11/16Aurion 12Kluger

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  1. Good to hear. It's a shame you did not get a Joying unit. They are made to fit perfectly in the Kluger slot and come with all the fittings. Brilliant units.
  2. Sometimes those lines are caused on LCD displays from a bad ribbon cable connection. A cable remove and reseat may solve it? A light spray with electrical contact cleaner may help too. (not wd40!!)
  3. Easy DIY job but a bit awkward to get to. The inside one is under dash just behind steering wheel. A good light and a bit of flexibility is needed. Move the steering back & forth while looking under there and you will see it. The one underneath the engine area may need the car to be raised to get to it. I got at mine by turning the wheels to the extreme left and used a socket extension. A bit awkward but I got there. Would be easier on a hoist. Try replacing the bolts before going on the mission of greasing or replacing the intermediate steering shaft. Many including myself have found that replacing the bolts fixed the problem.
  4. Good luck getting any support from Toyota Australia on this ... I had this problem on my 2012 KXR some time ago at appx 70,000km. Got the standard fob off from dealers re warranty fix. Looking around I found there are 3 solutions to the problem... ... 1. Replace the intermediate shaft. 2. Remove and re grease the shaft. 3. Just replace the 2 shaft clamp bolts (cost about $6 for 2 from dealer). Thinking it is best to start with the cheapest solution I replaced the clamp bolts and it worked. I got the tip on doing that from another forum somewhere and it had worked for them. The bolts may become a bit loose or the serrations near the head may wear... I don't know, but it worked for me and saved wasting a lot of hard earned $. Done over 20,000km since and no knocking. The part no shown below may not be the current one ? Dealer parts dept will know.
  5. I installed an after market double din unit into my 2012 Kluger a few years ago through ebay. It is a Joying brand (yep, chinese just like all the others) and it has been brilliant. The unit was a perfect fit for the opening being 200mm x 100mm so no spacer plates were needed. When ordering they ask that you first contact them and let them know the exact make and model of car and some pics of the dash. Mine came with a simple plug & play loom for my car but the only thing missing was the correct connector for the radio antenna which is a dual diversity boosted type fitted standard by Toyota. This adapter was only about $5. Installation was simple and there was plenty of guides on the net. It does not have DAB radio which is only useful in some capital cities. Radio reception is very good, twice as good as the original unit. GPS is fast to link up and accurate. You can choose from the many free nav apps in google play. You can install apps and browse the net but it is awkward like most head units. You can use sites like 9 now etc to watch shows if needed. There are many makers of these type of head units, some are very good and some are total garbage so it comes down to doing your research. They may not be available for all models of cars. The USA Toyota site Toyota Nation is a good place to find more info.
  6. Toyota Australia has initiated a safety recall on 21 Kluger vehicles produced during October 2017. This recall is due to a condition affecting the vacuum pump that is used to supply vacuum to the vehicle’s brake booster. https://www.toyota.com.au/main/news/toyota-australia-to-recall-vehicles-due-to-vacuum-pump-malfunction
  7. I had one that was rattling on start up... turned out it had 20-50 oil in it. Changed it and used full synth 5-30 and no rattle at start up after that. That was on an 07 camry with about 80k/k on it. Not sure how many k's yours has done?
  8. I would not use 91. 95 or 98 will be fine and will give you no problem except for maybe better performance and economy. Lately I have been using E10 (94) in both our cars and they are running very nice on it, better than the 95/98 i had been using. In the end.. it is up to you. Try them all ...
  9. You do need a special tool to remove the filter cover. It can be messy so be warned.
  10. You need it to have internet access via wifi. Not much on toyota link anyway so i would not bother.
  11. I have had many camrys, aurions and their transmissions are usually smooth and changes virtually undetectable. To put your mind at rest they are also about as durable and reliable and reliable as you can get. If you suspect the changes are not right then report it to your dealer so they can check it out. They are a "learning" automatic... ie, they adapt to your driving style. Good move avoiding the istop... they are a battery killer. #1 tip.. do not fiddle with them... the days of checking plugs etc are long gone. Just drive it, enjoy it and get it serviced as per the log book by a reputable mechanic or dealer.
  12. Private sale or from a dealer? If a dealer then get it back to them pronto. Otherwise, it could be many things.. get it to a mechanic for a quote.
  13. Our 2016 tram tracked a little but I upped the pressure to 40psi in the front and steering is much improved.
  14. I believe it was no big deal... it is all here... (just needs a dab of grease on the switch) https://www.productsafety.gov.au/recall/toyota-power-window-master-switch-various-makes-and-models
  15. Disconnect the negative battery terminal for 10-20 minutes then reconnect. You will need to reset your radio station presets, maybe the clock and with the drivers door lock button, lock then unlock the doors. If you dont do the last thing your tailgate wont open.