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2001 Toyota 4Runner Limited 4dr 3.4L Auto (SE)

2001 Toyota 4Runner
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Limited, Sport Utility Vehicle
17 mpg city / 20 mpg hwy
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November 28, 2012, 12:37 pm

Shivanan S
 

Question: RPM diving down when taking off

When I start up vehicle the rpm drops when shift into drive, when taking off lets say from the traffic light the rpm dives down and vehicle stutters.


December 6, 2012, 9:18 am

Elizabeth K
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You might have a problem with the idle circuit. Some often overlooked maintenance that can help with that is cleaning the IAC (idle air control) valve, cleaning the throttle body and cleaning the MAF (mass air flow) sensor.


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