Toyota 4Runner, Lexus GX470 transfer case fluid leak, gear oil leak from actuator

By |April 4th, 2018|

Toyota 4Runner, Lexus GX470 transfer case fluid leak, gear oil leak from actuator
Comments Off on Toyota 4Runner, Lexus GX470 transfer case fluid leak, gear oil leak from actuator

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

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

By |September 15th, 2016|

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 […]

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

Toyota Tundra 4wd failure/won’t engage/light blinks – A.D.D. failure

By |November 2nd, 2015|

Toyota Tundra 4wd failure/won't engage/light blinks - A.D.D. failure and replacement
Comments Off on Toyota Tundra 4wd failure/won’t engage/light blinks – A.D.D. failure

Toyota 4Runner 4WD failure – shift actuator replacement and transfer case overview

By |October 15th, 2015|

Diagnosing, understanding and repairing the complexities of Toyota's part-time, selectable 4WD systems.

Diagnosing leaking Toyota struts and shocks – when to replace, when to wait

By |June 26th, 2015|

Diagnosing leaking struts and shocks - when to replace, when to wait with Toyota, Lexus and Scion struts and shocks
Comments Off on Diagnosing leaking Toyota struts and shocks – when to replace, when to wait

Toyota Sequoia, Tundra, 4Runner and Land Cruiser, Lexus GX470 and LX470 engine ticking/exhaust manifold leak

By |May 21st, 2015|

Toyota Sequoia, Tundra, 4Runner and Land Cruiser, Lexus GX470 and LX470 engine ticking/exhaust manifold leak
Comments Off on Toyota Sequoia, Tundra, 4Runner and Land Cruiser, Lexus GX470 and LX470 engine ticking/exhaust manifold leak

Toyota and Lexus 4.7L V8 2UZ-FE timing belt replacement note

By |March 25th, 2015|

Replacing the timing belt on a 2UZ-FE, with a little surprise in there for good measure

Toyota and Lexus KDSS service and repair – GX460, GX460, 4Runner and Land Cruiser

By |March 3rd, 2015|

Toyota and Lexus KDSS service and repair - GX460, GX460, 4Runner and Land Cruiser
Comments Off on Toyota and Lexus KDSS service and repair – GX460, GX460, 4Runner and Land Cruiser

Various Toyota and Lexus 2001-2004 air conditioner light blinking

By |March 2nd, 2015|

Getting your air conditioning back up and running with a simple relay replacement