Question about 1989 Toyota Camry
By cold I'm talkin' Los Angeles. In other words after car sits overnight or 6-8 hours it will show long crank before starting. Starts every time and hot starts are just fine. Is this common or is it fuel pressure dropping too much or not building up fast enough or is there a check valve that's not working?
You have a very common problem; your fuel pump needs replaced. Inside the outlet of the fuel pump is a "check valve", that holds fuel pressure from draining back to the tank. What you have happening is the fuel has emptied from the lines and the injector rail; the long cranking period is the time that it takes for the fuel to be pumped back to the engine. Replace the fuel pump & your problem will go away.
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