So, by using a torque wrench, there's no need to guess and no need to worry about the plug either coming loose or stripping the oil pan threads. It looks like the side of a transmission and the little oil filter is off to the driver side a bit. To see it in the car you need to remove you dash. Don't unscrew it all the way at first - let the oil drain out before pulling it all the way off. The first answerer is simply ignorant, they forget at one time they did not know the answer either. The plug will be on the bottom of the oil pan, which is at the bottom of the engine.
Although I have used Fumoto oil drain plugs for the last 15 years but not on the Corolla. When I checked the oil level, I had a hard time seeing where the oil level is on the dip stick. If you are planning on doing any work at all on your bike your first investment should be a service manual rather that chrome. Tell them it's 22 when you drop it off. Once it stops when turning it, just a little more should do it. GoodluckJoe The oil cap is on the valve cover, might be tight and remember to give the threads a wipe before re-installing after oil addition.
I generally tighten it to 7-10 ft. Too risky doing this, but for sure most of us even with a 4x4 model we will not risk the integrity of the truck even without the valve? I don't own one, but here are general locations that should apply. I've compared the two rings side by side and Fram's is slightly bigger. They are installed in holes in the engine block where the frost plugs are normally located frost plugs allow freezing coolant to expand without cracking the engine block. Note that the Toyota spec is greater than the spec established on some other vehicles. Drain plug hand tighten as well for myself, but 30 or so ft-lbs sound about right.
I bought factory oil filter from my dealer and I asked for some crush washers and they gave like 10 of them and they are black in color. Right next to that plate just a little higher you should find a small round drum firmly fixed. Installing a Heli-Coil may come across as frightening machine work to them and they may fear the plug coming out followed by loss of employment… I have only had my oil changed 5 times in my life. The oil filter is normally located on the side of the engine. I'd say anywhere between 20-30 ft-lbs should give you a good seal and keep it from backing off. Forum Jump Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post 074.
The filter box has a graphic showing how to replace the filter. The engine was ruined or another shop botched an oil change later on a repaired pan and laid the blame on the shop that did the repair? The thread above says the engine oil drain bolt torque spec is 28 ft-lbs. My motorcycle drain bolt is 20 ft-lbs, and since it's a 12mm going into a aluminum oil pan, I figured 25 ft lbs should be about right for a 17mm bolt into a steel pan. Just use a regular wrench and snug it pretty good. As a reference for my future oil changes, what is the torque setting for the oil drain plug and the oil filter? The penalty for not getting it tight enough could be running the engine dry and either getting stranded or buying a new engine.
This is where on a 4cy anyways. I have an 05 too and I didnt notice the crush washer when I did my first oil change. It sticks out too far. The problem is that crushing a new crush washer feels an awful lot like stripping threads. Pull out the old… Look in and slightly upward from the rear part of the right front wheel well. It will be on the sideaway fromthe oil filter and be threaded inat the very bottom of the side. You may or may not have to remove the 'belly' pan to get at it, which is just a piece of plastic to help keep your engine clean and improve aerod … ynamics.
Pour in 4 quarts and start the engine. That drum is your oil filter. If it has one, plug… You need to remove the cover from the top of the motor with a 10 socket. I do without any problems. We have worked hard to design a site that caters to everyones Toyota Corolla Oil Drain Plug needs. Drain the oil and change the filter.
Once you do it enough times, you will know the point where it can never just fall off. Some pans are steel, some aluminum. The oil seems very light in color compared to dyno oil that I use with my other cars. Like most new cars, it is not the old oil spin on filter that you are familiar with, but a canister type filter. If you have a torque wrench, why the heck not tighten to spec? The right side will be a bolt that does not come off the plastic and the left side will have a nut. Remove the screw on the right side and you can pull your dash out. The factory-installed oil filter was very very hard to take out that I had to use a pipe wrench.
That is a horrible answer. Let it run for 1 minute and then shut down. If your really worried, you can just get a new plug with a magnet from the parts store and it will come with a washer. Also, I highly recommend that you use hyundai's oil filter only as other manufacturer's filter fram uses a slightly bigger rubber gasket that attaches to the canis … ter. On the lower part of the engine you'll see a horizontally-mounted plastic container that holds the cartridge-type oil filter, Toyota no. Can anyone confirm this is the Toyota spec for the 14mm drain bolt on the 04 - 09 Prius? I have 3 torpue wrenches and noted the spec.