Toyota Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Toyota

Toyota Problems

Oxygen Sensor May Fail

One or more oxygen sensors may fail resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light.

Problem 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.

Steering Rack & Pinion leak

The proper repair for a leaking Steering Rack & Pinion is replacement with a new unit.

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Toyota Questions

Wiring Harness (1 answer)

Tire blew out on right front passenger side, shredded the wiring harness. Completely replaced damaged wiring harness and after replacing, the gauges, ac, shifter, doesn't work and the alternator will not keep car running. Any suggestions. Replaced wiring harness twice.

94 Camry is overheating after driving 10 min. (2 answers)

Mechanic 1 said leak and $500. We didn't trust that guy so we took it to Another trusted shop in town. Mechanic 2 said no leak and can't locate the problem. Thinks it could be a sensor or fan isn't blowing enough air. Mexhanic 2 is gonna have friend take a look and possible use comput...

I replaced the engine and now it won't crank. I don't know why. (1 answer)

The engine/starter are good. I pulled the starer and grounded it. It works fine off the car. Can the transmission cause this?

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Toyota Recalls

Seat Heater Wiring Shorts And Causes Fire

For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements may short circuit when the seat cushion is compressed, and result in a fire hazard. Dealers will disconnect the seat heaters and refund the purchase price of the seat heaters free of charge to resolve the concern,

Front Strut Rod Separates

The front strut mounting bearings may become damaged when the vehicle is subject to large bumps and impacts. Dealers will replace the strut mounting bearings and as necessary replace the strut and front suspension support sub-assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or in some cases replace the air bag assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

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Toyota Reviews

____ + I own a 1997 Toyota corolla CE (Classic Edition) with 147,000miles. I am the Second Owner of this vehicle. Color is Beige. It runs with a 1.6L (4A-FE) Engine and transfers the power to the wheels on a 5 speed manual (C50) transmission with synchronizers. ____ + The Drivetrain is awesome on this vehicle, but the cv joints are leaking grease which makes me believ...
Purchased used in 2005 with 60k. Currently at 218,000, splitting mileage with a 2006 Tundra. The car has been a solid performer with the exception one major issue (more later). The brakes issue is real. I have not upgrades and intend to check with the dealer after earlier posts mentioned some sort of recall. Interior quality is good to excellent, and had not given any problems. Minor irri...
Just traded in my 1st Tundra 4wd TRD only had 315,000 miles ! Engine and trans still strong but began having to replace/fix too many things that are expected to go over time. Bought 2013 Tundra TRD 4wd, need I say more. Wife has 4runner with 300k+ still running fine. My only complaint is my front driver side speaker is blown, anyone know if it is worth having Toyota dealer fix or is there bette...

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