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2nd Gen Routine Maintenance Thread Conglomeration

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Skittles93, Feb 12, 2018.

  1. Feb 12, 2018 at 4:36 PM
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    Skittles93

    Skittles93 [OP] 'Member

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    This is my ultra bunker busting super fantastic list of routine maintenance procedures and intervals for the 2nd Generation models with the 4.0L engine. All maintenance items with an asterisk (*) are what I do and what I recommend after quite a bit of research and reading, all those without an asterisk follow the Toyota recommended maintenance per our owners manual. Note I own an Automatic and dont know when one would check a manual's clutch etc.

    *1,000 Miles - Replace engine motor oil and oil filter
    *-Coat underbody with fluid film to prevent rust

    5,000 Miles - Replace engine motor oil and oil filter: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/4-0l-1gr-2nd-gen-oil-change-guide.11201/
    - Rotate tires: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/tire-rotation.34785/
    -Inspect: All fluids, wiper blades, drivers side floor mat, brake components

    10,000 Miles - (see 5,000 miles)

    15,000 Miles- (see 5,000 miles plus below)
    -Lubricate propeller shaft: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/check-your-u-joints.409042/
    -Re-torque prop shaft (64 ft-lbs)
    -Tighten nuts and bolts on chasis and body:https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/tighten-nuts-and-bolts-on-chassis-and-body.515578/
    -Replace engine air filter
    -Inspect ball joints, dust covers, and drive shaft boots
    -Change rear diff, front diff, and t-case oil: rear: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/changing-differential-fluid-a-step-by-step-how-to.24545/
    front and t-case: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/front-diff-and-transfer-case-oil-change-howto.147631/
    *-check parking brake cable tension
    *- Use fuel system cleaner 1 tank before oil change (I use Techron, but anything with PEA is good)
    *- Wash car and use favorite paint sealant or carnuba wax

    20,000 Miles- (see 5,000 miles plus below)

    *-Replace cabin air filter: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads...lter-a-tw-public-service-announcement.415899/

    25,000 Miles - (see 5,000 Miles)

    30,000 Miles - (see 15,000 Miles plus below)
    -Change spark plugs: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/how-to-spark-plug-change-1-gr-fe.30479/
    -Inspect steering linkages, fuel filler cap, serpentine belt, cooling system, steering gear box, and fuel system components
    -Change Manual Transmission Fluid (Manual Transmission Only): https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/how-to-6-speed-manual-transmission-oil-change.287566/
    *-Coat underbody with fluid film to prevent rust

    35,000 Miles (see 5,000 Miles)

    40,000 Miles (see 20,000 Miles plus below)
    *-Clean MAF sensor: see link for throttle body
    *-Perform a drain and fill service on the automatic transmission (automatic transmission only): https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/how-to-drain-refill-automatic-transmission.63851/
    *-Clean throttle body: https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/how-to-throttle-body-cleaning-2005-v6.94203/

    45,000 Miles (see 15,000 miles)

    50,000 Miles (see 5,000 Miles plus below)
    *-Replace power steering fluid: No good write up, simply remove old fluid when engine is cold, replace with new, drive for a bit, wait to cold, change and refill, repeat until fluid in reservoir is clean.

    55,000 Miles (see 5,000 Miles)

    60,000 Miles (see 30,000 Miles plus below)
    -replace cabin air filter
    *-replace brake fluid (replace every five years as brake fluid is hygroscopic) (no good TW write up, search for how to elsewhere)

    65,000 Miles (see 5,000 Miles)

    70,000 Miles (see 5,000 Miles)

    75,000 Miles (see 15,000 Miles)

    80,000 Miles (see 40,000 Miles)

    85,000 Miles (see 5,000 Miles)

    90,000 Miles (see 15,000 Miles)

    95,000 Miles (see 5,000 Miles)

    100,000 Miles (see 50,000 miles plus below)
    *-replace engine coolant: (coolant life from factory is 100,000 miles, change every 50,000 hereafter): https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/the-correct-way-to-drain-fill-the-4-0-antifreeze.88414/
    -change cabin air filter

    105,000 Miles (see 15,000 miles)

    110,000 Miles (see 5,000 miles)

    115,000 Miles (see 5,000 miles)

    120,000 Miles (see 60,000 miles)

    Repeat
     
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  2. Feb 12, 2018 at 8:08 PM
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    Tacosail

    Tacosail Well-Known Member

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    Good write-up, this plan should serve you well
     
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  3. Feb 12, 2018 at 8:50 PM
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    Skittles93

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    Yeah, I decided to write this up because I always had to remind myself of what was due next, I figured it might help anyone else who is doing all the maintenance themselves. Hopefully I'll be dead before this truck is following the above lol.
     
  4. Feb 13, 2018 at 7:53 AM
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    YotaBum

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    Sub’d... Nice work!
     
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  5. Feb 13, 2018 at 8:50 AM
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    PzTank

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    Thanks for the write up. Sticky material IMHO.

    Speaking of maintenance, anyone have a list of zerks in the 2nd Gen?
     
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  6. Feb 13, 2018 at 10:59 AM
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    Skittles93

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    Zerks are in the same spots as the third gen I de believe. The 2nd and 3rd gens share a lot of components.
     
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  7. Feb 13, 2018 at 11:07 AM
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    TacomaMike37

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    Nice write up, but change rear diff, front diff, and t-case oil at 15K ?

    That is way too early and a waste.
     
  8. Feb 13, 2018 at 11:25 AM
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    PzTank

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    Ok, does anyone have a list for the 3rd gen:rofl:
    Just me being lazy about it...
     
  9. Feb 13, 2018 at 11:27 AM
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    knottyrope

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    what about air injection filter?
     
  10. Feb 13, 2018 at 2:25 PM
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    Skittles93

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    Manual says when towing or off roading to do it at 5k intervals. I feel 15K is a good middle ground.

    Members have reported issues when messing with the air injection filter. Most pump failures occur when water, not dust, gets past the filter.
     
  11. Feb 19, 2018 at 5:47 AM
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    sub'd. nice!
     

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