In Focus: Lisle 61040 65mm 14 Flute End Cap Wrench

June 4, 2018
This steel forged wrench is designed for use on 6 and 8 cylinder Toyota engines.

The Lisle 65mm 14 Flute End Cap Wrench for Toyota, No. 61040, engages the ribs and flute on the oil filter cap housing on 6- and 8-cylinder engines. The wrench also works on 1.8L 4 cylinder engines by engaging the flutes. The wrench is manufactured with forged steel and has a bright chrome plated finish. According to the company, this tool works on all Toyota and Lexus cartridge oil filters. 


The Lisle 61040 65mm 14 Flute End Cap Wrench is designed for use on Toyota 6 and 8 cylinder engines. This wrench is for use with a 3/8" drive or a 1-1/16" wrench. 


Lisle developed this wrench with forged steel to address a tendency that other cast aluminum end cap wrenches had of warping, bending or breaking under heavy use. 

Selling points

  • Made of forged steel for strength and durability.
  • Engages the rubes and flutes on the filter cap housing.
  • Can be used with a 3/8" square drive or 1-16" wrench.

Features and benefits

  • Works on 6- and 8-cylinder engines and most 4-cylinder engines. 
  • Won't crack or break under heavy use, according to the company. 
  • Provides the leverage to open stubborn oil canisters. 
  • Designed to work on all Toyota and Lexus cartridge oil filters. 

Manufacturing specs

The wrench is made of forged steel with polished chrome finish for easy cleaning. The tool weighs 13 oz  and is made in Taiwan. 

Storage and Display

The 61040 is shipped in a cardboard box with a color display label. Lisle recommends placing this product on the truck near other oil filter wrenches. 


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