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Stuttering, and sounds from the engine

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas' started by HamerMan, Oct 17, 2013.

  1. HamerMan

    HamerMan [OP] Don't mind me, I'm only slightly stupid

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    Hi guys, I'm getting some stuttering when I'm hard of the throttle. I seafoamed the engine a few days ago, and nothing has been the same. It sounds like theres something holding it back at low RPMs and at higher RPMs (above 3.5k) it makes a popping noise. I'm at a complete loss at what it could be:(
     
  2. jspansel

    jspansel Just duct tape it

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    What process of seafoaming did you use? Where and how did you do it? Sounds like a misfire... No codes?
     
  3. HamerMan

    HamerMan [OP] Don't mind me, I'm only slightly stupid

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    No codes. I did vacuum line and gas tank. Would aftermarket exhaust have anything to do with it?
     
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    TacomaJPP To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    Spark plugs and wires. Mine did the same thing. Finally, a few weeks later it threw a code.
     
  5. HamerMan

    HamerMan [OP] Don't mind me, I'm only slightly stupid

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    Would anything about the way I drive do that to the plugs and wires?
     
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    TacomaJPP To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    Not really. How many miles do you have on this set of plugs and wires?
     
  7. HamerMan

    HamerMan [OP] Don't mind me, I'm only slightly stupid

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    No idea. I've only had it for about 3k miles
     
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    TacomaJPP To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    How many miles on the truck?
     
  9. HamerMan

    HamerMan [OP] Don't mind me, I'm only slightly stupid

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    TacomaJPP To secure peace, is to prepare for war

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    Put some Genuine Toyota plugs and wires on it and never trust "pre-gapped" plugs, even from Toyota.
     
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    HamerMan [OP] Don't mind me, I'm only slightly stupid

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    Alright. Thanks man:thumbsup:
     
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    Hey Hamer man I just bought my truck last Saturday, love it to death! First thing I did was wash it and run Seafoam through vacuum line and gas tank.... About 20 miles later the truck starts shaking just like your truck is doing, swapped the plug, wire, coil pack, everything I could think of and it was driving me nuts, then I got to thinking, what if it was the Seafoam?!?!?!?! so after a little swapping parts around between my tacoma and my 4runner I found out that Seafoam had knocked some crud loose and clogged my fuel injector!! So check out the easy stuff first but keep in mind that you might have the same situation I did, hope this helps
     
  13. HamerMan

    HamerMan [OP] Don't mind me, I'm only slightly stupid

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    :wave:
    It was doing it a little bit before the seafoam, just more pronounced after the seafoam

    Welcome to TW:wave:
     
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    Thanks buddy hope you get it figured out!
     
  15. HamerMan

    HamerMan [OP] Don't mind me, I'm only slightly stupid

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    Thanks man. My cousins coming out next week from California. He's managed to turn a ford into a deacent off road vehicle, so he can probably help me get this figure out
     
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