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  1. 2012 Liftgate motor problem (wore out/tired)

    Highlander 2nd Generation (2008-2013)
    Our liftgate has been acting up for awhile now. Seems like the motor is getting tired or worn out. Early symptoms included it would close about 1/2 way then reopen. Another button push and it would close fully. Then a year later it would take 2 or 3 times. Now its so tired we just...
  2. 2.5 engine stats

    Camry 8th Generation (2018+)
    For you motor heads, I find this quite interesting. Damn, there are some smart people in this world. Video about the motor. Toyota fact sheet.
  3. Engine swap suggestions

    Avalon 1st Generation (1995-1999)
    Looking to swap out the engine in my avy currently doing a full suspension rework and the motors on its way out. Would like something with a little extra umf and preferably a plug and play motor if anyone has any suggestions even if it’s just a updated 1mz I’d love to know
  4. Rear Sunshade/curtain

    Avalon 3rd Generation (2005-2012)
    Hi, I have got a problem with the rear sun shade on my 2008 Toyota Avalon. I am able to raise the sun shade with the switch input but if I try lowering it there is a beep sound and the sun shade seems to be stuck. I have tried to muscle down the sun shade while asking someone to press the sun...
  5. How a Car Starter Works

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    I wanted to share a little video I made, taking apart a Toyota starter and explaining how it works: The starter sits between the engine and transmission and is responsible for turning the engine over to start the combustion process. Here's what it looks like, removed from the car: There's...
  6. 2010 Toyota Corolla Engine replacement Vin Problem

    Corolla 10th Gen/2nd Gen Matrix (2009-2013)
    Hello Everyone! My integra got stolen while I was in class, so I decided to buy a 2010 Corolla at an auto auction. It had a super screwed up motor and it needs to be replaced. so I have a question about it. In Honda engines, I could put a b20 and run it off a b18 Ecu and random stuff...
  7. 1996 Camry 2 DR window and glass, regulator problem

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    I'm working on a 96 Camry 2 door for a friend. She just bought it knowing the power windows did't work. I pulled the door cards and both L&R windows were propped up and the regulators had been torn apart and messed with. So I ordered new regs w/ motors. The regulators and motors fit in the doors...
  8. How an ABS Motor Works

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    If you've ever wondered what an ABS motor looks like inside, I took one apart to see for myself. Here's a video on whats inside: The ABS system in your car uses wheel speed sensors to detect wheel rotation. A difference in wheel speeds indicates...
  9. Does power window motor or regulator cause this issue?

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    Does power window motor or regulator cause this issue? Thanks for your participation for earlier threads. My 1999 Camry power window acts weirdly. I am able to bring down the window quickly, but I find difficult to bring it up. It moves little by little. It moves little. If I press the PW...
  10. Does timing jump cause engine replacement?

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    Does timing jump cause engine replacement? =========================================== My TOYOTA Camry 1999 was driving OK. I do check under the hood on and off, I did not do that check for awhile. Last week my car started OK. Within two(2) minute driving RPM started decreasing and lost power...
  11. 2011 SE V6 or I4? Help?

    Camry 5th and 6th Gen '02-'11, Solara '04-'08
    :thumbsup: What's up Toyota Nation? I've been an avid TNer in the past and have yet to be disappointed by this cool site! So here's my question.... I want to know what motor (v6 or i4) I should go with and why when I purchase a 2011 Camry in the next couple of months! A little backstory...
  12. Break in period?

    Camry 7th Generation (2012-2017)
    Hey TN! So I just got my 2013 Camry SE V6 last night with only 69 miles on it. Now when I asked the dealer about breaking in the engine he said that it doesn't need to break in. Now I've always known that cars need at LEAST 500 miles to break in the engine. Is what he said true?
  13. 1998 Corolla E110 Engine Swap or FI ?

    Corolla 8th Generation (1998-2002)
    Hi I own a 1998 corolla le with an 1zzfe that makes 120 hp /122 tq. I was wondering if I can put a 4age Blacktop 20v into this car. Since my car is an auto (A245E), I was planning to keep transmission and use a Transgo shift kit. But here is the problem, I live in Georgia, Douglasville and...
  14. Identifying the motor in a 95 corolla, motor has been swapped

    Corolla 7th Generation (1993-1997)
    Vin and stickers say it is a 1.6 4a-Fe BUT like the title says the motor has been swapped. I need to know how to identify it. I don't have any info on what type of motor besides the plate on the valves that say "16 valve efi" What other markings or stamps are on these motors so I can figure...
  15. East TN Toyota Pickup Help Needed

    T-100 Forum
    Does anyone know of anyone in East TN or surrounding area that is capable of swapping engines in 1988 Toyota pickup with a 3.0 V6 to a newer model 3400 engine?
  16. 2001 Camry motor change

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
    Hello, Has anyone ever changed the motor in a 2001 Camery? I think it is the four cylinder motor. Also where would be the best place to get a motor for it. I live in the Dallas Ft.Worth area. Thank you
  17. 2nd gen mr2 blue smoke

    MR2 Forum
    hey, my mr2 is putting out blue smoke :( a bit of background: main water hose broke while driving back in febuary, needed a new headgasket. After a new one compression showed 180-200 across. Next i found out the turbo seals were done, so i installed a ct20b with new headers. Now its putting...
  18. 2003 blower motor doesn't work as installed but works upside down

    Tacoma 1st Generation (1995.5–2004)
    after my blower motor stopped working a couple of days ago, i took the motor out. i had it still plugged in and was playing with the speed selector knob to see what setting(s) would/would not work. the motor will not work at any speed if i held it like it was installed. but when i turned the...
  19. DIY: Power Window Motor Brush Rebuild (Gen 4)

    Camry 3rd and 4th Gen '92-'01, Solara '99-'03
  20. Windshield Wiper Motor

    Corolla 9th Gen/1st Gen Matrix (2003-2008)
    So it turns out that my windshield wipers wont turn on. It turns out that the motor seems to have died. Has anyone replaced their motor? Is it an easy fix/is there a how to guide somewhere in this forum?