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2002 Toyota 4Runner with 190,000 miles; sometimes check

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2002 Toyota 4Runner with 190,000 miles; sometimes check engine light comes on briefly or blinks when decelerating or accelerating;
JA: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?
Customer: blinks briefly
JA: Are you fixing your 4Runner yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Usually there is a roughness or stutter in conjunction with this; I have been thinking transmission but maybe engine
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Dan replied 18 days ago.

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Expert:  Dan replied 18 days ago.

When the check engine light flashes it means there is a cylinder misfire. Do you plan to fix yourself or just want to know what to expect at a shop? Has anything been replaced yet? Thanks.