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Old 08-06-2005, 06:32 PM   #1
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Oil Change

When doing an oil change do i first take off the oil filter or the lug nut from the oil pan first? I never paid attention to when my mechanic did it, and i wana try myself one time.
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Old 08-06-2005, 07:34 PM   #2
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Personally I do the oil first and the filter later.
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Old 08-06-2005, 11:25 PM   #3
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You can do it either way but i would suggest draining the oil first, then the filter
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Old 08-07-2005, 01:05 AM   #4
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I've always drained the oil pan prior to swapping out the filter in the vehicles I've changed oil in.
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Old 08-07-2005, 04:52 AM   #5
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I start draining the oil...and take the filter off whilst it's draining. Either way is okay, though
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Old 08-07-2005, 08:50 PM   #6
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i grab the big catch pan and do both at same time while i look up the filter number, multi talented eh
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Old 08-07-2005, 10:36 PM   #7
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drain oil, then take off filter
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Old 08-07-2005, 10:39 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by BanffAutoSpa_ap
i grab the big catch pan and do both at same time while i look up the filter number, multi talented eh


should you not make sure you have the filter in stock first
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