When to replace the Oil Filter on your TOYOTA RAV4
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Oil filter : 1 year / 15000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 4WD (ACA31, ACA33), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.0 4WD (ACA30_), TOYOTA RAV 4 III (ACA3_, ACE_, ALA3_, GSA3_, ZSA3_) 2.4 (ACA36, ACA38) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change oil filter and engine oil on TOYOTA RAV 4 3 (XA30) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Toyota RAV4 III. Tools you need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
Drive socket # 12
Drive socket # 15
Oil filter cup socket 76-14F
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Oil drain pan
Funnel
Fender cover
Replacement: engine oil and filter – Toyota RAV4 III. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Replace the oil filter every time when changing motor oil.
  • Wear gloves to prevent contact with hot liquid.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Toyota RAV4 III – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the hood.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  4. Step 4
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    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Toyota RAV4 III. Tip from AUTODOC:
    The vehicle must be on even keel, and if it is at an angle, the drain plug must be at the lowest point.All work should be done with the engine stopped.
  5. Step 5
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    Undo the fasteners of the oil pan lower cover. Use a drive socket #12.
  6. Step 6
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    Remove the oil pan cover.
  7. Step 7
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    Clean the cap of the oil filler neck. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  8. Step 8
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    Put a waste oil container with at least 5 l capacity under the drainage hole.
  9. Step 9
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    Unscrew the drain plug. Use a drive socket #15. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 10
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    Drain the used oil.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Toyota RAV4 III. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Caution! The oil may be hot.Wait until the oil has completely drained from the drainage hole.
  11. Step 11
    Prepare a container for the old oil filter.
    Step 12
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    Unscrew the oil filter. Use the 76-14F socket. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 13
    Put the old oil filter in the container.
    Replacement: engine oil and filter – Toyota RAV4 III. AUTODOC recommends:
    Move up the container. The oil starts to drain out of the drainage hole immediately after you have removed the oil filter.
    Step 14
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    Clean the oil filter seat.
  13. Step 15
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    Lubricate the rubber seal of the new filter with a little amount of fresh oil.
  14. Step 16
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    Screw the new filter into its place. Use the 76-14F socket. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 17 Nm torque.
  15. Step 17
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    Clean the area of the oil pan drainage hole.
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