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1994 toyota corolla has a runs rough at idle and lacked power, would stall sometimes at stop. Also has low idle,try timming and new plugs, and checked distriburtor cap and fuel filter and fuel regulator

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I have a similar problem with one of my Toyota Corollas. It's a 95 model with the 1.8L engine (7A-FE, automatic). But unlike yours, it has plenty of power while running. Here's what it does. Occasionally the engine misses. Sometimes it will die. This is most likely to happen when you start the car and put it in reverse and start rolling without giving the engine time to adjust. I've been told by some customers that it will die sometimes when coming to a stop. But this has never happened when I drive it. I don't think it's a fuel issue because the car runs just fine when it's running.

Here's what I've tried so far:

  1. Replaced spark plugs and wires.
  2. Used gasoline additive fuel injector cleaner.
  3. Checked air filter.
  4. Checked vacuum hoses for leaks.
  5. Replaced PCV valve and hoses.
  6. Cleaned the air intake and throttle body with carburetor cleaner.
So far there is no change in the problem.

What I plan to do next:
  1. Check the throttle position sensor.
  2. Check the MAF sensor.
  3. Adjust the idle via the set screw.

After that I have no idea what to do next if the problem persists. The check engine light is not on so I don't think there are any error codes. Will let you know.

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Posted on Aug 27, 2009

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    I should have reported this earlier, it turned out that the problem was a bad ignition coil. Here's how I found out: I swapped my car's distributor with a "known good" distributors from another running Corolla; my ca ran just fine with the "good distributor." So I bought a new ignition coil and swapped it into my original "bad" distributor and the car ran fine from then on. Swapping the ignition coil out of the distributor is very simple.

    Regarding the EGR: This is probably not the cause of your problem. If the EGR valve is stuck open, the car will sputter and die at idle, but not at speed. If the EGR valve is stuck shut, there is no real effect on the running of the engine at any speed. So most probably (if not definitely) the cause of the problem being discussed here is not the EGR.


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I am having the same issue, changed the gasket, rotor, and distributor cap. Spark plugs look fine.

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Well, my problem is similar.
My 95 wagon has a standard transmission, it idles fine, it runs fine when I accelerate, it's when I'm putting along in 3rd or 4th gear, it sputters and bucks. It's not my ability with a clutch, I assure you.
It has never stalled completely but it's come close. Here's what I've tried... new plugs and wires. cleaned throttle body. replaced fuel filter. replaced coil. replaced map sensor. checked for vacuum leaks. checked pcv. I'm stumped and perturbed. I love my Corolla and I want it to work like it used to. If anybody has any more ideas, I'd love to hear them. Fuel pump has beensuggested, and I think it's unlikely. EGR has been suggested, haven't replaced it yet. Coolant tempsensor has been suggested, haven't tried it yet.
Thanks for any help on this one.

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