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CEL - 142k miles

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by boshak, Dec 3, 2011.

  1. Dec 3, 2011 at 3:44 PM
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    boshak

    boshak [OP] Well-Known Member

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    I got the CEL today... 142,000 miles. I'm assuming o2 sensor but don't have a scan tool. Any other ideas of what it might be at this mileage?
     
  2. Dec 3, 2011 at 3:48 PM
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    no way to tell unless you have it scanned
     
  3. Dec 3, 2011 at 3:53 PM
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    lotsoftoys

    lotsoftoys pavement is boring....

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    bunch of crap
    i could guess a thousand codes but just have it pulled
     
  4. Dec 3, 2011 at 3:55 PM
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    Yeah man...However many codes there are...Could be any one of them. It's not worth guessing-Just hit up a scanner at a Autozone or whatever...Work from there.
     
  5. Dec 3, 2011 at 6:34 PM
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    Autozone doesn't do that anymore ;/
     
  6. Dec 3, 2011 at 6:41 PM
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    I thought they just didnt erase them anymore? I have since gone to Advanced Auto parts and they "loan" you the scanner tool. You leave your license and use the scanner, do what you want with it (get the code and erase it:spy:) and then go back in to get your license back.
     
  7. Dec 3, 2011 at 6:42 PM
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    Mine came on at 160k. Mass air flow sensor :/
     
  8. Dec 4, 2011 at 4:46 AM
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    They will read it for you around here...They won't clear them. (Watched them do it the other day for someone in the parking lot.)
     
  9. Dec 4, 2011 at 6:09 PM
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    Thanks guys. I called up all the auto shops (o'reilly, auto zone, pep boys, advanced) and they all charge upwards of $89 to scan.

    Fortunately, I remembered it's been a while since I changed out my air filter. I swapped it out and the CEL cleared after the 3rd drive cycle. I'll see how it goes throughout the week but I'm hoping that was it.

    On another note - I'm sure you all buy your air filters online to save $$$. Any suggestions on best value for the $?
     
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