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I have toyota corona 3s engine it smokes black and fuel consuption is high we have changed the engine oil and cylinderhead gassecate but still black smoke is comming what should i do

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Sep 02, 2017

Sounds like a vacuum leak. Make sure there are no ports open on the intake manifold that looks like a hose is missing.

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Jun 27, 2017

Mass Air Flow sensor OK? right by boot. Check for clogs and dirt on pins

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Apr 12, 2017

could be any type 1989 toyota corrolla
ae2 or a MR FWD
try this site

1989 Toyota... | Answered on May 03, 2016

I have never seen a rotor that needs the axle nut removed do you have a picture and have you removed the caliper and caliper bracket it may be rusted enough to cause it to look that way

1989 Toyota... | Answered on May 31, 2015

Sounds like a head gasket. Not good news I am afraid.

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Feb 22, 2015

I don't have the figure you need on file but i seem to remember the bolts are 6 mm, though it has been a while since I saw one of those cars.
Valve or cam cover bolts aren't usually torqued because they aren't critical and it is a matter of letting experience and good sense prevail.

If a torque figure is really wanted then it will be a matter of just a few pounds-inches. There are charts a-plenty freely available that will provide you with the maximum torque suggested for any size of bolt but again good sense must prevail and the actual figure used in practice, especially if the bolt is oily will be probably only half of the maximum.
For a 6 mm bolt this will be in the region of 25 inch-pounds.

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

could be 2 reasons.
1. start of a head gasket leak to the combustion chamber. Will become more white and for longer period as it gets worse.
2. oil rings are worn and starting to pass oil to combustion chamber. They seal up once engine is worn.

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Feb 04, 2015

If you give it time to cool off between starting attempts, it should hold up to it. If you use the starter for 15 seconds trying to start it, then give it a full minute to cool off before trying again.

Do you have compression in all cylinders? That and spark and gas is all a good-timed engine needs in order to run. Actually I would do it in this order: check for spark going to the spark plugs, if good, check that gas is getting into engine (carb or fuel injected? you would see gas coming out of either one- down the throat of the carburetor, or out the bottom of the fuel injector in a cone pattern, while cranking the engine over and watching). If spark and gas are good, then better check compression. See if your work really sealed the cylinder chambers. A compression test will verify this. Cause the next thing you will have to check is if the valve timing is right. You will need to make sure the timing marks are spot on. This may be a tedious job. Removing a few parts to check the timing marks.

So just remember, spark, gas, and compression. that's what the cylinders need to fire and run, but the timing has to be correct.

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Jan 12, 2015

not really sure but i think most cars have a gallon or two but i find it better not to push my luck

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Apr 12, 2014

Please do the following:
- Check resistance of the high tension cords ( DMM selector range on 10 K or 100 K Ohms, resistance reading = 10 - 25 K Ohms)
- Check rotor for damage, cracked or broken.
- Check the distributor cap for cracks or corroded terminals.
- Check the ignition module inside the distributor assembly.
- If the problem persists, replace the distributor assembly with a good known one.

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Mar 22, 2014

this a Toyota. corolla?
wrong forum?

1989 Toyota... | Answered on Feb 05, 2014

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