1990 Toyota Corolla Repair and Maintenance Costs
A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1990 Toyota Corolla
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1990 Toyota Corolla ProblemsEngine Won't Crank Due To Starter
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.
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.
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.
1990 Toyota Corolla QuestionsI have a 1989 Toyota Corolla AE92 model what brand distributor would be in it. (1 answer)
Have trouble starting car on occasion especially when it is hot and been driven for some time then stopped and go to restart it
Replaced altenator and battery no running lights or blinkers. Checking the fuses both in the engine compartment and driver side interior... could it be the altenator itself or am i missing a connection?
I deliver newspapers and just bought this car. Noise stopped when I had bundles of newspapers in the trunk. Started back once car was empty again. Sometimes kinda feels like the back tire is bouncing...? when I hit a bump.
1990 Toyota Corolla RecallsSeat Heater Wiring Shorts And Causes Fire
For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements may short circuit when the seat cushion is compressed, and result in a fire hazard. Dealers will disconnect the seat heaters and refund the purchase price of the seat heaters free of charge to resolve the concern,