1990 Toyota Corolla Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Toyota Corolla
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1990 Toyota Corolla ProblemsIgnition Coil Inside Distributor May Fail
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 distributor with a complete, genuine Toyota distributor if any of its components fail.
The engine mount on the passenger side of the car can wear out on cars with high mileage. This will put extra stress on the other mounts and the faulty mount will need to be replaced.
If the vehicle develops an annoying, clunking sound when driving over bumps it is usually the struts and strut bearing plates. These may need replacing at 100,000-125,000 miles or sooner. If the noise is a more of a squeak or groan, it can be usually be eliminated by spraying a light lubricant on the suspension bushings 1-2 times per year.
1990 Toyota Corolla Questionsbattery and starter are working but won't start (1 answer)
I went on two months vacation last june 2016 and when I come back recently I tried to start the engine of my corolla it won't even if it is crancking very fast.
I have to accelerate to get down the hill.I have front wheel drive.
1990 Toyota Corolla RecallsSeat Heater Wiring Shorts And Causes Fire
For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements may short circuit when the seat cushion is compressed, and result in a fire hazard. Dealers will disconnect the seat heaters and refund the purchase price of the seat heaters free of charge to resolve the concern,