1989 Toyota Corolla - Answered Questions & Fixed issues

try to tighten the fuel line that goes into the Carb. idle could be a vacuum leak or the loss of fuel pressure do to the fuel leak.

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Nov 11, 2019 | 227 views

The first thing to try is to get a can of throttle body cleaner from Autozone or Walmart and clean the throttle valve and the idle speed control valve, they get get gummed up and that causes the annoying stall.

1989 Toyota... | Answered on May 03, 2017 | 270 views

you take the water pump off and visually insect pump vanes
will need a gasket
or check water pump seal isnt leaking (dripping coolant )

other causes of over heating
thermostat stuck
engine cooling fan not spinning fast enough
thermostatic fan switch faulty
soft hoses
clogged radiator


1989 Toyota... | Answered on Oct 28, 2016 | 79 views

The choke is sealed and no adjustment is given.
Valve settings
INTAKE .007" cold
EXHAUST .011" cold

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Sep 21, 2016 | 333 views

No. Let good sense and experience guide you. If you need a torque figure try an internet generic chart and halve the maximum listed for the size and type of bolt.

Torque figures aren't just there to avoid snapping bolts or to achieve the maximum clamping force.
Using torque figures is also about tightening a number of bolts uniformly to avoid distortion.

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Feb 06, 2015 | 208 views

very likely but not always if your lucky

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Dec 28, 2014 | 73 views

In my book--- toyota corolla 1984-1993 , if the belt fails then the valves will be bent

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Dec 28, 2014 | 110 views

Pull the transmission and take it apart. Either the shifter fork is broken or the input or output shaft is snapped in two pieces.

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Nov 22, 2014 | 131 views

switch not adjusted properly , the switch needs screwing anti clock wise , remove the wire connector first , turn one complete turn then refit wire and check lights , repeat if still on , don't want to over adjust the otherway as lights won't come on

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Jul 17, 2014 | 25 views

You cannot install/ modify the carburetor yourself. Better you get the job done by some professional. It is a very complicated and comprehensive job that cannot be carried out without having the workshop facilities and experience as well.

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Jan 25, 2014 | 138 views

web store or brick?
best web is.

the place, shows just how many makers , (good) make the part.
lots of choices, based on sub model, seen clearly here.


if no sure what you have, or are worried, id be.
id buy over the counter at NAPA, good parts (no [email protected] junk)
and can match it, walk in , throw it on the counter.
match it. saves all that grief of getting wrong parts in mail.

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Jan 13, 2014 | 70 views

check brake light switch, usually top of brake pedal. google for exact location. not hard to change if you like standing on your head

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Apr 14, 2013 | 34 views

You need to replace the engine control computer in most cases to clear this code. The part is about $1000.00 so have it confirmed by the dealer before running out an getting a computer.

Toyota Corolla... | Answered on Oct 25, 2019 | 487 views

Can you hear a click at the starter when you turn the key? If so then you may have a bad starter. If you do not, then check to see if there are 12 volts at the starter large wire. If not, check battery connections and voltage. If you, check to see if the small wire gets 12 volts when the key is turned to start. If no, check the relay and neutral safety switch. Feed 12 volts to small wire. If you hear a click, change the starter.

Toyota Corolla... | Answered on Oct 03, 2019 | 32 views

Have you checked for fault codes and is the exhaust restricted at all. ......

Toyota Corolla... | Answered on Sep 30, 2019 | 18 views

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