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1987 Toyota Corolla Overview
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In 1987, Toyota once again introduced a new Corolla coupe. This time, it looked like a conventional hatchback and sported front-wheel drive, with front and rear disc brakes. The coupe was called the FX, and with the DOHC engine it was called the FX16. Also available was a version that came with side skirts, slightly better looking front and rear bumpers, a rear roof spoiler, a racier black-and-grey checkerboard interior, and the 16-valve DOHC that was called the FX16 GT-S. Built in California, the FX marked the beginning of Corolla production in America.
The 1987 Toyota Corolla came in many body styles with several trim levels. The two- and four-door sedan came as a base, DX, or LE. The coupe came as an SR5, GT-S, FX, or FX16. The wagon came as a standard or DX. The liftback came as a SR5 or a GT-S. Available engines were the 1.8-liter SOHC or the 1.6-liter DOHC. Fuel economy was about 30 mpg.
1987 Corolla drivers love their cars' solid construction and reliability. With regular maintenance, they say to expect a Corolla to run for hundreds of thousands of miles. Many users have had to replace the alternator, but that is to be expected with an older car.
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Toyota Corolla Questions
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What Could Be Causing It To Not Crank And Backfire?
I need answers! I have a 1987 Toyota Corolla. I have replaced spark plugs, fuel pump, cleaned gas tank, and cleaned carburetor. It still won't crank. Also it shakes when it gets cranked and backfires!