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October 17, 2011, 12:55 pm

Cam M

Question: toyota pickup 1993 wont run for more than 5 seconds, why?

had a blown head gasket, fied it put it back togehter, but the truck will not run for more than 5 seconds, starts then shuts off, no codes are displayed

October 19, 2011, 8:19 pm

Richard W
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Check the ignition switch power to the coil. You mite have left off one one at the coild causing your problem. If thats not it the check your TPS connection. Then make sure all the ground wires are on.

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