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Will not start, or if we get it going it will die.

The engine will not start. We have had the engine rebuilt too. Its been worked on ect..

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  • askderek19 Apr 22, 2009

    Yes it does, but it's been like a year since we've messed with it.

  • askderek19 Apr 23, 2009

    Thanks for suggestion. I will have it looked at soon.

  • askderek19 Apr 24, 2009

    coukd you give me like a list of possiblilties

  • Devon Sacco
    Devon Sacco May 11, 2010

    Small world, I have the same truck. 1986 SR5 extra cab 4WD.

    I rebuilt the engine myself too. 22R-E?

    Does it run for 2 seconds, then die?

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I'm sure your distributor is in correctly.
I'm willing to bet the Mass Air Flow Sensor is the problem.
Mine was corroded and wasn't working properly when I had this problem. Check it out and see if the little door is swinging properly.

If this doesn't work, I have a few more good ideas.

Posted on Apr 22, 2009

  • Devon Sacco
    Devon Sacco Apr 24, 2009

    Let's make it easy. Do you know how to get the trouble codes from the computer?

    Use a jumper wire on that Yellow plug with 2 wires near the coil. It's the one that doesn't plug into anything. Turn the key to the on position, than tell me how many times the engine light blinks. Then, try starting the engine and tell me how may times the engine light blinks.

  • Devon Sacco
    Devon Sacco May 03, 2009

    How's the truck coming along?

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