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Shift into drive/reverse from park but it stays in neutral

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by iv916xx, Nov 21, 2008.

  1. Nov 21, 2008 at 1:14 PM
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    iv916xx

    iv916xx [OP] New Member

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    When i bring it out of park, the shift lever moves but it doesnt shift. When i try putting it back into park it makes sound that seems like a combination of mechanical and grinding sounds and its not too loud. anyone have any idea whats going on?
     
  2. Nov 21, 2008 at 1:17 PM
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    Justin626

    Justin626 Well-Known Member

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    Toytec 3" w/ AAL, N-Fab Nerf Bars, Lightforce 170mm Strikers, N-Fab Light Bar, Metra Ipod Adapter, Scosche Auto Start
    Have you checked the fluid level in your transmission lately?
     
  3. Nov 22, 2008 at 4:44 PM
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    iv916xx

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    yea fluids fine, and theres no leaking and its only got 70k miles on it
     
  4. Nov 22, 2008 at 5:56 PM
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    350TacoZilla

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    sounds like transfer case is in Nuetral... allows the tranny to spin but truck goes no where
     
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