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Rear differential leak

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by chinorx3, May 27, 2017.

  1. May 27, 2017 at 10:54 AM
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    chinorx3

    chinorx3 [OP] Well-Known Member

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    IMG_1084.jpg any one know if I can just remove pumpkin and just clean add gasket if gasket available
     
  2. May 27, 2017 at 10:56 AM
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    Plain Jane Taco

    Plain Jane Taco Open the pod bay doors please, HAL

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    First...I would snug the nuts down a bit, clean it up and check for leaks over the next few days.
     
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  3. May 27, 2017 at 10:57 AM
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    Will try that
     
  4. May 27, 2017 at 11:00 AM
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    Plain Jane Taco

    Plain Jane Taco Open the pod bay doors please, HAL

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    If it doesn't work....drain the juice, open the diff, clean both surfaces, throw on a gaskets or gasket former, reinstall cover and fill with a little less than 3.5 quarts of M1 75w-90.....or whatever your favorite brand of gear juice is
     
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  5. May 27, 2017 at 4:14 PM
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    Didn't Toyota just issue a recall notice in the past few weeks?
    TOMB
     
  6. May 27, 2017 at 4:21 PM
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    Not for the 06 I believe, only the 3 gens (possibly just the 17, too)
     
  7. May 27, 2017 at 4:38 PM
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    Just be careful of those nuts.

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  8. May 27, 2017 at 5:41 PM
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    It's actually a recall on the select 17s to inspect for leak and retorque, pays a whopping .30 or close.
     
  9. May 27, 2017 at 5:43 PM
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    Doesn't the 3rd gen use the same axle?
     
  10. May 27, 2017 at 5:45 PM
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    Plain Jane Taco

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    Yeah...that's why I suggested just a snug
     
  11. May 27, 2017 at 5:51 PM
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    Here's tech bulletin on new ones
     

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  12. May 27, 2017 at 5:55 PM
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    Yes....but unrelated. OP just happens to have a slightly seeping diff. Just coincidental
     
  13. May 27, 2017 at 5:56 PM
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    Agreed but does show torque specs and sequence so figured it would help
     
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  14. May 27, 2017 at 6:02 PM
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    Plain Jane Taco

    Plain Jane Taco Open the pod bay doors please, HAL

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    :thumbsup:
     
  15. May 27, 2017 at 6:06 PM
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    Mine was leaking too...nuts were finger tight
     
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  16. May 27, 2017 at 8:24 PM
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    2nd gen axles and 3rd gen axles ARE NOT THE SAME.


    2nd gen elocker 3rd member bolts are 18ftlbs and there is some differing information on 2nd gen non elocker diffs wether its 18 or 33ftlbs.... that stated, if 18ftlbs is good enough for the elocker, 18 should be fine for the non elocker diff.

    OP like stated, clean it up, torque em all down properly (i bet some are SCARY loose) and your weeping will likely go away. .
     
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  17. May 28, 2017 at 7:55 AM
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    Thanks
    Second question if it is just bad gasket and I need to take it apart . All I just remove is drive shaft and the pumping screws it will come out ?
     
  18. May 28, 2017 at 10:01 AM
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    Plain Jane Taco

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    Yes. The shaft will need to be disconnect from the diff. Then just unbolt the housing cone
     
  19. May 28, 2017 at 10:29 AM
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    Aren't you forgetting something?
     
  20. May 28, 2017 at 10:46 AM
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    Plain Jane Taco

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    You talking about draining? If so...we've already discussed that
     

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