Engine Oil Change
- New Oil Filter
- New Oil
- New Oil Drain Plug Gasket/Washer
Note : Oil will drain faster and more effectively if the car is warmed up prior to starting this procedure.
01 - Jack up the front, right (passenger) side of the car.
02 - Secure the car with a jack stand. DO NOT work underneath a jack. ALWAYS use a jack stand.
03 - Place oil catch pan under the engine oil drain of the car.
04 - Remove the oil drain bolt. Be careful at the very last thread as the bolt falls out of the hole. Oil will spill if youíre not careful.
05 - Allow the oil to drain completely out of the carís engine oil pan.
06 - Replace the engine oil drain bolt with a new washer/gasket if needed.
02Refill Engine Oil
01 - Unscrew the engine oil cap on the top of the motor.
02 - Place a funnel into the oil filler hole or prepare to be super steady with your pouring hand.
03 - Fill the engine with oil using the above amount of oil. Itís ok to round up or use all of the last bottle of oil. A little extra is fine.
04 - Check your oil level with the dipstick. Make sure you are somewhere near the full mark.
05 - Start the car. Watch for leaks under the car. If you see any stop the car immediately and fix the leak.
06 - Check your oil level after running the car for a few minutes and add more oil as necessary.
01 - Locate the oil filter
02 - Place your oil catch pan under the oil filter and take note of where oil will drip. This is often messy; be ready.
03 - Unscrew the oil filter.
04 - Take your new filter and put a small amount of oil on the rubber seal of the filter. You can use old or new oil, just donít get dirt or gravel on there.
05 - Screw the new filter onto the car. Once you feel the rubber seal hit the metal of the car, turn this about ĺ of a turn. It will be on tight.
06 - You probably have oil all over. Wipe it up.