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My toyota corolla 2009 has an idle problem. I changed the

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My toyota corolla 2009 has an idle problem.
I changed the computer it a negative electrical current comming from the PCM ECU and i changed it brand new. Still item persist. We put SMoker to see if it was a leak nothing. thinking of changing wire harnest. I stumbled what else do I check.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I checked the oxygen sensor, the manifold nothing problems only on parking after I put the ECU that was added the vin and the
car started right away. what else.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
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Expert:  rpmdiag replied 6 months ago.

There may be a harness issue, but try this first.

Short a paperclip across pins 4 and % on the computer DLC connector and see what happens.

Thanks, Ron

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
SOrry y0u have to (%) is it number 5 ....I dont understand.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Clear with the response.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
i didnt receive a clear answer.... Please Explain.
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 6 months ago.

On the connector that you attach a scan tool with, there are 16 pins. The top row 2 center pins are 4 and 5. These are computer/chassis grounds. If you short across them, you eliminate a bad ground issue, so if everything starts to work normally again, you found you issue.

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Ron