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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.
Trim & Fastener Tool
For the removal of plastic trim pieces, tabs, and panels (removing the underbody splash shield)
3/8" Drive Hex Bit Set
The 10mm hex bit in this set will remove the Rav4 transmission drain pan bolt.
Inch Pound Torque Wrench
1/4" drive inch-pound torque wrench for torquing transmission filter and pan bolts to spec
3/8" Speed Handle
I great option for tightening bolts quickly without losing the feel for tightness reducing the chance of over-tightening or stripping out threads.
Makita Cordless Impact & Drill
Speed things up with a high quality cordless impact driver for your socket set.
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