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200,000 mile service

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by Topwater Scott, Mar 6, 2019.

  1. Mar 6, 2019 at 2:25 PM
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    Topwater Scott

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    My 06 Tundra recently rolled past 200,000 miles and since we plan on keeping it for a while yet I want to get some maintenance done. I'm thinking fluids in both differentials, transmission fluids, transfer case fluid, radiator fluids and timing belt and water pump. Any other suggestions for service to be done? Oh and probably a new battery, she was turning pretty slow in the cold weather we have had.

    Thanks for your help!
     
  2. Mar 6, 2019 at 2:32 PM
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    TundraMcGov.

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    Spark plugs
    Engine air filter
    Cabin air filter
    Radiator hoses
    Alternator brushes
    PCV valve(s)

    What suspension you rolling on? How old? How many miles?
     
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  3. Mar 6, 2019 at 2:34 PM
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    15whtrd

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    Everyone forgets about their brake fluid. You have a good list going but don’t forget about the brakes.
     
  4. Mar 6, 2019 at 2:36 PM
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    Is that a thing, to just replace the brushes on an alternator before it goes bad? I’ve rebuilt one alternator in my life over 20 years ago.
     
  5. Mar 6, 2019 at 2:38 PM
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    Still running on original suspension but did add Timbren suspension SES to help when trailering. Probably a good time for new shocks/struts too.
     
  6. Mar 6, 2019 at 2:45 PM
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    If your still on the original shocks I bet you will notice a big improvement especially while towing if you replace. I was always told 50-60k on shocks, so your pretty well over that. Might want to also think about the power steering fluid as well.

    Congrats on 200k!
     
  7. Mar 6, 2019 at 2:56 PM
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    TundraMcGov.

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    Every Toyota I've had since my 1986 truck has had a serviceable alternator. Comes from the factory so that you can undo 3 (I think) bolts, which opens it up and you can reach in a remove the brushes. Drop in the new brushes which run $15 or less. And....vwwwwolah....you're alternator is good to go all over again. The $500 alternator from the dealer is a massive fraudulent scandal. The brushes are the wearing part.

    I haven't fully researched the Tundra's alternator. Mines a 2017 so I have ways to go. Let me see if I can find a part diagram and see.
     
  8. Mar 6, 2019 at 3:25 PM
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    TundraMcGov.

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    Look at this link. The part in the lower right hand corner are the brushes. The actual wearing part of the whole alternator system. depending on how hard it is to get the alternator out of the engine bay it an easy parts swap.

    https://www.ebay.com/i/272262959188?chn=ps

    The scandal is that they tell you need a whole new alternator for $500 AND you must provide your older alternator (the "core"). They take your old alternator that they got FOR FREE, clean it up, put new brushes in it and then box it and sell it for $500. Lather, rinse, repeat.
     
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