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When replacing the 80w gear lube in the front and rear axels, how do I know how much to add?

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With the pickup on level ground and the fill plug removed. The fill plug is located in the center of the diff housing.(the side with out the drive shaft). Fill the diffs until the 80w is level with the bottom of the fill plug hole. You can feel for this with your finger. I recommend that you fill until oil starts to run out of fill hole. then wait 1 minute to let the oil settle. then check the level with your finger. if low add more. Check again. Put fill plug back in.

The stock toyota axles dont take much oil. give or take 2 quarts each differential. I have never measure exsactly.

-Note you can also check your manual trans and tranfer cases the same way. Thank you.

Posted on Mar 06, 2009

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