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50 k km (30 k miles) service: Differential fluid replacement?
My car is about 3.5 years old and has about 50,000 km (30,000) miles on it.
I'm supposed to bring it in for service soon. I phoned the dealership and asked what they were going to do and how much it would be.
They informed that in addition to the oil and air filter change the differential fluids were supposed to be changed: front and rear differential in addition to the brake fluid. Total cost $350.
Is the change of the front and rear dif fluids in addition to the break fluid necessary? I don't tow and looked in the american service manual I found online which says at 30k miles inspect the rear and front differential oil, but didn't mention anything about changing them.
Maybe i misinterpretted the toyota service guy and they're onyl going to inspect the dif. oil (somehow) rather than change it? Why would they be charging me so much then?
Is this a canadian requirement due to the cold?