1. BGroot

    Toyota Supras Feed Their BMW Engines Before Heading To The 'Ring

    For the umpteenth time, the much-hyped Toyota Supra has been spotted attacking the Nürburgring ahead of its world debut scheduled to take place later this year. Several prototypes of the two-seater, rear-wheel-drive coupe were seen at the Green Hell after making a pit stop at a nearby gas...
  2. MG

    2018 Toyota Camry with Code P26CB71 Electric Water Pump Speed Stuck T-SB-0323-17

    Some 2018 model year Camry vehicles equipped with four-cylinder engines may exhibit a MIL “ON” condition with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P26CB71 (Electric Water Pump Speed Stuck). The Engine Control Module (ECM) (SAE term: Powertrain Control Module [PCM]) logic has been modified to address...
  3. MG

    2009-2017 Toyota Corolla Engine oil leaks between the Engine Block and Transaxle

    Some 2009 – 2017 model year Corolla vehicles equipped with the 2ZR-FE or 2ZR-FAE engines may exhibit a condition in which engine oil leaks between the engine block and transaxle. The source of the leak may be caused by a leaking oil galley plug. The purpose of this bulletin is to provide a...
  4. MG

    2018 Toyota Camry Oversized Engine Pistons Recall J0M

    Recall Letter You can check the status of any Recall on your Toyota here. Subject: Safety Recall J0M – Remedy 2018 Model Year Camry Vehicles Oversized Pistons On March 28, 2018, Toyota filed a Defect Information Report (DIR) with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)...
  5. 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...
  6. Lewis

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  7. 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)...
  8. Lewis

    2016-2017 Toyota Tacoma Coolant Leak from Engine Block

    If you have a 2016-2017 Toyota Tacoma with the 2GR-FKS engine, you may want to keep an eye out for any engine coolant loss. We have seen a few coolant leaks from porous blocks around the engine mounts. Here is what a few bad ones look like with a few good ones following those...
  9. MG

    Toyota sees traditional gas engines phased out by the 2040s

    Toyota sees dedicated gas and diesel engines in its vehicles lineup reducing down to zero by the 2040s, on its path to its goal of reducing the CO2 emissions of its vehicles by 90 percent by 2050 (compared to 2010). At a press conference hosted by the company at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show today...
  10. MG

    Toyota invests $14.5 million in Jackson Tennessee Plant

    After news of Toyota Bodine Aluminum receiving further investment from Toyota, the future is looking bright at the Jackson plant. Toyota recently announced its plan to invest $373.8 million in five U.S. plants, including $14.5 million in Jackson’s Toyota Bodine plant. Toyota Bodine Aluminum...
  11. 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...
  12. OishiiJPN

    Swapping a 1,000-HP Hellcat Engine Into a Prius Because Why Not

    While some projects defy logic (and sanity), there are some that blow them out of the water with no hope of turning back. That includes builds that entail swapping in a Ferrari 458 engine into a Toyota 86, and, well, this—a 1,000-horsepower Hellcat power-plant into a Toyota Prius, at least...
  13. Lewis

    2012-2013 Scion iQ Rough Idle Warranty Extension ZG8

    Warranty Enhancement Letter ZG8 Subject: Warranty Enhancement Program ZG8 2012 - 2013 Model Year iQ Extension of Warranty Coverage for Rough Idle In our continuing efforts to ensure the best in customer satisfaction, Toyota is announcing a Warranty Enhancement Program to extend the warranty...
  14. 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...
  15. MG

    Ferrari engine in a Toyota

  16. 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.
  17. MG

    Finished Installing a Cammed LS1 engine into Toyota Truck

  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. Lewis

    2005-2008 Toyota Camry, Avalon, Sienna, Rav4, Highlander Idler Bearing Noise

    If you have a 2005-2008 Toyota Camry, Avalon, Sienna, Rav4 or Highlander with a 3.5l 2GR-FE engine and have an engine noise, it may be the drive belt idler pulleys causing this. See TSB 0056-09 for help. The updated idler bearing part numbers are 16604-0P011. Genuine Toyota 16604-0P011 Idler...