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extreme shudder when braking

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by malander, Nov 5, 2010.

  1. Nov 5, 2010 at 5:22 PM
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    malander

    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    Alright guys, I've already started a thread about this and I'm sorry for littering but I have some serious shudders that happen intermitently (usually once every 3-4 times i drive). Every time it has done this I have been braking and below 5 mph. Tonight it happened on take off, I pressed the accelerator and it took it a while to respond then suddenly jolted up and shuttered (I'm positive this isn't axle wrap btw). I've thought about everything that could be going wrong, cv axles (driver side needs replacing, but this happened before the cv shit the bed), sway bar, uca, spindle, brakes etc etc. I am lifted but I dont know what other aspects that would affect. I'm happy to take any advice I just want this fixed, Thanks.
     
  2. Nov 5, 2010 at 5:23 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Check the tranny fluid level.
     
  3. Nov 5, 2010 at 5:24 PM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    will do, just out of curiosity how would that affect it?
     
  4. Nov 5, 2010 at 5:25 PM
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    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    If its low, it could be the tranny shuddering. Its free to check the level, and it will rule that out as a possability.
     
  5. Nov 5, 2010 at 5:38 PM
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    Have someone follow you around and eyeball it front/back as you try to recreate it. I am sure it will visually present itself.
     
  6. Nov 5, 2010 at 5:40 PM
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    brake piston stuck? my old taco did that and veered left (driver side front piston was sticking).
     
  7. Nov 5, 2010 at 5:45 PM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    did it veer left when braking? I've had that issue too that nothing has seemed to fix and then this problem developed. I'll try and look into it a little bit more
     
  8. Nov 5, 2010 at 5:45 PM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    I had thought of somehow attaching a camera to something and drive it around but that aint gonna happen cuz im poor haha
     
  9. Nov 5, 2010 at 6:06 PM
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    yeah, it would shoot left when braking.
     
  10. Nov 5, 2010 at 6:08 PM
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  11. Nov 5, 2010 at 7:11 PM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    Thanks alot guys I'll have to check everything out tomorrow when it's light out. I'll probably get my mechanic to look at everything after the cv install
     
  12. Nov 5, 2010 at 7:44 PM
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    does your ABS or traction control light come on when it happens?
     
  13. Nov 5, 2010 at 8:46 PM
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    I hope this works out for you :)
     
  14. Nov 6, 2010 at 8:52 PM
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    malander [OP] That's some tight butthole

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    checked the at oil and it seemed fine, it happened again today hopefully I can get everything figured out by monday and fixed the following week
     
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