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  1. OishiiJPN

    2015 Toyota Rav4 Engine shuts off when the headlights are turned on

    You are going to want to check the vehicle grounds located behind the drivers side headlight. Make sure they are good and have not been reattached to the body after it has been painted (possibly been repaired after an accident)
  2. 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...
  3. 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.
  4. MG

    2016-2019 Toyota Prius and Prius Prime Low Coolant, Check Engine Light on P148F00, and/or Poor Heater Performance

    Some 2016 – 2019 model year Prius and 2017 – 2019 model year Prius Prime vehicles may exhibit one or more of the following conditions due to a coolant leakage at the front exhaust pipe heat exchanger: *Low coolant level  MIL ON accompanied by Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P148F00 Engine...
  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

    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...
  7. OishiiJPN

    2020 Supra B58 BMW Engine Teardown - First Look - Better than the 2JZ?

  8. BGroot

    I Gave My Prius Nitrous, and The Engine.....

    See Part 2 Here...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. MG

    2013 Scion FR-S Engine Valve Spring Replacement Recall J02

    Recall Letter You can check the status of any Recall on your Toyota here. Subject: Safety Recall J02– Remedy 2013 Scion FR-S Engine Valve Spring Replacement NHTSA Recall No. 18V-772 On November 1, 2018, Subaru filed a Defect Information Report (DIR) with the National Highway Traffic Safety...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. MG

    2016-2017 Toyota Tacoma Engine Idle Surge With Steering Input

    Some 2016 – 2017 model year Tacoma vehicles equipped with a 2GR-FKS engine may exhibit an engine idle surge with steering input. The surge is most noticeable under the following conditions: *The vehicle is operated at an idle creep speed. *The steering wheel is turned (i.e., backing out of a...
  16. OishiiJPN

    2016-2018 Toyota Prius Engine Wire Harness Recall J0T

    Recall Letter You can check the status of any Recall on your Toyota here. Subject: Safety Recall J0T– Remedy 2016 – 2018 Model Year Prius Engine Wire Harness On September 5, 2018, Toyota filed a Defect Information Report (DIR) with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)...
  17. MG

    2016-2018 Toyota Models Chirping Noise From High-Pressure Fuel Pump

    2018 Camry 2017 Highlander 2017 Sienna 2016 - 2017 Tacoma Some 2016 – 2017 model year Tacoma, 2017 model year Sienna and Highlander, and 2018 model year Camry vehicles equipped with a 2GR-FKS engine may exhibit a chirping noise from the high-pressure fuel pump. Follow the Repair Procedure in...
  18. 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...
  19. MG

    2008-2015 Scion Xb with a failing Alternator (Noise)

  20. 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.
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