Toyota Pick-ups/Land Cruiser/4Runner 1970-1988

Fluid Pan and Filter

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Jack up the front end of the vehicle and support it on jackstands.
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  3. Place a container under the transmission drain plug and drain the transmission fluid.
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  5. Remove the pan securing bolts and remove the pan and gasket.
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To install:
  1. The pan may be washed in solvent for cleaning but must be absolutely dry when it is reinstalled. Do not wipe it out with a rag, or you will risk leaving bits of lint inside the transmission.
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  3. Remove all traces of the old gasket from the pan and from the transmission. Install a new gasket on the pan using small quantities of sealer around the bolt holes.
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  5. Replace the transmission filter or strainer at this time, if necessary.
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  7. Install the pan, tightening the securing bolts, evenly in steps to 11-14 ft. lbs.
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CAUTION
The pan bolts break easily if overtightened.

  1. Fill the transmission to the correct level with the specified fluid.
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