Hi, I have a 2011 hilux hl3 2. We cannot recommend changing the oil grade and viscosity to something else. I need to top up the oil every 3 days. Look forward to your response and clarification? Start the engine and allow it to warm up for a few minutes. You could be looking at a four-figure bill to put it right.
The drain plug gasket is a non-reusable part. I dont have the manual,so I looked on the I-net and find that 5W30 is the right thing,but I want an advice from u. Hi Bart, Thanks for getting in touch with us. In my country the weather is hot. Your vehicle has a couple of recalls outstanding, so its worth getting it taken to their local Toyota Centre. Thanks Mohammad Hi John, Thank you for getting in touch with us. Sorry about any confusion caused.
Insert the automotive funnel in to the oil filler hole. Warming up the engine will help suspend any contaminants within the old oil and also allow it to drain out more quickly. But chose 10W40 after I read recommendation and it should be 5W30 wil that be critical for the engine? What oil i should use in summer? New for 2014 All trim levels now have daytime running lights. I recently took my Toyota in for servicing which includes an oil change and the Toyota dealer in Berkshire used 5W-30. If it is only burning on start up, that could indicate valve guide wear, but it would need investigating by a qualified technician. Slide the used oil catch container to just below the drain bolt.
Unfortunately, as this is not a European model we cannot provide this information. For example when using a higher viscosity engine oil in extremely low temperatures, the engine may become difficult to start. The same applies for the screen wash, i. We can find out exactly what you need to do from this. Please let me know which oil is best for it to not burn on startups and could it be the battery which is causing it not to start first time in the cold?? Hi Lewis, Thanks for getting in touch. Or its just because its not the right oil? Our locations are open in the evenings and on Saturdays and Sundays for your convenience.
Make sure that the rubber o-ring from the old oil filter is not still attached to the engine. The engine requires a specific oil to be used for optimum engine requirements and performance. Can this be used in my car too? Hi Alaa, Thanks for getting in touch. By the way, due to the fact that the climate plays a key role,I live in Greece. Raise the front of the car with the floor jack and securely support it with at least two. Whether you replace the oil yourself or ask a Toyota Centre to do it for you, regular replacement of the oil is important.
Hi Mohammed, Thanks for getting in touch. Re-insert the drain bolt and spin it in a few turns by hand in the clockwise direction to prevent it from becoming cross threaded. Hi I have a 2002 Toyota runx, the engine light comes on mostly when I drive uphill and then the car starts losing power,also one the fuel injectors is missing the oval shaped rubber and I also need to know if the wrong type of engine oil could be a major cause for the power loss problems, would be great help if you can give the recommended engine oil for these cars please Hi Qaasim, Thanks for getting in touch. Using the right lubricant keeps your engine running smoothly and preserves the life of its components. An oil with a higher viscosity one with a higher value may be better suited if the vehicle is operated at high speeds, or under extreme load conditions. Please help support this website by shopping at.
Hi there, Thanks for getting in touch. There are no other significant changes. A high viscosity oil will be more treacle-like in consistency. Wich oil may I use? Running an engine that has been over filled with oil may cause damage to seals, gaskets or other components and also lead to sluggish performance. There is no need to change the viscosity at higher mileages, however the ambient temperature can be a reason to change the viscosity of the oil. The Toyota Genuine Motor Oil products recommended for your engine, including the part numbers can be found below. Hello there, I recently bought Avensis 2009, 2.
The silver metal oil drain bolt is situated on the left passenger side of the oil pan. What oil can I use? We would not recommend using the 0W-30 rated oil. Thank you for your time Hi Dimitrios, Thanks for getting in touch. You can find their contact details here:. There will be nothing wrong with changing the oil at lower intervals, however Toyota in your region will provide advise for the servicing intervals that are set.
The oil filter is located just in front of the oil pan and closer to the center line of the car. If the drain bolt is equipped with a crush washer, inspect it and replace it if necessary. Hi Steve, Sorry about that. I have a Toyota Avensis 1. Head over to our and you can order oil to be delivered to your home or office. There is no cleaning method that we use, although you can force regeneration using diagnostic. Allow the old oil to drain out for at least a few minutes or until the flow slows down to just an occasional drip.
Engine oil viscosity for this vehicle is: 0W-20. Also should one increase the spec, say from 5w to 10w or 30 to 40 as the engine mileage increases? Donations are not tax deductible. We'll hook you up with the right oil at the right price. Lubricating the rubber o-ring will allow it to form a better seal, prevent oil leaks and also make it easier to remove the during the next oil change. We hope this helps, thanks. They reduce friction within the engine, cut down on wear and tear and contribute to better fuel economy. A few compatible replacement oil filters with their part numbers include the following: , , , , , , and.