97 Tercel tranny swap?

Asked by Feb 24, 2015 at 08:33 AM about the 1997 Toyota Tercel 2 Dr CE Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have  a 97 Toyota Tercel,  5 speed
manual.  I need a new transmission
but can't find one anywhere.  
Is there an alternative that would bolt
on?

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Whether it has a a 1.3L-- 4E FE or the 1.5L-- 5E FE, either of those engines were available for a '97 Tercel, a transaxle from another Tercel 1994 to 1999 will bolt in, as long as it came off the same engine you have

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See your message. That's why they are so hard to find, and parts for them are scarce, no remans even available

20

Does a 1996 transmission fit in a 1997 toyota tercel?

I don't think so. 97 started a design change which ran till end of production. I'm pretty sure everything before 97 was a 4 speed manual transmission also.

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I have a 4 speed tranmission in my tercel tho? So what should i do? The tranny doesnt shift to 4th gear

Best Answer

There's LOTS of 4 speed tranny's out there. Check local junk yards first. Can also get them pretty cheap on eBay. Put a new clutch & clutch master slave cylinder in while you have things opened up.

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I got a 4 speed tranny in my car right now and called a junk yard and they had a 1996 4 speed tranny so i wanted to know if i can switch trannys even tho my car a 1997

Do a search to see if gear ratios are the same (or model #). If they are, you're in luck. I've found a few tranny's that match mine since I posted this 8 mo. ago. Yours is Much easier. Just do your research online, take notes so you don't get mixed up (I do) & the answer will show itself. You just gotta put in the time & work.

i want to put a 5 speed in my tercel and i was wondering if there was any ones that i could bolt in

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I have a 96 tercel with a 3 speed trans is it posible to bolt on a 4 speed auto trans on there

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