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check engine light need to pass inspection

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by blacksheff405, Nov 2, 2011.

  1. blacksheff405

    blacksheff405 [OP] no one ever pays me in gum

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    alright so i took my truck to get it inspected and the engine light was on. (because of my tires) well got there they cleared it and told me to drive around well after about 2 1/2 hrs of driving back and forth the light came back on.. he cleared it again and i was wondering if there was a way to pass the inspection without having to get a new speed sensor (mine is broken)
    thanks in advance
     
  2. blacksheff405

    blacksheff405 [OP] no one ever pays me in gum

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    bump need help... have to get inspected asap
     
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    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    Fix the problem and you'll pass inspection.

    Sorry, had to say it.
     
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    blacksheff405 [OP] no one ever pays me in gum

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    well i really don't want pay for a new sensor if i don't have to
     
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    Why are your tires causing a CEL?

    Based on my calculations....you need a new speed sensor.
     
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    babytruck Babytruck, babytruck...I've got a babytruck :)

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    Why don't you want to pay to fix the sensor?
     
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    jjew18 the Nightman cometh!

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    I don't think you will be able to pass without fixing it. Not what you want to hear, but I'm afraid you are just out of luck. (Disclaimer: not sure what your state inspection laws are)
     
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    blacksheff405 [OP] no one ever pays me in gum

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    well this blows alright.. i was afraid of that but hey it don't hurt to ask...
     
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    Or buy a Scan Tool and clear your own codes right before you pull up to have it inspected??? Probably make sure you go do a different inspection station too?
     
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    VirginiaBound Whyareyoureadingthis?

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    Do things the legal way or don't do them at all. There is a reason for state inspection.
     
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    VirginiaBound Whyareyoureadingthis?

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    Or instead of buying a scan tool to manipulate his inspection use the money for the correct part to fix the issue. :confused:
     
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    remove bulb. no CEL anymore.
     
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    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Thor

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    Some states will hook the scanner up regardless.
     
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    blacksheff405 [OP] no one ever pays me in gum

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    yea they hooked it up anyways.. but i'm trying to get it fixed this weekend.. i'm going to try and do it myself.. not sure how hard its going to be though..
     
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    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Thor

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    Do you know the actual code number?
     
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    blacksheff405 [OP] no one ever pays me in gum

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    no i'm not even sure what part i need but my dads gonna help me out.. unless you have some advice tips ect.
     
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    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Thor

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    LOL, that's kind of why I need the code. Should be PO___ (I'm guessing a 500)
     
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    blacksheff405 [OP] no one ever pays me in gum

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    were would the number be?
     
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    98tacoma27 :POOPCORN: Thor

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    The code am I referring to is the CEL. You have to scan it with a reader (plugs into the OBDII port under the driverside dash). It's the same thing the inspection people do.
     
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    blacksheff405 [OP] no one ever pays me in gum

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    so should i take it back to them and ask them for the number? sorry for the ignorance
     
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