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  1. KZJ95 Prado 1997 5 seater rear anchor points for child seats

    Quote Originally Posted by terrano4 View Post
    Hey out there, just brought a 1997 tx Prado and looking for the car seat anchor points for the kids. Have taken out the carpet in the rear tray and can see the cargo loops, there are also a couple of bungs that seem to be in the right position behind the seats but when removed are just plugging a 20mm approx diametre hole?? The cargo loops do not seem to be lined up with the centre of the seats in the back..... not sure whether to replace cargo loops with proper anchors or if the 20mm holes that
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  2. Hey guys pls help!

    5 weeks ago I took my wagon in for its 150000k service. I have a family friend that has done every 10000k service since I bought it (which was at 100000k's). Each 10K service has gone off without a hitch, all has been good. The 150K service was due and the "T-belt" light was illuminated saying it required a timing belt replacement. After the full service was completed I've received a fonecall from my mechanic asking "how long have these engine lights been displayed for"....... ...
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  3. Hey guys pls help!

    5 weeks ago I took my wagon in for its 150000k service. I have a family friend that has done every 10000k service since I bought it (which was at 100000k's). Each 10K service has gone off without a hitch, all has been good. The 150K service was due and the "T-belt" light was illuminated saying it required a timing belt replacement. After the service was completed I've received a fonecall from my mechanic saying "how long have these engine lights been displayed for"....... whaaaaaaaaat ...
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  4. Very odd overheating issue 1KZ TE 2001 prado

    Quote Originally Posted by Woodsyprado View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by RobCrick View Post
    Hi Woodsy, I'm in Ballarat so not a generally HOT area, however I have similar problems with my 1KZ when it is a hot day and I am on highway at 100 kph, the temperature gauge gets past 3/4.... I don't keep the AC on long enough to see if it is still functioning correct as i figure this is more strain on whatever is struggling... once i slow down to about 80 kph the temperature gauge settles down.

    I visited a local radiator specialist recently and he reckons it is a dirty/ partially
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  5. Very odd overheating issue 1KZ TE 2001 prado

    Quote Originally Posted by Woodsyprado View Post
    Help me if you can this ones got me lost.
    My 2001 1KZ TE DIESEL Prado suffered a cracked head a couple of years ago, it wasn't overheating but the obvious coolant in oil led to a head replacement.
    Since the head was replaced (by qualified mechanics not Toyota) the following has since taken place.
    ONLY WHEN OUTSIDE AIR TEMP IS ABOVE 30 degrees, at 100 kph HWY driving on any rise or hill the engine temp will rise rapidly and overheat also causing aircon to blow hot air. Occasionally
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