Slow starting 2001 Tacoma V6 engine. What could it be?

Asked by Jimclark Nov 26, 2013 at 05:06 PM about the Toyota Pickup

Question type: General

My V6 2001 Toyota Tacoma is slow starting.  You can turn it on and wait a few secs.
then turn off and wait a few secs. then turn back on and it will crank right up.  Any
suggestions what it could be?

4 Answers

It isn't the starter. It is spinning the engine, but acts like it is not getting the gas. I have already changed the fuel filter.


sound like your fuel pump is losing its pressure when truck is not running, that's why it has a long crank time has to build up pressure again, only fix is to replaced fuel pump

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