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1990 Toyota Corolla Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Toyota Corolla

1990 Toyota Corolla Problems

The engine mount on the passenger side of the car can wear out on cars with high mileage. This will put extra stress on the other mounts and the faulty mount will need to be replaced.

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.

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.

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1990 Toyota Corolla Questions

Whilst driving it stopped selecting gears...... I can start the cAr 1st 2nd 3rd 4th and reverse without pressing the clutCh it doesn't move an inch or make a noise I took the gearbox out and check clutch and pressure plate they fine I checked and greased the bearing and cleaned the fork and...

My temp gauge stays at the cool bottom position when driving but if I idle it goes to the middle normal range. My heater works fine when idling but blows Luke warm air when driving, are these things related and what can I do to remedy this situation?

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1990 Toyota Corolla Reviews

running when wheather hot engine loses power shut down ,when cool after 30 min. restarts runs fine than repeats replaced fuel pump dist. disp cap , rotor ,plugs , wires ,water pump

Most reliable car ever.

Wonderful Car!! My Judy is going strong after owning it for 8 years and have put 125,000 miles on her. Making a total of 250,000! No matter what I do, or where I go...she keeps going. Corolla's are champions!

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