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PROBLEM!!! Need Help ASAP

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jjw1, Jan 2, 2011.

  1. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:12 PM
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    jjw1

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    Something is leaking and I dont know what or why?

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  2. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:18 PM
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    chris4x4

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    Welp....Thats your tranny pan. Wheres the leak comming from?
     
  3. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:20 PM
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    Its gonna be ok!

    Check your fluid levels. First and formost to make sure you dont run too low. Looks like its coming from further forward on the truck as it looks like it is on the crossmember in front of the trans.
     
  4. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:20 PM
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    looks like my old bronco after a long ride, but it was leaking from the rear seal and just being blown on the transmission pan. Is it wet around the gasket?
     
  5. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:23 PM
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  6. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:24 PM
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    What fluids?
     
  7. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:25 PM
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    Engine oil first. Based on those pics im guessing front diff or engine oil drain plug.
     
  8. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:26 PM
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    No front diff I'm a PreRunner
     
  9. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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    Can you get a picture of the bottom of the engine?
     
  10. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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    Hard to say but my guess is its not the trans, looks like its kinda dried up? Any oil on the ground? Best bet is climb under the truck in the am and try to track down the source. But make sure to check the oil before you drive it to be safe.
     
  11. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:27 PM
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    I will check fluids in the AM
     
  12. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:28 PM
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    damm I type slow...good advice Chris.
     
  13. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:28 PM
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    Hold on let me go get more pics
     
  14. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:28 PM
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    :facepalm:Ooops missed that. Well then I'm almost sure its engine oil then. Need more pics
     
  15. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:31 PM
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    I will get more pics in the am. It's too dark. Dont I have to take the skid off to see the bottom of the engine?
     
  16. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:33 PM
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    there is a little plastic/rubber washer that goes on your oil plug the wears on and can cause the oil to run out might wanna look into that
     
  17. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:34 PM
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    Yeah unfortunately. But in the end its going to get fixed at the dealer/shop right? So even if I can tell you exactly what it is its not going to help you much.. Check your fluid levels like P/S and engine oil, trans to (could be the cooler) and get to your repair shop.
     
  18. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:34 PM
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    Could it be my timing chain cover seal?
     
  19. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:36 PM
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    Fuck!!! I just had my flat fixed yesterday and now this? I've barely driven my truck lately. Thank God we have a spare vehicle that I can drive. (2007 Jeep Liberty Limited 4x4)
     
  20. Jan 2, 2011 at 9:36 PM
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    Could be a lot of things my friend. Hard to tell but its a pretty decent leak to have blown back over the cross member and trans like that.
     
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