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truck cranks, runs for a few, the shuts off...2007 5.7

Discussion in '2nd Gen Tundras (2007-2013)' started by oldschoolhdmike, Jul 11, 2016.

  1. Jul 11, 2016 at 3:12 PM
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    just got home from work and i go to hook up my camper and my truck cranks fine.....runs for about 5-6 seconds and shuts off. does it over and over and now wont even crank. fuel pump? thinking it may have been cranking and running on fuel in the lines? now there is now fuel it wont crank?
     
  2. Jul 11, 2016 at 3:29 PM
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    ok. i go out about 15 minutes later and it cranks and stays running. so?????? security cpu.....geez i hope not
     
  3. Jul 11, 2016 at 3:31 PM
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    do you hear the fuel pump kickin in when you turn on the key ?
     
  4. Jul 11, 2016 at 3:36 PM
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    no but i has been running now for 10 minutes. turned it off again to try and hear the pump and i cannot hear anything....but it has been running now.....now i am afraid of getting stranded. a shop cant tell what it is doing if it wont do it. no check engine light is on
     
  5. Jul 11, 2016 at 3:44 PM
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    Could be electrical??
     
  6. Jul 11, 2016 at 4:08 PM
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    yep bank account is running low from it..
    Fuel pump,relay to the fuel pump bad, crankshaft sensor not picking up.. or battery connections dirty not making solid connection..
     
  7. Jul 11, 2016 at 4:19 PM
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    fuel pump relay would be nice. but it wont be my luck
     
  8. Jul 11, 2016 at 4:26 PM
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    Total bummer.

    I would look at what @Mike suggested as well. Relays are cheap and easy to test.
     
  9. Jul 11, 2016 at 4:32 PM
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    yep bank account is running low from it..
    Rare relays go bad for no reason.. the Toyota fuel pump is a tough pump.. I have 280,000 on mine it's in my Tacoma tho..

    If you know how to use ohms meter. Check for continuity between ground and where the lead going to the fuel pump is on the relay side.. if it reads infinity pump is shot... if it reads continuity pump is good...
     
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  10. Jul 11, 2016 at 4:36 PM
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    taking it to my buddy who is going to test that stuff tomorrow...he can also test fuel pressure.....guess i will know more tomorrow
     
  11. Jul 11, 2016 at 7:44 PM
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    Hope its minor!
     
  12. Jul 12, 2016 at 12:25 AM
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    I don't know if Tundras use igniters but if so dbl check harness connections, they can seem tight but as I found out is not always true...
     
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