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can i drive it to the dealer?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas' started by stewbaca, Jan 3, 2011.

  1. The1youluv2hate

    The1youluv2hate Well-Known Member

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    Beter yet push it to the dealership

    ......If ur that concerned tow it to the stealership ... 100$ is beter than a new transmisson
     
  2. stewbaca

    stewbaca [OP] New Member

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    so they have like 12 quarts of tranny fluid. Is the rest in the torque converter. I should be able to creep 4 miles huh?
     
  3. nagelg

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    I assume you don't want to use the fluid you drained because you drained it into a dirty oil catch-pan. Call your nearest friendly auto parts store, explain the situation and ask how much for one of their guys to run a few quarts of fluid over to your place. Probably just be a $20 tip to the driver....well worth it!
     
  4. TurfTaco

    TurfTaco Is there a long john silvers on the island?

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    Drive that bitch!
     
  5. 98tacoma27

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    don''t do this unless ur doing a full flush at the dealer. it requires WS fluid
     
  7. nagelg

    nagelg Well-Known Member

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    Sorry, I missed that there's a 12 qt capacity....drive it
     
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    Taco-NB MMMMM Taco's

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    +1. Best advice I've read in this thread.
     
  11. brians05taco

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    i personally wouldnt chance it new transmission not cheap and toyota will definitely void any warranty u might have....
     
  12. House Doc

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    Drive it, tell the dealership to check out the tranny for shift problems while they check the airbag light. Keep your lips sealed about taking the wrong plug out. Wipe the tranny clean of any fluid you may have spread around it.
    You know that factory sometimes does not get them filled all the way;)
     
  13. aficianado

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    X2. get the service guys name, ask his advice.

    i bet he says to tow it in.
     
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    i wouldnt lie. what if they dont find it..and you just drive blissfully away. no thanks.
     
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    Put in 2 qts or tow it, unless you have $2500 for a trans.
     
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    i'm sure he has walked, drove, or towed it by now :D
     
  17. 396tears

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    better not drive it

    pick it up and carry it
     
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    JDMcompliant Professional Amateur

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