Engine not starting

Tiny
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  • 1996 TOYOTA TAMARAW
  • 143,479 MILES

Sir, I have Toyota Tamaraw Fx with 7K engine. In 1 month I didn`t try to run my engine and my tank is empty. I only put 6 liters of gasoline and when I try to start, it won`t run. 1 mechanic said it was my IGNITION COIL? I replaced it but I only got 2 terminal, the original has 3 terminal with (B)terminal at the center, + and -. The new ignition coil has only + and -. It is right to put my wiring in one for (B) and + terminal? And my - to distributor? It works, it looks fine but the other day, the other mechanic pulled up the distributor, then he put back, he said it is on the right timing. The engine run but it suddenly stop. He said we must replaced spark plug. Ok, new set, but still nothing happened. It worst than before. Before it only stop when I released my foot on gas pedal, but now it won`t run even I push the starter for a few seconds than the ordinary starting and continuously pumping the gas. Many times he removed and returned the distributor, he always said it was on the right timing. Carburetor cleaned, new ignition coil, spark plugs, fuel pump, contact point, starter, battery, (.22 condenser it is good Sir?) I think he didn't get the right timing. I need your help Sir. Almost 2 weeks of repair nothing happened. What should I replace/repair, my engine, or my mechanic? I need help Sir. Sorry for not donating. Thanks.

Thursday, January 17th, 2013 AT 2:22 PM

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Tiny
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Did you check if fuel is being supplied to the carburetor, the strainer in the fuel inlet of the carb might be clogged. Cheers.

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013 AT 4:52 AM
Tiny
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Look for another mechanic, first in trouble shooting your 7k engine if electrical distribution failed, check the condenser if the engine start then turn off instantly upon acceleration release of the gas, Ignition coil with 3 pole + B -, the B sign is the resistor, if you change it with two pole coil the coil have a resistor wire you can put the + and B wire in + pole of the purchase coil, now the distributor have a timing order 1-3-4-2 spark plug get a mechanic to open the cylinder head cover to make sure the firing order opening of valve setting is correct the distributor cap attach in will point toward the 1st spark plug. Once it set start the engine, again if it start then a second turn of look for the solenoid assemble connected to the carburator check the continuity of electric in the ignition

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Monday, June 23rd, 2014 AT 8:57 PM
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Great addition to this thread! Please feel free to help out whenever you are on the site :)

Cheers, Ken

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Tuesday, June 13th, 2017 AT 11:36 AM
Tiny
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@Sir NOKNOK I have also tamaraw fx 7k engine, my problem is sometimes it won't start instantly and it tooks 10 times before the engine started. Then i've decided to go to the nearest car engine specialist, the mechanic who checked the engine said your water pump has leaks and also your radiator elesy, then after checking some parts he said to buy for new contact point and condenser so what I did was going to auto supply. After installing said parts a little bit improvement to engine and the sounds back normally unlike before. Then he test drove to assured that the the engine has improvement, he told me just pump twice the accelerator before starting the engine so it will start normally. In the beggining it seems effective, but after several times doing his advised the problem of hard starting was suddenly back, I thought everything will be okay for my engine that atlast i'm confident to drive my car without any hesitation. But hey! Here it comes the delima! What happened? I thought everything's fine (i told to myself) the problem is back that's why I was so discourage. Another thing is that, the red battery indicator appeared everytime I switched the engine on, is it normal or not sir? Coz' the mechanic said it should be no battery indicator that will appear on gauge panel, but I responded that my battery is new, he replied "the red battery indicator maybe in the alternator or in chips" something like that exactly what he was said with me.

That's the only problem in my 7k engine sir.

These were the parts that i've already replaced sir:

Battery
Starter
Fuel filter
Gas filter
Air filter
Bat terminal
Spark plugs
Piston ring for spark plugs
Newly change oil
adjusted the belt of alternator
Condenser
Contact point
Tune up

I would like also to check the ff sir:

Fuel pump
Wirings
Ignition coil
Ignition switch

Thanks sir, hoping you can give me some advise regarding on this matter. God bless.

-Noroden Ampatua

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Wednesday, June 28th, 2017 AT 11:42 AM
Tiny
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Hello,

Two thing come to mind, first is fuel contamination, try to get a fuel sample from the tank and look at it and let it settle. Check the gas for water which will lay at the bottom of the container. Next is a vacuum leak.

Here are a few guides to help you find and fix the problem.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-use-an-engine-vacuum-gauge

and

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-cranks-excessively-before-starting

Please let us know what happens, we are interested to see what it is.

Cheers, Ken

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Thursday, June 29th, 2017 AT 10:42 AM
Tiny
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Yes sir i'll feedback as soon as the problem settle thanks.

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017 AT 2:33 AM
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Please let us know what happens.

Cheers, Ken

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Thursday, July 13th, 2017 AT 12:04 PM
Tiny
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Sir KEN good eve. I've already diagnosed the problem of my 7k engine which is hard starting. I just replaced the relay starter and it works, I also get my fuel sample to check if contaminated which you're mentioned recently and it's normal. Btw thank you sir for your info it's a big help.

I had another problem sir, this time the fuel can't go through carburetor, at first I thought it was my carb that had a problem, that's why I removed it and cleansed with gasoline. After returned it back and put some fuel around it, the engine suddenly turning off upon releasing of accelerator pedal, I don't know if there's need to adjust the idle or something that should I replace the fuel pump sir? The problem happend right before I removed my carburetor sir.

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Thursday, July 20th, 2017 AT 9:42 AM
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Good to hear you got the problem fixed, please start a new question

Please post your question here

https://www.2carpros.com/questions/new

Cheers, Ken

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Thursday, July 20th, 2017 AT 10:09 AM

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