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 Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Restricted 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.

Automatic Transmission May Not Shift Correctly at High Mileages

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.

Engine Won't Crank Due To Starter

If the vehicle will not crank over, the most common problem is the starter, which tend to fail at about 100,00-125,000 miles. Sometimes it is only the starter solenoid contacts, but often the complete starter (including solenoid) needs to be replaced.

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1990 Toyota Land Cruiser Questions

When installing a power steering hose, do I need to drop the radiator? (1 answer)

Or any other suggestions would be helpful.

What do I need to know about replacing the power steering pressure hose. (2 answers)

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?

what do i look for i get a shake on the left side when i drive over 50 mile (1 answer)

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