How to Change Gearbox Oil in Your Toyota Hilux

Are you tired of constantly changing your car’s gearbox oil?

Are you looking for a simple and easy way to do it yourself?

Look no further!

In this article, we will guide you through the process of changing your Toyota Hilux’s gearbox oil.

Before you begin, make sure you have all the necessary supplies on hand.

These include:

  • Gearbox oil (check your car owner’s manual for the recommended type and amount)
  • Drain pan

  • Funnel

  • Socket wrench set

  • Screwdriver set

  • New gearbox filter (if applicable)

Now, let’s get started!

  1. Park your Toyota Hilux on a flat surface and let it cool down to room temperature.
  2. Locate the drain plug underneath the car near the front of the transmission. Use a socket wrench set to remove the plug and catch any excess oil in a drain pan.
  3. Remove the old gearbox filter (if applicable) by unscrewing it from its housing.
  4. Pour the new gearbox oil into the funnel.
  5. Using a screwdriver set, unscrew the bolts holding the gearbox case cover in place and remove it.
  6. Using a socket wrench set, unscrew the bolts holding the old gearbox filter in place and remove it.
  7. Pour the new gearbox oil into the filter housing.
  8. Replace the gearbox case cover and tighten the bolts.
  9. Screw the new gearbox filter into its housing.
  10. Replace the drain plug and tighten it securely.

That’s it!

Your Toyota Hilux’s gearbox oil has been successfully changed. Regularly changing your car’s oil can help improve performance, extend engine life, and prevent costly repairs down the line.

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