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Anyone find the VSC more sensitive after tranny TSB reflash ?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by OZ-T, Mar 30, 2010.

  1. Mar 30, 2010 at 3:47 PM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T [OP] Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Guys and girls ,

    I started another thread about this situation but confused the matter with a half witted theory involving the TPMS , but since I had the TSB transmission reflash last week , which hugely improved the shifting in my 09 , I have had 3 occurences of the VSC engaging on dry pavement .

    This happened twice on the day after the reflash in two corners I drive daily , and happened again today ( week after reflash ) in the very same corner as the first time .

    I was not driving fast , today I took note of the speed when it happened , I was driving 60 Km / hr , which is roughly 40 MPH . I did not drop a wheel off of the pavement on any of the times this has happened , and it seems plain to me that the reflash has changed some parameter for the VSC ,

    Anyone else experience anything like this post reflash ?

    Thanks in advance ,

    OZ
     
  2. Mar 30, 2010 at 4:12 PM
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    Okkine

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    That sucks... I find the VSC is WAY too sensitive as is.
     
  3. Mar 30, 2010 at 4:13 PM
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    OZ-T [OP] Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Have you ever had it engage on dry pavement ?

    OZ
     
  4. Mar 30, 2010 at 4:53 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Anybody ?

    OZ
     
  5. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:11 PM
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    wat?
    no issues here and i've been driving on the reflash for months
     
  6. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:14 PM
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    Thanks Jamie , I wish I could figure it out , I talked to my service rep and they want to look at it , but you know how it is with intermittent problems , it will probably behave itself while I am there ,

    OZ
     
  7. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:18 PM
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    wat?
    take em out for a spin. i did that when i got the rear tsb done on the 07...no load, just took em places i knew had bad roads...haha
     
  8. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:21 PM
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    The only problem for me is I'm on a different island from them and going to the dealership is a two ferry ride all day program , and I don't know the roads over there , maybe I'll ask the tech where we can find a shitty , windy road :)

    OZ
     
  9. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:22 PM
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    I had the reflash done on my 2010 taco about a month ago and have twice had a hesitation when shifting from park to drive. One time on a hill I almost rolled into the car behind me. Anyone else?
     
  10. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:22 PM
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    wat?
    OZ-T^^damn...that sucks
     
  11. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:23 PM
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    wat?
    shouldnt your foot be on the brake when shifting from park to drive??
     
  12. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:23 PM
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    Gotten pretty used to the ferry ride bullshit , but it's taking the whole day off work that usually screws me up ,

    OZ
     
  13. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:25 PM
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    wat?
    gotta take mine in friday to see about possible warranty work...i'm sure it'll go over well:rolleyes:
     
  14. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:26 PM
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    What up ?

    OZ
     
  15. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:28 PM
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    wat?
    i dunno......thinking either wheel bearing or diff bearing on the drivers side....get a vibe from the front at about 30-40mph. sitting at about 33.5k miles too. gotta get it knocked out before that magic 36k mark
     
  16. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:30 PM
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    ^^^ Good luck , I hate vehicle issues , I'm a carpenter , not a mechanic

    OZ
     
  17. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:33 PM
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    wat?
    i'm ready for a fight...whatever the issue may be
     
  18. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:34 PM
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    That the spirit ,

    OZ
     
  19. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:39 PM
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    Had to take my foot off the brake to give it the gas.
     
  20. Mar 30, 2010 at 5:47 PM
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    OZ-T [OP] Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    This may sound dumb , but are you keeping your foot on the brake until you have the shifter into D ?

    OZ
     
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