1. OishiiJPN

    2022-2023 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia Rear Air Suspension Feels Rough Over Bumps T-SB-0070-22 Rev1

    Please see T-SB-0070-22 Rev1 Introduction: Some 2023 model year Sequoia Hybrid and 2022 – 2023 model year Tundra and Tundra Hybrid vehicles equipped with air suspension may exhibit a rough-ride feel when driving over uneven road conditions such as bumps or dips. Follow the Repair Procedure in...
  2. MG

    Toyota Tacoma Broken Fox Springs

    If this is something that has happened to your Tacoma then know that it is becoming more and more common.... here is some more reading on the subject...
  3. MG

    2017-2021 Toyota Avalon and Avalon Hybrid Abnormal Noise from Front Shock Absorber Tech Tip T-TT-0673-21 Revision 1

    Please see Tech Tip T-TT-0673-21 Revision 1 APPLICABLE VEHICLES: 2017-2021 Toyota Avalon Hybrid 2017-2021 Toyota Avalon CONDITION: Vehicle has an abnormal noise condition when going over speed bumps or irregular roads. Noise is coming from front shock absorber RECOMMENDATIONS: If the noise...
  4. MG

    2018-2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Squeak Noise Over Uneven Surfaces With Suspension in Low Height Position T-SB-0083-21

    Please see T-SB-0083-21 Applicability: 2018-2020 Toyota Land Cruiser Introduction: Some 2018 – 2020 model year Land Cruiser vehicles equipped with Active Height Control may exhibit a squeak noise from the rear of the vehicle over uneven surfaces when the suspension is set to the low height...
  5. MG

    2019 Toyota Camry or Rav4 Radio keeps rebooting

    If you run across a 2019 Toyota (in this case a Camry but also Rav 4) that the radio starts rebooting over and over. Make sure that the radio software is up to date, disconnect the battery for half hour and then if that fails, put the key in, set the parking brake, engine off and put it in...
  6. MG

    2019 Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid Abnormal Noise from Rear Over Bumps T-TT-0550-19

    Please see Tech Tip T-TT-0550-19 APPLICABLE VEHICLES: 2019 RAV4 Hybrid 2019 RAV4 CONDITION: Abnormal noise from rear of vehicle when traveling over bumps. RECOMMENDATIONS: Inspect rear coil springs for evidence of rubbing on lower arm. Coil spring may also appear misaligned or not seated...
  7. MG

    2019 4Runner TRD PRO Knocking Noise Over Bumps With Cool Ambient Temps

    Please see Tech Tip T-TT-0546-19 APPLICABLE VEHICLES: 2019 4Runner TRD PRO CONDITION: Some 2019 model year 4Runner’s equipped with the TRD PRO package and Fox shocks may experience a “knocking” noise over bumps with cool ambient temperatures, normally below 35 degrees Fahrenheit...
  8. Dread Pirate Roberts

    2004-2006 Toyota Highlander 3MZ-FE Overcharging Alternator at 17-19 volts

    If you run across one of the Highlander with an overcharging condition (which you probably already changed the alternator to fix and it didn't) then you'll want to check EB2 connector for corrosion. It is located near the battery and Fuse block at the left front.
  9. 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...
  10. MG

    2016-2018 Toyota Tacoma Squeak Noise when going over bumps (from front)

    Some 2016-2018 Toyota Tacomas may exhibit a squeak or rattle noise from the FR RH Body Mount Bushing when driving over uneven roads or bumps. Make sure to confirm that noise is coming from RH FR (No.1) Body Mount Bushing before proceeding with repair. See Tech Tip 0490-18 This is what you...
  11. MG

    2016-2018 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro LH Rear Shock Contact Noise

    Some 2016 – 2018 model year 4Runner vehicles equipped with the TRD Pro suspension kit may exhibit a tight clearance or contact condition between the LH rear shock absorber remote reservoir and the inner wheelhouse body panel. A “knock” or “clunk” noise may be heard from the LH rear of the...
  12. MG

    Toyota Winning Over U.S. Shoppers With New Camry and More RAV4s

    Look out, Detroit: Toyota Motor Corp. is on a roll in the U.S. Toyota took 15 percent market share last quarter for the first time since 2009. Its RAV4 car-based sport utility vehicle is the industry’s most popular vehicle this year aside from the top pickups, outselling even its own Camry...
  13. Lewis

    The New Lexus Lane Valet

  14. Lewis

    2011 Corolla Turn over on it's own

    Just a quick reminder that if you are performing any type engine repair to disconnect the vehicle battery first. We have heard reports that the Corolla 2ZR-FE engine can turn over on it's own if you have the two ground cables (at the valve cover) disconnected and the battery is still hooked up...