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Corolla 6th Generation (1988-1992) Specific discussion of the AE92

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91 corolla cranks longer to start over when it sits for a day or 2

Hello i have a 91 corolla and if i let it sit for a day or 2 the car cranks longer then starts up with a sputter or like a miss. Anyone have this issue? It just started doing this.

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Hello i have a 91 corolla and if i let it sit for a day or 2 the car cranks longer then starts up with a sputter or like a miss. Anyone have this issue? It just started doing this.

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Right lol. Truck never let me down in the 3 yrs i owned it. Had 268k on it just hit 329k.

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Might be normal, since the pressure in the fuel line probably dropped during that time.

Just leave the key at On without starting the engine for about 30 seconds - 1 minutes, giving the time for the pump to build up the pressure again
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It's almost always the cold start injector when these cars have trouble cold starting. It would probably benefit from being taken apart and cleaned. Maybe even start by simply dumping seafoam in the gas tank next time you fill up.



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Might be normal, since the pressure in the fuel line probably dropped during that time.

Just leave the key at On without starting the engine for about 30 seconds - 1 minutes, giving the time for the pump to build up the pressure again
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It's almost always the cold start injector when these cars have trouble cold starting. It would probably benefit from being taken apart and cleaned. Maybe even start by simply dumping seafoam in the gas tank next time you fill up.
Thanks will do i most of the time use shell reg gas and v power. The last oil change which is almost due i had the injector clean treatment. They used this one tool and they hooked it to the booster hose its some strong treatment i had to replace my plugs after.

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Might be normal, since the pressure in the fuel line probably dropped during that time.

Just leave the key at On without starting the engine for about 30 seconds - 1 minutes, giving the time for the pump to build up the pressure again
Except that the ECU doesn't run the fuel-pump unless the engine's spinning. Either starting or actually running.
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Except that the ECU doesn't run the fuel-pump unless the engine's spinning. Either starting or actually running.
I could be wrong, but it probably primes for a few seconds after turning the key on like most other cars, but yea nothing close to 30 seconds or 1 minute!
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