What is a Toyota Manual Transmission?

Manual transmissions are not as common in Canada as automatic transmissions, but they’re still present in several Toyota models. These transmissions, also known as stick-shifts, manual gearboxes, and standard transmissions, require drivers to shift gears themselves by using the clutch and gas pedals. The clutch is the first stage in the transmission and the gearbox is the second. It’s usually located at the rear of the engine, with the clutch between them. Manual transmissions typically range from three to six different gear ratios, with most having five or six.

What are the common problems in a Toyota manual transmission?

Toyota enjoys a reputation for reliability, and manual transmissions usually require fewer repairs than automatic transmissions. Given this, you might think that a Toyota vehicle with a manual transmission should require very little service. And this is true for many. But transmissions can be tricky things and there is a lot that can go wrong.

The Toyota Tacoma especially has had its fair share of issues. These include broken crossmembers, throwout bearing failure, and difficulty shifting gears. When you notice these issues, it’s wise to bring your Toyota to Mister Transmission for inspection as soon as possible.

How we diagnose transmission problems

When you bring your Toyota to us, we’ll listen to what you have to say. Sometimes we can diagnose transmission problems just by hearing what the transmission has been doing lately. Some common signs of Toyota manual transmission problems include:

  • A sticking clutch pedal
  • A squeaking clutch pedal
  • Clunking when shifting
  • A lost gear shifter

Today, Toyota vehicles have onboard computers. These computers help the car and the transmission run more efficiently. However, they can also make repairs more complicated. Thankfully, we at Mister Transmission have innovative diagnostic technology that allows us to interface with your Toyota’s onboard computer.

To determine your transmission’s problem, we’ll connect your Toyota’s onboard computer to our diagnostic equipment. This gives us a code that can indicate where the problem is. After an inspection and a possible adjustment, we can perform a test drive. This enables us to test how your transmission handles in real-world conditions.

How Mister Transmission Can Help

At Mister Transmission, we are experts at Toyota transmission service, repair, and maintenance. We have 60 years of institutional experience and we provide our technicians with top-quality training. Our technicians are experts who can fix any manual, automatic, or CVT Toyota transmission.

Whether you have Toyota transmission problems or just need some routine maintenance, you can contact Mister Transmission. Our Multi-Check Inspection can find any problem your manual Toyota transmission may have.

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