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All of a sudden today my truck started shaking and got worse when I accelerated. Check Engine light came on. I had to have it towed to my repair shop. What could it be.

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

It started solid and then started blinking

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

2002 Tacoma

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

Not fixing it myself. Repair shop will evaluate problem and get back to me and then they will do what's necessary.

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Toyota
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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 1 year ago
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The first thing to do when the check engine light turns on is to find out why aby connecting a diagnostic scan tool to the computer, it sounds like it may be a misfire which could be a bad ignition coi/igniter or even a bad fuel injector but that's only speculation until you can give me some diagnostic code information, then I'll be glad to offer some advise as to what the remedy may be. You can contact me after you have the information from the repair shop if you'd like my opinion after they give you some recommendations.

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