have a 95 toyota pickup acts like its starving for gas changed fuel pump and filter

Asked by Jan 31, 2017 at 07:06 PM about the 1995 Toyota Pickup 2 Dr DX 4WD Standard Cab SB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

changed fuel filter and pump

7 Answers

73,165

Looks like the fuel pressure should be 38 to 44 lbs. Probably should check the fuel regulator by hooking up a fuel pressure gauge, and with the engine running, idling, unplug the vacuum line to the fuel regulator. The fuel pressure should raise up about 7 lbs. If the fuel pressure does not raise, then replace the fuel regulator.

5,625

I'm going to take a wild-ass guess that it's the thermo-time switch starving the works~

73,165

You know what bob, it could also be the temperature sending unit. They can go bad and not even know it. It is the primary sensor for the computer in how it would adjust all other sensors relating to fuel.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
5,625

well you have to tell yourself "what would H25" say...and he's say that Toyota's practically Never break down....But with the age ...and corrosion (even through exposure to the moisture of ambient air) we cannot say what the computer thinks...but we can look at the conditions for it gathering data...and do believe this troublesome goodie is at fault...one could TEST that one to see if it responds to temperature with a cup of tea~?

20

Got the truck running - put the breather back on the throttle body and truck cranked and has been running great, has to have the breather on for a toyota to crank. Not like Fords, Chevys and other brands they will crank and run without throttle body breather on, Thanks

20

responed to wrong question!

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
5,625

as rowefast said, the fuel pressure is a concern~ make sure that it has enough pressure for a fuel injected system such as yours~

Your Answer

Pickup

Looking for a Used Pickup in your area?

CarGurus has 2 nationwide Pickup listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Postal Code:

Toyota Pickup Experts

  • #1
    Reelin68
    Reputation
    1,230
  • #2
    wabbo369
    Reputation
    680
  • #3
    LouB
    Reputation
    440
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Tacoma
33 Great Deals out of 797 listings starting at $5,995
Used Toyota 4Runner
7 Great Deals out of 407 listings starting at $5,995
Used Ford F-150
447 Great Deals out of 9,145 listings starting at $3,000
Used Ford Ranger
68 Great Deals out of 344 listings starting at $3,900
Used Toyota Corolla
189 Great Deals out of 3,446 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota RAV4
70 Great Deals out of 2,943 listings starting at $3,000
Used GMC Sierra 1500
239 Great Deals out of 10,492 listings starting at $2,995
Used Toyota Camry
39 Great Deals out of 1,610 listings starting at $2,400

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.