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Loss of power ?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by surfsupl, Jan 21, 2009.

  1. Jan 21, 2009 at 2:47 PM
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    surfsupl

    surfsupl [OP] Well-Known Member

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    The last couple of days when I park my truck and then get back in it I loose all my radio presets, my clock resets, and my odo resets back to 0. I had my battery checked and my alternator and the are fine. Anyone have any pointers? :confused:
     
  2. Jan 21, 2009 at 2:49 PM
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    ECU? reflash it

    I ave never heard of anything like that. Thats wierd
     
  3. Jan 21, 2009 at 2:50 PM
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    What does reflashing the ecu do? Also what is the ecu? Fuses are ok also.
     
  4. Jan 21, 2009 at 2:53 PM
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    reflashing resets the ECU (basically the brains of your truck. it has the job of shifting gears for you, and anything else like that) go to Autozone and they can reflash it for you.
     
  5. Jan 21, 2009 at 2:55 PM
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    Ok thanks for the info!
     
  6. Jan 21, 2009 at 2:56 PM
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    One more thing. Is this something I should let them do or should Toyota do it for me? Thanks
     
  7. Jan 21, 2009 at 2:59 PM
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    save yourself some money and let Autozone do it. Toyota will do it the same way they will just charge you twice as much. I heard Autozone sometimes does it for free.
     
  8. Jan 21, 2009 at 6:59 PM
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    If your truck is an 09 I would take it to Toyota.
     
  9. Jan 21, 2009 at 7:00 PM
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    Stick on hood scoop from Autozone.
    It should be a warranty issue. Toyota is your best bet! Post some pics of your truck.
     
  10. Jan 21, 2009 at 7:24 PM
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    Sorry i didnt read that your truck is an 09........... yeah take it to Toyota
     
  11. Jan 21, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    wat?
    definately make it a dealer issue
     
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