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1996 Toyota Tacoma Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 Toyota Tacoma

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1996 Toyota Tacoma is between $358 and $438 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1996 Toyota Tacoma
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$398
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Occasionally, the Check Engine Light may come on, this can be related to a failed air flow sensor. This type of fault is commonly repaired by cleaning or replacing the air flow sensor.
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 v...
If the vehicle will not crank over, the most common problem is the starter, which tend to fail at about 100,00-125,000 miles. Sometimes it is only the starter solenoid contacts, but often the compl...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
February 12, 2012
1996 Toyota Tacoma
1996 4WD bought this truck with 2k miles in 96' when I was 18 just out on my own from high school. Dealership that sells Chevy and RV's got it as a trade in from a guy who wanted to haul his tow-b...
January 18, 2009
1996 Toyota Tacoma
Since day 1 my Tacoma has been a work truck. I fitted a rack on the roof, a camper shell, wench, etc and have used this truck day in and day out for hauling. The engine is still pulling strong with...