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Oil filter removal on scion xd

How do I get the cap holding the oil filter off on my scion xd? toyota says it can not sell me a wrench that fits it and i haven't found a wrench to fit it. i've also heard the threads on it are left handed,

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Go to DenLors and order the "ASTTOY640" It's 29 dollars, but it fits like a glove and works well. Threads ARE NOT left-handed. Just take off counter clockwise.

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    BTW, if the Toyota dealership changed the oil last, then expect it to be very very tight. Be careful and make sure the filter wrench/ socket is straight on the filter housing. Toyota will do anything to get you to come in for an oil change.


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Instead of checking with toyota for a part like this, contact ur local dealer. they always keep such spare parts.

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