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89 celica turns over but wont start

I've been haveing problems with my 89 celica. at first my car wouldn't even turn over so i would pop the hood and wiggle around with the battery and the fuse box next to it and it would start. then i narrowed it down to the fuse box and i would just lift it up a little and it would turn over just fine. now my car wants to turn over but just wont. i've taken that fuse box apart wiggled some wires and put it back together. i got it to start once, but now i can't. it still turns over but the more i try the more it lowers my batt. can anyone help?

i checked the starter and that's fine, so i've rulled that out

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  • boswell_89 Nov 12, 2008

    yeah, i think it has something to do with that fuse box though...or does that have anything to do at all with my car starting?

  • boswell_89 Nov 12, 2008

    is there a way to test the fuel pump?

  • boswell_89 Nov 12, 2008

    is one of the fuses in the fuse box next to the battery egnition related, "that is if this fuse is gone will i still get spark to the plug?"

  • boswell_89 Nov 12, 2008

    thanks i'll check that out. also is one of the fuses in the fuse box next to the battery egnition related, (that is if this fuse is gone will i still get spark to the plug?)

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Is the fuel pump working?

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No fuel pressure no start, check it.

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    yadayada Nov 12, 2008

    Yes, have someone turn the key on and off every 2 or 3 seconds with the gas cap off, you should here a humming noise from the fuel tank, it stops after a few seconds.

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