Look out the window so you can see what you are doing I put one foot on the gas and one on the break so that I can stop right when I want to. Next day took van to the Toyota dealer and they checked eveything was fine but there was a part oil hose no. The time you save by doing it yourself versus driving to an oil change shop and then waiting for a half hour, will make you want to do it yourself again. My wife text me last night that our 2011 Sienna started smelling like burning oil and as she pulled in to our driveway it stated smoking. Returned vehicle to dealership; was told there was a leak surrounding engine seal and seal would need to be repaired.
True class 4 or 5 synthetics are few and far between in north america. Here is the oil dip stick and oil fill cap locations: Oil dip stick and oil fill cap location You can actually leave the dip stick in, but just pull it out a couple of inches: Oil Dip stick Turn the oil fill cap counter-clockwise a quarter turn and then remove and set aside: Oil fill cap removed Step 5: Drain the oil. The oil filter is located on the front side of the engine, as viewed from the underneath side: Oil Filter Location from below One of my readers Ed M. With your wheels straight, wedge the ramps up under your front tires. The warranty term for this item is extended to ten years and 150,000 miles.
Both dealerships claimed to have fixed the problem, though the engine is still leaking a significant amount of oil. Since I believe I am covered by the warranty, I actually wish the engine was seized. Furthermore, the first dealership installed various gaskets and seals incorrectly, and still gave the car a safe rating for a 600 mile trip. Or if it is still running, will they just put the new cooler lines on and send you on your way? I have lots of time before I need to worry about it as mine came with two years of free dealer maintenance. I personally use either Mobil 1 or Valvoline SynPower, 5W-30 in my 2006 depending on which brand has the best sale. I attempted to get coverage from Toyota, but my request was denied due to the fact that the mileage was at 167,000. Position the used oil catch container to just below the oil drain bolt.
Toyota knows, but many owners do not. Then, I drove it to the same Toyota dealer afterwards. Re-insert the oil drain bolt and spin it in by hand a few turns in the clockwise direction to prevent it from becoming cross threaded. If you found this guide to be helpful, please consider making a small donation by clicking on the PayPal. The 1998 Sienna crash-tested by the In late 1997, Toyota launched the 1998 Sienna in the North American market as a replacement for the. With some engine and racing experience behind me, I decided to look into quality oils for my Sienna.
Other options included and a power-folding third-row seat. Reseached history of this type and found it was it was a rubber hose associated with oil transfer also called the v v t 1 actuator hose. You will need to lift the hood and guide the hood support rod out of the hole. This is what you should have on each side: Here my van is parked up on the ramps Here it is up on ramps, ready for the oil change Step 2: Set the parking brake. Note: if you try turning your wheels while pulling up on the ramps, the ramp will turn with the wheel, so you must get them straight to start out. Toyota had an extended warranty for this issue last summer but didn't have a recall for this.
I want to report this and hopefully force Toyota to start recall on this issue for all impacted models so others won't have to experience this and avoid potential accidents. The silver metal cartridge oil filter housing is situated just in front of the oil pan. The new Sienna arrived at dealers in February 2010. No check engine or low oil lights illuminated prior to smoke. To me, Branded Oil just seems like a way to create business for their service departments since you conveniently cant find the oil anywhere else. Push the new o-ring down to the bottom of the threads on the oil filter cap.
The tip of the hood support rod is designed so that if a gust of wind quickly lifted up the hood, the tip would hold on to the hood so you have to unhook the end from the hood as you are lifting the hood. Mulailah dengan wadah yang luas dengan drainase bawah. Make sure the tire is centered on the ramp and that the ramp is aligned with the direction the wheel is pointing. This website is not affiliated with, endorsed, sponsored, or supported by Toyota Motor Corporation, Toyota Motor Sales, U. Toyota is very aware of this problem! I topped off the oil and started the engine to locate the leak and sure enough oil streaming out of the oil cooler line. A voluntary recall on this part ended in 2013. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure.
Smoke started coming from my engine and the car wash worker noticed oil leaking from underneath. The dealer informed the contact that the part was not under warranty nor was there a related recall. My concerns also include not causing warranty trouble. The Sienna also touted best-in-class of 16 city driving and 22 mpg highway driving. Move the used oil catch basin forward to just below the oil filter housing. Toyota Sienna Oil Change 3.
The rear seat entertainment option now uses a 16. However, you should continue to check the oil level regularly and top off if needed. This is a brave world, in a painful way that is constantly conjured up to pack as much heat as possible into chili varieties. If you do not have an approved comment already, your comment will not show up until personally approved by me no spam on Share Your Repair! I got her call and rushed home from work. I had my car undergo this fix, which simply replaced a rubber hose with another rubber hose which was supposedly made from a compound that better resists hot oil.
If Toyota is not going to take the step of preventing the problem, they should at least take care of the problem when it occurs - regardless of age or mileage - because the cause is clearly the result of a known defect. This helps the gasket to seal. An optional tow package for V6 models is rated to tow 3,500 pounds 1,600 kg. Both the and original Sienna were smaller than the other minivans they competed against, but a redesign in 2003 for the 2004 model year increased the dimensions to match those of its competitors. You know you have pulled it far enough when you hear the latch release.