Years ago, when I was driving a company vehicle, I was required by my company to have the car serviced at those quick lube places. I finally got a replacement, an '04 Honda Oddysee, and on that one I'm contimplating changing the tranny fluid. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. If low ,pour fluid down the stick housing very slowly and recheck as needed. During this service, we encountered corrosion typical of a 20 year.
Every time I walk into the maintenance section of Toyota, I hear the techs at the desk tell women that they need a new water pump and men that they need to have the cabin air filters changed. I had the wrong procedure and once I got the correct procedure I was able to enable the temperature check mode. Every 6 Months or 5,000 Miles Regular maintenance for your Tacoma with normal use should occur every 6 months or 5,000 miles, whichever comes first. Price was great with a coupon. One actually overfilled my crankcase by a quart or more. My front and rear differentials also take 75w-85. Pull it off and slide out the filter.
Years ago, when I was driving a company vehicle, I was required by my company to have the car serviced at those quick lube places. I changed all of my fluids this last weekend and have a question about the transmission fluid. I was thinking about marking my canister somehow and then checking to see if it was moved. Did you notice that it has no tranny dipstick? Have someone start the truck and shut it off exactly when you begin to see bubbles in the line. I work for a dealer in parts.
Lasts up to 150,000 miles or five years! Seems more involved but its not. When I take my Hondas to the Honda dealership, I always request that they leave the tires alone and do not check or adjust the pressure. It does not have a dipstick, because it actually has to be checked with a Toyota diagnostic tool in a special transmission mode because the fluid has to be checked between a very specific temp range. I find them to be reliable and well built. Make the move now and switch to Amsoil now! Then return the shift lever to P. These are the folks the dealers prey on.
Meadowlark, Every Toyota we have owned, we loved. I couldn't find any so I went with 75w-90. Believe it or not you can not check the transmission oil on a 2007-2010 Tundra with a 5. The hardest time I had was putting the vehicle in transmission temperature check mode. The cabin filter it right behind the glove box. The first thing I would do is take the car to your mechanic and have him check the fluid.
When I got the bill at the end of the day they told me that they had 'gone ahead and rotated the tires' and the price for it was 'on sale' I can't remember how much anymore. This is another downside to the drop in filter, cant tell if they change it or not. I had a Taurus that had an oil leak, from day one. If I caught them changing my oil but not the filter, I will make a scene. The best I can do is drain some out using the drain plug. Later Intervals At 48 months or 40,000 miles, replace the cabin air filter.
It's not the 80s any more. Please or to join the conversation. I put it on a wish list at Amazon and waited until a good price came along. What really adds insult to injury is that dealership service managers think that the public is stupid enough to fall for this treatment. Release the retaining spring to loosen the old bulb, and then pull it directly out of the so … cket. Every 36 Months or 30,000 Miles This service interval involves a much more complete inspection. Doesn't hurt but doesn't help a lot either Fluid exchange is where it is at.
I am at the age and have a bad back, that I have given up crawling under cars. Place other end of tube in a bucket. I would assume the whole procedure is exactly the same for the 5th gen, but I would like to make sure as I am getting ready to do a drain and refill on my transmission. Do your self a favor go to a Toyota dealer and let them do it. Make sure the rubber cover is fastened to the socket before continuing. Everything is done under the vehicle. I have a '92 dodge spirit, I got it with 100,000+ on it, and I haven't changed the tranny fluid since I've owned it.
I'm fanatical about my tire pressure and check all my vehicles' tire pressures weekly. If we didn't have a dealership we trusted, I would go back to doing my own oil changes, etc. Unbolt a few more bolts and then rotate a little and pull out. Edited January 11, 2018 by Pra4sno Lots of videos show the fluid exchange like what Pra4sno said. That's more of my price. Ed watraveler I 2nd You Tube. We now go to Rodland Toyota in Everett and they seem to be honest and do good work.
Locate and press the tabs where the wiper blade meets the wiper arm then tip or rotate the wiper down out of the tab attachment, then rotate slightly so you can remove the little hook at the end out of the hole. Anyone flush their fluid yet in the 5th gen? I've permanently removed the engine shield. It was in for a transmission service. Maybe we don't need to worry about transmission oil?? Then, carefully press the bulb into the socket until it's secure. Does any one have any experience whit Toyota trucks. You can access the starter now.