If there is a pan leak, I would first start my tighten the bolts that secure the pan to the transmission. Vehicle has a non-serviceable transmission cooler. You have to remove the paneling from the inside of the back door to get to it. This means greater freedom for you while driving, as well as increased safety and reliability. You should only get abou … t 4 quarts out of the sump - another 10 quarts is trapped in the torque converter. Toyotas … traditionally had timing chains.
Drain old fluid roughly 2-4 quarts 3. My previous vehicle Jeep when the power steering fluid got dirty, I almost hit a parked car because it lost power just for a split second while making a hard left turn. I removed one and was hapoy to see fluid residue in its hole. I also think the tranny drain plug is more of an alan hex head type bolt. You purchased your Sienna because its fuel efficiency and economical pricing agreed with your nature; so why would you settle for second rate when it comes to great quality auto parts? It replaces these for use in older model Toyotas. Start engine and shift slowly through all the gears ending in Park.
Luckily, you can't overfill easily, because when it's full, it will run out! If there is any sediment in there then change it right away and make sure to clean out the fluid reservoir… The same transmission fluid serves both the transmission and the differential. Jack stands, eye protection etc. Remove tranny oil pan drain plug 2. Unbolt the drain plug bolt on the side of the tranny to drain. You will need a tech-manual for this.
Normally you have to pull all of the Pan bolts to drain this but every so often Toyota puts a drain plug on the transmission. Its torqued to 49 nM. 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. Use a special plastic or metal oil pan. You will probably have to remove some engine covers on the newer models. Never work under a minivan alone. The oil pan should be wide enough to prevent going oil on the floor.
It has to be at a certain temperature, 108 I think, which is below operating temp. Anyone who operates a Toyota knows that when it comes to repairing their vehicle only the absolute best replacement parts will do. That is a tough question because there is no saying that you did not have a underlying problem that was not found. Check fluid level on the dipstick. If the level is too low add a lit bit, everytime add a little bit and wait 1-2 minites to prevent overfilling the transmission which can cause damage. Now you have to replace the transmission filter. When your Toyota Sienna was born, it was destined for a driver who wants economical pricing in their automobile.
At the end you drained 2 qts and add 1 qt only? The alternative answer would be to screw the cap off your tank in the engine bay that says brake fluid. Considerable fluid will remain in the transmission's torque converter, the transmission oil lines, and the radiator. The drain plug is a 10-mm indented hex bolt requiring a hex socket. The new fluid's detergent additives will dissolve harmful deposits from transmission components. When the tech replaced the front brake pads, he obviously had to squeeze the caliper pistons into the housings to allow the insertion of the new pads. But if the fluid is brown or black, a complete flush of the system would be in order. Given all the trouble that can be involved with performing maintenance on your car or truck, let www.
At Walmart I recently noticed Prestone Power Steering Fluid for Asian vehicles. This video shows you how to add transmission fluid to your 2002 Toyota Sienna. The best answer is to ask your local Toyota dealer. You have to drain both one after the other. Toyota has been developed sophisticated transmissions through years and it is critical that you add the exact type of transmission fluid stipulated by your owner's manual typically in the back of the manual in a section titled Fluid Capacities. Measure amount drained in a 99 cent orange juice pitcher from Walmart 5.
The container used to hold vegetable oil. Adults then checked the vehicle and in fact were able to move the shifter from park into gear without the key in its ignition. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-877-866-8372 ex. Overdrive is standard in a 4-speed automatic transmission. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-877-866-8372 ex.
I'd also go to the salvage yard and compare if any differences. Does anyone know what's really being used by Toyota these days? If so, I would definitely want to keep the fluid fresh. Posted on Nov 10, 2010 There are two plugs on the drain pan. If the transmission fluid level on your Sienna is low, you need to add fluid through the dipstick tube. Is that actually true or is there an aftermarket atf fluid that will successfully correct leaving any former contaminants that were inside the transmission and remove them permanently? Advance Auto Parts has 11 different Automatic Transmission Fluid for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up.