2002 Toyota Avalon Oil Pan Removal

1. REMOVE ENGINE UNDER COVER RH

2. DISCONNECT CABLE FROM NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL

3. DRAIN AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE FLUID (See page AX-131)

4. REMOVE AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE OIL PAN SUB-ASSEMBLY

(a) Remove the 18 bolts, oil pan and gasket. NOTICE:

Some fluid will remain in the oil pan. Carefully remove the oil pan so that the fluid remaining in the pan does not spill out.

(b) Remove the 2 magnets from the oil pan.

(c) Examine particles in the pan.

(1) Collect any steel chips using the removed magnets. Look carefully at the chips and particles in the pan and on the magnets to see the type of wear which might be found in the transaxle.

Result: Steel (magnetic):

Wear of the bearing, gear or plate Brass (non-magnetic): Wear of the bearing

5. DISCONNECT TRANSMISSION WIRE

(a) Disconnect the 7 shift solenoid valve connectors.

(b) Remove the bolt and lock plate, and disconnect the ATF temperature sensor.

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