1. MG

    2019 Toyota 4Runner Front Brake Squeal/Squeak Noise T-SB-0054-21

    Please see T-SB-0054-21 Applicability: 2019 Toyota 4Runner Introduction: Some 2019 model year 4Runner vehicles may exhibit a squeal/squeak noise from the front brakes with light to moderate braking. Follow the Repair Procedure in this bulletin to address this condition. APPLICABLE WARRANTY...
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    2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid Clicking Creaking Noise From Clad Wheels While Driving T-SB-0055-21

    Please see T-SB-0055-21 Applicability: 2021 Sienna HV VDS(s): DRKEC, ERKEC, GRKEC, XRKEC, ZRK Drive Type(s): FWD (Please see this Post to determine VDS and WMI's) Introduction: Some 2021 model year Sienna Hybrid vehicles equipped with FWD and 20-in. clad wheels may exhibit a clicking/creaking...
  3. MG

    Toyota C-HR transmission whine noise

    Please be aware that these transmission noise issues are becoming more popular for some reason. The repair is to replace the transmission.
  4. MG

    2018-2019 Toyota Tundra Bang Noise from HVAC Compressor After Long Periods of No Usage T-TT-0661-21

    Please see Tech Tip T-TT-0661-21 APPLICABLE VEHICLES: 2018-2021 Toyota Tundra CONDITIION: Customer complaint of HVAC compressor “Bang” type noise upon initial compressor engagement when air conditioning has not been operated for an extended period (~24 hrs. or longer). The noise is caused by...
  5. MG

    2021-2022 Toyota Highlander with a whistle noise starting at 45mph

    If you have a 2021 Toyota Highlander with a whistle noise starting around 45mph, then you may want to replace the hood seal. Allegedly there us a new design but will still have the old part number. You can tape off the hood to see if the noise goes away for confirmation.
  6. OishiiJPN

    2021 Toyota Camry, Avalon and Rav4 Fluid Leak from Between Transmission and Transfer Assembly T-TT-0658-21

    Please see Tech Tip T-TT-0658-21 APPLICABLE VEHICLES: UB80 AWD Equipped Models ONLY 2021 Toyota RAV4 2021 Toyota Camry 2021 Toyota Avalon CONDITION: This Tech Tip applies to 2021 model year Camry, Avalon, and RAV4 gas models with AWD system ONLY. Some customers may complain of a leak or...
  7. OishiiJPN

    2019 Toyota Rav4 Abnormal Noise from Differential and Miss Match of Connect/Disconnect Timing Tech Tip T-TT-0652-21 Revision 1

    Please see Tech Tip T-TT-0652-21 Revision 1 APPLICABLE VEHICLES: 2019 Toyota RAV4 CONDITION: This Tech Tip applies to 2019 model year RAV4 Adventure/Limited grade equipped with torque vectoring AWD system ONLY. Some customers may experience an abnormal noise from rear differential after...
  8. MG

    2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid Scrape Noise From Front While Turning Tech Tip T-TT-0646-21

    Please see Tech Tip T-TT-0646-21 APPLICABLE VEHICLES: 2021 Toyota Sienna Hybrid CONDITION: Some 2021 model year Sienna HV vehicles may exhibit a scraping noise from the front when turning. RECOMMENDATIONS: Confirm the scraping noise is coming from the front of the vehicle and not the rear...
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    2019-2020 Toyota Rav4 Hybrid MIL on P0AA649 / P1C8049 Corrosion on MGR Cable T-TT-0630-20

    Please see Tech Tip T-TT-0630-20 APPLICABLE VEHICLES: 2019-2020 RAV4 Hybrid CONDITION: Some 2019-2020 model year RAV4 HV vehicles may experience DTC codes P0AA649 / P1C8049. - P0AA649-Hybrid/EV Battery Voltage System Isolation Internal Electronic Failure - P1C8049-Hybrid/EV Battery Voltage...
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    2018 Lexus LS 500 and LS 500h Vehicles Possible Partial Tread Separation of Run-Flat Tires Recall KLC

    Please see Recall KLC 2018 Lexus LS 500 and LS 500h Vehicles Possible Partial Tread Separation of Run-Flat Tires On February 27, 2019, Lexus filed a Defect Information Report (DIR) with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) informing the agency of our intent to conduct a...
  11. MG

    2018 Toyota Tacoma Squeak Noise from Front of Vehicle While Driven on Uneven Surfaces - NO.1 Body Mount

    Please see Tech Tip T-TT-0494-18 APPLICABLE VEHICLES: 2018 Tacoma CONDITION: Some 2018 model year vehicles may exhibit a squeak or rattle noise from the Front Right Body Mount Bushing (No. 1) when driving over uneven roads or bumps. Make sure to confirm that noise is coming from Front Right...
  12. Lewis

    2018-2019 Toyota Sequoia and Tundra ABS Self Check Sound (Vehicle Characteristic)

    See Tech Tip T-TT-0538-19 (Sequoia) and Tech Tip T-TT-0533-19 (Tundra) CONDITION: Customers may raise a concern of a clunk type noise coming from the engine compartment shortly after start-up, due to repeated depressing of the brake pedal or shortly after the vehicle begins to move...
  13. Lewis

    2019-2020 Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid Squeak/groan noise from steering intermediate shaft area Tech Tip T-TT-0582-19

    Please see Tech Tip T-TT-0582-19 Revision 1 APPLICABLE VEHICLES: 2019-2020 Toyota RAV4 2019-2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid CONDITION: Customer states that there is a squeak or groan noise from the steering column area when turning the steering wheel. RECOMMENDATIONS: Do not apply any lubricant or...
  14. MG

    2020 Toyota Tundra with a Rattling Noise in the Dash Area

    There are a few things you are going to want to check. 1) Press on the black brake line holders on the firewall inside engine bay and make sure they are clicked in good 2) Try checking if the heater core lines are close to each other or touching and rattling on each other and 3) check the...
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    What does a bad Toyota electric waterpump sound like?

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    2019 Toyota Rav4 Water Leak at the Headliner

    If you run across a 2019 Toyota Rav4 with a water leak around the head liner or in the passenger side floorboard/kick panel, then you will want to check the grommets that hold the roof rack rails on. Here are some pics of the leak location and the connector corrosion. Also the TPMS light may be on.
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    2016 Toyota 4Runner Radio Fan noise

    This is what the Radio fan sounds like when it is going bad...
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    2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Flutter Rattle Noise From HV Battery Cooling Fan T-SB-0077-19

    Please see T-SB-0077-19 Revision 1 Applicability: 2019 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid WMI(s): JTM VDS(s): DWRFV, EWRFV, LWRFV, RWRFV (Please see this Post to determine VDS and WMI's) Introduction : Some 2019 model year RAV4 Hybrid vehicles may exhibit a flutter/rattle noise during vehicle operation from...
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    2008-2015 Scion Xb with a failing Alternator (Noise)