1988 Toyota Corolla 1.6

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Old 09-30-02, 05:25 PM
George-911
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1988 Toyota Corolla 1.6

I have a 1988 Toyota Corolla with a 1.6 4 cylinder, with an automatic transmission. The car idles fine, and runs alright at 50+speeds, but it hesitates and acts like its not getting gas at low speeds. It backfires through the carberator a lot, until it reaches speeds of around 40 or 50. Do you have any help
 
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Old 09-30-02, 05:59 PM
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check your ignition timing if it is slow it will cause backfiring through carb, also check all you ignition components wires , plugs , cap and rotor, for starters.
 
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Old 09-30-02, 06:06 PM
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Might want to consider an overhaul/rebuild on the carburetor, too. How many miles on it?
 
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Old 10-01-02, 03:37 AM
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I agree with both of these guys. Start simple first.

If it hasn't seen maintenance in a while, then it's time.
 
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