Toyota Yaris: Parts and tools - Introduction - Do-it-youself maintenance - Toyota Yaris XP90 2005–2010 Owner's ManualToyota Yaris: Parts and tools

Here is a list of parts and tools you will need to perform do-it-yourself maintenance.

Remember all Toyota parts are designed in metric sizes, so your tools must be metric.

CHECKING THE ENGINE OIL LEVEL

Parts (if level is low):

“Toyota Genuine Motor Oil” or equivalent

Tools:

Rag or paper towel.

Funnel (only for adding oil).

CHECKING THE ENGINE COOLANT LEVEL

Parts (if level is low):

“Toyota Super Long Life Coolant” or similar high quality ethylene glycol based non-silicate, non-amine, non-nitrite, and non-borate coolant with long- life hybrid organic acid technology.

“Toyota Super Long Life Coolant” is a mixture of 50% coolant and 50% deionized water (for the U.S.A.) or 55% coolant and 45% deionized water (for Canada).

Tools:

Funnel (only for adding coolant).

CHECKING BRAKE FLUID

Parts (if level is low):

SAE J1703 or FMVSS No.116 DOT 3 brake fluid

Tools:

Rag or paper towel.

Funnel (only for adding fluid).

CHECKING BATTERY CONDITION

Tools:

Warm water.

Baking soda.

Grease.

Conventional wrench (for terminal clamp bolts).

CHECKING AND REPLACING FUSES

Parts (if replacement is necessary):

Fuse with same amperage rating as original.

ADDING WASHER FLUID

Parts:

Water.

Washer fluid containing antifreeze (for winter use).

Tools:

Funnel.

REPLACING LIGHT BULBS

Parts:

Bulb with same number and wattage rating as original (See charts in “Replacing light bulbs”.

Flathead screw driver.

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