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Toyota 4Runner A/C not working, warm air from vents – hard to find leak

By |June 27th, 2017|

Toyota 4Runner A/C not working, warm air from vents - hard to find leak
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Toyota Rav4 Rear Differential Leak – Preventing Reoccuring Leaks

By |May 25th, 2017|

Toyota Rav4 Rear Differential Leak - Preventing Reoccuring Leaks
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Prius broken rear spring – 2004-2009 Toyota Prius suspension failure

By |January 17th, 2017|

Prius broken rear spring - 2004-2009 Toyota Prius suspension failure
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Toyota and Lexus V6 oil leak – rear main seal leak that isn’t a rear main seal

By |December 6th, 2016|

Toyota and Lexus V6 oil leak - rear main seal leak that isn't a rear main seal
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Toyota and Lexus engine growling, grinding noise – water pump bearing failure and leaking

By |December 6th, 2016|

One of the most common failures, across all Toyota and Lexus models, starts with a concern over a growling, grinding or rubbing noise out of the engine when the engine is running.  The cause is almost always the water pump pulley bearing failing, digging into the bearing race, and allowing coolant to leak out […]

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Toyota and Lexus growling/humming noise that gets worse with speed – a common salt belt failure

By |September 16th, 2016|

One of the most common concerns we’re asked to address here at CARspec is a growling, humming, or grinding noise that gets worse with speed.  The guest often notes that the noise changes going a particular direction.
The most common cause of this concern is a failing wheel bearing, although a proper diagnosis is required in […]

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2002 Toyota Camry leaking transmission fluid – mysterious fluid leak

By |May 16th, 2016|

2002 Toyota Camry leaking transmission fluid - The Case of the Missing Transmission Fluid
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Toyota Highlander battery light on – an unusual repair

By |April 21st, 2016|

Toyota Highlander battery light on - an unusual repair that wasn't an alternator
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LX470/Land Cruiser failed height control – diagnosis and repair

By |February 22nd, 2016|

LX470/Land Cruiser failed height control - diagnosis and repair
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When to replace your Toyota or Lexus starting/cranking battery

By |February 3rd, 2016|

When to replace your Toyota or Lexus starting/cranking battery
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