1998 Toyota Tacoma Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Toyota Tacoma

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Toyota Tacoma is between $358 and $438 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1998 Toyota Tacoma
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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Occasionally, the Check Engine Light may come on, this can be related to a failed air flow sensor. This type of fault is commonly repaired by cleaning or replacing the air flow sensor.
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 compl...
The Toyota Tacoma 2.7L I4 engine has a known issue with the valves that if left unchecked, will cause burned valves and engine performance issues.  The engine ‘breathes’ through v...
check engine light came on while drivng errands around town. pulled over, checked all fluids & be...
When you push the clutch in. How far is the rod on the slave cylinder suppose to go. Getting abou...
I want to know if I can take out my alternator that's in my 2001 toyota rav4 and put it in my 198...
Overall (4 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
December 26, 2013
1998 Toyota Tacoma
Aloha! I bought my 1998 3.4L SR5 5 Speed Extended cab with only 26,000 miles on it. It is a 2 Wheel Drive, NOT a 4X4. Lots of Power, Good Gas Mileage, Loaded. I would have preferred a 2.4L Engine. ...
March 25, 2011
1998 Toyota Tacoma
I have owned this 4wd 2.7L truck from new. It has 237000 miles and I have only replaced the belts once. I will drive this until it dies....
September 09, 2010
1998 Toyota Tacoma
I bought this about 11 years from a dealer in Texas. It had 35,000 miles when I bought it and now it has 348,000 miles. That's right. I love this truck!!! My wife and kids always ask when I'm g...