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Change transmission fluid or not?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by ncbowhunter, Mar 23, 2013.

  1. Mar 24, 2013 at 6:03 PM
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    FBGW01

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    check my build
    i changed mine out. drained, filled a little, drained it again(to get some more of the old fluid out and grime), and then filled it all up. Shifts great, no problems either.:thumbsup:
     
  2. Mar 24, 2013 at 6:16 PM
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    TACO TX

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    Yea i did mine and it smoothed out alot.
     
  3. Mar 29, 2013 at 7:38 AM
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    ncbowhunter

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    Just left the Toyota dealer after a complete transmission flush (about 6 miles from the house). Got them to add the Lubegard Platinum....I can honestly say it shifts a lot smoother....I could tell the closer I got to my house the smoother it continued to shift......Hope it continues.....Thanks to everyone for the advice....Have a great Easter!
     
  4. Mar 29, 2013 at 8:13 AM
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    StAndrew

    StAndrew Wait for it...

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    Holy hell! 200k on the same fluid? Shouldnt it be changed every 30k?
     
  5. Mar 29, 2013 at 2:08 PM
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    Fernando

    Fernando Mud Slinger

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    Im doing mine tomorrow along with the diff. not sure when mine was last changed. truck will hit 200k sometime next week.
     
  6. Mar 29, 2013 at 2:16 PM
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    OffroadToy

    OffroadToy The dog did it...I swear!

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    I'm surprised they did a full flush with that many miles. How much was the cost if you don't mind me asking?
     
  7. Mar 29, 2013 at 7:02 PM
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    ncbowhunter

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