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changing axel fluid?

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by bowhunter11199, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:04 AM
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    bowhunter11199

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  2. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:24 AM
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    yes. ...the fill hole on the front diff is a 10mm hex/allen. it's usually in there pretty tight ..so you may need to get a hardened socket. i twisted my cheap 10mm hex trying to get it loose.

    and you can use synthetic without changing the seals.
     
  3. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:35 AM
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    i also found it helps to use a syringe on the rear. i got a real big one when my daughter was born it makes filling them alot easier.
     
  4. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:37 AM
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  5. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:55 AM
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    Do the Rear Diff breather extension mod so your rear seals dont blow up like mine did and cost you 1000 bucks.
     
  6. Jan 17, 2011 at 10:56 AM
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    i think that's correct. ...just check your owners manual ..it tells you what to use.
     
  7. Jan 17, 2011 at 11:40 AM
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    I've never been through water. I think snow and ice buildup plugged mine. The breather is for the oil to expand and contract for temperature changes. Should have came extended from stock.
     
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