Toyota T100 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Toyota T100

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Toyota T100 Problems

Power Steering Leak

At higher mileages (125,000 -150,000) the power steering pump may begin to leak on the 6 cylinder vehicles and could require replacement.

Check Engine Light Due to Failed Coolant Temperature Sensor

At higher mileages (125,00+) the Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor may intermittently stop working, especially when the vehicle is fully warmed up. This can result in illumination of the Check Engine Light and/or an engine stalling problem.

Check Engine Light Due to Restricted EGR System

The EGR System tends to get restricted or blocked with carbon after 100,000- 125,000 miles which will cause an emissions test failure for NOX. If the EGR system is equipped with an EGR temperature sensor it will trigger a Check Engine Light for improper EGR flow. The repair is to clean out the EGR passages and the EGR Temperature sensor. Our technicians tell this repair is pretty straight forward and takes about 1-1.5 hours. It is also wise to verify the EGR system components i.e. the Transducer, EGR Valve and VSV Solenoid at this time.

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Toyota T100 Questions

T-100 starts fine when cold, won't when hot until about a half-hour has passed to cool.... (2 answers)

Starts when cold, will restart if shut off while hot but immediately re-started. But if it sits for about 10 mins while hot, it won't restart. It coughts and kinduv backfires with a weird smell . . I have to let it sit for a half hour or more, then it starts just fine. I have cleaned/teste...

I change distributor and still no spark on spark plug what is the problem? (3 answers)

Motor cranks but no start change also spark plugs and new battery

My truck wont start i changed the battery,cables,ignision switch and the relay. Still wont start, runs fine after popping the clutch what else can i do? Thank you (1 answer)

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Toyota T100 Recalls

Toyota Recalls 1990-1998 Trucks Due to Cracked Steering Relay Rod

Toyota is recalling 1990-1995 4Runner, 1990-1995 pickup, and 1993-1998 Toyota T100 trucks because the steering relay rod may crack under stress. This may increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the steering relay rod.

Toyota Recalls Various 1996 Models Due to Cruise Control Issues

Toyota is recalling 1996 T100, Camry, Celica, Corolla, and Tacoma models because the cruise control system may fail to hold the speed set by the driver and can accelerate above the intended set speed. This can increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the cruise control assemblies.

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Toyota T100 Reviews

Bought my 95 from the original owner, I drove it for two years and sold it to my brother. He drove it for 2 years and sold it to his coworker. I just bought it back from him. Truck had 177k miles on it when he blew the engine. He put a new Toyota engine, new clutch, flywheel, radiator, water pump, hoses, belts, fluids, brakes.. Just like a new truck again. Happy to have it back and only paid 3k...
my t100 has 173.000 miles on it bought it brand new...reg.t100 problems..only thing I wish I what have done was get an stainless stell exhaust.. I want thru 4 so far...still runs like brand new...only one front end all. because I had to replace a tie rod end..but over all I got my money worth I think...I hate to guess how much I spent in gas the lat 17 teen yrs..lol the truck is really rusting...
Great Truck. I did a bunch of research before buying my 97 T-100 4x4. It is rated one of the most reliable and solid trucks ever built. It had 112k miles on it and now has 212k. I have had to replace the transmission at 190k, which is about the breaking point, but other than routine stuff like brakes, battery, front axles, and fluids, I have not had to do much work on it. It always starts righ...

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