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  1. Ignition issues - '05 Tacoma

    Tacoma 2nd Generation (2005-2015)
    My ignition key cylinder was so worn, the key would fall on the floor while driving, so with the help of YouTube and Google (you know what they say about a little knowledge) I ordered a replacement cylinder and installed it with (I thought) no issues. Car started and ran fine for a week, but...
  2. Looking For Parts. '79 Celica Supra

    Supra Forum
    Hey everyone, I have a '79 Celica Supra and I'm looking for a replacement Igniter Module. OEM part number: 19070-4007 Or NAPA/Echlin aftermarket part #: ECH-TP279 OR: could someone please tell me what the input and output voltages and amperages are? maybe the what the resistance is on these...
  3. Guest Ignition on Warning

    Camry 8th Generation (2018+)
    Hi all, I'm sitting at work right now and on my phone I got a status update that at 8:22 which is the time now, my car started. My car is in a parking lot, far from me. So I went into the Toyota app and it doesn't say that my car is on. If it was on, would the app say that its currently on...
  4. '94 Toyota Tercel

    Tercel, Paseo, Starlet, and Sera Forum
    My son was in a parking lot the other day waiting for his brother to get out of school. The car was running and then suddenly died and would no start. When the key is turned there is still all the normal sounds of the engine turning over, it just does not seem to fire. We have tried looking at...
  5. Car lights will not turn off and long beep

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    Hello! I have owned my 2004 Matrix for going on 12 years. It has been a great little car but little things here and there start to show it’s age. Like yesterday, I turn the ignition off and begin to get out of my car but the car has a long beep noise. I also notice that my lights are on. Mind...
  6. Please help get my car going again

    Camry 5th and 6th Gen '02-'11, Solara '04-'08
    Hello, brand new member although I've read helpful hints on this board before. I have a 2003 Camry SE 2.4L 2AZFE Automatic. It just hit 251K miles. I have recently changed, at the same time, the alternator, serpentine belt, serpentine belt tensioner, water pump, radiator, radiator hoses...
  7. Avalon XLS 2002 - Broken ignition lock cylinder

    Avalon 2nd Generation (2000-2004)
    I have the 2002 Avalon XLS (not the XL) which has the security transponder in the key. - The key can't turn to the "Acc" position on the ignition lock. - I have both black master keys. - When I put the black key in, the security light turns off. - I need to replace the ignition lock cylinder...
  8. Ignition connector type?

    Camry 8th Generation (2018+)
    Does anybody know what type of connector this is? This connector belongs to the ignition assembly. I'm currently looking to building a T-harness for implementing an aftermarket remote start.
  9. 2000 Tacoma instant dead, p1300-p1315 codes

    Tacoma 1st Generation (1995.5–2004)
    Hi all, my taco was running strong at 200k miles and on a trip home from the auto parts store today, (ironically to repair another toyota) parked it, and came back and hour later to a total dead truck. It will turn over and fire for a second then dies out, is not out of gas and battery is good...
  10. 1981 Tercel Distributor

    Introduce Yourself Here
    H everyone, I've been having trouble figuring this out and need some help. I have a 1981 toyota tercel 2 door coupe, with the 3A engine. It is a Canadian car. I need to replace the distributor, however my local automotive store, as well as the internet, always come up with the wrong part in...
  11. 96 Camry 4cy - What did I blow?

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    Apparently I blew something while doing my timing belt job.... :headbang::headbang::headbang::headbang: Lights seem to work. I can hear the chiming sound when inserting key and turning. But unable to get the car to crank/turn over. ACC/On position when turning key doesn't register either (no...
  12. Tarago stutters under load in Drive/L/2

    Previa Forum
    Hi! This is my first ever post here. I have a 1998 Tarago TCR-10R, 2TZ-FE. A problem has gradually worsened. Car starts fine, revs freely in P & N, and works fine under load (eg, brake on) in R, but put it in Drive and it stutters, and now it stalls. When it wasn't so bad it would just...
  13. Ignition Wiring Mystery

    Tacoma 1st Generation (1995.5–2004)
    Hi folks, I'm hoping there's a wiring genius out there who can shed some light on this. I don't have a Haynes guide which would probably help but I'm hoping one of you can. So here's the mystery: A while back I wired up a "kill switch" to my ignition so the truck couldn't be started without...
  14. How an Ignition Coil Works

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    Here's what's inside an ignition coil and how it works to increase the voltage to fire a spark on your car: Here's a few photos of the ignition coil. Starting with the coil, removed from my Toyota Corolla: An ignition coil is located on top of an overhead cam engine. Its responsible for...
  15. What causes ignition coil to go bad, in my cylinder #4

    Avalon 3rd Generation (2005-2012)
    I have a 2007 Avalon with about 96k miles on it. I have had to replace 5 ignition coils. I tried the cheap Japanese one the first time and it lasted half a year. So I went american and it lasted the same. I moved up to the best recommended by the part store and it lasted 7 months. I got...
  16. Video: How to Hotwire Your Car

    Corolla 8th Generation (1998-2002)
    Here’s how to hotwire and start your car if you’ve lost your keys but still have your toolbox. Disclaimer: Only try this on your own car or your parents Corolla. Hotwiring other cars without the owner’s permission might be illegal. This is not how thieves steal cars in real life. This method...
  17. starter, ignition ???

    Corolla 7th Generation (1993-1997)
    recently I started vehicle and the starter kept engaging flywheel. even when I turn ignition off the starter kept turning engine over. so I jumped starter with jumper wire from battery positive to starter s and got same result even after removing jumper wire. only way to get starter to disengage...
  18. DIY Going Key-less but what about Immobilizer?

    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...
  19. Needing Help for 01' Solara with Key/Ignition Issues

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    Hey Everybody, Let me start off with saying that I am not the most knowledgeable car guy so this may be basic- but I'm stuck at a loss. My 01' Solara SLE needed a new ignition which was replaced by a mobile automotive locksmith. This ignition came with the matching keys... unfortunately these...
  20. 79 toyota corolla Ignition control module

    Corolla Older Generations (1969-1987)
    Hello, I have a 1979 Toyota Corolla with the 1.6L 2TC Motor and Automatic Transmission. I need an ignition control module, but I can not find one even listed anywhere. I found some listed for a 1979 toyota pickup that look exactly like it, but they are not available. Does anyone know where I...
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