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truck died, im lost.......

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by beefcake, Sep 9, 2010.

  1. Sep 9, 2010 at 1:18 PM
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    beefcake [OP] J-rob

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    so yesterday i was coming off the freeway doing about 60, i pushed the clutch in and pulled the truck out of gear and just coasted to the light. before i got to the light i noticed all dash lights were on (as if i had just turned to accesory) then i look at my rpms and they were at 0. i did just chang my alternator about a week ago or so, the truck hasnt done it again...anyone have an idea as to why it did that?
     
  2. Sep 9, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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  3. Sep 9, 2010 at 1:31 PM
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    Doubt the alternator install had anything to do with it, you'd have known any issues right away I'd think. When I had manual shifts in the past once in awhile coming off the freeway I'd do the same thing (put it in neutral & coast) & it would die, I think it may have something to do with traveling at speed for awhile (like on a freeway) & abruptly dropping to idle speed, your truck had a bit of a hiccup , & stalled. Did it start back up easily ? & hasn't happened since ? I'd say not to read to much into it, maybe change fuel filter or remembering when the last tune up was, I dunno, until it starts happening frequently would't stress too much.....:cool:
     
  4. Sep 9, 2010 at 1:36 PM
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    beefcake

    beefcake [OP] J-rob

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    yeah it started right back up just fine, ive only had the truck for just over a year and both plugs, wires and fuel filter have been changed in that time period
     
  5. Sep 9, 2010 at 1:51 PM
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    Like I said if its only done it once, wouldn't really give another thought until it starts to be a pattern....:D
     
  6. Sep 9, 2010 at 1:54 PM
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    ok man thanks for the advice hope it was just a hiccup :)
     
  7. Sep 9, 2010 at 2:06 PM
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    beefcake [OP] J-rob

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    alright well i'll keep you guys updated if anything else goes wrong, other than that truck is runnin 180k strong :)
     
  8. Sep 9, 2010 at 3:16 PM
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    Don't forget to keep intake butterfly clean.
     
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    Is this as easy as removing the screw clamp, setting the hose aside and cleaning the blade?
     
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  11. Sep 9, 2010 at 10:50 PM
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    Yep, its all gone the way of the Ballast Resistor & the old GM Distributor with the little window you could set the point gap & dwell on the fly....;)
     
  12. Sep 10, 2010 at 8:08 AM
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    essentially, yes...realistically, no. The intake tube can be a MF to get out of the way to really clean.
     
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