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Check engine light...........................

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by surfsupl, Nov 4, 2009.

  1. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:21 PM
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    surfsupl

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    Does anyone know what the most common problem that might set off the check engine light?....I have a 2005 v6 w/60,000 miles on it. Lately the light will come on here and their. I may start the truck up and all is well......3 days later it will come on when I start the truck and run the whole time the truck is running. Then I may get out to go get something and come back and its off again?..... Anyone run into this?....Like I said,this is a hit and miss type situation............
     
  2. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:22 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Get the code read.
     
  3. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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    Incognito

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    Is your gas cap on tight?
     
  4. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:23 PM
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    Loose gas cap?
    My mom always forgets to tighten it, and it throws a check engine light.
     
  5. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    Gas cap is on tight..................and yes I will get the code read.....I was just picking your brains...............can a gas cap go bad?
     
  6. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:30 PM
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    This is happening on my dads F-150 the shop replaced the O2 sensor, but only fixed it for a week. I never can catch it with my scan guage.
     
  7. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:31 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Without knowing the code, it could be anything from a gas cap issue, to an ECU glitch.
     
  8. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:33 PM
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    Basically it like finding a needle in a haystack .....................I just wondered what might be the most common problem....
     
  9. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:35 PM
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    chris4x4

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    ;)
     
  10. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:38 PM
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    ItalynStylion

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    Autozone will read the code for free. I think most other places will too.
     
  11. Nov 4, 2009 at 8:43 PM
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    Don't forget................AAMCO
     
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