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Transmission shutter/clunk issue.

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Dellosa89, Dec 24, 2010.

  1. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:12 PM
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    Dellosa89

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    Im wondering if anyone has an idea whats wrong with my truck. I have a 07 TRD OR prerunner with the 4.0 and 5 speed automatic trany with 69k miles. I notice about 3 days ago my truck seams to have started having transmission problems.

    When im accelerating easy shifting from 2nd to 3rd my truck starts to shake and clunk almost like hitting a rough piece of road. Also when im cruising on the freeway ~65 to 70 mph and i barely get on the gas my truck down shifts and makes a pretty hard clunk.

    My truck doesnt act up at all when its still cold or if i accelerate medium to hard. Also i never had my transmission fluid changed. could that be the problem.
     
  2. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:17 PM
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    trans might be f$%$. take it in. mine was shiftn hard and i had it flushed. could be a carrier bearing causing rough vibs?
     
  3. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:19 PM
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    Could be a bad u-joint or carrier bearing. I have 71k miles on my truck and no transmission problems, like you I haven't changed my fluid.
     
  4. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:22 PM
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    i did my fluid yesterdy and it helped. its either the bearing or ur trans is messed up.
     
  5. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:23 PM
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    Thats what im afraid of. the only reason why i dont think its the carrier bearing because it only does it once its worm. Also it feels just as good as my friend tacoma.
     
  6. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:26 PM
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  7. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:30 PM
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    take it in and hopefully if u have your warranty to cover damages if any. mines shifted hard and couldnt decide to hold the gear or shift down. had it recalibrated and flushed. fixed for me.
     
  8. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:32 PM
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    I doubt they would warranty it im 10k over my warranty, lifted and 33s. Did you go to the dealer to have yours done?
     
  9. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:33 PM
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    i did the same thing on monday. water got in my tail lights and i blew 4 fuses.
     
  10. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:35 PM
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    im in warranty cert used. flushed u pay for. its $95hr to have the dealer look at it. i went to toyota of san luis obispo yesterday.
     
  11. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:36 PM
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    Ah that sucks but it was worth it im sure.
     
  12. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:39 PM
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    some trans take ws required fluid so i had toyota do it and my dad works there so i paid 180 for serp belt and trans flush done. its normally around 200 to have it flushed. i wouldnt recommend doing it urself if u decide to do it because the temp has to be a certain degree to hold to proper amount of fluid or else a code is thrown.
     
  13. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:40 PM
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    yea but my tail light was almost half full of water.... back toblacked out tails for awhile
     
  14. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:45 PM
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    Yeah im thinking monday, im just going to a Toyota specialist thats down the street from me. I would take it to a dealer but this shop is cheaper and i trust them since they have done many of my friends and family's toyotas.
     
  15. Dec 24, 2010 at 6:50 PM
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    good deal hope for the best
     
  16. Dec 26, 2010 at 12:10 AM
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    Thanks im really hopping my tranny is not f***ed, ill keep in update.
     
  17. Feb 26, 2011 at 10:53 PM
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    Sinse soooomeone is to lazy to give the good folks an update, I will :p

    The issue turned out to be a bad U joint right off the transmission output where it links to the drive shaft. The joint was physically bent/disfigured from some hard offroading. Not sure how or when it occured. Had U joint professionally replaced and problem is now completely gone.

    He's my neighbor :D
     
  18. Feb 27, 2011 at 12:07 AM
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    the issue could have been caused by flying your truck through the air like an airplane!!!

    j/k sig looks awesome man !! :laugh:
     
  19. Feb 27, 2011 at 8:38 AM
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    :D Thanks

    My U joints are still fine, ironically. It was the OP's that went bad.
     
  20. Feb 27, 2011 at 8:39 AM
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    Oops, I just realized we both have signatures of trucks flying. haha :eek:
     
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