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1998 Toyota Landcruiser with 99000 mi suddenly lost power and engine light went on. Strong chemical, not burning smell ensued. Gas pedal was non responsive. Vehicle had to be towed to local toyota dealer. Vehicle could still be driven on and off tow truck bed. Initially diagnosed as bad trottle body and sensors, quoted $1770 to replace. Part was replaced but still unresponsive to gas pedal. Now diagnosed with bad ECM, $1200 + to repair. Could the technicians be wrong and unnecessarily replacing expensive parts?

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Yes, of course! If their previous excessively expensive repair did NOT fix the vehicle, that is PROOF they were WRONG, and that they OWE you a REFUND for the INCORRECT part, AND it replacement labor! Complain to the Federal Trade Commission if they don't do something about their demonstrated INCOMPETENCE ... so far!

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