Good Celica boards? engine problems/MAF/VVT not kicking in

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  1. Elfling

    Elfling New Member

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    I have a 2000 GT-S that's been having engine issues. It was bogging down and not accelerating right; check engine light indicated 02 sensor and MAF, had both of those replaced, all spark plugs changed and a general tune-up.

    Now the VVT doesn't seem to be kicking in at all. My boyfriend and I both took the car out and redlined it without hearing it switch over.
     
  2. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Disconnect the negative battery cable for about an hour, then reconnect it and let the car idle for a few minutes while the computer figures out how the engine works again. Then see if the VVTi works.
     
  3. Elfling

    Elfling New Member

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    :cool: Will do, I don't have much confidence in the mechanics who did the sensors, it took two trips and some wrangling to get it all done.
     
  4. rsxm5

    rsxm5 OT Supporter

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    On my Acura RSX Type-S (when I owned it), it had some serious issues with oil burning (known problem they fixed under warranty). When the car would be extremely low on oil (almost completely out), i-VTEC would not work on it. I don't know if the same applies to Toyotas, but check to make sure you have a sufficient amount of oil in the car.
     
  5. Eclipsed830

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    your lift bolts may be done for, was a prob on the earlier 2zz
     
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    most 7th gen sites are full of assclowns.
     
  8. deusexaethera

    deusexaethera OT Supporter

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    Most forums in general are full of assclowns. That said, there is always a dedicated core group who actually care about the topic at hand.
     
  9. alltracman78

    alltracman78 New Member

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    WHere did you get the work done?

    Check this out too.
     

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