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    Re: Disable door open warning bell

    I recently discovered a potential downside to this mod depending on your level of memory loss. Mine is significant so it is definitely detrimental.

    There is a relay in the headlight circuit called...
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    Re: Help locating the starter relay

    Yes, regarding emergency starting.
    If it was me I'd get myself the necessary jumper cables and do the connections mentioned above so that you know what to do/expect while the starter is actually...
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    Re: Help locating the starter relay

    I agree, and this is in no small part due to the way this site is administered. Users are encouraged to search first, and if they do post, to try to find a relevant existing thread to post in before...
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    Re: Best spare parts to grab from a U-Pull-it?

    You're right about the fan switch. I was unaware that new replacements were available.
    Heater valve. Typo.
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    Re: Best spare parts to grab from a U-Pull-it?

    Idle speed/air control valve
    Muffler entire rear pipe section (if it's the original Toyota [big round can] in good shape)
    Drive shaft
    Starter
    Brake rotors (they can get deeply pitted by salty...
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    Re: motor/engine and transmission mounts

    Re your egr issue, hopefully you've fixed the problem by cleaning the passageway. I believe that the passageway gets blocked by carbon at the throttle body when the egr system stops functioning and...
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    Re: motor/engine and transmission mounts

    Welcome to Previa ownership, or at least to the toyotavantech site. It's nice to see new posting members in these days of 30 yr old Previas.
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    Re: front blower mystery-resistor bypass?

    Finding the faulty component is still necessary. Check out whether the switch is bad - it's usually the pigtail connector contacts which burn up - and decide from there. This thread also has switch...
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    Re: front blower mystery-resistor bypass?

    Well, if your intent is to return the blower to full functionality and stock circuitry, you'd buy a new switch (8473295D00 $83, or get one from the scrap yard) and determine all the parts of the...
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    Re: front blower mystery-resistor bypass?

    Good. One item to rule out.

    If you have page 19 of the wiring diagrams at the back of the manual, take a look at that.
    If not, here it is anyway from my manual...

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    The following...
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    Re: front blower mystery-resistor bypass?

    I was going to point you to the page of the manual where the relay testing instructions were, but looking at my '91 manual there is an unfortunate typo and the testing method is subsequently wrong!
    ...
  12. Thread: cold start 97

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    Re: cold start 97

    It would be worth keeping an eye open for Previas coming into your local picknpull etc to get yourself a spare Idle Air Control Valve. It's worth having one. Plus, if there's a sensible opportunity...
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    Re: front blower mystery-resistor bypass?

    We can get this figured out. First, let us know if you have a repair manual.
  14. Thread: cold start 97

    by Jonny
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    Re: cold start 97

    What about using the throttle body which solved the cold start problem and swapping out the idle air valve with the one which didn't have the high idle problem. That seems like a logical step. Beware...
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    Re: Selling my 5-speed MT Alltrac '91 Previa

    Did you sell this?
  16. Re: Vacuum Modulator, Exhaust Gas Recirculation, Previa

    So, after a year of fine operation, then a year of intermittent check engine light, my EGR system has now failed again - the vacuum modulator specifically, again, so I took it off to investigate.
    ...
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    Re: Disable door open warning bell

    This is it right here on my '91. On mine, the two lower clips are the removable/reusable ones with the screw and the two upper ones are the push-in/break-out type.

    10981

    If you can't find it on...
  18. Re: Transmission oil vs Differential oil, 87 Toyota Van 4wd

    I'm one of those traitors with a Previa ('91 M/T), but I came across this thread and thought I'd add my experience, such as it is.

    Many years ago, before I cared/thought too much about what I was...
  19. Thread: Seatbelt

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    Re: Seatbelt

    I replaced my original '91 driver's side seatbelt today with one from a '93 model. Not a bad job, but a little fiddly to get the panel loose and, as is typical with bodywork stuff, prone to breaking...
  20. Re: resistance between knock sensor harness and ground

    You probably know this, so this is just for general info, but surest way to test starter is set handbrake, tranny in park, (neutral, depress clutch if manual), turn ignition to on (not start), crawl...
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    96 S/C AWD Previa engine and stuff

    This is in Salt Lake...

    https://classifieds.ksl.com/listing/62310555
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    Re: Sticky Oil Level Sensor, Best Fixes

    Here is a way to do the simplest "fake it full" mod, without cutting anything. It's all reversible in case you want to do something else. You'll be making yourself your very own plug for the harness...
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    Re: Sticky Oil Level Sensor, Best Fixes

    That was a great post with a ton of information.

    It took me multiple reads, getting a spare sensor from the yard and doing some testing on it myself to get my head around it a bit, so I'm going to...
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    Re: front blower mystery-resistor bypass?

    It looks like I need to learn to read, eh? Especially the first paragraph of the first post!

    I looked at the wiring diagram and when the switch is in high position it activates the "heater high...
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    Re: front blower mystery-resistor bypass?

    Did you get this fixed yet?

    I wonder if they did all this to "fix" a failed resistor. That seems the most likely explanation.
    The resistor is inside the blower housing. Taking the blower out is...
  26. Re: Largest 'all-terrain' tire size on a stock Previa AWD without modifications

    That's good to know.
    There are quite a few other wheel options with a 60.1mm center bore but a 45mm offset. Our 50 seems to be about as big as it gets. Maybe a *small* decrease in offset is OK on a...
  27. Thread: wheel options ?

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    Re: wheel options ?

    Man, I just love having the power of resurrection.
    As mentioned above, Previas originally came with 14 and 15 inch rims. Both were 6" wide with a 50mm offset, a 60.1mm center bore and a 5 x 114.3mm...
  28. Re: Largest 'all-terrain' tire size on a stock Previa AWD without modifications

    The offset of those Nissan wheels looks to be smaller than the Previa. Previa rim offset is 50mm, the 17" wheels of the 350Z I looked up are 30mm. Smaller offset means wheels stick out further by the...
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    Re: Previa Bulbs and Power Usage (non-LEDs)

    man_btc... thanks so much for transferring the stuff you've been putting on here. Very useful. I tried to insert the file right here as a screen shot for convenience but it came out as another link,...
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    Re: i have the all time sliding door cure for you

    This is a popular thread and the following post, though not as "all time" as the roller fix, saves a bunch of aggravation simply dealing with that inside door handle. I have a few pet peeves, and...
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    Re: Previa Dashboard Lights Bulbs

    Good to know what Toyota uses.
    Recently I found this great site for browsing bulbs of all kinds.....
    https://www.bulbtown.com/category_s/437.htm?searching=Y&sort=7&cat=437&show=30&page=1
    You can...
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    Re: Help locating the starter relay

    Since this evolved into a starter problem issue thread here is a link to another one with pics of the internal contacts going bad, for those browsing in the future. The individual contacts cost about...
  33. Re: Dimensions of the front and rear prop shafts for 92 Previa DX Alltrac MTM

    I have a '91 alltrac mtm. The front shaft is a 2 piece type. Please confirm that only the front portion connecting to the diff is missing. The rear portion connecting to the transfer case is still...
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    Re: How to disassemble the dash on a Previa

    Before I realized this thread existed I started one about replacing the fan switch, and in an effort to contribute I described the center dash disassembly with pics. There is much duplication but I...
  35. Re: Front End - '91 Previa LE AWD - Ball Joint, Tie Rod Ends, Sway Bar link & Bushing

    My newly purchased '93 5 speed with 214K miles had the same awful noises. One sway bar link had a little play. Replaced both links ... noise substantially reduced but not gone.
    I noticed there was a...
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    Re: i have the all time sliding door cure for you

    I just did this mod on a 93 Previa I recently bought, using the HK0608 bearings, so I took some pics.

    It is best to take the door off to do this mod - much less work in the end. Two people is...
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    Body Bodywork Rust Problem Areas

    While many rust problems are quite obvious, there are some susceptible areas which are hidden and might go unnoticed until you've got holes rotted through. I thought I'd post a few of the hidden...
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    cup holder clip latch repair

    Got tired of the cup holder sticking out an inch because of the broken clip. Fixed it but very fiddly getting it right. Junk yard clips are mostly broken too. This is what I did, but please post if...
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    Re: 1992 Previa Heater Control Valve?

    Here are some pics to accompany this thread for others with this problem. It is a common one. Often the culprit is the clamp which holds the cable at the valve has come unclamped and the cable has...
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    Re: Rear Fender Bumper

    A previa just appeared at the junk yard, but could I get the fender mount/tow brackets off with hand tools? Noooo. So I scraped most of the rust off my very rotten one, painted it, attached a few...
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    Re: Disabling AWD on 95 AllTrac

    Update: 50,000+ miles on the *locked transfer/no front shaft* mod with zero problems.
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    Rear Fender Bumper

    Unscrew the phillips heads bolt at the top rear of each rear wheel arch. It has already been removed in this image and goes into the white plastic clip.

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    Detach the strap which supports...
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    Re: Wiper Blade Replacement 1991 Previa

    1991Previa - please share your findings with us. These forums are so much more useful to everyone if threads have answers - even if the answer is it doesn't work.
  44. Sticky: Re: The WHAT-IS-THIS-PART and WHAT-IS-THE-PART-NUMBER Thread for Previas

    I'm not 100% certain but I think that is the wire which goes to the oil pressure switch which illuminates the oil pressure light (oil can symbol) on the dashboard.
    Does your oil pressure light come...
  45. Re: How concerned should I be about the radiator cracking (pic included)

    If your thermostat has more than 100K on it, or if you don't know, change it at this time, too. Get genuine Toyota - it's a cheap part and a very easy job. Hardest thing is finding the engine drain...
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    Re: Power steering reservoir clean flush

    I was waiting for a while and a lot of driving to be sure I was reporting accurately here.

    Before I did the above procedure my Previa had the original power steering fluid from 1991 and with over...
  47. Re: Vacuum Modulator, Exhaust Gas Recirculation, Previa

    Another update.
    15000+ miles later and this is the situation... every couple of months or so the CEL will come on, but almost always goes off again by itself shortly thereafter, or on the next...
  48. Re: Alltrac - driveshaft failure at the u joint - running in FWD

    Unfortunately cgregs32 has not completed his thread, so I'll do it for him. I happen to know that the replacement front shaft he bought from me and installed about a month ago was working fine right...
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    Re: Previa heating system troubles

    Your warm-not-hot issue might be a malfunctioning air mix damper. Mine is the opposite... it blows warm when the dashboard setting is on cold.
    Edit. Just realized the hot/cold valve under the hood...
  50. Re: Alltrac - driveshaft failure at the u joint - running in FWD

    How did my old drive shaft work out for you?
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