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Check engine light just came on

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by sirsaechao, Feb 17, 2012.

  1. Feb 17, 2012 at 8:36 PM
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    sirsaechao

    sirsaechao [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Its 9pm and my light just came on...any idea where to start to find a code? It started the stall when I hit the gas pedal.
     
  2. Feb 17, 2012 at 8:37 PM
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    Get/borrow a code reader. That's all you can do right now.
     
  3. Feb 17, 2012 at 8:40 PM
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    sirsaechao

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    Where is the hookup port at?
     
  4. Feb 17, 2012 at 8:41 PM
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    Not sure on a 1st gen. Under the dash somewhere.
     
  5. Feb 17, 2012 at 8:41 PM
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    BUCKLE UP! It makes it harder for Aliens to pull you out of your Truck.
    Check for loose hose clamps and/or cracked or disconnected vacuum hoses. Check around EGR for burnt or pinched wiring.
     
  6. Feb 17, 2012 at 8:42 PM
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    right under dash above your gas pedel. it is black with alot of little holes in it should be kind of rectangular
     
  7. Feb 17, 2012 at 8:44 PM
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    you need to just get it scaned but when mine started to stall when i got it at 160k it was my MAF. change your PCV valve also, its cheap probably need new one anyway if not the problem
     
  8. Feb 17, 2012 at 9:07 PM
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  9. Feb 17, 2012 at 9:29 PM
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    mine poped on yesterday, funny i was planning on working on it this weekend. took it to autozone, and its the ol Idle air valve, needs cleaning.
     
  10. Feb 18, 2012 at 12:36 AM
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    I'll have to hook up my bro in laws reader and see what code I get and post it for some help.
     
  11. Feb 19, 2012 at 8:26 AM
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    Update so I got a OBDII reader hooked it up and 0 codes came up and the check engine light is gone w/o me even doing anything like hitting the erase button???
     
  12. Feb 19, 2012 at 8:36 AM
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    Wait and see if the light comes back on so you can get a readout on which codes it`s gonna throw

    No need to start changing parts when you`re not sure if they are bad
     
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