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About Toyota Cressida

As the top of the line Toyota car, Toyota Cressida was produced by a renowned Japanese automotive manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation from between 1976 and 1992 as Toyota's flagship sedan. Originally introduced to replace the Toyota Crown, Cressida was available as a sedan and station wagon until 1987 and as a sedan from 1988 to 1992. Competing against mid-size luxury European sedans, Cressida is a more economical car that had been manufactured across four generations before being replaced by the Toyota Avalon in North America.
The third-generation Toyota Cressida was produced from December 1984 to August 1988 as the 4-door sedan and 4-door hardtop sedan. Built under code "MX73", Cressida's main competitor is Nissan Maxima and it was powered by a 2.8 L 5M-GE inline 6-cylinder engine and this engine was mounted to the 4-speed, 5-speed manual and 3-speed, 4-speed automatic transmissions. The fourth-generation Cressida was available in 1988 for the 1989 model year under the "MX83" code. It featured motorized automatic seat belts, brighter alloy wheels, a redesigned grille and simplified climate controls. And Cressida got a more powerful engine - the 3.0 L 7M-GE inline 6-cylinder engine rated at 190 horsepower and 185 lb-ft of torque. And this engine sent power through either a 5-speed manual or a 4-speed automatic transmission.

Toyota Cressida Common Problems & Maintenance Tips

Praising for a comfortable and quiet ride, graceful rear-wheel-drive handling, high gas mileage and stellar reliability, Toyota Cressida is a very popular vehicle for family use. But if you do have a Cressida, you had better be cautious about these common problems:
First, the vehicle won't start is the trickiest problem that Toyota Cressida drivers have ever met during driving. As it is a problem related with drivability, so you have to pay more attention to it. According to some Toyota Cressida drivers, at starter, before the vehicle has starting issues, they could see dirt, grime, and carbon deposits on the inside of the housing, hear squealing noise from the front of the vehicle and find leaking coolant on the ground. And the engine keeps overheating when the Low Coolant Light and Check Engine Light come on, under such situation, you are highly suggested to inspect the Cressida throttle body gasket, drive belt, thermostat, thermostat gasket and radiator hose.
Second, suspension failure is also a troublesome issue on Toyota Cressida. For some Toyota Cressida drivers who have not much knowledge of mechanics or technology, they have some misunderstandings on this problem. Most thought suspension failure only brings about an unpleasant and unsteady driving experience, which is true but more serious is occupants could get stuck in dangers when this issue appears. Due to the symptoms such as uneven tire wear, bouncing and vibration while driving, squeaking noises from underneath the vehicle and sluggish response in vehicle handling, potential dangers is ubiquitous in such a Cressida. And the Cressida coil springs, sway bar bushing, shock and strut mount and coil spring insulator are often the reasons.
Routine maintenance is always an effective way in lengthening the Toyota Cressida's lifespan, especially for vulnerable auto parts in it. For example, cabin air filter is often made of cotton or paper, both materials are easy to go broken. But it undertakes the major job of filtering contaminants in the air so that people with respiratory diseases won't be exposed to any possible allergic dangers. Thus, cleaning it frequently to make sure it works smoothly is needed. Other parts such as the fog light, headlight, windshield wiper, antenna and antenna mast also should be maintained on a regular basis for a safe and comfortable driving trip.
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