Toyota Repair and Maintenance
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Toyota ProblemsValve Cover Gaskets May Leak Oil
The valve cover gaskets have a tendency to leak oil, especially the one near the firewall.
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.
Toyota QuestionsThe shape if the back of my seat causes bad posture because of the intended crease in the middle, is there a way to have it shaped where the crease is towards the top like some other vehicles have? (2 answers)
On a cargo van I once drove, the lower back of the seat was straight(ish), and the slight angle (crease that's indented) was higher up where the shoulder blades rest. On my corolla, the angled crease is in the center, causing the middle of my back to bend and hunch over. I was trying to look ...
The oil filter used was smaller than what was needed
Air conditioning unit is blowing but no cold air
Toyota 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 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. Dealers will install an accurate label free of charge to resolve the concern.
The occupant classification system may not appropriately detect an occupant in the passenger front seat, and as a result will not power the passenger frontal and knee air bags for deployment in an accident. Dealers will re-calibrate the occupant classification system free of charge to resolve the concern.