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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I'm going to guess TIMING BELT. Fairly common with this engine. Thankfully, they are a "NON-interference" motor so it didn't do any damage when the belt snapped. Just need to replace it. Should cost around $300-$400 depending on where you are. Good luck!
try autozone.com to see if they have your car listed for diagrams pictures and step by step instructions if your car is not listed then try your local library they have all the car manuals and even copy them for you
There is either a cable not getting a very good connection, solenoid has problems, or there is a wiring leading to a relay that has a bad connections. How is your ignition? Is it loose or have loose wires?
also check the magnetic switch mounted on the starter housing, is supplied by
current from the starting switch circuit of the ignition switch. This
magnetic action of the switch mechanically engages the starter clutch
assembly and electrically closes the heavy switch which connects it to
the battery. The starting switch circuit consists of the starting
switch contained within the ignition switch, a transmission neutral
safety switch or clutch pedal switch, and the wiring necessary to
connect these in series with the starter solenoid or relay.
I understand your problem. I own a 1992 celica and someone broke the hood latch and stole the cold air intake i had on it and all the fuses under the hood. you need to look in the distributor and find the ignition coil. it runs all the electrical eqipment. if it is burnt of cracked, replace it. they cost around $48-$55 bucks and if the ignitor is faulty it will shake when you get up to speed and make things blink and **** out on you. try that and see if that works.
strip out auto box and fit a manual gearbox ,this is an expensive repair by the sound of it,is it a manual pump in the box?? or has it had an electric one built in to keep the pressure up as i have seen this on *** cars ,good job not many autos in spain ,macho men here only old men from northern europe buy an auto and they are very expensive and difficult to get