Now that i found it, getting to it will bea challenge. You'll also need a funnel to get the oil into the filler port. All the more reason to change the oil yourself. It is in the center of the engine on the side. Make sure the engine is not too hot.
With the odometer reset stick still in, and your foot off the brake, push the engine start button a second time. Very well thought out design for the 2006. For my 2008 Highlander Hybrid, 1 remove cool air intake duct seal -- 11 fasteners, 2 remove air cleaner cap sub-assembly two screws and 4 clamps , 3 oil filter is below metal sheilds and oil canister is not visible, so you need to feel for it -- a oil drain path is provided when you loosen the oil canister. If you are pretty close to that and going on a long trip, get it early. I'm not sure what vehicle the above poster has, but I found my oil filter in a different place, just starboard of the car's center, coming off the engine block toward the hood latch. I found it in on the engine side toward the front of the car under the manifold.
You can access the oil filter from under the hood to replace it. Here is how to find it on a2003 Highlander with 3. But I assure you 3000 miles is to soon an interval even without an analysis. Nice touch, but then why put in that dang plastic guard that you have to remove? So I finally did find out with you will filter is, so that's why I'm posting this video thanks for watching. So I purchase this vehicle about a year ago, and I've been trying to find the oil filter ever since I purchased it.
You will see the dash board lights go on, and the display screen display a message saying the maintenance reminder has been reset. The information provided herein is a reference provided to you at no charge. With the force of 500 N 51 kgf, 112 lbf , with the hybrid system on, mm in, with the force of 294 N 30 kgf, 66 lbf , tire size and cold tire inflation pressure. Adding to this answer: I have a 2008 Highlander Hybrid Limited. You have to remove a plastic guard located underneath the front of the engine. Turn the vehicle all the way off Hold the Odomoter reset button Turn the vehicle on to Accessory Mode while holding the button. If your driving conditions are hard, lot of traffic, dus … ty, car jams, do it every 3,000.
On my 2005 highlander it is located. Whole job took me about an hour the first time; it'll be much faster next time. That was a recommendation made decades ago by the quick lube industry looking to make a big … buck. It is actually very easy once you see what it takes to do the change. Whoever put the oil filter where it is now should have their nutsnailed to a stump and pushed over bac … kwards.
Facing the vehicle, it is underneath the left side of theengine, very near the front. If you don't like working blind, you can remove the narrow plastic shield attached between the lower bumper fascia and the frame - 7 bolts and … two fasteners the fastener's centers pop out easily if you get a screwdriver under the head and lift. Do not try to remove it when it is hot!. Now you will have all the accessibility you need for an easy removal and installation. After refill check oil level. You will need a 65mm oil filter wrench for the housing.
As for the 03' Highlander the manual specifically states: 7500 mile interval - normal 5000 mile interval - severe duty It has been proving that changing the oil too often can be harmful in the long run. The 3,000 mile interval is too often. This requires removing about 8 hex bolts and 2 plastic tension clasps. The new filter Fram did-don't know about others has an excellent instruction sheet detailing how to drain the filter pr … ior to removing it. Once I cleaned up the mess, getting the new filter on was pretty easy, but I did have to do it by feel.
The filter is not too hard to get to compared to oh, say - a Mazda Miata , but you'll need a filter wrench. I can easily change my oil withoutjacking up the vehicle. You will see the exhaustmanifold for three of the cylinders coming toward you and thencurving back toward the engine. This is probably a good mileage to change 'standard' motor oil and filter. If you look very carefully in the spaces between the threeparallel pipe segments of the exhaust manifold, you can catch aglimpse of the oil filter. Anyway, I had to wait for the manifold to cool off before I could safely get to the filter, about an hour.