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1996 Toyota Tercel Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 Toyota Tercel

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1996 Toyota Tercel is between $290 and $354 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1996 Toyota Tercel
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$322
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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 pi...
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...
On vehicles with a manual transmission, worn shift bushings can cause the transmission to pop out of gear, especially when coasting down in 1st or 2nd gear. Replacing all the shift linkage bushin...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
September 20, 2012
1996 Toyota Tercel
I have been using since 2009 to date almost four years but changed only battery,refill gas.Toyota Tercel 1996.
December 01, 2011
1996 Toyota Tercel
Purchased my Tercel with 82,000 miles on it...Just rolled it over to 337,000 miles with nothing but very basic and limted manitance. At 325K I had to replace the first rotor and a windshield washer...
December 27, 2010
1996 Toyota Tercel
Essentially bulletproof. Only issues: starter and second oxygen sensor. The starter just failed, at about 75,000 miles. It turned out to NOT be the sensor, but the exhaust pipe. The biggest challen...