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Help with 4x4 bucking

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by sicripp83, Mar 5, 2011.

  1. Mar 5, 2011 at 11:59 AM
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    sicripp83

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    hey everyone i was just out driving around in the snow today (while shooting skeet) and while driving back i was in 4 LO ( 6 speed) the truck bucking horrible, the rpms were up about 2rpm crawling and the whole powertrain was jumping, i was watching the shifter jumping all over the place. the truck has1500 miles on it. wear and tear is not an option i could make it up this hill in fear i was going to break her!!! any help would be great. i hope this is not a taste for things to come for off roading
     
  2. Mar 5, 2011 at 3:04 PM
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    bump nobody? it felt likei was trying to peelout on dry pavement in 4x4 i think imgonna slide under their tomarrow and have a look see at my motor/tranny mounts
     
  3. Mar 5, 2011 at 3:07 PM
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    Maybe in the spot you were in there was more traction then you thought?
     
  4. Mar 5, 2011 at 3:10 PM
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    Yea my truck does that to. I think it has to do with traction control options as well but Im not sure.
     
  5. Mar 5, 2011 at 3:27 PM
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    i had to put in hi 4x4 to make it up this 3 degree slop time for some super swampers lol. i dont know just wanted to make sure i wasnt breaking anything (i hate traction control)
     
  6. Mar 5, 2011 at 3:30 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Turn it off .
     
  7. Mar 5, 2011 at 3:34 PM
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    OffroadToy

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    Were you slipping and did the traction light came on the dash?
     
  8. Mar 5, 2011 at 4:37 PM
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    specs: 2011 access cab 4x4 trd o/r 6 speed, the snow was extreamly wet and packy, i believe i had slight tire spin, not enough to throw snow. i just dont like the unbelievable bucking and chucking that i ws experiancing
     
  9. Mar 5, 2011 at 5:05 PM
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    iv never used it so no haha
     
  10. Mar 5, 2011 at 5:24 PM
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    talking about 4 lo...I have the same truck a '11 access cab, and a after few miles of loose gravel up a mountain road, I had to use 4 low to unload at a remote shack...

    however, when I put it into back 4 hi, it wanted to stick in 4 lo and beep at me. The problem only cleared when I turned the engine off, then back on.

    Any ideas?
     
  11. Mar 5, 2011 at 5:29 PM
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    ummm yeah
    put it in neutral before switching to 4hi
     
  12. Mar 5, 2011 at 5:51 PM
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    bilstein set at 1.75, Racho 5000 rear with 4 leaf kit, floor mats, high lift jack, pull hook in hitch, bed rail corner braces, severe duty brake pads and devil horns on the grill....
    Ah, I just stopped and put the clutch in...the way I have been doing it for 30 years...

    Then again, my Power Wagon has four levers, gear box, parking brake, Hi-lo and 2-n-4...

    Learned my lesson today, thanks.

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  13. Mar 5, 2011 at 6:59 PM
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    whats atrac's purpose? i have automatic limited slip, traction control, and a locker what other traction aids dose toyota have to offer me
     
  14. Mar 5, 2011 at 7:01 PM
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    Just stand in front of a mirror and repeat this :

    DavidK DavidK DavidK
     
  15. Mar 5, 2011 at 11:43 PM
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    Keep it out of 4lo in the snow. Use 4hi.
     
  16. Mar 5, 2011 at 11:53 PM
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    The bucking is normal for being in 4Lo! Unless you are going SUPER slow. Autos don't do this because they disengage when taking your foot of the gas then they control them selfs for the smoothness. This is not a traction issue. Its because you are too jerky on the throttle. It take a shit ton of finess to be smooth in 4Lo and 1st. Try 2nd it won't be as jerky.
     
  17. Mar 6, 2011 at 12:13 AM
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