1998 Toyota Avalon - Page 6 - Answered Questions & Fixed issues



  • This is a code for the Air Fuel Ratio sensor which is like an Oxygen Sensor but better. I would only use an OEM dealer part as the parts store aftermarket sensors, in my opinion, fail to often or don't work at all.

  • To replace it -
  1. Disconnect the battery.
  2. Look at the back of the engine, right up by the firewall, on the top /back of the engine.
  3. There on the exhaust manifold you will see the sensor.
  4. Unplug the connector.
  5. Put a deep socket on the sensor and twist the old one out.
  6. Reverse to complete job.

  • If you have any comments please feel free to leave them here.
  • Hope this helps and thank you for using FixYa.


Regards, Tony

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Oct 10, 2011 | 303 views


it is the cylinder on the firewall side on drivers side of car......or if you start at the firewall side on drivers side the cylinders start 1,3,5 and the front are 2,4,6 starting at the alt....hope that this is what you were looking for and if you need more info let me know.....

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Sep 23, 2011 | 182 views


Sounds like your switches in your door need to be replaced,, most pry out easy and then unplug.
other than that, i would say perhps a relay is messed up. If you are not talking about the "drivers door" then you still could have a problem with the switches in the drivers door because "all"the windows are routed threw the drivers door switch pannel.. good luck! OH ya, most junk yards should have a cheep replacement....

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Sep 13, 2011 | 87 views


sounds like your brake caliper . but it might be your tires out of balance. to check caliper when you hit brakes it will pull to the left or right badly

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Sep 02, 2011 | 212 views


This engine has two knock sensors, one for ecah cylinder bank, both are located under the intake manifold, the manifold has to be removed to get to the sensors.

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Aug 20, 2011 | 804 views


its not hard to change the o2 sensors but if they are baked in which means really hard to break loose u could have problems try spraying them down with p.b blaster and getting them out

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Jul 17, 2011 | 361 views


With the light switch try turning it

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Jul 16, 2011 | 191 views


It's neither. A battery drain or draw is caused by a device that is on that should not be on. Some common things that I have ran into in the past is the battery itself has an internal draw, glove box lights, vanity mirror lights, power mirror motors, trunk lights, power seat switches, and after market radios. You can visually check these to see if there on or off. Otherwise you'll need a higher eng volt meter cab able of reading amperage or a clamp style low amperage probe. You will remove the positive cable from the battery, set your volt meter to the 10amp scale, place the leads in the correct positions on the meter then place one lead on the positive battery terminal and one lead on the posits battery cable end. You should see less than .050 amps.if you see more than you have a draw. The fuses can be removed one at a time. Eventually you will see the draw go away. Focus on that circuit and you will find the problem in no time. It is important that everything in the car is shut off, key out of the ignition, doors closed, and any accessories plugged into the power outlets removed before hooking up the amp meter.

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1998 Toyota... | Answered on Jun 26, 2011 | 296 views


do you have automatic air and is there any knobs like on on the outter vents to shut the air flow off

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Jun 16, 2011 | 163 views


Simply a weak battery would be the first logical assumption, then lose wires, or cables, after the the solenoid on the starter. If you have jumper cables see if you can jump start it hook up the positive or red cables to both battery's first then the negative. Pay close attention not to touch them together and not to hook them up backwards on one and correctly on the other you will damage your wiring system, battery, etc. Hope this helps.

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Jun 14, 2011 | 131 views


Hi loribilljunk, press the brake pedal while shifting out of park, this is a safety feature. OK!!

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Dec 26, 2011 | 380 views


sound like a weak fuel pump

1998 Toyota... | Answered on May 22, 2011 | 47 views


maybe air filter is clogged

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Mar 31, 2014 | 342 views


not really but when you get it apart you will find that the communtator will be worn out as well so just buy a replacement bosch unit

1998 Toyota... | Answered on May 02, 2011 | 358 views


call um and tell um--mechanics make mistakes or break things while fixin--its common for them to not testdrive vehicles--theyr too stressed

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Apr 30, 2011 | 102 views


sounds like you need aligment on front end

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Mar 21, 2011 | 72 views


You waterpump has gone bad. There is a "weep" hole, it's an early warning system before pump seizes up. Replace pump and refill w/new coolant and you'll be good to go.

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Mar 19, 2011 | 310 views


sounds like a weak battery make sure u are getting 12 volts or better from the alternator

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Mar 12, 2015 | 393 views


First check that the child safety lock isn't on. There should be a lever near the door latch (on the door, not the door jamb).

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Mar 06, 2011 | 169 views


Look on NAPA for a price

1998 Toyota... | Answered on Mar 01, 2011 | 354 views

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