power won't start

Asked by Dec 30, 2015 at 03:32 PM about the 1992 Toyota Celica GT Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The car sat for four months, I replaced the
battery. I hear the fuel pump run , I have
power but the car don't start.

2 Answers


START OR TURN OVER?????????????????????????????


Remove the distributor cap and look for corrosion. Was the car stored outside? Was the gas tank full when it was parked? If not you may have water condensation in the gas tank and fuel lines. Put some Drygas in the tank. Squirt a small amount of starting fluid down the carburetor or throttle body, if fuel injected. It should run a few seconds on the starting fluid. If so it's a fuel problem. If not, it's a no spark problem. Lastly, look for critter damage. Especially if it was stored outside. Critters like to chew wires and build homes in the air cleaner box. HTH. -Jim

Your Answer

Toyota Celica Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Corolla
932 Great Deals out of 60,263 listings starting at $850
Used Honda Civic
707 Great Deals out of 63,488 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Supra
61 listings
Used Ford Mustang
553 Great Deals out of 36,666 listings starting at $2,595
Used Toyota Camry
944 Great Deals out of 90,178 listings starting at $300
Used Chevrolet Camaro
462 Great Deals out of 31,234 listings starting at $1,450
Used Honda Civic Coupe
171 Great Deals out of 12,717 listings starting at $1,695
Used Mitsubishi Eclipse
33 Great Deals out of 1,181 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda Accord
1,098 Great Deals out of 66,073 listings starting at $561

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Toyota Celica For Sale
25 listings starting at $5,900
2004 Toyota Celica For Sale
23 listings starting at $3,295
2003 Toyota Celica For Sale
36 listings starting at $3,478
2002 Toyota Celica For Sale
39 listings starting at $2,719

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.