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It died while driving it. has gas in tank It act like its

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it died while driving it. has gas in tank It act like its going to start but then acts like its not getting gas
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 5 months ago.

Hi, My name is ***** ***** for the delay.

I will do my best to assist you.

will it start aftrer it cools down?

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 5 months ago.

how many miles is on the truck?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
178000 was in for service /oil change January not starting
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 5 months ago.

HI

sorry i missed you.

have you scanned it for codes,if so,can you give them to me?

will it start with a prime?[starting fluid or a little fuel into the throttle body]

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Hi well it just started up like normal one turn of the key. drove it around town started five different time. no problems. don't know what was going on. But thanks for help
Expert:  tims auto repair replied 5 months ago.

ok..great

i think i may know what is going on here..

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 5 months ago.

it sounds as if you may have a bad crank sensor..these can break down like this with heat sometimes when they go bad,then after it cools,start back up as if nothing is wrong..

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 5 months ago.

lets replace the crank sensor

Expert:  tims auto repair replied 5 months ago.

PLEASE COPY AND PASTE the link below to your browser, I have uploaded more info on this there please copy and paste the link below to your main browser[INTERNET EXPLORER or FIREFOX]

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https://www.dropbox.com/s/x9c9teg6d8560t6/0616-toyota-REPLACEMENT.doc?dl=0

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if the link doesn’t work that way, try it this way

thanks

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www.dropbox.com/s/x9c9teg6d8560t6/0616-toyota-REPLACEMENT.doc?dl=0

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