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When Should I Flush Fluids?

I have a 2015 4Runner 4.0 2wd with about 65k on it. Just wondering when I should flush transmission, brake fluid, and all other fluids. In the maintenance schedule, it just seems to say check fluid levels.

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Trans: 50-70,000
brake fluid: every pad change
coolant: 50,000 miles

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Welcome to the site Jordan.

You'er at a good mileage, flush all your fluids now. Coolant, brake, differentials, tranny, power steering. Tranny can go longer, but won't hurt.

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Why doesn’t Toyota put all the flushes in the maintenance plan?
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Why doesn’t Toyota put all the flushes in the maintenance plan?
Generally they do. It may not use the word flush, but will indicate when to change the coolant, brake fluid, etc.

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Don't forget the rear differential.

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Don't forget the rear differential.
Yep:

Rear Diff (75w-90 Books calls for 75-80 I think but everywhere has 75-90)
Crank Case (75w)
Tranny (Valvoline Maxlife ATF)
Front Diff (75w-90)
Brakes (DOT3/4)
Power Steering (Valvoline Maxlife ATF)
Coolant (Pink SSL coolant, 50/50 mix)
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