Explore the latest vehicle specifications for the Toyota Hilux Pickup LN165 1997-2001 model with the 2.4 turbo diesel 2LT engine code.

In this article you will discover the most up to date information of which lubricant type, grades, capacities and service schedules for all areas as well as torque settings, vehicle weights, BHP and much more.

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Lubricants & Capacities

Part Number
Engine 2LT:
With oil filter  6.9 Ltr SAE 10W-40 API CF/4     ACEA: A3/B4
Transmission (Gearbox):
Manual  2.5 Ltr SAE 75W-90 API GL-4 or 5,
Transfer Box:
 1.6 Ltr SAE 75W-90 API GL-4 or 5,
Front Axle:
- With A.D.D  1.9 Ltr SAE 75W-90 API GL-4 or 5,
- Without A.D.D  1.6 Ltr SAE 75W-90 API GL-4 or 5,
Rear Axle:
- With Limited slip differential - LSD  2.4 Ltr Hypoy LSD 90 LSD  API GL5 or 6
- With Diff Lock or Standard  2.7 Ltr SAE 75W-90 API GL-4 or 5,
Power Steering:
1.0 Litre Dextron 11/111
9.8 Litre Toyota
RED Long Life Coolant
BLUE Long Life Coolant
1.2 Litre SAE J1703/4 DOT 3 or 4
No data SAE J1703/4 DOT 3 or 4
Prop Shaft UJ's
Lithium base - NLGI No. 2
Air Conditioning Refrigerant
500 - 600 Gram R134a


General Specifications

Wheel Nut Torques - 4WD:
Alloys 105 Nm
Steels 140 Nm Advise check with Toyota
Tyre Pressures:
205 R16 Front 25 PSI
Rear unLoaded 25 PSI
Rear loaded 38 PSI
255/70 R15 Front 28 PSI
Rear unLoaded 28 PSI
Rear loaded 38 PSI
Wheel Alignment - Toe-in:
Single Cab 0°18' +/- 0°18'
Double Cab 0°18' +/- 0°18'
Fuel Tank Capacity:
65 Litres
Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) Single Cab No Data
Double Cab No Data
Front Max Permissible Axle Capacity (MPAC) Single Cab No Data
Double - Cab No Data
Towing Capacity: Gradients upto 12%
With Trailor brake No Data
Without Trailor brake No Data
Engine Capacity
2LT 2.4 cc 97 hp
Service Schedules: (Whichever comes first)
Timing belt - Genuine 60,000 Miles
Engine Oil and Filter 6,000 Miles 12 Months or 6 Month in Severe conditions
Coolant 18000 Miles 24 Months
Diesel Filter 12000 Miles or 12 Months
Clutch Fluid 24,000 Miles
Brake Fluid 18,000 Miles
Manual Gearbox and Transfer box 24,000 Miles or 24 Months
Front differential oil 36,000 Miles
Rear differential oil 18,000 Miles
Prop shafts - Grease 6,000 Miles or 6 Months Normal use
3,000 Miles or 3 Months Severe conditions


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