Toyota MR2 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Toyota MR2

By 100,000 miles the ignition key tends to wear out and should be replaced or it may not work as well in the door locks or ignition switch.It is important to regularly check the valve clearance as the exhaust valves may become too tight. This will lead to valve failures which are expensive to repair.

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.

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Have a 93 toyota mr2 this alternator belt broke one day on my way home replace the built the next day the car wouldn't start check the main alternator 20 amp fuse was blown replaced but the car still will not crank will turn over but wont start what could be the problem also I replaced the di...

I purchased a 93 MR2 from a friend. It has not been started in 1.5 yrs. Before it was put into storage, the owner did disconnect the battery. I plan on picking the car up Feb 17, 2015. Besides purchasing a new battery, what else should I check for in order to get the car running? The car was...

not sure what it could be I have replaced the throttle position sensor, EGR vacuum solenoid, plugs and wires, transmission shift solenoids, distributor cap and rotor button, coil pack ,flushed and clean engine and tranny inside and out , and still having the same problem . the car starts and runs...

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THE DRIVER'S OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEM (STEERING WHEEL AND AIR BAG) EXCEEDS THE 60G THORAX CRITERION IN NHTSA CRASH TESTS.

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Have owned my 1991 Toyota MR2 Turbo now for about 2 years. Purchased the car with about 122,000 miles on it. I don't street race or anything like that, but I do drive it hard. I make sure my oil is changed about 200-250 miles before schedule always using Mobile1 20w50. I have had no major problems. The factory turbocharger still boosts very strong. I am at about 144,000 miles now and the clutc...

I had the pleasure of owning 3 MR2s, the 1st year, 1985, the 1989, last year of the orig body style and finally, the creme de la creme, the 1995 Turbo package 2nd body style, last year for the car in the US. I will always love the MR2, the car is so well balanced, the engine never overstepping what the cornering capabilities are, etc. There is plenty of room for storage and passengers without b...

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