Toyota 1.6L Index of Articles

How To Test A Blown Head Gasket (1.6L Toyota Corolla)

How To Test A Blown Head Gasket (1.6L Toyota Corolla)

Troubleshooting a blown head gasket, on your 1.6L Toyota Corolla (or 1.6L Geo Prizm), is not hard. You can easily do the same tests that are done at a professional shop right at home. This tutorial will show you the 4 tests that you need to...   read more >>

How To Test The Front O2 Heater (1996-1997 1.6L Corolla)

How To Test The Front O2 Heater (1996-1997 1.6L Corolla)

The front oxygen sensor is a 2 wire type which means it doesn't have an internal heater to worry about. You can easily find out if the oxygen sensor is bad or just plain worn out with a simple multimeter test. In this tutorial I'll show you how...   read more >>

How To Do A Cylinder Balance Test (1.6L Toyota Corolla)

How To Do A Cylinder Balance Test (1.6L Toyota Corolla)

Doing a manual cylinder balance test will ‘nail down’ the misfiring cylinder (also known as a ‘dead’ cylinder) that's causing your 1.6L Toyota Corolla (1.6L Geo Prizm) to idle rough. Why perform a manual cylinder balance...   read more >>

How To Test The Rear O2 Heater -P0141 (1996-1997 1.6L Corolla)

How To Test The Rear O2 Heater -P0141 (1996-1997 1.6L Corolla)

A trouble code P0141: Heated Oxygen Sensor Circuit (Sensor #2) on your 1996-1997 1.6L Toyota Corolla usually means that the post-catalytic converter oxygen sensor's internal heater is fried. To be sure that the O2 sensor is fried and that it...   read more >>

How To Test The Fuel Injectors (1.6L Toyota Corolla)

How To Test The Fuel Injectors (1.6L Toyota Corolla)

If you've been wondering how to test the fuel injectors on your 1993-1997 1.6L equipped Toyota Corolla (1993-1997 1.6L Geo Prizm), then you've come to the right place. In this tutorial, I'll explain how to check for a bad fuel injector by doing a...   read more >>

How To Retrieve Toyota Corolla OBD I Trouble Codes

How To Retrieve Toyota Corolla OBD I Trouble Codes

Retrieving the trouble codes on your OBD I Toyota Corolla isn't difficult. In this tutorial I'll explain how you can do it in a step-by-step way. Checking to see what trouble code is lighting up the check engine light (malfunction indicator...   read more >>

How To Test Engine Compression (1.6L Toyota Corolla)

How To Test Engine Compression (1.6L Toyota Corolla)

If you've been wondering what's involved in testing and interpreting an engine compression test on your 1.6L Toyota Corolla (1.6L Geo Prizm)... well, this is the tutorial you need. Testing the engine compression on your 4 cylinder Corolla...   read more >>

TPS Idle Switch Multimeter Test (1.6L Toyota Corolla)

TPS Idle Switch Multimeter Test (1.6L Toyota Corolla)

In this tutorial I'm gonna' show you how to test the idle switch portion of the 1.6L Toyota Corolla throttle position sensor. You'll also find the instructions on how to adjust the idle switch/throttle position sensor assembly. As you're already...   read more >>

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (1.6L Toyota Corolla)

How To Test The Throttle Position Sensor (1.6L Toyota Corolla)

This tutorial will help to test the throttle position sensor on your 1989 to 1997 1.6L Toyota Corolla with a simple multimeter. The throttle position test outlined in this tutorial will help you to accurately diagnose the TPS as bad (or...   read more >>