Gearbox Toyota A340E

The Toyota A340E 4-speed automatic transmission was produced from 1984 to 2018 in Japan. In addition to our own cars, this automatic transmission was installed on cars from other manufacturers such as AW30-40LE. The transmission has two modifications for all-wheel drive models with the index A340H and A340F.

This series includes: A140, A240, A340, A440, A540.

Specifications

Production years 1984 – 2018
Type automatic transmission
Number of gears 4
Type of drive rear
Engine volume, l up to 3.5
Torque output, Nm up to 300
Recommended oil Toyota ATF Type T-IV
Oil capacity, liter 8.3
Replacing the oil every 75,000 km
Replacing the filter every 75,000 km
Gearbox lifespan, km ~350 000

Gear ratios Toyota A340E

Using the example of a Toyota Supra 1992 with a 3.0 liter engine:

Main 3.730
1st 2.804
2nd 1.531
3rd 1.000
4th 0.705
Reverse 2.393

The transmission was installed on:

  • Toyota 4Runner 2 (N120) in 1989 – 1995; 4Runner 3 (N180) in 1995 – 2002;
  • Toyota Aristo 1 (S140) in 1991 – 1997; Aristo 2 (S160) in 1997 – 2005;
  • Toyota Chaser 3 (X70) in 1984 – 1988; Chaser 4 (X80) in 1988 – 1992; Chaser 5 (X90) in 1992 – 1996; Chaser 6 (X100) in 1996 – 2001;
  • Toyota Cressida 3 (X70) in 1984 – 1988; Cressida 4 (X80) in 1988 – 1995;
  • Toyota Cresta 2 (X70) in 1984 – 1988; Cresta 3 (X80) in 1988 – 1992; Cresta 4 (X90) in 1992 – 1996; Cresta 5 (X100) in 1996 – 2001;
  • Toyota Crown 11 (S170) in 1999 – 2003;
  • Toyota Crown Majesta 1 (S140) in 1991 – 1995;
  • Toyota Mark II 5 (X70) in 1984 – 1988; Mark II 6 (X80) in 1988 – 1995; Mark II 7 (X90) in 1992 – 1996; Mark II 8 (X100) in 1996 – 2000;
  • Toyota Previa 1 (XR10) in 1993 – 1998;
  • Toyota Soarer 3 (Z30) in 1991 – 2000;
  • Toyota Supra 3 (A70) in 1986 – 1993; Supra 4 (A80) in 1993 – 2002;
  • Toyota Sequoia 1 (XK30) in 2000 – 2004;
  • Toyota Tundra 1 (XK30) in 1999 – 2004;
  • Toyota Tacoma 1 (N140) in 1995 – 2004; Tacoma 2 (N220) in 2004 – 2013;
  • Lexus SC300 1 (Z30) in 1991 – 2000;
  • Lexus SC400 1 (Z30) in 1991 – 1997;
  • Lexus LS400 1 (XF10) in 1989 – 1994.

Disadvantages of the Toyota A340E gearbox

  • With regular oil changes, this transmission has a very long service life.
  • Dirty lubricant leads to bushing wear and loss of oil pressure in the system.
  • The clutches of the Forward package burn first, then 2nd Brake and then Low/Reverse.

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