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1988 toyota: i add transmission fluid..grinding..shift..3rd gear

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how do i add transmission fluid to my 1988 toyota truck? there is a grinding when i try to shift into 3rd gear now...i think it needs more fluid.............................thanks



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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
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The link below shows the transmission case and the filler plug is high lighted. The transmission use 80w90 gear oil. Fill it till it starts to run out the hole. You need a suction gun or use a hose on the end of the bottle of oil and squeeze it into the hole. If the trans is grinding and making noise you may need an input shaft bearing. These are notorious for going bad.





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