no spark or fuel


Asked by Oct 24, 2012 at 11:51 PM about the 1993 Toyota Celica GT Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

wierd thing is when i probed the far right wire on the distributer to check for power with a test light the fuel pump engages.  ????????

21 Answers

Fuel pump relay is shorted and has no ground. Depending on the year celica it should be in a underhood fusebox. Inside of cover should tell you which relay it is. once located, connect the connector end of test light to the positive on battery probe terminals in box till test light lights up run a jumper wire to a ground source and see if pump runs. Attempt to start. If car starts relay is toast. Note: this is a test procedure and is not intended for or recommended as a permanent fix. Hope this helps if that doesnt work hit me up and I will do my best to help.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

Distributor has two stage p/u units one for spark one for fuel. If the p/u dies and I had a 1993 celica w the twin cam 2.0 and died in a similar way. Engine fuse also a good thing to check.

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

thnks for the info bro i havnt had a chance to try grounding out the relay terminal yet. but i will.just wondering though wht is p/u and which engine fuse are u refering to? also could this cause the no spark problem ? ..are they related somehow?.oh and its a 93 gt with 2200.

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

also i replaced the coil today after work cause i read that if it is cracked that its junk. the guy at the auto parts store said that the cracking is caused from getting to hot.that made sense because the guy i got it from was driving it with a cracked water neck and overheated it a couple of times

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Do you have spark now?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

no stil no spark. also the fuel pump relay is missing

3 of 3 people found this helpful.

so i read in an online segment of a manual that only the turbos had fuel pump this true?

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

so i jumped b and fp terminals and the pump runs but the diagnostic chart i have doesnt tell me what that means is wrong. any help on where i go from there?

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

so apparently 93 gt doesnt need pump relay..i replaced distibuter and fired right up. my best gurss is the overheating problem fried the pickup coil and coil.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Hope I was able to help and glad you got it fixed, have fun in your baby, hope to see you out there.


ya appreciat the help.. bad news is i found tht p/o blew the head gasket when he overheated it so im tearing it all down now

Pretty straight forward headgasket to do when your ready to put the cams back in message me theres a little tip I can give that will make it easier to set top end timing or you ll fight it.


cool will do. looks like itl b a little while though .after pulling the head i found that the cylinders are a little scored and pitted . not real bad but i want this car to b sweet when im many other slap it back together projects so this time i think im gonna go all the way. any advise on what pistons i could use to maybe boost my compression a little ? nothin to major i still want a reliable daily driver but something to give it a little more zip. also maybe bigger cams .

8:1 compression is about all you can do on factory stuff do your homework before handing over not real good on soup up s on tuners just know alot on how to fix and diagnose them homework,homework,homework will save you time and head ache. Keep me posted on how it turns out. You sound like a good dude will figure out a way to hook up to see fin product. Fb same name. Fr me and ill accept.


ya man ..i dont have a face book but my wife does so i could go tht route but i think i could post picks on here too. its nothin special now just a stock gt ,but fairly clean black paint .so u a toyota guy?wt r u cruisn?where u livn?so im guessn 8:1 is stock. so ya ive been doin some chkn and dont seem to find any flat top pistons or anything like tht. i guess a chip or new ecm might b the only way to get more rip outta her

Owned a celica or two,I own a 300zx its currently a driver,however I am buying a parts car to fix all the little woes w it awesomely fun to drive only lacks twin turbo. Wheres you general home area? Im in central TX.


ya turbos would be cool.. never drove a turbo much less twins.was thinkn bout trying to turbo my celica.. dont know if i would have to do a bunch of stuff inside the engine or not or if it is even doable at a reasonble wt kind of h/p is ur zx puttin out?wht year?im chiiln in southern az

145HP non turbo. Factory, turbo models 214 HP factory. Not too shabby for 1986.

165 non turbo.

I own a 1993 celica gt. I've whited it out, and im having problems losing power.. It feels like the tranny wants to go but the car just won't pick up speed fast enough.. I just did the plugs and plug wires so that's all good. I also flush all fluids monthly regardless due to how dirty(dusty) it is in AZ. Quick question tho.... Why is my radiator over fill either: 1. Stained rust orange Or 2. Always coated in fresh rust dust??? I know I gotta do the head gasket this weekend and check my heads. My finally goal is to have a nice little supped up daily driver but idk anything about cars. This is my first car... Ever.... I love the car she rides and slides like shes brand new. Just need more compression and power... HELP!!!

I have a 94 celica 2.2l gt i can't get a spark i change distributor,, plugs ,, wire s etc still nothing i been stuck trying for few weeks now please help me!!!!!!!!

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • no spark or fuel 21 answers

    wierd thing is when i probed the far right wire on the distributer to check for power with a test light the fuel pump engages. ????????

    1993 Toyota Celica GT Coupe


    Maintenance & Repair

  • 86 celica gts no spark no fuel 5 answers

    Put in a new higher performance clutch, plugs, cap, rotor, and wires. Still have no spark or fuel from the fuel pump. Also swapped the ignition coil and ignitor and still nothing. Someone said it...

    1986 Toyota Celica GT-S Hatchback


    Maintenance & Repair

  • replace fuel pump start car after no start no spark 5 answers

    replace the pump start the car two days later car will crank nostart no getting spark or fuel all this happen after the battery was replace because it was to weak.

    2001 Toyota Celica


    Maintenance & Repair

  • engine no spark 5 answers

    is crnk sensor problem or cam sensor ?

    2001 Toyota Celica GT


    Maintenance & Repair

  • no spark in 2 and 4 cylinder 2 answers

    Installed rebui;t engine and no start problem Have no spark in 3 and 4 cylinder

    2001 Toyota Celica GTS


    Maintenance & Repair


Looking for a Used Celica in your area?

CarGurus has 365 nationwide Celica listings starting at $1,695.


Search Toyota Celica Questions

Toyota Celica Experts

#1 dandyoun
Reputation 610
#2 tenspeed
Reputation 390
#3 joedynamo
Reputation 320
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Corolla
938 Great Deals out of 70,489 listings starting at $1,500
Used Honda Civic
859 Great Deals out of 89,077 listings starting at $1,299
Used Toyota Supra
49 listings starting at $49,995
Used Ford Mustang
637 Great Deals out of 46,709 listings starting at $750
Used Toyota Camry
1,109 Great Deals out of 91,351 listings starting at $1,222
Used Honda Civic Coupe
216 Great Deals out of 16,744 listings starting at $1,988
Used Mitsubishi Eclipse
27 Great Deals out of 1,313 listings starting at $2,295
Used Honda Accord
1,039 Great Deals out of 77,388 listings starting at $999
Used Chevrolet Camaro
245 Great Deals out of 31,906 listings starting at $1,000

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Toyota Celica For Sale
15 listings starting at $5,999
2004 Toyota Celica For Sale
29 listings starting at $3,295
2002 Toyota Celica For Sale
49 listings starting at $1,695

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.