When changing the sensor, do I need to reprogram the computer? I changed the sensor, and the car starts but doesn't stay on, it only stays on if I hit the gas.
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Answer #1Tbone1980 August 14, 2013, 22:42Journeyman
was the battery disconnected before you replaced the sensor?
Replynew2013, August 15, 2013, 15:51Rookie
Yes, it was
ReplyTbone1980, August 15, 2013, 19:22Journeyman
ok, this may not apply to your toyota but try it any way, start the vehicle and keep foot on gas only a little bit try and hold it around 1500 RPM for a few minutes or untill the engine warms up it should stay running after that, if not you may need a scanner to reset the adaptives for the computer to relearn idle point, this happened to me on a 1993 chevy lumina z34 after i had replaced the alternator.
Answer #2pushrod August 14, 2013, 23:47Master
Recheck your work for any unhooked, improperly hooked or loose componets if it doesn't clear up after running it for awhile!
Answer #3Greg's Orange Auto (14613 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper August 15, 2013, 06:11Master
you may have caused more damage than good.scan codes and post if any
Answer #4PARTS GUY August 17, 2013, 21:14Master
If you would have spent $26.95 for factory step by step instructions then you wouldn't be here.