Let also not forget about the quick lube places that occasionally over tighten your drain plug bolt which leads to stripped oil pan threads and ends up leaking oil all over the place. On toyotas website there is a pdf file for changing oil, but it is rather generic and I think it is for all Toyotas. Anonymous Nice post, thank you. Superior performance over conventional oil with the bonus of increased fuel economy. Service Bulletin Summary: Steering intermediate shaft in high road salt areas. You will do more damage by using Shell this time, then Castrol, then Pennzoil, then Acme, then whatever.
Service Bulletin Summary: Personal light operation. Service Bulletin Summary: There may be a red power wire for power lumbar support that is not tied securely away from parking brake mechanism. Car ramps - don't have Oil recovery pan - don't have Metric socket or combination spanner - have a full socket set Torque wrench for drain plug - don't have crush washer - don't have Oil filter tool - don't have funnel - check many rags - check and a minimum of 3 beers - skip I wonder If the stuff I don't have can be rented at PartsSource. On top of low prices, Advance Auto Parts offers 9 different trusted brands of Oil Filter products for the 2004 Toyota Sienna. Additionally, model year 1998-2003 siennas were recalled as part of safety recall 10v-160. Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. Its full of an additive called placebo effect.
Honda strongly advises against flushing transmissions as it can cause more harm than good. Various modles including the toyota scion xb my2004. Service Bulletin Summary: Fuel tank replacement - urgent to dealers. Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. And what's 5w30 and 10w30 and when should I use which? Remedy: Dealers will replace the gas struts with newly designed gas struts that have a longer service life. Synthetic is much better for a Canadian winter.
Great hot and cold start protection. When parts are available, owners will be sent a second notice and dealers will replace the shift lock solenoid, free of charge. Conequence: A driver may overload a vehicle which may increase the risk of a crash. Do not go by vehicle's oil life monitor when using this oil. The filter for the car can be accessed either below the car or above. The gas struts used to help lift and support the rear power liftgate could wear out sooner than expected.
I have always used castrol from day one;that was 25 years ago. Its not the oil base that matters the most, what matter the most is the addpack , this comments is from a canadian tribologist working for shell, these guys know their stuff. I'm an old geeser from the analog era. Keeps engine clean and sludge free. The campaign began on august 8, 2008, and will be mailed in three phases ending in late december 2008.
For years my son, Dan, took care of oil changes etc. Any one of the recommended product can be used. Synthetic is much better for a Canadian winter. Add some courage to do your first oil change. Flash reprogramming allows the ecu software to be updated without replacing the ecu.
When you give your car what it needs, it'll give you back a whole lot more. Guaranteed up to 15,000 miles or one year, whichever comes first, before needing to be changed. Up to 15,000 miles or 1-yr with severe service. Trick question, as I just discovered. Service Bulletin Summary: Owner renotification of non-completed special service campaigns and limited service campaigns.
If your getting the oil changed buy any service provider, i. Do not go by vehicle's oil life monitor when using this oil. Service Bulletin Summary: Sliding door rattle. This product is superior to anything you can get mixed with your fuel from the gas station pump. This will make at least 5 times I have had to return various parts because the Advance Auto cross referencing system has been wrong. This will make at least 5 times I have had to return various parts because the Advance Auto cross referencing system has been wrong. The subject vehicles are equipped with the spare tire stowed under the vehicle.
The oil filter collects little bitty chunks of metal and crap. Service Bulletin Summary: Tire pressure warning system information and re-initialization. This makes it very hard to see unless you already know that it's under the front end exhaust manifold. Service Bulletin Summary: Front door wind noise. Service Bulletin Summary: Zero point calibration. Easy to figure out though since the transmission oil seems to use a hex wrench instead of a socket. Thanks for the above answers, I would like to also add that if your changing the oil for the first time on a sienna van, the factory installed oil filter is black and so is the surrounding metal work.