I have put over 200k miles on equipment without engine failure. Run the engine for a few minutes, shut off the engine, and wait at least 5 to 10 minutes for the oil to drain back down to the pan. I do this to keep my site 100% free of spam comments. Once it tightens down and becomes difficult to turn, turn it another quarter turn, by hand, and that is it: Reinstall the new filter by hand, hand tightening it Step 10: Double Check This would be a good time to verify that you have reinstalled the oil plug and installed the new filter. This video shows you how to change the oil and oil filter in your 2011 Toyota Sienna. The engine oil type is written on the oil fill cap.
Location of Parking Break Step 3: Put the hood up. If you have a question or you have a tip to improve this article please share that too! The time you save by doing it yourself versus driving to an oil change shop and then waiting for a half hour, will make you want to do it yourself again. Because we are going to drain the oil out the bottom of the engine you want to open up the top side of the oil system so it can draw air, otherwise the oil will drain out slowly and you possibly will get less of the oil to drain out. Spin on the oil filler cap in the clockwise direction and push down the engine oil level dipstick. Estimated pricing is based on the estimated time for the repair, the estimated range of labor rates based on the region in which the repair will take place, and the estimated range of price of the base parts needed for the repair. We'll make sure your car gets the right oil at the right price, because your wallet needs to be satisfied too.
. Place the oil filter wrench over the filter housing and turn it counter clockwise to loosen it. So they were all the same under the paint. But then I use Marvel oil and seafoam! Motor oil lubricates and cools the internal parts of your engine. This helps the gasket to seal. If not, it should be replaced.
Once you have changed your oil, this light will still remain on and could be an annoying distraction to driving your Toyota Sienna. No matter whether your engine requires synthetic oil, a synthetic blend, or high mileage oil, you can bet we'll do what's right for your car given your driving style, mileage, and climate. Look out the window so you can see what you are doing I put one foot on the gas and one on the break so that I can stop right when I want to. Pull out the bottom edge of the hood latch Step 3b: Release the hood safety latch and lift the hood. More Contact Area Won't damage the filter housing by slipping due to poor design or construction! Here is the oil dip stick and oil fill cap locations: Oil dip stick and oil fill cap location You can actually leave the dip stick in, but just pull it out a couple of inches: Oil Dip stick Turn the oil fill cap counter-clockwise a quarter turn and then remove and set aside: Oil fill cap removed Step 5: Drain the oil.
Carefully pour in 5 quarts of fresh oil Step 12: Reinstall the oil fill cap and dip stick. Now they're saying 7500 miles. Note: if you try turning your wheels while pulling up on the ramps, the ramp will turn with the wheel, so you must get them straight to start out. After you have shut off the van let let it set and then check the oil. Cannot be combined with any other discount or coupon.
Below you can see the wrench on the filter: Loosening the oil filter with a filter wrench Once you have the oil filter turning, you can loosen it the rest of the way by hand. This is the small rectangular box located in the center of your Sienna instrument cluster. The Sienna filter is retained and sealed within an aluminum or plastic housing which must be removed to replace the filter during your oil change. Raise the front passenger side of the minivan with the floor jack and securely support it with the two. Turn your Toyota Sienna on to check that you have completed our how to reset your Toyota Sienna maintenance light guide completely and your light is off.
I read them all and almost always review and respond to all comments within a day. Spin off the oil filter cap and allow the old oil to drain from the receptacle for a few minutes. If you install the new oil filter on top of the old gasket it can leak. Pry off the old rubber o-ring at the bottom of the threads on the oil filter cap and discard it. Make sure the washer is on the drain plug before you reinstall it. Step 7: Check that the oil filter gasket did not stick to the engine. If you have never changed your oil before then you will feel really good about yourself because it is something you can do yourself and save time.
Release the hood support rod from its storage clip and lift it up: Release the hood support rod from its storage clip Insert the rod into the hole in the hood Now we are ready for business Step 4: Remove the engine oil cap and pull the dip stick. Just move the jack to the passangers side, lift its skirt higher than your head, and you'll find it for sure. The silver metal cartridge oil filter housing is situated just in front of the oil pan. Install the new filter by hand. There can be a variety of reasons to why you want to reset your Toyota Sienna maintenance light.