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BAC
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BAC May 26, 8:33am - #185825 

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spark pluggs?

hey i was wondering...how come my car has a hard time starting...it take a while for it to start...do i need new spark pluggs... and after the car warms up the rpm drops all the way below 1000rpm near O like two lines...need help thanks
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morris May 26, 8:58am - #185826 
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Normal Idle : +/- 700 rpm
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YoshiVS May 26, 12:59pm - #185827 

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yeah pretty normal

mines does the same thing until I got my grounding wires then the rpm tends to stay just over or just under the 1

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jenn1356 May 26, 1:34pm - #185828 

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try cleaning your MAF sensor too!! thumbsup
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BAC May 28, 12:29am - #185829 

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what do i clean it with?
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JAIMEJAMES May 28, 4:23am - #185830 

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Originally Posted by BAC
what do i clean it with?
u can use isopropyl alcohol or electrical contact cleaner which you can get from your local radio shack

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BAC May 28, 6:05am - #185831 

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thanks..but how does you celica start when you try to start it...does it take awhile and sound like its struggling to start or it nice and smooth when you turn the key??? cause mine sounds like it doesn't want to start or something..it takes a while also...thanks for the feedbacks...
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daman1799 May 28, 3:44pm - #185832 
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Do you have an aftermarket Intake on your car? I noticed after I put my Injen CAI on it takes a few extra cranks to get the engine started. When you say it takes awhile, how long is that? Mine only takes about an extra 1-2 seconds so it isn't that big of a deal. thumbsup
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BAC May 30, 8:17am - #185833 

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yea about that amount of time..but after i clean my maf sensor it starts better and smoother..try cleaning you maf and see how that works..hope it starts and sounds better when you turn that key on!
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