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Old 01-28-2010, 11:10 AM
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New to the forum. We bought our Venza in June 2009 and now have 10,000 miles on it with absolutely no problems. We are really enjoying it.

I do have one question, I am getting ready to change the oil to a synthetic and was told the filter canister required a special mwrench which Toyota will not sell. Where can I get one, what makes it so special??
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Old 01-30-2010, 05:52 AM
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For the Drain plug you just use a 3/8 ratchet and then for the Filter body you can either buy the tool from Toyota for around $30 or you can buy a spider type filter wrench http://www.outdoorpros.com/Prod/CTA-2506-Spider-Type-Oil-Filter-Wrench/52894/Cat/1217?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=googlebase&cvs fa=1184&cvsfe=2&cvsfhu=3532383934 to remove the housing or even a strap wrench. I've included a procedure for the V6. It's great to have you here!
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Old 01-30-2010, 09:26 PM
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Thanks for the info, the oil change was pretty straight forward except removing the drain plug from the filter canister. I was a bit surprised at the oil capacity on this engine.
Overall I have been very pleased with this car, pretty decent fuel mileage and performance well above my expectations. It is my wife's car, but we always take it on trips since she doesn't particularly enjoy riding in my 82 Blazer. She says that the motor is too loud ( I guess no more than you should expect for 450 horsepower), and the 33 Dodge is more of a summer cruiser.
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