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Occasional Start and die

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Old 09-21-2011, 08:01 AM
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Question Occasional Start and die

Once in awhile I start my 95 camry (280,000 miles) standard transmission, 4cyl and it will
just die. Then I can start it right back up and it usually runs. Most of the time it starts
fine. Occasionally it will take up to three starts and once I get it started I just step on the gas pedal more than normal and it is fine. Any suggestions?
 
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Old 09-23-2011, 12:51 PM
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old air filter, parked on an incline with ailing fuel pump
 
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Old 09-28-2011, 08:24 AM
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air filter is brand new and incline doesnt matter, happens on flat as well but
fuel pump could be the culprit - any easy way to test that?
 
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Old 09-28-2011, 04:22 PM
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Might be the IAC valve needs cleaning. An internet search will turn up hits for this.
 
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Old 10-11-2011, 09:05 PM
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Definitely check the IAC Valve. I just replaced mine and bought the part on Amazon. Costs about $225. Not too difficult to replace. Took me about an hour. Also possible to take it out and clean it too...
 
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Old 10-11-2011, 10:01 PM
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I find products in Amazon too expensive plus the shipping do you think its worth paying for?
 
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