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4 runner: Replaced timing belt/water pump assembly on 3.4 four…

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Replaced timing belt/water pump assembly on 3.4 four runner 2000 model. Starts up and runs perfectly at idle. Dies when you give it gas. It's perfectly in time, now what?
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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 3 years ago
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Does the check engine light turn on while it is running?
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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 3 years ago
There are a couple of things to check without having a code reader:Make sure the cam angle sensor at the front under the plastic cover is bolted on and check the electrical connection.There is a ground point on the intake plenum on the river's side, make sure the 10mm bolt for all the ground wires is tight. Check the crank angle sensor connector as well.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Yes all that is good. Replaced cam sensor, checked for power to sensor, that's good too. Vehicle runs at a higher RPM but wants to die at minimum applied throttle. Replacing fuel filter next. No check engine light yet...
Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 3 years ago
Ok, I'm traveling today so there's no hurry on my part, will check back later today.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
It runs but still has a dead spot in the throttle. Does a timing belt need a little break in time? No check engine light coming on. Another question, is there any kind of filter in the fuel tank that could be an issue?
Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 3 years ago
Thanks for the replyThe timing belt doesn't need break in time. There is a fuel strainer in the tank in addition to the filter located underneath on the driver's side mounted to the floorboard.If you are getting higher rpm I don't think the fuel delivery is an issue.Do you have a way to check what happens to the engine timing when this happens?
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