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Check Engine Light

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by Mulligan, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. Mulligan

    Mulligan [OP] New Member

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    I have a 2001 Double Cab with 99,500 miles on it. Today all of a sudden my check engine light comes on. Everything seems fine. Any ideas?

    Thanks
     
  2. Brunes

    Brunes abides. Staff Member

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    Go to Autozone and have them read the code for you?? (Free) or Go to a dealer and get them to diag/repair?? (pay to play)

    Just because you don't feel anything wrong doesn't mean that the engine is fine...
     
  3. Mulligan

    Mulligan [OP] New Member

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    Thanks
     
  4. chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Staff Member

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    If you can get the code read, post it up on here so maybe someone can help. :)
     
  5. ViperR

    ViperR Active Member

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    My shop has a code reader, so if you get the code from AutoZone and they can't look up the code, post it and I'll look it up. Our fleet is mostly Tacoma's, Tundra's & Sequoia's.
     
  6. Janster

    Janster Old & Forgetful

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    Have you replaced any of the 02 sensors yet? I'm gonna guess it's probably bank1 sensor1 O2 sensor.

    Get the codes checked and go from there. Research research research
     
  7. TicTacOma

    TicTacOma UnderWater Monopoly Champion

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    It's all in my head at the moment...
    Welcome to Tacoma World. Did you just get gas? (tank not belly) Is the gas cap on tight?
     
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