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Hi there. John here ...

Hi there. John here

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the make/model/year of your car?

Toyota Hilux dualcab 4wd 3.0l EFI diesel manual

Mechanic's Assistant: How old is the engine? And when was it last serviced?

Even thouig its 202 model, it only has 162,000 km on it. THe timing belt has been changed. I chnaged oil and fiklter yesterday, plus injector cleaner. Tomorrow Im going to chnage fuel filter.

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Toyota?

It is now very very sluggish 2002 ( I mistyped it before) Yes, very. Even a small hill I have to chnage down to 3rd gear, foot flat to the floor, and just crawl up

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Oil and filter, injector cleaner so far. nothing else. Fuel filter tomorrow

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

Is ot possible to purchase a code reader for this era vehicle?

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AU Auto Mechanic: Pete, Technician replied 9 months ago
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Hi my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist with this today.In some cases I may need more info to assist better.I apologize for any delay.

I dont know of any scan tools myself for this model here.You can check in your area with a local parts or tool store to see if they carry one that will work for this model here.

I would start with replacing the fuel filter and see if this resolves the issue.If it does not then I would have the exhaust checked/tested to see if any of the exhaust components are found to be restricted even partially as this will also cause this fault here.

If this is all o.k. I would have the fuel system tested further to see if this is a weak fuel pump at fault needing replaced.These are usually the most common causes for this issue here.

If more help is needed, use the reply tab to continue our conversation. If no further assistance is needed, kindly rate my service,your 5 star rating is appreciated ( should be a link to click on here or above).You can rate at any time and we can continue to work on your question as this will not close out your question.Keep in mind in some cases it can be difficult to fully diagnose or help repair your vehicle without seeing it and I work on delivering the best possible answer from what I see to work with.

Thanks Pete

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