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  1. Re: Testing fuel system / replacing fuel pressure regulator

    Yes, unfortunately this is yet another discontinued part now. If you go to eBay and type in "toyota van fuel pressure regulator" you will get many listings for aftermarket regulators. Some are pretty...
  2. Re: Help Need a workaround for an NLA Overdrive relay

    If you don't think you'll ever need to turn it off, a more permanent mechanical solution would be to just remove the solenoid and replace it with this:...
  3. Re: Help Need a workaround for an NLA Overdrive relay

    Here's a copy/paste from another thread:



    As shown above, the relay is only there to disable the OD if the van is cold or the switch is off. If you don't have a need to turn off the OD and if...
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    Re: no brakes at all

    :dance2::clap:
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    Re: no brakes at all

    Just the valve at the inlet of the booster. Vacuum is required for NA engines to idle, so if yours runs reasonably well, I would suspect a clog or maybe a leak somewhere in the booster supply. If you...
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    Re: no brakes at all

    I'm thinking it's gotta be a clog in a vacuum port or maybe a vacuum hose that's collapsing inside. There's also a check valve that helps the booster retain vacuum during times when engine vacuum is...
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    Re: Oil Light Problem

    Huh..........could it be that all this time I have been misunderstanding the system for 86 - 89 cargo and DLX trim levels? I always thought that was only a pressure light. If it does oil level too,...
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    Re: Oil Light Problem

    Different years/trim levels had different warning systems. For 86 - 89, if you have a gauge, then you will not have a pressure warning light, but you will likely have an oil level warning light. If...
  9. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

    It's kind of hard to identify by that picture, but I believe that's a solenoid switch similar to this one: http://www.texasindustrialelectric.com/Relays_24812_01.asp. I'm guessing at some point a...
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    Re: no brakes at all

    To my knowledge, about the only thing that can go wrong with a vacuum booster is a busted diaphragm. You can test the diaphragm by putting vacuum to it, then seeing if it holds. If you don't have a...
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    Re: Upgrading the alternator

    https://www.toyotavantech.com/forum/content.php?200-Change-your-alternator-ILLUSTRATED!
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    Re: no brakes at all

    Is it possible you got grease or brake fluid on the friction surfaces? Brakes rely on friction and grease/brake fluid contamination will destroy their ability to do their job. Rotors and drums can...
  13. Thread: Oil in water

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    Re: Oil in water

    Oil in the coolant won't necessarily hurt anything, but I guess it depends on how much and/or if it's being pushed out the radiator overflow. It doesn't sound like a head gasket or cracked head as...
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    Re: Power Steering Pressure Line Fix

    For what it's worth, I'm not 100% sure these ports are different size, I just know that's a common thing for manufacturers to do to avoid confusion. I changed the rack on my 86 back in August last...
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    Re: Cornering light operation and removal

    The OE Toyota part number is 99132-11270 which is equivalent to an 1156 automotive bulb. A better choice may be to put an LED up there. Any LED that replaces 1156, BA15S, 1003, 1141, or 7506 will...
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    Re: Power Steering Pressure Line Fix

    Again, I'm still assuming you're talking about the rack, and if you are, the port on the back (radiator side) is the pressure line. The port on the front (bevel gear side) is the return line. The...
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    Re: Power Steering Pressure Line Fix

    If you're talking about the ports on the rack, they are slightly different in size and will only go on one way.
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    Re: Upgrading the alternator

    That's awesome information! Thank you. In checking that part number you gave (Denso 210-0461) I found these are plentiful, inexpensive and used on several different vehicles. I don't know how they...
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    Re: 14" tires for 4WD (stock rims)

    FYI, the Dean Wildcat tires were the Cooper Discoverer tires rebranded for Les Schwab (a NW tire sales chain) to sell. I ran the Wildcat's with heavy loads for years and they performed well. A few...
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    Re: 14" tires for 4WD (stock rims)

    The stock tire size for your van is 205-75R 14 so yeah, since 205 /70R 14 tires are smaller they would fit no problem. From the ground to the top of the tire they are only about 3/4" smaller so no...
  21. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

    Wow, that's a nasty looking hack job. There is a benefit to having some access here, but it's hard to imagine a cut like that helping much. If it were mine I'd weld/patch that, then maybe put a more...
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    Re: ball joints (4WD)

    I don't know what that is for, but it's not a Toyota Van. I just did a search under "ball joint" and easily found multiple examples. Here's a link that will take you to a post that shows 4wd and 2wd...
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    Re: ball joints (4WD)

    The 4wd vans have cast iron upper control arms with the ball joints physically cast/formed into them (all 1 piece). The 2wd uses stamped steel upper control arms with bolt-on ball joints. If you...
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    Re: ball joints (4WD)

    That's for a 2wd van. Front suspension on the 4wd is totally different from the 2wd. Tim
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    Sticky: Re: best place to get OEM parts

    :whs: They have good pricing, but they are slow (by today's standards). It usually takes them a minimum of 5 days to get a tracking number, then another couple of days to put it into the hands of the...
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    Re: What happend to the Forum format?

    You just made this post :LOLabv:. Are you saying you can post in some places but not others? I just checked your profile in our control panel and all your permission settings are set correctly. Tim
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    Re: Temperature sensor and sender

    Some of these sensors use crush washers and others don't. It's been too long since I did this one to remember, but if it came with a crush washer and the hole it goes into has a smooth outer surface,...
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    Re: Fuse Block Identification

    It's possible, but there wouldn't be a Toyota part number or any way to verify (other than ordering std stuff and then checking to see if it interchanges). Back when these vans were still in the...
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    Re: Fuse Block Identification

    I don't remember the exact draw on that circuit, but I'm guessing it's ~10 amps. It's not so much the load, but the fact that fans tend to run a lot. It's the constant stress that eventually causes...
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    Re: Electric fans and thermostats

    It looks to me like the sensor has changed and the new one is threaded.
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    Re: Electric fans and thermostats

    It's a " OD stainless steel probe (no threads) Here's a quote from earlier in this thread:
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    Re: clutch master and slave cylinders

    Here's a couple of helpful threads:

    https://www.toyotavantech.com/forum/showthread.php?63-How-to-Remove-the-Dashboard
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    Re: Fuse Block Identification

    Opening & adding to old threads is what we want........keeps all like information together. Thank you for not starting a new thread :). This is a common problem with circuits that carry heavy loads...
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    Re: How to pass CA smog????

    I'm not sure what the penalty would be or even if they look for this sort of thing (regarding smog), but I do know they hunt people down who do this for reasons of tax evasion. I realize that these...
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    Re: Previa valve cover

    You would install a new gasket, then just put a little dab of FIPG in the corners where the raised area is for the distributor. Here's a post on Toyota Nation that shows where to put it. Tim
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    Re: Changing the fuel filter

    FYI, 19 mm and 3/4" size is almost identical, so in a pinch you can use a 3/4" wrench in place of 19 mm. Tim
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    Re: Changing the fuel filter

    I don't believe there is a torque spec in the manual for this, but I never tried to look it up so who knows. With crush washers it's a feel you develop. Once snug you should crank it down until the...
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    Re: battery hooked up in reverse

    Hi and welcome to TVT! Check out THIS POST for troubleshooting tips. Tim
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    Re: How to disassemble the dash on a Previa

    Considering how infrequently the dash needs to be pulled apart, I always put all screws back. Failing to put them back may make future disassembling easier, but can also result in squeaks and rattles.
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    Re: Idler Arm and Gearbox

    I just completely rebuilt the front suspension on my 86 van and I replaced those as part of the job. They are Toyota Part No.: 48674-29026
    "Strut Bar Cushion". I got mine from Toyotapartsdeal.com...
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    Re: 89 2wd van, codes 2 - 5 and 6

    You might also consider installing a wide band O2 sensor and mixture gauge as this will allow you to view and adjust the mixture correctly. Check out this thread:...
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    Re: 89 2wd van, codes 2 - 5 and 6

    Have you thoroughly checked the throttle body rubber intake tube for cracks? With the van idling give it a squeeze. If the van stalls, then it's likely that tube. Tim
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    Re: ball joints (4WD)

    If you give me the part numbers you ordered I can tell you if they will fit. I know Moog sells these control arms for 2wd vans (I just replaced uppers and lowers on mine with Moog), but I doubt they...
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    Re: Viable option for automatic transmission?

    Ivan, Hi and welcome to TVT! :wave2: I took the liberty to move your post to a more appropriate place. I know you're new here, so I'm not going to give you a hard time, but in the future, please...
  45. Re: 1987 Toyota 4wd manual getting code 6 RPM Signal

    It's not a very common code. I've only seen it on vans that don't run or left over from previous conditions that were resolved. Since our ECU's don't self clear, unless you clear manually, errant...
  46. Re: 1987 Toyota 4wd manual getting code 6 RPM Signal

    https://www.toyotavantech.com/forum/showthread.php?1722-figuring-out-code
  47. Re: Engine Service Connector not working - can't set proper ignition timing

    Yes, that's it. That one fits all years and all models of US vans with auto transmissions. More details on this job can be found in THIS THREAD starting on post #14.
  48. Re: Engine Service Connector not working - can't set proper ignition timing

    It could be a transmission issue then. I'm not a transmission guy, but I'd start out by pulling the pan and replacing the screen/strainer assy. I'd also check for metallic particles in the fluid and...
  49. Re: Engine Service Connector not working - can't set proper ignition timing

    Have you checked transmission fluid level? Not shifting into gear @ low RPM while cold is the classic indicator you're running low on ATF. Tim
  50. Re: Engine Service Connector not working - can't set proper ignition timing

    With those codes we must be talking about an 88 - 89 van......right? Code 22 is an ECU Temp Sensor code, but if that sensor is bad the van will run REALLY bad, so I'm guessing that's an old code that...
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