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Service Focus Oct, 26 2017

Automatic Transaxle





Planetary gears

Gear shifting is performed by combinations of the input gear, output gear and locked gears.

Torque converter

Transmits and multiplies torque from the engine using transmission fluid as the medium.


Transmission fluid

Transmission fluid is an integral part of your automatic transaxle function. Check with your Service Advisor for recommended service intervals for your Lexus vehicle.


Performs three functions:

  • Change the direction of the driving power.
  • Final gear reduction.
  • Allow drive wheels to rotate at different speeds when cornering.

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