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2001 Toyota Highlander Question: How often should I replace my transfer case fluid has 120000mi. how much $

 

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The Highlander, Longmont, CO, November 02, 2013, 11:44
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shop has recommended

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    G. T. Service Center (4231 Answers) , Stephenville, TX - (254) 638-3236
    ProfessorG November 02, 2013, 14:14
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    Always good to change fluids in all lubricated areas before 100,000 miles. The fluids are the life blood of your moving components. Depends on your driving conditions, but I change mine every 50,000 on differentials, 40,000 on automatic transmission. Your transfer case only takes 1qt of gear oil, and only takes a few minutes to drain and refill. No Worries.

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    Loveland Tire and Service (18 Answers) , Loveland, CO - (970) 737-4336
    LTS November 04, 2013, 06:47
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    I don't see any manufacturers recommendation for a service interval. There are ,however, intervals for inspecting the fluid. I would have your shop explain why it should be changed and if youn don't trust their recommendation then you might want to find a new shop you do trust.

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