1992 Toyota MR2 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1992 Toyota MR2

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1992 Toyota MR2 Problems

Vehicle Won't Crank Due To Starter

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.

Worn Shift Bushings Will Cause Manual Transmission to Pop Out of Gear

On vehicles with a manual transmission, worn shift bushings can cause the transmission to pop out of gear, especially when coasting down in 1st or 2nd gear. Replacing all the shift linkage bushings is pretty straight forward and not expensive and will commonly correct this concern.

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.

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1992 Toyota MR2 Questions

Engine cooling fan or engine coolant system on dashboard light comes on (1 answer)

Light for engine cooling fan or system comes on but temp gauge is showing normal

Power steering on My 1992 MR2 GTi 2L has gone,P/S light on.plenty of fluid left. (1 answer)

My 1992 MR2 GTi 2L T - bar (uk spec.)has gone,P/S light is on.
theres plenty of fluid in the reservoir.
I was wondering if there was a simple solution. Ive not taken it in anywhere yet as I obviously want to keep the cost down.
Any ideas.

altenator /batterie problems (1 answer)

i put some oil in my car and i descovert that it spillt on to the altenator i tryd to clean the altenator but now the baterielight comes on ,on the dashbord all the time the batterie goes flat the only think what seems to help a bit is if i rev my car to 180kmh .if anybody now what else i can do ...

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1992 Toyota MR2 Recalls

Recall 91V223000
THE DRIVER'S OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEM (STEERING WHEEL AND AIR BAG) EXCEEDS THE 60G THORAX CRITERION IN NHTSA CRASH TESTS.

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