Toyota HiLux 2006 Problems

No car is perfect, but we've gathered everything relating to the Toyota HiLux 2006 reliability here to help you decide if it's a smart buy.

Toyota HiLux 2006: Injector seal leaks causes engine failure

Answered by CarsGuide 27 Feb 2015

If Toyota has agreed to help you out with the repairs I would stick with them and have the car repaired, but if they haven't you could approach the government consumer affairs people and ask their advice on what action you could take. You could also consult a solicitor and consider sending them a latter requesting they take action to resolve the issue.

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Toyota does a recall on a recall

Toyota does a recall on a recall

12 Jun 2014 · by Joshua Dowling

Toyota issues its seventh recall in six months, doubles up on one from last year.

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Toyota recalls 6.58m cars, including 300,000 in Australia

Toyota recalls 6.58m cars, including 300,000 in Australia

9 Apr 2014 · by Karla Pincott

Toyota has issued a global safety recall on 6.58 million vehicles, with the impact hitting the popular Hilux ute, RAV4 SUV and Yaris small car.Statements issued by Toyota Australia today said that ...

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Toyota HiLux 2006: New clutch only has one inch of clutch feel

Answered by CarsGuide 27 Apr 2011

I would expect the new clutch to take up within a short distance from the floor and once it has there is no “feel” as such. It sounds normal to me.


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Toyota HiLux 2006: What are the best tyres?

Answered by CarsGuide 20 Apr 2010

The BFG tyre is regarded by the industry as one of the best of its type, but what you’re feeling is a characteristic of the type of tyre and not related to the brand. Any tyre of this type, with the large tread blocks, moves around and feels uncomfortable, but the movement reduces as the tyre wears and blocks wear down. They then feel better, which is why the half-worn tyres felt better when you put them on the rear. It would also feel better if you replaced all four tyres at the same time.

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4WD thirsty on fuel

Answered by CarsGuide 12 Oct 2006

IT DEPENDS what you regard as incredibly thirsty. Four-wheel-drives tend to be thirsty. They're heavy and have to drag all that extra four-wheel-drive gear around, and the Rodeo's petrol V6 is a 3.5-litre unit. If fuel consumption is a key consideration for you, try a diesel. Fuel consumption will be much lower, and you won't lose too much performance.

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Is a manual or auto ute better for touring with a caravan?

Answered by CarsGuide 3 Aug 2006

The manual will give you about 10 per cent better fuel consumption than the auto. I would expect you would get about 9 litres/100km on the highway without a caravan, but that would probably increase to 14-15 litres/100km when the caravan is on the back. The Hilux and Navara have similar fuel consumption. But I have concerns about the reliability of Nissan's 3.0-litre turbo-diesel engine so can't recommend the Navara.

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