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Remanufactured Toyota FJ Cruiser Transmissions 

  • Learn about common Toyota FJ Cruiser transmission problems 
  • Everything you need to know when shopping for a Toyota FJ Cruiser transmission for sale 
  • How and when to buy a remanufactured Toyota FJ Cruiser transmission 

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Remanufactured Toyota FJ Cruiser Transmissions 


Back when the Toyota FJ Cruiser was introduced, Toyota was deep into its bland-boring period. So a boldly styled off roader like the FJ Cruiser surprised everybody. Transmission problems with the A750E or A750F transmission can also be quite surprising for many owners. So let’s see if installing a remanufactured Toyota FJ Cruiser transmission can keep your giant Tonka truck on the road. 


Common Toyota FJ Cruiser Transmission Problems  


Erratic Shifting / Loss of Forward Gears: If you’re experiencing A750E or A750F transmission problems like slipping, erratic shifting, or failed gear engagement, the causes could range from a failed solenoid to a torque convertor issue. 

Another common problem is overheating. This happens when the moving parts inside the transmission are creating more friction heat than the ATF can remove. The most common cause of this condition is towing heavy loads, driving in stop/go traffic, or on mountain roads where the transmission has to shift a lot. 

Loss of 4th Gear and/or Reverse: Another common problem is an inoperable fourth or reverse gear. These issues are often caused by design flaws in the Reverse Boost Valve, channel plate, and stripped splines on the 4th gear clutch hub shaft. 


How to Solve Toyota FJ Cruiser Transmission Problems 


Solution A: Buy a Used Toyota FJ Cruiser Transmission 

Going to the local junkyard and picking up a used Toyota FJ Cruiser transmission might seem like the cheapest and fastest option. But you need to consider the fact that you don’t know what the actual shape of the internal components are. It could very well be on the verge of transmission problems of its own, which would leave you in the exact same predicament that you’re in now. And that 30 – 90 day junkyard warranty probably won’t cover labor charges to install the replacement transmission if something goes wrong. 


Solution B: Buy a Rebuilt Toyota FJ Cruiser Transmission  

Getting a rebuilt Toyota FJ Cruiser transmission would probably seem like a better idea. However, a lot of mechanics and transmission shops will only rebuild your Toyota FJ Cruiser transmission back to its original factory specifications. Which means that all of those factory design flaws are still going to be in-play. And that rebuilt transmission warranty might only be good at certain shops, which could do you no good if you have transmission problems while you’re traveling. 


Solution C: Buy a Remanufactured Toyota FJ Cruiser Transmission  

If you want to get the most service life out of your vehicle as possible, then you really should consider a remanufactured Toyota FJ Cruiser transmission from Street Smart Transmission. Each one is completely disassembled and re-remanufactured, so nothing is left to chance. They’re also modified to correct the factory design flaws, which will greatly extend the service life. Plus, you get a 3-Year/Unlimited Mile Nationwide Warranty. This will cover parts and labor charges at any licensed repair shop in the Continental United States, giving you a lot more flexibility and coverage.