why wont my toyota corolla start, after the engine gets hot?

Asked by Jul 02, 2010 at 12:21 AM about the Toyota Corolla

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 1981 toyota corolla 2-door, rear wheel drive automatic, 1.8 engine.. Starts fine when its not hot, and has had chance to cool down

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Check the thermostat make sure it is not stuck open or closed if it is stuck open or closed it will allow the engine to get hot

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