About Toyota T100
Toyota T100 is a full-size pickup truck manufactured by Toyota from 1993 to 1998. The first Toyota T100 was introduced in late 1992 as a 1993 model year vehicle. As Toyota has occupied the compact pickup truck market in the 1980s through 1990s in North America, thus it started to try capturing full-size pickup truck market in North America. However, though it had been criticized for its size, J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality Survey Best Full-Size Pickup award was issued to Toyota T100 for three times and Popular Science also gave the "Best of What's New" award to it.
Toyota T100 was a little bigger than mid-size Dodge Dakota and compact Ford Ranger pickup truck of the time. At the same time, T100 was still much smaller than full-size American pickup trucks of the time, which made it in a unique position as well as gave it an opportunity within the truck ranks. As a 2-door pickup truck, Toyota T100 was powered by 2.7 L inline 4-cylinder engine, 3.0 L and 3.4 L V6 engine as well as a 3.4 L supercharged V6 engine for TRD trim, and engines were fitted along with a 4-speed automatic transmission and a 5-speed manual transmission.
Toyota T100 Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Everything in this world has an expired date, without exception for Toyota T100. However, in order to lengthen its lifespan, you have the necessity to know how to solve these common problems happened to it:
First, engine problem. This problem often is the omen of your Toyota T100 is failing. According to T100 owners, metallic or squeaking noises in engine would disturb them while driving. What's more, a decrease in power and poor economy also impair T100's performance. The illuminated Check Engine Light could not get ignored, you had better to check the speedometer cable, fuel tank, spark plug, fuel filter or oil filter before your T100 has inability to start or drive.
Second, braking, suspension and transmission failure. Braking system often acts as a life saver. In Toyota T100, drivers worry a lot as rear brakes sometimes would be locked up especially on wet surfaces or parking cable could not hold the vehicle properly. In this case, brake proportioning valve and parking brake cable need a thorough inspection. As for suspension failure, leaf spring bushing and ball joint should be top concerns. And transmission failure in T100 is often caused by broken bellhousing.
For your Toyota T100's sake, you had better keep every auto part in right place. Only in this way could T100 enjoy a long life expectancy, which is what you want as well. Seat belt is an auto part that should not get ignored as it could save lives in accidents. As for door lock and door handle, they are designed to protect owner's property and for passenger's convenience. Fog light bulb and headlight bulb are very helpful in providing clear and bright forward driving visions.
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