Engine oil and filter

1. Oil filler cap

1. Oil filler cap
2. Oil drain plug
3. Oil filter

1. Place a large drain pan under the drain plug.

2. Remove the oil filler cap.

3. Remove the drain plug with a wrench and completely drain the oil.

Be careful not to burn yourself, as the

Be careful not to burn yourself, as the engine oil is hot.

- Waste oil must be disposed of properly.

- Check your local regulations.

Perform steps 4 to 9 when the engine oil filter change is needed.

4. Remove the plastic cover over the oil filter location by removing the small plastic clips.

5. Loosen the oil filter with an oil filter wrench.

Remove the oil filter by turning it by hand.

6. Wipe the engine oil filter mounting surface with a clean rag.

Be sure to remove any old gasket

Be sure to remove any old gasket material remaining on the mounting surface of the engine. Failure to do so could lead to engine damage.

7. Coat the gasket on the new filter with clean engine oil.

8. Screw in the oil filter clockwise until a slight resistance is felt, then tighten additionally more than 2/3 turn.

Oil filter tightening torque:
11 to 15 ft-lb
(14.7 to 20.5 N·m)

9. Install the plastic cover.

10. Clean and re-install the drain plug with a new washer. Securely tighten the drain plug with a wrench.

Drain plug tightening torque:
22 to 29 ft-lb
(29 to 39 N·m)

Do not use excessive force.

11. Refill engine with recommended oil through the oil filler opening, and install the oil filler cap securely.

See “Capacities and recommended fuel/ lubricants” in the “9. Technical and consumer information” section for drain and refill capacity. The drain and refill capacity depends on the oil temperature and drain time. Use these specifications for reference only. Always use the dipstick to determine the proper amount of oil in the engine.

12. Start the engine and check for leakage around the drain plug and the oil filter.

Correct as required.

13. Turn the engine off and wait more than 10 minutes. Check the oil level with the dipstick.

Add engine oil if necessary.

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