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Oil filter cant find oil filter location on 2006 rav4

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On the V6, the filter is located on the bottom front of the engine on the passenger side. It is silver and looks like an oil filter cap wrench. It is not the traditional oil filter where you replace the entire unit. With this type you remove the cap, drain the oil, and replace the paper filter element and 2 gaskets.

to get the cap off use a standard 65mm-67mm filter wrench "end cap" that you stick on your 3/8" drive ratchet like this one..

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0009OR96A?ie=UTF8&n=228013&redirect=true&SubscriptionId=0GKY5T9AP29X0E3X4XG2

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