2008 Rav4 Transmission Filter & Flush Service
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Difficulty: easy to moderate
Timeframe: approx. 1 hr
Parts: (verify fitment of all parts with supplier)
Transmission filter to valve body: 96 lbs in.
Transmission pan bolts: 67 lbs in.
Drain Plug: 35 lbs ft
Drain & Fill: 3.8 qts
Flush: 6-10 qts depending on condition
Helpful Parts and Tools for this Job: You're saving money doing this yourself. Treat yourself to some tools.
For the removal of plastic trim pieces, tabs, and panels (removing the underbody splash shield)
The 10mm hex bit in this set will remove the Rav4 transmission drain pan bolt.
1/4" drive inch-pound torque wrench for torquing transmission filter and pan bolts to spec
I great option for tightening bolts quickly without losing the feel for tightness reducing the chance of over-tightening or stripping out threads.
Speed things up with a high quality cordless impact driver for your socket set.