2006 Toyota Harrier Suspect Gear Box issue. Need advice!


Asked by Sep 23, 2015 at 03:27 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi Guys,

So I have a 2006 Toyota Harrier. Milage about 204,246 at the moment.

So the problem i'm facing is sometimes when i start my car, the moment i
change the gear from P to D, my car does not pick up. When i step on the
accelerator, the meter doesn't goes up and the car doesn't move. So
normally I need to either step longer or wait for while then my car will have a
"dup" sound, then it back to normal. It does not happen always.

Anyone face this or have idea what is it about? I have not much car
knowledge. Did approach to some mechanics they say the gearbox is fine
and no problem. Problem is I can't trigger it when I approach them. It
happened randomly.



7 Answers


Ken, may not be the gearbox, it could be the position sensor being out of adjustment or a shift solenoid needing to be replaced....

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Thanks Joemom, position sensor out of adjust. Does this part need to uninstall the whole gear box only able to check? So I just need to tell the mechanic to check on it? Ken

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No the gearbox does not need to be removed both parts are inside the gearbox...

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Okay. Thanks joemom! I will go ask mechanic and check it out. :)


You're welcome

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Hi Ken, I'm having same gear transmission problem on my 2002 Alphard 3.0 V6. Can you please let me know how you solve the problem? nschems@gmail.com (email)

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I am facing a same issue here, shift to D not moving, I need to press the gas slightly to like 3000rpm then c feel the attachment of gear. Still looking for solution. Malaysia here.

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