1998 Toyota Tacoma Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Toyota Tacoma
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1998 Toyota Tacoma ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to Failed Coolant Temperature Sensor
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.
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.
1998 Toyota Tacoma QuestionsWill my alternator that's in my 2001 rav work if I put it in my 89 tocoma pickup (1 answer)
I want to know if I can take out my alternator that's in my 2001 toyota rav4 and put it in my 1989 toyota Tacoma pick up truck please let me know would greatly appreciate the information
I definitely killed the clutch in my boyfriend's truck not driving manual shift well on the hills of San Francisco. I haven't driven stick in 15 years and never on hills like these. I've smoked it several times. Could my poor driving skills have killed the engine too. It still drives ...
Squeaking when started, stops after being put in gear and moved.