Toyota

Have Toyota Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Toyota

Trac light and Check Engine Light is on I also lost power on

Customer Question
my engine JA: Is the power...
Trac light and Check Engine Light is on I also lost power on my engine
JA: Is the power loss consistent, or does it fluctuate?
Customer: It fluctuates
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2011 tundra
JA: Are you fixing your Tundra yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing might take it to mechanic this weekend
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: That's about it
Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Toyota
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Toyota Question
Answered in 10 minutes by:
9/30/2016
Toyota Mechanic: Toyota Service, Toyota Expert replied 1 year ago
Toyota Service
Toyota Service, Toyota Expert
Category: Toyota
Satisfied Customers: 4,974
Experience: 30+ Yrs of auto experience, Award Winning Svc. Manager; Just Answer Customer's Choice Award Winner
Verified

Hello. Welcome to Just Answer. Please allow me to assist you. The TRAC light comes on whenever the Check Engine light comes on. I would not think you have a TRAC issue. The loss of power and the check engine light coming on indicates that the fuel injection system is in "limp" mode. This means it runs good enough to get you to a repair shop. Exactly what is causing it remains to be seen; a computer diagnosis would be your next step. We would not want to guess at specifying parts to replace if we were not sure that the problem woul dbe cured. The results of a scan would be a tremendous asset in figuring this out. Experience with this problem, if pressed for a hypothesis, I would suspect it would be either an engine sensor, or an air pump issue. If you have any questions, please reply. Please do confirm you have received my input; thanks

Ask Your Own Toyota Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Great response
Toyota Mechanic: Toyota Service, Toyota Expert replied 1 year ago

Do you have any other questions for me on this issue? Thanks

Ask Your Own Toyota Question
Toyota Mechanic: Toyota Service, Toyota Expert replied 1 year ago

If you have any other questions, please feel free to reply; I will be very glad to help you further.

If you do not have any questions, and are satisfied with my input on your request, thanks for choosing Just Answer. It was a pleasure to assist you today. I trust my input to your request is satisfactory to you and meets your expectations.

A positive rating would be greatly appreciated for my assistance on your inquiry.

Thanks in advance and thank you again for choosing Just Answer

Ask Your Own Toyota Question
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Code P 2432 was made by diagnostic computer
Toyota Mechanic: Toyota Service, Toyota Expert replied 1 year ago

The P2432 explains clearly why your vehicle is doing this. The P2432 code indicates a problem with the 'secondary air injection system'. This is critical to the proper operation of the engine. Toyota has acknowledged that these systems have a high premature failure rate. Based on that, Toyota also instituted a policy to replace the failed units under an extension of the warranty (based on certain parameters). I would call your local Toyota dealer's service department, give them your 17 digit VIN number, and see if this will be rectified for you for free.

Ask Your Own Toyota Question
Ask Toyota Service Your Own Question
Toyota Service
Toyota Service
Toyota Service, Toyota Expert
Category: Toyota
Satisfied Customers: 4,974
4,974 Satisfied Customers
Experience: 30+ Yrs of auto experience, Award Winning Svc. Manager; Just Answer Customer's Choice Award Winner

Toyota Service is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU!! I've got my baby back. Tomorrow I will get a tank of high octane, remove the top, go for a long long ride and enjoy my car. THANK YOU!

JugheadUSA

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris (aka-Moose)

Chris (aka-Moose)

Auto Technician

965 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Marty

Marty

ASE Certified Technician

175 satisfied customers

ASE & Bosch Master Tech. 30 years experience.

Amedee

Amedee

Toyota Technician

1,225 satisfied customers

ASE certified tech advanced level specialist. Wisconsin certified emissions state inspector

Anthony

Anthony

ASE Certified Technician

401 satisfied customers

ASE Master Automobile Technician with over 20 years exp. in this field.

Richard

Richard

ASE Certified Technician

9 satisfied customers

Toyota tech. ASE Certified Technician

Skyvisions

Skyvisions

ASE Certified Technician

12,676 satisfied customers

Toyota Master Diagnostic

Genchi Genbutsu

Genchi Genbutsu

Toyota Master Technician

3,761 satisfied customers

Toyota Certified Master Diagnostic Technician, ASE Master Technician with L1 Advanced Engine

< Previous | Next >

Related Toyota Questions
Battery has charge but there engine will not crank, no
Battery has charge but there engine will not crank, no clicking sound either. … read more
baddad1
baddad1
technician
High School or GED
5 satisfied customers
Prius starts in accessory mode with warning light engine not
Prius starts in accessory mode with warning light engine not starting … read more
eauto
eauto
self employed
High School or GED
74 satisfied customers
P0016 code, check engine and the rest of the lights come on,
P0016 code, check engine and the rest of the lights come on, will go away for a while then come back … read more
baddad1
baddad1
technician
High School or GED
5 satisfied customers
2002 corolla check engine light is on because of charcoal
2002 corolla check engine light is on because of charcoal canister. Can I reset it? Also I was told I dont need this repaired for car to drive ok . ($500 to fix) J… read more
Ron Z.
Ron Z.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2 satisfied customers
I have an '05 tundra with the 4.7 engine. Replaced the
I have an '05 tundra with the 4.7 engine. Replaced the timing belt, idlers, tensioner, water pump, thermostat. All back together, put in about a 1.5 gal antifreeze. Started right up. It ran at high id… read more
Toyota Service
Toyota Service
Toyota Expert
4,974 satisfied customers
Is it feasible to put a 1997 4cylinder Camry engine into a
Is it feasible to put a 1997 4cylinder Camry engine into a 1996 4cylinder Camry chassis? … read more
Gunvir Singh
Gunvir Singh
1,691 satisfied customers
The check engine and vsc lights have been on for awhile but
The check engine and vsc lights have been on for awhile but this morning while driving the check engine light started flashing. Car feels like it's shaking … read more
Skyvisions
Skyvisions
ASE Certified Technician
High School or GED
12,676 satisfied customers
The engine is consistantly overheating. Checked leaks and
checked leaks and added coolant everytime i open the hood there is water everywhere also does not provide hot air inside the vehicle … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
3,901 satisfied customers
Where is the location of the engine coolant temperature
Where is the location of the engine coolant temperature sensor in a 1998 Toyota Corolla LE?… read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
My Toyota Verso VVT - i 16 valve engine just cut out (Engine
My Toyota Verso VVT - i 16 valve engine just cut out (Engine light come on) while I was diving and since then it don't want to start. What can be the problem? … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
Gunned the engine passing at 40mph and had 'check engine,
gunned the engine passing at 40mph and had 'check engine, light come on with 'traction control' light, and 'inspect hybrid system' warning message on the dash along with master triangle exclamation ic… read more
Skyvisions
Skyvisions
ASE Certified Technician
High School or GED
12,676 satisfied customers
Engine light &trac off light is on, trac off &engine light
engine light &trac off light is on JA: Has your vehicle stalled? Has anyone run a diagnostic test to pull the trouble code? Customer: trac off &engine light is on JA: What is the model/year of your To… read more
Skyvisions
Skyvisions
ASE Certified Technician
High School or GED
12,676 satisfied customers
I have a 1999 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 l engine once the engine
I have a 1999 Toyota Tacoma 3.4 l engine once the engine gets warm if I try to restart it it runs like it's only running on 4 cylinders and it's only happens after it gets warm please help … read more
Skyvisions
Skyvisions
ASE Certified Technician
High School or GED
12,676 satisfied customers
Check engine light is flashing, trac off on, and engine
check engine light is flashing, trac off on, and engine shuddering. thanks … read more
Gunvir Singh
Gunvir Singh
1,691 satisfied customers
I have a Toyota Surf with 2lte engine. I replaced the engine
I have a Toyota Surf with 2lte engine. I replaced the engine from a Japanese importer around 6 months ago. It is now very smokey (white) … read more
Eric
Eric
Retired
N/A
14,436 satisfied customers
2002 corolla everything in engine is new, turned engine ove,
2002 corolla everything in engine is new, turned engine ove … read more
ricardo hohl
ricardo hohl
automotive instructor
Associate Degree
1,818 satisfied customers
Check engine and awd light is on and the engine has trouble
check engine and awd light is on and the engine has trouble starting … read more
David Craig
David Craig
OWNER/MECHANIC
Associates
3,901 satisfied customers
Engine will not start. engine check light does not come on,
Engine will not start. engine check light does not come on … read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor\u0027s Degree
5 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x