Please call for customer service and availability at 1-877-866-8372 ex. Any thoughts, Ed I have the fluid changed at 30-50K intervals even if it has the long life synthetic fluid, period. We note that the 2006 Sienna has not received any complaints like this. I began my search for the filler plug but couldn't identify one positively. Planning to trade in car. Slide the drain pan out from underneath the van.
Seems to solve the problem. I'm going to have my mechanic take a look at my car now because lite keeps blinking. Dropping the pan will expose a screen. HubPages Traffic Pixel This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Do not wrench-tighten the filter, as this will strip the threads in the filter. Probably more common on this side due to heat from transmission. Drained and filled fluid and replaced transmission filter.
The same axle was replaced in September 2016 7 months prior , so shop figured it was a faulty part and replaced free of change both labor and parts free. I kept having to turn off the car and restart to get it home. I pulled over, turned car off and after 15min, started it and it drove fine for a few miles but then started acting up again. My question is life of the car or the transmission? Others need to be running but in Neutral. .
It comes with the exact structure of the default automatic transmission filter that came with your vehicle as it came out of the production line so that you could be certain of its overall performance. This is sooo much cheaper than having a shop do it, and its sooo easy. At that time you can do a simple drain-and-fill or repeat the flush. A week ago, I noticed a 2-second delay after I move my gear from Park to Drive. Van was taken to dealer, transmission pan removed, full of metal filings. I have not verified that. Took to local dealer 3 times and was told all of Toyota's 5-speed transmissions do this and my Sienna wasn't as bad as others.
I never dropped the pan to change the screen. Checked and it was way overfilled. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-877-866-8372 ex. Replace with new Toyota transmission. When components are kept in their poor or broken state,they only risk harming other surrounding portions of the motor vehicle. As, as in 1973 todays Toyotas have a metal mesh filter screen that doesn't ever get clogged except in rare cases of transmission operational abuse, including failure to ever change the fluid for 150,000 miles or more.
Do not simply wait around for your car or truck to have problems with overall performance loss and risk unanticipated failure. You can also take advantage of our Loan-a-Tool program to make home installations a breeze. That depends on the electronic ignition system. At that time you can do a simple drain-and-fill or repeat the flush. Cable between shifter and transmission was loose.
I removed one and was hapoy to see fluid residue in its hole. The dealership did reprogram computer and I could tell no difference. My Dad was one parttime. There's suppose to be a side plug on the transmission from which new fluid can be pumped into the transmission. Consumer states problems with transmission response. Pour in four quarts of 5W30 engine oil.
I suggest that while you are changing out your fluid, you might as … well also change out your tranny filter, which is located inside of your tranny oil pan. Statistics Author Google Analytics This is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. TripleLift This is an ad network. Shop advises Sienna is the most expensive Toyota to own and repair. There is no electrical that could cause it. They were covered under the extended warrantee that I bought when the van was new.
Probably more common on this side due to heat from transmission. Vehicle has a non-serviceable transmission cooler. Open the hood for access to the engine compartment. I recommend a drain and fill every 20k miles. My Dad was one parttime.
The service dealer placed an upgraded computer in the vehicle but the problem worsened. This would require about four additional quarts of oil. For more comfortable trips and worry-free automotive fixes, change components the moment they exhibit symptoms of failure. The price paid included transmission fluid replacement, engine oil and filter change, tire rotation. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature.