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1992 toyota corolla merino 4a-ge engine. just stopped running while driving and won't start again. have replaced almost all electric components and still nothing. at ignition starter seems to spin but not engage. any help please. benny09nz

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  • Randy Fitz May 11, 2010

    Is the timing belt intact and turning the camshaft (ignition rotor in distributor turning)? If the Timing belt broke the engine will sound odd and turn easily without compression when attempting to start.

  • Garry Bennett
    Garry Bennett Jan 12, 2013

    I had one of these and when timing belt broke the engine stopped working. If you are lucky you will have the engine that survives this but mine didn't. Ended up with bent valves and damaged cylinders. Cheers

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Get a new starter or starter selinoid, sounds like its hanging up possible stripped gear on starter of flywheel. If its a stick shift you can always put key in "run" position and have a couple friends push you in neutrel then when you gain speed put it in 3 gear and dump the clutch, if it starts you know the starter, selinoid, or flywheel is faulty

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Here's your maintenance manual entry for the complete procedure:

OIL PAN REMOVAL & INSTALLATION - 1990 Toyota Corolla

4A-F, 4A-FE and 4A-GE Engines

See Figures 1 through 7

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

2. Raise and safely support the vehicle.


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Fig. 1: Exploded view of the oil pan assembly-4A-F and 4A-GE engines

3. Drain the engine oil into a suitable container.


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Fig. 2: Remove the oil pan drain plug to drain the engine oil from the crankcase

4. Place a jack under the transaxle to support it.

5. Remove the splash shield from under the engine.

6. Raise the jack under the transaxle slightly.

7. Remove the front exhaust pipe between the exhaust manifold and catalytic converter. Some models have an oxygen sensor, disconnect the oxygen sensor wiring.


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Fig. 3: Remove the front exhaust pipe for better access during oil pan removal

8. On the 4A-F and 4A-FE engines, remove the center mounting.



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Fig. 4: Remove the bolts and nuts retaining the center mounting-4A-F engine

9. Some 4A-FE engines and all 4A-GE engines are equipped with a stiffener plate. Remove the set bolts and pull the stiffener plate from the vehicle.

10. On the 4A-GE engines, unbolt and lower the flywheel housing under cover.

11. If equipped, remove the oil cooler hose and union from the oil pan. Remove the two nuts and nineteen bolts retaining the oil pan.

12. Insert a blade between the pan and cylinder block, cut off the applied sealer and remove the pan.




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Fig. 5: Insert a blade and tap lightly to loosen the oil pan free from the block

To install:

Note: Be careful not to drop any oil on the contact surfaces of the pan and block.

13. Using a razor blade and gasket scraper, remove all traces of packing (FIPG) material from the gasket surfaces. Thoroughly clean all main surfaces to remove loose material. Clean both sealing surfaces with non-residue solvent.


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Fig. 6: Apply a reasonable amount of sealant (FIPG) to the oil pan surface-except 7A-FE engine

14. Apply new packing (FIPG) 08826-00080 to the oil pan as shown. Avoid applying excessive amounts to the surface. Be especially careful around the oil passages.

Note: Parts must be assembled within 3 mins of application. Otherwise, the sealer (FIPG) must be removed and reapplied.

15. Install the oil pan over the studs on the block with the nineteen bolts and two nuts. Tighten the bolts to 43 inch lbs. (5 Nm). Make sure when you install the oil pan drain plug using a new gasket.



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Fig. 7: Tighten the 19 oil pan retaining bolts securely-4A-F, 4A-FE and 4A-GE engines

16. If equipped, install the oil cooler pipe, two new gaskets and union bolt. Tighten the union bolt to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).

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18. On the 4A-GE engines, install and secure the flywheel housing under cover if removed.

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20. On the 4A-GE engines, attach the stiffener plate with the 3 set bolts and tighten them to 27 ft. lbs. (37 Nm).

21. Attach the center mounting and tighten the member side bolts to 38 ft. lbs. (52 Nm), plate side to 17 ft. lbs. (23 Nm).

22. Lower the jack from the transaxle.

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24. Connect the negative battery cable, start the engine and check for leaks. If all is well, raise the vehicle slightly and install the engine splash cover.

25. Recheck the engine oil level, top off if necessary.

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WHAT STEPS DO I TAKE TO REPLACE A STARTER ON A TOYOTA COROLLA


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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the air cleaner assembly (with hose).
  3. Disconnect all the wiring from the starter terminals.
  4. Remove the starter mounting bolts. Remove the starter. To install:
  5. Attach the connector to the terminal on the solenoid switch. Connect the cable from the battery to the starter and secure with the nut.
  6. Place the starter in the flywheel bellhousing, tighten the mounting bolts to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm).
  7. Install the air cleaner assembly.
  8. Connect the negative battery cable.
  9. Check the starter for proper operation.
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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Remove the both engine under covers.
  2. Remove the front exhaust pipe.
  3. Remove the electric cooling fan.
  4. Disconnect all the wiring from the starter terminals.
  5. Remove the starter mounting bolts. Remove the starter. To install:
  6. Attach the connector to the terminal on the starter solenoid. Connect the cable from the battery to the terminal on the switch and secure with the nut to 29 ft. lbs. (39 Nm)..
  7. Install the electric cooling fan.
  8. Install the front exhaust pipe.
  9. Install the left and right engine under covers.
  10. Connec the negative battery cable.
  11. Check that the starter works properly.
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HOW DO I SET DISTRIBUTOR TIMING?


Hi,

Actual timing would depend on what engine is installed in the 1985 Corolla. There are some versions that uses the 4A-GE, 4A-GEC, 4A-C engines. There are even some Asian versions that used the 4K/B engines.

The correct method would be to use timing light, engine analyzer and some other test equipment, However, below is a quick and dirty procedure. Basically, to adjust the distributor timing, you need to:
1. make sure cylinder 1's piston is at firing position/TDC (top dead center);
2. crankshaft pulley's timing mark is between the markings on the engine with numbers on them;
3. unplug the rubber boot of the high tension wire for #1 cylinder;
4. connect to it a spare known good spark plug and allow to touch any metal surface of the engine;
5. slightly loosen the single locking bolt of the distributor stem;
6. turn ignition key to ON but not start;
7. carefully swing the distributor assembly till there is spark in the exposed spark plug;
8. tighten locking bolt.

You may need to readjust the distributor for highest idling RPM with the engine running by simply turning the entire distributor assy.

The timing mark must coincide with the specified advance for whatever engine is used by the Corolla. 8 degrees would be a fair start.

Extreme care when working with engine running; extremely high voltage at the high tension wires, distributor and ignition coil and the fan/belt has been known to catch loose clothing.

Hope this be of initial help/idea. Pls post back how things turned up or should you need additional information.

Good luck and kind regards.

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