Here is some info on swapping the 2zzge into a mr2 spyder. Look on the back of the bottle and it will list all the ratings that transmission fluid is approved for. I also have free oil changes for 2 years it was part of the deal they offered when buying the car. Needless to say, you would be better off ignoring this claim. Would consider having coolant flushed and changed at earlier intervals as well. Flushing is necessary for burnt oil The fuel changes its color because of the heat and for collecting dirt and metal shavings over time. As a tech, i have seen a 240K prius mk1 for regular service and it has never had a replacement gearbox change.
Although the engine management computer wasn't signalling the problem they opted to flush the gearbox and refill it, and that cured the fault! Another check to perform on transmission fluid is to smell it and see if it smells burned. For years with automatic transmissions I changed the at 15k miles and and filter at 30k miles. That shouldn't be for a few more years, though, so it looks like this is really something I don't need to worry about. This is how it works or did in 4 cyl Accords. Do not tighten this with much force, just only very slightly snug.
I would leave well alone, although there are drain and refill plugs, the transaxle is designed as a sealed for life unit and opening any of the plugs increases the likely hood of introducing grit or swarf that may damage the box. Signs You Need to Change Transmission Fluid The best way to know whether you need to change your transmission fluid is to check it yourself-or have a trained technician do it for you. Thanks Master Scott, Need little bit more detail here. Especially if live in mountainous terrain stop and go recommened service intervals. Id assume that if youve been doing oil changes at the right intervals a little left over wont matter.
As it becomes dirty and clogged with debris, it's ability to keep your transmission lubricated and help transfer power will be compromised. I didnt really see an increase in fuel efficiency when I made the jump to synthetic. Well, other than the cost of a transmission service. When up to temp, remove drain plug and let excess flow out to a drip. I've been doing 30,000 drain and fills. The fluid removed still had a red tinge to it, but what I was most impressed with was the lack of metal fillings on the magnetic tip of the drain plug. Maybe if you tried really hard.
Just like the dyno which never lies once I got exposed to oil analysis all the snake oil theories went right out the window. He owns a car repair shop at downtown Osaka, and he put all that experience to good use in his sharing posts. I dont think toyota Hello. So bear with me, read this post to the end and I think this will greatly help you out. But alternatively, you can do a flush yourself by simply draining out all of the old fluid either via the transmission pan and torque converter drain plug if your vehicle has one , or, if your vehicle does not have a torque converter drain plug, you could run the old fluid out through the supply line to the cooler.
At the end of the day, consulting your owner's manual or a trained technician is the best course of action to find the precise interval for your vehicle. A fluid change costing maybe £60-£100 once every 10 years or so isn't going to drastically affect the overall running cost, whereas a new power split device aka transmission probably would! I am not sure how much correct this statement is for 2009 Yaris? The drain plug torque is 40nm 30lbft. I find it odd that the inner tube needs torqued as it comes to a complete stop once screwed completely in with releative ease. Initial replacement at 100000 miles120 months. Then you can drop the pan to get rid of all of the junk. You need to change it if the texture turns into a smoky dark shade and it reeks a burned odor.
And while youre waiting for Jippy Lube to get to your car there you are waiting and doing little productive. There is far more going on inside an automatic, and that means far more that can go wrong, no matter how you drive. An expensive proposition to say the least. You drain what comes out - measure - refill with that amt. It will tell you to fill more if you have a new box or replaced a components compared to an change.
The fluid needs to get up to temp to be checked also and to assume they were filled correctly from factory is wrong so the correct method from the online repair manual is needed. Dont want to void the warrenty so might continue at 5000 until I reach 36000 which should be around christmas. Did the same with a 1st Gen Tacoma and now have right at 200,000 miles on an Avalon going this route. Learn when your transmission fluid needs to be changed. I found the drain plug underneath and the fill plug up on the top.
The fluid does its job of lubricating the moving parts, regardless of what colour it is. When you tear an engine down and use a micrometer it is the true test of how well oil is performing. Maybe I used the wrong term for just pumping out the transmission fluid and replacing it? I have driven automatic Toyota's for Well Over 200K Miles without ever changing the transmission fluid. It's not good draining the fluid only to find that you can't refill it. If you really care about the car and want to get as much trouble free use out of it as possible you should plan on changing it between 30-45 thousand miles. Joined: May 4, 2015 Member: 154541 Messages: Gender: Male Vehicle: 2013 Toyota Tacoma 2.
Or maybe 150 in labor to get to that cabin filter I did of maintanance is where the service department makes ther moolah. Cool, my old thread got revived! Once filled you can put back both the drain and fill plugs. Submit Whether you prefer the sportiness of a manual transmission or the convenience of an automatic, you'll want to make sure your transmission stays in good shape by periodically changing your transmission fluid. The same applies to the mention of improved protection. And your transmission fluid is central to all of it. My brother will help me install the supercharger tomorrow. Hope this helps Hi, Im posting this here too.