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About a year ago I had the valve cover gasket replaced, a new air filter, and the throttle body cleaned. As I pulled out of the shop's parking lot, I noticed a vibration by the accelerator and unusually loud engine noise when I accelerated. I immediately took the vehicle back to the mechanic, but he could find no reason for the change. I saw an article about cars that had a tube in the engine compartment that plugged into the exhaust pipe, before the catalytic converter, which sometimes broke or rusted off. Could this possibly be the cause of the excess noise? How would I have this diagnosed (if that is the source of the noise)?

My check engine light came on in my 2003 Toyota Matrix,

Toyota camry needs crankseal, leaks a qt of oil every 2weeks. Timing belt, waterpump, valve gasket just replaced. Engine just started idling rough, but isn't missing yet. How long would it take to replace the crankseal? approximately

while i was driving down the highway the car cut off with no warning and when i went to try to start it after i had pulled over to the side of the i have no power,no horn or lights.

There are no panel lights ( spedometer and gauges ) when the headlights are turned on and the dimmer switch does not vary the intensity on the radio or clock when lights are on ( brighter when lights are off ) . Where is the fuse for this located or is this possibly a bad dimmer rheostat ?

After turning the car off and locking, the lights wil turn on all by themselves in the middle of the night. After taking the relay out the went off. swapped the relays and still have the same problem.I can shut them off by pushing the light control forward(Turning on high beam) after car is off. Any help would be appreciated

Do toyota echoes have casters in the front end? The shop I went to for alignment stated casters needed to be worked on and it would cost about $200.00. I think I'm getting snowed here.

brian here, on a toyota camry 2000 i didnt hear the fuel pump but checked the fuse so i changed the fuel pump after that i still didnt hear it run when i turned the key to the on position, but after strying to start it i would stop then i hear the fuel pump kick on . the engine almost wants to start but it did only do to starting fluid, one day later i didnt hear the fuel pump and not even the starting fluid would make the engine start

we drived the auto to shopping,after come back,we can't open the boot door.I checked the boot,no stuff block the door,then I push the boot then try to open,still not work.

Had alternator rebuilt and put back in but light went back on and dash lights flicker. Is there something else I can check that may cause the problem?

is it difficult to replace the timing belt on the 1998 rav 4, note - car does not have antilock brakes?

Also, is there a special sequence when putting on the belt??

window went up heard a small pop and window started sliding down slowly but its off the track. wont go up or down but can hear the elecrtic window when i push the button. how much to fix??? do you think?

i did the oil change by my self and i try to turn it off but its still there...

how to take out the starter cant get to one of two bolts

ABS AND VCS LIGHTS COME ON IN THE DASH I CHANGED AND PUT ON NEW BRAKE SHOES BUT THEY STILL COME ON SOMETIMES

My car idles high to low very quickly when the clutch is pressed when at a stop?

My 2004 Rav 4 will run fine and then start to stall out. While this happens that tach needle shakes violently. You can actually hear it clicking as it moves left and right. The Rav 4 will restart but immediatly stalls out again. If the car sits for a while the problem will go away, only to come back later. A shop just replaced the Electronic Control Module, and the Rav4 will run for about 1 minute and stall out with the tach needle shaking crazily. Thanks for your help!

ENGINE LIGHT IS ON FOR THREE WEEKS ONE FRIEND TRIED TO UNINSTALL AND CLEAN THE EGR VALVE AFTER HIS OWN CHECK UP BUT COULD NOT DO IT LEFT AS BEFORE BUT LIGHT WAS GONE FOR TWO DAYS IT SEEMS PROBLEM IN EGR SYSTEM WOULD SERVICE OF EGR SYSTEM WOULD BE GOOD ENOUGH FOR SYSTEM PERFORMANCE AND ENGINE LIGHT OFF

My 96 Tacoma has no brake lights. I have checked the fuse, replaced the brake light switch and still nothing. I get power to the pig tail for the camper shell that was once there, but that it. I need help.

I have a quote from a highly decorated napa mechanic for struts, rear brakes and rotors, front axle replacement, stabilizer links, and a wheel alignment. The parts are two thirds of the total estimated cost. Another quote from a larger chain style shop was 43% less for the total job, I don't have the parts and labor breakdown. I don't know who manufactures what parts and how much of a difference there could be in their quality. I know the labor cost would be less for the larger shop, but might there be a big difference in the quality of the parts ? How could a non mechanic know ?

battery was put in wrong, blew major fuses cause lights, wipers, air cond. can't put car in reverse seems to be stuck in park. all of this since the battery was put in worng HELP

need location of thermostat

After replacing 4 tires, shop recommended repair of leaky struts. Please explain necessary repair.

I have the coupling kit to fix the accessary shaft for my
1992 Previa, but do not know how to balance it after it's
installed..

November 28 in Burgaw,N.C.It's the first time it happend.

The light bulb is out in my gear shift. How do I get to it to replace it?

The steering wheel will not lock-it's really hard to get the truck to start. Sounds like the battery but I had that checked first. It's getting so that the steering wheel has to be turned progressively further and harder. Is this an expensive repair? An easy one?

function of this and estimate of price

replacement of center stop light

I have a 1996 camry with a bad trans I have a good trans and would like to know how much it would be to switch it out and is it possible to do it myself