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Weird Problem

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by stucksucksnayota, Nov 3, 2008.

  1. Nov 3, 2008 at 7:22 PM
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    stucksucksnayota

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    So I went to start my truck tonight and it started up and sputtered and was running really rough and the rpms were at about 500 and then it died so I started it back up and it cranked for maybe 1 or 2 seconds longer then it usally does so i bumped the gas pedal and its started right up. It has done this maybe 3 times since I have had it. The truck has 160k miles on it so im thinking maybe a sensor is going out is dirty?

    Anyone else had this problem?
     
  2. Nov 3, 2008 at 7:24 PM
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    Toy4Life

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    Are you getting a CEL?
     
  3. Nov 3, 2008 at 7:31 PM
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    luk8272

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    Mine did it and I had to replace an idol sensor, It was under warranty.
    The dealer may try to clean your intake first, you can do it with seafoam.
     
  4. Nov 3, 2008 at 7:36 PM
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    Toy4Life

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    Try playing with the Throttle Position Sensor. I had problems with mine that a good cleaning resolved, but I also got a CEL leading me in that direction. Maybe the fuel filter needs replaced.
     
  5. Nov 3, 2008 at 7:38 PM
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    stucksucksnayota

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    No I have no cel which im think is check engine light lol

    I cleaned my MAF probably about 3 months ago I probably need to replace the fuel filter which ill probably try to do this week

    Where would I find the sensors yall speak of like the idle and the throttle sensor?
     
  6. Nov 3, 2008 at 8:05 PM
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    The throttle sensor is at the back of the throttle body, held in by 2 tiny philips head screws. I'm trying to find you a decent picture.
     
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