After you drain it then you can remove the pan to change the filter. This is my first time on this forum so I apologize if I am bringing up an old topic. Did not see a torque rating for these plugs so just tightened them. Every 30K miles is often enough that you can ensure some fresh fluid gets introduced in the transaxle. . This fluid is not backward compatible with the previous Type T fluid.
In order to fill the transmission fluid, we need to get a funnel that can enter in the fill port. As mentioned in the notes above the oil for the transmission was changed using jack stands to support the car. It's the Nissan Altima coupe, which weights just as much as the sedan, go figure. Jack the car up or put on ramps ,place a large drain pan under tranmission ,remove bolts to tranmission pan ,pan will comes loose and oil will spill out. Replacing the filter every 60K miles is fine, I generally clean it at least once. I brought it to the dealer to have them listen to it.
Suction Gun For inserting gear oil into filler. I have a 2004 Corolla with 55K miles on it. Especially since I have never done this before. As long as the fluid looks good and you're not have any problem I wouldn't worry about it. When you fully remove the plug some oil might come out, wait till it stops, and wipe down the drips on the transmission case. If you opt to drop the pan, not than much harder to do, just messier. Here is the link - Private message me for a price.
Picture of the C60 Transmission drain plug. I know there are similar complaints concerning this transmission. I have a 2004 Corolla with 55K miles on it. This upgraded fluid had improved low-temperature viscosity to provide for adequate shifting times in low temperatures. With your car on hard level ground, e-brake set and car in 1st gear, jack the front up; I used the drivers side jack insert just aft of the front tire, and support the jack with a jackstandrightnext to it. Make sure that the old crush washer is not still attached to the transmission pan. Now that the car was level I added the half quart more.
The fluid specification was revised again in 1958, 1959, and 1960. 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 hope that helps out some. We do not believe a 3 year old Toyota with a manual transmission should go out at 75,000 miles. Maybe a new bellhousing at the worst.
But they all bolt up perfect. Note: I am not a registered charity. I was able to drain out about 3. Check to see if the fluid looks clean. This is going to cost thousands to repair and has effectively ruined my summer vacation plans. The vehicle shown here is a 2004.
Toyota dealership would be the most convenient, as they will have the exact parts you need. Transmission problem 2004 Toyota Corolla 4 cyl Automatic 34,000 miles I brought my car in for an oil change and the mechanic said that he recommends at 30-40,000 miles that the transmission be serviced. Spin in the drain bolt by hand a few turns in the clockwise direction to prevent it from becoming cross threaded. He showed me the color of my new oil that was just put in and said that the color should be different than what he's seeing there. Found it at Advance Auto parts store in quart containers. It is really a pretty quick job to undo the bolts and screws and to set the splash board aside.
Add fluid until it starts draining out. I am not responsible for any incidents or accidents to you, or the damage or malfunction of your property. I had eye-balled this and thought the transmission to be about parallel with the ground. Went slower in adding the last part letting the tubing clear before adding more to the funnel. Removing the dipstick before the moment you intend to add fluid is risky, especially when working on the car outside. The recommended service for that vehicle is at about 90k miles.