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1992 Toyota Corolla Question: Car will only start when gas pedal applied, when gas pedal released car stalls



mellen2211, 1.6L 4 Cylinder, Granite City, IL, December 14, 2010, 19:30

I have 1992 Toyota Corolla and it will not start unless I apply the gas pedal. As soon as I release the gas pedal it stalls out. I was hoping that adding some heet to the fuel tank, any water that may have built up would evaporate. But, it seemed to be no help. Where should I start to try and find out what's wrong. Thanks.

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  • Answer #1

    December 14, 2010, 19:33

    idle air control motor or throttle body. have them checked to verify.


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  • Answer #2

    December 14, 2010, 20:07

    if this car is automatic, it may be the lock up solenoid in the transmission. when it sticks, it lowers the idle to a stall if not driving.

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