Cabin filter is located at back of glovebox, just remember to switch to recirculate before removing or you might break something. Just to the right of the buttons there is an indicator light. If you have the owner's manual, it will show you how many quarts of oil this thing will take. This helps support the channel and allows us to continue to make videos like this. You normally change the oil on anycar every 2500-3000 miles. Fyi, my car requires 7 quarts of oil and most places will only give you 5 as part of the standard, so you have to pay for the extra quarts when you go over 5. After the drain plug has been untightened, the messy part begins.
I purchased a subscription to the the official lexus Europe service information knowledge base, and downloaded the service schedule. I wonder how many people get oil changes and don't get their filters changed i. Drain the oil and change the filter. Wait 30 minutes and check the oil level. Quality is huge for me, especially when it comes to Lexi. Drain the oil and change the filter.
Check the owner's manual for theexact amount for your particular model …. Whenever I take my car to a dealer, they say there is maybe 1 or 2 other stickshitfs in town that they see. If you never heat the engine up, and rarely go above 3k rpm, you start to see certain carbon deposition patterns. You would have to install a much more sophisticated filtering system. And I change every 5K miles with an engine flush additive and a new filter.
In that case, you either need to buy a new opener or try to replace the transmitter with a modern digital unit as I did. I waited about 45 minutes after I got home to check the oil - I haven't checked it completely cold yet today. I think Im can say I know a bit a bit about oil and I don't see the use of these waterthin oils. You can do a bit of an Italian tune-up when accelerating up a slip road onto a motorway when it's clear , but compared to how I used to drive some of my older cars I'd usually describe my approach as pootling around. If it's a drain plug and it's plastic, I would rather use a different drain plug that you can get off the irontoad site for like a buck.
I am also proven right by the fact that a whole industry in additives and cleaning agents has emerged because of the ever rising number of engine problems and damages. Only 7 quarts of the 10 are used, so there will be some re-use of unfinished bottles. I took it back and demanded that they pay for a new round of Mobile 1 15w50 and replace the filter this time around and they did, very apologetically. Otherwise it may still be hot when it comes out of the vehicle. There's no inherent problem with 0W oils, but they are more expensive.
I am sure it was magnatec I got put in by lexus at my last service and it seems perfectly fine for the amount of miles I use the car. I use fully syn 5W-30 and change every 10k miles. If you're actually interested in doing this properly, rather than than going with a generic approach, take a look at which covers it in more detail than you're likely to care for. Most don't even extend to show where 0W oils would be preferable it would be very cold! Not knowing how much oil it takes to move up the stick a little I added a half a quart and waited a few minutes and now it's well over the top mark on the dip stick maybe 20% higher if the bottom dot is 0% and the top is 100%, it's at 120%. Decide which button you want to program. I imagine most lexus owners go to the dealer to get raped. Locate the drain plug, which looks like this: Place the oil drain pan under the plug and use a socket wrench to untighten the drain plug.
The layout look great though! Especially drivers who spend most of their time in town traffic encounter a lot of problems with extrmely dirty and clogged engines. Anyway, hopefully you've figured it out by now, but on my car the oil filter panel is about 2 feet from the front of the car under the hood, pretty much in the center. Read your owner's manual and see when they say to change it. If not, then the best way to go about it, is to put in 4 quarts, start and run the engine for a couple of minutes, shut it off, wait a couple of minutes, check the oil level on the dipstick, and add accordi … ngly. Carl It's actually 0w-30 I phoned 2 independent lexus garages and both came back with 0w-30 Only one I found to use for top-up was castrol 0w-30 You can also confirm this by doing oil check on castrol website: I'm sorry but I think this is incorrect. I'm wondering if the fact that you are in Scotland has a bearing on this. No way a 0-20 will be just as good at sound dampeming or sealing hence more oil consumption and no way that an oil or oil filter can remove dirt and retain it where it doesn.
Well - forget extended maintenance regimes for any car unless you want get rid of your car after 3 years. Should I jack it up tomorrow and release some oil to get it back down to the 'full' mark on the dip stick or is the dip stick just off a bit? Let it run for 1 minute and shut off. Most Lexuss have the oil type printed on the oil cap - it will likely be 5W-20, 5W-30, 5W-40, 10W-30 or 10W-40. I didn't even really think about how many quarts I was buying as my other V6 Honda Odyssey takes less than 5 quarts. I don't believe in extreme oilchange intervals either. All of these fluids are extremely harmful to your eyes and skin so it is important to protect yourself. So how many liters should I go with? Select premium unleaded gasoline with an octane rating 91 Research, octane Number or higher required for optimum engine performance, octane cannot be obtained, you may use unleaded gasoline with an octane, with an octane rating lower than 91 may result engine knocking.
Add as necessary to fill to the full mark. For most Lexuss, you can wrap an old belt around the oil filter and unscrew it by hand. Add as necessary to fill to the full mark. The drain is then another 1. Righno ramps are available in most car part store and Amazon.
So I checked the manual when I got home and sure enough it says like 5. The amount need for an oil change with and without a newfilter varies from model to model. You can easily drive 5,000 miles between changes on modern engines with todays oil and filters. Pour in 4 quarts of the correct weight oil and then start the engine. Sure, they can save you some fuel marginal effect and cold start will probably be a bit easier.