Severe over torquing and stripping of oil pan drain plug threads, having to pound a screwdriver through filters to essentially tear them off from over torquing. I have five vehicles and do all my own preventive maintenance after some of the blatant incompetence I've witnessed. Oil fill cap and yellow ring dipstick are still present. When I re-assembled it I put some anti-seize compound on the canister plug threads. We begin with the kind of tools needed, and proceed to replacing the canister type oil filter. What was Purolator thinking how to provide as little filter material as possible. Lexus is limiting production to 2,000 copies.
Checked mine afterwords and torque was 400 foot pounds before the stud snapped off. Plus not getting a good drain of old oil. And they will also be giving me a complimentary 10,000 miles service since I had to return because of their fault. For most Lexuss, you can wrap an old belt around the oil filter and unscrew it by hand. Distance: 30,000 miles 48,000 km Action: Check for leaks Item: Transmission Interval in Month s : 12 Labor Units: 0. I did ask them if there was any engine damage because of the low oil level. I seem to remember a cover you need to pop off to check or add oil.
Can anyone confirm if this is happening to them? And we know what happened when Toyota dealers tried to deny oil sludging claims, Toyota got reamed and paid millions in the end. Being short changed a quart of oil a lot! Bottom Line Filter and o ring seals appear to be made well. Oil fill cap and yellow ring dipstick are still present. To this, you will learn what engine oil to use and how often to change it. For most Lexuss, you can wrap an old belt around the oil filter and unscrew it by hand.
Lexus specifically stated that oil change intervals could not be lengthened when using synthetic oil. These Pro Series oil filters provide outstanding filtration and engine protection throughout their service life. Read it for yourself: I use synthetic oil and change every 5k. The final authority is the dipstick. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire. .
No matter the situation, Advance Auto Parts has the Oil Filter product you desperately need. There seems to be a discrepancy between what the manual says and what my oil capacity is. There seems to be a discrepancy between what the manual says and what my oil capacity is. If not, you caught it in time. And then I will demo a method for easy oil extraction and focus on the most important aspect of the oil extraction: how to speed up the oil extraction time. Lexus specifically stated that oil change intervals could not be lengthened when using synthetic oil. I think it's 25 lb for the housing and 15 lb for the drain-bolt.
If you ever should have an oil sludging problem not saying you will or an engine seizure problem, I promise you Lexus will deny the warranty because of your 10k drain intervals. I've tried everything I could think of to get it off. The person that previously changed the oil must have put way too much torque on it. They are engineered to handle all grades of synthetic, conventional and blended motor oils. They said there was none.
All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself. Like you I have years of experience with the 2 brands as well as other premium brands, not to mention internet forums. Distance: 15,000 miles 24,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Exhaust system Interval in Month s : 12 Labor Units: 0. Oil fill cap and yellow ring dipstick are still present. As hard as I tried I could not get the plug to lock in so I held it in with the copper pipe until drained. They have fixed it now.
To answare all of you question I posted youtube video so people wouldn't be so concerned about changing oil. It is all metal cup wrench. Most Lexuss have the oil type printed on the oil cap - it will likely be 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30 or 10W-40. Now it's a non-issue not that Lexus is making it a issue, it is certainly something to discuss on Internet. Depending on the model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. Drain plugs should be torqued. I did ask them if there was any engine damage because of the low oil level.
There seems to be a discrepancy between what the manual says and what my oil capacity is. Again to repeat, it's not fine for everybody to casually change to 10K intervals, see above. Any one of the recommended product can be used. It features 17-inch wheels, a full-size spare tire, wood and leather accents for the steering wheel and shifter, heated and ventilated front seats, a navigation system and leather seats. The proof is that I continued to get excellent warranty work and coverage at my dealer while on 10K intervals of Mobile1 changed by the dealer. The dork was right, the other guy is wrong.