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Check engine light on, no acceleration. When I opened the…

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Check engine light on...

Check engine light on, no acceleration. When I opened the hood, I found the air filter clips NOT clipped. Clipped them closed, restarted and same thing. Sounds like it's in low gear, and will not accelerate beyond about 40mph. Oil temp gauge has been slow to respond for past many months but don't drive regularly so thought that might be an issue.

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

Stays on...

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

2012 Tundra 4x4 extended cab 5.7l

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

Nope. Just checked under hood and found clips undone as previously stated.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Toyota
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Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 7 months ago
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Thanks for posting

Can you have the computer scanned and let me know what the diagnostic codes are?

Most of the national chain auto parts stores do this at no charge or if you have a code reader you can do this yourself then let me you what the DTCs are in the computer, thanks.

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I have a service appointment for Wednesday at my local Toyota dealership.
Toyota Mechanic: Ted Ritter, Toyota Master Tech replied 7 months ago

Ok, then they are going to diagnose it and recommend a repair to you, if you have any questions about their recommendation please let me know.

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