Ihave a 2004 Toyota Highlander with a bedsheet in the cargo area that got stuck in the backdoor lock now I cant open the door what can I do?
try pushing it even tighter then opening...a little to-and-fro action... can you crawl inside and remove the panel to access the latch? a can of wd-40 to soak the thing(from inside) it may lube the fibers enough to allow the latch to break free... i like a combo of wd-40 and to-and-fro....so good luck!!! also everyone should have a shop manual for their vehicle, and the library should have a professional shop manual(wiring diagrams and more detailed info) available in the reference section for FREE....make copies of the right sections, and fix it like a PRO!! good luck Dave :)
How do you open a car door with a broke latch I have removed the interior panel with the door closed. I can manually move the rods but the latch still seems to be stuck on something. What to do?
I have the same problem. I have had to take the inside off the door, and pull the metal rod back and forth quickly and hard to jerk the door open. Hope this helps
Yes, it is dangerous but legal.
What is wrong when key and key fob won't unlock driver door on a 2004 Toyota Tacoma but the passenger door locks will open and close?
You could be looking at a failed actuator, failed linkages, or faulty wiring. Either way, you're gonna have to take that door trim off and do some diagnosis... or leave it to a professional. Are you able to manually lock and unlock the door? If so, you've scratched linkages off the list. I'd move...
Typically, when you turn the key once in the driver's door, it unlocks the driver's door. If you turn the key twice, it unlocks all the doors.
If code isn't written in the owners manual then remove the drivers door panel and get the code on label of the door handle.
Remove the lock, take the cylinder out then replace with the correct bottom pins so they suit the key. Common cause of this fault is when someone does not cut a key properly or is an older key that has worn down over time
How to Fix a Car Door That Can't Be Opened From the Inside Check the child safety lock if the problem door is a rear door. Remove the window crank in cars with manual windows. Remove the inner door handle. Remove the inner door panel retaining screws. Remove the door panel. Continue to p...
you should always carry it in your purse
You may have to cut a hole in the door trim pannel. I would take it to a auto trim shop and they may be able to do it.
I have a 1985 Chevy Van with a 350 motor it's been over heating and boiling over and upon removing the thermostat I found it to be stuck open and I don't understand what it could be now?
My 1985 Chevy motor home had the same problem and after closer look at the alternator belt, which also turns the fan that cools it down, I found that it was loose causing it to not properly cool.
Can you damage the driver's door control unit by washing the car. The door open warning light wont go off and now the central locking wont work?
yeserieSounds like water in 1 or more doors. Check drain holes & rubber on all. Problem may correct itself when it dries out.
How do you fix car wires that have been cut minivan doors were opening on their own wires were cut so now doors won't lock can the wires be fixed how much?
Either replace the whole wiring harness, or repair them with some crimping butt connectors. Figure out the gauge of wire, get the appropriate butt connectors for it (the ones with the heat shrink are the best kind), strip the ends of both wires, insert the stripped ends into the butt connectors, ...
i also have a corolla and u open it by just pulling it fron the left side towards you slowely with a screw driver.
I have a F-350 and I have to pull a 48 ft trailer behind it and the trailer is stuck in mud and I cant figure out how to get it out any suggestions?
shove boards under the front of each trailer tire. as you pull the trailer will ride up on the boards and you can pull it out. if the tires are sunk in dig out some of the mud in front of the tires then get the boards in there.
What if you cant unlock your drivers side door with your keys recently used a slim Jim to open car because keys were locked in How can you fix this 95 Saturn SL1?
The way door locking mechanisms works is usually done with long metal rods that go to the locking mechanism from the various handles and what not.What has probably occurred is when the slim Jim was used, it pulled the metal rod free (they are held into the mechanisms with a piece of plastic that ...
Hi - have a 1995 ford wind star - door open signal has now broken - and signals that door is open any time the car travels under 15 mph - which can be very aggravating - how can you disconnect this?
Yes. If you can locate the little bell or buzzer, you can disconnect the wires. But it's probably also the same bell that tells you about Low Fuel, etc.
Take the car to a garage or an auto body shop for repair.
How do you lubricate a car alarm with keyless entry-- my front passenger door makes a terrible sqwak when I lock the door remotely or when I start the car and the door automatically locks?
It's not possible to "lubricate" a car alarm, unless you want it to short out and then end up with no alarm at all. The "sqwak" could be a short it in the wiring, take it to a iauto shop or your dealership and tell them exactly what's wrong. I'm not familiar with electrical systems, sadly.
Go call the Toyota car company or headquarters and ask the people who made the car.
The rear door locks of a 1997 Toyota Land Cruiser will not engage lock or unlock what is the problem?
The lever to the rear upper door is located on the outside of the vehicle and will rust. Push the lever all the way closed (towards the car) and the locks may work correctly. If so, lubricate the lever and try to remove the rust. Once the lever moves freely the locks should function as normal.
the light in the roof is called the interior or dome light. if the light is on a door it is called a courtesy light
Call a professional locksmith, attempting to unlock the car yourself can cause more damage than the cost of the lockout fee.I use the spare key that I have hidden outside the car.
Is it an auto claim when a person in a parked car opens the door and a child running around outside the car collides with the open door?
It completely depends on your state laws. In California it would not be, but in Utah it would.
You were reversing out of a parking space a child opened the backdoor of the car to the left and got her leg trapped btween their car door and their car and also scratched your car who is at faul?
The car to the left is at fault, because as the person was reversing the child opened the door, the parents of the child in the car to the left should have seen that you were reversing and told the child to keep the door shut. It is also the car to the left's fault that your car is scratched beca...
Do robbers now have a device that can clone the security code on the hand held vehicle locking device when used to lock the vehicle?
What do i do if my ignition is stuck I forgot to put it in park when i turned my car off and after i realized that i put it in park and now the ignition wont turn?
try putting transmission in neutral, then try ignitionalso check to see if steering wheel is not turned and applying pressure on steering lock in columnto do this try to move steering wheelif this is problem it will only move one way , which would be in direction needed to straighten wheels.if it...
Why do i have spark knock in my 2004 Pontiac grand prix with v6 engine and can you use octane booster the car has 18000 miles?
Adding octane booster, or using higher octane fuel, will not hurt your car. Octane is actually a combustion inhibitor, not an accelerant. If your engine is truly knocking, it's because the fuel/air mixture, during the compression stroke, is igniting before the spark plug is expected to fire. (The...
Take your title or registration to the Ford dealer and have a new one made, they can do it from the VIN but you will have to prove it is your vehicle.
On a Chrysler vehicle with sentry key (chip key), you just have to put the key in the ignition and turn it on. On a Chrysler vehicle with sentry key (chip key), you just have to put the key in the ignition and turn it on.On a Chrysler vehicle with sentry key (chip key), you just have to put the ...
A passenger in a Taxi opens car door at a department store and car going around Taxi at high speed hits Taxi door just as the door is opened Who is at fault Taxi driver passenger fast Taxi driver?
The passenger because he should have looked for cars before he opened the car door.
What paperwork is needed to sell an ATV in NC I have the Bill of Sale but never got a Title is that enough?
Titles are generally issued for vehicles registered with the DMV (ie, they have plates) for use on public roads. As the ATV is usually used off-road, such registration is not required - however, check your local DMV's web site to make sure.
if you are in the middle of the road, and it starts to break down, pull to the side of the road, stop it for 10 seconds, and turn it back on
THEY CAME AND TOOK MY CAR AND NOW THEY ARE TELLING ME THAT i HAVE TO PAY 14000 DOLLARS..WHAT DO i DO?
Well it depends on what your agreement was at the time of purchase with the lending institution. Also, was there a judgment obtained against you for the deficiency balance? What happened here based upon the limited information in your question is either your car was repossessed or you gave it bac...
How do you get wheel of Honda Jazz when you haven't got locking wheelnut key. Can I buy a new wheel nut key do I have to give a parts dept. Some sort of reference number to get right key?
You have options. Lug nuts are pretty standardized. I'm not familiar with that particular vehicle, but it probably requires a 19mm/3/4" lug wrench... any auto parts store can tell you for sure. Me, I prefer a 1/2" drive long handled ratchet and appropriate sized socket, but the lug wrench should ...
After signing contracts papers for a vehicle can a dealership say bring the car back because i have already had a open loan with the same company?
Well yes and no, but really it's not right and in the same way they just about can do what ever they want to you undestand ?
My Toyota Corolla 2004 stopped running. they say that it need 100 amp fuse. Where do i find it. Can i buy it at any parts store.?
Yes, you can find the fuse at a auto parts store. One store that you can go to is to Auto Zone.
Door chimes do not work when door is opened with key in ignition-what is the problem and how do you fix it?
sounds like a blown fuse,check all fuses with a fuse tester replace any fuses that dont light up
Press charges against him.
i dont care but i think you can
A roll cage, will be illegal, as cars are not ment for racing, unless you motify them. In many parts of the country there are laws, now, that you can not modify or change a cars demensions, as any change has to be engineered by the company or a certified mechanical engineer. So the days of buildi...
If you have been involved in an accident with a Semi Truck, the first thing you should do is get medical help, even if you feel fine, you could have injuries. Afterwards, call the police. Exchange information with the other drivers involved in the accident. Get their license numbers and insurance...
Trace the seat belt back to the point that it is anchored in with a bolt and undo the bolt (using a ratchet is the easiest way due to not having much space) then raise the seat back to the uprght locked position and the seat belt should free itself.
What do i do if i lost my car ownership before i was able to put it in my name and also now i can' get a hold of the guy that i purchased it from what should i do?
Hello i have a question? I lost my car ownership and i don't know how can i get an other one? I need to donate my car to cancer society...
A friend gave me a truck but won't sigh tiltle. he doesn't want anything to do with the truck now. How do i get it in my name . i have tile in his name.?
Either he signs the title or park it in his driveway and walk away. It's his truck and you're asking for problems because if he doesn't want it he should have no problem signing the ownership. Maybe he's setting you up for a theft charge? You're leaving yourself open to liability by having it. If...
Can my co signer on my truck stop me from taking my truck that I paid on time for 4yrs and since i got a job in fl he is now saying i can't take it can he stop me?
is the truck fully paid for??? if so and you were the primary name on the credit application then you should have a clear title in your name. if your still paying on the truck i would suggest calling the financial institution you pay and ask them this question.
What does the emergency release for the fuel filler flap look like in a 2011 GLK is it the red pull cant get gas tank door opened and its not flush with the side panel?
yes its the red handle on the cable but your is jammed you can use a screwdriver wrapped with duct tape as not to damage paint while a friend pulls cable in a constant tugging motion or stop by a body shop either way u need fuel sounds like tab on fuel lid is bent
What can I do I bought a Nevada car in California off craigslist with no pink slip. now the seller wont answer his phone.?
Oh goodness. I would go to the police and the DMV to run the VIN number. It could be stolen. I hope you didn't pay a lot for it.
remove the door panel and make sure that the rod that goes to the latch is hooked up
slim jim, fire department. if it has the keypad type it in to unlock the doorsLocksmith? Local Police dept.?
Call the taxi company with the taxi number. They will be able to tell who is assigned that taxi number and call them.
Where are the door sensors that tell the car that the door is shut on a AU series III wagon and can water interfere with them?
the door switches are inside the door lock its self
It depends on what kind of car you have!This may sound like a dumb question, but are you sure you have the right key? If you are, there are a couple of option. If that key doesn't work in any of the doors, the key may just be worn. It may be a poor copy, or just been used too much.A competent loc...
How do you fix a manual sliding side door that won't close because the internal locking latch was pushed?
hold open your door handle and push the lock back in to place where the jaws clamp on to the door post
Residual vacuum from vacuum reservoir.
I have a car that has not been moved in over a year with old gas in it. Do I just add more gas to it or is there an additive I can use?
fuel stabilizers only work when put in before storage. your best bet is to drain out the old fuel, there will be sediment in the tank and some of the fuel may be gel like so it is better not to let it run through the fuel system and into the engine.
Can i replace a 15 amp fuse in my car with a 20 amp fuse I have 2 10 neons that keep blowing the 15amp Can i put a 20 instead of 15amp?
Yes, but only temporarily. There is a reason for certain electrical circuits to have a certain sized fuse. If the 2 10 neons keep blowing the 15 amp fuse, then something is wrong in the wiring or you need to remove one or more of the neon lamps, or route the second neon through another fuse. If ...
I purchased a new car. I have had the car 24 hours and would like to return the car back to the dealer ship. Can I do that?
Most states have a three day "lemon law", in which during the first 72 hours of taking the car off the lot, one can return it in the condition in which received. You may have to provide a valid answer for the return.
Can a faulty car alternator effect the garage door opener working properly to the garage that the car is parked in?
No. The two are separate items and not connected in any way.
I'm not sure on your particular model but in most cars you have to go to the garage door motor, open the cover where the light bulbs are, and press and hold the small red button until the small red light flashes. You can then go back to the car and hold the button until it picks up the signal, a ...
I just brought a used car from a friend of a friend I have the title but can not get in touch with the guy to sign over the title what can you do if you can not find him?
I would copy as appears on bill of sale. It's a rubber stamp-legally whoever has title in their hands owns it which is why you never put them in the car.
If the window is stuck in the down position on a Chevy Silverado, the door panel will have to come off to access the cable mechanism and fix the window. If the windows are electric, there will also be the wiring assembly for the window to remove.
For the Isuzu 2003 Rodeo, the Immobilizer Control Unit (ICU) cannot be switched off, as it is responsible for car security. You will need to take the vehicle to a dealer who can replace and reprogram the ICU.
as the light describes a service light so i would say its time for a service.
I have a scooter that's white but cant find a make or model. the only marking i seen was CVK on the carb. What models used a CVK carb?
A 1998 kawasaki vulcan or a 1997 kawaski
1993 Honda Civic hatchback that you believe was stolen with a shaved key you got the car back and now the parking lights brake lights and dash lights stay on even with the engine off What is the cause?
Those systems you mentioned will work normally with the engine off, if you are saying that you cannot shut them off at all then the multi function switch for the lights is faulty or damaged.
The front door speakers in a 2004 Volkswagen Polo measure 6.7 inches. This is equal to about 170 mm or 17 cm.
On your 1993 Toyota Camry the alram goes off and you cannot disable it with your remote The cars refuse to start now What can you do?
Well I take it that this is an aftermarket alarm system. If you do not plan on using the alarm anymore and just want your vehicle to start then go under the dash and locate the wires comming out of the ignition cylinder. Then find a black wire with a white stripe and follow it until it gets cut a...
I live in Iowa and i took driver's ed but never got my school permit so do i just show the dmv my certificate and social security or do i have to do a driver's test?
yes but it all depends how well u did in drivers ed if u need to test or not
The fuses in your alarm can go the plus side or minus the side for the door locks park lights and cab lights i dont know what side?
The body is the minus (ground) in a vehicle and power is wiring in most cases. Get a digital mulimeter ($8.00) to find out for sure in all instances
I have got a spare mk3 mondeo key with fob it turns on power but won't start the car. Can anybody please advise how to program with out the expense?
you need to go to fords and get a new key, the normal keys are electronically chipped to the fuel injectors and the spare keys dont have this chip therefore no petrol is running through.....
there is a code you need to type in.
6" speakers in a 2000 Toyota camery
If you recently cleaned the engine on a 1982 Toyota Corolla and water is now in with the spark plugs is there a way to get it out easily or should you open it up and let it air?
I would remove the distributor cap and blow it out with compressed air or at least let it dry out. The spark plug wires could be removed if they come off easily and spray a little wd40 in the ends; it helps to absorb small amounts of moisture.
There are three basic ways that we control the motion of our cars. They are (1) speed, (2) braking, and (3) steering. Each of these functions is affected by the laws of gravity, centrifugal force, inertia, kinetic energy, and friction. FACTORS AFFECTING TRACTION Friction.Stopping distance.Ce...
Ryder truck rental is an excellent company and has an office in Omaha. More information can be found here: http://www.ryder.com/index.shtml?disp=usUhaul is always a great place to go for truck or van rentals. They offer great rates and a large variety of different size trucks including pickups.
I have 1969 bug that wont keep a charge and it wants to die at the stop light unless you tap the gas what do I do?
(No Charge)First test the battery. If it is OK check the alternator. (Die at stoplight)Start with a good tuneup (plugs, points, rotor, distributor cap). If that doesnt solve it, either replace the carburetor or rebuild the carburetor. It sounds like it is staving for gas at idle which could be a ...
The Hertz at Seattle-TacomoaAirport offers a variety of cars in their Prestige Collection, including Mercedes C and E class cars.
Try your local car dealers like Honda. Use a GPS to find car dealers near you. Most car dealers will have trucks on hand and there is most likely one in your area.
I have a very steep slope in my home and I couldn't able to climb that slope with my car Please tell any idea to park my car?
Recreate the slope please. otherwise it won't be able to park. or may be try to park it on petrol mode.
Ive been told i have a bad window switch on my Honda civic do I need to replace all 4 switches or just the main switch Got 2 out of 4 windows that are workinkg?
If all the windows work from the main switch, that probably isn't the problem. It also depends on who told you you had a bad window switch: someone who actually knows for sure what they're talking about, like a Honda mechanic or Honda fanatic (if there are such creatures), or your know-it-all gea...
What happens if the passengers of a vehicle are sleeping at a rest stop with the vehicle turned off and the doors locked but a thief or bad guy comes up and touches the door handle With the key fob?
That depends on the car and the driver and the bad guy.if the car have an alarm the passengers wake up and if they have a gun shoot the bad one or they get shot. if not, that depends on the intentions of the bad guy. ;)
Try mooving the steering wheel back and forth. This should release the car from park.
You pay sales tax to the State in which the vehicle will be registered.
I have a 2003 Hyundai Tiburon and when I lock my car up the tail lights in the back and the front come on without me turning them on. Why is that?
the lights come on to let you know that your car is locked
Some companies that make seats for automobiles include Lear Corporation and Johnson Controls Inc. ObusForme makes a variety of back supports including lumbar supports that can be used in an automobile.
Good question, I do not think you can actually rent a tow truck for personal use. But there are tow truck services where they can tow your car for you like AAA. Or try U-Haul you could order a truck and maybe attach whatever you want to haul with the trucks they offer.
How do you disable the automatic power door locking in a 1992 Montero you've locked your keys in the car because it automatically locks when the key is in the ignition?
suggest taking the fuse for the locking doors out--make sure its not operating the window also
Could use more details but, you may need a ball joint press to press it back in.Most ball joints are assembled in the factory as replacement parts. If the ball has separated from the socket, then it has broken beyond repair, get a new assembly. The new one should come complete and is simply assem...
Thifty often have rentals for less then 10.00 a day depending on the day and the week you want to rent a car.
In dallas tx do i have to park straight on parallel parling test and will i fail if i dont get the car straight with the curb?
The person giving the test will have the discretion to pass or fail you on your parallel parking test.
7 years old in California
I replaced the engine in a 1997 firebird. When I tried to start the car something happened and the anti-theft engaged. Now the car won't start. What do I do now?
Many newer cars have anti-theft (and most car systems) in one control unit, including the engine control. If the car is now Fuel injected, I recommend replacing the original ECU (assuming the engines are compatible). If the engine is carburetted, you can still install the original ECU from the 97...
My car has started vibrating when idle after our area was hit by a sever sandstorm What could be the reason n what to do Its a toyota prado lc120 2004-?
There could be a disconnection somewhere in the engine. Take your vehicle to a qualified mechanic to have it checked out for you.