Toyota Repair Problems? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
yes there is voltage to the coils
yes it does come on
I also did replace the crank sensor it made no change
It is communicating. I had introduced a vac leak code and was able to erase it. I can also see the engine cranking at around 200 RPMS. There were no codes however when I first started.
yes I am able to do this and I have printouts of most of the components. I have alldata. I did note while looking at alldata that there is an immobilizer system in these cars. do they all have it and could this be an issue?
The security light is out completely.
no flashes at all the light is totally out at all times
Yes I am having them bring me the original key this one is a copy and it was made not too long ago. How does the car sense the Key? I know like the Gm's had a resistor.
I am not sure if you got my last reply? I tried another key no change still no light. Is there any way to bypass the immobilizer so these people have a car the entire family is stranded and cannot get to work and school. I am really under a gun here! Thanks for yout help!!
I have a photo in my phone where can I send it to you?
the key switch is in the dash on the car I have pulled the lower panel off but I do not see anything
thanks for all your help! I'll be here until 8pm
OK Now this brings up some more questions!
The keys have no dimples! the original key measures .288 or 9/32".
The newer key measures .273 or 9/32".
My next question is one I have been pondering all day! The engine seems to turn over very fast. I ran a compression check on the middle front cyl. and got 75PSI. If the timing belt jumped a few teeth would I and /or could I lose the spark. The plug was wet with gas.
It was also another reason I wanted to bypass any shutdown system. The alarm system in the car locks the doors and flashes the lights beeps the horn and can open the side door. So where do I go from here!
I will check the timing belt tomorrow I have gone home for the evening! Thanks for all your help!
I just talked to the owner for a bit. Interestingly I had forgotten I had done a timing belt with tensioner about a year ago. The customer said he came out from WAWA after getting his dinner he is the police dispatcher in our town and works the night shift. When he went to start the car it started and ran for a minute then the tach dropped to 0 and the engine stalled out. Each time he tried to restart it it would start and run as long as he kept the engine speed up to 2000 - 3000 RPM. Every time he tried to bring it to idle it would stall out. He tried it several times while trying to move the car but it finally stalled out and he gave up. Now I at a total loss. Any ideas?
Thanks for your time!
OK! Interesting developments! I went home last night and called the customer! This time however I finally got a hold of the husband. I had him explain to me in exacting detail exactly what happened!This morning I came in and started the car with my foot to the floor and the car starts. In fact as long as I work the gas pedal I can get it to idle all the way down to 500-600 rpm. pulled a vacuum line of and the car stayed running. I am thinking I have a stuck IAC??? Your thoughts?
Well "We came" "We Saw'' and "WE KICKED IT'S @$$!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Installed one new IAC and problems all solved! Still do not understand the no spark. However the low compression is gone I imagine it was a gas wash of the cylinders from both the owner and myself cranking so much until I disabled the fuel pump to stop that. Thank you for all your help! Some times ya just have to put a few heads together! The final key point of information came from the owner who stated the car would run if you held the gas pedal down while cranking! Have a great weekend you were a great help! I was very satisfied with your help and your willingness to go even after hours trying to figure this tough one out!
Thank you very much! I have already rated you! I gave you the highest rating! You very much deserve it!
Have a great weekend!