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  • Slavetoyoda
    Slavetoyoda - 1994 Toyota Pickup - Engine - 8/20/2014
    Water poured into radiator will run out of oil pan
    Replaced cylinder head after 230,000 miles. Started for 5 perfect seconds and died. Will not start up. Checked oil and now is mix with water. Distrubutor gears broke and wedge so there's why it will not start. Drained everything. I thought I'd see if water poured ...
     
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  • robin clay
    robin clay - 1995 Toyota Corolla - Engine - 8/19/2014
    My car will start just fine ,but after drive it for 10 min. or so, it bogs out & there's an exhaust smell,can you help
    It will die after idling for about 5min. It will start back up again . I replaced the fuel filter & 02 sensor ,battery, & put fuel cleaner in it. Ran great for 2 months, now it's doing it again. HELP please ! I need to get to work.It does not leak oil or water & ...
     
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  • vijaya
    vijaya - 2014 Toyota Sienna - Engine - 8/18/2014
    Flashing engine light,today.This light has been on along with the VSC light for several years.
    There were no problems driving the vehicle when the engine light was on for all these years.Neither did I feel any problem driving it for 3 miles after it started to flash.
     
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  • frank
    frank - 1993 Toyota Camry - Engine - 8/14/2014
    Why does my car stall when im at a stop or when berly taking off
    No lights are on. car runs great
     
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  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 1988 Toyota Corolla - Engine - 8/11/2014
    Every time I put my car in reverse or turn AC on it feels like it doesn't get enough power and stalls out.
    It also seems to do the same thing if the ac was off. So either way it feels like it doesn't have enough power and just stalls out. Also when I attempted to shut off the engine it feels like its having a hard time when it shuts off and the engine starts to shake for ...
     
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    AutoMD Member - 1988 Toyota Corolla - Engine - 8/11/2014
    I have a 1988 Toyota corolla and every time I put my car in reverse or turn AC on it feels like it doesn't get enough po
    It also seems to do the same thing if the ac was off. So either way it feels like it doesn't have enough power and just stalls out. Also when I attempted to shut off the engine it feels like its having a hard time when it shuts off and the engine starts to shake for ...
     
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  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 2003 Toyota Corolla - Engine - 8/10/2014
    CanOBD2 diagnostic tool cannot retrieve car computer info.
    Car has 245000kms,, last time battery was disconnected by Toyota dealership on air bag recall repairs three month ago. Car drives nicely, no excessive fuel consumption or any abnormalities. Yet Emissions testing facility, or my diagnostic tool give the same message: ...
     
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  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 2001 Toyota 4Runner - Engine - 8/9/2014
    2001 4runner with no previous prob.. Won't start??!
    Battery ran dead.. Jumped battery.. First couple attempts to start.. Loud metal grinding noise.. Noise stopped it turns over now but still won't start? Starter seems to be working?
     
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    AutoMD Member - 2001 Toyota Camry - Engine - 7/30/2014
    Engine quits when idling and when coasting
    2 days ago, while coasting down a hill (foot off accelerator pedal), the engine quit. Pulled over and re-started with no problem. Engine quit again about a minute later when coasting to an intersection and then again couple minutes later when turning into a parking ...
     
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  • nacho
    nacho - 1996 Toyota Avalon - Engine - 7/30/2014
    What can i do to pass the smog check??
    I went to do the smog test on my car, and it fail the test , the person who did the smog on my car told me that it fail for 10 points wich is not to hight , he suggested me to clean the fuel system , Not a long ago i replaced the spark plugs, spark plug wires, 02 ...
     
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  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 1993 Toyota Pickup - Engine - 7/27/2014
    Blown head gasket??? maybe??
    Over 220,000 miles. The truck has always had a tendency of heat up really bad and I could never find the source but I found that turning the heater on would help it not overheat. I changed the water pump and thermostat and it didn't help. One day it heated really ...
     
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  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 1993 Toyota Pickup - Engine - 7/27/2014
    Blown head gasket??? maybe??
    Over 220,000 miles. The truck has always had a tendency of heat up really bad and I could never find the source but I found that turning the heater on would help it not overheat. I changed the water pump and thermostat and it didn't help. One day it heated really ...
     
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  • brikeyes
    brikeyes - 2002 Toyota 4Runner - Engine - 7/25/2014
    I have a 2002 Toyota four runner that has a parasitic power drain that kills the battery.
    I have a 2002 Toyota four runner that has a parasitic power drain that kills the battery. This is the steps I have taken so far. 1. Disconnect the battery 2. Turned off all electronics 3. Remove negative battery terminal 4. Clipped one end of a test light to ...
     
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  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 1986 Toyota Corolla - Engine - 7/21/2014
    Why does my care die/stall when I stop and then step on the accelerator?
    This happens only when I first start driving but not all of the time. When it happens the engine seems flooded and sometimes will be hard to restart. Once I've been able to drive it a bit, especially drive where I can reach 50 mph for a couple of miles it no ...
     
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    AutoMD Member - 2002 Toyota RAV4 - Engine - 7/21/2014
    New voltage regulator has different wiring color scheme. What connects to what?
    A friend was helping me by clipping off a broken voltage regulator plug, and he threw it away before the new part arrived. The wiring from the vehicle is white, yellow, and red-black stripe. The voltage regulator I received has black on top, green in the middle, and ...
     
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