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Differential and Transmission oil change questions

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by usnatclee, Oct 11, 2009.

  1. Oct 11, 2009 at 9:17 PM
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    usnatclee

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    I have a 06 Tacoma TRD Sport 4.0. I replaced my rear diff oil today no problem. I am not sure how to do the front though and also unsure about how to do the transmission oil. Can someone post pics or a diagram of how to do this. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Oct 11, 2009 at 9:25 PM
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    chris4x4

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    I belive the front diff requires a 10mm hex wrench. Preferably a socket. Halfway up, you should see the fill plug trward the rear of the driver side front axel. The drain plug will be on the bottom.

    For the manual tranny, the fill plug is on the driver side, about halfway up the side. I think its a 22mm.....
     
  3. Oct 11, 2009 at 9:28 PM
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    Yeah it is a 6spd manual
     
  4. Oct 11, 2009 at 9:28 PM
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    Does the front diff run the same oil as the rear diff?
     
  5. Oct 11, 2009 at 9:30 PM
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    Yep. They all can run the same oil
     
  6. Oct 11, 2009 at 9:31 PM
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    chris4x4

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    WHOA!! Wait....I didnt notice you had the Sport. Use 4 to 8 ozs of LS diff addative in the oil for the rear.
     
  7. Oct 11, 2009 at 9:32 PM
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    yeah I followed that write up on the rear diff oil and I put the additive in it. Just didnt see anything for the rear.
     
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