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2012 Tundra Transmission Service, how much?

Discussion in '2nd Gen Tundras (2007-2013)' started by bjp32668, Aug 14, 2018.

  1. Aug 14, 2018 at 7:01 PM
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    bjp32668

    bjp32668 [OP] New Member

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    How much is a dealer going to charge me to drain the tranny, change the filter, and fill it back up w/ fluid?
     
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    Way more than it costs to DIY
     
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    There was a recent thread on fluid changes to include trans. If I recall the estimate was around 300 bucks for the trans.
     
  4. Aug 14, 2018 at 7:33 PM
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    Probably a few hundred. Most transmission shops or capable mechanic will be more affordable.

    FYI, (you may know this) only a portion of the fluid will be drained, maybe 20-25%. You end up getting a partial change unless you get it flushed. There are different opinions on flushes, many think flushes can create other problems. Read once, "you flush a toilet, not a transmission".
     
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    Call the dealer and ask
     
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    Dropping the pan does not change all of the fluid, only 20-25%!!!
     
  7. Aug 15, 2018 at 3:38 PM
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    Really? Whoa. Didn't know that....good to know. Hmmm....is there a way to change all the fluid?
     
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    In post #4 of this thread I mentioned a "flush", all the fluid gets purged with new. This does not involve dropping the pan or changing the filter.

    Personally, I would get the pan dropped and filter changed. Evaluate the fluid drained and go from there. The drain and fill of the pan is all the 60K and (think) 120k mileage recommends.

    Many go with a synthetic refill and claim improved performance.
     
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    I had the flush done at my dealer for 200. i got prices from 200-350 from other dealers and some dealers wont do the flush. My truck has 100k and flush worked fine with no issues.
     
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    They charged me $295 a year ago.
     
  11. Aug 28, 2018 at 9:15 PM
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    There was an informative youtube video I watched about our transmission and that they are a sealed unit and there isn't a way to check the fluid level and condition by a dipstick, which makes doing it yourself a little iffy...
    There are 2 transmissions that are in our trucks and they have slight different levels. It is supposed to be a dealer done service.
     
  12. Aug 28, 2018 at 10:06 PM
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    I did the drain and fill, checked the solenoid valves for 199.00. Got those boxes checked off of there was ever an issue.
     

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