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2002 Toyota Corolla CE 4dr Sedan Manual (Natl)

2002 Toyota Corolla
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Compact
32 mpg city / 41 mpg hwy
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April 29, 2013, 4:04 pm

Brittany W

Question: Why wont my corolla start

My corolla recently died while driving i replaced battery checked fuel spark and compression and everythings fine timing is good too cant figure out wats wrong

May 3, 2013, 8:22 pm

Ron W
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How did you check those things?

You can have fuel pressure, but the injectors may not be firing. If you have spark, fuel and compression at the correct time, that engine will at least sputter. If you list what tests you've done, I may be able to help you figure out which system isn't working correctly.

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May 3, 2013, 9:30 pm

Brittany W

Compression which is good across fuel squirts and fuel line is clean

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May 5, 2013, 7:42 am

Ron W
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Possibly he timing belt has jumped a tooth if you have fuel, spark and compression. Have i static timed to verify the cam and crank timing is correct. If they are, you will probably need a shop to look at it as it sounds like it isn't a simple fix.

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