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15 09, 2016

GX470, 4Runner whining noise from engine, battery light on

By |September 15th, 2016|4Runner, GX470, Lexus, Toyota|Comments Off on GX470, 4Runner whining noise from engine, battery light on

CARspec has been seeing increased complaints of whining noises from GX470 and V8-powered 4Runner owners, specifically from the engine. This is often followed by the battery light illuminating and the vehicle stalling during operation.  The cause has almost universally proven to be a failing alternator.

Originally we were, if the alternator was the cause of […]

15 06, 2016

Lexus RX400h overheating, coolant leak, A/C stops working

By |June 15th, 2016|Coolant, Lexus, Maintenance, RX400h|Comments Off on Lexus RX400h overheating, coolant leak, A/C stops working

Lexus RX400h overheating, coolant leak, A/C stops working
7 06, 2016

Toyota Avalon Maintenance Guide

By |June 7th, 2016|Avalon, Maintenance, Toyota|Comments Off on Toyota Avalon Maintenance Guide

Toyota Avalon Maintenance Guide
7 06, 2016

Toyota Camry Maintenance Guide

By |June 7th, 2016|Camry, Camry Hybrid, Maintenance, Toyota, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Toyota Camry Maintenance Guide

Toyota Camry Maintenance Guide
6 06, 2016

Toyota Corolla Maintenance Guide

By |June 6th, 2016|Corolla, Maintenance, Toyota|Comments Off on Toyota Corolla Maintenance Guide

Toyota Corolla Maintenance Guide
6 06, 2016

Toyota Prius Maintenance Guide

By |June 6th, 2016|Maintenance, Prius, Toyota|Comments Off on Toyota Prius Maintenance Guide

Toyota Prius Maintenance Guide
16 05, 2016

2002 Toyota Camry leaking transmission fluid – mysterious fluid leak

By |May 16th, 2016|Camry, Oil Leak, Repair, Toyota|Comments Off on 2002 Toyota Camry leaking transmission fluid – mysterious fluid leak

2002 Toyota Camry leaking transmission fluid - The Case of the Missing Transmission Fluid
21 04, 2016

Toyota Highlander battery light on – an unusual repair

By |April 21st, 2016|Battery, Highlander, Maintenance, Repair, Toyota|Comments Off on Toyota Highlander battery light on – an unusual repair

Toyota Highlander battery light on - an unusual repair that wasn't an alternator
15 03, 2016

Toyota and Lexus 3.5 2GR V6 headgasket leaking coolant

By |March 15th, 2016|Avalon, Camry, ES350, Highlander, Lexus, RX350, Sienna, Toyota|Comments Off on Toyota and Lexus 3.5 2GR V6 headgasket leaking coolant

The repair of leaking headgaskets on the Toyota and Lexus 2GR 3.5 liter V6
22 02, 2016

LX470/Land Cruiser failed height control – diagnosis and repair

By |February 22nd, 2016|Height Control, Land Cruiser, Lexus, LX470, Repair, Toyota|Comments Off on LX470/Land Cruiser failed height control – diagnosis and repair

LX470/Land Cruiser failed height control - diagnosis and repair