Maintenance/Repairs. ... Rav4 CVT transmission oil change DISCLAIMER: Toyota Owners Club is an independent Toyota forum for owners of Toyota vehicles. koby New Member. The transmission fluid change is the tried-and-true process that your owner’s manual specifies when it calls for a transmission service. This technical service bulletin TS-B0006-11 was issued on 1/6/11. she has been told that she should not change it because if she does, she will ruin the transmission. I would do it. After looking through this site and others trying to find some facts (not opinions) on the Toyota transmission service intervals that hold the WS fluid, I found a good TSB from Toyota (see attachment). Transmission Fluid Replacement : Here's how to change the automatic transmission fluid in a Toyota or Lexus with no dipstick. Personally, for brake fluid, rather than a complete "flush" with fresh, I'll draw the fluid out of the master when I replace my pads after compressing the pistons, then simply refill. Toyota says "change it according to the published schedule" and then doesn't list a change interval in 120K miles, which is all the schedule goes up to. If you drive manual, most manufacturers will recommend changing your transmission fluid every 30,000 to 60,000 miles . 2011-2016 Ford 6.7L Powerstroke Maintenance Guide, Fluid Capacities, and Service Schedule. I wouldn't normally go to the dealership for maintenance but Mazda Skyactive transmissions use a very specific type of transmission fluid. Find local service centers, car repair warranty advice and more on KBB.com. Apr 15, 2016 #3. Apr 15, ... No definitive answer on that one, so I'd go with whatever interval reassure you and/or whenever fluid test shows degradation. If not comfortable yourself, find someone who is. Toyota Transmission Repair and Maintenance in Sanford, FL. If you can't find the service interval for your particular transmission, you could do a lot worse than to just use this interval as your guide. she has been told that she should not change it. Get a free detailed estimate for an oil change in your area from KBB.com I tow with it and at its first change at 80K the fluid still looked and smelled good. my friend has a toyota rav4 with 70k miles. My wifes CX-5 has 48,000 miles on it. The average price of a 2016 Toyota RAV4 oil change can vary depending on location. I think the transmission has to be at a certain temperature to change it. Can't comment on whether it has solved the occasional winning noise as just driven back from dealers. Just visited Toyota Las Vegas Dealer, Service Department, and inquire about the periodic Automatic Transmission Fluid change for my 2014 XLE. The general consensus here is to change the fluid every 30-60 thousand miles to ensure long transmission life. The low end for an automatic transmission fluid change interval is around 30,000 miles (a little under 50,000 km). my friend has a toyota rav4 with 70k miles. If you tow, or run frequent short trips, then it's not a bad idea to shorten the transmission interval to 40k. @ 60K, I did a filter replacement, along with a complete drain & fill, all done with Honda transmission fluid. It’s important to change your transmission fluid, but the type of transmission you have affects your ideal changing interval. Posted April 1, 2016. So in total I spend $24 every year on a Transmission Fluid change) Not a big deal. Had my IQ2 serviced this week and CVT transmission fluid changed. *Some model year Rav4 may have Synthetic Oil and only require an oil and filter change every 10,000 miles or. See the Blue Book Fair Repair Price Range for 2016 Toyota RAV4 common auto repairs near you. The fluid (equivalent costs $4 a quart. the transmission fluid has never been changed. The grease monkeys at my local shop that do the engine oil religiously every 5,000 miles think I am nuts for not letting them change the transmission fluid. Do whatever you think is right for you. So you ask then why does the factory manual provide for … However, transmission fluids degrade with time and should be replaced after a certain time interval as … I never, ever change transmission fluids, over 1000,000 miles on all my vehicles without a single transmission problem. My dealer tells me that I need to do a transmission fluid exchange at 30K miles, ... 2016 Honda CR-V trans fluid exchange interval. Have no idea … I would do it myself but I think you've got to hook the car up to a live scanner and have the transmission fluid at a certain temperature before you check the level (the fluid … However, transmission flui… Change intervals depend on use and how much fluid is in the transmission. For me, that is around 15K. When I collected the car he said I'd had a result as the Oil alone cost £81 + vat. 2016 GMC Canyon Crew Cab ... alert you within 600 miles of a scheduled 7,500-mile oil change interval. How to Maintain a 2011-2016 6.7L Powerstroke Toyota ry atf transmission fluid oil changes 3000 miles or 5000 toyota ry atf transmission fluid 2021 toyota tundra sr5 dealer 2016 toyota tundra remended Tundra Transmission Flush And Refill Instructions HeadquartersTransmission Fluid Change On My Tundra Toyota ForumWhen To Change Transmission Fluid Ira Toyota Of Manchester NhToyota 4runner Transmission Fluid Change … fluid change intervals, as well as warning signs that your transmission fluid. The CVT fluid level is temperature dependant and it should be checked at 40 to 45 C (the working temp is 85 to 110 C). A full list of recommended 2016 Toyota RAV4 regular maintenance including pricing. Transmission fluid act as a lubricant which lubricates different components of the transmission to ensure a frictionless surrounding for different components of the transmission. This also applies to engine oil change, valve lash inspections, etc. Best recommended synthetic oil for your 2016 Toyota Rav4. Apr 15, 2016 #3. The factory manuals are not always correct when it comes to the health and well being of you car. My big GM trans has 14 quarts or so of fluid, about 9 I can get on a fluid and filter change. That way, you always introduce new fluid & new additive packages into your transmission. I have a 2005 Toyota sedan with 170,000 miles on it that has never had a transmission fluid service. I would agree that 50-60k is a good change interval. Now 40K later it is due for another because of the fluid I … Save money on oil changes, avoid costly auto shop visits with the best synthetic oil, filters, transmission oil, coolants and differential fluids on the market! 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