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Old 02-21-2012, 11:05 AM   #1
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What is this?

I been trying to find where my antifreeze has been going and i finally found it. Ive been searching up and down my engine and its this little thing? Looks like its coming out of the screw.

Wheres its at




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You can see on the hose under it where its been leaking.
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Old 02-21-2012, 11:21 AM   #2
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thats your heater valve. notice the lttle cable there that runs to your dash and controls when you have hot air
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Old 02-21-2012, 11:32 AM   #3
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thats your heater valve. notice the lttle cable there that runs to your dash and controls when you have hot air
Gotcha well I need a new one and it's expensive as crap for that little thing!!
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Old 02-21-2012, 11:33 AM   #4
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oh ya check autozone they might be cheaper
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Old 02-21-2012, 11:38 AM   #5
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is the screw removeable? prob just has an o-ring inside that is worn out. that would be a cheap fix if that was the case. good luck
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Old 02-21-2012, 11:48 AM   #6
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oh ya check autozone they might be cheaper
Yeah I called Toyota I'm gonna call advanced now and see what they got. The auto zone here in town is horrible everyone in there are dumb. But anyways...
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ha ha ya autozone does do a shitty job hiring people that know anything. i work at the one here in town but only on saturday because of my other job and because im the only one who knows shit lol. we hired a guy wh has never drove a car in his life always rides a bike and thinks that diesel trucks have spark plugs just like cars and that they can use a 5w-20 motor oil lol it's hilarious to watch him work
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Old 02-21-2012, 12:16 PM   #8
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ha ha ya autozone does do a shitty job hiring people that know anything. i work at the one here in town but only on saturday because of my other job and because im the only one who knows shit lol. we hired a guy wh has never drove a car in his life always rides a bike and thinks that diesel trucks have spark plugs just like cars and that they can use a 5w-20 motor oil lol it's hilarious to watch him work
Rofl that's super hilarious!!!! I just went to one to return my caliper core and the guy there was so old he couldn't figure out how to use the computer.
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make sure you bleed the system after you replace it
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trdsparks.com has it for 90 and change toyota part.
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trdsparks.com has it for 90 and change toyota part.
What do you mean change Toyota part? Advanced has it for 60 bucks dunno what brand it is though.
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What do you mean change Toyota part? Advanced has it for 60 bucks dunno what brand it is though.
Translation: $90 and change means it's just over $90... And it is a Toyota OEM part...
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Translation: $90 and change means it's just over $90... And it is a Toyota OEM part...
Oh wow I feel dumb now. Yeah that's true that would be good.
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