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Transfer case question?

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Fore, Jul 9, 2009.

  1. Jul 9, 2009 at 5:44 AM
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    Fore

    Fore [OP] Well-Known Member

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    First time post for me I've got to break the ice sometime. I have a 2007 Toyota Tacoma Prerunner V6, 2WD Automatic 48,000 miles. I've changed the differential fluid already and I would like to change the transfer case. I can see the fill plug but cannot see any drain plug anywhere. Can someone help me with this. I can see it in the pic's here on TW web site but their showing a 4WD transfer case and not a 2WD transfer case. Thanks for your help!
     
  2. Jul 9, 2009 at 5:53 AM
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    MassTaco

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    A pre-runner doesn't have a transfer case, the driveshaft will be driven straight off the tail of the tranny. A transfer case is only needed to drive more than one shaft off of a common input (ie front drive shaft for 4x4 or a Power Take Off for a utility application).
     
  3. Jul 9, 2009 at 5:53 AM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    There is no transfer case on the Prerunner. :) Welcome to Tacoma World!
     
  4. Jul 9, 2009 at 6:00 AM
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    luk8272

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    Welcome to TW. Are you meaning Transmission?
     
  5. Jul 9, 2009 at 6:03 AM
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    Welcome to the board- I think your trans is a sealed unit..and like was said...no transfer case.

    Hope we can help you out!!
     
  6. Jul 9, 2009 at 6:24 AM
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    steviestyles

    steviestyles The "Search" tab is your friend!!

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    This has potential disaster written all over it. He found a plug on a non existent part. Later today we will be reading "Help I've drained my Transmission Fluid" j/k

    BTW welcome to TW.
     
  7. Jul 9, 2009 at 6:28 AM
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    Think we have heard that before, but normally with the oil and Transmission.
     
  8. Jul 9, 2009 at 7:15 AM
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  9. Jul 9, 2009 at 7:26 AM
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    Thanks for your replies and yes I am talking about the transfer case and not the transmission (That's a no brainer) I've already changed the oil to synthetic and the spark plugs using TW mods, just trying to give it a good go around I bought this TACO with 45,000 miles on it already and I have no idea how it was taken care of by the previous owner. The darn Toyota manual states 1qt for the transfer case so I thought maybe it had one. Should I go ahead then and change the transmission fluid and what other do's and don'ts should I change?
     
  10. Jul 9, 2009 at 7:28 AM
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    chris4x4

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    do not touch the tranny
     
  11. Jul 9, 2009 at 7:49 AM
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    Make sure it has fresh blinker fluid...
     
  12. Jul 9, 2009 at 9:06 AM
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    What do you not understand. 2wd does not have a transfer case, this my friend is a no brainer.

    FAIL.
     
  13. Jul 9, 2009 at 9:16 AM
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    The no brainer here is you should be taking your truck to a certified mechanic for servicing...Best of luck finding one your trust to do good work!!:rolleyes:
     
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