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1999 Toyota Tercel

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1999 Toyota Tercel Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

The EGR System tends to get restricted or blocked with carbon after 100,000- 125,000 miles which will cause an emissions test failure for NOX. If the EGR system is equipped with an EGR temperature sensor it will trigger a Check Engine Light for improper EGR flow. The repair is to clean out the EGR passages and the EGR Temperature sensor. Our technicians tell this repair is pretty straight forward and takes about 1-1.5 hours. It is al...

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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 complete starter (including solenoid) needs to be replaced.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Over the time the exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) system may become plugged with debris, the oxygen sensor may also be getting slow or 'lazy' around this time. When servicing or cleaning  the EGR system, it is a good idea to replace the oxygen sensor because it works in tandem with the EGR system.

Engine -- Verified

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 pickup coils inside the distributor can also fail and cause a no-start condition. There have also been some failures of the radio noise suppressors inside the distributors, which can short out. Our technicians recommend replacing the whole distri...

1999 Toyota Tercel Questions and Answers

arain, 1999 Toyota Tercel, Deer Isle, ME

I have Toyota Tercel 1999 1.3, autometis transmission, driving in Dubai, UAE. I am facing the problem from Fuel cunsumption that I am getting on 8KM/ L . Please Let me What should i do.

Visitor, 1999 Toyota Tercel, 1.5L 4 Cylinder, Missoula, MT

hi we just recently had the transmisssion repaired in my 99 toyota tercel... we were told that we should add some gear oil to the car... and i have no idea where i add it, could someone help me wit...

wasantha, 1999 Toyota Tercel, 1.5L 4 Cylinder, Schenectady, NY

when i check plugs,carben were diposited more in 1st 4th plugs and staind with oil

wasantha, 1999 Toyota Tercel, Schenectady, NY

when i drive on rough road can here bad noice coming from the rack witch transmited via stearig shaft and could feel on stearing wheel.i have seen this problem in most tercel and starlet and dificu...

steeve92, 1999 Toyota Tercel, 1.5L 4 Cylinder, Philadelphia, PA

how often and what milleage

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