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256000 miles

I like to perform my own maintenance and repairs but need accurate information to do this.

Engine light code P1130 .

Dash light does not work when night headlights are on. Will light up momentarilly when starting. Gas gage stays on empty even when full. Out of gas symbol stays on all the time when vehicle is running.

Brake lights are staying on after I turn off car.

Especially happens when wet out. Doesn't happen most of the time. But quite often.

Any ideas?

I there a way to increase the contrast on the camera?

I would like to know how to get my two back seats out. They are suppose to come out without any screw drivers or any other tool.

Stalls any time after driving 20 minutes. Car restarts from 5 minutes to an hour after sitting. Distributor, coil, fuel pump recently replaced. Runs well while running

Also whAt dose the ECT switch do?

The engine won't not cranking. The dash board shows all the symbols but it won't crank

cleared the code 2 times and put some injector cleaner in tank of gas and now its mis firing rough idle and more gas usage

this suv has a 2gr-fe engine. is the 2gr-fSe a better choice in a suv. what is the diference between the two in reliability? thank you,
Joan and Larry

When this happened it gave me a code of p0420 the cadilac converter. took to the dealer for the reprogramming of engine recall. Now my transmission has started slipping! Not all the time, sometimes won't switch gears or I may be driving and it s like it down shifts and jerks into gear. Please help I don't won't to be out of the money I just paid for it in May.

what do I do-certified vehicle transmission replaced for same problem 5,000 miles earlier with REM trans. It was good until 100 miles ago. Warranty runs out soon. Thanks

Charged air several times with dye no one can find leak where could leak be still no air

After I turn off my engine it makes cling cling like loud chime like I forgot my keys in the car or something? ? I have limited with push start. So any idea on why does it makes noice?

door locks, ac, radio, only working is interior lights and head lights

After changing both front wheel bearings brand-new rotors on the front ,rotors shaved in the back and brand-new brake pads all around my car started to feel like the tire was going to come off a wobble if you will or like a knot in the tire but there's not you couldn't feel it in the steering wheel but now you canslightly feel it in the wheel and I can feel the wobble in my butt and my feet. It also feels like in my feet something is rubbing are grinding or hitting something underneath the car. I got up underneath there and discovered I need to change the swaybar because the boot was busted I changed it other than that the CVC shaft has a dent in it were metal was pulled back and it's pretty deep deep. Discovered I need to change the swaybar because the boot was busted I changed it other than that the CVC shaft has a dent in it were metal was killed back and it's pretty deep deep

My Sunroof is stuck open. Any ideas on how to get it closed.

I just picked up an '08 Rav 4 to replace an old Honda CRV yesterday (purchased from care dealership). Tonight the VSC light, Brake light, ABS light and Slip indicator light all came on at the same time 30 min into my drive home. The dealership had put new brake pads and smoothed the rotors. From what I'm reading on here I need to take it somewhere (a dealership or even Autozone) and have them hook it up to a computer and tell me what's up? I have had a Honda for years and use their dealership for my maintenance - would they be able to do this as well or do I have to go to a Toyota dealership?
Thank you in advance!

It didn't over heat or anything

I changed the starter twice in three weeks and I am afraid the problem will reoccur. What could be the problem and what i can I do?

the charging voltage is between A14.2-14.5+ volts. Checked constantly digital voltmeter. Alternator was replaced 6-7 months
ago with DURALAST from AutoZone.
The problem began about 3 month after replacement of alternator. the battery also replaced.

I want to service to my car

Do you know any reasonable places that do that type of repair work?

the car shakes and shutters during take off and acceleration.. we took it to the dealer and they have had it 8 days and have replaced the torque converter and now blame it on exhaust..
this car has alot of problems including the exterior lighting constantly needing new bulbs. The dealer seems to not care how long they are taking and i can assure you we will never buy a Toyota again..

wife thought transmission was going out because of loss of power and bad gas mialage. I am thinking fuel injection system or (filter) or the sensor that monitors fuel to air ratio?