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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 1995 camry has no ignition fire
I think for sure that the timing belt has jumped a tooth. This can happen if your water pump, or your idler pulley, which are driven by the timing belt, "locks up" for a second. Best advice: replace the timing belt (you should not "reuse" it, as once it slips a tooth, that tooth is now weakend. Also, check the feel of the water pump impeller-gear...if it feels gritty or does not spin freely, replace the water pump while you are in there. It's not much more work. Also check the IDLER pulley for the same feel. If it feels bad/does not spin free, replace it. One or the other caused your problem.
Let me know how it turen out.
Posted on Nov 29, 2008
Have you changed your oil? Rotella 15W-40. These engines really don't like old oil. It becomes too thick for the injection pump to work correctly. Another possibility is a bad cam sensor on the front of the motor. Most engines call this the crank sensor but on this engine you have to look it up as a cam sensor.
Posted on Sep 29, 2009
Check the crank and cam sensor. If the magnetic pickup in any of these sensors are bad it will not send a signal to the computer for the correct spark in timing sequence. If they are very old and never been replaced I would replace these also for they do get weak from age and the heat from the engine. Magnets do lose their power from heat generating through them you know
Posted on Mar 26, 2010
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