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Old 05-22-2008, 02:19 PM   #1
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2008 transmission fluid check

I just purchased a new tacoma and there is no dip stick for auto transmission how do you check and refill this trasmission?
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Old 05-22-2008, 02:26 PM   #2
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not 100% but i think they are running world standard fluid now and it wont have to be changed for 100,000 miles. there is actullly a special tool toyota dealers have to refill those transmissions. its a sealed bottle with a pump on it.
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In all my research I was told they are somewhat sealed transmissions with no dip stick and yes that they have "special tools" to service them
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Old 05-22-2008, 03:02 PM   #4
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"world fluid" or not. I plab on serviceing mine. A friend had a VW with the "world fluid synthetic" in it, and at 100,089 miles, the tranny let go. I'll figure out a way to check and maintain it.
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I agree I will buy the tool to service it. There is know way I let this go. If anynoe know whwere to purchas this tool let me know.
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Old 05-22-2008, 03:15 PM   #6
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I agree I will buy the tool to service it. There is know way I let this go. If anynoe know whwere to purchas this tool let me know.
From what I have discovered so far, there is no "special" tool. Seems to be a special procedure involving temp, and such. Asking the dealer got me nowhere. Go figure.
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I did some more checking and you can buy this tool from http://toyota.spx.com thsey do not list price but they do have a phone number 1-800-933-8335
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Old 05-22-2008, 06:05 PM   #8
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Are you talking about the battery checker......thing........?
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He's taking about this I think..

http://toyota.spx.com/detail.aspx?id=789&g=4
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Old 05-22-2008, 07:19 PM   #10
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He's taking about this I think..

http://toyota.spx.com/detail.aspx?id=789&g=4
Ah. Thank you. Those are pretty cheap and are nothing more than a pump for any type of fluid. I use one for my differential oil changes.
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i recommend only using the dealer to check or replace trans fluid. i'm a vw tech in so cal and those trans are very picky about the fluid level. vw trans are made by aisian who i beleive is owned by toyota. with wrong fluid type or level ther WILL be shifting concerns. temperature is important when filling/checking.
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