Four wheel drive systems are a very popular. Then keep filling with the conventional 75w90 until it starts coming out of fill hole. The dipstick will have two readings, cold and hot. Took it in and the service department put it on a lift and listened to it. Fill the diff using the pump until it starts coming out. My Tacoma has 190k on it and has never had an issue. I found it best to get a 10mm hex socket from ,, wherever, so I could use a breaker bar + pb blaster to crack them loose the first time.
Which depending on how you grab it minimizes the chance of having unexpectedly become extra tight or loose and vibrate out. The drive shaft then turns the rear differential gears. Set the drain plug to the side. Ive seen alot of people complain of chatter when turning after synthetic use in a true lsd trd sport over the last 8 yrs. Which is just x4 12mm bolts and its down. This article applies to the Toyota Tundra 2000-present.
You'll need a wrench and socket for each bolt to get them off. One adds transmission fluid the thru the same tube that the transmission dipstick is in. Reinstall the drain plug and torque it down. This article applies to the Toyota 4Runner 1996-2002. I hope that helps out some.
Used pb blast and eventually even got out my electric heat gun to heat up the front plug. The rear differential lock system is effective in case one of the rear wheels is spinning. Dump a qrt in, dump a tube of lsd additive i dont care if the 75w90 says its for lsd diffs, add lsd additive. Be sure to stop the wheels. But, to each his own I reckon.
Then again, think of all the ones that no one does this to and they are running just fine. There is the transmission tank. This article applies to the Toyota Tacoma 1996-2015. This article applies to the Toyota 4Runner 1984-1995. Lower the truck to the ground. Then as mentioned above, fill the transmission back up thew the same tube as the dipstick is in.
Once all of the fluid is drained out, insert the plug back in the drain hole and tighten down tight with the breaker bar and socket. After the rear differential is locked, the indicator will come on. If ur lucky and dont have chatter, well there u go. You can change your fluid at least 3 different ways. You should either check the fluid level when the transmission is fully cold or fully hot i.
Refill with the appropriate differential fluid. Then you will see the front diff. I'd replace it if it's never been changed and is pretty old. I just don't like knowing that the magnet or filter is being clogged up with that. Use only Toyota transmission fluid available at dealer or irontoad.
You can pull them out just enough to clear the differential, or you can remove them completely. I work at a hot rod shop and anytime we install new gears or run a crate engine we recommend oil change at 50 miles and rear fluid at 100 miles. You will need new gaskets for the drain and fill plugs. I guess they want to drum up more business down the road. The fill plug torques to 29lb-ft and the drain torques to 48 lb-ft.