Primary Coverage expiration date changed. According to the instructions, In step 6B if oil does not come out after removing overflow plug, then go to step 7 which says to add fluid until it comes out overflow plug. I would get the oil changed on the Trans every 75k miles from now on. Just measure how much fluid you take out meticulously and put in the same amount. It seems no one owns a 2008 4. On May 21, 2017, a settlement of claims in a class action lawsuit involving 2005? The vehicle must be level and the fluid thoroughly warm when you check. Excellent blog you have here but I was curious about if you knew of any forums that cover the same topics discussed in this article? Must remove with an Allen wrench.
The allen head plug was middle on one side of the pan and the drain plug was in back of the pan towards rear. There are 4 screws … that are required to be removed to get to the oil filter than you will need a special tool to remove the oil filter. The tranny must be brought up to a special temp and a special tool has to be used to check it and fill it. Shop online, find the best price on the right product, and have it shipped right to your door. And finally you got to the paper filter after removing the oil cover plate.
Toyota and some shops seem to make this process unnecessarily complicated. Let it run for 5 to 10 minutes, then shift the gears a couple of times, finally putting the truck back into park. Difficulty to pair the phone. Drain and then refill it. It will have gauge on the stick to let y … ou know the correct level. I have been browsing forum after forum and I have learned that there is no fluid dipstick for the transmission and that it cannot be filled that way because the transmission is sealed. Now conventional thinking will tell anyone that sooner or later a fluid that is used for lubrication will have to be replac … ed at some time.
Owner Mailing section has been updated. The bottom of the pan seems to be smaller than you would expect. Do not change fluid more than the factory recommends. I recently purchased 2007 Tundra 5. Intermittent Bluetooth® failure to connect to the vehicle when first turning on the vehicle.
It seems like if the oil is dirty the Trans doesn't like it. If you encounter one of these people, take their advice with a grain of salt. I work for a dealer in parts. Hear from other customers via the 17,694 reviews on parts for your Toyota Tundra. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased.
So, tell the shop not to flush the transmission. Hi there - there is an oil port on the side of the transmission case where oil level can be checked. I expected the overfill plug would be dry. However, Toyota's bulletin was specific that the fluid fill and level needed to be correct for the 2007 Tundra, as specified. Given your mileage, I would recommend a by a mobile, professional mechanic, such as one from YourMechanic, who will come to your location, diagnose this problem, give you an accurate assessment of damage and cost estimate for repairs. On May 21, 2017, a settlement of claims in a class action lawsuit involving 2005? Believe it or not you can not check the transmission oil on a 2007-2010 Tundra with a 5. Replace the oil with fresh oil not from the pan.
So, it occurred to me that I had to fill it with a pump from the underneath. I would appreciate any information on this subject. Applicability has been updated to include 2016? Talk to a Toyota service manager if you don't believe me. I had a conversation with a service manager and… Believe it or not you can not check the transmission oil on a 2007-2010 Tundra with a 5. Inserting the dipstick is done by turning it a little as you push it in, make sure you clean it up , free from any rust ,etc.
So I've decided to let Toyota do the oil changes. Just measure how much fluid you take out meticulously and put in the same amount. Thanks for checking out our community and enjoy your stay! The Supersession Notice has been updated. Toyota had made significant inroads into what was previously an American automaker dominated car segment, the pickup truck. Best regards I have an 08 tundra 4×4 v8 dream truck. The smaller of the two new O-rings replaces the existing O-ring on the screw.
John, Good luck with no spot-no problem. I just measured the location of the oil filter in relation to the skid plate, cut a hole in the skid plate with a jigsaw large enough to get my hand through file the edges of course to keep from possible cutting our hand and then fashioned a removable cover to go over the hole. That skid plate is a pain to take on and off. Something else that I decided to let Toyota do. It has the 14mm plug right in the bottom surface. I am using only the toyota ws fluid. In addition, the Tundra pulls a real load up a real ramp with real flame to increase temperature conditions.