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#150 of 187 Re: '05 Tacoma DC 4WD [sugarman1]
May 31, 2006 (3:06 pm)
I just recently purchased a used 2004 Toyota Tacoma 4dr Prerunner w/ TRD V6 and SR5 (and the list goes on......). What is the intervals for tuneups on this vehicle? My wife's 2004 Highlander is 100k and I couldn't seem to put my finger on the manual where it states that. I am considering putting Mobil 1 in my and hers soon. I ran it in my Accord 4dr Ex for years and it was excellent. I am however happy to be back to the Toyota product and especially their trucks. My old Toyota was a 88 Toy w/ 22RE and 4wd. What a great truck. I want to drive it "sanely" so I can get good gas mileage. I see you have yours up over 22. That is impressive. What size tires and what else have you done? I wouldn't mind the custom air filter also to help.
Jun 06, 2006 (5:31 pm)
Hi folks I have 05 Tacoma w/TRD package. Recently the truck has continuous rubbing noise, sounds from front tires. When drive off road or pass speed bump itís getting worse, annoying like youíre squeezing something. I saw guys from a Scion forum say that TRD suspensionís easy to get this problem, is it true? Sent back to dealer once, they said everything normal. Like that forum says "everythingís fine, yet the problems still exist". Sigh...
Thanks in advance
#152 of 187 EXHAUST MANIFOLD CRACKED 3 TIMES
Jun 21, 2006 (1:43 pm)
I OWN A 95 TOYOTA TACOMA 2.4 I HAVENT HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH IT EXCEPT THE MANIFOLD HAS BEEN REPLACED 3 TIMES. IT KEEPS CRACKING THEM IN HALF AND THE STUDS THAT CONNECT IT TO THE PIPE COME LOOSE ALL THE TIME. PLEASE SHARE YOUR INPUT, THANK YOU
Jul 08, 2006 (4:22 pm)
where is the transmission gauge located in a 2006 toyota tacoma v6??
#154 of 187 Re: tacoma [vabundez]
Jul 09, 2006 (1:02 pm)
There isn't one. It just has a fill hole on the side of the transmission. If the fluid is up to hole then the the fluid level is fine. Kind of like the rear differential.
#155 of 187 Re: Filters [msibille]
Jul 13, 2006 (10:11 am)
I have an '05 Tacoma, V6. Any idea how to loosen and remove the oil filter housing in order to turn it upside down to take off the filter?
Jul 19, 2006 (11:33 am)
I drive my '05 Double cab about 2 to 3 times per week. I was thinking of using something like Lucas Oil stabilizer to better protect the engine from cold starts. Has anyone used this and what is your opinion? Also, another general questions that someone many know. On average, how long does it take for oil to completely circulate throughout the engine?
#157 of 187 "Maint Required" light on at 11K on '05 Tacoma
Jul 23, 2006 (1:41 pm)
#158 of 187 "Maint Required" light on at 11K on '05 Tacoma
Jul 11, 2006 (6:16 am)
Just had my "Maintanence Required" light to come on and stay on - on my 2005 Toyota Tacoma Double Cab pickup. Mileage is at 11,000 +.
Anyone know what I need to check for or probably replace?
Thanks for your replies.
#159 of 187 Re: "Maint Required" light on at 11K on '05 Tacoma [winterbones]
Jul 13, 2006 (5:10 pm)
It probably just means you need to change the oil, I think they're set to go off every 5K and the mechanic resets it after doing the maintenance. You can reset it yourself, look in the manual for instructions.