Toyota Avalon

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Toyota Avalon

Toyota Avalon questions and answers

Q: Toyota Avalon?

i want to buy a toyota avalon xls from a private seller and it has 114,000 miles leather interior, sunroof power seats, its in great condition the leather has no rips the engine runs great. He wants $4,800 the car in kelly blue book is worth a little more than 9 grand. is it worth it? it is a 1998 toyota avalon xls

A: if book value shows 9k and the asking price is 4800. this is a no brainer. there is something wrong. I’ll bet it’s got a dirty carfax, and other issues. take it to a good body guy and mechanic if you decide to go with it.

Q: How do you turn off check engine light on 1996 toyota Avalon XLS?

How do I get rid of check engine light on a 1996 Toyota Avalon XLS myself (without spending $$), the light is there for a year, i showed it to a mechanic, he said its not a big deal. Now i m planning to sell this car and want to get rid of this the light (atleast for a month) before i show it to potential buyers.

A: usually if u unhook the positive battery cable this will clear any codes, but if there is a promblem it will just come back on again

Q: How do I reprogram a keyless entry remote for my ’97 toyota avalon?

I have a keyless entry remote with a lock, unluck, and trunk button for my 1997 toyota avalon. I replaced the batteries but it still will not operate. I assume I need to reprogram it. Does anyone know the proper steps? Thank You.

In addidtion, the toyota manual is of no help. It doesnt include a sequence to reprogram it. and I do not want to take it to a dealer.

A: TTD – Take To Dealer

Q: How can I override the protection on the Toyota Avalon Navigaiton that doesn’t allow u to use it while driving

I have a 2006 Toyota Avalon with the Navigation systemand this Navigation system doesn’t allow you full access to program destinations while driving. It is really annoying. you have to pull off the freeway and park somewhere to find/enter a destination. I know, some will say that I shouldn’t be doing this while driving, but the passenger should be able to do use the system while I drive.

I have seen ways to get into a service menu on the Toyota Prius that allows you to disable the motion sensors and program it while driving, but the Avalon does not have the same type of navigation so I cannot use the same procedure. Does anyone know how to override the vehicle sensors on the Avalon Navigation? Or do you know how to get into the service menu?


A: I checked the forums at and could not find any modifications to the navagation system that would allow this. Don’t stop looking though, I am sure someone else has had this issue as well and at some time, someone will figure it out and post it on the web.

Q: Does anyone have a schematic for changing the timing belt on a 1999 Toyota Avalon?

I need to change the timing belt on my 1999 Toyota Avalon. Someone please send me the step-by-step instructions. Thanks

A: go to the library and look for a manual called the yellow book. it has all the cars and how to change the belts. also look for the gates belts catalog it has them too. then print out a copy of the page you need and use it good luck.

Q: What kind of gas should I use for a 2007 Toyota Avalon?

-Unleaded Regular -Unleaded Plus or -Unleaded Supreme Which gas should I use for a 2007 Toyota Avalon XL? Keep in mind that it’s a V6.

A: Generally speaking, unleaded regular will work if it is 87 octane. Watch out in the mountainous states, e.g. Utah as they reduce the octane level to 85 in many areas. They say the elevation reduces the need for higher numbers but if you don’t stay there long enough for your on-board computer to reset, avoid it.

There I use unleaded plus which is 88 octane. My Solara has the V6 and appreciates the higher octane.

Q: Can you fit two 98 Toyota Avalon and two 98 Toyota Camry in 40′ container?

I have two 98 Toyota Avalon, and two 98 Toyota Camry cars (four total). Is it possible to fit these all four cars into one 40′ container? Thank you all for response.

A: Yes, If they are no more than 10 ft long. – I don’t know the Avalon, but you should get 3 Camrys in a 45 ft container or 2 of each in 30 ft containers. Do not rely on the parking brake to hold while in transit, they will have to be secured by either chains or ratchet straps, otherwise you will have over 3000 kg moving about. You could always double deck them in a 40 ft lol

Q: How long do you think my 1996 Toyota Avalon will last?

I totally wrecked my 1998 Corolla in January of last year (still owed a little money on it). I was blessed to find another Toyota (1996 Avalon) under the tough circumstances I faced. I’ve had no trouble with the car whatsoever. I’ve had it for over a year, and it has 191, 450 miles on it right now (got it paid off now).

I take care of it (oil changes, etc.) the same way I did the newer Toyota. How much longer do you think my Avalon will last me?

A: As with any car, if you take care of it, then it will take care of you. Proper maintenance is critical to a long life, so keep on doing what you have been and you could double its mileage before it needs an engine rebuild.

Q: Is a Toyota Avalon more of a granny car?

See, I am trying to get a new used car, and I have my sights set on a Toyota Avalon, but my mother seems to think it’s a granny car. I don’t think it is, but I don’t want other people to think it is either. Let me know, thanks.

I do plan on tinting the windows, but I don’t think I will do anything else to it, unless I redo the paint job on it, but that will call for some money saving, lol.

A: Do you want RELIABILITY or LOOKS? Who cares what others think. If you’re that insecure with yourself, you can always do little things to the car to make it look more hip. One thing you shouldn’t do when spending thousands of dollars on a car is trade reliability for hipness. Ummmm news flash here yo for some of you mental giants. it NEVER has been, NEVER will be, hip to be seen stranded on the side of the road because your hip, tricked out lookin’, UNreliable ride broke down on ya.

Toyota tops the world in reliability. There is no equal.

Q: How long can you expect a 1995 Toyota Avalon’s to last?

Searching for a used car. Looking at a Toyota Avalon with 135,000 miles on it. How long can we expect this to last before problems with it, and what problems is it known to have?

A: Toyota makes a pretty dependable car, but the longevity of any vehicle depends on how well it has been maintained. If it has gone through it’s regular service intervals, had the oil and coolant changed at recommended mileage, and not driven like a Formula 1 race car it should last well beyond 200K miles.

Q: I want to know the size and wattage of the rear subwoofer/door speakers of 1996 -1998 toyota avalon xl or xls?

TOYOTA AVALON XLS ( 1996-1998), Upgrading the sound, so i want to know what i have already, so i can know what to upgrade to.

A: should be able to help with sizes but I do not think they provide oem speaker wattage ratings.

Q: What American made car compares to the Toyota Avalon?

I want to buy a new car. I really like the Toyota Avalon, but. I want to buy an American made car. Which USA car compares to the Avalon?

A: Chrysler 300C Ford 500. Um, the Avalon looks better.

Q: What’s the part number for a 1999 toyota avalon upper strut bushing?

My Toyota avalon has a problem with it’s upper strut bushings which is causing them to make a noise like everything sounds loose. I just needed the part number for a 1999 Toyota Avalon upper strut bushing so that I could replace the bushings (left and right side) and not hear such a bad noise. Thanks

A: Go to any local auto parts store and give them the make and model of your vehicle and they should be able to get the part for you. You do not need to take the part number to them

Q: Can anyone pair palm trio with toyota avalon hands free system?


A: Na, take it into the Auto shop.

Q: I just bought a toyota avalon 2000 displays vsc?

there is a message of vsc on my toyota avalon 2000 can anyone tell me what that means please.

A: there is a malfunction in the vsc system (vehicle stability control). take it to a dealer for investigation

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