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2007 GMC Sierra 1500: locating my oil filter and plug

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I need help locating my oil filter and plug on a 2007 GMC Sierra 1500 4x4
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: GM
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 4 years ago.

 

Can you give me engine size?

 

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

I'm not quite sure. My truck is at home and I'm at work. Can you tell from the VIN?

2GTEK13M071538457

Expert:  Ron Z. replied 4 years ago.

 

That will do.

 

Yes, you will need to remove the skid plate to access the Oil drain and the Filter.

 

  • Open the hood.
  • Remove the oil fill cap.
  • Raise and suitably support the vehicle.graphic
  • Remove skid plate
  • Place a oil drain pan under the oil pan drain plug. graphic
  • Remove the oil pan drain plug.
  • Allow the oil to drain completely.
  • Clean and inspect the oil pan drain plug, replace if necessary.
  • Clean and inspect the oil pan sealing surface, replace the oil pan if necessary.
  • Wipe any remaining oil from the drain plug hole and reinstall the oil pan drain plug until snug.graphic
  • Position the drain pan under the oil filter.

  • Remove the oil filter.

  • Ensure that the oil filter gasket is still on the old filter if not, remove the oil filter gasket from the oil pan.
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