1995 Geo Prizm Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1995 Geo Prizm
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1995 Geo Prizm ProblemsBrake Master Cylinder May Need Replacing at 125,000 Miles
At 125,000-150,000 miles, the Brake Master Cylinder may need replacing. When replacing the master cylinder, it is critical to adjust the brake pedal to master cylinder pushrod clearance or the brakes can drag and overheat.
The ignition coil inside the distributor may fail. Our technicians tell us this may result in a hesitation on acceleration, especially when the vehicle is warming up on cold, rainy days. The pickup coils inside the distributor can also fail and cause a no-start condition. There have also been some failures of the radio noise suppressors inside the distributors, which can short out. Our technicians recommend replacing the whole distributor with a complete, genuine Toyota distributor if any of its components fail.
At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly. This can be caused by the throttle position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to be replaced. Typically the transmission does not need to be completely overhauled.
1995 Geo Prizm QuestionsEngine area (1 answer)
I have 95 Geo Prizm 1.6. It has high mileage. It was running good until this morning when i stopped to pick up a rock on the road. When i press the gas it stalled. It crack but won't turn run. I checked the fuel pump and fuel filter and they work good. Getting gas pass the filter. What do you...
My 95 prizm idle bounces up and down. I changed the throttle position sensor and it still does it. What am i doing wrong or missing to fix this problem?
I was driving down the highway about 45mph and suddenly nothing it wouldnt move. I had lossof power and then nothing.