1990 Toyota Pickup Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Toyota Pickup

1990 Toyota Pickup Problems

Replace ignition key by 100,000 miles
Our technicians report that by 100,000 miles, the ignition key tends to wear out and should be replaced or it may not work as well in the door locks or ignition lock cylinder.
Failed Emissions Test Due to Blocked 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.

Engine 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.

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1990 Toyota Pickup Questions

Idle-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...

truck dies when i take foot off clutch (1 answer)

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...

1991 Toyota replaced bat and alt bat light still on (2 answers)

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1990 Toyota Pickup Recalls

Toyota 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.

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1990 Toyota Pickup Reviews

4 wheeling machine but fuck the 3.o
My 1990 2 wheel drive pickup extra cab currently has 312000 miles. I bought it years ago and immediately threw the split front seat away and installed buckets from a Corolla. The engine has a hotter cam, an exhaust header and a k & G air filter. I change oil and filter every 5000 miles, using delo 15-40 oil. It has plenty of power and still gets a steady 25 MPG driving it hard. I have heavy dut...
1989 Toyota truck,No Spark have replaced the distributor the coil the coil igniter the computer the battery the coolant temp sensor ! What can a girl do next?

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