Having problems with your 2004 Toyota Corolla ?
1991 Toyota 4x4, 4 cyl. engine. Surges when coolant level is low, even though it has not yet heated up.
\015 Engine surges when coolant level is low, even though it has not heated up. Once coolant level is topped up, it runs smooth.\015
Your carb has a coolant heated choke system if i am correct as car warms up the coolant warms the choke spring. keep full of coolant to keep from other damage
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