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changing oil filter on a 2001 Saturn LS 3.0L V6

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changing oil filter on a 2001 Saturn LS 3.0L V6
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 7 years ago.


  1. Drain engine oil.
1.1. Remove the oil drain plug and drain the oil into a container.
1.2. Remove the oil filler cap.

  1. Replace oil filter:
2.1. Using a 17 mm wrench, remove the oil filter cap and oil filter element.

IMPORTANT: Make sure the oil filter cap gasket is not stuck on oil filter housing.

2.2. Grasp the cap and lightly tap the element into the recycling container or trash receptacle.
2.3. Install the new element onto the oil filter cap.
2.4. Lightly screw on the oil cap and filter element until resistance is felt.
2.5. Using a 17 mm wrench, tighten the oil filter cap.
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