Toyota Previa Repair and Maintenance
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Toyota Previa ProblemsLoss of Power on Highway Due to Internally Leaking Fuel Pulsation Dampener
A loss of power on the freeway may due to an internally leaking fuel pulsation dampener. This commonly occurs on higher mileage vehicles.
Some engines have had the problem of the crankshaft pulley bolt coming loose. This will make a rattling noise as the engine idles. Our technicians tell us that the pulley bolt should have a thread locker applied and then retorqued.
At higher mileages (125,000+) the mass air flow sensor may cause the vehicle to idle rough, run rich and even stall. It is recommended to replace the mass air flow sensor with a factory unit because the aftermarket units have very mixed results.
Toyota Previa Questionscan I get a manual for dummies re: getting carbon out of a plugged egr system? (2 answers)
I start it and it turns over then chugs and shakes and stalls 2nd try I.can get it into.gear then it stalls out as soon as I touch the gas. By the 4-5 time I can get it to drive but by slowly pressing on the gas. As it chugs then it just fixes itself after driving for 30 seconds. After that it...
Toyota Previa RecallsRecall 97V056000
Toyota is recalling 1991 Camry and Previa models because the failure of a specific electronic component in the radio may cause an electrical short circuit. If this happens, it may result in a passenger compartment fire. Dealers will repair the radio.