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Q: With oil change overdue, oil and check engine lights came on, OBD-II Code 1354. on 2000 Toyota Avalon

Scanner diagnostic is Variable Valve Timing System Fault. Any idea whether I need to take it in or just start with an oil change?
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Agree with #1, Wix is also a good filter, and use synthetic or semi-synthetic oil. Also you should clean the two VVT (variable valve timing) filters which are likely causing the engine code.
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