Toyota Camry ATF (Transmission Fluid) Flush — Replacement

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Toyota Camry ATF (Transmission Flush — Replacement

The Maintenance Guide for the Camry engine calls for the inspection of the fluid every 30,000 just an inspection. There is on fluid replacement. As a general a simple ‘drain fill’ 30,000 miles is advised to your transmission in top working To extend the drain interval 30,000 miles and to perhaps the longevity of your transmission, using Synthetic ATF fluid as Mobil I or the new General Motors VI Synthetic Blend ATF fluid. to 2001 Camry’s require III. The Dexron VI is backward to Dexron III and will not harm transmission.

With most automatic ATF fluid operating temperatures at or 175 degrees F should last to 100,000 miles; however, for 20 degrees increase in temperature, ATF life is cut in half. Most under normal operation temperatures approaching 210 degrees. and if underload such a towing. synthetic ATF can withstand approximately 225 before thermal breakdown occur.

An indication of ATF fluid occurs when its color has from bright red to brown or accompanied with a burning Since ATF is a low viscosity (thin) under high heat such as towing and stop and go driving, the fluid will or oxidize resulting in varnish and buildup (a result of thermal It’s detergent and lubrication may have either broken or become depleted. The color is a standard indicator used to its condition along with a smell.

An ATF drain and fill is similar to a oil change except there is no element filter to replace and not all the is drained. There is an internal mesh filter within the drain cover, but does not as fine as an engine oil filter and requires replacement. The drain is a 10 mm indented hex bolt requiring a hex New transmission fluid refill is by removing the fluid level dip and using a narrow mouth positioned into the dip stick

Approximately 2.6 quarts of fluid can be from the transmission oil pan. The will remain in the transmission’s converter, transmission oil lines and the If the fluid is dark red and has not turn the mixing of new fluid with the old is If brown or darker, a complete of the system would be in order. would require approximately 4 quarts of oil.

Before doing a flush, perform a and fill and drive the car for a few days. The new detergent additive package help dissolves and remove deposits from transmission When these deposits been broken down and are in the oil, a flush should be performed.

The purpose of a ‘flush’ is to cycle / out as much of the old oxidized ATF fluid out of the and transmission fluid lines. The is to get approximately 4 quarts of trapped ATF out a drain and fill will To perform this task, the ATF in the pan is first drained. New ATF is then to the manufacturer’s specified capacity of 2.6 with 1 extra quart. The fluid return line the radiator to the transmission is disconnected and into a 5 quart see-through Have 3 extra quarts of ATF on with a fluid funnel in the transmission dip stick tube. the engine and observe the ATF being out of the fluid return line the container. When the 2 quart has been reached, shut the off and add another 2 quarts of ATF. the engine and allow another 2 of ATF to be pumped out. Finally, add 1 quart of ATF to allow 2.6 quarts to in the oil pan. When using technique, the new oil has pumped or ‘pushed’ out the old ATF via pressure.

*Note: With extremely ATF coming out of old, high Camry’s, expect the ATF to turn again within six months. a simple drain and fill or the flush. The fluid should now red much longer.

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