my 1986 toyota supra does not over at idle,but once i drive it will overheat,but sometimes the temp will drop right down?,then back up?,,,it also spits water out of the overflow,at any time?

Asked by Nov 08, 2013 at 06:58 PM about the 1986 Toyota Supra 2 dr Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

3 Answers

1,305

Has the thermostat been changed? If not i would change it an the water pump

ya,i changed the thermostat,was thinking about the waterpump or the headgasket?

45

I have a supra and had the same problem. This variable temp problem is likely a head gasket... Do you hear a water/fluid flushing sound as you accelerate??? if so, this may be further evidence of a head gasket problem. Mine was fine for short trips, but on longer trips, the overflow tank would overfill... Head gasket fixed it. Hope this helps.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Supra

Looking for a Used Supra in your area?

CarGurus has 53 nationwide Supra listings starting at $32,500.

ZIP:

Search Toyota Supra Questions

Toyota Supra Experts

#1 James Hayman
James Hayman
Reputation 80
#2 Stephen Sidman
Stephen Sidman
Reputation 70
#3 littlehorn
littlehorn
Reputation 50
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mazda RX-7
64 listings
Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,845 listings starting at $1,999
Used Chevrolet Camaro
243 Great Deals out of 31,194 listings starting at $369
Used Chevrolet Corvette
150 Great Deals out of 20,684 listings starting at $3,995
Used BMW M3
50 Great Deals out of 1,361 listings starting at $3,800

Used Cars For Sale

1997 Toyota Supra For Sale
5 listings starting at $32,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.