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97 rav 4transmission gets stuck in fifth gear hard to shilf…

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97 rav 4*****transmission gets...

97 rav 4*****transmission gets stuck in fifth gear hard to shilf into 4th gear

Mechanic's Assistant: When was your transmission fluid last checked?

Put in dexon to clean up transmission 2 days ago

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '97 Toyota?

Rav 4*****200,000 miles on it

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?

Just bought it a week ago and had the dexon put in

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Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago
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Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

you may want to have this TSB complied with

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
is the prolem in my transmission
Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

yes

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Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

the synchronizer or band for 5th/4th gear are shot

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Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 4 months ago

check the tranny6 fluid. make sure its full, a reddish color and doesnt smell burnt

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Toyota Mechanic: david craig, Auto Mechanic replied 3 months ago

hows it going?

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