soon as i press gas pedal the engine will die


Asked by Dec 07, 2013 at 07:27 AM about the 1997 Toyota Corolla DX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

after engine code P1300, I chang the distributor(brand new,wires and spark plugs) the car
will start, after 5 minutes warm up and you start driving, and  press the gas pedal car will

8 Answers


P1300, Possible causes - Ignition Coil No. 1 harness is open or shorted - Ignition Coil No. 1 circuit poor electrical connection - Faulty Ignition Coil No. 1 - Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

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Best Answer Mark helpful

my corolla is 11-97 1.6 , the answer is for the 1.8 engine, I do not have direct ignition, and the ICM is new.

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Doh! Did you check the fuel pressure? Maybe a regulator, fuel pump issue?

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every think seems ok, can it be the throttle

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Check the throttle body, is it clean? Maybe the throttle position sensor?

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that sounds good throttle position sensor thank you mr Mark


Hi.i have a 1992 conquest with i think its a 9ae motor, 16 valve carb.i had the problem of my car just dying on me when it wants.two problems arose1) my alarm box's plugs and relays had water damage and 2) I replaced the fuel pump cause it also decided its time.i did that today and this evening it developed the problem of dying when I push the throttle.but when I started my car again it was fine.i have replaced the module about a year ago also along with coil, distr cap, plug wires, condensor.could it be a faulty module u think or maybe just time for a new module.i am fedup, this has been going on for a month now and there is now a new problem.brendan

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I drive a Toyota corrolla 1.6i GL 1995 model when its hot it dies on me while driving I changed the coil but still doing it wht can be the problem

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