Then again, think of all the ones that no one does this to and they are running just fine. Here is your best source for car and truck fluid capacity and oil specifications. Thank you, jp213a, for posting this and for everyone who added useful information. The interior included new seats, new gauges, new controls, updated ergonomics, and a redesigned dashboard with improved materials and metal-look surfaces. The new Double Cab replaces the previous generation's Access Cab, and the all new CrewMax replaces the previous generation's Double Cab, it is also built to compete with the Mega Cab.
As of 2008, Stewart has won the seventeen times driving Toyota vehicles. The Toyota Tundra also was the only full-size pickup to make Consumer Reports most reliable new car and most reliable used cars lists. The color palette was changed to Quicksand 4V6 , Magnetic Gray 1G3 , and Super White 040. In the eight years of owning the truck, he logged in an average of 125,000 miles 200,000 km a year and had it serviced at his local dealership a total of 117 times. Remove the fill plug first.
These are hollow aluminum, crush type gaskets. Give keys to service rep. Toyota's response is the Tundra does not feature a center differential which would become a weak point in the drivetrain. The 2 bolts in the front diff are allen type. Electronic stability control functions in 4x4hi and is disengaged in 4x4lo. Fill the diff using the pump until it starts coming out. An integrated Trailer Brake Controller was added that is standard on all 5.
You scared me into the early oil and differential changes! In the event of a camshaft failure Toyota will either replace the engine and extend the warranty or repurchase the truck from the owner. So I changed my oil and rear differential fluid at 81 miles. I know years ago, it was normal to do a maintenance at 1000 miles, and the newer cars don't call for it. I guess they want to drum up more business down the road. Drive to Lexus dealership at appointed time. In 2006, the Tundra got Toyota's first manufacturer championship winning 12 of the 25 races.
Install new sealing ring gaskets. So now, truck has a whole new differential. Not a big deal I run 80-90 in Georgia. Clean the sealing surface around the drain plug hole with a rag. The oil filter was doing its job and catching the little metal shavings in the filter and the magnet on the differential drain caught a good chunk of metal.
No accidents have been connected to the recall. There is enough room between the back of the differential housing and the spare tire to insert the nozzle of a 1 quart lube bottle into the fill hole and hold the bottle close to level. Toyota reports that the defect may be the cause of 11 accidents resulting in six injuries. As of the 2010 model year this has been corrected. The Toyota Tundra has a presence in several countries that include Japan, China, Australia, Switzerland and. Toyota recalled 2000-2001 Tundras, soon expanding it through 2003.
Took it in and the service department put it on a lift and listened to it. A premium Platinum trim level was added. For T-case you drop the skid plate 3 bolts Use 1. Easy job, probably took 45 minutes. I guess they want to drum up more business down the road. The seats on the 1794 are finished in leather and a suede-like material and features contrasting stitching.
The front coil springs have a decrease spring rated for more suspension compliance. For the front diff, make sure to get any metal shavings off of the magnet. By 2005, Toyota managed to sell 126,529 units. Do not forget about the front diff and the T case. Make sure when you loosen it that you aren't pulling down at an angle or you'll round it for sure. Anyways, no matter what your dealer says, I'd recommend a rear differential fluid change way before the recommended 30,000 miles and oil before 5,000 miles.
The entertainment system received the updated Entune 2. Once the fill plug is removed, place a drain pan under the differential and remove the drain plug. I applied as much force as I could, but it just would not open. I put this on TacomaWorld. These shocks allow for an additional 1. Verify plugs are 24mm hex head; could be 10mm Allen head requires Allen socket to use torque wrench or other size 2.
Today, I went and got a metal pipe about a foot and a half long and used that as a 'breaker bar'. It is also 13 inches 330 mm longer, 3 inches 76 mm taller, and 4 inches 100 mm wider than the Regular and Access Cab versions, with a 12 inches 300 mm longer wheelbase. If you have a flex filler and gravity it's even less time. Front diff, you have to drop the plastic middle skid plate 8 bolts. Use the same socket used on the fill plug. Combined, the two plants give Toyota a maximum capacity to produce 300,000 Tundra units annually or 100,000 units from the Indiana plant and another 200,000 units from the Texas plant.