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I have a 2001 TRD and I recently put an electric start in. The problem I am having is that the engine doesnt just start when it cranks. It almost always fails the first attempt and works the second. I have been noticing for quite a while that the truck was tougher to start recently. The truck also hunts for idle when it is running. It will vary from about 7-800 rpm to 1500 rpm.
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There was a TSB about the tacoma's and having a hard time starting. The TSB wanted them to replace one of the main wiring harness because it didn't allow proper current through (wires too small or something). I created my own "grounding kit" that I made following the Big 3 wire upgrade with some 6 gauge wire and since then I haven't had one single startup problem. One turn and it fires right up. Before I had some trouble starting as well, especially on colder mornings.
 

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Could you elaborate on this more? I am going to search alldata to see what is up.
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03trdblack said:
There was a TSB about the tacoma's and having a hard time starting. The TSB wanted them to replace one of the main wiring harness because it didn't allow proper current through (wires too small or something). I created my own "grounding kit" that I made following the Big 3 wire upgrade with some 6 gauge wire and since then I haven't had one single startup problem. One turn and it fires right up. Before I had some trouble starting as well, especially on colder mornings.
Hey any pictures?

edit: saw the link, thanks.
 

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I will have to snap some when I get some daylight to work with. I get off work well after its dark. Plus I used some gray wires so they don't really stand out. I'll take a picture and highlight them with photoshop so you can see where they are.

That link I posted used 1/0 guage wire. I thought that was a bit overkill. I just used some 6 guage wire (cheaper) and got the connectors for it at the Home Depot.
 
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