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Hot Manual Tranny

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by betardfoosier, Nov 9, 2010.

  1. Nov 9, 2010 at 4:23 PM
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    betardfoosier

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    After 30 minutes of city driving, I could feel my manual tranny heating my floorboards. Tranny case was hot to the touch when I parked, but I could barely leave my hand on it. Right at the threshold of too hot. Shifter wasn't hot, but floor was warm. I'm assuming this normal, but checking up anyway. BTW, just filled with MT90 this weekend.
     
  2. Nov 9, 2010 at 4:25 PM
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    The exhaust runs under there too...
     
  3. Nov 9, 2010 at 4:37 PM
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    Could also be your cat. I know that after I removed a rattley heat shield off my old taco, the floor heated wayyyy up.
     
  4. Nov 9, 2010 at 5:04 PM
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    Well the transmission housing was hot, not burning, but hot to the touch.
     
  5. Nov 10, 2010 at 6:13 AM
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    I'm just being cautious here, as I seem to have an input bearing making noise, although a shop drove it this week and said it was fine. Just don't want to fry my truck. :notsure:
     
  6. Nov 10, 2010 at 6:16 AM
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    i wasn't sure what to expect from this thread based on the title but i just had to open it...
     
  7. Nov 10, 2010 at 6:25 AM
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    Ha ya sounds like a saturday night in san francisco huh?
     
  8. Nov 10, 2010 at 6:29 AM
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    My 98 was like that all the time.
     
  9. Nov 10, 2010 at 9:43 AM
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    Did this fix the rattle? Did it cause any problems? I'm thinking about doing this, because I can't stand the rattle anymore!!!!
     
  10. Nov 10, 2010 at 10:31 AM
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    I think it may actually be the down pipe heating the gear box, because its only hot on the one side
     
  11. Nov 10, 2010 at 1:15 PM
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    tranny might have an infection if its spiking a fever....if its cold it might be dead....oh we're talking about cars?

    the exhaust system is right there so that could be it, is the engine running hot?
     
  12. Nov 10, 2010 at 1:23 PM
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    Mostly stock for now, I have added a cb radio, various cheap mods and I plan on adding aftermarket wheels and other items in the future.
    Sounds like your flux capacitor is over heating.
     
  13. Nov 10, 2010 at 7:08 PM
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    Engine is not running hot, runs beautifully actually
     
  14. Nov 10, 2010 at 7:37 PM
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    View the build. Too much to list.
    I would check to make sure there are all the proper heat shields for the exhaust on there.
     
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