Apr 07, 2009 There is not enough flow at the sensor for a second oil filter. After performing the oil change the maintenance data will need to be reset. Look into adding more oil capacity; Look into an engine oil cooler; there is really no need for a second filter. The second number is the oil's viscosity when hot. Seems like toyota did not have the consumer in mind at all.
. The magnet on the drain plug should be cleaned just like the rear diff. Look into adding more oil capacity; Look into an engine oil cooler; there is really no need for a second filter. I use mt90 in my 6speed. I run this in my rear diff, front diff, and transfer case. All this and at the end of the day I have had to rebuild engines and transmission that were run on synthetic oil that were no where near the engine life expectancy.
If it is your daily driver, then every 30K miles is adequate. I just did my front and rear diff including the transfer case and used the amsoil gl-5 75-90w and what a difference when u let off the gas the truck rolls a lot farther lol I changed it around 16000 and the stock fluids had a lot metal shavings which talking to Toyota that is normal. I change these fluids generally on a 2 year schedule if not earlier depending on the wheeling I do. Regular Cab and Double Cab models This number is also on the Certification Label. Not sure how I feel about it. There was a good amount of metal particle accumilation on the drain plugs 4k miles so I would recommend other people do a break in service.
I recommend that you persue other options here. Dealers hadn't heard of the stuff and they kept recommending I'd use 75w90. My personal choice is Redline 75w90. I change it yearly, usually at the end of Summer when it gets tucked away under it's blanket in the garage to sleep through the winter. If you are concerned about oil contamination, don't be. I have always used synthetic oil on my vehicles, and wonder if anyone knows of a reason not to switch to synthetic on a V6? My personal choice is Redline 75w90. Hell I could do it myself for less than that.
Fill the diff using the pump until it starts coming out. I know what the differentials are, but are the manual transmission and the transfer case the same thing? Will be checking the auto tranny soon with all the talk of low levels on trucks with tow package. I know this from experience not just some sales pitch from a commercial or sales man. The sensor is at a dead end in the oil gallery. There is nothing better than the factory filter. I cant imagine doing this with toyota fluid. Have not seen any less wear with synthetic oil in those engines or transmissions.
Warm up and turn off the engine, wait more than 5 minutes, and check the oil level on the dipstick. I love free stuff as much as the next guy but I need to find out if the warranty on the engine would still apply if I change the oil myself. The front tires rear tires, exceed the maximum cold tire inflation, the tire to the correct inflation pressure soon possible, your vehicle must use only unleaded gasoline. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Differential Drive Pinion Oil Deflector stock in-person! Turn the ignition to run one position before starting engine. It burns it to lubricate the internal seals so a synthetic can leave residue in the exhaust ports.
Oils with a lower value before the W allow for easier starting of the engine in cold weather. After waiting for nearly an hour to get the front diff, rear diff, 6 speed tranny, and transfer case drained and refilled with Redline gear oil, the oil change fellow told me not to bother, that they already come with synthetic gear oil from the factory. If your truck sees a lot of offroad use, then more often is probably better. After performing the oil change the maintenance data will need to be reset. Front diff closeup Procedure The procedure for both is identical to the rear. Are you a Toyota truck fan? Some run synthetic some don't. Synthetics are worth it if you use your truck hard.
The only engine type that I know that doesn't like synthetic is the rotary engine. Note on the gear oil: it turns out that whether you have a limited slip differential or not, gear oil rated for limited slip will work fine. But as I sead ask the parts department at a dealer. The fill plug torques to 29lb-ft and the drain torques to 48 lb-ft. I had the wire drop off on my 89 3 liter v6. Toyota recommends after the change drive it for a few then recheck the levels the.