Toyota Land Cruiser Repair and Maintenance
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Toyota Land Cruiser ProblemsAutomatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages
At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to be replaced. Typically the transmission does not need to be completely overhauled.
The AC Expansion Valve may develop a very slow leak or allow too much refrigerant flow which reduces cooling. Our technicians tell us that Toyota makes an updated expansion valve to resolve these problems if and when they occur.
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) may function erratically or illuminate the warning light due a damaged wheel speed sensor. A wheel bearing and/or CV joint with excessive runout can cause the ABS trigger rings to rub against the ABS sensors and damage them.
Toyota Land Cruiser QuestionsHow do you fix water leaks coming in through a closed sunroof and water coming in under-dash, driver's side. (1 answer)
Went through a car wash and water poured through one corner of the closed sunroof. Water also came in on the far left side on the driver's side.
Yowling noise: took to dealer because had power steering leak, yowling noise and some new vibration under drivers side floor board. Dealer replaced pump, rack, wheel bearings, CV boots and the power steering pump is still making a failing noise and the yowling is still there...and getting worse. ...
Toyota Land Cruiser RecallsLoad Carrying Capacity Label Incorrect
The vehicle certification label may indicate the improper load carrying capacity rating for the vehicle. This is because accessories were added to them after the vehicle was built, changing the available load that the vehicle can handle carrying. Vehicle owners will be provided a corrected label and dealers will aid in installing them free of charge to resolve the concern.
The side curtain air bags may deploy unexpectedly, resulting in possible occupant injury. Dealers will replace the air bag control module with one that has improved programming free of charge to resolve the concern.
Vehicles with accessories (running boards, etc.) installed by SET are being recalled due to incorrect installation. Fasteners used to attach these accessories were installed with incorrect torque, and may detach resulting in unsafe driving conditions.