I really love my Highlander and everything about it except it only has 81,000 miles on it I thought Toyota's go for about 200,000 miles. Besides the noise, you may notice the turn signal is going on and off really fast. Superior performance over conventional oil with the bonus of increased fuel economy. This is probably a good mileage to change 'standard' motor oil and filter. All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself. Oil Change every 6-months or 10,000 miles, whichever comes first. We had the oil changed when we purchased it and it was dry after 1500 miles.
Go by distance or time. Choose Firestone Complete Auto Care. Keeps engine clean and sludge free. You don't state how many miles you have on it, but if you intend to keep it for the foreseeable future, it is a good idea. If you have a limited slip differential, you should verify that the oil you're using contains the proper limited slip additive.
If the fluid is still red or 'pinkish' in color it is probably still good … for a while longer. If your Highlander is too low to the ground to access your drain plug and oil filter, be sure to use jack stands and safe jacking procedures before getting under your Highlander. I haven't had any oil leaks. I'm just really glad we didn't accidentally destroy the engine by running without oil. Took it in and Toyota not able to duplicate it. Superior protection again oxidation, neutralizing acids, inhibiting corrosion, reducing wear and protects against deposits.
The same fluid can go into your hydraulic clutch. Note: Not all models may be outfitted with a cabin air filter. To say the least I will never ever own another Toyota Sorry Toyota you lost me. My advice is don't buy a Toyota. This was a dumb thing to put a time limit on this. Information given in this video does not guarantee the desired outcome.
How to Choose the Oil and Fluids for a Toyota Tundra Change your engine oil at regularly scheduled intervals. Car needs to be jacked or put on stands. No one would believe me but after a lot of research I learned this was a problem for Toyotas of various models and years, but especially Highlanders. Had to buy another car but not a Toyota. Answer for 2001 Highlander Spark Plugs. Do not go by vehicle's oil life monitor when using this oil. This car should of lasted as another person said at least to 200,000 miles.
Either of the lubricants below are specific for this vehicle and meet manufacture's recommended lubrication specification. Keeps engine clean and sludge free. Everything is purchased by us! How to Choose the Oil and Fluids for a Toyota Tacoma Mix Toyota Super Long Life coolant or a similar high quality ethylene glycol base, silicate free, amine free, nitrite free and borate free coolant with long-life hybrid organic acid technology to an equal part clean distilled or demineralized water. Most Toyotas have the oil type printed on the oil cap - it will likely be 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30 or 10W-40. Pour entire bottle in the gas tank about every 4,000 miles to clean out the fuel injection or carburetor and lines. Never, Never, Never will I take my vehicle to Toyota of Somerset.
Be in for about 6-8 hours to remove if you are skil … led and 5-6 hours to install. Ideal for high mileage cars. Be sure to lookup exact wiper blade part numbers by vehicle make, model and year for the brand wiper you decide to purchase. 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. Best to remove transmission from the bottom with sub-frame off.
Advisor said the problem started back in 2009 when I originally took it in. If you substitute another engine coolant, make sure to use an ethylene glycol based fluid to avoid premature corrosion. I'd take it to a ford dealer if possible. Unfortunately, the Upper Intake Plenum and Throttle Body must be removed if you need to get to these spark plugs. Toyota will obviously not do anything.
If this isn't the case, you should provide the additive yourself. Works in gas or diesel engines. We demonstrated on a 2005 Toyota Highlander with the 2. It would have been easy to do since I'd never imagined I'd have to manually check the oil level just 800-1000 miles after a fill-up with oil change. Took to Toyota they said it was the timing and fixed it. I video the sound from engine. They said they could not diagnose from that and kept car couple of days.