Toyota Camry, Avalon, Lexus ES350 Repair Manual 2007-2011 | Chilton

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The 2007-2011 Toyota Toyota Avalon, Lexus Repair Manual by Chilton, U.S. and Canadian versions of indicated, powered by 2.4L 2.5L (2AR-FE) four-cylinder and (2GR-FE) V6 engines.

Note: manual DOES NOT include specific to hybrid models.

Excerpt: 2007-2011 Toyota Toyota Avalon, Lexus Repair Manual


(Refer to 13.6a and 13.6b)

Disconnect the cable from the battery terminal (see 5).

Set the parking brake and block the wheels.

Raise the front of the and support it securely on jackstands.

the two plastic splash shields the engine, if equipped.

Drain the oil and remove the oil filter (see 1). Remove the oil dipstick.

Remove the and detach the oil pan. If it’s pry it loose very carefully a small screwdriver or putty (see illustrations). Don’t the mating surfaces of the pan and block or oil could develop.


Use a scraper to remove all traces of old from the block and oil pan. the mating surfaces with system cleaner.

Make the threaded bolt holes in the are clean.

Check the oil pan flange for particularly around the bolt Remove any nicks or burrs as

Inspect the oil pump pick-up assembly for cracks and a blocked If the pick-up was removed, clean it and install it now, using a new Tighten the nuts/bolts to the torque in this Chapter’s Specifications.

a 3/16-inch wide bead of RTV to the mating surface of the oil pan.

Note: Be sure follow the manufacturers recommendations for assembly and curing times.

Carefully the oil pan on the engine block and install the oil block bolts loosely.

from the center out, the oil pan-to-engine block bolts to the listed in this Chapter’s in three or four steps.

The of installation is the reverse of removal. Be to wait at least one hour adding oil to allow the sealant to cure.

Run the engine and check for oil and leaks.


(Refer to illustrations 18.1a and

The Positive Crankcase Ventilation system reduces hydrocarbon by scavenging crankcase vapors. It this by circulating fresh air the air cleaner through the crankcase, it mixes with blow-by and is then rerouted through a PCV to the intake manifold (see

The main components of the PCV system are the PCV a blow-by filter and the vacuum connecting these two components the engine.

To maintain idle the PCV valve restricts the flow the intake manifold vacuum is If abnormal operating conditions as piston ring problems) the system is designed to allow amounts of blow-by gases to back through the crankcase tube into the air cleaner to be by normal combustion.

Checking and replacement of the PCV valve is in Chapter 1.


About this manual | | Vehicle identification numbers | techniques, tools and working | Buying parts | Jacking and | Booster battery (jump) | Conversion factors | Automotive and lubricants | Safety first! |

Tune-up and routine maintenance

engine overhaul procedures

heating and air-conditioning systems

and exhaust systems

Engine electrical systems

and engine control systems

transaxle: 5-speed, 6-speed

transaxle: 5-speed, 6-speed

and driveline

Brakes, ABS

Suspension and systems


Chassis system

Wiring diagrams

2007, 2008, 2009, 2011 Toyota Camry, Avalon, Lexus ES350 maintenance, repair. ISBN-10: | ISBN-13: 9781563929250 | Chilton


Publisher: Manuals

Pages: 324 – of bw photos and illustrations

Binding: – 8.5 x 11 inches


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