Filed Under (Mitsubishi) by admin on 20-12-2010
LUBRICATION SERVICE INTERVALS Transaxle/Transmission Check fluid level every 12 months or 15,000 miles. Change fluid and filter every 30,000 miles. If vehicle is operated under severe conditions, change fluid more often. If severe darkening of fluid and strong odor are noted, bands should also be adjusted. Transfer Case On 4WD and AWD models, change transfer case fluid every 30, 000 miles. CHECKING FLUID LEVEL Transaxle/Transmission 1) Park vehicle on level area. Ensure oil is at normal operating temperature, parking brake is engaged, and engine is at idle. Move gear selector through each position, stopping briefly at each selection. 2) Place gear selector in Neutral, and clean area around dipstick tube. Ensure fluid level is between lower and upper marks, but never over upper mark, in HOT range. Add or drain fluid if necessary. CAUTION: If severe darkening of fluid and strong odor are noted, change fluid and filter, and adjust bands. Transfer Case (All Others)
Filed Under (Mercedes-Benz) by admin on 08-09-2010
The type of maintenance service due is indicated in the multifunction display: Basic service (A) Extended service (B) Note: Vehicles equipped with FSS PLUS Flexible Service System PLUS) only: The interval between maintenance services depends on your driving habits. A gentle driving style, moderate engine speeds and the avoidance of short-distance trips will lengthen the interval between services. Clearing the maintenance service indicator The maintenance service indicator is automatically cleared. – after approximately 10 seconds when you switch on the ignition or when reaching the maintenance service threshold while driving – after approximately 30 seconds, once the suggested maintenance service term has passed You can also clear it yourself
Filed Under (Mercedes-Benz) by admin on 27-06-2010
B – Service Schedule Brake Test – Brake test on dynamometer or test drive. Check parking brake and run in according to specifications (observe instructions in Maintenance Manual on vehicles with 4ETS, ESP!). Vehicle Passenger Compartment Function Check: – Check Tele Aid by pressing SOS button to make test call to Response Center. – Horn, headlamp flasher, hazard flasher, turn signals. – Warning/indicator lamps, illumination and interior lighting. – Throttle cable: operate accelerator cable slowly by foot through full range of travel. Observe smoothness of operation. If roughness is detected, replace throttle cable. – Exterior lighting incl. headlamps. – Windshield wipers, rear window wiper, windshield/rear window washer. – Headlamp cleaning system. – Check seat belts for damage and proper function. – Reset Flexible Service System (FSS) counter in instrument cluster. – Replace dust filter. Wheels, Brakes – Remove and reinstall wheels, rotate if necessary, does not apply for vehicles with different tire sizes front/rear. – Check brake pads for lining thickness front/rear. – Check condition of brake discs front and rear. – Check tires for damage and condition. – Measure and record tread depth. – Correct tire inflation pressure.
Filed Under (volkswagen) by admin on 17-06-2010
APPLICATION TRANSAXLE APPLICATION Application Eurovan IDENTIFICATION OIL PAN GASKET Fig. 1: Identifying Oil Pan Gasket (01P) LUBRICATION SERVICE INTERVALS Transaxle Check fluid level at 20,000 mile intervals. Fluid is filled for life except on transaxle with code EQJ. No changing is required. On transaxles with code EQJ, replace fluid every 40,000 miles. Final Drive Check fluid level at 40,000 mile intervals. Fluid is filled for life. No changing is required. VW ATF (G 052 162 A2) is Light Yellow in color. In the following procedures, letters and numbers in parenthesis are shown in illustrations. When ATF level is checked, the seal on the level plug must always be replaced. VAG Scan Tool (1551) and Diagnosis Cable (1551/1) are required to check ATF fluid level. Scan tool is used to measure ATF temperature. Follow aftermarket scan tool manufacturer instructions (if applicable) to check AFT temperature.
Filed Under (Toyota) by admin on 14-06-2010
LUBRICATION SERVICE INTERVALS Check lubricant level every 20,000 on all except 4WD Pickups. On 4WD Pickups, check every 15,000 miles. Replace fluid if vehicle is operated in severe service conditions. CHECKING FLUID LEVEL Transmission Check lubricant level at fill plug hole. Lubricant should be to bottom of hole. Transmission on Tercel Wagon has 2 drain plugs on bottom of transaxle. Transfer Case (Except Tercel Wagon) Drain plugs on 4WD transfer cases are separate from main transmission case. Transfer Case (Tercel Wagon) The integral differential and transaxle assembly on Tercel Wagons have separate drain and fill plugs. See Fig. 1. When filling with fluid, leave extension housing drain plug loose about 7 or 8 turns. After filling, tighten drain plug.