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I just changed the mass air flow sensor. i had it running…

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i just changed the mass...
i just changed the mass air flow sensor. i had it running and hit the gas and it died and now the battery is completly dead
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
It started out running really hard and exhaust was really loud and all of a sudden it died and didn't want to stay running and that was before changing the mass air flow sensor
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago
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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago

Hey how are you,I will try to help you with this issue

ok if battery died while it was running, recharge battery ,start it and check the Alternator if charging 14 volts , then check battery itself for hold 12 volts, check battery cables for loosr or corroded ?

we have to start here

Please let me know

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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
It has a new battery and alternator demand I habe tracked the fuel system and everything it still won't do anything
Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago

can you check if the battery holding the 12 volts when turn the ignition switch to start and you measuring with a voltmeter ,is holding 12 or dropping to 10 and below

check the cables from battery to fuse box to starter

do we have 12 volts at starter one big red cable from battery and at teh small wire at solenoid

is the panel inside the truck lighting up at all ?

If you do not mind me asking ,are you looking at fixing this yourself or looking to know the most possible cause of this issue and taking it to repair shop for the work ?

Do you have any prior experience in electrical troubleshooting and testing with a test light for power & ground ?

Do have a power probe for testing ?

Please let me know

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
He is gonna fix it himself it's been in his family for generations and it won't start or turn over at all
Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago

ok no problem i will try to help ,can you do these checks and let me know ,we need a starting point

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Toyota Mechanic: Chad Farhat, ASE Certified Technician A6 - Electrical / Electronic systems A7 Heating / Air conditioning systems replied 1 month ago

ok ,just reply back when ready

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