How do you get under there if you don't have a lift like a car shop to lift evenly around? Dave sorry to be a while responding, life gets in the way sometimes, but I will try to grab some pics off my 03 5 speed this weekend. Time will tell how it does when it gets cold. Maybe it would not happen if the bearing was replaced before it gets loose or whatever it is that happens. Remove the drain plug, drain out all the old4. Below are the capacities listed for your Toyota on my websites Online Product Application Guide.
How often will you need to drop the pan and replace the filter? Given all the trouble that can be involved with repairing damage to your car or truck, let www. I was told since there is no recall, I would not be compensated. Some vehicle owners have had it happen at less mileage. Check to see if the fluid looks clean. Transmission had to be replaced. This procedure worked well for me with the Honda, I had almost 180,000 miles on it when I traded it for the Vibe. It will destroy the brass synchronizers over time.
Toyota Part number for that is 35168-12060. The bottom of the fluid pan is equipped with 2 magnets that will collect minute metal filings. Like Joatman said the converter has some too, however by draining through the pan, you got most of it. I don't have an auto tranny vibe, are there a couple of lines running from the tranny to the radiator for a tranny cooler? I wouldn't be holding your breath waiting for this. Quote, originally posted by redbeagle Â»Toolguy, I have been on vacation for the past week. Install the fluid filter screen 2 to the valve body assembly. I believe this might also apply to Toyota Corolla and Pontiac Vibe models.
However, when I do mine again and it is overdue I will get whatever gear oil the Toyota dealer sells for use in the Matrix. TightenTighten the transaxle fluid pan bolts to 5. Will also request to have the main seal changed. No fifth gear, loud grinding sounds. Toolguy, I have been on vacation for the past week. It was dark with a metallic sheen. I did stop at the Toyota dealer to buy genuine Toyota gear oil, and they didn't sell it.
But you know those parts people, a lot of them think they are master mechanics because they sell parts. As it is a log, it would clearly show all changes. I hope to try to get this Prius to get past 300k miles just for fun and hopefully while keeping the costs low. I purchased 4 quarts of fluid while I was at the dealer. Bad Toyota is cheaper than Pontiac.
Obviously, you didn't buy your Matrix unless you understood you would be getting Japanese engineering and a brand you can trust both impeccably combined into one vehicle. Have fun with the Vibe! The consistency of the Automatic Transmission Fluid is similar to that of brake fluid on your Toyota Matrix, but for no reason should one be used as a substitute of the other. Quote, originally posted by bandit454 Â»Redbeagle, I am sending you a private email with a document on the procedure with torque specs. My second change, wiser from the first, I used redline brand gear oil and a fluid transfer pump. Removing the dipstick before the moment you intend to add fluid is risky, especially when working on the car outside.
I did a little research beforehand and someone suggested the Valvoline Maxlife as it is similar but I am not so sure. Regards, Redbeagle Redbeagle, I am sending you a private email with a document on the procedure with torque specs. To flush the entire system you need to tear it down or goto a store that has a trans flushing machine. After I filling on a level surface, I let the some not much gear oil drip back out to be come level with the fill hole. How much was the fluid? If somebody pointed out a serious error in a video or photographed step-by-step I did, I would thank them, delete it, then fix it as soon as I possibly could and re-uploaded it.
Quote, originally posted by vibe-04 Â». 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. I still haven't bothered to get it changed out yet, and they have sent me 3-4 notices so far. Check to see if the fluid looks clean. Does Toyota have a recommended torque for the hex bolts? The transmission pan and drain plug is located below the dipstick on the drivers side of the vehicle.