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2011 tacoma v6 shifting problems

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by ibjames, Jan 14, 2014.

  1. Jan 14, 2014 at 7:17 AM
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    ibjames

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    I changed my oil this weekend and while resetting the maintenance light I hit the button below the steering wheel a few times, started the truck while the button is engaged, etc..

    I don't know if it is related, but my truck shifts funny now, if I stop, then go, my rpms will start normally but it is like the axle isn't engaged, then it engages and if I pushed on the pedal too much it will chirp the tires or just engage hard.

    Sometimes when I stop, it will also thunk I think as it goes back into first.

    I haven't checked transmission fluid levels, I'll do that tonight, is there anything else that I can do?
     
  2. Jan 14, 2014 at 7:18 AM
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    Which button below the steering wheel?
     
  3. Jan 14, 2014 at 7:49 AM
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    X 2 ^ :confused:
     
  4. Jan 14, 2014 at 7:51 AM
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    I think he might mean the tpms button...that's the only one down there :notsure:

    You sure you didnt drain your tranny oil right?
     
  5. Jan 14, 2014 at 7:54 AM
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    My guess as well.
     
  6. Jan 14, 2014 at 7:56 AM
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    Yeah but if he did that he would have noticed that the engine was still full of oil when he went to put the new oil in.
     
  7. Jan 14, 2014 at 8:05 AM
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    lol, I've changed my own oil since I was 16, I'm 38 now guys ;)

    ok, that button is only for the tire pressure? I wasn't sure if it was other functions
     
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    I would have noticed if it was red or black fluid also ;)
     
  9. Jan 14, 2014 at 8:27 AM
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    Yeah that lower button under the dash is just to reset the tire pressure sensor and thats it.
     
  10. Jan 14, 2014 at 8:29 AM
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    Hey I was just making sure man. Seen a bunch of people make that mistake

    Sorry :pout:

    But yea that's the tire pressure monitor system...what are you exact symptoms
     
  11. Jan 14, 2014 at 9:26 AM
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    OMFG







    SERIOUSLY








    I went outside and checked... I drained my tranny and added 5.5Qts to my engine.. so tonight I'll be working on my truck in my company parking lot... great
     
  12. Jan 14, 2014 at 9:34 AM
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    un fucking believable.. it is driving me crazy thinking about it
     
  13. Jan 14, 2014 at 9:37 AM
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    anyone know how much tranny fluid I need to put in?
     
  14. Jan 14, 2014 at 9:45 AM
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    Dude thats not good!!! Your going to have to take it to a dealer I believe cause there is now dip stick telling you how much you have put in. A buddy of mine did the same thing on his 2006 V6 and he had it towed to the dealership.
     
  15. Jan 14, 2014 at 10:02 AM
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    there is an overflow nut on the side that you can add fluid through, I just need to know how much so I can pump fluid in there, my wife is going to pick me up during lunch and we can get the fluid from toyota and I'll just drain the oil in the truck now, and replenish it and then add tranny fluid to the tranny since I drained it. Then I can just have the dealership do the measuring to make sure it is 100% accurate
     
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    At least it was an easy diagnosis but that sucks. It happens though. I remember one guy drained the tranny fluid then proceeded to dump the tranny fluid into the radiator bexause they were both pink fluids. Oops.
     
  18. Jan 14, 2014 at 2:49 PM
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    Ouch!
     
  19. Jan 14, 2014 at 2:57 PM
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    Only use the toyota world standard atf fluid unless you really want to sctrew stuff up more.
     
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    Stupid hurts.
     

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