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Pulled Fuse while running

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by JayARRGHH, Jul 17, 2011.

  1. Jul 17, 2011 at 4:36 PM
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    JayARRGHH

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    I grabbed the wrong fuse while the engine was running, turns out it was the ignition fuse, engine sputtered out, now it wont start. I tried replacing the fuse. Nothing. I disconnected the battery for 20 mins. Nothing. I checked the fusable link between the fusebox and the battery. Nothing. Can someone help me out? My trucks an expensive learning curve for me.
     
  2. Jul 17, 2011 at 4:47 PM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Is it cranking?

    What is it doing..? Symptom wise..

    Check your 15A EFI fuse.
     
  3. Jul 17, 2011 at 4:51 PM
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  4. Jul 17, 2011 at 4:52 PM
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    Oh sorry i forgot to add that, it is NOT cranking, absolutely nothing. Also right before that i was wirin up my 55w halogen worklights and it blew something because the dash/radio/horn/hazards etc wont work but i checked the fuses and none of them are blown which led me to unplugging all of the fuses.
     
  5. Jul 17, 2011 at 4:53 PM
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    thats what my gf was doing while i slowy made everything FUBAR
     
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    i would double check that you have them in all the way and that its in park if its a auto, and check the fuse again.
     
  7. Jul 17, 2011 at 4:57 PM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Check your 15A DOME fuse under hood if radio isn't working..
     
  8. Jul 17, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    did that too :/ I read somewhere that if theres a check engine light on you need to clear the codes first but i cant tell if there is because whatever happened with the gauges/accessory power issue.
     
  9. Jul 17, 2011 at 4:58 PM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    If it's not cranking at all, try the 15A IGN and 7.5A IGN under the dash.
     
  10. Jul 17, 2011 at 5:00 PM
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    i think I did but i need to double check now. If there are any other suggestions or worst case scenarios would be great because im down the street from it, i had to take a break before i smashed my windshield.
     
  11. Jul 17, 2011 at 5:02 PM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Radio is tied into dome circuit.


    Also, under dash is a 10A TURN circuit..check the fuse.
    Also, under the hood is a 15A HORN fuse.


    Far as it not cranking, it's gotta be one of your fuses..check both IGN fuses again.
     
  12. Jul 17, 2011 at 9:17 PM
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    Alright, literally every fuse has been swapped and still not working. another update, with the key on and foot on the brake i cannot take it out of park. I don't know if that helps the diagnostic at all.
     
  13. Jul 18, 2011 at 5:11 AM
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    Hitch and wiring, aux back-up light, rear strobe lights, radio and underseat sub.
    So you have checked all the fuses in both fuse boxes?
     
  14. Jul 18, 2011 at 10:35 AM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Interesting.. :popcorn:
     
  15. Jul 18, 2011 at 10:44 AM
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    yup :/
     
  16. Jul 18, 2011 at 10:51 AM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Is it making a clicking noise?
    or no noise?



    :eek:
     
  17. Jul 18, 2011 at 11:15 AM
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    Initially no. We tried tapping the starter too and nothing, we also tried to jump the relay with a pair of needle nose :/ nothing as well. Is a fried computer in the realm of possibility?
     
  18. Jul 18, 2011 at 11:24 AM
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    You might want to check some of the big body fuses in the box under the hood sounds like you lost a lot of stuff all at once.
     
  19. Jul 18, 2011 at 11:31 AM
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    Did you blow the 120A Alt fuse? You have to basically take apart the fuse block under the hood to get to it.
     
  20. Jul 18, 2011 at 11:44 AM
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    Hitch and wiring, aux back-up light, rear strobe lights, radio and underseat sub.
    Do you have 12 at the solenoid when you turn the key?
     
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