1990 Toyota Pickup Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Toyota Pickup
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1990 Toyota Pickup ProblemsEngine Stalling When Warm
At higher mileages (125,000+) the Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor may intermittently stop working, especially when the vehicle is fully warmed up. This can cause the engine to stall unexpectedly.
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.
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.
1990 Toyota Pickup QuestionsIdle-surging after warm up (3 answers)
After assembling the engine.. From replacing timing chain guides.. We have long intake bolt to where we can't figure where it goes.. Could this cause the surge due to vac leak?.. Does water run through this particular port where this bolt should be?.. And could this be the cause for the surgi...
i actually have an 89 pickup but its the 22re engine. I initially had a problem with the truck wanting to dye when my foot was off the gas after i drove for about 15 min but cold it ran fine. I changed the throttle position sensor i actually changed the whole front piece it was connected to i g...
1990 Toyota Pickup RecallsToyota Recalls 1990-1998 Trucks Due to Cracked Steering Relay Rod
Toyota is recalling 1990-1995 4Runner, 1990-1995 pickup, and 1993-1998 Toyota T100 trucks because the steering relay rod may crack under stress. This may increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the steering relay rod.