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arokia010
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Aug 14, 5:53pm - #249372 
Loss of Power

I need some help my car been laggin in first gear it doesnt do it all time just whenever it wants to, and I've lost power in the high end What could it be and what should I do confused thanks

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Aug 14, 5:55pm - #249373 
is it an auto?


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arokia010
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Sac, Cali
Aug 14, 5:56pm - #249374 
it's a 5speed GT I just had the clutch changed to a ACT stage 2 and it wasnt the clutch it has to be something else

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Aug 14, 8:33pm - #249375 
Maybe high mileage and lack of service to the engine? Maybe you raced that car too many times? I'm only guessing. When was the last full tuneup? By your part or Toyota? How was the condition of the flywheel at the clutch install? Did anyone even check the flywheel? Have a compression check done. Ever installed a CAI? Ever cleaned the MAF and/or throttle body? Thrown a CEL before for similar circumstances? Reset the ECU? This is all guestimation.

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Aug 14, 8:55pm - #249376 
have you been following the maintenence?


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Aug 14, 9:30pm - #249377 
This car only has 45,000 miles on it yes it's been raced a couple of times the last tune up was @ 40,000 by me. The flywheel had some hot spots and needed to be resurfaced the disc was burnt. Compression had not been done or never installed a CAI. I did clean the MAF and throttle body. Thrown a CEL before for similar circumstances? The ECU has been reseted. I don't know what esle to do maybe take it to toyota and have them inspect it, When your in 1st gear the car feels like your in 3rd gear and feels like it bogging out, and it's lost it's high end power...but it only does it once in awhile...

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Aug 14, 10:35pm - #249378 
5000miles from last tune up?! did you change the oil?

take it back to toyota, it needs another tune up like after 2000miles.

i change my oil every 2500km - 3000km.

hope you solve ur problem smile


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Aug 14, 11:08pm - #249379 
No no 5000 since my last major tune up it's only been 2000 miles since my last oil change I run synthetic on my car

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Aug 15, 12:58am - #249380 
Sounds wierd. Spark plugs maybe?

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Aug 15, 12:59am - #249381 
EGR Valve? It could be sensor starting to go. The problem may present it self by the next oil change. wtf

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Aug 16, 7:51am - #249382 
spark plugs, or clogged injectors???? have toyota do a check on it

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Nov 16, 9:48am - #249383 
UPDATE it turned out to be a dirty map censor and plugged PCV valve now it runs like a champ

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