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  2. Imie Salcedo

    Toyota shutdown

    I have 2002 Camry V SERIES with automatic transmission and 204k miles. When I run camry in the morning, it runs normal for about 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, when temperature gauge is at middle, car runs normal in all gears. However, at stop light car hesitates when car has run for 30 min and finally car shuts down. When I restart hot car, check engine light shows and engine kicks but does not start at all. I wait for 4 hours and let it "cool down" and car starts and runs normal. When car is cold all gear works normal. No gear shifting issue or noise. When hot, no gear noise but car become hesitant to start at stop light and stops all together with check engine light. This car was not used for about 3 months but ran fine. This camry has many replaced parts (new PCV valve, cleaned throttle body, new distributor cap+spark plugs+distrib cables, newer timing belt+oil pump, new radiator, fuel pump, barke, battery). Most parts changes in last year or so and no pproblem until now. Transmission oil level is normal when car running in park on level ground and transmission oil looks norma (no burnt smell and pinkish) Is it transmission issue or engine/engine control issue? How do I diagnose the problem and fix it? Thanks in advance for your help. I am newbie but enthusiastic and will try suggestions. Thanks, Ben
  3. Last week
  4. Picked up my first Toyota a couple months ago, 1990 Camry with the 4 banger 5 speed. Engine is running good as far as I can tell, theres some noises under the hood, synchros are going out, cv axles clattering away so I've been babying it. I've been wanting a similar year accord(93) but this car has been keeping me entertained so far. Going to get some axles so she dont die on me, I was hoping to let it go until I can swap the motor but I don't think itll make it. Found someone with a 3sge in pieces, says it's all there. With wiring harness, no ecu. I dont know how deep yall get into old models and swaps on this site but that's where I'm at. If anybody knows anyone give me a holler. Thanks.
  5. Maehara Kazuhiro

    How to upgrade LED for my camry 2016 like Corolla

    You may change LED headlight bulbs for your car by yourself. Get a pair of LED bulbs in bargain from eBay or Amazon will cost you about $20 each pair.
  6. ToyoPro

    So... found a way to get a free carfax.

    Link doesn't work
  7. Earlier
  8. Matthew Boehnlein

    Free 07 prius

    Hello everyone, I have the opportunity to be gifted an 07 Prius gen 2 with 144,191 miles. It is in need of a new exhaust, due to the catilitic converter issue, tires, and possibly brakes and rotors. It has it's original battery that reads a 7. Not really sure what that means. This is the information I have. I'd like to hear opinions on weather I should commit. Thanks all.
  9. xrobwx

    2006 Six Cylinder Engine running rough

    I know this is an old post but for the future: I had a 1999 Tacoma V6 4x4 and it would start to run "rough" like described above, I'd run the injector cleaner through it. I'd let the gas get about 1/4 of a tank, then pour in a whole bottle (Lucas brand) and then let the tank get almost empty. Sometimes I'd do this twice and it would clear it up pretty quick. One time I had a fuel filter full of dirt as I was an avid offroader.
  10. I have a 2015 sienna limited Awd. Openning the doors are fine. But when I try to close the driver side sliding door it just two beeps but won't close. Any idea? Thanks
  11. Hello, I have a 2019 Highlander XLE and I use Bluetooth audio to play music from my iPhone. One thing that annoys me is that when the navigation system provides instructions, the music audio is now lowered or muted so that I can completely hear the instructions. Yes, I have set the navigation voice to maximum but by not lowering/muting the current music/audio volume, it's not enough. I have really, really lower my music volume when using the navigation and that bothers me. I am truly surprised by this because in other automobiles I've had or used, when the navigation system speaks, the music/current audio is always muted or significantly lowered. Is it because of the Bluetooth connection or is there something I can do to resolve? Thanks!
  12. I just received a 2006 Toyota Avalon XLS as a gift from my uncle but want to find out how often should I be changing the oil and oil/filter considering that I only drive the vehicle once a month about 50-70KM/month. Will twice a year be sufficient in changing the oil or perhaps more often that this. Thanks in advance.
  13. James Fletcher

    body shops for repair

    I need a good body shop to fix my 2001 4 Runner. I live in Bellevue and prefer one close to me. Any suggestions? Thanks.
  14. Marino Amico

    GPS updates

    2013 Venza needs GPS update
  15. Toyota Owners Club

    Remote Key fob not working Corolla 2016

    Hi Marlon Thanks for letting us know the conclusion. Rather annoying that it just failed while you weren't using the car, almost a red herring to think that it was related to being laid up and not just a unit failure. Glad its resolved for you now and hopefully not too expensive. Cheers, Trevor
  16. Marlon Wouters

    Remote Key fob not working Corolla 2016

    Hi Everyone, The culprit was the "Computer Multiplex Network Body Module" located behind the fusebox driverside. This controls the signal from the remote to the car.
  17. It looks like this may be what you're looking for https://www.toyotapartsprime.com/oem/toyota-celestial_silver_met-00258001j921.html . It's sold in a small tube. They don't sell OEM touch up paint in a bottle. Hope this helps.
  18. Cartier Nash

    Camry Rally

    Any plans for a Camry meet up in AZ for 2019?
  19. I purchased touch-up paint for my 2015 Toyota Camry with celestial silver metallic paint from my local Toyota dealer. When I applied the touch-up paint to the car, the color of the touch-up paint was several shades lighter than the color of the car. When I returned to the dealership to notify the parts representative, we tried another sample of paint and the results were the same. Does anyone have a suggestion as to where I can purchase a bottle of touch-up paint to match my car's color? Thank you for your assistance. Mark
  20. Marlon Wouters

    Remote Key fob not working Corolla 2016

    Hi everyone, I have a 2016 Toyota Corolla L sedan. I have this car stand for a month and now the remote key fob is not opening or closing the doors. I replace the batteries but the issue is still there. Also the dome and map lights used to comes on when I opened the doors, but now it doesn't. It only comes on when I put the ignition in "ON" position. I took the car to a local dealer, and they perform test on both remotes to see if it's communicating with car and it does. So they told me the remotes are ok. However it still does not lock or unlock the car neither open the trunk, etc.. The car starts and run fine and everything else work flawlessly. I checked all the fuses and all were ok. I took the negative battery out and leave for 15 min. Issue remain the same. Can anyone tell me what could be the problem?
  21. I recently purchased a 2008 Matrix TRD with the Panasonic CQ-C5303U stereo. I am looking high and low for a CY-BT100U Bluetooth Adapter but even with my fine Google skills, I can't find one. Any suggestions? TIA!
  22. Joe Burdock

    compression issues

    Hello, I'm new to the forum and the matrix. I Have an 04 with 160,000miles on it. I'm close to taking it to the mechanic but wanted to see if I could get some helpful advice here. Well I've only had it a month or so, it's always had a rough idle and ran rough at high speeds but I've been working on it and it had been getting better. The engine gave me a "miss in cylinder 3" code so I changed spark plugs checked some things and finally did a compression test. The result where food in cylinder 1&4, but #3 had no compression wet or dry and #2 would tick up to 50psi on each crank then fall to zero. From what I'm reading, it sounds like a head gasket but there are no other symptoms. No oil in the coolant. No overheating. I know it sat for a while I'm wondering about stuck valves? I'm new to gas cars (I have a diesel rabbit '81)so I don't completely understand them though I'm learning quickly. Any advice would be appreciated. I'm been looking for a leak down tester but if it were a problem beyond the valve cover of probably take it to a shop anyway. Thanks!
  23. Regina Harris

    2003 Matrix XR - Suggestions for Interior Touchups?

    Not a problem. A little more video watching has shown me that you can still cover those pieces that you can't get off. I will supply an example link: https://youtu.be/J4Py4i7TBAk While I don't think I would ever actually drag my tool across in order to push the edges in, I think this could work for a couple of spots I have in mind. Good luck in your project. If I get mine done... it'll nave to wait until summer for me...I'll try to post some pics.
  24. Toyota Owners Club

    2003 Matrix XR - Suggestions for Interior Touchups?

    Thanks for the YouTube links Regina...very useful as I am also thinking of wrapping some interior trim panels and wouldn't have known how to go about it
  25. Regina Harris

    2003 Matrix XR - Suggestions for Interior Touchups?

    Thank you so much for the response. It does look pretty easy, so long as we can get the trim pieces off. For anyone in the future who is wondering about this, here are a couple of links to YouTube to give you an idea. https://youtu.be/eVNpVQ1wBvY https://youtu.be/u3TYSzDsZZA
  26. Hi - new to this group. The battery warning light on my '07 Yaris is coming on intermittently. Sometimes the airbag light comes on with it. No problem starting or other battery symptoms. Mechanic found loose battery connections and tightened them; this reduced but did not eliminate the problem. So maybe there's a bad connection somewhere else. Anybody had this problem? Suggestions? Thx
  27. Toyota Owners Club

    2003 Matrix XR - Suggestions for Interior Touchups?

    Good idea Valdy Dreimanis....hadn't thought of that one, plenty of different finishes as well
  28. ToyoPro

    OEM or aftermarket?

    OEM Toyota parts are best for fit, form and function in my opinion.
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