1996 Toyota Land Cruiser Repair and Maintenance
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1996 Toyota Land Cruiser ProblemsCheck 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.
The anti-lock brake system (ABS) may function erratically or illuminate the warning light due a damaged wheel speed sensor. A wheel bearing and/or CV joint with excessive runout can cause the ABS trigger rings to rub against the ABS sensors and damage them.
A transmission fault code of P0773 may occur at higher mileages which indicates that the 3-way lock-up solenoid has failed and will need replacement.
1996 Toyota Land Cruiser QuestionsRecently on acceleration white smoke comes from the exhaust... (1 answer)
Trying to remain optimistic...noticed leakage around PCV grommet....what are the possibilities? Also after a recent oil change the oil appears dark in color...
Parklights go out blinkers work but brake light stays on