Engine Toyota 3S

Japanese automakers are known for their quality products, which include powertrains. The 3S engine fully belongs to them, as it has proven itself only on the positive side. The appearance of this remarkable motor of the 3S series was noted in the already distant 1986, and its release continued until 2000. ICE 3S is an injection engine with a volume of 2 liters. The weight of the power units of this series strongly depends on the modification of the motors.

Specifications

Manufacturer Kamigo Plant
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky
Also called Toyota 3S
Production years 1984-2007
Cylinder block alloy cast iron
Fuel system carburetor/injector
Configuration inline
Number of cylinders 4
Valves per cylinder 4
Piston stroke, mm 86
Cylinder bore, mm 86
Compression ratio 8.5
8.8
9
9.2
9.8
10
10.3
11.1
11.5
Displacement, cc 1998
Power output, hp 111/5600
115/5600
122/5600
128/6000
130/6000
140/6200
150/6000
156/6600
179/7000
185/6000
190/7000
200/7000
212/7600
225/6000
245/6000
260/6200
Torque output, Nm / rpm 166/3200
162/4400
169/4400
178/4400
178/4400
175/4800
192/4000
186/4800
192/4800
250/3600
210/6000
210/6000
220/6400
304/3200
304/4000
324/4400
Fuel type 95
Euro standards
Weight, kg 143 (3S-GE)
Fuel consumption, L/100 km
— city
— highway
— combined
13.0
8.0
9.5
Oil consumption, gr/1000 km up to 1000
Recommended engine oil 5W-30 / 5W-40 / 5W-50 / 10W-30 / 10W-40 / 10W-50 / 10W-60 / 15W-40 / 15W-50 / 20W-20
Engine oil capacity, liter 3.3 — 3S-GTE 1 Gen.
3.6 — 3S-GE 2 Gen.
3.7 — 3S-FE/3S-GTE 2 Gen.
4.0 — 3S-GE 3 Gen./4 Gen.
4.0 — 3S-GTE 3 Gen./4 Gen.
4.8 — Altezza RS200
Oil change interval, km 10000
(better 5000)
Normal engine operating temperature, °C 95
Engine lifespan, km
— official information
— real

300+

Frequent problems

  1. Injection pump failure. The problem is accompanied by the penetration of fuel into the crankcase and high wear of the ShPG. Symptoms: an increase in oil that smells of gasoline, twitching while driving, the engine periodically stalls, uneven stroke, swimming speed. It is required to replace the injection pump.
  2. Stuck EGR valve. The reason is coking due to poor fuel. As a result, the number of revolutions floats, the engine malfunctions and the car does not run. Requires valve cleaning.
  3. Speed ​​drop, unit shutdown. It is necessary to clean the throttle valve module as well as the intake manifold. A similar symptomatology is a breakdown of the fuel pump and air filter.
  4. Excessive fuel consumption. It is necessary to adjust the ignition system, clean the injectors, the idle speed control valve and the BDZ.
  5. Vibrations. The reason is the wear of the engine mountings or the failure of one of the cylinders.
  6. Overheating. Replace the radiator cap.

In general, the unit is not bad, it shows stability and agility. With good care, it serves more than 300 thousand km. It is not recommended to buy the 3S-FSE modification.

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