I'm not saying this is not true. I'm debating to switch to redline. They said they can do a better job of flushing the transmission. Because, I had regular valvoline gl-5 gear oil in my tranny for year plus. If what you drain out is obviously thinner than what you're about to put in.
Position something for the fluid to drain into, in case it was overfilled previously. I would definitely be interested in seeing some sort of comparison, but that hard to come by. Do you know how they are put in place? Also, the pump will stop working midway through your next job. The car was still on jack stands when the transmission was refilled. Pop out from under the car and wait till all the oil drains out of the transmission. Looks like it had been too full. I'm not sure if it's related to gear oil or not.
You should put in the proper magnets a drain plug magnet will not do the same job as the original 3. Maybe something like how auto trannies can die after you flush out all the gunk. The plugs are 24 mm hexagonals. I wonder what year the extra one was discontinued? When you fully remove the plug some oil might come out, wait till it stops, and wipe down the drips on the transmission case. I've never done a manual before, but I have plenty of automatic transmission experience from past vehicles. Take it for a test drive, and check for leaks after, and in a couple days.
We look at it, get a wiring diagram, find the cigar lighter is on the same circuit. The magnets must be located in the correct places in the pan. Bottom line of all this is that all four wheels should be on level ground when the transmission is refilled. Locate the drain plug and get your drain pan near it. I had only driven the thing for a few weeks before I changed it out. Wish I could be specific. They just stick to the metal pan because they are magnets.
If doesn't hold 15lb torque I'll ask shop to repair threads, absent that I'll pick up a pan. This article applies to the Toyota 4Runner 1996-2002. Tighten the drain plug to 29 ft-lbs with a. Currently I replaced my transmission with a used one again. I understand sometimes you can't control the amount of shipping someone pays, but this worked out in my favor.
The plastic bottles are too big for the space available to be able to squirt it in directly. Appreciate opinions and other stories. The guys at the link shown ship quick and know what they're doing. Go slow near the end so the oil levels. Any thoughts on what may be causing this? I'm not sure if it's related to gear oil or not. The fill plug is most easily access from the top, so pop the hood and prop it up. Drive the truck long enough to warm the oil.
Thought the synthetic might be longer lasting. In order to fill the transmission fluid, we need to get a funnel that can enter in the fill port. And I'm running Walmart gear oil. After the old transmission fluid has drained out, clean up the drain plug and put a new on it. The places that did have them in stock charged an unreasonable amount of shipping.
The Toyota 4Runner doesn't ask for much. By design the fine bits are caught by the magnets in the pan. Supposed to fill until the fluid just begins to come out or about 2. Block the rear tires and jack the car up. The first step is to remove the fill plug. Oil changes are a breeze. Double check that the filler plug is nice and tight.
And my tranny went to shit in like 6 months. The first day following the change the car was not driven on a highway. In fact, it doesn't even ask. Hold the socket wrench near the head when you snug them down 2. It is really a pretty quick job to undo the bolts and screws and to set the splash board aside. Take the metal crush gasket off the old transmission drain plug and put the new metal crush gasket on.
I usually find that I need to add that much, and a little more… In general, a drain and fill such as this will require exactly 2 quarts. Darn just realized the mechanic didn't clean thread before torqued the new plug in, I hope no metal filings were left in threads. Went slower in adding the last part letting the tubing clear before adding more to the funnel. I have no data either way for deciding this. If everything is good lower your car back down and take it for a test drive.