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Oil Filter Cap Assembly Precautions

Download To prevent damage to the oil ?lter cap assembly, this procedure must be closely followed during oil ?lter replacement to avoid immediate and future oil ?lter serviceability concerns. The following engines are equipped with a plastic oil ?lter cap assembly: • 1UR-FE (Tundra, Sequoia) • 3UR-FE (Toyota Tundra, Sequoia, Land Cruiser) • 2ZR-FE (Corolla, Matrix) • 1AR-FE (Highlander, Venza) • 2AR-FE (RAV4, Camry) Repair Procedure NOTICE During oil ?lter replacement: • Ensure that SST 09228-06500-02 or 09228-06501 is used to remove and install the oil ?lter cap — or damage to the cap may occur. • Inspect the SST for any damage or distortion before use. • Con?rm that the SST is fully seated on the oil ?lter cap when removing/installing (see Figure 1). Figure 1. 1 3 4 1 2 3 4 • Ensure a torque wrench is used for oil ?lter cap installation. Torque: 25 +/- 5 N*m (255 +/- 51 kgf*cm, 18 +/- 3.7 ft*lbf) • There is a possibility the oil ?lter cap will be dif?cult to remove if the torque range is exceeded. FAILURE TO FOLLOW THE INSTRUCTIONS ABOVE MAY RESULT IN OIL FILTER CAP AND/OR SST DAMAGE.