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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Toyota Tundra
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2006 Tunda Oil Pressure gage shows between 1/2 - 3/4 depending on the speed going
Hello. The truck is designed to have a lower oil pressure at lower engine speeds and more pressure as the engine speed is increased. This sounds like it is normal operation of the gauge and oil pressure in the engine....
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My oil pressure a lot lower than normal
More than likely, this is an oil pressure sending unit issue, rather than an engine internals issue. The most straightforward way to check this is to put a trusted pressure gauge on the oil system, preferably plugged into where the...
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how to remove the spring loaded belt tensioner the serpentine belt is kept tight with.
Hey there. You will need to remove the entire housing that contains the spring. Belt tensioners are replaced as a unit. In the case of the 4.7L Toyota Motor, you will need to remove a couple of the plastic timing...
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key won't turn
You should be ale to have the ignition switch re-keyed to fit the same keys as the keys that open your door locks. You may need to take this to the dealer to have this done to be sure they...
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How do I fix the timing when it has jumped timing
There is no easy way to correct a jumped timing belt. You will need to disassemble a portion of the engine to gain access to the belt tensioner, so you can move the belt back into position. I suggest replacing...
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Water pump
The 5.7 L engine on the 2007 Toyota Tundra has a timing chain, and the 4.7 L engine has a timing belt. If you have the model with a 4.7 L engine, you will want to purchase a timing...
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I am considering buying a vehicle with high mileage, do you have an opinion about high mileage vehicles?
For a vehicle with this many miles you should have an inspection done on your end by a certified mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, to do a pre-purchase inspection to make sure you are not wasting money on a vehicle...
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Engine seized...rods shot out both sides of engine block.
Hello. To answer your question, yes, the lack of an air filter can cause catastrophic engine damage. Over time, the debris will build up inside of the engine as it mixes with air and other carbon contaminates. Eventually, it will...
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Brake lights won't light up, but the third will and they will turn on when lights are on.
The issue you are having is likely a faulty brake light switch. The fact the bulbs will light proves they are in good condition. The switch in located next to your brake pedal. When the brake pedal reach a certain...
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Who do you know what to replace the AC compressor or the clutch when it is squeals
Hello. I'm sorry to hear of this. If you are turning on the A/C and you are hearing excessive or unusual noise at the compressor, the drive belt is squealing, the belt jumps, or there is unexpected mechanical resistance impeding...
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replace water pump
Installation is almost always reverse of removal for working on cars. I would recommend retracing your steps to figure out if you installed something out of order or maybe skipped a step. There are also repair manuals available at your...
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Wobbling fan
Hi there, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. I suggest, with the engine off, to try and move the fan up and down to see if there is any looseness in the water pump or in the...
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My 06 Tundra SR5 V8 starts and immediatly dies?
Hi there: If you've removed the air intake housing and are attempting to start the engine without it being fully installed; it will die as you've described. If everything is assembled and all sensors are attached; then you might have...
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I recently had the starter and manifold gaskets replaced. Now my truck won't stay running.
It definitely sounds like you still have a vacuum leak somewhere around the repair area. Inspect all of the vacuum hoses for cracks and replace as necessary. Also inspect the throttle body gasket for damage as well as the vacuum...
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no power to fuel pump
Hi - Check the ignition switch. You are going to have one wire from the fuel pump relay to the ignition switch. As you turn the key on, this is what powers the relay to turn on the fuel pump....
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My car has an AC leak in the center console
I watched your video. It seems that you have an evaporator drainage issue. In normal operation, the evaporator will remove moisture from the vehicle. That moisture needs to drain from the heater/evaporator box. There should be a drain hose attached...
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My ABS and parking lights are staying on
Your car is equipped with wheel speed sensors at each of the four wheels which monitor wheel speed while relaying this information constantly to the ABS and traction control system which are controlled by the car's ECU. When the ECU...
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Truck will not start
Hello there, many faults will cause your 2001 Toyota Tundra to die and not start. It is good you have had the battery checked as this is the most common fault. Other possible faults are the fuel pump, battery cables,...
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Truck cranks but won't start.
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. The EFI supplies power to the C/OPN relay. Check the wiring from the EFI and the C/OPN relay for any breaks. Use a digital ohm meter and check for a complete circuit in the...
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Sticky accelerator
This may be a sign of a failing throttle position sensor. The throttle position sensor is used to monitor the throttle position of the throttle plate inside the throttle body in relation to your foot position on the gas pedal....

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