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ToyotaCare Oil Change Interval

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by TacoSport, May 16, 2011.

  1. May 16, 2011 at 7:10 AM
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    Just go my TOYO care booklet and it states 10k mile oil changes using synthetic for the V6 and 5k interval for 4I. Reading other posts I had thought they changed it every 5k on the V6 but they just top it off. This means they run the break in oil for 10k miles -OUCH!
     
  2. May 18, 2011 at 6:39 PM
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    No response so guessing this is old news. Changed over to M1 EP at 3k miles anyways -and always roll my own. :D
     
  3. May 18, 2011 at 7:03 PM
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    Best bet is to do a couple oil samples, and see what the report says. Otherwise, stick with the 5k change.
     
  4. May 19, 2011 at 4:12 PM
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    Using the M1 EP I do a 10k mile oil change and the filter gets swapped at 5k. My point in the original post is that Toyo is saying to go 10k on your new motor and that does not sound like something I would want do due to all the metal shavings you produce during the break-in miles.
     
  5. May 19, 2011 at 4:44 PM
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    Engines are pre broken in at the factory when they are made.
     
  6. May 19, 2011 at 6:21 PM
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    How is that? Does Toyo put the truck on a dyno and run it up to 6k rpm's with fiull drive train attached? I can see that running the engine in the factory does bring on some wear but that is the same oil that they ship it out with (?). Add to that, there is still plenty of shavings produced when you run the motor under load during break-in. I guess it is your own choice but mine is to get the junk out.
     
  7. May 19, 2011 at 6:31 PM
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    Oh really? When and what was the last engine YOU totally rebuilt???
     
  8. May 19, 2011 at 6:37 PM
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    If they were left to be broken in by John Q Public, they wouldnt last 20k miles. Like Wipper said, they are run in after they are built at the factory.
     
  9. May 19, 2011 at 6:41 PM
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  10. May 19, 2011 at 6:50 PM
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    not trying to be a wise ass, but neither of you answered my question. I expected that from whipper not from chris.
     
  11. May 19, 2011 at 6:57 PM
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    Did I miss the question?
     
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    sorry little whipper, you are not qualifed to answer my questions. If you look at what chris in an attachement that supports what I stated but his comments agree with your BS. Again, neither answered my question. I am not a mechanic but have rebuilt engines, so not a CME (certified manual engineer).
     
  13. May 19, 2011 at 6:58 PM
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    You got a booklet? They sent me a key chain thingy. No booklet.They told me every 5k on my V6.
     
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    hey man...Chill on the hostility.
     
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    apparantly, my question was do they change the oil after running it at the factory and prior to shipping the motor out? if so, that is a concern to running the motor for another 10k miles on the same oil.
     
  16. May 19, 2011 at 7:02 PM
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    Ok....I didnt see that. Yes. The engine is run in, then the oil changed, engine tested for leaks, compression, etc. then shipped out with fresh oil, and not requiring change until the recomended interval.
     
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    no offense to you, whipper likes to jump in on my posts with his BS and I do not not need it. just a simple question and appreciate your qualifed response
     
  18. May 19, 2011 at 7:05 PM
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    this is one reason I have no use for this one
     
  19. May 19, 2011 at 7:06 PM
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    Thank you sir!
     
  20. May 19, 2011 at 7:07 PM
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    Understood. I addressed it.
     
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