I have no data either way for deciding this. Shoot, I say go back to china, japan were ever it is you come from and take your plastic over priced heaps with you. Double check that it's good and tight ,don't take it out again or you might need another crush gasket. The same problem has occurred, and the 1 year warranty has expired, so I have been given the choice of a. My husband said are you sure you looked at the transmission? Install your fluid transfer pump on your fluid bottle mine wouldn't screw into the bottle, it just sits in there.
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. Now remove the drain plug bottom plug from the transmission. Put in the plug and tightened. Meehan correctly stated, there is no national chain with a good reputation for car maintenance. I now have an immaculate 03' Corolla sitting in my driveway as a monument to these crappy transmissions. This is where it's a good idea to have clips on hand.
Regular transmission service is necessary to keep your car on the road. I didn't want to use gl-5 and I could find synchromesh locally. You get almost 4 quarts when you do a pan drain about three quarts if you just use the drain plug, another quart comes from the bottom of the pan and behind the filter assembly. It has been 5 days since doing this and it has not jumped out of gear since. You will notice alot more oil will come out.
Slowly pour in only about 3 to 3. I don't know if the hardware store carries them. Although I did most of the work on this car myself oil, points, plugs, bondo, etc. It seized on the right shoulder of the highway, with about 2 feet of my car hanging onto the expressway. With the car in the air and safely supported, pop and raise the hood. One day the clutch started to shudder and chatter when engaged. 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.
Synchromesh still contains to additives that protect the transmission. Car sat overnight on level ground, reading is at the high, hot mark. However, fighting the massive legal staff of a national chain can be more expensive than paying for a new transmission yourself. They are usually on tight so you might need to give the 10mm key a couple hits with a hammer. It has about 6 small 10 mm bolts and two screws. Fast forward a couple of years to late 2006 85,000 km and the drivetrain started to make a faint grinding sound. My clutch seemed fine to me and I had no repairs made.
Reinstall the splash shield clips mine were a little weak so I installed new clips 12. Would love to hear any other ideas on this. Now you need to make the car level. I am soooo very annoyed right now that I am facing a 2700 dollar bill for taking care of a vehicle that I thought would last. Looks like however the sudden throttle jumpiness is still gonna stick around, even with the castrol mv import. You can get away with re-using the same washer a couple times.
One is to simply lower the car down off the jack stands like I did or raise the rear of the car until its level makes for more room. I had it in the shop 3 times with Toyota replacing various things which didn't fix the problem. If you don't replace them your transmission might leak. I used Mobil One 75 - 90 and it works great! Pinpointed the loudest part of the noise at the outer end of the transaxle. Reposition the catch pan under the filler hole. I have talked to two mechanics who tell me that there is a defect in this manual transmission.
The shifting is much smoother. Synchromesh 75W-80 is much thinner than recommended 75W-90 transaxle lubricant. Not sure it's worth it after reading all the complaints on the internet. Drain the rest of the oil that is there, then clean all the area, put the new filter and it's ready to add the new oil. I'm going to assume you mean drain plug instead of filler.
Spin out the drain bolt, clean it and inspect the metal crush washer. Moved the drain pan under the fill hole and put the first two quarts in pretty quickly. Maybe, just maybe, someone will listen. I had redline mt-90 but it spilled out because I didn't have one of the cv shafts seated all the way. Checking from a cold soak can be challenging - as it will almost always read much higher than the hot reading. Jan 23, 2010 The recommended milage is 60k miles for the plugs. Jacked up car and used jack stands.