Improperly Adjusted Valves May Cause Emissions Failure/Rough Idle on Toyota Tercel

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A rough idle and even an emissions inspection failure for high HC and CO can be caused by improperly adjusted valves. Also, exhaust valves may become to tight which can lead to valve failures. Our technicians tell us that regular valve adjustment inspections are a must.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 222,678 (222,678–222,678)
8 model years affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, more1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
12 people reported this problem
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Smells like rotten eggs and idle rough