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Ask the Toyota mechanic!

Discussion in 'General Tundra Discussion' started by T-Rex266, Aug 15, 2015.

  1. Sep 10, 2020 at 11:47 PM
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    Ruggybuggy

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    There is a frequency code stamped on the back of the remote. Check and make sure it matches your existing working remote. Also if I recall there are only so many remotes that the truck can store. If your at the max the new remote won't store. Techstream can determine that for you. I'm on holidays right now so I can't check my Tecchstream against my truck.
     
  2. Sep 11, 2020 at 5:42 AM
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    MKKnuds

    MKKnuds God, Truck, Guns, Beer

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    I hope that isn't the case because I'd really like to have more than one remote that works on my truck. (I have toddlers that can and have lost keys to other vehicles for a few days at a time. Haha.) Where Is the techstream thread? Tried to find it last night.
     
  3. Sep 11, 2020 at 6:24 AM
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    Bakershack Critical of Noncritical Thinkers

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    Here is a link to search for Techstream, ordered by relevance. I tried to find a sticky post on Techstream but could not. Hope this helps. . .
    https://www.tundras.com/search/3416046/?q=techstream&o=relevance&c[title_only]=1
     
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  4. Sep 11, 2020 at 6:28 AM
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    MKKnuds

    MKKnuds God, Truck, Guns, Beer

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  5. Sep 21, 2020 at 5:52 AM
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    War Machine SSEM # 5 SKDM # 23

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    My father in law has our old 2012 Sequoia. 206,000 miles on it. He was having brake issues, so he changed them all out, along with installing a new master cylinder. He bled the brakes at the same time. He’s been a mechanic his entire life, but hasn’t done it professionally since the mid 90’s, and doesn’t have a lot of experience with newer vehicles.

    After all of that, the brake pedal became very soft, going all the way to the floor when stopping. No lights were on, and he couldn’t figure it out. He took it to a local mechanic. After working on it, (Including bleeding the brakes with a machine) they couldn’t get it fixed, and told him he’d have to go to a dealership. They told him they think it needs a new abs system, which would run around 3k.

    When he picked it up from the mechanic, the brake, abs, and traction control lights were on, and he says the brakes are even worse. The mechanic doesn’t know what they did to cause the lights to come on but couldn’t reset them.

    Before he goes down the dealership path and spends all that money (which he doesn’t have), I figured I’d check with the forum. Anyone experienced something similar? Anyone have any idea what the deal is? Since the Sequoia is so similar to a gen 2 Tundra I thought someone here may know.
     
  6. Sep 21, 2020 at 6:54 AM
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    OTX

    OTX 2018 Tundra SR5 Off-road Crewmax 4x4

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    I called a local shop that deals with Toyota off road equipment. I want to have my transmission fluid changed. He said they would drain out about 2.25 quarts and replace it with WS Toyota fluid. I asked if he could do it 3 times as I have read some people do that. The guy said it doesn’t make that much of a difference compared to draining and filling it once. Does that make sense??. I’m thinking if he did it three times, that’s three times more new liquid which should be better?. He wants $125 for a drain and refill once with 2.25 qts vs $350 for doing it 3 times and 6.75 quarts of fluid. My tundra has 87k miles and I’m thunking it’s time for a fluid change. I would appreciate advice. Shall I go somewhere else??.
     
  7. Sep 21, 2020 at 7:27 AM
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    It is possible he has air in the abs actuator. Techstream has a utility that bleeds the air out of the system. Maybe you can download Techstream and he could use it to bleed the brakes.
     
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  8. Sep 22, 2020 at 3:40 PM
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    Hightide Kinda’ new, but old

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    Lots of do-dads.
    This extra harness appears to be tied into the fog light line.
    Is it for the older version of the DRLs that was in the body panel below the headlights or is it for something else?

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