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2012 FJ Oil Filter Location

I am thinking about buying a 2012 FJ. Does the 4.0 engine have the top mounted oil filter like the V-6 Tacoma?

Some pictures that I have seen of the 2013's seem to be missing the oil filter. I am wondering if Toyota relocated the filter to a less accessible spot and when they made the change?

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Cartridge on the bottom. I "think" it changed in 2010.

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Re: 2012 FJ Oil Filter Location

^^^ Yup, they went from a part-time filter to a full time cartridge. It is on the bottom and a real pain in the butt to figure out. There are several threads on the subject with pics.

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