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Aluminum oil filter

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by RED_BEARD 4X4, Apr 25, 2021.

  1. Apr 26, 2021 at 7:00 PM
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    Lunar Cruiser

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    Use 27mm to remove the filter housing

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  2. Apr 26, 2021 at 8:36 PM
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    Raijin822

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    how did you break 3 oil filter housings when the dealership only does the oil change?
     
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  3. Apr 26, 2021 at 8:50 PM
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    Mopar Mussel

    Mopar Mussel hell yeah dude

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    I swapped housings at my last oil change.

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  4. Apr 26, 2021 at 8:55 PM
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    mike92y

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    I broke one on my wife's Camry and bought one and waiting to break another one till I replace it replace it. Hate them I think the dealer over tore them.
     
  5. Apr 27, 2021 at 3:35 PM
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    I suspect the dealer never changed my oil filter during the free service time period. Can’t say for sure but the bolts for the skid plate seemed untouched. The fluid film I had sprayed on the top of the skid plate was undisturbed. Plus like with a lot of you, my filter was absurdly tight. I had to use a cheater bar on it.
    The front ujoint was half full of grease and the rear one was almost dry.
     
  6. Apr 27, 2021 at 3:41 PM
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    koditten

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    Reserected from the dead.
    The plastic filter housing has a higher coefficient of expansion than the aluminum.

    Change the oil when the engine is cool and you will have no trouble removing the plastic cover.

    With that said, it's retarded to change engine oil when the motor is cool.

    Switch to the aluminum and you won't regret it
     
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  7. Apr 27, 2021 at 3:54 PM
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    scotkw

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    I use filter pliers on my plastic housing and have not had an issue. It's snug yes, but never cheater bar tight. Put back on hand right plus a little bump with the pliers.
    Dealer has never touched it so no ugga duggas
     

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