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Where is the starter relay? 1990 corolla

Ign switch 'on'-only oil light comes on-on 'start' oil light dims but starter does not turn. no 'click' from solenoid.

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SOURCE: When I turn the key

If you can hear a relay clicking, then your starter relay should be OK. Try tapping the starter solenoid (on the starter) with a hammer while someone cranks the ignition over. Sometimes it'll get jammed or stuck and won't start the car. Try that out - if it works, then you may need to overhaul or replace your starter.

Posted on Jul 27, 2008

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SOURCE: My 1990 Toyota corolla does not start

the switch should be part of the shifter assembly

Posted on May 24, 2009

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SOURCE: 91 corolla 4afe. AC quit working, then shut car

hello,I will try and help you with this problem.Check the battery and connections.The battery might have enough volts,but no amps,and this would cause your problem.You may have to have it load tested too find this out.Also the alternator needs to be checked to see if it is charging correctly.If all this is good,check the neutral safety switch.If I can be of service,let me know.roniecon@gmail.com

Posted on Jul 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Engine shut down on freeway. Good battery, low oil

low oil boiling water sometime automatically stop the engine for further damage. stop the engine wait for sometime. fill up oil/water. check fuse/switches for engine/lights/dimmer. re start.

Posted on Oct 04, 2009

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SOURCE: 98 Toyota Corolla - won't start or turn over. It

Does the start try turning the engine?.. or does it just click? or not even click?

HOw is the battery voltage?
check with volt meter. it could be dead after many attempts

Posted on Apr 23, 2010

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