What would be the cause of a' 00 Camry to sputter and be hard to start after sitting cold for a few hours? Just replaced the transmission in it but it sat for a few weeks without being cranked

Asked by Feb 21, 2014 at 05:21 PM about the 2000 Toyota Camry LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

if I keep cranking it, it will eventually turn over but sputter until I rev the engine up

2 Answers

38,265

Start with a basic tune up. If you haven't done one already. Fuel filter, plugs, wires, air filter. Check for vacuum leaks. If problem persists, re- post, and let us know.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
38,265

This may also be a dirty Air Idle Control Valve. Try this easy fix. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i82s4ZfR2js

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • My Car doesn't accelerate when I press the on the gas. 221 answers

    This randomly started happening yesterday while driving home from work. I was driving home going about 45 mph, when all of a sudden my car wouldn't accelerate as I press the gas. At first the it wou...

    2001 Toyota Camry LE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2002 toyota Camry Slow crank at first then no crank and jump did not solve the issue 4 answers

    Just purchased a 2002 Toyota Camry with 84k miles. A last week I tried to start (it was like 70 degrees) and it was slow cranking but it started. the next few days it started normally, 2 days ago it s...

    2002 Toyota Camry LE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2007 Camry won't start when warm 10 answers

    My camry has developed a issue starting in the past month. When the car is driven around and re-started 2-3 times, each time it gets slightly harder to start. After about 3 times it no longer fires ...

    2007 Toyota Camry LE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • I am not able to start my Toyota Camry car 89 answers

    I am not able to start my car, i called roadside assistance for jump start but the battery was absolutely fine..

    2005 Toyota Camry XLE V6

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2001 Camry trouble starting 1 answer

    My 2001 Camry has been giving me trouble off and on over the last week or so when starting. Sometimes it would start fine, sometimes lights would come on the starter would click but the engine would...

    2001 Toyota Camry LE

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Toyota Camry Questions

Toyota Camry Experts

#1 Reelin68
Reelin68
Reputation 12,390
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 4,310
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 2,970
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
813 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Toyota Corolla
781 Great Deals out of 73,830 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Civic
657 Great Deals out of 88,603 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Altima
1,031 Great Deals out of 81,562 listings starting at $1,200
Used Toyota Avalon
193 Great Deals out of 13,525 listings starting at $2,211
Used Toyota RAV4
740 Great Deals out of 71,773 listings starting at $1,895
Used Hyundai Sonata
779 Great Deals out of 51,051 listings starting at $1,400
Used Nissan Maxima
305 Great Deals out of 25,213 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Highlander
345 Great Deals out of 24,768 listings starting at $2,499
Used Honda CR-V
897 Great Deals out of 61,170 listings starting at $988
Used Chevrolet Malibu
948 Great Deals out of 79,656 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Prius
167 Great Deals out of 17,001 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota 4Runner
252 Great Deals out of 20,494 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Tacoma
541 Great Deals out of 40,814 listings starting at $2,495

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
13 Great Deals out of 19,559 listings starting at $14,999
2016 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
27 Great Deals out of 1,677 listings starting at $12,987
2015 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
35 Great Deals out of 1,422 listings starting at $10,999
2014 Toyota Camry LE For Sale
68 Great Deals out of 2,203 listings starting at $8,995

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.