Has anyone gone a different route and used a different oil type and viscosity all-together. My diff's see deep mud, water and just plain yucky muck, so better safe than sorry. It is important to note that not all Toyota models that require the use of 0W-20 synthetic oil suggest a longer oil change interval. . You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc.
The recall is expected to begin in september 2014. I wanted 0W-30, but it was going to force me to buy Mobil 1. I only use factory Toyota filters. Owners may contact set customer service at 1-954-429-2000. The unique titanium technology physically changes the way oil behaves under extreme pressures doubling its film strength, preventing oil from breaking down and reducing friction to maximize engine performance. They cling to critical engine parts like a magnet, providing an extra layer of protection from the start and throughout warm-up.
I also noticed that Quaker State has a full synthetic that was not much higher than regular brand name oils but I wondered about quality with the price being so much cheaper than other synthetics. The recall began on november 27, 2013. I run 5w30 and have yet to have any issues. Pennzoil Shudder is the only other real synthetic they offer, which is good oil, but I can't get pass the stigma of their regular motor oil. Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. Optional Equipment Listing This guide lists all available equipment options such as transmission options, differentials etc.
What are others using in their transfer cases in their 2014 and newer Tundras? I called the company and complained that their salesperson said it will work fine. Distance: 15,000 miles 24,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Rear differential fluid Interval in Month s : Labor Units: 0. I changed all my differentials with the same Mobile 1 75w-90 gear oil at 15k miles. Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. Redline makes a 75W-85, so naturally they recommend it for the rear diff. Best of all it's totally free! Has anyone gone a different route and used a different oil type and viscosity all-together.
Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. Seems to be much quicker now. It burns it to lubricate the internal seals so a synthetic can leave residue in the exhaust ports. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Tacoma for potential trouble spots. I've only used the locking diff a few times, but this being a used car, I'm anxious to get some fresh fluids in there. Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date.
I would say you would be safe with either 5w20 or 30. If your usage includes a lot of short trips or towing heavy loads then decrease the drain intervals by 30% and all should be good. I will be taking delivery of my 2017 Tundra in early March it's on order so I have about 6-8 weeks to make up my mind. I personally could not find this fancy expensive Toyota gear oil neither could any local dealers so I opted to try the normal stuff and have no issues. Very useful information regarding the clutch. Has anyone gone a different route and used a different oil type and viscosity all-together.
Through its advanced formulation, it supplies proven wear protection additives that hold up to high temperatures and friction under the most severe driving conditions. I have heard anecdotal comments on this and other forums that dealers are still using 75W-90. If I'm not mistaken you did a writeup on your rear diff breather mod, right? I actually spoke to Redline's technical support line. Distance: 165,000 miles 264,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Drive belt s Interval in Month s : 84 Labor Units: 0. Contact your Toyota dealer about the weight of accessory parts. Well, my dealer free oil changes has run out so I will be doing it my self from now on.
Both are available at Costco and Walmart, etc, in larger bottle sizes. As for me, I still haven't decided what to use. Distance: 180,000 miles 288,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Drive belt s Interval in Month s : 84 Labor Units: 0. Owners may contact set customer service at 1-866-405-4226. I'm about to do a front and rear differential oil change for my 2011 4runner Trail. Take a look at the following chart: As you can see, the minimum viscosity of a 75W at 100 degrees Centigrade Operating temperature, or perhaps a bit above is only 4.