1996 Toyota T100 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Toyota T100

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1996 Toyota T100
$
312
to $
648
1996 Toyota T100
$
831
to $
1,446
1996 Toyota T100
$
323
to $
512
1996 Toyota T100
$
240
to $
1,358
1996 Toyota T100
$
321
to $
1,410

1996 Toyota T100 Problems

Throttle Position Sensor Out of Adjustment Due to Wear/Carbon Build-up

The Throttle Position Sensor can get out of adjustment due to wear in the throttle body or due to carbon build up. This will cause the idle timing to advance more than 30 degrees which will cause very high HC and NOx emissions. Conversely, the Throttle Position Sensors can wear out and not properly advance the timing which causes a lack of power and poor fuel economy.

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.

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.

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1996 Toyota T100 Questions

T-100 starts fine when cold, won't when hot until about a half-hour has passed to cool.... (2 answers)

Starts when cold, will restart if shut off while hot but immediately re-started. But if it sits for about 10 mins while hot, it won't restart. It coughts and kinduv backfires with a weird smell . . I have to let it sit for a half hour or more, then it starts just fine. I have cleaned/teste...

I change distributor and still no spark on spark plug what is the problem? (3 answers)

Motor cranks but no start change also spark plugs and new battery

Heat and a/c work but fan stops working off and on. Any suggestions? (1 answer)

Sometimes when I go over bumps the fan will start working again or when I pound on the dash. Lately I can't get it to come on though. Really need my heat.

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1996 Toyota T100 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.

Toyota Recalls Various 1996 Models Due to Cruise Control Issues

Toyota is recalling 1996 T100, Camry, Celica, Corolla, and Tacoma models because the cruise control system may fail to hold the speed set by the driver and can accelerate above the intended set speed. This can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the cruise control assemblies.

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1996 Toyota T100 Reviews

I bought this truck new in 1996. It has 234,700 miles on it. It is a 4WD 6cyclinder with xcab. It does not use oil, gets about 21 miles per gallon combined. The original tires were Goodyear, changed out at 90,000 miles. I replaced them with Goodrich and got 100,000 out of that set. I replaced a clutch bracket a few years ago. The original exhaust lasted 11 years. Right now I have a problem aft...

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