What does a water thermo senser do in a 1986 Toyota 4Runner 4 cylinder

Tiny
BLAIR WATSON
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  • 1986 TOYOTA 4RUNNER
  • 67,000 MILES
Turns over has spark, won, t start when below freezing outside
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Saturday, January 14th, 2012 AT 9:16 PM

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Tiny
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Engine ECT sensor tells fuel system (COMPUTER) the temp so itcan send the right amount to start engine.
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Saturday, January 14th, 2012 AT 9:23 PM
Tiny
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If you're talking about the coolant temperature sensor-it acts as a choke system in a carbuerator it gives fuel on initial start ups

Check the fuel pressure with a gauge if its within specs
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Saturday, January 14th, 2012 AT 9:26 PM
Tiny
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This is fuel injected
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Saturday, January 14th, 2012 AT 11:05 PM
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My own car I have to try up to 3 times when it's cold cold and give the peadal a little to get it to go. I have twin port injector body.
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Sunday, January 15th, 2012 AT 2:51 AM

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