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I have more than 28 years experience as toyota technician, I will be able to answer most questions related to the Toyota product line up to the present year models,I am located in the US but welcome questions from other regions of the world. When asking a question please provide specific information: year,model, engine,transmission information. Provide as much information as possible including a brief repair history if possible. I have been a volunteer here for more ten years an have answered over 16,000 questions helping Toyota owners with their problems and save thousands of dollars without any compensation, some of my answers are published on many other websites including google and various automotive forums. DONATIONS ARE VERY MUCH APPRECIATED, IF YOU HAVE RECIEVED HELPFUL INFORMATION PLEASE MAKE A DONATION. AS OF TODAY (JULY 22, 2014) ALL REQUESTED GRAPHICS, ILLUSTRATIONS, DIAGRAMS, PHOTOS, WILL REQUIRE THE MINUMUM DONATION UP FRONT.

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Toyota technician since 1979,expert in electrical systems,OBD systems,engine repair, driveability problems,EFI systems,ASE certified,Toyota master technician.
Certified Hybrid Vehicle technician.


Toyota master technician, ASE certified in eight catagories, Hybrid vehicle certified. Toyota technical training: Engine Automatic transmission Manual transmission Drivetrain Electrical systems Brakes and chassis Air conditioning Engine performance and diagnostics Hybrid systems

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2017-01-15 Front differential plug:

Hello, 75w-90 API grade5 is ok to use, the drain pul can be removed using a 10,, Allen socket and a breaker bar, preferably 1/2 " drive, they are tight. The fill plug is 22 mm sure to put a new

2017-01-12 Key for Lexus:

Hello, there are dealers on ebay that specialize in remote keyless entry psrts, you should be able to find one that matches what you need, there is an FCC number on the back that has to match the one you

2017-01-01 Coolant for 2006 Camry:

The pink fluid is super long life (SLL)Toyota fluid, the red fluid is regular antifreeze, the SLL coolant is not mixed with water, the standard fluid is, the SSL fluid reqires replacement every 90,000

2016-12-19 High beams:

Hello, there are a few things that can cause both high beams to not work, first check to see if they work when pulling up on the switch stalk. Ifg not, the problem may be that both bulbs are burned out

2016-12-08 techron concentrate fuel system cleaner:

Hello, well, it can't do any harm as far as I know, just follow the instructions that come with it. It may remove any moisture that may be in the tank and boost octane a little, so as just a maintenance


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