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Check engine light

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by branct06, Feb 18, 2009.

  1. Feb 18, 2009 at 9:44 PM
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    branct06

    branct06 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    Shit my check engine light just turned on!!!
     
  2. Feb 18, 2009 at 9:48 PM
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    Kyouto42

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    More info?
     
  3. Feb 18, 2009 at 9:52 PM
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    ETaco23

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    It could be your MAF sensor acting up bc of your K&N. I know some people that have had that happen to. Check it out, it may need cleaning.
     
  4. Feb 18, 2009 at 9:55 PM
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    Eesh

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    How many miles do you have on your Tacoma? The maintenance light is also programed to turn on when your tuck reaches routine maintenance intervals. For example mine just came on for the 30,000 mile check up. And its come on before too.
     
  5. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:35 PM
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    Janster

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    The check engine light and maintenance light are two different things.
     
  6. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:35 PM
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    Janster

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    What are you waiting for?
    Go get the codes pulled.....and let us know what you have.
     
  7. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:38 PM
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    TRD4x4858

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    Its not bad until it flashes at you, then you can panic
     
  8. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:43 PM
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    genxer36

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    That is every 5,000 miles & it is for your oil changes.

     
  9. Feb 18, 2009 at 10:45 PM
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    gdawg25

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    Are you in Regina, Saskatchewan? If so, Canadian Taco's are not equipped with the maintenance required light feature. And yes there is a difference between the maint required light and check engine light.
     
  10. Feb 18, 2009 at 11:48 PM
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    Eesh

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    Ya I do live in Sask. But I bought my truck from. Mississipi.
     
  11. Feb 18, 2009 at 11:56 PM
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    gdawg25

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    I see. So you do have the maint required light then.
     
  12. Feb 19, 2009 at 12:05 AM
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    toku58

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    Check you gas cap first. A lot of times if you don't put the cap on good it will throw a "Check engine" light.
     
  13. Feb 19, 2009 at 6:29 AM
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    branct06

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    the light turned on rights after i was pulling out f a parking lot into traffic ad it was raining and the tires spun a lil bit then the light was on
     
  14. Feb 19, 2009 at 6:30 AM
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    Okay- There are SO many things that it could be. If you have a scanguage- Read the codes- Otherwise- If you have the time right now- Go to the nearest Autozone or pepboys and have them read the code. Once you know what the codes are...Post them and maybe someone will be able to help you.
     
  15. Feb 19, 2009 at 6:45 AM
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    branct06

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    ok sounds good man thanks
     
  16. Feb 19, 2009 at 11:05 AM
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    Kyouto42

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    Being sport... and you say it came on after wheelspin, it could have something to do with the LSD. Just throwing that out...
     
  17. Feb 19, 2009 at 2:50 PM
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    branct06

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    ya thats what i was thinking
     
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