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Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by biggecko, May 2, 2011.

  1. May 2, 2011 at 8:12 PM
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    biggecko

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    today i went to drive my taco and it wont shift out of first its an automatic, any ideas? i drove it to autozone and it shifted (hard) once but other than that i was stuck in first goin 20 mph at 3-4k rpm this is worring me as it had been driving fine
     
  2. May 2, 2011 at 8:49 PM
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    Come on gents, the guy is asking a legitimate question, why would you comment about his sig...
     
  3. May 2, 2011 at 8:55 PM
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    Bushmaster

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    ok im pulling this outta my ass ,but if were me i would check my fluid levels and check my linkage
     
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    If there is any on the dipstick, what does the tranny fluild look like? Smell like? Should red. Is it dark brown or black? Does it smell burned?
     
  5. May 2, 2011 at 9:01 PM
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    chris4x4

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  6. May 2, 2011 at 9:03 PM
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    actually I've been meaning to ask him about his sig for a while. just happened to be this thread where I did it. my bad. wasn't trying to be a douche. just didn't know where he is going with that? sorry to hear about your tranny bro, good luck w the fix.
     
  7. May 3, 2011 at 2:51 PM
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    biggecko

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    thank, just something for fun is my sig, lol my fluid is dark brownish but at the right level, i talked to my mechanics instructor and he told me the filter could be clogged and to service it and see if that fixes the prob ima do that as soon as i can get a ride to autozone :p
     
  8. May 3, 2011 at 2:53 PM
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    98tacoma27

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    It doesn't have a filter per say. It's more of a strainer. But it sounds like you could use a good flush.
     
  9. May 3, 2011 at 4:49 PM
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    i mean the trans fluid is clearly dark brown should i just take out filter and rinse it or smthing? and do a complete flush?
    h
     
  10. May 3, 2011 at 4:52 PM
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    It's not gonna hurt to replace it. This is what it looks like, see the screen in it. It doesn't have filter media in it. I would definitely recommend a good flush though.

    [​IMG]
     
  11. May 3, 2011 at 4:55 PM
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    okay and should i just do it the youtube way or take it to a shop?
     
  12. May 3, 2011 at 5:34 PM
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    If it were me, I'd got to a shop and have it done right. It's your truck though.
     
  13. May 3, 2011 at 6:32 PM
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  15. May 3, 2011 at 6:35 PM
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    biggecko

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    if we can get my truck fixxed i will take down my sig!!!!!! c'mon lets get motivated
     
  16. May 3, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    no i have not but this is just incase cuz a rebuild cost that much and my truck 220,xxx its bound to go round 500,xxx so beter get this one while i can
     
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