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  1. Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    I'm pretty sure I have a crack in my exhaust manifold (under load there's a ticking sound and on cold start the ticking can be heard from the exhaust side of the engine) I'm debating on what action to take for handling this. should I buy an OEM replacement (New Or Used)? should I get an...
  2. Corolla 12th Gen (Hatch 2019+/Sedan 2020+)
    Don't know if anyones checked, but on the end of the tube facing the passenger side and the side that faces the engine, there are openings in which some of the air captured from the inlet presumably escapes or passes through into the engine compartment. Doesn't seem to be there to cool anything...
  3. Highlander 1st Generation (2001-2007)
    So I am trying to find my mother some door trim for her first gen 2001 Toyota Highlander (4cyl/FWD) and I called the dealer only to have the parts person pretty much go into hysterics laughing when he looked up the price of the front driver's side door side body molding at $359 retail! I...
  4. Camry 5th and 6th Gen '02-'11, Solara '04-'08
    Hello, I recently purchased a '07 Camry LE. It's an extremely solid car (even if it is 13 years old,) but there are a few things I want to do to make it my own. I plasti-dipped the emblems and hubcaps, (which will eventually be replaced with new rims.) My next plans are to find a louder exhaust...
  5. Highlander 1st Gen - Hybrid (XU20/2005-2007)
    For Highlander Hybrid owners who want to do-it-yourself with repairs, listed below are a few links that may provide the help you need. For hard core DIYs, it might be a good idea to purchase a Haynes or Chilton manual that will answer most any repair question. Also, because of the commonality...
  6. Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    I don't know if anyone else has done this but firgured I'd post it. I just recently boght a 2001 camry and the interior was, while in pretty good shape, really dirty. The previous owner was a mechanic and he somehow managed to get grease and dirt all over the place including the floor/floor...
  7. Avalon 3rd Generation (2005-2012)
    Connected to transmission fluid dipstick. I bought this car 8 months ago.Cleaned TB to improve gas mileage. It worked but had a leak. Checked my hoses and saw this. What is it and where does it go?
  8. Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Well, my '06 Matrix had the one light go intermittent in the heater control area. I took it all apart to get to the lamps. It was NOT easy! Wow! Toyota really made access to these stupid lights very hard. I wanted the whole white box out of the car so I could more easily look at what's going on...
  9. Tacoma 1st Generation (1995.5–2004)
    Hey guys, looking to get some feedback on my latest project. I designed and printed a bezel for my Amazon Fire Tablet in order to integrate it into my dash and use it as a head unit. Check out the link below and let me know your thoughts. Thanks!
  10. Avalon 2nd Generation (2000-2004)
    Just had to replace the alternator on my nephew's 2001 Avalon. Battery Light was coming on and lights were flickering. BOSCH sent me a remanufactured alternator and it works great. I made a video for my YouTube Channel. I thought I would post it on here if it's helpful to anyone that needs...
  11. Corolla 11th Gen Sedan 2014-19, Scion iM 2016-18
    So been finally looking to replace the entune radio with an aftermarket but wondering about the stock bluetooth mic for phone calls working with any aftermarkets. Has anyone been able to reuse it or am I stuck having to rewiring one to the same location and removing the bluetooth one?
  12. Camry 5th and 6th Gen '02-'11, Solara '04-'08
    My car was bumped into in the parking lot at work today by a coworker and dented my front bumper. we were able to pop the dent back out and there is only a little scratch left, but the left side of the bumper is out. Can we just pop it back in? Or will I have to take it to the shop to get repaired?
  13. Camry 7th Generation (2012-2017)
    Can anyone tell me where is Oxygen Sensor Bank 2 Sensor 1 located? Trying to DIY exchange myself. Diagram if possible! Thanks! :nerd:
  14. Camry 5th and 6th Gen '02-'11, Solara '04-'08
    Hello everyone I just wanted to know if anyone has a clue on how to get the cigarette lighter out. I purchased a replacement and want to install it. The car has two and the one in the center console works perfectly. power point and cig 15a fuses are running fine so I am guessing the socket...
  15. Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    I don't have painting equipment. Thought I'd buy a blue pre-painted bumper cover on ebay to save time. I noticed that S bumpers were basically the same price as the normal LE/CE bumpers. Would this fit just fine? Any experience buying pre-painted bumpers? I see some on amazon and ebay. How...
  16. Camry 7th Generation (2012-2017)
    I'm having trouble closing my sunroof tilted mode. When sliding the sunroof is totally fine and is also ok when tilt up but sometimes won't close in tilted. I barely use my sunroof and my car is still pretty new. Any suggestions what i should be looking into? or what part i should be replacing...
  17. Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    Hi there! I have a 2001 Camry and my ignition switch seems a bit worn, instead of going to dealer i thought i could buy a "Push Button" with a few "Toggle" switches to create the same 3 levels of ignition that the lock cylinder does. I was hoping to splice the wires of the ignition harness and...
  18. Corolla 11th Gen Sedan 2014-19, Scion iM 2016-18
    Hey all, Does anyone here know the technicalities of installing paddle shifters on a non paddle equipped 2014 Corolla LE? I believe only the S is equipped with paddles from the factory here in the US. I know the Infiniti G37 has a very simple paddle-shifter install. Wondering of the same type...
  19. Corolla 7th Generation (1993-1997)
    Preface: I've had my '96 1.8 Corolla for almost two years now as a daily and it's been quite reliable, but every winter, something inevitably goes bad. This year, the brakes have been giving me a hell of a time. Within the last six months, I've replaced both front calipers (right front twice)...
  20. Corolla 7th Generation (1993-1997)
    This is a Do-It-Yourself guide to replacing the valve stem oil seals on the 7A-FE or 4A-FE engine found on 7th generation Corollas. It assumes that you already have the camshafts off and have removed the shims and buckets from each valve. Since you have to remove the camshafts to do this, it...
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