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  1. 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...
  2. MG

    2005-2019 Toyota Tacoma Clutch Pedal Squeak Noise

    SUPERSESSION NOTICE: The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0186-12. Applicability has been updated to include 2018 and 2019 model year Tacoma vehicles. The entire bulletin has been updated. Service Bulletin No. T-SB-0186-12 is obsolete and any printed...
  3. MG

    2019 Toyota Rav 4 Hesitation On Acceleration From a Slow Roll or Rolling Stop

    Some 2019 model year RAV4 vehicles may exhibit a hesitation on acceleration from a slow roll or rolling stop under the following conditions. * 6 mph or below * Immediately following a 3 – 1 downshift * Less than 40% accelerator pedal application The Engine Control Module/ECM (SAE Term...
  4. MG

    2019 Toyota Rav4 Abnormal Buzz Groan Farting Noise at 20 - 30 mph

    Some 2019 model year RAV4 vehicles may exhibit an abnormal buzz/groan noise at 20 – 30 mph when accelerating from a stop and/or at 13 – 20 mph on deceleration after driving the vehicle for 15 – 20 minutes or more. This condition occurs with Normal drive mode selected during disconnect/connect...
  5. MG

    2014-2018 Corolla and iM CVT Hiss Noise Valve Body Replacement

    Some 2014 – 2018 model year Corolla and 2017 – 2018 model year iM vehicles equipped with the K313 Continuously Variable Transaxle (CVT) may exhibit a high-pitched hiss or whine noise after the vehicle has reached normal operating temperature. This condition may be caused by the valve body plate...
  6. MG

    2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback Potential Loss of Power While Driving Recall J07

    Recall Letter You can check the status of any Recall on your Toyota here. Subject: Safety Recall J07– Remedy 2019 Corolla Hatchback Potential Loss of Power While Driving NHTSA Recall No. 18V-901 On December 19, 2018, Toyota filed a Defect Information Report (DIR) with the National Highway...
  7. MG

    2019 Toyota Rav4 Farting or Honking Noise when driving?

    Have any of you new 2019 Toyota Rav4 Owners experienced a Honking or Farting type noise when driving? Possibly just on the Adventure model... There are reports for quite a few of these with one TechTip (See Below) already released by Toyota with a TSB possibly on the way. Below is a video of the...
  8. BGroot

    2013-2014 Scion FRS Noisy Broken Flex Plate

    If you have a noise like the one in the video below, then you may want to look towards the flex plate being broken.
  9. MG

    2017-2018 Toyota Highlander and Sienna Transaxle Whine Noise, Harsh Shift, MIL ON, or Reduced Power

    Some 2017 – 2018 model year Highlander and Sienna vehicles may exhibit a whine noise while driving, a harsh shift, MIL ON, or reduced power. The following Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) may be present... P07457F, P07757F ,P07957F ,P28077F, P28167F, P08BA7F ,P27137F ,P07407E, P27567F, P211904...
  10. MG

    2005-2017 Toyota Tacoma Clutch Pedal Squeak Noise

    This TSB is Obsolete. The new TSB and Service Instructions can be found here... Some 2005 – 2017 model year Tacoma vehicles may exhibit a squeak or creak noise from the clutch pedal when it is depressed or released. Follow the Repair Procedure in bulletin T-SB-0186-12 Revision 2 to address this...
  11. MG

    2016-2018 Toyota Tacoma Vehicle Surge Between 40 and 50 mph

    Some 2016 – 2018 model year Tacoma vehicles equipped with a 2GR engine and an AC60 transmission may exhibit a surge feeling under the following conditions. *Vehicle is traveling between 40 and 50 mph *Transmission is in fourth or fifth gear *During torque converter lock-up The Engine Control...
  12. Lewis

    2018 Toyota Camry Transaxle Assembly and ECM Software Confirmation

    When completing a transaxle assembly replacement, Engine Control Module (ECM) (SAE term: Powertrain Control Module [PCM]) replacement, or ECM (PCM) reprogram, ensure the correct ECM (PCM) software is matched with the transaxle assembly hardware. Some 2018 model year Camry vehicles require...
  13. MG

    2014-2017 Toyota Corolla and iM CVT Transmission Software Update SSC J0D-Suspended

    Special Service Campaign J0D is SUSPENDED. Special Service Campaign J0D is SUSPENDED until further notice. During this suspension, the Technical Instructions will not be available and Dealers SHOULD NOT perform the remedy in Special Service Campaign J0D. As of August 2, 2018, Special Service...
  14. MG

    2014-2017 Toyota Corolla and iM CVT Transmission Software Update SSC JSD

    You can check the status of any SSC on your Toyota here. Special Service Campaign Letter JSD Subject: Special Service Campaign JSD – Remedy Notice 2014 – 2017 Model Year Toyota Corolla 2017 Model Year Toyota Corolla iM 2016 Model Year Scion iM Continuously Variable Transaxle (CVT) Software...
  15. MG

    2010-2011 Toyota Tundra A/T Oil Temperature Light ON When Towing AB60E

    Some 2010 – 2011 model year Tundra vehicles equipped with the AB60E/F transmission and towing package may illuminate the A/T oil temperature warning light when towing in sub-freezing ambient temperatures. The Engine Control Module/ECM (SAE term: Powertrain Control Module/PCM) logic has been...
  16. OishiiJPN

    2007-2015 Scion Vehicle with World Standard Automatic Transmission Fluid

    2013 - 2015 FR-S 2007 - 2015 tC 2008 - 2015 xB, xD Some 2007 – 2015 model year tC, 2008 – 2015 model year xB, xD, and 2013 – 2015 model year FR-S vehicles may require ATF-WS (Automatic Transmission Fluid-World Standard). ATF-WS reduces maintenance costs and increases the mileage between...
  17. MG

    2018 Camry Transmission Serial Number Decoder

    For some repairs on 2017-2018 Sienna and Highlander and 2018 Camry vehicles equipped with the 8-speed transmission, it is necessary to determine transmission serial number and understand production date. If necessary to determine transmission serial number on a 2017-2018 Sienna and Highlander...
  18. OishiiJPN

    How does the 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback's Direct Shift-CVT work?

    During a recent look at the new 2019 Toyota Corolla Hatchback, we saw that it's a little sportier, a bit more stylish, but a loaded lot more high tech. One particularly interesting piece of powertrain tech is the new Direct Shift-CVT. CVTs, or continuously variable transmissions, have the...
  19. Lewis

    2012-2014 Toyota Camry Transmission Shudder

    Some 2012 – 2014 model year Camry vehicles with a U760 transmission may exhibit a brief shudder intermittently while driving under light loads between approximately 25 and 50 mph. The torque converter and Engine Control Module/ECM (SAE term: Powertrain Control Module/PCM) logic has been modified...
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