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2003 Tundra LIMP MODE!!!!

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by smokey0810, Dec 30, 2019.

  1. Dec 30, 2019 at 9:34 PM
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    smokey0810

    smokey0810 [OP] New Member

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    Well, my dumbass went to install my fog lights tonight, put a screwdriver thru the grommet, and saw a spark....Started truck, now it's in LIMP mode with CEL on and trans feels like its slamming into gear....Thoughts, comments? Thanks, John
     
  2. Dec 30, 2019 at 9:49 PM
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    DISREGARD. After some looking online and under the fuse panel, blew my ETCS fuse. Thankfully, found a small 10A in the garage.
     
  3. Dec 30, 2019 at 10:01 PM
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    Everyone should have a code reader.
     
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  4. Dec 30, 2019 at 10:08 PM
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    Funny u should say that. Talked to my dad the other day, and he bought me one and is sending it to me from NJ!!!
     
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  5. Dec 31, 2019 at 4:33 AM
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    tvpierce

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    Agreed!

    I gave bluetooth dongles as Christmas gifts last year along with a $5 bill to cover the cost of the Torque Pro app. I really like my daughter having one in her car while at college. That way if she has a problem, we can diagnose it together over the phone.
     
  6. Dec 31, 2019 at 8:08 AM
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    SouthPaw

    SouthPaw The headlight guy

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    I'm sorry to laugh but I can only imagine something like this happening to me lol.

    Trying to do something simple like fog lights, seeing a spark and then the trucking running like crap :rofl:.

    FWIW, Amazon sells some pretty cost effective code readers. I bought last month for $20 and it actually does quite a bit. This is the one I bought:

    https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07D1KH9SC/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
     
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  7. Dec 31, 2019 at 9:59 AM
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    BubbaW

    BubbaW FAA Tweaker

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    Picked an appropriate user name....thought about using sparky myself given it can happen to the best of us.
     
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  8. Dec 31, 2019 at 1:45 PM
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    ‘Twas nice to laugh AFTER the fact. Tried to do a good a job as possible, drilled the hole for the light switch next to the steering column in the rectangular plastic piece that pops out. Only annoyance is my LED headlights seem to overpower the FOGS, but very proud of my install job nonetheless
     
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  9. Dec 31, 2019 at 3:39 PM
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    bmf4069

    bmf4069 Yup, that's car parts in a dishwasher

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    Whoa whoa whoa. If anybody gets the user name sparky it's me.
     
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    Professional Hand Model

    Professional Hand Model A.K.A ‘Golden Hands’

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    Did something go Zzzzztttt!!!???
     
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    Darkness Allergic to white

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    More like sudsy with the dishwasher action
     
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  12. Dec 31, 2019 at 11:48 PM
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    bmf4069 Yup, that's car parts in a dishwasher

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    Who says water and electricity don't mix?
     
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  13. Jan 2, 2020 at 9:41 AM
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    TX-TRD1stGEN I'm not taking a knee

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    Your not the only master electrician in this site!

    :thumbsup:
     
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  14. Jan 2, 2020 at 9:42 AM
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    bmf4069

    bmf4069 Yup, that's car parts in a dishwasher

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    This isn't like highlander, is it? There can be only one....

    :rofl:
     
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