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My owner's manual doesn't give any guidance for checking and changing auto transmission fluid for my 2002 tacoma 6 cyl pre-runner. Where do I add fluid if necessary?

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    yadayada May 11, 2010

    THAT'S BECAUSE THEY DON'T WANT U TO FOOL WITH THE TRANS FOR YOUR OWN GOOD.

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Replace at 30 k or buy a new trannry in 1 year.

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