Our 1984 Toyota corolla died on us a year ago. It will crank but not start. What could it be??

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Asked by Feb 06, 2016 at 12:27 PM about the 1984 Toyota Corolla LE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Replaced the fuel pump its a mechanical one. Would like to avoid tearing into the carburetor but if I have to so be it. Has spark and fuel. New battery. Just died while driving. Any suggestions?

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Is the gasoline a year old? I would think if it sat that long a good carb cleaning or rebuild would be in order as well. Any vacuum leaks?

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the tank was emptied and filled up halfway. Ive sprayed carb cleaner around all the vaccum lines and it still wont fire up.

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Run a compression test. If all cylinders test low or zero it's jumped timing. Since you have spark and fuel and it still won't run I'd suspect a jumped timing chain/belt. HTH. -Jim

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