What size socket do I need to take off the oil filter?

What size socket do I need to take off the oil filter?

Place a 3/8-inch (0.9 centimeters) socket in the socket wrench, fit it over the drain plug’s nut and turn it counterclockwise. The oil drain plug should open easily, draining the used oil from the engine. Make sure to place a bucket and some newspaper under the car’s engine to catch all the draining oil.

What size is an oil filter bolt?

The oil filter thread size is 3/4-16, so the hex has to be larger than that, so 7/8″, 15/16″, or 1″ at the most. It may be metric also, but those may be close enough. desmodromic wrote: You have to remember what’s important here, while they make New humans everyday, they’ll never make another Neon.

What size is the drain plug on a 5.7 Hemi?

Dorman – Autograde – Oil Drain Plug Pilot Point M14-1.50, Head Size 13mm (Part No. 090-938CD)

Where is the oil filter on a 2008 Toyota Tundra?

Items you will need. While it may seem intimidating to do an oil change on a 2008 Toyota Tundra with the 5.7 liter engine, it really is not that difficult a job. The skid plate that protects the undercarriage, and thereby the oil filter, is designed to come off for access to the underside of the engine.

How many quarts does a 5.7 tundra take?

8.5 quartsAfter
Capacity: With filter 8.5 quartsAfter refill check oil level. Torque: Oil Drain Plug…

Is hand tightening an oil filter enough?

Every reputable oil filter is designed to seal for tens of thousands of miles with no more than a good hand-tightening. You don’t need a wrench unless you have one of those deeply recessed filters with no space around it for your hands. (If that’s the case, the only choice is a cap wrench.)

How do you get a tight oil filter off?

To remove the oil filter, you need to turn it counterclockwise when looking up at the filter. The saying “righty-tighty, lefty-loosey” applies to almost any item with threads that allows tightening or loosening (as it does here).

Will WD40 loosen oil filter?

Note: WD40 can help to loosen the filter in both these methods. It can also be helpful to warm the engine before removing the oil filter, as the heat should help to loosen the filter. Only turn the engine on for a few minutes though, else it may become dangerously hot.

What’s the Toyota Tundra oil filter wrench size?

The Motivx Tools oil filter wrench perfectly fits the 64mm top ring (ok it’s actually 64.16mm) and doesn’t need to be pried off like many others on the market. The lower portion of the wrench extends down to lock into the tabs for a very secure fit. Your Toyota Tundra Oil Change Just Got A Lot Easier!

Does the oil in a Toyota Tundra chip or scratch?

Won’t chip or scratch like paint! The big difference between changing the oil on your Tundra and most other vehicles is the style of oil filter it uses. The traditional spin-on style filter is self contained whereas the filter on your Tundra is not.

What is the difference between a tundra and a spin-on oil filter?

The traditional spin-on style filter is self contained whereas the filter on your Tundra is not. The Tundra filter is retained and sealed within an aluminum or plastic housing which must be removed to replace the filter during your oil change.

Where to buy oil filter end wrenches?

You can purchase an oil filter end wrench, size 65mm 14 flute from NAPA for $8.99. It is made of a polymer material and works very well. Toyota tells me that the oil filter wrench for the 5.7 V8 is a special animal that will cost around $25 if/when they can get them.