1987 Toyota Corolla engine wont start

Tiny
JCHAP005
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  • 1987 TOYOTA COROLLA
Engine Mechanical problem
1987 Toyota Corolla 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual

engine cranks but will not start, checked fuses and relay. Verified that fuel is getting to the carb.
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Monday, January 12th, 2009 AT 8:25 PM

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Tiny
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Check for spark
check timing belt
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Monday, January 12th, 2009 AT 9:01 PM
Tiny
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Check for spark then comeback
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Monday, January 12th, 2009 AT 9:06 PM
Tiny
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All four plugs are getting spark. I think it may be timing but not sure how to do it.
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Tuesday, January 13th, 2009 AT 9:40 PM
Tiny
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Check the fuel pressure and comeback with the readings before we go into valve and ignition timing
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Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 AT 4:20 AM
Tiny
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How? Where?
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Wednesday, January 14th, 2009 AT 10:37 PM
Tiny
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Get a fuel pressure tester hook it up on the fuel rail test port turn key on and record the pressure then start the vehicle and record the running pressure.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_fuel_pressure_system_circuit_8.jpg

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Thursday, January 15th, 2009 AT 2:46 PM
Tiny
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Vehicle will not start and there is no fuel rail it is not fuel injection.
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Thursday, January 15th, 2009 AT 7:15 PM
Tiny
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Disconnect the fuel inlet on the carburetor hook your fuel pressure tester and give me the readings.
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Friday, January 16th, 2009 AT 12:54 AM
Tiny
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The car is fixed! I found a fuse box located on the battery cable that for some reason didnt notice berfore. It was a 60 amp fuse.

Thanks for your help
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Saturday, January 17th, 2009 AT 10:42 PM

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