Most of the time the dipstick and filling locations for an automatic transmission are fairly accessible near the top of the engine. Presumptive torque converter issue however the dealer could not re-experience the problem. Spray lube front drive shaft mounting hardware and lock nut that holds Yoke on front diff. Repair shops will not guarantee rust repair on roof unless they replace roof panel. Getting ready to take a trip and just wondering if this can be taken care of, when I get back? Note: When jacking up the vehicle, be sure to give yourself ample room to work underneath. Over time and wear, this plastic gear's teeth shred and eventually cease to be able to control gears.
I am stuck in a bad place and just don't know where to go or what to do. Remove lock nut and yoke from front diff. There is one difference in the two runs. You have to get a Funnel that is designed for the transmission tube. On my car there is no filler plugs or dipstick and as your car is a later model than mine you are probably in the same boat. I have always loved my Tundra, but all of this rust on the frame and undercarriage is very concerning regarding the longevity of my vehicle. You will need a funnel that fits into the top of the tube.
The converter could also be damaged and it will surely create a huge mess. You will destroy either the torque converter or the trans pump. I was told by the Toyota service rep at the dealership that my vehicle is unsafe to drive. Again, complete removal of the starter is normally unnecessary. Sometimes they have to be heated. Let me know if you need further assistance. I have been told that they will have to use heat to remove them, along with a lot of force, and in turn may do frame damage in the process.
The front brakes on Tundras seem to have this common problem. No need to buy a new one as they're designed to last forever. Then started to climb up slowly but I was on flats by then and it never went over 192F. I checked and found my power steering fluid was low. Posted on Apr 15, 2009 This is not easy. To add transmission oil you need to get a funnel tiny enough … to fit in the dipstick hole for the transmission with the other end of the funnel wide enough to accommodate the pouring of the oil there is special oil.
The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. I may do it later in the week, but if not then we have a trip planned mid-May and I will report then. Tip: Use colored markers to mark connectors and hoses for easy and correct installation. Use a small round file to remove any burs. If you have a standard shift transaxle, you must raise the car up on a level lift.
Limped the truck home and bled the brakes at home removing a bunch of air. Also check to make sure nothing else will interfere with separating the transmission from the engine and lowering it to the floor. When the transmission is in position, carefully slide the jack forward until the bell housing touches the back of the engine. The fluid has to be changed at the dealer with a power flush and complete replacement with new fluid. Taking it to a transmission guy tomorrow to look at. All transmissions benefit from a good service.
Organize nuts and boltsFor organizing nuts and bolts, we recommend using labeled plastic containers or baggies, whichever you have available. Spray lube front drive shaft mounting hardware and lock nut that holds Yoke on front diff. Both are good options but the best option for you depends on the transmission problem, the year, make and model of vehicle, the mileage and the vehicle value. Most people would rather increase fuel economy, but I want longevity. Apparently the dealer has the special tool to fill the tranny appropraitely and I was down 2 quarts.
I did the same for my Chevy Silverado which said it was the power window control box on the door and here was a video about it on youtube. I will collect more data regarding the 200F opening as I only collect data once in a while like a check up and have the disconnected most of the times. Went to Toyota dealer to see what it would take to repair and do oil change. Let it set to penetrate. Usually cost about 20 bucks for your do it yourselfers. The engine should be warmed up, and running at idle on level ground to check the fluid level.
Every transmission is cold and hot tested before shipment. I found numerous posts on the web detailing the fix on this problem. The white smoke is more likely from warn valve guides. If it's not that, it's probably the window regulator. I can't extract the transmission from the engine.
Lower truck and check fluid. I did not remove the transmission with the engine, and now I am having great difficulty installing the torque converter to flywheel bolts. Finally, check to make sure electrical wiring and cables are moved aside so as not to interfere with the transmission installation. Joined: Nov 1, 2012 Member: 90305 Messages: Gender: Male First Name: Canadain bumper technician Vehicle: 2010. Creative gear manipulation allowed truck to start. How did u get them out when you pulled the old block out? There is visible oil around the rear main seal, when I looked underneath with a creeper, but not hitting the floor yet.