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my truck wouldn't move this morning!!

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Rakso, Jul 20, 2010.

  1. Jul 20, 2010 at 6:41 AM
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    Rakso

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    So I woke up this morning, got ready to work, (I was the carpool today). I start my truck and let It get warm up, I get on It, released the hand brake, put it on D, and the damn truck won't move!! I tried for like 5 min and seemed like the hand brake was jamed.

    So I called the Insurance company, the tow truck shows up, get ready to get my truck on, and guess what? My truck would move now! WTF was that??

    I got 18 miles so I'm taking It to the damn dealer after work.

    What do you guys think? Opinion please.
     
  2. Jul 20, 2010 at 6:44 AM
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    The parking brake probably just got stuck. I have heard of it happening in the winter but never in the summer. You might want to clean out your drums.
     
  3. Jul 20, 2010 at 6:54 AM
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    AeroCooper

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    Just curious, why would you warm up the truck in CA in July? I barely do that in January in New England.
     
  4. Jul 20, 2010 at 6:55 AM
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    larryde09

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    Maybe a stupid question, but did you shift back to park and back into drive? Maybe the shifter didn't engage or align properly. Maybe the indicator said you were in drive when the transmission was actually in neutral or park or something. Just a thought...
     
  5. Jul 20, 2010 at 11:46 AM
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    I could feel the tranny kick in to drive, but it just wouldn't go. like the parking brake wasjamed.
     
  6. Jul 20, 2010 at 11:51 AM
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    We the dealership will have to take of that. Hopefully that is the issue.
     
  7. Jul 20, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    ... ^^^ ... FWIW ... If your road service is through your insurance company (and part of your ins. policy) ... some insurance companies consider it a "claim" if you use your road service.

    There has been a lot of static about that, especially with GEICO.

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  8. Jul 20, 2010 at 4:34 PM
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    I warm up my truck in Florida -- year round at that! In the summer time I turn it on then come into brew my cup of coffee then I'm out the door. It's maybe 2 minutes of warm up time. In the winter time -- all 2 months of it -- I let it warm up slightly longer (maybe in the 5 minute range).

    I do it b/c I think it's healthy engine management to do so. Just being prudent by letting the engine get closer to an operating temperature.
     
  9. Jul 20, 2010 at 4:44 PM
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    When did florida get winters ???
     
  10. Jul 20, 2010 at 4:47 PM
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  11. Jul 20, 2010 at 5:00 PM
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    Yeah I'll check on that. Thanks.
     
  12. Jul 20, 2010 at 5:01 PM
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  13. Jul 20, 2010 at 5:03 PM
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    Truck is in the dealership right now, picking it up in an hour, we'll see.
     
  14. Jul 20, 2010 at 6:03 PM
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    keep us posted... interested on what the dealership said...
     
  15. Jul 20, 2010 at 6:28 PM
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    Waiting at the dealership, I think Its almost done.
     
  16. Jul 20, 2010 at 6:29 PM
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    same thing happened in my old ranger, weirdest thing ever. i fixed it by shifting to 1st, then 2nd, then drive.
     
  17. Jul 20, 2010 at 6:42 PM
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    This may sound weird, but did you by any chance wash your truck and let it sit in the driveway until this happened?
     
  18. Jul 20, 2010 at 6:58 PM
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    Some one didn't wanna work today........... I mean your truck. You guys need some quality time together. A little wheeling should do the trick. ;)
     
  19. Jul 20, 2010 at 7:40 PM
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    Well I'm doing cleghorn this saturday :D, and I did some dirt running last saturday :D
     
  20. Jul 20, 2010 at 7:43 PM
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    Well the dealershit told me my parking brakes are EXCELLENT! LOL :mad:
    They also told me there was a recall for my truck so they DID it on my gas pedal :) They replaced my old one with a smaller one.

    I'll post some pics tomorrow. :cool:
     
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