Toyota T100 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Toyota T100
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Toyota T100 ProblemsVehicle Won't Crank Due To Starter
If the engine will not crank over, the most common problem is the starter. These will tend to go out at about 100,00-125,000 miles. Sometimes it is only the starter solenoid, but often the complete starter (including solenoid) needs to be replaced.
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.
Occasionally, the mass air flow sensor can go lean and set a code P0170 for fuel system lean. This in not an oxygen sensor problem. If there are no vacuum leaks, the mass air flow sensor may need to be replaced. Our technicians remind us to use a factory part because the aftermarket rebuilds are very inconsistent.
Toyota T100 QuestionsT-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...
Motor cranks but no start change also spark plugs and new battery
Toyota T100 RecallsToyota 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 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.