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okanlawo, Lancashire

Toyota Corolla Verso

My Toyota Corolla Verso automatic 2004 keeps stopping on the road and showing one light on the dashboard that looks like a clutch plate picture red but immediately I turn off the engine for some seconds and I put it back on it will start again. Please can anyone help with the idea of what the problem is? NB clutch plate was changed last year in September.

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I have the same problem as you. Have you sorted yours yet ? Took the car for a diagnostic test and they said the clutch has a problem but i am not quite convinced. Did you check the brake pads and oil? bridget from Luton

I have the same problem as you. Have you sorted yours yet ? Took the car for a diagnostic test and they said the clutch has a problem but i am not quite convinced. Did you check the brake pads and oil? bridget from Luton

Submitted: 01/05/2015 07:57:07 | ID: 115441

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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

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

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Malik, Lancashire

Toyota Corolla Verso

The engine warning light, vsc light and trac off light are on. What will I have to do to reset them?

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I've got the same problem too but when I take it into the garage for diagnostic testing, it comes up with a fault code for the Glow Plugs, (not that made much sense ) but I've had mine changed & still the lights are on ??? Any suggestions anyone???? Rach from Shropshire

I've got the same problem too but when I take it into the garage for diagnostic testing, it comes up with a fault code for the Glow Plugs, (not that made much sense ) but I've had mine changed & still the lights are on ??? Any suggestions anyone???? Rach from Shropshire

Submitted: 16/07/2014 01:07:31 | ID: 99750

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Brian Goodsion, Norfolk

Toyota Hilux 2009

How do you reset the Toyota Hilux D4D fuel filter warning light? I have changed the filter but the light stays on! (HL3 2.5)

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disconnect the connector filter pressure sensor (this is on top of the filter), then do walk the vehicle a couple of minutes and connect the sensor, the light went out. carlos from Chile

disconnect the connector filter pressure sensor (this is on top of the filter), then do walk the vehicle a couple of minutes and connect the sensor, the light went out. carlos from Chile

Submitted: 09/01/2014 10:38:57 | ID: 60466

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Mohammed, Ethiopia

Toyota Hiace

I have Toyota Hiace 1999 Model 2LT engine Van.One week ago the timing belt warning light is on and I immediately stop the car and change the timing belt.However the light is still on,so can you tell me how to reset or off the timing belt warning light. king regard

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remove the dash console, unplug cables, there is a small silver screw on the bottom center at the back of the clocks, remove this screw and screw it back into the hole beside it, its marked timing belt. tom mackey from Ireland

Submitted: 21/05/2015 11:34:10 | ID: 116310

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ephraim katanda, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

Write your question here...hiace van shows an oil light like but orange in colour with a rippled line underneath

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low oil leval tom mackey from Ireland

Submitted: 25/05/2015 20:11:18 | ID: 116452

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umayantha, Sri Lanka

Toyota Hiace

how far i can drive when the fuel blinking light is on....?

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80KM brian from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 08/06/2015 02:12:16 | ID: 116941

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Hind, City of Glasgow

Toyota Yaris

Hi The reverse light does not work I have tested the bulb it is good but still same problem . Regards

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mine is the same but now my indicators don't work or electric windows.rang my friend and he said it could be the relay switch lisa wainwright from Cheshire

mine is the same but now my indicators don't work or electric windows.rang my friend and he said it could be the relay switch lisa wainwright from Cheshire

Submitted: 25/12/2014 01:16:22 | ID: 108429

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janice king, Essex

Toyota Yaris

The clutch is making a clicking sound when pressing down, does the cable need replacing? Kind regards

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Not sure why but mine has done the same for five years so don't worry about it! Sky Juice from Luton

Submitted: 13/02/2015 08:37:12 | ID: 111435

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Monique, Buckinghamshire

Toyota Hiace

Hi we have a hiace custom campervan 1996 and the leisure battery is not charging at all when we drive. The stereo, which should work from both the engine battery and the leisure battery is flicking on and off, as is the 12v socket in the van. We have checked the connections to the leisure battery and those coming from the engine battery, and they do not appear loose or earthed against anything. We didn't think it could be a fuse because the stereo is coming on and off, and thought if it was a fuse it wouldn't work at all? Any advice gratefully received Thanks

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Hi. Is your van an import from Japan? Adrian Ward from West Yorkshire

Hi. Is your van an import from Japan? Adrian Ward from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 10/11/2014 17:05:43 | ID: 105994

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Mequel, Bahamas, The

Toyota Hiace

I have a question ,my 1999 hiace desiel van has a breather grill located on side on the body of the bus near the drivers door but for some reason it doesn't suck in air properly ,you bearly can feel it ,what must I do and can this create a problem down the road

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Still waitng on response to my question about my. Breather on my hiace Toyota not breathing properly on the out side of my bus , Mequel from Bahamas, The

Submitted: 28/05/2015 01:31:10 | ID: 116551

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Mequel, Bahamas, The

Toyota Hiace

I have a question ,my 1999 hiace desiel van has a breather grill located on side on the body of the bus near the drivers door but for some reason it doesn't suck in air properly ,you bearly can feel it ,what must I do and can this create a problem down the road

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I have a question ,my 1999 hiace desiel van has a breather grill located on side on the body of the bus near the drivers door but for some reason it doesn't suck in air properly ,you bearly can feel it ,what must I do and can this create a problem down the road can any one answer me please Mequel from Bahamas, The

Submitted: 27/05/2015 04:45:18 | ID: 116509

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Mequel, Bahamas, The

Toyota Hiace

Toyota Hiace Hi I'm mequel my Toyota hiace deseil van is a 2000 and the turn signal light stays on the dash but does not blink what is my problem and how do I remove the bad part

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Replace the Indicator relay. Trebor from Lancashire

Thank you Trebor ,I replaced the blinker relay which was located behind the dash speedometer and was directly underneath the master breake lines ,now it works fine Mequel from Bahamas, The

Submitted: 26/05/2015 04:11:49 | ID: 116467

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Mequel, Bahamas, The

Toyota Hiace

Hi I'm mequel my Toyota hiace deseil van is a 2000 and the turn signal light stays on the dash but does not blink what is my problem and how do I remove the bad part

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Toyota Hiace Hi I'm mequel my Toyota hiace deseil van is a 2000 and the turn signal light stays on the dash but does not blink what is my problem and how do I remove the bad part Mequel from Bahamas, The

Submitted: 26/05/2015 03:51:50 | ID: 116464

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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

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

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Robert, Australia

Toyota Hiace

The pressure builds up in my radiator & goes into the over-flow tank, but does not return to the radiator - which needs to be re-filled every day. I have put on 3 new radiators caps, taken it to 4 mechanics, who could not identify the problem - hence, nor fix it!! They pressure tested it (it was OK), none could find any leaks, tested for oil (OK), checked oil (OK), heater & flushed it. It does not overheat. Still, it does not suck the water back into the radiator. Any ideas would be most appreciated. Thanks, Rob

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May be a split hose.or leaking air justin from Australia

Submitted: 24/02/2015 02:10:57 | ID: 112225

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rameez, Sri Lanka

Toyota Hilux

I hear a screechy noise when I accelerate and the noise is continuous. I`ve no idea from where the noise is coming. Any advice from those who have faced a similar problem? Secondly the fuel filter light on the dashboard is lit constantly. I got all the sensors checked to no avail. How can I get this switched off? Thanks

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Maybe its the break pad raveinsurea from Malaysia

Submitted: 01/07/2014 10:32:27 | ID: 98789

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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

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

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Mark, Czech Republic

Toyota Hiace 2005

I have 2005 D4D Hi-Ace 4x4 (EU version, PowerVan). I noticed water collecting on the floor behind the passenger seats, probably after rain. I have tried to trace the problem and found out that the whole silencing mat under the floor cover in the front is soaked with water. I followed the wet mat and it seems like the water is coming from above the passenger side footwell (right side, my vehicle is LHD). Even the silencing mat on the wall dividing the passenger footwell and the engine is wet. The questions: - Where is the water coming from? Have anybody had a similar problem? - When water gets underneath the grill next to the wipers (normal situation, eg. in rain), how does is get out? Is there a drain somewhere? My wild guess is that it might be clogged and then water gets inside through the air ducts (?). - Where is the cabin air filter located? I expected to find it under the grill, but there is just a large hollow space with wiper arm and a large raised opening on the passenger side, which might an air intake (?). (D4D 4x4)

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I've got the same problem & hav jus brought a 2003 Toyota hiace I've noticed it comes back after drying & it hasn't rained for days where I am & there's almost puddles of water almost like its condesation but my knolidge of vehicles is terrible & am desperate to find out. Damon Vinyard from Suffolk

I've got the same problem & hav jus brought a 2003 Toyota hiace I've noticed it comes back after drying & it hasn't rained for days where I am & there's almost puddles of water almost like its condesation but my knolidge of vehicles is terrible & am desperate to find out. Damon Vinyard from Suffolk

Submitted: 28/05/2013 15:16:40 | ID: 55573

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IAN READ, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi, I`ve got a 1982 Hiace camper van and my headlights stopped working for no apparent reason, I`ve still got parking lights but no headlights. All my fuses seem to be ok but I`m having trouble finding out what is causing the problem. If anyone can help that would be great. My car manual doesn`t give me much detail either

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Where are the fuses? I have an 82 and we've looked for hrs. Tim from Australia

Submitted: 05/03/2015 03:15:53 | ID: 112772

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nigel, Armagh

Toyota Hiace

Hi. When driving my 2002 LWB van it seems to be losing power, it`s hard to get it up to speed of a static start and when on the motorway it`s hard to get the van to go over 55 miles per hour. If you have any suggestions on how to help would be very welcome

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change the fuel filter justin from Australia

change the fuel filter justin from Australia

Submitted: 02/03/2015 19:55:33 | ID: 112613

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khalid, Croatia

Toyota Yaris

Hi, can you guide me where is the fuse located for headlights leveling motor? I think that fuse is broken and I have to change it. Please also give me the number.Best Regards

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What does it mean, S, D, B mentioned on the gear lever of an automatic car? khalid from Croatia

What can I do to increase my pick of Yaris 2006 1.3? khalid from Croatia

What can I do to increase my pick of Yaris 2006 1.3? khalid from Croatia

What can I do to increase my pick of Yaris 2006 1.3? khalid from Croatia

in yaris 2006 where is the fuse located and what is the No. for headlights leveling motor? khalid from Croatia

Submitted: 24/04/2015 13:36:57 | ID: 115169

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allan, East Sussex

Toyota Yaris

The throttle is slow when I'm changing gear, the revs are still at 2000 and very slow to idle speed. Please can someone help?

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Toyota Yaris 1.0 GS 2002, throttle slow to idle when changing gear revs still at 2000rpm allan from East Sussex

Submitted: 21/04/2015 21:48:01 | ID: 115034

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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

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

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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

I had exactly this issue. The alternator be lead was loose causing no power to be applied to the hydraulics in the brakes and also low voltage to oil warning light. Check you oil levels first obviously, but if the engine oil level shows fine on the dipstick it is likely that the alternator isn't giving the system enough. Dead give away is the brakes being impossible to depress Rupert tasker from West Yorkshire

I had exactly this issue. The alternator be lead was loose causing no power to be applied to the hydraulics in the brakes and also low voltage to oil warning light. Check you oil levels first obviously, but if the engine oil level shows fine on the dipstick it is likely that the alternator isn't giving the system enough. Dead give away is the brakes being impossible to depress Rupert tasker from West Yorkshire

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

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tony fallon, Merseyside

Toyota Aygo

Hi my aygo is 6 years old. It is really struggling to start. I have charged up the battery, no real difference after a couple of days. There is a delay of a couple of seconds before it reluctantly turns over. But this is getting worse and need to get fixed before winter sets in. Any ideas where to go next. Cheers

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Submitted: 15/11/2014 09:17:11 | ID: 106238

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terence, South Africa

Toyota Corolla Verso

I want to know if the above model uses a timing chain or belt , how seldom must be replaced .? Thanks Terence

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It uses a chain and only change it if it starts making a sound Nick from South Africa

It uses a chain and only change it if it starts making a sound Nick from South Africa

Submitted: 02/02/2015 16:52:51 | ID: 110749

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Lee, Lancashire

Toyota Rav 4

Our engine management light comes on an it goes into limp mode it happens quite often in a short space of time then it work ok for a while what's the problem to that every time it goes garage it works fine when we get there so it shows no fault lol

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Hi, our engine management light comes on and it goes into limp mode, it happens quite often in a short space of time, then it works ok for a while. What's the problem? Every time it goes to the garage it works fine when we get there so it shows no fault! gwilym jones from Gwynedd

Submitted: 04/06/2014 13:23:07 | ID: 96880

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Peter Murphy, Dublin

Toyota Avensis

After changing the battery my car will not start?

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Make sure the side lead on positive side is secured tightly as this goes to starter Colin from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 25/01/2015 16:36:58 | ID: 110280

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Francis Acheampong, Ghana

Toyota Hiace

I have a problem on my bus that anytime the Check Engine sign comes on then the car goes off by itself. Most mechanics have check the car with a electronic diagnostic machine but it doesn't bring out any fault but this is really troubling me and now I don't what to do....I have them check the Injectors, fuel pump, charger, changed the accelerator, checked my battery terminal and a few things but not working out so please help me. Francis

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Hi Francis I have the same problem with my bus, have you managed to get yours solved? if yes what was the problem? Bernard from Zimbabwe

Submitted: 21/02/2015 18:49:00 | ID: 112057

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Thomasjryan@hotmail.co.uk, County Down

Toyota Hiace

My 2004 hiace van looks like it needs a new battery put it has 2 of them will I have to replace the 2 of them ?

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The two batteries are connected in parallel and just behave like a bigger battery - still 12Volts - so you could try each one on its own. It has two because it is sold in some very cold countries. If they look as if they're the same type and age then most people change both as mixing old and new is a bad idea. I would be tempted to try just one new battery on its own. It might be fine if the weather doesn't get too cold. SteveA from Surrey

Submitted: 30/01/2015 16:09:22 | ID: 110554

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Jo Allsopp, Australia

Toyota Hiace

How do i lock myself IN to my toyota hi ace High Top campervan please. I know there is a red knob inside on the locking handle, but does this then also secure and lock the front cab two doors and also does it then lock the back door?? I am female and need to be secure in my campervan when overnight camping but don't seem to be able to work this out. Many thanks

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Hi put your drivers window down (open) then get out of the van, reach through the window and lock the van with the red knob (as you would if you were inside). Now walk round the van and see whether all of the doors are locked. This should tell you what you need to know. Then reach through the window and flip the red knob to re-open the van. Hope this helps! SteveA from Surrey

Submitted: 02/02/2015 06:57:41 | ID: 110709

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Russel Pleyto, Philippines

Toyota Hiace

My Toyota Hiace is imported from Japan. The problem is if you press the brake pedal continuosly about 6x above is the handbrake indicator in the instrument panel lights up and turns off immediately. Is it normal?

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This is probably because pressing the pedal temporarily uses some fluid from the reservoir and this is making the level sensor trigger the warning. Sometimes the warning will come on before the fluid get near the Minimum marker. It is the same lamp as the handbrake warning. Add a small amount of brake fluid to the reservoir. Regards Steve UK SteveA from Surrey

This is probably because pressing the pedal temporarily uses some fluid from the reservoir and this is making the level sensor trigger the warning. Sometimes the warning will come on before the fluid get near the Minimum marker. It is the same lamp as the handbrake warning. Add a small amount of brake fluid to the reservoir. Regards Steve UK SteveA from Surrey

Submitted: 19/02/2015 12:48:46 | ID: 111874

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Wellington Mazvanya, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

I have a 3l Toyota Hiace diesel engine which is consuming a lot of oil but no leaks are seen. What could be the problem? I am topping the oil after two days.

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Hello Wellington, There are two ways oil is lost One is through the combustion system. Oil might be finding its way into the cylinders and is burning off with the fuel. You can observe your exhaust gas from the tailpipe If it appears bluish, thats where the oil is going. Also, oil in exhaust gives a characteristic odor There other way is through any of the two oil seals on the engine. There is also seal on the camshaft at front of the cylinder head. john mtonga from Zambia

You may also want to double check the oil pipes connecting to the alternator john mtonga from Zambia

Submitted: 12/02/2015 06:45:23 | ID: 111353

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kalipi laibu, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

my toyota hiace 5L engine started to built a lot of pressure ,temperature start to rise and you could see white smoke at the exhaust and it switch off. So what could have been damaged

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Hello, sounds like you may need a complete overhaul. If you are lucky, you may have to change the head gasket only after checking that the cylinder head is not warped (take it for checking). You will also need to inspect/change your fuel injectors. They are likely to be affected by the overheating john mtonga from Zambia

Submitted: 29/12/2014 20:09:39 | ID: 108607

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Rosita Manu, Tonga

Toyota Hiace

How do I replace an alternator on a Toyota Hiace 1996? It seems the space is too narrow and hard to reach, please help me..

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Hello Rosita, you have to remove the driver's seat first. Next you will unbolt the handbrake holdown plate. That will increase working room in the engine bay john mtonga from Zambia

Submitted: 11/01/2015 06:06:42 | ID: 109340

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Laura McGaw, Dumfries and Galloway

Toyota Hiace

I have a Toyota Hiace campervan. During the recent cold spell I haven't been out in it and the battery went flat. I took it out of the van and got it recharged. When I put the now fully charged battery back in the van started first time but all the lights on the dashboard stayed on apart from the diesel one. What can it be? Laura

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Hello Laura, That might mean that your charging system is not working and hence your battery is not charging.In other words, there is voltage coming from the alternator john mtonga from Zambia

Hello Laura, that might mean that your charging system is not working and hence your battery is not charging. In other words, there is NO voltage coming from the alternator. (Sorry about the earlier reply) john mtonga from Zambia

Submitted: 18/02/2015 18:37:43 | ID: 111827

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Peter Mooij, Jamaica

Toyota Hiace

What causes the igniter to burn out? Toyota Hiace 1994 gas. Van was running fine then just died at the stop sign. Mechanic replaced coil and igniter, engine ran for 15 seconds then igniter was burnt out. Replaced it again, engine ran 15 seconds and died. Have checked the computer, spark plugs, rotor, caps and all are good. I am in Mobay. I need help as soon as possible, please.

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Hello Peter, I have experienced similar problems on different type of vehicle. Replace all the burnt out parts (of course). In addition, replace alternator (very very important!). If you cant afford to replace the alternator, replace the voltage regulator at least. john mtonga from Zambia

Submitted: 21/02/2015 04:03:18 | ID: 112019

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L williams, Cheshire

Toyota Hiace

why can't I get a service or workshop manual anywhere in the uk?

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Try www.tradebit.com. They sell online manuals. They may just have what you are looking for. You can also look up Haynes manuals on www.haynes.com. They must have agents in the UK john mtonga from Zambia

Submitted: 22/02/2015 13:41:28 | ID: 112099

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lydia, Kenya

Toyota Hiace

Hello. my toyota hiace van engine 5l just had a total engine overhaul now the engine is overheating and the oil lamp is blinking. what could be the problem please? thanks, lydia

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You have not stated why the engine had to be overhauled in the first place and what was done to it exactly. Causes of overheating are several. They include improperly fitted head gasket, leaking water system, faulty water pump or even just a bad radiator cap. The first thing would be to ask (your mechanic) what they replaced and what they think the problem is coming from. The flickering oil switch could be due to a loose connection or an indication of a failing oil pump, assuming it was not changed during the overhaul. More information is required john mtonga from Zambia

Submitted: 01/03/2015 06:46:39 | ID: 112517

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