The biggest thing to look out for is frame rust, read up on that. Otherwise I love my 6spd. Danny Thanks for the fantastic article. No problem, we will replace it at no cost to you. The throw out bearing scored the pilot shaft. Both gas and hybrid models are included in the action.
Warranty on the drive train. The bushing where the clutch pivots dislodged and jammed the clutch so it was unable to be depressed. Through carfax I found me to be the 5th owner. I ignore it and am happy. It also between shifting from 3rd to 4th, and 4th to 5th gears the rpm's will not come down to enable one to shift properly and not only makes for a road dangerous condition but it also causes damage to the entire drive train.
This transmission unit has been inspected, tested and ready to ship. This truck is like a lemon. A car was coming straight into the side of my vehicle when I stomped on the clutch as hard as I could, breaking the bushing and letting the clutch depress. The contact has noticed the failure since the day the vehicle was purchased. Once you get used to the feel of the shifter, it becomes second nature and rowing through gears becomes intuitive and fun.
My other cars are Miatas, and those are known for their super-precise transmissions, ala Honda S2000. Clutch started slipping during acceleration in 4th gear. Dangerous when trying to accelerate to merge into traffic. As my research showed, they had not actually come down, and had just spoken to the dealership on the phone. As others said, this could be because of the long throw between each gear. A new throw out bearing was installed and the pilot shaft smoothed with emory cloth. This is a guest post written by Danny Cruz, the man behind the up-and-coming car blog.
He shared that he could feel the gears and said he could replace the transmission if the factory trained specialist fts agreed it needed replacing. While the drive and feel of the gearbox is not at all like a sports car, as a truck transmission, it feels great. The rev-range is much shorter at 5500 revs to the limiter than it is in a sports car. This transmission unit has been inspected, tested and ready to ship. When placed back into fourth gear, the vehicle would function as normal until the failure would recur.
As far as reliability someone on here has a 6sp 4. Toyota has replaced 2 clutches after 2 release bearing failures in less then 1 years time. So note that in your own assessment. This truck was a 4x4 off road, and came with all of the extra options that could be offered. Took vehicle into dealership and they identified that bearing had slipped loose in transmission.
Coming from a 97 4runner with a 5speed I figured the 6speed was a no brainier. For additional information, call our sales experts at 1-800-378-7566. For more information, visit our page. Extended Warranty: We offer extended warrantees on most parts, engines and transmission, at competitive prices. I brought the truck in to be looked at by harr Toyota service department, where the transmission was immediately refused to be covered under warranty due to corrosion.
Dealer ordered and installed a brand new transmission into 2005 Toyota Tacoma pick up. Rpm's surge but the vehicle does not accelerate. Vehicle purchased in November 1999. The problem was diagnosed as a throw out bearing wiggling on the pilot shaft. I have a Double Cab 2009 with the V6 and six-speed. Good luck, I hated paying a lot for a used truck but it has been worth it to me. All that being said, it is a truck, it does the job and I do quite enjoy driving the 6 speed.
I just found out this year at Toyota that the bushing had exploded and fallen out and now the warranty has expired. If I had not acted quickly it could have been a fatal accident. This means that chances are I want to like the transmission. I was informed I would be called back no later then Thursday Nov 14th. The Drive The 6-speed in the Taco is not a car transmission. This recall focuses on the left front lower suspension arm, which may have a bad bolt connecting it to the ball joint.