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  1. I

    3bt not starting

    I've been in Colorado for about 2 months and had some trouble starting it on cold mornings, after letting it warm up on the block heater for a couple hours, the batteries are not holding a charge when they get cold, so I've been jump starting it with my school bus and that worked fine for a few...
  2. pokerDawg

    Troubleshooting the A/C on my FJ60

    My 60 is finally something I can drive everyday. The next thing for me to try and fix is the A/C. The PO said it used to work. 1. A/C does not light up when pressed. 2. A/C fuse under the dash is not blown 3. Fan works 4. A mechanic showed me the compressor still works when he gave power to the...
  3. morganism

    Poll : No start, click. Or no start after first crank.

    Have been getting this every 3 weeks or so now, since weather changed. So lets get some background info for a real diagnostic flow. Questions first, reasons why next. Did the no-start happen at the start of summer/winter ? Do you leave the blower fan on then? Do you have all speeds on your...
  4. morganism

    FJ60 won't turnover or start - (solved)

    85 FJ60 6cyl. (manual only?) Happened at end of August, then again today. Went to start in a.m., it turned over once and died. No choke, it was only 45 last nite.... Tried the first trick, pushing it, and jamming into gear. No love, and now in a dip. Tapping solenoid and starter. Now radio...
  5. Gregol

    1HZ subtle power hiccups

    Hello hello from Switzerland, I just got this beautiful troopy HZJ75 from 1999 with 200'000km on a 1HZ engine 4.2 D without a turbo. My problem : I have this kind of subtle hiccup power loss that becomes very distinct just around the happy cruising rpm zone. The only way to drive is by going...
  6. Randy88FJ62

    Blown fuse, passenger (RH) headlight. Need help troubleshooting.

    I upgraded to slcFJ62's wiring harness and all was well for a few years. Then recently I noticed that the center two hi beams on my 62 had blown a fuse in his custom fuse box. Trouble shooting wasn't going well so I pulled the entire custom harness out. Before directing my attention to his...
  7. B

    Saginaw PS Pump Troubleshooting Help

    Wanted to start a new thread as I'm not sure if the old Saginaw thread is getting a lot of views. Finally!!!! Saginaw PS pump conversion kit for FJ60s!!!!! So a little back story decided to replace my PS pump and put in the Saginaw conversion. Install went smoothly no issues however on the...
  8. Austin Tofte

    More FZJ80 Brake Troubleshooting...

    I'm a relatively new 96' FZJ80 owner and it's my first post here so excuse please excuse me being a complete novice. My brakes went spongy/soft suddenly at a stoplight, and if I pump a couple times they firm up (not always), but it doesn't hold and the pedal just slowly sinks to the floor. I...
  9. C

    Troubleshooting Stumbling / Hesitation issues

    Hi all, I have seen a lot of posts regarding this issue and very few solutions, so here goes my story / fix on my 1993 LC... Note: This should apply to 1994 and earlier Toyota's with a VAF Meter (not a MAF Sensor). Short Story: Issue: Hesitation / Stumbling whenever (could be cold, hot, city...
  10. Hugh Heifer

    IBS-DBS: Interesting malfunction and solution

    About four years ago I installed an IBS-DBS from Sierra Expeditions. (As some have pointed out this particular system is far more expensive than other systems out there but I pulled the trigger on it anyway. That is not what this thread is about.) I installed it in my UZJ-100 without issue. It...
  11. nmcbride89

    Exhaust "Pulsation"

    Does anyone know what's going on here? It was doing this for a few days, along with a high idle (1000 rpm in park, 750 when stopped in drive), but then it quit and idled perfectly for like two weeks. Now it's back, along with the high idle. I know that at least one O2 sensor is bad (checked...
  12. Surf n Turf

    Seem to have alot of play in front diff ? Troubleshooting

    Hey all, so thing's i must mention is that when i got from Reverse to Drive and on and off the gas there is quite a noticeable clunk noise, had a play with the front driveshaft and it appears as though there is a fair bit of play within the front diff. Have a video i can hopefully upload of the...
  13. Judh8smud

    Fuel in Oil Problemo! Need help troubleshooting.

    Well, I'm back on the forum with more problems as per the usual. ;) As an update for those who have been helping me out here on mud, THE FJ40 IS RUNNING! :cheers: Here's a picture of her for the sake of having pictures...pretty ain't she? haha SPECS: '76 2F Motor THE SCOOP: So the...
  14. Geosfj60

    1985 fj60 engine hard knocking - help

    '85 Land Cruiser fj60 2F engine Parked for 8 years This Cruiser was given to me from a friend who couldn't let it go, but his wife was done with it parked in the drive for the past 8 years. I have done some minor work on it, changed the fluids, dropped and attempted to clean the rusted fuel...
  15. B

    Using thicker oil, using different gas and Hard start troubleshooting

    I looked around lightly and could not find anyone with a similar issue. If there is on please let me know. Here is what is happening: Sometime back on my 1986 FJ60 I noticed some oil leaking in the rear main so after reading up on it and speaking to some folks I decided to try the thickest...
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