I purchased a plastic end cap filter wrench from Wal-Mart. Aluminum with rubber for sealing. I don't know if other wrenches are like this or if it just inherent in the design of the filter housing but it's a bit of extra work to pry the wrench off the housing when removing or tightening the oil filter housing. Whatever Toyota put in mine at the 20k mark came out black. So I guess the point isn't that it has to be their wrench, it has to be one that works.
Once you see the endcap, you'll understand what I mean. It rings true, my Toyota Corolla S oil filter was screwed in super tight, and therefore this is a indispensable tool. With the tighter clearances, Toyota wanted to make sure the bypass worked as they wanted it to work and when they wanted it to work. I got one of the end-cap style wrenches and also found it a bit loose, but two smallish strips of gaff tape fixed that. Spend the extra money and get a better one. That's why it is harder to change than spin on type. Kind of funny as cars used to all have cartridge filters.
Use our site to place your order now! Otherwise the tool is a great tool if I have the other vehicles listed there. This contributes to low oil pressure, which can eventually lead to major engine damage. Make sure to have the pan under the filter when removing. Next I tried one of those strap wrenches, which just began to dent the filter. I posted about a week ago. Next time I won't have a service writer telling me that synthetic oil is somehow bad for it.
Also notice how the body is distinctly wider towards the middle of the housing than the 1. If you don't jack the car, you have to kind of change it by Braille, but it works every time. The filters I looked at in the store were more than that. Instead, just the pleated element is replaced and the housing is reused. I can usually get those things with my bare hands, but I swear it must have been epoxied on in Japan. In the case of the Toyotas - the cartridge filter is located in the same location as the previous generation's spin on filters - right on the bottom. It won't work on the 1.
Their high flow design can help to improve engine performance by reducing oil filter restriction. Just wanting to share my experience changing the oil on my 2015 Corolla with 1. High Quality Anodized Finish Protects The Aluminum Won't chip or scratch like paint! It has the zinc plated end caps and red silicone gasket. We only sell parts from trusted brands like so that you can find quality parts you can count on. It can be frustrating when the only thing keeping you from getting back on the road is an oil filter wrench.
I even use it to give it a little tug to snug it up, not trusting hand tight on something I can barely reach or see properly. Features multiple contact points to deliver maximum removal torque and allow easy removal. Same filter as a stock F-150. The second part of the problem is that these housings are frequently overtightened requiring a large amount of force to remove them. We also go a step further and apply a quality black anodized finish to the surface to help prevent corrosion. Rated 4 out of 5 by SteveM from Does its job but.
Good luck trying to screw it off with your bare hands. I looked on the back of the package product. And that would mean costly repairs or even engine replacement. Need a tool fast to get back in gear? Yes - they make spin on filters for your cars though they can be little hard to find. Not only that, AutoZone has the lowest prices on oil filter wrenches both online and in-store. But my oil filter housing gets stuck and I would have to use another tool to smack and it would come loose.
We want you to have your Motivx Tools oil filter wrench for the life of your vehicle and we know it will save you a ton of money over paying someone else to change your oil. I could not believe how tight the factory put that thing on. There are various styles of tools available to remove this style of filter, however none will work propertly on your cartridge style Toyota filter housing, well not without damage anyway. The new did not have teeth broken, but coun't open. We offer great deals every day on all the gear and accessories you want.
There were still a few other models of Toyota vehicles but I don't remember. Plus I live within walking distance to my dealer. The better gasket and o-ring materials will be less likely utilized silicone and Viton for exceptionally high heat and fuel contamination - stock cars won't get that hot, don't generally see fuel contamination levels of a race car, Viton actually under performs Nitrile used in the conventional filter in colder temperatures. This operation will go much smoother at 10k. Swap out oil filter and o-ring on the oil filter housing. Is it harder to change than the spin on type. There was a list for compatibility vehicles.