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How do you change the fluid and filter in the transmission of a 02 tundra?

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  • wesleywinche Aug 04, 2009

    To change the filter, drain the fluid, then remove all of the bolts from around the pan. To remove the pan tap on it with a rubber hammer. Actually you have to beat the daylights out of it to break the seal but you cannot tell anyone to beat the daylights out of something because then they may well break the pan. If you take a wide, flathead screww driver and really gently tap it into the seal about 1/8 of an inch and then pull it along the perimeter yiou will break the seal. Becareful not to drive the screwdriver blade into the inner wall of the pan or to gouge the pan or the transmission wall. This is all aluminum and it scars easily: Don't screw this up!
    Lower the pan intact and dump the fluid into a storage container. The dip stick has a rubber flange about halfway up. Pull this loose as you lower the pan. If you want you can take the whole dipstick tube loose from the side of the engine up top, but its no easier than loosing it from the flange.
    Clean the pan with solvent. Be careful not o loose the three little magenets in the bottom of the pan; notice where they are and put them back from where you got them.
    Get back under there and take out the 4 bolts holding the filter in place. These are of differing lengths so remember which one goes where.
    Take out the filter; careful as it is probably full of fluid.
    Put the new filter in.
    Scrape all of the old filter material off of the pan and the transmission. Don't get all crazy with the scraping and gouge anything.
    It was easier to use form a gasket with the rubber gasket provided in the filter kit than it was to use only the rubber gasket itself. Don't let the gassket get all kinked up as you are bolting the pan back in place.
    When sliding the pan back in place stick the dip stick tube back into the flange.
    Once its all back together dump in about a gallon of the proper transmissin fluid. I know the book calls for adding a quart and a half then checking, but hat thig will hold abot 6 quarts, so let your conscience be your guide.
    When checking fluid level let engine idle as you move the gear shift through the gears slowly. Cherck level, repeat process.
    Check to make sure there are no leaks.
    Dispose of old fluid, old filter, and dirty rags appropriately.
    When in doubt go to the store and by a manual; its a good $22 investment.

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I don't know how to change the filter I've change mine's transmission fluid by removing the drain plug in the bottom of the transmission. This only remove about 4 quarts of fluid ( it's best to measure it by poring it back into quart bottles after draining ). You refill it by poring it down the dip stick hole. Pore back in the same amount you drained out.

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