Question about 2007 Toyota Yaris
Just started my car - no problems. the gear stick is stuck but not fully in gear and it won't move neiher will my car. what can i do?
The syncromesh in the gear box have gone,syncromesh have to be replaced
Posted on Jul 14, 2009
SOURCE: Gear stick gets stuck
Check to see if the brake lights are working. If not, it is very likely that the brake switch has pitted or burned contacts. This circuit also controls the solenoid in the steering column to relase the gear shift. It is a safety feature so you (or a child) can't put the van in gear w/o having your foot on the brake. Look up under the dash and you can see the white/black switch and its plug attached just in front of the brake pedal lever. The switch simply twists out and unplugs. Note the depth of the switch by marking it with a pencil so that when you replace it, you maintain the same distance (too close and it won't be able to open; too far away and it won't be able to close properly).
It is a very cheap part and easy to replace. BTW the switch itself pops apart and can be made to work temporarily by using an emory board or sandpaper to clean the metal contacts. ALSO if this isn't your particular problem, you can use a small screwdriver to pop open the little plastic insert on the top of the steering column near the gear shift. Push down on the inner piece to manually release the solenoid and get the van in gear.
Hope this helps.
Posted on Sep 24, 2008
SOURCE: Gear stuck in neutral
check linkage bars from shifter to transmission you will find 2 of them generally what happens is that the ball or pivot gets worn and ends up falling off.
Posted on Jan 20, 2009
SOURCE: Gear stick stuck
check and see if the brake lights work, if not that is the problem (poss switch at brake pedal), the park position is locked out by a small pin that is pulled back by a electric solenoid that is activated when you step on the brakes, it is called the park interlock, and is a safety feature, if the brake lights do work you will need to drop the steering column and test for pwer to the park pull solenoid I just mentioned above, check the owners manual as well on this issue.
Posted on Jun 16, 2009
SOURCE: transmisson car stay at 3rd gear
Thats a common issue with the TCM when is about to go out.. Once you get to 3rd gear take you foot off the pedal the if you let go of the pedal and slowly accelerate it should go in 3rd gear. You can order a unit from this site with a lifetime warranty. Good Luck and the HONDA on the road.
Posted on Jul 08, 2009
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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