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by Steve86
Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: ATF deep stick
Replies: 4
Views: 397

Re: ATF deep stick

Ok, thanks a lot bro
by Steve86
Wed Oct 24, 2012 11:38 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: ATF deep stick
Replies: 4
Views: 397

Re: ATF deep stick

Thanks Mike, but im failing to find the catch, hw exactly should l go abt it?
by Steve86
Mon Oct 15, 2012 2:00 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: ATF deep stick
Replies: 4
Views: 397

ATF deep stick

Hi Guys

Hope u doin great.

This might sound a bit silly but im havin trouble re-inserting back my ATF deep stick, it seems something is blocking it from going down. Is it normal that l should push it down with so much force?.

Please help a brotherman asap.


Cheers!!!
by Steve86
Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: auto gearbox oil change
Replies: 9
Views: 1075

Re: auto gearbox oil change

Thanks, will check with Toyota for the price, m afraid it will cost me a fortune..
by Steve86
Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:21 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: auto gearbox oil change
Replies: 9
Views: 1075

Re: auto gearbox oil change

Mike, whts the update, have you done anything yet??
by Steve86
Thu Oct 04, 2012 12:36 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: auto gearbox oil change
Replies: 9
Views: 1075

Re: auto gearbox oil change

Thanks 4 the question Mike, was about to pause the same question coz Im facing a similar problem wth mine. l was thinking of changing the ATF again over the weekend hoping it will work. Its lazy when pulling off and at times it takes time to shift from 2nd to 3rd gear Guys please help before we go o...
by Steve86
Fri Aug 31, 2012 10:16 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza misfiring and shutting down at low rev
Replies: 16
Views: 6810

Re: Altezza misfiring and shutting down at low rev

l am now running Shell 5w-40 in my engine, though its expensive this side (US$ 55.00) compared to 10w-40 (US$ 24.00), the performance has really improved, you can hardly hear the idling and fuel consumption has improved so much. l recommend it if you want to enjoy yo tezza wtht givin u a brain freez...
by Steve86
Wed Aug 22, 2012 9:06 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission section
Topic: Misfire at 3000rpm when warm
Replies: 4
Views: 489

Re: Misfire at 3000rpm when warm

My guess is its the valve that goes into the top of the engine on the intake side of the motor right next to the cam. That is the vvti selenoid which has gone bad.
by Steve86
Wed Aug 22, 2012 8:51 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza misfiring and shutting down at low rev
Replies: 16
Views: 6810

Re: Altezza misfiring and shutting down at low rev

Well, it makes sense now, was using 10w-40. I am definitely switching to 5w-30. Thanks for the tips man.
by Steve86
Tue Aug 21, 2012 8:13 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza misfiring and shutting down at low rev
Replies: 16
Views: 6810

Re: Altezza misfiring and shutting down at low rev

Wow, finally l have done it guys. It was a faulty vvti selenoid which was sticking maybe because of gunk, but l have replaced it altogether and she is now fluent that you can hardly hear a sound when she is idling. She is oozing water from the exhaust pipe, Wow..Im glad hey. Just thought l would pas...
by Steve86
Mon Aug 20, 2012 1:57 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza misfiring and shutting down at low rev
Replies: 16
Views: 6810

Re: Altezza misfiring and shutting down at low rev

Yes, its doing exactly that, and its vibrating as if its running out of fuel.
by Steve86
Tue Aug 07, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza misfiring and shutting down at low rev
Replies: 16
Views: 6810

Re: Altezza misfiring and shutting down at low rev

Thanx Tezza Fanatic, l checked my spark plugs and they r still good.Im yet to check the MAF sensor, will get back to you once l check it.

Thanx a ton.

Cheers!!!
by Steve86
Mon Aug 06, 2012 9:08 am
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Altezza misfiring and shutting down at low rev
Replies: 16
Views: 6810

Altezza misfiring and shutting down at low rev

Hi Guys, hope you doing great. Its been long Well l own a 1999 is 200. She is misfiring and shutting down when l slow down, but when lm cruising at high speed she flows so smooth. I have changed the air filter, oil filter ATF, and engine oil but no change at all. Im stuck now, please help a brotherm...
by Steve86
Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:08 am
Forum: Member's Cars / Projects
Topic: Only once in a lifetime, presenting my pride! Update page 7
Replies: 107
Views: 18218

Re: Only once in a lifetime, presenting my pride! Update pag

Wow, she's sweet and sparkling clean.
by Steve86
Tue Jul 31, 2012 3:52 pm
Forum: Problems with your Altezza
Topic: Engine shutting when in low drive
Replies: 2
Views: 383

Engine shutting when in low drive

Hi Guys, lm Steve. l am new on this site and l am glad to join you hoping to share ideas and get much infor about our tezzas. Hope you welcome me. Well, l bought my Altezza two months ago and it has developed a problem of shutting down when in low drive. Sometimes in motion it can increase or decrea...

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