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Discussion in 'New Members' started by qhobnoom, Oct 15, 2010.

  1. Oct 15, 2010 at 11:37 PM
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    qhobnoom

    qhobnoom [OP] Member

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    I'm new to Tacoma World. I drive a 03 Tacoma. One question. I've been reading threads too but I'm not sure, how do you check for codes if your check engine lights are on? No clue. New to truck and new to this forum. Thanks!
     
  2. Oct 15, 2010 at 11:38 PM
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    jdkeller

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  3. Oct 15, 2010 at 11:43 PM
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    RelentlessFab

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    Welcome to TW!

    To check codes, you need a OBD2 scanner.
     
  4. Oct 15, 2010 at 11:45 PM
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    ColtsTRD

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    :wave:
     
  5. Oct 16, 2010 at 12:18 AM
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    Leadgolem

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    Welcome to TW. You plug that into the diagnostic port, and you get the code. Then you look up the code to see what it mean.
     
  6. Oct 16, 2010 at 2:25 PM
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    qhobnoom

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    Thank you guys. I will try that!
     
  7. Oct 16, 2010 at 2:36 PM
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    DellGSG5

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    Welcome to TW!!!
     
  8. Oct 16, 2010 at 4:15 PM
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    qhobnoom

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    How do you get the scanner? Is it something I can purchase at an autoparts store? I'm familiar with all this, as I've done the paperclip trick on one of my previous rides and it works wonderful for a DIY. I was hoping this '03 Tacoma would be the same.
     
  9. Oct 16, 2010 at 4:19 PM
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    HomerTaco

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    Welcome! get a scangauge II - usually can pick them up for $150 or so...
     
  10. Oct 16, 2010 at 4:22 PM
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    toyotadude5

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    haha ya i did the paperclip trick on my old civic. Scanner is just easier. Go to autozone and get one.
     
  11. Oct 16, 2010 at 4:23 PM
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    Yoytoda

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    some places like autozone, advanced, pepboys (sometimes napa) will check it for you for free and give you a print out
     
  12. Oct 17, 2010 at 1:08 PM
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    qhobnoom

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    thank you guys. the light is not on anymore. but this is good for future reference.
     
  13. Oct 19, 2010 at 9:32 AM
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    weksos

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    Welcome to TW
     
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