Toyota Land Cruiser Repair and Maintenance
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Toyota Land Cruiser ProblemsAutomatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages
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.
The AC Expansion Valve may develop a very slow leak or allow too much refrigerant flow which reduces cooling. Our technicians tell us that Toyota makes an updated expansion valve to resolve these problems if and when they occur.
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) may function erratically or illuminate the warning light due a damaged wheel speed sensor. A wheel bearing and/or CV joint with excessive runout can cause the ABS trigger rings to rub against the ABS sensors and damage them.
Toyota Land Cruiser QuestionsRecently on acceleration white smoke comes from the exhaust... (1 answer)
Trying to remain optimistic...noticed leakage around PCV grommet....what are the possibilities? Also after a recent oil change the oil appears dark in color...
i have 60,000 miles but ride is getting mushy, feel road bumps easier and more up and down movement than when new. maybe other suspension problems ?
When I start my LC at various times in the last several months, there is a high pitch screeching sound for around two seconds. It sound like my starter maybe on its way out. Please advise ASAP! getting
Toyota Land Cruiser 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 side curtain air bags may deploy unexpectedly, resulting in possible occupant injury. Dealers will replace the air bag control module with one that has improved programming free of charge to resolve the concern.
Vehicles with accessories (running boards, etc.) installed by SET are being recalled due to incorrect installation. Fasteners used to attach these accessories were installed with incorrect torque, and may detach resulting in unsafe driving conditions.