1. MG

    2004-2009 Toyota Prius MIL ON DTC P0A80 or P0A7F Due to Dust or Debris in the HV Battery Cooling Fan

    Some 2004 – 2009 model year Prius vehicles may exhibit a MIL ON condition with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0A80 or P0A7F stored due to dust or debris buildup in the HV battery cooling fan. Follow the Repair Procedure in bulletin T-SB-0153-13 Rev2 to address this condition. The fix repair...
  2. MG

    2016 Toyota Tacoma with code P045600

    If you have this vehicle and code then you may want to check the fuel fill neck at the tank for leaks as the cause.
  3. BGroot

    2017-2018 Toyota Highlander and Sienna Coverage for UA80 Transmission Warranty Extension ZJC

    Warranty Enhancement Letter ZJC Subject: Warranty Enhancement Program – ZJC 2017-2018 Model Year Highlander 2017-2018 Model Year Sienna Extension of Warranty Coverage forr UA80 Transmission In our continuing efforts to ensure the best in customer satisfaction, Toyota is announcing a Customer...
  4. BGroot

    2019 toyota Camry with codes P136001 and P136415

    If you run across a 2019 Toyota Camry (A25A-FKS) with codes P136001, P136415 or P157800, then make sure that the C79 commector at the cam timing control motor is fully plugged in.
  5. MG

    2017-2020 Toyota 86 Check Engine Light with code P0300 and/or Cold Start Misfire T-SB-0156-19 Revision 1

    Please see T-SB-0156-19 Revision 1 Applicability: 2017-2020 Toyota 86 REVISION NOTICE: July 09, 2020 Rev1 The Repair Procedure has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Introduction: Some 2017 – 2020 model year 86 vehicles with automatic...
  6. MG

    2015-2017 Toyota Camry "Check Brake System" Displayed in MID at Startup c1441 code

    Some 2015 – 2017 model year Camry vehicles may exhibit a “Check Brake System” message displayed on the Multi-Information Display (MID) in the combination meter/instrument cluster assembly at engine startup along with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) C1441. An updated skid control ECU logic is now...
  7. OishiiJPN

    2017 Toyota Highlander with code P219E00 A/F Ratio Imbalance on Cylinder 3

    If you run across a Toyota Highlander with a 2GR-FKS and have a code like P219E00, then go ahead and perform the cylinder compression test as well as the leak down test. These two tests may result in normal readings (compression 200psi, leakdown 2-5%) but we are seeing is that the intake valve...
  8. MG

    2017-2019 Toyota 86 MIL ON DTC P219A and P119F

    Some 2017 – 2019 model year 86 vehicles may exhibit a MIL ON condition with Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) P219A and P119F. The Engine Control Module/ECM (SAE Term: Powertrain Control Module/PCM) logic has been updated, in addition to valve adjustment to prevent this condition. Follow the...
  9. MG

    2016-2018 Toyota Models with code P261093 Engine Off Timer Performance No Operation T-SB-0013-19 Revision 1

    Please see T-SB-0013-19 Revision 1 Applicability: 2018 Camry, Camry Hybrid 2017 - 2018 Prius Prime and Sienna 2016 - 2018 Prius and Tacoma REVISION NOTICE: December 11, 2020 Rev1 The entire bulletin has been updated. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. If you...
  10. BGroot

    Scion FR-S Owners Claim a Recall Fix Is Destroying Their Engines

    Usually when you take your car into the dealership for a safety recall, it comes out the other side of the shop imperceptibly better and safer than before. These are essentially mechanical firmware updates. It's theoretically one of the least risky things you could do to a vehicle—and at the end...
  11. MG

    2017-2018 Toyota Highlander Hybrid MIL "ON" DTC P3190 - (Poor Engine Power) at High Altitude

    Some 2017 – 2018 model year Highlander Hybrid vehicles may exhibit a MIL “ON” condition with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P3190 (Poor Engine Power). This may occur when operating the vehicle in high altitude and high temperature conditions. The engine control module/ECM (SAE Term: Powertrain...
  12. BGroot

    2016 Toyota iM Check Engine Light on with code P2820

    Some 2016 model year iM vehicles may exhibit a MIL “ON” condition with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P2820 present, indicating a Pressure Control Solenoid (shift solenoid valve SLP) Performance condition. The Engine Control Module (ECM) (SAE term: Powertrain Control Module/PCM) logic has been...
  13. Lewis

    2017 Toyota Highlander with Lean Codes on both banks

    If you have a 2017 Toyota Highlander with Lean codes on both banks over 30% LTFT (also with possible EVAP code) then the problem is the EVAP Purge Valve getting intermittently stuck open. We are seeing quite a few of these.
  14. OishiiJPN

    Various Toyota models MIL "ON" DTC P2610

    Some 2014 – 2018 model year Toyota vehicles... 2014 - 2017 Corolla, Prius C 2014 - 2015 Land Cruiser 2016 - 2017 RAV4 HV 2015 - 2017 RAV4 2015 - 2018 Yaris 2017 iM may exhibit a MIL “ON” condition with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P2610 (Engine Off Timer Performance) present. The Engine...
  15. Lewis

    2010 Toyota Prius with Codes P261B or P261C Coolant Pump Control Malfunction

    Some vehicles may exhibit a MIL “ON” condition with one or more of the following Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs): • P261B – Engine Coolant Pump “B” Control Malfunction • P261C – Engine Coolant Pump “B” Control Circuit Low Improvements have been made to the electric water pump (161A0-39015)...
  16. Lewis

    Toyota Tundra No Start with No ECM Communication

    If you run across a 2008 Toyota Tundra (3UR-FE) and have a no start, no ECM communication condition and there is no "Check Engine Light" bulb illuminated during the function check, disconnect the secondary air valves.These have a tendency to short the 5 volt reference line and stop all ECM...
  17. Lewis

    2009-2011 Toyota Corolla with Lack of Power

    If you have a 2009-2011 Toyota Corolla with a customer complaint of lack of power and/or check engine light on with codes P060E, P0504, P0575, C1425, C2173 then check the rear brake lights (Dual Filament). What we are seeing is that one on the bulbs filaments will break and touch over to the...
  18. Lewis

    2014 Tundra w/ codes P0441 and P0455

    If you have a 2014 Tundra (1UR-FE) with codes P0441 and/or P0455 stored, check for small cracks at the fill neck on the gas tank. The tank is usually replaced.
  19. Lewis

    2016 Toyota Tacoma with Code P24187f

    If you have a 2016-2017 Toyota Tacoma with code P24187f Vent Valve Stuck Open stored in the computer. You will want to carefully check the wiring connector at the EVAP cannister for any damage...
  20. Lewis

    2007-2011 Toyota Camry Hybrid with Code P2111

    Some 2007 – 2011 model year Camry HYbrid vehicles equipped with 2AZ-FXE engines may exhibit a lack of acceleration, potential rough engine idle and possible engine stall condition while the vehicle is stopped. These symptoms will be accompanied by a Check Engine Light “ON” condition with...