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My 1991 4cyl toyota pickup died while idleing. What are some suggestions on things to look at?

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  • fishon24_7 Jul 18, 2009

    I drove it for about 3 days. It died on me in the morning. And no there wasn't any strange noises it just died.

  • Brad Rabon May 11, 2010

    need some more info like: HOW LONG DID U DRIVE IT BEFORE IT CUT OFF? WAS I INTHE MORNING OR AT NIGHT? DID U NOTICE ANY OTHER STRANGE THING LIKE SKIP OR NOISES?

  • Richard Scordino May 11, 2010

    You have a bunch of testing to do...start with fuel and spark

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On top of the air filter cover there is a valve. I think it is called an mass air flow sensor. Try tapping it lightly while idiling is bad. And see if it starts idiling better (gets unstuck). This could be the problem. ( to much or to little air) .

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A diagnostic scan is always a good place to start, even if there is no check engine light on. Ignition...are you getting fire to the spark plugs? Fuel pressure, fuel pump, clogged fuel filter, air filter not restricted? Battery fully charged, terminals clean and tight? These are a few basics needed for proper engine mangement.
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SOURCE: toyota 3.0 1990 pickup at an idle engine jumps

you may need a trottle position senor or you are sucking air into the intake from somewhere.

Posted on Oct 02, 2009

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