What type of gear oil do I need for my 1992 2wd Toyota pickup?

I was told by a friend (who might not know anything) that I need SAE 80W-90. My manual says to use the correct weight gear oil.....

5 Answers

  • In
    Lv 6
    3 weeks ago

    Most differentials use 85W gear oil. Your manual should have a list of the specific fluids for your vehicle listed on a separate page from the generic instructions you quoted.

  • 4 weeks ago

    80W-90 sounds right

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    SAE 80W-90 is the standard differential gear lube used in most of the axles, sometimes you need to add a friction modifier with locking differentials. You will be fine with the standard SAE 80W-90 gear lube on that model as Toyota didn't have locking differentials. The 22R manual transmission takes SAE 75W-90, the axle differentials will take the standard SAE 80W-90 gear lube.

  • Pete L
    Lv 5
    4 weeks ago

    Ask Toyota they have the knowledge.

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  • 4 weeks ago

    The correct type.

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