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96 toyota 4 runner won't run

4 runner started missing like it had bad gas, but now if it even starts it misses and won't stay running. There is a pinging sound under the hood

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  • Gary Queen
    Gary Queen May 11, 2010

    It sounds like a timing issue. Have you looked at the timing belt. Given the age of the vehicle, if it hasn't been change it definately needs it.

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Try replacing your fuel filter and spark plugs, engine pinging results from a lower octane than recomended by the manufacturer and dirty gas being burned inside the combustion chamber. good luck!

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