Guaranteed up to 15,000 miles or one year, whichever comes first, before needing to be changed. If you simply remove the drain plug and let gravity take over the amount to refill the transmission is just slightly less than 5 quarts. Unbolt the drain plug bolt on the side of the tranny to drain. First of all, if you found the oil filter you know how hard it is to get to. And finally you got to the paper filter after removing the oil cover plate. I've resigned myself to checking the air in the tires.
Check fluid level on the dipstick. Use a special plastic or metal oil pan. Open it and pull out the cabin air filter and replace it. Wait when it stops to come out. I'll bet you can't find the transmission dip stick either. Also, my mechanic told me that synthetic k … eeps your car engine cleaner as other regular motors oil will gunk up over time if you don't change them every 3000 miles. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc.
The yellow one is the engine oil. Fortified with detergents that exceed dexos1 sulfated ash specifications. Something else new to confuse you. Something else that I decided to let Toyota do. You will probably have to remove some engine covers on the newer models. Go by distance or time.
Then put the drain bolt back and tighten it. I'll bet you looked in the owners manual to find out where the oil filter and tranny dipstick were, and could not really find anything. The oil pan should be wide enough to prevent going oil on the floor. Start the engine, shift briefly into reverse and drive, then put in pa … rk and leave the engine running. Remove tranny oil pan drain plug 2.
Visit for more information on the Toyota Sequoia. You will see a trap door. To make things easier on your busy schedule, our stores are open late and on weekends. I switched from 5W-30 oil to 10W-40 oil. Open the Box, Remove the brace on the right side.
These filters are recognized for their stronger steel baseplate and housing, silicone anti-drain back valve, high lubricity design, and double-locked rolled seam. 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. The tranny must be brought up to a special temp and a special tool has to be used to check it and fill it. All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself. It's easy, it behind the lower glove box in the Tundra. Most importantly, you get a chance to look around under your Sequoia for potential trouble spots.
I think you may want to read the following before you try to drain the oil on your 2008 Sequoia if you have a 5. Measure amount drained in a 99 cent orange juice pitcher from Walmart 5. Clark: It would be extraordinary for a technician to recommend a booster and a master cylinder with no previous mention from you of a possible problem in this area. I typically pass the bottle up between the radiator and the engine to get a good flow. I'll bet you looked in the owners manual to find out where the oil filter and tranny dipstick were, and could not really find anything. Now you need to clean the pan from small metal parts amd sedimenations. However, you cannot do complete change without some kind of pressure system.
. You must dispose the fluid according to federal and state laws. Put your car on the parking breaks. Just make sure that you tightened everything properly. Then you don't have to go to as often. So I've decided to let Toyota do the oil changes.
You get what you pay for brother. If it is the check engine light is different than the Maint req'd light for oil changes. First of all, if you found the oil filter you know how hard it is to get to. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. You will see a trap door. You know the guys that drive the big white tool trucks, and it's expensive.
Be careful with small magnets on the inners side of the pan. Then you don't have to go to as often. I also own a 2008 5. Start the engine and wait 1 minute, check the transmission diptstick level, if it's under minimum add more, the level should be somewhere in between min and max levels. This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 2002 Toyota Sequoia.