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  1. Thanks! Just bought one on Toyota's eBay shop.
  2. Just an update to say i've bought the car I mentioned for £2500. It's in very nice condition, I hope it will be as reliable as my old Yaris.
  3. Thank you for the replies. Out of interest, what would you expect to pay for a car of this description?
  4. Hi All, I'm looking for a new Yaris to replace my current 1999 model. I've found a 2009 one with a 1.33 litre engine and start/stop etc. It also has a full service history, drives nicely, engine runs quietly, bodywork and interior in good condition. However, it has 94,000 miles which I know for it's age is average, but do you think it will last me for the next 5 or 6 years with regular servicing etc.? I average about 8,000 miles per year. Thank you 🙂
  5. Hi All, I have a 1999 Yaris 1.0L. When the engine is fully warmed up the idle drops to around 500-600 RPM, which is supposed to be normal for the Yaris. However, when pressing the accelerator to pull away the engine will almost stall before the revs come up to where they should be. This is particularly bad when needing to pull away quickly because the car won't go for a second or two because the idle drops before rising back again. This doesn't happen when the engine is cold because the idle speed is higher. I hope this makes sense. I've also tried blipping the accelerator in neutral, and it does exactly the same thing. Can anyone help as to what this may be?
  6. But if the cat isn't working properly and doesn't convert the CO emissions, wouldn't the post-cat oxygen sensor detect this and throw the error code.
  7. Hi All, My Yaris has just gone over the CO limit on the MOT emissions test. Everything else is normal HC, Lambda etc. The code P0172 is also showing which is "System Too Rich". The car is 19 years old and when it's first started I can smell petrol outside and sometimes when I get out after driving it I can smell it too. I've tried Cataclean and i've also cleaned the MAF. I'm thinking it's the CAT? Any thoughts? Ross.
  8. Hi All, My 1.0L 1999 Yaris had high CO emissions on the MOT report, it passed but was right on the limit. I also used Cataclean before that but obviously it didn't help very much. That was in March, and now a fault code has come up: P0172 System Too Rich. I tried using premium unleaded fuel for a few weeks but the code keeps coming back after I reset it. Does anyone have any ideas as to what is causing these issues? I have attached the emissions report for more detail. Thank You :)
  9. My existing battery is 45Ah and 300CCA. I've bought the 40Ah now, I was told it should be fine. Thanks for your help
  10. Thanks, i've looked on Euro Car Parts already and lots of different types come up. I'm hoping 40Ah is enough.
  11. Hi All, I need a new battery for my 1L 1999 Yaris. I'm looking at a type 063 battery with 340CCA and 40Ah, would this be any good? Thanks :)
  12. Hi All, My 2010 Avensis TR won't start the first time. The engine will crank slowly but it takes a few tries to get it started, the battery has been checked and is fine. Any ideas? Thanks.