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1993 Toyota Tercel DX 2dr Sedan 5-Spd

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Electrical problem,
My neighbor woke me up and informed me that a buzzing sound was coming from my Tercel, and that the headlights were on. The car had not been driven in four days, and the light swit...
Asked by Thomas C December 13, 2012, 6:27 am 2 replies
Should I change the the transmission fluid?
It's and dirty pinkish red color, and few days ago my car would have lots of trouble shifting to 2nd ( it's automatic by the way) it has sluggish time in reversing and it's also ...
Asked by Pedro V October 26, 2012, 8:23 am 1 reply
Need longer valve stems on my tires - how does that happen?
I'm a widowed lady with bad arthritis in my fingers. It has become very difficult to check my tire pressure because the stems on the tires are so short I can no longer get a good...
Asked by Ginger D July 25, 2012, 2:01 pm 5 replies
What is the difference between a direct drive starter and a gear reduction starter?
I own a 1988 Toyota Tercel EZ with a single carb, 1.5L. I need a new starter and I've gone to the parts store to get one, but they asked me if I had a direct drive or a gear reduct...
Asked by Brent W August 28, 2012, 8:37 pm 1 reply
New spark plugs and Valve Gasket Set?
When I had my recent oil/filter change I was told the gasket "tray" was full of oil and my spark plugs were drenched in oil. I was told if I don't get this fixed VERY soon, the oil...
Asked by Ginger D August 6, 2012, 12:01 am 2 replies
what year was the catalyic converter required to be on a car to pass inspection?
i need to know?
Asked by Belinda T May 8, 2012, 1:27 pm 1 reply
Typical Cost of Front/Rear Strut Assembly
My mechanic recently told me that i need to have my front and rear struts assembly replaced. The cost he gave me was economy parts were $1150 and for premier parts $1500. I am no...
Asked by Ankit M April 14, 2012, 12:46 pm 1 reply
Do i also need to replace the timing belt and thermostat
I have a 95 toyota tercel DX, 1.5L engine. The water pump is leaking and has to be replaced. Should i also replace the timing belt and the thermostat at the same time. Never had an...
Asked by Tony N February 5, 2012, 3:44 pm 1 reply
I'm replacing the water pump. Do i have to remove the passenger side motor mount to get to it.
The engine is a 1.5L Tercel (DX) 2D. The water pump is underneath this bracket thats attached to the motor mount. Its on the passenger side of the engine. I can get to 3 of the scr...
Asked by Tony N January 20, 2012, 3:17 pm 1 reply
Rattle/shaking
My car shakes when in reverse at idle and when reversing. Engine light is on, maybe the two are related.
Asked by Jeremy J June 30, 2011, 7:34 pm 1 reply
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