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by albaluch
Fri May 31, 2013 3:41 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza AS200 1G-FE Auto - Idle Acting Up - Help Please ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3639

Re: Altezza AS200 1G-FE Auto - Idle Acting Up - Help Please

You better contact Toyota, if they don't have in stock they can order it for you. Im not really sure about the price but its a bit on the higher side somefin around US $200. The other best option is to contact Nick the site trader on nick@nst.co.nz Cheers! Thanks Steve86; i'll be going to the break...
by albaluch
Fri May 31, 2013 11:44 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza AS200 1G-FE Auto - Idle Acting Up - Help Please ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3639

Re: Altezza AS200 1G-FE Auto - Idle Acting Up - Help Please

Thats true Mike, was having prob with the brakes too..you can recheck on the above thread I mentioned the brakes going hard. Albaluch, l recommend you replace the vvti selonoid as cleaning it up only wont give you joy for too long. Thanks for the recommendations guys. I agree with you Steve86, Do y...
by albaluch
Thu May 30, 2013 3:00 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza AS200 1G-FE Auto - Idle Acting Up - Help Please ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3639

Re: Altezza AS200 1G-FE Auto - Idle Acting Up - Help Please

Okay, I drove the car over lunchtime and went to the mechanic, car was fine not acting up. We checked the brakes and it was not the issue, The link that you sent me above sounds like exactly whats happening to the car when I'm driving however. We checked the VVt-i selenoid and it looked fine, clean...
by albaluch
Thu May 30, 2013 12:39 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza AS200 1G-FE Auto - Idle Acting Up - Help Please ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3639

Re: Altezza AS200 1G-FE Auto - Idle Acting Up - Help Please

Where the brake fluid reservoir is go back to the big round black drum there should be a rubber pipe going into it follow that to engine and block it off there pic below to show what your looking at with the red arrows, brake pedal shouldn't go hard even with high revs otherwise that would cancel o...
by albaluch
Thu May 30, 2013 11:31 am
Forum: Pic & video vault
Topic: Altezza + s14
Replies: 5
Views: 513

Re: Altezza + s14

Sweet Rides.
by albaluch
Thu May 30, 2013 11:28 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza AS200 1G-FE Auto - Idle Acting Up - Help Please ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3639

Re: Altezza AS200 1G-FE Auto - Idle Acting Up - Help Please

If your break pedal went hard would say that's to do with the brake servo you might have either a gone 1 way valve or either a split in the pipe, or worse a split in the servo diaphragm, worth blocking the pipe off closest to the engine and see if it solves the issue, don't drive but if you do bear...
by albaluch
Thu May 30, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza AS200 1G-FE Auto - Idle Acting Up - Help Please ?
Replies: 13
Views: 3639

Altezza AS200 1G-FE Auto - Idle Acting Up - Help Please ?

Hi Guys/Gals, I got my Altezza about 2 weeks ago and everything was fine until Saturday. On the Sat I was driving normally when I felt my brake pedal get hard and then the car started shaking with the rpm going to about 2000-3000 revs. I stopped at the traffic lights and and the car was revving its...
by albaluch
Mon May 27, 2013 10:44 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: idle isue
Replies: 42
Views: 4184

Re: idle isue

I have the same problem as above, I have tried cleaning the throttle body and it made a difference the same day. After an hour driving, the issues came up again. I had to balance the car from neutral when I am stopping or slowing down to D when im moving. Im keeping my eye on this post, hopefully so...
by albaluch
Mon May 27, 2013 10:13 am
Forum: Newbies - Check-in here!!
Topic: New Altezza
Replies: 16
Views: 743

Re: New Altezza

SilTezza wrote:welcome.. just spray the alloys gun metal, you wont regret


I will make sure I do that, I have a spare set of 18" Deep Dish Alloys that are perfect for this car. I will just need to get them sprayed to gun metal.
by albaluch
Mon May 27, 2013 10:12 am
Forum: Newbies - Check-in here!!
Topic: New Altezza
Replies: 16
Views: 743

Re: New Altezza

martinb7793 wrote:Welcome to tezzaworld

Were you from?


Thanks Guys for the warm welcome, I am from Dublin.
by albaluch
Tue May 21, 2013 10:50 am
Forum: Newbies - Check-in here!!
Topic: New Altezza
Replies: 16
Views: 743

New Altezza

Hi Guys, I wanted to take a minute and introduce my self. My name is Sameer and I swapped my Honda Accord 2.0i SE Exec for a Toyota Altezza. Since I am new to this car, I was wondering if you veterans would be able to gimme a crash course on these cars ? Looking forward to hearing from you. Things I...

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