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Tightened Differential Fluid Bolt Wrong Way

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by jeremy_283, Jan 24, 2012.

  1. Jan 24, 2012 at 12:36 PM
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    jeremy_283

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    I did this a few weeks ago but when I was breaking free my differential drain bolts I went the wrong way on my rear differential. It moved a small bit tighter but I quickly realized my mistake after it moved a "smidge" cause it didn't get any looser. I hope I didn't weaken the threads... I hope all my future differential drains go well :(
     
  2. Jan 24, 2012 at 12:43 PM
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    As long as it was only a little and you were able to get it out then you should be fine.
     
  3. Jan 24, 2012 at 12:45 PM
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    I was the last to torque it... and I torqued it to spec. I'm just a worry-worry :eek:
     
  4. Jan 24, 2012 at 12:46 PM
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