Toyota Camry

1996-2001 of release

Repair and car operation

Toyota Camry
+ 1. The maintenance instruction
+ 1.2. The information before car driving
- 1.3. Independent maintenance service An engine oil choice Check of level of a cooling liquid of the engine A choice of type of a coolant Check and replacement of the filter of the air conditioner
   + 1.3.2. Wheels and tyres
   + 1.3.3. Electric components
   1.3.4. The water additive in a washer tank
   + 1.3.5. Replacement of lighting lamps
+ 1.4. Technical characteristics
+ 1.5. Some councils at car purchase
+ 2. Maintenance service
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Cooling system
+ 5. Heating and ventilation
+ 6. Fuel system
+ 7. An exhaust system
+ 8. Transmission
+ 9. A running gear
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. A body
+ 12. An electric equipment

75acfaa4 An engine oil choice

Recommended viscosity (SAE)

Use universal engine oil SH, "Energy-Conserving II" or SJ, "Energy-Conserving" class API or universal engine oil ILSAC.

The temperature range considered before the following change of oil

If use viscosity of engine oil SAE 10W-30 or above at extremely low temperatures, the engine becomes difficult for starting, therefore it is recommended to use engine oil SAE 5W-30.

Symbol of service API

Sign on certification ILSAC

Signs on identification of oils

One of two or both registered marks API are added to some containers of oils to help to choose oil which is necessary should to use.

The symbol of service API is located somewhere on container lateral aspect.

The top part of a label shows quality of oil on API (the American oil institute) by means of designations, as for example, SJ. The central part of a label shows a grade of viscosity SAE, as for example, SAE 10W-30. The inscription "Energy-Conserving", shown in the bottom part, specifies that oil possesses ability of economy of fuel.

The sign on certification ILSAC (Committee on the statement and standardization of lubricant oils) is displayed on the forward party of the container.