Tip & How-To about Hyundai Veracruz
Alot of gear heads and racers use this, Before you go about changing your engine oil, Always pre-fill the new filter with fresh engine oil, just point the filter up with the center hole upwards and fill with the oil your using for the change. I usually prefill my filters for a few days before the change you will need to top off the filter with new oil because the oil soaks into the filter medium, just before installing the prefilled filter pour out any remaining oil from the filter back into the fresh oil bottle.This is done because not all filters install up & down. It will save a large mess. For filters that install horizontal, Why you ask would I prefill the filter? The reason is that not all the old oil drains out of the pan and block and various passages, that old oil is then pumped directly into your new clean filter shortening it's usuable life span. This will work with all filters even the filters without a casing, some motors use filters w/o a steel casing, like some hyundai engines. Just cut the top of a milk jug or another container that will hold enough oil to submerge the filter completely and soak for 3 days or so. This filter needs to drip after removal from the oil bath before installing, just pick it up and let it drain a few minutes.And install as usual. I use this method for many years now, It will work for you to.
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