It is recommended to change transmission fluid every 30,000-50,000 miles in your manual transmission Toyota Corolla see. All my Google references go to sites other than anything Toyota, so that could make the source suspect. I have a Technical Service Bulletin regarding this that I will copy and paste for you below. I have 3 Hondas, but only 2 with auto trannies. He feels it is easy to miss fifth gear and shift into third gear by mistake.
Replugged this and removed the drain plug. The car was still on jack stands when the transmission was refilled. It has been 5 days since doing this and it has not jumped out of gear since. Your Corolla's automatic transmission doesn't take just any old transmission fluid. Of course, if you're independent wealthy and have a ton of money falling out of your wallet, well then I guess it's not so urgent? The manufacturer will inspect the vehicle on September 25, 2008.
The vehicle shown here is a 2004. The plugs are 24 mm hexagonals. Two weeks later I am merging into traffic and no gears! Great mileage and supposed legendary reliability. Thought the synthetic might be longer lasting. Though this interval is approved by Toyota, many consumers choose to change their transmission fluid prior to the recommended interval. These steps should apply to any 2003-2008 manual transmission C59 — 5-speed Toyota Corolla.
Transmission fluids do need changing periodically just like any other automotive fluid does. Screws come out of a plastic backing and the bolts from nuts held in place. It has about 6 small 10 mm bolts and two screws. Now move under the vehicle and locate the drain plug. Prepare to pick your jaw up off the floor. I do like the magnetic plug on the Hondas and am surprised the Toyota does not have a mag plug on the tranny drain.
Spoke with a mechanic who told me manual transmissions in general have a lot less stress compared to automatics. The experience was similar to flooring a manual car in first gear and letting the clutch out too early. In this case I used a 1 gallon ice cream pail. To find out most graphics with Toyota Corolla 2009 Transmission Fluid images gallery remember to stick to this url. On the second day the transmission jumped out of fifth gear two times on an hour drive on a freeway. I usually find that I need to add that much, and a little more… In general, a drain and fill such as this will require exactly 2 quarts. You need someone who can start and stop the car for you.
Advance Auto Parts has 14 different Automatic Transmission Fluid for your vehicle, ready for shipping or in-store pick up. By the looks of that transmission fluid, I recommend changing it. I have a 2011 corolla. Your car's manual provides transmission fluid service requirements. The fill and check plug is at the front of the car and the drain is on left side.
You know you have the correct amount of fluid in the transmission when the liquid is just up to the fill port just about to leak out , and not below. The contact stated that the clutch and brake pedals are so close together that his feet become tangled, and he loses control of the vehicle. The 2009 Corolla also requires 5. I had eye-balled this and thought the transmission to be about parallel with the ground. Let me know it was full.
The failure mileage was 3,000 and current mileage was 7,000. It's still in the garage. I'm on a time sensitive situation at all times with my clients and the last thing I need is to be told the part s i was charged for upfront is not in stock like it said it was, so now not only am I wasting my time, fuel, money! Jacked up car and used jack stands. A notable one is you should have them 'deep bleed' the brakes to change all the old brake fluid every two years, or whenever you have brake work done. It was me, I found the 6 quarts over on the shelf for commercial accounts desk and of course I needed more than 6 quarts but when I went to order the product they said they only had 6 in stock so I just dealt with it but when I was there and I ended up finding the fluid myself I also seen that they had an additional 3 quarts including the 6 I ordered but like usual their inventory count is off as usual.
The time delays were in getting the 24 mm socket- get the short socket -and in getting the funnel with the tubing. Oh I'm not worried about it. These transmissions require a high-friction fluid that will allow the shifting clutches to lock-up or engage quickly. The fill port is visible in this photo, between the battery and the engine, way down in there. Then take container with marks of liters. The plastic bottles are too big for the space available to be able to squirt it in directly. Bottom Line recommended The product worked good for a customers 2005 ford freestyle and you can't beat the online discounts compared to any other parts store.