To fill the transmission, you must use the Toyota manufacturer's automatic transmission fluid and have the vehicle on a flat, level surface. It is like checking a manual there is a fill plug and drain plug open the upper plug fill plug and make shure its up to the bottom of the screw hole that Toyota dealership is bullshitting you to get your money they actually made it easier and there is no such thing as lifetime fluid it should be changed every 30,000 miles. Local, independent shop replaced front wheel bearings and. Frank Deluca Toyota had all sorts of plaques on the wall, awards etc. We only sell parts from trusted brands like so that you can find quality parts you can count on. So I would only have to pay 50%.
I'd shop around for other options. He then asked if I had some time for him to take the drive shaft on and inspect it. The pulled the codes and found the P2714 had tripped. Pay me now or pay me later but you're gonna pay. First one said it was water, second one said it was normal. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Tundra, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem.
The entire system holds 12 something quarts so by doing just a pan contents draining 3. Do that a few times over a few months. Axle seal replaced and axle vent replaced. Shop inspection, the mechanic said the trans fluid was leaking; need to replace trans output shaft seal and top off trans fluid. So he called several parts places and found one.
I would definitely go ahead and do a drain and fill. Apparently the dealer has the special tool to fill the tranny appropraitely and I was down 2 quarts. Let it idle for a couple of minutes, and shift the transmission through the gears. I was just one of the unlucky ones who got a bad tranny at this point. Or you may just be struggling to keep it highway-approved. All transmissions benefit from a good service. I could tell he's not the scammer type.
Charlie Mar 27, 2011 On that particular vehicle there is no dipstick. Truck sees considerable amount of off-road and back road use. While the engine is still idling, re-check the fluid level, and if necessary, add some more. Shop determined the axles were warped and needed to be replaced. They have a fairly big shop and do nothing but transmissions.
So my questions now are is this normal? If fluid comes out, wait until the over-flow slows to a trickle and proceed to step 8. If you don't believe me talk to a Toyota service manager and ask h … im. I took it to a dealer who put it on a rack and could not re-create the problem in the shop but did during a test drive. There is a oil fill plug located on the passenger side of the transm … ission, towards the rear, 24mm socket, and this is where you can check and fill oil if needed. Pore back in the same amount you drained out. I had thought about using them myself due to them being nationwide and offering some liberal warranties 36k 36 month and a lifetime.
Replaced the pinion seal on the rear differential. If you drain the fluid, it has to be replaced by some certified Toyota technician as it has to be heated to a certain temperature or you can really screw it up. Replace the drain plug securely, using a sealing washer if it is necessary. Dispose of the old transmission fluid in accordance to local regulations, and never down a drain. The transmission fluid lubricates the moving parts of the transmission. What happened is I first notices a slight vibration from start that would go away as you accelerated above about 15mph.
Yes mine has the factory tow package. We have 595 reviews on our Automatic Transmission Fluid products for the 2006 Toyota Tundra from previous customers. Most transmission dip sticks are white. Truck made it fine, just kept the rpm's lower and drove at 55mph. How does the fluid look when you check the dipstick? Due to the holidays, delay and that the truck still ran I decided to drive home 2500 miles. If so you won't even find a transmission dip stick.
Limped the truck home and bled the brakes at home removing a bunch of air. No matter the situation, Advance Auto Parts has the Automatic Transmission Fluid product you desperately need. Place in park on level ground. Install the refill plug with a new gasket. I've owned this truck since new in Oct '06. Reinstall the refill plug to avoid fluid splash.