1996 Toyota Paseo Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Toyota Paseo

1996 Toyota Paseo Problems

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.

Replace EVAP Canister to Correct EVAP System Problems

The Evaporative system may have problems with the vapor canister releasing charcoal pellets that plug the vent valve. Typically a Code P0441, P0442 and P0446 will be set. The key code is the P0446 which is a vent valve electrical failure. The proper repair is to replace the entire canister with all the valves as a unit. This is located on top of the fuel tank and is expensive. Our Technicians tell us that for awhile Toyota was covering these problems, but this may have changed. It would not hurt to call the dealer if this problem occurs to see if Toyota is still helping with these repairs.

Brake master cylinder may need replacing at 125,000 miles

At 125,000-150,000 miles, the Brake Master Cylinder may need replacing. It is critical to adjust the brake pedal to Master Cylinder pushrod clearance or the brakes will drag and over heat.

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1996 Toyota Paseo Questions

I have a 96 Toyota Paseo it has a problem with oil seals (1 answer)

I have replace them and they keep blowing out what wood the problem be

1996 Paseo. Auto gearbox seems to be slipping at high revs. why is this? (1 answer)

Problem occurs in reverse also, doesn't seem to be engaging the gearbox well. Feels like its slipping. car has not been serviced for a long time though.. does the gear box need a complete overall or is it another problem. thanks

Motor cuts out when accelerating in any gear at any speed. (2 answers)

When accelerating through any gear the motor completely shuts down for a split second without warning then runs fine again. It is so quick that all you feel is a extreme thump. Please help,

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