Toyota Solara Repair and Maintenance
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Toyota Solara Problemsradio fades out all the time
my radio has been fading in and out since 19000 miles
defective or loose sensor near convertible motor located at rear passenger seat . buy replacement sensor from dealer for $20-$26
TELL YOUR MECHANIC if he can do what is needed get price first .. in miami florida I found my shop would do it for $100 .
which is cheap.
contact me for any info
Debris can get into the idle air control valve. This will restrict the air flow into the engine, causing idle speed and/or stalling when cold. The valve can be cleaned or replaced to correct this concern.
Sludge can build up in the engine because Toyota did not recommend frequent enough oil changes. Lexus will sometimes offer a discount on cleaning the engine if necessary. Owners who changed their oil every 3,000 miles did not experience these problems. This sludge build up can lead to excessive oil consumption.
Toyota Solara QuestionsThe "rear lights" warning in the dash come on occasionally (1 answer)
It's night and the rear lights warning in the dash comes on, I switched off the ignition and on again and it went off. This happened twice already, is it a relay ? If so, which one, it's not marked under the fuse box cover.
Whenever I'm turning on AC, car vibrates and engine turns off automatically. Car run fine without the AC or defrost.
Toyota Solara RecallsLoad Carrying Modification Label Missing
These vehicle were sold without the required load carrying captivity modification label. Dealers will mail the corrected label to vehicle owners. Owners have the option of requesting that the dealer install the label. This recall is expected to begin on May 27, 2010.
The curtain side air bags may not be tethered to the vehicle properly. This may result in them not deploying properly in a collision. Dealers will inspect the air bag tether straps and reroute them if necessary. The Toyota recall number is 60J. This recall began on December 21, 2006.
Toyota is recalling 2000 Avalon, Camry, and Solara models because an improper heat treatment may cause the rear axle to be weaker in some areas. After extended use of the vehicle, the rear axle shafts could fail or break. Dealers will inspect and replace the rear axle hub assemblies.