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  • AutoMD Member
    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 - 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 - 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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    Els - 2006 Toyota Camry - Engine - 8/9/2014
    How often should air filters be change
    Air filter
     
    • Jimm
      8/9/2014 Jimm
      The engine air filter should be changed at least every 24-36 months or 24k to 36k miles. Check the vehicle owners manual for the specific recommendations.
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    AutoMD Member - 2008 Toyota Camry - Engine - 7/31/2014
    The car, it hesitates with a long strained starting sound. I try starting it again, after first start and then okay.
    My car has 41,000 miles. 10 days ago I had an oil and lube plus AC flush and AAA 36 point safety check (suggested by AAA) Note: the day after the car was serviced. I didn't drive it for 8 days. It sat in the garage. Could it just be the fob battery or the regular ...
     
    • AutoMD Member
      7/31/2014 AutoMD Member
      here your problem your starting motor brushes are rushing so as it continues to make contact it slowly or at some cases rapidly drains the battery
  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 1988 Toyota Camry - Engine - 7/31/2014
    New plugs, wires, and distributor. #3 cylinder has a miss.
    when you pull the plug wire off it doesnt change idle at as all other 3 plug wires do. when out of the engine the #3 plug is showing that it is getting fire. spark plug is jet black when i pull it out. ohm tested injector and its good. could it still not be getting fuel
     
    • AutoMD Member
      7/31/2014 AutoMD Member
      develop the compression in #3 cylinder add ah little bit of oil to do so
  • AutoMD Member
    AutoMD Member - 2001 Toyota Camry - Engine - 7/31/2014
    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 ...
     
    • AutoMD Member
      7/31/2014 AutoMD Member
      this car isn't getting enough gas check the gas pump and the fuel lines
  • AutoMD Member
    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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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 - 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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    AutoMD Member - 2002 Toyota RAV4 - Engine - 7/21/2014
    New voltage regulator plug with different color wiring. Which connects to which?
    A friend, while helping me replace the voltage regulator plug, clipped off the old broken plugin and threw it away. When I got in my new plug it had different color wiring. The wires coming from the vehicle is white, yellow, and a red-black stripe. The wires on the ...
     
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