Doesn't mean the diff will explode driving down the road, but something to be aware of if it gets worse the next time and to eventually fix. This led to extremely dangerous safety hazard with vehicle sliding across overhead bridge. I have had to resort to makeshift repairs using brush on bed liner to stem the leaking and check the fluid to keep it full. What do you guys run in climates where it will go above or below zero degrees depending on the day? Extensive strengthening compared to the previous generation allows for more precise steering feel and suspension travel, resulting in an improved ride and excellent handling. Let all the oil drain out, replace the washer and reinstall and tighten the drain plug. The source of the leak is severe corrosion that has removed much of the structural metal of the differential housing. Includes: Carrier Bearings and Races, Pinion Bearings and Races, Pinion Seal, Complete Shim Kit, Ring Gear Bolts, Pinion Nut, Crush Sleeve, Oil Baffles, Slingers.
Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-886-2815. Note: This is a good time to cycle through four wheel drive high and low, exercise the transfer case and front differential a little bit to cycle the oil and put some load on the parts. Rear end was ready to drop off truck! Careful not to warp bolt head while tapping on it with hammer. The contact noticed that the oil was leaking from the rear differential. The guy who towed me told me it was definitely something to do with my rear end. The vehicle was driven to the dealer for diagnostic testing.
Are you doing it yourself? All-new in February, 1996, Toyota 4Runner received completely revised interior and exterior styling, new drivelines and an updated suspension system resulting in record sales every month since. I did quite a bit of searching but unfortunately cannot find any useful information on the 3rd gen rear ends. Canada is perhaps another story. Mobil1 with seems to be the popular choice. Includes: Carrier bearings and races, pinion bearings and races, pinion seal, complete shim kit, ring gear bolts, pinion nut, crush sleeve, oil baffles. The contact stated that this was a recurring failure. Bullying will not be tolerated.
Two points of interest since I am presently draining rear diff. I have serious concerns about the ongoing safety and road-worthiness of this vehicle. Attach the pump to the first quart 7. The technician stated that front differential vacuum actuator and t-case actuator had failed. The fill plug is in the same area which also is rusted. Not only would I want to put the locker in my rear diff on my Tacoma but when im done the 4runner will still need to be able to drive down the road fine. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-886-2815.
It appears that everything else that rotates under the truck calls for 75W-90 gear oil. In addition, on September 23, 2015. Also available is a powerful V6 engine. That being said I've driven a 1997 automatic 4Runner for the past 8 years hoping to go 10 and recently had my differential blow out. The main drawback is that since the transmission pan is not dropped, the 4Runner's wire mesh filter cannot be cleaned and the magnets in the pan cannot be inspected and cleaned. The contact stated that there was oil leaking from the rear of the vehicle. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-800-886-2815.
Joined: Feb 21, 2017 Member: 211245 Messages: Gender: Male Vehicle: 95. Wanted to keep another 10 years! When I realized I had this problem, I searched the Toyota forums online and it appears to be a very common issue with these vehicles and Toyota is aware but will do nothing about it. Sheesh sure was nasty at 37k!. I don't know how many miles you have or how hard you've 4x4ed, but have you ever listened to your rear diff? So I replaced them all during the fluid change. Includes: Carrier Bearings and Races, Pinion Bearings and Races, Pinion Seal, Complete Shim Kit, Ring Gear Bolts, Pinion Nut, Crush Sleeve, Oil Baffles, Slingers. Making it not possible to check the fluid level. Everybody has their own opinions and sometimes is easy to start splitting hairs over little things.
I don't know how many miles you have or how hard you've 4x4ed, but have you ever listened to your rear diff? I need to put on diff drop and replace blown out cv boot I've got both cv axles new so I might as well change oils and everything while Ive got the front tore apart. Front suspension is a coil spring double-wishbone design using a closed structure for the lower arm that adds strength while minimizing unsprung weight. Many Toyota dealers use this machine, but none had it near me. I'm leaning towards 80w-90 full synthetic for the rear, year long unless somebody has a better idea. The gaskets are made of metal and deform when torqued down to form a proper seal. More often if towing or loaded down.
Upon further investigation, the contact discovered that the rear differential was leaking. My brother has a 97 4runner limited that had a locking differential that comes stock. Hello I am new to the forum. Includes: Carrier Bearings and Races, Pinion Bearings and Races, Pinion Seal, Complete Shim Kit, Ring Gear Bolts, Pinion Nut, Crush Sleeve, Oil Baffles, Slingers. Take out the fill plug, then break loose and remove the drain plug, mine looked like this; 4.
It has received the recommended maintenance. Please go somewhere else if that is your intent. If it is needed I could possibly get the V. The rest of the differential housing is made of thicker, heavier gauge metal and seems ok. About what mileage should I think about changing out the diff and transfer case fluids? Ignoring this rule will result in removal of the post. The manufacturer was notified of the failure.