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  2. my 2013 camry shook only between 40 and 45 miles an hour, I was able to locate a service advisory on the problem via internet search. A problem with the transmission. Dealer took a day to fix, gave me a loner car.. didn't charge me. just like your health , be your own advocate, track down the dealer service advisories , they won't do it for you, sometimes they're just lazy, or they just dont know till you show them
  3. I have a 16 Camry xse and wanting to lower it just a little bit. Wondering if anyone here has done a leveling kit and what brand they used. Also wouldn’t mind upgrading the rims to 18’s or 19’s and not sure if I would have any figment problems.
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  5. PattyK, I would try listing your Avalon on one of the following: Cars.com, Autotrader, Edmunds, E-bay, Craigslist, or your local newspaper. Cars.com has Eleven 1999 Avalons for sale now...from $700 to $5900! Mark
  6. While I agree with you, that the problem should have been addressed at the differential service. But, these things can happen suddenly, without any warning. How long ago did you notice this problem? Did it start suddenly? The Drive Train warranty is for 100k miles only. After that, it's up to you to pay for fixing it. Sorry about the $3100 bill. While it is unpleasant to pay.....it's not that high. If you intend to keep it for a long time, you have to be prepared to fix it sometime. Nothing lasts forever, unless you put money into it! Even a Toyota!!!!! Bob K
  7. Here is the complete message. Date: 10/6/2005 10:08AM Subject: Toyota Paseo Convertible Below are the production numbers (they are fairly accurate) for the Paseo Convertible, this includes the Cynos (name different for exported vehicles). Also some press information release by Toyota about the Paseo convertible. 1997 - 3694 1998 - 151 1999 - 24 ________________________________________________ ASC Incorporated - Marketing and Communications One ASC Center, Southgate, MI 48195 Toyota Press Release Toyota and ASC Celebrate the Completion of First Paseo Convertible: New Toyota vehicle is the lowest priced convertible in America. 10/21/1996 Torrance, CA October, 1996 - TORRANCE, CA - Toyota and ASC celebrated the completion of the first Paseo Convertible at a line-off ceremony held at ASC's Long Beach, Calif. assembly facility on Sept. 26. Yoshio Ishizaka, president and CEO of Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. joined Heinz Prechter, chairman and founder of ASC Incorporated for a ribbon cutting ceremony, as the first Paseo Convertible rolled off the assembly line. "Today, Toyota not only celebrates the completion of the first Paseo Convertible, but a 14-year partnership with our friends at ASC," stated Ishizaka at the Sept. 26 ceremony. "Both the Paseo and the Celica convertibles are symbolic of our mutual commitment to producing quality products for sale both here and abroad." The Paseo Convertible's conversion process takes place at U.S.-supplier ASC, in Long Beach, Calif., the conversion location for the Toyota Celica. Toyota's newest entry in the sporty car segment offers the lowest price point of all convertibles sold in the United States. The Paseo convertible combines the leading-edge style of the coupe model with the sun-loving addition of a manual convertible top. The Paseo Convertible begins life at Toyota's Takaoka plant in Toyota City, Japan, as a partially assembled coupe. Structural braces in the rocker panels, rear strut towers and rear fenders are added before the vehicle leaves the factory. It is then shipped to ASC, where the metal roof is removed and the conversion process begins. A four-layer insulated top is designed specifically for this application. Adding only 143 pounds to Paseo's curb weight, the conversion allows the vehicle to retain its rear seat and invades only minimally into the trunk, allowing plenty of secured cargo space. The convertible's top features a heated rear glass window and glass rear quarter windows that fold with the top. The Paseo's lightweight top is easily raised from the driver's seat position. The Convertible will be offered in three exterior paint colors including Super White, Satin Black Metallic and Super Red, all with complimentary gray sport-cloth interiors. The Paseo Convertible will be sold in the United States, as well as Japan and Europe. Paseo convertibles will reach U.S. Toyota dealers on Nov. 1, 1996. Toyota Press Release The 1997 Paseo lineup is expanded with the addition of a Convertible model. The conversion takes place alongside the Celica Convertible in the ASC plant in Rancho Dominguez, Calif., where the roof is removed and the convertible top installed. The top is two-layer and incorporates an integrated heated glass rear window. What does it mean? Paseo: From the Spanish word meaning "promenade." Where is it built? All Paseos are built at the Takaoka Plant in Toyota City, Japan. Toyota Press Release 07/01/1997 The distinctive 1997 Paseo coupe delivers affordable, sporty car styling with Toyota's unmatched reputation for quality, dependability and reliability. Adding to the excitement for ‘97, Paseo goes topless. The all-new Paseo convertible offers all the fun and style of the coupe with the sun-loving addition of a manual convertible top. The Paseo convertible's conversion process takes place at U.S. supplier ASC, in Rancho Dominguez, Calif., the conversion location for the Toyota Celica. The Paseo convertible begins at Toyota's Takaoka plant in Toyota City, Japan as a partially assembled coupe. Structural braces in the rocker panels, rear strut towers and rear fenders are added before the vehicle leaves the factory. It is then shipped to ASC, where the metal roof is removed and the conversion process begins. A four-layer insulated top is designed specifically for this application. Adding only 143 pounds to Paseo's curb weight, the conversion allows the vehicle to keep its full-sized rear seat and invades only minimally into the trunk, allowing plenty of secured cargo space. The convertible's top features a heated rear glass window and glass rear quarter windows that fold with the top. The Paseo's lightweight top is easily raised from the driver's seat position. Completely redesigned last year, the second generation Paseo receives only minor changes for 1997. New Paseo interior features include dual vanity mirrors on the hardtop coupe, revised cabin door trim and logically placed rotary heater controls. Paseo retains its aerodynamic look without exterior changes for 1997. The Paseo's trend-setting design and sleek lines are enhanced by flush headlamps and spoiler-style color keyed bumpers. Complimentary black remote-controlled mirrors, protective bodyside molding, tinted windows and full wheel covers add to the look. Sports car-styling cues are not limited to the exterior. Reclining high-back seats with integrated heardrests and fabric upholstery accentuate the Paseo's cabin. Interior appointments include rear fold-down seats with security lock, fabric door trim, full carpeting, fabric headliner and fully lined trunk. The feature-packed cabin offers popular conveniences standard. Niceties include AM/FM ETR radio with four-speakers, dual cupholders, a digital clock, rear window defogger, intermittent wipers and remote fuel and trunk releases. The instrument panel is convenient as well, with easy-to-read white-faced gauges and warning lights. The Paseo's 1.5 liter DOHC four-cylinder engine offers a quick-revving 93 horsepower at 5,400 rpm and 100 lbs./ft. of torque at 4,400 rpm. Available with either a slick-shifting manual transmission or four-speed electronically controlled automatic, the engine is as economical as it is responsive. Paseo's estimated EPA city/highway gas mileage is an impressive 30/35 mpg for the five-speed manual transmission and 28/34 mpg for the four-speed automatic transmission. Paseo's suspension offers nimble handling and excellent ride comfort via a MacPherson strut-type front suspension and trailing torsion beam rear suspension. Front and rear stabilizer bars and power assisted rack-and-pinion steering contribute to Paseo's balance and control. Paseo offers important safety features, including available anti-lock brakes and all-weather guard package in addition to the standard three-point driver-side and passenger seat belts, dual airbags and four-spoke steering wheel. Optional equipment allows buyers to further personalize the Paseo. Factory options include air conditioning, power windows and door locks, polycast wheels, cruise control, rear spoiler, styled alloy wheels and glass pop-up sunroof with sunshade. Paseo is a sleek, sporty car, that combines an athletic and youthful attitude with sophisticated engineering. J.D. Power and Associates recently ranked Toyota Paseo as one of its top five vehicles and awarded Paseo the accolade of “Best Sporty Car” in the 1996 J.D. Power Initial Quality Study. The convertible will be offered in three exterior paint colors including Super White, Satin Black Metallic and Super Red, all with complimentary gray sport-cloth interiors. Eight vibrant colors, one new for 1997, are available on the coupe. Exterior paint colors include the new Coral Rose, Super White, Platinum Metallic, Super Black Metallic, Super Red, Sierra Green Metallic, Light Turquoise Pearl and Bright Iris Pearl all with gray sport-cloth interiors. Limited Warranty
  8. It depends on vehicle use, e.g. town driving versus freeway driving, the town driving is considered to be more degrading to the engine oil and would need changing sooner than say if you just drove around town
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  11. Sounds very much like a software update is needed regarding the fast idle issue....hassle your supplying dealer to get this resolved (at no cost!) Let us know what they find
  12. Hello, I am new to the group and joined because I have a problem with my car. It's an 09 Corolla with the 1.8. Lately I have suspected I had a blown head gasket, so the other night, I ran a compression test. The test showed, in order from front to back, 115, 115, 125, 125. For me, this isn't conclusive enough of a blown head gasket, so I was going to test cylinder leakage the next night. I put the coils back on so I could drive it the next day and it wouldn't start. It would try, but it never would stay running once the starter disengaged. Here's the dumb thing I did: I propped the(electric) throttle open during the test. I have no excuse other than it was late and I wasn't thinking clearly. When the car wouldn't start, I thought I must have damaged the gears in the throttle, even though it opened when I had an assistant press the gas pedal. So today I got a throttle from the local pullapart, installed it, and performed the procedure for teaching it's range. Still it won't start. The only other thing I can say that might shed some light is that there was a po121 code after the compression test. I cleared it and it hasn't come back. Does anybody have any idea what I have screwed up? Thanks in advance!
  13. Hello everyone trying to figure out what's going on with my 2002 sequoia 2x4 I recently started to drive it more often bought it 1 year ago with 95k miles when I bought it 1&2nd kicked while shifting put some Lucas trans for time being. 6 months later after 5k miles drove better but wanted to change fluid so I flushed total of 12 quarts 3 attempts through trans cooler did see some silver flakes fluid was black maybe never changed does have low miles for 02. Put a external filter filled with V max life trans full synthetic at first it shifted on time but symptom was more noticeable so I added I Lucas trans and libiguard got better made the trans fluid a little thicker I don't think its the selonoid It goes in all gear but not 100% smooth in 1 & 2. 3&4 is fine 1st being worser than 2 can't it be the selonoid or is the damage done because of it being 18 years old and probably not being serviced over time also reset the computer by taking the negative off over 10 min any help would be great also did get the rear hatch window to operate was thrilled multiple times to go up and down it didn't work the next day and still doesn't bad motor? Thanks p.s. also own a 2003 sr5 with 210k miles but no trans issues bought 3 years ago with 180k miles
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  15. Thanks for letting me know. Also I did some research and AISIN seems to be the same Japanese manufacturer for Toyota, Nissan, etc so almost the same than buying the OEM parts. Thanks again,
  16. Trying to buy a new spare wheel cover for my 2012 rav4. I have 17" wheels and the Toyota parts website keeps trying to sell me 16". Am I missing something here?
  17. Hello Members, desperate need of help locating a 17 gallon fuel tank for a 1994 Toyota 4-Runner, 4 wheel drive, 3.0 litter V-6, OHC EFI engine, 5 speed manual, Tires W/31 X 10.5. Thank you for your help, appreciate it very much.
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    I have a odometer 2009 toyota matrix can I put in a toyota matrix 2008 XR and if not can i put a new top cover for odometer 2009 fit in .
  19. Thank you! I'm glad to know what it is.
  20. I have a 2003 Toyota Corolla LE. It was made in March of 2002. I'm looking for the whole component where the radio and the two drop down compartments are. I'm looking for a place I can get this without having to go through the dealership and paying an arm and a leg. I only have 80,000 miles on this car so hopefully it'll last me a while
  21. Just purchased 2018 prius 4 with manual seats. Found a power seat on line with matching vin. Would that be a "plug and play" exchange? (know power to seat would be required)
  22. I am having the exact same problem with my 2017 Prius and my iPhone 11. Finally figured out it was the phone. Such a bummer. Looking into a 2020 Highlander and hope to God it won't be the same. Deal breaker for sure.
  23. I've had my 2019 RAV4 Hybrid for about 5 months and have encountered a major issue with the gas tank capacity. Shortly after purchasing the new vehicle, I realized that any fill up of the tank was incomplete. Fuel capacity is 14+ gallons and I'm seldom able to squeeze in 8-9 gallons when nearly empty. The dealer has replaced the tank, which has not fixed the issue. Toyota is aware of the problem, but they do not have a solution yet. Anyone else encountering this issue of having only 2/3 the fuel capacity and thus shorter distances to empty? Any luck with getting it resolved?
  24. I'm wanting to ask how many people have had problems with their 2019 Camry with a rock being stuck between the wall of the tire. This is my second rock. I have to bring in for them to take the tire off to get the rock out.
  25. Hi guys, I am looking for a Lexus GX470 for a personal Off-road project and I am not sure what would be better between the 4.7 lts with VVTi or not. My concern: 1- long term Reliability 2- The real advantage having VVTi in a V8 4.7 (at low rpm or at high rpm) Why? I am getting just Marketing info like VVTi improve Efficiency and Power and Torque but not when apply the difference, I know basically how it works but not the answer I'm looking for. Like: an electrical engine move hydraulically a kind of clutch to change the Timing configuration and air circulation when the engine reach certain higher XX rpms, awesome for an small 4cyl engine, good for a 6cyl but maybe useless for an 8cyl?. I'm not sure where the VVTi will make a difference if I compare the Lexus gx470 2004 vs 2006. Not sure if at low rpm or at high rpm? (the GX470 is lighter than a Tacoma and Im not planning to towing) I think at very high rpm the vvti change the timing specs to deliver more HP and torque so under 3500rpm they are similar, so may be in a 4.7lts will almost never be activated between 2000 to 3500 rpms!. If this is the case, I won't see an improvement at low RPM in terms of HP or torque till I push the gas and the RPM, This will make sense in a 1.8 lts corolla engine or a 2.4lts or 2.5lts in a camry also the 3.5lts but not with the V8. Also not a significant improvement in Gas on this engine neither, may be it is important in any 6cyl 3.5lts or smaller engine as we need higher rpms to reach the needed power. If this statement is correct, I will prefer the 2004 model with less complexity and more reliability, and also easy to fix! I had a 2004 Landcruiser Prado 3.4lts, and twice the Land Cruiser Prado 3 doors 2.7lts. I loved them also the old Hilux 2.4lts, all great offrading. I had FJ70 3 doors with 4.0lts and great in torque and power. I don't remember reaching 4000rpm, and I drove the newer FJ70 4.5lts and it was awesome in torque and power, never needed more than 3500 rpm. My old 2008 FJ cruiser had no power compared to this 4.5 lts! I am 100% sure the 4.7lts is too much for that Land cruiser with Lexus look the GX470. (my old Rav 2009 6cyl had too much engine, the faster Toyota I have had!) Like the 4.5lts 6cyl engine was amazing delivering a pick of torque an power was at low rpm so I believe the 4.7lts may be similar. Thanks and hopefully some knows more details and not just a Marketing paper work
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