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Transmission leaking fluid!!! FML

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Sack17, May 5, 2010.

  1. May 5, 2010 at 9:20 PM
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    Sack17

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    So went mudding the other night and next morning went to the gas station and noticed I was leaking transmission fluid on my 2006 DBL Cab TRD Sport. So me and my neighbor pulled the tranny and replaced the front pump seal (because it was leaking from the front of the tranny vent, right above the oil pan) and just went and test drove it and it's still leaking from the same effin spot. He and I thought that since it wasn't leaking from the rear that that's the only thing that it might be. Anyone have any suggestions????
     
  2. May 5, 2010 at 9:26 PM
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    ktmrider

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    Drain plug washer? if its the same as the oil washers they are supposedly crap
     
  3. May 5, 2010 at 9:36 PM
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    I'm not sure but dont you have to take it to a stealership to make sure you have the right amount of tranny fluid in it?
     
  4. May 5, 2010 at 9:38 PM
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    Nah it's leaking from what appears to be a vent with a black plastic piece, the drain plug is dry as a bone. It only leaks when the truck is running so thats why we thought it was the front pump seal. I am clueless but I do know that was a bitch to get apart and it still leaks, fuuuuck.
     
  5. May 5, 2010 at 9:39 PM
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    True WW, but the kicker is, my grandmother's neighbor is a mechanic at the local Toyota stealership and that's who helped me take it out lol
     
  6. May 5, 2010 at 9:40 PM
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    Ohhhh!!!!! Well hell, he should know whats up then!!:eek:
     
  7. May 5, 2010 at 9:41 PM
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    Haha I know, one would think. But now he's stumped too.
     
  8. May 5, 2010 at 9:42 PM
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    Okay chris4x4....this is the time where you can show up a Toyota mechanic!!!:eek::D
     
  9. May 5, 2010 at 9:45 PM
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    Hahaha I was hoping he would chime inn here lol
     
  10. May 5, 2010 at 9:47 PM
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    He will. Just give him some time.:pccoffee:
     
  11. May 6, 2010 at 6:34 AM
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  12. May 6, 2010 at 7:17 AM
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  13. May 6, 2010 at 10:36 AM
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    KPT sees what you did there.

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    Very constructive post.
     
  14. May 6, 2010 at 10:40 AM
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    Not as many as the 98..
    Picture? It would help..
     
  15. May 8, 2010 at 3:53 PM
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    Of what, the pool of fluid on the ground lol
     
  16. May 8, 2010 at 5:44 PM
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    No, a picture showing where the fluid is leaking out
     
  17. May 9, 2010 at 9:15 AM
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    Not as many as the 98..
    Theres only a few places it could leak.. Unless your trans is cracked.
     
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