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1998 Toyota Avalon Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Toyota Avalon

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Toyota Avalon is between $350 and $427 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1998 Toyota Avalon
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$388
Annual Repair Cost
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The 6 cylinder engines have a tendency to leak oil from the valve cover gaskets, especially the one near the firewall.
The Evaporative system may have problems with the vapor canister releasing charcoal pellets that plug the vent valve. Typically a Code P0441, P0442 and P0446 will be set. The key code is the P044...
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 b...
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Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
August 06, 2012
1998 Toyota Avalon
My car is making a knocking noise increasing in loudness. If it is not the motor, what else could it be? My car has slightly over 230,000 miles.
July 26, 2009
1998 Toyota Avalon
This car now has 104k miles and it runs beautifully. All I had to do is replace the rotors, brakes, tires, which are all due to the high mileage. The mechanic tells me it will run for some time.