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Gas pedal vibration

Discussion in '5th Gen 4Runners (2010+)' started by trdpro530, Jul 25, 2020.

  1. Jul 25, 2020 at 5:13 PM
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    trdpro530

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    I have a 2020 stock trd off road and I have noticed that the gas pedal vibrates when going low speeds when turning? Any ideas
     
  2. Jul 26, 2020 at 3:55 PM
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    I created an account just to reply to your post, I have been trying to find forums to see if anybody is having the same issue. I have been noticing the same vibration you mentioned and only when turning but it’s not happening during the full cycle of turning, only certain parts. It’s like the gas pedal is vibrating or a grinding/rubbing feeling. It only happens when my truck has been driven for a bit. It doesn’t happen when I first start driving. Do you have KDSS? I have KDSS on my truck, not sure if that makes a difference
     
  3. Jul 26, 2020 at 4:10 PM
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    i don't have kdss. But I can't figure out the problem.
     
  4. Jul 26, 2020 at 4:15 PM
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    Hopefully someone that has the answer or solution can chime in, I’m eager to get this fixed cause it’s a little annoying
     
  5. Jul 27, 2020 at 9:19 AM
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    I have a 2020 TRD ORP. Mine does the same thing, I had the dealership look at it, said it's normal. The feeling feels like a pulsating/grinding/rubbing sensation. I scoured the interwebs looking for more info on it.
     
  6. Jul 27, 2020 at 10:03 AM
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    Of course the dealer would say it’s normal when they can’t find the cause lol
     
  7. Jul 27, 2020 at 10:09 AM
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    I kinda believe them... I test drive 2 other ones on the lot, all had the same sensation in the gas pedal.
     
  8. Jul 27, 2020 at 10:50 AM
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    I had this before and sprayed WD40 where the steering rod goes through the firewall and that fixed it, but this time I don’t think that is the case. Glad you brought it to the dealer to confirm it’s not a major issue and that you noticed it on two other rigs. Thanks for the insight.
     
  9. Aug 31, 2020 at 1:40 PM
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    Yeah I am glad I am not the only one with the problem thanks guys. I had a trd pro before and never had this problem.
     
  10. Aug 31, 2020 at 2:29 PM
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    Is it only when turning or just light gas peddle press? Mine does it all the time when going slow and easy on the gas.
     
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  11. Aug 31, 2020 at 2:50 PM
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    Yes that’s right mine does the same. You know anything about it ?
     
  12. Aug 31, 2020 at 3:00 PM
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    To me it’s normal, car drives fine and nothing has broken yet so I’m going to keep driving it. Recently had it inspected at my tire shop before a long trip too and they said everything was in tact. My guess it’s the low RPMS and speed that makes the engine vibrate more than usual.
     
  13. Jan 9, 2021 at 8:40 PM
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    i have a brand new 21 off road base and it looks to me like the gas peadal is electronic? no mechanical linkage? and scotty kilmer found an issue with these things air fuel mixture programing which causes a strange idle most likely related to the eco programing. i believe this gas pedal vibration is voltage related? to me it feels like electrical resistance ever changing and adjusting?
     
  14. Jan 16, 2021 at 12:24 AM
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    Yes drive by wire, just a potentiometer.
     

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