Heyy bro, not sure if you remember me, but i sold you an ultra racing rear sway bar a loooooong time ago. anyhow, i'm having an issue posting a new thread in the gen 5-6 camry forum. i've treid on my desktop, my cell, and the tapatalk app. Is there somthing going on with the forums or is it somthing on my end?
Thank you for all your help. Can you tell me what the torque on the spark plugs are? Below is some information on what I found from other posts. I torqued my plugs to about 12.5 ft - lb, but I have the 2005 Toyota Corolla LE. I see you have the 1ZZ engine and yours would be different. Thanks!
The plug spec for my 1ZZ-FE engine states 18 ft-lb. The 2ZZ-GE engine is much lower (about 12.5 ft-lb).
I saw this older post and would appreciate it if you can send me the procedure for timing cover leak repair on my wife's 2008 Corolla (manual tranny, 217k miles). "When I worked at a dealer, a 1ZZFE timing cover paid 4 hours from the book. 10 hours is likely a guess based on what the tech thinks it will take and that's what they billed. It's really not hard. If you want the procedure, send me a PM and I can get it to you."
The front of the engine has oil sludge on it, even fouling the front of the alternator. I believe it is timing chain cover, but maybe it's from someplace else?
For troubleshooting, I pulled all of the sensors/injectors/fuel rail off of a junkyard 07 corolla that was smacked really hard in the front (so I know it was running). I also pulled the glove box ECU and lock cyl/ring/key assembly from it as well. Long story short, the car won't start with original ECU/ring/Key or junkyard ECU/ring/key. Security light goes out when in insert key (original setup), but continues to blink if I use the junkyard setup. Reset procedure hasn't worked after numerous attempts. Am I missing something?
Here I am again, another major job on this Camry! Considering I replaced the entire suspension, tranny, and upcoming the engine: I think that covers the major systems! Everything else will seem like a let down (lol) How you been?
Thanks for the info. I wonder if the new spec pistons are available from non-dealership sources maybe Rockauto ? How does one find out the differences between old spec and new spec pistons and would drilling the old piston heads throw the motor out of balance ?
Can you point me to where I can find info on 2AZ-FE DIY oil consumption repair? Specifically for an '07 Camry if possible. Some suggest drilling new oil holes in existing piston heads. Others suggest using new piston heads but how to know if they are "new spec" - if there have been issued new spec piston heads ? Also are there "new spec" rings as well ? Is the issue with both the original piston heads and oil rings ?
First, let me thank you for all of the information that you have openly shared with everyone, it is greatly appreciated. If you don't mind, I have a question regarding the oil filter recommendations that you have posted. I went from Jeep to an 03 Corolla, drive a lot and saw your oil filter recommendations. I'm not sure if I misinterpreted the oil filter listings and please correct me. On the Napa Gold oil filters, the 03 Corolla is listed to use FIL 1394. If I read your posting correctly, the Corolla can use Napa Gold 1348 as well? The reason I ask is because the specs on the gaskets are different (ID and ID diameter) and I would be afraid of an oil leak. Thank you very much for your time!
> You cannot add keyless entry to a CE. No CE models are equipped from the factory with the correct integration relay, wireless door lock receiver, or the wiring in between.
Thanks to the information YOU PROVIDED, I was able to add keyless remotes to my matrix 2006 base. I swapped the integration relay, like you said. I added the wireless door lock receiver, like you said. And I did the wiring between, like you said.
I now have fully function OEM remotes for my car, and I could NOT have done it without you!
P.S., if you are interested, I documented what I did here :
sir i am in market to look for a used Corolla engine as my 2001 corolla automatic with overdrive has oil burning issues, so i was thinking getting a 2008 used corolla engine u think the oil burning issue was resolved in 2008 engine? and how hard is the swap? and will i have to change the ecu or use the same one
thanks for the move to the Camry page… I'm new to the scion world, but with the same engine being used in other toyota models i figured i would check you guys out. (the scion forums are pretty much dead)
Thanks for posting your tutorial on the CV axle change on your Camry. Do you mind if I ask a couple of questions about my 2011 highlander?
1. What were the symptoms for your car / the reasons for replacing your CV half shaft? My vehicle has a shaking vibration around 40 mph on acceleration ONLY, not in the steering wheel though so I was wondering if replacing this would solve my problem.
Thanks. I checked around the internet and it seems to have very little issues. The 4Runner area of this site does not have as much activity it seems, compared to the Camry section, so nothing like what you have posted up for the Camry's.
Anyway, we are convinced we will buy it Monday. More miles that it should have for the year, but it drove OK and sounded fine. Keeping the Camry - giving it to my daughter to replace her driving nightmare of a '97 CR-V. The Camry engine is still guzzling oil, so I will keep fighting with them on that, but I may just go ahead and get a rebuilt engine and put it in before too long. If it all goes well Monday I'll post up pics. It's a nice one!
I test drove it and it runs fine. Was a rental car, so the 63k miles came in the two years or whatever, probably harder driving. Seems like it came from Illinois, so I looked under the carriage but did not see any rust issues. Engine sounded fine. It is outside of a warranty so it will be on me, but they are firm on the $26,995 price. Lower price than 2010-12 models around here. Just wondering if you know of any concerns with the 2015 SR5.