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What does these indicators and levels mean?

Discussion in '1st Gen Tundras (2000-2006)' started by 1kTyy_1, Oct 16, 2020.

  1. Oct 16, 2020 at 1:17 PM
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    1kTyy_1

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    What does the symbols and levels mean?

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  2. Oct 16, 2020 at 1:31 PM
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    FirstGenVol

    FirstGenVol Allergic to Darkness....

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    The top one is oil pressure and it's normal for it to be low when the engine is idling. The bottom one is engine temperature and that does not look normal. It should be in the middle.

    If you're asking about the light, that's your seatbelt indicator.
     
  3. Oct 16, 2020 at 1:32 PM
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    FirstGenVol

    FirstGenVol Allergic to Darkness....

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  4. Oct 16, 2020 at 1:50 PM
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    Piney

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    The bottom one is off scale high coolant temp......danger zone.
     
  5. Oct 16, 2020 at 2:14 PM
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    Metoobutilikedit

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    Your oil pressure is fine. Mine bounces up and down as I stop and go. The link posted by FirstGenVol is really good, there's good info in there.

    Now your temperature gauge says you're burning up, I wouldn't run the truck like that. Could be all kinds of things from a thermostat to a head gasket, maybe even air in the line. You need to get that checked out before you blow the engine
     
  6. Oct 16, 2020 at 2:29 PM
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    SouthPaw

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    Holy cheet.

    I wouldn’t drive your truck another minute until you figure out why it’s overheating.
     
  7. Oct 16, 2020 at 3:05 PM
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    empty_lord

    empty_lord They see me rollin'

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    well. i see your coolant gauge is working the opposite of mine. can be an electrical issue, OR your engine is not running if its up that high.. seriously. over red is engine seized territory
     
  8. Oct 16, 2020 at 3:17 PM
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    FirstGenVol

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    Is this going to be one of those where we never hear from the OP again?
     
  9. Oct 16, 2020 at 3:18 PM
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    13igtymer

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    Check your coolant once your engine cools down. Also check for a broken hoses.
     
  10. Oct 16, 2020 at 3:29 PM
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    Professional Hand Model

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    Bottom Gauge Hot AF.
     
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  11. Oct 16, 2020 at 4:09 PM
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    hagrid

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    Good Lord, I hope not. Need to save money for fuel.
    Pain.
     
  12. Oct 16, 2020 at 4:37 PM
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    peanut

    peanut making uneconomical choices about my truck

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    For the temp gauge it could also show that the coolant temp sensor wire is grounded. So check the wire and sensor once the engine is cool. Once the engine is cool turn the key on and if the gauge goes from 0 to that high then the wire is grounded somewhere between the sensor and the ecu.
     
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  13. Oct 16, 2020 at 5:51 PM
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    N84434

    N84434 In the Frozen Tundra

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    .....And as quickly as he rode into town, he was gone...
     
  14. Oct 17, 2020 at 5:57 PM
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    He could’ve saved some bandwidth and just opened his owners manual if he has one.
     
  15. Oct 17, 2020 at 6:12 PM
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    After posting from his truck, it caught fire and that was all she wrote.
     
  16. Oct 17, 2020 at 6:25 PM
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    Good Lord, I hope not. Need to save money for fuel.
    This got an officially licensed guffaw from me.
     
  17. Oct 17, 2020 at 7:13 PM
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    More likely he stopped, posted...waited, then took off again but passed out from coolant poisoning/steam inhalation and went off into the ditch in high weeds/grass and won't be seen/found until the highway mowing crews work that road. So much for early deer season this year...
     
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  18. Oct 19, 2020 at 8:27 AM
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    Oil is low
    Coolant is full
     
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  19. Oct 20, 2020 at 5:13 AM
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    bmf4069

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    Uhhhh.....yeah. is this a troll post?
     
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  20. Oct 20, 2020 at 5:31 AM
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  21. Oct 20, 2020 at 7:00 AM
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    How the OP looked when they got home typing this thread.
    [​IMG]
     
  22. Oct 20, 2020 at 8:06 AM
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    hagrid

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    Good Lord, I hope not. Need to save money for fuel.
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    Probably some turd gen guy who you banished and is now seeking revenge.
     
  24. Oct 20, 2020 at 8:21 AM
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    Mountun Goat

    Mountun Goat Ever see a Goat plow?

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    Those gauges mean everyone in this thread is a sucka! Including me :pout:
     
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  25. Oct 20, 2020 at 9:58 AM
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    Professional Hand Model

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    Yeah. I’ve noticed Turd Gen angst as of late. Couple of them coming over on purpose to stir the pot. :rofl:
     
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  26. Oct 20, 2020 at 10:17 AM
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    :anonymous:
     
  27. Oct 20, 2020 at 10:56 AM
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  29. Oct 20, 2020 at 11:34 AM
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