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Toyota Camry XLE v6-1997

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I think that I have 2 problem with my 1997 Toyota Camry XLE v6. The first is that after I’m driving for a while, the RPM needle starts moving rapidly and the car wants to shut off. the second thing is that when the car cools down, the hose is very hard like it has built up pressure. I think that one of the problems is the thermostat but I don’t know about the other.
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  Marc replied 11 years ago.

  That hose thing could be anything from a defective (most likely) to a headgasket  Check or change the cap it should releive most pressure opon cooling down


  As far as the igintion I don't have an igition schematic the tachometer flutting sugest a primary ignition break down but thats as far as I can take it with out the wiring diagrams sorry 

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