Attached is a letter I plan on sending to Toyota. I Intend To File A Claim With toyota. Caution : be sure to perform this check by hand, instead of air pressure. My 2008 Highlander with 72K miles on it has started making a brief 1 second grinding noise right after starting it if it's been sitting for a bit it won't make the noise if I immediately turn it off and on again. The Approximate Failure Mileage Was 83,000. Then, remove the fan and generator v belt and put back the v—ribbed belt tensioner little by little and fix it quietly. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
My Car, However Is Extensively Damaged. I would expect that this is where the problem is. It often causes the breakage of the lock pin. You may consider people who change oil every 3k miles to be idiots but your posts show a total lack of understanding about proper car care and what warranty will and will not cover. I have not been able to take a vacation since, nor afford a new car. July 20, 2012 Driving On A Straight Interstate. The Contact Noticed Smoke Coming From Underneath The Vehicle And The Check Engine Warning Light Illuminated On The Instrument Panel.
Bummer, no surprise they are not willing to cover it. Apr 17, 2014 My Engine Started Making A Rattle Sound When Starting It Up. Attached is a list of similar complaints when I looked up water pump failure in 2014. The Highlander is a transverse motor design motor is mounted sideways, like a front wheel drive car. The chain connects the bottom half of the motor crankshaft and pistons with the top half of the motor cylinder heads, can shafts and valves. The contact had not experienced a failure. Summary: Tech tip: customer complains of carious bluetooth connectivity concerns after upgrading to ios 8.
The only way anyone can make a statement like that is if two identical cars were matched and one was abused and one was taken care of, both driven the same, then after 100K miles a compression test was done to see the difference. Shortly after that I received a notice from Toyota admitting they had a problem with these engines burning oil. The Change In The Handling Was Immediate, And I Am Thankful I Was Not On The Highway. Replacement brand parts are the most affordable solution for your replacement needs! This Has Happened Now Three Times Over Past 6 Months. He didn't specifically say the chain itself had to be replaced, but that it has something to do with the variable valve timing and that there's a ton of labor involved getting to the problem.
Aug 28, 2012 The Contact Owns A 2009 toyota corolla. The Contact Merged To The Shoulder Of The Road And Noticed The Vehicle Had Overheated. Ganley Toyota in akron was upset and Mr. This is not the same as replacing the timing chain, though it is in the same area of the motor. This Is Unacceptable And Not Safe!!! This is supposed to be an ¿honest, reliable¿ company but if they expect consumers to pay 2 to 6 thousand dollars for a new engine that was their fault.
Apr 26, 2014 Water Pump Began To Loudly Whir After 6 Hours Of Continuous Highway Driving. Plug one of the path with a rubber piece. Timing Chain Kit Water Pump Fit 01-13 Toyota Camry Matrix Rav4 Scion 2. I Sincerely Hope Nhtsa Will Investigate This Issue. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. That noise is not good, as something is getting beaten up everytime. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.
The Contact Took The Vehicle To The Dealer And Was Told There Was A Problem With The Cam Shaft. . The car, when cold-started, rattles briefly. Caveat emptor is one thing, but failing to disclose a known issue seems like another to me. Push further at the position where the pin gets into the groove. Hint : two advance side paths are provided in the groove of the camshaft. The Contact Stated That The Vehicle Would Make A Rattling Noise When First Started.
Failure to provide replacement parts in a timely manner on the takata air bags. While I understand those were tough times, we are still feeling the 2008 recession through this faulty product and a company that does not hold up to their name. When It Reaches 90,000 It Brakes. The Contact Was Concerned Because The Dealer Stated The Engine Could Also Fail. The Manufacturer Was Made Aware Of The Failure Who Did Not Offer Any Assistance. Notice: if there is no dtc in the normal mode, check the pending fault code using the continuous test results function mode 7 for sae j1979 on the obd ii scan tool or the hand—held tester. Summary: Tt: customers may experience connectivity issues when the following conditions are met: the customer's iphone is operating on ios9 firmware.
You will probably be singing this same song, second verse, when you get your next new car. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. When we took a trip this thanksgiving 3 weeks ago we had the failure resulting from this warning sound. Just plur your Toyota Corolla and Year into the Year Make Model selector above and when you search for a Timing Gear Auto Parts Warehouse will only show you parts that fit your vehicle. Hear from other customers via the 20 reviews on parts for your Toyota Corolla. The Vehicle Was Not Repaired.
The woman who handles titles was nasty in indicating that we did not purchase the car from ganley. Could've been worse, I suppose. Ganley, the owner, would not even talk to us when we requested an appointment. Without a car for three weeks and forced to purchase a re-built engine from Toyota. Notice : be careful not to damage the camshaft. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Thought about this, but I'd have a hard time selling this to someone without disclosing that I'm aware of a potentially hugely expensive problem with it.