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  2. jem555

    Heater matrix

    Ok mine is leaking from a black box just behind heater controls under the dash
  3. So where do we start with diagnosing the control modules? and do you know which ones does what / where they are located? Many thanks for your help it is much appreciated.. Jo
  4. Yes car starts and runs fine.. engine management light is not on..
  5. paul9

    Heater matrix

    On a lot of cars, it is a big job involving the removal of a lot of the dashboard. Some you can get with a partial removal, usually at the bottom. Some general guidance in the linked video, look for some others. I haven't seen any specific to the Avensis, though there may be a procedure listed on the Toyota tech website.
  6. Hi everyone, I recently bought an Auris Hybrid 2016 and it have Touch multimedia system without navigation option. I wish to have the ability of displaying my android phone's screen on the car screen (using Android Auto, or other mirroring application) so I can see the navigation app on the big screen. Anyone know how can I do it? do I need to update/upgrade the firmware? thanks!!
  7. I've done a search, and most of the issues with the heater matrix appear to have been airlocks, which haven't needed heater matrix removal.
  8. My dealer never charge before But they changed that sometime last year - so if u do very little miles, u will be hit (as can't put a few pounds into tank) But, if u do a lot, then just fill it up cheaper
  9. philip42h

    TPWS

    No, you didn't get it wrong - Toyota do now refer to a Tyre Pressure Warning System (TPWS) on the RAV4.5 ... 😄
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  11. flash22

    TPWS

    The sensors self calibrate, the battery in the valve can fail but most decent tire places have a reader
  12. jem555

    Heater matrix

    Someone must have changed the matrix
  13. Buff69

    TPWS

    Cheers philip42h sorry I wrote the wrong initials it’s not TPWS (as on the railway tracks) but TPMS oops 😬 thanks for the info 👍
  14. philip42h

    TPWS

    Assuming that the TPWS on a 4.5 is broadly the same as the TPMS fitted to my 4.4 (and 4.3) then there's not too much to worry about. Clearly if the slow leak is a result of a fault in the valve you would need the valve replaced (which will be relatively expensive) and the new valve would need to be coded into the system by Mr T. Otherwise, if it is a slow puncture it can be fixed in the traditional manner - no real issues there. If the tyre does have to come off the rim to be reseated / replaced, care must be taken not to damage the TPMS valve in the process but tyre fitters have been working with these valves for quite a while now so you'd be really unlucky to come across one who doesn't know the drill by now. Assuming that the valve doesn't need to be replaced, no 'recalibration' will be required - the car will already be set to recognise the correct pressures. On previous models, so I assume the 4.5 will be the same, there is an owner accessible feature to reset the warning system. This involves setting all four tyres to the correct pressures and "pressing a button" to tell the system that the pressures are correctly set. So, you could read the manual to find that function on the 4.5 but you really won't need to! 😉
  15. I suspect so, I've had many a modified or "project" cars over the years.
  16. Thanks Phil! Luckily/unluckily, I'm not going anywhere for a while (for anyone reading this in the future we are right in the middle of the Coronavirus lock-down). I'll keep on trying to find a used set of bars for the time being, but as you say I don't think I'll find any! As soon as we're allowed to travel again I'll probably end up buying them new. Thanks again, Eddy
  17. Hi Nathan, I do have a question about the lowering. On many cars the tracking is knocked out of kilter, depending on the design, but this can and often does induce very rapid tyre wear, and can be extremely dangerous. I bought a Lancia Delta Integrale from a guy who had lowered it 'for rally use' (a bit odd in fact, as most rally cars are higher than road trim) but the point is, I assumed he knew what he was doing... The first day, on the autoroute, with my wife, and at high speed, I heard a 'flapflapflap' noise and instantly realised it was a tread stripping and slapping the road at each revolution! I didn't touch the brakes, just off the power and coast to standstill, got out, and on the front right, the entire width of the tread had stripped off the steel belt of the carcass! I then recalled the seller had mentioned very heavy tyre use.....which he hadn't equated with the fact he'd never checked the tracking! ANY extra toe-in or out will do this to an extent. So....was your tyre wear heavier after the lowering? If it had to be altered, do you recall how much and in which direction? Ie, in, or out?
  18. Buff69

    TPWS

    Hi all, so it looks like we have a slow leak in a rear tyre and have to go and get it checked out, as we have the TPWS is there any considerations? ie make sure the guy knows so he/she doesn’t break anything on the wheel?, is there any recalibration to be done at Toyota?. Many thanks
  19. Good to hear all OK 🙂 Yeah they hadnt done a lot of work! I found the thread where I later fitted the coilovers: ...which was 14 months after this thread so yes about 7k miles on the Eibachs tops I reckon. Thanks again, good to hear another Aygo gets some use out of them 🙂 Cheers
  20. Buff69

    Jump start point

    Hi PeteB yes there is a message that pops up, i think the wife has been drinking it as we have only done nearly 4000 miles lol
  21. I have this one eBay number 223959419170 I used to use it every time I left my Lexus RX400h at the airport as the small battery was useless, worked a treat and connected to the OB2 port inside the car which was easier .
  22. Thank you guys, that was the problem. I am pleased you posted before I spent ages going though the fuses. Thanks you, much appreciated.
  23. It's the outer part of aircon compressor pulley. The one below is similar, although not identical: https://www.hexautoparts.com/product/ac-compressor-clutch-replacement-kits-for-2007-2012-toyota-yaris-1700.html Does the aircon still work? I have heard of these falling off before, but can't remember whether or not it's essential to the operation of the air conditioning.
  24. Hmm n. 4 never heard of the charge for that. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  25. Hoping someone can help! My Aygo has been recalled for the second time to replace the passenger side window, the original recall was for the back glass window a few years ago ( i never got it done, i know i know! ) my problem is that i'm not sure if it's the root cause of the massive boot leak i have also acquired over the last year or so. The leak was found during a valet service to rid the car of mould that i'm only assuming is a result of the leaky windows in the recall notice. My question is - if i can book in to have the re call notices fixed ( not sure if they will as i am not a key worker besides the NHS volunteer scheme ) will they be responsible for finding the cause of the leak or will they fix both windows and that'll be the end of it? Any tips for keeping the mould at bay while the world goes back to normal would be appreciated also!
  26. The central threaded portion has an un-threaded part at its end. Whilst I don't look that hard at these things, I have never noticed an oil filter that has a thread of that design - the filter screws down on its rubber seal rather than becoming fully screwed on via its thread bottoming out. Also, the metal used is a fairly heavy thickness, a little over-specified for an oil filter! Also, as per the thread portion, that date code label would be on the inside of an oil filter cartridge, so invisible once made. I would (wildly) speculate that this might be a vibration damper to overcome some unwanted resonance, so perhaps from an engine mount or pulley wheel?
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