Toyota Repair and Maintenance
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Toyota ProblemsProblem With Door Mechanism in Electric Sliding Doors
Models with electric sliding doors can develop problems with the door mechanism. The cable in the door becomes frayed, which will damage the electric motor.
On vehicles with a manual transmission, worn shift bushings can cause the transmission to pop out of gear, especially when coasting down in 1st or 2nd gear. Replacing all the shift linkage bushings is pretty straight forward and not expensive and will commonly correct this concern.
The power steering pump and power steering hoses tend to develop leaks, particularly in the V6 models.
Toyota QuestionsReplace radiator or just upper hose? (1 answer)
Brought car in for coolant dashboard light warning. Toyota dealer diagnosed "Radiator leaking from upper outlet hose. Radiator will need to be replaced." Does the whole radiator need to be replaced or possibly just the upper hose? Seems like the cost difference could be +/- $200.
fuse box on positive battery cable what is it for and do i need it to have my car started
Tried to jump it and no lights or nothing working can't even get it out of park. Battery light came on before it was turned off
Toyota RecallsRear Suspension Arms Loosen And Fail
The rear tie rod adjusting lock nuts may not have been properly tightened after servicing. The rear arms may loosen and fail as a result. Dealers will replace both rear suspension arms and encapsulate the lock nuts free of charge to resolve the concern.
The side curtain air bag inflators may crack and fracture. Dealers will install retention brackets to the curtain shield bags free of charge to resolve the concern.
The vehicle certification label may have the incorrect load carrying capacity listed on it. Toyota will provide owners with a corrected label, and dealers will aid in installation if necessary free of charge to resolve the concern.