• Tiny
  • skipparker
  • 1993 Toyota Pickup

Engine Mechanical problem
1993 Toyota Pickup 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 120k miles

started fine. Drove very short distance and engine stalled. Turns over fine but will not start. Plenty of fuel.

Thursday, October 1st, 2009 AT 1:00 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Do below: Disconnect a sparkplug wire or 2 and ground it to the engine -have helper crank engine over-do you have a snapping blue spark? If so-you have a fuel related problem, check the fuel pressure to rule out the fuel filter/fuel pump/pressure regulator and listen to the injector/s are they pulsing or hook up a noid light. No snapping blue spark continue to troubleshoot the ignition system-power input to the coil/coil packs, coil's resistances, cap and rotor /distributor pick-up coil, ignition control module, ECM, Ignitor camshaft and crankshaft sensors- Note: If it doesn't apply disregard it

If both fuel pressure and blue spark is present-check the valve and ignition timing, this will lead you to problems with compression and valves opening and closing at the wrong time/broken or jumped timing belt/chain

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Thursday, October 1st, 2009 AT 1:18 PM

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