my Toyota mr2 won't start. I was driving down the freeway and I heard little rattle so I put it in neutral and pulled over the car turned off as I was in neutral and wouldn't start again.

Travis Woods

Asked by Jun 09, 2014 at 08:10 PM about the 1985 Toyota MR2 STD Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

when I turned the key to start  
it does one click and that's it

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Timing issue,the sound you heard was more than likely a timing idler came loose,dropped the belt and jumped timing,if it only clicks,means you may have damaged your heads.

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Travis Woods

where is the timing idler


Inside the timing cover belt side of motor.You will have to remove belt,s and some pulley,s to remove cover.

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Check for lose belt and or chain that will be your sign.

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