I have a 2000 celica that won't start

20

Asked by Nov 08, 2015 at 10:52 PM about the 2000 Toyota Celica GTS Hatchback

Question type: General

The car was low on fuel and stalled,I put a few gallons in and it ran for about a
mile then died, I have changed the fuses,the fuel relay and the fuel pump and
filter. It cranks and gets fuel to the fuel rail and injectors but still won't start. It
also doesn't start with starting fluid in the throttle body. Could it be the crank
position sensor

5 Answers

Possibly. Hard to say for sure, but if it does not catch and run with starting fluid, then it is a spark problem. I would have said you burned up fuel pump, but you have that covered. But it's curious why it would not have spark after that. Try: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6zU6jh8pNc

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
20

I had Someone read for any error codes and nothing come up, could something have gotten burned up from cranking it to try to start it when it first died

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

If you cranked it for extended periods of time, maybe. Long cranking times are nor good, after 10 seconds or so if it doesn't start it's not going to. Even repeated cranking for 5 seconds without letting the battery 'rest' everything gets hot and so unpredictable. It's really hard to say from behind a keyboard, without being at the car... sorry. If you did not not crank it for extended times, then no. Does it have the 1.8L 1ZZ FE or 2ZZ GE? Both are coil-on-plug, and if one coil fails it will start, but run badly. The 2ZZ GE is same displacement but a bigger piston bore and shorter stroke, allowing much higher revving, slower piston speed at same rpm. If you are not sure, if your car calls for premium 91 it's the latter. I don't even know why I'm going here, doesn't matter. I just feel inadequate and should have some answers. Make sure you do not touch gas pedal while cranking

2 of 2 people found this helpful.
Best Answer
20

It's the 1zz fe, am I waisting my time changing the crank position sensor and should I look at it as more of a spark issue

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

In my opinion, yes. The crank position sensor does several things, including timing, but I really don't think that is the culprit. This is very informative: http://www.mr2.com/files/mr2/techinfo/Random%20FSM%20Data/1zzVS2zz-6.pdf

2 of 2 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Celica

Looking for a Used Celica in your area?

CarGurus has 368 nationwide Celica listings starting at $1,511.

ZIP:

Search Toyota Celica Questions

Toyota Celica Experts

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

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Corolla
860 Great Deals out of 70,584 listings starting at $1,874
Used Honda Civic
811 Great Deals out of 88,099 listings starting at $1,299
Used Ford Mustang
543 Great Deals out of 45,845 listings starting at $1,999
Used Toyota Camry
1,104 Great Deals out of 90,757 listings starting at $1,599
Used Honda Civic Coupe
207 Great Deals out of 16,554 listings starting at $1,100
Used Mitsubishi Eclipse
27 Great Deals out of 1,297 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
946 Great Deals out of 77,735 listings starting at $899
Used Chevrolet Camaro
242 Great Deals out of 31,193 listings starting at $369
Used Toyota Tacoma
473 Great Deals out of 41,586 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota MR2 Spyder
9 Great Deals out of 120 listings starting at $2,550
Used Hyundai Tiburon
9 Great Deals out of 507 listings starting at $2,450

Used Cars For Sale

2005 Toyota Celica For Sale
20 listings starting at $9,980
2004 Toyota Celica For Sale
26 listings starting at $2,500
2002 Toyota Celica For Sale
55 listings starting at $1,511

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.