I HAVE A 1989 4X4 TOYOTA PICKUP WITH 200000 ...

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  • Trevor_Jackman
  • 1989 Toyota Pickup
  • 200,000 miles

I have a 1989 4x4 toyota pickup with 200,000 miles. I'm experiencing a problem while accelerating my pickup starts spitting and sputtering until it gets up to about 3000 rpms then stops. It kinda sounds like it has a miss while it idles to but not bad. The head gasket was replaced not to long ago and had a full tune up with plugs wires, plugs, rotor, and cap. What do you think would be causing this spitting and sputtering im experiencing?

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Monday, January 28th, 2013 AT 7:58 PM

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  • blaze45
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It sounds like a timing issue to me. I would take it back to the mechanic who did the work and have them reset the timing and check the timing chain/timing belt to make sure the trucks timing is correct. It definitely sounds like a timing issue if after 3k it runs fine.

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