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Kim Chua, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi , I had some issue with air intake noise. Look like noise is came out from front bonnet. Loose air hose or broken hose or air filter is blocked. But I did open it and took air filter out then start an engine but the noise still remain same. Is EGR valve is blocked? Some turbo issue...? The fan motor that mix blend cold and hot air broke down..? I will very appreciate it if you can give some advice or guideline. Thanks

Submitted: 04/02/2016 21:24:39 | ID: 127148

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Kim Chua, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi, I had toyota hiace LWB 2007 D4D turbo diesel. Last week, I drove car back home. I found a noise from air intake system. Look like block air filter or hose loose or broken hose. I t ook air filter out and left air filter open then started engine. The air intake noise still remail noisy..! Noise is came out front bonnet...something air intake block... I will appreciate it if you can give advice or guideline.. Thanks.

Submitted: 04/02/2016 21:13:21 | ID: 127147

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martins, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

toyota hiace 2kd-ftv 2.5d panel van automatic transmission has grinding noise when braking,the friction can be felt on the brake pedal as well. changed pads,sound still there whats wrong here

Submitted: 03/02/2016 14:43:05 | ID: 127084

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Sue Parry, New Zealand

Toyota Hiace

Hi, is it possible to turn off the hot air venting from under the right middle 2 seats? There is some sort of electrical unit under the seat pushing out hot air through a number of small vents. This hot air is causing some discomfit to our clients who complain of very hoot feet! All air con switches are in the correct position for cooling and the van is beautifully cool except under this one seat. The vehicle is a 2015 Hiace GL. We took it to the local Toyota agent who suggested partially covering the hot air vents, but hot air would still be blowing on to feet. We operate a tour company here in New Zealand - it is summer so temperatures in the 30's plus, please help!!! many thanks, Sue

Submitted: 03/02/2016 06:54:09 | ID: 127070

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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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Helen, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi I have recently purchased my supercustom turbo diesel from a friend and it ran perfectly for 1 month, now is refusing to go everytime I do some thing nice to it like wash or polish etc. Ungrateful beast! The engine light and glowplug lights do not come on and no power to glowplugs, it makes all the noises necessary but will not start. My mechanic father inlaw tinkered with it and it decided to start all on it's own accord but no answers were found as to what the problem is. It then ran for 2 days no issues then again just refused to start again. I love this car and hope this is something simple and minor. The previous owner never had any issues at all for the 5 years they had it. Any help much appreciated.

Submitted: 01/02/2016 02:18:44 | ID: 126982

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michael, Nigeria

Toyota Hiace

mine is toyota Hiace 2008. the thermostat won't start the a/c fan when the a/c button is put on.

Submitted: 29/01/2016 23:55:15 | ID: 126874

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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

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

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abiy adamseged, Yorkshire

Toyota Hiace

I hv 2002 model toyota hiace dieseal D4D engine car also it is turbo charger my problem is z car won't start in z morning wat will be z problem

Submitted: 13/01/2016 16:41:00 | ID: 126052

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Joey, New Zealand

Toyota Hiace

I have a Toyota Hiase 2012 and the headlight and park light Flash flash together sometimes. Any idea what this could mean ? Many thanks Joey

Submitted: 09/01/2016 02:04:44 | ID: 125786

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Fidelis Kupara, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

my hiace damaged 3 valves because of the timing belt. the head cylinder was reconditioned and put back. my problem now is that since then the consumption of engine oil has increased. what could be the problem

Submitted: 02/01/2016 06:20:20 | ID: 125413

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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

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

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ged browne, North Yorkshire

Toyota Hiace

Hi, can any inform me were i could buy exhaust parts, for 1997 regius 3ltr td auto, model no KD-KCH40W- CHEERS

Submitted: 29/12/2015 15:13:20 | ID: 125274

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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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king Sylviline , Cameroon

Toyota Hiace

Hello! Please I want Hiace, right hand drive. Am in Cameroon , precisely Douala. Thanks

Submitted: 16/12/2015 15:32:07 | ID: 124764

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eyoale, Newport

Toyota Hiace

Write your question here...hi am eyoale from ethiopia and i need to buy toyota 5l used cars the dealer told me that cars mnf year is 2004 and i told to my mechanic he says there is no 5l minibus manufactured in that year now i need to know the last model year 5l mini bus thank you

Submitted: 14/12/2015 09:48:44 | ID: 124669

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rodney, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Toyota Hiace

What control my indicators and dashboard lights

Submitted: 07/12/2015 11:16:47 | ID: 124425

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Zoe, Devon

Toyota Hiace

Hi, I have a regius 1997 automatic. I've just had new timing belt, full service and mot. Driving home last night there was a very loud bang from the passenger side of the engine and then loads of steam. I got it towed to a local garage and waiting for a diagnosis. Do you think this is a blown head gasket? There is coolant all over the engine. Could it be anything else (less expensive) if it's the head gasket should I just scrap it? Many thanks zoe

Submitted: 07/12/2015 09:34:35 | ID: 124420

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rosalind, Jamaica

Toyota Hiace

I have three concerns : Engine vibrates when engine is tune on in the morning. :Smell fumes from the engine. :The temperture oil light comes on when driving although the oil level is suficient.

Submitted: 06/12/2015 12:02:54 | ID: 124404

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curvin, Merseyside

Toyota Hiace

hi how to change a heater matrix

Submitted: 06/12/2015 11:41:27 | ID: 124402

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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?

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

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

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Rasammy@powergen.co.tt, Trinidad and Tobago

Toyota Hiace

The light that has the timing belt together with the gas light indicator keep flashing , Even though i change the timing belt it is still flashing, this happens when i step on the brake pedal. Can you help me as to what is the reason for this.

Submitted: 28/11/2015 13:36:52 | ID: 124104

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verasito@yahoo.com, Israel

Toyota Hiace

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

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.

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.

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 ?

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

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Wondafrash, Ethiopia

Toyota Hiace

I have a Toyota Hiace Equipped with 3L engine. The engine have been working at normal operating temperature through out the day . As of the last two months the engine cooling system experiencing air under a certain pressure while I am opening the radiator cap in the morning for daily maintenance . I have checked the radiator cap with its seat, expansion tank and external leakage if appear, but everything is healthy even the engine doesn't' t need additional water to top-up. At last I checked cylinder head bolt torque still the problem persist in. What would be the probable causes.

Submitted: 20/11/2015 10:03:54 | ID: 123722

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Johnny SAHE, Vanuatu

Toyota Hiace

I have a Hiace Toyota Mid-Roof Bus. I am experiencing engine oil dropping every time I top up. I have changed my old Turbo Charger but still having the same problem. I have changed the Grand Shaft Shields and Camp Shaft Shields, the injector O-rings but still having the same problem. I am also experiencing a lot of smoke from the Exhaust when bus is in low key and seems that Bus is not having a lot of power. Please could you give me some clues about what it might be the possible fault. I wish to further appreciate you for your great assistance.

Submitted: 18/11/2015 22:59:25 | ID: 123682

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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!

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

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

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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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Samsmith Nyirenda, Zambia

Toyota Hiace

What causes high fuel consumption

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

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.

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

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

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

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david, Angola

Toyota Hiace

A tensioner dropped in the engine while timing. How do I remove it?

Submitted: 17/10/2015 06:32:43 | ID: 122396

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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/

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

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Rob, Hampshire

Toyota Hiace

Hi there I own a 1995 Hiace super custom 3L 1KZ and she has started leaking water from the auxiliary radiator :( can I drop out just that radiator without disturbing the aircon rad? Any help would be greatful and a step by step guide even more so...

Submitted: 11/10/2015 21:09:19 | ID: 122203

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