They warned to use only their fluid Which I found is nothing special and also to make sure that it was filled with the exact amount. It has a 10 mm hex plug, as shown. Interior Two second-row seating choices are available. If you opt to not use an impact wrench to remove these, then you will want to at least break them loose before you lift the vehicle from the ground, and then remove them completely once the wheel is in the air. I looked at the old one and it was clean and clear. This is threaded into the drain hole for the transmission and requires the same 6mm hex key to remove. Think about this: if a dipstick is so easy to use, you should be able to answer all of the following questions: 1.
You can now enjoy smoother shifts, and peace of mind that your tranny will last much longer now that you've changed out the worn fluid. I got back in the van and started to drive and could hear a rubbing sound coming from the front of the van and noticed it would slow down quicker when taking my foot off of the accelerator, so much so that your body would lean forward. Advance Auto Parts has 11 different Automatic Transmission Fluid for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up. Drain old fluid roughly 2-4 quarts 3. It has 122K miles now. You will need the 10mm socket to remove the two bolts holding this plastic cover that hides the transmission fill plug.
My brother had a 1994 Celica, and I went to the dealer to get a trans filter kit. Power sliding doors and a power liftgate are available on uplevel trims. For more maintenance articles on Toyota Siennas, check out! Check for any silt that has accumulated. I even told them that the rubbing sound goes away when shifted into neutral which would eliminate the brakes as the cause. Never seems like a really long time considering I plan to keep this van for 200-250K miles. This should be done in a star pattern, skipping one bolt as you go around the hub. How To Do It 1.
I've owned and driven Toy's with well over 750k miles. Jack Stands can be placed at the manufacturer specified jack points to support the car. The drain plug will be coming out one more time, but the fill plug can be secured and covered back up. Cars are heavy and sudden jolts can make them fall off of the jack, and that is how things get damaged or people get hurt. Also try engaging reverse as well. I have a lot of respect for Toyota engineers but in this instance I have to disagree with them. In fact, less than half will drain out.
Above the overflow bolt is a straw which determines the level of the fluid when the temperature is correct. Shift the transmission into S, go from first to sixth gear, then back to P. Here at Advance Auto Parts, we work with only top reliable Automatic Transmission Fluid product and part brands so you can shop with complete confidence. Start engine and shift slowly through all the gears ending in Park. Pump the exact amount of fluid that came out of the transmission into the transmission. It will likely be fairly black, but at closer inspection, you will see that it has a reddish hue to it. Once the fluid has finished draining, put the drain plug back in and tighten it up.
Turn the vehicle on, this will put it in diagnostic mode, with a higher than normal idle, and lots of scary lights flashing on the dashboard. Forget transmission flushes but do a drain and fill. Remove the dipstick and check that the oil level is between the two dots on the bottom of the dipstick. Optional all-wheel drive and a refined, upscale interior are among its traits. At the time of this writing, a cost the same as 4 individual qts, so that is what I bought. Replacing the fluid requires special tools and procedure so this is best left to leave this to someone who knows Toyotas to avoid possible transmission damage Jan 15, 2013 There is no transmission fluid dipstick!! I do not know if this is a good idea.
Remove the oil drain plug gasket and clean the drain plug, using a clean, lint-free cloth. That will happen to the other guys. That is a tough question because there is no saying that you did not have a underlying problem that was not found. See my other three videos: This video was created and edited by John D. Its torqued to 49 nM. All trims are equipped with a 210-horsepower, 3.
As, as in 1973 todays Toyotas have a metal mesh filter screen that doesn't ever get clogged except in rare cases of transmission operational abuse, including failure to ever change the fluid for 150,000 miles or more. It sounded as though I had run over something. If you have a nice graduated container of some sort, use that. The height is different for each vehicle, so be sure to look up the specification for your vehicle. Turn the Engine Off Once you see that the temperature is within the required spec, wait a few seconds to make sure that the temperature is stable, then turn the engine off. I drop 3 quarts and add 3 quarts every 20,000 miles or so, and it stays clean and sweet. Besides, are really cheap anyway.
If it has never been done I would have the transmission drained and refilled, have the car driven for a few miles, then have it drained, have the pan removed and the filter replaced, then put back together and refilled. Alternatively you could also use the lug wrench included with the car. I had to buy a fluid pump!!! Then put it back into D and oscillate quickly between N and D for at least 6 seconds. The dealer does not want you messing with the transmission at all. This transaxle has no dipstick and is somewhat difficult to determine if the fluid level is correct.