How do you get the parking brake light to go off when the brake isn't on?

In most new cars the parking brake light is also activated when the linings of your brakes wear out.

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How do you trace speed sensor wires to transs and speedo i replaced speed sensor that did not fix the problem?

Your gage may be the problem, if the vehicle is using a speed sensor then the input will go through the computer before it gets to the speedo. to answer the question directly, you need to get a manual on the vehicle and reference the wiring schematics in the back.

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1997 4runner Limited- Location of Bank 1 Sensor 1?

Bank 1 is the side of the engine with the number one cylinder, in your vehicle it is the passengers side. Sensor 1 is the first one coming from the engine, before the catalytic convertor, in the exhaust pipe.

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How much engine oil is used to service Toyota 1Kz engine.?

i believe it is about 8 quarts to flush and fill the system.i believe it is about 8 quarts to flush and fill the system.

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Whats the head torque specs to use on 1998 mercury mystique 2.0?

wat are the head bolt spec on a 98 mercury mystique 2.0 4 cyl anyone knows were can i get this info thanks

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Why does a key that has been copy wont start your car?

sometimes, in newer cars the original keys have chips in them, so if you have this, go to the dealer and order an new one.

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How do you reset the maintenance minder lights in a 2005 Honda Odyssey?

If the Odyssey uses the same routine as a Toyota, reset is accomplished by setting the mileage meter to total [as opposed to Trip A, Trip B] and then turning the ignition key to off. Then, holding the mileage reset button down, turning the ignition switch back on...continuing to hold the reset bu...

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How do you know if fuses are bad?

Sometimes something goes wrong with an electrical part, and it starts to draw too much electricity. When this happens, the circuit is protected by a fuse. The fuse is the weak link in the circuit, so when a problem occurs, the fuse blows, and the electricity stops flowing. This is a safety featur...

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1994 Ford Taurus Starts fine Put it in drive doesn't engage Put in reverse doesn't engage after doing this a few times it will take off What is the problem?

your geers in your tranny are waring down and will cause the transmission to slip or not go into gear

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91 Toyota 4 runner Car starts sputters for a bit then turns off?

Sounds like a vacuume problem, have someone sit inside the car. With the car in park, have them press the gas pedal while you are in the front sith the hood up. You should be able to hear a quiet hissing sound. Look for a hose hanging off and reconnect it. Also a hose may have come loose and got ...

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What type of oil does a 2001 Toyota 4runner use?

if its not labeld on the oil cap, best bet is 10w-30.

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How is fuel getting into your oil?

That would depend on what kind of fuel system the engine has. Engines with a carburetor/s have a float bowl that contains fuel and floats that operate a valve that the fuel passes through into the bowl. If the floats stick open, raw fuel can seep into the crank case past the rings. Engines with f...

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Where is the AC fuse located on a 1990 Toyota 4Runner?

The fuse box on a 1990 Toyota 4-Runner is located on the inside just in front of the door. Open the cover on the fuse box, and look at the fuse diagram to locate the AC fuse. Gently pull the fuse out, replace with same amperage fuse and make sure the AC works. Replace the fuse box cover.

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Why does your 04 Toyota road runner keep blowing alternators?

Spike in electrical system look for loose ground wire or loose connection that is building excessive resistance (heat)

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What would cause a 2000 Toyota 4runner to 'skip' and or 'sputter' during idleing?

check for tune-up. chack mass air flow meter.

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Why arn't theToyota 4Runner engines on recall?

Why would they be.Recalls are for serious safety defects onlyChrysler and GM have both gotten the US government to agree that engines that stop running with out warning are not a Safety defect as the driver is supposed to drive in such a manner that this type of thing will not result in an accident.

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What are the torque specs for the heads on a 1981 305?

Head bolts are 65 lb/ft. Look at the link, "Small Block Chevy" at the right for all torque specs.

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What is a lean condition in a Toyota 4-runner?

A lean condition is too much air and not enough fuelThe cause can be a fuel delivery problem,02 sensor,MAF sensor or a vacuum leak

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How do you check oil on a Toyota master ace surf?

Sylvan Learning Center does have tutors that can help your teenager with reading. They can also help with their grammar and writing skills as well.You must lift up the Passanger seat to uncover the engine access, there are clips in front of the seats that can be undone, although they could be any...

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How do you reset maintenance light on 2000 Acura TL?

i only want to repair my car without taking it in to the dealership, thank you

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Toyota 4Runner Urban Runner not really for Urbania?

The Toyota 4Runner Urban Runner is basically a Toyota 4Runner Sport Edition with an urban runner luxury package added. This package includes an updated stereo system and a Tom Tom global positioning system. However, the large-sized vehicle can still be difficult to maneuver around most urban stre...

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What is a ring and valve job?

It is a repair for a worn out and smoky engine. Valves are cleaned and replaced if necessary including seats and seals, the cylinders are honed and new piston rings are installed to return the engine to a clean running state. If it's to that point I would put in new bearings as well and call it a...

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What should it cost to replace Toyota 4runner power steering pump?

It can run between $200 and $300 for a person to replace a Toyota 4 runner power steering pump. It could be cheaper if a person gets the part at a junk yard and makes the change on their own.

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Where are the fuses in a 2002 trailblazer?

Check your owners manual. There is 1 fuse box located under the engine hood & 1 located under the drivers side back seat. The owners manual will also explain what each fuse is for.

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If the rubber joint at rear of driveshaft wears out will the driveshaft fall out?

No, Driveshafts transfew huge amounts of moment (torque) which requires more structrual rigidarity than a rubber boot. The rubber boot protects the internal structural members from corosion. Members such as U-joints can and will wear significantly faster without this protection.

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How many miles should a Mitsubishi 3000gt run for?

the average should be 250,000 to 300,000

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Why does '96 4 runner ac stop working in hot humid weather and then work and then stop again?

its a possibility that your car may be starting to over heat. when the engine ecm sees that the coolant temp sensor is reading higher than it allows . it will kick out the ac compressor and allow for the engine to cool down for a bit.

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Where is the oil pan located on a 2008 Toyota 4runner?

Under the engine block !

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How often should the transmission fluid or oil be changed on a VW Jetta stick shift transmission shops say once a year?

Find another shop. Most manual transmissions oil need to be changed only after 50,000 to 100,000 miles. If you have no shifting problems leave it alone.

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Where do you fill transmission oil on a Mazda mx3?

Use a funnel and pour the fluid in SLOWLY through the dipstick opening. Do NOT overfill the transmission!

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How do you clean the MAF sensor on a Volkswagen beetle?

They say you shouldn't because it contaminates them. however I have read posts on TDI club about it and you must remove the screens and use electrical contact cleaner. whats the worst that will happen you wreck it and have to buy a new one your at that stage now no harm no fowl.

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What are the torque specs for a 22r head?

get specs from your local librarys technical isle look up specs and tightening sequence.

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What does a charcoal filter do on a car?

It absorbs the gasoline vapors from the fuel tank while the car is parked. Once you start the car the vapors fromm the charcoal canister are purged back into your engine and burned.

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What is the radiator coolant capacity for a 2004 Toyota 4 runner v8?

The 2004 Toyota 4Runner was offered in a 4.7L V8 option (engine code '2UZ-FE''). The coolant capacity for the engine is 13 quarts.

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What if you pour coolant into the overflow and the coolant instantly pours on to the ground what could be wrong?

A leak. You need to see where it is coming from.

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Does it damage a tire to drive with snow chains on dry roads?

Of course it will damage the tire/tires. It will damage tires to drive on any road while using chains, probably more so on a dry road. Even on a road with snow and ice and even though the wear/damage to the tires is minimal, the tires will still suffer some excessive wear/damage. Chains should on...

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Types of alternators in charging system?

there is the 'Y' type and the 'Delta' type. Delta type alternators are more common due to their high amperage rating and smaller, more compact design

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How do you adjust the valves on a 1994 Chevy 4.3 v8?

For someone with little mechanic knowledge: run the nuts till they all (ALMOST) touch, turn the motor about A quarter of A turn, run the ones that got loose, Do this about 5 or 6 times. Then start the motor and SLOWLY tighten them till they quiten down, ONE AT A TIME. STOP TURNING AS SOON AS THEY...

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Where is odc port on 1995 4 runner?

Not sure what an odc is. More info please.

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How many grease jerks does a 1996 Toyota four-runner have.?

I service a 99 4 runner for a customer and the only zerk fittings it has are in the front and rear driveshafts/universal joints.

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How can you change your Toyota 4 runner ignition switch?

You have to remove the cover on the steering column that surrounds the switch.. Usually a pin or screw holds the switch in place. Make sure you have the correct switch from Toyota. If it helps any,,go out and buy a Haynes Manual for the truck. It will show you the procedure step by step.

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What is the ECT Button for on a 1999 Hyundai Elantra?

It should indeed stand for Electronic Controlled Transmission. It will basically make the transmission delay shifting until the engine revs higher, giving you a bit more power. There should also be a button on the gear selector itself that probably turns on and off the overdrive, as described bel...

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How many grease fittings are there on a 1988 Chevy silverado 2wd?

Can be anywhere between 6 and 12 but most likely 11 or 12. places to look are upper and lower ball joints on both sides, tie rod ends on both sides. stearing linkages and there should be one on the pitman arm.

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What are the indications that a front wheel bearing is going bad on a 1993 Honda Accord 4 door automatic The mechanic said it could be dangerous to drive?

Generally when the bearing is starting to go it will be noisy and you can change the pitch of the noise by steering the car slightly left to right while driving at 50 mph.If there is no noise then get a second opinion but don't continue to drive it without having this checked out.

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What car sealants can you buy for cracked heads?

There is not "quick fix" that I know of. There are a few bandaids, but nothing worth writing home to Mom about. An old school trick is to leave the radiator cap unscrewed to the safety latch (the first click) and carry a gallon of water with you wherever you go and it will last until you get tire...

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Your ac heater and defrost in your 2000 montero stop working when a fuse was replaced it kept blowing the fuse what is the problem?

either the fuse that was put has too much wattage or not enough

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How do you remove the starter on a 1992 Toyota 4 WD pick up truck?

jack up front of vehicle and support proprely.remove r/f wheel and rubber dirt shield.this opening in the wheel well will be big enough to remove starter after disconecting.

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What are the rod and main bearing torque specs for a 1995 Toyota 4Runner 3.0 v6?

The 1995 Toyota 3.0 liter engine main bearing torque specification is 160 pounds. The rod bearings torque specification is 120 pounds.

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Can a car run with a cracked head?

Technically is possible. Of course if you intend to repair it - the more you drive it (if it will start) the more you destroy the engine.

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How many litter are there in a 1990 -1995 Toyota 4Runner fuel tank?

Most 1990 through 1995 Toyota automobiles were equipped with a 12 gallons fuel tank. The 12 gallons fuel tank is equal to 31 liters.

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Why wont 94 4runner fuel pump work I bypass the relay and the pump works?

Take a test light to your relay. When you say bypass, I'm assuming you're talking about jumping power from the 30 post to the 87 post. Take a test light, get a paper clip, back probe, whatever, stick it into the 85 slot. Connect the test light ground to it. With the key on, check the 30 post for ...

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What milage should a timing belt be replaced on a 1996 Geo Prism and is the 4cy engine a interference engine?

new timing belt every fifty 50,000 mi. yes it is an interference head

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How long should you let your car warm up before driving?

just a few seconds to permit the oil to lubricate it then go easy until it warms up it will also help your transmission

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Why do abs lights on Toyota 4 runner stay on?

Because there is a problem with the Anti-Lock Brake System. Not a DIY repair. Take it to a professional.

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How do you change u-joints in a 1999 Toyota 4runner?

Remove the caps, bang out the u-joint with a hammer. It would help to know which u-joints you had in mind, because you might also need to know the process of removing the driveshaft (if those are the u-joints) or the axle half shafts (if those are the u-joints).

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2006 Subaru Tribeca sometimes has strong varnish smell in passenger cabin when car started?

Acommon cause for ventilation smells is bacteria build up in evaporator coils and heater cores, caused by moisture that does build up in the system. Just about any well equipt repair facility should be able to do an air duct cleaning that will kill almost all bacteria build up and the smell shoul...

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How do you replace the speedometer cable on a Toyota 4Runner?

Buy new unit from dealer and you will see what you have to do, the speedo cable and e-brake cable pass through floor in the same piece. On 88 which I've done and 95 which I own also which is starting to get noisy and I will have to do soon as it is annoying to listen too at times especially when ...

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If you have already replaced the bulb for a front turn signal on a Toyota 4Runner and it works when you replace it but not the next day what is the problem?

Corroded or worn socket Loose connection Bad turn signal flasher? Defective bulb?

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How do you drive an automatic vehicle in uphill condition?

Normally as you would drive safely anyway. On a very steep grade kick it out of Overdrive The 4Runner has a button on the gear shift. Other vehicles w/o that feature you may have to drop a gear with shifter, especially a 4 or 5 speed auto, and allow the engine to run at about 3000 rpm, so as to n...

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You have a 1994 Pontiac Sunbird with a bad engine vibration in Drive while stopped it will slightly decrease in neutral Where should you start to look?

Run a compression check and examine the plugs while you're at it. If you see one or more plugs that are dark and wet, that cylinder isn't firing. If that cylinder also has low or no compression, it has a burned valve.

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What is the Power steering fluid capacity on 1996 Toyota 4Runner?

Whatever takes to fill up the system and the resivoir. 1 quart should be enough.

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Why do the interior lights stay on when mydoors are shut in my 91 Toyota 4Runner?

The interior lights will remain on for a duration of time after the doors are shut as a safety/courtesy feature. The reason they remain on is the capacitor in the lighting electrical circuitry. The capacitor passes on energy when the circuit is powered, and retains voltage when the circuit is pow...

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Where is he driveshaft?

the driveshaft is the tube that runs from the rear of the transmission or transfer case if it has 4x4 and runs to the rear axle.

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If a new anti-theft module has been put in your car and everything has been reset why might your car not start?

if the car has been in a wreck or bumped something solid it (might) have an inertia switch that needs 2 b reset.

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Why doesn't your fuel gauge work 1988 Toyota 4runner?

It sounds like you have a bad fuel sending unit. It is located in the fuel tank and the tank must be removed to replace it.

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What is the gas mileage on a 94 Toyota 4runner?

kind of a touchy motor, if in tip top shape and a 5spd manual. get up 23mpg with the 3.0v6.

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Why wont your Toyota 4 runner get power to the injectors?

All of them?Fuse or faulty PCM/ECU.

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Should you put transmission fluid where your oil goes?

transmission fluid and engine oil have separate dip sticks. The transmission fluid dip stick head as a rule is red. look for your transmission and then look for the tube

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How do you remove a broken bolt?

Search for "stud extractor". Looks like a drill bit but the cutters are left hand thread, designed to be used with the drill in reverse. The lid of the box or the extractor should be marked to indicate a) the screw size they are designed to extract b) the drill bit size you use to drill a hole fo...

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What would cause your car to shake nonstop when going 40MPH or more?

Your front tires are not balanced. Take it to a garage and have the front tires balanced. It is also possible that your front tires are defective, look for side wall cracks and balges on tire tread.if your ballance it fine have your rotors checked and make shore there is no grease on inside of wh...

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Where can I buy the cover plate for my tire jack and wrench under the back seat for my 2001 4-Runner. Rodents are getting in through there!?

Check with your local used auto parts dealers.

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How much does a 4x4 1997 Toyota 4Runner weigh?

Curb weight (no passengers or cargo), 3690 lbs.Gross weight, 5250 lbs.

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Is grinding engine numbers legal?

Its not like a gun serial number, the numbers are used to identify the group and specs on the engine for rebuilding purposes, they also identify an engine to a vehicle serial number. During an inspection process sometimes they attempt to match up serial numbers to authenticate the vehicles histor...

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What is the gas mileage on a 2000 Toyota 4Runner?

I have been getting about 20mpg city/hwy combined as well at 90K miles with full tune up and K&N Cold Air Intake. Mileage was the same with factory air intake as well.I've been getting a little over 20 mpg, I installed a K&N air filter and "The Tornado". Stop-n-Go traffic seems to kill mi...

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2001 olds alero sputters and loses power up hills?

cat converter is getting plugged

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Is the rear wiper on the same fuse as the front on a 2004 polo?

no the rear fuse is number 1 and the front are 37.

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2001 Toyota 4 runner has 180000 miles on it how many more could you exoect?

maybe another 100k more if its in good shape. very dependable vehicle

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What is the spark plug gap for a 2002 Toyota 4-runner 3.4 liter v-6?

On a 2002 Toyota 4-Runner 3.4L V6, the spark plug gap is .044", but there's a caveat. The OE factory recommended plugs (DENSO or NGK) are designed with dual-ground electrodes, which are pre-gapped at .044" and therefore a gap adjustment is not required. For this particular application, the dual-g...

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How do you disable the alarm in a 1997 Nissan Altima?

That all depends on what type of alarm it is. I dont think those came stock with an alarm. I could be wrong, but I think only keyless entry was available, but not a full blown security system. If it's an aftermarket alarm, figure out what type of alarm it is, and look around online for instructio...

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Accelerator sticks on 2004 Toyota?

Lubricate or replace control cables Replace throttle body

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How do you turn off running lights on 2000 Toyota 4runner?

How do you turn off running lights on 2000 Toyota 4runner?"

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2000 kia sportage low gear noise 2000 kia makes noise as if engine is pushing too hard first time i heard it i thought it was a truck next to me.More noise in summer time comes from front.?

Check out www.kia-forums.com this site displays a number of similar problems

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Why does your 1986 4runner burn so much gas?

The 1986 4Runner could be losing mileage for several reasons. The engine could need a tune up. The fuel filter could need changing. The engine could have high mileage, causing lower fuel economy. Or the transmission could be slipping slightly.

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How can i remove or bypass the throttle sensor?

You cant,Replace it if that is your problem,Its all in the computer network and cannot be removed.it tells the computer where the throttle is so it can deliver the correct air and fuel to the combustion chambers.....

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