engine stalls when put in gear. It is a 1989 corolla 1.6L 2BBL carburator. NOT THROTTLE BODY.


Asked by May 26, 2015 at 11:44 AM about the 1989 Toyota Corolla DX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

engine runs great while driving, but when I stop, or just put it in gear, it stalls.

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There is an idle adjustment screw on carburetor and/or throttle cable. Step up the idle to 1000 -1100 rpm and maybe that's all it is. If you don't have a tach, step it up until it runs smooth, just not TOO much or it's hard on your transmission clunking in to gear from too-fat engine speed


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