Toyota Highlander V6 3.5L Hybrid Oil Change Guide

If you are planning on changing the oil in your Toyota Highlander Hybrid, we've got all of the information you need to get the job done. Below we've got instructions for your Highlander Hybrid oil change, all of the service information you'll need, fun facts, and a video to walk you through your Highlander oil change step-by-step.

For more help, we offer motorcycle oil change kits to give you everything you need for your oil change: 5.5 quarts of 0W-20 synthetic oil, an oil filter, a crush washer, a funnel, and an oil change reminder sticker. 

Check out the Factory Racing Parts Toyota Highlander Hybrid Oil Change Kit for your Highlander.



  • 14mm wrench or 14mm socket and ratchet, 3/8 extension
  • Drain pan
  • Oil filter canister drain tool (supplied with new filter)
  • 64mm oil filter wrench or Toyota filter wrench (39564-10944)
  • Rags
  • High-flash point solvent  (like brake cleaner, acetone, or paint thinner), funnel
  • 0W-20 engine oil
  • Oil filter
  • Crush washer

Oil Change Instructions

Engine Oil and Filter Change 

  1. After warming up the engine safely situate the vehicle so that you can access the drain bolt and oil filter housing. 
  2. Place the drain pan beneath the engine and use the 14mm wrench or socket to remove the drain bolt and let drain.
  3. Replace the drain bolt washer with a new one and tighten the drain bolt.
  4. Remove the oil filter housing drain cap with the 3/8 extension and then use the provided spout tool to drain the housing by pushing it up into the filter housing.
  5. Remove the oil filter housing using the 64 mm oil filter socket.
  6. Replace the oil filter along with the 2 O-rings on the filter housing.
  7. Reinstall and tighten the filter housing along with the housing drain cap.
  8. Pour in the specified amount of oil and then start the engine to circulate and build oil pressure, then shut off.
  9. Check for any leaks.
  10. Check engine oil level and add oil if necessary.

Maintenance Required Reset

  1. Use the arrows of the meter control switches and select Options on the multi-information display.
  2. Use the arrows of the meter control switches and select “Vehicle Settings”. Then press "OK".
  3. Use the arrows of the meter control switches and select “Scheduled Maintenance”. Then press "OK". 
  4. Select “Yes” and press "OK" .

Get Everything You Need In One Box

A Factory Racing Parts Oil Change Kit comes with the oil, filter, crush washer, funnel, and oil change sticker you need to change the oil on your Highlander Hybrid.

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  • Viscosity: SAE 0W-20
  • Capacity: 5.5L (5.8 qt) (When filter is removed.)
  • Coolant Capacity: 3.6 gal. (eng) 0.6 gal. (inverter) 
  • Oil change interval: 10,000 Miles
  • Air Filter: 17801-0P070
  • Battery Group: D23
  • Oil Filter: 045152-YZZA1


2017 Toyota Highlander V6 3.5L Hybrid

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  1. Toyota vehicles are so reliable that eighty percent of Toyotas sold 20 years ago are still on the road today.
  2. Toyota is the world's leading manufacturer of hybrid vehicles with more than 1,700,000 Toyota hybrids currently on the road.