Toyota MR2 Problems

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Most Common Toyota MR2 Problems

At higher mileages, (125,000-150,000) the automatic transmission may not shift correctly.
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.
If the engine will not crank over, the most common problem is the starter.
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Years to Avoid

Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Toyota MR2 years 1993, 1991, and 1992 are the most likely to experience problems.

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