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Recommendations regarding transmission oil filters

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by UtahTacoma02, Dec 10, 2015.

  1. Dec 10, 2015 at 1:48 AM
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    UtahTacoma02

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    I have read many DIY transmission fluid changes and still haven't read one that mentioned how often to change out the transmission oil filter. I was in the process of ordering one at the dealer and the guy told me that they don't ever need to be changed. This goes against everything I have been taught. If I need to change this out at some point would you recommend an oem Toyota filter or am I okay with a reputable aftermarket brand filter?
     
  2. Dec 10, 2015 at 3:57 AM
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    The tacoma uses a steel mesh filter like a window screen in your house . All you need to do is remove the filter añd give it a cleaning . Aisn warner for the most part have alwàys used steel mesh over the paper/cloth filter used in most domestic transmissions
     
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  3. Dec 10, 2015 at 10:56 PM
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    Sounds good, thanks for the info I appreciate it.
     
  4. Dec 11, 2015 at 5:06 PM
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  5. Dec 11, 2015 at 8:18 PM
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