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Hey. Guys I have a Toyota Haice 2012 How can I reset the airbag light ?
Submitted: 26/06/2016 12:08:53 | ID: 133012
1993 hiace fuel pump relay location please my van runs for about 10 to 20 mins then it is switching the fuel pump
I am trying to understand your posting. The fuel pump has a fuel stop solenoid attach to the body of the fuel pump, when then ignition switch is turn to the off position, this solenoid stop all fuel entering the inlet port of the fuel pump. This solenoid could be intermittently breaking down, try to substitute it to see if it is your problem,best wishes . Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 24/06/2016 23:16:05 | ID: 132977
Can someone pls tell me how to find fuel pump relay and starter motor relay
I have a Toyota Hiace 2001 van, there is a relay and some fuse(S) in the compartment where the Battery is located and if you take out this relay the vehicle will not start. Let me hope that your setting is same as mine,best of luck. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 24/06/2016 22:17:45 | ID: 132972
Hey, i have a 2004 toyota regius Ace (KDH200) with a 2KD engine from Japan. When i am at idle with the vehicle the engine shuts off and give problems to start again unless the engine gets a little cooler. I scanned the vehicle and the crank sensor showed up fault. I replaced and still having the same problem. What do you think the problem can be? thanks .
(a) Ask your mechanic to turn up the throttle a little more,or change the throttle sensor (b) May be your starter needs servicing. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 22/06/2016 13:39:45 | ID: 132880
Hi, what seems to be the problem with the automatic transmission when it does not shift properly or not shift at all whenever the engine temperature gets hot? I've checked the ATF level and it is good. checked the cable too, by changing the shifter to different positions. i think it is working properly. i haven't changed to fluid yet. Thanks.
Change the transmission fluid and filter , or vacuum the transmission is even better. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 19/06/2016 04:37:35 | ID: 132786
Hello, I purchased a 2003 Toyota Hiace Commuter some 8 months ago and I notice a lot of heat coming up through and around the handbrake next to drivers seat. Is this normal for these vans. When I wind windows up and put external flow,thru fan on on dash panel it doesn't get hot. Does anyone k ow,what the problem is please. I can't drive around with the air con on all the time. Thank you
Over on the passenger side, there is a lid when lifted you gain access to the engine below,this lid has a rubber Lind the entire lid, if it doesn't seated properly when closed you will get heat coming up from the engine. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 16/06/2016 12:50:04 | ID: 132717
I have a toyota hiace 2.5l from Japan. It recently developed a problem that I cannot exceed 80km/h. Everything looks normal except the self speed limit. What could be the problem?
The injector fuel pump could need a little tweaking up. The fuel adjustment screw is slightly above the stop solenoid. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 16/06/2016 00:14:32 | ID: 132711
What could be the problem when i have changed the repair kit of my brake master and the wheels still dont get enough oil to stop the car??? Help please
May be the break booster needs servicing. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 12/06/2016 17:40:37 | ID: 132594
Please what could be the cause of engine not starting?
I guess i need more in formations about this vehicle because so many things can cause this vehicle for not starting. however i am going to try to answer....Low battery current, glow plugs bad, the b plus line to the fuel pump disconnected, the startup relay burn out and i could list more things. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 09/06/2016 15:30:20 | ID: 132494
What could be be the cause for engine not starting?
Submitted: 09/06/2016 15:20:38 | ID: 132493
Hi all Anybody know if a Toyota regius wind tourer 3ltr diesel has a none interference engine Cheers
Submitted: 29/05/2016 16:08:02 | ID: 132142
Do you have DPF for Toyota haice model 2KD-FTV?
Submitted: 29/05/2016 06:39:23 | ID: 132126
I replaced the gearbox in my Hi Ace the the speedo is incorrect 50kph reads 62kph. 70kph reads 84kph how can I fix this problem. Rgds Wayne
Submitted: 28/05/2016 20:00:13 | ID: 132117
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
Check to see if you are leaking oil from your sump, is the vehicle smoking? Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 18/05/2016 08:08:21 | ID: 131646
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
I need some more info about this vehicle like what sort of repair done to the head. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 15/05/2016 14:41:15 | ID: 131561
My 1rz hiace engine becomes lazy on the steep when loaded
Get a compression test on each cylinder Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 10/05/2016 07:50:35 | ID: 131368
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.
Remember the door step is above this area, it could be excess weight cause stress on the fraim below. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 07/05/2016 05:44:38 | ID: 131268
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.
Clive, I have EXACTLY the same question, have you found anything else out? At least its not just my hiace, i was beginning to worry. Could it be a an oil pump? Mark from Bristol
To begin, only one fan afixed to these Hiace . if the fan is the clutch type you are likely to experience the above symtumn . because of the load going up a hill the fluid in the fan sence it, therefore the fan has to spin a little faster to cool down the engine. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 03/05/2016 10:22:12 | ID: 131104
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.
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
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
Check the fuel filter and air filter if both are ok then check your Fuel pump. Top Gbayero from Nigeria
The injector pump needs calibration. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 27/04/2016 03:11:17 | ID: 130878
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
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
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
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
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
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
i want to replace on my 1999 hiace will any 2.5 fit
Submitted: 03/04/2016 10:49:28 | ID: 129882
The current to the injector pump is short. There's no fuel pumping to the nozzles.
Check fuse box,for blown fuse. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 02/04/2016 16:35:54 | ID: 129854
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
what is the fuel consumption of a 5l toyota hiace engine
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
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
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
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
Try change the solenoid on the fuel pump.----This solenoid shut off the fuel entering the high pressure side of the pump when the ignition is off therefore if the solenoid gone bad no fuel will get to the injectors. Theron Smith from Jamaica
Submitted: 15/03/2016 11:41:43 | ID: 129034
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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