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check engine light reset

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jimboo, Aug 3, 2009.

  1. Aug 3, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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    jimboo

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    my wife is learning to drive my 09 tacoma std shift truck. after repeated enginge stalls while practising uphill take offs, the check engine light comes on. how do i reset it?
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  2. Aug 3, 2009 at 1:55 PM
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    tacoskim

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    unhook ur battery for bout 15 mins or longer
     
  3. Aug 3, 2009 at 2:14 PM
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    Brunes

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    Depends on why- Go to an Autozone or PepBoys and have the code read- If it's something that makes sense from a lot of stalls then they might clear it....they might not.

    Better to err on the side of caution IMO- Check it insted of just trying to force clear it...Could be an actual problem...
     
  4. Aug 3, 2009 at 2:58 PM
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    chris4x4

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    X2. The CEL should clear itself if the engine is stalled. If it stays on after that, something may be amiss.
     
  5. Aug 3, 2009 at 3:39 PM
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    Buy yourself a simple $30 code reader. They're handy to have and should be a staple tool in any garage.
     
  6. Aug 3, 2009 at 6:19 PM
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    grivera

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    Since it's new, take it to the dealer and let them deal with it.
     
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