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1987 toyota corolla le: runs fine..stalls..restart..carburated model.

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my son's 1987 toyota corolla...
my son's 1987 toyota corolla le runs fine for about ten minutes, then stalls out. It will restart after ten minutes or so. It is the carburated model. Any ideas on what to look for? we changed the plugs, wires, fuel filter, checked the vacuum lines and replaced the throttle diaphram in the carburator.
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Toyota Mechanic: Amedee, Toyota Technician replied 8 years ago
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Hello there!

 

When this happens, I would recommend to check for spark.

Disconnect #1 ignition wire at the spark plug.
Install a spark tester into the end of the spark plug boot.
Have an assistant crank the engine over and check for spark at the tester.
Repeat this process at each spark plug.
If any cylinder does not show spark, proceed to secondary component tests.
If ALL secondary components show no spark, test components individually.
If all cylinders test O.K., inspect for fouled spark plugs and clean or replace as necessary.

 

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Toyota Mechanic: Amedee, Toyota Technician replied 8 years ago

Hello!

 

I am just checking up on you. Have we had a chance to check for spark?

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