I have an 89' Toyota pickup, its a 5-speed manual with a V6. The other morning when I went to start it, it wouldn't start, after getting my Fiance to come give me a push down the driveay it started right up and didn't do it again the whole day. Today as I was driving down my road it just cut off and wouldn't start back up. What could be the issue?

Asked by Jun 29, 2016 at 04:16 PM about the 1989 Toyota Pickup 2 Dr Deluxe V6 Standard Cab LB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have an 89' Toyota pickup, its a 5-speed manual with a V6. The other
morning when I went to start it, it wouldn't start, after getting my Fiance to
come give me a push down the driveway it started right up and didn't do it
again the whole day. Today as I was driving down my road it just cut off and
I didn't try roll starting it because I was alone and had no help. What could
be the issue?

2 Answers

5,915

89 would check the amount of slack in the timing chain~ and replace tensioner shoe, sprockets and chain~

5,915

the distributor is driven off of this chain....slack chain = retarded spark...I knew that is was time for a tow when the distributor stopped turning~ and was a pretty big job, replacing the headgasket seals sprockets and tensioner...but can be done...if the mileage is such that it's time a long time ago~

Your Answer

Toyota Pickup Experts

  • #1
    Reelin68
    Reputation
    1,310
  • #2
    wabbo369
    Reputation
    700
  • #3
    LouB
    Reputation
    450
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota 4Runner
337 Great Deals out of 26,793 listings starting at $1,800
Used Ford F-150
3,335 Great Deals out of 221,765 listings starting at $1,200
Used Ford Ranger
196 Great Deals out of 5,547 listings starting at $999
Used Jeep Wrangler
503 Great Deals out of 19,435 listings starting at $2,500
Used Toyota Corolla
968 Great Deals out of 65,643 listings starting at $1,699
Used GMC Sierra 1500
1,194 Great Deals out of 64,603 listings starting at $999
Used Chevrolet S-10
12 Great Deals out of 1,215 listings starting at $1,550

Used Cars For Sale

1994 Toyota Pickup For Sale
23 listings starting at $3,995
1992 Toyota Pickup For Sale
14 listings starting at $2,500

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.