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Ali - 1995 Toyota Camry - Engine - 9/5/2014plz any body help me I am in big trouble. every time I put new seal the seal pops up again and starts leaking.
Drose - 2002 Toyota Camry - Engine - 8/31/2014the car will not even go into gear, the tachometer, radio, or any other electrical item. works. Is it the alternator?
cycy12 - 1988 Toyota Supra - Engine - 8/26/2014The fusible link burnt out on the fuse box on the engine a and I replaced it and the ECU and it still won't start. It will trim over when I crank it but it just won't start.
Dave - 1996 Toyota Camry - Engine - 8/26/2014Replaced fuel pump distributor wires plugs emptied gas tank fuel and air filters
Dodgeman - 1997 Toyota Camry - Engine - 8/25/2014I have a 1997 Toyota Camry it just up and died on me and now will not start I put in a new fuel pump and computer check to see if it was getting fuel and fire but it still wont start tried starting fluid nothing the fuel pump runs when trying to start it but not ...
unobs - 2008 Toyota RAV4 - Engine - 8/24/2014It sounds like it's coming from underneath or in back. Could it be water in the exhaust-muffler that shouldn't be there?
vijaya - 2014 Toyota Sienna - Engine - 8/24/2014There 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.
rdornon - 1992 Toyota 4Runner - Engine - 8/23/2014does it right away,spews evrywhere while driving,no check engine light on,appears to be coming from above the front of the oil pan,is there a crank seal in that area?
Jeff - 1987 Toyota 4Runner - Engine - 8/22/20144 cylinder naturally aspirated gas engine.
Slavetoyoda - 1994 Toyota Pickup - Engine - 8/20/2014Replaced 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 ...
robin clay - 1995 Toyota Corolla - Engine - 8/19/2014It 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 & ...
AutoMD Member - 2000 Toyota Camry - Engine - 8/15/2014New spark plugs, wires and ignition coils. EGR new. Mass air sensor new. The engine runs smoothly at idle and when revved. Symptoms are fairly frequent when driving.
8/5/2014 CVOThe check engine light doesn't have to be ON to store a fault code.DO NOT SKIP THIS TEST.
Check the vehicle for fault codes to see if there are any sensors were involved to the malfunction of the engine.
1.Local auto parts stores such as Autozone ( not in California) or Advance Auto parts or Pep Boys will scan and retrieve any diagnostic trouble codes ( dtc ) stored in the powertrain control module for free of charge..
2. Amazon.com has the code reader for less than $ 18.49 dollars + shipping
Autel MaxiScan MS300 CAN Diagnostic Scan Tool for OBDII Vehicles
3.Re-post the dtc's in here " answer question " for further assistance.
Note: we need the dtc's to identify the sensor, there are a dozen different ELECTRONIC sensors to operate the car.
Visit this site and see all the different sensor definitions.
Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
Throttle Position (TP) sensor
Mass Air Flow (MAF) sensor
Intake Air Temperature (IAT) sensor
Idle Air Control (IAC) valve
Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT)
Heated Oxygen Sensor (HO2S)
Camshaft Position (CMP) sensor
Knock Sensor (KS)
Vehicle Speed Sensor (VSS)
Crankshaft Position (CKP) sensor
8/15/2014 AutoMD MemberSorry it took this long; but here are the Toyota codes:
P1130 - Air/Fuel Sensor Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 1 Sensor 1)
P1133 - Air/Fuel Sensor Circuit Response (Bank 1 Sensor 1)
P1135 - Air/Fuel Sensor Heater Circuit Response (Bank 1 Sensor 1)
P1150 - Air/Fuel Sensor Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 1 Sensor 2)
P1153 - Air/Fuel Sensor Circuit Response (Bank 1 Sensor 2)
P1155 - Air/Fuel Sensor Heater Circuit (Bank 1 Sensor 2)
There are two generic codes:
P0125 Coolant Temp (Thermostat was recently replaced so this may be an old code.)
P0171 System too lean Bank 1 (seems likely related to all the Toyota codes.)
frank - 1993 Toyota Camry - Engine - 8/14/2014No lights are on. car runs great
AutoMD Member - 2001 Toyota Avalon - Engine - 8/13/2014Oil pan drain plug is cross threaded and can't be retapped. I can get the pan on line for 50- 90$
8/13/2014 JimmNot sure if the price is 'fair' - for comparison sake, check the AutoMD website and the 'Estimate Cost' and Quotes' features.
Depends on the repair shop labor hour rates - I would think over $150.00 per hour is high - but you have not provided a comparative estimate from another shop for the same work.
Oversat - 2003 Toyota Matrix - Engine - 8/11/2014I just changed my starter today because it was completely out. I had it tested at Advance Auto Parts just to be certain. After I installed the new starter, I got a jump from my wife's car because the battery was low. It started right up. I drove it around for ...
8/11/2014 CVOFirst, check the battery and starter cables for their tightness or free of corrosion and physical damaged.
Note: a 3/4 charge battery is 12.50 volts
A discharge battery is 11.75 volts.
A battery under a cranking load and it is reading less than 7 volts,it will be a recycled battery.
Local auto parts stores will test this battery and their vehicle charging system for free of charge.