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robin, Papua New Guinea

Toyota Hiace

hi i have a 1998 toyota mini van 2L petrol engine which the fuel is not traveling through to the engine,need help here any idea what happen please?

Submitted: 08/12/2016 05:12:45 | ID: 137246

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paul, Australia

Toyota Hiace

hi i have a 1998 Toyota hiace, that will run fine, then as you get to top gear it will shudder bunny hop, like running out of fuel then stall, wait 20 min and will start, prior to that if you try to start it, it sounds like no fuel and smell petrol. after 20 mins the car will run and then do the same, leave for a day and you can go 30 klms no prob, pull up go shopping you just don't get home ? I put new fuel filter on replaced fuel, new spark plugs, applied fuel additive any ideas will help.

Submitted: 03/12/2016 22:32:57 | ID: 137142

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Erick Wachira Ngare, Aberdeenshire

Toyota Hiace

I replaced new two car batteries of my toyota regiusace van diesel turbo 4x4 wheeler van. After doing about 300km. the battery red light went on and is still on after a day. The car starting is fine car headlamps are ok. What is the cause.

Submitted: 13/11/2016 03:58:20 | ID: 136655

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Masawi, West Midlands

Toyota Hiace

Hi, I have a Toyota Hiace Super Custom 2.4 diesel automatic. Recently my driver hit a rock and damaged the gearbox sump tray but he stopped immediately as the ATF started leaking out. It was towed to a garage where the sump tray was replaced and new ATF filled. However after everything was put back up, the gears could not shift. We started the car and let it idle for a while to pump up the fluid but still the gears could not shift. I called my friend who has a bit of mechanical mind and he managed to shift it into drive by some mechanical tricks but it does not shift to any other gear at the moment. It is stuck in the drive. What can cause this? Is it a kind of some safety lock mode or what? It was never driven without the fluid after the incident so the issue of damaging the gearbox is out.

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I had the same problem with mine after I had the auto trans replaced and it was quite silmple, the trans fluid needed topping up, so just check the trans fluid level. Jeremy from New Zealand

Submitted: 10/11/2016 12:38:16 | ID: 136597

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robert masaa, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

Write your question here...toyota hiace 2005 taking long to crank

Submitted: 03/11/2016 14:10:24 | ID: 136452

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peter mcaleavey, County Down

Toyota Hiace

is there a relay switch ,for the inside light & radio ? if so where is it located in this vehichle ?

Submitted: 02/11/2016 23:30:00 | ID: 136440

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Alex Alvin, Nigeria

Toyota Hiace

the accelerator will at certain refuse to accelerate. but when i start and engage the gear it Will be moving at a low space without responding when you want to accelerate.

Submitted: 01/11/2016 17:26:13 | ID: 136414

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charlene, Jamaica

Toyota Hiace

Kdh2 bus smokes change filter not giving. Power especially on hills

Submitted: 30/10/2016 12:14:03 | ID: 136358

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Monir, Qatar

Toyota Hiace

HI THIS IS MONIR MY PROBLEM IS TOYOTA HI ACE 2013 MODEL ITS CRANK BUT NOT START FUEL PRESSOR IS OK IT WAS MIXED WITH DIESEL AND PETROL BUT I REMOVE TANK AND CLEAN FILL NEW PETROL 15 LTR BUT NOT START YET CAN YOU HELP ME OUT PLEASE.THANKYOU.

Submitted: 27/10/2016 18:11:58 | ID: 136294

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shanerichards, West Lothian

Toyota Hiace

My indecater keep on all time even if o take it off

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Is it your flasher, you are referring to? Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 25/10/2016 22:45:39 | ID: 136246

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Thabang, Lesotho

Toyota Hiace

Hey,i just wanted to know if i can use a quantum gearbox on 3rz engine,or is it going to be big,and which one can be recommended on my 3rz engine

Submitted: 21/10/2016 03:25:37 | ID: 136107

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Danz, New Zealand

Toyota Hiace

Hi I have a Toyota Hiace 2.4 zr 1994 and the engine cranks but doesnt fire. I checked the fuel pump, filter, relays and no spark at the distibutor or spark plugs. Is there anything that is caused not to spark and fire over?

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Hello Danz , go back to the Distributor cap and examine the rotor brush and the carbon pencil in the center of the cap also trace the coil wire that is in the center of the cap it goes to the ignition coil this coil or electrical unit could be faulty. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Hello Danz , go back to the Distributor cap and examine the rotor brush and the carbon pencil in the center of the cap also trace the coil wire that is in the center of the cap it goes to the ignition coil this coil or electrical unit could be faulty. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Hello Danz , go back to the Distributor cap and examine the rotor brush and the carbon pencil in the center of the cap also trace the coil wire that is in the center of the cap it goes to the ignition coil this coil or electrical unit could be faulty. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 18/10/2016 12:19:04 | ID: 136046

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Gemma, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Hello! We recently purchased 1988 Toyota Hiace. Been running fine, today it started cutting out whilst driving. Was a 134km/83 mile drive. No rev counter, sorry! Basically, idle's fine, very low revs fine but once you put your foot down to the bite point, engine staggers, revs drop and stalls, unless you push your foot all the way down, then revs will shoot up again. So yeah, could drive it very unpleasantly! Every stop requires full rev to get going without stall. Any ideas?

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Hi Gemma. Check your fuel pump and replace it . Had same problem. Junaid from South Africa

Submitted: 18/10/2016 07:44:04 | ID: 136042

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Mitchell, Australia

Toyota Hiace

Own a 1985 Hiace, its backfiring a lot and stalling at traffic lights, it's an automatic though so shouldn't be stalling. I've changed the spark plugs but looks like it's the carburettor. How urgent is it to need to get this fixed? Going to been driving over 1000km's within the next week. The vans done 283,000km's already. Cheers

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You are having a ignition problem but i cant pin point it from where i am , some points and condenser setting not right in your electrical circuits . I need some more information on your type of system. Theron Smith from Jamaica

You are having a ignition problem but i cant pin point it from where i am , some points and condenser setting not right in your electrical circuits . I need some more information on your type of system. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 17/10/2016 01:34:31 | ID: 136017

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Dauti, Bristol

Toyota Hiace

can a 3rz fit in a Toyota hiace 1998 high roof extra long? and a 3rz use a 2rz gear box ? is there any way of modifying to put a 3rz engine in hiace or commuter

Submitted: 14/10/2016 19:34:58 | ID: 135951

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Altaf, Fiji

Toyota Hiace

The exhaust brake comes on by itself and sometimes at very odd times

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I am not sure what you are talking about. If you are referring to you brake lights , then i can understand. Above your break pedal there is an adjustable switch just pull the lock nut and adjust it a bit and you are good to go . Theron Smith from Jamaica

I am not sure what you are talking about. If you are referring to you brake lights , then i can understand. Above your break pedal there is an adjustable switch just pull the lock nut and adjust it a bit and you are good to go . Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 12/10/2016 07:56:39 | ID: 135884

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Tom, Brighton & Hove

Toyota Hiace

The engine management light is on constantly. The van runs as normal but the speedo and odometer have stopped working, also the fuel gauge is not instantly working but takes a while to register how much fuel is in the tank. How do I sort it out?

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I don't now what you call management light , i am going to try to address your question. Now if your van has a gear box , may be your speedo meter cable is broken and for a automatic transmission ,check your fuse box to see if you have any blown fuse or check your transmission underneath the van to see if any of the wires have falling loose. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 08/10/2016 14:53:45 | ID: 135806

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Nick, Bournemouth

Toyota Hiace

Hi I have a Toyota regius 3liter I have changed battery after standing for a while it will not start or jumpstart any ideas thanks

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Just a pity you guys are so far away from me , i could sort out most of your old shape Hiace problems , the new shape Hiace i am not yet verse on there problems. Back to your problem NICK! To assist you i need more Info , hope you didn't buy a new battery?. Has the engine turn over? if no is the answer , check your starter. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 06/10/2016 21:56:03 | ID: 135770

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AL, Aberdeenshire

Toyota Hiace

Hi, Just replaced top radiator hose engine cranking but wouldnt start. need help asap

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What was your problem before you change the top water hose? check to see if your fuel injector pump has any voltage (12 volt) Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 02/10/2016 04:18:17 | ID: 135647

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Angela, Australia

Toyota Hiace

2006 hiace commuter, auto, 2.7L petrol/gas bus. It hasn't started since the ecu got extremely wet (my sons had a light bulb moment and decided to pressure wash the entire interior and exterior of the bus). Its been left it to dry for a few months and it still not turning over. I cant afford to replace the ecu. So if anyone has an idea on how i can fix the ecu myself? or know of something else that would be preventing it from starting? I would love and appreciate the suggestions. Thanks a bunch :)

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Check your fuse box to see if any blown fuse is in the box . Theron Smith from Jamaica

Love your suggestion, Theron! I will check them in the morning.Thanks!!! Angela from Australia

Love your suggestion, Theron. I will check them in the morning.Thanks heaps. Angela from Australia

Submitted: 01/10/2016 20:30:40 | ID: 135644

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Busta, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Toyota Hiace

Can the 1rz crankshaft work in the 1tr engine

Submitted: 21/09/2016 18:49:09 | ID: 135357

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sundar thapa, Nepal

Toyota Hiace

i am facing a strange problem my 2kd engine starts for 5 min and it stops and after a minute it starts easily i have checked all overflow systems what may be the cause please answer me

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I have a similar problem on a 2005 Toyota Dyna 2kd engine, anyone with the solution? Thomas Mumpangwe from Zambia

Submitted: 21/09/2016 17:12:45 | ID: 135352

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Lin Stuart, Bahamas, The

Toyota Hiace

I have a 2011 Hiace with a 5l-e I am experiencing an odd problem as I drive the engine would shut down but as soon as I turn the key it restarts with no problems. It does it periodically and sometimes in the worst possible times like turning onto busy streets in traffic, anyone who can help will be greatly appreciated. Thanks.

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hi there i am a auto mechanic from nepal i also had same type of problem and it was due to blockage in the overflow system so please do check all overflow system sundar thapa from Nepal

Submitted: 20/09/2016 22:32:30 | ID: 135328

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Clive, Cambridgeshire

Toyota Hiace

Theron Smith from Jamaica you are a star and a mine of information. Can you tell me where the coolant drain plug is on the engine block of my 1993 Hiace 2.7 lit diesel? Thanks

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Coolant drain plug for the engine block is on the left side of the block close to the engine oil dip stick at the base. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 19/09/2016 22:59:07 | ID: 135305

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Chris Hewson, East Riding of Yorkshire

Toyota Hiace

I wish to change the rear lift up tailgate on my Hiace Compact because it is damaged. What is the procedure for removal? Thank you.

Submitted: 06/09/2016 16:26:56 | ID: 134968

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kudakwashe madzatsarara, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

Write your question here...my Toyota hiace regius ace just lost ignition electric ignition power what may be the cause

Submitted: 05/09/2016 05:32:44 | ID: 134919

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Bobby, Essex

Toyota Hiace

I got a hiace 2005 vvti 2.7 l engine swings start but it wont run .i have already checked Fuel pump Airflow sencor Shuttle body Injectors working . When using cab cleaner our something in that group the engine runs

Submitted: 31/08/2016 04:56:54 | ID: 134778

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Bobby, Essex

Toyota Hiace

I HAVE 2005 HIACE COMMUTER VAN 2.7 VVTI THE ENGINE STARTS BUT ITS NOT RUNNING WHAT CAN I DO TO BE MOBILE ASAP CHANGED FUEL PUMP, CHECK AIR FLOW SENCOR.CHECK SHUTTLE BODY STRESS HELP PLEASE

Submitted: 31/08/2016 04:49:48 | ID: 134777

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orly visco, Philippines

Toyota Hiace

hi my 3L engine is newly overhauled.I roadtest it and it runs great but after couple of days i noticed during uphill the engine becomes weak and in flat roads when i change to higher gear it wont give a strong power to run fast.when i check the radiator it is full but there is a pressure on the radiator hoses.sometimes during uphill travel when im in 2nd shift when i accelerate the engine shuts down but when i start the engine it normally starts.what could be the problem?

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There are four steps to this preoblem; 1.0 The cylinder bore probably was not to the correct size despite fitting new piston rings 2.0 The thickness of the cylinder head gasket is not the correct size 3.0 The compression pressure is not the correct one 4.0 Recheck your injector pump timing lloyd mubanga from Zambia

Submitted: 28/08/2016 08:54:38 | ID: 134710

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Paul, Derbyshire

Toyota Hiace

What engine oil should I use for my 1997 Toyota hiace/campervan u

Submitted: 23/08/2016 14:39:39 | ID: 134589

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Ian Allsopp, Essex

Toyota Hiace

Hiace Regius 3Lt 1997: What appears to be heat related knocking noise from front passenger side. I say heat related because it appears to be only on summer days. I get in the vehicle first thing in the morning and all is fine for my 15 mile journey until the last mile when i hear a feint knocking. Car stays parked up for 9 hrs while i am at work and when i start my journey home the knocking starts immediately getting louder as i travel the 15 miles back. It had its MOT the other days and the mechanics at Toyota tried to diagnos the problem nut failed to do so. In fact it passed the MOT with flying colours. During the winter i have no such problems but this is the second summer with the same issue. Any ideas as to the problem will be welcomed. Thanks guys

Submitted: 22/08/2016 21:36:15 | ID: 134576

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indrani, Malaysia

Toyota Hiace

does the turbo hiace disel van has a cpu

Submitted: 22/08/2016 06:24:09 | ID: 134549

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Benjamin Sithole , Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

hello just had my Toyota hiace 5L engine overhauled 3 months ago and I top up at least 2 pints a day. This problem started after 2. months I run this car as a commuter bus operating an average of 270 kms a day. it has no leak and it does not overheat. Please help

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I am not too clear when you say that you top up at least 2 pints a day, is it engine oil? Any sign of the vehicle smoking? ,when you overhauled did you change the valve seals guide. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 19/08/2016 01:23:23 | ID: 134467

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Marjorie, Angus

Toyota Hiace

Hi, I have a 1993 hiace supercustom auto diesel, which "shudders" when accelarating uphill, not all the time but it needs sorting. My mechanic has changed the transmission oil twice and it didnt change anything, still "shuddering", so he said I need a new transmission. Not an easy thing to find. Someone is selling a 1997 transmission but it's a granvia 2.8. Anyone got any ideas whether this will fit my vehicle? Thanks.

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Ask your mechanic to take a picture of your transmission, or ask the person to send you a picture of the Granvia transmission and compare it with yours. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 14/08/2016 17:04:17 | ID: 134359

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Benson, Southampton

Toyota Hiace

I have a hiace 1kt engine . Now this van no have power. Stil have a warning light engine check light and DPT light all so have. So what things spail ?

Submitted: 13/08/2016 16:04:26 | ID: 134333

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Cleo, West Yorkshire

Toyota Hiace

Hello there, I am travelling from UK to Spain with my van Hiace Regius 3l diesel turbo 2000, and would like to know which is the weight allowance please. thanks a lot Cleo

Submitted: 08/08/2016 16:45:23 | ID: 134206

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Alipate.Talihau Finau, New Zealand

Toyota Hiace

Hello im just ask what EFI ?

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EFI , means ; Electronic Fuel Imjection Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 06/08/2016 04:18:53 | ID: 134139

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vusumuzi moyo, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

toyota hiace 94 3l deisel engine: shaking at idle,heavy fuel consumption,white smoke on exhaust ,shaking worse after releasing the pedal,recently had an overheating problem which was solved,causes please help

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Prior to the overheating, what was the performance of this vehicle, was the fuel consumption good? Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 21/07/2016 13:56:58 | ID: 133695

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vusumuzi moyo, Zimbabwe

Toyota Hiace

toyota hiace 94 diesel 3l engine, shaking at idle,low power on acceleration,heavy fuel consumption,white smoke on exhaust no oil consumption please help

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The injector fuel pump needs servicing. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 21/07/2016 13:24:14 | ID: 133693

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Joseph, Zambia

Toyota Hiace

Why is it that the clock and aircon controls do not funtion

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Go to your fuse box to see if there are any blown fuse. Theron Smith from Jamaica

Submitted: 13/07/2016 16:14:12 | ID: 133493

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