1996 Toyota Tacoma Repair and Maintenance
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1996 Toyota Tacoma ProblemsCrankshaft Pulley Bolt May Come Loose
Some engines have had the problem of the crankshaft pulley bolt coming loose. This will make a rattling noise as the engine idles. Our technicians tell us that the pulley bolt should have a thread locker applied and then retorqued.
At higher mileages (125,00+) the Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor may intermittently stop working, especially when the vehicle is fully warmed up. This can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or an engine stalling problem.
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.
1996 Toyota Tacoma QuestionsI got a 1996 Toyota Tacoma 2.4 engine it will turn over will not start I put new fuel pump in fuel filter is new igniter new distributor new still won't start. I was driving it about 1 month ago and it just quit will not start back turns over that's it (2 answers)
I have replaced the key cylinder here's the strange part if I disconnect battery the switch works perfect What is causing the ignition switch to malfunction when i reconnect battery I'm stumped
1996 Toyota Tacoma RecallsRecall 96V129000
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.