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#252 of 601 Re: 2009 tacoma transmission [rjsvette]
Oct 24, 2009 (7:28 am)
Toyota is actually going to issue a TSB and fix this problem? I can't believe it, but hope you are right and that they are not just blowing smoke on this. Let's hope they fix the issue, as I hate driving my truck. As an update for everyone, I have had approximately 14 phone calls since I put a sign on the tail gate of my 2009 Tacoma warning people that MY truck has transmission issues. Nearly every caller has been a prospective buyer of the Tacoma and were very appreciative to hear what I had to say. I tell every caller to check this website for more information. A few other people were current owners and have the same issues. Two callers I believe were employees of Toyota, as they were very defensive of the truck. Why else would you waste your time calling to berate me for posting a sign on my own truck? Hope you two are reading the comments on this website.
#253 of 601 tacoma transmission problems
Oct 25, 2009 (3:32 am)
What is a TSB?
#254 of 601 Re: tacoma transmission problems [gsprick]
Oct 25, 2009 (6:45 am)
Believe it is a Technical Service Bulletin? It has been mentioned in previous posts if you want to dig for it.
#256 of 601 Re: tacoma 09 standard trans [markreg4]
Oct 26, 2009 (2:09 pm)
i have an 2006 tacoma and i have owned it three years and hate the damn thing. i have it going back to the shop as a lemon. i have had to replace a shifter fork, all the safety switches for the clutch pedal and my pedal sits up to high. this took them a month to do since they did not have any parts for it. not two weeks later i had third gear syncro go bad and when i had my mechanic do the work for the tuneup and oil change i had an oil leak somewhere. this fix took about close to three weeks to fix- the oil leak was the rear main seal. i told the service manager i would be back in two more weeks to have the tranny tore down and built again and changed the weeks to months and now i have fifth gear syncro going out. i have had over 7 rental cars since this car was new. toyota now to me has lost my business. i had a 94 and and 95 one truck and one 4runner and both of them have outlasted this crappy truck
#257 of 601 Re: Hard shifting on Mamual Transmission [cjenning]
Oct 26, 2009 (2:12 pm)
i have an 06 six speed and first on mine is sometimes hard to get it to go in. i usualy shift into second and back into first and sometimes it works and other times i repeat the process. hope this helps
#258 of 601 Re: Depress Clutch Pedal to the Floor for Engine to Start [manscars]
Oct 26, 2009 (2:37 pm)
on my 2006 i have had to have these replaced. there are two switches that go to the clutch. one of them is on a bracket but and doing any kind of adjustments just makes it worse. i could not tell you how many times i have had them fix this same problem. i still have it acting up today. i understand how much of a pain this is
#259 of 601 Re: tacoma 09 standard trans [markreg4]
Oct 26, 2009 (4:04 pm)
i have an 2006 tacoma six speed manual and it is the biggest pain in my ass i have ever driven. i have had it three years and transmission has come out three times already: had a shifter fork snap inside, then third gear syncro went and now i need to replace the fifth gear one. had to also put in a rear main seal due to the truck leaking oil under the undercarriage. i dont recommend this truck to anyone unless they have all the money in the world and dont mind it sitting in the shop all the time
#260 of 601 tacoma trans problem
Oct 28, 2009 (11:42 am)
does both the auto and standard transmissons have problems? are the 2010 tacoma have the same problems? thinking of buying a 2010 tacoma, but after these problems, i may be looking at a nissan.
#261 of 601 Re: tacoma trans problem [DAVE1867]
Oct 28, 2009 (12:41 pm)
The manual transmissions don't have the same problem as the autos. The problem is in the shift logic. On a manual the shift logic is between your ears. I traded my defective '09 Tacoma on a '09 Frontier and I am very happy I did, even though it meant taking a loss.