Three days later I spent 4 hours in the waiting room while they replaced my cars cat. Hydrocarbons are part of pollution emitted as gasoline evaporates. For the price I paid for these cars I expect and demand better! We are under the years, but over by 8,000 miles. Each cylinder has it's own coil. Fine for a year now. Anything that caused combustion to fail, commonly called a misfire will set the light. The vehicle was not repaired.
While the contact was driving 35 mph, the engine warning light illuminated, and the transmission began to exhibit severe hesitation in a jerking motion. Hold down the odometer button; 4. He said there shouldn't be anything else. Not all dealers are like that. Check engine light goes on and off. To make the situation worse, when the check engine light comes on, the 4wd and traction control units turn off, making my car hard to control in the snow.
The second time the mechanic changed the sensors, which he said that if they were bad they would ruin the next catalytic converter. Dealership treated it as an engine-related problem. The reason it comes on every 4-5 months, is that is the 7500 mile service interval. Doesn't always work, but can't hurt to try. Dealer said it was the catalytic converter. Same problem as others on this web site, hesitates and runs rough at low speed, engine light on.
Turned out to be leaking valve gasket. . But this thing can happen to anyone at any mileage. I read a post on your website and with the same concern and decided to add my complaint. For Toyota to do what they did and come out with a fix is way cool! The Toyota didn't make it to 100K. Move some wiring under the hood and you may see some arcing… I had the same question.
The manufacturer was notified of the failure. First and last Toyota I'll buy. They turned off the light and said and said that everything was ok, this happened three times. That was a mistake and way too difficult. You then have to drive your car for 50 to 100 miles for the onboard computer to test everything, and in the meantime your car will fail smog checks because it has no history in the computer and the smog test procedure demands a history even if there is no pollution. I wish I could attached the service bulletin. They will only run under certain criteria.
If the problem is not fixed, the light will come back on. The car was under warranty and they would replace it. The yellow one is the engine oil. The check engine warning light would illuminate intermittently. I had to pay 3989.
Check engine light usually goes on after a couple hundred miles highway driving, not around town. Had I knew they were going to rebuild it, I would have went with that option. Big community of people complained of following website. We took it back to the dealership and they refused to help us. The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure.
You can post the codes here for help, or take them to youir mechanic. I was initially advised by a non-Toyota repair shop that the issue was with the transmission and it had to be replaced. Wiggled wires at oxygen sensor. The car was under warranty and they would replace it. The failure mileage was 172,000. Turn your key off 3. Then I called aaa roadside assistance and they towed it to their nearest certified service center, who detected that there was problem with the throttle body which is an electronic part for this type of car.