Toyota Tundra Service Manual: Differential Oil

Replacement

REPLACEMENT

PROCEDURE

1. DRAIN DIFFERENTIAL OIL

(a) Stop the vehicle on a level place.

(b) for Front Differential:

(1) Using a 10 mm hexagon wrench, remove the filler plug and gasket.

(2) Using a 10 mm hexagon wrench, remove the drain plug and gasket, and drain the oil.

(3) Using a 10 mm hexagon wrench, install a new gasket and the drain plug.

Torque:

39 N·m {400 kgf·cm, 29 ft·lbf}

(c) for Rear Differential:

(1) Remove the filler plug and gasket.

(2) Remove the drain plug and gasket, and drain the oil.

(3) Install a new gasket and the drain plug.

Torque:

49 N·m {500 kgf·cm, 36 ft·lbf}

2. ADD DIFFERENTIAL OIL

(a) Add differential oil so that the oil level is between 0 to 5 mm (0 to 0.196 in.) from the bottom lip of the differential filler plug hole.

Text in Illustration

*a

0 to 5 mm (0 to 0.196 in.)

NOTICE:

  • Too much or too little oil will lead to differential problems.
  • After changing the oil, drive the vehicle and then check the oil level again.

Oil type:

Item

Oil type and viscosity

Front differential

Toyota Genuine Differential gear oil LT 75W-85 GL-5 or equivalent.

Rear differential

Front differential capacity:

Specified Condition

 

2.00 to 2.10 liters (2.12 to 2.21 US qts., 1.76 to 1.84 Imp. qts.)

 

Rear differential capacity:

Engine type

Wheelbase type

Cab type

Drive type

Specified Condition

3UR-FE. 3UR-FBE

3700 mm (12 ft. 1.7 in.)

Double

2WD

3.55 to 3.65 liters (3.76 to 3.85 US qts., 3.13 to 3.21 Imp. qts.)

4WD

CrewMax

2WD

3.70 to 3.80 liters (3.91 to 4.01 US qts., 3.26 to 3.34 Imp. qts.)

4WD

3.55 to 3.65 liters (3.76 to 3.85 US qts., 3.13 to 3.21 Imp. qts.)

4180 mm (13 ft. 8.6 in.)

Double

2WD

3.70 to 3.80 liters (3.91 to 4.01 US qts., 3.26 to 3.34 Imp. qts.)

4WD

1UR-FE

3700 mm (12 ft. 1.7 in.)

ALL

2WD

4.55 to 4.65 liters (4.81 to 4.91 US qts., 4.01 to 4.09 Imp. qts.)

4WD

(b) for Rear Differential:

(1) Install a new gasket and the filler plug.

Torque:

49 N·m {500 kgf·cm, 36 ft·lbf}

(c) for Front Differential:

(1) Using a 10 mm hexagon wrench, install a new gasket and the filler plug.

Torque:

39 N·m {400 kgf·cm, 29 ft·lbf}

    Replacement

    Differential System

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