Nissan Altima Owners Manual: Changing engine oil filter

1. Park the vehicle on a level surface and apply


1. Park the vehicle on a level surface and apply the parking brake.

2. Turn the engine off.

3. Place a large drain pan under the oil filter A .

4. Loosen the oil filter A with an oil filter wrench by turning it counterclockwise. Then remove the oil filter by turning it by hand.

VQ35DE


VQ35DE

CAUTION

Be careful not to burn yourself. The engine oil may be hot.

5. Wipe the engine oil filter sealing surface with a clean rag.

CAUTION

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

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

7. Screw on the oil filter until a slight resistance is felt, then tighten an additional 2/3 turn.

8. Start the engine and check for leakage around the oil filter. Correct as required.

9. Turn the engine off and wait more than 10 minutes. Check the oil level. Add engine oil if necessary.

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