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Toyota Pickup Worn Shift Bushings Will Cause Manual Transmission to Pop Out of Gear

Toyota Pickup Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995

Drive Trains Affected: 2WD, 4WD

Average Mileage: 169,666 mi (106,000 mi - 260,000 mi)


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.

  • Visitor, , 4WD, 106,000 mi

    First, fourth, and fifth pop out of gear unexpected especially when I'm stopped or going into gear coasting.

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  • Visitor, , 4WD, 260,000 mi

    pops out of gear when on uneven terrain
    fixed by staying on even terrain ..... or holding gearshift in place

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