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How to put a throttle sensor on a 1987 Toyota Pickup truck 4 wheel drive.

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First you need to test it

It it has not failed in some way-- no need to replace it

Having an OBD Code for a Sensor-- has nothing to do with
the need to replace a part

You replace only parts you understand & know how to test
& only when they fail a test

All you need to know, is by looking at the throttle body,
is whether the part is replaceable or you need a complete throttle

For that you go to one of the parts sites

If the part is there,then a couple T20 Torx Screws are all
that hold it on

Posted on Nov 25, 2014

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Get a Haynes repair manual it will show you that and allot more

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SOURCE: toyota rav 4

I work for Toyota, and I will be glad to provide you with the actual answer:

The RAV/4 product is available in two models, a 4WD model and a 2WD model.
The difference between the two is on the 2WD model, there is no driveshaft going under the vehicle to the rear wheels, and no rear differential. There is no "RAV/2"; both models are called RAV/4's.

There is a lot of common confusuion about how the 4WD works. It is full time 4WD. In other words, it is always in 4WD. It does not "kick in/kick out/automatically engage", or anything like that. It is 4WD all of the time. But, when I say "4WD", that is sometimes mistaken for "all wheel drive", and, in this case, the RAV/4 is not "AWD". What this means is that if you raise the RAV/4 up on a lift, and put it in gear, 1 rear and the other side front tires will spin. True "all wheel drive" would have ALL 4 wheels spinning. This is not the case with the Rav/4. What the RAV does have, making up for not having "True AWD" on the 5 speed model, however, is a switch that locks the center differential in the transfer case, which, when engaged, applies a method of "locking" the 4WD system for maximum traction, but it is still not AWD. The automatic version doe not have this ability.
The last "true AWD" vehicle for purchase was a 1970's International Scout.
If you are considering purchasing a RAV/4, that is a very good investement. They hold their value quite well, and are virtually bulletproof; I do not make any "money" off my RAV/4 customers...
Just "gas station work". Very nice cars. I hope that this helps you, please feel free to comment back with any otherr questions...Glad to be of assistance.
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SOURCE: 1990 toyota 4runner 4x4 wont lock in front wheels

your drive shaft thats turning is mabe broke or your automatic 4x4 lockers could be bad

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SOURCE: replacing 1988 toyota 4 wheel drive truck rear end

You do not not a press for this job. Good old fashion elbow grease and a block and sledge work fine. Be careful not to mushroom head the spindle though, total pain in the *** job but pretty simple.

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SOURCE: replacing ignition lock cylinder for 1987 toyota pickup truck

can send diagram to walk you thru it, need to know if 2wd or 4wd, which motor SOHC,Turbo, 22R-E, 22R-TE,22R, EMAIL ADDRESS TO SEND TO

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SOURCE: code 52 1994 toyota 4runner


This code could mean knock sensor, knock sensor circuit, or ECU.When the knock sensor is replaced the wire should be replaced as well. If it's disconnected the knock control system is disabled which may cause engine pinging and the light will stay on.

There is probably a problem somewhere in the engine harness going to the ECM, even though the wires check good with ohm meter with this particular problem I have had to run a new wire from ECM to knock sensor if you replaced the short harness going from main harness to knock sensor under intake then you can try running new wire from short harness connector to ECM just temporarily splice wire at knock sensor connector and, connect a good piece of wire and run it inside of truck to computer and splice into wire at computer and see if code will clear, if so the cut wire at short connector and connect new wire with **** connector or solder and run it along factory harness as best as you can and do the same thing inside at computer. I am assuming you have checked all your connections, if not then do that before trying new wire. the knock sensor wore at computer is black wire on the smallest connector terminal no 5

Let me know,if needed further assistance.

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