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#445 of 599 Re: 2010 Tacoma Transmission Question [ebby1]
Feb 01, 2010 (8:33 pm)
I have a 2009 Double Cab V-6 auto 4x4 off Road package, and my trans. did the same thing, "hunting for a gear at low speeds, with high revs. Toyota has a TSB on this, I took my truck back to the dealer and they reprogrammed the trans. Now it shifts like it should, I still get the hard down shift at times, which is from the down hill assist. control, the dealer told me this is normal and thats the way it is.. go figure...I did hear some guys having problems with the radio, knock on wood, mine is working fine at this point! Anyway talk with you local toyota dealer I hope they can help out. GOOD LUCK!
#446 of 599 Re: Transmission problem solved [befuddled2]
Feb 08, 2010 (9:16 am)
Well, my problem was not fixed and i was able to get out of my beloved 2010 Tacoma. My husband didn't want to take a chance on another tacoma having issues so we got a 4 runner and we were able to get the 3 months that we paid on the truck back and put them on the new truck. My salesman didn't give me a problem, we have been buying trucks from him since 1998, he is now a big manager. The weekend that we got out of our truck another customer came in with the same problem, so i'm glad we changed trucks, I hope in the future Toyota gets back to making great cars and trucks and stop hiding the truth because in the end they are the ones that need us!
#447 of 599 Re: Transmission problem solved [garced1]
Feb 08, 2010 (11:03 am)
Well, I'm both glad and sad of what you've gone through. The news concerning Toyota is disconcerting to say the least. My gut feeling is that all the problems are computer software related. I can't help but think it is going to get worse before it gets better. Bad for Toyota and bad for the customers. Good luck with your new 4 Runner.
#448 of 599 Re: Toyota Tacoma transmission problems [sun5477]
Feb 08, 2010 (3:04 pm)
I own a 2010 tacoma that has the same identical tranny issues . It was taken to the dealership for dianostics . this problem is very unsafe . Toyota quality has been a big disappointment lately . The dealership was unaware of the problem . Yeah right ! Beware future buyers . Will keep you posted.
#449 of 599 Re: Transmission problem solved [jpg8888]
Feb 17, 2010 (2:15 pm)
I just bought a 2010 Tacoma 4door 4x4. What I'm finding is when I slow to make a turn onto another road, as soon as I reapply the accelerator, there is a pause/hesitation before the truck continues. Why? And can this be fixed?
#450 of 599 Re: Toyota Tacoma transmission problems [will0754]
Feb 17, 2010 (2:19 pm)
Any news yet regarding fixing this problem?
#451 of 599 Re: Toyota Tacoma transmission problems [shamrock5]
Feb 17, 2010 (3:04 pm)
Had the same problem with my 09 taco. There is a computer "flash" that they conduct to fix the problem. It fixed my transmission hesitation, as well as many others have testified on this site. There is a similar 'fix" for the 2010 Tacos. Your dealer should be aware of the fix. I "think" the Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) # is 0393-09. Check back on this site to previous posts (page 40) for additional information. Good luck.
#452 of 599 Re: Transmission problem solved [shamrock5]
Feb 17, 2010 (3:27 pm)
Yes my friend there is a fix. TSB 0703-10 for the 2010 model. It should take care of that problem.
#453 of 599 2009 Taco Trans flash worked, now a new issue
Feb 18, 2010 (2:39 pm)
I finally got mine in last month with the TSB bulletin in hand. They agreed to flash it and it worked, it is not absolutely perfect but that stupid lag and rev syndrome is gone. Now I have new issue, a vibration coming through the floor boards. It is not transferring through the steering column so I do not believe it is a tire balance issue. It almost feels like a I have knobby off road tires on it. Universal joint on the drive line? It seems the worst between the speeds of 60 -70 miles per hour. It is subtle but it sure was not there previously. I have 6,700 miles on it and it started about 1,000 miles ago. My model is the SR5 dual cab 4x4 long bed. Anyone else experiencing this? Thanks
#454 of 599 Re: 2009 Taco Trans flash worked, now a new issue [jmiglia]
Feb 18, 2010 (2:50 pm)
That's a new one on me. I don't have that problem. Sorry