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

1 Answer

15

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

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 94 corolla overheating 2 answers

    94 corolla keeps overheating, or almost. the temp. gauge almost gets to the top. we changed the thermostat. it worked for a couple of days but still got hot. what could it be?

    1994 Toyota Corolla

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • A/C is blowing hot air-toyota corolla 2004 gas line full 35 answers

    My a/c is blowing hot air although it is full of refrigerant. Compressor seems to be working and no signs of a leak. What may be the issue?

    2004 Toyota Corolla LE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2005 Corolla Won't Start -- 10 answers

    My 2005 Corolla suddenly isn't starting. When it didn't start, I jiggled the wiring at the dashboard fuse box and eventually lucked into getting it started 3 times. Drove it (almost) home and it was...

    2005 Toyota Corolla

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • how do you tell the difference between a corolla & camry steering wheel? my aunts doesn't have radio controls. 14 answers

    how can you tell the difference between a camry, corolla steering wheel. reason i ask is toyota friend was digging through his garage & found one & if i pick up this corolla/prism the middle of july ...

    1997 Toyota Corolla DX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Toyota Corolla Questions

Toyota Corolla Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 15,380
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,110
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,780
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Camry
1,494 Great Deals out of 100,454 listings starting at $700
Used Honda Civic
1,148 Great Deals out of 64,598 listings starting at $1,195
Used Honda Accord
1,184 Great Deals out of 77,676 listings starting at $969
Used Toyota RAV4
1,134 Great Deals out of 54,185 listings starting at $1,350
Used Nissan Altima
1,106 Great Deals out of 85,900 listings starting at $1,675
Used Nissan Sentra
754 Great Deals out of 52,639 listings starting at $1,800
Used Hyundai Elantra
922 Great Deals out of 53,193 listings starting at $1,799
Used Toyota Tacoma
773 Great Deals out of 33,028 listings starting at $1,900
Used Mazda MAZDA3
466 Great Deals out of 26,994 listings starting at $1,990
Used Honda CR-V
1,290 Great Deals out of 75,549 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Prius
513 Great Deals out of 24,379 listings starting at $1,700
Used Toyota Yaris
94 Great Deals out of 10,026 listings starting at $2,590
Used Ford Focus
1,265 Great Deals out of 58,540 listings starting at $1,395
Used Toyota 4Runner
383 Great Deals out of 20,140 listings starting at $2,499
Used Hyundai Sonata
958 Great Deals out of 49,755 listings starting at $700