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On my 2000 Toyota Tundra the gear shift suddenly began feeling like a wet noodle. So far I seem to be able to shift gears but obviously something has broken. If I can get it into Drive, is it safe to

Trying to avoid excessive repair bills, but obviously must get this problem with broken gear shift fixed. Just need to know if truck is safe to drive to repair shop if I can get it into Drive>???

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What transmission
stick
or
slushpump (A/T)
we dont know.

safe. we can know that, only you can, what distance, what is between here and there.? fate? luck, weather?

is the tranny slipping, (forget noodles )
tranny A/T has like 100 bad acts, , name one.

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Hi angelsr. Begin by checking the transmission fluid level. It will operate best when it is at the high end of the full range. Once you have checked that and possibly added fluid to the transmission, drive it for 5 miles and then go into 4H. IF it still isn't working properly chances are that the bands on the transmission are loose. Then drive to an AAMCO transmission shop or other transmission shop and have your transmission serviced. Joe

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SOURCE: 2000 toyota echo, transmission won't shift to 4th

With such a small engine, the automatic Echo won't shift into overdrive (4th gear) until a certain engine/transmission temperature is reached. This is to protect the bearings and gears from too much torque and stress while the oil is still cold and not flowing at it's optimum level. Usually when the blue "cold" light on the dash shuts off, the transmission will up-shift to 4th. When it is very cold, it could take another few minutes of driving before it will do so.

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