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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
As with any no start condition, you will need to figure out if you are dealing with a fuel problem or spark problem. If the engine is cranking normally we will assume the timing belt is ok.
You can check for spark at the plugs, and try spraying carb cleaner into the intake hose.
Also check the computer for trouble codes and the fuel pressure at the injectors.
Posted on Jul 27, 2012
Check to make sure that the alternator belt is tight, if it is, you are going to need an alternator. If not, tighten it up and charge the battery and it should recover.
Posted on Apr 13, 2009
SOURCE: I have a 1988 toyota pickup 22r must rev the engine manually to heat it up. The choke does not engage. I can smell gas inside the car and after high speed driving (60-70 mph) the idle becomes rough at
Sounds like you have some significant carburetor or fuel line problems. I wouldn't drive this thing at all if you smell gas inside the car. Gas fumes are more explosive than gasoline itself. One small electrical spark and at best, you'll explode and die. At worst, you may end up with burns all over your body and spend the rest of your life in terrible pain.
Posted on Dec 16, 2011
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