1997 Toyota Avalon Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Toyota Avalon
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1997 Toyota Avalon ProblemsFailed Emissions Test Due to Blocked EGR System
The EGR System tends to get restricted or blocked with carbon after 100,000- 125,000 miles which will cause an emissions test failure for NOX. If the EGR system is equipped with an EGR temperature sensor it will trigger a Check Engine Light for improper EGR flow. The repair is to clean out the EGR passages and the EGR Temperature sensor. Our technicians tell this repair is pretty straight forward and takes about 1-1.5 hours. It is also wise to verify the EGR system components i.e. the Transducer, EGR Valve and VSV Solenoid at this time.
If the engine will not crank over, the most common problem is the starter. These will tend to go out at about 100,00-125,000 miles. Sometimes it is only the starter solenoid, but often the complete starter (including solenoid) needs to be replaced.
1997 Toyota Avalon QuestionsWHAT WOULD CAUSE NOT TO START LIGHTS WORK THERE IS NOT EVEN A CLICKING SOUND (1 answer)
LIGHTS WORK CHECKED STARTER BUT WILL NOT START
Sound a lil like turbo but I dont have 1