Toyota recommended using kerosene after taking filter off, I soaked it for about 5 minutes, then blew it out with air, made sure it was completly dry. Refer to Fluid Capacity Specifications. That is consistent with what I've read on Toyota forums of other Corolla owners draining out about 3. All because of metal from the old trans still in the system and cooler. I guess I would service it and keep driving. Also not sure how you would go about flushing the cooler and torque converter.
Spin out the drain bolt, clean it and inspect the metal crush washer. Shift quality, locking up of your transmission accompanied by vibration, ultimately damage the automatic transmission your vehicle, voltage that is checked 20 minutes after the key is removed with all lights, with the force of 490 N 50 kgf, 110 lbf. Estimates for a rebuild run in the 2200-2400 range. If necessary, attach a new to the drain bolt. If the washer appears to be falling apart, use a new one. Toolguy, I have been on vacation for the past week.
Being it is a Toyota transmission and not Pontiac, I believe them because they will not sell you a filter. Does anyone know the exact location of the drain plug it looks to me like there are two plugs in that location , the quantity of fluid to put back in, and the type of fluid to utilize? Refill the transaxle, as necessary. I believe that's Toyota's fluid instead, so you could obtain it at a Toyota shop if need be. Good to hear you got that taken care of. Things always change in the auto world, therefore I would like to see the procedure so I am knowledgeable on it too. The machine was really needed for when a trans destroys itself and leaves metal in the system. When I replaced the 3.
I also have the old one in my hand. How often will you need to drop the pan and replace the filter? Replacement fasteners must be the correct part number for that application. Did you take the car to a chain tranny shop? What is the recommended Toyota cleaning procedure for the screen? These are also the same washers for the 14mm oil drain plug. Bandit 454,It is amazing how much information is available from the people who frequent this site and own a Vibe or Matrix. Make sure you blow the air opposite direction that fluid flows to make sure you don't get dirt into screen. Quote, originally posted by redbeagle Â»Toolguy, I have been on vacation for the past week.
They don't sell many Martixs, and way fewer with the manual. Secure the screen with 3 bolts. Lifting out the transmission dipstick will help prevent a vacuum from forming and allow the old fluid to drain out more quickly. This procedure should be done when the engine is warm to help suspend any contaminants within the old transmission fluid and to allow the old fluid to drain out more quickly. If you notice the filter screen is metal, not paper like regular filters.
I'm thinking with that mileage, I would be better off dropping the pan and changing the filter as well. I would like to drain and refill the Transmission Fluid during my next oil and filter change. Although this is a consumable, I really didn't expect to be replacing the clutch at such an early stage of the vehicle's life. Thank you for your assistance. Kerosene is not commonly found at dlrs too. Bad Toyota is cheaper than Pontiac. ImportantA small amount of clutch material in the bottom of the transaxle fluid pan is a normal condition and is consistent with normal transaxle wear.
I also changed the transmission fluid at that time as well. I am not bashing you in any way just looking to be educated since the info I have in front of me does not clearly state to clean and replace the filter. It replaces these for use in older model Toyotas. Have fun with the Vibe! Use the correct tightening sequence and specifications when installing fasteners in order to avoid damage to parts and systems. Install the left splash shield.
I would go elswhere, but I really wuld like to show him so he will not tell someone else that may not know trans. I bought the new fluid at my local Toyota dealership parts counter but I plan on buying it online in the future. Next time Toyota, size the clutch to the vehicles weight, power and use. The dipstick is located at the front right driver side of the engine bay next to the 12V automotive battery and below the air intake hose. If the trans is in good mechanical condition to start with, you will not destroy it.