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madbritish

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About madbritish

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  • First Name
    Graham
  • Gender*
    Male
  • Toyota Model
    Avensis 1.8i Hatch
  • Toyota Year
    1997
  • Location
    Somerset
  1. I have a 1997Avensis GLS (1.8i) Manual Saloon, when I go above 60mph the whole of the front of the car and steering wheel wobbles and vibrates as if the wheels are not ballanced, when I take my foot off the accelerator the vibration and wobble goes away, I took it to a garage, they said all tyres were defective and I need them replaced and they would send the old ones back for an inspection and poss refund, this I did, had 4 brand new good quality tyres and at the same time had all wheels balanced and tracking done. BUT still have the same problem ??? Any one any ideas??? Thanks in advance Ma
  2. was the crankshaft position sensor, all cured now Thanks to all
  3. s the crankshaft position sensor, all cured now Thanks to all
  4. Hi all, new here so hope someone can help. I have a 1997 Avensis 1.8i Hatch (R Reg) it has started gushing out white smoke, worse at idle, not to bad on starting up but grows worse, does not use a lot of oil, or water, I had another engine fitted about 2 years ago for the same reason, bloke said the piston bores were oval ?? I have had it converted to LPG about 6 years ago and had little problems with it. The new engine had done 20,000 when fitted and I have done about 30,000 on top of that. I keep seeing on this forum about cleaning sensors and injectors, I have an ultrasonic cleaner here, wo
  5. I had the same problem, toyota garage were next to usless, took it to a garage that specialise in toyota, took a while but turned out to be the crankshaft position sensor it was giving a reading on the compoter, but was the wrong reading, kept telling the computer it was cold when in fact it was hot, so would not start from hot Hope this helps
  6. I had the same problem, toyota garage were next to usless, took it to a garage that specialise in toyota, took a while but turned out to be the crankshaft position sensor it was giving a reading on the compoter, but was the wrong reading, kept telling the computer it was cold when in fact it was hot, so would not start from hot Hope this helps
  7. Welcome to the Toyota forums madbritish :)

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