Toyota Cressida/Corona/Crown/MarkII 1970-1982 Repair Guide

Pan and Filter

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1 Remove the oil pan drain plug and allow the transmission fluid to drain prior to pan removal



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Fig. Fig. 2 Remove the transmission pan retaining bolts



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Fig. Fig. 3 Lower the pan from the transmission



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Fig. Fig. 4 Remove and discard the old pan gasket



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Fig. Fig. 5 Unbolt the filter from the automatic transmission, ...



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Fig. Fig. 6 ... then inspect and clean or replace it as needed



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Fig. Fig. 7 Remove the magnet (if equipped) and clean all traces of debris



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Fig. Fig. 8 Clean the pan thoroughly, then allow it to air dry



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Fig. Fig. 9 Install a new pan gasket without sealer



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Fig. Fig. 10 Position the magnet so that it is directly beneath the oil strainer

  1. Clean the exterior of the transmission around the pan.
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  3. Remove the drain plug and drain the fluid into a suitable container.
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  5. Unscrew all the pan retaining bolts and carefully remove the pan assembly. Discard the gasket.
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WARNING
There will still be some fluid in the oil pan. Be careful not to damage the filler tube or the O-ring.

  1. Remove the small magnet from the bottom of the oil pan and clean it thoroughly.
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  3. Clean the pan with a suitable solvent and allow it to air dry.
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  5. Remove the five retaining bolts and then remove the oil strainer. Be careful not to puncture the strainer upon removal.
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  7. Carefully clean the oil strainer with compressed air or a suitable solvent.
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  9. Installation is in the reverse order of removal. Please note the following:

    Always use a new pan gasket, but never use gasket sealer.
     
    Before installing the pan, place a clean magnet on the bottom so that it will be positioned directly beneath the oil strainer.
     
    Tighten the oil strainer retaining bolts to 44-52 inch lbs. (4-5 ft. lbs.)
     

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