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Dan, ASE Certified Technician
Category: Toyota
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Experience:  Auto Technician
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Front end differential or transfer case and bolts, 2005

Customer Question

JA: Hello. What is your issue regarding?
Customer: front end differential or transfer case nuts and bolts
JA: What is the model/year of your Toyota?
Customer: 2005 highlander all wheel drive
JA: Besides this, what condition is the car in?
Customer: good
JA: Are you fixing your Highlander yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes and so far i disconnected the drive shaft and located some of the nuts and bolts and wanted to know how to access the rest of them
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: thats all
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: Toyota
Expert:  Dan replied 12 months ago.

Hello my name is***** am an ASE Master Technician and I am glad to help you with your question.

Expert:  Dan replied 12 months ago.

Would you like me to send you the repair procedures for the front differential from the factory service manual?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
I just wanted to know how to remove the nuts and bolts without having to take the transmission off
Expert:  Dan replied 12 months ago.

For the transfer case or front differential?

Customer: replied 12 months ago.
Transfer case
Expert:  Dan replied 12 months ago.

You need to remove the transmission for this.

Expert:  Dan replied 12 months ago.

Please reply to this if you need more help and we can continue this conversation at no extra charge. This does not have to be my only answer. If you are satisfied with my service, please rate at the top of the screen. Rating does not close out your question. Remember, sometimes it is difficult to completely diagnose your vehicle without being there, but I will try to give you the best answer I can. Hoping to be giving you 5 star service.