Toy truck no power

Tiny
PAULA P
  • 1994 TOYOTA PICKUP
  • 6 CYL
  • 4WD
  • MANUAL
  • 200,435 MILES

I have a 1994 4wd 5 spd toy pu with 200k on it. It is not very powerful and in 1st gear it is hesitating when I accelerate, oh yeah it is burning oil about a quart a week and I drive about 200 miles on ave a week

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Sunday, November 28th, 2010 AT 2:19 AM

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Tiny
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Check it for tune up
don't over look the ignition wires

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Sunday, November 28th, 2010 AT 2:24 AM
Tiny
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I had it tuned up about 4 months ago and they did say one of the cylinders had low compression

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Sunday, November 28th, 2010 AT 2:27 AM
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A low compression cylinder would be a cause for lack of power and hesitation
a cylinder leak test can be done to find the reason of a low compression

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Sunday, November 28th, 2010 AT 2:45 AM
Tiny
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That sounds expensive, what are some of the reasons for low compression?

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Sunday, November 28th, 2010 AT 2:50 AM
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It can be an expensive repair and specially on a high mileage engine
as for reason for a low compression it could be many, and a leak test on the cylinder is needed to verify the reason

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Sunday, November 28th, 2010 AT 3:01 AM
Tiny
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Thanks at least now I can sound intelligent when I call a mechanic have a good night p

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Sunday, November 28th, 2010 AT 3:04 AM

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