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  1. Thanks for reply but radio is on put cd in it plays eject cd the unit shuts off.... strange Update to issue just tried another Avensis with the same system and that too turns off when a cd is ejected.
  2. Hi all i recently changed my t180 avensis for a 2015 previous generation business edtion t27. I have noticed when i eject a cd from the player the unit turns off and needs turning back on. Normally on previous toyotas and other vehicles when a cd is ejected the system would go to the radio. Has anybody else found there vehicles doing this or is it a fault on the unit. Many thanks
  3. From reading the service bulleting, toyota seem to be saying it's the consumption of oil that causes the issues with these engines. So to answer your question if it's not consuming oil then it should not suffer the carbon build up that leads to head gasket failure. On the other hand toyota don't give out engine numbers that are affected only build dates for vehicles fitted with ad engines, the bulleting does not say if all engines will suffer this problem or a certain amount. You could own a vehicle in the time frame that toyota lists and not suffer any problems or you could be unluckily like a lot of us on here are and suffer the oil consumption issue and head gasket problems. It's all down to chance if you want to avoid the problem by a vehicle outside the listed build dates. If your looking at a vehicle in the time frame ask if it's had the engine replaced if not check it's got full history and has long has the vehicle is inside the extended warranty and you are unluckily enough to suffer the problem toyota should replace the engine free of charge.
  4. Does it mean (general conclusion) in danger are the engines with excessive oil consumption but those without oil consumption are safe?Its a common problem with the AD series engines 1ad ftv, 2ad ftv and 2ad fhv (these being 1ad(2.0) 2ad(2.2) . Build date Avensis april 2005 to feb 2009 rav4 july 2005 to december 2008 auris september 2006 to september 2009 and verso april 2005 to november 2008. I've had a new engine 7k ago due to erratic tick over turned out the engine was consuming oil and causing the egr valve to clog up, also the car was in continual regeneration mode. The under cover warranty is for cars aged to 7 years old or 111846 miles with service history. The conditions covered 1. oil consumption worse than 0.5 litres per 621 miles. 2. over heating and head gasket failure due to carbon deposits on the pistons. Toyota also for other out of warranty claims regarding the ad series engines would accept the following as being linked to a oil consumtion issue due to carbon clogging, egr valve, dpnr, 5th injector, egr cooler, blocked manifold. I managed to come across this information from a toyota warranty bulletin. Hope this helps all owners who's car is fitted with a AD series engine.
  5. My t180 did something similar to this i took it back to the garage several times. In the end was the dpf. Had a new engine fitted due to high oil consumption. Turned out old engine had totally clogged up the dpf and it could not regenerate its self correctly. The annoying thing was it took almost 2 weeks to get the problem diagnosed. They kept running tests on all sorts but there was no error codes. I was advised to use the car and see what happens. On way to see family over Christmas the engine light came on with trc off and vsc, had next to no throttle response and the car crawled to a halt. Phoned up AA they came out put the computer on and the dpf was in excess of 90%.
  6. Just to add to the oil consumption issue and head gaskets, My dpf failed. toyota tried to avoid paying for it saying it was a carbon issue. I was lucky to have a copy of the services bulleting. I just asked if a car burnt oil at the rate of 2 litres per 700 miles wont that produce excess carbon. I was put on hold, few minutes later toyota agreed to pay for a new dpf.
  7. I was told by the dealer when my engine was replaced, that the failure was caused by excessive oil consumption leading to excessive carbon build up. The top of the piston would be covered in carbon resulting in that contacting the head leading to shuffling and then failure.
  8. I managed 50ish once a few years ago. Dont know how i managed it tho cos its only manages 36-42mpg on most trips thats having to really try hard tho. Most of the time its mid 30's. Have complained about fuel consumption since 2007 had several ecu updates, new engine and DPF, Egr valve replaced.
  9. I get around 36-42 mpg from my t180. That's on shell fuel with dunlop sport 3000 tires
  10. At last somebody else with same issue has me. My T180 has done it from new its now on 87k and is no worse or better than it was the day i had it. i had the gearbox box cables replaced made a slight improvement but still not cured. Its worse in the cold weather. I have asked at the main dealer every time its been serviced and they are unable to find anything wrong.
  11. its the diesel particle filter it stops all the soot that most diesels produce. what it does is ever 200 miles or so is carries out a regeneration cycle which involves injecting diesel in to the diesel particle filter. I was quoted £1200 for a new dpf which is about the going rate. I work in the motor trade and its not just toyota having dpf isues but VW and that includes all VW group cars audi, skoda, seat etc. Have you checked your oil consumption. If you use oil and you got service history you can have a new engine fitted. Toyota ad series engines have oil consumption problems from 2005 till 2009.
  12. mine t180 did this a couple of years ago new egr valve fitted and problem went away or so i thought but then it started to rev high on tick over. My car had always used coolent from new in the end i needed a new engine due to high oil consumption now i get just the odd puff of smoke which i put down to the d-cat regeneration has it is only every 200 miles or so
  13. Its normal nothing to worry about only time to worry is when it does it when hot with no air con or nothing turned on, my t180 did this and was a blocked 5th injector
  14. hi got car back 2 weeks ago new dpf and some turbo hoses due to them starting to spilt and car is all fine now pulls like a train. The issue i did have was my toyota extended warranty would not pay fot the dpf due to it being blocked with carbon. So i made more calls to toyota gb and they came around to my way of thinking that the carbon was caused by my old engine burning vast amounts of oil.
  15. Had trouble opening pdf so if anyone else has same issue this is a copy of the carbon clogging tech bulletin. Warranty Bulletin For further information please contact Warranty, on 01737 367400. To be circulated to relevant staff within the Toyota Centre Network only. Please circulate and return to the Service Manager for central file. Centre Principal After Sales Manager Sales Manager Service Manager Parts Manager Sales Staff Our ref WB553 (v1.1) Pages 1/3First Issued 7th Dec 2010Last Revised 1st Apr 2011 AD Engine Out of Warranty Guidelines (0730J) We are pleased to advise that we have received more formalised guidelines from TME for the handling of AD engine problems on out of warranty vehicles. The coverage and processes are summarised below. Conditions Covered 1) Oil consumption worse than 0.5 litre per 621 miles (1,000 km)2) Overheating & Head Gasket failure due to carbon deposits on the pistons For all other out of warranty conditions related to AD engine problems, where the customer complaint can be directly linked to a “carbon clogging” concern, i.e. EGR Valve, DPNR, 5th Injector, EGR Cooler,blocked manifold, etc., we would accept this as being linked to an oil consumption condition. Vehicles Covered Those vehicles fitted with AD diesel engines Avensis with 1AD or 2AD (Prod. Date: Apr 2005 to Feb 2009) RAV4 with 2AD (Prod. Date: Jul 2005 to Dec 2008) Auris with 1AD or 2AD (Prod. Date: Sep 2006 to Sep 2009) Verso with 2AD (Prod. Date: Apr 2005 to Nov 2008) Age / Mileage Covered These guidelines cover vehicles up to 7 years old and 111,846 miles (180,000 km), whichever the sooner. This is conditional on there being a retail customer complaint and the vehicle having been reasonably maintained. Repair Method Repair must be in accordance with the latest Technical Instructions (TI) & any subsequent updates shown in the table on the following page: WB553 2/3 Model Engine Type TSB Reference 1AD-FTV EG-0050T-04102AD-FTV EG-0051T-0410 Avensis2AD-FHV EG-0052T-04102AD-FTV RAV 42AD-FHVEG-0016T-08091AD-FTV Auris2AD-FHVEG-0067T-0510 Verso 2AD-FTV EG-0060T-04102AD-FHV Correction Parts Please use the parts advised in the TI. If there is damage to the block, then please fit a new bare block. Correction parts lists, provided by TME, are published on TOTSS as an appendix to this bulletin, which refer to the use of bare blocks. There fore, do not fit: Short block Optifit block Partial engine Claim Policy 1) Prior Approval is not necessary if the claim is within the period of coverage, i.e. 7 years111,846 miles.2) If the vehicle is still within warranty, submit a normal claim using the standard flat rate operation numbers.3) The maintenance history should be checked and claims will not be accepted if due to poor maintenance. Please keep details of the service history with the job card set in case you are asked for it.4) For cases where the vehicle is out of warranty, e.g. over 3 years or 60,000 miles (whichever the sooner), please use the Special Operation numbers and times from the table on the following page. WB553 3/3 Warranty Claim Procedure Claim Type SOPE SOPE Reference 0730J Pre filled Packages Not available Parts Retention Period 60 days Special Operation Numbers Model Engine Op. No. Time (hrs) Auris1AD-FTV2AD-FTV2AD-FHV0730J4 22.0 Avensis1AD-FTV2AD-FTV2AD-FHV0730J2 24.9 RAV42AD-FTV2AD-FHV0730J3 24.9 Verso2AD-FTV2AD-FHV0730J5 24.31) Replace pistons, piston rings, cylinder head gasket, engine overhaul kit,crankshaft bearings, camshaft bearing cap bolts and con rod bearings Engine coolant, power steering fluid and air conditioning gas should be re- used and cannot be claimed.2) Claim attachments – if the repair involves more than replacement of pistons, please attach photographs of the damaged parts and relevant measurements. This would apply to scored blocks or warped cylinder heads. Reimbursement for Costs Previously Paid by the Customer These will be given consideration on a case by case basis. Please submit a Prior Approval attaching a copy of the invoice and other relevant information, e.g. service history. Technician Skills Level Repairs should only be carried by Toyota Licensed Technicians (TLT)
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