Most manufactures recommend changing the water pump and timing belt If applicable around 100k miles. General Motors sent notices to the Pontiac Vibe owners on September 15, 2014, that a remedy is available. He took the vehicle to a dealer to have the fuel injector cleaned and the light went off. The coolant level leaked dangerously low, and engine temperature rose without any check engine light on. If you arent very mechanically oriented, you will likely find this is not the job to start with.
But the car is still stalling during driving. Toyota owners that experience a problem with a switch should not attempt to make repairs, but should contact their Toyota dealer or the Toyota Customer Experience Center at 1-800-331-4331. They say this burned up the engine. Toyota will notify the Toyota, Scion and Lexus owners. I did this and found the pulley to be stuck and hard to rotate.
When components start exhibiting signs or symptoms of break down, it is smart to quickly find the essential components and initiate motor vehicle repairs straightaway to reestablish your driving quality and avoid increasing repair expenses. So problem is still not fixed. However, if I pop the hood, there is pretty apparent that something has been leaking because there is like pink bubbly stuff on the side where the coolant is. Those owners may contact Pontiac Customer Care at 1-800-762-2737. Toyota sent owners an interim notification letter in May 2014 to advise owners of the recall. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge.
P will learn how to be a better Service Manager. A properly functioning water pump is key to your car's cooling system. Toyota will mail owners a second letter when remedy parts are available. I have mixed feelings about this. Quote from Initial Z : Yeah I already scheduled an appoint this afternoon with Toyota. How come I drove a 2003 Corolla for 12 years and 250000 miles without any problem.
Toyota's latest call back involves a number of vehicles manufactured between August 2000 and December 2011, including its popular Prius hybrid, which suffered from one or both of the defects, it said. Without looking at the vehicle, the young Service Asst. Usually this is a somewhat more expensive job. I hope others may learn from this incident. Toyota should have replaced the water pump! Not sure if it would be covered depending on the miles. The problem was faulty wiring and a missing cylinder. Those items were replaced and my vehicle still will not start.
Consumer writes in regards to water pump pulley disengagement and need for third set of tires on vehicle. Interior fit and finish isn't quite as good though. Causes me to focus on radio instead of driving. Then, I chatted with a Toyota Tech online and he said I could check the pump myself by releasing tension on belt and see if the pump pulley was loose, binding or leaking. Once it was towed to the dealers they determined that the water pump and stopped working for no apparent reason. This affect all dashboard displays. Claimed that someone dropped battery acid on hood.
This car has have many recalls and terrible electric steering that makes it difficult to keep in a straight line on the highway and now the water pump failure at 55,000 miles. The consumer stated he heard a noise coming from under the hood, followed by a sound of something hitting the highway. Teflon® is a registered trademark of E. So, I return to the dealership and told the Service Manager the whole story. Shares in Toyota ended down 0.
So far, there has not been an accident. Toyota sent owners an interim notification letter in May 2014 to advise owners of the recall. There are more areas and each one small, under 1 cm. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. When the water pump failed it caused my car to heat up causing the serpentine belt to break.
After a couple hundred miles, the light illuminated again so he took it back to the dealership. Had to have it towed to a mechanic who will replace the water pump tomorrow, December 29, 2014. It acts like it has a short. Cold weather makes it worse. Youtube video of the radio acting up. The antifreeze came out from the broken water pump itself.