Question about 1990 Toyota Celica
Replaced water pump and timing belt, aligned crankshaft pulley with the 0 on the cover, and aligned the camshaft hole with the notch on the bearing cap. Would start last night but would sort of backfire at the engine when you gave it gas. After it sort of warmed up it drove fine, no backfire or anything. Went to start it today and it takes a really long time to turn over. It will crank but took awhile to start.
If it ran fine before belt change, you maybe off a tooth,I've been off a tooth with same engine had same symptoms along with erratic acceleration and poor gas mileage. Took off top cover, lined up no.1 tdc. and I was off 1 tooth at camshaft hole. was able to adjust without dismanteling everything. Loosen idler and you can get enough play to turn cam one cog. hope this helps.
Posted on Jan 03, 2010
Try the Cold start Injector it is in the center of the air intake manifold facing you. you cant miss it its on the face of the manifold and has a wire and 2 screws with a hose with a bolt through the center with a metal band around the bolt
Posted on Dec 16, 2009
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Remove any oil or water on the idler pulley and keep it clean.
If the old timing belt is being reinstalled, make sure the directional arrow is facing in the original direction and that the belt and crankshaft gear matchmarks are properly aligned.
On 2S-ELC engines, make sure that the Matchmark on the oil seal retainer and center hole of the small hole on the camshaft timing pulley are aligned.
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2. TMMK made: Use Special Tool 09960-10010 to hold the pulley to remove the bolt. Use Special Tool 09950-40011 to remove the crankshaft pulley
Fig. Removing the crankshaft pulley-TMC-2.4L (2AZ-FE) engine
Fig. Removing the crankshaft pulley-TMMK-2.4L (2AZ-FE) engine
Remove or disconnect the following:
Crankshaft position sensor Lower oil pan No. 1 chain tensioner Accessory drive belt tensioner
Fig. Align the adjusting hole of the oil pump drive sprocket with the oil pump groove-2.4L (2AZ-FE) engine
Fig. Insert a bar to lock the sprocket in position-2.4L (2AZ-FE) engine
Put a bar in the adjusting hole of the oil pump driven sprocket to temporarily lock the sprocket in position. Remove the nut.
Remove the bolt, chain tensioner and spring.
Remove the chain tensioner, oil pump sprocket and No. 2 timing chain.
Set the crankshaft key into the left horizontal position. Turn the cutout of the drive shaft to the top
Fig. Align the crankshaft key and drive shaft cutout as shown for installation-2.4L (2AZ-FE) engine
Align the yellow colored links with the timing marks of the sprocket as shown in the illustration.
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