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Totoya Corolla 2004 won't start at first attempt after being parked overnight


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doyin
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Dec 5, 2021, 2:08 AM

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Totoya Corolla 2004 won't start at first attempt after being parked overnight Sign In

Hello Guys, when my Totoya Corolla is parked overnight, it doesn't start at the first attempt, It only starts when I have turned the ignition mostly twice and at times thrice. But once I have driven the car around for a while and I attempt to start it, it comes on at the first attempt.


Tom Greenleaf
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Dec 5, 2021, 3:12 AM

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Re: Totoya Corolla 2004 won't start at first attempt after being parked overnight Sign In

Does this "crank" at a normal speed when it doesn't start? That would change where to begin if not.
Left to a guess for now is lower fuel pressure than it needs if you can test fuel pressure do it. Watch with just key on, engine off how long it holds pressure after letting go of key to off.
Since it does start and run just this multiple tries then seems fine (?) begin with that,


Tom



Hammer Time
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Dec 5, 2021, 4:02 AM

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Re: Totoya Corolla 2004 won't start at first attempt after being parked overnight Sign In

Yes, it sounds like the fuel pump is losing prime from the fuel siphoning back into the tank overnight.

To confirm this, in the morning before you attempt to start it cycle the key on for a few seconds two or 3 times and then see if it starts right up.



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