Then why does my dealer insist I come in ever 3,000 miles, and even sets my service indicator for that?? Learn how to fix it before investing too much money. Locate the oil pan centered underneath the vehicle and place your drain pan or other container underneath the drain plug to catch the old oil. I know it's not common, especially for a Lexus. Maybe I'll do some sort of hybrid with oil changes on the 5k intervals, but the more intense work on the 7500 mile cycle. Pour entire bottle in the gas tank about every 4,000 miles to clean out the fuel injection or carburetor and lines.
There are various kits that will provide you with everything needed to complete an oil filter change on your Lexus. So after two changes I've already made up what it would've cost me to take it in somewhere! Locate the drain plug, which looks like this: Place the oil drain pan under the plug and use a socket wrench to untighten the drain plug. This is really good stuff! Close the filter cover and put the screw and the clip back on. If it wasn't for your description and pictures, I would be completely screwed. Always use jack stands in this case This is the oil pan.
Behind it is the oil filter casing metal. The clip and the screw that you need to remove from the cover. If everything is okay, turn the engine off and check the oil level with the dip stick just like in the beginning, it should be at the right level. I haven't done it yet. Keeps engine clean and sludge free.
I really don't know how the dealer sets the maint light to 3000 miles. You're dealer wants to make money. I could measure it and give you the exact size of the thing if you want. Guaranteed up to 15,000 miles or one year, whichever comes first, before needing to be changed. I wouldn't even know where to find the filter! Make sure you're parked on a flat ground and don't ever go under a car that's only supported by a jack. While the engine is running, check for any leaks on the filter casing. No amount of twisting, turning, tapping or anything will losen it or get it open.
Likewise, I want synthetic oil in my car to reduce the number of required oil changes and increase the longevity of my car's engine. We present this handy list to remind you of. I have no idea why that online schedule is different than the one in the printed manual. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Oil Filter stock in-person! Using the scissor jack, raise the car as high as possible and then set it up on jack stands on both sides. However most owners I have talked to are going with the 5000 mile oil changes. Appropriate one will be sent based on your vehicle. Pay what dealers pay by using this option! How many have you committed? No matter whether your engine requires synthetic oil, a synthetic blend, or high mileage oil, you can drive easy knowing that we'll always do what's best for your vehicle and take into account your driving style, climate, and mileage.
That's the only reset I know of. It is recommended that you change the oil every 100,000 miles when using Ow-20 synthetic oil and regularly check and top the oil off as needed between changes. I know most manufacturers are moving away from the 3k oil change interval with the modern oils. The Courtesy Cab company 1st video clip on the page uses this religiously in all of their cabs and avoids major injection cleaning from this product. This is the part I don't get. I have no idea why that online schedule is different than the one in the printed manual. Your tutorials are very easy to digest.
You're always safer going by the severe service or 5000 mile intervals. Daily Slideshow: Club Lexus forum member mmade22 is no stranger to wrenching Lexus vehicles. I think the correct filter, at least what you get when you use the manufacturer part number cross reference is a 57173 filter. It would be way too easy for me to just knuckle under and take it in at 5k intervals. Fyi, my car requires 7 quarts of oil and most places will only give you 5 as part of the standard, so you have to pay for the extra quarts when you go over 5.
Instead of jack stands you can buy a pair of ramps. So after two changes I've already made up what it would've cost me to take it in somewhere! Quality is huge for me, especially when it comes to Lexi. Over time, a vehicle's radiator can accumulate damage from debris and. I think it fits a number of other Toyota products. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. So if your level is at the bottom, add one quart of the same oil from the same company.
You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. You never know what could be dripping down from the engine, battery acid, engine coolant, brake fluid, etc. I researched how to perform an oil change on my car and then we gave it a shot. Place your container for catching the oil underneath. Daily Slideshow: Club Lexus forum member mmade22 is no stranger to wrenching Lexus vehicles. My private oil change guy does the same, 3000 miles. Btw, he said to use the 5W20 but the cap on the engine states 5W30.
Do you know exactly how many that year they built with the manual? I commute 85 miles a day and that is a small engine and revs frequently. The second rubber o-ring is to replace the o-ring on this extra nut. So now when I do get the fitler replaced, they or hopefully I, if I get a response here : will just have to drain the oil again. It would be way too easy for me to just knuckle under and take it in at 5k intervals. By the way, don't by the marketing bull about using premium gas either. So I bought one from Lexus, and realized that they're completely different in size.