Car starts up then Turns off

Asked by Mar 15, 2018 at 10:33 AM about the 1996 Toyota Camry

Question type: General

I have a 96 Toyota Camry... the car starts then turns off
right away... there’s no check engine light on or anything...
to get it to start I give it gas and stays on... after it’s warm
the car rides smooth... it’s just when it’s cold or sits over
night... just trying to get a sense of the problem of anyone
can help

2 Answers


I should not be necessary to press the gas pedal to start the car cold or warm. The EGR sensor may have gone bad. I would not mess with if it starts that way and runs fine.


IAC ? coolant sensor ? test or replace , clean IAC port , spray some carb cleaner down the throttle

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