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TOYOTA 4Runner I HAVE TO REPLACE THE 5 SPEED TRANSMISSION

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I HAVE TO REPLACE THE 5 SPEED TRANSMISSION IN MY 1986 TOYOTA 4RUNNER.
WHAT YEAR TRANSMISSIONS ARE COMPATIBLE AND WHICH IS THE BEST?

THERON CALFEE
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  john replied 5 years ago.
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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
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Expert:  john replied 5 years ago.
to locate a tra
  1. DISCONNECT BATTERY CABLE FROM NEGATIVE TERMINAL



  1. REMOVE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER FROM INSIDE OF VEHICLE

(G52, R151F)
Using SST, pull up the shift lever boot and pull out the shift lever from the transmission.

SST 09305-20012

(W56)

  • Remove the six screws and remove the shift lever boot retainer.
  • Pull up the shift lever boot.
  • Remove the four bolts and pull out the shift lever with lever retainer from the transmission.



  1. REMOVE TRANSFER SHIFT LEVER FROM INSIDE OF VEHICLE Using pliers, remove the snap ring and pull out the shift lever from the transfer.
  2. RAISE VEHICLE AND DRAIN TRANSMISSION AND TRANSFER OIL

CAUTION: Be sure the vehicle is securely supported.

  1. DISCONNECT FRONT AND REAR PROPELLER SHAFTS
  2. DISCONNECT SPEEDOMETER CABLE, BACK-UP LIGHT SWITCH CONNECTOR AND TRANSFER INDICATOR SWITCH CONNECTOR



  1. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE CLAMP AND EXHAUST PIPE



  1. REMOVE CLUTCH RELEASE CYLINDER, TUBE BRACKET AND STARTER LOWER MOUNTING BOLT
    • Remove the mounting bolts and lay the starter and release cylinder alongside the engine.

NOTE: Do not disconnect the clutch line.



  1. REMOVE NO.2 FRAME CROSSMEMBER FROM SIDE FRAME
    • Remove the four bolts from the engine rear mounting.
    • Raise the transmission slightly with a jack.
    • Remove the eight bolts from the side frame and remove the No.2 frame crossmember.
  1. (R151F) DISCONNECT STABILIZER BAR FROM SIDE FRAME
  2. PLACE PIECE OF WOOD BETWEEN ENGINE OIL PAN AND FRONT AXLE
  3. LOWER TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSFER
  4. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE BRACKET AND STIFFENER PLATE BOLTS
  5. REMOVE REMAINING TRANSMISSION BOLTS
  6. REMOVE TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSFER
    • Draw out the transmission with the transfer toward the rear.
    • Lower the transmission with the transfer front and remove it from the vehicle.



  1. REMOVE ENGINE REAR MOUNTING
  2. REMOVE PROPELLER SHAFT UPPER DUST COVER AND TRANSFER FROM TRANSMISSION
    • Remove the dust cover bolt from the bracket.
    • Remove the transfer adaptor rear mounting bolts.
    • Pull the transfer straight up and remove it from the transmission.

NOTE: Take care not to damage the adaptor rear oil seal with the transfer input gear spline.

  1. DISCONNECT BATTERY CABLE FROM NEGATIVE TERMINAL
  2. REMOVE STARTER UPPER MOUNTING NUT



  1. REMOVE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER FROM INSIDE OF VEHICLE

(G52, R151F)
Using SST, pull up the shift lever boot and pull out the shift lever from the transmission.

SST 09305-20012

(W56)

  • Remove the six screws and remove the shift lever boot retainer.
  • Pull up the shift lever boot.
  • Remove the four bolts and pull out the shift lever with lever retainer from the transmission.



  1. REMOVE TRANSFER SHIFT LEVER FROM INSIDE OF VEHICLE Using pliers, remove the snap ring and pull out the shift lever from the transfer.
  2. RAISE VEHICLE AND DRAIN TRANSMISSION AND TRANSFER OIL

CAUTION: Be sure the vehicle is securely supported.

  1. DISCONNECT FRONT AND REAR PROPELLER SHAFTS
  2. DISCONNECT SPEEDOMETER CABLE, BACK-UP LIGHT SWITCH CONNECTOR AND TRANSFER INDICATOR SWITCH CONNECTOR



  1. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE CLAMP AND EXHAUST PIPE



  1. REMOVE CLUTCH RELEASE CYLINDER, TUBE BRACKET AND STARTER LOWER MOUNTING BOLT
    • Remove the mounting bolts and lay the starter and release cylinder alongside the engine.

NOTE: Do not disconnect the clutch line.



  1. REMOVE NO.2 FRAME CROSSMEMBER FROM SIDE FRAME
    • Remove the four bolts from the engine rear mounting.
    • Raise the transmission slightly with a jack.
    • Remove the eight bolts from the side frame and remove the No.2 frame crossmember.
  1. (R151F) DISCONNECT STABILIZER BAR FROM SIDE FRAME
  2. PLACE PIECE OF WOOD BETWEEN ENGINE OIL PAN AND FRONT AXLE
  3. LOWER TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSFER
  4. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE BRACKET AND STIFFENER PLATE BOLTS
  5. REMOVE REMAINING TRANSMISSION BOLTS
  6. REMOVE TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSFER
    • Draw out the transmission with the transfer toward the rear.
    • Lower the transmission with the transfer front and remove it from the vehicle.



  1. REMOVE ENGINE REAR MOUNTING
  2. REMOVE PROPELLER SHAFT UPPER DUST COVER AND TRANSFER FROM TRANSMISSION
    • Remove the dust cover bolt from the bracket.
    • Remove the transfer adaptor rear mounting bolts.
    • Pull the transfer straight up and remove it from the transmission.

NOTE: Take care not to damage the adaptor rear oil seal with the transfer input gear spline.

  1. DISCONNECT BATTERY CABLE FROM NEGATIVE TERMINAL
  2. REMOVE STARTER UPPER MOUNTING NUT



  1. REMOVE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER FROM INSIDE OF VEHICLE

(G52, R151F)
Using SST, pull up the shift lever boot and pull out the shift lever from the transmission.

SST 09305-20012

(W56)

  • Remove the six screws and remove the shift lever boot retainer.
  • Pull up the shift lever boot.
  • Remove the four bolts and pull out the shift lever with lever retainer from the transmission.



  1. REMOVE TRANSFER SHIFT LEVER FROM INSIDE OF VEHICLE Using pliers, remove the snap ring and pull out the shift lever from the transfer.
  2. RAISE VEHICLE AND DRAIN TRANSMISSION AND TRANSFER OIL

CAUTION: Be sure the vehicle is securely supported.

  1. DISCONNECT FRONT AND REAR PROPELLER SHAFTS
  2. DISCONNECT SPEEDOMETER CABLE, BACK-UP LIGHT SWITCH CONNECTOR AND TRANSFER INDICATOR SWITCH CONNECTOR



  1. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE CLAMP AND EXHAUST PIPE



  1. REMOVE CLUTCH RELEASE CYLINDER, TUBE BRACKET AND STARTER LOWER MOUNTING BOLT
    • Remove the mounting bolts and lay the starter and release cylinder alongside the engine.

NOTE: Do not disconnect the clutch line.



  1. REMOVE NO.2 FRAME CROSSMEMBER FROM SIDE FRAME
    • Remove the four bolts from the engine rear mounting.
    • Raise the transmission slightly with a jack.
    • Remove the eight bolts from the side frame and remove the No.2 frame crossmember.
  1. (R151F) DISCONNECT STABILIZER BAR FROM SIDE FRAME
  2. PLACE PIECE OF WOOD BETWEEN ENGINE OIL PAN AND FRONT AXLE
  3. LOWER TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSFER
  4. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE BRACKET AND STIFFENER PLATE BOLTS
  5. REMOVE REMAINING TRANSMISSION BOLTS
  6. REMOVE TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSFER
    • Draw out the transmission with the transfer toward the rear.
    • Lower the transmission with the transfer front and remove it from the vehicle.



  1. REMOVE ENGINE REAR MOUNTING
  2. REMOVE PROPELLER SHAFT UPPER DUST COVER AND TRANSFER FROM TRANSMISSION
    • Remove the dust cover bolt from the bracket.
    • Remove the transfer adaptor rear mounting bolts.
    • Pull the transfer straight up and remove it from the transmission.

NOTE: Take care not to damage the adaptor rear oil seal with the transfer input gear spline.


 


Expert:  john replied 5 years ago.
to locate a tra
  1. DISCONNECT BATTERY CABLE FROM NEGATIVE TERMINAL



  1. REMOVE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER FROM INSIDE OF VEHICLE

(G52, R151F)
Using SST, pull up the shift lever boot and pull out the shift lever from the transmission.

SST 09305-20012

(W56)

  • Remove the six screws and remove the shift lever boot retainer.
  • Pull up the shift lever boot.
  • Remove the four bolts and pull out the shift lever with lever retainer from the transmission.



  1. REMOVE TRANSFER SHIFT LEVER FROM INSIDE OF VEHICLE Using pliers, remove the snap ring and pull out the shift lever from the transfer.
  2. RAISE VEHICLE AND DRAIN TRANSMISSION AND TRANSFER OIL

CAUTION: Be sure the vehicle is securely supported.

  1. DISCONNECT FRONT AND REAR PROPELLER SHAFTS
  2. DISCONNECT SPEEDOMETER CABLE, BACK-UP LIGHT SWITCH CONNECTOR AND TRANSFER INDICATOR SWITCH CONNECTOR



  1. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE CLAMP AND EXHAUST PIPE



  1. REMOVE CLUTCH RELEASE CYLINDER, TUBE BRACKET AND STARTER LOWER MOUNTING BOLT
    • Remove the mounting bolts and lay the starter and release cylinder alongside the engine.

NOTE: Do not disconnect the clutch line.



  1. REMOVE NO.2 FRAME CROSSMEMBER FROM SIDE FRAME
    • Remove the four bolts from the engine rear mounting.
    • Raise the transmission slightly with a jack.
    • Remove the eight bolts from the side frame and remove the No.2 frame crossmember.
  1. (R151F) DISCONNECT STABILIZER BAR FROM SIDE FRAME
  2. PLACE PIECE OF WOOD BETWEEN ENGINE OIL PAN AND FRONT AXLE
  3. LOWER TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSFER
  4. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE BRACKET AND STIFFENER PLATE BOLTS
  5. REMOVE REMAINING TRANSMISSION BOLTS
  6. REMOVE TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSFER
    • Draw out the transmission with the transfer toward the rear.
    • Lower the transmission with the transfer front and remove it from the vehicle.



  1. REMOVE ENGINE REAR MOUNTING
  2. REMOVE PROPELLER SHAFT UPPER DUST COVER AND TRANSFER FROM TRANSMISSION
    • Remove the dust cover bolt from the bracket.
    • Remove the transfer adaptor rear mounting bolts.
    • Pull the transfer straight up and remove it from the transmission.

NOTE: Take care not to damage the adaptor rear oil seal with the transfer input gear spline.

  1. DISCONNECT BATTERY CABLE FROM NEGATIVE TERMINAL
  2. REMOVE STARTER UPPER MOUNTING NUT



  1. REMOVE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER FROM INSIDE OF VEHICLE

(G52, R151F)
Using SST, pull up the shift lever boot and pull out the shift lever from the transmission.

SST 09305-20012

(W56)

  • Remove the six screws and remove the shift lever boot retainer.
  • Pull up the shift lever boot.
  • Remove the four bolts and pull out the shift lever with lever retainer from the transmission.



  1. REMOVE TRANSFER SHIFT LEVER FROM INSIDE OF VEHICLE Using pliers, remove the snap ring and pull out the shift lever from the transfer.
  2. RAISE VEHICLE AND DRAIN TRANSMISSION AND TRANSFER OIL

CAUTION: Be sure the vehicle is securely supported.

  1. DISCONNECT FRONT AND REAR PROPELLER SHAFTS
  2. DISCONNECT SPEEDOMETER CABLE, BACK-UP LIGHT SWITCH CONNECTOR AND TRANSFER INDICATOR SWITCH CONNECTOR



  1. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE CLAMP AND EXHAUST PIPE



  1. REMOVE CLUTCH RELEASE CYLINDER, TUBE BRACKET AND STARTER LOWER MOUNTING BOLT
    • Remove the mounting bolts and lay the starter and release cylinder alongside the engine.

NOTE: Do not disconnect the clutch line.



  1. REMOVE NO.2 FRAME CROSSMEMBER FROM SIDE FRAME
    • Remove the four bolts from the engine rear mounting.
    • Raise the transmission slightly with a jack.
    • Remove the eight bolts from the side frame and remove the No.2 frame crossmember.
  1. (R151F) DISCONNECT STABILIZER BAR FROM SIDE FRAME
  2. PLACE PIECE OF WOOD BETWEEN ENGINE OIL PAN AND FRONT AXLE
  3. LOWER TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSFER
  4. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE BRACKET AND STIFFENER PLATE BOLTS
  5. REMOVE REMAINING TRANSMISSION BOLTS
  6. REMOVE TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSFER
    • Draw out the transmission with the transfer toward the rear.
    • Lower the transmission with the transfer front and remove it from the vehicle.



  1. REMOVE ENGINE REAR MOUNTING
  2. REMOVE PROPELLER SHAFT UPPER DUST COVER AND TRANSFER FROM TRANSMISSION
    • Remove the dust cover bolt from the bracket.
    • Remove the transfer adaptor rear mounting bolts.
    • Pull the transfer straight up and remove it from the transmission.

NOTE: Take care not to damage the adaptor rear oil seal with the transfer input gear spline.

  1. DISCONNECT BATTERY CABLE FROM NEGATIVE TERMINAL
  2. REMOVE STARTER UPPER MOUNTING NUT



  1. REMOVE TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER FROM INSIDE OF VEHICLE

(G52, R151F)
Using SST, pull up the shift lever boot and pull out the shift lever from the transmission.

SST 09305-20012

(W56)

  • Remove the six screws and remove the shift lever boot retainer.
  • Pull up the shift lever boot.
  • Remove the four bolts and pull out the shift lever with lever retainer from the transmission.



  1. REMOVE TRANSFER SHIFT LEVER FROM INSIDE OF VEHICLE Using pliers, remove the snap ring and pull out the shift lever from the transfer.
  2. RAISE VEHICLE AND DRAIN TRANSMISSION AND TRANSFER OIL

CAUTION: Be sure the vehicle is securely supported.

  1. DISCONNECT FRONT AND REAR PROPELLER SHAFTS
  2. DISCONNECT SPEEDOMETER CABLE, BACK-UP LIGHT SWITCH CONNECTOR AND TRANSFER INDICATOR SWITCH CONNECTOR



  1. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE CLAMP AND EXHAUST PIPE



  1. REMOVE CLUTCH RELEASE CYLINDER, TUBE BRACKET AND STARTER LOWER MOUNTING BOLT
    • Remove the mounting bolts and lay the starter and release cylinder alongside the engine.

NOTE: Do not disconnect the clutch line.



  1. REMOVE NO.2 FRAME CROSSMEMBER FROM SIDE FRAME
    • Remove the four bolts from the engine rear mounting.
    • Raise the transmission slightly with a jack.
    • Remove the eight bolts from the side frame and remove the No.2 frame crossmember.
  1. (R151F) DISCONNECT STABILIZER BAR FROM SIDE FRAME
  2. PLACE PIECE OF WOOD BETWEEN ENGINE OIL PAN AND FRONT AXLE
  3. LOWER TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSFER
  4. REMOVE EXHAUST PIPE BRACKET AND STIFFENER PLATE BOLTS
  5. REMOVE REMAINING TRANSMISSION BOLTS
  6. REMOVE TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSFER
    • Draw out the transmission with the transfer toward the rear.
    • Lower the transmission with the transfer front and remove it from the vehicle.



  1. REMOVE ENGINE REAR MOUNTING
  2. REMOVE PROPELLER SHAFT UPPER DUST COVER AND TRANSFER FROM TRANSMISSION
    • Remove the dust cover bolt from the bracket.
    • Remove the transfer adaptor rear mounting bolts.
    • Pull the transfer straight up and remove it from the transmission.

NOTE: Take care not to damage the adaptor rear oil seal with the transfer input gear spline.


 












































































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Expert:  john replied 5 years ago.
for a good used tranny try www.car-part.com
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
I NEEDED TO KNOW WHAT YEAR TRANSMISSIONS WERE COMPATIBLE. WILL A 2002 TRANSMISSION BOLT UP?
Expert:  john replied 5 years ago.
1984- 1989 are direct bolt up

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