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    Re: Steering Wheel Shenanigans

    Haven't had time to check since this thing gets used everyday. Issues are still persisting but I've noticed toying around with the controls and what still needs to be done/checked:

    The Hi-beam...
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    Re: Steering Wheel Shenanigans

    Nope, removed it today (Fell apart inside the steering column but its just sitting at the bottom of the column shroud) and also conveniently lost the rubber cap to the OBD Port too (landed on a shelf...
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    Steering Wheel Shenanigans

    So, yesterday I took it into my own hands to attempt at fixing the horn contacts in the steering wheel/column and boy I believe I have the power of King Midas as King Mess-up because for some reason...
  4. Thread: A few questions

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    Re: A few questions

    Hmm, I would love to try this on my '89 TV (Yes I know i have no business here on the Previa sections for the time being) but if it does fail my TV will be out of action to find a replacement be it...
  5. Thread: Washer issues

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    Re: Washer issues

    Also having an issue with my washer, most likely dirt got into the system since mine never had a cap on the tank in a long, long time, and being it came from the high desert probably years of dust...
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    Re: How I fixed my broken horn

    So, with some time on my hands finally I decided to give this a shot since JDM had confirmed my intermittent horn issue. Down to the "yank the darn steering wheel off" step; I ain't the strongest man...
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    Re: 89 2wd van, codes 2 - 5 and 6

    Ello, hope you don't mind me necromancing one of these ol' threads but I got around to checking the OBD1 on my van [also an 89 2wd] (very interesting process compared to nowadays OBD2) and shes...
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    Re: Rear Wheel Cylinder Inquiry

    Pulled the trigger on getting a rebuild kit. Let's see how this goes. (5$ for a kit, sheesh!) :whistle:
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    Re: Rear Wheel Cylinder Inquiry

    Thanks JDM VANMAN, will be seeing which Toyota site has 'em cheapest. Also Burnboot thanks for your input too. Always trusted OEM since I got this thing running 'cause its never let me down since!...
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    Rear Wheel Cylinder Inquiry

    So, after pain-stakingly changing both drum brake shoes for the first time in my life ever today I encountered a leaking Wheel Cylinder, passenger side, that appears to be leaking from the right...
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    Re: Removing the Air Filter

    Huh, well good to know in advance that a K&N filter won't fit. Thanks for that little bit of info, originalkwyjibo. :thmbup:
  12. Thread: front end noise

    by 89van
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    Re: front end noise

    Ain't got no business with Previas at all, but my Saturn does the same thing. Have you checked your splash guards in the wheel wells for any signs of rubbing? Sounds eerily familiar. Might be that or...
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    Re: Removing the Air Filter

    Jeez, you guys were NOT kidding when you said the air filter was a P.I.T.A. Considering it was also my first time doing the air filter on any of vehicle, it took me a total of 2 days to do it, and a...
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    Re: Multi-Contribute Problem Diagnosing

    Thank you all for your inputs in aiding me with my journey to correct the many neglected issues in my van. As of late I will be adding some more power steering fluid (checked and even when cold the...
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    Re: Multi-Contribute Problem Diagnosing

    Fair point, no idea what hoses those are in question unfortunately :?: but they must probably not be vacuum lines since they've been disconnected for quite a while to be that dusty. Also they're the...
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    Multi-Contribute Problem Diagnosing

    So, I believe I might have a lead on why my van refuses to start when its warm, as well as some other symptoms of what I believe is Vapor Locking. I know it probably couldnt be the starter as that...
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    Re: Cornering Lamp Removal

    Yes, the ones mounted on the outside of the headlamps. Still confused by "they come out forwards at about 60 degrees from a line pointing forwards." though, I'm not sure I get what you mean by that....
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    Cornering Lamp Removal

    Gonna be replacing these as they've been broken for quite a while (long enough for a broken piece of plastic to be worn smooth from the weather kind of long) So, I got the two screws off, gave it...
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    Re: Van Starting Emergency!

    Ah, that sounds more like it. Was very worried something like the head gasket was affected because of the same symptoms of white smoke out the tailpipe. Well, relieving to know it wasn't that but...
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    Re: Van Starting Emergency!

    Well today I attempted starting it and it fired right up like nothing happened. Ran and drove around town like a top... resolved I suppose? :cnfsd: :?:
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    Van Starting Emergency!

    So today this morning I tried to start my van but to no avail; when I turned the key to start it would click and nothing happened. At 4:22 PM though, i tried to start it again and the following...
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    Re: Intermittent Horn

    Thanks for the guidance! Will analyze the info there to see if I can also fix my intermittent horn issue.
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    Intermittent Horn

    Basically, during a small driving session I.E. to the gas station & back, if I use the horn once, it will not work again for the drive to or fro for some unknown reason... If it even decides to work...
  24. Thread: Cabin Air Filter

    by 89van
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    Re: Cabin Air Filter

    Don't think vans have a cabin filter. Was driving once and a leaf flew into my farthest right passenger's vent. Had to use a pen to break it up with the fan on full blast to get it out :whistle:
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    Sticky: Re: Basic Van knowledge for new owners

    Old thread but I haven't seen an in-depth diagram for doing your spare tire for vans fitted with leaf springs (4x4 vans and vans fitted with coil springs are unknown to me but may follow different...
  26. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

    Will do.
  27. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

    In addition, do you also know the part numbers for door locks for the sliding door exterior and the rear door? The sliding door is busted (everytime I shut the sliding door, the whole assembly pops...
  28. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

    Yep, thats it! Thanks. You guys know everything! :thmbup:
  29. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT'S-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for US Toyota Vans 1984-1

    Curious if anyone knows the number for the shroud around the door lock on the interior (see picture) as my van seems to have that missing. Passenger's side preferred but if they're interchangeable...
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