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ATF filler & rear differential volume?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by Sign Guy, Mar 25, 2011.

  1. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:09 PM
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    I haven't had an Automatic in years, I just got my taco V6 w/auto and thought I'd change the fluid. I can't find a big fill neck for the tranny. I hate to use the dipstick tube, that'll take forever. Is there any other way???

    I also just drained the rear differential and used almost 3 qts of Mobil 1 synthetic and it still isn't full, how much does that monster hold?

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  2. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:14 PM
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  3. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:14 PM
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    He's posted in the first gen section.
     
  4. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:15 PM
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  5. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:18 PM
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    Yeah, but he could have posted in the wrong section. So there is still hope young Padawan.
     
  6. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:20 PM
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    do first gens have a dipstick?
     
  7. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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    Yes......................I think.................
     
  8. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:21 PM
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    Thanks for that info Ben, I'll be printing that out to put in my file.

    How bout the auto trans fill tube? Is the dipstick the only way to fill that unit?:eek:
     
  9. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:22 PM
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    yeah....dipstick is only way to fill the tranny in the first gens. also....my rear diff took a lil over 3 quarts when i filled it.
     
  10. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    Oh there's more.................

    http://ncttora.com/fsm/2003/index.html
     
  11. Mar 25, 2011 at 4:23 PM
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    Thanks Will. I'm outta here and back to the driveway to get dirty:D.
     
  12. Mar 25, 2011 at 7:55 PM
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    Got the tranny done - it took almost a full gallon and the rear differential took a shade over 3 qts. While crawlin around under there I broke out the grease gun on the u-joints. I'm sure the truck is a happy camper now! Thanks for all your help!
     
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