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    How much damage could I have done?

    Hopefully someone gets a good laugh out of this… I have a brand new 2022 4Runner and read about how vehicles that have flood mode will allow the starter to turn the engine at a low rpm to circulate oil through the motor. I decided to try this without verifying that my car had this feature. I had...
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    New 4Runner, Amsoil or Toyota Oil?

    I bought a 2022 Toyota 4Runner and want to change my oil early to get rid of any break in material that may be in the oil. I understand that Toyota specs their oil and Mobil makes it and that it has a high ppm of moly in it. I’m wondering if there would be any advantage to using something like...
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    Can you mix differential fluid brands?

    I put Mobil 1 75w90 in my F150s front diff when I last changed it and went to vacuum it to replace it with amsoil 75w90 but my cheap hand pump just wasn’t cutting it so I bailed halfway through and added a quart of amsoil to bring it back to the correct level. Is there any harm done with...
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    2017 F150 engine oil and diff fluid?

    I have a new to me 2017 F150 4x4 5.0 with 33k miles on it and decided to change the diff fluids and oil since I don’t know the history of the vehicle prior to me owning it. I didn’t remove the cover, just vacuumed out the diffs and refilled. Ford recommends 75w85 fluid for the front and rear...