LUBRICATION SYSTEM ON-VEHICLE INSPECTION

PROCEDURE


  1. INSPECT ENGINE OIL LEVEL


    1. Put the engine in inspection mode Click here.

    2. Warm up and stop the engine, and then wait 5 minutes.

    3. Check that the engine oil level is between the low level mark and full level mark on the engine oil level dipstick.

      If the level is low, check for leakage and add engine oil up to the full level mark.

      Note

      Do not fill the engine with engine oil above the full level mark.

  2. INSPECT ENGINE OIL QUALITY


    1. Check the engine oil for deterioration, water contamination, discoloration or thinning. If the quality is visibly poor, replace the engine oil and oil filter element.

  3. INSPECT OIL PRESSURE


    1. Remove the engine oil pressure switch assembly Click here.

    2. A0003F1E10
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      *1 Oil Pressure Gauge

      Install an oil pressure gauge with an adapter.

    3. Put the engine in inspection mode Click here.

    4. Warm up the engine.

    5. Measure the engine oil pressure.

      Standard Engine Oil Pressure
      Condition Engine Oil Temperature Specified Condition
      1000 rpm 80°C (176°F)

      145 kPa (1.5 kgf/cm2, 21 psi)

      2500 rpm

      340 kPa (3.5 kgf/cm2, 49 psi)

    6. Remove the oil pressure gauge with the adapter.

    7. Install the engine oil pressure switch assembly Click here.