Engine Won't Crank Due To Starter on Toyota Tercel

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.

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Average mileage: 132,500 (110,000–160,000)
10 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
16 people reported this problem
3 people shared problem details
I have had 4 Starters since I hit the 110,000 mark and I have only own the car for a year. We can't seem to figure out what is causing the starter to burn up. We have replaced them with new ones each time.
1994 Toyota Tercel160,000
I turn the key and all that happens is a click sound. Starter works sometimes and others it doesn't. I believe it to be the solenoid contacts or relay switch.
1996 Toyota Tercel127,500
Won't turn over..battery tested fine
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