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is there something wrong with my car... #94773 Feb 1, 1:15am Feb 1, 1:15am
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is there something wrong with my car...
aight i encountered this problem yetsreday but did not pay mind to it, but tonite it happend again
alraight its kinda hard to explain but here goes...ok first of all i have an automatic ok from a cold start when i turn on my ignition(without any warming up)
i put it on gear, ethier drive or reverse rite, on an auto once you ease of the break normally the car starts moving, now the problem is mine doesnt so i gave it gas but its still wont move the rpm needle wont move the speedo meter wont move all i hear is the engine reving low(about 800 rpms probably-it wont go any higher) but after a couple of seconds or so it starts working fine confused confused what the hells wrong with my car any ideas???

Re: is there something wrong with my car... [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #94774 Feb 1, 1:30am Feb 1, 1:30am
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It should be fine. If the problem persists, get it checked out by toyota.

Re: is there something wrong with my car... [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #94775 Feb 1, 1:32am Feb 1, 1:32am
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spineyesmine doesnt do that... spineyes
maybe it's ur gauges? or you have ur hand brakes on?

but the rpm needle wont move? that's the part i cant get an explaination..


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Re: is there something wrong with my car... [Re: Steven] #94776 Feb 1, 1:46am Feb 1, 1:46am
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the only explenation i have rite now is that it started happening after i got my pod gauges installed but i was thinking it has nothing to do with it
iam afraid to take it to a dealer coz if they cant pinpoint the problem they might blame it on my mods frown

Re: is there something wrong with my car... [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #94777 Feb 1, 1:48am Feb 1, 1:48am
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Originally Posted by tru_Asiatik_Pride
the only explenation i have rite now is that it started happening after i got my pod gauges installed but i was thinking it has nothing to do with it
iam afraid to take it to a dealer coz if they cant pinpoint the problem they might blame it on my mods frown

im guessing that they WILL blame it on ur mods...

maybe it's the wireing of the pods?


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Re: is there something wrong with my car... [Re: Elec-FuYu] #94778 Feb 1, 1:54am Feb 1, 1:54am
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ill see again tomorrow morning if it happens again
i doubt its the wiring coz theres only 3
1 12v source
2 is a ground
3 is the o2 sensor wire which is soldered in the stock "blue" o2 sensor(it was not cut just tapped into it-so no modifications there) confused

Re: is there something wrong with my car... [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #94779 Feb 1, 1:58am Feb 1, 1:58am
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If the problem persists, take your car back to the place where your gaugues were installed. They should have some type of rules having to do with installation. Just mention that you don't know what's wrong and thought it might be the gauges. If you put em in yourself then; I'm not sure. Double check your wiring. On a similar note, i always yell at my brother for doing the same thing, especially on an automatic car: Let your car reach "idle" RPM's. It's bad for your car if you just turn it on and put it right into gear! angry Ha ha, that's just a pet peeve of mine.


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Re: is there something wrong with my car... [Re: tru_Asiatik_Pride] #94780 Feb 1, 10:21am Feb 1, 10:21am
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is the engine reving? and the gauges just aren't working ? or is it that nothing is happening at all? If nothing at all it might be a transmission crack. My dad's auto Passat started to do that especially after a wash or if it was cold. Do your shift gears wit your auto and redline it everytime? (I think that's how my brother broke my dad's car) Hopefully it's just the gauges.

Re: is there something wrong with my car... [Re: TrewCelica] #94781 Feb 8, 10:49am Feb 8, 10:49am
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ok this is what i notice...my car is idling TOO LOW!!! its below 1k to the point it seems like its gonna die this is from a cold engine after couple of minutes of driving its fine again...is this normal? it only started happening after i got my gauges installed???

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