I changed mine a little while back. Check the oil level and add as necessary to reach the full mark. Should be about 3qrts, 4 is safe to have on hand in case its a little over, or u spill some. At 35k now and a lot of towing and wheeling I would say at least the rear needs done. If u have chatter, well there u go. Fill the diff using the pump until it starts coming out.
The newer brake assist fake lsd does not count as they are totally different. According to the owners manual, the front differential has a capacity of 1. I recall using a long extension to reach it and have leverage. Hope that helps, have no idea for transmission. Double cab 1 Stow the seat belt buckles. Try it if u want. If ur lucky and dont have chatter, well there u go.
You can actually remove it from the driver's front wheel well. There was a fair amount of metal paste on the magnets. Take off the fill plug first, to make sure you can get it off while you still have oil. Once you join you'll be able to post messages, upload pictures of your truck, and have a great time with other Toyota Tacoma fans. Our site is specifically designed for you and it's a great place for Toyota Tacoma Fans to meet online.
Toyota states it is full when it is 0-5mm from the opening. If u have chatter, well there u go. On the passenger side underneath on the 99 Tacoma! Ive seen alot of people complain of chatter when turning after synthetic use in a true lsd trd sport over the last 8 yrs. Which is just x4 12mm bolts and its down. Remember to replace your fill plug! I constructed a crazy funnel setup that worked for me but I will buy a pump next time. Contact your Toyota dealer about the weight of accessory parts. On the passenger side underneath on the 99 Tacoma! You can see in this picture that my copper drain gasket stayed on the diff.
Jun 27, 2009 Hello paige farrar: Depending on the transmission the fluid and capacity is as follows. Then, put a pan under the drain plug, and crack it open. Panic button Push and hold Fuel tank door and cap Turn Pull. After a few minutes, remove the plug and begin to fill again. Oils with a lower value before the W allow for easier starting of the engine in cold weather.
Yesterday we Chris4x4, and I got together to help you all change your diff fluid. As for my fluid condition: Rear was dirty and I think needed changing, Front was pretty clean and probably didn't. Try it if u want. Hopefully this helps someone out there. If ur lucky and dont have chatter, well there u go.
If u have chatter, well there u go. Put the plug in the fill hole, and let the gear oil run down into the lenght of the axle shaft. Really all you need to know about adding fluid is add it till it runs out and then wait for it to stop coming out the filler plug and then you are full. I found it best to get a 10mm hex socket from ,, wherever, so I could use a breaker bar + pb blaster to crack them loose the first time. The specs for the gear oil can be found in your owners manual, or maybe even on a tag on the axle.
Front and Rear Diff Oil Change This following is how you do a differential gear oil change. Dec 03, 2012 Hey, i have been using 5W-30 for the longest time and its been fine, it should say in owners manual but dont have it. Then, put a pan under the drain plug, and crack it open. Contact your Toyota dealer about the weight of accessory parts. Best of all it's totally free! Nothing concerning or chunks or snything but good to change it.
Whether your an old timer or just bought your Tacoma you'll find that TacomaForum. Dump a qrt in, dump a tube of lsd additive i dont care if the 75w90 says its for lsd diffs, add lsd additive. Now you can begin to refill your differential! Let settle for 5 or so minutes, see if it's still topped off. If replacement is necessary, contact your Toyota dealer. Therefore, make sure to read the. It would help in not having 11ty billion stickies up top in 5 years.
It is a really tight area and it is almost impossible to fill it from the containers. Reinstall the fill plug and torque it down. Then keep filling with the conventional 75w90 until it starts coming out of fill hole. You can see in this picture that my copper drain gasket stayed on the diff. If its bad change it, if its low find out where it went and fix loss and add. The capacity should be around 4 quarts give or take half a quart, just make sure u add in as needed and dont overfill it. Now with these plugs you will need a 10mm allen for both.