20 Most Recent 1998 Toyota Avalon Questions & Answers

The door panel has to be removed even if the seats have to be removed or the panel has to be destroyed.

One thing that might help is to remove the panel from the opposite door so you can familiarise yourself with the geography of the door internals.
It might then be possible to blindly manipulate the faulty door internals working through the gap created just by releasing the rear of the panel...

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Jun 29, 2020

Do you have a P0306 misfire code?

Remove the spark plug #6 and compare to the color charge below.

Do a compression test on all cylinders and check the values.
The highest and the lowest psi should be within 10%.

Here's a link to Eric The Car Guy channel

Eric The Car Guy is a great resource to track down common DIY repair.

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Jan 30, 2019

The battery needs replacing.Also it confirms that alternator is the issue too.

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1998 Toyota... | Answered on Jul 17, 2018

Yes, there's a fuse box inside the hood for ac but there's one more in another fuse box inside the car for the ac control. Check the one inside first.

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Mar 05, 2018

I had a reliant that did the same thing I put in a manual choke control cable and used it for another year before I got rid of it for a newer car, hope this helps

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Oct 24, 2017

If the engine is cold it will race until warm. If the battery voltage is low the ECU will use a high speed to charge the battery.

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Oct 14, 2017

maybe this will help

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Aug 08, 2017

indicates a problem EVAC system
run the fault codes

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Jun 22, 2017

Check the fuses, relays, anti theft and security system.

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Jun 03, 2017

The unit may have been installed incorrectly or installed without being connected to an external amplifier.

1998 Toyota... | Answered on May 27, 2017

On this website you find fuse box diagram and description for Toyota Avalon (1999)

Toyota Avalon First Generation XX10 1999 fuse box diagram Auto Genius

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Apr 10, 2017

In the exhaust head pipe of the engine before the first catalytic converter in the engine cylinder bank that contains the number one cylinder.

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Jan 06, 2017

It sounds like a classic case of an idle speed control motor sticking. If this problem happens when it is cold then does not do it until it sits and gets cold again this is probably the problem. The idle speed control motor is bolted to the bottom of the throttle body. Pay attention that throttle body needs to be removed to get it off.

Hope helps.

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Oct 23, 2016

disable alarm on 96 avalon

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Aug 26, 2016

This is known as 'dieseling'. The most common causes are

-idle speed set too high

-engine operating too hot (faulty thermostat, faulty temp sender, leaky head gasket)

engine timing is out (loose distributor clamp, worn timing belt, faulty timing belt tensioner)


1998 Toyota... | Answered on Aug 18, 2016

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