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Car has noises that sound like the car will turn off at random times but is becoming more frequent. New battery and oils.

I just bought a 1997 Toyota Tercel with approximately 110,000 miles on it. On a short test drive it performed well. After signing the papers and driving it home, the vehicle began to "buck" when cruising at 55/60 on the Interstate. It wasn't when accelerating, just when cruising. I took it back to the shop that sold it to me, and they found an ignition coil that needed replaced. They replaced it, and it performed a bit better overall, but it still bucks at 55/60 when cruising. Any idea as to what may be the problem?

How do i get the bolt to stop leaking

Just recently purchased a 94 Tercel,and it has a air bag light on. How can i get it to go off? Also is there an A/C in this car, if so do i need to get it recharged When it doesn't get cold?

if I drive it for 30 to 45 minutes the check engine light comes on if im drivin 55 it slowes down to 30 and when you mash the peddle to the floor it falls on its nose but at half throttle it feels as if it runs fine but still won't get over 30 mph when you completely let off the gas peddle it runs rough and when you give it gas from a stop it will almost die then it picks up and if you cut the car off for 20 minutes the engine light will be off and the car runs fine until the light comes back on and if you cross out the TE1 and E1 it won't read any codes. Its a 4 speed manual and a 3E 1.5

Obd reader not available

Tire Kingdom wants @ 600 bucks to install 4 (they said 4 mounts.) Also, @ 600 bucks to fix leaking rack and pinion steering. Thank you.

Also changed slave cylinder. Bled lines very well.
Got it into gear after adjusting clutch pedal, but something still not right.

it started hesitating when taking off and i think it's getting worse. A lot of codes started flashing on the check engine light. I didn't get them all one time it was 95 another time was 112. i might need to clean out the throttle body

Hi! This is just another question, but important to me. My engine light is on. It went off for a short time (about an hour), then came back on and stayed on. My engine runs great! (187955 miles. Oil clean,plugs new,doesn't overheat, easy starting, power excellent, elect. connections excellent, fluid levels great). What causes this to occur on a regular most often basis for no apparent reason or symptom? THANKS for any advice. I really like this Toy! Bought it about 5 months ago.


Toyota Tercel 1993 stick shift 1500 series 180,000 + miles. mostly everything is manual just got a new head has an oil leakand burns oilThe oil leak is coming from underneath the timing belt area. and I've been told that it needs a seal but the maintenance to get to that would be the spendy part. Runs fairly good besides the throttle issue/high idle smokey when warming up every day. Goes through oil quick. Any Advice Would be very appreciated

mostly interested in toe in measurments + or - what measurment?

Engine light blinked 15 and 29 times when driving it.

clutch did not slip or any thing pryor to this.

It is a Tercel with a manual trans. Why wont it start when it gets cold out?

my trans caused my car to come to a complete stop. after cooling down, I was able to drive it home. (1.5 miles)it stopped once on the way. it is making a hissing/light grinding sound. does it need a complete rebuild?? or just some type of service? TIA.

The ignition switch is worn. Could that be related?

Ithe vent, but windows wont clear for a VERY long time.

the reason I'm asking is my 97 Tercel had 2 tension pulleys on it but after i had some work done to it i noticed it now has none. In fact the whole pulley set up does not look the same??? the guy said he replaced the crank because it had some a few broken teeth on it. I'm really confused, I know i don't much about motors but i do know it doesn't look the same under the hood, please help!!!

Battery good. Starter fairly new. Problem started last week, would try a few times, switch through gears, etc and would eventually start. Problem is getting worse.

runs well for 3 or 5 miles and leaks oil front top of the trans.