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George Sengoka, Tanzania

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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Ranjie, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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owen kasuntha, Malawi

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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Gregory, Trinidad and Tobago

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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Clive, Cambridgeshire

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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Tapfuma Chikutu, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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

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Umar, Australia

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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

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Brian Cooper, Merseyside

Toyota Hiace

my central locking system locks intermittently , it even continues to try and lock after I have parked up and locked it . As you drive the system locks the doors , then everything will work properly for a time then start again . Could it be a relay problem if so where are the relays . Thanks

Submitted: 26/04/2016 09:52:54 | ID: 130831

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David Frick, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hi, After spending way to long, I've got a question I answer. My 2006 LWB COMMUTER BUS Internal heater blowing cold to warmish air on Drivers side and hotter on passenger side. Heater Core Fine, I'm completely lost for and answer. David Adelaide Australia

Submitted: 09/04/2016 12:27:29 | ID: 130154

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Jean, Australia

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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

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Peter Gray, New Zealand

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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

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john bayliss, Wiltshire

Toyota Hiace

i want to replace on my 1999 hiace will any 2.5 fit

Submitted: 03/04/2016 10:49:28 | ID: 129882

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Mwansa John, Zambia

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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Alan Marshall, Australia

Toyota Hiace

My 2002 Hi Ace had all the symptoms of a blocked EGR valve, as in losing power, engine stops when I slow down, check engine light coming on and sometimes backfiring when this is happening. I found out today that this model does not have an EGR valve, It does it on LPG as well as petrol. Does anyone have any idea what it could be? It does seem to happen when the van has been running all day for 8 to ten hours It is a courier van.

Submitted: 30/03/2016 10:13:54 | ID: 129664

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Chris Accolla, Wiltshire

Toyota Hiace

Hi. The driver's seat in my Hiace is shot and trying to find a replacement is as rare as finding hen's teeth. Does anyone please know if you can use seats from other models of Toyota. Would prefer a straight swap with the minimum of modifications needed. Many thanks, Chris.

Submitted: 28/03/2016 14:47:58 | ID: 129578

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Alan Marshall, Australia

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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

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Shrawan Damur, Mauritius

Toyota Hiace

Hello i've got a toyota hiace D4D and suddenly a/c , turning light, reverse light not working and the enging has turn on. What's the problem ?

Submitted: 25/03/2016 22:33:45 | ID: 129477

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Martin chapman, Devon

Toyota Hiace

Hi ,I'm trying to find out the tracking degrees on my Hiace 1991 custom mpv custom 3liter wagon what is the toe in if any ,or does it toe out ,??just fitted new track rod ends ,I have a Dunlop set of gauges and am capable of doing this job if I knew the settings

Submitted: 23/03/2016 20:50:00 | ID: 129387

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Brian, Yorkshire

Toyota Hiace

Hi, I would like to remove the headlight unit drivers side from my 1999 hiace regius campervan any hints on this would be appreciated. Thanks

Submitted: 22/03/2016 16:21:37 | ID: 129345

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Desalegn Tesema, Ethiopia

Toyota Hiace

I have 2002 model which smoking black during start high speed from the starting or stop point what is the cause?

Submitted: 21/03/2016 20:29:47 | ID: 129311

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david ilott, Berkshire

Toyota Hiace

coul d you please tell me where diagnosti,c port is for my 1998 2.4 diesel powervan, many thanks david

Submitted: 18/03/2016 15:42:45 | ID: 129176

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Ronald Lesaka, Botswana

Toyota Hiace

Speedometer is not able to gauge speed, the car is very slow to pick speed and change gears ,ABS, and the car is unable to start, what could be the cause? 2005 model Toyota hiace quantum automatic transmission

Submitted: 16/03/2016 15:33:40 | ID: 129089

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Cliff, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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

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wayne james, Trinidad and Tobago

Toyota Hiace

the yellow warning light of an Oil can with exclamation mark appeared on my dashboard while driving. What does this symbol mean. the oil level on the dipstick seems good.

Submitted: 15/03/2016 16:31:33 | ID: 129054

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linton, Dominica

Toyota Hiace

I have a 2008 2.7 gasoline Toyota Hiace Commuter and the vvt i (tubo) system don't come on or rather kicks on any more whats wrong ?

Submitted: 15/03/2016 12:37:05 | ID: 129038

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tdats02@gmail.com, Papua New Guinea

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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Stu, New Zealand

Toyota Hiace

Hi there, I have a 1994 Toyota Hiace van. When I start the van the radiator sign is constantly on. Temper gauge is normal? Is it something that needs replacing? I also noticed that my sliding door had a bit of trouble opening and closing any ideas where to fix this or what I need to replace? I have checked all sliders and the middle one seems to be noisy and has trouble sliding? Regards Stu

Submitted: 14/03/2016 07:41:58 | ID: 128982

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Ekeledirichukwu, Nigeria

Toyota Hiace

I need a help on how to rectify tarting but not idling on my Toyota 2RZ engine. I have changed the top cylinder, reset the timing chain, checked if there is enough current in distributor and service the carburetor still it refuse to idle. It also take time before it will start. Please I need urgent help thanks

Submitted: 13/03/2016 11:51:44 | ID: 128928

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Caroline, Angus

Toyota Hiace

How do i eliminate warning lights after renewing alternator / battery light, handbrake warning light, engine oil change light +timimng belt warning light Thank you.

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Caroline, get it plugged into diagnostic and reset.. then verify that the faults have been rectified... or your warning lights come back on and you may damage the engine R Evans from Caerphilly

Thank you, its been on diagnostic and still the same. Caroline from Angus

Thank you, its been on diagnostic and still the same. Caroline from Angus

May need a trip to Toyota dealer then.. sorry but I can't be more helpful R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 12/03/2016 18:54:42 | ID: 128908

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Errol Muller , Botswana

Toyota Hiace

hi guys i have a 1999 hiace super GL with a 3L non turbo Engine the vehicle was idling uneven , plumes of smoke and no power .when i drive it it could hardly do 120kmp/h and could not reach 4th gear. i then had injector pump and injectors reconditioned , its idling 100% better but there is still a problem with power when driving on the open road. i battle for the car to reach 100km/h and the when your accelerate it feels like 3rd gear does not have enough power for the car to start pulling . From what i understand about diesel cars is that if there is little bit black smoke on acceleration there should be power .Please correct me if im wrong . your help is greatly appreciated

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Errol.. your understanding of diesel engine is not strictly correct.. there can be a little black smoke on acceleration which is due to turbo lag.. this can be normal but doesn't necessarily mean there should be power. What could be causing your black smoke could also be causing your lack of power.. the egr valve.. over time the valve slowly clogs with soot and can block it completely or the EGR valve can fail. You have had the injector pump and injectors reconditioned.. while you have not changed them for different ones, it may be worth telling the ecu to re-learn settings for both components via diagnsotics. The diagnostics may also show that there could be something else causing your problem R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 12/03/2016 14:21:44 | ID: 128900

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David, Cornwall

Toyota Hiace

My left indicator is stuck on, won't flash, no longer clicks and when tried the hazards the lights won't flash, just stay on left and right. All the other lights are working fine. When turned the engine off, left, front and back indicator stays on. Any ideas! Thanks.

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indicator relay has gone duff.. easy fix and shouldn't cost you the earth R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 09/03/2016 19:37:11 | ID: 128779

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alvin vital, Philippines

Toyota Hiace

How to clean EGR?location?

Submitted: 07/03/2016 04:35:51 | ID: 128661

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tdats02@gmail.com, Papua New Guinea

Toyota Hiace

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

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

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

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

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tdats02@gmail.com, Papua New Guinea

Toyota Hiace

My Toyota hiace will crank but cannot start, fuel pump relay replaced and fuel pump coming on but no fuel going through the injector nozzles. I can hear fuel pump coming on but seems weak and the injector solenoid clicks when key is turned on. Thomas Datz from Papua New Guinea

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If you've changed the high pressur fuel pump then you'll need to connect to diagnostics and 'tell' the ECU that there's a new High pressur pump.. if it's low pressure pump then there may be airlock, blockage or fuel filter may need changing. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 06/03/2016 01:46:11 | ID: 128598

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mark, Guyana

Toyota Hiace

how do i repair my speedometer gauge, it stopped reading?

Submitted: 02/03/2016 22:13:49 | ID: 128453

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bradley chids, Rutland

Toyota Hiace

I hev a Toyota supercustom 1kz it had a problem of cutting engine on drive then I took it for diagnostic. But after that the engine light does not come on and even the heating warning Iight does not come ON. Now the engine is cranking but not starting

Submitted: 02/03/2016 17:11:39 | ID: 128437

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Dylan, Shetland Islands

Toyota Hiace

My 2011 LWB hiace is doing 70,000km after a 3minutes drive i parked up and left my engine on and the van started to smoke light blue and the engine had a heavy edil sound it smoked for 1mintue and after stop smoking CAN SOMEONE HELP ME

Submitted: 23/02/2016 22:00:43 | ID: 128083

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Ronny, Seychelles

Toyota Hiace

does it require that i keep engine with turbo running for few minutes after i switch I park

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Ronny, no it doesn't.. well, not necessarily. It depends on how the vehicle has been driven just before the stop... if the vehicle has been driven hard then it is a good idea to let it idle for a minute to allow the turbo spin speed to slow down.. IT spins at ridiculous speeds and with the engine off, there is no oil lubing the turbo and it will eventually fail.. but normal driving, you come to a halt usually after manoeuvring the vehicle at relatively slow speeds.. by the time you stop, the turbo spin speed has dropped enough to switch off. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 21/02/2016 03:38:54 | ID: 127924

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Peter Ndebele, South Africa

Toyota Hiace

High fuel consumption and emitting black smoke.

Submitted: 18/02/2016 17:08:19 | ID: 127823

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Manoj m nair, United Arab Emirates

Toyota Hiace

Mi vehicle drive in rainy condition and road is full of water, suddenly my vehicle is off , what can we do now.

Submitted: 17/02/2016 05:35:34 | ID: 127731

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