1990 Toyota Land Cruiser Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Toyota Land Cruiser
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1990 Toyota Land Cruiser ProblemsPower Steering Pump May Leak on Higher Mileage Vehicles
At higher mileages (125,000 -150,000) the power steering pump may begin to leak on the 6 cylinder vehicles and could require replacement.
Over the time the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system may become plugged with debris, the oxygen sensor may also be getting slow or 'lazy' around this time. When servicing or cleaning the EGR system, it is a good idea to replace the oxygen sensor because it works in tandem with the 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.
1990 Toyota Land Cruiser QuestionsWhen installing a power steering hose, do I need to drop the radiator? (1 answer)
Or any other suggestions would be helpful.
I would like to know if there are any helpful hints with this project. The hose is very long and curved. How do I get it threaded through the frame?
1989 Toyota land cruiser