Just done oil change on Toyota Avensis automatic now feels like clutch slipping? And loss of power, why?

Tiny
MAX 1966
  • 2000 TOYOTA AVENSIS
  • 150,000 MILES

Automatic car, so no clutch? Not long had head re ground, new pistons

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Monday, November 21st, 2011 AT 9:56 PM

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Tiny
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What you did you change engine or tranny fluid?

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Monday, November 21st, 2011 AT 10:10 PM
Tiny
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Not sure now, had thought it was engine oil

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Monday, November 21st, 2011 AT 10:20 PM
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Get it straight and then come on back.

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Monday, November 21st, 2011 AT 10:35 PM
Tiny
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Sorry it was a novice at work, would emptying the tranny fluid cause the problems and would it be harmful to drive about 10miles in it?

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Monday, November 21st, 2011 AT 10:45 PM
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Refill the trans. Yes, it will damage and will cause the clutches inside to slip. Make sure to use the correct type of ATF. Do not drive it until it is refilled.

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Monday, November 21st, 2011 AT 11:07 PM
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Okay thanks

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Monday, November 21st, 2011 AT 11:19 PM
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Glad to help

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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 AT 3:22 AM
Tiny
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Sorry to bother you again but could you describe where it fills from or recommend a website where I co able to get a diagram of the engine from

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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 AT 12:15 PM
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You're not bothering me. Usually they refill through the trans dip stick tube. I'm sorry, but I don't have a picture of this model.

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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 AT 5:45 PM
Tiny
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Thanks very much

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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 AT 5:47 PM
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Glad to help. Let me know if you have other questions. It is no problem at all.

Joe

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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 AT 5:51 PM
Tiny
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Thanks for your help, all sorted now

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Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011 AT 7:55 PM
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Good. Glad you got it taken care of. Have a nice Thanksgiving!

Joe

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