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The car has been a great little car always runs great but just the other day (after I got it inspected) turned it off in front of the house and 'Now,it'll turn over but it wont fire...so I changed the plugs (all 4)and the plug wires (all 4)...'2 of'em (3 & 4) have the coil pac's, but it still wont fire!What can be the problum?

I replaced the rear wheel bearings on my car and now have a slight squeaking noise in the drivers side rear only when im doing about 40 or faster and only when i turn right. do i need to get it checked out or is it not much to worry about?

changed the brakes and right caliper

If i have a small ammount of coolant in the oil is it the intake manifold or is there another area i should chech before i change the intake manifold gasket?

Dear guys
I have a Toyota 97 with mileage of 150k. for the past few months when i start the engine of my car to warm it up..the engine behaves as if there is a faulty spark plug, i.e while on idle, there are many engine hiccups while idling, an "irregular heartbeat" as i can best describe it. However when the engine is warm enough after 20 mins or so it reduces and i feel the engine is idling smoothly..but its not a guarantee..hiccups do still appear even on a hot engine. i replaced the spark plugs however the issue is still the same. Also i have noticed, my engine oil gets Black dirty very quickly, less than 1000Kms..i use the car for a max of 20kms per day so its quite surprising..pls advice
Thanks!

i just bought the car. it hasn't been cranked since i bought it. when you cut switch on you can't hear fuel pump running. how can you test the fuel pump relay and where is it located

temp gusge reads hot all the time. but the car is not overheating or getting hot. i replaced the temp sender and it made no diff please help before i get stranded.

i just started fixing my own car want to know how to put on front brake pads on 1997 toyota tercel its a 2 door 4 cylinder if that helps

transmission shifts out of first at 40-45 mph and out of 2nd at 65-70 mph. Had raditor flushed and now high speed shifting?

transmission noise,does not make noise in nuetral only in drive,its sounds when rotating,previous owner thought it was drive axles,replaced too know avail,told it was pump or chain in tranny

our radiator reservior is red. we just changed the alternator and it ran great for a week, now it turned off at a stop sign, the radio and lights work but it won't turn over, even with a jump.

What would make my front end make a grinding loud noise?

need to replace thermostat. where do i find it on the engine and how to replace

My car bucks and hesitates when accelerating in 1,2,3,and now 4th gear. I've change the distributor cap/ plug wires and spark plugs and it keeps happening. Any one k ow how to fix this

I have a 1983 Tercel. I feel wetness with fluid at base of brake reservoir. I now have to top it off about every four days. How can I just replace the reservoir? What happens if I loosen the stop screw? Will I have to bleed it?

Battery was put in backwards, there was a spark. The battery was then put in correctly, car won't start.
Help!!!
Thanks,

Where under the car is the drain olug for the enigine oil. I noticed my car just started leaking a heavy amount of oil in a steady stream, and I want to check the plug to see if maybe it has came loose.

noise is at all speeds and very loud at high speeds maybee front end bearing

loud loud noise coming from front end when driving at all speeds but alot louder at high speeds maybee front end bearings

car shut down when in reverse

my check engine light came on and then went back off again. then 2 days later it was on again and hasent went off since. now for the past 2 days when i get into my car to go to work i cannot get it out of park. hel me help my baby plz.

the fan motor does stop working .where is it located?also how do you test relay cooling fan ?

My 1993 Toyota Tercel does not start when key is turned. New battery, all fuses checked and fine. When the doors get opened, hazard lights start blinking for 15 blinks, then pause, then 15 blinks. This continues until doors are closed. A friend discovered a green Toyota starter relay under the dash directly underneath the glove compartment that you can feel clicking when you touch it when the 15 beats of hazard lights goes on.
Any ideas if this may be my problem? Maybe just replacing the starter relay? What does the doors being opened have to do with initiating this blinking?

When I step on the brakes, the peddle sinks almost all the way down to the floor. It started squeaking. What do I need to replace? Just the brake pads or brake pads and rotors? I haven't heard any grinding. Just squeaking. But there is no tightness to the peddle.

Where is oil sending unit located?

My 97 toyata blackhawk is saying that there is a miss fire in cylinder 1 and random miss fire. it only happens when the car is warmed and driving. I have change the spark plugs, wires and coil. Any ideas to what may be happening?

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.

i tested the bulb and that works. what process of elimination can i use to fix this problem.

hard to start after running for a while.smell gas when trying to restart.

we jus t got the car so i dont have any other info