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97 5sfe cold start problem

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Old 12-04-2014, 12:21 PM
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My 97 Camry started this winter being a little hard to start. Does this engine have a cold start system ?
I had a earlier model corolla that had a cold start injector. I replaced it and solved the problem.
would appreciate any help....SHORTY
 
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Old 12-04-2014, 11:54 PM
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When was the last tune up done on the car?
 
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Old 12-05-2014, 01:00 PM
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what all is involved in doing a tuneup on this engine ?
 
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Old 12-05-2014, 08:08 PM
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A basic tune up usually includes: plugs, plug wires, air filter, fuel filter, oil.
How is the idle on the car?
 
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Old 12-06-2014, 12:15 PM
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There is no cold start injector. The computer uses the ETC sensor to note coolant temp and adjust fuel injector and ign timing based on this. Check this sensor.
 
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Old 01-05-2015, 06:31 AM
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Joey what is the sensor just to the right of the engine coolant temperature sensor on my 97 Camry 5sfe and what is its purpose ? Thank you Joey for your help. Shorty
 
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Old 01-05-2015, 07:54 AM
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If a sensor or sender installed in coolant pipe:

One is for dash temp gauge, the other for temp for engine computer.

Green/brown and brown wires may be computer sensor.

Gauge temp sender may be yellow/green (only one wire).
 
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Old 01-05-2015, 09:37 AM
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Thanks Joey..Shorty
 
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Old 01-06-2015, 10:29 AM
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What is the replacement interval for spark plugs on my 97 Camry 5sfe engine ? Thanks for your help....Shorty
 
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Old 01-06-2015, 10:58 AM
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Manual states every 60K miles to meet emissions requirements.

However OEM type plugs should last 100K miles or more.
 

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