• Tiny
  • confusedcarbuyer
  • 1999 Toyota Celica
  • 140,000 miles

The celica cranked but cut off 2 times until I turned on the AC & the motor idled higher. Drove fine from there? Was test driving a 1999 Celica. Took three times to crank it and keep it started. The man I who owns it told me to turn the AC on. So I did and it cranked & stayed on and drove fine. I drove it about 6 miles. Parked it. Turned it off. Waited a few minutes. Cranked back with no problems. I opened the hood with the motor running and did not see any fluid leaks, etc.
What would make it do this?

Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 12:05 AM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Strange problem with the AC-try cleaning the idle air control valve and see what happens-start here-let me know

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Monday, June 25th, 2012 AT 12:12 AM

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