On vehicles with a manual transmission, worn shift bushings can cause the transmission to pop out of gear, especially when coasting down in 1st or 2nd gear. Replacing all the shift linkage bushings is pretty straight forward and not expensive and will commonly correct this concern.
Worn Shift Bushings Will Cause Manual Transmission to Pop Out of Gear on Toyota 4Runner
Average mileage: 197,875 (95,000–310,000)
Drive Trains affected: 2WD, 4WD, Manual Transmission
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1995 Toyota 4Runner- 4WD230,000Visitor
Pops out of first gear when you let off of the gas at slow speeds and some times while taking off
1999 Toyota 4Runner- 2WD95,000Visitor
Shifting into 2nd is getting harder and sometime grinds, than it will pop out of 2nd&4th gear when coasting or just when you shift into those gears. No problem with 1st, 3rd, or5th
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