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Old 03-02-11, 08:22 PM   #1
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Ok guys my first maintenance, my new to me 2008 RX400h has an unknown on the CVT and Rear differential fluids changes...WS? and here are the pictures are these the plugs for drain and fill..circled in red. CVT 4 qts? and Rear 2 qts?...Thanks for the help oh and 88 almost 89k miles on the car...
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Old 03-03-11, 05:19 AM   #2
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I answered this in the other forum, so not going to repeat all that info...

However, is the CV boot leaking grease? (the rubber boot on the shaft leading to the rear diff). It looks like it in the pic. If it is, you may want to get that dealt with sooner rather than later.
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its raining here, I didnt see any tears, lots of water dripping from the bottom...
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Oh, maybe it's just wet then. Hopefully...
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I answered this in the other forum, so not going to repeat all that info...
Could you post the link to the other discussion where you addressed the CVT drain/fill bolt issues? I couldn't find it via search. Thanks.
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It was on the Lexus owners club site...I posted both sites...
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Ok changed the fluids, 4 qts front 2 qts rear...89k miles front fluid was dirty, rear not bad. here is sample on paper of old and new from front.
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Anyone have the part # for the plug gaskets?
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Go to se
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Thank you Thomas1. Did you just pull both plugs to drain, replace the bottom one and use a hand pump to move the WS quarts into the fill hole until it runs out? Just like a rear end?

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Yep exactly what I did. Kind of a pain but easily done in less than 30 minutes.
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For those interested, the washer part # is 9043018008 and it is available at the Toyota dealer
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One last question. Is the removal bit a 10mm hex?
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yep believe it is 10mm....
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