However, if there is no traffice jam and you can go fast, there's no problem at all from 1st to 2nd gear. The fluid level could be low,you may know this but its best to check the fluid level after youve been driving for 15 minutes so everythings warm. I just heard people say it's the Transmission Solenoid problem. Aluminum has also replaced steel on gear tooth surfaces. Don't take a chance buying a cheap used Lexus transmission from just any junk yard.
I was wondering if the slight raising of the revs gave it a smooth transition. I have talked to several mechanics and they can't figure it out either. I've got a problem with the transmission. Hope thats of some help and theres no problem with your box and its normal and ive typed all this out for nothing :D Chips. My Q being a newbie here that would the Spark Plugs be responsible for Sluggish Start as mine takes alot of time to move as I often floor the gas pedal and by the time it reaches 100km mark becomes steady. Original press releases make me believe that the gated ou zigzag pattern was designed for manual shifting and the only diference between the e-shift versions and non e-shift version is the electronic curcuit switch on the steering wheel and internaly inside the console.
When the autobox fluid colour is brown thats when you should be worrying. Each one for a different engine size bellhousing and varying electronic and solenoid systems for different years. Warranties for a used transmission is only 30 days, 60 days, 90 days or 6 months. Buy Used Lexus Transmissions for Less PartRequest. My particular R154 came from an 89 Toyota Supra, so it definitely needed a little attention.
Eliminate the hassle of calling one salvage yard after another trying to find the Lexus transmission that you need. I've flush the transmission and that didn't help. Can anyone help me please? The additional cost may be higher than installing a reman or rebuilt transmission--not to mention the extra downtime. Basically, it shouldn't be black. You can notice that the car is not smooth to change from 1st to 2nd gear.
Then with the engine running move the gear selector have the handbrake on or foot on the brake for safety right the way through each setting,pausing for a sec so its chosen the gear then park into park,with the engine still running then check the fluid level. Can anyone help me please? When I'm driving slow in the traffic jame which you can go only 10 - 15 mph , it's not a smooth shift from 1st to 2nd gear. You can notice that the car is not smooth to change from 1st to 2nd gear. I do have access to all L 1 234 and D override 5 gear. I can definitely feel the hard shift in the first gears when taking off slowly. Fortunately for me, my cousin is an engineer for the company responsible for designing this transmission for Toyota. With new micro-laser technology gear tooth production tolerances have been reduced 50%.
If he is talking about the seal between the torque converter and the gearbox leaking, then I would be surprised if it would cost that much to fix unless your mechanic is at the Lexus main dealer. Another unique issue with this transmission swap is the shifter housing. I had both pieces back in less than a week and the welds are top notch. The problem is like this. In addition, sometime when I slow down to the traffic from 2nd gear to 1st, i do feel that s. .
Whack her in sports mode, and try some spirited driving - the box soon works out that you're not messing around. I had the fluid changed. When driving around a big roundabout at about 10 mph or less when i apply the power gently the car hesitates. I sent my factory shifter housing and linkage out to Ben at to extend them 2. Either way, you'll get a great deal on a top quality, low mileage, used transmission for your Lexus.
After hacking up the clutch assembly a considerable amount to allow it to even come close to fitting, I ultimately removed the factory foot pedal-style emergency brake and utilized its mounting points for some custom steel bracing to get the clutch pedal to sit in the correct location. I will try and explain as best i can. Also when the car changes into 2nd and 3rd the rev slightly raise. Hi, If there are any faults with the gearbox then the main dealer should be able to find them like you say when they plug the car into there computer. As that's torque converter lockup and that's the super smoothness. It would also be worth changing the autobox fluid at some point,that will give you piece of mind. Even better, almost all of the transmissions sold through PartRequest.
Second last digit denotes number of gears. The R154 is much shorter than the factory automatic transmission, meaning the shifter would essentially be located inside of the stereo if it were to enter the car without modification. I once again turned to my trusty hole saw to drill a new hole for the shifter to pass through to enter the car. Place an anonymous to let reputable salvage yards compete for your business or select a transmission from the inventory of our affiliated retailers. Fortunately, the internals of my specific transmission appeared to be in great condition, especially considering its age. £40 they checked out the transmission and they reckon there is nothing wrong with it.
Problem is I am not sure if the transmission is not working correctly. However, if there is no traffice jam and you can go fast, there's no problem at all from 1st to 2nd gear. A hole saw made quick work of the firewall, allowing the clutch master cylinder to be mated to the pedal. I topped off the shifter refresh with a pair of heavy duty shifter bushings to remove the slop from the 25 year old shifter. There is a gearbox oil filter, but even the service recommendation is the life of the box. Similar thing happens in traffic or downhill at 10 mph.