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someone posted about tacoma stop at light, it would jump?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by linkfeeney, Sep 25, 2008.

  1. Sep 25, 2008 at 6:33 PM
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    i remember someone here posted something about when they stop at a light, the truck would jump a little... my does it here and there...
    not a huge jump... just a little nudge... why is that?
     
  2. Sep 25, 2008 at 6:35 PM
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  3. Sep 25, 2008 at 6:35 PM
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    i've felt that too in some occasions not always...
     
  4. Sep 25, 2008 at 6:37 PM
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    I've noticed it does it when the A/C is on, too.
     
  5. Sep 25, 2008 at 6:44 PM
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    same here...a quick jolt
     
  6. Sep 25, 2008 at 6:45 PM
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    My girlfriend always lets out a quick little yelp when it happens. It's cute. :D
     
  7. Sep 25, 2008 at 6:46 PM
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    you are in love broda.... in love..... :eek:
     
  8. Sep 25, 2008 at 6:48 PM
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    mine too, it is only when the compressor kicks in.
     
  9. Sep 25, 2008 at 6:49 PM
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    ^^^is it me or zoolander gets uglier every time???
     
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    :D
     
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    Be careful Derek! About 11 years ago in my first Taco I was thinking like you and that truck still smells like fish Taco's!!!!
     
  12. Sep 25, 2008 at 6:53 PM
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    We're clean!
     
  13. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:10 PM
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    but the a/c was not running,
     
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    Are you SURE it was off?

    Nobody knows for sure it's the A/C, btw. I believe it's related more to vacuum pressure in the A/T.
     
  15. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:17 PM
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    Mine probably does it when the A/C isn't on. I thought my foot just slipped off the brake a little. It seems to happen quite frequently. Sometimes it's so rough that I feel like the person behind me tapped me.
     
  16. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:35 PM
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    it's just you.
     
  17. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:37 PM
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    Excellent photoshoppage.
     
  18. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:38 PM
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    Mine does it also.... but it does it mostly when the truck is cold and when you come to a stop quickly (so to speak). Has nothing to do with the A/C - although the A/C causes it to feel worse.

    If you have a scangauge, you'll notice the RPM's will increase when this occurs. It's a pretty normal thing. I've had other Automatic vehicles do the same thing. I believe the truck is downshifting late which causes the RPM's to go up.

    Try this.... As you're approaching a stop, manually downshift into 1st just prior to stopping. After stopping, leave it in 1st and see if you still get the 'bump'.
     
  19. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:39 PM
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    yeah he is a "master of the digital era" dumb hotdog
     
  20. Sep 25, 2008 at 7:43 PM
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    wat?
    all i gotta say is.....:deadhorse:
     
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