Great conversation and happy to walk you through your car issues. Truck is shifting really hard all of a sudden. If the P0894 code remains after resetting and restarting, the mechanic will begin by assessing the transmission fluid. Only thing I can think of which does make sense though is when I changed the oil before this started happening the other day my oil filter was a biatch to get off! The canister will then be ready for removal. Also, I did replace transmission fluid about 3,000 miles ago via the tune-up guide here on the forums, hoping it's not related to this.
Should I get transmission flushed in case I messed something up? Doing some research, it looks like this code is related to one of the transmission solenoids. This started out as a drive shaft clunk. We've all been raised on television to believe that one day we'd all be millionaires, movie gods or rock stars. I have to disconnect battery for 10-15 minutes and all is well. It always negatively lol pun impacts something depending on what you are shorting though. Sounds like you have a good place to start looking from.
. . We are not responsible for any actions you take on your vehicle. Whenever a component is repaired or replaced, the mechanic should reset the trouble codes and restart the vehicle, to see if the issue has been resolved. I hope to be of some help to the do-it-yourselfers who are facing similar problems with their cars.
However, like all other vehicles, the Tundra comes with some issues. A trained technician will examine the freeze frame data from the scanner, which will allow them to gain insight into the P0894 code, and see if any other trouble codes are present. . So my 07 4 runner is throwing some codes. . .
He takes the time to inspect every aspect of your car and mine as many, so he can give you a proper diagnosis. It was a strong selling point when I was researching to buy mine. There have been some failures on early transmissions late '90s , but an '08 pushing much less weight should not be having problems. I did do a fluid change about 6 months ago. Fluid I used was what the local parts store crossed it to. Then the shifting issues started occurring.
Good luck, and may you find the solution to what ails your Toyota here! The information contained on this site is presented for informational purposes only. In 2007, Toyota recalled hundreds of thousands of Tundras to resolve this issue. This is a record of my triumphs and occasional failures as a technician for a Toyota dealership. If you have a for-profit service,. I never seem to learn that auto work should be done with the battery disconnected. Has anyone had any experience with this? I initially thought this was the driveshaft lubrication issue, but after plenty of grease, the problem was still there.
Sticking Accelerator Pedal 2007-2010 Models Only : Many Tundra owners reported having experienced unintended acceleration. However, the issue causing the code may be causing damage to the transmission. Replacing the canister is a simple process. Is the clunking causing damage chipping to the transmission and introducing flakes of metal in the transmission?? The source of the problem was quickly traced to the charcoal canister which has the leak detection pump and various other electronics built into it. Ineffective Floor Mat Design 2007-2010 Models Only : The floor mat design in 2007-2010 Tundra models makes it easy for the accelerator pedal to get stuck while depressed. Can anyone chime in on resolution? Any issues in the internal transmission should be replaced. The past two times I've tried to manually create the drive shaft for demonstrating to mechanically inclined friends the check engine light comes on.
Lets hope it is a simple fix. Note: The list of problems below is organized by vehicle generation. I guess Sounds like the previous owner was probably pretty reckless to the transmission. . Here is a screenshot of the trouble codes: While it is unusual for a new Toyota to have any such problems, they do occur from time to time.