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1992 toyota tercel

Won't idle when it's over 72 degree's outside

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  • sumjerk Jul 07, 2008

    my '92 tercel does not idol when it is hot out. it also was told to me that it only runs on 2 cylinders. wondering how i fix that too.

  • Romel Edmondson
    Romel Edmondson May 11, 2010

    How du know that it is only running on 2 cylinders?>

  • Romel Edmondson
    Romel Edmondson May 11, 2010

    What happens whe it goes above 72 degrees? Does it over rev?



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As temp increases the air becomes less dense. So if your car is running rich (to much fuel) it will starve for air when it gets hotter. Look at your spark plugs for excess fuel. Also see if your idle control valve is working. Its the valve at the end of your fuel rail, closeest to #1 cyc. It should have one vacuum hose hooked to it at the bottom. Let me know what you find.

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