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transmission acting up

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by dylandercole, Nov 12, 2009.

  1. Nov 12, 2009 at 1:15 PM
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    dylandercole

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    heres the skinny. I noticed this morning after work that my engine felt weird and didnt pinpoint it until I got on the freeway. This only happens in 4th and 5th gear (I have a 5 speed), Whenever I step on the gas not flooring it but giving it some juice, once my RPMs reach between 2500 and 3000 its like it slips out of gear and revs way up to 5000. I can smell something that smells like burning clutch whenever it happens. Its not sparatic its everytime I try to speed up in 4th and 5th. all the lower gears are fine and 4th and 5th are fine as long as I just cruise around 2k rpms... Please I need guidance.
     
  2. Nov 12, 2009 at 1:23 PM
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    c'mon Im impatient I need answers!
     
  3. Nov 12, 2009 at 1:33 PM
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    manual?
     
  4. Nov 12, 2009 at 1:34 PM
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  5. Nov 12, 2009 at 1:36 PM
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    c'mon!
     
  6. Nov 12, 2009 at 1:37 PM
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    what?
     
  7. Nov 12, 2009 at 1:37 PM
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    Back to square one after the 2001. So...
    Does the stickshift pop out of gear, or do you just get the revs but the stick is still solidly engaged?

    On my old 93, there is a urethane or rubber ball at the base of the stickshift that disintegrates after about 100k miles. Mine would just "fall out" of 3rd gear, but I never smelled anything like you did. I don'tknow if this is the same for your truck, but if so, this is about a $14 part and an easy 1/2 hour job from inside the cab.

    I just bought aused 2001 Tacoma, so i am new to the truck, but I my guess is that they are the same up until 2nd gen.

    Good luck. That sucks.
     
  8. Nov 12, 2009 at 1:38 PM
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    it sounds like your clutch,lower gears dont start slipping till it gets real bad.
     
  9. Nov 12, 2009 at 1:40 PM
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    no my stick stays put. its just that it revs way up. damn. Iv had a squeeking coming from my clutch for about a year now that people have said is probably the throw out bearing. does that have any importance to this issue?
     
  10. Nov 12, 2009 at 1:47 PM
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    not gonna make it slip.
     
  11. Nov 12, 2009 at 1:48 PM
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    allright so pretty much I have to replace my entire clutch? Is that possible to do myself?
     
  12. Nov 12, 2009 at 1:58 PM
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    yes,pull the trans.resurface the flywheel if needed,you will need a clutch line up shaft too,3 quarts 75w 90 gear oil
     
  13. Nov 12, 2009 at 2:13 PM
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    gonna try it?
     
  14. Nov 12, 2009 at 2:14 PM
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    jbob is right on this. Replace your clutch.
     
  15. Nov 12, 2009 at 2:44 PM
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    yea im going to try it. im a student and dont have the $$ to pay someone to do it. and everytime i do something myself I learn something new so why not. is there a good brand that anyone recomends?
     
  16. Nov 12, 2009 at 7:31 PM
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    The same thing is happening on my truck too, but only in 4th gear. Does this really call for a new clutch:(?
     
  17. Nov 12, 2009 at 7:35 PM
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    or should I just beg my parents for the money...... im really uncomfortable with both
     
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