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2011 Toyota Corolla Question: Engine and Transmission Fluid change

 

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embong, 1.8L 4 Cylinder, Los Angeles, CA, January 17, 2013, 13:58
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How often I should change my engine n transmission fluid?
Do I have to use TOYOTA oil brand for my corolla?
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    francesco123 August 15, 2013, 19:43
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    Engine oil at a maximum of 10,000 kms but preferably half that if doing city kms, oil is 0w-40w but can safely go to a 15w-50w in a mild climate--specifications are in the owners handbook. I change my manual transmission oil every 30,000 kms which is below recommended kms. Toyota specify a 75w-85w GL4 oil in the manual transmission, Nulon or Castrol come to mind but there are others.

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