Re: transmission drain plug
On 8 Jun 2005 19:33:15 -0700, [email]firstname.lastname@example.org[/email] wrote:
>I have a 2003 Camry LE automatic. The car is approaching 30K miles.
>And I am thinking that it will need the 30K service soon. First of all
>as many posters had pointed out, I have alos noticed that the dealer
>added many extra things for the 30K mile service that're not listed in
>my passport manual for maintenace to be performed at 30K miles. And
>they charge me $424.95 for their service (I live in Washington metro
>in Maryland). Based on the passbook, I figure I could easily do the
>- Replace air filter & cabin filter
>- rotate tires
>- replace spark plugs
>And that's pretty much all I have to do. And I do not expect to spend
>much money (I will get the plugs and filters from the dealer). But
>the dealer's service includes, among other things, transmission
>And I think, after 30K, the tranny fluid should be changed even though
>Toyota does not recommend that.
>The other day, I jacked up the car and took a look at the transmission
>If I remember correctly, I saw a transmission plug whose center is a
>recess into the plug. I must admit I am very uninformed about tools.
>have never seen such a plug. What kind of tool do I use to loosen the
>and where could I find such a tool?
>Thanks for any ponter
Don't know for sure what the 2003 has , but my 96 LE has a
10mm allen head plug.....which does look kinda aquare :-).
You can get a 10mm allen socket at most any auto store.