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Runs few seconds. engine light on.then cuts off, no, they

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runs few seconds. engine light on.then cuts off
JA: Has your vehicled stalled? Has anyone run a diagnostic test to pull the trouble code?
Customer: no, they have not
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2004 tundra
JA: Are you fixing your Tundra yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: has been really rainey day and night. from hurricane matthew/ neighborgoing to check it tomorrow
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no thanks just thought u might suggest something
Submitted: 20 days ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 20 days ago.

Hello, please reply tomorrow with any diagnostic trouble codes that are found, this will save a lot of time and guessing as to what the problem may be. I also need to know if it's the V8 or V6 engine.

You said it runs a few seconds then turns off, does this keep repeating? Can you start it again right after it shuts off and then does the same thing again?

Customer: replied 20 days ago.
it does it again
Customer: replied 20 days ago.
v 6
Expert:  Ted Ritter replied 20 days ago.

Ok, let me know what the diagnostic codes are and I will get back to you with some information that will help find out what the problem is.

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