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The OEM trans shift points....

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by APynckel, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. Jun 12, 2018 at 6:44 PM
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    APynckel

    APynckel [OP] Well-Known Member

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    .... HOLY CRAP ARE THEY GARBAGE! It takes some 5-10 seconds for the trans upshift after coming down from an overpass on the freeway. Also when I'm trying to accelerate and the car upshifts... WTF Toyota?
     
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  2. Jun 12, 2018 at 7:37 PM
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    Lt. Dangle

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    News to me.
     
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    Did this happen on your test drive?
     
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    Look up the OVtune threads
     
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    More often than not it’s the user and not the equipment but it easy to blame the equipment...give it some time to figure you out.
     
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    I do not have this issue. Give it a little gas and it downshifts. Let off and it upshifts.

    Try pulling the battery and leave it off. Not sure if that will wipe the learning or not. But maybe that will help reset it.
     
  7. Jun 13, 2018 at 4:34 AM
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    No. But I did read that the shift points would be wonky for the first 1200 miles or so. We are sitting at 4100 now, and it's still being kinda derpy.
     
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  8. Jun 13, 2018 at 4:44 AM
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    Clearwater Bill

    Clearwater Bill Sometimes when I close my eyes, I can't see.

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    Did you give an extended test drive to the actual vehicle you bought? Or a different one? They can be individually problematic.

    If your extended test drive was in the one you bought, it did it then too. But you may have been so in awe of the electronic wizardry, new smell and the future pain in your wallet that you missed it.

    Seems to be a somewhat common theme.
     
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  9. Jun 13, 2018 at 10:49 AM
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    kahanabob

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    exactly..also the salesman chatting about all the good points of the truck during the test drive distracts you.
     
  10. Jun 13, 2018 at 10:58 AM
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    SubCultureNM

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    Yeah, the shift points blow. You do have to "learn" how to drive these trucks; even more so for me, since my DD is a '17 Powerstroke. That said, once you figure it out, you'll be just fine. IMO, the 3.5 is a badass little motor.
     
  11. Jun 13, 2018 at 11:21 AM
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    You're right, it is a common theme, one that just drives me crazy. Maybe I'm just different but I ain't spending that kind of money on something without doing some homework. I'm not even going to buy a pair of shoes without trying them on, maybe underwear but that would be about all.
     
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