We are hearing a "clunking" or "rattling" sound when we shift gears on our 5 speed 1986 Toyota Tercel Wagon....it seems to be getting slightly louder. We just had a screw tightened for the gear shift - but the clunking is not going away. Can someone please help us understand what's going on and if we should drive it this memorial day weekend 600 miles?!

panchoman
25

Asked by May 25, 2007 at 11:55 AM about the 1986 Toyota Tercel

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Old Lucy is on her way out - but she's puttin up a good fight!  Gonna miss that ol' gal!  She's lived in Chicago, Seattle and now Pittsburgh!  What a trooper! We are hearing a "clunking" or "rattling" sound when we shift gears on our 5 speed 1986 Toyota Tercel Wagon....it seems to be getting slightly louder.  We just had a screw tightened for the gear shift - but the clunking is not going away.  Can someone please help us understand what's going on and if we should drive it this memorial day weekend 600 miles?!

1 Answer

lightGear
26,275

I would get it seen to right away. Generally with transmissions its not going to fix itself. Additionally you can check this troubleshooting website to get an idea of what is wrong. http://www.autozone.com/UseCase,S001/UserAction,viewSimpleDiagInfo/Parameters,info/getInTheZone.htm

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Toyota Tercel Questions

Toyota Tercel Experts

#1 tropikalpirate
tropikalpirate
Reputation 210
#2 98DAK
98DAK
Reputation 180
#3 Js08016
Js08016
Reputation 130
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Toyota Corolla"
832 Great Deals out of 75,092 listings starting at $2,000
Used Honda Civic"
557 Great Deals out of 60,488 listings starting at $1,600
Used Toyota Camry"
1,002 Great Deals out of 76,491 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord"
661 Great Deals out of 72,281 listings starting at $999
Used Toyota Celica"
5 Great Deals out of 457 listings starting at $2,995
Used Nissan Sentra"
579 Great Deals out of 45,183 listings starting at $1,990
Used Toyota MR2"
16 listings
Used Toyota Supra"
55 listings