TRANSFER OIL ON-VEHICLE INSPECTION

PROCEDURE


  1. INSPECT TRANSFER OIL


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      Remove the No. 1 transfer case plug and gasket from the transfer assembly.

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      *a 0 to 5 mm (0 to 0.197 in.)

      Check that the oil level is between 0 and 5 mm (0 and 0.197 in.) from the bottom lip of the case plug hole.

      Note


      • When inspecting the transfer oil, make sure that the vehicle is level.

      • An excessively large or small amount of oil may cause damage.

      • After adding transfer oil, drive the vehicle and recheck the oil level.

    3. Check for oil leakage if the oil level is low.

    4. Install a new gasket to the No. 1 transfer case plug and then tighten the plug.

      Torque:
      49 N*m  { 500 kgf*cm, 36 ft.*lbf }
  2. ADJUST TRANSFER OIL


    1. Remove the No. 1 transfer case plug and gasket from the transfer assembly.

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      *a 0 to 5 mm (0 to 0.197 in.)

      Add transfer oil until the oil level is between 0 and 5 mm (0 and 0.197 in.) from the bottom lip of the case plug hole.

      Note


      • When adding transfer oil, make sure that the vehicle is level.

      • Add transfer oil a little at a time, waiting several minutes between each addition of transfer oil.

      • After adding transfer oil, drive the vehicle and recheck the oil level.

      Oil Type
      Toyota Genuine Differential gear oil LT API GL-5 or equivalent
      Viscosity
      SAE 75W-85
      Standard Capacity
      0.8 liters (0.8 US qts, 0.7 Imp.qts)
    3. After waiting for approximately 5 minutes, recheck the oil level.

    4. Install a new gasket and the No. 1 transfer case plug to the transfer assembly.

      Torque:
      49 N*m  { 500 kgf*cm, 36 ft.*lbf }