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>> Stay informed about: Low Growling Noise in 3rd and 5th gear
> My 1988 Toyota 4X4 pickup with the 22RE engine makes a low growling type
> noise in 3rd and 5th gears when I apply the gas. The noise stops when I
> my foot off the accelerator. I just bought this truck and am concerned
> the noise indicates transmission problems. I drained and replaced the
> transmission fluid, and the noise is still there when I accelerate.
> Any thoughts or suggestions from this group?
Betcha it's gonna be the input shaft bearing. Just did my 84 with the same
symptoms. Might as well do the clutch while you're in. Probably 500-750