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1996 Toyota RAV4 Question: My 1996 rav4 has been in the garage for 5 months, when i started first day

 

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Jodha, 2.0L 4 Cylinder, Holtsville, NY, March 15, 2012, 07:24
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worked fine, but the next morning when i started idling was very low and engine cut off, but if i keep my foot on the exeleration pedal for a 10 seconds then it starts to idle fine

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13472 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper March 15, 2012, 12:45
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    ck your battery 1st it may be weak and not putting out a good voltage. these cars need good voltage for all the sensors to work properly

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    PARTS GUY March 15, 2012, 19:55
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    Did you have to charge the battery first before you started it? If the battery was dead then it will take some drive cycles for it to relearn idle strategy.

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