2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder

2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder Problems

Occasionally the timing chain and sprockets need replacement due to premature wear and problems with the variable valve timing system (VVTi).

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2001 Toyota MR2 Spyder Questions

engine light is now blinking

I've had to replace the battery 3 times in the last 5 years. If I start it daily, the battery will have enough juice to start; but, if the car sits and is not started for 3-4 days or more the battery will be completely drained. Car has 30k miles and is garaged 1/2 the year with occasional sta...

vehicle also lurches,especially when cold or when wheels are cranked to either side. does not make noise when wheels are straight going forward or reverse.

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