Some 2012 – 2014 model year Camry vehicles with a U760 transmission may exhibit a brief
shudder intermittently while driving under light loads between approximately 25 and 50 mph. The
torque converter and Engine Control Module/ECM (SAE term: Powertrain Control Module/PCM)
logic has been modified...
If you have not read Part 1 of VIN decoding, please click here...
This Post is to help you understand the Toyota Certification Label and just like the VIN Label, it can help you and your Toyota Dealers Parts Department order the correct parts. The Toyota Certification label on newer vehicles...
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Demand for stick shifts has waned with the advent of the automatic transmission and the more modern appetite for semi-autonomous vehicles, but some car companies continue to cater to the resistance. That’s why Toyota is touting a retooled six-speed...
Some 2009 – 2017 model year Corolla vehicles equipped with the 2ZR-FE or 2ZR-FAE engines
may exhibit a condition in which engine oil leaks between the engine block and transaxle. The
source of the leak may be caused by a leaking oil galley plug. The purpose of this bulletin is to
Please see T-SB-0001-18 Revision 2
2017-2018 Toyota Highlander
2017-2018 Toyota Sienna
When completing a transaxle assembly replacement, Engine Control Module (ECM) (SAE term:
Powertrain Control Module [PCM]) replacement, or ECM (PCM) reprogram, ensure the correct
ECM (PCM) software is matched...
Subject: Warranty Enhancement Program ZH1
2013 – 2015 RAV4
Extension of Warranty Coverage for U760E Torque Converter Shudder
In our continuing efforts to ensure the best in customer satisfaction, Toyota is announcing a Warranty EnhancementProgram to extend the warranty coverage for repairs...
Hearing reports of the new 8 Speed transmission transmission in the 2017 Highlander and Sienna having issues with whine noise and/or shift (movement) issues. Something possible with the final drive pinion hasn’t been stacked and is coming loose. If you have an issue with your vehicle, please let...
Some 2009 – 2011 model year RAV4 vehicles equipped with the 2AR-FE engine and four speed
automatic transaxle (2WD and 4WD) may exhibit a rattle noise from the transaxle assembly
between 25 and 35 mph. The Engine Control Module (ECM) (SAE term: Powertrain Control
Module [PCM]) logic has been...
Some 2013 – 2015 model year RAV4 vehicles may exhibit a brief shudder intermittently while
driving under light loads between approximately 25 and 50 mph. The torque converter and Engine
Control Module/ECM (SAE term: Powertrain Control Module/PCM) logic have been modiﬁed to
reduce the possibility...
Some 2017 model year 86 vehicles equipped with a manual transmission may exhibit an abnormal
noise, such as a squeak, grind or groan type noise when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Follow the Repair Procedure in TSB 0219-17 to address this condition.
New part number is SU003-07349
Some 2016 – 2017 model year Land Cruiser vehicles may exhibit one or all of the
Harsh shift on hard acceleration.
The vehicle has run out of fuel. After refueling, the vehicle does not creep, or has a
delayed/harsh transmission engagement.
Shift shock 1st to 2nd gear...
Some 2017 model year Sienna vehicles may exhibit the following conditions:
*Lack of power from stop
*High RPM shift points at 2 – 3 shift
*Hesitation in lower gears
* Holds gear too long
The Engine Control Module (ECM) logic has been modified. Follow the Repair Procedure in TSB 0187-17
Skip to the 50 second mark in the video above to see the idle issue.
Some 2015 – 2016 model year FR-S vehicles may exhibit a condition where the engine idle
speed fluctuates (typically 500 – 1000 RPM) only when the transmission is in the Park or Neutral
shift position. This condition occurs...
Some 2016 Toyota Tacoma equipped with a 2GR engine and 6 Speed Manual Transmission may exhibit difficulty when shifting out of any gear after driving for an extended period of time. Please see TSB 0088-16
A new Transmission main lock detent ball (part # 33292-0K011) has been developed.
If you are experiencing:
* Delayed engagement Park to Drive or Reverse to Drive
* Harsh 1st-2nd upshift
* Delayed upshift when using when using Cruise Control
* Busy shift-like hunting gear behavior when driving on Highway speed/slight grade
* Engine flare during 3rd to 4th gear shift when in...
If you have a 2016 Toyota Tacoma and are feeling a delayed engagement from the transmission when shifting from Drive to Reverse (or Vice Versa) then have your Transmission fluid level checked. You may run into the Service Department stating that the transmission is a sealed unit, which is true...
The interesting thing about this video is that he shows you how the Tacoma Clutch start cancel works. That is a rarely used and often misunderstood feature of the Tacoma. The demonstration starts at the 3 minute mark..