. upon reassembly heater still not working, heater hoses under bonnet one hot other mildly warm, have flushed heater core checked for blockage to cooling system, improvised a bleeder to heater tested for flow at heater hoses, slow dribble but not enough. engine does not overheat and temperature stable at normal operating temperature, over flow bottle and all radiator hoses show normal running temperatures. engine has been running for more than six months with no problems, only cannot get heater to work . any clues please

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There is a small radiator inside the A C unit that links to the heater unit[under the dash] i am almost sure that's where your problem is. I take it that the blower unit is working. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 20/10/2015 09:36:45 | ID: 122506

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Domenic, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi I have just purchased a Toyota Hiace 2.4 fuel injected petrol model. tI is running very rich and blows black smoke. The mechanic doesn't know what the problem is. When cold the engine starts first time. However after it starts and runs for a few minutes it struggles to start again. Does anyone know what the problem could be? Please help me/

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ASK YOUR MECHANIC TO ADJUST THE FUEL SETTING ON THE INJECTOR PUMP FOR YOU.[ THIS SCHREW IS AT THE BACK OF THE PUMP TOP SIDE THE INJECTOR PIPES] Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 13/10/2015 20:31:01 | ID: 122296

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Peter Duerden , Essex

Toyota Avensis

My reversing light is not working?

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There's a reverse switch on the gear box it might need replaced ciaran from Antrim

Submitted: 15/01/2015 20:26:53 | ID: 109621

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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

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

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Daniel, Ethiopia

Toyota Hiace

Hi I my friend has added gasoline in my Toyota heice super GL 2007 model diesel engine. Then it's stop on the road. What should I do. I already clean it's mixed oil and cleaning it's filter

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Make sure you pump out all the fuel from the tank, clean the filter put diesel engine lubricant and fill the tank with V-Power Diesel as full as possible then try to start the engine. You might notice much stuttering and smoke afterward the engine started. while driving you might loose power but eventually the car would perform normally after couple of refills. Hope this would solve your problem. fela from Finland

Submitted: 02/02/2016 12:49:05 | ID: 127038

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George Hollinger, County Down

Toyota Auris

My Toyota Auris has developed a fault in the dashboard, one side of the indicator light has stopped working although all is working ok outside. Any suggestions?

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Hi, I have the same prob. What was your outcome? I hear its mot fail and have to replace whole dash unit! Reds Steve Steve from Devon

I have fixed this and save a fortune not having to replace the instrumental display @ £640 ! Remove the cover surrounding the dash display. It's just clipped in. You will then see 4 screws to remove the instrumental display. My just had loose wiring at the back and worked again once I pushed the connector a bit. Steve from Devon

Submitted: 22/03/2015 17:11:17 | ID: 113665

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Patricia, Cheshire

Toyota Yaris

My car is losing power, loads of revs but no pulling power, just enough time to pull over and stop. Turn engine off and then restart the car and all is fine. Then it does it again. Seems to be getting more frequent. Mechanic is baffled. Please can anyone help with advice? Thanks

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Did you find out the answer to this? My wife's car does the same thing Jono from Hampshire

Did you find out the answer to this? My wife's car does the same thing Jono from Hampshire

No. The mechanic is baffled Patricia from Cheshire

if diesel, could be egr valve needs a clean, or dpf snowy from Buckinghamshire

Submitted: 19/02/2015 01:22:58 | ID: 111855

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tm xulu, South Africa

Toyota Yaris

It has no power, jerking and no idling

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Toyota yaris 2008 has no power and idling tm xulu from South Africa

Submitted: 08/01/2016 10:18:10 | ID: 125732

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JohnMcConalogue"j, County Londonderry

Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris ion 2007 malfunction indicator lamp came on after I filled with petrol and drove for 2 miles and practically very little power,also discovered aftr I put lights on to dip skipped to park lights

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Toyota Yaris ion petrol. Malfunction indicator light came on after I filled with petro and drove for 2 miles ,also when I would change from headlights to dips it would skip to park lights ,many thanks if you could help me JohnMcConalogue"j from County Londonderry

Submitted: 18/01/2016 21:47:23 | ID: 126356

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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

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

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tom, Surrey

Toyota Corolla Verso

I have toyota verso 2005 model ,which type of timeing belt in this car need to change this, now this 76000 mile running Thanks

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If it is a Corolla Verso model, that ran to 2008 or so, then it has a Timing CHAIN....no need to change it ever! Dave from Derbyshire

Submitted: 11/12/2015 13:48:35 | ID: 124598

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tariq, Greater Manchester

Toyota Avensis

i ve got a Toyota avensis d4d tr the sat nav and the radio and the cd is not working . it dosent eject the only thing that works is the tilt the guy I bought it off said it did work the music cd but now it doent even eject please can you give me some advice as to what I can do thanks tariq

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Did you fix the problem Zak from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 03/06/2014 01:47:00 | ID: 96768

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Daniel Kasuza, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

I have a Toyota Hi ace super custom 3.0 turbo with 1kz engine. It is a 1997 model. The problem is that it starts first time in the morning but the rest of the day it has a hard starting. What could be the problem. There is also some oil leak on the aluminium pipe that comes from the air cleaner to the intake manifault but l cannot locate where execly the oil is coming from. Could it be the gasket or what?

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Daniel, not sure why the starting problem but could be a solenoid valve not shutting off, or could be that a temperature sender is not sending a message to the ecu to say the engine is warm,, and a little overfuelling. As far as the leak, I suspect what you're describing is a leak from the turbo intercooler ducting. Oil at this location is either caused by spillage when filling the engine oil or it is probably leaking from the turbocharger oil seal. I would investigate the latter. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 25/12/2015 19:00:06 | ID: 125130

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Bob, Wiltshire

Toyota Hiace

Hi I own a 1996 Super Custom 3.0 Diesel Turbo. Having problems with fuel system at engine end. Ticking noise and van won't start. If ticking stops van starts and runs fine. Cannot find the diagnostic socket. Any help would be much appreciated.

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Diagnostic socket is on the passenger side under the dashboard. Hard starting sometimes is caused by the wear of the diesel pump head. Daniel Kasuza from Zimbabwe

Diagnostic socket is on the passenger side under the dashboard. Hard starting sometimes is caused by the wear of the diesel pump head. Daniel Kasuza from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 09/11/2015 18:04:24 | ID: 123337

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campbell kirkham, Argentina

Toyota Land Cruiser Amazon

when going up hills managemet light will come on but no loss of power stop the engine start it and its fine. Just seems to happen when you go up a steep hill and put the power on. Thanks for your help. Campbell.

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Hi Campbell, this could be caused by a sticking egr valve but more likely to be turbo actuator sticking... not a massive and expensive job considering the word turbo is used... ino both cases you can probably cure this by cleaning the system and then lubricating the turbo actuator rod. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 22/12/2015 08:08:27 | ID: 125017

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Becky, West Midlands

Toyota Yaris

Engine light has gone on what could be wrong with it I don't hear any funny noises coming from the engine

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Hi I have owned a 2001 Yaris Verso for nearly six years. after six months the engine warning light came on. then went off. then came on! A mechanic I now told me only worry if it stays on all the time. Then take it for a check. Hope this helps. keith clemson from Merseyside

Submitted: 01/12/2015 17:37:23 | ID: 124261

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pat mulligan, Nottinghamshire

Toyota Corolla

My Toyota Corolla 1.4 t Spirit over revs to 3000 on a cold start for about a minute then slows down? On a warm start it is fine.

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I have same problem on my 2004 corolla. Revs high when cold the. Settles Did you get an answer? graham from Lancashire

I have same problem on my 2004 corolla. Revs high when cold the. Settles Did you get an answer? graham from Lancashire

I have same problem on my 2004 corolla. Revs high when cold the. Settles Did you get an answer? graham from Lancashire

No Graham not yet so it looks like the main dealer pat mulligan from Nottinghamshire

Submitted: 24/04/2015 08:18:13 | ID: 115153

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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

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

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mandy burgess, Derbyshire

Toyota Avensis

Hi, my Toyota Avensis 2.0d 4d keeps losing power when driving along, then you change gear and put your foot down and it seems to pick up again. We have had a new fuel filter put on but it is still happening. Can anybody shed any light on this? Thank you

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Hi, my Toyota Avensis 2.0d 4d keeps losing power when driving along, then you change gear and put your foot down and it seems to pick up again. We have had a new fuel filter put on but it is still happening. Can anybody shed any light on this? Thank you Iffy khan from Stockton-on-Tees

Hi, my Toyota Avensis 2.0d 4d keeps losing power when driving along, then you change gear and put your foot down and it seems to pick up again. We have had a new fuel filter put on but it is still happening. Can anybody shed any light on this? Thank you Iffy khan from Stockton-on-Tees

I have a Toyota Avensis 58 model. It's losing power during driving? ash ahmed from Lancashire

I have a Toyota Avensis 58 model. It's losing power during driving? ash ahmed from Lancashire

Possibly dpf sensor needs changing Asim Bashir from Tyne and Wear

I have the same issue with my Corolla verso 2.2d4d, each time it's been the egr valve, it was replaced at 50,000 miles now on nearly 70,000 it's done it to me three times since replacing it, had it cleaned each time this time it's going in for a full flush fingers crossed it solves it Leigh from Lancashire

I have the same issue with my Corolla verso 2.2d4d, each time it's been the egr valve, it was replaced at 50,000 miles now on nearly 70,000 it's done it to me three times since replacing it, had it cleaned each time this time it's going in for a full flush fingers crossed it solves it Leigh from Lancashire

Either the egr valve sticking or the maf sensor is faulty. Andy Houliston from Highland

Either the egr valve sticking or the maf sensor is faulty. Andy Houliston from Highland

Submitted: 15/02/2015 16:19:44 | ID: 111598

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Brian, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

Hie There I bought my Toyota Grand Hiace (Engine Code GF-VCH16W, 3.4 L 6cyl 1999 Model from Japan Late last year .The rate at which it consumes petrol is ridicouls and its proving very expensive to drive this car.Any part that i can buy or suggestion to fix this problem so that i can enjoy the driving this vehicle. Thanks Brian

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Brian I'm no mechanic but shamwari 3.4lL 6 CYLINDER WHAT WERE YOU THINKING SEAN HODZI from Zimbabwe

Brian I'm no mechanic but shamwari 3.4lL 6 CYLINDER WHAT WERE YOU THINKING SEAN HODZI from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 26/08/2015 07:06:11 | ID: 120345

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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

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

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Jenny, Greater London

Toyota Yaris

Hi, I am hoping someone can help. Yesterday my car started whistling when I use the accelerator and its just travelling normally. This is from starting and only stops when I press down on the break or am stopped at lights for example. The noise seems to be coming from the drivers side and goes from very loud to quite quiet in one journey. I am just wondering whether anyone knows what this could be? Thanks!

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My Yaris makes a whistling noise found it was the wing mirror drivers side William Vance from County Down

My Yaris makes a whistling noise found it was the wing mirror drivers side William Vance from County Down

Firstly without actually hearing noise it is every hard to make accurate diagnosis but if your Yaris is a diesel d4d it has a turbocharger a whistle during accrelation suggests you possibly have a leak on the intercooler turbo won't activate until around 2000 rpm so if the noise occurs after the revs go over 2000 rpm that would point to a leak on intercooler pipe if occurs from idle check crank breathers vacume pipes but you would experience poor running if problem was related to vacume or crank breathers Vinny from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 30/01/2015 19:41:35 | ID: 110574

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Antony McGhee, Greater Manchester

Toyota Rav 4

Is there a power outlet in the 2013 2.2D icon in the boot or is it just the ones in 5 he front. We got a cool box with the car but have no idea where to plug it in other than the front.

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hi on my Rav 4 2006 there is one in the armrest box in side.-- and one in the boot near side- -- also a small switch to turn on and off your rear reverse sensors in case of towing--ron ron sheldon from Staffordshire

Unfortunately there is no 12 volt socket in the rear of the new rav 2013 onwards,to me it's a let down as I never checked when we bought ours,our previous rav 2006 had one,very inconvenient as you say if you need a cool box! Steve from Northumberland

Submitted: 01/06/2014 21:44:30 | ID: 96677

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Honest Nkomo, Malawi

Toyota Hilux 20078

I have a 2007 Toyota Hilux D/Cab 4x4. It’s producing black smoke and the fuel consumption is high. What should I do?

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service your hilux. change the fuel filter, oil filter and air clear. dont forget to change the engine oil Rex Nou from Papua New Guinea

service your hilux. change the fuel filter, oil filter and air clear. dont forget to change the engine oil Rex Nou from Papua New Guinea

Submitted: 25/10/2013 14:15:49 | ID: 54379

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Maurice Putman, Lancashire

Toyota Rav 4

85 Win gate Avenue I have a Rav4 2003 Occasionally my engine will cut out whilst travelling I pull over switch off then restart engine warning light comes on then goes off. the engine continues running with no problems why? Westgate

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I also would like to know why this happens I too have a Rav4 2003 and the same thing happens. also it does not like starting 1st thing in the morning although we have a new battery (six months old) and just had the go plugs all changed and still no joy. Rita Rita from East Sussex

I also would like to know why this happens I too have a Rav4 2003 and the same thing happens. also it does not like starting 1st thing in the morning although we have a new battery (six months old) and just had the go plugs all changed and still no joy. Rita Rita from East Sussex

I also would like to know why this happens I too have a Rav4 2003 and the same thing happens. also it does not like starting 1st thing in the morning although we have a new battery (six months old) and just had the go plugs all changed and still no joy. Rita Rita from East Sussex

Submitted: 29/11/2014 18:38:54 | ID: 107091

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zin, Burma

Toyota Hiace

My super custom Timing belt signal is on. What should I do, I m in highway road. Drive or not.

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goodday zin you should replace the timing belt every 1000,000 km. best done by a qualified mechanic. a timing belt failure can be very expensive to fix as a lot of damage to the engine may occur. so bite the bullet and get it changed, mate. cheers johnboy johnboy from Australia

goodday zin you should replace the timing belt every 1000,000 km. best done by a qualified mechanic. a timing belt failure can be very expensive to fix as a lot of damage to the engine may occur. so bite the bullet and get it changed, mate. cheers johnboy johnboy from Australia

Submitted: 30/07/2015 04:24:32 | ID: 119108

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