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1997 Toyota Tercel Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Toyota Tercel

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Toyota Tercel is between $290 and $354 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1997 Toyota Tercel
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$322
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The ignition coil inside the distributor may fail. Our technicians tell us this may result in a hesitation on acceleration, especially when the vehicle is warming up on cold, rainy days. The pi...
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...
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 bushin...
engine is not having any misfire it runs great
I just bought a 1997 Toyota Tercel with approximately 110,000 miles on it. On a short test drive...
the reason I'm asking is my 97 Tercel had 2 tension pulleys on it but after i had some work done ...
Overall (5 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
April 14, 2011
1997 Toyota Tercel
super commuter, got it with 2,000 miles and it now has 224,000 miles on it. replaced tranny at 100, 000 (my fault for thinking it was an f-1 car) all original engine and suspension, engine burns "...
February 15, 2011
1997 Toyota Tercel
I love this car. very good gas mileage. I own it since it came out on 97. it has 190,xxx miles but still with original timing belt and water bump. now it burns lots oil. but it can be fixed easily...
September 09, 2010
1997 Toyota Tercel
I have this car since bought the same year, believe it or not I still ahve it at 257k! Change major necessary part ofcourse but still runs good air condition. Love it! PS I think I just need to rep...